Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Cryptogram Chaos Blog Tour

BeachBoundBooks is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the middle grade virtual reality adventure Cryptogram Chaos written by Linda Covella. The tour will run from May 23 - June 13, 2016 Tour Button



About the Book

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Title: Cryptogram Chaos | Author: Linda Covella | Publisher: IngramSpark Publication Date: March 9, 2016 | Genre: Middle Grade Adventure | Number of Pages: 197 

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Book Description :

What if you were 8, or 11, or 14, and you could race cars at 150 mph, bungee jump, fly, eat all the ice cream and candy you wanted, or become powerful avatars such as Robobug, Kulshedra the dra gon, and Altai, the gryphon avatar? All this and more is poss ible in the ultimate virtual reality game The Cryptogram Connection cr eated by 14-year- old computer whiz Cody Reynolds and his two classmates, Nico le Nash and Kerry McCorkle. To advance to different levels in the game, pl ayers must solve cryptograms, or secret codes. (Readers also get to solve the cryptograms.) They create their game to be used with the latest VR technology developed by local game manufacturer NuVision Gam es – a headset with biosensors that transmit signals to the brai n, fooling it into tasting, hearing, feeling, seeing, and smelling what was pro grammed into the game. The games are as close to reality as rea lity itself. The game becomes every kids ’ virtual dream, and Cody, Nicole, and Kerry, besides becoming national celebr ities, make more money than they ever imagined. But The Cryptogram Connection turns into “ cryptogram chaos ” when an evil presence inhabits Zazar, the laser avatar and the most powerful, and takes control of the game. It ’ s up to the three partners to enter the game and fight Zazar to save t he gamers from virtual — and real — disaster.

Take a look insi de the book...

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Cryptogram Connection: Level 3
 

About the Author: Linda Covella

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Linda Covella ’ s varied background and education (an AA degree in art, an AS degree in mechanical drafting & design, and a BS degree i n Manufacturing Management) have led her down many paths and enriched her lif e experiences. But one thing she never strayed from is her love of writing. Her first official publication was a restaurant review colu mn for a local newspaper. But when she published articles for various children ’ s magazines, she realized she ’ d found her niche: writing for children. She hopes to bring to children the feelings books gave her when she was a child: the worlds they opened, the things they t aught, the feelings they expressed. She has published one young adult historical romance  Yakimali ’ s Gift, and, besides Cryptogram Chaos, two oth er middle grade novels in The Ghost Whisperer Series: The Castle Blues Quake and The Ghosts of Pebble Brook Lodge. She is a member of the Society for Children ’ s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She lives in Santa Cruz with her husband, Cha rlie, and dog, Ginger. No matter what new paths Linda may travel down, she see s her writing as a lifelong joy and commitment. Learn more about Linda and her writing at http://lindacovella. com/.

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Blog Tour Giveaway

Prize: One winner will receive a 25 Amazon gift car d o r $25 PayPal cash prize, winner's choice Giveaway ends: June 13, 11:59 pm, 2016
Open to: Internationally
How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below.
Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through th e Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winni ng will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This gi veaway is sponsored by the author, Linda Covella and is hosted and managed by Stacie from BeachBoundBooks. If you have any additional questions feel f ree to send an email to stacie@BeachBoundBooks.com.

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Dragons are Real Blog Tour

BeachBoundB ooks is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the charming children's book writt en by Valarie Budayr and illustrated by Michael Welply, Dragons are Real. The tour will run from May 9 - May 30, 2016




About the Book


Title: Dragons are Real | Author: Valarie Budayr | Illustrator : Michael Welply Publisher: Audrey Press | Publication Date:

 May 5, 2016 |&nbs p;Genre: Children's Picture Book Number of Pages: 32

Book Description:

What if I told you that all of the fairy tales, myths and legends that have been told about dragons over the years are WRONG? What if I told you that Dragons are indeed REAL and that they are different than you've ever imagined? Did you know that Dragons are the master of disguises? Did y ou know that they love sugar and sweets (at unacceptable levels) and will do anything for t reats? Award winning author Valarie Budayr brings us this fairly true story based on her childhood friendship with a REAL live Dragon.

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Review: 


A fun book from beginning to end with absolute amazing illustrations. Shinning some light on the bad image that dragons have  as mean and fierce enemies and changing the way we think about them. Whether or not your child is a fan of dragons this is a wonderful book worth reading.

5 stars


About the Author: Valarie B udayr



Award Winning and Best-selling aut hor, Valarie Budayr inspires children and adults alike to experience their books t hrough play, discovery, and adventure via engaging extension activities on her popular webs ite, < a href="http://www.jumpintoabook.com/" style="color: #1b8b85; te xt-decoration: none;" target="_blank">www.jumpintoabook.com
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Valarie is co-founder of Multi-cultural Children's Book Day , #ReadYourWorld, a celebrat ion of diverse and cultural kid-lit shared with over 98 million people on&nbsp ;January 27th. Her foundation puts hundreds of books into the hands of children in rural and i ntercity areas. www.multiculturalchildrensbookday.com< /span>
Valarie's other best-selling and award winning titles a re: The Fox Diaries: The Year the Foxes Came to our Garden, The Ultimate Guide to C harlie and the Chocolate Factory, and A Year in the Secret Garden.







Michael Welply was born in London in 1948. The family move d to Winnipeg, Canada, in 1950. He studied art in Winnipeg and then in Paris, but his idea of living from the sales of his paintings is somewhat compromised by the lack of buyers . He started his career as an illustrator in 1977 in London. In 1981 he returned to live in Franc e with his American wife and their two children. Since then he has worked for publishers in both Europe and North America. To date he has illustrated over 80 books and more than 100 covers, in a wide range of subjects extending from detailed non-fiction to juvenile and adult fiction in the realms of fantasy, mythology, science fiction an d fairy tales.


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Blog Tour Giveaway


Prize:
 One winner will receive a&nbsp ;$100 Amazon gift car d or $100 PayPal cash pri ze, winner's choice  
Giveaway en ds: May 30, 11:59 pm, 2016 
Open to: Internationall y 
How to enter : Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below.
Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new w inner. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries rece ived. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Fa cebook. This giveaway is sponsored by the author, Valarie Budayr and is hosted and mana ged by Stacie from BeachBoundBooks. If you have any additional questions feel f ree to send an email to stacie@BeachBoundBooks.com.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tour for Black Lightning by K.S. Jones


About Black Lightning:

Life moves on — no matter what...

Following his father’s puzzling disappearance and his mother’s death, ten-year-old Samuel Baker goes through the motions of living in a world turned upside down. He wears an Apache talisman, a long ago gift from his father, in hopes its promise of strength and guidance is true. But what he truly wants is the power to bring his parents back. 

Heartless Aunt Janis is elated at the prospect of becoming Samuel’s legal guardian. She is sure an orphan boy will elicit such an outpouring of public sympathy that her husband will win his Senate bid by a landslide. But when Grandpa Tate arrives, things don’t go as expected, especially when black lightning strikes!


From the award-winning author of Shadow of the Hawk

Title: Black Lightning

Author Name: K.S. Jones

Genre(s): Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy

Length: Approx. 132 pages

Release Date: May 17, 2016

Publisher:  Mirror World Publishing (www.mirrorworldpublishing.com)

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Read an Excerpt:

Samuel stood beside his mother’s rain-speckled casket. He had cried his tears dry, so there was no point in trying to find more.

“Chin up, young man,” Aunt Janis said as her fingers nudged Samuel’s jaw upward. “Death is just part of life, and our photographer needs a good picture of you for the newspapers.”

A camera flashed, leaving Samuel’s red and swollen eyes burning as if stung by the sun instead of grief.

So many important days had come and gone without his father, but surely he would come home today, wouldn’t he? Samuel closed his eyes. He pretended his father was beside him holding his hand. They had a right to hold hands, he told himself. Not because he was ten, but because it was his mother’s funeral. Two years had passed since his father left, never to be seen again. Vanished, was the word his mother had used. Into thin air, she’d said.

“Take that silly thing off.” Aunt Janis flicked Samuel’s wood and bead necklace.

“No,” he said and shook his head. “My dad gave it to me.” It was a pinewood tile, the size of a domino shaved nickel-thin, which hung from a leather cord around his neck. Burned onto the front side of the wood was a lightning bolt. Its flipside bore the blackened imprint of a tribal dancer. It had a turquoise nugget and a shiny black hematite bead strung together on each side. His father had given the talisman to him with a promise: It will guide you and give you strength when you need it most.

Today, dressed in a black suit and starchy white shirt, Samuel wore it in hopes the promise was true.

As mourners gathered, Samuel’s friend Brian came to stand beside him. “Hey,” he said.

“Hey,” Samuel answered without taking his eyes off the casket.

“Is that the necklace your dad gave you? You don’t usually wear it.” Brian’s wire-rimmed glasses slid down his straight arrow nose. He pushed them back up the bridge with one finger until they encircled his eyes again. “Can I see it? I promise I’ll give it right back.”

“It’s not a necklace.” Samuel pulled the leather cord off over his head, mussing his overgrown blond hair. “It’s a talisman.” He handed it to Brian. “My dad said it would help me, but it hasn’t done anything yet. I think it was just one of his stories. It’s probably just an old piece of scrap wood with a couple rocks tied to it.”

Brian shrugged after examining the piece then he handed it back to Samuel. “I think it’s cool. You should keep wearing it anyway.”

Nodding, Samuel hung the talisman around his neck again, but this time he dropped it down beneath his shirt where it was no longer visible. It felt warm against his skin.

“Has anybody told you where you’re going to live now?” Brian asked.

“Probably with Aunt Janis and Uncle Jack.”

Brian frowned. He kicked the tip of his shoe into the muddy soil. “They live so far away. Why can’t you just stay here and live with Mrs. Abel? She doesn’t have any kids.”

Mrs. Abel was their fourth grade teacher. She had plainly stated to all who would listen that her job was to teach the proper use of the English language to children who behaved properly. A babysitter, she had said, she was not. Today, she stood in the rain with the other mourners, eyeing the ground where the hem of her long, gray dress lay caked in mud. Tufts of brown hair jutted out from under her pink plaid scarf. Even though she stood a few feet from him, she had not spoken to Samuel since his mother’s death. Few people had. Everyone had words for Aunt Janis and they talked to Uncle Jack, but no one but Brian and a few classmates had spoken to him. Maybe talking to an orphan was harder than talking to a normal kid.

Purchase Links:

Mirror World Publishing
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Amazon
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Barnes & Noble
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/black-lightning-ks-jones/1123660287?ean=9781987976120

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“If you’ve forgotten the magic that lives in a child’s heart, this book will remind you. Black Lightning is a rare and beautiful mythic journey about one boy’s struggle with paralyzing grief and the powerful bonds that can carry a person through this world and beyond...” W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear USA TODAY and NEW YORK TIMES bestselling authors of People of the Thunder

Meet the Author:


Karen (K.S.) Jones grew up in California, but now lives in the beautiful Texas Hill Country northwest of San Antonio with her husband, Richard, and their dogs Jack Black, Libby Loo, and Red Bleu. Black Lightning is her first middle-grade novel. She credits her love of fantasy to the early influences of authors J.R.R. Tolkien, Jules Verne, and H.G. Wells. Her award-winning first novel, Shadow of the Hawk, a Young Adult Historical, released in 2015.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

365 Affirmations to Smile Blog Tour

365 365 Affirmations to Smile by Kelly Clanton 365 Affirmations to Smile gives light to darkness in a world with so much negativity. Kelly's passion is to inspire others with her affirmations and allow them to journal their thoughts. amazon   KellyAuthor Kelly Clanton I am from Midwest City, Oklahoma which is the heart of a large Military Base and a town committed to Friday night football. After graduating I married, raised a family and working in the family business several years juggling many responsibilities. I’ve always been one to journal my thoughts as an escape to a hectic day or to remind myself of all I am capable of achieving. In a world with so much negativity, my passion is to inspire positive thoughts one thought at a time and my hope is that I can inspire you! This has been an incredible journey and one I’m not finished writing.

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Praise for the book: We all must have something to look forward to on a daily basis or we remain complacent and never move forward in life. This book is an easy way to have a positive for each day. Highly recommend this book for both its content and its price point. No reason not to purchase and share to even nonreaders as this book is broken down by day. We can all read a sentence or two a day. NO excuses! "Strive for Progress, not Perfection" ~ David Sterk If you enjoy journaling, this is a great tool for positive living. If you have never journaled, this is a great way to start! This is not a novel and the reader is an active writer / participant. Kelly's affirmations are her own and are intended to be used as a guide for helping others develop their own daily affirmations. Truly enjoyable! Everyone needs this book. (Even us pessimistic people) Smile, smile, smile add to goodreads Excerpts: January 5 You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breath, trust and see what happens. Remind yourself it’s ok to not be perfect. It’s not selfish to love yourself. Take care of you and make your happiness a priority. February 5 It doesn’t matter how rich, talented or cool you think you are. Your integrity and how you treat others says it all. You have to water flowers daily for them to last. March 10 In life, you have to do what makes you happy. Be with ones that make you smile. Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you are living. Every day is a new beginning – look to what it can do. April 1 Sometimes our lives have to be shaken up a bit – moved around to put us where we need to be. Look ahead and always smile. You never know what a change it can make.

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$25 Blog Tour giveaway Blog Tour Giveaway $25 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash Ends 5/22/16 Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use an Amazon.com Gift Code or Paypal Cash. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader and sponsored by the author. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.   a Rafflecopter giveaway

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

John Bloom and the Victory Garden: Digging In Blog Tour

BeachBoundbooks is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the children's historical fiction book John Bloom and the Vict ory Garden: Digging In by Leigh Shearin from May 10 - May 31, 2016.




About the Book


Title: John Bloom and the Victory Garden: Digging In | Author: Leigh Shearin Genre: Children's Historical Fiction |&nb sp;Number of Pages: 106 | Publication Date: Ja nuary 22, 2016 | Summary: The fu n continues in Appleside, NJ, as John Bloom and his pals live, laugh, and watch the in credible events of late 1942 as they unfold across the world. The attack on Pearl Har bor has brought America into the global war, and everyone's involved- even children! Join t hem as they do what they can to help with the war effort, even from a small, rural, Ame rican town.



About the Author: Leigh Sh earin



Leigh Shearin is a farmer, writer, photographer, baker, and lifetime dreamer.

Leigh earned a B.A. degree in Studio Art at Maryville College and worked as a graphic artist before earning an ASS de gree in Culinary Art.  She has worked as a chef, baker and culinary arts ins tructor.  Most recently, she and her husband bought rural land and are developing Winte r'Rest, a small farm in central New York.  Through all this, Leigh wrote stories a nd poems ... some published; some tucked away.   

She is happiest living off the land and is an ardent supporter of local and sustainable farms, farmers and prac tices. Seasonal fresh produce from Winter'Rest Farm is even on the menus of some F arm- to -Fork restaurants in the Central New York. Leigh is also an accomplished photographer, working in Fine Art Photography from age 20, under the name M. Leigh Emery. 

Leigh writes fiction stories f or middle-grade readers. Along with illustrator Kate Shearin, Leigh spins tales of se lf -sufficiency and independence, along with gentle agriculture education. Since hi storical fiction is also a lifetime interest, Leigh uses true stories of the past to bring inspiration and joy to modern- day children. 

Blog Tour Giveaway


Prize: One winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card or $25 PayPal cash priz e, winner's choice
Giveaway ends: Ma y 31, 11:59 pm, 2016
Open to: In ternationally
How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below.
Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on th e number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, en dorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This giveaway is sponsored by the author, Leigh Shearin and is hosted and managed by Stacie from BeachBoundBooks. If you ha ve any additional questions feel free to send an email to stacie@BeachBoundBooks .com.

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BeachBoundbooks is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the children's historical fiction book John Bloom and the Vict ory Garden: Digging In by Leigh Shearin from May 10 - May 31, 2016.




About the Book


Title: John Bloom and the Victory Garden: Digging In | Author: Leigh Shearin Genre: Children's Historical Fiction |&nb sp;Number of Pages: 106 | Publication Date: Ja nuary 22, 2016 | Summary: The fu n continues in Appleside, NJ, as John Bloom and his pals live, laugh, and watch the in credible events of late 1942 as they unfold across the world. The attack on Pearl Har bor has brought America into the global war, and everyone's involved- even children! Join t hem as they do what they can to help with the war effort, even from a small, rural, Ame rican town.



About the Author: Leigh Sh earin



Leigh Shearin is a farmer, writer, photographer, baker, and lifetime dreamer.

Leigh earned a B.A. degree in Studio Art at Maryville College and worked as a graphic artist before earning an ASS de gree in Culinary Art.  She has worked as a chef, baker and culinary arts ins tructor.  Most recently, she and her husband bought rural land and are developing Winte r'Rest, a small farm in central New York.  Through all this, Leigh wrote stories a nd poems ... some published; some tucked away.   

She is happiest living off the land and is an ardent supporter of local and sustainable farms, farmers and prac tices. Seasonal fresh produce from Winter'Rest Farm is even on the menus of some F arm- to -Fork restaurants in the Central New York. Leigh is also an accomplished photographer, working in Fine Art Photography from age 20, under the name M. Leigh Emery. 

Leigh writes fiction stories f or middle-grade readers. Along with illustrator Kate Shearin, Leigh spins tales of se lf -sufficiency and independence, along with gentle agriculture education. Since hi storical fiction is also a lifetime interest, Leigh uses true stories of the past to bring inspiration and joy to modern- day children. 

Blog Tour Giveaway


Prize: One winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card or $25 PayPal cash priz e, winner's choice
Giveaway ends: Ma y 31, 11:59 pm, 2016
Open to: In ternationally
How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below.
Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on th e number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, en dorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This giveaway is sponsored by the author, Leigh Shearin and is hosted and managed by Stacie from BeachBoundBooks. If you ha ve any additional questions feel free to send an email to stacie@BeachBoundBooks .com.

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Saturday Matinee



Today's Saturday matinee is:


Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium







What are you watching this weekend?

Monday, May 2, 2016

Dragons are Real Book Blast

BeachBoundB ooks is pleased to be coordinating a Book Blast for the delightful children's book w ritten by Valarie Budayr and illustrated by Michael Welply, Dragons are Real. The blast will run May 2 - 4, 2016.




About the Book

Title:&nbsp ;Dragons are Real | Author: Valarie Budayr | Illustrator: Michael Welply | Publisher: Audrey Press | Public ation Date: May 5, 2016 | Genre: Children's Picture Book | Number of Pages: 32< /div>
Book Description:

What if I told you that all of the fairy tales, myths and legends that have been told about dragons over the years are WRONG? What if I told you that Dragons are indeed REAL and that they are different than you've ever imagined? Did you know that Dragons are the master of disguises? Did y ou know that they love sugar and sweets (at unacceptable levels) and will do anything for t reats? Award winning author Valarie Budayr brings us this fairly true story based on her childhood friendship with a REAL live Dragon.

Take a peek inside the book...






About the Author: Valarie B udayr



Award Winning and Best-selling a uthor, Valarie Budayr inspires children and adults alike to experience their books t hrough play, discovery, and adventure via engaging extension activities on her popular webs ite, www.jumpintoabook.com.

Valarie is co-founder of Multi-cultural Children's Book Day , #ReadYourWorld, a celebrat ion of diverse and cultural kid-lit shared with over 98 million people on&nbsp ;January 27th. Her foundation puts hundreds of books into the hands of children in rural and i ntercity areas. www.multiculturalchildrensbookday. com

Valarie's other best-selling and award winning titles are: The Fox Diaries: The Year the Foxes Came to our Garden, The Ultimate Guide to C harlie and the Chocolate Factory, and A Year in the Secret Garden. 


About the Illustrator: Mich ael Welply


Michael Welply was born in London in 1948. The family moved to Winnipeg, Canada, in 1950. He studied art in Winnipeg and then in Paris, but his idea of living from the sales of his paintings is somewha t compromised by the lack of buyers. He started his career as an illustrator in 1977 in Lon don. In 1981 he returned to live in France with his American wife and their two children . Since then he has worked for publishers in both Europe and North America. To date he ha s illustrated over 80 books and more than 100 covers, in a wide range of subject s extending from detailed non-fiction to juvenile and adult fiction in the realms o f fantasy, mythology, science fiction and fairy tales.


Book Blast Giveaway
Prize: One winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card
 or $25 PayPal cash prize, winner's choice
Giveaway ends: May 16, 11:59 pm, 2016
Open to: Internationally
How to enter: Please enter using the Raffle copter widget below.
Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSA RY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be ra ndomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a n ew winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associate d with Facebook. This giveaway is sponsored by the author, Valarie Budayr and is h osted and managed by Stacie from BeachBoundBooks. If you have any additional ques tions feel free to send an email to stacie@BeachBoundBooks.com. a Rafflecopter giveaway