Reality Check Blog Tour and Giveaway

13 Jul, 2012 by in reality check 22 comments

Author Karen Tuft and Lexie  at Book Bug have put together a fun blog tour featuring her book Reality Check and the TV show The Bachelorette. We are today’s blog stop about The Bachelorette and on the 19th we’ll be posting our book review.

Book Bug

For our Bechelorette post today I found this video montage for those following the show and tour 🙂

Here’s more abot Karen and her book Reality Check…
Book Summary: After college graduation, Lucy Kendrick heads home with big plans for work, travel, and relishing her freedom—which means no romantic entanglements. But her two best friends have other ideas. Lucy is seriously steamed when she realizes they’ve signed her up to be a contestant on the reality dating show Soulmates, but she decides not to renege and soon finds herself in Los Angeles—a small-town Mormon girl vying for the love of millionaire bachelor, Ethan Glass. At first this cute, smart, fun young woman, who would rather pray than party, bewilders Ethan. But his interest and admiration grow with every encounter. However, the conniving associate producer is determined to stir up some made-for-TV drama and takes strides to make this reality television show anything but real. When the show finally airs, Lucy has been recast as someone she unquestionably is not. Lucy is left humiliated in front of the world, and Ethan is left wondering who the Lucy is that he was falling in love with. Will the duplicities that have created this humiliation ever come to light? And will the truth emerge too late for the would-be soulmates?
About the Author:  Karen Tuft was born with a healthy dose of curiosity about pretty much everything, so as a child she taught herself to read and play the piano. She studied composition at BYU then graduated from the University of Utah in music theory as a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Kappa Lambda honor societies. In addition to being an author, Karen is a wife, mother, pianist, composer, and arranger. She as spent countless hours backstage and in orchestra pits for theater productions. She also has a 75 percent success rate when it comes to matchmaking and is a big believer in happy endings. Among her varied interests, she likes to figure out what makes people tick, wander through museums, and travel, whether by car, plane, or paperback.

Lear more on her blogs: A Tuft Act to Follow, Lyrics Without the Chord Changes and facebook

The Giveaway: Karen is generously donating a paperback copy of Reality Check plus a starfish charm bracelet to one lucky reader. All you have to do to gain entries is to leave a comment on any of the tour stops. Each comment will gain you an entry. The more comments you leave, the more chances you have to win!

She is also giving away an ARC copy of The Selection by Kiera Cass. Make sure you leave your email address and which book you are entering for in your comments (i.e. Reality Check, The Selection, or Both).
Click here for a full list of the tour stops and be sure to check out the contest going on Karen’s blog this summer.

22 Responses to “Reality Check Blog Tour and Giveaway”

  1. Karen Tuft

    Thanks for the great blog post! And go #teamjef!! (Don’t enter me in the drawing, since I’m the one giving the prize! kkt

  2. Lexie@BookBug

    Thanks again for doing this Heather and sorry for the confusion! You are always so on top of things. Wish I was more like you! Haha! 🙂

  3. States of Decay

    I don’t watch The Bachelorette/Bachelor, but I think Reality Check sounds great! I would love to be entered for both. Thank you for the giveaway! 🙂

  4. Natasha

    I would love to be entered for both books. Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  5. Melanie Jacobson

    HEATTTTTTHHHHHHHHHHHHHERRRRRRRRRRRRRR! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I’ve been avoiding spoilers like crazy for two weeks now and you just gave away the end of the season two weeks early! WAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!

    • FireandIce

      LOL!! I’m sure it’s one of those predictions and nothing more 🙂

  6. Jenny

    Reality Check sounds like a really cute book. I’d like to be entered for both books, please! jenndola at gmail dot com.

  7. Na

    This sounds like a story I can relate to. It has a fun side to it too.
    Please enter me for Reality Check and The Selection.


  8. Jen

    This is actually the first time i ever watched the Bachelorette and I LOVE it! TeamJef BUT everyone else is supper awesome too!!! I can’t wait to see to finale!!! I would love to WIn Reality Check!!!

  9. Heidi

    Thanks for the chance to win and such a fun blog tour! I’d love to win Reality Check.


  10. Anubha

    thanks for the amazing chance to win both the books…
    please enter me for both… 🙂



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