Weekend Book Buzz – 2/3 December 2017

Weekend Book Buzz

It’s December! And with the dress rehearsal this weekend for my kids’ ballet concert coming up next weekend, it’s been a big beginning to a big month. But I’ve still managed to put together a whole lot of bookish information for this week that I’ll hope you enjoy!

~ Fiction Aficionado ~

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Top Ten TuesdayBooks On My Winter (In Other Words, Summer) TBR
First Line Friday –  Intermission (Serena Chase)

~ Blog Tours ~

There are several tours underway with Litfuse. Click on the cover title for more information.

Ending 5 December 2017 – Christy (50th Anniversary Edition) by Catherine Marshall
Ending 6 December 2017 – Deadly Proof by Rachel Dylan
Ending 7 December 2017 – The Gift of Christmas Past by Cindy Woodsmall
Ending 12 December 2017 – Christmas at Gray Sage by Phyllis Clark Nichols
Ending 14 December 2017 – All Things Now Living by Rondi Bauer Olson

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Celebrate Lit tours sure are busy this month! As always, you can click on the graphic to be taken to the home page for each tour, where you’ll find the schedule for the blog tour, giveaways, and more.

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28 Nov Runaway-Romance-FB-Banner-copy

30 Nov The-heart-of-an-agent-FB-banner-copy

2 Dec The-Sea-Beneath-Us-copy-1
3 Dec holly-ivy-intrigue-fb-banner-copy

5 Dec celebrate-lit-christmas-embers

7 Dec The-Angel-Paws-Collection-FB-Banner-copy

Singing Librarian Book Tours also has a tour starting up on Monday 4 December. Click on the graphic for tour details, but just note that the details for this tour won’t be up until the evening prior to the tour starting.

4 Dec - Dating the It Guy

~ Giveaways ~

So many giveaways! First of all, starting on 4 December 2017, I’m hosting 12 Days of Christmas Reads. Twelve authors, each spotlighting a Christmas-themed read and offering you the chance to win a copy! Follow this blog through WordPress or by email to get the posts automatically sent to you!

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BFFs Roseanna White and Stephanie Morrill are doing a BFF holiday giveaway, which ends on 11 December 2017. Click on the graphic to go to Roseanna’s website for more details.

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And there’s another 12 Days of Christmas giveaway running on author Liz Johnson’s website, open until 12 December 2017. Click the graphic below to go to the giveaway.

12 Days of Christmas giveaway

Kristy Cambron is hosting a Snow Day Giveaway running from 4 December 2017 until 12 December 2017. Sign up for Kristy’s newsletter to receive details, or check out her Facebook page from 4 December.

Snow Day Giveaway

The Suspense Sisters have a Christmas giveaway that’s open until 22 December 2017. Click on the graphic for more information.

Suspense Sisters Christmas Contest - 2017

Litfuse have giveaways with three of their current book tours. Click on the graphic for more information.



All Things Now Living giveaway

And here are some Goodreads giveaways for December – click on the cover to enter.

Ending 4 December 2017 (US only)
Imperfect Justice Stitching a Life The Masterpiece You'll Think of Me

Ending 5 December 2017 (US only)
Securing Aisling 

Ending 8 December 2017 (Tainted – US, Canada, UK, & Australia; Three Wishes – US only)
Tainted Three Wishes

Ending 9 December 2017 (US, Canada, UK, Australia + more)
Bridge of Shadows

Ending 10 December 2017 (US only)
Catching the Wind Freedom's Ring Just Look Up Promise of Breeze Hill Promise of Jesse Woods

Ending 15 December 2017 (Awakened – US, Canada, UK, & Australia; others US only)
Awakened Twiceborn The Mayflower Bride

Ending 18 December 2017 (US only)
A Mom for His Daughter

Ending 2 January 2018 (US & Canada)
Cold Water The Lacemaker A Passionate Hope Missing Isaac Oath of Honor Troubled Waters

You can find more great giveaways by following this board on Pinterest.  And don’t forget that Celebrate Lit has giveaways associated with their blog tours! (Linked above in the Blog Tours)

~ Events ~

Sarah Monzon is having a live chat on her Facebook page on 5 December 2017 at 5:30pm EST. Click on the graphic to go to her Author Page.

Esther Paradigm live chat

~ Cover Reveals ~

Laurie Lucking has revealed the cover of her February 2018 release, Common.  Click on the cover to find out more.


~ New Releases ~

I will be including Christmas-themed releases here as they come up, but if you would like a comprehensive list of Christmas-themed releases for 2017 then check out my aptly-named page Christmas Releases for 2017.

Released 1 December 2017

Releasing 3 November 2017

Releasing 5 December 2017

~ eBook Sales ~

If you’re in the mood for Christmas novellas, check out this post from author Cathe Swanson with some $0.99 Christmas novella collections!

Ending 3 December 2017 ($0.99-$1.99)

Ending 4 December 2017 ($1.99)

Ending 5 December 2017 ($1.99)

Ending 16 December 2017 ($1.99)

Monthly specials for December: 




Have a great weekend!

If you have any bookish news you would like to see in future editions of the Weekend Book Buzz, I’d love to hear from you! 

About Fiction Aficionado

Homeschooling mum, word lover, reader extraordinaire, and follower of Christ
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4 Responses to Weekend Book Buzz – 2/3 December 2017

  1. Winnie Thomas says:

    Wow! I’m having a hard time keeping up with all of these things. I can’t imagine how you’re feeling! Thanks for all your hard work in keeping us informed! Hugs!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. So many great give-aways, deals, and tours! Thanks for keeping us informed, Katie! Enjoy the ballet recital!

    Liked by 1 person

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