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.
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.
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.
Hosts: Please remember that you must review the book on at least one platform
Bookish Wanderess – Welcome Interview and Tour Introduction
Miss Linda Bennet – Makeup look inspired by the book & Reading Vlog
Sasha & Amber Read – Share an excerpt
Here There Be Magic – Reading vlog & Playlist
Mirkwoodbooks – Favorite Quotes & Excerpt
Ana & Books – Favorite Quotes
Paperback Wishes – Recommendations based on book
Playita Reads – Mood board & Interview
By My Shelf – Review only
We have no apologies – Favorite quotes
The Fine Art of Reading – Journal Spread
Perpetualpages – Book recommendations based on book
It’s just a coffee addicted bibliophile – Favorite quotes
Unconventional Quirky Bibliophile – Review only
Ella’s Book Corner – Favorite quotes & Excerpt
Pickiest Reader – Drawing and Favorite Quotes
Reading In Color – Favorite Quotes & Book Recommendations
Book Lover Book Review – Favorite Quotes
Wilder Girl Reads – Favorite Quotes
Perks of Being a Bookworm – Moodboard & Book as Outfit
Too Much Miya – Favorite Quotes
Witch’s Brooding Thoughts – Bookmarks and book prints with quotes
Andrea Beatriz Arango – Recommendations based on book
We Read! – Video Review in American Sign Language
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 – Reading vlog
Pastelwriter – Recommendations based on books
Metamorphoreader – Review in gifts and thoughts
*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.