Tour Sign-Ups: The Shadow Glass (The Bone Witch #3) by Rin Chupeco

/ Jan 19, 2019

Hello FFBC team!!  We are announcing a new tour we're hosting for The Shadowglass 
that is being released March 1st, 2019.


The tour will run from March 1st to March 7th and there will be available the following types of posts:
  • Review (Limited spots)
  • Guest Post
  • Official Dream Cast
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Tell Your Story in 3 or 5 GIFs
  • Top 10 lists
  • Favorite Quotes (Blogger's Choice)
  • Playlist (Blogger's Choice)
  • Dream Cast (Blogger's Choice)
  • Promotional Post
Remember that March 1st is reserved for the Welcome Post, so do not pick March 1st in the sign-up form.

Reviewers will receive a digital copy of the book through NetGalley/Edelweiss. So make sure you are able to accept this format and/or have an NG/EW account before signing up to this tour.

As always, there will be a tour giveaway provided by the author. Details to come soon!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed and the tour schedule has been published.




The Shadow Glass (The Bone Witch #3)

by Rin Chupeco
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release Date: March 1st 2019
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
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Synopsis:

The dramatic finale to The Bone Witch series! Tea's dark magic eats away at her, but she must save the one she loves most, even while her life—and the kingdoms—are on the brink of destruction.

In the Eight Kingdoms, none have greater strength or influence than the asha, who hold elemental magic. But only a bone witch has the power to raise the dead. Tea has used this dark magic to breathe life into those she has loved and lost...and those who would join her army against the deceitful royals. But Tea's quest to conjure a shadowglass, to achieve immortality for the one person she loves most in the world, threatens to consume her.

Tea's heartsglass only grows darker with each new betrayal. Her work with the monstrous azi, her thirst for retribution, her desire to unmask the Faceless—they all feed the darkrot that is gradually consuming her heartsglass. She is haunted by blackouts and strange visions, and when she wakes with blood on her hands, Tea must answer to a power greater than the elder asha or even her conscience. Tea's life—and the fate of the kingdoms—hangs in the balance.


Despite an unsettling resemblance to Japanese revenants, Rin always maintains her sense of hummus. Born and raised in Manila, Philippines, she keeps four pets: a dog, two birds, and a husband. Dances like the neighbors are watching.

She is represented by Rebecca Podos of the Helen Rees Agency. She is also fond of speaking in the third person, and may as well finish this short bio in this manner. While she does not always get to check her Goodreads page, she does answer questions posed to her here as promptly as she is able to.

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Tour Schedule: The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena

/ Jan 18, 2019

The Beauty of the Moment

by Tanaz Bhathena
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date: February 26th 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
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Synopsis:

Susan is the new girl—she’s sharp and driven, and strives to meet her parents’ expectations of excellence. Malcolm is the bad boy—he started raising hell at age fifteen, after his mom died of cancer, and has had a reputation ever since.

Susan’s parents are on the verge of divorce. Malcolm’s dad is a known adulterer.

Susan hasn’t told anyone, but she wants to be an artist. Malcolm doesn’t know what he wants—until he meets her.

Love is messy and families are messier, but in spite of their burdens, Susan and Malcolm fall for each other. The ways they drift apart and come back together are testaments to family, culture, and being true to who you are.


Tanaz Bhathena was born in India and raised in Saudi Arabia and Canada. Her critically acclaimed novel A Girl Like That was nominated for the 2019 OLA White Pine Award and named a Best Book of 2018 by The Globe and Mail, CBC, Quill & Quire, Seventeen, PopSugar, and The Times of India among others. Her second novel The Beauty of the Moment releases on Feb 26 2019. Her short stories have appeared in various journals including Blackbird, Witness and Room.

A wanderer at heart, Tanaz can often be found travelling to different countries, learning bits and pieces of a foreign language, and taking way too many photographs. She loves slapstick comedies and any kind of music that makes her dance. She lives in the Toronto area with her family.



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February 22nd

Vicky Who Reads - Review + Favourite Quotes
Firstbooklove - Review
Literary Meanderings - Promotional Post

February 23rd

Magical Reads - Review + Dream Cast 
A Dream Within A Dream - Promotional Post

February 24th

Rattle the Stars - Guest Post
The Layaway Dragon - Review + Favourite Quotes

February 25th

Morgan Vega - Review + Playlist + Favourite Quotes

February 26th

BookCrushin - Interview
Bookish_Kali - Instagram Review
Book Slaying - Review + Favourite Quotes


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Tour Sign-Ups: Within These Lines by Stephanie Morrill

/ Jan 17, 2019

Hello FFBC team!! We are announcing the blog tour for Within These Lines by Stephanie Morrill which is releasing on March 5, 2019.

The tour will run from March 4-11 and there will be the following types of posts available:
  • Book Review (40 available)
  • Favorite Quotes (Blogger's Choice)
  • Author Interview (Two spots)
  • Author Guest Post (Two spots)
  • Creative Option (Blogger's Choice)

Reviewers will have the choice to review a Netgalley eARC or a print ARC.
(Recipients of print ARCs must have a USA mailing address.)


IMPORTANT NOTE: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed and the tour schedule has been published.





Within These Lines by Stephanie Morrill
March 5, 2019 from BLINK
Genres: Young Adult Fiction -- Historical
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Synopsis:

Evalina Cassano’s life in an Italian-American family in 1941 is everything it “should be” until she falls in love with Taichi Hamasaki, the son of Japanese immigrants. Despite the scandal it would cause and that inter-racial marriage is illegal in California, Evalina and Taichi vow they will find a way to be together. But anti-Japanese feelings erupt across the country after the attack on Pearl Harbor, and Taichi and his family are forced to give up their farm and move to an internment camp.

Degrading treatment make life at Manzanar Relocation Center difficult. Taichi’s only connection to the outside world are treasured letters from Evalina. Feeling that the only action she can take to help Taichi is to speak out on behalf of all Japanese Americans, Evalina becomes increasingly vocal at school and at home. Meanwhile, inside Manzanar, fighting between different Japanese-American factions arises. Taichi begins to doubt he will ever leave the camp alive.

With tensions running high and their freedom on the line, Evalina and Taichi must hold true to their values and believe in their love to make a way back to each other against unbelievable odds.



Stephanie Morrill

Stephanie Morrill writes books about girls who are on an adventure to discover their unique place in the world. She is the author of several contemporary young adult series, as well as the 1920s mystery, The Lost Girl of Astor Street, and the WWII era romance, Within These Lines. Since 2010, Stephanie has been encouraging the next generation of writers at her website, GoTeenWriters.com. She lives in the Kansas City area, where she loves plotting big and small adventures to enjoy with her husband and three children. You can connect with Stephanie and learn more about her books at StephanieMorrill.comInstagramFacebook, and Twitter.
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Tour Schedule: That's Not What I Heard by Stephanie Kate Strohm

/ Jan 15, 2019

That's Not What I Heard

by Stephanie Kate Strohm
Publisher: Scholastic
Release Date: January 29th 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary
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Synopsis:

What did you hear?

Kimberly Landis-Lilley and Teddy Lin are over. Yes, the Kim and Teddy broke up.

At least that's what Phil Spooner thinks he overheard and then told Jess Howard, Kim's best friend. Something about Teddy not liking Kim's Instas? Or was it that Teddy is moving to Italy and didn't want to do long distance? Or that Kim slid into someone else's DMs? 

Jess told her boyfriend, Elvis, that he needs to be on Kim's side. Especially if he wants to keep her as his girlfriend. But Elvis is also Teddy's best friend. 

Now, Kim's run out of school for the day. Jess is furious. Elvis is confused. And half the lunch period won't talk to Teddy. Even the teachers have taken sides. 

William Henry Harrison High will never be the same again!










Stephanie Kate Strohm is the author of The Taming of the Drew, Pilgrims Don't Wear Pink, Confederates Don't Wear Couture, It's Not Me, It's You and Prince in Disguise. She grew up in Connecticut and attended Middlebury College in Vermont, where she was voted Winter Carnival Queen. Currently she lives in Chicago with her fiance and a little white dog named Lorelei Lee.












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