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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Toby Gold Blog Tour: book spotlight and giveaway



The Toby Gold Blog Tour is stopping by today with a book spotlight and giveaway...


TOBY GOLD AND THE SECRET FORTUNE 
by CRAIG EVERETT

"Money is the most dangerous magic."

 "Unique children’s lit that cleverly tackles interest rates, endowments, fluctuating commodities, bullying and identity." 
- Kirkus Reviews



An infant is discovered one night on a commuter train from New York City during a stop in the sleepy town of Wallingford, Connecticut.  The local police are summoned, but are unable to locate the boy’s parents, despite painstakingly questioning each person on the train.  For some strange reason, none of the passengers can remember seeing his mother falling from the train – after falling victim to an assassin’s bullet.
Assigned the name “Toby Gold” by social services, the mysterious child grows up in Wallingford, moving from foster home to foster home, not knowing who his real parents are - or why he was born with such freakish skills with math and money.

Now a teenager, Toby’s money skills are noticed by the wrong people, and thus he is unwittingly sucked into a high-stakes financial conspiracy that puts his life, and the lives of his two closest friends, in great peril.  Ultimately, Toby solves the crime, saves his friends, and even saves his school—all in one harrowing afternoon.

"This fast-paced adventure weaves fundamental concepts in economics and finance seamlessly into the story. Toby Gold makes learning finance exciting."
- Francis A. Longstaff, PhD, Professor of Finance, UCLA - Anderson School of Management


Purchase Toby Gold and the Secret Fortune on Amazon
(full tour schedule can be found here)



Craig Everett: Site / Book Site / Facebook / Twitter

Craig R. Everett was born and raised in Maine, spending his childhood summers digging along the shores of Bar Harbor for buried pirate treasure.  Fortunately, he was able to remain blissfully unaware that pirates seldom, if ever, ventured that far north.  He received his B.A. in Economics from Tufts University, an MBA from George Mason University, and a Ph.D. in Finance from Purdue University.
Dr. Everett is currently a finance professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, where he teaches corporate and entrepreneurial finance. Dr. Everett also volunteers in public schools teaching financial literacy principles.  





Win a signed Toby Gold bookmark & poster
Author Craig Everett has generously offered up one signed bookmark AND poster for two winners!
DETAILS
-US ONLY
-Two winners will each win a signed bookmark and poster
-Will run from 10/16 - 10/20
-Must be 13+, One main entry per person
-Winners will be emailed and must claim prize within 48 hours
-Prizes coming directly from Craig Everett

To enter simply leave a comment letting me know you want to win and an email address I can contact you with. I will randomly choose two winners.

GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED!



4 comments:

aLilLacey said...

Of course i would like to win! This sounds like a fun rad and a new concept for a story plot. Thanks!
Laceysvette at hotmail dot com

Craig Everett said...

Lacey,

Thanks for your kind words. Good luck in the giveaway and I hope you enjoy the book!

Craig Everett

yarereviews said...

I really like the cover and the plot seems interesting! I'd like to enter too ^-^

yarereviews said...

oh ... forgot the email.. ._. oops, sorry! lol So, yarereviews@yahoo.com