Friday, June 24, 2022

Book Blast: Like a Lily Among the Thorns by Karen S. Bell

Congratulations to tour winner Gloria W. and to host winner It's Raining Books.
Thank you for your interest in hosting this tour, but all the stops have now been filled.

Goddess Fish Promotions is organizing a book blast tour for Like a Lily Among the Thorns by Karen S. Bell, a Cli-fi, șpec. fiction, fantasy available now from KSB Press self. The tour will run July 11 - July 15. No reviews are being requested for this tour.

A copy of the book will be awarded to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter, and a host will be awarded a $10 Amazon/BN GC.

There are those who are born into loving families and then there are the less fortunate who must forge their own families through strong friendships. At a local small library in New York City, one such family was born. And just like so many capricious happenstances in life, this family unit embraced newcomers and grew exponentially. But this clan was also charged with far more than spreading love and joy and a sense of belonging. This clan was formed by divine Providence to help save the planet.

Gabrielle Bernstein, the MC of Like a Lily Among the Thorns, is a woman in her twenties and has started her career as a librarian at a NYC public library. Abandoned by her father as a young girl and now orphaned by her deranged mother, Gabby longs for a family connection. Coincidentally, she finds this connection at the same time she inherits a B and B in Vermont from her estranged and now deceased father. This enchanted inn is under the watchful eye of goddesses of myth and legend who have been tasked to save mankind from destroying itself and this planet. These goddesses will use their powers to try and stall the onslaught of the effects of droughts, floods, and rising temperatures. But as a safety net they have collected human saviors all over the planet to erect safe havens at high altitudes away from flood waters and blistering temperatures.

This one group of saviors are ordinary people who have some extraordinary abilities and enjoy a higher consciousness. They are brought together to join forces in Vermont to create one such refuge. Along the way there is romance, misunderstandings, conflict, and internal growth. Locations are Manhattan, London, Brooklyn, and Rutland, Vermont. Woven through this tale is Gabrielle’s inherent understanding that she must be grateful, mindful, and present in this journey called “life.”

The impending devastation that will be brought about by the effects of global climate change is the underpinning of this Cli-Fi/speculative fiction novel. Like a Lily Among the Thorns focuses on how this potential disaster will have dire consequences for us all and is currently becoming more top of mind as people are waking up to strange weather events such as the scorching temperatures that have gripped the Northwestern states and torrential rains in the Northeast.

July 11:

1: All the Ups and Downs
2: Bibliomanaic Aza
3: Beyond Romance
4: Edgar's Books
5: Wake Up Your Wild Side
6: Westveil Publishing
7: Welcome to My World of Dreams

July 12:

1: Literary Gold
2: Fabulous and Brunette
3: Long and Short Review
4: Andi's Book Reviews
5: The Faerie Review
6: Stormy Nights Reviewing & Bloggin'
7: Wendi Zwaduk - Romance to Make Your Heart Race

July 13:

1: Momma Says: To Read or Not to Read
2: Straight from the Library
3: Lynn's Romance Enthusiasm
4: Splashes of Joy
5: Locks, Hooks and Books
6: Tina Donahue Books - Heat with Heart
7: Sapphyria's Books

July 14:

1: Novels Alive
2: It's Raining Books
3: Coffee and Wander Book Reviews
4: Travel the Ages
5: Author C.A.Milson
6: Moonlight Compass Books
7: Christine Young

July 15:

1: The Avid Reader
2: Gold Dust Editing & Book Reviews
3: Dawn's Reading Nook
4: Author Deborah A. Bailey Blog
5: Jazzy Book Reviews
6: Let me tell you a story
7: Read book. Repeat.