Blog tour: ‘Soda Springs’

Blog tour: ‘Soda Springs’

Carolyn Steele and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Soda Springs” blog tour, which will run from December 8-21, 2015.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below.

About the book:

When Tessa Darrow discovers her father burning his Civil War uniform, she has no idea how his secret will devastate their family and drive them from their home in North Carolina. The family journeys along the Oregon Trail until tragedy strikes, leaving Tessa and her father to build a new life in Soda Springs, Idaho. This sweeping story illuminates an oft-forgotten era in LDS Church history. Filled with life and passion, it’s a thrilling read for history buffs and romantics alike.

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About the author:

Born and raised in Utah, Carolyn Steele was introduced to western novels at a very young age by her grandfather, the son of a gold miner. She has been writing technical and marketing communications for most of her adult life. Her nonfiction articles have appeared in numerous national magazines. She earned her undergraduate degree in Communications from the University of Utah. Her first novel, Willow Springs, was published in 2014.

“Soda Springs” blog tour schedule:

December 8: Sweet Americana Sweethearts • Emmy Mom
December 9: Laura Walker
December 10: Kristin Holt • Rockin’ Book Reviews
December 11: My Book a Day • Writer in the Pines
December 12: Bookworm Lisa
December 13: Making Life a Bliss Complete • Connected in Love
December 14: Katie’s Clean Book Collection
December 15: Readalot
December 16: LoraLee Evans
December 17: Wishful Endings
December 18: Mel’s Shelves
December 19: The Things I Love Most
December 20: Jorie Loves a Story
December 21: Fire and Ice

Blog tour: ‘Papa’s Book of Mormon Christmas’

Blog tour: ‘Papa’s Book of Mormon Christmas’

Emma Rae Parker, Alexa Terry Hanson, and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Papa’s Book of Mormon Christmas” blog tour, which will run from October 18-31, 2015.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below.

About the book:

Six-year-old Alice would rather get toys than a book any day. But when her grandfather explains that this book is different, Alice begins to see why their first-edition Book of Mormon is so special to her family. Set in the early 1900s, this charming story is the perfect picture book to read with your family as you gather round the Christmas tree.

Papa's BofM Christmas blog tour

About the author:

Emma Parker graduated summa cum laude from Southern New Hampshire University with a BA in English and Creative Writing. She was born and raised in Southern California and currently lives in Utah to work her dream job as an acquisitions editor for a publishing company. “Papa’s Book of Mormon Christmas” is her first book. You can learn more about Emma at emmaraeparker.com.

About the illustrator:

Alexa Terry Hanson is a true-blue California girl born in Chico, California. She discovered her talents at a young age, and as the years went by, her skills continued to develop. After a few years of college, she returned home and fell in love with her husband. They currently live in California, where she has had many experiences and opportunities as a freelance artist with companies such as TOMS Shoes and Disney Television Animation Studios. Every day she continues to create new characters and new worlds using her artistic talents, and she could not be happier.

“Papa’s Book of Mormon Christmas” blog tour schedule:

October 18: Utahtopia • The Write Path
October 19: Making Life a Bliss Complete
October 20: Utah Deal Diva
October 21: Reidhead Random-ness
October 22: Min Reads and Reviews
October 23: Mel’s Shelves
October 24: Alec Marie
October 25: Katie’s Clean Book Collection
October 26: Literary Timeout • Singing Librarian Books
October 27: The Stubby Pencil’s Library
October 28: Wishful Endings
October 29: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
October 30: My Book a Day • Inklings & Notions
October 31: Novel-ties

May fiction: Marvelous!

May fiction: Marvelous!

May fictionOur May fiction releases are a mix of YA romance, historical fiction, fantasy and mystery. Each comes from a first-time novelist and will be released on May 12, 2015.

Ian-Quicksilver_9781462116294“Ian Quicksilver: The Warrior’s Return”
by Alyson Peterson
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Nerdy foster kid Ian just found out it’s up to him to save the galaxy. But the only way he can do it is with help from the hottest girl in school, Arianna—who doesn’t remember that she and Ian are exiles from another planet—or that they’re betrothed. So . . . that’s awkward. Funny and full of twists, this is one sci-fi adventure you won’t want to miss!


 

“The Jane Journals of Pemberly Prep: Liam Darcy, I Loathe You!”Liam-Darcy-I-Loathe-You_9781462116829
by Heidi Jo Doxey
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Lizzie, Nila, Alice, Cate, Vivian, and Fiona—six girls about to begin a writing assignment that changes everything. From cute crushes to dances and dresses, they’re recording it all, and so is their teacher. This modern makeover of Jane Austen’s beloved novels follows your favorite stories in a high school setting. Perfect for new fans and devoted Austenites alike!


Tulip-Resistance_9781462116966“The Tulip Resistance”
by Lynne Allen
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Pulled into a war she doesn’t understand, Marieka Cordoven is just a Dutch girl who wouldn’t dare resist the Germans. But helping a wounded German soldier—a defector—changes her mind about everything. This tense historical drama delves into the intricacies of the Dutch resistance, its grit to defy orders, and its plan to do what’s right.


 

“Death Is Always a Resident” (e-book only)Death-is-Always-a-Resident_9781462124763
by Lorraine Jeffery
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Jan Myers has dedicated her career to helping the elderly. But after one of the elderly residents under her care mysteriously dies, Jan’s career, her daughter, and everything she loves is suddenly in jeopardy. It’s up to Jan to piece together the clues and find out what happened before it’s too late! This cozy mystery is a perfectly thrilling read. With shocking twists and romantic hints, it’s sure to keep you guessing till the very end.

Blog tour: ‘Baptism and Boomerangs’

Blog tour: ‘Baptism and Boomerangs’

Sherrie Gavin, Tatiana Lawton, and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Baptism and Boomerangs” blog tour, which will run from August 18-September 1, 2015.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below.

About the book:

Baptism brings us soaring back—just like a boomerang—into the arms of our loving Heavenly Father! With colorful artwork, a fun story, and insightful analogies, this book helps parents and children discuss the importance of our first crucial covenant in God’s plan of happiness. Entertaining and uplifting, it makes a great gift for all your favorite eight-year-olds.

Baptism and Boomerangs blog tour

About the author:

Sherrie Gavin was born and raised in upstate New York, USA. Always looking for romance, adventure, and with a love of writing, she travelled to Australia and fell in love with a true Aussie bloke named Bruce. ‘Sruth! They married and began adventuring together, joined by two beautiful daughters who are the loves of their lives. Sherrie has been lucky enough to have contributed to Linda Hoffman Kimball’s Relief Society anthologies and The Exponent II. She also thinks that everyone should try throwing a boomerang at least once.

About the illustrator:

Tatiana Lawton was born in Brisbane, Australia, but was raised up north on the sunny beaches of the Sunshine Coast. She was born with a love for life, art, and storytelling, and her pusuit to study a degree of film and animation came as no surprise to family and friends. Moving back to Brisbane, Tatiana completed her four-year degree. Since finishing her degree, she has been freelancing as an artist, contributing to short films as a concept artist, character designer, and storyboard artist. Tatiana has drawn her inspiration for this book from her Australian heritage and her appreciation for eternal families.

“Baptism and Boomerangs” blog tour schedule:

August 18: Reidhead Random-ness
August 19: A Casual Reader’s Blog
August 20:
August 21: The Exponent
August 22:
August 23: Wishful Endings
August 24: Bridget of Arabia • My Book a Day
August 25: Mel’s Shelves
August 26: I love to Read and Review Books
August 27: The Polka Dot Umbrella
August 28: JoAnn Arnold
August 29:
August 30:
August 31:
September 1: ‘TLE REDreads…..

Blog tour: ‘Call to Arms: Nations Fall’

Blog tour: ‘Call to Arms: Nations Fall’

Randy Lindsay and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Call to Arms: Nations Fall” blog tour, which will run from August 12-26, 2015.

If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below.

About the book:

The Savior’s second coming is approaching and each member of the Williams family—along with all the other Saints—must decide whether to heed the call to gather. This tense novel takes place in the near future and dives into the wide-sweeping political, social, and religious drama of a family caught between life as it’s always been and a new beginning in Zion.

Call to Arms blog tour

About the author:

Randy Lindsay is a native of Arizona. He lives in Mesa with his wife, five of his nine children, and a hyper-active imagination. His wife calls him the “Storyman” because he sees everything as material for a good story. Randy’s first novel, “The Gathering: End’s Beginning,” was published in 2014. He has also been published in several anthologies during 2013-2014. If you want to find out more, you can check him out at RandyLindsay.net.

“Call to Arms: Nations Fall” blog tour schedule:

August 12: Storeybook Reviews
August 13: Christy’s Cozy Corners • Anna del C. DyeI love to Read and Review Books
August 14: Mel’s Shelves • julkbearreads’s Blog
August 15: Wishful Endings • Authors Revealed
August 16: Nerd Girl
August 17:
August 18: emmymom
August 19:
August 20:
August 21: Reidhead Random-ness • Katie’s Clean Book Collection
August 22: C.B.Y.
August 23:
August 24: Readalot • Donna Hatch Regency Romance
August 25:
August 26: Kreating Krazy