Sunday, July 1, 2012

Fairy Metal Thunder Read-a-Long

Do you like getting Free books? Do you like hanging out with dorky but sweet guys? Do you like to win awesome stuff? Do you like to geek out over something you read?

If you answered YAY! to any of the questions above, or even if you didn't because you were confused about where the hell I was going with this, then I've got read-along for you! If you are participating in the The All Male Review Challenge and/or the Why Buy the Cow? RC, or even if you're not, you've got to check out our read-along and scavenger hunt of Fairy Metal Thunder by J.L. Bryan, which is currently FREE on Amazon, Smashwords, and Apple.


Read-Along/Scavenger Hunt Schedule for Fairy Metal Thunder:

July 06th: Chapters 1-6 hosted by Missie of The Unread Reader
July 13th: Chapters 7-13 hosted by Kelly of Reading the Paranormal
July 20th: Chapters 14-20 hosted by Tina of Tina’s Book Reviews
July 27th: Chapters 21-27 hosted by Jen of In the Closet With a Bibliophile
Author J.L. Bryan is giving away the complete Songs of Magic series on paperback, and they books will be autographed!!!International participants will have a chance to win the complete series as e-books.

Rules and Directions for participants:

1. Must have a blog or outlet to participate in the answering of questions (if you don’t have a blog, GoodReads will work or any place you can post up your pictures/answer to the questions and people can visit.)
2. This read-along is also a scavenger hunt. It WILL INVOLVE PICTURES. The pictures can be of things you find asked around your house. Don't have the exact item? That's cool. Just improvise. You don't have to include yourself in the photo if you don't feel comfortable doing so.
3. The questions for each week can be found on the blog that is hosting the following week.
4. After posting up your pictures/question, make sure to link your DIRECT URL into the linky of that week's hosting blog.
5. Give some Comment Love! Visit the other participants and leave comments on their posts. Doing this is what makes read-alongs fun for everyone!
6. Everyone who signs up for the read-along and participates each week will be entered for a chance to win the prize. Winner will be chosen using  

All participants: If you have CAPTCHA on your blog, please consider turning it off (even for the day) to help make commenting simple and fun for everyone. If you need instructions on how to turn CAPTCHA off, visit this post: CAPTCHA: How to Eradicate Evil.

Wanna join us?
Visit any of the co-hosts' blogs, listed above, to leave a link to your blog so we can come by and say hi!
About the Book:

J.L. Bryan  

Fairy Metal Thunder A rock & roll fairy tale. Jason plays guitar in a teenage garage band called the Assorted Zebras, but they have no fans, no gigs, and they're going nowhere. Even worse, Jason has a crush on their lead singer, but she doesn't seem interested in him at all. Then Jason steals instruments from the fairy world. Soon the band is enchanting crowds, and Jason is a step closer to the girl of his dreams, but the new gear is brimming with dangerous and destructive magic they can't control. Their shortcut to success has cost a troupe of innocent fairies their livelihood and turned Jason and his band into enemies of the powerful Queen Mab, who sends supernatural bounty hunters to track them down, including one of the most dangerous horned creatures in Faerie...a small unicorn named Buttercake.

Questions for Chapter 1-6 of Fairy Metal Thunder:

1. At the beginning of the story, the Assorted Zebras are just a garage band, but they are expecting to make it big. Who knows, you just might find yourself at one of their concerts someday. Until then, show me your favorite concert t-shirt. It could be a picture of a concert you actually attended or a pic of a vintage tee of your favorite band. Be sure to tell me the story behind the tee.

2. Jason’s mom forces him to agree to do some yard work for Mrs. Dullahan, which wouldn’t be so bad if she wasn’t rumored to be a witch. Tell me about the worst chore you were ever forced to do. Who make you do it? Bonus points if you have a picture to share of you doing the dirty work.

3. Uh oh! There seems to be a jewelry thief in the neighborhood. Have you have had anything stolen from you? Or have you ever lost something precious? Did you ever find it? Make a Reward if Found poster for the stolen or lost item. Convince us to find it for you. Make the reward good!

 4. In Faerie, Jason declares himself as Jason the Guy Who Wants That Necklace Back. Weird, but then again every name has a meaning. What does your name mean? What is the origin? Do you go by any kind of nicknames? How did you get that nickname?

5. When Jason gets home from his all night adventures through Fairy, his parents unfairly ground him for a month! Care to share a time you were grounded by your parents for no good reason?  

Remember: You will be able to link up your Week One answers on July 6th! I can't wait to see what you come up with.


  1. damn it! I wish I would've heard about this before today! I'm reading too many dang books right now and I'm not sure I can swing it...I'm going to try though!

  2. Thanks so much for hosting, Jen!

    Smash - You know you want to! :)

  3. I'm leaving a comment, I can't wait to get started! Hopefully the kids will give me some time to participate fully! :)

  4. wohoooo just download it and will read it! soon tomorrow :D


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