About To Die, To Sleep

To die, to sleep

After surviving a difficult year, Natalie Marsh is heading for Ellsberg Keep, an exclusive mountain resort that promises to provide the tranquility she desperately needs. She’s eager to relax and to reconnect with her estranged cousin Lily, who works as the Keep’s nurse—a reunion that begins abruptly when an accident on the winding mountain roads lands Natalie in the infirmary in the care of her cousin. They have little time to bond over childhood memories, however. Everything is thrown into chaos when the owner of the Keep is rushed to the medical wing, wildly delusional and raving about a murder plot.

Despite Lily’s care, the owner dies. Is his death simply an accident, or are his frenzied suspicions true? Determined to help Lily cope with the loss of her patient—and the accusations that she’s to blame for his death—Natalie searches for answers and is swept into a mystery that grows more puzzling as frightening hallucinations torment the dead man’s son. When a staff member who asks too many questions disappears, it is clear that this idyllic resort harbors someone with deadly intent—and Natalie may not survive to uncover the truth.

My review

Suspense books are some of my very favorites! I’m always happy to be a little bit scared when I know I’m perfectly safe in my house. Stephanie Black’s books are some of my very favorite suspense novels. I never quite know what to expect when I open one of her books, but I always love them. This one was no different.

I’m just going to say up front that you need to read Mind Games before this one. If you don’t, I think you’ll be a bit confused about a few things. So start there!

This book has so many different characters. And the reader gets to see things through different perspectives. I loved the way the perspectives combined to give the reader a full picture of what’s happening in this one. But it wasn’t enough to let me figure out who the killer was before it was revealed.

Natalie is a repeat character. She’s the main character in this one, as well as Mind Games. It’s always fun to me to be able to read about repeat characters. And I loved the way she was calm about everything going on in this one. She’s a psychologist, so crazy things and or people don’t bother her too much.

There are plenty of crazy things going on in the plot of this one. It keeps the reader engaged from the very beginning. I loved it!

I was sent an e-copy of To Die, To Sleep as a gift from the publisher. All opinions are my own.

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About author Stephanie Black

I’ve enjoyed making up stories since I was a child, when my sisters and I would play long Barbie games full of intrigue and danger, or write and direct plays for ourselves and our younger siblings. I took a creative writing class in high school, but my stories stunk, since I hadn’t yet figured out that a story needs a plot. An encouraging comment from the teacher got me rolling in the right direction (thank you, Mrs. Owen!) and my final story for that class eventually developed–after many years, much studying of fictional technique, and countless hours of writing and rewriting–into my first published novel: The Believer, a dystopian thriller, was published in 2005 by Covenant Communications.

Four of my contemporary mysteries are Whitney Award winners for Best Mystery/Suspense, and my second dystopian novel was a Whitney Award Finalist for Best Speculative Novel. My novella “An Eye for an Eye” was part of the RONE Award-winning anthology Timeless Romance: Autumn Suspense collection.

My husband Brian and I have five children, two children-in-law (with one more on deck), and a rather majestic cat. I love spending time with my family, enjoy homemade pizza and anything chocolate, and have recently developed a fondness for LEGO projects. I play the violin in a community symphony (but never practice enough), and always have unmatched socks, post-laundry. At the center of everything that matters most is my love for the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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About Back to His Lordship

back to his lordship

Falling in love with an Earl in 1815 was the easy part. The hard part? Leaving him behind.

Evaline Johansen, daughter of mega billionaire tycoon feels isolated and alone until she stumbles upon a portrait gallery and sees herself hanging on the wall. The trouble is, she’s never been there before and doesn’t know the artist.

Lord Oliver Hereford doesn’t know what to do with this new, outspoken, energetic woman who has taken the ton by surprise. She may be London’s new sweetheart, but will he succumb to his initial attraction?

When his confirmed bachelorhood is challenged by the one woman who can, Lord Hereford doesn’t know he’s headed for a much greater choice than whether or not to love.

Read this delightful time travel romance for a journey back into the Regency time period through a modern woman’s eyes.

My review

I’m always up for a good romance novel. This one has a bit of a twist, because it’s about a contemporary woman who travels back to Regency times. I loved that part of the plot! It’s just a fun idea.

This book features Evaline, Eva. She’s heading to England to visit her friend, Anna. There are so many fun guys, parties, and it’s England! She glimpses a portrait of herself in a gallery, one she’s never seen before. And before you know it, she’s gone back in time.

One thing I really loved about Eva was the way she was so adaptable. She had no trouble switching from modern to Regency England. And, in fact, loved Regency more. It didn’t hurt that she met Oliver, Lord Hereford.

I liked Oliver as well. He’s a true gentleman. I loved how he was so traditional. These two made me laugh out loud in certain places because of how different they were. But they just worked.

Another great thing was that the characters from Dating the Duke, Jane and Algernon are in this one as well. So much fun!

I definitely need to read more of these Twickenham Regency Romances.

I was sent a copy of Back to His Lordship as a gift from the author. All opinions are my own.

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About Emma the Matchmaker

Emma the Matchmaker

Emma Woodhouse is happily single, though that’s never stopped her from making matches for others. Her best friend, George Knightley, thinks it’s a sure way to trouble, but what’s wrong with giving romance a little nudge?

George has been fighting his feelings for Emma for years, but with families so closely intertwined, rocking the friendship boat would complicate more than just their relationship. He won’t do that to her, or ask why she keeps cuddling up next to him on the couch to watch their favorite show at night.

When a matchmaking scheme gone wrong drives a wedge between them, the last thing they want is to face each other. But when Emma’s sister goes into labor and they’re the babysitters for the weekend, they’ll have to set aside their pride and undeniable chemistry to tackle diaper duty together.

A modern take on Jane Austen’s Emma with all the characters you know and love.

My review

I don’t think I’ve read any of Rachel John’s books before. But after reading this one, I’ll for sure be reading more. I loved the light, happy, romantic feel of this one!

Emma is such a great character. I loved the way she cares for her grandpa, every day. She lives with him. But Emma has some flaws, things like not being able to cook and constantly wanting to set everyone around her up. I loved the way she kind of discovered herself as this book went along. She was able to work on some of her weaknesses and be just a bit better by the end of the book.

I loved George too! It’s always my favorite when the reader is able to see the situation from multiple points of view. That just makes it a more complete picture. Reading George’s point of view was always fun. I loved how he always looked out for Emma. Sure it might have been under the guise of being her sister’s brother-in-law, but it was obvious that he cared for her. I also loved the way he cared for the residents of the nursing home where he worked. And the way he didn’t know quite as much about Emma as he thought he did.

The plot of this one is cute. It’s a quick read that you won’t want to put down. Perfect for a fall afternoon!

I won an e-copy of Emma the Matchmaker from the author. All opinions are my own.

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About Maggie’s Place

Maggie's Place

Years ago, Mary Margaret Sullivan changed her name, boxed up her previous life, moved into the Eagle Gate Apartments, and hid her painful memories in her chicken-wire storage unit in the basement. But secrets have an inconvenient way of surfacing when least expected.

Three weeks before Christmas, an elegant man in a penthouse, a young woman named Carly—homeless and ill with pneumonia—and two calculating thieves invade Maggie’s carefully reconstructed life, and in different ways, each is connected to Maggie’s difficult past. As Maggie and friends nurse Carly back to health, hearts begin to heal with a hope for the future. But all is not as it seems. When faced with the shocking truth, Maggie must rely on her wits, her friends, and her own strength as never before.

My review

This book took just a few chapters for me to get into. Once I did, however, I loved it. There are just so many great things about it.

One of my favorite things about it is the characters. This book has so many quirky, fun, characters. I loved all of them!

The main two characters that the reader gets to know are Maggie and Carly. They are connected, but neither of them realizes it for quite a while in the plot. Maggie is an old woman, living alone in an apartment building. Her life made me a bit sad. Her kids wanted nothing to do with her. And it was obvious that Maggie had a secret.

Carly’s life was sad too. Carly had run away from home. Now she lives in Salt Lake City, in an apartment with a bunch of people. Carly has become a thief as she was trying to learn to survive. But I loved how she grew up along the way, and a lot of that growing up was due to Maggie.

I loved the setting of this one. I lived in Salt Lake City, in the area this one takes place for about a year. All the talk of familiar places in this one made me smile.

If you’re looking for a great book, with great characters, plot and message, don’t hesitate to grab this one!

I was sent a copy of Maggie’s Place as a gift from the publisher. All opinions are my own.

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About The Forgotten Carols

The Forgotten Carols, a Holiday season tradition marking its 28th year of consecutive performances, is coming to your home town! This year signals the introduction of a new, “re-imagined” version of the musical with 19 performances covering 11 cities in Utah, Idaho and Arizona. For a list of locations and to buy tickets, visit www.forgottencarols.com.

Michael McLean, a well-known performer, composer, songwriter, author and director initially developed The Forgotten Carols as solely a theme-driven album of new Christmas music. But he soon realized he needed a story to connect all the songs together. McLean wrote the interweaving story of a nurse named Connie Lou who cares for John, an elderly patient who shares the songs about those people he claims to have lived with 2,000 years ago. For his initial performances, McLean played all the parts to give people a sense of how families could present the narration at home hoping it would become a family tradition.

The forgotten carols

Over the years, McLean’s modest one-man show has evolved into a full scale theatrical production performed for more than a million people throughout the United States and abroad,including shows in Ireland, Germany, England and the Ukraine. And now, after 28 years,McLean is surprising his audiences with significant changes to his classic story!

“People who have been coming for years will be thrilled, I believe, with the changes we’ve made this year,” remarked McLean. “For a few years now, my son and I have been thinking about updating the story, and this year we decided to dive in and do it. Fans will hear the same songs, see the same characters, but experience the story in a completely new way!”

McLean is currently working on adapting the stage version of The Forgotten Carols as a feature film, and it was this process that inspired the story changes. “After we wrote the screenplay for the film, there were so many elements we fell in love with that just had to be in the stage version,” said McLean. “And the changes we’ve made just feel right. They make the characters deeper, the story more spiritual, and the experience that much richer.”

So, if you’ve been coming for years–come again! And if you’re a new fan–you won’t want to miss your chance to see what we are calling The Forgotten Carols–Re-imagined!”quipped McLean.

The Forgotten Carols 2019 concert schedule includes performances in Arizona, Idaho,and Utah. Performance tickets are on sale now. For a complete listing of concert dates and locations or to purchase tickets visit the website at www.forgottencarols.com.

My thoughts

I have been able to go to The Forgotten Carols for the last several years. I have loved the music since I was a child. And the story is great too. I’m so excited to get to see the new version this year. It really is a Christmas tradition!

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About A Different Kind of Strong

A Different Kind of Strong

Daniel Trotter began a forty-day fast. He was consumed by the question and desperate to know, what do I do? After thirty days in the wilderness, God sent him home with an answer. It was, “Come back to Me.” For decades, Daniel was held in thrall to addiction and depression. He had friends, but life had lost all meaning. During a radical fast, Daniel encountered God – and great temptation. Afterward, he lost his wife, and his home, but he gained a new perspective – God’s. He went back to school and graduated with honors. God blessed him with a remarriage to someone who understands his heart and shares his faith. He has found peace and purpose. Daniel found freedom in God’s love and in following God and living according to his precepts. Daniel’s memoir will show you how God can heal every physical, mental and emotional hurt and help you to become whole.

My review

This book is unlike any other book I’ve ever read. The author, Daniel Trotter, made some serious mistakes in his life. This book talks about some of them. But it also talks about his turning away from those mistakes and becoming a new man.

That’s really the best message you can take from this one. No matter what you do wrong, Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ still love you. They’re waiting for you to repent, change your heart and turn to them. And they’ll be there with their arms outstretched. Just like they were for Daniel Trotter.

I was sent a copy of A Different Kind of Strong as a gift from the author. All opinions are my own.

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About The Heart of the Rebellion

The Heart of the Rebellion

September 1400

King Richard II of England is dead. And after three years in His Majesty’s service, Rhys ap Tudor and his brother Gwilym are finally free to return to their ancestral home in North Wales. Their long anticipated homecoming is overshadowed, however, by the harsh changes they encounter in their once peaceful land. The new king, Henry IV, rules with an iron fist, and the country is ripe for rebellion. Instantly thrust into the forefront of the conflict, the proud Tudor brothers enter the fight for their freedom.

Lady Catrin Buckley is alert to the unrest swirling around her. As the daughter of an English father and a Welsh mother, she knows too well the trouble her lineage poses. Her own battle, however, is one of the heart: she is to be married to a man she neither knows nor loves. Then an unexpected encounter with the enigmatic Rhys ap Tudor changes everything. Soon, Catrin finds herself swept into a rebellion that could not only change history but also rewrite her own future.

My review

Sian Bessey has a way with writing historical romance. I love the way I feel as though I’ve changed time and place when I read her books. This one takes the reader to Wales, the land of my ancestors. I loved imagining I was there.

The characters in this one are awesome. I loved Catrin. She is definitely a lady. But she has a wild side. She tears through the country side on her crazy horse. The sweet relationship she had with him was one of my very favorite things about this one. I loved that Catrin knows when she needs to stand up for what she believes is right.

Then there’s Rhys. He’s been serving King Richard II, but now King Henry IV is in charge. And Henry is not kind to the Welsh. And especially not Rhys or his brother. There were so many things happening to the Welsh, taxes so high they couldn’t live, burning of churches and just general injustice. Rhys and his brothers step in and work against the English, making them a target for Henry.

The plot line of this one is great. It’s fun to read about a period in history and imagine you were there. And the love story was beautiful.

You’ll love this one, I know I did!

I was sent a copy of The Heart of the Rebellion as a gift from the publisher. All opinions are my own.

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About Olive

Olive

Meet Olive. She’s optimistic and well-intentioned . . . and a magnet for mishaps. When Olive’s day goes from bad to worse, she wonders if her family and friends can love her in spite of her flaws.

My review

I love to read children’s books! This one is super cute!

I loved the way Olive in this book was always doing something a bit crazy. Something that not everyone liked. This one shows kids that even when they make a mistake, their family is still going to love them. What a perfect message for each one of us to hear! Because we all make mistakes. Every. Single. Day.

One thing that was really great about this book was the little question section at the end. I loved taking a minute after reading this one with our little guy to talk about what had happened in the book that needed fixed. It was fun to talk about how things had gotten fixed and made better. I hope that he learned, even just a little bit, that it’s okay to not be perfect. And that our mistakes can be fixed.

The illustrations in this book are darling. I loved it. And our little guy did too. Make sure to grab this one to read to the kids in your life!

I was sent a copy of Olive as a gift from the publisher. All opinions are my own.

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About the author

Michelle lives in the Northwest with her family, three indoor dogs, and a totally stuck-up cat. And somehow, they all get along. She writes inspirational nonfiction and women’s fiction. Olive is her first children’s book and the most fun to write. Olive came to life in a poem Michelle wrote for her adoptive daughter as a way to express unconditional love for her. Family, faith, and fun are important to Michelle. She loves watching movies, playing Guitar Hero, and taking long walks to the fridge. You can find her at www.michellewilsonwrites.com, Facebook, Instagram.

About the illustrator

Angie is a married mom of three spicy boys. She is an artist at heart, with interests spanning from drawing to painting, crafts, and photography. She runs a successful photography business. Olive is her first illustrated book. She loves watching movies and reading books. She has a collection of crayons her children aren’t allowed to touch and loves everything Disney. Like, a crazy amount of love. You can find her at www.angiepenrose.com

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About Smarter Than a Monster

Smarter than a monster

No monster wants you to read this book. The more you know about monsters, the more you will know how to defeat them. 

Little kids have big fears, which they often imagine to be scary creatures, like monsters. But this book helps explain how knowing “Monster Facts” can help kids outwit them. 

Want to avoid monsters? 

Fact: Monsters love dirt and grime, so when faced with two kids, the monster will choose the dirty one every time. 

And if toys and clothes are all over the floor, you may get ambushed by a mess-loving monster. 

Survival Tip: Take baths and keep your room clean. 

Smarter Than a Monster will arm young readers with practical advice in this innovative and imaginative parenting tool that teaches common sense and positive and healthy habits. 

My review

I love a good children’s book! It’s always a bonus if that book also has a good message. And awesome illustrations are a must! This book has all of that. And it’s written by Brandon Mull. Who wouldn’t love that?

I love the way this one’s written. It’s such a cute book and it teaches kids that there really is no need to be afraid of monsters. But it also teaches them sneaky ways to avoid monsters. Things like taking baths and cleaning their room. The author really did a great job with this!

And the illustrations are so great! I loved how the illustrator drew realistic looking pictures and he also added some crazy monsters to each picture. My little guy loved finding the monsters in the pictures. And he loved seeing the pictures were the kids in the book did things like vacuum up the monsters.

This book is just great! I loved everything about it.

I was sent a copy of Smarter Than a Monster as a gift from the publisher. All opinions are my own.

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About the author

Brandon Mull is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Fablehaven, Beyonders, and Five Kingdoms series. A kinetic thinker, Brandon enjoys bouncy balls, squeezable stress toys, and popping bubble wrap. He lives in Utah in a happy little valley near the mouth of a canyon with his four children and a dog named Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Brandon loves meeting his readers and hearing about their experiences with his books. www.brandonmull.com

Follow the author on Instagram @writerbrandon and Facebook @authorbrandonmull

About the Illustrator

Mike Walton has been a professional illustrator for more than twenty years. He earned his B.A. in Illustration from art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. He’s worked in animation, comic books, web comics, trading cards, and all manner of media throughout his career. Smarter Than a Monster is his debut children’s book. He currently resides in Southern California and considers himself a nerd who loves visiting Disneyland attending the San Diego Comic Con. 

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Have you ever considered a vacation to Universal Orlando Resort? With three themed parks, it’s the ultimate vacation destination for all ages. And for a limited time, you can experience the 3rd Park FREE at Universal Orlando Resort when you book with Get Away Today.

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3rd Park FREE at Universal Orlando Resort

That’s right! Purchase tickets for Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure and you’ll have access to Universal’s Volcano Bay for FREE. The whole family will love the rides and attractions inspired by Harry Potter, Minions, Dr. Suess and so much more.

Universal Orlando Resort – Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios Florida provides fun and adventure for movie lovers. Go behind the scenes of some of your favorite films and TV shows including The Simpsons, Woody Woodpecker and E.T.

  • Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl: Fly an alien saucer with Kang and Kodos from The Simpsons. Take aim at characters from the show while swooping and swirling through space. 48 inches and shorter.
  • Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster: Enjoy a kid-friendly coaster featuring Woody himself. 36 inches and taller.
  • MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack: Help save New York from aliens! Earn points for zapping the bad guys alongside the Men in Black. 42 inches and taller.
  • E.T. Adventure: E.T. needs you to help him save his home planet. Hop aboard a bicycle with E.T. and soar among the stars on a gentle ride. 34 inches and taller.
  • Despicable Me Minion Mayhem: Join the ranks of Minions on a mission! Take an adventure through Gru’s lab and celebrate with a dance party at the end. 40 inches and taller.
  • Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts: Help Harry and friends escape Gringotts Bank. Look out for Voldermort and other villains during this multi-dimensional ride. 42 inches and taller.
  • Hogwarts Express: Kings Cross Station: With a Park-to-Park ticket, you can ride aboard the Hogwarts Express to neighboring Islands of Adventure.
  • Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon: This ride inspired by “The Tonight Show” allows you to check out memorabilia from the last 60 years. A flying theater takes you on a virtual ride through Manhattan. 40 inches and taller.
  • Fast & Furious – Supercharged: Be part of the Fast & Furious crew in this virtual reality ride. View actual movie props, race along the streets and feel like you’re in the film. 40 inches and taller. 

Universal Orlando Resort – Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Book lovers find rides and attractions in Universal’s Islands of Adventure inspired by comics, novels and the literary genius of Dr. Seuss. For superhero adventure, Harry Potter magic and more, make this theme park part of your Orlando vacation.

  • Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure: This all-new roller coaster gives you a Harry Potter experience like never before. Zoom through the Forbidden Forest on Hagrid’s motorbike or in a sidecar. See creatures all-new to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. 48 inches and taller.
  • Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey: This 3D-4D adventure takes you on a journey through Hogwarts Castle and the grounds beyond. 48 inches and taller. 
  • Flight of the Hippogriff: Take a coaster ride through Hagrid’s pumpkin patch and learn the proper care of Hippogriffs. 36 inches and taller.
  • Hogwarts Express: Hogsmeade Station: With a Park-to-Park ticket, you can get on Hogwarts Express and ride over to Universal Studios Florida. 
  • The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man: Don a pair of 3D glasses and swing through the city like Spider-Man. You’re on a mission to get the Statue of Liberty back with the help of other Marvel Universe characters. 40 inches and taller.
  • One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish: Fly in a fish from the famed Dr. Seuss story. Gently soar around fountains, choosing the height of your flight. Under 48 inches.
  • The Cat in the Hat: This kid-friendly coaster takes you through a number of Dr. Seuss stories you know and love. 36 inches and taller.
  • Pteranodon Flyers: Enjoy a ride suspended under 10-foot wings of a Pteranodon. This gentle ride allows you to soar and swing with a great view of the park. 36 inches and taller.
  • Caro-Seuss-el: Climb aboard a Dr. Seuss character and take a spin around this carousel. 
  • The Incredible Hulk Coaster: Ready to experience Hulk powers? Climb onto this coaster and be catapulted, rolled and propelled upside down. 54 inches and taller.

Universal Orlando Resort – Universal’s Volcano Bay

Take a break from wintertime temperatures with a visit to Universal’s Volcano Bay. This water park immerses you in the imaginary world of the Waturi people. Created by Universal exclusively for this theme park, the Waturis invite you to sunbathe, swim and slide through 19 different attractions in their island paradise. Here are some of my favorites:

  • Waturi Beach: This will be your first stop when you enter Volcano Bay, and you’ll find lounge areas, gentle surf and views of Krakatau Volcano. 
  • Kopiko Wai Winding River: Take a gentle float along the river, and enter Stargazer’s Cave to see the night sky.
  • Ko’okiri Body Plunge: The body plunge begins with a 70 degree fall through a drop door and an encounter with Vol, the volcano god, as you race along 125 feet of slide toward a pool. 48 inches and taller.
  • TeAwa The Fearless River: For a more thrilling river float, put on a life jacket and experience the Fearless River. 48 inches and taller.
  • Krakatau Aqua Coaster: The centerpiece of Volcano Bay is Krakatau Volcano. Ride the thrill coaster down, around and through the volcano in a 4-person canoe. 42 inches and taller.
  • Punga Racers: Slide on a manta ray mat on a race to the pool below. Four slides are positioned side-by-side so you can try to beat your friends to the bottom. 42 inches and taller.
  • Tot Tiki Reef: The perfect place for little ones to play, Tot Tiki Reef provides shallow waters, gentle fountains and even a miniature volcano. 
  • Kala and Tai Nui Serpentine Body Slides: Side-by-side slides drop riders through a door to the slide before cruising to the pool below. 48 inches and taller.

Universal Orlando Resort – Ticket Types

I mentioned having Park-to-Park tickets to ride the Hogwarts Express, and I’ll tell you a little more about what that means. At Universal Orlando Resort, there are a number of ticket types from which to choose. 

  • Base Tickets: To visit one park per day, purchase Base Tickets. With 2 Park Base Tickets, you can experience Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. If you’d like admission to Universal’s Volcano Bay, be sure to purchase 3 Park Base Tickets.
  • Park-to-Park Tickets: To visit more than one park per day, purchase Park-to-Park Tickets. With 2 Park Park-to-Park Tickets, you can walk between Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, or take a ride on the Hogwarts Express. If you’d like admission to Universal’s Volcano Bay, be sure to purchase 3 Park Park-to-Park Tickets.

As I said before, for a limited time you can get admission to Universal Orlando Resort’s 3rd Park FREE when you book with Get Away Today by December 2, 2019. Tickets are good for travel until May 22, 2020 so you can get a little taste of summer during the winter months.

Universal Orlando Resort – Onsite Hotels

Did you know Get Away Today partners with a number of onsite hotels at Universal Orlando Resort? Depending on which you choose, you’re eligible to enjoy a number of exclusive perks while on your vacation. Benefits of booking with Get Away Today include early admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, complimentary Universal Express Unlimited (line-skipping services in the parks), complimentary theme park transportation and even priority seating at select live entertainment in Universal CityWalk. Plus, Get Away Today always guarantees the lowest prices, and bundling theme park tickets and hotel accommodations helps you save more on your vacation.

Book with Get Away Today

Don’t forget that using Get Away Today to help you plan and book your vacation is completely free! So take advantage of the expert advice from their travel agents so you can have the best Universal Orlando Experience possible. Find all vacation packages at www.getawaytoday.com, or call and speak to a travel specialist at 855-GET-AWAY. Be sure to mention My Book a Day when you book!

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