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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Winterlong Blog Tour- Music, Good Books, and More!

I'm pleased as punch to be a part of the Winterlong tour, which goes live tomorrow, December 10th!  I'll be a part of the magic on December 23rd, when I'll be unveiling my picks for winter reads for the reading circle!  You don't have to wait until then for all the excitement though, as there are plenty of stops on the tour with music, prizes and fun to be had!  Check out the full schedule below:
Random Magic Tour: Winterlong
Dec. 10-23, 2010

About: Random Magic
Tour organization: Lyrika Publicis
Tour prize coordinator: @LaFemmeReaders
Contact the tour: @RandomMagicTour

Win something wonderful: Tour prizes
Random Magic (Gift-wrapped, first edition)
Fairy tale mini-dolls (Madame Alexander series, complete set)

Magical Covers art event: Prize pack
Beautiful art journal
This Book Belongs To bookplates set
2011 ARC (pre-pub.) YA winter-themed novel

Dec. 10
Winterlong: Musical Blog Hop
Come sit by the fire and enjoy
some lovely winter tunes…

#1 of 10: Spellbound by Books
@Meeka_21
Themes (song and book): Buoyancy - Good Cheer

#2 of 10: Geeky Blogger
@thehistorychic
Themes (song and book): Reflection - Spirituality

#3 of 10: Ecstatic Reviews
@EcstaticReviews
Themes (song and book): Fortitude - Quirkiness

#4 of 10: Elbit Blog
@MeriGreenleaf
Themes (song and book): Tenderness - Devotion

#5 of 10: The Reading Lassie
@ReadingLassie
Themes (song and book): Magic - Mystery

#6 of 10: A Reader’s Adventure
@ReaderAdventure
Theme (song and book): Celebration - Humor

#7 of 10: vvb32 Reads
@vvb32reads
Themes (song and book): Love - Geniality

#8 of 10: About Happy Books
@abouthappybooks
Themes (song and book): Comedy - Creativity

#9 of 10: The True Book Addict
@truebookaddict
Themes (song and book): Hope - Light 

#10 of 10: The Fluidity of Time
Twitter: n/a
Themes (song and book): Art - Beauty - Inspiration

(Blog Hop Summary – via vvb32)

Notes: Songs on the blog hop are nice songs for winter,
and they also reflect themes found in Random Magic. http://tinyurl.com/2dlc9lm

Bonus: Free winter song for every stop
on the hop, feel free to visit all blogs to find them all.

Dec. 11
La Femme Readers
Twitter: @lafemmereaders
Magical Covers: Reimagining the cover of Random Magic
Welcome and prizes info
Voting: Dec. 18 - Winner revealed: Dec. 20

Dec. 12
My Love Affair With Books
Twitter: @Misha_1989
Review
Feat.: ‘Winter Dancers’

and – just for fun!

Unabridged Chick
Twitter: @unabridgedchick
Feat.: Elf Yourself (winter widget)

Dec. 13
Oodles of Books
Twitter: @oodlesofbooks
Review

and

Books, Sweets and other Treats
Twitter: @lindsiking
Feat.: ‘Winter Drinks’

Dec. 14
Stories and Sweeties
Twitter: @storiesweeties
Review
Feat.: ‘Sweets for the Sweet’

Dec. 15
vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads
Feat.: ‘Dandy Fellows’
Related event: Dandies and Delectables (Dec. 10-23)

Dec. 16
Book Girl of Mur-y-Castell
Twitter: @blodeuedd83
Review

and

Chick Loves Lit
Twitter: @shanynlee
Review
Feat.: ‘The Secrets of Random Magic


Dec. 17
This Miss Loves To Read
Twitter: @MissIrenne
Review
Feat. ‘Fairy Tale Top 10: Random Magic


Dec. 18
Booklover - Book Chicks
Twitter: @LexieVmp666
Review
Feat.: Video review of Random Magic
More: The Booklover - Book Chicks video channel

and

La Femme Readers
Twitter: @lafemmereaders
Magical Covers: Reimagining the cover of Random Magic/i>
Voting on cover entries
Winning cover revealed on Dec. 20

Dec. 19
The Fluidity of Time
Twitter: n/a
Review
Feat.: ‘Subtle Magic: A discussion of Random Magic themes’

and

Mundie Moms
Twitter: @MundieMoms
Twitter: @katiebmundiemom
Review (book chat format)

Dec. 20
Makeshift Bookmark
Twitter: @makeshiftjen
Review
Feat.: ‘Casting Random Magic’ (gallery)

and

La Femme Readers
Twitter: @lafemmereaders
Magical Covers: Reimagining Random Magic
Finale: Cover winner revealed

Dec. 21
The Bushwick Book Club (Seattle chapter)
Twitter: n/a
Feat.: Songs inspired by Random Magic (audio/video)
Details: Video performances, two different singer-songwriters.
More: The Bushwick Book Club (Seattle) video channel

Dec. 22
Girls in the Stacks
Twitter: @girlsinthestack
Feat.: Bookshelf Theater: Random Magic (video)
Details: Video performance, cute scene from the book.
More: The Girls in the Stacks video channel

Dec. 23
Winter Reading Circle: Tales for a Winter Night
Find some nice and cozy – or dark and spooky –
reads perfect for wintertime, on this fun blog hop.

#1 of 6: What Book Is That?
Twitter: @heynocupcake

#2 of 6: Willowdust Reviews – Tina’s Book Reviews
Twitter: @BooksatTinas

#3 of 6: Diary of a Bookworm
Twitter: n/a

#4 of 6: A Reader’s Adventure
Twitter: @ReaderAdventure

#5 of 6: vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads

#6 of 6 La Femme Readers
Twitter: @lafemmereaders
Completing the reading circle -- and the Winterlong tour.
Thank you for coming along with us, and happy reading!


 
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