{Blog Tour} Atlanta Rising by Gloria Craw

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

   YA Bound Book Tours is organizing a Blog Tour for: Atlantis Rising by Gloria Craw from Entangled Teen. This tour will run from January 6th to January 16th.  

Welcome to my tour stop for an Atlantis Rising excerpt!! Check out the full blog tour schedule and giveaway below:

Atlantis Rising by Gloria Craw

Publication Date: January 6, 2015
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Fantasy

Synopsis

I am different. I have always been different, but no one can know or my life will be in danger. So I hide in plain sight, wearing drab clothes and thick glasses and trying to be invisible. I’m so good at hiding, no one has ever noticed me. Until Ian…the mysterious and oh-so-cute boy I know I need to avoid. 
Now I have been seen. And more terrifying still, I am wanted—by those who would protect me and those who would destroy everything and everyone I love. But if they’re all terrified about who I am, wait until they see what I can do…


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Excerpt (At the Park)

Then nodding in the direction of my mom and dad, he added, “Those aren’t your parents, are they?”
“Not my biological parents…how did you know?”
“Your parents would be our kind. They would have known it was you making the boy scratch himself like that.” He paused a moment before continuing. “If I told you there were others like you, others who could do things with their minds, would you believe me?” My answer was no and yes at the same time. He didn’t wait for an answer. “You probably never get sick,” he continued. “You likely remember all sorts of things most people don’t. I’ll bet you’re in the accelerated learning program at your school, aren’t you?  Your parents and everyone else probably call you gifted.”
“Yes,” I said amazed that he knew so much.
“Humans think we’re brilliant, but it’s normal for our kind to remember, learn and understand faster than they do.”
“Our… kind,” I repeated.
His eyes met and held mine while he raised his left hand so his palm faced me. Through the space that separated us, I saw the familiar outline of the letter V in his palm. The lines were faint in my hand, barely noticeable unless you saw them every day. The lines in his hand were a deeper blue, but the shape was a perfect match.
“There’s not much difference between humans and us,” he said. “Human medicine hasn’t advanced enough to see the difference between our species. But make no mistake, the children of Atlantis are a separate people.”
At this point, a normal girl would have concluded the man was delusional. But I wasn’t normal. “The Children of Atlantis?” I asked.
 “We call ourselves the dewing,” he continued. “It's an inside joke. Like dew on the grass in the morning, our elements are always present but seldom visible to humankind. We all have certain…abilities. I can join a mind to see emotions as clearly as words on page. This ability is fairly common. Yours is not, which makes you valuable.”
I snorted at the idea that my “itchy thoughts” were valuable to anyone.
“You don’t know what you’re capable of,” he insisted.
My mind whirled. A part of me wanted this conversation to be a figment of my imagination. Another part of me couldn’t deny he knew way too much about me to be accidental. 


About the Author

Gloria Craw grew up in the desert southwest, inspired every day by the wide skies and rich colors around her. After high school, she attended the University of Utah where she majored and got a degree in anthropology. These days, she lives in the ‘burbs’ just outside of Seattle, Washington where she is the shepherd of a husband, four daughters and a very hairy dog.




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Giveaway

1st prize:
 Signed Book, ten dollar gift card to Barnes and Noble, Atlantis Rising notepad, pendant, signed bookmark and pen. (US only)

2nd prize:
Signed Book, Atlantis Rising notepad, pendant, signed bookmark and pen. (US only)

Runners Up (3 total):
 Atlantis Rising notepad, signed bookmark and pen. (US only)


Blog Tour Schedule:

January 6:
Mom With A Kindle - http://momwithakindle.blogspot.com - Promo Post
I Read Indie - http://twimom101bookblog.blogspot.com/ - Promo Post
T & G Book Boutique - http://tgbookboutique.blogspot.com - Review


January 7:
Bad Bird Reads - http://badbirdreads.com/ - Review
Book Briefs - http://bookbriefs.net - Review
Movies, Shows & Books - http://moviesshowsnbooks.blogspot.com/ - Promo Post
The Haunted Rose - www.thehauntedrose.blogspot.com – Review
A Thousand Words A Million Books - http://athousandwordsamillionbooks.blogspot.in - Promo Post
Victoria Simcox's Blog - http://victoriasimcox.blogspot.com/ - Promo Post


January 8:
The Book Harbor Reviews - http://thebookharborblog.blogspot.com/ - Promo Post
Dizneeee's World of Books - http://dizneeeesworldofbooks.blogspot.com - Review
Once Upon A Time A Review - https://onceuponatimelover8.wordpress.com/ - Review
Jillian's Books - http://jilliansbooks.blogspot.com – Review


January 9:
Once Upon a YA Book - http://onceuponayabook.blogspot.com - Review
Imagine a World - http://www.thegoldenruleof666.blogspot.com - Review
ReadWriteLove28 - www.readwritelove28.com - Review


January 12:
Swoony Boys Podcast - http://www.swoonyboyspodcast.com - Review
K-Books - http://k-booksxo.blogspot.co.uk – Review
Ashley's Paranormal Book Blog - Http://www.ashes86blog.wordpress.com - Promo Post
Rhea's Neon Journal - http://latinareading.wordpress.com – Review
Desert Rose Reviews - http://desertrosereviews.blogspot.com - Review


January 13:
Stuck In YA Books - http://lovesbooksreviews.blogspot.com/ - Review
The Perks of being a Book Nerd - http://perksofbeingabooknerd.com/ - Promo Post
Bookish Delights – www.bookish-delights.blogspot.com - Review


January 14:
Archaeolibrarian - I dig good books! - http://archaeolibrarianologist.blogspot.de/ - Review
Watcha Reading - http://karinaswatchareading.blogspot.com/ - Promo Post
The Best Books Ever - http://www.thebestbooksever.com/ - Review
Sunrise Avenue - http://alyssazech.blogspot.com - Review


January 15:
The Book Rogue - http://the-book-rogue.de/ - Review
The Book Bratz - http://thebookbratz.blogspot.com/ - Review
Meredith & Jennifer's Musings - http://meredithraemusings.blogspot.com/ - Review
deal sharing aunt - http://dealsharingaunt.blogspot.com/ - Promo Post
Du Livre – www.dulivre.blogspot.com – Promo Post


January 16:
The Phantom Paragrapher - www.thephantomparagrapher.blogspot.com - Review
The Shadow Realm - http://www.xtheshadowrealmx.blogspot.com - Review
Miss Little Book Addicts YA House of Books – www.misslittlebookaddictya.blogspot.com - Review


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2 comments:

  1. Looks interesting! I started reading a sample of the book earlier today.... And now, I want to start reading it! ;)

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