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Blog Tour De Troops is HERE!

May 27, 2011

This Memorial Day weekend, over four days, 30 plus authors are thanking our troops for keeping our country safe and free.

Amber Scott marks the first stop in a daisy chain blog hop of a fantastic time that is getting national attention for a reason.

The land of the free! The home of the brave! What is being indie if not being FREE?!

Yep. We’re indie. Self-published and proud of it. Along with hundreds of other authors, the Indie Book Collective is crumbling stigma and proving indie isn’t a dirty word.

We have the sales and reviews to back it up, too! Ready for over 35 free ebooks?

AWESOME! Because every commenter on each listed blog, each day, gets that author’s participating ebook FREE!

Not only do you get it, but one goes to a troop for every single unique commenter. So send a friend! Not only do you and they score a 5 star read, a troop gets one, too.

#thatrocks

Talk about freedom! Let’s make it ring book lover style this Memorial Day!

Amber Scott, “Play Fling,” http://amberscottbooks.com/

Stacy Wallace Benefiel, “Day of Sacrifice Vol. 1-3,” http://wp.me/pRygW-bY

Jennifer Provost, “Rise of the Deva’shi: A Chronicle of Parthalan,” http://blog.jenniferallisprovost.com/

Jonathan Gould, “Doodling,” http://daglit.blogspot.com/

Kat Lively, “Dead Barchetta,” http://leighwantsfood.blogspot.com/

Joel Goldman, “Motion to Kill,” http://joelgoldman.blogspot.com/

Sonia Rumzi, “Pen, Paper, Action,” http://soniarumzi.com/

Dawn Wilson, “Leaving the Comfort Cafe,” http://www.dawn-theyearofwritingdangerously.blogspot.com/

Roy Finch, “The Emperor of Glitter Gulch,” http://therealroyfinch.wordpress.com/

Stay tuned for more stops, authors and FREE ebooks tomorrow!

Want to donate to the cause? Excellent! For secure donations, that go toward the KINDLES for the troops, via Paypal, click HERE.

Speaking of donations, special thanks to the following:

Little Sisters Soap Co.

Arshad Ahsanuddin

Glenn Skinner, The Keya Quests

Marcia Colette

Joyce Mitchell

Tamara Blodgett

Kyle Fleishman

Sandra Edwards

and so many more!

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24 Comments leave one →
  1. Melissa permalink
    May 27, 2011 3:28 am

    Great blog special you are for our troops! I know they are thankful. 🙂

  2. Amber May permalink
    May 27, 2011 7:41 am

    This is awesome! Thanks to everyone participating!

  3. Laurie permalink
    May 27, 2011 8:04 am

    THANK YOU to each and every soldier and their families. Your sacrifice has allowed us to live in freedom.

  4. Jessica Tran permalink
    May 27, 2011 11:03 am

    well i think and feel that this is a great way to show are appreciation to are troops and i am thankful for the fact that put their lives on the line for us every time they go and fight for us. Also i hope all of you return home to your families safe and sound.

  5. May 27, 2011 11:11 am

    Geat tribute to our troops!

  6. MamaSylvia permalink
    May 27, 2011 11:30 am

    Someone might want to tell Sonia Rumzi that there is no way to leave a comment on her blog. I just hunted through the whole thing several times and couldn’t find a “comments” link or box or anything.

    • May 27, 2011 2:31 pm

      Hey MamaSylvia, I had the same problem, but there is a little section to the right side of the post for comments. It’s underneath her book’s cover art 🙂

  7. May 27, 2011 6:10 pm

    Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments here today! We’re so excited to bring this tour to you, to share these amazing authors, and to be able to provide free eBooks to everyone — readers, troops, whomever!

    The free Kindle giveaway is also terrific, and don’t forget, anyone can DONATE to our IBC for Kindles Troop PayPal account. Even $1 helps. All donations help our troops and we hope to provide as many Kindles as possible to our brave men and women in uniform. Please help spread the word.

  8. jack permalink
    May 27, 2011 9:39 pm

    anyone that comments gets a free copy? Can i ask that mine is given to a troop and their significant other?

    • indiebookibc permalink*
      May 27, 2011 10:46 pm

      Yes and yes! Just indicate this and leave their email address!

  9. Cara permalink
    May 28, 2011 1:11 am

    THANK YOU for your participation in this support effort for our troops! I appreciate you and look forward to reading your book!

    Cara English
    caraenglish@cox.net

  10. May 28, 2011 8:01 am

    Such an awesome cause!!!
    leanne_gag[at]hotmail[dot]com

  11. Jessica Tran permalink
    May 28, 2011 11:51 am

    I was here yesterday i just forgot to put my e-mail address it is JJTran25@yahoo.com

  12. Jessica Tran permalink
    May 28, 2011 12:06 pm

    I was here yesterday and i forgot to leave a e-mail address it is JJTran25@yahoo.com

  13. Shianan permalink
    May 28, 2011 7:20 pm

    This is such a great idea! Thank you all for putting this together.

    If I might, I’d like to throw in the names of two troops: my husband (Afghanistan) and my brother (Iraq).

    Is there a place that I can leave their email addresses without making them public to the entire internet?

  14. May 29, 2011 8:56 am

    I’d like to donate mine to a troop as well but don’t know anyone out there. Please choose for me, k?
    Thanks!
    Thank you to those men and women who protect us and our freedom.

  15. May 30, 2011 2:44 pm

    I don’t know where I’ve been for the last two days but I wasn’t here – I’m so sorry!! What a great idea!

  16. May 30, 2011 2:45 pm

    Oh, just realised, email address (whoops): author@annemhairisimpson.com

  17. Celia permalink
    May 30, 2011 3:02 pm

    Thank you so much for your support and generosity!!

    lucetlady (at) gmail (dot) com

  18. May 30, 2011 6:30 pm

    Fantastic idea!

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