Friday, January 17, 2014

Blog Tour- Guest Post + Giveaway: Eve Hallows and the Book of Shivers (The Nightmare Series #3) by Robert Gray

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Hi everyone! Welcome to my stop on the Book of Shivers blog tour! Today I have a very special guest post for you from Eve Hallows herself! Seriously love that girl :) And make sure you enter the giveaway at the end! Enjoy!


eve hallows shiversBlurb:

So far, Eve's summer vacation has been uneventful, but when her grandparents—traveling all the way from the monster world known as Gravesville—appear at her doorstep, she learns that the URNS Director has gone missing. Worse, a new director, bent on destroying humans, has taken over URNS.

Eve and her family are no longer safe in the human world, and as they race to escape this new threat, Eve stumbles into a trap, which forces her back to Gravesville along with her family and friends. But once there, everything goes adorably wrong, and her best chance to get out of this mess is to seek out The Book of Shivers and the elusive author Sedrick Creach—the only creature who knows the secrets of the Nightmare Books. Unfortunately for Eve, searching for Sedrick and the next book in the series will reveal uncomfortable details about her own murky past.

Once again, Eve and her friends find themselves on an incredible adventure—one that involves underground battles with bloodthirsty creatures, a lightning-fueled train, and some unexpected new allies.

Hilarious and bone-chilling, this third book continues the story of an unlikely hero trying to save not one, but two worlds... This time around, though, Eve's not sure she can even save herself.

Find Eve Hallows and the Book of Shivers here: GoodreadsAmazon | Barnes & Noble


Previous books in the series:

EVE HALLOWS AND THE BOOK OF SHRIEKS (BOOK 1)

For fourteen-year-old Eve Hallows, life can be summed up in one word—horrible. She has the most horrible friends. She lives in a horrible old castle. Even her family is a bunch of horrible monsters.

However, in the monster-inhabited world of Gravesville—a world where messages are sent through Ouija boards, jack-o’-lanterns get facials to suit their moods, and the worst thing Eve has to deal with are those annoying zombie tourists who overrun her favorite graveyard during the Halloween season—horrible means wonderful. And everything for Eve is perfectly horrible.

But her life is about to go head over heels when a mysterious group known as The Source starts terrorizing Gravesville. Now she must move to the human world—where everything is opposite ... and for Eve, that's absolutely adorable!

Praise for Eve Hallows and the Book of Shrieks:

"Move over, Neil Gaiman’s CORALINE and THE GRAVEYARD BOOK … make room, Lemony Snicket’s A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS … you’ve got company and competition for shelf space!" -- THE HORROR FICTION REVIEW"WOW! What an absolutely horrible book (horrible meaning fantastic!) ... This book was laugh out loud funny. I loved when Mom accidentally turned people to stone. Dad's crazy attempts at running a pizza store were just hysterical." -- KIDS 'N' BOOKS

"This is the perfect book to be read aloud, read at night under the covers or simply devoured in one sitting. Robert Gray’s Eve Hallows and the Book of Shrieks simply shines with all of its fun creepiness, compelling characters and stellar writing. A MUST read for any MG fan!" -- WORD SPELUNKING

"Eve Hallows is highly imaginative without being too complex for its target audience. Fall in love with Eve, her friends and her family of adorable monsters. Lose yourself in a light read that will remind you of those days when your English teacher just want you to read something, anything. This book is it. The one that you wish you read when you were in grade school." -- JOYOUS READS

"Overall, this book was fantastic. It presents an admirable role model as well as a strong family unit which will benefit young readers. When so many books right now have presented teens in a not-so-flattering light, it is so wonderful to find a book like this one." -- BOOK COVER JUSTICE

Find Eve Hallows and the Book of Shrieks here: GoodreadsKindle | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

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EVE HALLOWS AND THE BOOK OF SHADOWS (BOOK 2)

Ever since encountering The Source and its minions on Halloween, Eve Hallows has found life surprisingly quiet … not to mention adorably boring! So when Dad receives a Ouija message that she must return to Gravesville, Eve couldn't be happier—at least until she discovers the Director of URNS, also known as the Grim Reaper, has a special job for Eve … one that will lead her to New York City and to the true identity of The Source.With The Book of Shrieks offering zero help and a new URNS agent driving the school boys—and Eve!—crazy, Eve's beginning to realize this whole saving-the-world nonsense isn't what it's cracked up to be.All this and she still has to find The Book of Shadows....

Praise for Eve Hallows and the Book of Shadows:

"This book was perfectly horrible! Horrible meaning amazingly awesome, of course. Eve's world once again sucked me in and would not let go until this part of Eve's story was finished"  LILI LOST IN A BOOK

"This is a perfect combination of YA, Horror, Paranormal and Fun!"  BOOK LOVERS PARADISE

"I love love love Eve. She's a strong, awesome, female character that I would be delighted to recommend to any little girl. (No sexism at play here, boys will love this book too!)" — MUST READ FASTER

"I absolutely love this series and cannot wait to keep reading the fun adventures of Eve Hallows. Mr Gray has such a fantastic style of writing and his books are such fascinating tales, that everybody should read them for the fun factor. The topsy turvy lingo, adorable creatures and imaginative Gravesville, make one horrible book." — TURNER'S ANTICS

Find Eve Hallows and the Book of Shadows here: GoodreadsKindle | Amazon | Barnes & Noble



For those of you who don’t know me, my name's Eve Hallows. Hi, everyone! I used to live in a monster world called Gravesville, but for the last year or so I’ve been living in your world. And let me tell you, I still can’t get over all the differences between our worlds.

Probably the biggest shock to me was when I first visited a human graveyard. They are nothing like the one where I come from. In Gravesville, we have a graveyard that is as big as an ocean, and everyone goes there—ghouls, goblins, vamps, werewolves, brain eaters, you name it. I grew up in a haunted castle not far from the local graveyard, and one of my favorite things to do on a lazy fall day was lounge out with my friends, sip some pumpkin smoothies and watch the fog creep over the hills as the creatures of the night played in the graveyard. It’s about as normal as normal can get, as far as I'm concerned.

But then I come here. Oh. My. Jack. What is up with your graveyards? I barely ever see a single creature stirring, and no one plays Corpse Diving or Shadow Stealing let alone fog surfing. Heck, even when I do see people, they look so miserable. I just want to yell, It’s a graveyard! Lighten up! And don't get me started on the d├ęcor. Ugh! The tombstones are so clean and straight. The grounds are perfectly manicured. And there are flowers everywhere. I mean everywhere. It's totally disturbing.

Even stranger, though, is that everyone in your world seems scared of graveyards. Nothing's going to jump out at you, because no creature with any good sense would ever visit one of your graveyards. No offense, but they are boring.

Okay, well, I'm done ranting for the day. Thanks for listening. Oh, and do yourself a favor. Grab some lawn chairs and some of your favorite snacks and go lay out in your local graveyard. Trust me, it will be an experience you will never forget. You can thank me later.

Take care!

-Eve


robert grayAbout the author: Robert Gray is a writer. If that job description doesn’t impress you, how about fantasy writer? Too general? Well, he doesn’t get insulted if you call him a horror writer. If horror’s not your thing, then scratch out horror and replace it with suspense. And for the kiddies, you can slap on a YA or MG in front of that title.

Gray lives in Bushkill, Pennsylvania with his wife and two children.

Find Robert here: Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads



Blog Tour Giveaway Details

$25 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash

Ends 2/8/14

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Oh that Eve... like I said, LOVE her! And check out the Tour Schedule for more Eve goodness!

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