There is still plenty of time to join if you haven't done so yet. The linky is at the bottom of this post and you have until July 20th to join. You don't need to be a blogger either, you just need someplace online that's public to post updates for the linky or just leave a comment below saying you'd like to join if you don't have a place to post and you can participate in comments on my and/or Dena's blogs.
This is the schedule for the read-along so that you know where you should be (it's basically about 26 pages or 2-3 chapters per day):
July 17th: Mid-Point, Chapters 1-16 (Chapter 16 is titled Casa Dragoslovean and begins on page 172)Remember to use #SilverRA on Twitter for updates. You can tag Dena (@denabooks) and I (@tressherm) as well.
July 24th: Wrap-Up, Chapters 17-32
Now I'd like to welcome Author Jessica Day George to my blog to talk about why she wrote Silver in the Blood...
(Silver in the Blood #1)
by Jessica Day George
YA Urban Fantasy, Paranormal
Hardcover, 358 pages
July 7th 2015 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens
A New York Times bestselling author brings dark secrets to life in a lush new YA perfect for fans of Libba Bray or Cassandra Clare.
Society girls from New York City circa 1890, Dacia and Lou never desired to know more about their lineage, instead preferring to gossip about the mysterious Romanian family that they barely knew. But upon turning seventeen, the girls must return to their homeland to meet their relatives, find proper husbands, and—most terrifyingly—learn the deep family secrets of The Claw, The Wing, and The Smoke. The Florescus, after all, are shape-shifters, and it is time for Dacia and Lou to fulfill the prophecy that demands their acceptance of this fate . . . or fight against this cruel inheritance with all their might.
With a gorgeous Romanian setting, stunning Parisian gowns, and dark brooding young men, readers will be swept up by this epic adventure of two girls in a battle for their lives.
Jessica Day George is the author of many books for young readers, including the wonderfully whimsical Tuesdays at the Castle and three books in the Dragonskin Slippers series. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a librarian and bookseller. Jessica lives with her family in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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This is going to be a blast!! Let Dena or I know if you have any questions.