Monday, monday! What a fabulous day to talk about another gorgeous book. Yes, this is brought to you by Rockstar Book Tours, because, seriously, they just kill it with the amazing tours.
My copy of this beautiful book didn’t get to me quite in time, so keep a lookout for my review as soon as I can open this stunning cover. Until then, check out the rest of the tour and don’t forget to enter for a chance to win a finished copy.
The Larkin family isn’t just lucky—they persevere. At least that’s what Violet and her younger brother, Sam, were always told. When the Lyric sank off the coast of Maine, their great-great-great-grandmother didn’t drown like the rest of the passengers. No, Fidelia swam to shore, fell in love, and founded Lyric, Maine, the town Violet and Sam returned to every summer.
But wrecks seem to run in the family: Tall, funny, musical Violet can’t stop partying with the wrong people. And, one beautiful summer day, brilliant, sensitive Sam attempts to take his own life.
Shipped back to Lyric while Sam is in treatment, Violet is haunted by her family’s missing piece-the lost shipwreck she and Sam dreamed of discovering when they were children. Desperate to make amends, Violet embarks on a wildly ambitious mission: locate the Lyric, lain hidden in a watery grave for over a century.
She finds a fellow wreck hunter in Liv Stone, an amateur local historian whose sparkling intelligence and guarded gray eyes make Violet ache in an exhilarating new way. Whether or not they find the Lyric, the journey Violet takes-and the bridges she builds along the way-may be the start of something like survival.
Epic, funny, and sweepingly romantic, The Last True Poets of the Sea is an astonishing debut about the strength it takes to swim up from a wreck.
Title: THE LAST TRUE POETS OF THE SEA
Author: Julia Drake
Pub. Date: October 1, 2019
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook
Julia Drake grew up outside Philadelphia. As a teenager, she played some of Shakespeare’s best heroines in her high school theater program and their stories would stay with her forever. She received her BA in Spanish from Williams College, and her MFA in creative writing from Columbia University, where she also taught writing to first-year students. She currently works as a book coach for aspiring writers and teaches creative writing classes for Writopia Lab, a nonprofit that fosters love of writing in young adults. She lives in San Francisco with her partner and their rescue rabbit, Ned.
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Before you go! Be sure to stop by the rest of the tour for excerpts, reviews, and more chances to win!!!
10/1/2019- Twirling Book Princess– Excerpt
10/2/2019- BookHounds YA– Excerpt
10/3/2019- Wonder Struck– Review
10/4/2019- Dazzled by Books– Review
10/7/2019- The Layaway Dragon– Review
10/8/2019- PopTheButterfly Reads– Review
10/9/2019- Novel Novice– Excerpt
10/10/2019- Southern Girl Bookaholic– Review
10/11/2019- Fyrekatz Blog– Review
10/14/2019- Jena Brown Writes – Review
10/15/2019- Fire and Ice- Review
10/16/2019- Moonlight Rendezvous– Review
10/17/2019- A Bookish Dream– Review
10/18/2019- Portrait of a Book– Review
10/21/2019- The Pages In-Between– Review
10/22/2019- Lisa Loves Literature– Excerpt
10/23/2019- Two points of interest– Review
10/24/2019- Do You Dog-ear?– Review
10/25/2019- Nerdophiles- Review
10/28/2019- Novel Nerd Faction– Review
10/29/2019- Book-Keeping– Review
10/30/2019- Eli to the nth– Review
10/31/2019- That Georgia Gypsy– Review