Leap Into Books Giveaway Hop: The Sapphire Prism Cave-An exciting new e-book for children by Peter M. Leschner‏ ~ Spotlight

 photo SapphireCave_zpse03546df.jpgHello, Paul here with you to kick off the Leap Into Books Givaway Hop, hosted by Kathy at I Am A Reader Not A Writer and Co-hosted by Jinky is Reading.

Today I’m pleased to spotlight author Peter M. Leschner’s children’s book The Sapphire Prism Cave. I love the cover of this book as well as the blurb. I’m a big fan, as you know, of children’s and middle grade books and am quite excited to read and review this book.

Before we learn about The Sapphire Prism Cave, let’s learn a little bit about the author. Here is his biography from Amazon:

Peter M. Leschner has been a practicing real estate and corporate attorney in New York City and New Jersey for over 30 years. He has been a Partner and Of Counsel at several major New York law firms. He is a graduate of Colby College (BA), New England School of Law (JD) and New York University (LLM). Startling Connections was his first novel. The Sapphire Prism Cave (Book 1 of A Journey Through the Space Vortex trilogy) is his second novel. He wrote it for and with his daughter Katherine. Peter lives in Tenafly, New Jersey with his wife and two children.

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The Sapphire Prism Cave by Peter M. Leschner takes you on a soaring journey of the heart and imagination. James and Julia, spirited, fun loving 11-year-old twins, stumble upon an incredible cave filled with multi-colored, magic crystals which endow them with special powers that touch and transform their childhood in wonderful ways. Everything changes when James is mysteriously drawn through a hole in the cave’s ceiling and transported through a space vortex to a planet in a distant galaxy. There he uses his newfound powers to surmount challenges he encounters in the enchanted kingdom he discovers. Back home, Julia and her family attempt to unlock the mystery of James’ disappearance. Will James and Julia be reunited after being separated by time and space? Join them on their adventures and find out!

The Sapphire Prism Cave is Book 1 of the A Journey Through The Space Vortex trilogy.
 Available for immediate download to Kindle, Nook and iPad
“The reader, too, through Leschner’s vivid and fanciful descriptions, his bold imagination, and his genuine gift of wonderment, experiences a kingdom of truth and beauty, as well as danger and courage.”
Patrice Adcroft, Former Editorial Director, Discover Magazine

 Here is a great article from The Record  which tells the story of how this book came to be: Tenafly lawyer pens his children’s first book.

I’d like to remind everyone to enter the Sunshine Syndicate tour and huge giveawayThe Puppet Spell Blog Tour, The Ugly Stepsisters Blog Tour Giveaway, and make sure to stop by March 1st as the Kindle Fire Giveaway hosted by Four Littles Media, Sher A. Hart, and others gets under way. Leave us a comment, tell us  your favorite children’s book and why.

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Indie author-friendly freelance editor, children's book blogger for picture books through YA, kid lit, SF/fantasy lover with special fondness for middle grade, pun-loving SCBWI member, meter-maid for poetry and rhyming picture books.


  1. Anything for 8 and younger would be nice 🙂 Thanks for the opporunity for the giveaway.

  2. Thanks for stopping by & sharing.


  3. This book looks so cute and fun. I would love to find magic crystals. I always love discovering new books on your blog, so whatever you find to review works for me. 🙂

  4. Anything by Judy Blume would be great!

    mestith at gmail dot com

    • Hi Meghan,
      Great to see you back here. I love Judy Blume, from her wonderful covers to her great stories, you can’t go wrong. Thanks so much for stopping by & sharing. Have a great weekend.


  5. I love the books that you feature on this blog. They are ones that I haven’t heard of before, and I can share them with my kids. This one, in particular, sounds so cute!! We love anything with magic in it!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  6. nice selection of books, no particular ones to recommend

  7. Hi Paul the book sounds wonderful. An ice cave and a space vortex, fabulous. Thanks for linking it into the kidlitbloghop. Cheers Julie Grasso

  8. Hopping by. Sorry I don’t have any suggestions on what I’d like to see featured. My daughter is 7 and quite the bookworm, so anything around that age range would catch my interest.

  9. I don’t know about a specific book, but I am always looking for somwthing new to entice my 12 yo son – he loves things like Harry Potter, and The Warriors.

    Thank you for particpating in this hop!

  10. Oh nuts! I missed the giveaway. It sounds like a really great book that my kids might enjoy. I’ll tweet about the book though. Thanks for joining us in the Kid Lit Blog Hop. 🙂

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