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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Launching Galaxy Games Blog Tour 2011!!!

An old friend and critique partner, Greg Fishbone is launching his blog tour today for his new book, The Challengers, part of the Galaxy Games series. Here is a little bit about the book and Greg.

Book Synopsis

The Galaxy Games series is written by Greg R. Fishbone and published by the Tu Books imprint of Lee & Low Books. In this hilarious middle-grade romp through space, eleven-year-old Tyler Sato leads a team of kids representing all of Earth in a sports tournament against alien kids from across the galaxy.

Book #1: The Challengers is available now! Read more here!

Book Stats

Series: Galaxy Games
Title: The Challengers
Hardcover ISBN: 978-60060-660-1
Author: Greg R. Fishbone
Illustrator: Ethen Beavers
Scheduled Release Date: September 2011
Publisher: Tu Books / Lee & Low Books
Ages: 9-12

Author Bio

Greg R. Fishbone is an author of galactic fiction for young readers, including the Galaxy Games series of humorous middle grade sci-fi novels from the Tu Books imprint at Lee & Low Books. Greg also serves as an Assistant Regional Advisor for the New England regions of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, is a two-time NESCBWI conference co-director, and founded of the Class of 2k7 debut author group. This summer he participated in the NASA and NSF-funded Launch Pad program at the University of Wyoming, intended to provide authors with better knowledge of astronomy and theories of science literacy. Visit his website at for more information.

Book Trailer


Puzzle Piece #1

Now here is the cool part about this tour! I am giving you Puzzle Piece #1 and you need to follow the tour to collect all of the puzzle pieces!!

Visit these blogs to have more chances in the Launch Day Contest

Greg will be holding contests and offering prizes, including copies of The Challengers and chances for him to Skype into your classroom, library, or reading group. The first contest is the Launch Day Giveaway, which you can enter in a variety of ways during the first week of October.

Until the next time, thank you to all who have bought my book, If I Could Be Like Jennifer Taylor released by MuseItUp Publishing on September 16th. We had a great party on that day and thank you to all who attended!!

The MG/YA Blog-A-Thon is officially over and everyone will know the winners by the middle of October. We will be posting winners as soon as we get the names.

My next blog guest is Karen Cote of Karen'sTV.  Some may know her from Twitter as Karen's Romance. She will be here October 6th. Don't worry, I will be advertising and don't miss this interview with this unique and lovely Muse author.


  1. I love the book trailer! The book looks like something my ten-year old would love.

    Concilium, July 2012

  2. My son absolutely can NOT wait to read this book. (


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