Eternal Youth Blog Tour- Interview & #Giveaway

Hi! I am super excited to host the first day of the Eternal Youth Blog Tour! Eternal Youth is a new YA novel from authors Julia Crane & Noila McCarty! Here is a little about the authors:

Julia Crane is the author of the Keegan's Chronicles, as well as co-author of “Mesmerized” with Talia Jager and “Eternal Youth” with Nolia McCarty. Julia has believed in magical creatures since the day her grandmother first told her an Irish tale. Although she's spent most of her life on the US east coast, she currently lives in Dubai with her husband and three children.

Nolia McCarty is American by birth but Irish by heritage and heart. Her dream is to live on a small cottage in Ireland where she can watch the sheep outside her window and write all day. She's
the author of paranormal YA, “Heaven Below”, and co-author of “Eternal Youth” with Julia Crane.

Can you tell us a little about your book Eternal Youth?

Eternal Youth is an the story of a 16-year-old girl who has spent her life following her mother around in search of the elusive Fountain of Youth. Callie is certain the fountain doesnt exist, but an unplanned vacation is about to change everything she knows...

Who designed the cover and how much say did you have in the designing of it?

Stephanie Mooney is our cover artist. I dont think either of us can speak highly enough about her. She is so talented and fun to work with. We picked the girl and gave her the idea of the fountain in the back ground, and she rolled with it. The result (in our humble opinion) is breathtaking.

In Eternal Youth Callie's mom is searching for the Fountain of Youth. What exactly does the Fountain of Youth do?

In our version of the story, the FOY keeps you at the age you are when you begin to drink from it. Not only that, but it makes you feel younger AND it cures all illnesses. It doesnt turn back the hand of time, but it can give you a second lease on life.

How have you enjoyed the writing jouney together as friends? Any disagreements on aspects of the books etc?

Writing with Nolia is a pleasure. We definitely have disagreements at times thats just basic human nature! but we quickly sort through them. I dont think either of us has ever gotten upset with the other. We just talk things through till they make sense to both of us. Sometimes its a give and takewhich is how co-writing should be. 

Is there any more plans to work together?
Yes! We have at least one more book up our sleeves for 2012, and to be honest, we would love to write a book a year together. Its so much easier to co-write if you have the right partner.

Why should we read Eternal Youth in one sentence?
Its full of adventure, friendship, love, and possibilities, and not to mention Alaric...

Thanks to Julia & Noila for interview! Make sure you check out there social network pages and also grab a copy of Eternal Youth while your at it!

Buying Links!


Authors Websites:

Authors Twitters:!/hmarieadkins!/JuliaCrane2

Authors Facebooks:

Giveaway Now Closed -Thanks to all who entered

Win an ebook of Eternal Youth by Julia Crane & Noila McCarty!

To Enter:

Leave a nice comment for Julia & Noila below along with your email address!

-International giveaway
-Ends 30th April 2012

Check out all the other stops on the blog tour:

24th April: Review on

25th April: Character Profile: Callie on

26th April: Review by Candace on

27th April: Review & Giveaway on

28th April: Character Interview by Rebecca on

28th April: Book excerpt on

29th April: Guest post & giveaway on


  1. Great book by great authors! I'm a fan of both Julia and Heather's work. Can't say enough about both of them and their potential to become rockstar authors! :-)

    Awesome interview!

    Lizzy :-)

  2. Haven't read Julia, but Heather's aces in my book. I'm sure the collaboration will be a great success. Best wishes!

  3. Hey, Julia and Nolia! Your book sounds awesome. Best of luck!

  4. Congrats on the new release, ladies! Look forward to reading it. :-)

  5. Congrats on the collaboration! Great to see two great writers working together, without anybody getting poked in the eye. ;-)

  6. I really enjoy Julia Cranes work and her coauthor books as well. I look forward to reading more from both ladies! Thanks for the entertaining reads. Love you Guys....

  7. Sounds like a great book! Can't wait to read it.

  8. I have Eternal Youth (the book, not me unfortunately) and am looking forward to reading as i've read both talented authors before.

  9. These sound fantastic! Definitely need to add to my TBR list!

  10. The book sounds amazing and the cover is gorgeous!!! This is going to the top of my tbr list.


    April K.

  11. I am already a huge fan of Julia Crane, having read and reviewed the first book of Keegan's Chronicles, and under way with reading the rest of the series. I was not familiar with Noila McCarty prior to this post, but I am absolutely intrigued and would love a chance to read this book!

  12. wow, looks awesome! I love the cover! I can't wait to read!

  13. I love the cover! Thanks so much for the chance to win. I would love to read Eternal Youth!