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Monday 15 July 2019

☀ All Boy - Mia Kerick

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for All Boy, a Young Adult LGBTQ Romance by (, Lakewater Press, 373 pages).

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below, as well as full details of the series.

All Boy
is FREE on Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library.

Author Mia Kerick will be awarding a $15 Amazon/BN gift card to 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 (☀), and reviews (✍).

|| Synopsis || Teaser: KCR Preview || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||


Seventeen-year-old Callie Canter knows all about screwing up—and being screwed over. After her so-called boyfriend publicly humiliated her senior year, taking a fifth year of high school at Beaufort Hills Academy is her second chance to leave behind a painful past. But her need for social acceptance follows, and going along with the in-crowd is the difference between survival and becoming a target. Staying off the radar is top priority. So, falling for an outsider is the last thing on Callie’s “to-do” list. Too bad her heart didn’t get the memo.

With his strict, religious upbringing and former identity far away in Florida, Jayden Morrissey can finally be true to himself at Beaufort Hills Academy. But life as a trans man means keeping secrets, and keeping secrets means not getting too close to anyone. If he can just get through his fifth year unnoticed, maybe a future living as the person he was born to be is possible. Yet love is love, and when you fall hard enough, intentions crumble, plans detour, and secrets are revealed.

From multi-award-winning author Mia Kerick, comes a powerful, timely, and life-changing novel, which follows two teenagers nursing broken hearts and seeking acceptance, and who together realize running away isn’t always the answer.

About the Author

Mia Kerick is the mother of four exceptional children—one in law school, another a professional dancer, a third studying at Mia’s alma mater, Boston College, and the baby finally off to college. (Yes, the nest is empty.) She publishes LGBTQ fiction and romance when not editing National Honor Society essays, offering opinions on college and law school applications, helping to create dance bios, and reviewing English papers. Her husband of twenty-five years has been told by many that he has the patience of Job, but don’t ask Mia about this, as it is a sensitive subject.

Mia focuses her stories on the emotional growth of young people who are challenged by the circumstances of their lives and relationships. She has a great affinity for the tortured hero in literature, and as a teen, Mia filled spiral-bound notebooks with tales of tortured heroes and stuffed them under her mattress for safekeeping. She has NineStar Press to thank for providing an alternate place to stash her stories.

Her books have been featured in Kirkus Reviews magazine. They have won a 2019 IPPY GOLD award for Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction, Rainbow Awards for Best Transgender Contemporary Romance and Best YA Lesbian Fiction, a Reader Views’ Book by Book Publicity Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction, the Jack Eadon Award for Best Book in Contemporary Drama, an Indie Fab Award, a First Place Royal Dragonfly Award for Cultural Diversity, a First Place Story Monsters Purple Dragonfly Award for YA Fiction, and a category finalist for the Eric Hoffer award, a finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards for Young Adult Fiction and more.

Mia Kerick is a social liberal and cheers for each and every victory made in the name of human rights. Her only major regret: never having taken typing or computer class in school, destining her to a life consumed with two-fingered pecking and constant prayer to the Gods of Technology.

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Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

James Robert said...

It has been great hearing about your book and although I am not the reader myself, my 2 sisters and 2 daughters are. They love hearing about the genre's they like and me helping them get to find books they will enjoy. Thanks for sharing!

Bernie Wallace said...

What is the best book that you have read so far in 2019?

Mia kerick said...

Hi James. I love the way Goddess Fish shared the information about ALL BOY so completely. I hope you let your sisters and daughters know about All Boy because it is the kind of book that makes you think about how personal someone's identity is to them. Thanks for commenting!

Mia kerick said...

Hi Bernie. I read constantly and it is difficult to pick just one book. I completed the Cut and Run Series by Abigail Roux, and love the two main characters Ty and Zane. Thanks for asking. What is your fave book of 2019?

Mia kerick said...

Thanks so much everybody at Books Chatter for the amazing job you did presenting all of the info about ALL BOY, my new release from Lakewater Press! I so appreciate your effort!

Gwendolyn Jordan said...

I like the cover

Mia kerick said...

Hi Gwendolyn.
At first I wasn't sure if muted tones would work, but the response to All Boy's cover has been quite positive. Thanks so much for your comment!

Victoria Alexander said...

Sounds like an interesting book!

Cali W. said...

Thanks for giveaway; I like the excerpt. :)

Mia kerick said...

Interesting is certainly a good word for All Boy! Thanks!

Mia kerick said...

You are welcome, Cali! I hope you check out All Boy!

Teenyluvkins said...

Where do you get your information or ideas for your books?

Sue C. said...

Looks like an interesting an important story. Thanks!