Saturday, December 15, 2012

Blog Tour: 13 on Halloween & Shadow Slayer by Laura A.H. Elliot + Awesome Giavaway!



Welcome to my stop on the Shadow Slayer Blog Tour
hosted by Supagurl Tours.
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This stop promotes both Book 1 and Book 2 of Shadow Series 
but the purpose of this tour is to promote Shadow Slayer (Book 2)

13 on Halloween (Book 1)
 Blurb:


Roxie has the best night of her life until the popular kids decide they want to celebrate her birthday in a way Roxie never expects––in her attic, with a gift that’s out of this world, and a pact to never tell a living soul what happens next.
Twelve-year-old Roxie wants to be like Adrianne, the popular girl who gets everything she wants––a flock to prowl around the mall with; invitations to parties; and for Hayden, the cutest guy in the eighth grade to, you know, notice her. When Roxie invites all the eighth grade peacocks (code word : popular kids) to her first ever thirteenth birthday party on Halloween, they all come and give her a gift that’s literally out of this world. Roxie astral projects to Planet Popular where she becomes seventeen instantly and gets everything she’s always wanted, but nothing is as it seems. Being a high school peacock is complicated and Roxie will risk everything to be who she thinks she wants to be. Oh yeah, there’s Prom, doppelgangers, a mysterious map, and lots of bad peacocks too. 

Cindy's Review: 13 on Halloween starts off with a normal girl called Roxanne, who is turning 13 on Halloween. Roxanne has a best friend named Ally. Just a normal girl among the students of her middle school. Roxanne yearns to be a peacock, aka popular, so she sets up a birthday party at her house when her parents are out of town, and invites the popular kids. 

That night, Roxanne learned another world called Planet Popular. Planet Popular is a place where every kid, when they are 13 visits, but some thinks it's a dream. If you survive Planet Popular, they say, you would become popular. But Planet Popular isn't easy to go through. There are shadows there who pretend to be human. They are jealous of the human beings. They want to become human. The shadows steals humans' souls to become them. During this dangerous quest at Planet Popular, Roxanne almost lost not only her life, but also her other brother's. 

13 on Halloween is a book that describes the difficulties of children, turning into their teens. It shows us how hard our life can actually be and the challenges teens go through. are risking all those lives more important than becoming popular?

I rate this book an 8.5 stars!

Shadow Slayer (Book 2)
 Blurb: 


Shadows will do anything to become human. You see their influence everyday. You say things you don’t mean or do things that aren’t like you. You look, different. Friends you’ve known forever suddenly never call.
As a freshman, Roxie just wants to fit in which is impossible because she barely runs into her friends at her huge high school. Adrianne’s disappearance and Hayden’s attention rock Roxie’s world. But nothing rocks it like the most gorgeous guy at school, Drew. And nothing is more important to Roxie than astral projecting back to Planet Popular to solve the mystery of the map. But that changes when Drew invites Roxie to Homecoming. Hayden warns her that something’s wrong. Why would a guy like Drew like Roxie anyway? Drew must want something. Hayden’s right. Drew is...different. Planet Popular was just the beginning. Part of a bigger world, the Shadow World. There’s a war brewing between the world of humans and the world of shadows. When the shadow invasion begins at Roxie’s high school, she’ll not only fight for her life but the lives of her family and friends, when she discovers she’s the Shadow Slayer, the one human who can save Earth from the shadow onslaught. But, Roxie can’t even kill a spider. Oh yeah, there’s an evil English teacher, an enchanted play, a sword of Sandonian steel, a homecoming of horrors, and seven magic words too.

Cindy's Review: 
Shadow Slayer continues Roxanne's adventure with Planet Popular and her teen years. In this book, Roxanne is 14. Forget the peacocks. Forget about popular. Now, it's all about high school and......Drew. Drew is perfect, with his golden eyes, awesome personality, etc. In fact, he's so perfect, he doesn't even seem human. That's right. He's not. 

When everyone around Roxanne become shadows, Roxanne learns that she is the only one who can save them. Or else the shadow would take up the world and rule it. Roxanne learns that she is a Shadow Slayer. Shadow Slayers only born once in 500 years. They live for about 500 years. They are born on Halloween, when the world's mists are the thinnest and shadows can easily come onto Earth. Their goal is to get rid of the shadows on earth and send them back to Planet Popular. But luckily, Roxanne is not alone. Because, she has her companion, her boyfriend, the perfect non-human, with her. Who is he? And how does he know all that? Read the Shadow Slayer to find out!

I rate this an 8.9! 
The book becomes more and more interesting as you read on!

About the Author: 
Laura A.H. ElliottI love writing about enchanted road trips, shadow worlds, and alien romance while eating lots of popcorn. I live with my hubby and Oso, our aussie shepherd, in our tree house on the central California coast. After twenty-plus years as a freelance graphic designer/animator with clients including E! Entertainment Television and The Los Angeles Times, I crossed over into the world of publishing non-fiction and followed my heart to the world of fiction.

I'm the author of the Shadow Series & the Starjump Series. I'm really excited about Shadow Slayer because Roxie is one year older and finds fitting in at high school nothing compared to saving the world from the shadow onslaught. Transfer Student (Starjump Series #1) is an intergalactic tale of beauty and the geek. This book is near and dear to me because it explores the greatest mystery in the galaxy––what do boys think about girls? And, vice-versa. Ashley & Rhoe solve this mystery by swapping lives. I'm the author of a couple stand-alone novels too. Winnemucca, a small-town fairy tale is inspired by my life-long love of a little-known town and my equal love of enchanted teenage road trips. I love this book because Ginny awakens to her own intuition and learns to trust her gut. The Seven Caves & Other Spine-Tingling Short Stories is a compilation of my most popular ghost stories.

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Links: 
Laura's Blog: http://laurasmagicday.wordpress.com/
Amazon:
                 Book 1http://www.amazon.com/13-Halloween-Laura-A-Elliott/dp/1466360453/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1353183431&sr=8-1&keywords=13+on+halloween
                 Book 2: http://www.amazon.com/Shadow-Slayer-The-Series-ebook/dp/B009CJ5DXE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1353183298&sr=8-1&keywords=Shadow+Slayer
Barnes and Nobles:
                  Book 1: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/13-on-halloween-laura-a-h-elliott/1106247572?ean=9781466360457
                  Book 2: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/shadow-slayer-laura-a-h-elliott/1113317978?ean=9781479388189
Goodreads 
          Book 1: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12851537-13-on-halloween
          Book 2: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13324675-shadow-slayer


Thanks for stopping by ! 




1 comment:

  1. I definitely want to read these books :) Exciting!

    Happy reading :) -Megan @ Megz Madd Readz

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