On Tour 06/01/22-07/02/22 “Champagne For One” by Rebekah Iliff

Release Date: February 8, 2022

About The Book:

Single or not, most women could use a little more solitude than the world typically offers. Like many, Rebekah Iliff has spent ample time pondering her need for it, how much to ask for, and wondering why the world paints it in such a negative light. After the sudden loss of a close friend, she decided to go forward with their birthday spa day alone, and found herself drinking a glass of champagne solo in a spa, much to fellow patrons’ concern. This experience later sparked the poem “Champagne for One,” a joyful reflection on intentional solitude, and bubbled into this namesake collection of poetry and essays.

With sharp wit and sly satire, Iliff paints a picture of complete personal content, where you will finally see yourself embracing the value of solitary life and laughing along the way. Discover an array of conversation enders and a recipe for stag stew—the secret ingredient? 4 ounces of confidence—that will leave you equipped to take on even the most clingy companions and matchmaking expectations.

About The Author:

Rebekah Iliff is a writer, author, and entrepreneur based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her work has appeared in Inc., Entrepreneur, Mashable, Forbes, Business Insider, New York Times, HuffPost Comedy, Jane Austen’s Wastebasket, Points in Case, Weekly Humorist, Slackjaw Humor, Erma Bombeck blog, The Satirist, Little Old Lady Comedy, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Be You, and countless other publications. In October 2020, her satire piece, Dear Naked Yoga Girl, went viral and received over 100k views, essentially pushing her to the “Top Humor and Satire Writers” spot on Medium. Her book, Champagne for One: a Celebration of Solitude (Collective Book Studio/IPG), released in the U.S. on February 8, 2022. In March 2022, she was named “Humor Writer of the Month” by the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop. Champagne for One was recently named to the “Top 35 best self-help and personal development books” by Spy Magazine.

Prior to pursuing a full-time writing career, Rebekah was a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur and founder of talkTECH Communications in Los Angeles, California. She has lived and loved in Nashville since 2017. https://rebekahiliff.com/

Social Media:

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/rebekahiliffweaver/

 Twitter – https://twitter.com/rebekahiliff

Book Blurbs: 

Rebekah Iliff’s Champagne for One turns myths about solitude on their head. A lighthearted miscellany of stories, poems, and satire, it paints aloneness as something to be prized, rather than pitied. The cheerful Champagne for One fetes the benefits of being on one’s own.—Rebecca Foster, book reviewer for Foreword Magazine

“Rebekah’s words are like your favorite champagne—just the right balance of dry and bubbly, approachable yet sophisticated, and thoroughly enjoyable in any setting. This book is the perfect read during some precious time of one’s own, and an ideal gift for anyone who savors their own company—or wants to learn how.”—Brooke Preston, comedy writer and co-author of New Erotica for Feminists (Penguin)

“After reading Rebekah’s poignant and hilarious Champagne for One, what I now realize is that being alone is bliss. It’s self care at its finest. It’s a chance to connect with myself and quiet the voices in my head that are often louder than a toddler that doesn’t get their snack. Do yourself a favor. Find a secluded spot on the beach or in the back of your closet, grab something bubbly, and get lost in Champagne for One.”

 — Shannon Carpenter, Humorist and Author of The Ultimate Stay-at-Home Dad (Penguin)

Bloggers On Tour:

June 1st- Rozier Reads and Wine https://instagram.com/rozierreadsandwine

June 2nd- ML Book Love https://instagram.com/mlbooklove

June 3rd- Reading With Mere-https://instagram.com/readingwithmere

June 5th- Miss W Book Reviews https://instagram.com/misswbookreviews

June 6th- Biblio Reviews https://instagram.com/biblioreviews 

June 8th- Books and Coffee MX https://instagram.com/booksandcoffeemx

June 10th – Thrillers and Coffee https://instagram.com/thrillersandcoffee

June 10th- Bookworm Struggles  https://instagram.com/bookworm.struggles

June 11th- She Just Loves Books https://instagram.com/shejustlovesbooks

June 12th- Jennas Riverside Reads https://instagram.com/jennas_riversidereads

June 13th- CMT Loves Wine and Books https://instagram.com/cmtloveswineandbooks

June 13th- -Geaux Get Lit https://instagram.com/geauxgetlit

June 17th- Joannas Bookshelf https://instagram.com/joannasbookshelf

June 21st – Nurse Bookie https://instagram.com/nurse_bookie

June 27th-The Page Ladies https://instagram.com/jacleomik33

June 28th- Shooks Books https://instagram.com/shook_sbooks

June 30th- Plains Reading https://instagram.com/plains_reading

July 2nd- Subakka Bookstuff https://instagram.com/subakka.bookstuff

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