Audiobookworm Promotions is organizing an audiobook blog tour for Just Drive, a Memoir from Author Deke N. Blue.
The tour will run from Jan. 6th to 12th and will have a maximum of 15 stops.
Signups end on Dec. 30th.
Just Drive is narrated by Kevin Meyer and is 10 hours and 32 minutes in length.
Reviewers will receive complementary digital copies of the audiobook via Audible.
Review copies will be distributed by Dec. 9th. Reviews must be of at least 3.5 stars.
Post options for this tour include: Reviews, Spotlights, Audio Excerpts, Author Interviews, Narrator Interviews, Guest Posts, Top 10 Lists, and Music Playlists.
All other info will be included in the Tour Media Kit, distributed via email the week before the start of the tour. There will also be a link on the Host HQ page.
All tour stops must be posted by 10am EST.
Author: Deke N. Blue
Narrator: Kevin Meyer
Length: 10 hours 32 minutes
Publisher: Just Zakanna Productions, Inc.
Released: Oct. 16, 2018
Just Drive: Life in the Bus Lane provides a rare look at life from the driver’s seat. Spanning five years, this audiobook is a collection of posts from a Portland, Oregon, bus operator’s blog about his job.
From the unique perspective of a “contemplative bus driver”, this audiobook chronicles Deke’s career from trainee to seasoned operator. Sharing his adventures from the tragic to the wondrous or hilarious, he adds color to one of the world’s most stressful occupations.
Deke's blog covers a wide range of thoughts and feelings as he maneuvers his bus along the quirky and often unforgiving streets of this Northwestern metropolis. People have described his writing as riveting, engaging, and vividly descriptive.
Join the legions of Deke’s fans who enjoy his entertaining, free-flowing style that describes a realistic view "from the driver's side".
Where To Buy
About the Author: Deke N. Blue
Deke N. Blue is a contemplative bus operator in Portland, Oregon who writes about life “in the seat” of a city bus. Using a pen name, Deke has written his blog From the Driver Side, to a worldwide audience for nearly six years. A former journalist and avid reader, Deke enjoys interacting with a wide range of people who ride public transportation. “I write what it feels like to be one of thousands who don’t often have a voice,” Deke says. “Plus, it’s a lot of fun to let loose on the keyboard after a 10-hour shift in a job very few understand. I hope my book fosters a better understanding of what can be a very unforgiving profession, while illustrating the best, and worst, of transit operations.”
Deke is ecstatic with Kevin Meyer’s interpretation of JUST DRIVE. His narration closely-mirrors the book’s conversational tone and adds an intriguing spice to the narrative.
A lover of many great writers including Edward Abbey and James Michener, Deke N. Blue has read extensively about American political history. He loves the works of Lincoln, Mark Twain, Maya Angelou and Stephen King. Deke also devours biographies of Teddy Roosevelt, Harry Truman and other American presidents. He spends his time writing and enjoying Portland when not driving a bus 50+ hours a week. Someday, Deke will “come out,” but for now, he continues to roll in the shadows of anonymity.
About the Narrator: Kevin Meyer
Kevin Meyer…audiobook producer, Green Bay Packer & Oklahoma State Cowboy football fan, and volunteer rescue dog transporter…brings the audiobook voice to Deke N. Blue’s “Just Drive.” Kevin is a producer for, and a fan of, Audible.com. Favorite reads/listens include political biographies (Lincoln, Truman, Kennedy), twisted thrillers (just about anything Stephen King), and bios/memoirs (currently listening to the new Aretha Franklin bio “The Queen”). His music tastes are also eclectic with an iPhone playlist ranging from Alice Cooper and Waylon Jennings to Twenty One Pilots and The Zac Brown Band.
Multiple stops per day.
Dec. 9th: Review copies are distributed.
Dec. 16th: Interview question deadline.
Dec. 30th: Media packets are distributed via email.