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INFINITE HOUSE OF BOOKS FLASHBACK: BLOG TOUR – At Water’s Edge

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At Water’s Edge by S. McPherson:

S. McPhersonPublisher: by S. McPherson Books (November 10,  2015)
Category: Romance/Fantasy
Tour Dates: October/November, 2015
ISBN: 978-0-993360503
Available in: Print & ebook,  347 Pages

‘At Water’s Edge’, tells the tale of two lovers trapped in two different worlds. One world is Earth, and the other is Coldivor; a dimension full of magic and danger. When Dezaray Storm is mistaken for the most powerful sorceress of this other realm her life changes forever. She finds love in the arms of Milo Thor, but this love can also lead to her death and the destruction of seven empires.

‘At Water’s Edge’ is book one in the ‘Water Rushes’ series.

Interview with the Author:

What initially got you interested in writing?

From a very young age, I considered myself a poet. ‘Roses are red, violets are blue’ had nothing on me; in my five year old opinion. As I grew, I was drawn into film and the idea of script-writing; a notion I still wouldn’t mind toying with one day. I wrote many a script about other universes, an all-girl pop band and such but alas my seven to thirteen year old self, never made any leap with these. Then I moved on to songs; and that’s when I realised that my main love is the love of story-telling and I don’t mind what format it comes in. Through a painting, a dance, a novel, a play, a song; just tell me stories! And my love of stories, lead to my love to create stories and my favourite form of expression was with words; thus I write.

How did you decide to make the move into being a published author?

Being published is always something I have dreamed of, though when I originally dreamt it was of the traditional way where a big-named publishing house does most if not all of the grunt work. I decided to go at it alone one afternoon when I was teaching. My classroom book selection was growing old and after we’d read Julia Donaldson’s ‘The Gruffalo’ more times than I can count, I decided to launch into my own made-up tale. The children’s positive reaction to my stories inspired me to dabble in the field of self-publishing.

What do you want readers to take away from reading your works?

I want readers to momentarily lose themselves in my works and become enthralled in the lives of the characters and the fantasy world around them. I want them to get that gooey; excited or emotional pang that all of us book lovers get when we think of a favourite tale. Basically, I want my works to be enjoyed and not for the reader to feel like they have been told a story but for them to feel as though they have experienced it.

What do you find most rewarding about writing?

The thing I find most rewarding about writing is that wonderful feeling of having life, love and adventure at the tips of my fingers. A place where everything goes the way I want no matter how outrageous or farfetched. I delight in the opportunity to experience things that may never happen, and the way of momentarily making everything impossible, possible.

What do you find most challenging about writing?

Finding that great idea; the one that makes your toes curl and causes butterflies in your stomach. I find creating characters exciting and inventing worlds fascinating but locking down on that one idea that gets the ball rolling, is more of a challenge. That said, once you get that idea, it creates that feeling I previously mentioned which is what I love most about writing. So perhaps what I find most challenging about writing is also the most rewarding to me in the end.

What advice would you give to people want to enter the field?

I could go on and on with tips for writers but my three main points would be:

  • Get a good idea– Though some experienced writers may be able to write a fascinating piece on watching paint dry, for those of us trying to break into the market, I’d say find something that inspires you (unless of course that is watching paint dry) and build on it. Throw in a mixture of characters, a series of events and one main issue to be resolved.
  • Write and rewrite within an inch of your life. Rewrite until you’re pulling your hair out and are tempted to throw your laptop out the window.
  • Don’t give up– sounds cliché but is so true it’s almost unreal. You’ll never get anywhere if you allow distractions or bumps in the road to steer you off track. Stay focussed on what you are aiming for and keep going until you get there.

What ways can readers connect with you?

I am always happy to connect with readers and likeminded people. I can be found in the below locations:

Twitter: @smcphersonbooks

www.smcphersonbooks.com

www.goodreads.com/smcphersonbooks

www.facebook.com/smcphersonbooks

Pinterest: Smcpherson

Praise for Chapters One-Three of ‘At Water’s Edge’ by S. McPherson:

“Loved the teaser! It pulled me in and made me want to read more. Your writing style is clean, uncluttered and brimming with tension. Well done!”

“You got a lovely and interesting story,  hope to read more from you.”

“I liked it a lot! While I was reading it, I was able to be drawn into the story easily by your words. A stormy night like you were describing sets the perfect scene for a suspenseful fantasy novel.”

“I really enjoyed reading your first chapter. It was gripping. The descriptions are well written.”

About S. McPherson:S. McPerson

S. McPherson is a young British expat living in Dubai and working as a Foundation Stage 1 (FS1) teacher. When she was younger S. McPherson travelled a lot with her family, though, no matter how often her surroundings changed, one thing never did. And this was her love of writing and dreaming up the impossible. After combining her two loves of teaching children and writing, S. McPherson self-published her first book; a rhyming verse children’s story titled ‘Shania Streep wanted to Sleep’. Thus fuelling her love of seeing her work in print and sharing her stories. This is S. McPherson’s first novel.

Website: http://www.smcphersonbooks.com/

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INFINITE HOUSE OF BOOKS FLASHBACK: BLITZ – Steve Bryant on Lucas Mackenzie and the London Midnight Ghost Show

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Welcome to this week’s Super Middle Grade Mondays Book Blitz
presented by Tantrum Books/Month9books!

Today, we get up close and personal with

Steve Bryant

author of Lucas Mackenzie and the London Midnight Ghost Show
from Tantrum Books.

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Steve Bryant

Steve Bryant is a new novelist, but a veteran author of books of card tricks. He founded a 40+ page monthly internet magazine for magicians containing news, reviews, magic tricks, humor, and fiction; and he frequently contributes biographical cover articles to the country’s two leading magic journals (his most recent article was about the séance at Hollywood’s Magic Castle).

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Middle School Thoughts

 

What is your favorite memory from school?

My favorite memory from middle school days was spending time at Verble’s Café, a hangout run by a classmate’s mom. It had snacks and a juke box, and we learned to slow dance with the girls we had grown up with, to songs by Johnny Mathis and Jimmy Clanton.

What is something you know now that you wish you knew in middle school?

I know to have paid attention to everyone, especially the shy or quiet kids who often turned out to be special adults. The most important was that girl with the blond ponytail, a seventh grader when I was an eighth. I eventually married her, but I hate it that we wasted what might have been an amazing school year.

Tell us your favorite book when you were in middle school.

I loved all the so-called Robert A. Heinlein juveniles, such as Time for the Stars and Tunnel in the Sky. If you had asked me then, I would have said I liked them because I liked science fiction. Years later I realized that I liked them because Heinlein always pitted boys and girls together against formidable odds, and romance ensued. I have always remembered to make romance a key part of any stories I write.

What was your favorite subject in school?

I equally liked math, because I was good at it, and English, because I loved it. All those books and poems were written for our entertainment. My eighth-grade English teacher lived to be 103, and to the end she would admonish us for spelling or grammar errors.

Any advice for kids heading back to school?

Enjoy every day. Middle school was my favorite time ever. Keep a diary or journal, and write down each night what you appreciated about that day. Even better, use your iPhone and take lots of photos and videos. How I would love to have those from my school days!

 

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Lucas Mackenzie has got the best job of any 10 year old boy. He travels from city-to-city as part of the London Midnight Ghost Show, scaring unsuspecting show-goers year round. Performing comes naturally to Lucas and the rest of the troupe, who’ve been doing it for as long as Lucas can remember.

But there’s something Lucas doesn’t know.

Like the rest of Luca’s friends, he’s dead. And for some reason, Lucas can’t remember his former life, his parents or friends. Did he go to school? Have a dog? Brothers and sisters?

If only he could recall his former life, maybe even reach out to his parents, haunt them.

When a ghost hunter determines to shut the show down, Lucas realizes the life he has might soon be over. And without a connection to his family, he will have nothing. There’s little time and Lucas has much to do. Can he win the love of Columbine, the show’s enchanting fifteen-year-old mystic? Can he outwit the forces of life and death that thwart his efforts to find his family?

Keep the lights on! Lucas Mackenzie’s coming to town.

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INFINITE HOUSE OF BOOKS FLASHBACK: BLOG TOUR – The Heroine Next Door

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Zeena NackerdienThe Heroine Next Door by Zeena Nackerdien:

Publisher: Book Venture (January 7,  2015)
Category: Modern Day Historical Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Health
Tour Dates: October/November, 2015
ISBN: 978-1941736-272
ASIN: B00TIMY97G
Available in: Print & ebook,  154 Pages

The emotionally-wounded survivors of the 9/11 attacks include a fifty-year old, South African Muslim scientist, Leila, who lost her fiancée, Khalid, on that fateful day. She is the narrator of a story threading together the lives of four South African Muslims navigating a technologically advanced and increasingly-complicated world.

Initially tentative in pursuing her dream to aid patients with HIV/AIDS and other diseases (following deaths of loved ones to these illnesses) in the face of adversity encountered as a US immigrant, Leila finally asserts herself in middle age to carve her own identity and provide possible solutions to the management of diseases rampant in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Interview with the Author:

What initially got you interested in writing?

A pen, a napkin, and an over-active imagination. I am kidding, of course.

Life as a child in pre-Internet South Africa consisted of either being good at sports or academic life. Since I tended to have my nose stuck in Alan Paton, Antjie Krog, or any fill-in-the-blank leading South African author’s books that I could lay my hands on in the local library, it followed naturally that I would try to emulate their works. However, writing more technical works seem to be a better fit for my writing style.

 

How did you decide to make the move into being a published author?

It was a gradual process. I started writing a blog that seemed to attract readers. One blog post became ten and then twenty and so on. Over time, I thought it might be a good idea to frame some of the self-contained stories that had a South African flavor into a book. That is when my first book, “The Heroine Next Door,” started to take shape.

What do you want readers to take away from reading your works?

Understanding is the foundation of good relationships and fosters peaceful societies. Treating others as one would treat oneself – the common thread that binds atheists and theists– is an important tool in accomplishing that frame of mind. The themes of nationality, immigration, religion, sexuality, history, and illness that run through “The Heroine Next Door” and the companion non-fiction books, “Perspectives on Type 2 Diabetes” and the HIV/TB/Diabetes resource kit, illustrate the difficulty in achieving understanding, even among reasonable people. In an ideal world everyone, regardless of their beliefs, would set aside grievances to pro-actively fix major problems in their respective countries. Access to 24/7 news flashes on digital devices underscores the harsh opposite truth.

However, human beings can and do learn from their mistakes. We are blessed with access to technologies that could have a child in Kuala Lumpur communicate with one in Australia on how best to solve a math problem or entrepeneurs mine the collective wisdom of others to take their ideas to the next level. Leila, the main character in “The Heroine Next Door,” is a fictional example of a global citizen transcending complex circumstances to contribute to meaningful solutions in her country. I am sure that there are thousands, if not millions of Leilas around the world and, with the gift of the Internet, we can find them sooner rather than later.

Finally, I have deliberately over-referenced all of my books to spur the imaginations of interested parties to either pursue these topics further or reframe it in their own voices.

What do you find most rewarding about writing?

The catharsis that comes from being able to articulate prose that reflects one’s inner thoughts and that can be understood by others, even if they are critical of those sentiments, is something that cannot easily be described in words.

What do you find most challenging about writing?

My focus is on integrating modernity with history, science, myths, and religion in fictional and non-fictional settings. These “heavy” topics are not fodder for easy writing or reading. Had I been a true novelist, my answer probably would have been the crafting of fully-developed characters and emotional plot twists that will have readers craving more action. However, I am honing my craft and delighted to see that poetry collections with themes about refugees, science, and society are garnering attention (“Mist over Peace” and “Scatterlings”).

 

What advice would you give to people want to enter the field?

If you are a born writer, you do not need advice from me. Believing in your vision and putting in the long hours necessary to realize that vision on paper are necessary qualities for any aspiring writer.

I find the reader to the best guide for any author. The spouse or relative who frowns in confusion over an unexplained plot twist or diligently deletes extra punctuation marks are indispensable to any indie author.

 

What ways can readers connect with you?

Please reach out to me via my author site at: http://heroinenextdoor.com/

or I can also be reached via email at bloedsiekte@gmail.com.

Praise for The Heroine Next Door by Zeena Nackerdien:

“As a scientist turned patient advocate and writer, Nackerdien is intensely interested in building relationships with people from different cultures through storytelling and education. It is that drive that is palpable in this novel THE HEROINE NEXT DOOR – the author’s dichotomous life as experienced in apartheid-South-Africa and a Western world responding to the digital information age and emergent diseases: she knows terror, especially as a Muslim woman. She incorporates all of this In THE HEROINE NEXT DOOR, surprisingly her debut novel, by creating a fictional character, Leila, emerging from the darkness cast by personal and political upheavals, who gains a sense of her own identity and contributes knowledge gained in the USA to improving the management of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and other illnesses in South Africa.
One of the many shining aspects of Zeena’s luminous novel is her sharing the sensibilities of immigrants whose new life in a new country must sort out not only language and dress barriers but also religious or spiritual belief differences. In electing to focus on that turning point moment in history – the 9/11 tragedy – as the stimulus for altering life perspectives she manages to give us all a better sense of understanding and at least a different point of view – both healing factors in a nurturing a wound worthy of comparison to Amfortas’ wound in PARSIFAL. Highly recommended.” –Grady Harp, Amazon Top 100 Reviewer, Hall of Fame

“I am able to identify with both the notion of being personally and/or emotionally uprooted on and after 9/11 as well as the concept of being utterly overwhelmed by life in NYC. Zeena Nackerdien’s work rings a personal note with both natives and those making the journey to establishing themselves in the metropolis.”-Curt, Amazon Reviewer

” What a haunting story. We all remember that fateful day. We are introduced to Leila, a brilliant woman whose life is turned upside down on September 11, 2001 when her fiance is killed in the attack. Through a series of Facebook posts we are taken on a journey that explores Leila’s past, her relationships with family and friends, and her background in the field of science. Heartwarming and raw, you will find yourself in a great story of triumph. Zeena Nackerdien has written a wonderful story, highly recommend this read!”- Sierra Klein, Amazon Reviewer

About Zeena Nackerdien:Zeena Nackerdien

Zeena Nackerdien is a dual US and South African citizen. She obtained a PhD degree in Biochemistry from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Zeena has been a research chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Maryland and a senior research associate at The Rockefeller University in New York.

She is the author of several publications in scientific journals and two poetry collections, “Mist Over Peace” and “Scatterlings.” As a scientist turned patient advocate and writer, she is intensely interested in building relationships with people from different cultures through story-telling and education. Zeena currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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INFINITE HOUSE OF BOOKS FLASHBACK: BLITZ – Super Freak by Vanessa Barger

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Welcome to the first Official Middle Grade Mondays Book Blitz #MGMondays
presented by Tantrum Books/Month9books!

Today, we get up close and personal in a “Would You Rather” Q & A with

Vanessa Barger

author of the upcoming book, Super Freak, from Tantrum Books.

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Vanessa Barger was born in West Virginia, and through several moves ended up spending the majority of her life in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She is a graduate of George Mason University and Old Dominion University, and has degrees in Graphic Design, a minor in Medieval and Renaissance Literature, and a Masters in Technology Education. She has had articles published in Altered Arts Magazine, has had some artwork displayed in galleries in Ohio and online, and currently teaches engineering, practical physics, drafting and other technological things to high school students in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. She is a member of the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), the Virginia Writer’s Club, and the Hampton Roads Writers. When not writing or teaching, she’s a bookaholic, movie fanatic, and loves to travel. She is married to a fabulous man, and has one cat, who believes Vanessa lives only to open cat food cans, and can often be found baking when she should be editing.

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Would You Rather…

Would you rather never be able to speak again or always have to say everything that is on your mind?
Oh, probably never be able to speak again. I could learn sign language, but people REALLY don’t want me to say whatever I’m thinking all the time. That would get me in so, so much trouble.

Would you rather be able to read or be able to read minds (but be illiterate)?
Definitely would rather be able to read. Reading minds is cool and everything, but never be able to read a book? No way!

Would you rather be able to speak fluently every language in the world or be the best in the world at something of your choosing?
This one is tough. I think I’d rather be able to speak fluently in every language. I mean, think of what kind of traveling you could do! You’d never need to worry about what you’re eating, or how to ask for directions, or anything like that. It would be pretty fantastic!

Would you rather read only one book over and over for the rest of your life or read as many as you want but never remember what they’re about?
Hmmmmm… I think I’m going with as many as I want. I suppose if I never remember what they’re about it might be sad, but I wouldn’t know that, because it would be a new book every time! One book would get really boring, I think.

Would you rather only the first page of a book or the last page?
The first page. There are so many more possibilities you can come up with if you’re given the question. When you’re given the answer, you’re limited, because you already know where you’re going.

Would you rather read 5 pages per day or 5 books per week?
5 books per week. No question. Then maybe I’d FINALLY get through my “to-read” list!

Would you rather read only one genre forever or never read the same genre more than once?
Ooooo…. Another hard one. I think I’d rather read one genre forever. There are lots of books in each genre, but if I could only read one from each genre ever, I’d quickly run out of genres and books.

Would you rather be invisible or be able to read minds?
Read minds. Hands down. Know what you’re thinking? That has such possibilities…..

Would you rather never use the internet again or never watch TV again?
Never watch TV. But this is a cop out, lol. You can watch many things on the internet, and I don’t watch much TV as it is!

Would you rather have one wish granted today or three granted in 10 years?
Three in 10 years. My wish today might not be a good one. But the other way, I’d have some space in between to think about things and try to make a good one.

Would you rather know it all or have it all?
Knowing things is fabulous. But being rich has its perks…… I can learn things, so what the heck, let’s go with have it all. After all, people don’t like a know it all. 😉

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Thirteen-year-old Caroline is a freak. Her parents have uprooted her to a town full of Supernaturals. You’d think she’d be thrilled. But, with someone without a magical bone in her body, this daughter of tree sprites feels like even more of an outcast than she has ever before.

To make matters worse, her new home is cursed. But when Caroline takes to investigating the mysterious and strange happenings of Harridan House, her BFF goes missing. Seems someone doesn’t want Caroline sticking her non-magical nose where it most certainly does not belong. Determined to prove herself, Caroline uncovers a plot to destroy her new hometown.

Undeterred, Caroline can’t give up. But what’s a human without magical powers to do? Caroline better figure it out fast, before she loses everything she has ever loved and the whispers she’s heard all her life prove true: Caroline is a useless superfreak.

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Publication Date: October 13, 2015
Publisher: Tantrum Books
Genre: MG, Fantasy

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INFINITE HOUSE OF BOOKS FLASHBACK: BLOG TOUR – Sonar the Cyclone

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Sonar the Cyclone by B Truly:B Truly

Publisher: Kindle Publishing  (July 17, 2015)
Category: New Adult, Fantasy,Sci-fi/Romance, Space Opera
Tour Date: August & September, 2015
Available in: ebook,  271 Pages

Is your destiny determined by what the future has foretold? Or is fate deemed in the hands of what you behold?

The Royal 4 are now back on their home territory of Nazari, determined to get things back to normal. Syira’s forbidden love is being held captive. She is hell-bent on fighting for him despite the immense obstacles. She must find a way to convince her race that Kadeem is not dangerous. Their threat lies from deeper within.
Shiray has accepted her past and is moving forward with her life, but it comes back to haunt her tenfold. That all changes when she stumbles across the truth. Now, she must pick up the pieces of her shattered life.
They are in the calm but know when they approach the dirty side of the Cyclone storm, terrible things will unravel. The future is revealed and they get a glimpse of Fate’s course. Time is not on their side. They must attempt to change their destiny or their world will be doomed.

Interview With the Author:

What do you find most challenging about writing?

 

Sometimes I find it difficult to fill in space gaps in-between the main plots. When this happens, I just move on to something else until an idea comes.

 

What advice would you give to people wanting to enter the field?

 

     I think writing is something that is instilled in a person. My advice would be, don’t hold back. Write down your ideas and your story. You will be proud that you did.

 

Is there anything else besides writing you think people would find interesting about you?

 

My full time job is an Ultrasound tech. Everyone seems to love ultrasound. Especially getting to see their babies on the screen.

 

 

What are the best ways to connect with you, or find out more about your work?

 

    

                           https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7276631.B_Truly

 

https://www.facebook.com/TheSonarSeries?ref=hl

 

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Praise for Melanie’s Evanescent Journey by B Truly:

“This was an awesome story. I felt so bad for Mel when Bryan kept putting her off. She definitely had an eventful life. I’m so glad everything worked out in the end. She found the love of her life and got to live her life and accomplish her dreams. I recommend this book!”-Kathy, Goodreads Reviewer

“Melanie’s Evanescent Journey is a novella a part of The Sonar Trilogy. Each book is told from a different point of view and this book was of course told from Melanie’s. I have never read any book from this author and I was very pleased by her writing. She made me engrossed in this book and had my emotions running wild.  You know it’s a great read when your emotions are so invested that you can’t help but think about what you read for a few days after. I commend B. Truly for getting her readers so involved, and for that this book gets 5 fangs! I recommend this to the paranormal, romance, and adult genre readers who love plot twists and going on an emotional ride.”-Leslie Williams, Goodreads Reviewer

” There are quite a surprising number of twists and turns that I wasn’t expecting, each one adding to the suspense of the plot. There’s a whole lot of romance in this book, mixed in with some paranormal and science fiction. I excited to see where B Truly goes with Sonar The Cyclone.”-Carrie January, Amazon Reviewer

 

Praise for Sonar The Crashing by B Truly:

“Oh my gosh! This book is definitely a must read. I loved the whole story. The whole plot was completely interesting and kept me on the edge of my seat and biting my nails. The guys in this book were completely and utterly swoon worthy and the romance was satisfying!”- Robin Hartloff , Where Books Lead Us

“This was a wonderful book full of action and romance. I couldn’t seem to read it fast enough. This is one of those books that the rare moments you put it down, you are wondering what’s next. I am so excited for the second book. This being the authors debut novel was shocking. I am not only looking forward to the next book in this series, but the many other books this author should (and will) undoubtedly write.”-Melissa, Amazon Reviewer

“This is a great book! If you love Sci-fi and romance I highly recommend. It is an easy read once you get into the story I was done with the book in 3 sittings. At the end of the day it’s a great story and I cannot wait until the sequel to find out what happens. The author is a wonderful storyteller with a lot of potential and I cannot wait to see what else she has in store for her readers and fans.”- Deana Simpson, Goodreads Reviewer

B TrulyAbout B Truly:

B Truly has wanted to be an author since she was fifteen years old and grateful to have accomplished this dream.  She has very vivid dreams and a wild imagination. She likes to read, watch tons of TV shows, and movies. She is addicted to romance and get a thrill out of action and suspense. She writes New Adult Fantasy, Sci-fi, and Paranormal-Romance.

In the Sonar series, B Truly said “it was fun to explore different elements of Sci-fi romance and create various realms of powers for my characters. I want to show my readers that Sci-fi can be fun, but also traumatic. I hope you guys enjoy the Sonar Series.”

B Truly has three wonderful children and a husband who defines the person she is today. She works full-time as an Ultrasound technologist in Sugarland, Texas.

Website: http://www.thesonartrilogy.com/
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19347230-melanie-s-evanescent-journey
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrandyTruly
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSonarSeries

Buy Melanie’s Evanescent Journey by B Truly:

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Buy Sonar the Cyclone by B Truly:

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Follow the  Melanie’s Evanescent by B. Truly Tour:

Teddy Rose Book Reviews Aug 24 Tour Kick Off

Room With Books Aug 25 Review & Excerpt

Rants N Scribbles Aug 26 Excerpt

The Autistic Gamer Aug 27 Review

Debby Amazon Reviewer Aug 28 Review

Infinite House of Books Sept 1 Interview

What U Talking Bout Willis? Sept 9 Excerpt

Two Kids & a Migraine Sept 11 Review

Alex Amazon Reviewer Sept 10 Review

Deal Sharing Aunt Sept 15 Interview

Loving-Books Sept 16 Review & Excerpt

Tour Wide Giveaway for Melanie’s Evanescent by B. Truly:

One winner will receive the ebook, 2 Melanie Book Marks and 1 Dance With Amnesia Photo Magnet.Open to the U.S. only. Entries accepted via Rafflecopter only.

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Follow the Sonar the Cyclone by B Truly Tour:

Teddy Rose Book Reviews Sept 14 Tour Kick off

Room With Books Sept 15 Review & Excerpt

Rants N Scribbles Sept 16 Ex cerpt

The Autistic Gamer Sept 17

Inspire To Read Sept 18 Excerpt

Deal Sharing Aunt Sept 22 Interview

What U Talking Bout Willis? Sept 23 Excerpt

Jen S. Amazon Reviewer Sept 24 Review

Two Kids & a Migraine Sept 28 Review

Infinite House of Books Sept 30 Interview

Tour Wide Giveaway for Sonar the Cyclone by B. Truly:

Three winners will receive the ebook, 1 Sonar Cyclone  Photo Magnet, 1 Sonar Pen, and 1 Melanie Book Mark.Open to the U.S. only. Entries accepted via Rafflecopter only.

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