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Monday, March 2, 2015

Blog Tour: The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by @ShaunieDarko - Schedule + Giveaway

About the Book:

by: Shaun David Hutchinson
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages: 336
Published: January 20, 2015
 A heartbreaking yet uplifting story of grief about a boy who has lost everything, but finds new hope drawing in the shadows of a hospital. Features a thirty-two-page graphic novel.

Andrew Brawley was supposed to die that night, just like the rest of his family.

Now he lives in the hospital, serving food in the cafeteria, hanging out with the nurses, sleeping in a forgotten supply closet. Drew blends in to near invisibility, hiding from his past, his guilt, and those who are trying to find him. His only solace is in the world of the superhero he’s created—Patient F.

Then, one night, Rusty is wheeled into the ER, half his body burned by hateful classmates. Rusty’s agony calls out to Drew like a beacon, pulling them both together though all their pain and grief. In Rusty, Drew sees hope, happiness, and a future for both of them. A future outside of the hospital, and away from their pasts.

But to save Rusty, Drew will have to confront Death, and life will have to get worse before it gets better. And by telling the truth about who he really is, Drew risks destroying any chance future.

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Meet the Author:

"I’m Shaun David Hutchinson, you can call me Shaun. Or Hutch. I’ll respond to anything.  I’m the author of books for young adults, the first of which was The Deathday Letter, and the most recent of which are The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley (out 1/20/2015) and the anthology Violent Ends (Fall 2015).

I was born in West Palm Beach, FL, and grew up in Jupiter, FL where I’ve lived most of my life save for a couple of adventures in Atlanta and Rhode Island. 

I always knew I wanted to be a writer but it took me a long time to figure out I could be one. I’ve been a database developer, managed a wine company, slung coffee at Starbucks, and once spent a creepy month working in a statuary. Luckily, that was before I’d seen the Weeping Angels on Doctor Who.  

I studied literature in college where I fell in love with Beowulf and Chaucer and Gothic literature. I also studied emergency medicine at one time and insurance at another. Currently, I work in IT and fill my remaining hours with freelance web design, database design, and editing."

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Follow the Tour:

March 2nd ~ Word Spelunking  – Review/Top Ten

March 3rd ~ Unconventional Librarian – Guest Post

March 3rd ~ The Cover Contessa – Top Ten/Playlist

March 3rdReads All The Books – Review
March 4thWhat A Nerd Girl Says – Author Interview/GP

March 4th ~ Bookish - Debbie  – Review

March 5th ~ Beth - Fangirlish – Review

March 5th ~ The Reading Date – Review

March 6thBook Chic – Review

March 6thPixie Vixen Book Reviews  – Review

March 6thBooks a' la Mode – Review


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