Blog Tour/ Review: Maybe I Will by Laurie Gray
It's not about sex.
It's about how one secret act of violence changes everything--how best
friends can desert you when you need them most, how nobody understands.
It's about the drinking and stealing and lying and wondering who you can
trust. It's about parents and teachers, police officers and
counselors--all the people who are supposed to help you, but who may not
even believe you.
It's about how suddenly all of your hopes and dreams can vanish, and you
can find yourself all alone, with nothing and no one. Your only choice
is to end it all or to start over... and all you can think is Maybe I Will.
Author Laurie Gray presents a compelling picture of the realities of sexual assault in Maybe I Will,
drawing on her years of experience as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney,
dealing with crimes against children. The twist in the story is that we
never know for sure if the victim is a boy or a girl, and we realize
that it doesn't matter, because it's not about sex.
Pick up your copy of this Young Adult (with mature themes) through Amazon US, Amazon UK, or Barnes & Noble.
This book was great. The not knowing or gender labeling Sandy was honestly the best part of this. Sometimes it's hard to put yourself into the shoes of a main character of a book, but with this because there were no specific pronouns you could glide right into the story unbiased. It was really intense because of subject matter, but it was really worth the read. Laurie Gray did a great job with this must read book.
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About the Author - Prizes!!!Welcome to Novel Publicity's latest publishing house blog tour. Join us as two new titles from Luminis Books--we're calling them the Luminis Duo--tour the blogosphere in a way that just can't be ignored. And, hey, we've got prizes!
About the author: Laurie Gray has worked as a high school teacher, a deputy prosecuting attorney, and the founder of Socratic Parenting LLC (www.SocraticParenting.com). In addition to writing, speaking and consulting, Laurie currently works as a bilingual child forensic interviewer at her local Child Advocacy Center and as an adjunct professor of criminal sciences at Indiana Tech. She has served on the faculty of the National Symposium for Child Abuse in Huntsville, Alabama, annually since 2009. Her debut novel Summer Sanctuary (Luminis Books/2010) received a Moon Beam Gold Medal for excellence in young adult fiction and was named a 2011 Indiana Best Book Finalist. Her third young adult novel Just Myrto (Luminis Books/2014) will carry readers back to ancient Greece to meet Socrates, Laurie’s favorite teacher of all times. Connect with Laurie on her website, Facebook, or GoodReads.
About the prizes: Who doesn't love prizes? You could win either of two $25 Amazon gift cards, an autographed copy of Maybe I Will by Laurie Gray Aloha, Mozart by Waimea Williams, or an autographed copy of its tour mate, Aloha, Mozart by Waimea Williams. Here's what you need to do...
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