Seventeenth Tome Giveaway: January 22, 2023

Wowza! During this seventeenth Tome Giveaway (and our first giveaway of 2023!), I had a wonderful day hiding tomes all over Tucson. Throughout the day, I hid 30 copies of Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell. This is an amazing sci-fi/space opera story full of political intrigue and a lovely (sometimes frustrating, LOL) romance. This was the…

“Winter’s Orbit” by Everina Maxwell

About the book, from Macmillan: “Prince Kiem, a famously disappointing minor royal and the Emperor’s least favorite grandchild has been called upon to be useful for once. He’s commanded to fulfill an obligation of marriage to the representative of the Empire’s newest and most rebellious vassal planet. His future husband, Count Jainan, is a widower and…

Sixteenth Tome Giveaway: December 18, 2022

Wowza! During this sixteenth Tome Giveaway (Sixteen! Our giveaways are now driving age!), I had a wonderful day hiding tomes all over Tucson. Throughout the day, I hid 30 copies of Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi. I loved the warm cozy vibes of this book – it was the perfect tome to share…

“Before the Coffee Gets Cold” by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

About the book, from Harper Collins: “If you could go back in time, who would you want to meet? In a small back alley of Tokyo, there is a café that has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. Local legend says that this shop offers something else besides coffee—the chance…

Fifteenth Tome Giveaway: November 20, 2022

Wowza! During this fifteenth Tome Giveaway, I had a wonderful day hiding tomes all over Tucson. Throughout the day, I hid 30 copies of The Sentence by Louise Erdrich. This was the perfect book to share in celebration of Native American Heritage/Indigenous People’s month. Some of the photos from my adventures last weekend are included…

“The Sentence” by Louise Erdrich

About the book, from HarperCollins: “Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, The Sentence, asks what we owe to the living, the dead, to the reader and to the book. A small independent bookstore in Minneapolis is haunted from November 2019 to November 2020 by the store’s most annoying customer. Flora dies on All Souls’ Day, but she simply won’t…

Fourteenth Tome Giveaway: October 30, 2022

Wowza! During this fourteenth Tome Giveaway, I had a wonderful day hiding books all over Tucson. Over the course of the day, I hid 30 copies of Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas. This was the perfect spooky (yet incredibly heartwarming!) read to share in October – and the timing was perfect. We hope some of…

“Cemetery Boys” by Aiden Thomas

About the book, from Macmillan: “Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can’t get rid of him. When his traditional Latinx family has problems accepting his true gender, Yadriel becomes determined to prove himself a real brujo. With the help of his cousin and best friend Maritza, he performs the ritual himself, and then…

Thank you, TJ Klune!

Oh my goodness. Friends: if you’ve been paying attention to our social media AT ALL over the past few weeks, then you already know that TJ Klune, author of The House in the Cerulean Sea and Under the Whispering Door, is our surprise GoFundMe donor. YES, *that* TJ KLUNE. Not once, but twice (!) he’s…