Book Blitz: I Sang That by Sally Stevens (Dec 16th) Genre: Entertainment/ Memoir @DeborahBrosseau @RRBookTours1 #RRBookTours #ISangThat #SallyStevens

I Sang That is a personal journey behind the scenes into the world of music-makers who created the film scores, television music, sound recordings, commercials and concert evenings over the last sixty years. It’s about a long singing career that began in 1960 with concert tours – Ray Conniff, Nat King Cole, and later, solo work in concert with Burt Bacharach – to thirty years of vocals and main titles for The Simpsons, vocals for Family Guy…vocals on hundreds of film & television scores & sound recordings, plus twenty-two years as Choral Director for the Oscars. It’s also the personal story of growing up in a “his, hers and theirs” family in the forties and fifties, and how a shy little girl became a second generation singer in the ever-evolving music business of Hollywood.

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Cover Reveal: New Normal by Michelle Paris (Dec 9th) Genre: Women’s Fiction @Maparis916 @RRBookTours1 #RRBookTours #CoverReveal

After the sudden death of her husband, Emilie Russell just wants to feel normal. But being a middle-aged widow doesn’t come with a how-to manual. Her well-meaning friend, Viv, believes the cure to all that ails is simple: a new man. So, she sets Emilie up with her handsome and charming new neighbor, widower Colin. There’s only one problem with the plan—Colin is gay. Emilie embarks on a rollicking journey of self-discovery with Colin as her mentor and best friend. From learning to swipe right without cringing while midlife dating in constricting shapeware to cougar moments in Key West, Emilie reenters the dating pool with both humorous and soul-crushing results...

Mini Tour: 1887 The Day they Turned Off the Water (Langsford Mysteries) by A. E. Wasserman – Genre: Historical Fiction @AEWasserman @RRBookTours1 #RRBookTours #HistoricalFiction

Spring 1887. Melting snowpack from the high Sierras will soon turn California’s Central Valley into lush fields, but an armed man with a Sharps rifle shut off a headwater gate to a water-ditch and stood guard. After an unexpected confrontation with Double B Ranch owner, Jake Sanders, along with ranch-hand Kacha, this gunman now lies dead and Jake along with wounded Kacha, are both jailed for murder...

Book Tour: The Best Case Scenario by DB Sayers – Genre: NA Romance @DirkSayers @RRBookTours1 #RRBookTours #BookTour #BookBlog

More than a year after graduating from college, Nyra is beginning to wonder when her life, professional and personal, gets started. Was it like this for her mother? She doubts it, but things were different, then. Nyra’s reality is nothing like her mother’s. Each generation confronts its own challenges. Still, she’s tired of feeling like she’s wading through waist-deep wet cement. Buried somewhere deep in a future she can sense but not feel, Nyra can hear the siren’s song of hope and hypothetical options whispering to her. She’s so ready! But is the song she hears hope or just an illusion?

Book Tour: The Council by T.C. Weber – Genre: Satire @savethereefs @RRBookTours1 #RRBookTours #TheCouncil #BookTour #BookBlog

Luther Smith, a newly elected county councilman, is determined to make a difference for his constituents. Unfortunately, he’s ill-prepared for the corruption, incompetence, and lunacy of his fellow councilmembers. Lisa Hogan, a down-on-her-luck single mom and avid naturalist, discovers that developers plan to raze the last tract of forest in the county. Facing a dysfunctional bureaucracy, corrupt politicians, and lazy journalists, Luther and Lisa form a growing bond as they attempt to navigate the legislative labyrinth, mobilize the community, and attempt to save the forest.

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Book Tour: The Bone Master (The Sands of Achten Tan #2) by Debbie Iancu-Haddad – Genre: YA Fantasy @debbieiancu @RRBookTours1 #RRBookTours #YAFantasy #Books #Teens #OwnVoices

Kaii Haku has lived his whole life in the shadow of his cruel father’s magic. Rebelling against his father- the Bone Master- by drinking and sleeping around was Kaii’s main occupation for years. But when one of his best friends is kidnapped by pirates, Kaii embarks on a perilous rescue mission with two retired pleasure house workers, a shy teen bookworm, and a feisty girl from the pirate crew. The journey will take Kaii and his allies far from Achten Tan, to a sea ruled by dangerous conditions and ships that travel on the backs of monsters. For the first time in his life, he has the power to make a difference, but if he wields his emerging bone magic to save the girl he loves, he risks losing himself and becoming like his father – a man who tried to kill him.