Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Tour & Review of Ben Woodard's Newest MG Book: Whispers of Trees

BeachBoundbooks is pleased to be coordinating a Review Tour for the children's adventure Whispers of Trees by Ben Woodard from April 4 - April 25, 2016.


About the Book

Title: Whispers of Trees
Author: Ben Woodard
Genre: Children's Multicultural Adventure
Number of Pages: 57
Publisher: Miller-Martin Press
Publication Date: March 15, 2016
Synopsis: An ancient forest, a dark night, a strange woman—and whispers.

What is going on in this eerie Irish forest? Ten-year-old Declan has to find out. His brother is missing and only he can solve the mystery. But why him? He doesn’t even like his always-yelling brother who his sister says was eaten by wolves. But there are no wolves in Ireland.

Then a witch-like woman tells him the two of them have to go into the spooky woods to save his brother. But from what? The strange trees only whisper the answer and he must discover what they are trying to tell him. But he will learn much more than he ever dreamed.

Whispers of Trees is a fun, page-turning thriller hinting of myth that delivers a multicultural adventure.
This is the second book in the Mythic Adventures Collection. The first book is The Boy Who Flew With Eagles. You can preview it here:
The Boy Who Flew With Eagles

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Here's my review of Whispers of Trees:

Ireland. Home of leprechauns, fairies, and magic. What better place for ancient trees who talk?
As a young reader, I would have fallen in love with this story of a young boy caught in the midst of a troubled family. Reveled in the adventure deep into the lush green forest even with a million eyes following me. Shivered at the strange presence I sensed lurking all around me. Drawn to the mysterious woman living within the forest’s shadow. Afraid of what might have happened to my younger brother.

As a mature reader, I wanted more. And that’s what makes a great story!

I received an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.


About the Author: Ben Woodard

Ben is an adventurer and storyteller who has traveled the world including climbing on Mt. Everest. He now writes adventure stories for boys and girls. Tales of lost gold and river caves, and flying with eagles. Stories of friendship that endure through adversity and danger. Adventures that inspire and educate and, most of all, entertain.
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Blog Tour Giveaway

Prize: One winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card or $50 PayPal cash prize, winner's choice Giveaway ends: April 25, 2016, 11:59 pm, 2015 Open to: Internationally How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below.Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This giveaway is sponsored by the author Ben Woodard and is hosted and managed by Stacie from BeachBoundBooks. If you have any additional questions – feel free to send and email to

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  1. You're welcome, Ben. Your books are always a delight!

  2. Thank you for participating in the review tour for Whispers of Trees. So happy to have you along!

  3. Loved to read your review, Cheryl! I also enjoyed the mystic ambiance very much.

    1. Thank for stopping by, Erika. Ben will be pleased to hear.