Losing Hope Virtual Book Tour with Leslie Sherrod, October 8-19, 2012

This tour is for Leslie Sherrod, author of Losing Hope  (September 2012 – Urban Christian)

About the Book

From the acclaimed author of Like Sheep Gone Astray and Secret Place comes a riveting new series with twists and turns to the end.

Social worker Sienna St. James is a woman with a complicated past and a confusing Tuesday morning.

In one single day, every advance Sienna has made in getting over her long lost globe-trotting husband unravels in unexplainable fashion. From a mysterious package that hails from another continent to a new teen client who claims to have a missing sister, Sienna finds herself in the middle of a city-wide scandal, all while sorting out the painful details of her personal life. At the center are two suspicious foster parents, a mega-church ministry leader, and Sienna’s own fragile emotions over a man who changed the direction of her life. It’s a race against time as Sienna seeks closure from a love she never understood and answers about whether a little girl named Hope ever existed. And if she did, where is she now?

In this first installment of the suspenseful Sienna St. James Series, finding hope in the midst of questions and chaos becomes essential when life takes an unexpected turn.

About the Author

Leslie J. Sherrod is a wife, mom, writer, and a therapist in Baltimore, Maryland, where she lives with her husband and three children. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland at College Park with a B.S. in Family Studies. She also studied writing at Johns Hopkins University before completing her Masters in Clinical Social Work at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, where she specialized in Child, Adolescent, and Family Health.

Leslie is the author of three novels, Losing Hope (coming September 2012); Secret Place (Urban Christian, 2011); and Like Sheep Gone Astray (Grand Central Publishing, 2006), which earned a Starred Review from Booklist and was featured on AOL’s Black Voices. She is also a contributor to a couple of women’s devotionals in the bestselling A Cup of Comfort series (Adams Media). A short story, “The Jericho Band,” is available on Kindle.

Through suspenseful and thought-provoking stories, Leslie offers readers hope and encouragement to live out their God-given dreams and purposes. One of her favorite Bible verses is Ephesians 3:20, which states that “[God] is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us.” It is this message she carries to book signings, bookstores, workshops, and church events both in her neighborhood and across the nation.

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Virtual Book Tour Schedule

Week of October 8

Monday, October 8, 2012

All The Buzz Reviews

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Create A Unique Experience

Sharvette Mitchell Radio Show
6:00 pm EST
(347) 945-5907

Wednesday, October 10, 2012


Authors and Readers Corner

Black Authors Network with Ella Curry
8:00 pm EST
(646) 200-0402

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Exploding Worship

Minolta White

Friday, October 12, 2012


Week of October 15

Monday, October 15

Written Voices Blog

Faith A Believer Virtual Book Club Radio Show
Host: Missionary La’ Tanyha
6:30 pm EST

Tuesday, October 16

The Authors Hideaway

Musing by Maureen

Wednesday, October 17

SimplySaid Reading Accessories

Thursday, October 18

Faygo’s Report

The Phantom Paragrapher

Friday, October 19

Reading Rendezvous

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