Archive for May 11, 2014

Zondervan’s YA Imprint Blink launches…

The Blink Tour!

Each stop on the five-city tour will feature a combination of seven prolific YA authors, including Golden Heart finalist Carey Corp and HonestlyYA blogger Lorie Langdon (DOON); Christy Award finalist Lisa T. Bergren (REMNANTS); co-founder of readergirlz Lorie Ann Grover (FIRSTBORN); Robert Treskillard (THE MERLIN SPIRAL series); Christy Award winner Jill Williamson (THE SAFE LANDS series); and Jonathan Friesen (AQUIFER), whose first YA novel Jerk, California received the ALA Schneider Award.

Events will feature a reading and Q&A, tons of swag up for grabs, and even bigger prizes to win in the grand prize giveaway at every stop.

Can’t make it in person?
Meet the authors on the virtual Prism Tour!
Enter to win copies of each featured book…

Sunday, May 11 – Tour Launch Blitz
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Monday, May 12
– Tressa @ Tressa’s Wishful Endings: Lorie Langdon & Carey Corp: Doon (Doon #1)


Tuesday, May 13
– Meet the authors in person at School Events in the Atlanta Area
– Kathy @ I Am A Reader: Lisa Tawn Bergren: Season of Wonder (Remnants #1)


Wednesday, May 14
– 6:00 pm at THE BOOKSELLERS AT LAURELWOOD, 387 Perkins Road Extended, Memphis, TN 38117. Robert Treskillard, Lorie Anne Grover , Jonathan Freisen
– Amber @ The Wonderings of One Person: Robert Treskillard The Merlin Spiral Series: Merlin’s Blade, Merlin’s Shadow, Merlin’s Nightmare


Thursday, May 15
– 7:00 – 9:00 pm at SALT LAKE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 210 East 400 South, Conference Room A, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. Lorie Ann Grover, Jill Williamson, Jonathan Freisen, Lisa T. Bergren
– Bonnie @ A Backwards Story: Lorie Ann Grover: Firstborn


Friday, May 16
– School Events in the Phoenix Area
– Laura @ Colorimetry: Jill Williamson: The Safe Lands Series: Captives & Outcasts


Saturday, May 17
– 4:00 pm at CHANGING HANDS, 6428 S McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283. Lorie Ann Grover, Jill Williamson, Jonathan Freisen, Lisa T. Bergren.


Sunday, May 18
– Lisa @ Bookworm Lisa: Jonathan Friesen: Aquifer


About Blink: Blink brings true stories and fiction to YA readers. The literature published by Blink is a positive reflection of what is inspiring and heartening while maintaining a tradition of imaginative and exciting storytelling that will bring readers to the edge of their seats, immerse them in a heartrending love story, or engross them in a story of a life well-lived. Readers will see themselves in all facets of Blink’s literature and will find new levels of entertainment that enrich and uplift. For more information please visit or visit us on facebook and Twitter.

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Tour-Wide Giveaway

May 11 – 27, 2014
Must be old enough to enter (see Raffelcopater). USA/Canada only. 9 Winners!!

Aquifer (Hardcover)
Captives (Paperback)
Doon (Hardcover)
Firstborn (Hardcover)
Merlin’s Blade (Paperback)
Merlin’s Shadow (Paperback)
Merlin’s Nightmare (Paperback)
Outcasts (Paperback)
Remnants (Hardcover)

Click on the rafflecopter below to enter.

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Thanks so much for visiting fuonlyknew and Good Luck!

To see all of my giveaways click on the lucky horseshoe below!

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This is my own version of a weekly bookhaul post where I’ll be telling you about all of the books I got this week, whether print or e-book plus all things new on fuonlyknew.

I got a few books this week, some free, some for review, and some I purchased just for my reading pleasure.

I also post reviews on another blog aknifeandaquill . It’s all about horror. If someone doesn’t die, we don’t do it here!


Here’s some I picked up to review on both blogs. Double exposure for the author:)

Due to a family crisis I haven’t added any new books yet.


Here are some I picked up this week.

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Got some freebies for ya!

Click on the covers to get yours.

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And a few more.

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Tried to find a little something for everybody.

Just click on the covers to get yours. Make sure they are still free. Were at time of posting.

You can also find more free books HERE.


Books I took in for reviews.

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And I have some others pending.


Books I won.


I won this from Melissa’s giveaway on her blog Simplistic Reviews. Thanks melissa!


Reviewed this week


You can read my review on my Monday Minis HERE.


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You can catch my review and interview with the author and enter the giveaway HERE.


Reviewing this coming week


I’ll be reviewing this on Wednesday, May 14th.


These are make up reviews for a tour I had to bow out of due to a family crisis. I’ll be adding more each week to fulfill my commitments I missed.

You can read my reviews on my Freakin Fridays post on May 16th.

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Several more reviews and awesome giveaways coming this next week.

Not sure yet which ones I’ll be posting. Be sure to stop by!

You can read all of my reviews for 2014 HERE.


Other posts this week. Just click on the links to see the posts.

New Release Highlight and Giveaway for Mine To Spell by Janeal Falor

Monday Minis #25 ~ Just One Day by Jacob Prytherch

Teaser Tuesday’s #65 ~ TEASE by Amanda Maciel

Fractured Truth by Rachel McClellan ~ Tour and Giveaway

A story written with courage and love ~ I’m With You by Taylor Dean ~ Book Blast and Giveaway

The Sentinels of New orleans Series by Suzanne Johnson ~ Blog Tour and Giveaway

Harlequin Presents ~ The Chatsfield ~ An interactive project and giveaway

Win one of three ARCs of Portals being given away by Roane Publishing

Messenger ~ Prequel to the Guardian Trilogy by Laury Falter ~ Want to win the series?

Severed Ties by Angie Skelhorn ~ Blurb Blitz and Giveaway

Friday Cover Reveal and Giveaway ~ Curse of the Granville Fortune by Kelly Hashway

A ghost and a host ~ Bob at the Lake by R. Murphy ~ A review, interview, and giveaway

Love’s Paradox by Laura Kreitzer ~ Release Week Giveaway

Friday 56# 20 ~ Mind Games by Christine Amsden

Cover Reveal ~ Mosaic by Leigh Talbot Moore ~ Get the first book in this exciting series free!


Go here to find all of my giveaways. Enter one or enter all of them!!

Go here for a list of free e-books.

Busy, busy, busy. So many delicious reads! Some I’ve read and will be posting my reviews soon.

So what did you get this week? See something you like? Do you have any of these? Leave a comment and let me know.