Pump Up Your Book Presents Tales From Earth’s End Virtual Book Publicity Tour + Kindle Fire HD Giveaway

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Join Sandy Nathan, author of the paranormal fantasy Tales From Earth’s End series including The Angel & the Brown-Eyed Boy, Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in Epic  Love and Sam & Emily: A Love Story From the Underground, as she tours the blogosphere September 4 – November 30 2012 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! The Tales From Earth’s End Virtual Book Publicity Tour is part of huge Kindle Fire HD giveaway. See details further down on how you can win one for your own as well as cash prizes!

Sandy Nathan ABOUT SANDY NATHAN

Sandy Nathan writes to amaze and delight, uplift and inspire, as well as thrill and occasionally terrify. She is known for creating unforgettable characters and putting them in do or die situations. She writes in genres ranging from science fiction, fantasy, and visionary fiction to juvenile nonfiction to spirituality and memoir.

“I write for people who like challenging, original work. My reader isn’t satisfied by a worn-out story or predictable plot. I do my best to give my readers what they want.”

Mrs. Nathan’s books have won twenty-two national awards, including multiple awards from oldest, largest, and most prestigious contests for independent publishers. Her books have earned rave critical reviews and customer reviews of close to five-star averages on Amazon. Most are Amazon bestsellers.

Sandy was born in San Francisco, California. She grew up in the hard-driving, achievement orientated corporate culture of Silicon Valley. Sandy holds Master’s Degrees in Economics and Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling. She was a doctoral student at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and has been an economic analyst, businesswoman, and negotiation coach, as well as author.

Mrs. Nathan lives with her husband on their California ranch. They bred Peruvian Paso horses for almost twenty years. She has three grown children and two grandchildren.

Her latest books are The Angel & the Brown-Eyed Boy, Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in the Embrace of Epic Love and Sam & Emily: A Love Story from the Underground, which are all part of the Tales from Earth’s End series.

You can visit her website at www.sandynathan.com.

Visit her blogs: http://sandranathan.net and http://yourshelflife.com (blog for writers)  http://talesfromearthsend.com (series blog)

Follow her on Twitter:  www.twitter.com/sandyonathan

Friend her on Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/sandy.nathan.author

Fan her at Goodreads:  http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1243401.Sandy_Nathan

Like her on LinkedIn:  http://www.linkedin.com/pub/sandra-sandy-nathan/4/6b7/185

Like her on Google+:  https://plus.google.com/116050398656224168194/posts

To purchase a paperback copy of Sandy Nathan’s The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy at Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/Angel-Brown-eyed-Boy-Sandy-Nathan/dp/0976280906

Download the ebook at Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/Angel-Brown-eyed-Tales-Earths-ebook/dp/B004I1L1AU

Purchase at Barnes & Noble:  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-angel-the-brown-eyed-boy-sandy-nathan/1028502802?ean=9780976280903

To purchase a paperback copy of Sandy Nathan’s Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in the Embrace of Epic Love at Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/Lady-Grace-Thrilling-Adventure-Wrapped/dp/1937927008

Download the ebook at Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/Lady-Grace-Thrilling-Adventure-ebook/dp/B0084F4MOI

Purchase at Barnes & Noble:  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/lady-grace-a-thrilling-adventure-wrapped-in-the-embrace-of-epic-love-sandy-nathan/1109853661?ean=9781937927004

To purchase a copy of Sandy Nathan’s Sam & Emily: A Love Story from the Underground in the Amazon Kindle Store:  http://www.amazon.com/Sam-Emily-Underground-Earths-ebook/dp/B008LFICOM/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1346194093&sr=8-6&keywords=sandy+nathan

The Angel & The Brown Eyed Boy ABOUT THE ANGEL & THE BROWN-EYED BOY

Tomorrow morning, a nuclear holocaust will destroy the planet. Two people carry the keys to survival: A teenage boy and an intergalactic traveler.

By the late 22nd century, the Great Recession of the early 2000s has lead to a worldwide police state. A ruined United States barely functions. Government control masks chaos, dissenters are sent to camps, and technology is outlawed. War rages while the authorities proclaim the Great Peace.

Finally it all breaks down. We’re in New York City on the eve of nuclear Armageddon. In the morning, ultimate destructive forces will wipe out all life on earth. Only Jeremy Edgarton, a 16-year-old, tech genius and revolutionary; and Eliana, the angelic, off-world traveler sent to Earth on a mission to prevent her planet’s death, can save the world.  Join Eliana and Jeremy as they begin a quest to save two doomed planets … and find each other.

Winner of Four National Awards:

●        2011 IPPY (Independent Press) Award Gold Medal in Visionary Fiction.

●        2011 Indie Excellence Award in Visionary Fiction (Winner of Catergory)

●        Best Books of 2011, USA Book News:

  1. Winner, New Age Fiction
  2. Finalist Fantasy/Sci-Fi

5 STARS! Another Sandy Nathan classic! Aldous Huxley meets Orson Scott Card in this sci-fi thriller with political undertones. If Nathan had written a 300-page non-fiction polemic on nuclear non-proliferation, rising sea levels, and government/media censorship, I might have learned as much, but it wouldn’t have been the page-turner that is “Angel.” The tension builds across several interconnected plot lines, as the mysterious alien relatives, a rogue federal agent, the story’s many heroic protagonists, and enough nuclear weapons to destroy the planet many times over converge on one weekend home in the Hamptons where the novel reaches its dramatic conclusion. And then, in a series of scenes straight from the set of Independence Day, all hell breaks loose . . .  I highly recommend!”

Nathan Fisher
MBA, Graduate School of Business
Stanford University

Lady Grace ABOUT LADY GRACE: A THRILLING ADVENTURE WRAPPED IN EPIC LOVE

Beyond the End of the World

The Earth has been devastated by a nuclear holocaust. Technological wizard Jeremy Edgarton and a few of his friends were whisked off planet moments before the horror by the goldies, a race of super-evolved aliens who seemed too good to be true. Unfortunately for Jeremy, that’s exactly what they were and now he wants out.

Jeremy’s mother, Veronica Edgarton, is awakening from a cryogenic sleep in a chamber deep beneath the ice near the North Pole. She is facing life with one of the most ruthless and cruel men ever to have lived. She is not the kind of person to take this lying down.

In another place, 105 generations after the missiles struck, the inhabitants of a bunker designed to preserve them until the radiation has receded are preparing to emerge. Regrettably, evolution can work for evil as well as good.

Each of these events is potentially volatile. Combine them and the results are explosive! The players from across time and space are catapulted into a struggle of cosmic scale, challenging them to draw upon every ounce of their physical, intellectual and spiritual strength.

Lady Grace is a thrilling, action-filled adventure wrapped in the embrace of epic love.

FIVE STARS! A MODERN SCI-FI MASTERPIECE
Lady Grace was first-rate science fiction and one of the most absorbing page-turners of that genre that I’ve read in years. Author Sandy Nathan exhibits the imagination of Ray Bradbury combined with the whimsicalness of Douglas Adams. That’s high praise, but it’s warranted. The story includes so much action; tense, suspenseful drama; and two charming love stories that it’s irresistible.”

— J. Chambers, Amazon Top 100 Reviewer (Currently # 57)

Sam & Emily ABOUT SAM & EMILY: A LOVE STORY FROM THE UNDERGROUND

The End of the World Was Just the Beginning of Sam’s Troubles

Sam Baahuhd has been the headman of the village for twenty-two years. He has the Voice and he has the Power. With them, he can control others with his speech and heal with a touch. Even with his powers, Sam has survived as the headman only because he’s tough and canny enough to keep his fellow villagers from murdering him. Together, they live on Veronica Edgarton’s estate in the Hamptons. Or they do until the nuclear Armageddon destroys the world.

The massive underground bomb shelter on the estate is intended for the planet’s intellectual elite. When Sam and his nearly 100 villagers find themselves moving into the high tech shelter, it’s a cosmic joke.

Despite living at the end of the 3rd millennium AD, the villagers are serf-like and their society is medieval. They can’t read, spend a lot of their time drunk or stoned, and are so inbred it’s a miracle they can put two coherent words together.

Now they are the heirs to the planet. Or at least their descendants will be in a couple thousand years when the radiation clears. If they don’t kill each other first.

Dragging a battered but beautiful female federal agent with him as the shelter’s massive steel doors close is not the best move Sam has ever made. Arthur Romero, a commando planted by the military, thinks she is seriously bad news. Arthur is the only non-villager and the only man who can run the shelter’s computers and life-support machinery. He wants her dead.

What’s worse, Sam loses his powers the minute he enters the shelter. It’s just a matter of time before the village thugs figure it out. If they gang up on him, he doesn’t have a prayer.

Sam has faced challenges before. He isn’t afraid of them. But he has never faced a challenge like the one that comes crashing in when he realizes he is in love with the wounded warrior woman he has named . . . Emily.

“FIVE STARS! Lady Grace came along and I found that Sandy had reached new heights in her story-telling and her craft. I told her I thought it was the best thing she had written. But then I read Sam & Emily. Out of the ballpark! It’s a terrific story with wonderful characters – both the good guys and the bad guys – in all kinds of wild situations. If this is your first experience of Sandy Nathan’s writing, prepare yourself for a wild ride. And give thanks that there are Sandy Nathan books already in print and even more on their way.”

— Laren Bright, Emmy-nominated television writer

Watch the Trailer!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmCIaPTs1dM&feature=youtu.be

~ ~ ~ NEW KINDLE FIRE HD GIVEAWAY ~ ~ ~

Pump Up Your Book and Sandy Nathan are teaming up to give you a chance to win a new Kindle Fire HD!

Kindle Fire HD

Here’s how it works:

Each person will enter this giveaway by liking, following, subscribing and tweeting about this giveaway through the Rafflecopter form placed on blogs throughout the tour. If your blog isn’t set up to accept the form, we offer another way for you to participate by having people comment on your blog then directing them to where they can fill out the form to gain more entries.

This Kindle Fire HD promotion will run from September 4 – November 30. The winner will be chosen randomly by Rafflecopter, contacted by email and announced on December 1, 2012.

Each blogger who participates in The Tales From Earth’s End virtual book tour is eligible to enter and win.

Visit each blog stop below to gain more entries as the Rafflecopter widget will be placed on each blog for the duration of the tour.

If you would like to participate, email Dorothy at thewriterslife(at)gmail.com. Last day to sign up is October 25. What a great way to not only win this fabulous prize, but to gain followers and comments too! Good luck everyone!

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Tales From Earth’s End Virtual Book Publicity Tour Schedule

Tales From Earth's End long banner Tuesday, September 4

Guest Blogging at The Story Behind the Book (The Angel and the Brown-eyed Boy)

Thursday, September 6

Interview at Blogcritics (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Friday, September 7

Guest Blogging at Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Monday, September 10

Book Feature at Hardcover Feedback (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Wednesday, September 12

Interview at I Am a Reader Not a Writer (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Thursday, September 13

Guest Blogging at The Top Shelf (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Friday, September 14

Interview at Debra’s Book Cafe (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Monday, September 17

Book Review at The Road to Here (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Wednesday, September 19

Character Interview at Beyond the Books (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Thursday, September 20

Interview at Books Books the Magical Fruit (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Friday, September 21

Guest Blogging at A Bookish Dame (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Saturday, September 22

Book Review at Book Club Sisters (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Monday, September 24

Book Review at Reader Girls (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Tuesday, September 25

Book Review at The Bunny’s Review (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Friday, September 28

Book Review at Books Books the Magical Fruit (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Sunday, September 30

Book Review at Mary’s Cup of Tea (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Monday, October 1

Book Review at Words I Write Crazy (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Tuesday, October 2

Guest Blogging at Moonlight Lace & Mayhem (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Wednesday, October 3

Interview and Book Giveaway at Laurie’s Thoughts and Reviews (Interview & Book Giveaway)

Thursday, October 4

Interview at The Book Connection (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Monday, October 8

Book Review at Rainy Day Reviews (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Tuesday, October 9

Guest Blogging at Inside BJ’s Head (Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in the Embrace of Epic Love)

Wednesday, October 10

Interview at Beyond the Books (Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in the Embrace of Epic Love)

Friday, October 12

Guest Blogging & Book Giveaway at Darlene’s Book Nook (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Tuesday, October 16

Guest Blogging at Sweeping Me (Sam & Emily: A Love Story)

Wednesday, October 17

Book Review at Waiting on Sunday to Drown (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Thursday, October 18

Guest Blogging & Book Giveaway at Laurie’s Thoughts & Reviews (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Monday, October 22

Book Feature at Reader Girls (Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in the Embrace of Epic Love)

Tuesday, October 23

Interview at Moonlight Lace & Mayhem (Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in the Embrace of Epic Love)

Wednesday, October 24

Read Chapter One at Pump Up Your Book (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Thursday, October 25

Read Chapter One at Pump Up your Book (Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in the Embrace of Epic Love)

Friday, October 26

Read Chapter One at Pump Up Your Book (Sam & Emily: A Love Story)

Tuesday, October 30

Book Review at Mary’s Cup of Tea (Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in the Embrace of Epic Love)

Tuesday, November 6

Book Feature at Reader Girls (Sam & Emily: A Love Story)

Wednesday, November 7

Interview at The Bunny’s Review (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Thursday, November 8

Book Trailer Spotlight at Moonlight Lace & Mayhem (Featuring the Tales From Earth’s End series)

Friday, November 9

Book Trailer Spotlight at Margay Leah Justice (Featuring the Tales From Earth’s End series)

Tuesday, November 13

Interview at Literarily Speaking (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Wednesday, November 14

Interview at GeoLibrarian (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Friday, November 16

Book Review at Sweet Southern Home (The Angel &  the Brown-eyed Boy)

Monday, November 19

Book Trailer Feature at If Books Could Talk (Featuring the entire Tales From Earth’s End series)

Tuesday, November 20

Book Review at Mary’s Cup of Tea (Lady Grace: A Thrilling Adventure Wrapped in the Embrace of Epic Love)

Thursday, November 22

Guest Blogging at The Bunny’s Review (Sam & Emily: A Love Story)

Friday, November 23

Book Review at Words I Write Crazy (Sam & Emily: A Love Story)

Monday, November 26

Interview at Examiner (The Angel & the Brown-eyed Boy)

Friday, November 30

Interview at The Writer’s Life (Featuring the entire Tales From Earth’s End series)


Sandy Nathan’s TALES FROM EARTH’S END VIRTUAL BOOK PUBLICITY TOUR will officially begin on September 4 and end on November 30 2012. Please contact Dorothy Thompson at thewriterslife(at)gmail.com if you are interested in hosting and/or reviewing her book. Thank you!

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17 Responses to “Pump Up Your Book Presents Tales From Earth’s End Virtual Book Publicity Tour + Kindle Fire HD Giveaway”

  1. Molly F. says:

    I’d love to win a Kindle to be able to read magazines and children’s books in color.

  2. Petula Winmill says:

    Sandy is a new to me author so I will be on the lookout now for her books

  3. Beth Gal says:

    I’ve never owned an e-reader, but I love reading e-books. Right now I read them on my computer and it’d be nice to be able to read them on the go.

  4. Ellen Levickis says:

    I would like the capability of accessing the internet on a Kindle

  5. Maureen says:

    I would love to have a Kindle Fire.

  6. Rima H says:

    Would love to win it as it would allow me to read more since books here in Australia are very expensive.

  7. Karen Che says:

    I’d like to win the Kindle Fire to make books portable and at my fingertips. I’m discovering a lot of new authors via Pump Up Your Book and other online outlets that I’d love to add to my to-read list, but cannot at the moment because I’m always on-the-go and cannot carry books with me.

  8. Alison S. says:

    to be able to read kindle without being at the desk

  9. I am a fan of Sandy’s Tales From Earth’s End trilogy and a visionary fiction author colleague. I love supporting her work! Would love to win a Kindle Fire…e-readers are how I do most of my reading nowadays. They’re great to travel with!

  10. Chrissy Peebles says:

    Looks awesome! I’d love to win a kindle fire!

  11. kay swederski says:

    I would love to win so I could give it to my boyfriend for Christmas!

  12. Hi Sandy! Good luck on your book tour. I read about this on the WLC Facebook page and searched you out. I also read your blog post about book pricing and freebies. Glad the KDP days worked for you. My book is free Oct 8-10, so we’ll see how it works for me.

    Rachelle

  13. Michele Luker says:

    tO BE ABLE TO READ IN BED AT NIGHT WITHOUR DISTURBING ANYONE!

  14. my husband lives out of the country so I travel a lot, and am also in waiting rooms alot, so would be lovely to have one of these, have wanted one for some time now.

    truwinner@gmail.com

  15. As a gift for my bestie.

  16. krista grandstaff says:

    I’d like to have one so that I am not dragging my stacks of books with me wherever I go 🙂 ! It wouldn’t change my book buying habits any, I’d just buy more electronic versions than paper I’d imagine!

  17. april yedinak says:

    I would love to win a Kindle Fire so that I can enjoy all the great e-reads out there and be able to use it to keep the kids entertained.

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