On Tour 5/11/21-7/15/21 “Don’t Make Me Turn This Life Around” by Camille Pagan


Release Date:
May 11, 2021

About The Book:

A witty and unexpected novel about a woman trying to keep her family vacation—and yes, her life—from going south by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of Life and Other Near-Death Experiences.

It’s been thirteen years since doctors declared Libby Ross-Velasquez a goner. Yet here she is—cancer free. So why doesn’t she feel more alive?

Sure, Libby’s husband, Shiloh, has been distant. One of their daughters has a serious health condition. And her father’s death hovers over Libby like a rain cloud. Still, this eternal optimist knows she’s the winner of the existential lottery.

But when her forced cheer isn’t enough to keep her family from catching her blahs, she decides to fly them all to Vieques. The Puerto Rican island is where she and Shiloh fell in love—and where she decided to fight for her life after her cancer diagnosis. Where better to put their problems into perspective?

Then a tropical storm strikes. Libby pretends everything’s fine, even as she fears she’s doomed her family. What she can’t see is that the worst disaster they’ve faced may be the best thing that ever happened to them. But first, they have to get through it.

About The  Author:

Camille Pagán is the #1 Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestselling author of seven novels, including This Won’t End Well, I’m Fine and Neither Are You, and Life and Other Near-Death Experiences, which has been optioned for film. Her books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages. Pagán has written for the New York Times; O, The Oprah Magazine; Parade; Real Simple; Time; and many other publications. She lives with her family in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Learn more about her work at www.camillepagan.com.

Social Media:

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

Instagram: https://instagram.com/camille_pagan

Twitter: @cnoepagan

Book Blurbs: 

“With her trademark wit and charm, Camille Pagán invites us back into the lives of Libby and Shiloh thirteen years after we first met them in Life and Other Near-Death Experiences. Don’t Make Me Turn This Life Around is rich, raw, and real, a new favorite…Readers like me can’t help coming back for more of Pagán’s gorgeously written stories. I loved it!” —Kerry Lonsdale, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post bestselling author

“Oh my goodness! Camille Pagán has achieved such an exquisite, delicate balance, writing a profoundly moving novel that expresses both the beauty and heartbreak of loving other people. Don’t Make Me Turn This Life Around is everything: funny and warm and scary and sad and reassuring—just like real life. I read this in one sitting because I simply couldn’t stop.” —Maddie Dawson, bestselling author of Matchmaking for Beginners and A Happy Catastrophe

“Camille Pagán’s latest page-turner brilliantly captures the nuances of marriage and family while tackling the tough challenges along the way. Libby is every wife and mother, and when life throws her a curveball, she finds the courage to keep moving…and keep believing. With wit and wisdom, Don’t Make Me Turn This Life Around will have you laughing and crying along with these perfectly flawed characters and asking yourself, “What does it mean to have enough?” —Rochelle Weinstein, bestselling author of This Is Not How It Ends

“Pagán masterfully guides us on a stormy journey through a morass of middle-age malaise and deposits us on the other side with charm, humor, truth, and a few lessons about the power of love and unbreakable family ties.” —Andy Abramowitz, author of A Beginner’s Guide to Free Fall

“Camille Pagán pens another hit with the compulsively readable” Don’t Make Me Turn This Life Around. I trust Pagán’s storytelling, and in her latest, she masterfully guides us through a woman’s journey through real ups and downs in marriage and motherhood.” —Tif Marcelo, author of Once Upon a Sunset

“Camille Pagán once again gives us a heartfelt and relatable story about a woman on the edge. This time, Libby knows she should be feeling euphoric about beating cancer for good—and instead she finds the limits of her unrelenting optimism. She can’t stop her tween daughters from arguing, make her work more fulfilling, or insulate her marriage from the pressures of middle-age. Don’t Make Me Turn This Life Around is a lovely novel about banishing ‘shoulds’ and welcoming the adventures and inevitable pain of growing just a little bit older.” —Kathleen West, author of Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes

Bloggers On Tour:

May 11th – Reading With Nicole https://instagram.com/reading_with_nicole

May 11th -My Book And Plants https://instagram.com/mybooksandplants

May 11th – Cassie’s Book Reviews https://instagram.com/cassies_books_reviews  

May 12th -Dani Reads https://instagram.com/dani.reads.1225

May 12th -Geaux Get Lit https://instagram.com/geauxgetlit

May 13th – Jayme Reads https://instagram.com/jayme_reads

May 15th – Carol Doscher https://instagram.com/carol_doscher_reader

May 17th – Lindas Book Obsession https://www.facebook.com/lindasbookobsession/ 

May 17th – Mrs Boom Reads https://instagram.com/mrsboomreads 

May 24th – Reading Is My Cardio https://instagram.com/readingismycardiobookclub

May 25th – Emily Is Overbooked https://instagram.com/emilyisoverbooked

May 28th – Reading With Remy https://instagram.com/readingwithremy

May 28th- Amy Lynn Lifestyle https://instagram.com/amylynnlifestyle

June 1st- Books Writing and More https://instagram.com/bookswritingandmore 

June 9th – Bookstagram N Yogapants https://instagram.com/books_n_yogapants

June 10th – Texacali Books https://instagram.com/texacalibooks 

June 11th – -Biblio Reviews https://instagram.com/biblioreviews 

June 17th- She Just Loves Books https://instagram.com/shejustlovesbooks

June 18th -Rozier Reads and Wine https://instagram.com/rozierreadsandwine

June 20th – Work Read Sleep Repeat https://instagram.com/workreadsleeprepeat

June 21st – Joannas Bookshelf https://instagram.com/joannasbookshelf

June 21st- The Mary Reader https://instagram.com/themaryreader 

June 24th -Books Love And Understanding https://instagram.com/booksloveandunderstanding

June 24th-Laura’s Next Chapter https://instagram.com/laurasnextchapter

June 26th – Eli Loves Books 16 https://instagram.com/elilovesbooks16

June 30th – The Boozy Baking Bibliophile https://instagram.com/the_boozy_baking_bibliophile

July 1st- Love My Books 2020 https://instagram.com/lovemybooks2020

July 3rd- Rebecca Well Read https://instagram.com/rebecca_well_read

July 7th – Reading Girl Reviews https://instagram.com/readinggirlreviews

July 9th – Cover 2 Cover Cafe https://instagram.com/cover2covercafe

July 13th – Bookoholic Cafe https://instagram.com/bookoholiccafe

July 13th- Candid With Courtney – https://instagram.com/candidwithcourtney

July 15th- Sealed With A Book https://instagram.com/sealedwithabook

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