Souls Astray: Blog Tour Intro {Giveaway, Posts, & More!}

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Well. It’s time for crazy screaming and random crying because SOULS ASTRAY IS LIVE ON AMAZON, AND THE BLOG TOUR IS HAPPENING!

And there’s a giveaway! And it includes some special things you can do to earn extra points (#KellSaysYoureGreat).

I’m just so excited that I don’t want to wait another moment, so let’s get on with it!

Note: this blog tour I’m doing something in different in that I’m not posting every day but every other day (so Saturday, Monday, Wednesday). A bit less pressure on busy Kell, a bit fewer posts for you to read!

So-Far Blog Tour Recap

Review & Interview with Troy and Harrington // Amie W. @ Crazy A

Aggghhh, this review! (I mean, the interview was fun, but I didn’t get to read the review today!) Not only is it terribly sweet, but it’s also terribly quotable!)

My Favorites:

When I pick up Kellyn’s books, I expect magic to happen, to love and hate the characters with a passion.  Because Kellyn’s books are passionate, full and just dripping with passion.

But it’s not the bad kind of passion, not the kind of passion that makes an innocent, Christian, homeschooled teenage girl cringe.  It’s the kind that takes you out of the world you’re in, and takes you into the time period she’s writing.  It’s the kind of passion that makes you forget where you are and makes you feel what the characters are feeling.

I had no idea anyone could ever think that I wrote like that! Wow. 😶

Review // Abigail McKenna @ Novels, Dragons, and Wardrobe Doors

This one is so cool! I so agree with those GIFs. My feelings exactly while writing it, girl!

Oh, and she made this cool collage:

Perfection!

Review // Jes Drew @ Agency of Books and Spies

Yesss, this review! Love all the aesthetics shared.

Favorite quote:

So, I got into this story being forewarned it was heavily inspired by All’s Quiet on the Western Front and The Great Gatsby. But it wasn’t until further into the story that I learned that Gone with the Wind was apparently an influencer also (the relationships, not the era)! All three together! I was not ready for that.
Yeah, me neither …

Interview // Angela R. Watts @ The Peculiar Messenger

Always fun to interview with Miss Ang! I actually talk about how I got started with historical fiction in this one which is … an interesting story to say the least.

Guest Post by Adele // Merie Shen @ Imperial Scribis

Merie asked Adele what her best relationship advice was. Oh, boy. We all know no one’s more messed up than our resident belle.

Rule #1, don’t fall in love. Not that you’ll be able to help it, but just don’t. And when you do fall for those blue eyes, because in the end you will, don’t you ever, ever tell him. Not to be a skeptic, but I am a skeptic, so I’m going to be a skeptic: Men. Don’t. Love. Like. We. Do.

Oh, dear. I’ll leave you to discover the rest for yourself. 😂

Schedule

Saturday, May 4th

Intro // Kellyn Roth @ Reveries

Review & Interview with Troy and Harrington // Amie W. @ Crazy A

Another Review // Abigail McKenna @ Novels, Dragons, and Wardrobe Doors

Yet Another Review // Jes Drew @ Agency of Books and Spies

Interview // Angela R. Watts @ The Peculiar Messenger

Guest Post by Adele // Merie Shen @ Imperial Scribis

Review // Bella Putt

Sunday, May 5th

Interview with Adele // Michaela Bush @ Tangled Up In Writing

Review // Hannah Gridley @ The Heart of the Rose

Guest Post // Rose K. @ Adventurous Bookworm

Interview // Joshua Reid @ Take Up My Cross

Monday, May 6th

Character Takeover Day // Kellyn Roth @ Reveries

Guest Post by Troy // Liz Franklin @ Home with the Hummingbirds

Book Spotlight // Marianne Sciucco

Guest Post // Faith Blum

Tuesday, May 7th

Guest Post // Esther Jackson @ We’ve Got Pockets

Review // Jana T. @ Reviews from the Stacks

Review & Guest Post by Troy // A. Kaylee Harrison @ Kaylee’s Kind of Writes

Wednesday, May 8th

Wrapup // Kellyn Roth @ Reveries

Review & Guest Post by Troy // Dawn Dagger @ Rosy Dawns and Radiant Musings

Guest Post // Medomfo @ Writings from a God Girl

Book Spotlight // Ruth O’Neil @ Real Life is Better Than Fiction

Interview with Harrington // Isabel Olivetti @ Chasing Fantasia

Be sure to check out the Facebook party!

About Souls Astray

Adele has been lost for a long time now …

Adele Collier has sought a carefree lifestyle ever since her tragic childhood. Determined to never allow anyone or anything to control her life or emotions again, she consistently seeks distraction in gaiety. But shaking her ghosts isn’t as easy as she’d like.

Troy Kee has been alone in the world since the Great War took his parents and left him in care of his younger sister. When she marries, he’s left to seek after his goal of a healthy, complete family. But how can he focus on his dream when trouble plagues his family vineyard?

When Adele and Troy meet, a whirlwind romance begins—but can two lost souls have a healthy relationship?

Amazon ~ Goodreads ~ A Special Review Defining the Content Level ~ My Website

Facebook Party

Main event: May 8th (10:00-3:00 PST)

Minor giveaways, excerpts, links, and more will be posted throughout the week.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2222588961327506/

Giveaway

Enter the giveaway to win a signed paperback copy of Souls Astray and a $20 Amazon gift card. Open to international entries.

Enter Now!

This giveaway will close for entries on the 11th of May. So yes, you can enter after the tour is over!

Annnndddd … I think that’s it for now!

TTFN!

~Kellyn Roth~

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p.s.

ARE YOU AS EXCITED AS I AM FOR SOULS ASTRAY!?!? Have you entered the giveaway? Aren’t those reviews the best?! Are you excited? What’s your favorite flavor of sadness?

Showing 29 comments
  • Hannah
    Reply

    Congrats on the release of Souls Astray! I’m a huge fan of HF, so this book sounds right up my alley. 😉 My favourite time period of history has to probably be the American Civil War, but honestly pretty much all history fascinates me. (which is why HF is my favourite genre xD)

    • Kellyn Roth
      Reply

      Thanks! Ah, yes, there are so many great eras! Same, I couldn’t pick a favorite … exactly. I think I do lean toward WWI, though.

  • bn100
    Reply

    Regency

  • A. Kaylee
    Reply

    Congratulations on Souls Astray’s release! I love all historical fiction . . . WWII is probably my favorite though.

  • Jo
    Reply

    I wanna reaaaaaaaad! Congratumalations and ahhhh!! *excited fanpersoning*

  • Gracelyn Buckner
    Reply

    Congrats, Kell! My favorite historical era is probably the early 1900s…

  • Marilyn
    Reply

    This is a great giveaway. The book sounds like my knd of book.
    Marilyn

  • Calvin
    Reply

    I like the age of the samurai

  • Isabel Eleison
    Reply

    Eeeep so exciting!! Favorite flavor of sadness??? Uhh . . . . idk?

    • Kellyn Roth
      Reply

      LOL! I should write a blog post about flavors of sadness because I swear that’s a thing …

  • Megan G.
    Reply

    Very exiting, Kellyn! A fun gave away too!

  • Merie Shen
    Reply

    Yay, it’s out! My favorite historical era would probably be Victorian England or Western. *why am i so weird* xD Congratulations!!

    • Kellyn Roth
      Reply

      Noo, those are epic ones! Definitely ones I’ve written about, haha!

  • Mary
    Reply

    CONGRATULATIONS Kellyn!!! The book sounds interesting, I can’t wait to read it one day! 😁

  • Grace
    Reply

    Congratulations on your book release! The Great Gatsby and Gone with the Wind are some of my favorite books, so I think I’ll really like this one! My favorite time period to read about is probably 1861-1877, but I like almost any historical fiction. Again, congrats!

    • Kellyn Roth
      Reply

      YES! Both amazing books!

      Ahh, that’s great! Right over the Civil War and Reconstruction. Are you interested in those?

  • Cailyn
    Reply

    This looks like a great book! Is all your romance clean and God-honoring?

    • Kellyn Roth
      Reply

      To the best of my ability, yes, always! There’s a little content review for this book which you can find through a link up there (^^) because this book contains some heavier issues, but it’s all from a Christian perspective that focuses on the light rather than the darkness!

  • Writing of Horses
    Reply

    I don’t know if it’s me or what, but this is the fifth time I’ve attempted to comment here in the last two days…and I can’t. Hopefully this one goes through!!!

    I know I’m late, but goodness gracious!!!!!!!!! I’m so excited for you, Kellyn!! I can’t believe you have another release! I mean…wow!!! *Mind blown* You’re such a quick, efficient writer!!! Good luck on your future endeavors!! ^^

    ~ Lily Cat (Boots) | lilycatscountrygirlconfessions.blogspot.com

    • Kellyn Roth
      Reply

      Huh! So weird! I wonder what that could be about … usually it works pretty well!

      THANK YOU! I’m so glad, too! It’s very exciting!

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