Tuesday, November 15, 2016

New Release & Giveaway: Piper Morgan to the Rescue

My daughter recently hit the exciting stage of *dun dun duunnnn* chapter books!

I worried over whether my kids would take after my love of reading, especially with my husband’s deep love of gaming and the easy access to consoles and computers in our house (OK, I like gaming too). So after my daughter was born I did what any parent would do: I read and read and read to her.

Bedtime stories started when she was still an infant, and her brother joined in on the nightly ritual when he was born. When she headed off to kindergarten I started reading chapter books during bedtime, going through one or two chapters a night or even more when the book was especially good. And now?

Now she reads some of those chapters to me. I cling to this nightly ritual, even as she sets off to finish certain chapter books by herself. We’ve read a lot of a Junie B. Jones (who my daughter thinks is extremely naughty), Roald Dahl, and many of the Dragon Master books by Tracey West. There have also been the Monster High and Big Fat Zombie Goldfish books that have taken us in. It’s these nightly chapter books that got me so excited to discover Stephanie Faris’ Piper Morgan books.

As we’re about to start the Piper Morgan series, a new one is hitting the shelves! Piper Morgan to the Rescue is the third book in the series and I already can’t wait to get to it.

Piper Morgan to the Rescue

Piper helps some four-legged friends find the perfect home in the third book of the brand-new Piper Morgan series.

Piper is super excited to help out at Bark Street, a local animal shelter in town. Who wouldn’t want to be surrounded by adorable puppies and dogs all day? And when Piper sees Taffy, the cutest dog she has ever seen, Piper is determined to find a way to bring Taffy home. But it won’t be easy—especially when she finds out someone else wants to make Taffy a part of their family, too!

The author is a pretty cool person, too.
Stephanie Faris

Stephanie Faris knew she wanted to be an author from a very young age. In fact, her mother often told her to stop reading so much and go outside and play with the other kids. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science in broadcast journalism, she somehow found herself working in information technology. But she never stopped writing.

Stephanie is the Simon & Schuster author of 30 Days of No Gossip and 25 Roses, as well as the Piper Morgan series. When she isn’t crafting fiction, she writes for a variety of online websites on the topics of business, technology, and her favorite subject of all—fashion. She lives in Nashville with her husband, a sales executive.

Still want to know more about this lovely lady? Find her pretty much everywhere on the Internet.

(Fun story, Stephanie, I used to live just a couple hours away in Memphis!)

Stephanie is also giving a way a free copy of Piper Morgan to the Rescue. What could be better than that? A free copy that also happens to be signed. Don't miss out on the chance to get your hands on this book!

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  1. I'll have to look up the Piper Morgan books. My kids are readers and I'm always looking for something to catch their interest. We loved the June B Jones books.

    1. Thank you, S.P.! I love the Junie B. Jones books, too. If they like Junie, I think they'll like Piper, as well! What I loved about Junie B. Jones was that you could even read them as an adult and they'd make you laugh!

    2. Hopefully they'll love them! My daughter's excited for them to arrive.

  2. Thank you SO much for helping me out with my book launch, Caitlin!

  3. Woo Hoo! Another Piper release! And what a perfect subject.
    I know this is going to be a hit.

    Hi, Caitlin.

  4. Congratulations Stephanie!! A great way to get your kids reading Caitlin! Wishing you both a super week.

    1. Thanks Nicole, I hope you're having a wonderful week as well. :)

  5. Aw! I miss reading to my littles. They're all independent readers, except for one, but my 10 year old asked me the other day if I would read a book with him. It totally made my day.

    Congrats, Stephanie!

    1. I bet it's a huge bag of mixed emotions; excitement for your kiddos to be reading independently but sad for the days of reading together! Maybe you and your 10 year old can slip back into the habit. My dad, one of my siblings, and I continued to read nightly chapters together even well after we'd started reading on our own.

  6. So Steph lives in Nashville and Caitlin lived in Memphis! Pretty cool:)