Saturday, June 4, 2011

June Book Blog Tour Starts Monday June 6th

Mineral Mischief cover    

Renee Hand photo

The Mineral Mischief Tour Schedule

Monday, June 6th
Interviewed at

Tuesday, June 7th
Book reviewed at

Wednesday, June 8th
Book reviewed at

Thursday, June 9th
Interviewed at

Friday, June 10th
Guest blogging at Literal Exposurebooks

Monday, June 13th
Book reviewed at The Children’s and Teens’ Book Connection

Tuesday, June 14th
Guest blogging at The Book Faery Reviews
Book reviewed at BookSnatchers

Wednesday, June 15th
Book reviewed and interviewed at Melange of Cultures’s Blog

Thursday, June 16th
Guest blogging at Review from Here

Friday, June 17th
Book reviewed at Chrissy’s World of Books

Monday, June 20th
Book reviewed at 4 the Love of Books

Tuesday, June 21st
Book reviewed at LadyD Books

Wednesday, June 22nd
Guest blogging and giveaway at Acting Balanced

Thursday, June 23rd
Book reviewed at Freda’s Voice

Friday, June 24th
Interviewed at The Hot Author Report

Monday, June 27th
Book spotlighted at

Tuesday, June 28th
Character interviewed at The Plot

Wednesday, June 29th
Guest blogging at Literarily Speaking

Thursday, June 30th
Guest blogging at Mayra’s Secret Bookshelf

Facebook party!

Stop by and chat at my stops. Followers get a chance to participate in my giveaway. Thanks everyone!

Giveaway information:

 Giveaway #1 is for those readers who comment on Renee’s blogstops during the tour. One comment per person, per blog, through the length ofthe tour. Giveaway #2 is for those who purchase a copy of Joe-Joe Nut andBiscuit Bill Adventures Case#2 Mineral Mischief, during the June tour from June 6th-July 1st, 2011. Proof of purchase must be submitted to Reneevia email at . Additional rules and guidelines can be found at the end of this post.

 GIVEAWAY #1 (for people who comment at a stop during theVBT)
An autographed copy of Case#2 Mineral Mischief
Earth Science Posters on identifying rocks and minerals
National Audubon Society Field Guide (800+ pages) of Rocksand Minerals
Retail value of Giveaway #1 is $60 (rounded to nearestdollar)

GIVEAWAY #2 (for those who purchase a copy of Case# 2Mineral Mischief between June 6th, 2011 and July 1st, 2011)
 An autographed copy of Case #1: The Great Pie Catastrophe and the author's new coloring book.
4 boxed sets of rock collections which include a box of eachof: Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary and Minerals. There are 12 specimens ineach box. These learning sets are a great learning tool for kids to learn aboutvarious kinds of rocks and their properties.
Retail Value of Giveaway #2 is $100 (rounded to the nearestdollar)

 Here are the rules and guidelines for these giveaways:

1) For Giveaway #1 you must leave a comment on the hostingblog with a working email address for the author to contact you if you win.Only the first comment with your working email address is used to determineeligibility (one comment, per blog). If you comment at every stop then each comment will be added to the draw. The more you comment the more chances you have to win.
2) You must be a member of author’s blog and website at http://thecryptocapersseries.blogspot.comand  (This goes for entering both giveaways).
3) You are eligible to win Giveaway #2 if you purchase acopy of Case#2 Mineral Mischief or any other book by the author between June 6th, 2011 and July1st, 2011 and provide the author with proof of purchase via email prior to July 1st, 2011. All the author needs is where you bought it from, what you bought, purchase # and date. Case#2 is available through, Amazon,, and at various bookstores big and small, and various placeson-line including my website.
4) All giveaway winners will be selected using
5) Prizes will be shipped via USPS with appropriateinsurance.
6) Author, blog hosts, and tour group are not responsiblefor lost or damaged goods.
7)  The same personcannot win both giveaways.


  1. Love your blog!! I am definitely going to be your new follower :) I would love it if you followed me to @ that would be great :) I am just starting out, but I am excited to share new recipes, crafts, and makeup.. And Giving away giveaways on mineral make-up!!

  2. I'm already a follower of your blog, but now I'm following you on Twitter, too! (mamakat9) Love your blog - have lots of little ones at home so I really enjoy getting new ideas for books :)

    I saw your link on the Super Stalker Sunday Blog Hop :)

    They All Call Me Mom

  3. Hi!!! I just wanted to let you know that I am stalking from the Super Stalker Sunday Hop! Thanks so much for linking up with us and I hope you have fun stalking around!

    Be sure to come join us again next Sunday for another fun filled weekend of Super Stalking!

    Kortney's Krazy Life

  4. Following you via Alexa Hop. Hope you will follow me too @

  5. Good luck with the tour!! Sounds like a fun book.

  6. I am a new follower from the Alexa hop, thank you for joining!

  7. Stopping by from the Alexa hop! Sorry so short, so many link ups! Have a good day!

  8. Hii! I'm your newest follower from the blog hop! Please swing by & visit my blog when/if you have a chance. If you have a Twitter, I'd love to be friends there as well. xoxo! & @shelbylatelycom

  9. Congrats on your tour Renee. You have a wonderful series of books.

    Wanted to let you know that I have awarded you the Stylish Blogger Award. Stop by my blog to pick up your banner.

  10. Hi, I'm stopping by from Wednesday Blog Hope - Love your blog I am a new follower and would love a follow back. :)

    Love, Shellsea Blog

  11. Hi! Just stopping by. Following your twitter from the 2 For Tuesday Hop. Would love a visit and follow back on my twitter: Thanks!

  12. new follower here.
    Lovin the blog so far.


  13. Connie from Girl Tech Divas is your newest fan from the Monday Blog Hop. Would love it if you can hop by and follow back!

  14. great idea!
    I'm visiting you from the Alexa Blog Hop. I'm a follower :) Hope you come over and visit!

  15. Newest follower from the blog hop! Please come follow me back