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Thursday, July 01, 2010

Paranormal Summer Fest – Thank you!

paranormalfest2 The end is already so close! In fact the avalanche of Guest Post, Interviews and Giveaways is now over. But you still have until July 4th to enter the giveaways, and all winners will be announced on July 6th, so don’t forget to come back and see if you won some goodies!

Abigail from All Things Urban Fantasy and myself would like to thank everyone for such an awesome response! We were really happy to have all of you come and visit us and we are hoping you will stick with us some more =)

Here are some Paranormal Summer Fest Numbers:

  • 27 Interviews
  • 22 Guest Blogs
  • 60 Giveaways which breaks down to 159 books total!

But this events wouldn’t have been possible without the participation of some truly awesome allies, and we would like to thank every single one of them personally for their time, their efforts and their generosity!

First, thank you to my partner in crime, Abigail! I contacted her in march with this crazy fest idea because even if it all sounded great in my head, I was scared to dive in alone lol. She jumped right in on my crazy-wagon, so thank you Abigail, I couldn’t have done it alone <3


Second, thank you to our friends from the different publishing houses:


And now a huge Thank You to the fabulous authors who made room for us in their busy schedule! You guys have been so amazing, we can’t thank you enough =)


R.J. Anderson (Wayfarer)
Ilona Andrews (Magic Bleeds)
Sharon Ashwood (Unchained)
Cyn Balog (Sleepless)
Dakota Banks (Sacrifice)
Jennifer Lynn Barnes (Raised by Wolves)
Sarah Rees Brennan (The Demon's Covenant)
Cassandra Clare (The Mortal Instruments & The Infernal Devices)
Marcia Colette (STRIPPED)
Tera Lynn Childs (Forgive My Fins)
Kristie Cook (Promise)
Andrea Cremer (Nightshade)
MaryJanice Davidson (Undead and Unfinished)
Melisse De La Cruz (Key to the Repository)
Shannon Delany (13 to Life)
Jocelynn Drake (Pray for Dawn, Wait for Dusk)
Abra Ebner (The Knight Angels)
P.N Elrod (Dark and Stormy Knights anthology)
Jennifer Estep (Web of Lies)
Becca Fitzpatrick (Crescendo)
Jeaniene Frost (Eternal Kiss of Darkness)
Yasmine Galenorn (Night Myst)
Seressia Glass (Shadow Chase)
Judith Graves (Under my Skin)
Jess Haines (Hunted by the Others)
Tate Hallaway (Almost to die for)
L K Hamilton (Bullet)
Kim Harrison (Early to Death, Early to Rise)
Alyxandra Harvey (Blood Feud)
Jeannie Holmes (Blood Law)
Allyson James (Stormwalker)
Christine Johnson (Claire de Lune)
Stacey Kade (The Ghost and the Goth)
Stacia Kane (Unholy Ghost, Unholy Magic, City of Ghosts)
Karen Kincy (Other)
Kasey MacKenzie (Red Hot Fury)
Tony Mauro (Cover Artist)
Kelly Meding (As Lie the Dead)
Chloe Neill (Twice Bitten)
Lee Nichols (Deception)
Alyson Noel (Dark Flame)
Robin D. Owens (Heart series)
Nicole Peeler (Tracking the Tempest)
Adrian Phoenix (Black Dust Mambo)
Aprilynne Pike (Spells)
Douglas Rees (Majix)
Linda Robertson (Fatal Circle)
Michelle Rowen ( Demon Princess: Reign Check, Demon In Me)
Jeri Smith-Ready (Shade & Bring On the Night)
Lili St-Crow (Jealousy)
Maggie Stiefvater (Linger)
Carrie Vaughn (Kitty Goes to War)
Rachel Vincent (My Soul to Keep)
JR Ward (Lover Mine)
Alayna Williams (Dark Oracle)

Titles we featured!

 Dark Oracle  Lover Mine My Soul to Keep Kitty Goes to War Linger Shade Bring On The Night Betrayals Strange Angels Jealousy Reign Check The Demon in Me Fatal Circle Majix: Notes from a Serious Teen WitchSpellsBlack Dust MamboTempest RisingTracking the TempestHeart JourneyDark FlameDeceptionTwice BittenAs Lie the DeadRed Hot FuryOtherUnholy GhostsUnholy MagicThe Ghost and the GothClaire de LuneStormwalkerBlood LawBlood FeudEarly to Death, Early to RiseBulletAlmost to Die ForHunted By The OthersUnder My SkinShadow ChaseNight MystEternal Kiss of DarknessCrescendoWeb of LiesDark and Stormy KnightsBook of LovePray for DawnWait for Dusk13 to Life: A Werewolf's TaleUndead and UnfinishedBlue BloodsMasqueradeRevelationsThe Van Alen LegacyBlue Bloods: Keys to the RepositoryNightshadePromiseStrippedCity of BonesCity of AshesCity of GlassClockwork AngelForgive My FinsThe Demon's LexiconRaised by WolvesSacrificeSleeplessRavenousScorchedUnchainedMagic BleedsWayfarer


Don’t forget to stop by the mastersheet (or you can click here for the giveaway list by shipping restriction) and make sure you entered all the giveaways!

Also, Abigail and I might be doing another fest, so if you guys have any comments, suggestions and/or constructive critiques please let us know, so we can improve for next time!

Tynga is a 32 years old mom of two, from Montreal, working as a lab technician in an hospital specialized in heart disease. In her free time, she enjoys reading all things Paranormal and photography.

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16 People left their mark' :

  1. I had a great time! You both did a great job! That's a long list!

  2. wow. this is SO impressive!

    well done!

  3. A big thanks to both you and Abigail for hosting all of these awesome giveaways! :)

  4. THANK YOU for having this amazing event. I had so much fun following it to see what you guys had on the blogs each day. Also, you did an amazing job with keeping it all organized!! I loved having a mastersheet to go by. Great idea!!! :) I REALLY hope u guys do this again. I know it had to be a ton of work but I really look forward to another one!! :)

  5. Thank you so much for hosting this! I had a blast reading all the interviews! I think you guys did a fabulous job :)

  6. This was fabulous, and thank you again for having me! I'll come back anytime you like. *g*


  7. You were both awesome! Thank you!

  8. Thank you guys for such an amazing project. You're hard work is very much appreciated!

  9. You guys ROCK! I looked forward to checking out the blogs everyday and was introduced to a bunch of new authors.

  10. I had a great time finding new authors and books during your paranormal summerfest. I checked your blog first thing every morning and was sad today when I realized it was July 1st, nor more PSF.

    Thanks for all your hard work - it was fun!

  11. I think we should be thanking you for hosting such an amazing fest! You gave us some insight to fabulous authors and their work. Then hooked us up with chances to get our hands on it! You did an amazing job! Congratulations!

  12. Thank you so much for all the time and work you put in last month! I really enjoyed reading everything, and the giveaways are phenominal!

  13. You rock Tynga! And all the authors were amazing. We didn't have a single no show :)

  14. Thank you for hosting a way fun event!! It was great reading all the interviews and seeing how covers are put together and how names are chosen and the wicked fun guest post with authors! You gilrs rocked it!!

  15. Just the amount of time planning and organzing PSF, that's devotion gals! My hubby and I want to say we really appreciate all the work Tynga and Abigail did.

    As for ideas, the only thing we can think of is maybe a live chat/reader Q & A to open or close the festival with a few of the authors. Basically something that allows the reader the chance to interact with the author(s).

    Dawn & Ron