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**SUMMER SALE**
All events booked from now until the end of August will receive a 10% discount! 
(You can book fall/winter events ahead of time to receive the discount!)


  • 15 stops (reviews or promotional posts)
  •  5 day tour (Monday to Friday)
  • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
  • Blog Tour banner featured on our sidebar (linked to blog tour schedule)
  • Blog Tour kick-off post featured on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Tour stops will be promoted and tweeted daily (by myself and tour host)
  • Custom banner 
  • Schedule updated daily with direct links to the blog tour stop
  • Tour-wide rafflecopter provided to all tour host to provide maximum exposure and entries.  Rafflecopter created by me with options benefiting you (adding book on Goodreads, following your twitter, following you on Goodreads, liking your Facebook page, etc.)
  • Tour must be booked at least 2-3 months in advanced.
  • Review copies must be available to bloggers 1 1/2 in advance.

  • 20 stops (reviews or promotional posts)
  • 1 or 2 week tour (Monday to Friday)
  • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
  • Blog Tour banner featured on our sidebar (linked to blog tour schedule)
  • Blog Tour kick-off post featured on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Tour stops will be promoted and tweeted daily (by myself and tour hosts)
  • Custom banner 
  • Schedule updated daily with direct links to the blog tour stop
  • Tour-wide rafflecopter provided to all tour host to provide maximum exposure and entries.  Rafflecopter created by me with options benefiting you (adding book on Goodreads, following your twitter, following you on Goodreads, liking your Facebook page, etc.)
  • Tour must be booked at least 2-3 months in advanced.
  • Review copies must be available to bloggers 1 1/2 in advance.

    • 25 stops (reviews or promotional posts)
    • 1 or 2 week tour (Monday to Friday)
    • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
    • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
    • Blog Tour banner featured on our sidebar (linked to blog tour schedule)
    • Blog Tour kick-off post featured on YA Bound Book Tours
    • Tour stops will be promoted and tweeted daily (by myself and tour hosts)
    • Custom banner 
    • Schedule updated daily with direct links to the blog tour stop
    • Tour-wide rafflecopter provided to all tour host to provide maximum exposure and entries.  Rafflecopter created by me with options benefiting you (adding book on Goodreads, following your twitter, following you on Goodreads, liking your Facebook page, etc.)
    • Tour must be booked at least 2-3 months in advanced.
    • Review copies must be available to bloggers 1 1/2 in advance.

      • 30 stops (reviews or promotional posts)
      • 1 or 2 week tour (Monday to Friday)
      • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
      • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
      • Blog Tour banner featured on our sidebar (linked to blog tour schedule)
      • Blog Tour kick-off post featured on YA Bound Book Tours
      • Tour stops will be promoted and tweeted daily (by myself and tour hosts)
      • Custom banner 
      • Schedule updated daily with direct links to the blog tour stop
      • Tour-wide rafflecopter provided to all tour host to provide maximum exposure and entries.  Rafflecopter created by me with options benefiting you (adding book on Goodreads, following your twitter, following you on Goodreads, liking your Facebook page, etc.)
      • Tour must be booked at least 2-3 months in advanced.
      • Review copies must be available to bloggers 1 1/2 in advance.

    • 35 stops (reviews or promotional posts)
    • 1 or 2 week tour (Monday to Friday)
    • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
    • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
    • Blog Tour banner featured on our sidebar (linked to blog tour schedule)
    • Blog Tour kick-off post featured on YA Bound Book Tours
    • Tour stops will be promoted and tweeted daily (by myself and tour hosts)
    • Custom banner 
    • Schedule updated daily with direct links to the blog tour stop
    • Tour-wide rafflecopter provided to all tour host to provide maximum exposure and entries.  Rafflecopter created by me with options benefiting you (adding book on Goodreads, following your twitter, following you on Goodreads, liking your Facebook page, etc.)
    • Tour must be booked at least 2-3 months in advanced.
    • Review copies must be available to bloggers 1 1/2 in advance.

  • 40 stops (reviews or promotional posts)
  • 1 or 2 week tour (Monday to Friday)
  • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
  • Blog Tour banner featured on our sidebar (linked to blog tour schedule)
  • Blog Tour kick-off post featured on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Tour stops will be promoted and tweeted daily (by myself and tour hosts)
  • Custom banner 
  • Schedule updated daily with direct links to the blog tour stop
  • Tour-wide rafflecopter provided to all tour host to provide maximum exposure and entries.  Rafflecopter created by me with options benefiting you (adding book on Goodreads, following your twitter, following you on Goodreads, liking your Facebook page, etc.)
  • Tour must be booked at least 2-3 months in advanced.
  • Review copies must be available to bloggers 1 1/2 in advance.

    • You may choose either a one-day Book Blitz or a week-long Book Blitz.
    • Both are the same price (although I personally think week-long Book Blitz work better and provide maximum exposure)
    • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
    • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
    • Blitz banner featured on our sidebar (linked to blog tour schedule)
    • Posts will be promoted and tweeted daily (by myself and tour hosts)
    • Custom banner 
    • On average 25-75+ bloggers sign up to hosts our Book Blitz
    • Post is created by me and sent to bloggers as a HTML-ready post to ensure all the information is on there and to make it easier on bloggers.  I also sent a media for bloggers who prefer to set up their own posts.
    • Book Blitz include book cover and summary from Goodreads, Goodreads link, buy links, author bio and picture (if available), teaser pics, advanced praise, trailer and either an excerpt or any other type of promo post.  Author can provide more than one option as a promo post to offer diversity.
    • Author links
    • Tour-wide rafflecopter provided to all tour host to provide maximum exposure and entries.  Rafflecopter created by me with options benefiting you (adding book on Goodreads, following your twitter, following you on Goodreads, liking your Facebook page, etc.)
    • Can be done on short notice.  One month advance is best but can be arranged in about 3 weeks.
    • Book blitz price is good for one book.  If you would like to do a blitz for more than one book, please add $10 extra for each book.
    • Can be booked with Review Query Service (below) for $75.

  • Author selects date for cover reveal (one day).
  • Cover reveal must not be available online.  Have cover ready (or a mockup) and include in email or request form.
  • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
  • Cover Reveal post featured on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Cover Reveal will be promoted and tweeted daily (by myself and tour hosts)
  • On average 20-50+ bloggers sign up to hosts our Cover Reveal
  • Post is created by me and sent to bloggers as a HTML-ready post to ensure all the information is on there and to make it easier on bloggers. I also send a media kit for bloggers who prefer to set up their own posts.
  • Cover Reveal posts include book cover and summary from Goodreads, Goodreads link, buy links, author bio and picture (if available), author links, teasers or anything else the author wishes to add.
  • Can be done on short notice (2 weeks) but 3-4 weeks is best.

  • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
  • Trailer Reveal post featured on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Posts will be promoted and tweeted (by myself and tour hosts)
  • Custom banner 
  • Post is created by me and sent to bloggers as a HTML-ready post to ensure all the information is on there and to make it easier on bloggers.
  • Trailer Reveal posts include book cover and summary from Goodreads, Goodreads link, buy links, author bio and picture and links and of course trailer.  
  • Optional Giveaway :rafflecopter provided to all tour host to provide maximum exposure and entries.  Rafflecopter created by me with options benefiting you (adding book on Goodreads, following your twitter, following you on Goodreads, liking your Facebook page, etc.)
  • Can be done on short notice.  One month advance is best but can be arranged in about 2-3 weeks.


  • This option is almost the same as a normal book blitz except bloggers will be posting about your book on their social media outlets (such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Goodreads) instead of on their blogs. This option can only be booked with a tour or blitz.
  • Perfect option when you want bloggers to give a shout-out when your book is on sale or free!
  • You may choose either a one-day Blitz or a week-long Blitz (or any other amount of days).
  • Email with sign up form will be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
  • Blitz kick-off post featured on YA Bound Book Tours
  •  Will be promoted and tweeted daily (by myself and tour hosts)
  • Different post options are sent to bloggers to share, such as: FREE on Kindle! The Forgotten Ones by Laura Howard http://amzn.to/1894BDX
  • Simple and to the point.
  • Can be done on short notice.  3 weeks advance is best but can be arranged in about 2 weeks.


  • This is simply if you are looking for more bloggers to read/review your book.
  • Review Query price is good for one book. If you'd like to add on or include additional books, it is $30 each.
  • Sign up post here on YA Bound Book Tours
  • Email with sign up form will also be sent to our 1,000+ tour hosts
  • I will create a form to keep track of all review requests and review links.
  • This is not the same as a tour, bloggers will read/review on their own time frame although you may specify a window of time. (1-3 months for example)
  • Please note that reviews will be honest and positive reviews are not guaranteed.
  • While YA Bound Book Tours encourages bloggers to review in the allotted time, they are not guaranteed.
  • Bloggers will be asked to also post review to Goodreads/Amazon in addition to their blog.
  • Please note that number of bloggers requesting books is not guaranteed.  By signing up for this service, you agree that the number of bloggers requesting a copy and writing a review is not guaranteed.  
  • Once the sign up post goes up, refunds are not available.
  • Can be booked with Book Blitz for $75 package.


***Terms and Conditions***

MAKE SURE TO READ THESE BEFORE CONTACTING ME!
-Author/publisher must have review copies ready at least 1 month before the tour starts.
-Although review copies are also preferred in e-pub format, Mobi and PDF formats are required.
-Once the planning process starts, the book tour, blitz, etc. is non-refundable. If planning has not started and you need to cancel, there will be a 10% cancellation fee.
-If booking a book tour with us, please make sure that you don’t book a tour with another tour host until after 30 days after the tour.  It takes time and effort to organize an effective tour and having multiple tours around the same time can affect the outcome of the tour.
-Although I book a few extra stops for tours, some bloggers may not post due to circumstances beyond our control.  YA Bound Book Tours is not responsible for missed posts.  I will do everything possible to reschedule or get a spotlight post instead.
-Some bloggers may opt out of of the blog tour if they rate the book less than 3 stars, depending on their review policy.
-Payment must be received in full before event starts.  Payment for tours must be made at least 6 weeks before the tour starts and before any further planning/scheduling takes place.
-All event planning will stop if payment is not made in requested timeframe.
-Payment for Blitz are due upon receipt of Paypal invoice.
-Payment for Book Tours is due upon receipt of Paypal invoice, once we establish a number of stops and before the sign up is posted.
-Author/publisher is responsible for getting promo posts/review copies to me in a timely manner.  Promo posts consist of excerpts, guest posts, author interviews, character interviews, playlists, etc.  At least 2 weeks before the tour starts or 1 week before a book blitz.  3 days before a scheduled cover reveal.
-Payments made through PayPal.  Payment due upon receipt.  Late fee will be added unless you have made arrangements with me first and I have accepted those arrangements.



ABOUT YA BOUND BOOK TOURS
YA Bound has been organizing and hosting Book Tours since May 2011 and has grown and is now also offering complimentary cover reveals, book blitz and helping authors find reviewers for their books.  

YA Bound has worked with several publishers such as Harlequin Teen, Entangled Publishing, Thomas Nelson and Harper Collins, Harper Teen, Spencer Hill Press and Swoon Romance as well as specializing in promotional services for self-published or Indie authors and publishers.   I personally work closely with authors, publishers and bloggers and have built solid relationships with them to ensure successful book tours, blitzes and cover reveals. 


If you'd like to offer a grand prize for the tour, that's completely up to you to decide. Prizes do encourage reader participation, and also offering ebooks during the tour helps too. It's not mandatory, though. And prizes don't have to be large or expensive. Most authors like to offer signed books along with swag, e-books or small gift cards.  I always recommend the prize to be gift cards over books or ebooks.  I’ve found that when a book is offered, a reader will usually hold off on buying the book to see if they win it instead.  Then they might forget to buy it after.  A gift card to Amazon/Barnes & Noble/iTunes/etc, is the perfect solution.  Even if it’s for a small amount like $10.  This is also an easy and cheap way to open the giveaway internationally since you can send e-gift cards and not have to worry about International shipping cost.  This is my recommendation but you are free to choose your own giveaway!  Please specify if it will be open US only, US and Canada or Internationally.

I try to get review copies out to bloggers well in advance so they have time to read and can provide a review during the tour. One and a half months is the ideal length of time to send review copies to bloggers as their review pile typically has them two months behind in reviews. And that amount of time also allows for a lot of buzz to generate before the tour. Bloggers love to promote the books they're reading. 

All our tours are "blast" tours, and this means they run for either one or two weeks. Having one blog post during the day on an average of one month, does create some buzz, but slowly. Hosting a blast tour that allows many blogs to post on the same days during a two week period around the books' release generates a lot of buzz for the release.

***Stats***
Twitter Followers (account opened September 2015): 1,400
Mail Chimp Subscribers: 1,200
Bloglovin' followers: 2,820
 YA Bound has organized and hosted over 800 blog tours, book blitz and numerous complimentary cover reveals since May 2011!

***Note that although YA Bound has been hosting tours since 2011, this site is new (all previous tours were held on YA Bound***
Contact Sara at yaboundbooktours@gmail.com to schedule your next Book Tour, Book Blitz or Cover Reveal!

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