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Tour Schedule: JUST A NORMAL TUESDAY by Kim Turrisi


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce the schedule for the JUST A NORMAL TUESDAY Blog Tour which begins on Monday, April 24th!

The tour runs from April 24th-28th & May 1st-5th , will have one stop per day, and will consist of reviews & blogger guest posts!

There is also a tour-wide giveaway for 3 signed finished copies of the book & swag, US Only. So be sure to stop by any or all of the stops for a chance to win.

But until then, here are your hosts.

The Tour Hosts

Week One

4/24/2017- BookHounds YAInterview
4/25/2017- The Candid CoverReview
4/26/2017- Wandering Bark BooksGuest Post
4/27/2017- Angel ReadsReview
4/28/2017- A Gingerly ReviewExcerpt

Week Two

5/1/2017- Here's to Happy EndingsReview
5/2/2017- Margie's Must ReadsGuest Post
5/3/2017- The Bookworm CentralReview
5/4/2017- Literary Meanderings Interview
5/5/2017- Just CommonlyReview

About the Book

Title: JUST A NORMAL TUESDAY
Author: Kim Turrisi
Pub. Date: May 2, 2017
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Pages: 256
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
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.


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