{Blog Tour} Excerpt (+Giveaway): Streamline by Jennifer Lane

I’m excited to be a part of the blog tour for Streamline by Jennifer Lane! I have a great excerpt to share with you today. But first, I want to tell you a bit about the book:

Streamline by Jennifer Lane

Paperback, 460 pages

Published March 27th 2012 by Omnific Publishing

Description from Goodreads:

Seems like Leo Scott has it all: looks, brains, and athletic talent. He’s captain of his high school swim team with a bright future in college and beyond. But Leo has secrets. His mother’s crippling car accident has devastated his family and left Leo to deal with his father’s abuse, battered and alone.

Leo’s girlfriend Audrey Rose is poised for her own share of success. As one of Florida’s top high school swimmers, Audrey dreams of college swimming stardom. But there’s an obstacle to her glorious rise to the top. Her number-one supporter–her father–is in prison for murder.

Part murder mystery, part tale of young love in a military family, this gripping story takes readers on a journey from Pensacola to Annapolis. Leo and Audrey must band together to rise above the adversity they encounter and find their true selves in the process. When everything’s on the line . . . streamline.

Here’s an excerpt from Streamline by Jennifer Lane:

His hand started knocking before he really intended to do so, but there was no response. What was taking so long? Had CS actually gone somewhere? Leo’s hands trembled as he contemplated knocking again.

When at last his father opened the front door, Leo kept close watch on his expression. He saw what he thought was a glimpse of relief perforate his father’s gloom, and for a moment he actually smiled. Leo knew he’d done the right thing.

His father looked worse than last week, if that was possible. He had dark circles under his eyes and his beard was even fuzzier and wild, his clothes grimier than before.

Leo swallowed. “I was just in the neighborhood, um, on a run.” He felt like an idiot, trying to find words that wouldn’t incite his father’s anger. “Dad? Um, would you help me? Would you help me get back into shape?”

Onto the giveaway portion of this post:

Omnific is offering up an eBook copy of Streamline to one lucky reader.

The rules of the giveaway:

  • It’ll run from 5/9 until 5/16
  • In order to enter, you must be 13 years old or older
  • And you must leave a comment below with the following: your name, your preferred eBook format, and a valid e-mail address.

Really, that’s it. Oh, and if you keep reading, you’ll find information on a completely different giveaway that the author, Jennifer Lane, is hosting over on her blog! 😉

Ways to connect with Jennifer Lane:

Blog: http://jenniferlanebooks.blogspot.com/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/jennifer.lane.37

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13421438-streamline

Jennifer will be giving away a $20 gift card on her blog. If you’re interested in entering, make sure to head over here: http://jenniferlanebooks.blogspot.com/2012/05/streamline-blog-tour-may-7-12.html — you can enter at any point throughout the blog tour. 🙂

Follow the rest of the blog tour:

Monday, May 7:

The Autumn Review ~ Review & Giveaway

The Fairytale Nerd ~ Excerpt #1 & Giveaway

StuckInBooks ~ Review & Giveaway

A Diary Of A Book Addict ~ Review

The Bookish Babes ~ Review

Tater’s Tall Tails ~ Excerpt #2 & Giveaway

Book Nerd ~ Review

Realm of Fiction ~ Interview with Leo & Giveaway

A Pocket Full of Books  ~ Excerpt & Giveaway

Splash Of Our Worlds ~ Review

The Book Barbies ~ The Writer’s Cave & Giveaway

Journey with Books ~ Review & Interview with Audrey

Supernatural Snark ~ Review

Tuesday, May 8:

Sweet Southern Home ~ Review & Giveaway

Chapter by Chapter ~ Review

Maji Bookshelf ~ Review

Insightful Minds ~ Review

Kindle and Me ~ Excerpt #3 & Giveaway

Wednesday, May 9:

FireStarBooks ~ Excerpt #4 & Giveaway

Pink Polka Dot Book Blog ~ Review

J.R. After Dark ~ Review

So Simply Sara ~ Review

Little Library Muse ~ Review

Cozy Up With A Good Read ~ Review & Excerpt #5

Mostly YA Book Obsessed ~ Review & Author Interview

A Trail of Books Left Behind ~ Review

Nicole’s YA Book Haven ~ Excerpt #6 & Giveaway

Thursday, May 10:

JJ iReads  ~ Review & Excerpt #6

Refracted Light | YA Book Reviews ~ Top 10 with Jennifer Lane, Interview, & Giveaway

Living Fictitiously ~ Review & Top 10 with Audrey

Journey with Books ~ Review & Excerpt #7

Letters Inside Out ~ Review

Novels On The Run ~ Review

Livin’ Life Through Books ~ Top 10 with Leo & Giveaway

Shiirleyy’s Bookshelf ~ Excerpt #8 & Giveaway

 

Friday, May 11:

I solemly swear that I’m up to a book ~ Review

artsy musings of a bibliophile ~ Review

Electrifying Reviews ~ Music Playlist & Giveaway

We Fancy Books ~ Review/Creating Chemistry & Giveaway

Good Choice Reading ~ Excerpt #9 & Giveaway

Saturday, May 12:

The Magic Attic ~ 6 Words for STREAMLINE & Giveaway

A Tale of Many Reviews ~ Twitter conversation & Giveaway

Jennifer Lane’s Blog ~ Dream Cast and Grand Prize

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Posted on May 9, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. jenlanebooks

    Hey Nicole! Muchas gracias for participating on this blog tour. Good luck to all readers on the giveaways.

  2. Sarah elizabeth
    sarah(dot)elizabeth(dot)bookworm(at)gmail(dot)com
    I would love a kindle format book please 🙂
    I’m really looking forward to reading this book! It sounds really good!

  3. I’m so excited for this book! Thank you for doing this giveaway!

    kim3317@hotmail.com
    PDF would be best
    name: Kimberleigh 🙂

  4. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Name: Katrina
    Preferred eBook format: Kindle
    E-mail address: studiokd3@gmail.com

  5. melhatestofu

    thanks for the chance! I’m visiting a lot of blogstops because I reeeally want to win this one! 😀

    name: melannie
    preferred ebook format: mobi
    email: lovebug.mel@gmail(dot)com

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