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Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Trailer Reveal and Giveaway: Melt by Selene Castrovilla

Expected Release: August 2014

Description:

MELT is a brutal love story, set against the backdrop of The Wizard of Oz. Sixteen year old “good girl” Dorothy just blew into the small town of Highland Park – where the social headquarters is Munchkinland (Dunkin’ Donuts.) There, she meets Joey – a “bad boy” who tells no one about the catastrophic domestic violence he witnesses at home. Can these two lovers survive peer pressure, Joey’s reputation, and his alcoholism? And then there’s his family's secret – about to be unleashed.

Told in dual first person, Joey's words are scattered on the page - reflecting his broken state. Dorothy is the voice of reason - until something so shattering happens that she, too, may lose her grip. Can their love endure, or will it melt away?

MELT is based on true events. It is both a chilling tale of abuse, and a timeless romance. It will hit you like a punch in the face, and also seep through the cracks in your soul.

About the author:
Selene Castrovilla is an award-winning teen and children’s author who believes that through all trends, humanity remains at the core of literature. She is the author of Saved By the Music and The Girl Next Door, teen novels originally published by WestSide Books and now available digitally through ASD Publishing. Her third children’s book with Calkins Creek Books, Revolutionary Friends, was released in April 2013. She is also a contributing author to UncommonYA. Selene holds an MFA in creative writing from New School University and a BA in English from New York University. She lives on Long Island with her two sons. Visit her website www.SeleneCastrovilla.com for book excerpts and more information!


Trailer Reveal organized by Jen Halligan PR 

12 comments:

ShainaJo said...

beautiful :)

Kara x said...

I love the trailer. I love everything. I can't wait to get my hands on this! I just like reading retellings & this one has caught my attention!

Linda Romer said...

I liked the trailer and would like to read the book. Lots of love and emotions. Thank you

Cyndi F said...

I really like trailers for books, helps you to get a good idea of the book, and yours is great.

Juana said...

I enjoyed the trailer both young actor/actress did an excellent job.

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steve weber said...

I enjoyed the trailer very much.

Librarian Lavender said...

I think it's really great!

Bella Boo said...

I really liked it. I love trailors it gives you great insight to what the author is thinking. It sure shows you in this trailor what you want us to know to, that she is from the good upscale family and he is not. Very true to life, and so hard. Sounds good. thank you for the giveaway

nurmawati djuhawan said...

love the trailer..
thx u for the chance :)

gemiinii said...

Love the trailer! Cant wait to read this book!

Amanda Sakovitz said...

i think it looks great

Thomas Murphy said...

The trailer is awesome!

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