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📖 Press Release: Pump Up Your Book Announces Mark Oristano’s Surgeon’s Story Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Mark Oristano’s SURGEON’S STORY (Authority Publishing) virtual book tour May 1 – July 28. Mark will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his phenomenal new literary fiction that critics are saying is a page turner! Mark has been a professional writer/journalist since the age of 16. After growing up in suburban New York, Oristano moved to Texas in 1970 to attend Texas Christian University.  A major in Mass Communications, Mark was hired by WFAA-TV in 1973 as a sports reporter, the start of a 30-year career covering the NFL and professional
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Press Release: Pump Up Your Book Announces Daniel A. Blum’s The Feet Say Run Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Daniel A. Blum’s THE FEET SAY RUN (Gabriel’s Horn Press) virtual book tour April 3 – June 30. Daniel will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his phenomenal new literary fiction that critics are saying is ‘eccentric, hilarious and, in the end, very moving’! Daniel A. Blum grew up in New York, attended Brandeis University and currently lives outside of Boston with his family. His first novel Lisa33 was published by Viking in 2003. He has been featured in Poets and Writers magazine, Publisher’s Weekly and most recently, interviewed in Psychology
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Press Release: Pump Up Your Book Announces Darin Gibby’s Chasing Hindy Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Darin Gibby’s CHASING HINDY (Koehler Books) virtual book tour April 3 – June 30. Darin will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his phenomenal new thriller that critics are saying is a well written face pace novel! In addition to a thriving career as a novelist, author Darin Gibby is also one of the country’s premiere patent attorneys and a partner at the prestigious firm of Kilpatrick Townsend (www.kilpatricktownsend.com). With over twenty years of experience in obtaining patents on hundreds of inventions from the latest drug delivery systems to life-saving cardiac
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Press Release: Pump Up Your Book Announces Vincent Zandri’s The Ashes Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Vincent Zandri’s THE ASHES (Bear Media) virtual book tour March 6 – May 31.  Vincent will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his phenomenal new psychological suspense thriller that critics are calling riveting, creepy and crazy good! Winner of the 2015 PWA Shamus Award and the 2015 ITW Thriller Award for Best Original Paperback Novel, Vincent Zandri is the NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and AMAZON KINDLE No.1 bestselling author of more than 25 novels including THE REMAINS, MOONLIGHT WEEPS, EVERYTHING BURNS, and ORCHARD GROVE. He is also the author of
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Press Release: Pump Up Your Book! Announces Bruce Forciea’s Alan 2 Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Bruce Forciea’s Alan 2 virtual book tour March 6 – May 31. Bruce will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his new cyber thriller release, Alan 2, that critics are calling a must-read! A brilliant artificial intelligence (AI) scientist, Dr. Alan Boyd, develops a new program that integrates part of his brain with a computer’s operating system. The program, Alan 2, can anticipate a user’s needs and automatically perform many tasks. A large software company, International Microsystems (IM) desperately wants the program and tempts Dr. Boyd with huge sums of money,
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Press Release: Pump Up Your Book! Announces William R. Leibowitz’s Miracle Man Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce William R. Leibowitz’s Miracle Man virtual book tour March 6 – May 31.  Bill will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his thriller novel that was named by Amazon as one of the Top 100 Novels of 2015, an Amazon Top 10 thriller, an Amazon bestseller and an Amazon NY Times bestseller. The victim of an unspeakable crime, an infant rises to become a new type of superhero.  Unlike any that have come before him, he is not a fanciful creation of animators, he is real. So begins the saga of
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📚 Pump Up Your Book Announces The Heatstroke Line Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Edward L. Rubin’s THE HEATSTROKE LINE (Sunbury Press) virtual book tour starting January 3 and ending March 31.  Edward will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his phenomenal new scifi/cli-fi new novel that critics are comparing to Mad Max, The Hunger Games, Waterworld, and The Walking Dead.  THE HEATSTROKE LINE is Pump Up Your Book’s Top Scifi Pick of the Month. Edward Rubin is University Professor of Law and Political Science at Vanderbilt University.  He specializes in administrative law, constitutional law and legal theory. He is the author of Soul, Self
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Press Release: Pump Up Your Book! Announces Steve Dunn Hanson’s Sealed Up Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Steve Dunn Hanson’s Sealed Up: The Course of Fate: Book One virtual book tour January 3 – March 31.  Steve will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his phenomenal new action/adventure/suspense novel that critics are calling “Fascinating. Intricate. Intelligent.” Hanson has lived in places that grew him – from a small Idaho farm town, a run-down neighborhood in St. Louis, and a middle-class southern California community to Sydney, Australia and Bucharest, Romania. His experiences are as varied as the places he’s lived.  He says, “I have a hopper of ‘reality’ including
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Pump Up Your Book! Announces Rani St. Pucchi’s Your Body, Your Style: Simple Tips on Dressing to Flatter Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Rani St. Pucchi’s Your Body, Your Style: Simple Tips on Dressing to Flatter virtual book tour starting November 1 and ending February 10.  Rani will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about her phenomenal new book that will help the average woman in America which is size 14 and that relationship starts with an individual’s relationship to self.. Thirty years ago, Rani St. Pucchi took the bridal world by storm, despite having no formal training in fashion. She is an award winning couture fashion designer and founder of the world-renowned bridal house
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Press Release: Pump Up Your Book Announces Robert J. Dornan’s 23 MINUTES PAST 1 A.M. Virtual Book Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pump Up Your Book! is proud to announce Robert J. Dornan’s 23 Minutes Past 1 A.M. virtual book tour starting September 5 and ending November 30. Robert will be guest appearing at blogs throughout the U.S. and international regions talking about his phenomenal new historical fiction novel that critics are calling very real and moving. Robert J Dornan is someone who wishes to leave a better world to his children. He realizes that the odds are slim but he will do whatever he can to increase the probability of success. He is always open to discuss new and innovative ideas and hopes someday to see the
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TONIGHT 6:30 P.M. (EST) Kevin V. Symmons LIVE on A Book and a Chat

 TONIGHT,  February 24, at 6:30 p.m (EST), Kevin V. Symmons, will appear LIVE on A Book and a Chat, one of online radio’s most popular and sought after shows hosted by Barry Eva. Kevin Symmons has a BS and an MBA. He has attended the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music and studied in France. After a successful career in business management and consulting, he returned to his first love: writing. His first novel, a spell-binding paranormal romance titled “Rite of Passage” is set in the chaotic period after World War II. It’s received dozens of great reviews and was a RomCon Reader’s Crown Finalist for 2013. His second
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Winner Announced in the Married One Night Book Blitz!

Congratulations goes out to Stacey Roberson. She is the winner of a $25 Amazon gift card during Amber Leigh Williams’ Married One Night Book Blitz! Thanks to all who participated. Visit our Authors on Tour page to find more giveaways and chances to win!


Winner Announced in the Unlocking Your Spiritual Greatness Book Blitz!

    Congratulations goes out to Miranda W. She is the winner of a $25 Amazon gift card during Jim Greene’s Unlocking Your Spiritual Greatness Book Blitz.  Thanks to all who participated. Visit our Authors on Tour page to find more giveaways and chances to win!


Kaira Rouda #1 Amazon Bestseller for ‘In the Mirror’

I am so excited to announce Kaira Rouda made Amazon’s #1 bestseller list for IN THE MIRROR during her virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! Congratulations, Kaira! Title: In the Mirror Author: Kaira Rouda Publisher: Real You Publishing Group Pages: 214 Genre: Women’s Fiction Format: Paperback/Kindle What choices would you make if you knew you might die soon? From the multi award-winning, best-selling author of four books, including Here, Home, Hope, a gripping and heart wrenching novel about a young mother who has it all. The only problem is she may be dying. In her previous works including All the Difference, Rouda’s characters “sparkle with humor and
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Kevin Bohacz #1 Amazon Techno-Thriller Bestseller for ‘Immortality’

I am so excited to announce Kevin Bohacz just made Amazon’s #1 bestseller list for techno-thrillers for IMMORTALITY one week into his virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book!  Congratulations, Kevin! Title: Immortality Genre: Techno-Thriller Author: Kevin Bohacz Publisher: CPrompt Pages: 389 Format: Paperback/Kindle Without warning, something has gone terribly awry. In the remote and unnoticed places of the world, small pockets of death begin occurring. As the initially isolated extinctions spread, the world’s eyes focus on this unimaginable horror and chaos. Out of the ecological imbalance, something new and extraordinary is evolving and surviving to fill the voids left by these extinctions. Evolution is operating in ways
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Announcing Pump Up Your Book March 2014 Authors on Tour

Get a head start on your spring reading with books in your favorite genres. In the month of March, Pump Up Your Book! is featuring historical fiction titles, romance novels, thrillers, books for children and tweens, autobiographies and more! Follow our tours and find chances to win fabulous prizes like gift cards and Kindles. Kevin Bohacz shares his techno-thrillers “Immortality” and “Ghost of the Gods,” while Michael Goffinet tours with his action thriller, “They Call Me Superman,” and Pamela Samuels Young talks about her mystery thriller, “Anybody’s Daughter.” Freddie Owens and Monique Roy share their historical novels, and Andra Walkins tours with the historical paranormal suspense novel, “To Live
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Love Like the Movies Release Day Blitz + Win Prizes Today!

TODAY is the US premier of LOVE LIKE THE MOVIES through Simon & Schuster’s Pocket Star & You’re Invited to our HOLLYWOOD LAUNCH PARTY! This is an ALL DAY FACEBOOK Red Carpet Event. ★★CLAIM your VIP ticket now to the LOVE LIKE THE MOVIES online premiere event and Join us for movie fun and awesome prizes.★★ https://www.facebook.com/events/790570154291472/ ★Last chance entries for our MOVIE Swag Sweepstakes. Winners will be announced throughout the day. -2 first prizes of $25 iTunes gift cards and free Ebook -GRAND PRIZE worth over $150 – Popcorn gift basket of 10 ROM-COM DVDs, EBook, movie swag and candy! ★Win additional fun prizes throughout the day! ★Go behind the scenes! ★Meet the
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You are invited to Gwen Knight’s Facebook Party Friday, February 7 & Win Prizes!

Gwen Knight, author of A Hunter’s Passion (Harlequin), will be having a Facebook party! Here are the details: Who – Gwen Knight Where – https://www.facebook.com/events/597144170357715/?previousaction=join&source=1 When – Friday, February 7, 3-6 pm PST Lots of prizes to be given away just by attending! ABOUT GWEN KNIGHT Canadian girl Gwen Knight first began to delve into the realm of the paranormal at the age of ten, when she wrote her first horror starring a clawed monster that hid beneath her bed. Since then, her tastes have expanded into many genres. Though addicted to reading and writing, she managed to achieve a degree in archaeology, geography, and mapping. Currently, she lives
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Pump Up Your Book! Announces February 2014 Authors on Virtual Book Tours

February is a great time to fall in love with new books. Pump Up Your Book! is featuring authors with books in a variety of genres, including numerous romance titles. Follow our tours to find chances to win prizes like gift cards and a Kindle Fire HD. Greta Bondieumaitre shares her chick lit novel, “’Til I find You,” and Emilia Rutigliano is serving up women’s fiction with an attitude in her novel, “Layers of Veronica.” Greg Messel returns to Pump Up Your Book! this month with his mystery and romance novel, “Fog City Strangler,” while Carlyle Clark, Wendy Tyson and Pamela Samuels Young talk about their mysteries/thrillers. The month
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Announcing Pump Up Your Book’s January 2014 Authors on Tour!

A new year means it’s time to stock up on great titles. Pump Up Your Book is featuring dozens of authors in January with books in a variety of genres. You’ll find young adult fiction, children’s picture books, romantic suspense, thrillers, mysteries, inspirational essays, business books and more. Follow our tours to find chances to win great prizes. The month of January is host to mysteries from Carlyle Clark, Wendy VanHatten, and Pamela Samuels Young. Suspense and thriller titles are being shared by Phillip L. Davidson, Marlene Morgan, Susan Sloate, and David Wind and Terese Ramin, while Dr. David R. Fett, Stephen Langford, and Connie Malcolm return with their
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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 when you purchase Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow from the Sweetles website in December, you’ll pay only $12 (regular $17.99). In addition, a portion of the proceeds from each book sale benefits the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Child Life Program. Nurmawati won a $25 Amazon gift card during the A Christmas Kindness virtual book tour. Congratulations to all our winners. Follow our tours for more chances to win great prizes!      


You are invited to Kaylin McFarren’s Facebook Party Tuesday, Dec 3 & Win Prizes!

Kaylin McFarren, author of Buried Threads, will be having a Facebook party! Here are the details: Who – Kaylin McFarren Where – https://www.facebook.com/events/333561310121127/ When – Tuesday, December 3, 2:00pm until 5:00pm in PST Lots of prizes to be given away just by attending! ABOUT KAYLIN MCFARREN Kaylin McFarren is a California native who has enjoyed traveling around the world. She previously worked as director for a fine art gallery, where she helped foster the careers of various artists before feeling the urge to satisfy her won creative impulses. Since launching her writing career, McFarren has earned more than a dozen literary awards in addition to a finalist spot in
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‘Lila: The Sign of the Elven Queen’ Mark Grant Interviewed at KXLO Radio

Mark Grant, author of the children’s novel, Lila: The Sign of the Elven Queen, is interviewed by Phyllis Hall of KXLO Radio! Mark J. Grant, a graduate of Occidental College, has been on Wall Street for thirty-seven years in various senior management positions. He has run capital markets for four investment banks and been on the boards of directors of four investment banks. Grant also writes “Out of the Box,” a commentary on the financial markets that is distributed daily to approximately 5,000 large money management institutions in forty-eight countries. He is the author of Out of the Box and onto Wall Street: Unorthodox Insights on Investments and the
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Faith on Earth? Book Blast Winner!

  Congratulations goes out to Stacey D. winner of a $25 Amazon gift card during the Faith on Earth? Book Blast. Thanks to all who participated. Follow our tours all month long to find more chances to win great prizes.


Pump Up Your Book Summer Special: Book Your Tour $100 Off

Pump Up Your Book is offering authors a huge discount for authors! Book your tour before September 2013 and receive $100 off  (this applies to all packages excluding book blasts). Please add the promo code SUMMER SPECIAL when inquiring to get your discount. This promotional offer begins May 30 and ends September 30. You may book ahead of time to get this special as long as payment is made by September 30.  Inquiries and payments after September 30 will be null and void at this special price. Email Dorothy Thompson at thewriterslife (at) gmail.com or Tracee Gleichner at tgleichner(at)gmail.com for more info.  Please include the name of your book, book
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A Heartfelt Goodbye from Morrie Richfield

In all the seven years I’ve been running Pump Up Your Book, I have never had an author personally thank us along with his street team (Hollywood publicist Charlie Barrett and more) in a video.  We will miss you Morrie! Please pick up your copy of Revelation.  Morrie is a terrific guy and it has been a pleasure having him with us…we will miss him! Mr. Breeze is back; so is Michael Ryan and Rover, the magical dog. MR. BREEZE fans can rejoice. REVELATION, Morrie Richfield’s much-anticipated sequel to his novel MR. BREEZE, has arrived. Readers new to the strange but inspiring tale of a super being and his
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Giveaway Winners!

    Congratulations goes out the following winners: BookLady  won a $25 Amazon Gift Card from the Meg the Egg Book Blast Sylvia  won a copy of After the Ending by Lindsey Fairleigh and Lindsey Pogue Thanks to all who participated. Look for more chances to win great prizes by following our book tours.


Free for Kindle: ‘After the Ending’ by Lindsey Fairleigh and Lindsey Pogue (May 17 & 18)!

Lindsey Fairleigh and Lindsey Pogue’s post-apocalyptic romance novel, After the Ending, the first book in The Ending Series is FREE on Kindle May 17th and 18th. Don’t miss the chance to pick up a copy of a novel that readers are calling, “a must read,” and “a thrilling adventure.” The Virus spread. Billions died. The Ending began. We may have survived the apocalypse, but the Virus changed us. When people started getting sick, “they” thought it was just the flu. My roommate, my boyfriend, my family…they’re all gone now. I got sick too. I should have died with them—with the rest of the world—but I didn’t. I thought witnessing
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Pump Up Your Book’s May ’13 Authors on Virtual Book Tour

They’re coming!  We’re proud to release the monthly trailer for our authors on virtual book tour! Pump Up Your Book is thrilled to announce their May 2013 authors on virtual book tour.  In May, Pump Up Your Book features 37 authors in a variety of genres.  From paranormal mysteries and romances to fantasy novels, from children’s picture books to young adult novels, and from Christian memoirs to non-fiction crime books and more, you’re sure to find a book of interest. Follow our authors to see how you can enter for a chance to win fabulous prizes like Amazon or Starbucks gift cards or the Kindle Fire HD! Look for
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Winner Announced in the Thy Kingdom Come Book Blast!

Congratulations to Faith C. She won the $25 VISA gift card during Lakesha Monique Ruise’s Thy Kingdom Come Book Blast. Thanks to all who entered. Look for more chances to win fabulous prizes all month long from a variety of authors and Pump Up Your Book!