Book Blast: Rising Sun, Falling Star

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Title: Rising Sun, Falling Star
Author: Vickie Hall
Publication Date: June 1, 2013
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Synopsis:

Different eyes and skin
Mock me from the mirror’s light
Enemy am I.

Dec 7, 1941
Today my life changed forever . . . I am no longer considered American, but by shear heritage I am now the hated enemy . . .
The lives of Kenji and Aiko Onishi and their American-born children are about to unravel when the United States is thrust into war with Japan. Confronted by insurmountable prejudice and fear, the family is ripped from their California home without just cause by the American government and sent to an assembly center “for their own protection.”
Forced to live in deplorable circumstances, every aspect of their lives regulated and controlled, the Onishi’s freedoms are stripped from their grasp as they struggle to survive behind barbed wire. It isn’t long before the mind-numbing confinement and feelings of helplessness begin to pit the family against one another.
When sent to a relocation camp in the center of the Utah desert, they’re beset by ever increasing emotional and physical challenges, and Aiko is faced with her greatest yet: to mend the broken spirits of her family, or risk losing them forever.
Based on true and tragic events that transpired during World War II, Rising Sun, Falling Star is a heart-rending story of one family’s struggle to survive uncalculated loss and emotional destruction.

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Author Vickie Hall

Vickie is a native of Utah, but growing up, lived in the states of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, and Nebraska. When she’s not writing, she’s composing music, or shopping with her sister. She loves animals of all kinds and camping with her family. Her favorite pastime is watching old movies on TCM, and unashamedly has a crush on Cary Grant.

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The book tour for Rising Sun, Falling Star starts Monday July 23, 2013. Here are the tour stops where you can find reviews, interviews, and other awesome stuff!

Tour Schedule:

July 23rd
I Am A Reader, Not  A Writer – Guest Post
The Children’s War – Review & Tens List
Bookworm Lisa – Review

July 24th
Brooklyn Berry Designs – Review & Interview
Laurie’s Thoughts and Reviews – Spotlight
I Love to Read and Review Books :) – Review

July 25th
Spellbindings – Interview
Mythical Books – Spotlight
My Devotional Thoughts – Review

July 26th
Literary Winner – Review
readalot – Review
Reading in Twilight – Spotlight

July 29th
Blood, Sweat and Books – Review
Getting Your Read On – Review
From the Bootheel Cotton Patch – Spotlight

July 30th
My Book a Day – Review
Taking Time for Mommy – Interview
A Casual Reader’s Blog – Review

July 31st
Sweeping Me – Spotlight
Aspired Writer – Review
A Blog Hop Place for Books – Spotlight

August 1st
Karey White – Review
Book Readers – Review
Hershey Kisses and Wishes – Review

August 2nd
Maria Hoagland, LDS Novelist – Review
StoryBook Reviews – Spotlight
Peace From Pieces – Interview

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