Lindsey R. Loucks

Author of Romance and Other Scary Things

The Stars Fell Sideways Giveaway!

People! This is the last stop for The Stars Fell Sideways blog tour! It’s a YA steampunkish fantasy written by author and freelance editor, Cassandra Marshall.


First of all, check out that cover! Cassandra has granted permission to pet it. Go ahead. I’ll wait.


Now, here’s the blurb:


Alison Arroway takes a lickin’ and keeps on tickin’. She has to, or she won’t get paid. Alison is a stunt double for pampered teen actress Pomegranate and when the director takes the shoot to Portugal, Alison is anything but thrilled to be rooming with Pom. But getting to hang around teen hearthrob Erik? Now that’s a plus.


Erik invites both girls on a sunset boat trip and Alison manages to have a decent time. Until the storm hits and the boat is shipwrecked on a small island, leaving Erik missing and the boat captain dead.


In the morning light, Alison and Pom find themselves on the lost island of Atlantis. Only one problem: now that the girls know the secret of the island, the Atlanteans don’t want them to leave. They’re stuck with corsets, full-skirted dresses, and the strange steam-driven contraptions that are just a way of life for the islanders.


When a plot by the ruthless army Captain to take over the island and declare himself General over all emerges, an underground group promises to return the girls to the mainland if they can help stop him. They’ll go through a mountain, literally, to find the Book of Blue, a book that will explain how to make ‘the stars fall sideways’ in order to save the day and earn their freedom.


It’s available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Smashwords.


Because Cassandra is made of awesome, she’s donating a free ebook to one lucky commenter. All you have to do is leave a comment and you’ll be entered to win!


  1. The cover is awesome. 😀

  2. That *is* a good cover. The premise sounds interesting too!

  3. Love steampunk, so this sounds just like my type of book:)

  4. I luuuuv steampunk so much I’m willing forgo my aversion to YA to read this. Hell, Lindsey, you sucked me into your YA in the first chapter with creepy dead cheerleader girl, so yeah, I’ll check this one out.

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