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Tour Sign Up: How it Works Out by Myriam Lacroix

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         Would you like to participate in  the bookstagram tour for  HOW IT WORKS OUT? Synopsis: What if you could rewrite your relationship, again and again, until it works out? Equal parts sexy and profane, darkly comic and achingly tender, Myriam Lacroix's exuberant debut sees a queer love story play out in many alternate realities. When Myriam and Allison fall in love at a show in a run-down punk house, their relationship begins to unfold through a series of hypotheticals: What if they became mothers by finding a baby in an alley? What if the only cure for Myriam’s depression was Allison’s flesh? How much darker - or sexier - would their dynamic be if one were a power-hungry CEO, and the other her lowly employee? From the fantasies of early romance to the slow encroaching of heartbreak, each reality builds to complete a brilliant and painfully funny portrait of love’s many promises and perils. ABOUT THE TOUR How it works: you sign up via the Google Form, if you're selected,

Tour Sign Up: Yoke of Stars by R.B. Lemberg

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         Would you like to participate in  the bookstagram tour for  YOKE OF STARS? Synopsis: “Haunting, nuanced, and hopeful,  Yoke of Stars  is essential reading.” —Izzy Wasserstein, author of  These Fragile Graces, This Fugitive Heart In the School of Assassins, Stone Orphan waits for a first assignment. After their first kill, they will graduate and attain the coveted cloth of bone. But instead of a commission, Stone Orphan gets an inquisitive linguist, Ulín. Ulín has heard the Orphan Star’s song of despair, mirroring her own, and drawing her to the School of Assassins. Ulín has three people who have wronged her, but she is not sure whom she wants to die. She’s more interested in learning Stone Orphan’s language.  Unable to contain their curiosity, Stone Orphan offers to exchange stories with Ulín to help her decide the fate of the three men. By turns, Stone Orphan and Ulín narrate tales of love, suffering, exile, and self-determination, and two wounded souls find hope in each

Tour Sign Up: Have You Seen this Girl by Nita Tyndall

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        Would you like to participate in  the bookstagram tour for  HAVE YOU SEEN THIS GIRL? Synopsis: Fans of Courtney Summers and Tess Sharpe will devour this standalone YA thriller following a nonbinary teen investigating a series of copycat murders targeting girls in their small town—murders based on their serial killer dad’s MO. Another girl has gone missing in Cardinal Creek. Sid knows their dad didn’t do it—this time. He’s currently serving a life sentence for the five girls he murdered ten years ago. Girls whose bodies he dumped into the lake. The same lake where June Hargrove was just found. And while Sid’s dad couldn’t have done it, suspicion is now directed at Sid. The only person who doesn’t suspect Sid is the new girl, Mavis—as long as Sid doesn’t let her find out about their past. But Sid has another secret: They’re being haunted by the ghosts of the five girls their father killed. Except now there are six. And unlike the others, June isn’t content to just whisper in Sid’

Tour Sign Up: Pit Stop by Ellis Mae

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       Would you like to participate in  the bookstagram tour for  PIT STOP? Synopsis: When Isamu Miura returns home on medical discharge from the military, he finds his childhood best friend busy with a new relationship, and his father packing up to return to Japan. With only Inu, his trusted service dog, left at his side, he plans to outfit a camper van to travel across the country. There’s just one problem. The only guy in town who can help wants nothing to do with him, his dog, or his dreams. Unlike Isamu, John Love doesn't consider himself a dreamer. A car accident took his mother way too soon, and he has all but lost his father to alcoholism. All he wants is to work his mechanic job to pay for school and leave everything else behind. Adding more work by helping out Isamu is the last thing he wants. When a friend convinces John to take the job, will he find something, or someone, worth dreaming for? Only if Isamu can prove that John is more than just a pit stop on everyone els

Tour Sign Up: Origin Story by Jendi Reiter

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      Would you like to participate in  the bookstagram tour for  ORIGIN STORY? Synopsis: A transgressive, genre-bending novel, Origin Story follows Peter, a gay comic-book artist who transforms traumatic memories through his creative work, his co-author Tai, a gender-fluid teenaged artist struggling in the foster system, and Julien, a fashion photographer reckoning with his Christian faith and his love for Peter. Against the backdrop of late-1990s New York City sexual politics, these characters strive to redefine home and family in ways that are strong enough to contain their truths. From a Miami comic-book convention to a Christian men's retreat in Georgia, from an elite New Age wellness center to a BDSM dungeon in Manhattan, Origin Story follows their quest to determine the nature of healing and the price we pay for it. Smart, gritty, and formally inventive, including diaries, poetry, comics, interviews and emails, Origin Story unconventionally addresses art, sex, love, identity

Tour Sign Up: Hiding Him by Adam Hattan

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     Would you like to participate in  the bookstagram tour for  HIDING HIM? Synopsis: Are you looking for a funny, romantic and slightly spicy read this Summer? Then Adam Hattan has you covered with his debut novel Hiding Him!  Let's get one thing straight: Cameron Hawkins isn't. What he is, is hopelessly single and longing to escape his village in the arse-end-of-nowhere. That is until a newcomer arrives: Finn. He's tall, dark, obscenely handsome and somewhat of an enigma... Romance blooms, but Finn is closeted, so it’s a secret, for now… Is Finn the answer to Cam's happily ever after? Or will shadows of the past stand in the way of their palpable chemistry? Hiding Him explores coming of age, coming out and hearts coming together. In this warm and cosy read, get ready to laugh with friends, relish in a little spice and gird your loins for several adrenaline-charged moments. Kick back with this heart-warming story that's got buckets of charm, characters you'll

Tour Sign Up: Love Out Loud by Terrell and Jarius Joseph

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          Would you like to participate in  the bookstagram tour for  LOVE OUT LOUD? Synopsis: LGBTQ+ influencers Terrell and Jarius open up about their joyful love story and family life—and the challenges they've encountered along the way—in this honest, powerful guidebook. Terrell and Jarius Joseph—a picturesque home, adorable children, family businesses, and millions of fans online. Love Out Loud is Terrell and Jarius’s guide to help couples of all kinds sustain their relationship and nurture their nontraditional family. With the Josephs’s essential roadmap you’ll learn how to: Define your needs as individuals and as a couple to build the life of your dreams Recognize growing pains before they hurt your marriage Break tradition to discover your unique parenting style Build a circle of support for your children We all crave genuine love, belonging, and the freedom to be our true selves, no matter what our family unit looks like. Love Out Loud is the story of the Josephs’ que