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March 3, 2014

Blog Tour: The Secret Diamond Sisters by Michelle Madow – Feat. Courtney & Giveaway

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Welcome to tour Tour Stop for

The Secret Diamond Sisters by Michelle Madow

hosted by Kismet Book Tours!

Today, we are featuring the character profile for

COURTNEY!

Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post!

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Savannah. Courtney. Peyton. 

The three sisters grew up not knowing their father and not quite catching a break. But it looks like their luck is about to change when they find out the secret identity of their long-lost dad—a billionaire Las Vegas hotel owner who wants them to come live in a gorgeous penthouse hotel suite. Suddenly the Strip’s most exclusive clubs are all-access, and with an unlimited credit card each, it should be easier than ever to fit right in. But in a town full of secrets and illusion, fitting in is nothing compared to finding out the truth about their past.

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The Secret Diamond Sisters (The Secret Diamond Sisters #1)
by Michelle Madow
Publication Date:  February 25, 2014
Publisher:  Harlequin Teen

Available for Purchase:
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Courtney is sixteen years old, and is the middle Diamond sister. She’s the responsible one—she studies hard, does well in school, is a student tutor, and works after school and on weekends to help out her family. Her main goal is to keep up her grades and do well on her SATs so she can get into Stanford, her dream school. She wants to major in English and someday get a career in publishing. She’s competitive with herself and always strives to do her best.

Courtney’s closest friends are her sisters—with all the time she spends on school and work, she doesn’t have time for anyone else. She’s never had a boyfriend and is fine with waiting to date until college. (She doesn’t need any distractions right now!) She’s not into the high school party scene, and whenever she has time in her busy schedule, her favorite thing to do is read novels. She also loves listening to Broadway music (Phantom of the Opera and Wicked are her favorites) and would love to see a live show someday.

She’s a natural early bird, and is always awake before her sisters. She could happily wear jeans, t-shirts, and flip-flops every day, and always goes natural with her makeup. Her favorite drink is chai tea. She’s quiet and reserved while first meeting someone, but she will do anything for the people she loves. She would love to travel the world to see historic sites and well-known museums, but it’s always felt more like a dream than a possible reality.

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Michelle

Michelle Madow wrote her first novel, Remembrance, in her junior year of college. Remembrance is the first book in the Transcend Time Saga, a three part series about reincarnation and true love that Michelle successfully self-published. The series was inspired by Taylor Swift’s “Love Story” music video. Michelle’s upcoming YA trilogy, The Secret Diamond Sisters, about three sisters who discover they are the secret heirs to a Las Vegas billionaire casino owner will be published by Harlequin TEEN in Spring 2014.

Michelle graduated from Rollins College in 2010, cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the International English Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta. She received the Charles Hyde Pratt Award for Excellence in Creative Writing in 2010.

She lives in Boca Raton, Florida, where she is writing more novels for young adults. She loves reading, spending time with family and friends, traveling, shopping, sunshine, Disney fairy tales, Broadway musicals, and spends way too much time on Facebook and Twitter (@MichelleMadow).

Connect with the Author:  Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads

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A copy of THE SECRET DIAMONDS SISTERS,
and one winner will receive a fantastic Grand Prize Package including the following Harlequin Teen titles:
2 copies of THE SECRET DIAMOND SISTERS,
a copy of WHITE HOT KISS by Jennifer Armentrout,
GRIM edited by Christine Johnson,
a signed copy of HEARTBEAT by Elizabeth Scott
and an ARC of  LET’S GET LOST by Adi Alsaid.
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23 Comments

  1. Stephanie Grant
    3/3/2014

    Thank you for the amazing giveaway!! I can’t wait to start reading this series!!

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  2. Heather Currie
    3/3/2014

    I’ve heard great thing about this series and I can’t wait to read the first book! Los Vegas setting with secrets… so interesting! Great giveaway!

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  3. DJ
    3/3/2014

    Looks entertaining… I would like to lose myself in them.

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  4. Courtney
    3/3/2014

    I also have two sisters. I’ve been intrigued with this book since I first heard about it. :)

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  5. Sonja
    3/3/2014

    I wish I found out my father was a Billionaire!!

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  6. Kristine Hall
    3/3/2014

    Can’t wait to read. Thanks for giveaway!
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  7. Jen
    3/3/2014

    i love books about families reunited, especially if it involves money and Vegas! This looks really fun. Thanks for the giveaway
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  8. Chanpreet
    3/3/2014

    I like the idea of finding out the identity of a parent and then seeing whether reality meets their expectations.

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  9. melissa cushing
    3/3/2014

    I have read many good reviews for this book and I LOVE the cover art and have already added it to my Goodreads TBR pile so that I can read and review it for myself. Thanks so much for the post and giveaway!
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  10. Shannon R
    3/3/2014

    This sounds exciting and love the secret identity premise.

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  11. Angie D
    3/3/2014

    This sounds like a great book and a fun read. Can’t wait to read it!!

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  12. bn100
    3/3/2014

    The premise sounds interesting

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  13. Berenice
    3/3/2014

    I love this cover! I’ve seen this one around a lot lately and I’m very much intrigued. Cannot wait to read it! Thanks so much for the giveaway! =D
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  14. Mary Mooney
    3/4/2014

    This is the the first I am seeing of this one and I can’t wait to read it. Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  15. This story seems like a very unique read and its got me very interested in reading it. Plus that cover is gorgeous!! Thanks for the giveaway!!
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  16. Sonja
    3/6/2014

    I think this would be a great addition to my library and sounds too fun!

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  17. Aishah
    3/6/2014

    Really excited to read this book :)

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  18. January
    3/6/2014

    It looks absolutely intriguing! And very secrety. I want to know what happened in their past! :)

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  19. Amy
    3/7/2014

    I have seen nothing but great reviews for this book and I can’t wait to read it!

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  20. Lu Worley
    3/8/2014

    That would be weird but exciting….! Finding out the father you never knew was a Bilionaire and want you to suddenly come live with him… atotal tranger!

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  21. Megan
    3/9/2014

    This sounds like a fun read. I think I’ll relate really well to Courtney.
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  22. ashley
    3/10/2014

    Thanks for the giveaway. I’ve seen a few other reviews around , and I’m curious as to what I’ll think about it.

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  23. Rachel
    3/11/2014

    It looks really mysterious and an interesting take on the long-lost family idea.

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