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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Theodore and the Enchanted Bookstore: Tale of the Spectacular Spectacles Blog Tour

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Theodore and the Enchanted Bookstore: Tale of the Spectacular Spectacles
By K. Kibbee
Genre: Early Chapter Book {ages 6-10}


Living life as a bumbling breadbox with fur, was hardship enough for Theodore the Corgi, but when the young dog finds himself cold and alone in a frightening animal shelter, it’s clear that his struggles have only just begun.

Labeled “unadoptable,” by shelter staff, Theodore mires in the gloom until a kind-eyed stranger with a pocket full of handcrafted jerky and a quirky smile, rescues him with the intent of making Theodore the newest addition to his curious Bookstore. Though overwhelmed at first, Theodore soon finds both his new friend and the odd bookstore are welcoming hosts, despite the Corgi’s run of clumsy mishaps. And while Theodore’s formerly dull and lonely life fades to memory, a new, adventurous one blooms before him—for hidden amongst the dusty stacks of books and things at the Enchanted Bookstore, waits a peculiar little man with a set of the most magical, Spectacular Spectacles imaginable. 


Interview: 


What inspired you to write this book?  Actually, this book/series is an entirely new animal (woof!) to me--it's a commissioned piece. My publisher, Incorgnito Publishing Press, wanted a fun series of stories chronicling the adventures of their Corgi little mascot, Theodore. While Theodore was just a silly cartoon dangling from a logo at the start, as I wrote about him, he soon developed quite a unique backstory and an endearing personality fleshed out along with it.
 
Do you have a place were you like to write at? Frankly, anywhere that it's QUIET will do for me. I bought an "el-cheapo" laptop a couple of years back and so long as I have that little beauty and my trusty ear plugs-- I'm good to go!

What do you like to drink when you write? Coffee, I suppose. Although, coffee-tinted sugar water would probably be a more accurate description. As you can see, I'm trying to "adult," but doing a lackluster job of it. Most of the time I'm just doing a good impersonation of a grown-up.  

A random thing you have done? I suppose you'd like to hear something that's both random and interesting, eh? Not something purely odd like-- "I lick out the insides of my microwave popcorn bags?" Sheesh, I can fictionalize a great many amazing things, but I haven't done a one of them. Would readers buy that I discovered a unicorn at a roadside gypsy camp? 😉

Do you have anything new coming up? Boy, do I! Theodore has a great many adventures planned and then I've got a couple of personal projects currently simmering on the back burner as well. Meanwhile, I'm polishing off the third book in my 'Forests of the Fae' series, which will release next year.


About The Author: 

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K. (Kristine) Kibbee is a Pacific Northwest writer with a fascination for all things literary. Kristine’s passion for creative writing began in her early youth and led her to the doors of Washington State University, where she earned a degree in Humanities, with a focus in Professional Writing. Kristine followed her scholarly pursuit of writing with published works in The Vancougar, The Salal Review Literary Review, Just Frenchies magazine, and S/Tick Literary Review. She is presently a regular columnist for Terrier Group magazine.

Kristine’s novella, “The Mischievous Misadventures of Dewey the Daring,” was her first and only self-published release, and is still currently available on Amazon.com. Her middle-grade fantasy novel, “Whole in the Clouds,” was released in November 2014 and is being re-released by Incorgnito Publishing Press, with additional material, in October of 2016. The first installment in her YA fantasy series, “Forest of the Fae-Devlin’s Door,”was released in early 2016 with Incorgnito.

Kristine anticipates following the release of book two in the “Forests of the Fae” series (“The Raven Queen”) with a third and final installment, which will tentatively come to print in early 2018.



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                                Tour Schedule 
June 6th my name is Sage​ ~ REVIEW
June 6th Reading for the Stars & Moon ~ REVIEW

June 7th Sprinkle of Books ~ REVIEW
June 8th Lisa-Queen of the Random ~ BOOK SPOTLIGHT
June 9th Bibliobakes ~ REVIEW
​June 9th Cat's Corner ~ INTERVIEW
June 11th Ramblings of a Book Nerd ~ BOOK SPOTLIGHT
June 13th Hogwash ~ BOOK SPOTLIGHT
June 14th Books, Dreams, Life ~ INTERVIEW

June 16th Glad For My 3 ~ BOOK SPOTLIGHT
​June 17th Bound 2 Escape ~ REVIEW
June 20th The Book Adventures of Emily ~ REVIEW

June 21st Devoted Mommy of 3 ~ BOOK SPOTLIGHT
June 22nd JBronder Book Reviews ~ REVIEW
June 24th Mello & June Book Blog ~ GUEST POST
June 25th Lukten av Trykksverte  ~ REVIEW
June 26th Celtic Lady's Book Reviews ~ BOOK SPOTLIGHT

                                


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