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  • November 14, 2016
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Talking Books with David Lamb, author of ‘On Top of the World’

David Lamb is a native New Yorker, born and raised, bitten with the writing bug since he was in elementary school and had handwriting nobody could decipher. Like Charles Dickens, David grew up a poor boy in the big city who found that the pen really is mightier than the sword. In middle school Lamb’s hero was David Lampel whose velvet voice could be heard reporting the news over David’s grandmother’s radio. Whenever he heard him on the radio, David would substitute Lamb for Lampel and pretend he was delivering the news. Sure that he was destined to be a
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  • September 11, 2016
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Pump Up Your Book Announces Mark Spivak’s Friend of the Devil Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chincoteague Island, Virginia, August 14 2016 – Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Mark Spivak’s Friend of the Devil virtual book tour starting September 15 and ending December 15. Mark will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his phenomenal new culinary fiction novel that critics are calling a 5 star book. Mark Spivak is an award-winning author, specializing in wine, spirits, food, restaurants, and culinary travel. He was the wine writer for the Palm Beach Post from 1994-1999, and was honored by the National Geographic Traveler, Robb Report,
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  • July 25, 2016
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Book Feature: Fairly Certain by Deborah Ann Davis

About the Book Title: Fairly Certain Author: Deborah Ann Davis Publisher: D&D Universe Pages: 196 Genre: New Adult What happens when a Computer Geek challenges a Medieval Outlaw? PETIR TAKES A ROUGH TUMBLE IN THE CONNECTICUT WOODS, and awakens in the middle of old England. His instinct to freak out is tempered by the arrival of a fair maiden wearing a bow… and arrow. In his college world, fair maiden types don’t ordinarily go for computer geek types, but for some reason, he is no longer in his world. Petir’s fairly certain he can try whatever he wants without consequence…
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  • July 19, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: Floor 21 by Jason Luthor

Title: Floor 21 Author: Jason Luthor Publisher: Scout Press Pages: 355 Genre: Sci-fi/Dystopian The last of humanity is trapped at the top of an isolated apartment tower with no memory of how they got there or why. All travel beneath Floor 21 is forbidden, and nobody can ever recall seeing the ground floor. Beneath Floor 21, a sickness known as the Creep infests that halls of the Tower. A biological mass that grows stronger in reaction to people’s fear and anger, the Creep prey’s on people by causing them to hallucinate until they’re in a state of panicking, before finally
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  • June 21, 2016
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Book Excerpt: Al-thar by Sean Dow

Title: Al-thar Author: Sean Dow Publisher: Two Harbors Press Pages: 466 Genre: Thriller In Al-thar, (Arabic:revenge) Brent is living a tranquil life on the peaceful Philippine island of Masbate. But the FBI’s witness protection plan is not enough when you have destroyed the plans of the world’s most feared terrorist group-an assassin is on the way, and his plans are far worse than a simple bullet in the head. With the violent destruction of his new island home, Dr. Holcomb is once again thrust into danger, this time on an international level. There are only two outcomes in this new
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  • June 20, 2016
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Book Excerpt: A Leafy Green World by Sean Dow

Title: A Leafy Green World Author: Sean Dow Publisher: Two Harbors Press Pages: 449 Genre: Thriller A Leafy Green World is a fast paced, action packed thriller set in the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Brent Holcomb has moved to Portland in hopes of resurrecting his life and his career. There, he meets Robyn-the girl from his dreams. All is going smoothly until he realizes Robyn and her friends are not what they seem. Now, wrapped up in the murder of an innocent man, and with nowhere to turn, Brent forms a bold plan-a plan that will put him on a dangerous
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  • May 27, 2016
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Book Blast – Jules: The 2nd Adventure by Kaelia Stevens

We’re happy to be hosting Kaelia Stevens and her JULES: THE 2ND ADVENTURE BOOK BLAST at The Dark Phantom! About the Book: Title: Jules Author: Kaelia Stevens Publisher: Independent Pages: 94 Genre: Magical Realism War. It doesn’t start with armies or bombs. It doesn’t start with declarations or protests. It doesn’t start with speeches. It starts with one thing. Intent. Jules understands this concept. She intends to kill a cult leader. She intends to undo magic from the past. She intends to get her family home. She intends to start a war. For More Information Jules is available at Amazon.
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  • May 12, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: The Wolf of Britannia by Jess Steven Hughes

Title: The Wolf of Brittania, Part 1 Author: Jess Steven Hughes Publisher: Sunbury Press Pages: 321 Genre: Historical Fiction First Century AD Britain is a fragmented land of warring Celtic tribes, ripe for invasion by the juggernaut of imperial Rome. Knowing this, a young warrior, soon-to-be-legendary, Prince Caratacus, must unite the southern tribes if they are to survive. This is an enemy more cunning and powerful then either he or Britain has ever faced. Standing by him is his wife, Rhian, a warrior princess who takes no prisoners. She is the first woman he has truly loved. With her support
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  • April 12, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: The Bipolar Millionaire by John E. Wade II

Title: The Bipolar Millionaire Author: John E. Wade II Publisher: Sunbury Press Pages: 164 Genre: Memoir John E. Wade II, retired CPA, author, investor, television producer, and philanthropist, reveals in his memoir, The Bipolar Millionaire, his personal struggle with bipolar disorder and how he has succeeded in living a balanced and blessed life, despite his mental illness. Wade takes the reader through his family experiences, political aspirations and beliefs, spiritual journey, relationship trials and errors, all while battling mental illness. Through his religious beliefs, personal perseverance, and the help of friends, family, and his mental health professionals, Wade lives an
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  • February 11, 2016
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Guest Post from Nick Shepherd, author of Reflective Leaders and High-Performance Organizations

Inside the Book Title: Reflective Leaders and High-Performance Organizations Author: Nick A. Shepherd and Peter J. Smyth Publisher: iUniverse Genre: Business and Economics Format: Ebook/Paperback An organization operating in the twenty-first century is different from one that operated during the Industrial Revolution. Today’s focus is on optimizing human potential; people are the enablers of most aspects of intangible value. People develop relationships with suppliers, customers, distributors, and other third parties through which work is executed. In Reflective Leaders and High-Performance Organizations, authors Nick Shepherd and Peter Smyth take an integrated view of organizational performance that blends a focus on both outcomes
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  • December 16, 2015
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Guest Post from Arthur C. Eastly, author of Bamford Luck

Title: Bamford Luck Author: Arthur C. Eastly Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 262 Genre: Western Format: Kindle/Paperback/Hardcover  Twenty-eight-year-old Clay Bamford mistakenly thinks he is just bidding his parents farewell for a short time as they depart their Idaho ranch for a vacation. As their RV heads down the road away from home, Clay has no idea that in just a short time, his parents will be murdered and he will be left attempting to solve the crime. Luong An Chie’n—the patriarch of a Seattle Asian gang—is intent on doing whatever it takes to ensure he remains successful as a drug smuggler. When fate leads
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  • November 3, 2015
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Spiney The Unwanted Christmas Tree Book Feature – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Title: Spiney The Unwanted Christmas Tree Author: Wayne Mclendon Publisher: AuthorHouse Genre: Children’s Fiction Format: Paperback This was Spiney’s Christmas. He was almost eleven feet tall and much bigger than the other trees. He began getting ready weeks before Thanksgiving. He would shake his branches to remove all of the dead nettle and old bird nests that had been used in the spring. Spiney still let the birds perch in his branches. He really liked that because they were his friends. ABOUT THE AUTHOR I am a grandfather who graduated from Auburn University in fisheries in December of 1969. I have
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  • October 28, 2015
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First Person: A Matter of Perspective by Christine Amsden, author of Madison’s Song

Title: Madison’s Song Author: Christine Amsden Publisher: Twilight Times Books Pages: 275 Genre: Paranormal Fiction Format: Kindle Her voice is enchanting; his soul is black…Madison Carter has been terrified of Scott Lee since the night he saved her from an evil sorcerer – then melted into a man-eating monster before her eyes. The werewolf is a slave to the moon, but Madison’s nightmares are not. Despite her fears, when Madison’s brother, Clinton, is bitten by a werewolf, she knows there is only one man who can help. A man who frightens her all the more because even in her nightmares, he also
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  • October 15, 2015
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Roped in Book Blitz

We’re happy to be hosting K.D. Hays’ ROPED IN BOOK BLITZ today! Title: Roped In Author: K.D. Hays Publisher: K.D. Hays Pages: 140 Genre: Cozy Mystery Life has settled into a more stable pattern for fledgling investigator Karen Maxwell of DS Investigations, but that stability is precarious. At work, she has an uneasy truce with Rodney, the “office maximizer” hired by her brother to do some of the administrative work she used to do. Her brother has not assigned her any real cases and she thinks it’s because he doesn’t trust her after she was fired from her last major
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  • August 12, 2015
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Secret History by Martin Roberts Book Feature!

Title: Secret History Author: Martin Roberts Publisher: AuthorHouse Pages: 300 Genre: History Format: Kindle/Paperback This book is a fascinating account of a number of criminal cases in the United States and in the United Kingdom, some of which resulted in wrong convictions. The book is part narrative, part analysis. The analysis, in particular the demolition of the reputation of Whittaker Chambers,ex-spy and idol of many Americans (he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom) will arouse debate and rethinking of the real lessons of the cases. The British cases will shock the complacency of many British people. Both parts are relevant to
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  • August 11, 2015
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The Toy Taker by Luke Delaney Book Feature!

    Title: The Toy Taker Author: Luke Delaney Publisher: Harper Genre: Thriller/Suspense Format: Kindle/Paperback Outside the house, it’s cold and dark. Inside, where it’s warm, children are sleeping. D.I. Sean Corrigan might have a tiny new office at Scotland Yard and a huge new beat—all of London—but the job is the same. His team has a knack for catching the sickest criminals on either side of the Thames, thanks in large part to Corrigan’s uncanny ability to place himself inside the mind of a predator. But he just can’t get a read on this new case. Four-year-old George Bridgeman went to
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  • August 4, 2015
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Announcing Kim Boykin’s A Peach of a Pair Release Day Blitz!

We’re happy to be hosting Kim Boykin and her A PEACH OF A PAIR RELEASE DAY BLITZ today! About the Book: Title: A Peach of a Pair Author: Kim Boykin Publisher: Penguin Random House/Berkley Books Pages:304 Genre:Southern Women’s Fiction Purchase at Amazon “Palmetto Moon” inspired “The Huffington Post” to rave, It is always nice to discover a new talented author and Kim Boykin is quite a find. Now, she delivers a novel of a woman picking up the pieces of her life with the help of two spirited, elderly sisters in South Carolina. April, 1953. Nettie Gilbert has cherished her
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  • June 19, 2015
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Breaking the Silence: A Novel of Spain’s Civil War by Maria J. Nieto Book Blast!

Title: Breaking the Silence Author: Maria Nieto Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 202 Genre: Historical Thriller Format: Kindle/Paperback On a sweltering summer day, the streets of Old Madrid that once resonated with the laughter of children playing are empty and silent. But inside the apartment buildings there is life as families faithfully wait for updates about an army uprising in Spanish Morocco. Before long, their greatest fears come true. As rebel troops storm Madrid and chaos fills the streets, six-year-old Mari wonders why she cannot go outside to play. Unfortunately, she has no idea she is about to be trapped inside the abyss of
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  • June 4, 2015
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Tug-Of-War by Judith Somborac Book Blast – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Title: Tug-Of-War Author: Judith Somborac Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 148 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle/Paperback In 1942, in the midst of World War II, three factions struggle for power and control over Serbia: the Royalists, the Partisans, and the Nazis. For those living there, life was put on hold indefinitely while they coped daily with the terrorization of war—an especially disheartening situation for the country’s young people. Fifteen-year-old Miriana, an only child, lives in a small, two-bedroom house in Bela Palanka, Serbia, with her parents, who farm and run a saw and gristmill. Their tiny home now accommodates her mother’s sister and nephew,
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  • May 18, 2015
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Night Buddies Go Sky High by Sands Hetherington Book Feature!

  Title: Night Buddies Go Sky High Author: Sands Hetherington Publisher: Dune Buggy Press Pages: 144 Genre: Children’s Book Format: Paperback Young John Degraffenreidt and his red crocodile buddy, Crosley, show up at the Pineapple Cheesecake Factory and find Big Foot Mae lying on the floor, staring up at her Great Star Puzzle on the ceiling. Crosley only wants a new supply of pineapple cheesecakes, but what Mae points to on her ceiling will start the Night Buddies on a totally new fantasy adventure. A suspicious white dot has passed through the Corkscrew Constellation and is now moving underneath the
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