Tour Sign-Ups: The Sweetest Kind of Fate (Windy City Magic #2) by Crystal Cestari

/ Jan 19, 2018

Hello FFBC Team! We are now announcing a new tour we're hosting for The Best Kind of Magic, that is being released on February 13th, 2017 by Disney Hyperion.

The tour will run from February 12th to 16th and there will be available the following types of posts:
  • Review
  • Guest Posts (Limited Spots)
  • Interview (Limited Spots)
  • Favorite Quotes (Blogger's Choice)
  • Creative Post Options (Blogger Choice)
  • Promotional Post

Remember that February 12th is reserved for the Welcome Post, so do not pick February 12th in the sign-up form.

Reviewers will receive a digital copy of the book via NetGalley. So, before signing up, make sure you have an account on NetGalley.  We also have a limited number of physical copies for US addresses.

As always, there will be a tour giveaway provided by the author. Details to come soon!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed and the tour schedule has been published.





The Sweetest Kind of Fate

by Crystal Cestari
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Fantasy
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Synopsis:

GREAT. I’ve somehow found myself tangled up with a siren, a mermaid, and a homicidal wicked witch who once tried to strangle me to death. Way to go, Amber!

Amber Sand, legendary matchmaker, couldn’t be more surprised when her arch nemesis, Ivy, comes asking for her help. Ivy’s sister, Iris, is getting married, and Ivy wants to prove her sister is making a huge mistake. But as Amber looks into Iris's eyes, there doesn’t seem to be a problem—Iris has clearly found her match.

It seems happily ever after is in the cards, but when Iris seeks out a dangerous, life-altering spell, it’s up to Amber and Ivy to set aside their rivalry and save the day.

While Iris is willing to put everything on the line for love, Amber continues to wrestle with her own romantic future. Her boyfriend, Charlie, is still destined for another, and no matter how hard she clings to him, fear over their inevitable breakup shakes her belief system to the core.

Because the Fates are never wrong—right?



The First Book in the Series


The Best Kind of Magic

by Crystal Cestari
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Release Date: May 16, 2017
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Fantasy
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Synopsis:

Amber Sand is not a witch. The Sand family Wicca gene somehow leapfrogged over her. But she did get one highly specific magical talent: she can see true love. As a matchmaker, Amber's pretty far down the sorcery food chain (even birthday party magicians rank higher), but after five seconds of eye contact, she can envision anyone's soul mate.

Amber works at her mother's magic shop--Windy City Magic--in downtown Chicago, and she's confident she's seen every kind of happy ending there is: except for one--her own. (The Fates are tricky jerks that way.) So when Charlie Blitzman, the mayor's son and most-desired boy in school, comes to her for help finding his father's missing girlfriend, she's distressed to find herself falling for him. Because while she can't see her own match, she can see his--and it's not Amber. How can she, an honest peddler of true love, pursue a boy she knows full well isn't her match?

The Best Kind of Magic is set in urban Chicago and will appeal to readers who long for magic in the real world. With a sharp-witted and sassy heroine, a quirky cast of mystical beings, and a heady dose of adventure, this novel will have you laughing out loud and questioning your belief in happy endings.






With rainbows in my hair and stories in my head, I am a writer drawn to magic in the everyday world.

My debut novel, The Best Kind of Magic, arrives May 16, 2017 from Hyperion. Follow Amber Sand, a magical matchmaker who can actually see true love, as she takes off on a fun and romantic adventure toward happily ever after.

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Tour Schedule: Shadowsong (Wintersong #2) by S. Jae-Jone

/ Jan 18, 2018


Shadowsong (Wintersong #2)

by S. Jae-Jones
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Release Date: February 6, 2018
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
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Synopsis:

Six months after the end of Wintersong, Liesl is working toward furthering both her brother’s and her own musical careers. Although she is determined to look forward and not behind, life in the world above is not as easy as Liesl had hoped. Her younger brother Josef is cold, distant, and withdrawn, while Liesl can’t forget the austere young man she left beneath the earth, and the music he inspired in her. 

When troubling signs arise that the barrier between worlds is crumbling, Liesl must return to the Underground to unravel the mystery of life, death, and the Goblin King—who he was, who he is, and who he will be. What will it take to break the old laws once and for all? What is the true meaning of sacrifice when the fate of the world—or the ones Liesl loves—is in her hands?







S. Jae-Jones, called JJ, is an artist, an adrenaline junkie, and the NYT bestselling author of Wintersong.

Born and raised in sunny Los Angeles, she lived in New York City for ten years before relocating down to Dixie, where she is comfortably growing fat on grits and barbecue. When not writing, she can be found rock-climbing, skydiving, taking photographs, drawing pictures, and dragging her dog on ridiculously long hikes.












February 5th


Pink Polka Dot Books & The Unofficial Book Addiction Fan Club- Welcome Post


February 6th


Vicky Who Reads- Review/Creative Post
Vicarious Bookworm- Review & Favorite Quotes
J.R.'s Book Review- Review
Fervently Curious- Review


February 7th


Here's To Happy Endings- Creative Post (Style Board)
OMG Books and More Books- Review
Kyera's Library- Review
Teacher of YA's Book Blog- Review


February 8th


It Starts at Midnight- Review
Rants and Raves of a Bibliophile- Review
Library of a Book Witch- Review
Literary Meanderings- Promo

February 9th


TheBooktarian- Promo
Mama Reads Blog- Review/Playlist
Katsyxo- Creative Post


February 10th


Storybook Slayers- Review
Blushing Bibliophile- Review & Favorite Quotes
Reading To Unwind- Review


February 11th


Hardcover Haven- Creative Post
The Reading Life- Review
A Bookish Abode- Promo





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Tour Sign-Ups: I Stop Somewhere by T.E. Carter


Hello FFBC team!!  We are announcing a new tour we're hosting for I Stop Somewhere that is being released February 27, 2018.

The tour will run from February 19th to February 23rd and there will be available the following types of posts:
  • Review (Limited spots)
  • Favorite Quotes (Blogger's Choice)
  • Creative Option
  • Promotional Post
Remember that February 19th is reserved for the Welcome Post, so do not pick February 19th in the sign-up form.

Reviewers will receive a digital copy of the book via Netgalley or Edelweiss.  So make sure you have an account on those sites before signing up. Limited physical copies may be available.

As always, there will be a tour giveaway provided by the author. Details to come soon!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed and the tour schedule has been published.






I Stop Somewhere

by T.E. Carter
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release Date: February 27, 2018
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary
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Synopsis:

Ellie Frias disappeared long before she vanished.

Tormented throughout middle school, Ellie begins her freshman year with a new look: she doesn't need to be popular; she just needs to blend in with the wallpaper.

But when the unthinkable happens, Ellie finds herself trapped after a brutal assault. She wasn't the first victim, and now she watches it happen again and again. She tries to hold on to her happier memories in order to get past the cold days, waiting for someone to find her.

The problem is, no one searches for a girl they never noticed in the first place.

TE Carter's stirring and visceral debut not only discusses and dismantles rape culture, but it also reminds us what it is to be human.







TE Carter was born in New England and has lived in New England for pretty much her entire life. Throughout her career, she’s done a lot of things, although her passion has always been writing. When she’s not writing, she can generally be found reading classic literature, playing Xbox, organizing her comic collection, or binge watching baking competitions. She continues to live in New England with her husband and their two cats.





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