Blog Tour Kick-Off: 15 Days With You by Ara Grigorian!


YA Bound Book Tours is organizing a Blog Tour for: 15 Days With You by Ara Grigorian. This tour will run from September 16th to 27th. Check out the tour schedule below.

15 Days With You
by Ara Grigorian
Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction
Release Date: September 24th 2019


“Filled with tumultuous emotions of grief, romance, guilt, secrecy and anger, 15 Days With You is an accomplished work of drama sure to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages.” 5-Star Review, K.C. Finn for Readers’ Favorite
A mother’s dying wish. A son in search of answers. A fifteen-day surf odyssey with the California girl who will dare him to rethink everything.

Alone after his mother’s unexpected death, seventeen-year-old Shep leaves Texas to crash with his uncle’s family in Malibu. Before he can hang his cowboy hat, Shep learns something that blows his mind—in her youth, his hard-working single mom was a gifted surfer on her way to international fame. And her dying wish was for him to recreate the surf tour she completed when she was eighteen—the summer she got pregnant with him.

Along with his cousin Carmen (the red-blooded competitive surfer) and her best friend Samantha (the opinionated and mildly annoying beach goddess), Shep hits the road for a surf trip up and down Pacific Coast Highway. Armed with his mother’s ashes and fifteen sealed envelopes—each containing a page from her high school diary—Shep will discover a new side of the complex woman he’d only thought of as Mom, and might finally learn the identity of a man he’s never met—his father.

But each time he paddles out into the waves, a nagging question haunts him—the one he may not be ready to answer: Is he learning to surf because he wants to honor his mother’s dying wish, or running from the real reason he can’t go back to Texas—his own terrible mistake?

About the Author
Ara Grigorian is the international award-winning author of GAME OF LOVE, his debut novel. He is a technology executive in the entertainment industry. He earned his Masters in Business Administration from University of Southern California where he specialized in marketing and entrepreneurship. True to the Hollywood life, Ara wrote for a children's television pilot that could have made him rich (but didn't) and nearly sold a video game to a major publisher (who closed shop days later). Fascinated by the human species, Ara writes about choices, relationships, and second chances. Always a sucker for a hopeful ending, he writes contemporary romance stories targeted to adult and new adult readers. 

Ara is committed to helping writers tell better stories. He is the co-founder of the popular Novel Intensive seminar. Also, he is a workshop leader for the Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference, the Santa Barbara Writers Conference, and the Southern California Writers' Conference (both Irvine, CA and San Diego, CA). Ara is an active member of the Romance Writers of America and its Los Angeles chapter. 

He is represented by Stacey Donaghy of the Donaghy Literary Group.

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Blog Tour Schedule
September 16th

September 17th
Paulette's Papers Excerpt
The Avid Reader Excerpt

September 18th
Andi's Young Adult Books Review
YA/NA Book Divas Character Development
Baroness' Book Trove Excerpt

September 19th
Becky on Books Excerpt

September 20th
Wishful Endings Top Ten Surfing Tips

September 23rd
Blue Binding Review
Shannon Muir, Author - Infinite House of Books Author Interview
Books Direct  Excerpt
Kimber Li  Excerpt
Chapters Through Life  Excerpt

September 24th
Read Your Writes Book Reviews Excerpt
Pawsome Reads   Excerpt

September 25th
BeachBoundBooks Review
The Cover Contessa Excerpt

September 26th
Character Madness and Musing Excerpt

September 27th


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