Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Random Magic Tour: Pirates! (May 10 - 30, 2011)


Random Magic Tour: Pirates!
May 10-30, 2011

About: Random Magic
Tour organization: Lyrika Publicis
Triton Tavern proprietress and guest relations: vvb32
Contact the tour: @RandomMagicTour

Rum + Plunder Treasure Hunt (May 11-30)
Win some marrrrrvelous plunder!
and
Bonus: Little Pirate Prizes
Cool surprise treasures scattered throughout the tour…

May 10
Mermaid’s Cove Musical Blog Hop
Shiver me timbers! Here be a round
of jolly tunes about the sweet trade.

Twitter: @Misha_1989
Songs for: Bold pirates

Twitter: @blodeuedd83
Songs for: Gloomy pirates

Twitter: @MeriGreenleaf
Songs for: Accidental pirates

Twitter: @vvb32reads
Songs for: Saucy pirates

Twitter: @truebookaddict
Songs for: Scary pirates

Twitter: @BooksAtTinas
Songs for: Pirate queens

Twitter: N/A
Songs for: Poetic pirates

Twitter: @cerebrate
Songs for: Brave seafarers of every kind,
and a moment for all the lost ships.

Twitter: @eatingyabooks
Songs for: Jovial pirates

Songs for: Ominous pirates

Twitter: @LiederMadchen
Songs for: (Delightfully) campy pirates

 May 11
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #1 of 10
Voting: May 26-27

and

Twitter: @vvb32reads
Triton’s Tavern opens: Tour updates 
Rum + Plunder tour hunt opens
Rum + Plunder: Join the hunt

May 12
Twitter: N/A
Feature: Discussion: Seafaring culture and beliefs
Feature: Pirate Queens: #1 of 10: The Lioness of Brittany

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #2 of 10

May 13
Twitter: @ladyviolet3
Video review, Random Magic
Feature: Video reading, Random Magic
Feature: Pirate Queens: #2 of 10: Lai Choi San

 May 14
Twitter: @hatshepsut0011
Review (Dual language: English, Italian)
Feature: Arrrgh! How to talk like a pirate
Plus: Random Magic and unusual grub
Bonus: Free audio book, The Pirates Own Book
(Contemporary usage: The Pirates’ Own Book)

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #3 of 10

and

Twitter: @vvb32reads
Feature: A Dandy in Distress (Part 1 of 3)

May 15
Review
Interview
Feature: Cinematic Swashbucklers
Bonus: Free audio book, Buccaneers and Pirates of our Coasts

and

Twitter: @vvb32reads
Triton’s Tavern meet-up
Tour tidbits and pints o’ grog
Feature: A Dandy in Distress,
the preposterous piratical melodrama 

continues (Part 2 of 3)


May 16
Twitter: @marybrebner
Review
Feature: Pirate Queens: #3 of 10: Jacquotte Delahaye
Bonus: Pirate puzzle

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #4 of 10

and

Twitter: @vvb32reads
Feature: A Dandy in Distress (Part 3 of 3)
  
May 17
Twitter: @theEPICrat
Review
Feature: Grub and Bumbo
Feature: Pirate Queens: #4 of 10: Anne Bonny
Bonus: Free audio book, Among Malay Pirates and Other Tales of

Peril and Adventure

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #5 of 10
  
May 18
Review
Feature: Gallery: Sailing the Seven Seas
Feature: Pirate Queens: #5 of 10: Grace O’Malley

and

Twitter: @LiederMadchen
Review
Feature: Finding Starboard
Bonus: Color-Me-Pirate

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #6 of 10
  
May 19


Twitter: @vvb32reads
Feature: Music: Takes on pirate tunes
Feature: Pirate Queens: #6 of 10: Awilda

and

Twitter: @haleymathiot
Feature: Under the Black Flag

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #7 of 10

May 20
Twitter: @TaraMQ
Video review, Random Magic
Feature: Post Like a Pirate
Feature: Pirate Queens: #7 of 10: A Salmagundi of She-Pirates

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #8 of 10

and

Twitter: @vvb32reads
Triton’s Tavern meet-up
More tour tidbits and pints o’ grog.

May 21
Twitter: @Nafizaa
Review
Feature: Literary Brigands
Feature: Pirate Queens: #8 of 10: Anne Dieu-Le-Veut
Bonus: Free audio book, The Frozen Pirate

and

Twitter: @snowdropdreams
Review
Feature: The Lost Ship
Bonus: Free audio book, Treasure Island
  
May 22
Twitter: @LexieVamp666
Feature: Discussion: (Video) Real-life pirates
Bonus: Free audio book, Great Pirate Stories

and

Review
Feature: Casting Random Magic
Feature: Pirate Lairs: Ocracoke Inlet and the legend of Blackbeard’s ghost
Bonus: Pirate karaoke

 May 23
Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #9 of 10
Review
Bonus: Quiz: Find your Random Magic twin

and

Twitter: @vvb32reads
Feature: Radio show: Captain Blood

and


Twitter: @iheartreads 
Review (Dual language, Flemish/English)
Bonus: Video lecture about pirate queen Grace O’Malley 
Bonus: Game: Blackbeard’s Gold

May 24
Twitter: @lafemmereaders
Feature: Kick-Ass Women

and

Twitter: @Bonnie_Sparks
Review
Feature: By Land or Sea (Vintage maps)
Feature: Pirate Lairs: Tortuga, Port Royal,
New Providence and the Brethren of the Coast
Bonus: Game: Pirate Chains

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea: #10 of 10

 May 25
Twitter: @Gofita
Review
Feature: How-to: Pirate makeover
Bonus: Free audio book, The Sea Hawk
Bonus: (Video) Pirate movie night

and

Twitter: N/A
Review
Feature: Songs from the Sea (Sea shanties)
Feature: Pirate Queens: #9 of 10: Winnie Flapjack
Bonus: The Pirate Modiste (Dress-up doll)
  
May 26
Twitter: @lindsiking
Video review
Feature: Grog and Sangaree
Feature: Pirate Queens: #10 of 10: Mary Read
Bonus: Color-Me-Pirate

and

Twitter: @christina_622
Video review
Feature: (Video) Top five Random Magic quotes
Feature: (Video) Reading from Random Magic
Bonus: The Mermaid Maker (Dress-up doll)

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design dolls: Queens of the Sea
Voting for favorite design doll
(May 26-27)

May 27
Twitter: @MissIrenne
Feature: Discussion: Top 10 fictional corsairs and buccaneers
Bonus: Free audio book, Captain Blood
Bonus: Pirate karaoke

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design dolls: Queens of the Sea
Voting for favorite design doll
(May 26-27)

May 28
Twitter: @SplashOOWorlds
Feature: Video discussion, Random Magic and pirates
(Int’l: Greek language, English transcript)
Bonus: Free audio book, Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates
Bonus: Game: Pirate’s Quest

and

Twitter: @lianaleslie
Design doll: Queens of the Sea:
Fave design revealed, winner selected
(May 28)

May 29
Sea Wolves Reading Circle
Ahoy, matey! Here be a treasure chest of
great piratey reads, plucked from shelves
by a scandalous crew from near and far.

Twitter: N/A

Twitter: @MissIrenne

Twitter: @heynocupcake

Twitter: @cerebrate

Twitter: @Misha_1989

Twitter: @vvb32reads

Twitter: @BooksAtTinas

Twitter: @LiederMadchen

Twitter: N/A

 May 30
The Parting Glass
Tour summaries and a pub sing

Wrap day! Feel free to visit all the cool
blogs on tour to browse wrap day posts.

Rum + Plunder: Final tallies
Little Pirate Prizes: Final tallies begin
Winners announced: June 6

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