Tour Sign-Ups: The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones by Daven McQueen

/ May 17, 2020

Hello FFBC team!!  We are announcing a new tour we're hosting for The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones that is being released June 16, 2020.


The tour will run from June 10th to 16th and there will be available the following types of posts:
  • Review (Limited spots)
  • Favorite Quotes (Blogger's Choice)
  • Playlist (Blogger's Choice)
  • Interviews (Blogger comes up with 5-7 questions)
  • Guest Posts (Blogger comes up with AT LEAST 3 topics for author to choose from)
  • Creative Option (Blogger makes a post-- could be a mood board, dreamcast, or anything dealing with the theme of the book)
  • Promotional Post

Reviewers will receive a digital copy of the book via Netgalley or physical copies.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed and the tour schedule has been published.






The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

by Daven McQueen
Publisher: Wattpad Books
Release Date: June 16, 2020
Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction
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Synopsis: 

It’s the summer of 1955. For Ethan Harper, a biracial kid raised mostly by his white father, race has always been a distant conversation. When he’s sent to spend the summer with his aunt and uncle in small-town Alabama, his Blackness is suddenly front and center, and no one is shy about making it known he’s not welcome there. Except for Juniper Jones. The town’s resident oddball and free spirit, she’s everything the townspeople aren’t―open, kind, and full of acceptance.

Armed with two bikes and an unlimited supply of root beer floats, Ethan and Juniper set out to find their place in a town that’s bent on rejecting them. As Ethan is confronted for the first time by what it means to be Black in America, Juniper tries to help him see the beauty in even the ugliest reality, and that even the darkest days can give rise to an invincible summer.

Daven McQueen’s Juniper Jones is a character for all ages in this sweet coming of age story set in 1950s Alabama.







Daven McQueen grew up outside of Los Angeles, California. She graduated from Brown University, where she earned a B.A. in literary arts and economics. When she’s not writing, Daven can be found tap dancing, embroidering, cooking, and eating dessert. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts and works in education.

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