Giveaway: Zora and Me (Victoria Bond) ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Zora and Me (US/Can Only)

by: Victoria Bond

Release Date: October 13th, 2020

Publisher: Candlewick Press

 

 

 

About the Book

For Carrie and her best friend, Zora, Eatonville—America’s first incorporated Black township—has been an idyllic place to live out their childhoods. But when a lynch mob crosses the town’s border to pursue a fugitive and a grave robbery resuscitates the ugly sins of the past, the safe ground beneath them seems to shift. Not only has Zora’s own father—the showboating preacher John Hurston—decided to run against the town’s trusted mayor, but there are other unsettling things afoot, including a heartbreaking family loss, a friend’s sudden illness, and the suggestion of voodoo and zombie-ism in the air, which a curious and grieving Zora becomes all too willing to entertain.

In this fictionalized tale, award-winning author Victoria Bond explores the end of childhood and the bittersweet goodbye to Eatonville by preeminent author Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960). In so doing, she brings to a satisfying conclusion the story begun in the award-winning Zora and Me and its sequel, Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground, sparking inquisitive readers to explore Hurston’s own seminal work.

In the finale to the acclaimed trilogy, upheaval in Zora Neale Hurston’s family and hometown persuade her to leave childhood behind and find her destiny beyond Eatonville.

 

 

 

About the Author

Victoria Bond is the coauthor, with T. R. Simon, of the John Steptoe New Talent Author Award winner Zora and Me. She holds an MFA in creative writing and is a lecturer at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. Victoria Bond lives in New Jersey with her family.

 

Learn More:

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Giveaway Details

Five (5) winners will each receive 1 mass market copy of the book ~ (US/Can Only)

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Zachary Snyder on Monday, 03 August 2020 13:19

Love the cover, book looks great!

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Love the cover, book looks great!
Cass on Monday, 10 August 2020 15:19

The cover really drew me in! And the synopsis is so enticing! I love reading fantasy/paranormal activities

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The cover really drew me in! And the synopsis is so enticing! I love reading fantasy/paranormal activities :)
Andrea Cerda on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 18:15

it looks really good!

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it looks really good!
Danielle Hammelef on Sunday, 30 August 2020 13:43

I like the interesting cover and the synopsis sounds intriguing.

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I like the interesting cover and the synopsis sounds intriguing.
Emily on Monday, 31 August 2020 15:24

I love this cover and this book sounds so good!

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I love this cover and this book sounds so good!
Penny Olson on Tuesday, 01 September 2020 00:41

The cover is captivating and the story sounds intriguing.

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The cover is captivating and the story sounds intriguing.
Dan Denman on Wednesday, 02 September 2020 15:12

I like the artwork on the cover. This sounds like a good story.

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I like the artwork on the cover. This sounds like a good story.

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