Tour Schedule: Sparrow by Mary Cecilia Jackson

/ Feb 12, 2020


Sparrow

by Mary Cecilia Jackson
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release Date: March 17th 2020
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary
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Synopsis:

In the tradition of Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak, a devastating but hopeful YA debut about a ballerina who finds the courage to confront the abuse that haunts her past and threatens her future.

There are two kinds of people on the planet. Hunters and prey
I thought I would be safe after my mother died. I thought I could stop searching for new places to hide. But you can’t escape what you are, what you’ve always been.
My name is Savannah Darcy Rose.
And I am still prey.

Though Savannah Rose―Sparrow to her friends and family―is a gifted ballerina, her real talent is keeping secrets. Schooled in silence by her long-dead mother, Sparrow has always believed that her lifelong creed―“I’m not the kind of girl who tells”―will make her just like everyone else: Normal. Happy. Safe. But in the aftermath of a brutal assault by her seemingly perfect boyfriend Tristan, Sparrow must finally find the courage to confront the ghosts of her past, or lose herself forever….


Mary Cecilia Jackson has worked as a middle school teacher, an adjunct instructor of college freshmen, a technical writer and editor, a speechwriter, a museum docent, and a development officer for central Virginia's PBS and NPR stations. Her first novel, Sparrow, was an honor recipient of the SCBWI Sue Alexander Award and a young-adult finalist in the Writers' League of Texas manuscript contest. She lives with her architect husband, William, in Western North Carolina and Hawaii, where they have a farm and five ridiculously adorable goats.



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🩰 G I V E A W A Y 🩰 . . 𝕋𝕙𝕖𝕣𝕖 𝕒𝕣𝕖 π•₯𝕨𝕠 π•₯π•ͺ𝕑𝕖𝕀 𝕠𝕗 𝕑𝕖𝕠𝕑𝕝𝕖 π• π•Ÿ π•₯𝕙𝕖 π•‘π•π•’π•Ÿπ•–π•₯. β„π•¦π•Ÿπ•₯𝕖𝕣𝕀 π•’π•Ÿπ•• 𝕑𝕣𝕖π•ͺ. 𝕄π•ͺ π•Ÿπ•’π•žπ•– π•šπ•€ π•Šπ•’π•§π•’π•Ÿπ•Ÿπ•’π•™ 𝔻𝕒𝕣𝕔π•ͺ ℝ𝕠𝕀𝕖 π•’π•Ÿπ•• 𝕀 π•’π•ž 𝕀π•₯π•šπ•π• 𝕑𝕣𝕖π•ͺ. . . Happy Wednesday, beautiful bookish people! What are you currently watching? Need some recommendations during the quarantine πŸ˜… . . Today, I have a new novel that come out yesterday that has been compares to Laurie Halse Anderson's #Speak, SPARROW by @mceciliajackson 🩰 in the story, we follow Savannah Darcy Rose, aka Sparrow, who thought her abuse where over when her mother died. But then someone she trusted assaulted her and know she needs to learn to stand up for herself and confront the ghosts of her past. . . A powerful story about grief, acceptance and hope from an abuse survivor finding hope in the darkest moments of their life. . . It is such a beautiful and powerful story that we wanted to give you all the chance to win a copy of the book (US Only). . . Entries for the giveaway: ▪︎Follow @theffbc & @whatmakespatri ▪︎Follow @mceciliajackson ▪︎Follow @torteen ▪︎Answer my question above ⬆️ . . Extra entries: ▪︎Tag a friend (each friend will be an extra entry). ▪︎Share the giveaway (tag @whatmakespatri & @theffbc) ▪︎Follow @michellesulk ▪︎Follow any other FFBC team member participating in the tour (comment who did you follow): @TheReadingCornerforAll @bookishconnoisseur @popthebutterfly @belleeeey_ @_bookishaestha_ @ya.its.lit @fictitiouswonderland @confessionsofayareader @musingsofagirl @sometimesleelynnreads @amysbooketlist @bookriot_anjedah @trappedinsidestories @books_andpoetrii . . #bookshimmy #sparrowbook #maryceciliajackson #torteen #macmillanbooks #torteenbooks #fiercereads #bookstagrammer #bookgiveaway #bookreccommendation #readya #ireadya #booksharks #readerforlife #booknerd #yabooks #bookstabuddiesπŸ“š #bookcommunity
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