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Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Myself in Blue by Renata F. Barcelos

Release Date: June 2014

Description:

Sunday Morning is nineteen and recently diagnosed with Osteosarcoma. She finds it fair: a deathly cancer to pay for her sins. 

The fourth of five daughters, Sunday could never overcome the jealousy she felt for her sisters, especially the youngest and her Rett Syndrome with all the attention she required. She knows her resentment and rebellion as a wayward teen brought tragedy to her family, but never learned exactly the extent. Self-exiled in Brazil living a hard life of penitence for five years, she finally feels it's possible to come back and try to mend things.

Scott Goodwin writes bestseller biographies and always dreamed of writing about his idol, Grandma's Eye's vocalist, Iris Morning. The singer and her husband, Douglas Oshiro, have been reclusive since 1984, when their famous psychedelic rock band announced a surprising halt. Scott is thrilled when Iris finally agrees to let him write the book and even more so when she explains why. She hopes the bio will help finding her daughter Sunday and rebuild her shattered family.

It is Sunday, however, who finds Scott. Still too mortified to face her family, she offers her story to Scott in exchange for inside information about them. Scott has no idea how intensely the deal will change their lives when he agrees. 

Through her own family's history, from the first Oshiros and Mornings, WWII impact on her ancestors and the struggle to form the band despite Iris’ abusive stepfather—the chain of events that led to the band’s success, the birth of a new generation, and the night that changed everything—Scott will try to show Sunday nobody is perfect, and perhaps everything happens for a reason. 

Sunday and Scott may not have much time, with her diagnosis and the fact she doesn't feel worthy of redemption, but he will not give up easily. Scott has become Sunday’s only link to the past, and perhaps her only chance to have a future.

About the author:
Renata F. Barcelos lives in Brazil with her teenager daughter, Maria, constantly complaining about the heat and dreaming of moving somewhere snowy.

She has a Law Degree, but promises never to use it. She prefers to study and teach languages and to write. Facing a three-hour daily commute, Renata uses this time to listen to audiobook after audiobook, plot, and write. Sometimes she hurts herself walking and writing at the same time—forgetting to look where she’s going.

Her characters usually don’t respect her wishes, taking the stories to places she never imagined they could go; she loves it when that happens.

Renata is always working on a new novel, and so far has three published books: Mean, My Sore Hush-a-Bye and Merge. Her next novel, Myself in Blue, will be released in June, 2014.


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Cover Reveal organized by Itching for Books

14 comments:

Unknown said...

I think it is a very pleasing cover, modern.

nurmawati djuhawan said...

love the cover !!
thx u for the chance ^^

Shane @ItchingforBooks said...

Thanks for participating!

ionutzk said...

Lovely cover :X

steve weber said...

sweet cover.

Unknown said...

The cover is awesome and I look forward to reading the book. Thanks.

Unknown said...

I love the cover! Love the blue ones.

Unknown said...

The cover looks lovely :)

Anonymous said...

I love the cover! :D

Unknown said...

It's a lovely cover. Thanks for the chance in this giveaway. :-)

Anonymous said...

I think the cover is beautiful.

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collenga said...

Cute cover! Thanks for sharing

Unknown said...

Awesome cover! Thanks for the giveaway.

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