The Blazing Star Book Blitz + Giveaway!

Hey guys! Once again I’ve got a book blitz about The Blazing Star by Imani Josey! I can’t stop talking about this book and spreading the word.

To start, we’ve got Portia’s Playlist! I love playlists for books because listening to music while reading can really enhance the experience. Some of these songs are personal favorites of mine, so I know Portia and I would get along just great.

And to finish, theres a give away! Be sure to enter to win an ebook of The Blazing Star. Trust me, you’re gonna wanna read this one. If you’re unsure, you can check out my recent review here.

There are links below to check out what the book is all about and more info about the author.


Music Playlist- Portia’s Playlist

Too Close- Alex Clare

Falling – Jamiroquai

Troubles- Alicia Keys

It Must be Magic- Teena Marie

Butterflyz- Alicia Keys

Lights- Ellie Goulding

We Found Love- Rihanna

You Don’t Know My Name- Alicia Keys

I Was Here-Beyonce

Umbrella- Rihanna

Seven Nation Army- The White Stripes


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About the Book


Title: The Blazing Star
Author: Imani Josey
Publisher: Wise Ink
Genre(s): Young Adult

Sixteen-year-old Portia White is used to being overlooked—after all, her twin sister Alex is a literal genius. But when Portia holds an Egyptian scarab beetle during history class, she takes center stage in a way she never expected: she faints. Upon waking, she is stronger, faster, and braver than before. And when she accidentally touches the scarab again? She wakes up in ancient Egypt—her sister and an unwitting freshman in tow. Great. Mysterious and beautiful, Egypt is more than they could have ever imagined from their days in the classroom. History comes alive as the three teens realize that getting back to the present will be the most difficult thing they’ve ever done. Stalked by vicious monsters called Scorpions, every step in the right direction means a step closer to danger. As Portia and the girls discover that they’re linked to the past by more than just chance, they have to decide what it truly means to be yourself, to love your sister, and to find your way home.

About the Author


    • Imani Josey is a writer from Chicago, Illinois. In her previous life, she was a cheerleader for the Chicago Bulls and won the titles of Miss Chicago and Miss Cook County for the Miss America Organization, as well as Miss Black Illinois USA. Her one-act play, Grace, was produced by Pegasus Players Theatre Chicago after winning the 19th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. In recent years, she has turned her sights to long-form fiction. She now spends the majority of her time working on backstory, teaching dance fitness classes, and cuddling with her American bulldog, Thor. The Blazing Star is her debut novel.

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