Gayle Erickson - Grannie Panties are Under Rated - Virtual Book Tour

Chick Lit/ Women’s Fiction   *(contains language)

Date Published: June 6, 2017

Elle Martin has it all.


Handsome and successful husband. Check.

Daughter and son attending exclusive private high school. Check.

Privilege, status, and wealth. Check, check, check.


But there is more to Elle’s story.


Already struggling to keep up appearances in a social set full of pretension and ultra-competitiveness, Elle’s façade of perfection is threatened when her husband makes an announcement that will force her to confront a dark past she has successfully hidden for years. 


What will happen when long-buried secrets are unearthed and haunting new revelations are discovered? Will Elle find the happy ending she so desperately seeks?


Toggling between the early nineties and the present day, Grannie Panties Are UnderRated captures the Gen X experience from latchkey kid to helicopter parent with keen insight and precision. A page turner full of surprising twists, it is a must read for anyone who has struggled to reconcile the chasm between the person they once were, the person they have become, and the person they long to be.

Praise for Grannie Panties Are Under Rated

"...a highly entertaining and thought provoking book!"

"Gayle Erickson is brilliantly gifted in telling this engaging, sometimes disturbing, yet compulsively addicting story of a woman in crisis due to the bonds of the guilt-filled lens of her past"

"It is visually rich and culturally expansive," 

"You will fall in love with each of these honest, imperfect characters and identify with their struggles, demons, and challenges. Exposing the raw truths we often try to mask..." 

"Loved this book, could not put it down"

"A great retrospective of how we come to be who we are and where we are, often without intention or a road map. Like "Grannie's" characters, we all find moments of clarity or awareness, which give rise to change. All this and an accompanying playlist! A song for every chapter...what brilliant context!

Spotify Playlist by Author to compliment the Novel:

Virtual Book Tour - July 31 - September 8

 July 31 - RABT Book Tours - Kick Off

July 31 - Mello and June - Spotlight

August 1 - Book Junkie Mom - Excerpt

August 2 - Quiet Fury Books - Interview

August 3 - Emergency Book Blog - Excerpt

August 4 - Mythical Books - Interview

August 5 - The Bookworm Chronicles - Excerpt

August 6 - All Things Bookaholics - Review

August 7 - Caroline Clemmons - Interview

August 8 - The Bookworm Lodge - Spotlight

August 9 - Books, Dreams, Life - Excerpt

August 10 - Readaholic Blog - Excerpt

August 14 - A Life Through Books - Interview

August 15 - Bound 2 Escape - Spotlight

August 16 - Beach Bound Books - Spotlight

August 17 - Paranormal Romance and More - Excerpt

August 18 - Texas Book Nook - Review

August 19 - The Avid Reader - Interview

August 20 - Book Addict - Spotlight

August 21 - The Indie Express - Review

August 22 - My Reading Addiction - Interview

August 23 - Lisa Loves Literature - Review

August 24 - Full Moon Bites - Interview

August 25 - Novel News Network - Review

August 26 - Jazzy's Book Reviews - Spotlight

August 27 - This and That Book Blog - Spotlight

August 28 - On a Reading Bender - Review

August 29 - Stephanie's Book Reviews - Spotlight

August 30 - Eskie Mama Reads - Excerpt

September 1 - Morbid Romantic - Spotlight

September 4 - Tea Time and Books - Spotlight

September 5 - T's Stuff - Spotlight

September 6 - Momma and Her Stories - Review

September 7 - The Dragon Slayer - Review

September 8 - RABT Reviews - Wrap Up

Gayle Erickson is a Colorado native and graduate of The Colorado College. She lived in Tokyo, Japan and taught English for several years after graduation. Upon her return to the United States she worked in the non-profit sector. Gayle currently lives in suburban Denver with her husband, twin teen-age children, and two dogs. Grannie Panties Are Underrated is her debut novel.
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