Andra Douglas - Black & Blue - Virtual Book Tour


Date Published: July 2019

Publisher:  BookBaby


Have you ever wanted to do something that everyone said was impossible? Then you’ll love BLACK & BLUE. Loosely based on the author’s own life, this coming-of-age novel will inspire you to pursue your dreams.

For as long as she can remember, “Toady” wanted nothing more than to play football.  But for Toady, the love of football is bittersweet – because Toady’s given name is Christine. She’s a girl, and girls “can’t” play football. Despite her exceptional abilities, she watches bitterly as the boys play on the high school team and win scholarships.  Reluctantly, she gives up her football dreams and moves to New York City – where she finds that life is full of surprises. Christine hears about a group of women playing flag football, and she joins their game. The players are so good that before long, they’re invited to become part of a professional women’s tackle league.

For Christine, this is the chance she’s always dreamed of. Not only does she play football, but she raises enough money to become the team’s owner. But that’s when the real challenges begin. Does Christine have the guts and the stamina to spite the odds? BLACK & BLUE will leave readers cheering as Christine doubles down to fight for her dreams and for the women who want nothing more than to play their favorite sport. If you loved Bend It Like Beckham or A League of Their Own, you’ll adore BLACK & BLUE.


 Virtual Book Tour - October 15 - November 22

October 15 - RABT Book Tours - Kick Off

October 16 - Beach Bound Books - Spotlight

October 17 - My Devotional Thoughts - Excerpt*

October 18 - Stephanie's Book Reviews - Spotlight

October 19 - Alyssa Faye Blog - Interview

October 21 - Tea Time and Books - Spotlight

October 22 - Nana's Book Reviews - Spotlight

October 23 - The Avid Reader - Interview

October 24 - Momma and Her Stories - Excerpt

October 25 - The Bookworm Lodge - Spotlight

October 26 - Valerie Ullmer - Excerpt

October 28 - Book Junkiez - Excerpt

October 29 - Lisa Queen of Random - Spotlight

October 30 - Novel News Network - Review

October 31 - Silver Dagger Scriptorium - Spotlight

November 1 - Truly Trendy - Review

November 2 - Dina Rae Writes Stuff - Spotlight

November 4 - Texas Book Nook - Review

November 5 - Momma Says to Read or Not to Read - Spotlight

November 6 - My Reading Addiction - Review

November 7 - Book Reviews by Virginia Lee - Spotlight

November 8 - A Life Through Books - Interview

November 9 - Voluptuous Book Diva - Spotlight

November 11 - Jazzy's Book Reviews - Excerpt

November 12 - - Spotlight

November 13 - The Indie Express - Review

November 14 - Crossorads Review - Spotlight

November 15 - 

November 16 - Stephanie's Life of Determination - Spotlight

November 18 - On a Reading Bender - Review

November 19 - Eileen Troemel - Spotlight

November 20 - 

November 21 - T's Stuff - Spotlight

November 22 - RABT Reviews - Wrap Up

ANDRA DOUGLAS is a native of central Florida and a graduate of Florida State University and Pratt Institute.  A national champion athlete in rugby and women's tackle football, she was the owner of the New York Sharks Women's Pro Football team for nineteen years and is the founder of the Fins Up! Foundation for Female Athletes, a non-profit to benefit at-risk teens.  In addition to her love of football, Andra is a professional artist and served as a Vice President/Creative Director at Time Warner for many years. Today, she lives with her parrot, 'Pie' in New York’s Greenwich Village where she creates mixed-media artwork.  To learn more, visit:


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