Shersta Chabot’s ‘Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds’ earns Mom’s Choice Award

Shersta Chabot’s ‘Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds’ earns Mom’s Choice Award

Stars,-Stockings-&-Shepherds_2x3The Mom’s Choice Awards® has recognized Shersta Chabot’s “Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds” as among the best in family-friendly media, products, and services.

Parents, educators, librarians, and retailers look for the Mom’s Choice Awards Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality materials for children and families.

Screen Shot 2014-11-07 at 10.57.48 AMAn esteemed panel of judges that determine winners of this award includes education, media, and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists, and others.

MCA judges are bound by a strict code of ethics that ensures expert and objective analysis free from any manufacturer association. The evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements, including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.

“Stars, Stockings, and Shepherds: Discover the Meaning of Christmas Symbols” is available in bookstores and from online retailers.

For more information, visit the author’s website or the Mom’s Choice site.

Blog tour: ‘Snow Angels’

Blog tour: ‘Snow Angels’

Lezlie Anderson and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Snow Angels” blog tour, which will run from December 10-24, 2014.

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

About the book:

A winter storm, a family, and an idea for a service project all add up to a delightful Christmas surprise! When Mom and Dad suggest serving their neighbors for the holiday, their kids can’t stop grumbling. But as they secretly shovel snow, their attitudes change, and soon the parents can’t get the kids to stop serving. Share the joys of serving others in this wonderful Christmas pamphlet.

Snow Angels blog tour

About the author:

Lezlie Anderson has loved books since she learned to read at age four. She and her sisters used their wild imaginations playing in their backyard as princesses to being attacked by giant grasshoppers. The first books she remembers loving are “My Father’s Dragon” and “The Trouble with Miss Switch.”

Lezlie is married to a wonderful man, Steve, and they have three great children, 3 crazy cats, one tortoise, and a fish that has survived more hazards than should be possible. She loves chocolate, Dr. Pepper, and anything that her husband BBQ’s.

“Snow Angels” blog tour schedule:

December 10: Geolibrarian • Read for Your Future
December 11: A Casual Reader’s Blog
December 12: Lisa is a Bookworm
December 13:
December 14:
December 15: Where Legends Begin
December 16:
December 17: Sarcastic Palmtree
December 18: Mel’s Shelves
December 19:
December 20:
December 21: Community Book Stop
December 22:
December 23: Jorie Loves a Story
December 24:

 

Blog tour: ‘A Holiday Miracle in Apple Blossom’

Blog tour: ‘A Holiday Miracle in Apple Blossom’

June McCrary Jacobs and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce “A Holiday Miracle in Apple Blossom” blog tour, which will run from October 20-November 28, 2014.

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

About the book:

When her student, six-year-old Mary Noel, survives a car accident over Thanksgiving break, Amber and her new friend, Paul, are determined to cheer her up during the holidays. But Mary Noel’s most painful injury is the loss of her dog. The more withdrawn Mary Noel becomes, the more Amber and Paul need a miracle—a miracle that requires the entire community’s help.

K. Patrick Cassell, for the Deseret News said, “It is a quick read that is pleasant and clear of swearing, detail violence or innuendo.” To read the entire review, please follow this link:

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591934/Book-review-A-Holiday-Miracle-in-Apple-Blossom-is-terrific-holiday-reading.html

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About the author:

June McCrary Jacobs spent twenty years as a primary grade educator after graduating from California State University, Hayward, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and multiple-subject teaching credential. Along with writing fiction, June is a freelance designer of sewing, quilting and crafting projects. ‘A Holiday Miracle in Apple Blossom‘ is June’s debut novel, though not her first published work. Since 2007 June’s original sewing, quilting and stitchery projects and articles have been published in national and international magazines including Stitch, Sew News, Sewing World, Simply Handmade, Sew Hip, Sewing Savvy, Crafts ‘n Things and Create and Decorate. Two of June’s sewing designs for children appear in the ‘Little One-Yard Wonders‘ book published by Storey Publishing, released in June, 2014. A Californian since age six, June currently resides in the San Joaquin Valley. Learn more about June’s writing endeavors and view some of her original sewing projects by visiting her website at www.junemccraryjacobs.com.

“A Holiday Miracle in Apple Blossom” blog tour schedule:

October 20:
October 21:
October 22: Crafty Book Sheeps
October 23: LDS Women’s Book Review • Min Reads and Reviews
October 24:
October 25:
October 26:
October 27:
October 28: Rebecca Jamison
October 29:
October 30:
October 31:
November 1: A Casual Reader’s Blog
November 2:
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November 4:
November 5: Inklings and Notions
November 6:
November 7: Community Book Stop
November 8:
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November 10:
November 11: My Life One Story at a Time
November 12:
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November 14:
November 15: Books and Benches
November 16: Jorie Loves a Story
November 17:
November 18:
November 19: Rachelle Writes
November 20: Mel’s Shelves
November 21: Stuff & Nonsense
November 22:
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November 24: Readalot
November 25: Getting Your Read On
November 26: Wonderous Reviews
November 27: Community Book Stop
November 28: Cover Lover Book Review

 

Blog tour: ‘The No-Stress Holiday Organizer’

Blog tour: ‘The No-Stress Holiday Organizer’

Cedar Fort Publishing & Media is pleased to announce “The No-Stress Holiday Organizer” blog tour, which will run from November 1-15, 2014.

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

About the book:

Get organized this holiday season! Make you plans for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s as enjoyable for you as it is for your guests. From calendars and checklists to budget sheets and journal pages, this book saves you the time and money to enjoy family traditions old and new – year after year!

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“The No-Stress Holiday Organizer” blog tour schedule:

November 1: The Hungry Family at Home
November 2: Books Devoured
November 3: Practical Frugality • I Love to Read and Review Books
November 4: Literologie
November 5: Traveling Adventures of a Farm Girl
November 6: My Life One Story at a Time
November 7: Live to Read
November 8: Mel’s Shelves
November 9: Crossroad Reviews • Read For Your Future • Book Hounds
November 10: My Reading Room
November 11: Readalot • The Author’s Hideaway • Why Not? Because I Said So • LDS Women’s Book Review
November 12: My Book Addiction and More
November 13:
November 14: Blooming with Books
November 15: A Casual Reader’s Blog • The Things I Love Most • Wishful Endings

Blog tour: ‘Because of Love’

Blog tour: ‘Because of Love’

Shauna Brown and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Because of Love” blog tour, which will run from October 17-31, 2014.

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

About the book:

For Christmas, all Phoebe Brown wants is to give her daughters new shoes to replace their heavy leather boots. But because they have very little money, her husband refuses to pay for them. Inspired by true events, this Christmas story shows how the power of love can change even the most begrudging heart.  

Because of Love blog tour

About the author:

Graduating from Brigham Young University with a degree in speech and drama, communication, has provided Shauna V. Brown with many opportunities to use her talents. She has written and directed original plays and presentations for church and community. She has shared her musical talents, numberous scripts and presentations with pioneer trek groups for the past eighteen years. Shauna has equally enjoyed being a guest speaker and presenter at BYU Education Week, women’s conferences, firesides and community presentations. Shauna and her husband, Rick, are blessed with six children and fourteen grandchildren. For the past twenty-two years, Shauna has written an original Christmas story as a gift to neighbors and friends.

“Because of Love” blog tour schedule:

October 17: Getting Your Read On
October 18:
October 19: Kindle and Me
October 20: Wishful Endings
October 21:
October 22: I Love to Read and Review Books
October 23: Mel’s Shelves 
October 24: Mom Loves 2 Read
October 25:
October 26: Thoughts in Progress • Jorie Loves a Story
October 27: Katie’s Clean Book Collection • Readalot 
October 28:
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October 30:
October 31: