SoCo Presents IN 27 DAYS Book Release & Signing!

Hello, all you lovely readers!

Exciting news!

On Thursday, November 2, I’ll be joining my alma matter CSU-Pueblo to participate in the Southern Colorado Reading Series!

Here are the details:

6:30-8pm

Colorado State University – Pueblo

2200 Bonforte Blvd

Pueblo, CO 81001

 

Come visit us in LARC 109 to hear a reading from IN 27 DAYS, get your copy signed, and talk books!

Hope to see you there!

 

Lots of love,

Alison <3

IN 27 DAYS…in SPANISH!

Hello, you lovely readers!

Fantastic news!

I was just informed that IN 27 DAYS is going to be translated into SPANISH!

A publishing company by the name of Libros De Seda SL in Barcelona has agreed to translate and publish IN 27 DAYS in Spanish within 9 – 24 months!

This is so unbelievably exciting, I can’t wait to share more news about this with you all.

Stay tuned for more details!

Lots of love,

Alison <3

Coming 2019…BOOK TWO!

Hello you lovely readers!

I am so unbelievably thrilled to announce that just this past week I was made an offer of publication for my second book!

As you can imagine, I am absolutely over the moon excited about this, and I can’t wait for you all to read this story.

The working title is currently THE SILENCE BETWEEN US, and is being tagged as an #ownvoices piece. The official press release tells it as:

“Author of IN 27 DAYS Alison Gervais’ THE SILENCE BETWEEN US is an #ownvoices story of a Deaf teen who must navigate a new life, and love, when she starts a hearing school.”

Right now I work as a D/deaf/HOH services specialist at an Independent Living Center, and I also happen to be Hard of Hearing. I started losing my hearing when I was about five, and its declined since then. I wear a neon purple hearing aid, and it’s just the best thing ever.

I’ve had the opportunity of working with Deaf consumers of all walks of life and am so overjoyed to be apart of the Deaf community in my area. Telling this story means so much to me, and I am overjoyed to share it with you all.

(Check out my Instagram if you want to see the video I made announcing the new book!)

I’m very lucky to be work with Blink YA Books again and their fantastic editorial team, and I can’t wait to see what happens as we start the publishing process with this new story!

Stay tuned for more info as it comes along!

 

Lots of love,

Alison <3

Goodreads Giveaway!

Hello, lovelies!

It’s been a week since the release of IN 27 DAYS, and I still can’t believe my little book baby is out in the world for everyone to read! A massive thank you to everyone for their amazing support and encouragement throughout this process!

So if you haven’t had the chance to pick up your copy of IN 27 DAYS yet, fear not! A giveaway through Goodreads is now live, available to enter in until August 10! Click on the link below to enter!

Goodreads Giveaway  

Good luck!

Lots of love,

Alison <3

IT’S RELEASE DAY!

TODAY IS THE DAY!

You can now buy IN 27 DAYS at bookstores near you, purchase the eBook version on Amazon, or event get its audiobook! Also rocking that #1 New Release banner on Amazon too….I can’t believe it!

I just want to thank each and every one of you fabulous readers for helping me to get where I am today! None of this would’ve been possible without your support!

I would also like to note…to those of you who got to pre-order the book and have already received your copies – yay! – you’ll notice that there are some changes from the version on Wattpad. Just keep in mind that like any book that becomes published, your manuscript passes through several teams of editors, which means that changes will naturally occur as you move toward publication.

Nevertheless, I hope you all enjoy the hardback published version of my little story, and really, thank you so much from the bottom of my heart!

 

Lots of love,

Alison <3

AFSP Out of the Darkness Denver Metro Walk

Last year I had the honor of participating in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Walk in Denver, and I am very pleased to announce that this year I will be participating again!

According to the AFSP, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. On average, there are 121 suicides committed each day. And these are just a few unbelievably heartbreaking statistics.

Now I will personally admit that I have had an ongoing battle with depression and anxiety and struggled with thoughts of suicide for years, and this is why this is such an important issue that is near and dear to my heart.

The story of IN 27 DAYS deals with the heavy issues of suicide and mental health, things that are often wrongfully ignored in today’s society.  Taboo topics such as these need to become a normal part of today’s dialogue, and that is why I’m so happy to be apart of AFSP’s Out of the Darkness walk – and you should too!

Please click on the link below to be taken to team IN 27 DAYS’ fundraising page to find out more about the AFSP’s Out of the Darkness walk and how you can support this important cause! And, if you feel so inclined, maybe leave a donation as well! Any little bit helps, really!

IN 27 DAYS AFSP Fundraising Page

 

Lots of love,

Alison <3

Pre-Order Bonus Chapter is Ready!

Hello you lovely readers,

The wait is finally over!

If you’ve already pre-ordered IN 27 DAYS and took a pic of your confirmation page or receipt, email that on over to:

In27Days@harpercollins.com

to receive your BONUS CHAPTER and discussion questions!

If you haven’t pre-ordered IN 27 DAYS yet, click on the “Books!” tab here on my website to find the vendor of your choice, pre-order that beauty, and send the pic of your confirmation page or receipt to the email address listed above for your bonus chapter! Now you only have until JULY 24 to send in your info to receive the bonus chapter, so make sure you make that pre-order soon!

And here’s a hint for you about that bonus chapter…

Throughout IN 27 DAYS you’ll find that there are a number of possible realities in our world…

What if Hadley and Archer met under different circumstances, and what exactly does Archer think of Hadley when he sees her for the first time in years?

Go make your pre-order and get that bonus chapter to find out!

Happy reading!

 

Lots of love,

Ally

IN 27 DAYS Author Event & Launch Party!

Hello, you lovely readers!

I can’t believe we’re less than two months away from the release of IN 27 DAYS! The road to publication has been such an amazing experience, and I’m so very glad I get to share it with you all!

So I am very excited to announce that the amazing folks over at the Tattered Cover up in Denver will be hosting an author event / launch party for IN 27 DAYS on July 28, 2017!

The Tattered Cover is such a wonderful indie bookstore – with more than one location – where their motto is, “Bringing People and Books Together since 1971!” I feel so very honored that soon we’ll be able to see IN 27 DAYS on their bookshelves.

Indie bookstores like the Tattered Cover are an amazing bridge to the world of books, often home-owned and always full of a love for literature, and you definitely don’t want to miss out.

Visit the link below to find the nearest indie bookstore near you to discover your next favorite read (and also where you’ll be able to find IN 27 DAYS!)

Indiebound

Here’s a link to the Tattered Cover’s website as well, where you can find all the books your heart desires and more!

The Tattered Cover

I hope to see you all at the Tattered Cover’s Aspen Grove location come July 28 to celebrate the release of IN 27 DAYS! (Check out my events page for more details!)

As always, stay tuned for more information as we get even closer to IN 27 DAYS’ release date of July 25! I seriously can’t wait for you all to be able to hold a copy of the book in your own too hands!

Lots of love,

Alison <3

Barnes & Noble Signing!

Hello world!

I am so very excited to announce that on AUGUST 5, 2017 I will be having my very first signing at Barnes & Noble in Pueblo, CO! Come on down to get your copy of IN 27 DAYS signed!

Here’s the info:

August 5, 2017

1-3 PM

Barnes & Noble

4300 N Fwy Rd

Pueblo, CO 81008

 

I’m looking forward to seeing you all there! 🙂

 

Lots of love,

Alison <3

Pre-Order Update!

Hello, lovely readers!

So there’s been a bit of an oops on my part, and for that I deeply apologize!

But firstly, thank you so much to everyone that’s sent in their pre-order information so far! The emails just came pouring in, and I am so excited everyone’s interested in IN 27 DAYS!

However it turns out that my publisher, Blink, will actually be the ones sending along the bonus chapter and not me! So hang on to that pre-order snap, and I’ll be posting info on the new email address Blink will be setting up that you can send your snap to in order to get your bonus chapter!

I am just so sorry that this mix-up happened! But rest assured, you all will absolutely be getting your bonus chapter asap!

Lots of love,

Alison <3