I just read a great book by A.S. King named PLEASE IGNORE VERA DIETZ and I wanted others to also enjoy it and create some "BUZZ" by reading and reviewing it. An ARC Tour of PLEASE IGNORE VERA DIETZ seemed like a great opportunity to accomplish this but I have never hosted an ARC Tour before. After spending considerable time viewing other sites and their ARC Tour policies and such, I have decided to make this one easy because the ultimate goal is to help promote the book.

PLEASE IGNORE VERA DIETZ ARC TOUR:
1)This tour is open to US bloggers only (please bear with me it's my first tour).
2)It is a 5 day ARC tour, but if you finish reading before your 5 days are up then please send it on to the next person.
3)Each tour participant is responsible in mailing out the ARC to the next person on the list including delivery confirmation.
4)Your review MUST be posted no later than ONE week after reading.
5)Then send the ARC to the next person on the list and NO one else.
6)Please do not destroy or loose this ARC.
If you are serious and can commit to this ARC tour (meaning that you will read and review this book) than you are more than welcome to sign up. I will have 5 spots available and it will go on a first come first serve basis.

4 comments on "The 5 X 5 ARC TOUR: Please Ignore Vera Dietz"

4 comments:

  1. I'd love to read it and review it on my livejournal (if that's cool--it's not a dedicated book blog but I talk about books often).

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  2. Oh I would love to participate in this!

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  3. Oh, I wish I were in the States! Guess I'll have to wait until it's published. But I'm going to run out and lay my hands on a copy of The Dust of 100 Dogs, because that sounds like the coolest book ever!

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We would love to see what you have to say :)

taragel wrote:
September 14, 2010 at 6:59 AM

I'd love to read it and review it on my livejournal (if that's cool--it's not a dedicated book blog but I talk about books often).


4 comments:

  1. I'd love to read it and review it on my livejournal (if that's cool--it's not a dedicated book blog but I talk about books often).

    ReplyDelete
  2. Oh I would love to participate in this!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh, I wish I were in the States! Guess I'll have to wait until it's published. But I'm going to run out and lay my hands on a copy of The Dust of 100 Dogs, because that sounds like the coolest book ever!

    ReplyDelete

We would love to see what you have to say :)

Crystal wrote:
September 14, 2010 at 7:47 AM

Oh I would love to participate in this!


4 comments:

  1. I'd love to read it and review it on my livejournal (if that's cool--it's not a dedicated book blog but I talk about books often).

    ReplyDelete
  2. Oh I would love to participate in this!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh, I wish I were in the States! Guess I'll have to wait until it's published. But I'm going to run out and lay my hands on a copy of The Dust of 100 Dogs, because that sounds like the coolest book ever!

    ReplyDelete

We would love to see what you have to say :)

Cade Crowley wrote:
September 14, 2010 at 10:51 AM

I'd like to participate!


4 comments:

  1. I'd love to read it and review it on my livejournal (if that's cool--it's not a dedicated book blog but I talk about books often).

    ReplyDelete
  2. Oh I would love to participate in this!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh, I wish I were in the States! Guess I'll have to wait until it's published. But I'm going to run out and lay my hands on a copy of The Dust of 100 Dogs, because that sounds like the coolest book ever!

    ReplyDelete

We would love to see what you have to say :)

Kim Aippersbach wrote:
September 19, 2010 at 3:45 PM

Oh, I wish I were in the States! Guess I'll have to wait until it's published. But I'm going to run out and lay my hands on a copy of The Dust of 100 Dogs, because that sounds like the coolest book ever!


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