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Blog Tour: Salt Magic by Hope Larson, illustrated by Rebecca Mock

      

     I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the SALT MAGIC by Hope Larson, illustrated by Rebecca Mock Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!

About the Book:

Title: SALT MAGIC

Author: Hope Larson, illustrated by Rebecca Mock

Pub. Date: October 12, 2021

Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy

Publisher: Margaret Ferguson Books

Pages: 240

Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook

Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&NiBooks, KoboTBD, Bookshop.org

Synopsis: When a jealous witch curses her family's well, it's up to Vonceil to set things right in an epic journey that will leave her changed forever.

     When Vonceil's older brother, Elber, comes home to their family's Oklahoma farm after serving on the front lines of World War I, things aren't what she expects. His experiences have changed him into a serious and responsible man who doesn't have time for Vonceil anymore. He even marries the girl he had left behind.

     Then a mysterious and captivating woman shows up at the farm and confronts Elber for leaving her in France. When he refuses to leave his wife, she puts a curse on the family well, turning the entire town's water supply into saltwater. Who is this lady dressed all in white, what has she done to the farm, and what does Vonceil's old uncle Dell know about her?

     To find out, Vonceil will have to strike out on her own and delve deep into the world of witchcraft, confronting dangerous relatives, shapeshifting animals, a capricious Sugar Witch, and the Lady in White herself--the foreboding Salt Witch. The journey will change Vonceil, but along the way she'll learn a lot about love and what it means to grow up.

     Hope Larson is the author and illustrator of the Eisner Award nominated All Summer Long and the illustrator of the Eisner Award winning A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic NovelSalt Magic is an utterly unique graphic fairy tale complete with striking illustrations by Rebecca Mock. 

Praise For SALT MAGIC:

     "The best comics reading experience I've had in a long time." —Ben Hatke, author-illustrator of #1 New York Times Bestselling Zita the Spacegirl series
 
     "Sumptuously detailed in all aspects, readers of all ages will be whisked away by this unique and modern fairy tale. Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock take a story filled with fantasy and imagination and ground it with great humanity and depth. A book to return to over and over again."—Jen Wang, author-illustrator of the Eisner award-winning The Prince and the Dressmaker
 
     "The perfect alchemy of gorgeous illustration and richly imagined story." —Victoria Ying, author-illustrator of City of Secrets
 
     "Salt Magic is an epic coming-of-age adventure. Rebecca’s artwork is some of the most gorgeous cartooning I have ever seen, bringing Hope’s incredible storytelling to vibrant life. With witches, magic, and cowboys, you’ve never read a Western like this before!" —Cathy G. Johnson, author-illustrator of The Breakaways


     "This story by the previous collaborators (Compass South) unfolds skillfully, taking time to develop memorable heroine Vonceil and her quotidian world . . . before setting her on an adventure that echoes fantasy classics yet feels entirely distinct."—Publishers Weekly

    "Unusual and excellent, containing wonder within."Kirkus Reviews

Excerpts:





About Hope Larson:

     Hope Larson has written and illustrated many graphic novels including All Summer Long, which was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018 and an Eisner Award nominee, as well as its recently published sequel, All Together Now. She adapted and illustrated A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel, which spent forty-four weeks on the New York Times graphic novel bestseller list and for which she won an Eisner Award. She is also the author of Compass South (A New York Times Bestseller), and its companion volume, Knife's Edge, both illustrated by Rebecca Mock. She lives in North Carolina.

 

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About Rebecca Mock:

     Rebecca Mock is an illustrator and comics artist. They illustrated the graphic novels Compass South and Knife's Edge, both written by Hope Larson. Their work has also appeared in various publications, including the New York Times and The New Yorker. They are the co-organizer of the Hana Doki Kira anthology. They live in Brooklyn, New York. Visit their website at https://rebeccamock.com

 

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Giveaway Details: 

     3 winners will receive a finished copy of SALT MAGIC, US Only.

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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

10/4/2021

Kait Plus Books

Excerpt

10/4/2021

Rajiv's Reviews

Review

10/5/2021

YA Books Central

Excerpt

10/5/2021

Little Red Reads

Review

10/6/2021

BookHounds YA

Excerpt

10/6/2021

Pick a good book

Excerpt

10/7/2021

Celiamcmahonreads

Review

10/7/2021

History From A Women's Perspective

Excerpt

10/8/2021

Nerdophiles

Review

10/8/2021

The Momma Spot

Review

Week Two:

10/11/2021

Books Are Magic Too

Review

10/11/2021

Lifestyle of Me

Review

10/12/2021

two points of interedt

Review

10/12/2021

@coffeebooksandmascara

Review

10/13/2021

Locks, Hooks and Books

Review

10/13/2021

@abackwardsstory

Review

10/14/2021

Nonbinary Knight Reads

Review

10/14/2021

Midnightbooklover

Review

10/15/2021

@bookisheclectic

Review

10/15/2021

The Bookwyrm's Den

Review


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