Hello everyone, and welcome to my tour stop for The Speed of Falling Objects by Nancy Richardson Fischer. A huge thank you to The Flying Fantastic Book Club and Inkyard Press for including me on this tour! Stay tuned for my review and a giveaway! Click here to view the rest of the tour schedule, and also be on the lookout for my Bookstagram post later today @Starlight.Reads!
About the Book
Release Date: 10/1/19
Genre: YA Contemporary
POV: 1st Person POV
From the author of When Elephants Fly comes an exceptional new novel about falling down, risking everything and embracing what makes us unique. Don’t miss this compulsively readable novel about the most unlikely of heroes.
Danger “Danny” Danielle Warren is no stranger to falling. After losing an eye in a childhood accident, she had to relearn her perception of movement and space. Now Danny keeps her head down, studies hard, and works to fulfill everyone else’s needs. She’s certain that her mom’s bitterness and her TV star father’s absence are her fault. If only she were more-more athletic, charismatic, attractive-life would be perfect.
When her dad calls with an offer to join him to film the next episode of his popular survivalist show, Danny jumps at the chance to prove she’s not the disappointment he left behind. Being on set with the hottest teen movie idol of the moment, Gus Price, should be the cherry on top. But when their small plane crashes in the Amazon, and a terrible secret is revealed, Danny must face the truth about the parent she worships and falling for Gus, and find her own inner strength and worth to light the way home.
About the Author
I’m a published author with children’s, teen and adult titles including: The Golden Globe, Lyric’s World and Promises (Junior Jedi Knights Trilogy) for LucasFilm (Berkeley Press), Feel No Fear, The Power, Passion and Politics of a Life in Gymnastics (Hyperion), Monica: From Fear to Victory (HarperCollins), A Journey: The Autobiography of Apolo Anton Ohno (Simon & Schuster), Nadia Comaneci: Letters to a Young Gymnast (Basic Books), and Winning Every Day with Shannon Miller (Bantam Books).
I’ve written for a circus, a graduate school, tried my hand at waitressing (I was terrible!), baking carrot cakes (I was messy but good!), and been lucky enough to ultimately do what I love – write.
I live in the Pacific Northwest with my husband and our mostly wonderful (but sometimes vorpal) Vizsla. When I’m not conjuring a story, I love to kite-board, bike, ski or plan adventures with my two guys, who both make me laugh for different reasons and are the best partners in fun a gal could ever imagine.
If you want to learn more about my latest novel, When Elephants Fly (publication date September 04, HarperCollins/Harlequin Teen), please visit my website: http://www.nancyrichardsonfischer.com
The Speed of Falling objects is definitely a gripping tale from the very first page. It starts with a plane crash in the amazon, instantly promising danger and action. However, this is more than a fun action-adventure story. Our main character is quite complex. She lost an eye in a childhood accident, and since then, craves her parents acceptance and affection. This leads to the events of the novel, in which Danger “Danny” Warren joins her father on his survival TV show.
I’m going to start off by saying that if you like survival stories or TV shows, you’ll probably love this. My dad is a huge fan of survival shows, and while I was reading this, I kept imagining him reading this book and how he’d react to it.
PRIZE: Win a copy of the SPEED OF FALLING OBJECTS by Nancy Richardson Fischer (US Only)
Starts: 25th September 2019
Ends: 9th October 2019
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