On Tour 4/29/21-6/10/21 “ Runaway Train” by Lee Matthew Goldberg

Release Date: April 29, 2021

About The Book:

They told me I was an out-of-control train about to crash…

Everything changed when the police officer knocked on the door to tell me – a 16-year-old – that my older sister Kristen had died of a brain aneurysm. Cue the start of my parents neglecting me and my whole life spiraling out of control.

I decided now was the perfect time to skip town. It’s the early 90’s, Kurt Cobain runs the grunge music scene and I just experienced some serious trauma. What’s a girl supposed to do? I didn’t want to end up like Kristen, so I grabbed my bucket list, turned up my mixtape of the greatest 90’s hits and fled L.A.. The goal was to end up at Kurt Cobain’s house in Seattle, but I never could have guessed what would happen along the way.

At turns heartbreaking, inspiring, and laugh out loud funny, Runaway Train is a wild journey of a bygone era and a portrait of a one-of-a-kind teenage girl trying to find herself again the only way she knows how.

About The Author:

Lee Matthew Goldberg is the author of THE ANCESTOR, THE DESIRE CARD, SLOW DOWN and THE MENTOR from St. Martin’s Press. He has been published in multiple languages and nominated for the 2018 Prix du Polar. ORANGE CITY, his first sci-fi novel, is forthcoming in 2021 along with his YA series RUNAWAY TRAIN. His pilots and screenplays have been finalists in Script Pipeline, Book Pipeline, Stage 32, We Screenplay, the New York Screenplay, Screencraft, and the Hollywood Screenplay contests. After graduating with an MFA from the New School, his writing has also appeared in the anthology DIRTY BOULEVARD, The Millions, Vol 1. Brooklyn, LitReactor, Necessary Fiction, Fiction Writer’s Review, The Montreal Review, The Adirondack Review, Essays & Fictions, The New Plains Review, and others. He is the co-curator of The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series (guerrillalit.wordpress.com). He lives in New York City. Follow him at LeeMatthewGoldberg.com and @LeeMatthewG http://www.leematthewgoldberg.com/

His favorite authors are classic writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Hermann Hesse, Emily Bronte, W. Somerset Maugham and Raymond Chandler. For modern authors, he’s been influenced by Jay McInerney, Bret Easton Ellis, Denis Johnson, John Irving, and Paul Auster.

Social Media:

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

Instagram: https://instagram.com/leematthewgoldberg

Twitter: @LeeMatthewG

Book Blurbs: 

“Realistic and shocking, hopeful and satisfying, Runaway Train will keep readers turning the page.” — USA Today Bestselling Author Rebecca Forster

Bloggers On Tour:

April 29th – Cassie’s Book Reviews https://instagram.com/cassies_books_reviews

April 30th -Dani Reads https://instagram.com/dani.reads.1225

May 1st-  The Bookish World of  YRRALH https://instagram.com/the.bookishworld.of.yrralh

May 2nd  – Nurse Bookie https://instagram.com/nurse_bookie

May 5th- Lindas Book Obsession https://www.facebook.com/lindasbookobsession/ 

May 5th – Noor The Bookworm https://instagram.com/noorthebookworm

May 21st  – Love My Books 2020 https://instagram.com/lovemybooks2020

May 28th -Geaux Get Lit https://instagram.com/geauxgetlit

May 30th – Rozier Reads and Wine https://instagram.com/rozierreadsandwine

June 1st- Rajivs Reviews https://instagram.com/rajivsreviews

June 2nd – David L Morgan https://instagram.com/david_l_morgan

June 7th – Christina Stephanie Reads https://instagram.com/christinastephaniereads

June 7th– Jackie Loves Books https://instagram.com/jackieslovesbooks

June 7th -Books Love And Understanding https://instagram.com/booksloveandunderstanding

June 10th  – Bookish Heidi https://instagram.com/bookish.heidi

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