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Tuesday, 14 June 2016

☀☄ Genesis Girl: Blank Slate [1] - Jennifer Bardsley

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour to celebrate the release of Genesis Girl, a Young Adult Fantasy by (, Month9Books, 280 pages).

This is the first book in the Blank Slate series.

Don't miss our interview with author Jennifer Bardsley on 24 June 2016.

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and excerpt below. Read various excerpts with Amazon Look Inside.

Author Jennifer Bardsley will be awarding a scrabble tile book cover charm (US ONLY), and five digital copies of Genesis Girl (INT). a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀), interviews (ℚ), reviews (✍) and guest blog posts (✉).


Synopsis | Trailer | Teaser | Author Q&A | About the Author | Giveaway & Tour Stops

Synopsis

Eighteen-year-old Blanca has lived a sheltered life. Her entire childhood has been spent at Tabula Rasa School where she's been protected from the Internet. Blanca has never been online and doesn't even know how to text.

Her lack of a virtual footprint has made her extremely valuable and upon graduation Blanca, and those like her, are sold to the highest bidders. Blanca is purchased by Cal McNeal, who uses her to achieve personal gain.

But the McNeals are soon horrified by just how obedient and non-defiant Blanca is. All those mind-numbing years locked away from society have made her mind almost impenetrable. By the time Blanca is ready to think for herself, she is trapped. Her only chance of escape is to go online.

Teaser: Excerpt

Wrap me in silk, twirl me around, and tie up my chest with diamonds. My bare arms are cold, even though Cal has every fireplace in the house burning. I lean into his shoulder and drape my wrist around his arm. His wool jacket is scratchy but warm.
      “I didn’t think I’d be so nervous,” Cal says as we descend the stairs. There are executives everywhere, filling up the great hall. The McNeal Solar Enterprises board of directors is out in full force, watching my every step.
      “You’ll be fine.” I try to sound reassuring, but I’m not used to so many strangers. Invisible butterflies beat in my stomach. In mere seconds, an older lady in a sequined top approaches, her black hair pulled tight in a French twist with a fleur-de-lis inked on her neck.
     Cal whispers in my ear. “Here comes Nancy Robinson, my attorney. Don’t let her manners fool you. Nancy is a shark, and the whole board listens to her opinions.”

Genesis Girl
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About the Author

Jennifer Bardsley writes the parenting column “I Brake for Moms” for The Everett Daily Herald. Her debut YA novel, “Genesis Girl” was published by Month9Books on June 14, 2016, with the sequel releasing in 2017.

“Genesis Girl” is about a teenager who has never been on the Internet. Jennifer however, is on the web all the time as “The YA Gal” with over 20,000 followers on Facebook, and 15,000 followers on Instagram. On Facebook, she hosts the weekly instant book club called #TakeALookTuesday where YA Gal friends geek out, share pictures of what they are reading, and chat about books.

Jennifer is a member of SCBWI, The Sweet Sixteens debut author group, and is founder of Sixteen To Read.

An alumna of Stanford University, Jennifer lives near Seattle, WA where she enjoys spending time with her family and her poodle, Merlin.

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

Enter to win one (1) scrabble tile book cover charm (US ONLY), or one of five (5) digital copies of Genesis Girl by Jennifer Bardsley (INT).
Remember to comment to win!
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Follow Genesis Girl's tour at:

Jun 13 – A Book Addict’s Bookshelves
Jun 13 – Dana Louise Provo
Jun 14 – Two Chicks on Books
Jun 14 – Ambersworldofbooks
Jun 15 – A Dream Within A Dream
Jun 15 – The Recipe Fairy
Jun 16 – Thinking To Inking
Jun 16 – Chapter by Chapter
Jun 17 – Rockin’ Book Reviews
Jun 17 – The Travelogue of a book addict – The Book Drealms
Jun 20 – Jennifer M. Eaton
Jun 20 – Taking It One Book at a Time
Jun 20 – YA Chit Chat
Jun 21 – Book-Keeping
Jun 21 – Seraphina Reads
Jun 22 – Literary Meanderings
Jun 22 – Once Upon A Twilight
Jun 22 – Emily Cox/Nicole Allen
Jun 23 – Kindle and Me ✍ & Guest Post
Jun 23 – Mary’s Bookcase
Jun 24 – The Avid Reader
Jun 24 – BooksChatter

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