Announcing . . . the CAVENDISH Blog Tour!

15 Aug

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh YOU GUYS.

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls comes out TWO WEEKS FROM YESTERDAY.

(Yes, that is Jeremy Renner flailing like a giddy schoolgirl. YOU’RE WELCOME.)

Lots of exciting, Cavendish-y things coming up soon, and the most exciting of these might just be . . .

Yes! The Cavendish Blog Tour officially begins Monday, August 20! I’ve got some awesome posts lined up for you at some equally awesome blogs. It’s been SO wonderful working with these bloggers. The book blogging community has basically been rocking my socks off.

And guess what?? At each stop on the tour, Simon & Schuster is giving away a final hardcover copy of The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls! All told, that’s 19 chances to win!

Check out the schedule:

Monday, 8/20: Interview with Katie at Mundie Kids . . . + an excerpt from Cavendish!

Tuesday, 8/21: Illustrator Sarah Watts and I chat about the art of Cavendish at The Hiding Spot

Wednesday, 8/22: The Music of Cavendish, Part 1 – At The Book Cellar, I share some of the music on my Cavendish playlist — including scene teasers!

Thursday, 8/23: At Gypsy Book Reviews, Simon & Schuster Art Director Lucy Ruth Cummins and I talk about the process of designing Cavendish‘s beautiful packaging!

Friday, 8/24: I share some completely embarrassing — but fully illustrated! — stories I wrote in elementary school, over at Hobbitsies

Saturday, 8/25: Britney of I Eat Words interviews Victoria and Lawrence

Sunday, 8/26: The Music of Cavendish, Part 2 – At Good Books & Good Wine, I share more music from Cavendish, as my playlist starts to get freaky . . .

Monday, 8/27: At Icey Books, I present to you A Day in the Super-Glamorous Life of Claire Legrand, Author — told diary-style!

Tuesday, 8/28: (as in, THE RELEASE DAY AHHHHH!) Kristi at The Story Siren interviews Mrs. Cavendish and the Cavendish Home groundskeeper, Mr. Alice

Wednesday, 8/29: The Music of Cavendish, Part 3 – at Novel Sounds, I share more music from Cavendish (and struggle not to give away spoilers!)

Thursday, 8/30: At The Book Muncher, I talk about the role of music, both in my life and in Cavendish, and embarrass myself yet again play you a little somethin’ somethin’ on the piano

Thursday, 8/30: (Yep! Double whammy day!) At YA Highway, my agent Diana Fox and I dissect and discuss my Cavendish query

Friday, 8/31: The Turkeybird interviews me about unicorns, tacos, and scary stuff at There’s a Book!

From September 1 – 3, the Cavendish blog tour will pause to observe the Labor Day holiday

Tuesday, 9/4: The lovely ladies at Girls in the Stacks and I party it up in a podcast-style interview!

Wednesday, 9/5: The Book Smugglers review Cavendish and I talk about my favorite MG heroines

Thursday, 9/6: I chat with the Cuddlebuggery Cuddlebuggerers! (Do they appreciate being called that? I don’t know, but it makes me happy inside.)

Friday, 9/7: The Challenges (and Fun Parts!) of Writing MG Horror – at Project Mayhem

Saturday, 9/8: At The Bookish Type, I talk about the architecture, style, and wardrobe of Victoria’s not so picture-perfect town, Belleville

Sunday, 9/9: Copil at YA Confidential goes on adventures with me and UNICORN! In the mythical land of Unicornia!

Monday, 9/10: Q&A with Amie at The Mixed-Up Files (Will I be more-than-slightly loopy at this point on the tour? POSSIBLY.)

Whew! That, my friends, is what we call A Whole Lotta Awesome. I hope to see you at all the stops! It’s gonna be a grand ol’ time.

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9 Responses to “Announcing . . . the CAVENDISH Blog Tour!”

  1. amabe0421 August 15, 2012 at 8:58 am #

    Yay!! So excited to follow along on the blog tour!! Congratulations that it’s almost time for your book to be out in the world!! I can’t wait to read it!!

  2. Lauralynn Elliott August 15, 2012 at 10:57 am #

    Much fun to be had!


  1. The CAVENDISH Blog Tour Begins TODAY! + Starred Review in KIRKUS! :D :D FOREVARRR « Claire Legrand - August 20, 2012

    [...] You can find the complete tour schedule HERE. [...]

  2. The Music of Cavendish, Part 1 | The Book Cellar - August 22, 2012

    [...] On this blog tour, I’m highlighting a lot of the music from my CAVENDISH playlist, in three different posts. Since my playlist is extensive, with a track for pretty much every scene, I’m only highlighting my favorites. Most of the music is from film scores, as that is my primary writing music, especially for something as fairy tale-esque as CAVENDISH. Also, before each clip, I’ll talk a bit about the accompanying scene (spoiler-free!). Make sure to check out the other “Music of CAVENDISH” posts over at Good Books & Good Wine (Aug. 26th) and Novel Sounds (Aug. 29th). And check out the full tour schedule as well. [...]

  3. The Story Siren - August 28, 2012

    [...] Check out the rest of the CAVENDISH Blog Tour here! [...]

  4. Author Interview and Giveaway: 20 Questions with Claire Legrand | There's A Book - August 31, 2012

    [...] Check out the rest of the CAVENDISH Blog Tour here! [...]

  5. The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls Blog Tour (& Giveaway): Claire Legrand on MG Heroines | The Book Smugglers - September 5, 2012

    [...] Make sure to check out the rest of the Cavendish Blog Tour here! [...]

  6. Blog Tour Stop: Author Interview with Claire Legrand and Giveaway | *Cuddlebuggery Book Blog* - September 6, 2012

    [...] out the rest of the Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls Blog Tour here! Claire Legrand is a Texan liv­ing in New York City. She used to be a musi­cian until she [...]

  7. The Cavendish Home For Boys And Girls | From the Mixed-Up Files... - September 10, 2012

    [...] of The Nutcracker, comes out Fall 2014.Make sure to check out the rest of the Cavendish Blog Tour here!And go say hi to Claire at herblog | twitter | facebook | tumblr [...]

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