Crossroads 2011

This Halloween, meet us at THE CROSSROADS…

Last year’s tour was a real scream. Check out the amazing authors / bloggers who participated. The roster of authors for 2011 are listed below:

Grand Prize winner is: SARAH S (we’ve sent you an email Sarah!). Congrats!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2011 tour. We’ll be back next year…bwhahha….


THE RESEARCH QUESTIONS:

October 22:

1. Her short story “To ____ and _____” for the anthology SPIRITED: 13 Haunting Tales integrates Augmented Reality.

2. This author believes “Sometimes, some days, the thing you need more than anything is to ______.”

October 23:

1. Her second book features “…a love triangle, or maybe even a love ____________.”

2. This author bases her male characters on “…memories of old _______________, my husband and my son.”

October 24:

1. She is fascinated by “…the tragic _________ story and ________ history in general.”

2. Something about the ____________ era calls to this author’s main character.

October 25:

1. Two of her characters, ________ and ________ converse on Twitter all the time.

2. Her fav list in which her work is mention via Goodreads? The “Dude, where’s my _______________?” list.

October 26:

1. This author has a new series coming out with the first book titled ____ ________.

2.  She believes _______________ is a scary thing.

October 27:

1. She feels bloggers are “…great at spreading the word about both the ______ books and the hidden _______.”

2. She’s part of two debut author groups, the Class of 2k11 and the ______________.

October 28:

1. Forget book trailers, her series has a freaking ____________ video!

2. She’s terrified of _______________ which is a theme that comes up in her book LOSS.

October 29:

1. She advises writers, “Whatever _________ you make up for your world have to stand.”

2. ________ _________ organized The Crossroads Blog Tour and hopes you had a ghoulishly good time!

Remember, answers are to be emailed to bridgesocialmedia@gmail.com by October 31st at MIDNIGHT. Winner of the grand prize will be announced on November 1st, the DAY OF THE DEAD.

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CONFIRMED AUTHORS:

From small to big-gun presses, debut novels to New York Times bestsellers, we’re offering unprecedented (and free!) access to amazing YA authors. This October, more than a dozen paranormal writers will embark on an exciting blog tour that will hook young readers up with books, cool swag and a chance to win an author Skype visit.

Rachel Vincent – Mira / Harlequin Teen – Soul Screamers series, Shifters series

Judith Graves – Leap Books – Under My Skin, Second Skin, Skin of My Teeth

Joy Preble – Sourcebooks – Dreaming Anastasia, Haunted, Again and Again

Stacey Kade – Hyperion – The Ghost and the Goth, Queen of the Dead

Angie Frazier – Scholastic Press – Everlasting, The Midnight Tunnel, The Eternal Sea

Linda Joy Singleton – Flux – Dead Girl Walking, Dead Girl Dancing

Amanda Ashby – Speak – Zombie Queen of Newbury High, Fairy Bad Day

Lucienne Diver – Flux – Vamped, Revamped, Fangtasic

Kiki Hamilton – Teen / Macmillian – The Faerie Ring

Jackie Morse Kessler – Harcourt Graphia – Hunger, Rage, Loss

Kitty Keswick – Leap Books – Freaksville, Furry & Freaked

Carrie Harris – Delacorte Books for Young Readers Taste In Boys

Shannon Delany – St. Martin’s Griffin – 13 to Live, Secrets and Shadows, Bargains and Betrayals

Jeri Smith-Ready – Simon Pulse – Shade, Shift

Dawn Dalton – Leap Books – Spirited Anthology

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BOOK BLOGGERS:

Book Swarm

Kid Lit Frenzy!

Book Faery

Narratively Speaking

Electrifying Reviews

Just Your Typical Book Blog

Late Bloomer Online

A Simple Love of Reading

Confessions of a Bookaholic

Mundie Moms Book Reviews – hosting the live two-hour chat on October 28th. Loads of giveaways during this event!

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HOW THE TOUR WORKS:

Each day of The Crossroads Blog Tour, a new research question will be revealed on The Crossroad Blog Tour main page: http://judithgraves.com/events/the-crossroads-tour/crossroads-2011/ and each day the answer to that question will be found within one of the different blog posts by Crossroads Tour authors. Your job is to get the question, read the blog posts, and collect all answers by the end of the tour, on Halloween.

Answers are to be emailed to bridgesocialmedia@gmail.com by October 31st at MIDNIGHT. Winner of the grand prize will be announced on November 1st, the DAY OF THE DEAD.

Follow the tour on Twitter: @TheCrossroadsBT

And Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Crossroads-Blog-Tour/218310244897337

BRIDGE Social Media is holding a special promotion for public libraries. Libraries that actively promote the Crossroads tour (post a link on their website, mention it in their newsletters, etc) can email us proof of their promotional activities by midnight on OCTOBER 31st to be entered in a draw to win a FREE SKYPE AUTHOR VISIT FOR THEIR LIBRARIES – WITH BEST-SELLING YA AUTHOR, RACHEL VINCENT.

Send your answers to bridgesocialmedia@gmail.com by midnight on October 31st to win a fab grand prize consisting of:

  • Signed copy of Under My Skin by Judith Graves
  • Signed copy of Revamped by Lucienne Diver
  • Signed copy of Haunted by Joy Preble
  • Signed copy of Enthralled by Jeri Smith-Ready
  • Grab bag of Halloween decor treats from Dawn Dalton
  • SWAG from various tour authors

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