Tuesday, August 20, 2013

BLOG TOUR~Let Me Go by L.L. Akers

The L.L. Akers Let Me Go Blog Tour has ended. See schedule below:

This book contains material not intended for readers under the age of 17. 
Coming of Age - Women's Fiction - New Adult

Let Me Go
Series: Let Me Go #1
Release date: July 5th 2013
Publisher: SmArt Group Consulting, LLC
Purchase: Amazon
Average Rating: 4.38

Synopsis via Goodreads:
A scarlet dragonfly tattoo—meant to be a beautiful, family mark of freedom, but instead becomes a prophetic brand for those who wear it, to forever be suffering. Wounded and broken, they find themselves flittering back into the cycle of abuse that relentlessly clings to their family, a reality they can never seem to escape. 

One mother and her daughters, bound by blood—torn apart by abuse. They begin their lives intertwined but are forced to fight for their survivals separately, struggling to hide their fear and undeserved shame from each other and the world. One of these women finds herself trapped—alone—and she battles to survive the terrifying darkness. With long hours of nothing to do but wait in fear, she grapples through her obscure dreams and memories of the past, sorting which memory belongs to whom: physically harmed, mentally damaged, raped, sexually abused, an unwanted pregnancy… and even the vivid memory of a dangerous dance with death in a last attempt to escape the shambles and horrors of a seemingly unchangeable situation.

Twin sisters, Gabriella and Olivia, dive blindly—and much too early—into adulthood. They are soon followed by their younger sister, Emma, all running from a not-so-idyllic past; chasing the happiness they believe they will find, by abandoning their childhoods to be “grown-up” and start their own lives. 

Deeply evocative, Let Me Go is a coming-of-age story: the struggles of one mother and her daughters trying to survive life—marred by abuse and misplaced blame—and their need to reach peace, forgiveness, and reconciliation.

About the Author
L.L. Akers
L.L. Akers is a married mother of: one very intelligent and handsome tween, a chubby beagle who looks like a mini-cow, and a deranged terrier, as well as five very elegant Koi fish, a herd of tiny but boastful lizards and dozens of obnoxiously loud, but beautiful frogs. She left a twelve-year career in the human resource arena—and eventually dipped her toes into the world of writing: beginning with proofreading/beta-reading, and content-editing while contemplating writing her own novel. She has made huge efforts (and progress) at becoming a professional recluse; happy to hang out in her pajamas all day with just her laptop, iPad, Burt’s Bees lip balm and posse of creatures. Regardless of her recent self-isolation from the world, she can still be lured outside for brief moments by the scent of freshly mowed grass and a bowl full of cherries. Let Me Go is her first novel.

There will be a tour wide giveaway for $15 Amazon Gift Card for international entrants, and 2 signed copies of the book along with 2 bracelets to U.S entrants who purchase the ebook during the tour on Amazon. Email your receipts to shanereads (at) yahoo (dot) com

September 9th -
Literary Meanderings *Guest Post

September 10th -
Boarding with Books *Interview
Girl in the Woods reviews *Review & Excerpt (blogger's choice)

September 11th -
kimberlyfaye reads *Review
Paperrdolls *Blurb & Excerpt (blogger's choice)
Jess Time To Read *Guest Post

September 12th - 
Reading In Twilight *Blurb & Excerpt (blogger's choice)

September 13th -
The Book Rogue *Review
Books Keep Me Sane *Blurb & Excerpt (blogger's choice)

*No posts on weekend.

September 16th -
Le'BookSquirrel *Review & Excerpt (blogger's choice)
Reading is My Treasure *Review & Favorite Quotes
bibliophilekid *Review & Favorite Quotes

September 17th -
The Book Town *Review & Favorite Quotes
Books and Cake *Review & Excerpt (blogger's choice)

September 18th -
The Book Cove *Blurb & Excerpt (blogger's choice)
Rose & Beps Blog *Blurb
Bound 4 Escape *Review

September 19th -
Book Lady's Reviews *Review & Favorite Quotes

September 20th -


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