It was started by a freelance writer, so you know they know. Travelling book junkie recommends travel with an emphasis on literature. Rabt book tours and pr blog reading addiction blog tours. Some tour companies specialize in book tours for a specific genre, such as ya or paranormal. My second novel was about to be released, and i needed ammo to persuade my own publisher to send me on tour. We decided to start rockstar book tours because we love books, the authors behind the books they are our rockstars and blog tours. And we wanted to be able to provide a service that would allow us to promote the authors and books we love. Annalise books started after i attended the 2015 yalc young adult. Bewitching book tours is geared towards the new author, the ebook author, the small and independent press author, and the midlist author the author who doesnt have a huge marketing budget but wants the most bang for their promotional buck. Apr 08, 2020 new york city, new york, united states about blog epic reads, brought to you by harpercollins publishers, is the largest online community of fans of young adult books. A blog tour is very much like a traditional book tour, where the author would go from town to town to sign their books and meet new readers. Learn all about blog tours, how to participate, and what some of the rulesbest practices are. Virtual book tours are a promotional tool for authors to connect with readers via wellread book blogs and specialty.
As a tour host, you agree to receive email requests to participate in book tours where. The books didnt solve every fear i had only the act of jumping on a. Whether it will depends on market forces larger than any of us writers, or our. I have tried several virtual book tour coordinators and have even set up a book tour on my own, but none of them were as successful as my tours with pump up your book tour, which has the combination of expertise and experience needed to get the author the results they need. The tour schedule is final two weeks before the tour. To make it easier for christian authors to find hosts, we have compiled a. On this latest tour, twelve to murder made it up to number three on amazon. The highly anticipated third book in katie mcgarrys thunder road series is being released today. Book events, book tours contemporary fiction, contemporary realistic fiction, young adult, young adult fiction, young adult literature blog tour, giveaway, and. Rockstar book tours is owned and operated by jaime of two chicks on books and rachel of fiktshun. Everything you need to know about organizing a blog tour by the author newsletter team february, 2016 blog tours can be a great way to drum up early excitement about your books release. I picked up some of my favorite novels and went out to the bookstore to get some more ya fiction that focused on travel. You dont want to reach out to bloggers and have them express interest and then.
Dec 01, 2015 12 of the best ya books of december 2015 to carry you through the holidays. What authors need to know about virtual book tours by dana. How to set up your own online book tour book marketing tools. Uk based childrensteen literature book bloggerswebsites. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Top 10 best books bloggers childrens books the guardian. Blog tour, fiction, giveaway, historical fiction, now on tour. Top 100 young adult book blogs and websites in 2020 ya book. We book tours a minimum of 8 weeks 2 months prior to the tour date. A blog tour is a set amount of time, usually a week or two, in which your book will be promoted across various websites and blogs.
A book blog tour is when you appear on a number of blogs over a. Please read the general terms about working with lolas blog tours tours before booking a tour. Long way home is a young adult contemporary romance being published by harlequin teen. You need to be in the trenches, working hard to spread the word as far as wide. Tour organizers likely do not live in the same time zone as you. Apr 2, 2020 if youre a ya book blogger and want to request an invite, send me an email here. January life update january has been a month filled with milestones and changes amelias 1st birthday, my birthday, chinese new year, returning to workand if its anything to go by, the start of the decade is going to be a busy one. You can also offer to write guest posts for book bloggers, other authors and topical blogs related to your book.
She has also presented at book expo americas blogger con and other venues. Tia armstrong at ya shot chats with book bloggers to find out about the role they play. Sales for physical books have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, but that doesnt mean people arent reading. Once youve exhausted your local outlets, reach out to book clubs and organizations around the country and make yourself available via skype. For those that know me, know that i run a small book touring business called neverland blog tours. Blog tours can be a great way to drum up early excitement about your books. You need to book a book blitz and send me the materials for the tour at least 2 weeks in advance and a book blitz deluxe at least 3 weeks in advance. Winter had come, bringing harsh winds that cut like knives through my cloak, the land frozen beneath my feet each morning and continuing to chill, even when the sun rose.
Top 100 young adult book blogs and websites in 2020 ya. You can host a blog tour which can be any length you choose or you can do one blog post at a time. Aug 06, 2015 i picked up some of my favorite novels and went out to the bookstore to get some more ya. Its a ya fantasy with a marriage of convenience between a secret witch and a witch hunter. Love letter to ya book bloggers childrens books the guardian. Bewitching book tours offers readers the chance to discover new books while getting behind the scenes information about authors, books and characters. Here are some websites that can help you find book bloggers. September 16, 2015 by sandra poirier smith guest blogger. Tips on using blog tours for book marketing bookbub partners blog. Mar 31, 2020 i have tried several virtual book tour coordinators and have even set up a book tour on my own, but none of them were as successful as my tours with pump up your book tour, which has the combination of expertise and experience needed to get the author the results they need. Why all authors should consider doing a blog tour by nick jones.
Grab your copy of the next book in this emotionally charged series, and dont miss violet and chevys story. If you do end up rating the book below 3 stars, please email us and we will send you a. All graphics and links will be sent well before your tour. Our full schedule will be revealed soon, but there will be sweepstakes, author chats, and more. Blog tours, for the most part, do not sell books, but they do get both an authors name and book out there in front of potentially thousands of pairs of fresh eyes. Book tours for the alreadyfamous will always continue, but theres a real danger that publishers will decide that the rest of us authors are no longer worth sending on tour at all, a trend that. To weave the storys perspective from the young adult sisters reliving the past through the eyes of a child allowed me to use stories of many people. This years edition of the concierge is dedicated to the memory of longtime npr book critic alan cheuse produced by nicole cohen, rose friedman, petra mayer and beth novey designed by annette elizabeth allen, david eads, becky lettenberger and wes lindamood published dec. Bewitching book tours is a site that looks great and is perfect for romance authors. Book blog tours an essential marketing tool for authors by. Mar 06, 2015 andy robb founded the ukya blogger awards to salute all the teen and ya book bloggers who work so hard, for nothing but free books and the odd signature, to tell the world about the books they.
Xpresso book tours promises a stress free, fully organized promotional tour. May 11, 2014 book blog tours vary wildly in their costs and readership reach. Here you can find both literary inspired trip suggestions and book recommendations. No images, text andor designs from this site may be copied or reproduced without written permission. Authors gain exposure to thousands of potential readers via blogs and instagram. Essential information finding inspiration interviews with artists. Instead, shes hosting a series of virtual talks with fellow. Back in 2015 i wrote this blog post about how i facilitate a book pass at the beginning of the school year. Even the guardian childrens books site isnt enough to give you your kids books fix then heres a list of awesome book bloggers created by exsite member and ya blogger megan quibell, aka. The virtual festival starts monday, april 20 and runs through saturday, april 25. I really like the look of this site, but be aware you have to submit your book at least a month in advance, and also that theyre busy when i stopped in at the end of december they were bookedup with blog tours until march.
Your book blurb, book cover, and author information posted on 25 30 blogs. Lake buena vista, florida, united states about blog founded way back in 2012, shameless book club is a book club for women who hate book clubs. In 2014, after a lot of research, i set up my own online business which would organise and run book tours for authors. The blitz is scheduled for october 7th through october th. It is, as the name suggests, the internet version of an oldfashioned, intheflesh book tour.
There are countless fiction and nonfiction blogs that have emerged in the past few years, all written by. It is a simple question with an answer that may seem to be obvious. Book blog tours that accept selfpublished authors lindsay buroker. Virtual book tours are a promotional tool for authors to connect with readers via wellread book blogs and specialty blogs. Yesterday my freshmeni have all freshmen this yearcompleted their first book pass and watching it take place made me think about this post and how i. Without further ado, check out scribendis updated list of the 20 best book blogs to follow in 2020. Is a virtual book tour a good idea for you and your book. Xpresso book tours is another of the premier blog tour sites for your ebook or print book it has a reach of over 1,200 bloggers, and that means you could be seen by tens of thousands, maybe even hundreds of thousands.
Smart bitches, trashy books all of the romance, none of. I wanted to create a perfect spot where we could all meet up in one place and discuss books, tags, authors, characters. So this is a group for all the young adult book bloggers out there. The blue fairy is sending our fave pixie, calla, and her crush, dare, on a miniquest. You can also check out our young adult book club, where well have a monthly book pick and chance to ask the author questions. When you book a tour with lolas blog tours it means you have read and agreed with the information and terms listed there and will adhere to them. How to participate in blog tours nose graze nose graze. A book bloggers guide to acronyms, terms and slang.
Bustle s editors have continued to read through the shutdowns and have found. Baldacci told me his philosophy on book tours was pretty basic, back in the 90s. It is a collection of recommended romance and smut books with information about where you can buy the books that i. As a christian author, one great way to market your books is to do guest blogging. A book bloggers guide to acronyms, terms and slang feed. This discount cannot be combined with other discounts. Every indie authors essential directoryto help you prepare, publish, and. Countless people have dreams and visions, but few are able to. If this happens a second time, the blog will be no longer be an eligible tour host at rockstar book tours. Book 2 of the pixieland diaries big news in pixieland. Im so excited to be a part of the hope nation blog tour because i love this book so much. Dec 01, 2011 charie, virtual book tours can work for any type of book the key is to tour in places that match the target audience for your book. Youre going to need a good book to keep you company and spend some alonetime moments with when things get super.
What book tours are like in the 21st century the atlantic. When your assets are in order, begin building your virtual book tour using the following steps. Contact me if you would like the names of the ones i participated in, or any further information on these tours. If you need to be removed from a tour, please let us know asap. Summer cant come fast enough for seventeenyearold tomboy nia mitchell who is dealing with the fallout of making her most embarrassing mistake ever, all for love. Super blog tour companies for nonya books by kate tilton. We are currently looking for bloggers who want to host book tours.
Blog tour hosts for christian authors body and soul. Lolas blog tours has the right to decline any book that isnt a good fit to this company or. We are a passionate, vibrant community of book nerds from around the world who love talking about, sharing and discovering new books. The petite book blogger i want to travel the world with. Please fill out the form below and we will get back to you. Nprs book concierge our guide to 2015 s great reads. Host selections will depend in part on the size of the tour, number of applicants and whether their blog is the perfect match for the tour. Services lolas blog tours organizing book blog tours. How it works once a tour is open for signups, it will be posted here at rockstar book tours, and an evite or email will be sent to tour hosts. Book bloggers are busy and they book spots well in advance. This was recently recommended on our podcast episode with sarah j. That being said, there may be times that we favor bloggers who have been blogging for a longer time or who have a large amount of followers. Oct 17, 2015 book tours for the alreadyfamous will always continue, but theres a real danger that publishers will decide that the rest of us authors are no longer worth sending on tour at all, a trend that. When i published my debut childrens picture book sarahs shadow in december last year, it didnt occur to me to do a blog tour.
All materials on this blog were produced andor compiled by xpresso book tours. Mar 27, 2015 dont limit the tour to brick and mortar appearances. The book was released earlier this week, but because of the ongoing covid19 pandemic, roth has been unable to do events in person. Going into this book, i was a huge feyre and tamlin supporter but man did that change. The blogs below specialize in genres and topics of all sorts, and there is sure to be something on this list for every kind of book enthusiast.
Join us for an instagram tour for fractured tide about fractured tide hardcover. The petite book blogger i want to travel the world with my. We understand that there are new bloggers out there who would like to participate. It is a 2015 release, but the title used to be virtuoso and the author is charlotte hymes, but the author herself changed the book description to make it look similar to. Please note that we coordinate tours for quality books. We are more concerned with tour hosts who will post on time and who are committed to yareads blog tours. See below prize will be used as an incentive for bloggers to promote and who share your content during your event. Everything you need to know about organ izing a b log tour by the author newsletter team february, 2016 blog tours can be a great way to drum up early excitement about your book s release. How to choose the right tour company for your book iread. Book blog tours an essential marketing tool for authors. Barb includes tips on evaluating the benefits of a blog tour, expectations of authors, hosts, and blog tour companies, and even includes worksheets that help. The petite book blogger i want to travel the world with my dogs, camera, and a bag of books. This book will get you excited for all the new people youre bound to meet abroad. Tlc, founded by trish collins the t and lisa munley the l, promises to treat our authors and their books with the tender loving care they deserve.
For example, if your book will be released in january, and you wish to plan a virtual book tour in february, you will need to book the tour in december. Maas and it definitely seems of interest to romance readers. Everything you need to know about organizing a blog tour news. Demystifying the book blogger writers and artists yearbook. We are scheduling a week long book blitz for shine by chandra sparks splond. How to organize a truly successful blog tour reedsy. One book promotion item youll hear about often is blog tours, but where do you go when.164 566 831 927 920 1497 1133 501 1102 1470 975 1500 337 559 1309 1307 1169 93 259 1455 1486 896 31 59 21 1444 1190 1298 708 25 64 1354 370 1152 694 1319 608 446 1021