Blog Tour: On The Island by Tracey Garvis Graves

I’m really excited to be a part of this blog tour! I’ve read the book and was captivated. You can read my review HERE.

You can follow the tour HERE

For my stop on this tour, I have TJ here with his top 10!

Top 10:  From T.J’s POV.

  1. Favorite movie/actor/actress? Anything with Adam Sandler
  2. Favorite song/singer? The Rolling Stones or Pink Floyd
  3. Favorite place you would love to visit? I’m not really a fan of traveling. I like being home.
  4. One item you cannot live without? GPS. I always want to know where I am.
  5. Who would you like to meat? (dead or alive) Bones
  6. Favorite hobby? Building
  7. Guilty pleasure? Video games and drinking beer
  8. Favorite color? Blue
  9. Favorite food? Pizza
  10. Favorite drink? Coke

Thank you so much TJ for giving us a hint of what makes you tick 😉

Goodreads Description:

When thirty-year-old English teacher Anna Emerson is offered a job tutoring T.J. Callahan at his family’s summer rental in the Maldives, she accepts without hesitation; a working vacation on a tropical island trumps the library any day.

T.J. Callahan has no desire to leave town, not that anyone asked him. He’s almost seventeen and if having cancer wasn’t bad enough, now he has to spend his first summer in remission with his family – and a stack of overdue assignments – instead of his friends.

Anna and T.J. are en route to join T.J.’s family in the Maldives when the pilot of their seaplane suffers a fatal heart attack and crash-lands in the Indian Ocean. Adrift in shark-infested waters, their life jackets keep them afloat until they make it to the shore of an uninhabited island. Now Anna and T.J. just want to survive and they must work together to obtain water, food, fire, and shelter. Their basic needs might be met but as the days turn to weeks, and then months, the castaways encounter plenty of other obstacles, including violent tropical storms, the many dangers lurking in the sea, and the possibility that T.J.’s cancer could return. As T.J. celebrates yet another birthday on the island, Anna begins to wonder if the biggest challenge of all might be living with a boy who is gradually becoming a man.

Purchase it here: Amazon | Barnes & Noble 

Thank you for participating in the ON THE ISLAND Event! This week in addition to reviews and posts, select blogs are hosting a word from the author’s favorite quotes in the book as a Scavenger Hunt! There is one quote from Anna and one from T.J. Visit each stop this week to find the hidden words (they will be numbered for order) and after July 22nd,submit your answer to the quotes here! Random winners for books and swag will be chosen and notified by July 29th.

Also, next week July 23-27, there will be even more events and chances to win the book and swag!

  • Monday, July 23 at 8:00 pm CST – Chat with the author Tracey Garvis Graves! We will be chatting with the author on Savor Chat: Come join us! (You can sign in with twitter or facebook)
  • Each day look at #ontheisland on twitter for random shout outs to win books and swag! @Tale_of_Reviews
  • ON THE ISLAND released in bookstores Tuesday, July 10th! If you see the book in stores or ‘in the wild’ take a picture. Please tweet it and use hashtag #ontheisland. Or you can post it to facebook! Please submit twitter and facebook links of your post/tweet here!  All entries need to be submitted by July 29th.


This is TJ’s word #2 is:  puke
Follow the full tour HERE to collect all the scavenger hunt words!

~ *Giveaway *~

 Open to US Only
Print copies will be shipped by the publisher
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5 thoughts on “Blog Tour: On The Island by Tracey Garvis Graves

  1. Wow, I have been seeing this book *everywhere*. I think I’ll add it to tbr. To be honest, the 30 year old w/ not-quite-17 year old thing still skeeves me a little but Andrea said it’s not creepy in the book so I’ll take her word for it.

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