Thursday, February 28, 2019

#NewRelease #MusicBoxes #MG #Fantasy @DancingLemurPre

Music Boxes
By Tonja Drecker
Middle Grade Fantasy / Performing Arts
158 pages
Dancing Lemur Press
Release date: March 5th, 2019
Ages 9 to 12

ISBN-10: 1939844568
ISBN-13: 978-1939844569

“I only desire your talent...”

Twelve-year-old Lindsey McKay's biggest dream is
to be a famous ballerina. But after moving to New York, she ends up at the
Community Center with a teacher who’s a burly bear in tights.

When she meets Madame Destinée, the teacher of a
top dance school who offers her classes for free, Lindsey can't believe her
luck. In exchange, she must perform in the school’s exclusive midnight shows,
ones sure to make her a star. But something’s not right...

One by one, the other dancers disappear. Each
time they do, a music box with a figurine just like the missing ballerina joins
Madame DestinĂ©e’s growing collection. If Lindsey doesn’t discover the truth
about the dance school, she might end up a tiny figurine herself.

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All about the author...

Tonja Drecker is a writer, blogger,
children’s book reviewer and freelance translator. After spending years in
Germany exploring forgotten castles, she currently resides in the Ozarks with
her family of six. When she’s not tending her chickens and cows, she’s
discovering new adventures, nibbling chocolate and sipping a cup of tea.



The giveaway will run from midnight
(EST) on the night of February 21st, 2019 until midnight (EST) on the
night of March 15th,  2019.
Entries will be made through the Rafflecopter. One winner will receive a music
box (the one found in the book video: with the
author’s golden signature on the bottom as well as swag (US addresses only). The
second winner will receive an Amazon GC of $10 (US). The second winner must be
in possession of a qualifying US Amazon account.

The contest
is open to U.S. residents only, ages eighteen and over. No purchase is required
for entry. All winners must claim their prize 48 hours after notification.
Winners will be announced on
on Saturday, March 16th 2019 by 10:00am (EST). All addresses and
personal information will be used only for prize allocation. Sponsor, Tonja
Drecker, assumes no responsibility or liability of any kind. Please email all
questions to

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  1. I got the privilege of beta reading this story. It's a good one!

  2. Thank you, Cathrina, for letting Music Boxes take over today. Only a few days left! :)

  3. Oooh, such an intriguing premise. Congrats to Tonja on the upcoming release!