Blog Tour And Giveaway For “This Is My America” by @KCjohnsonwrites @GetUnderlined @RockstarBkTours

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THIS IS MY AMERICA by Kim Johnson Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!

About the Book:

Title: THIS IS MY AMERICA

Author: Kim Johnson

Pub. Date: July 28, 2020

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook

Pages: 416

Find it: GoodreadsAmazon, KindleAudibleB&NiBooks, KoboTBD, Bookshop.org

Dear Martin meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting YA novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system.

Every week, seventeen-year-old Tracy Beaumont writes letters to Innocence X, asking the organization to help her father, an innocent Black man on death row. After seven years, Tracy is running out of time–her dad has only 267 days left. Then the unthinkable happens. The police arrive in the night, and Tracy’s older brother, Jamal, goes from being a bright, promising track star to a “thug” on the run, accused of killing a white girl. Determined to save her brother, Tracy investigates what really happened between Jamal and Angela down at the Pike. But will Tracy and her family survive the uncovering of the skeletons of their Texas town’s racist history that still haunt the present?

Fans of Nic Stone, Tiffany D. Jackson, and Jason Reynolds won’t want to miss this provocative and gripping debut.


MY REVIEW– I didn’t get to finish the whole book by my tour stop, however what I have gotten to read, I have loved, and I already know at 44% in that this is a book I will encourage everyone to read.

About Kim: 

KIM JOHNSON held leadership positions in social justice organizations as a teen and in college. She’s now a college administrator who maintains civic engagement throughout the community while also mentoring Black student activists and leaders. She is also the graduate advisor and member of an historically Black sorority. This Is My America is her debut novel and explores racial injustice against innocent Black men who are criminally sentenced and the families left behind to pick up the pieces. She holds degrees from the University of Oregon and the University of Maryland, College Park.

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Giveaway Details:

3 winners will receive a finished copy of THIS IS MY AMERICA, US Only.

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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

7/13/2020BookHounds YAExcerpt
7/14/2020She Just Loves BooksReview
7/15/2020A Dream Within A DreamExcerpt
7/16/2020ThepagesinbetweenReview
7/17/2020Here’s to Happy EndingsReview

Week Two:

7/20/2020Not In JerseyReview
7/21/2020The Bookwyrm’s DenReview
7/22/2020Bri’s Book NookReview
7/23/2020Confessions of a YA ReaderReview
7/24/2020Emelie’s BooksReview

Week Three:

7/27/2020Hurn PublicationsReview
7/28/2020Kait Plus BooksExcerpt
7/29/2020Lifestyle of MeReview
7/30/2020Rajiv’s ReviewsReview
7/31/2020Stuck in the StacksReview

Week Four:

8/3/2020Popthebutterfly ReadsReview
8/4/2020A Gingerly ReviewExcerpt
8/5/2020Two Chicks on BooksExcerpt
8/6/2020Life of a Female BibliophileReview
8/7/2020MomfluensterReview

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