Today is a one-day virtual book blast tour for Lucid by Natalie Roers, a YA paranormal fantasy available from
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adult fiction, Roers’ debut novel tells the anything but ordinary, coming of
age story of a small town, teen aged, misfit named Travis Hunter.
Disfigured at birth and ostracized at school,
Travis dreams of acceptance and secretly yearns for the affection of a
beautiful young woman named Corrine. When a mysterious doctor promises to help
Travis through something called lucid dreaming, Travis suddenly finds himself
ushered into a secret society called “The Lucid”, a collection of
social outcasts like himself, who have created their own world inside of
When Travis discovers he is able to bring
Corrine into these dreams, he gets more than he ever bargained for and soon
finds himself learning the secrets of love and life in a fantastic unconscious
An instant classic, Lucid is a timeless story of
self-acceptance with a fresh paranormal twist.
breathing quickened and she pushed against my chest to break the hold.
wanting to let go, I grabbed at her waist again, but she stopped me.
did you do that for?” I asked, my voice low and raspy. Even I couldn’t tell if I was asking why she kissed me or why she had stopped.
stepped back even further and looked down at her legs. That’s when I saw it. The shin of her left leg
was starting to fade.
I don’t know you,” she said softly. “If this is real, though? If it’s really
real, like you say it is? I want to meet you. Do you understand me? I want you
to come and find me as soon as you wake up.”
light around us changed. It was sunset. Amazing reds, golds, and purples,
streaked across the sky.
intelligent, heartfelt voice in the world of young adult fiction. The rich characters,
emotional complexity, and confident prose are matched only by the landscape of
dreams that Roers sets them against… a landscape brought vividly to life by
the author’s seemingly boundless imagination. This is a novel that respects its
readers as much as its characters, and that’s a beautiful rarity.”
~ Mike Flanagan, Filmmaker, Absentia and Oculus
“Natalie Roers’ debut novel is both
riveting and relevant. More than a paranormal/fantasy/thriller, this is a
complex tale that cuts to the very of heart of issues facing young adults
today. Well sculptured characters and powerful imagery propel Roers’
~ Jason Tinney (Award-winning freelance
journalist, musician, actor and the author of the story collection Bluebird.)
“Lucid is an interesting story and a fun
~ Amy Carol Reeves, author of Ripper and
“Natalie Roers’ voice is amazingly
confident for a first novelist. Her journalist’s eye for human detail draws you
in, and makes you care about the people who populate the LUCID world. The more
I got to know them, both awake and asleep in the world of lucid dreaming, the
more time I wanted to spend in their world.”
~ Jeff Howard, writer for Film District and
personality. A journalist by trade, Lucid is her first work of fiction. She is
busy at work on her second novel and hopes to raise money and social awareness
for worthy causes with each book she writes. Natalie plans to donate a portion
of every sale of this book to her favorite anti-bullying organizations. She
lives with her husband Cory, and son Austin, in Columbia, South Carolina.
month! That price won’t last!
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