Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a tour we're hosting for JUST A NORMAL TUESDAY by Kim Turrisi which releases on May 2nd!
The tour will run for two weeks - from April 24th-28th & May 1st-5th- will have one stop per day and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, and guest posts.
The bloggers who are chosen as hosts for a guest post or an interview will be required to come up with guest post topics (at least three) or interview questions (at most five). Interviews will be author or character interviews.
Review copies will be provided by the publisher.
Details on a giveaway are TK.
If you'd like to be considered to be a stop on this tour, please first sign up as a tour host and then fill out the sign-up form HERE.
***Sign-ups open until March 29th Noon PST***
Once the blog hosts have been chosen and the tour schedule finalized we will have a post announcing the tour.
Please note: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed.
We are totally stoked for the tour for JUST A NORMAL TUESDAY this May! We can't wait for everyone to read it!
About the Book
Author: Kim Turrisi
Pub. Date: May 2, 2017
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Goodreads
It's just a normal Tuesday for sixteen-year-old Kai, until suddenly it's anything but. She's received a letter from her beloved older sister, Jen, a letter that begins, My very bestest sister, Kai, if you are reading this, I am already gone. From that moment on, Kai's life will never be the same, as she is forced to deal with the shock and horror of losing Jen to suicide.
Consumed with grief, Kai looks for answers, lashes out at people who love her and eventually turns to excessive drinking and drugs, all with disastrous results and no relief from her suffering. Struggling with their own sorrow, Kai's parents realize she needs more help than they can give, and they enroll her in the Tree House, a "grief camp" for children. Though reluctant to go, once she's there, Kai finally finds others who truly understand her loss. No longer alone, she's able to begin dealing with her pain. And to see light at the end of the dark tunnel.
Kim Turrisi's beautiful, wrenching young-adult novel sheds a much-needed light on the subjects of mental illness and suicide. Using the unique idea of a grief camp, Turrisi lays out a process for healing and moving forward for readers who have been touched by loss. But this book's appeal reaches beyond that. With combined elements of tragedy and romance, compellingly told in Kai's authentic voice, this ultimately hopeful story will be an unputdownable read for any teen.