Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Blog Tour: The Battle For Princess Madeline by Kirstin Pulioff Guest Post & Giveaway!

On Tour with Prism Book Tours...

The Battle for Princess MadelineThe Battle for Princess Madeline
by Kirstin Pulioff
156 pages
Published May 29, 2013

The Kingdom of Soron bustled with activity as preparations for the Fall Festival began. Lively merchants, hardworking farmers, and musicians eagerly awaited this event of harvest and joy. This year’s festival was even more important, as they celebrated Princess Madeline’s betrothal to her knight champion, Daniel.

Celebration quickly turns to disaster as Prince Paulsen returns with curious demands, either Princess Madeline will be his, or no ones. Rejection turns to obsession and battle is declared.

In a tense struggle to decide her future, Princess Madeline must choose where to put her trust… in the king’s tried and true plan, the wizard’s cryptic messages and maps, or her own sense of bravery. Follow Princess Madeline on this adventure as she battles evil in an attempt to create a future of love and magic.

Lessons Learned by Princess Madeline

Every story has a moral, a lesson, or a take home message.  Here are three lessons to learn from Princess Madeline and her adventures.

1.      Take care of your clothes…A dress can just be a dress, but sometimes they can be more.  What started as a lavish gift from her father, turned into something she could have never imagined.  When clothes are taken care of they can make an impression that spans generations.

2.      Never take things from strangers…My parents taught me to never take candy from a stranger, and in this book, you quickly learn never to take gold from a stranger… even if she is the Princess.  When greed outweighs fear, sometimes bad things can happen…

3.      Keep a dream journal…Sometimes wisdom can come to you in the most unlikely of places, and you never know where it will lead.  Make sure you are paying attention when your dreams guide you, and recognize the difference between fantasy and reality.

Of course, these are fun examples from the book, but there are more serous themes as well. This coming of age fairytale balances the fantasy with the reality- acknowledging the recklessness, spontaneity and struggles of growing up, against the realism of consequences, taking responsibility for your actions and learning to trust yourself.

Happy Birthday Kirstin on May 27th!!

Kirstin PulioffKirstin Pulioff is a storyteller at heart.   Born and raised in Southern California, she moved to the Pacific Northwest to follow her dreams and graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Forest Management.  Happily married and a mother of two, she lives in North Plains, Oregon, and enjoys being a stay at home mom.  When she’s not writing, she is busy with her kids, church and the family business.

Madeline's story begins...

The Escape of Princess Madeline
The Escape of Princess Madeline
by Kirstin Pulioff
ebook, 66 pages
Published November 5th 2012 by Malachite Quills Publishing


The Kingdom of Soron is known for many things, its rolling landscape, haunting history, fiery sunsets, and its beautiful princess. Princess Madeline woke on her sixteenth birthday to realize that her future had been planned out, a life full of privilege, royalty, and boredom... a life with a husband and knight champion that she did not choose. Using her charm, strength and stubbornness, she defies the King at every turn, determined to keep her freedom on her terms.

Freedom quickly turns to disaster as she finds herself seized by a group of wandering bandits. With the kingdom in turmoil over her capture- her Knight Champion eager to prove himself, a group of dedicated suitors determined to win her hand, and a group of exiled wizards join forces in the hunt to rescue her. Follow Princess Madeline in this adventure to find freedom and love.

Get The Escape of Princess Madeline
for FREE MAY 29 - 31


Tour-Wide Giveaway:

International Giveaway. Must be 13 to enter. See below Rafflecopter for more details. Available to WIN:

* Autographed set of both: The Escape of Princess Madeline & The Battle for Princess Madeline
* Autographed copy of The Escape of Princess Madeline
* Autographed copy of The Battle for Princess Madeline
* 5 eCopies of The Battle for Princess Madeline
* $25 Amazon Gift Card
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The Tour:
5/27 – LAUNCH!
5/28 – Book Deep in Cliffhangers
- I Am aReader, Not a Writer
5/29 - Geo Librarian - Review
- Novels,News & Notes
5/30 – Dee’s Reads – Review
- Tressa’sWishful Endings
5/31 – Green Mountain Couple – Review
6/2 – JoJo’s Corner - Review
6/3 – Mel’s Shelves – Review
6/4 – Books for Kids – Review
- TheBookish Daydreamer
6/5 – Books for Kids – Review
6/6 – MisAdventuresof a 20-Something Year Old Girl
6/7 – Mel’sShelves - Review
6/9 – Wonderings of One Person - Review
6/10 – Cassandra Lost In Books – Review
- Jessie’sBook Place
6/11 – Backing Books – Review
6/12 – Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile - Review
6/13 – Fluttereal Flight - Review
- MySeryneti
6/14 – Grand Finale Blast!


  1. sounds awesome! Thanks for sharing :)

  2. Thank you for bringing these books & author to my attention.


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