There are some interesting posts and reviews up this week on The Pearl Thief, in celebration of its release. Some of them are written by readers I know well, some by well-respected reviewers, and some by me as a guest blogger. It wasn’t planned as a blog tour, but I’m consolidating the links here so that people can have easy access to them if you’re interested.
1 May 2017, Elizabeth Wein Q&A with the Scottish Book Trust – The Pearl Thief is their Book of the Month for May.
3 May 2017, Elizabeth Wein interview on Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb
3 May 2017, Elizabeth Wein on the Page 69 Test on Marshal Zeringue’s Campaign for the American Reader blog.
3 May 2017, Ann Giles with a review on her Bookwitch blog.
4 May 2017, Maureen Eichner on loss and growing up on her blog By Singing Light.
4 May 2017, Amal El-Mohtar’s poignant review for NPR.
4 May 2017, Elizabeth Wein & 11 fellow authors sharing stories from their past on YA Open Mic at the Barnes & Noble Teen Blog.
5 May 2017, Elizabeth Wein on “What I’m Reading Now” at Marshal Zeringue’s Campaign for the American Reader blog.
There are also three giveaways going on for signed copies of The Pearl Thief, one in the USA and two in the UK.
In the USA, Rockstar Books is running a giveaway hosted by bloggers over two weeks – links and schedule here. The giveaway closes 16 May 2017.
In the UK, Bloomsbury is running a giveaway on Twitter. You can enter here by responding to their tweet. Closes 19 May 2017.
The Scottish Book Trust has a giveaway associated with their Book of the Month post. Closes 31 May 2017.