Book Tour: Guild of Tokens by Jon Auerbach

Today is my stop in the ‘Guild of Tokens’ Book Tour! Many thanks to Storytellers on Tour for hosting and having me participate! Click on the banner above for links of the other fabulous contributors taking part!

Book Info

Guild of Tokens by Jon Auerbach
Publisher: Self Published
Length: 410 pages
Genre: (Unconventional) Urban Fantasy
Age Group: Adult
Release Date: June 25, 2019

Book Blurb

She wants to level up her humdrum existence. But her next quest could spell life or death.

Jen Jacobs’s nights are spent traversing a strange city finding hidden objects, slaying dragons, and tangling with a host of fellow adventurers. And her days are spent counting down the seconds until she can return to the grind and continue racking up tokens and leveling up.

Except Jen isn’t playing a video game.

It’s all real and happening right in New York City.

After a particularly harrowing quest pairs her up with Beatrice Taylor, a no-nonsense and ambitious mentor, Jen hopes she’s on the path to becoming a big-time player. But as she dives deeper into the game’s hidden agenda, she realizes Beatrice has her sights set on the Guild, the centuries-old organization that runs the Questing game. And the quests Jen loves are about to put both of them in grave danger.

Will Jen survive the game before powerful forces cut her real life short?

Guild of Tokens is a thrilling new twist on conventional urban fantasy. If you like determined heroines, gritty cityscapes, and vampire-free adventures, then you’ll love Jon Auerbach’s rollercoaster tale.


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In honor of the one-year anniversary of Guild of Tokens, Jon is discounting the book to $0.99/99p!


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Author Bio

Jon Auerbach’s love of fantasy began at the tender age of six, when his parents bought him the classic 1977 animated version of The Hobbit (the less said about the recent trilogy, the better). His passion for sci-fi developed from nights watching Star Trek: The Next Generation and from his dad’s old paperback copies of Foundation and I, Robot.

Jon writes in both genres and hopes to pass on his stories to the next generation, including his kids, who have their own copy of The Hobbit that they lovingly call “the Bilbo book.”

My Thoughts

**I received Guild of Tokens from Storytellers on Tour and Jon Auerbach, in exchange for an honest review. All opinions of this book are my own**

When I learned that this book was set in New York City, I immediately looked forward to an adventure! Jen is stuck in an mundane life, and is eager for an escape. Through random strangers she meets during her Questing adventures, Jen discovers a magical world within the grim, city streets! What was most intriguing about Guild of Tokens is the parallel reality revealed within the magical world.

Jen has the odds stacked against her in many instances, yet she finds a way to get out of complications. Jen feels very insecure in many group situations, yet she manages to thrive in the most complex scenarios. She forms a very unique bond with her mentor Beatrice, and learns so much about her secret life that she cares to admit! Their bond together form an entertaining element within the story.

I really appreciated reading Guild of Tokens, as it’s packed with adventures laid out within the streets of New York City. If you love finding a magical world within everyday life, then you’ll love this story!

Rating: 4/5 Stars

**Below are the Audiobook trailer and Chapter 1 for Guild of Tokens!**

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Blog Tour: The CEO, The Puppy, and Me by Jennifer Faye | Review

Thank you to Prism Book Tours for allowing me to take part in this book tour! Feel free to click on their link for more information!

The CEO, the Puppy and Me
(The Bartolini Legacy #2)
By Jennifer Faye
Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook
256 Pages
June 1st 2020 by Harlequin Romance

Has the search for her past…guided her toward her future?
Gia Bartolini’s determinedly searching for her real father. First stop on the enchanting Italian island of Lapri? A mysterious abandoned mansion…where, rescuing a trapped puppy, she falls straight into the arms of alluring Riccardo Moretti! Her passion for the all-business CEO burns bright, leaving Gia with a question: In uncovering her true roots, has fate led her to true love?

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My Thoughts

I found The CEO, The Puppy and Me to be a lovely, endearing story! This is the second book in the Bartolini Legacy series. After some surprising information, Gia embarks on a journey to find her real father. Along the way she meets Ricardo, and their adventures turn into one that shifts into romance! I enjoyed the interactions Gia and Ricardo have with one another, and there is a puppy that keeps their ties strong!

This story is equally warm and emotional, as Gia learns shocking secrets in her journey to discovering her lineage. Her siblings also maintain their strong ties with each other, despite the surprise of their lineage is thrown at their feet. Having Ricardo at Gia’s side make things equally enjoyable, especially since he is on his own journey to healing his personal life. I highly recommend Gia and Ricardo’s love story for those seeking a sweet, lighthearted read!

Rating: 4/5 Stars

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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Other Books in the Series


The Prince and the Wedding Planner
(The Bartolini Legacy #1)
By Jennifer Faye

Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook
256 Pages
March 1st 2020 by Harlequin Romance

When different worlds collide…sparks fly!

With her family name on the line, wedding planner Bianca Bartolini needs this royal wedding to go perfectly—she can’t afford distractions. Too bad the bride’s dashing brother has other plans! Duty-bound Crown Prince Leo has mere weeks to announce his own engagement, but none of the candidates measure up to Bianca. They’re the most unlikely match, but might that just make them perfect for one another?

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And coming in September…

The Italian’s Unexpected Heir(The Bartolini Legacy #3)
By Jennifer Faye
Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook
256 Pages
September 1st 2020 by Harlequin Romance

Her baby surprise proves…that one night will never be enough!

Reeling from the secrets that have torn his heritage apart, Enzo Bartolini is set on selling his family’s Tuscan vineyard and trying to forget the impulsive, dazzling night he and best friend Sylvie shared in Paris. While the sale moves forward, the thrilling awareness between him and Sylvie is harder to move past…especially when she upends Enzo’s world by revealing she’s carrying his baby!
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About the Author

Award-winning author, Jennifer Faye pens fun, heartwarming contemporary romances with rugged cowboys, sexy billionaires and enchanting royalty. Internationally published with books translated into nine languages. She is a two-time winner of the RT Book Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Award, the CataRomance Reviewers’ Choice Award, named a TOP PICK author, and been nominated for numerous other awards.
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Tour Schedule

June 8th:
Rockin’ Book Reviews – Review (print)
Bookish Jottings – Review (ebook)
Woven From Words – Review (print)
Splashes of Joy – Review (print)

June 9th:
Historical Graffiti – Review (print)
Book Lover in Florida – Excerpt
reviewingbooksplusmore – Review (ebook)
Books and Zebras – Review (print)

June 10th:
Christy’s Cozy Corners – Review (ebook)
La libreria di Beppe – Excerpt
Baroness’ Book Trove – Review (print)
Red Headed Book Lady – Review (print)

June 11th:
Pause for Tales – Review (print)
Peaceful Pastime – Review (print)
Harlie’s Books – Review (ebook) & Excerpt
Locks, Hooks and Books – Review (print)

June 12th:
Teatime and Books – Review (print)
Reading Excursions – Review (print)
EmpowerMoms – Review (print)
Hallie Reads – Review (print)

June 13th:
Grand Finale

Tour Giveaway

One winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card and a copy of THE PRINCE AND THE WEDDING PLANNER, winner’s choice of print (US only) or ebook! Open internationally. Ends June 17, 2020

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