Join in as Brooklyn James (author/singer/songwriter) celebrates the 3 year anniversary of her smash hit The Boots My Mother Gave Me. In recognition of this event, a new version with re-designed cover and additional epilogue has been released. As a special thank you to her fans, Brooklyn is offering e-copies of The Boots My Mother Gave Me for the special limited price of $1.99 at Amazon.com
The Boots My Mother Gave Me – Brooklyn James
‘Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk through life in someone else’s shoes?
Strong-willed tomboy Harley LeBeau puts you in the boots her mother gave her, as she takes you along her journey of escape from an abusive childhood and the desire to find herself as she comes of age. Made to feel a burden to her father simply by her gender, Harley is determined to prove her worth and independence, leaving the small town she grew up in and the one boy who gave her a soft place to fall, Jeremiah Johnson. Torn between saving herself and abandoning her mother and younger sister, Harley chooses her own life in hopes they will choose theirs, too.
A mature, candid read for everyone. A must for women. The Boots My Mother Gave Me explores the dynamics of abuse and dysfunction, the courage to overcome, the strength in sisterhood, and the ongoing conflict and unconditional love between mothers and daughters. Climb into Charlene the Chevelle for a fast-paced story about a girl who is tough enough to survive and tender enough to learn to trust in love.’
The Boots My Mother Gave Me was chosen as a Quarter Finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards, and has ranked in Kindle’s Top 100 Coming of Age and Women’s Fiction. Accolades for the book include a host of radio and television appearances, book signings, live music events, televised public readings and a music video release of the title track ‘Can’t Get It Right’ from the original music soundtrack to the novel, viewable on YouTube.
“Brooklyn James’ soundtrack to her novel The Boots My Mother Gave Me does more than give a clever feminist twist to the title. Her songs serve as chapters themselves, underlining James’ deft ability as a storyteller and songwriter.” – Margaret Moser, The Austin Chronicle.
Like what you hear?
Brooklyn’s new album Jolie Blonde is out now and is set to accompany her upcoming novel of the same name, due for release mid-October. Click here to listen to a sample and pre-order.
Her music can be found on Amazon, iTunes, CDBaby, Pandora and Jango online Radio. She enjoys airplay from American Independent radio stations as well as in Australia, South of France, Netherlands and the UK. Her song ‘Can’t Get It Right’ was chosen for MEOW’s (Musicians for Equal Opportunity for Women) 2012 Discoveries Jukebox, naming Brooklyn among the top 15 female singer/songwriters on the rise. Jango Radio named track two, ‘Moving On,’ off the same album to their Top 10 Songs of Summer. All songs from the soundtracks are written/co-written and performed by the author, and are produced and recorded at Wonderland Studios, Austin, Texas. Listen free on Brooklyn’s Website or Facebook.
The Book Blog Tour: Hosted by BestChickLit Check out the fantastic blogs the book will feature on, read their reviews, guest posts and enter the giveaways:
Tour Stop 1 - 16th September @ Tiffany Talks Books
Tour Stop 2 - 17th September @ Tishylou’s World
Tour Stop 3 - 18th September @ Old Victorian Quill
Tour Stop 4 - 19th September @ K-Books
Tour Stop 5 - 20th September @ Book Geek Wears Pajamas
Tour Stop 6 - 23rd September @ HYPERLINK "http://bestchicklit.com/?p=3145"BestChickLit
Tour Stop 7 - 25th September @ Candy Coated Book Blog
Tour Stop 8 - 26th September @Cosmoschicklitan
Tour Stop 9 - 27th September @ A Reading Nurse
Tour Stop 10 - 30th September @ Brook Cottage Books
Tour Stop 11 – 3rd October @ Gutter Girls
Tour Stop 12 - 4th October @ Katie Jennings
Tour Stop 13 - 7th October @ After The Final Chapters
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