Tour Sign-Up: Active Memory by Dan Wells

/ Jan 17, 2018

Hello FFBC team!!  We are announcing a new tour we're hosting for Active Memory, the 3rd book in the Mirador series, that is being released February 13, 2018.

The tour will run from Fenruary 13th to February 19th and there will be available the following types of posts:
  • Review (Limited spots)
  • Guest Posts
  • Interviews
  • Favorite Quotes (Blogger's Choice)
  • Promotional Post
Remember that February 13th is reserved for the Welcome Post, so do not pick February 13th in the sign-up form.

Reviewers will receive a bound manuscript copy of the book via the mail.  So make sure you have a US address for these to be sent.  PDFs and the first 2 books in the series (as paperback copies) may also 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.







Active Memory (Mirador #3)

by Dan Wells
Publisher: Blazer + Bray
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction
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Synopsis:

From Dan Wells, author of the New York Times bestselling Partials Sequence and the John Cleaver series, comes the third and final book in the dark, pulse-pounding, sci-fi neo-noir series that began with the acclaimed novel Bluescreen.

For all the mysteries teen hacker Marisa Carneseca has solved, there has been one that has always eluded her: the truth behind the car accident in which she lost her arm and a mob boss’ wife, Zenaida de Maldonado, lost her life. Even in a world where technology exists to connect everyone’s mind to one another, it would seem that some secrets can still remain hidden.

Those secrets rise violently to the surface, however, when Zenaida de Maldonado’s freshly severed hand shows up at the scene of a gangland shooting. If Zenaida is—or was—still alive, it means there’s even more about Marisa’s past that she doesn’t know. And when she and her friends start digging, they uncover a conspiracy that runs from the slums of Los Angeles to the very top of the world’s most powerful genetic engineering firm. If Mari wants the truth, she’s going to have to go through genetically enhanced agents, irritatingly attractive mob scions, and some bad relationships to get it.

Dan Wells’s widely acclaimed series continues with his most shocking, pulse-pounding, and visionary story yet.




Other Books in the Mirador Series









New York Times bestselling author Dan Wells is best known for his horror series I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER, of which the first book is now an award-winning movie through IFC Midnight. His other novels include THE HOLLOW CITY, a supernatural thriller about schizophrenia, EXTREME MAKEOVER, in which a beauty company destroys the world, and two young adult science fiction series: the post-apocalypse PARTIALS and the cyberpunk MIRADOR. He has written for television, on the upcoming science fiction series EXTINCT, and wrote and produced the horror comedy stage play A NIGHT OF BLACKER DARKNESS. He cohosts the Hugo-winning podcast for aspiring writers called Writing Excuses, which has expanded to include its own writing conference. He also writes short fiction and game fiction, and edited the anthology ALTERED PERCEPTIONS to help raise funds for and awareness of mental illness. Dan lives in northern Utah with his wife, 6 children, and more than 400 boardgames.




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Tour Schedule: Your One and Only by Adrianne Finlay

/ Jan 16, 2018

Your One and Only

by Adrianne Finlay
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Release Date: February 6, 2018
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
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Synopsis:

Jack is a walking fossil. The only human among a sea of clones. It’s been hundreds of years since humanity died off in the slow plague, leaving the clones behind to carry on human existence. Over time they’ve perfected their genes, moving further away from the imperfections of humanity. But if they really are perfect, why did they create Jack?

While Jack longs for acceptance, Althea-310 struggles with the feeling that she’s different from her sisters. Her fascination with Jack doesn’t help. As Althea and Jack’s connection grows stronger, so does the threat to their lives. What will happen if they do the unthinkable and fall in love?






Originally from Ithaca, New York, Adrianne Finlay now lives in Cedar Falls, Iowa with her husband, the poet J. D. Schraffenberger, and their two young daughters. She received her PhD in literature and creative writing from Binghamton University, and is an associate professor of English at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa. 
She is also an avid soap maker, and sells handmade soap locally to raise money for type 1 diabetes research. 
https://semisweetsoaps.com/









January 30th


Pink Polka Dot Books & - Welcome Post

January 31st


Blushing Bibliophile- Review
Reading for the Stars and Moon- Review
The Reading Life- Promo

February 1st

Literary Meanderings- Guest Post
Justicereads- Review & Favorite Quotes
Vicky Who Reads- Creative Post

February 2nd


Wishful Endings- Interview
The Mind of a Book Dragon- Review

February 3rd


Feverently Curious- Review
A Bookish Abode- Promo

February 4th


Never Too Many To Read- Guest Post
Hauntedbybooks13- Review

February 5th


Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile- Interview
Lauren's Crammed Bookshelf- Review
Between the Pages- Review





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Tour Sign-Up: Shadowsong (Wintersong #2) by S. Jae-Jones

/ Jan 12, 2018

Hello FFBC team!!  We are announcing a new tour we're hosting for Shadowsong that is being released February 6, 2018.

The tour will run from Fenruary 5th to February 11th 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 5th is reserved for the Welcome Post, so do not pick February 5th 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.

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.







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.





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