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Each of Us a Desert Book Tour Schedule


Hello friends!!

The Colored Pages Team is super excited to announce the confirmed schedule for the Each of Us a Desert by Mark Oshiro book tour!! This is especially special to us because it’s our first tour. 

Thank you to everyone that signed up and helped spread the word to ensure we find as many Own Voice and international readers as possible. We got more responses than we expected and that makes us super happy.  All the support we are receiving is motivating us to work even harder on achieving our goals!

Be sure to check our hosts’ posts and visit the different stops we will have during the tour week and help promote the release of Each of Us a Desert. 

Featured Book


Title: Each of Us a Desert 

Author: Mark Oshiro 

Publisher: Tor Teen 

Publication Date: September 15th, 2020

Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBTQ+ 

From award-winning author Mark Oshiro comes a powerful coming-of-age fantasy novel about finding home and falling in love amidst the dangers of a desert where stories come to life.Xochitl is destined to wander the desert alone, speaking her troubled village’s stories into its arid winds. Her only companions are the blessed stars above and enigmatic lines of poetry magically strewn across dusty dunes.Her one desire: to share her heart with a kindred spirit.One night, Xo’s wish is granted—in the form of Emilia, the cold and beautiful daughter of the town’s murderous conqueror. But when the two set out on a magical journey across the desert, they find their hearts could be a match… if only they can survive the nightmare-like terrors that arise when the sun goes down.

Featured Voice


Mark Oshiro is the author of Anger is a Gift (Tor Teen), winner of the 2019 Schneider Family Book Award and nominated for a 2019 Lammy Award (in the LGBTQ Children’s/Young Adult category). Upcoming novels include Each of Us a Desert (Tor Teen), a YA Fantasy novel out September 15, 2020, and The Insiders (Harper Collins), a MG Contemporary with magical elements out Fall 2021. When they are not writing, crying on camera about fictional characters for their online Mark Does Stuff universe, or traveling, Mark is busy trying to fulfill their lifelong goal: to pet every dog in the world.


September 6th

Hosts: Please remember that you must review the book on at least one platform

Bookish Wanderess – Welcome Interview 

Miss Linda Bennet – Makeup look inspired by the book & Reading Vlog

Sasha & Amber Read – Share an excerpt 

September 7th

Here There Be Magic – Reading vlog & Playlist 

Mirkwoodbooks – Favorite Quotes & Excerpt

Ana & Books – Favorite Quotes

September 8th

Paperback Wishes – Recommendations based on book

Playita Reads –  Mood board & Interview

By My Shelf – Review only 

September 9th

We have no apologies – Favorite quotes

The Fine Art of Reading – Journal Spread

Perpetualpages – Book recommendations based on book 

September 10th

It’s just a coffee addicted bibliophile – Favorite quotes

Unconventional Quirky Bibliophile – Review only 

Ella’s Book Corner – Favorite quotes & Excerpt

September 11th

Reading In Color – Favorite Quotes & Book Recommendations

Book Lover Book Review – Favorite Quotes

September 12th 

Wilder Girl Reads – Favorite Quotes

Perks of Being a Bookworm – Moodboard & Book as Outfit

Too Much Miya – Favorite Quotes

September 13th

Andrea Beatriz Arango – Recommendations based on book

We Read! – Video Review in American Sign Language

September 14th

Kait Plus Books – Favorite quotes

Salty Badger Books – Review Only 

Endless Pages – Favorite Quotes

September 15th (Release Day)

Aelin’s Kingdom – Favorite Quotes

Evidently Bookish – Review 

Pastelwriter – Recommendations based on books

*If the review is below three stars or you are unable to review the book on your assigned date, message the Colored Pages team as soon as possible.


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