Tour Announcement: THE BRILLIANCE OF FIREFLIES by Leslie Hauser


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a tour we're hosting for a YA Contemporary book, THE BRILLIANCE OF FIREFLIES by Leslie Hauser which releases on May 21, 2019!

The tour will run for two weeks - from May 13th-17th & 20th-24th will have one stop per day and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights.

Review copies will be provided by the publisher. ALSO IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BLOG TOUR BUT JUST WANT TO REVIEW THE BOOK YOU CAN DO THAT AS WELL.

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 May 6th 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 the THE BRILLIANCE OF FIREFLIES this May! We can't wait for everyone to read it!

About the Book

Title: THE BRILLIANCE OF FIREFLIES
Author: Leslie Hauser
Pub. Date: May 21, 2019
Publisher: Gatekeeper Press
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: 310
Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD

Emma Loukas had a typical teenage life. Until she didn’t. After choosing to stay home instead of accompanying her family to a minor league baseball game, Emma is not present when a suicide bomber detonates an explosive device at the entrance to the stadium just as her family arrives. In the months that follow, grief therapy and the gloomy looks from friends and her extended family do nothing but drag Emma further down into the rubble left behind by that deadly April afternoon.

To escape the sad reality of her new life, Emma heads out to California to spend her senior year with her grandmother. Getting away from her former life is the only way to survive. It doesn’t take long, though, for Emma to experience Grandma Connie’s dementia, and it’s more than a seventeen-year-old is capable of handling on her own. Now Emma fears she has just made her bad situation worse, and she begins to wonder if it’s even worth trying to survive.

But when the family mementos on the dresser catch her eye, Emma feels a bit of light turn on inside her. Maybe the way to make sense of her new life is to live the lives her mom, dad, and brother no longer can. So she sets out to achieve each of their dreams. It won’t be easy, but it’s all Emma has left, and in the process, she just may find out who she’s supposed to be.

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