Spotlight on Paper Girl (Cindy R Wilson), Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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 Today we're excited to spotlight Paper Girl by Cindy R Wilson.

 Read on for more about Cindy and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway! 

 

 

 

 

Meet Cindy R Wilson!

Cindy R. Wilson

Cindy lives at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and loves using Colorado towns and cities as inspiration for settings in her stories. She's the mother of three girls, who provide plenty of fodder for her YA novels.

Cindy writes speculative fiction and YA fiction, filled with a healthy dose of romance. You'll often find her hiking or listening to any number of playlists while she comes up with her next story idea. https://cindyrwilson.com/

 

 

 

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Meet Paper Girl!

I haven’t left my house in over a year. My doctor says it’s social anxiety, but I know the only things that are safe are made of paper. My room is paper. My world is paper. Everything outside is fire. All it would take is one spark for me to burst into flames. So I stay inside. Where nothing can touch me.

Then my mom hires a tutor. Jackson. This boy I had a crush on before the world became too terrifying to live in. Jackson’s life is the complete opposite of mine, and I can tell he’s got secrets of his own. But he makes me feel things. Makes me want to try again. Makes me want to be brave. I can almost taste the outside world. But so many things could go wrong, and all it takes is one spark for everything I love to disappear…

 

 

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~ Excerpt ~

 

 

Zoe King. That’s my name.

Sixty-two inches of seventeen-year-old female living on the thirtieth floor of the Safe Zone, otherwise known as my family’s penthouse apartment. It gave me a view of approximately seven of Colorado’s peaks over 14,000 feet—none of which I’d seen up close because I hadn’t left my house for 392 days.

That’s right. I was that kid. The one my parents weren’t expecting. The younger sibling, the baby, the one who should have demanded all the attention and made my parents laugh. The one who should have taken the world by storm.

Instead, I built paper art in the study and pretended I cared about my sister’s cheerleading squad. I pretended to watch my mother’s YouTube videos as she addressed the world like they were all her closest friends. I pretended to want to see my grandparents when they came back from their visits to Japan with Hello Kitty purses, thinking my sister and I were still five years old. I pretended to be able to breathe as the world closed in on me.

When there were two kids in a family and one kid couldn’t leave the house without her chest clamping tight in panic like a bear trap, then you really only had 1.5 kids because .5 of one kid was defective.

That was me. Living as half the person I wished I could be.

 

 

 

 

 

Paper Girl

By: Cindy R Wilson

Publisher: Entangled Publishing

Release Date: December 4th, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saundra Bowers on Thursday, 06 December 2018 20:38

Explosive cover art, and it looks like a really great story. Adding to my wish list as I think it is a book my granddaughter would enjoy.

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Explosive cover art, and it looks like a really great story. Adding to my wish list as I think it is a book my granddaughter would enjoy.
Dianna G. on Thursday, 06 December 2018 21:39

I've heard good things about this book! The cover is unique.

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I've heard good things about this book! The cover is unique.
Debra Branigan on Tuesday, 18 December 2018 16:08

The cover art is outstanding and it sounds like this could be a great story. I've heard good things about this novel. Good luck with it.

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The cover art is outstanding and it sounds like this could be a great story. I've heard good things about this novel. Good luck with it.
Hannah on Saturday, 29 December 2018 00:41

This book sounds great

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This book sounds great
Nancy Burgess on Tuesday, 01 January 2019 11:24

Love this cover the book sounds good.

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Love this cover the book sounds good.
Katrina Dehart on Tuesday, 01 January 2019 13:32

Looking forward to reading this!

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Looking forward to reading this!
Marisa Fort on Tuesday, 01 January 2019 23:44

The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds awesome!

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The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Aireanna Lesch on Wednesday, 02 January 2019 14:19

Beautiful cover! I would love to give this book a read!

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Beautiful cover! I would love to give this book a read!
Danielle Hammelef on Wednesday, 02 January 2019 16:50

I love the cover and it's high on my favorites list. The synopsis sounds amazing and emotional.

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I love the cover and it's high on my favorites list. The synopsis sounds amazing and emotional.
Penny Olson on Wednesday, 02 January 2019 23:18

The cover is very vivid. The synopsis sounds interesting.

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The cover is very vivid. The synopsis sounds interesting.

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