⭐️ New Blog Tour: Liberty Landing by Gail Vida Hamburg

Audiobookworm Promotions is organizing an audiobook blog tour for Liberty Landing, from Author Gail Vida Hamburg.

The tour will run from Aug. 23rd to 29th and will have a maximum of 15 stops.

Signups end on August 9th.

Liberty Landing is narrated by Colleen MacMahon.

Reviewers will receive complementary digital copies of the audiobook via Audible.com.

Review copies will be distributed by Jul. 19th. 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, Dream Casts, Music Playlists, and a giveaway.

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: Gail Vida Hamburg

Narrator: Colleen MacMahon

Length: 11 hours and 30 minutes

Publisher: Mirare Press

Released: Jun. 25, 2018

Genre: Historical Fiction

Synopsis

Liberty Landing - a 2016 Finalist for the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction - narrates the American experience of the 21st century through the lives of a polycultural cast of natives, immigrants, and refugees in Azyl Park, a town in the Midwest.

 

After Angeline Lalande, a journalist and historian, unearths the real meaning of the name Azyl, conferred on the town in the 1800s by immigrant-hating politicians, the town elders begin the act of renaming it. During the course of the renaming, we meet the intriguing denizens of the town -survivors, strugglers, and strivers of every race and nationality, and see the intersection of their lives and the ways they find home, heaven, and haven in each other. We learn about the singular journeys that brought them to Azyl Park, a place that both transforms them and is transformed by them.

 

The larger story of the American experiment is told through the personal story of Alexander Hamilton, the essential immigrant among the Founding Fathers, as Angeline writes a book about him. By the end of the novel, after Azyl Park is renamed, each of the characters has lost or found something essential.

 

Liberty Landing is about the personal and the political, family and loss, memory and migration, finding new love and a new home, and history and the American experiment. Seminal moments of the American experience figure in this literary and historical fiction. Inspired by John Dos Passos' USA Trilogy about early 20th century Americans, Liberty Landing is a sweeping, lush, layered saga set in a vibrant community with a diverse, international cast of characters, people marked by neuroses, flaws, secrets, unspeakable pasts, humor, warmth, vulnerability, and humanity. Liberty Landing is Gail Vida Hamburg's love letter to the American experiment - the first in a trilogy.

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About the Author: Gail Vida Hamburg

Gail Vida Hamburg is an award-winning American journalist, author, and museum storyist. She is the author of The Edge of the World (Mirare Press, 2007), a novel about the impact of American foreign policy on individual lives. A nominee for the 2008 James Fenimore Cooper Prize, it is a frequent text in undergraduate post- colonial studies, war studies, and creative writing programs. Born in Malaysia, she spent her teens and twenties in England before migrating to the United States. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Literature and Creative Writing from Bennington Writers Seminars at Bennington College, Vermont. Liberty Landing, a finalist for the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, is the first volume in her trilogy about the American Experience and her love letter to the great American Experiment. She lives in Chicago—the setting for Liberty Landing

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About the Narrator: Colleen MacMahon

Colleen MacMahon is an actress, writer and painter. She trained at Arts Educational School (Hertfordshire) and subsequently qualified as a Speech and Drama teacher, following which she has combined her performing career with directing, writing and mentoring. She has won awards for her short story writing and is currently working on her debut novel. Colleen does much of her Narration and Voiceover work from her home studio in the beautiful south west of England, where she lives with her partner and their two dogs.

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Tour Schedule

Multiple stops per day.

Jul. 19th: Review copies are distributed.

Aug. 1st: Interview questions due to me.

Aug. 9th:  Media packets are distributed via email.


Aug. 16th:
Dab of Darkness Audiobook Reviews (Review, Author Interview, Giveaway)

Aug. 17th:
T's Stuff (Spotlight + Audio Excerpt, Author Interview, Top 10 List, Music Playlist, Giveaway)

Aug. 18th:
Lynn's Romance Enthusiasm (Review, Spotlight + Audio Excerpt, Author Interview, Character Profiles, Dream Cast)

Aug. 19th:
The Book Junkie Reads . . . (Spotlight, Audio Excerpt, Giveaway)

Aug. 20th:
Jazzy Book Reviews (Spotlight + Audio Excerpt, Author Interview, Dream Cast, Giveaway)

Aug. 21st:
The Book Addict's Reviews (Review, Spotlight + Audio Excerpt, Top 10 List, Music Playlist)

Aug. 22nd:
Lilly's Book World (Review, Giveaway)

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