Thursday, 5 July 2018

A Blog Tour? What's that?

I know I 've been a little erratic with sharing my news and reviews recently, as discussed in my last post, but all that's about to change. Because as well as my regular reading and reviewing, I am scheduled to take part in several blog tours in the coming months, starting with two next week.

I know that some of you, my lovely readers, might be wondering what a blog tour actually is. For it mean that my little blog and I are packing our bags and going on holiday? No, sadly not (well we are soon, but it has nothing to do with this)!

A blog tour is when a book, often around the time it is published, is featured on a number of blogs over a set period of time. Tours can last anywhere from a week to a month, with one or more blogger taking a turn each day. A tour of just a few days, tends to be known as a blog blitz. On their allocated date the blogger will feature the book details on their blog, together with a review, or alternative content such as a Q and A, extract or guest post. They will share their blog post across social media, and also share posts by others on the tour.

I have perhaps made it sound a little clinical, but it really isn't at all. Blog tours are fabulous to take part in, and they are all about promoting authors and sharing the book love.

My first tour stops are for three brilliant, but very different, books: thriller Blind Justice by Alex Tresillian on 12th July, comedy Snowflake by Heide Goody and Iain Grant on 14th July and romantic suspense novel Crossing the Line by Nikki Rose on 16th July.

I'm really looking forward to sharing my thoughts on these  books, so do check back for my reviews. Of course, you can sign up to follow the blog  And be sure to look at the sites of the awesome bloggers sharing the tours with me. The

See you soon! x

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