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Bewitching Book Tour "Out of the Blue"

In these troubling and uncertain times of the COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak, I wasn't sure whether to even do a post about the Release Day Blitz Book Tour for my debut novel, "Out of the Blue." I had scheduled a while ago. I, like many of you, are under a Shelter-at-Home order and I find it to be very stressful for so many reasons. I do realize however, every now and then, after watching or reading the news until we're exhausted, we need a little break and perhaps something to take us away from the confusion and anxiety of the pandemic we are all facing. For that reason, I want to share with you that today is indeed the release day of my novel that I've been writing about so much. Moreover, I am doing what's called a Release Day Blitz Book Tour through Bewitching Book Tours. This is a type of blog tour focused around the release day of the novel. The blogs you see below will feature me as guest blogger, interviewee or will share information about the book.
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Out of the Blue: A Search for Identity

Where do we belong? Who are our people? How do you fit in?



These are age-old questions. Sometimes we are absolutely sure of the answers and at others we can be completely befuddled.

Tina, the protagonist of my debut novel, "Out of the Blue" is on a search for the where, who and how. She finds herself flowing in and out of several distinctly different cultures. She wonders where she fits in to her community and even her family. She thinks she knows who her people are but her deep ancestry paints a different story.




"Out of the Blue" was written for Young Adults (YA). It employs elements of fantasy and magick to explore deeply meaningful questions with which Young Adults wrestle (actually many of us continue this journey towards self-discovery). Being a teenager is fertile ground for engaging with multiple, complicated issues critical to our being. It is a time of tremendous growth, questioning and changes in the body, mind and spirit. That is a lot of territory for a…