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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Blog Tour- WIFWULF by @JacksonLanzing, @cpkelly & @DailenOgden With Excerpts & A #Giveaway! @thevaultcomics

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the WIFWULF  by Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, & Dailen Ogden Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!

 

About The Book:

Title: WIFWULF 

Authors: Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, & Dailen Ogden (Illustrator)

Pub. Date: May 7, 2024

Publisher: Vault Comics

Formats:  Paperback, eBook

Pages: 112

Find it: Goodreadshttps://books2read.com/WILWULF

Angela Carter's The Company of Wolves and Emily Carroll's Through the Woods meet Squad (Maggie Tokuda-Hall and Lisa Sterle), in WIFWULF - a tale of transformation, blood, and beauty that calls to the wild freedom of our true selves within each of us.

A haunting story of deep loneliness, raw wounds, wild magic, and the freedom of transformation.

Wif. Noun, Old English: A Woman; this word is also the origina from which the word “wife” is derived. Contrast with “wer,” a man.
Wulf. Noun, Old English: A Wolf, a wild carnivorous mammal of the Canidae family, which lives and hunts in packs.

WIFWULF is an original folklore myth telling the story of Charity Bjornsdotter, a young woman in 1860's Montana who spends her days in the woods with her closest friend, a local wolf she calls Silver Slash. Charity is on the precipice of marriage to the most handsome man in her small village, the mercurial-yet-beloved Paul Skeld. But as her husband isolates her from Silver Slash, she begins to feel a call to the wilds...for it is there that her true destiny awaits. WIFWULF is the harrowing tale of a woman forcibly separated from that which makes her feel alive, a reinterpretation of the classic werewolf myth... and the origin story of a new goddess.

A successfully funded, beloved project on Kickstarter, WIFWULF explores a few facets of trauma but especially speaks to relationship abuse, something that has touched more than one member of the creative team. It’s a story that reminds us that even when you feel at your most monstrous, you can find your way back. But not unchanged.

It is also a story about werewolves. About bloody revenge and deep loneliness. About the secret, sad meaning behind the howls we hear from the dark forests on the darkest of nights.

Experience this haunting story in the dark of night, in whatever moonlit warren you call home – or shed your skin, embrace the night, and run wild with magic – and become forever changed.

This book contains mature content and may not be for everyone. WIFWULF contains gore, intimate partner violence, body horror, and animal death.

For fans of Emily Carroll's Through the Woods, Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (specifically: The Company of Wolves), works by Kelly Link, Carmen Maria Machado's Her Body and Other PartiesSquad by Maggie Tokuda-Hall and Lisa Sterle, Clarissa Pinkola Est├ęs' Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype, Kelly Armstrong's Bitten, Pretty Deadly by Kelly Sue DeConnick & Emma Rios, By Chance or Providence by Becky Cloonan, Monstress by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda, and the films The Witch and Princess Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki).

“This just may be the most beautiful ‘werewolf’ story I’ve ever consumed in any medium.”
-- Chris Shehan (The Autumnal, House of Slaughter)

"A luscious, vicious fever dream of a fairy tale about the cages we find ourselves in and the true cost of freedom. WIFWULF is the kind of story that lingers." -- Jody Houser (Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy, Stranger Things)

 

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About Jackson Lanzing:

JACKSON LANZING is one half of New York Times Bestselling writing partnership known as “the Hivemind,” alongside Collin Kelly. The two met in college, where they first became bitter rivals before becoming best friends. Their work in comics includes Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty, Kang the Conqueror, Guardians of the Galaxy, Batman Beyond: Neo-Year, Dark One (with Brandon Sanderson), Joyride, and Star Trek — for which they received a 2023 Eisner nomination for Best New Series. They also work in film, TV, games and, and are incredibly proud of their recently released middle-grade novel Thor Quest: Hammers of the Gods from Marvel Press. They live a few minutes from one another in Los Angeles, CA — along with their wives and far too many pets — where they spend their time reading, debating, playing music too loud, and enjoying every tabletop roleplaying game they can get their hands on. 

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About Collin Kelly:

COLLIN KELLY is one half of New York Times Bestselling writing partnership known as “the Hivemind,” alongside Jackson Lanzing. The two met in college, where they first became bitter rivals before becoming best friends. Their work in comics includes Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty, Kang the Conqueror, Guardians of the Galaxy, Batman Beyond: Neo-Year, Dark One (with Brandon Sanderson), Joyride, and Star Trek — for which they received a 2023 Eisner nomination for Best New Series. They also work in film, TV, games and, and are incredibly proud of their recently released middle-grade novel Thor Quest: Hammers of the Gods from Marvel Press. They live a few minutes from one another in Los Angeles, CA — along with their wives and far too many pets — where they spend their time reading, debating, playing music too loud, and enjoying every tabletop roleplaying game they can get their hands on. 

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About Dailen Ogden:

DAILEN OGDEN is a freelance comic artist, writer, and illustrator based in Colorado. Dailen is known for their esoteric art and comics, and spends their free time collecting houseplants and raising a Shepherd puppy, as well as a tarantula and a python.

Website | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook 

 

 


Giveaway Details:

2 winners will receive finished copies of WIFWULF , US Only.

Ends May 31st, midnight EST.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Tour Schedule:

Week One:

4/29/2024

@darkfantasyreviews

Excerpt

4/30/2024

Two Chicks on Books

Excerpt/IG Post

5/1/2024

The Momma Spot

Excerpt

5/2/2024

Comic Book Yeti

Interview/X Post

5/3/2024

Sadie's Spotlight

Excerpt/IG Post

5/4/2024

Fire and Ice Reads

Excerpt/IG Post

Week Two:

5/5/2024

Books and Zebras

IG Review

5/6/2024

@kaylyn_s_booknook

IG Review/TikTok Post

5/7/2024

100 Pages A Day

Review

5/8/2024

The Litt Librarian

Review/IG Post

5/9/2024

FUONLYKNEW

Review

5/10/2024

@enthuse_reader

IG Review/TikTok Post

5/11/2024

Betwixt the Pages

Review/IG Post

Week Three:

5/12/2024

@bookcred

Review/IG Post

5/13/2024

Country Mamas With Kids

Review/IG Post

5/14/2024

Nonbinary Knight Reads

Review/IG Post

5/15/2024

@jaimes_mystical_library

IG Review

5/16/2024

The Book Critic

Review/IG Post

5/17/2024

@stargirls.magical.tale

IG Review

5/18/2024

jlreadstoperpetuity

IG Review/TikTok Post

Week Four:

5/19/2024

@sparks_books

IG Review

5/20/2024

Two Points of Interest

Review

5/21/2024

shereadstales

Review/IG Post

5/22/2024

@alexandriavwilliams_

IG Review/TikTok Post

5/23/2024

nerdophiles

Review

5/24/2024

MoonShineArtSpot

Review/IG Post


Monday, April 29, 2024

Blog Tour- SYLVIA LOCKE AND THE THREE BEARS by David Horn With Excerpts & A $25 Amazon GC #Giveaway!

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the SYLVIA LOCKE AND THE THREE BEARS by David Horn Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!

 

About The Book:

Title: SYLVIA LOCKE AND THE THREE BEARS

Author: David Horn (Author), Judit Tondora (Illustrator)

Pub. Date: April 30, 2024

Publisher: David Horn

Formats: eBook

Pages: 83

Find it: GoodreadsAmazon

"A whimsical twist on a classic fairy tale with plenty of twists, turns, and sass for early chapter readers.” – Kirkus Reviews

RED ALERT FOR FAIRY TALE LAND: Sylvia Locke is out and ready to cause mischief.

Once upon a time in Fairy Tale Land, there lived a very bad girl indeed. Sylvia Locke may have been abandoned by her adventuring parents but that’s no excuse for being mean to her loving grandparents, rude to everyone at school, and even bullying rare magical creatures. Right?

One day, when out on a break-and-enter job at the Bear family’s house, Sylvia happens upon a magical mirror that turns out to be more than she bargained for. Could even a kid like Sylvia find a friend? Could some warm and fuzzies change her heart?

The first book in Tairy Fails, a modern fractured fairy tale humor series that will have elementary school kids and early chapter book readers screaming with laughter.

 

Reviews:

"Will wow middle grade readers—and transform them into instant devotees of the next in the series.'" - BookLife Reviews

"Original action and humor at their best . . . highly recommended for elementary chapter book readers seeking a fresh, original voice and novel atmosphere in their fantasy reading." - Midwest Book Review

"Will have readers doubled over with laughter as they follow one very bad girl, Sylvia Locke . . . This is a gem of a magical story that will enchant young readers." - ReadersFavorite (5 Star Review)

"Families will love the comedic spin the chapter book takes on a classic fairytale. It deserves more than five stars! I'll be on the lookout for book two in the Tairy Fails series, and I know once your family and class read this story, they will be, too." - Superkambrook (Kam's Place)

"The perfect story of the pains of a growing teen, with characters based on those we all know and love." - ReadersFavorite (5 Star Review)

"David's wonderful modern fairy tale will engage young readers and make their parents smile." - ReadersFavorite (5 Star Review)

 

 

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About David Horn:

David Horn lives in New Jersey with his wife, two daughters, and a funny dog named Trixie. He is the author of the popular Eudora Space Kid early reader humorous sci-fi chapter book series, along with Tairy Fails, a modern, humorous fractured fairy tale chapter book series. He enjoys making kids laugh. Author photo drawn by David's child.

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Giveaway Details:

1 winner will receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card, International.

3 winners will receive an eBook of SYLVIA LOCKE AND THE THREE BEARS, International.

Ends May 14th, midnight EST.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Tour Schedule:

Week One:

4/29/2024

Two Chicks on Books

Excerpt/IG Post

4/29/2024

YA Books Central

Guest Postt/IG Post

4/30/2024

@darkfantasyreviews

 Excerpt

4/30/2024

Fire and Ice Reads

Excerpt/IG Post

5/1/2024

amysbookshot82

IG Post

5/1/2024

The Momma Spot

Excerpt

5/2/2024

@thepagelady

IG Review

5/2/2024

Kim's Book Reviews and Writing Aha's

Review/IG Post

5/3/2024

mjreadsmagic

Review/IG Post

5/3/2024

GryffindorBookishnerd

Review/IG Post

Week Two:

5/6/2024

Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

Review/IG Post

5/6/2024

@stargirls.magical.tale

Review/IG Post

5/7/2024

aportaltomagic

Review/IG Post

5/7/2024

avainbookland

Review/IG Post

5/8/2024

@alexandriavwilliams_

Review/IG Post

5/8/2024

Comic Book Yeti

Excerpt/Twitter Post

5/9/2024

A Dream Within A Dream

Excerpt

5/9/2024

Country Mamas With Kids

 Excerpt/IG Post

5/10/2024

nerdophiles

Excerpt

5/10/2024

@evergirl200

IG Review