Welcome to the Weekend Book Buzz! And welcome to August! 😳 Is it just me or is the year zipping by? I guess time flies when you have a good book to read. 😉
Speaking of good books, there are plenty for you to discover right here. Hope you have a great read this weekend. 🙂
~ Fiction Aficionado ~
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First Line Friday – Thirst of Steel by Ronie Kendig
~ Blog Tours ~
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TLC Book Tours
Ending 10 August 2018 – The Solace of Water by Elizabeth Byler Younts
Ending 15 August 2018 – Murder at the Flamingo by Rachel McMillan
Ending 16 August 2018 – The Love Letter by Rachel Hauck
Ending 24 August 2018 – The House at Saltwater Point by Colleen Coble
~ Giveaways ~
If you pre-order Tessa Afshar’s upcoming release Thief of Corinth (releasing 7 August 2018) you can get a free 1 Corinthians 13 devotional. Simply email a photo of your receipt to ThiefofCorinth@gmail.com.
Here are some Goodreads giveaways for July – click on the cover to enter.
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)
~ Cover Reveals ~
Jody Hedlund has revealed the cover for the next book in her YA medieval series, A Worthy Rebel. It releases on 4 September 2018. Click on the cover for more details or to pre-order!
~ Events ~
Join Rachel Hauck and Elizabeth Byler Younts on 7 August 2018 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm EST for some fun book discussion and giveaways. Taking place on Rachel Hauck’s author page: https://www.facebook.com/rachelhauck/
Put 14 August 2018 in your diary, particularly if you’re a suspense lover! TWO release parties and THREE new suspense releases! Ronie Kendig and Lynette Eason are teaming up at 7pm EST to celebrate the release of Thirst of Steel and Called to Protect (there’s no link yet, but stay tuned!) and then at 7pm CST you can join five well-known suspense authors as they help celebrate the release of Darkwater Secrets by Robin Carroll. Click on the graphic to go to the event page for the Darkwater Secrets release party.
~ Pre-Orders ~
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There’s a brand new Biblical fiction series beginning to release from 2 July 2018 that will be exploring the Psalms. Yes, that’s right. The Psalms! You can find out more here: https://psalmseries.com/ or you can pre-order the first three books in the series for just $0.99 each by clicking on the covers below:
Releasing 2 July 2018 – The Hunter and the Valley of Death (Psalm 23) by Brennan McPherson
Releasing 1 August 2018 – The Waters of Babylon (Psalm 137) by Mesu Andrews
Releasing 1 September 2018 – Deep Calling Deep (Psalm 42) by Carole Towriss
There’s also a new Thanksgiving-themed collection releasing during the first half of September. The books are currently up for pre-order from as little as $0.99. (Although the books are part of the same collection, they vary in length and have been priced individually by each author.) The collection begins releasing from 6 September 2018 as follows:
6 September 2018 – Gone to Texas by Caryl McAdoo
7 September 2018 – Gateway to the West by Susette Williams
8 September 2018 – Trail to Clear Creek by Kit Morgan
9 September 2018 – Heart and Home by P. Creeden
11 September 2018 – Daughter of Defiance by Heather Blanton
12 September 2018 – Nugget Nate by George H. McVey
13 September 2018 – Unmistakably Yours by Kristin Holt
14 September 2018 – No Turning Back by Lynette Sowell
14 September 2018 – Esther’s Temptation by Lena Nelson Dooley
~ New Releases ~
Released 1 August 2018
Releasing 6 August 2018
Releasing 7 August 2018
~ eBook Sales ~
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On sale until 5 August 2018 ($1.99)
On sale until 7 August 2018 ($0.99-$2.99)
On sale until 12 August 2018 ($1.99)
On sale until 14 August 2018 ($2.99)
On sale until 15 August 2018 ($0.99)
Monthly specials for July:
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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!