Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Blog Tour: The Six by K. B. Hoyle

The Six (The Gateway Chronicles #1) by K. B. Hoyle
paperback & ebook
Published: April 5, 2012 by The Writer's Coffee Shop
Available: TWCS Amazon

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Summary:

Darcy Pennington hates her life. She is an insufferably average teenager with no real friends, crushing social anxiety, and an indescribable sense of not fitting in anywhere. A change in her dad’s job forces her to attend Cedar Cove Family Camp the summer before her eighth-grade year, and Darcy once again finds herself on the outside of a social circle of teenagers, with her only advocate being an awkward girl named Samantha Palm. The only problem is, Darcy has no desire to be friends with her, but as the hostility from the other teenagers increases, she decides to return the friendship.

When Darcy begins to experience strange magical occurrences, she comes to believe she’s either losing her mind or on the brink of a discovery that could give her purpose in life. After unwittingly stumbling through a magical gateway to a new world called Alitheia, she convinces Sam and the other four teenagers to travel there with her, and despite their earlier hostilities toward her, they eventually concede leadership of their small group to Darcy. Once there, they learn the “arrival of the Six” was prophesied hundreds of years before, and that they must expel an ancient evil from the land. In the end their lives, and the fate of Alitheia, will hinge upon Darcy. Will she have what it takes to fulfill her mysterious purpose? Or will she fall prey to a deadly foe? From Goodreads.com



About the Author:

 K. B. Hoyle is a wife to a wonderful husband, a mother to two rambunctious little boys, an expectant mother to baby number three, and has been a classical educator for five years. She always knew from a young age that she wanted to write stories that would inspire people. Her favorite genre to read and write is Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction, so that is where her journey began. K. B. Hoyle began writing her first fantasy novel at the age of eleven, which proved to be valuable experience and practice for the novels she would publish as an adult.

K. B. Hoyle is currently writing the Young Adult Fantasy series The Gateway Chronicles, but she never stops brainstorming and planning for all the stories she hopes to write in the future. From Goodreads.com


Praise:


"...super glad I was able to read this one!" Jenny at Jenny Like Books

"The Six is full of magic and action..." Bonnie at Words at Home

"Fans of the Chronicles of Narnia will thoroughly enjoy this middle grade fantasy." Eileen at Goodreads.com

"K. B. Hoyle is a brilliant author who spun a web of fantasy and adventure that captivates the imagination..." Maggie Rapier at Goodreads.com

Tour Schedule:

March 24 K. B. interviews Darcy, the King's Intended at Paperbook Princess
March 29 Triangle Variety Radio at 9:30 pm - 10 pm US EDT
March 30 Singing and Reading in the Rain - A Guest Post
March 31 K. B. interviews Sam, the companion On Alitheia
April 1 Stop by Ja citam, a ti? for a review, guest post, and chance to win a swag pack.
April 2 Ritesh Kala's Book Reviews A Guest Post
April 3  Words at Home A Guest Post & Swag giveaway
April 4 A. B. Shepherd's Reinvented Reader 5 STAR Review
April 4 Book Bags and Cat Naps A Guest Post
April 5 Cafe Art Space Review and Teaser
April 6 Alchemy of Scrawl Radio Show 12:30 pm US EDT
April 7 Larkins' Book Bloggers Review
April 8 Bunny's Review A Guest Post
April 10 Alchemy of Scrawl Interview
April 11 Jenny Likes Books
April 12 Cabin Goddess A Guest Post
April 30 Ali Talks Live

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