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Tour: Magnetic by Carissa Miller

Carissa Miller
Publication date: September 10th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

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When Elle Christiansen’s rebellion leads to her father’s expulsion from a parsonage in small-town Ohio, the forlorn pair is forced to move to Oklahoma to live with an aunt neither of them has ever met. Here she encounters her aunt’s neighbor—Maverick Mason, the quietly confident son of a wealthy oil tycoon who infuriates her as much as he inexplicably draws her in…

Maverick slowly gains Elle’s trust and coaxes her out from the seemingly impenetrable walls of self-protection she erected around her heart when her mother was murdered. He convinces Elle to confide the secrets of her tortured past: that she saw her mother’s murder before it took place, and she was the one who found her, bleeding to death at the end of a lonely dirt road. Together the unlikely pair begins to unlock the secrets of not only Elle’s sordid past, but her mother’s and grandmother’s as well, to uncover decades of greed, corporate corruption, lies, and murder. Quickly, the sobering realization hits: if they do not solve her mother’s murder, Elle will undoubtedly suffer the same fate. As she continues her journey toward truth alongside the boy she is magnetically drawn to in a way both frightening and uncontrollable, Elle finds the road she is most afraid of going down—that one lane dirt road where her mother was murdered—just might be the only place she can truly find redemption.

Magnetic tells of the enduring pain of living with unsolved violent crime. Inspired by debut author Carissa Miller’s true-life events, it’s a haunting account of a young girl’s struggle in the aftermath of shattering loss. With an unraveling love story, puzzling mystery, unexpected twists and turns, and a gripping pace that will keep you turning pages, our heroine takes you on her journey as she learns one of life’s great lessons: facing your fears instead of running from them, is the only way to truly find freedom.


About the Author

Carissa Miller writes a lifestyle and design blog called CC and Mike, where she and her husband blog about their experiences designing, building, and flipping houses in the Midwest. She was inspired to write her debut novel–Magnetic—because of her firsthand experience living with the trauma of an unsolved violent crime, her mother’s attempted murder. When she’s not writing, blogging, or designing, Carissa loves Oklahoma summers on the lake with her husband and three children, going to Oklahoma State sporting events and cheering on the Cowboys, and traveling cross country with her family in the RV she and her husband renovated. Carissa laughs loudly, loves with her whole heart, tells it how it is to a fault, and enjoys living life to the fullest, every moment of every day.

You can follow along with Carissa and her family on Instagram – ccandmikecreative, Facebook – CC and Mike, Pinterest – CC and Mike, Twitter, or by subscribing to their blog –

The Tour

April 23rd
Cover2CoverBlog >> Excerpt
Married To Books Reviews and Blog >> Review
BooksBooks&More >> Interview
The Avid Reader >> Guest post
Loves Great Reads >> Excerpt
The Writer’s Inkwell >> Playlist

April 24th
Mes Livres >> Excerpt
Book Bite Reviews >> Excerpt
Lisa Loves Literature >> Review
The Author Files >> Excerpt

April 25th
Rainy Days and Pajamas >> Excerpt
Rockin’ Book Reviews >> Review
Butterfly-o-Meter Books >> Guest post

April 26th
Book Junkie Reviews >> Excerpt
Book-Keeping >> Excerpt
Evermore Books >> Review
Jazzy Book Reviews >> Excerpt

April 27th
Maddie’s Book Blog >> Review
Dilyana’s World >> Guest post
LenniLand >> Review
Bookworm for Kids >> Excerpt

April 30th
Movies, Shows, & Books >> Excerpt
tfaulcbookreviews >> Excerpt
diary of a wanna be writer >> Review

May 1st
Birdies Bibliotheca >> Review
So Few Books >> Interview
Splashes Into Books >> Review
Reading for the Stars and Moon >> Review
Viviana MacKade >> Interview

May 2nd
CBY Book Club >> Excerpt
My Fiction Nook >> Excerpt
Character Madness and Musings >> Interview

May 3rd
hauntedbybooks13 >> Review
Teaser Addicts Book Blog >> Guest post
YA/NA Book Divas >> Review

May 4th
The Book Girl >> Excerpt
Cranky TBC >> Review
Teatime and Books >> Excerpt
Suzy Turner >> Review