Shawn Pollock and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “The Road to Freedom” blog tour, which will run from May 15-26.
May 15-Reading, Writing, and Stitch-Metic
May 16-A Holland Reads
May 17-A Blue Million Books
May 18-Life is What It’s Called
May 22-Singing Librarian Books
May 24-My Book a Day
May 25-Starting in the Middle
May 26-Shannon Symonds – Author
About the Book: World War II is ending, but for Captain Meier, the fight for his life has only begun. Stranded behind enemy lines and tormented by his past, his only ally is a young private who practices a strange American religion. As they travel through treacherous Russia, the two quickly realize they will have to trust in a merciful God to have any chance of escaping a deadly fate.
About the Author: Shawn Pollock grew up Cache Valley, Utah, served a mission in Japan, and graduated from Utah State University with degrees in Professional Writing and Instructional Technology. He works as an instructional designer in the software industry. His short story, “Hats,” won first place in The New Era magazine’s fiction contest. Any time not devoted to work and family goes to cooking, reading about history, and participating in the League of Utah Writers. The Road to Freedom is his first novel.
Author Residence: Salt Lake City, UT
Stephen Bevan and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Quiet as a Church Mouse” blog tour, which will run from April 30-May 11, 2018.
April 30-Singing Librarian Books | Shannon Symonds
May 2-My Love for Reading Keeps Growing
May 7-Lisa Is A Bookworm
May 8-Literary Time Out | A Bliss Complete
May 9-My Book A Day
About the Book: What does it mean to be quiet as a church mouse? This charming picture book shares the story of how one little boy learned to sit still while his imagination kept running free. With these fun and colorful illustrations, follow along as a boy and a mouse discover how reverence shows our love and respect for our Savior.
About the Author: Stephen Bevan imagined his church mouse at age 5. All those wild Sundays of imaginings are distilled in this book. He and his little church mouse lived in Montgomery County Maryland, until Heavenly Father took them both to Western Australia for many amazing adventures “down under.” Now those two trouble makers reside in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah. On Friday nights they are telling stories and hammock camping with the scouts but each Sunday morning they are both trying to sit reverently in church with Stephen’s own wonderful and imaginative children. Learn more about Stephen at www.bevanstories.com, while you are there see what other adventures he and his mouse have to share.
Current Residence: Cache Valley, Utah
Jason Pruett Tolley and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “So You Want to See the World” blog tour, which will run from April 23-May 4, 2018.
April 23-Reading Is One of My Passions
Aprl 24-My Book a Day
April 25-Life is What Its Called
April 27-Book Worm Lisa
May 2-Singing Librarian Books
May 3-Literary Time Out
May 4-Little Red Reads
About the Book: Send your favorite graduates off on their next adventure! Full of quirky illustrations and fun, rhyming text, this book is a great way to recognize all they’ve accomplished and show them that you’re confident they’ll succeed in the future. Whether they’re heading out into the world or staying close to home, help them mark this important milestone with this inspirational and encouraging gift.
About the Author: Jason Pruett has a BFA in industrial design from Brigham Young University and an MFA in illustration from the Academy of Art University. He has created art for games and animation. Jason currently illustrates picture books, such as A Is for Abinadi, and the children’s comic book Jimmy Brass, 2nd Grade Detective. He lives in the Salt Lake area with his wife.
Author Residence: Salt Lake City, UT
Haleigh Everts and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Why I Left the Mormon Church and Came Back” blog tour, which will run from May 23-June 3, 2018.
May 26-We The Nields
May 30-Singing Librarian Books
June 1-Ivy Van Dusen
June 3-Life As Mrs. Wilson
About the Book: Haleigh Everts’s life looks perfect, with thousands of Youtube subscribers, a loving husband, and an adorable baby—but it’s been a long road to get here. Join her on her journey through conversion, doubts, and the process of returning to a religion she once believed she’d left behind for good. This honest and open look at modern
discipleship is a refreshing read!
About the Author: Haleigh Everts is teenage convert to the LDS Church from upstate New York. Coming from a non-member divorced family, she always dreamed of being married in the temple and having her own eternal family one day. She received her bachelor of science in family studies from Brigham Young University in 2014 and has since tried to teach and help strengthen others’ testimonies and families through blogging and YouTube. Haleigh’s dreams came true when she married her husband, CJ, in the Gilbert Arizona Temple in October 2015 and welcomed their first daughter, Ireland, in August 2016.
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
Ashtyn Newbold and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce the “Road to Rosewood” blog tour, which will run from April 25-May 6, 2018.
April 25-Blooming With Books | Katie’s Clean Book Collection
April 26-Singing Librarian Books | Compass Book Ratings
April 27-Literary Timeout
April 28-Heidi Reads…
April 30-Mel’s Shelves
May 1-Getting Your Read On | LDS and Lovin’ It
May 2-Bookworm Lisa | Robyn Echols Books
May 3-My Book A Day
May 4-Why Not? Because I Said So
May 6-Min Reads and Reviews
About the Book:
Lucy Abbot longs to return to the country estate where she spent the best days of her childhood with her cousins and their charming neighbor Nicholas. Her protective parents, however, have other plans for her. When she finally dares to escape, her carriage is besieged by highwaymen with a familiar man leading them. Could this mysterious outlaw be exactly the person Lucy has been searching for?
About the Author:
Ashtyn Newbold was introduced to the Regency period early on, and the writing soon followed. Fascinated by the society, scenery, and chivalry, she wrote her first novel, Mischief and Manors, receiving a publishing offer before high s
chool graduation. Ashtyn is currently attending college with plans to obtain a degree that will help her improve in writing and c
reativity. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, singing, spoiling her dog, spending time with friends and family, and dreaming of the day she’ll travel to England.
Author Residence: Lehi, UT