MUSIC DEDICATIONS from the BLUE RIDGE LIBRARY MYSTERY SERIES CHARACTERS

Being a little older, I remember all those radio shows that featured dedications from one person to another, and I thought it would be fun to share the songs that some of the characters from the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series would dedicate to one another.

So, without further ado, here they are!

Note, this lists song titles and the performer(s), not necessarily the composers. Click on the YouTube link to hear the songs!

 

From Richard to Amy: I Knew I Loved You Before I Met You – Savage Garden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=DZqFK4dcl2Q

 

From Amy to Richard: I Choose You – Sara Bareilles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=RDGMEMQ1dJ7wXfLlqCjwV0xfSNbAVMi4mkRwkQRoQ&time_continue=2&v=ooiLP_zqnFs

 

From Hugh to Lydia: When I Fall in Love – Nat King Cole

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y39N72hN7iQ

 

From Lydia to Hugh: Grow Old Along with Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2gfiet4PtI

 

From Sunny to Brad: Wild I Am – Vocal Few

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbRYfzZjXjQ

 

From Brad to Sunny: Spooky – The Classics IV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJyUOIRA08A

 

From Richard to Karla: In the End – Snow Patrol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWryJOrTDWc

 

From Amy to Sunny: I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuWAGT9ZkYE

 

From Sunny to Amy: I’ll Be Your Friend – Amy Grant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ2IWpUSUdU

 

From Karl (aka Kurt) to Andrew: If Our Love is Wrong – Calum Scott

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zucJcJ6UJ84&list=LLiyPDkrU3GoBztedJbzFw_Q&index=13

SHELVED UNDER MURDER Blog Tour

Today (July 9th) kicks off the virtual blog tour celebrating the release of SHELVED UNDER MURDER.

You can find all the info. and links to the tour stops over at the Escape with Dollycas Into a Great Book blog:

https://www.escapewithdollycas.com/great-escapes-virtual-book-tours/books-currently-on-tour/shelved-under-murder-a-blue-ridge-library-mystery-by-victoria-gilbert/

There’s a giveaway you can enter at any of the stops too!

PAST DUE FOR MURDER Cover Reveal

#CoverReveal time!

The third book in my Blue Ridge Library Mystery series has a cover, and it is a beauty. It includes the exterior of the library and a new character who shows up in book three — Loie, the abandoned kitten adopted by one of my main characters.

 

Sony Deal!

This is actually still difficult for me to believe, but it’s true — Sony Pictures Television has optioned book one and book two of the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series (A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS and SHELVED UNDER MURDER).

The proof, from Publishers Marketplace today:

 

 

 

 

We don’t know yet exactly what Sony has in mind, but I will keep you posted as I know more!

#CoverReveal for KISS OF THE ROYAL by Lindsey Duga

Lindsey is my critique partner so I’ve read this fabulous book in manuscript form and can tell you: PREORDER IT NOW!

 

Let us know what you think of the cover for Kiss of the Royal by Lindsey Duga, which releases July 3, 2018!

This cover reveal is brought to you by Entangled Teen.

About Kiss of the Royal:

In the war against the Forces of Darkness, the Royals are losing. Princess Ivy is determined to end this centuries-long conflict once and for all, so her new battle partner must succeed where the others failed. Prince Zach’s unparalleled skill with a sword, enhanced by Ivy’s magic Kiss, should make them an unstoppable pair—but try convincing Zach of that.

Prince Zach has spent his life preparing for battle, but he would rather be branded a heretic than use his lips as nothing more than a way to transfer magic. A kiss is a symbol of love, and love is the most powerful weapon they have—but try convincing Ivy of that.

With the fate of their world on the line, the battlefield has become a testing ground, and only one of them can be right. Falling for each other wasn’t part of the plan—but try convincing their hearts of that.

Want to read more? Pre-order your copy of Kiss of the Royal by Lindsey Duga today!

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About Lindsey Duga:

Lindsey Duga is a middle grade and young adult writer with a passion for fantasy, science fiction, and basically any genre that takes you away from the real world. She wrote her first novel in college while she was getting her bachelor’s in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University.

Other than writing and cuddling with her morkie puppy, Delphi, Lindsey loves catching up on the latest superhero TV show and practicing yoga.

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Cover Reveal for SHELVED UNDER MURDER

The second book in the Blue Ridge Library Mystery series has a cover!

SHELVED UNDER MURDER will be published by Crooked Lane Books on July 10, 2018.

It’s already up for preorder on many sites, including Barnes & Noble and Amazon.

Signings! A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS Launches in Style

I was fortunate to have had three book events celebrating A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS over the last week:

First, a book discussion and signing for my book launch on Tues., Dec. 12th at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro, NC.

Then a book signing at the Triangle Town Center Barnes & Noble in Raleigh, NC on Sat., Dec. 16th

And finally, a book signing at Page 158 Books in Wake Forest, NC on Sun., Dec. 17th

All three went splendidly and I would like to thank the very gracious bookstores who hosted me and my book!

Virtual Book Tour for A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS

Starting Monday, Dec. 11th and running through Thursday, Dec. 21st, Great Escapes Book Tours is hosting a virtual book tour for A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS.

As part of the tour, I am giving away a signed copy of the hardback book and some swag to one lucky winner.  Starting on Dec. 11th, head over to the “Escape with Dollycas into a Good Book website” to enter the Rafflecopter!

You can also check out the post listing all the participating bloggers and more info. on the Great Escapes site here:  A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS Blog Tour 

As part of the tour, I am giving away a signed copy of the hardback book and some swag to one lucky winner.  Starting on Dec. 11th, head over to the “Escape with Dollycas into a Good Book website” to enter the Rafflecopter!

TOUR PARTICIPANTS

December 11 – A Chick Who Reads – REVIEW

December 12 – Books a Plenty Book Reviews – REVIEW

December 12 – Teresa Trent Author Blog – REVIEW

December 13 – Babs Book Bistro – SPOTLIGHT

December 13 – Readeropolis – INTERVIEW

December 14 – The Book’s the Thing – REVIEW

December 14 – My Reading Journeys – REVIEW

December 14 – Bea’s Book Nook – REVIEW

December 15 – Jane Reads – CHARACTER GUEST POST

December 15 – That’s What She’s Reading – REVIEW

December 15 – Cozy Up With Kathy – REVIEW, INTERVIEW

December 16 – The Power of Words – REVIEW

December 16 – A Holland Reads – SPOTLIGHT

December 16 – Sapphyria’s Book Reviews – REVIEW

December 17 – The Montana Bookaholic – SPOTLIGHT

December 18 – The Pulp and Mystery Shelf – GUEST POST

December 18 – Melina’s Book Blog – REVIEW, CHARACTER GUEST POST

December 19 – Valerie’s Musings – REVIEW

December 19 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – REVIEW

December 19 – A Blue Million Books – CHARACTER INTERVIEW

December 20 – Moonlight Rendezvous – REVIEW

December 20 – Brooke Blogs – GUEST POST

December 21 – I Wish I Lived in a Library – REVIEW

December 21 – Sleuth Cafe – SPOTLIGHT

December 21 – Girl with Book Lungs – CHARACTER INTERVIEW

Author Copies Have Arrived!

My author copies of A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS arrived today from my publisher, Crooked Lane Books.

This is the first book I’ve had published in a hardback edition (in addition to eBook and paperback) so to say that I am very excited is definitely an understatement!

A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS officially releases on December 12th.  The next book in the series, SHELVED UNDER MURDER is already going through edits and will be published in July 2018.