Weekend Book Buzz – 4/5 August 2018

Weekend Book Buzz

Welcome to the Weekend Book Buzz! And welcome to August!¬†ūüė≥¬†Is it just me or is the year zipping by? I guess time flies when you have a good book to read. ūüėČ

Speaking of good books, there are plenty for you to discover right here. Hope you have a great read this weekend. ūüôā

~ Fiction Aficionado ~

Click on the graphic to go to the post.

Thirst of Steel meme Meet the Writer Rachel McMillanKingdom of Ruins meme

First Line Friday Thirst of Steel by Ronie Kendig

~ Blog Tours ~

Click on the graphics below to go to the home page for each tour.

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

Solace of Water Murder at the Flamingo The Love letter House at Saltwater Point

Celebrate Lit

28 July Running-FB-Banner-copy

31 July Kingdom-of-Ruins-updated-FB-Banner-copy

2 Aug The-Banished-land-FB-Banner-copy

4 Aug A-Promise-Forged-FB-Banner-copy

7 Aug Argosy-Junction-Banner

9 Aug Chaos-FB-Banner-copy-1

11 Aug Rebeccas-legacy-FB-Banner-copy

JustRead Tours

30 Jul beneath-the-surface-ig-tour

6 Aug darkwater-secrets-blog-tour

9 aug Faithfully Yours series blitz

~ 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 Рclick on the cover to enter.

Ending 6 August 2018 (US only)
Thief of Corinth Walk Beside Me

Ending 7 August 2018 (US only)
The Hope Jar

Ending 19 August 2018 (US only)
His Promise

Ending 20 August 2018 (US only)
I'd rather be reading

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/

Love Letter and Solace of Water party

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.

Kendig Eason FB party

Darkwater Secrets party

~ Pre-Orders ~

* Links to Amazon are affiliate links. Click here for more details.

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 РDaughter of Defiance by Heather Blanton
12 September 2018 РNugget 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

Thanksgiving collection

~ New Releases ~

Released 1 August 2018

Releasing 6 August 2018

Releasing 7 August 2018

~ eBook Sales ~

On sale with unknown end date ($0.99)

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!¬†

About Fiction Aficionado

Homeschooling mum, word lover, reader extraordinaire, and follower of Christ
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