Tuesday, May 10, 2011

RANDOM MAGIC TOUR...PIRATES! (SCHEDULE)


Random Magic Tour: Pirates!

May 10-30, 2011
About: Random Magic (http://tinyurl.com/65lgvz9)
Tour organization: Lyrika Publicis
Triton Tavern proprietress and guest relations: vvb32
Contact the tour: @RandomMagicTour (http://twitter.com/randommagictour)




Rum + Plunder Treasure Hunt (May 11-30)
Win some marrrrrvelous plunder!
and
Bonus: Little Pirate Prizes
Cool surprise treasures scattered throughout the tour…




May 10
Mermaid’s Cove Musical Blog Hop



Shiver me timbers! Here be a round
of jolly tunes about the sweet trade.



My Love Affair With Books
Twitter: @Misha_1989
Songs for: Bold pirates



Book Girl of Mur-y-Castell
Twitter: @blodeuedd83
Songs for: Gloomy pirates



Elbit Blog
Twitter: @MeriGreenleaf
Songs for: Accidental pirates



vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads
Songs for: Saucy pirates



True Book Addict
Twitter: @truebookaddict
Songs for: Scary pirates



Willowdust Reviews - Tina’s Book Reviews
Twitter: @BooksAtTinas
Songs for: Pirate queens



Diary of a Bookworm
Twitter: N/A
Songs for: Poetic pirates



Cerebralicious
Twitter: @cerebrate
Songs for: Brave seafarers of every kind,
and a moment for all the lost ships.



Eating YA Books
Twitter: @eatingyabooks
Songs for: Jovial pirates



Vampires and Tofu
Twitter: @vampiresandtofu
Songs for: Ominous pirates



Songs and Stories
Twitter: @LiederMadchen
Songs for: (Delightfully) campy pirates




May 11
Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #1 of 10
Voting: May 26-27



and



vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads
Triton’s Tavern opens: Tour updates (http://tinyurl.com/3dyadku)
Rum + Plunder tour hunt opens
Rum + Plunder: Join the hunt (http://tinyurl.com/3f3bqgg)



May 12
The Fluidity of Time
Twitter: N/A
Feature: Discussion: Seafaring culture and beliefs
Feature: Pirate Queens: #1 of 10: The Lioness of Brittany



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #2 of 10




May 13
Lady Violet
Twitter: @ladyviolet3
Video review, Random Magic
Feature: Video reading, Random Magic
Feature: Pirate Queens: #2 of 10: Lai Choi San




May 14
Giada
Dr. Stravagante’s Traveling Circus
Twitter: @hatshepsut0011
Review (Dual language: English, Italian)
Feature: Arrrgh! How to talk like a pirate
Plus: Random Magic and unusual grub
Bonus: Free audio book, The Pirates Own Book
(Contemporary usage: The Pirates’ Own Book)



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #3 of 10



and



vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads
Feature: A Dandy in Distress (Part 1 of 3)




May 15
Moonlight Gleam
Twitter: @MoonlightGleams
Review
Interview
Feature: Cinematic Swashbucklers
Bonus: Free audio book, Buccaneers and Pirates of our Coasts



and



vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads
Triton’s Tavern meet-up
Tour tidbits and pints o’ grog
Feature: A Dandy in Distress,
the preposterous piratical melodrama continues (Part 2 of 3)




May 16
The Book Swarm
Twitter: @marybrebner
Review
Feature: Pirate Queens: #3 of 10: Jacquotte Delahaye
Bonus: Pirate puzzle



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #4 of 10



and



vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads
Feature: A Dandy in Distress (Part 3 of 3)




May 17
Cecilia
The Epic Rat
Twitter: @theEPICrat
Review
Feature: Grub and Bumbo
Feature: Pirate Queens: #4 of 10: Anne Bonny
Bonus: Free audio book, Among Malay Pirates and Other Tales of
Peril and Adventure



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #5 of 10




May 18
Miss Page-Turner’s City of Books
Twitter: @MPTsCityofBooks
Review
Feature: Gallery: Sailing the Seven Seas
Feature: Pirate Queens: #5 of 10: Grace O’Malley



and



Songs and Stories
Twitter: @LiederMadchen
Review
Feature: Finding Starboard
Bonus: Color-Me-Pirate



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #6 of 10




May 19
vvb32
Twitter: @vvb32reads
Feature: Music: Takes on pirate tunes
Feature: Pirate Queens: #6 of 10: Awilda



and



The Life (and Lies) of an Inanimate Flying Object
Twitter: @haleymathiot
Feature: Under the Black Flag



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #7 of 10



May 20
Fiction Folio
Twitter: @TaraMQ
Video review, Random Magic
Feature: Post Like a Pirate
Feature: Pirate Queens: #7 of 10: A Salmagundi of She-Pirates



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #8 of 10



and



vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads
Triton’s Tavern meet-up
More tour tidbits and pints o’ grog.




May 21
Bibliophilic Monologues
Twitter: @Nafizaa
Review
Feature: Literary Brigands
Feature: Pirate Queens: #8 of 10: Anne Dieu-Le-Veut
Bonus: Free audio book, The Frozen Pirate



and



Snowdrop Dreams of Books
Twitter: @snowdropdreams
Review
Feature: The Lost Ship
Bonus: Free audio book, Treasure Island




May 22
Book Lover - Book Chicks
Twitter: @LexieVamp666
Feature: Discussion: (Video) Real-life pirates
Bonus: Free audio book, Great Pirate Stories



and



Vampires and Tofu
Twitter: @vampiresandtofu
Review
Feature: Casting Random Magic
Feature: Pirate Lairs: Ocracoke Inlet and the legend of Blackbeard’s ghost
Bonus: Pirate karaoke




May 23
Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #9 of 10
Review
Bonus: Quiz: Find your Random Magic twin



and



vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads
Feature: Radio show: Captain Blood



and



I <3 Reading (I Love Reading)
Twitter: @iheartreads
Review (Dual language, Flemish/English)
Bonus: Video lecture about pirate queen Grace O’Malley
Bonus: Game: Blackbeard’s Gold



May 24
La Femme Readers
Twitter: @lafemmereaders
Feature: Kick-Ass Women



and



Bookish Ardour
Twitter: @Bonnie_Sparks
Review
Feature: By Land or Sea (Vintage maps)
Feature: Pirate Lairs: Tortuga, Port Royal,
New Providence and the Brethren of the Coast
Bonus: Game: Pirate Chains



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #10 of 10




May 25
Gofita’s Pages (Heather)
Twitter: @Gofita
Review
Feature: How-to: Pirate makeover
Bonus: Free audio book, The Sea Hawk
Bonus: (Video) Pirate movie night



and



Beyond Strange New Words
Twitter: N/A
Review
Feature: Songs from the Sea (Sea shanties)
Feature: Pirate Queens: #9 of 10: Winnie Flapjack
Bonus: The Pirate Modiste (Dress-up doll)




May 26
Books, Sweets and other Treats
Twitter: @lindsiking
Video review
Feature: Grog and Sangaree
Feature: Pirate Queens: #10 of 10: Mary Read
Bonus: Color-Me-Pirate



and



The Book Addict
Twitter: @christina_622
The Book Addict video channel
Video review
Feature: (Video) Top five Random Magic quotes
Feature: (Video) Reading from Random Magic
Bonus: The Mermaid Maker (Dress-up doll)



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design dolls: Queens of the Sea
Voting for favorite design doll
(May 26-27)



May 27
This Miss Loves to Read
Twitter: @MissIrenne
Feature: Discussion: Top 10 fictional corsairs and buccaneers
Bonus: Free audio book, Captain Blood
Bonus: Pirate karaoke



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design dolls: Queens of the Sea
Voting for favorite design doll
(May 26-27)




May 28
Splash of our Worlds
Twitter: @SplashOOWorlds
Feature: Video discussion, Random Magic and pirates
(Int’l: Greek language, English transcript)
Bonus: Free audio book, Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates
Bonus: Game: Pirate’s Quest



and



Liana’s Paper Doll Blog
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea:
Fave design revealed, winner selected
(May 28)




May 29
Sea Wolves Reading Circle



Ahoy, matey! Here be a treasure chest of
great piratey reads, plucked from shelves
by a scandalous crew from near and far.



The Fluidity of Time
Twitter: N/A



This Miss Loves To Read
Twitter: @MissIrenne



What Book Is That?
Twitter: @heynocupcake



Cerebralicious
Twitter: @cerebrate



My Love Affair With Books
Twitter: @Misha_1989



vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads



Willowdust Reviews - Tina’s Book Reviews
Twitter: @BooksAtTinas



Songs and Stories
Twitter: @LiederMadchen



The Diary of a Bookworm
Twitter: N/A




May 30
The Parting Glass
Tour summaries and a pub sing



Wrap day! Feel free to visit all the cool
blogs on tour to browse wrap day posts.



Rum + Plunder (http://tinyurl.com/3f3bqgg): Final tallies
Little Pirate Prizes: Final tallies begin
Winners announced: June 6



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