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Wednesday, 29 April 2015

☀ Dream Girl - S.J. Lomas

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Dream Girl (, Scribe Publishing), a young adult adventure romance by S.J. Lomas.
“Told in very short chapters with alternating points-of-view, Dream Girl tells an enticing story of friendship, adventure, and determining one’s path in life.” - Randy-Lynne Wach, Review for San Francisco Book Review.

“This part-adventure/part-romance will keep readers on the edge of their seats while trying to figure out where it all will end. This will appeal to fans of the Abandon series by Meg Cabot.” - Deborah L. Dubois, Voice of Youth Advocates, (VOYA)

Author S.J. Lomas will be awarding a $10 Amazon or Barnes & Noble Gift Card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter - the more you comment, the better your chances of winning.  So do make sure to follow today's tour, message and share your thoughts with the author!

Synopsis | Teaser | About the Author | Giveaway & Tour Stops

Synopsis

For Christine, dreams have never meant much. Until she meets Gabriel. Everyone thinks Christine should stay away from her new coworker at the library - thanks to his bad reputation - but when her dreams grow more vivid and she becomes entangled in a dangerous dream world with Gabriel every night, she can't stay away. Soon it's clear there is far more to dreams than Christine ever imagined, and now she's on the path to making the biggest, and strangest, decision of her life.

Teaser: Excerpt

I walked down a moonlit street. It smelled like smoldering autumn leaves but there was no chill in the air. Wind slowly blew through the trees and made their leaves whisper. Everything else was quiet.

The wind curled around me, but this time it brought a few drops of rain with it. Glancing at the sky, I noticed clouds gathering over the moon. It dawned on me that I should get back home and go to bed. I looked around and, for the first time, realized I wasn’t in my neighborhood. This neighborhood resembled a set from a musical rather than a real street. The houses were big and imposing, like something from My Fair Lady. At any moment, I expected to see Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn strolling toward me. The thought of wandering through an old movie scene, alone, at night caused cold goose bumps to rise on my arms. Keep it together, Christine. I tried to stay reasonable.

Was it safer to go back the way I’d come or keep going into unknown territory? I didn’t remember going for a walk anyway. Basically, turning back was no different than continuing on. I took another quick scan of the street to see if anyone else was out. Nothing stirred. Even the wind had deserted me.

I tried to grab hold of my courage. There had to be a logical explanation for this and it wasn’t like I could have wandered too far from home. I decided my best bet was to turn around and go the way I’d apparently come. Maybe something would look familiar eventually and I’d be snuggled in my bed soon.

I turned and the wind rushed past my ears. “Christine,” it sighed, producing the effect of ice water dripping down my spine. The voice was soft, but I had not imagined it.

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About the Author

S.J. Lomas is a cheerful Michigan native who writes strange and somewhat dark stories. She is a wife, mother, librarian, and definitely a dreamer.

Find out more about S.J. Lomas and her first book "Dream Girl" in her Author Q&A.

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6 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for hosting Dream Girl! I'll be checking in periodically if anyone has questions for me. :)

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  2. Hi S.J., thank you for giving us this opportunity.
    Have a great tour! :-)

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  3. I have just finished reading this blog post, and I will be adding this book to my to-read list. I really like the cover. All the best with the tour!

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    1. Thank you very much, Ben. I hope you enjoy it! I love how the cover turned out. The artist is Phatpuppyart.com She does incredible work.

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