Weekend Book Buzz – 9/10 December 2017

Weekend Book Buzz

It’s ballet concert weekend in our household, which means one crazy, busy weekend around here! Once that’s over I might actually be able to start getting organized for Christmas. How about you? Are you on track? If you’re looking for gift ideas, maybe you’ll find what you’re looking for below!

~ Fiction Aficionado ~

Click on the graphic to go to the post.

All Things Now Living meme Christmas Embers meme

Top Ten TuesdayBookish Settings I’d Like to Visit
First Line Friday –  Beneath Outstretched Arms (Venessa Knizley)

My 12 Days of Christmas Reads giveaway started on Monday too!

12 Days of Christmas reveal 6

Here are the posts so far:

4th December – Debra E. Marvin
5th December – Melissa Tagg
6th December – Erica Vetsch
7th December – Susan May Warren
8th December – Lucette Nel
9th December – Amber Lynn Perry

~ Blog Tours ~

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

Ending 12 December 2017 – Christmas at Gray Sage by Phyllis Clark Nichols
Ending 14 December 2017 – All Things Now Living by Rondi Bauer Olson
Ending 21 December 2017 – Seeds of Hope by Barbara Cameron
Ending 22 December 2017 – Imperfect Justice by Cara Putman

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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.

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-copy9 Dec like-moonlight-at-low-tide-FB-cover-copy

10 Dec the-hope-of-christmas-fb-banner-copy

12 Dec Solve-by-christmas-FB-banner-copy

14 Dec 12-days-at-bleakly-manor-copy

Singing Librarian Book Tours also has a tour starting up on Monday 11 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.

11 Dec - Esther Paradigm

~ Giveaways ~

So many giveaways! First of all, there are the giveaways associated with my 12 Days of Christmas Reads posts. I’ve already posted links above, but here they are again, just so you don’t have to scroll back. (Aren’t I nice? 😉 )

12 Days of Christmas reveal 6

4th December – Debra E. Marvin
5th December – Melissa Tagg
6th December – Erica Vetsch
7th December – Susan May Warren
8th December – Lucette Nel
9th December – Amber Lynn Perry

Next, 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.

BFF image rectangle

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

The Grove Girls are hosting a Snow Day Giveaway running from 4 December 2017 until 12 December 2017. Click on the graphic to learn more about how to enter.

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

seeds-of-hope-400 giveaway

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

Ending 11 December 2017 (US only)
You're Gonna Love Me

Ending 12 December 2017 (US only)
Calling of Ella McFarland

Ending 13 December 2017 (US only)
Beneath the Summer Sun Amish Sweethearts Haven of Swans Beneath Copper Falls View from Rainshadow Bay

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

Ending 16 December 2017 (US, AU, NZ)
Then There Was You

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

Ending 19 December 2017 (US only)
Holding the Fort House on Foster Hill Ladies of Ivy Cottage Probing

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 ~

Celebrate Lit has a release party for their Christmas collection The Hope of Christmas on 18 December 2017. Click on the graphic to go to the event page.

Hope of Christmas release party

~ Cover Reveals ~

Attention Tamara Leigh fans! Look what’s coming our way in January! For more details, including synopsis and an excerpt, click here.

The Awakening

Carla Laureano has also revealed a new cover for her novel Five Days in Skye. You can read more about it on Carla’s blog, but here’s the cover. I love it! What do you think?

Five Days in Sky

~ 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

Released 7 December 2017

Releasing 12 December 2017

Previously Mentioned December Releases

~ 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 12 December 2017 (FREE-$2.99 as listed below)

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*Leveraging Lincoln is FREE if you sign up for Stephenia McGee’s newletter:  www.StepheniaMcGee.com


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* Convenient Lies is FREE if you sign up for Robin Patchen’s mailing list: https://dl.bookfunnel.com/8jxs90pzaj

Ending 16 December 2017 ($1.99)

Ending 17 December 2017 ($2.99)

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 – 9/10 December 2017

  1. Winnie Thomas says:

    Thanks for all you do to keep us informed, Katie! I can always use more books for my toppling, mountain-high TBR pile!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Janet W. Ferguson says:

    Thanks for the great post and spreading the word about all the sales!

    Liked by 1 person

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