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Monday, July 29, 2013

Ruby's Fire Tour Kicks Off, July 29-Aug 16, mega prizes, including a Kindle!

The Ruby's Fire tour, sponsored by the fabulous Giselle at Xpresso Book Tours starts today and runs from July 29 through August 16! It's packed with reviews, juicy excerpts, posts on how to find and keep inspiration going, love triangles (Team Blane or Team Armonk), and interviews. Of course, we have epic prizes, including the grand prize: a Kindle with built-in WiFi and a USB charger tossed in as icing on the cake. Other prizes include a signed poster of Catherine's illustration of the flying Reds from Ruby's
Thorn's flying Reds,
from Ruby's Fire by Catherine Stine
and loads of free books and ebooks. Check to see which prizes are US/Can and which are INTL. So, without further ado, here's the lineup. Links will go live as the bloggers post. Enjoy hopping around and sampling, and do leave comments! We love getting feedback.

July 29th
YA’s the Word >>  Review
Lazy Day>> Excerpt
Christine’s Blog >> Review

July 30th
Jessabella Reads >> Interview
Escaping… One Book@ a Time  >> Excerpt/Special Sneak Peek: Ruby's Three Big Problems!
Comfort Books>>Review

July 31st
Simply Infatuated >> Interview
M. Pax >> Review
Seeing Night Reviews >>  Review

August 1st
The Indigo Quill >> Interview
Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile >> Guest Post: How do You Create Your Characters?

August 2nd
Share My Destiny >> Excerpt/Special Sneak Peek
Nazish Reads >> Excerpt/Special Sneak Peek

August 5th
JeanBookNerd >>  Guest Post: Fiction that Inspired You and its Effect on Ruby's Fire

August 6th
Whimsically Yours >> Interview

August 7th
Feed Your Fiction Addiction >> Review
alwaysjoart >>  Excerpt/Special Sneak Peek

August 8th
Donna Galanti >>  Post: Extreme Beauty-Pleasure, Power, Peril

August 9th
FlutterealFlight >>  Review
Rally the Readers >> Review of Ruby's Fire & bonus review of Fireseed One

August 12th
Words Create Scenes >> Review

August 13th
Bookmarks, Spoilers and Happily Ever After >> Excerpt/Special Sneak Peek
Starbucks & Books Obsession >> Review

August 14th
Fae Books >> Guest Post: What Inspires You to Write?
Read Books and Live Green >>  Review

August 15th
Mousehead&tales >> Review

August 16th
Marked By Books >> Sneak Peeks & BONUS mini-review!
Brooke Blogs >> Review

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  1. Wow, that's an awesome giveaway!

    I love spec fiction because it's like our world only better. It's a great escape. :)

  2. Thanks Kelly! And your fave genre, paranormal, is part of spec.

  3. Thanks, Alex. Just read about your character, Bassan. He sounds cool.

  4. Whew! And the tour goes on. You are the woman, Catherine. Seriously, I'm inspired and awed by how aggressively you've got this out there. Way to be.

  5. What a great tour! Good luck and hope you keep up your stamina on all those stops!

  6. I like escaping to another world and all the magic that goes with another time and place. Good luck with your tour.

  7. so glad the otur is finally here, I'm glad I'm a part :)

  8. Have a great tour, Catherine! I have my post ready to go already. :) I hope you sell a ton of Ruby's. It was such a great book.

  9. What an awesome tour you've got planned! Good luck and have fun. :)

  10. Crystal & Lydia, stamina, you're right on! M Pax, can't wait to see your take on Ruby. Christine, thanks, I will def have some big fun. Beverly, escaping to another world that I invented is everything I love. Patrice, glad you're a part of this too.

  11. This is an amazing give away. :)

  12. At this rate, you'll be giving away a new Ferrari next month... :)

  13. Congrats on the new book! The blog tour seems amazing, I wish you the best of luck!

  14. Tuan, ha, yeah, like Oprah, right? Only I'd be giving away electric plug-ins--say the Nissan Leaf.

  15. Oh, and HI, ALISON L!!! Thanks for the Ruby Tweet.

  16. Congrats on the newest release and on your blog tour. I've heard Xpression is awesome!

    I'm looking forward to hear more about the book you mentioned on my blog. :D

  17. Thanks, Stina, yes, Xpresso is a pleasure to work with. And more about my NA soon!

  18. Wow! Congrats on the new release and the blog tour! Looks like everything is all ready to go!

  19. Looks interesting, will try the sample, thanks.

  20. That's a pretty cool giveaway!

  21. Geez, Catherine... do you eat? Do you sleep? What's going on lol You are on overdrive! I hope the tour is awesome and I will attempt to check out what I can. How was doing so many interviews? (I hope I'm reading into this correctly)

    I agree with someone above... at this rate you will be giving away computers/houses/cars at this rate! Can't object to the possibility of a Kindle! Then I can be one of the "cool" kids haha

    Thanks much for the continued fun (in book promotions and giveaways)!

    Jak at The Cryton Chronicles & Dreams in the Shade of Ink

  22. Jak, I always like to be interviewed. keeps me on my toes. Gina, Nutschell and Mark, thanks for checking in.

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