Articles By: Cheryl Malandrinos

Pump Up Your Book Presents the Tactics, Trends, & Traits of the Enemy by Jermaine Gadson – Book Blitz & Virtual Book Tour Win $25 Amazon Gift Card

Pump Up Your Book Presents the Tactics, Trends, & Traits of the Enemy by Jermaine Gadson – Book Blitz & Virtual Book Tour Win $25 Amazon Gift Card
Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Jermaine Gadson’s Tactics, Trends, & Traits of the Enemy Book Blitz from May 19 – 30, 2014! ABOUT TACTICS, TRENDS & TRAITS OF THE ENEMY   Title: Tactics, Trends, & Traits of the Enemy Genre: Spiritual Author: Jermaine Gadson Publisher:...
April 10th, 2014 | Authors on Tour, Book Blasts, Featured | Read More

{Legal Thriller} Contempt of Court Blog Tour Sign Up

{Legal Thriller} Contempt of Court Blog Tour Sign Up
  Ken Malovos is touring May 5 – 30 with his legal thriller, Contempt of Court.  We are looking for: Reviews (softcover) Interviews Author Guest Posts Book Spotlights with giveaway Book Spotlights First Chapter Reveals   Sacramento trial lawyer, Mike Zorich, is finally coming...
April 7th, 2014 | Blog Tour Sign-Ups, Featured | Read More

{Religious Spirituality} Man’s Rejection of God: Who’s Responsible? Blog Tour Sign Up

{Religious Spirituality} Man’s Rejection of God: Who’s Responsible? Blog Tour Sign Up
RL Keller will be touring May 5-30 with his religious spirituality book, Man’s Rejection of God: Who’s Responsible? We are looking for: Reviews (softcover) Interviews Author Guest Posts Book Spotlights     Indian nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi has been quoted as saying...
March 26th, 2014 | Blog Tour Sign-Ups, Featured | Read More

{YA Fantasy} The Stolen Herd – Book 1 of the Mandamus and Luco Series Blog Tour Sign Up

{YA Fantasy} The Stolen Herd – Book 1 of the Mandamus and Luco Series Blog Tour Sign Up
K. Madill will be touring May 5-30 with her young adult fantasy novel, The Stolen Herd – Book 1 of the Mandamus and Luco Series. We are looking for: Reviews (printed and eBook) Interviews Author Guest Posts Book Spotlights First Chapter Reveals Mandamus is only a foal when his herd is captured...
March 26th, 2014 | Blog Tour Sign-Ups, Featured | Read More

Q & A + Book Giveaway with P. Christina Greenaway, Author of ‘Written in Ruberah’

Q & A + Book Giveaway with P. Christina Greenaway, Author of ‘Written in Ruberah’
The PUYB Virtual Book Club hosts P. Christina Greenaway, author of the paranormal romance novel, Written in Ruberah, and Dream Chaser: Awakening. Visit our Virtual Book Club to ask questions of and leave comments for the author for your chance to win a digital copy of Written in Ruberah. The giveaway...
March 20th, 2014 | Author Interviews, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Presents A Sandy Grave Virtual Book Publicity Tour & Giveaway

Pump Up Your Book Presents A Sandy Grave Virtual Book Publicity Tour & Giveaway
    Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Donna M. McDine’s A Sandy Grave virtual book tour March 3 – April 25! ABOUT A SANDY GRAVE Title: A Sandy Grave Author: Donna M. McDine Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing Pages: 24 Language: English Genre: Tween chapterbook Format: Paperback,...
February 23rd, 2014 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Presents Written in Ruberah Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Pump Up Your Book Presents Written in Ruberah Virtual Book Publicity Tour
  Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you P. Christina Greenaway’s Written in Ruberah virtual book tour March 3 – 28! ABOUT WRITTEN IN RUBERAH Title: Written in Ruberah Author: P. Christina Greenaway Publisher: Girl by the Sea Publishing Pages: 420 Language: English Genre: Paranormal...
February 22nd, 2014 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

{Tween Chapter Book} A Sandy Grave Blog Tour Sign Up

{Tween Chapter Book} A Sandy Grave Blog Tour Sign Up
Donna McDine will be on tour March 3 – April 25 with her tween chapter book, A Sandy Grave. We are looking for reviews (PDF (preferred) and printed softcover copies available), interviews, guest posts, book trailer reveals, and a limited number of book spotlights with a giveaway. Update: Tour is full....
February 5th, 2014 | Blog Tour Sign-Ups, Featured | Read More

{Paranormal Romance} Written in Ruberah Blog Tour Sign Up

{Paranormal Romance} Written in Ruberah Blog Tour Sign Up
P. Christina Greenaway will be on tour March 3 – 28 with her paranormal romance, Written in Ruberah. We are looking for reviews, interviews, guest posts, first chapter reveals, and a limited number of book spotlights with an eBook giveaway. Deadline to sign up is February 21. Please sign up by...
February 4th, 2014 | Blog Tour Sign-Ups, Featured | Read More

Giveaway Winners Announced!

Giveaway Winners Announced!
    Congratulations go out to Heidi R., Jennifer H. and Nurmawati D., winners of some of our December giveaways. Heidi won a $25 Amazon gift card during the Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow virtual book. Jennifer H. walks away with a hardcover copy of Sal’s book. A reminder that...
December 17th, 2013 | Announcements, Featured | Read More

{Virtual Book Tour} Pump Up Your Book Presents Dreamer Virtual Book Publicity Tour

{Virtual Book Tour} Pump Up Your Book Presents Dreamer Virtual Book Publicity Tour
    Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Phillip L. Davidson’s Dreamer virtual book tour January 13 – 24! ABOUT DREAMER Title: Dreamer Genre: Faith-based military thriller Author: Phillip L. Davidson Publisher: Phillip L. Davidson; 2 edition (September 4, 2013) Pages: 383 Language:...
December 11th, 2013 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Chats with Kim Hilton, Author of Closet Words

Pump Up Chats with Kim Hilton, Author of Closet Words
Kim Hilton, MCC, PCC, has a master’s degree in Christian counseling. Founder of Closet Words Ministries Foundation, Kim is a teacher on prayer and listening to God. An avid writer of several books, Closet Words was chosen as the first book to be published with the proceeds going to Closet Words Ministries...
December 6th, 2013 | Author Interviews, Featured | Read More

PUYB Virtual Book Club Q&A ‘MARY ELIZABETH THE SPOTLESS COW’ w/ SAL BARBERA + Book Giveaway!

PUYB Virtual Book Club Q&A ‘MARY ELIZABETH THE SPOTLESS COW’ w/ SAL BARBERA + Book Giveaway!
Sal Barbera, author of the children’s picture book MARY ELIZABETH THE SPOTLESS COW is over at PUYB Virtual Book Club today to talk about hIS new book and and have a book giveaway! One lucky person who leaves a question or comments will win a free copy. The contest will begin today and end on Dec...
December 5th, 2013 | Featured, PUYB Q&A, PUYB Virtual Book Club | Read More

Giveaway Winners Announced!

Giveaway Winners Announced!
    Congratulations go out to Vennie M. and Heather M., winners in some of our November giveaways. Vennie picked up a set of 2 Little Shepherd mugs from author and Pump Up Staff member Cheryl Malandrinos’ book tour. Heather is the lucky recipient of a $25 Amazon gift card from Kim...
December 4th, 2013 | Featured, What's New? | Read More

The Greatest Benefit of Virtual Book Tours

The Greatest Benefit of Virtual Book Tours
I’ve been promoting authors’ books with virtual book tours (VBTs) since 2007. I could share numerous benefits of VBTs: promoting a book from the comfort of your own home, the vast audience they reach, and their longevity (I can type the author’s name and book title from one of my first clients...
November 13th, 2013 | Featured, Staff Articles | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Chats with Sarah Renée, Author of The Saderia Series

Pump Up Your Book Chats with Sarah Renée, Author of The Saderia Series
Sarah Renée has loved writing from an early age. She has been writing short stories since the age of 4, and at the age of 10, she came up with the idea for The Tiger Princess. She wrote the novel when she was 12. She is fascinated with wild animals and the wild world outside her home, and has an obvious...
November 11th, 2013 | Author Interviews, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Presents A Christmas Kindness Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Pump Up Your Book Presents A Christmas Kindness Virtual Book Publicity Tour
    Join C.C. Gevry, author of the first chapter reader, A Christmas Kindness,  as she tours the blogosphere December 2 – 23, 2013 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT A CHRISTMAS KINDNESS   Title: A Christmas Kindness Genre: First chapter reader Author:...
November 10th, 2013 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Presents: Thy Will Be Done Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Pump Up Your Book Presents: Thy Will Be Done Virtual Book Publicity Tour
    Join Ronald Kirk, author of the Christian living book, Thy Will Be Done,  as he tours the blogosphere December 2 – 27, 2013 on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT THY WILL BE DONE   Title: Thy Will Be Done Genre: Christian living Author: Ronald Kirk Publisher:...
November 8th, 2013 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Presents: Closet Words Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Pump Up Your Book Presents: Closet Words Virtual Book Publicity Tour
  Join Kim Hilton, author of the Christian inspirational book, Closet Words,  as she tours the blogosphere December 2 – 27, 2013 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT CLOSET WORDS   Title: Closet Words Genre: Christian inspirational Author: Kim Hilton Publisher:...
November 8th, 2013 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

{Christian Inspirational Book for Review}: Closet Words by Kim Hilton

{Christian Inspirational Book for Review}: Closet Words by Kim Hilton
Kim Hilton will be touring December 2 – 27 with her Christian inspirational book, Closet Words. We are looking for reviews, interviews, and guest posts. To sign up, click on banner below!   Book Description: Taken word for word as heard from God, Closet Words is a collection of powerful and...
November 8th, 2013 | books for review, Featured | Read More

{Christian Living Book for Review}: Thy Will Be Done by Ronald Kirk

{Christian Living Book for Review}: Thy Will Be Done by Ronald Kirk
Ronald Kirk will be touring December 2 – 27 with his Christian living book, Thy Will Be Done. We are looking for reviews, interviews, first chapter reveals, guest posts, and book spotlights. To sign up, click on banner below!   Book Description: The world cries out for an imaginative but realistic...
November 8th, 2013 | books for review, Featured | Read More

Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow VBT and Book Sale Extended! + Win $25 Amazon Gift Card

Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow VBT and Book Sale Extended! + Win $25 Amazon Gift Card
Great news, everyone! The virtual book tour for Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow by Salvatore (Sal) Barbera has been extended thru December 27, 2013. We are looking for book reviews, book trailer reveals, and guest posts. In addition, from November 4 – Dec 10, 2013 there are several openings for...
October 21st, 2013 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Presents Closet Words Book Blast & $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Pump Up Your Book Presents Closet Words Book Blast & $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway
Pump Up Your Book is proud to announce Kim Hilton’s Christian inspirational Closet Words Book Blast November 4 – 29! Kim will be giving away a $25 Amazon Gift Card. To enter, fill out the Rafflecopter form below or on participating blogs throughout the blast and good luck! All participating bloggers...
October 17th, 2013 | Book Blasts, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Presents The Saderia Series Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Pump Up Your Book Presents The Saderia Series Virtual Book Publicity Tour
    Join Sarah Renée, author  of the middle grade fantasy adventure books, The Saderia Series, as she tours the blogosphere November 4 – 29, 2013 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ————————————————————— ABOUT THE SADERIA SERIES The...
October 15th, 2013 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Chats with Joe Sergi, Author of ‘Sky Girl and the Superheroic Adventures’

Pump Up Your Book Chats with Joe Sergi, Author of ‘Sky Girl and the Superheroic Adventures’
Joe Sergi lives outside of Washington, DC with his wife and daughter. Joe is an attorney and a Haller Award winning author who has written articles, novels, short stories, and comic books in the horror, scifi, and young adult genres. Joe is the creator of the Sky Girl series of novels and the editor...
September 26th, 2013 | Author Interviews, Featured | Read More

Sal Barbera, Author of ‘Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow’ Attending Orange County Children’s Book Festival

Sal Barbera, Author of ‘Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow’ Attending Orange County Children’s Book Festival
Children’s author, Salvatore “Sal” Barbera, who is touring with Pump Up Your Book in October, is attending the Orange County Children’s Book Festival on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA. Now in its 10th year, this event features numerous book...
September 24th, 2013 | Featured, What's New? | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Chats with Tim & Debbie Bishop, Authors of ‘Two Are Better’

Pump Up Your Book Chats with Tim & Debbie Bishop, Authors of ‘Two Are Better’
Tim Bishop Originally from Maine, Tim Bishop has over thirty years of experience in business, first as a CPA, then for many years in various roles in the corporate world. In addition to consulting for small businesses, Tim serves as a Hope Coach for TheHopeLine, a nonprofit organization that seeks to...
September 22nd, 2013 | Author Interviews, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Presents Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow Virtual Book Publicity Tour & Giveaway

Pump Up Your Book Presents Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow Virtual Book Publicity Tour & Giveaway
    Join Salvatore Barbera, author of the children’s picture book, Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow, as he tours the blogosphere October 1 – 31, 2013 on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ————————————————————— ABOUT MARY...
September 18th, 2013 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

Pump Up Your Book Presents A Pirate, A Blockade Runner, and a Cat Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Pump Up Your Book Presents A Pirate, A Blockade Runner, and a Cat Virtual Book Publicity Tour
Join Beverly Stowe McClure, author of the middle grade/tween paranormal novel, A Pirate, A Blockade Runner, and a Cat, as she tours the blogosphere October 7 – 31, 2013 on her third virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ————————————————————— ABOUT A PIRATE,...
September 18th, 2013 | Authors on Tour, Featured | Read More

New Children’s Book for Review: Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow

New Children’s Book for Review: Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow
Salvatore Barbera will be touring October 1 – 31, 2013 with his children’s picture book, Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow. We are looking for reviews, interviews, guest post spots, and book spotlights. Please mention how you want to host this author and provide three dates that would work...
September 18th, 2013 | books for review, Featured | Read More