On Tour 5/14/20- 6/04/20 ”Little Tea” by Claire Fullerton


Release Date: May 1, 2020

About The Book: 

Southern culture … old friendships … family tragedy.

One phone call from Renny to come home and “see about” the capricious Ava, and Celia Wakefield decides to overlook her distressful past in the name of friendship. 

For three reflective days at Renny’s lake house in Heber Springs, Arkansas, the three childhood friends reunite and examine life, love, marriage, and the ties that bind, even though Celia’s personal story has yet to be healed. When the past arrives at the lake house door in the form of her old boyfriend, Celia must revisit the life she’d tried to outrun. 

As her idyllic coming of age alongside her best friend, Little Tea, on her family’s ancestral grounds in bucolic Como, Mississippi unfolds, Celia realizes there is no better place to accept her own story than in this circle of friends who have remained beside her throughout the years. Theirs is a friendship that can talk any life sorrow into a comic tragedy, and now that the racial divide in the Deep South has evolved, Celia wonders if friendship can triumph over history. 

About The Author: 

Claire Fullerton hails from Memphis, TN. and now lives in Malibu, CA. She is the author of Mourning Dove, a coming of age, Southern family saga set in 1970’s Memphis. Mourning Dove is the winner of the 2018 Literary Classics Words on Wings Award, First in Category of the 2018 Somerset Awards for Literary Fiction by Chanticleer Reviews, the 2018 Bronze Medal winner in Southern Fiction by Readers’ Favorite, the 2018 Independent Publishers’ Book Award silver medal winner in regional fiction (southeast), the 2019 Selah Award for women’s contemporary fiction, a finalist in the Independent Authors Network Literary/General Fiction category, and listed in the Faulkner Society, William Wisdom competition as a semi-finalist. Mourning Dove is a bonus book for April, 2019 by the Pulpwood Queens Book Club. Claire is the author of Dancing to an Irish Reel, set in Connemara, Ireland, and A Portal in Time set in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. She contributed to the book, A Southern Season, with her novella, Through an Autumn Window. She is represented by Julie Gwinn of The Seymour Literary Agency. https://www.clairefullerton.com/

Social Media:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/clairefullertonauthor/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/cffullerton

Twitter: @cfullerton3

Book Awards:

Little Tea is the August 2020 book pick by the Pulpwood Queens Bookclub ( 765 chapters, Internationally.) 

Little Tea was a finalist in the Faulkner Society’s International William Wisdom Competition 

Little Tea is currently on the long list for the Chanticleer Review Somerset Awards.

Bloggers On Tour:

May 14th – Bookish With Wine https://instagram.com/bookishwithwine

May 14th – Sues Reading Neighborhood https://www.facebook.com/groups/SuesReadingNeighborhood/

May 15th – Reading With Nicole https://instagram.com/reading_with_nicole 

May 17th – Nurse Bookie https://instagram.com/nurse_bookie 

May 17th – Shalini https://instagram.com/shalini_g26

May 18th – Lindas Book Obsession https://www.facebook.com/lindasbookobsession/

May 18th -Cover 2 Cover Cafe https://instagram.com/cover2covercafe

May 20th – Novels and Latte Book Club –https://www.facebook.com/groups/357651988042629

May 20th-  Teatime With A Book https://instagram.com/teatime_with_a_book

May 21st Danish Mustard Reads https://instagram.com/danish_mustardreads

May 21st – Jennifer Tar Heel Reader – http://www.jennifertarheelreader.com/


May 23rd – Books With Bethany https://instagram.com/books_with_bethany

May 24th – Rebecca Well Read https://instagram.com/rebecca_well_read

May 26th – The Mary Reader https://instagram.com/themaryreader 

May 28th   – Bibliolau https://instagram.com/bibliolau19 

May 28th – Elaine Sapp https://instagram.com/elaine_sapp

May 28th  -Sue Roberts http://girl-who-reads.com/

May 30th – Carol Doscher https://instagram.com/carol_doscher_reader

June 2nd – Carey Loves To Book https://instagram.com/careylovestobook

June 4th -Reecas Pieces Books https://instagram.com/reecaspiecesbooks

June 4th – Sealed With A Book https://instagram.com/sealedwithabook

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