Aug 17, 2015

BOOK TOUR: Riding by Cassia Cassitas (@CassiaCassitas, @iReadBookTours #olympics #parolympics #bicycling #parenting #relationships #specialneeds)

When he is born, Andre propels his mother's life in a new direction. 
His father, an executive who organizes Olympic competitions around the world and doesn't know when to come back home, strives to make him a worldly citizen. 
Cycling, his life acquires purpose: becoming an Olympic para-athlete.
Riding  
by Cassia Cassitas 

Category:  Adult fiction, 254 pages
Genre: Parenting & Relationship / Special Needs
Publisher: CreateSpace
Release date: April 2015
Available for review in: Print, ebook - mobi (for Kindle), ePub
Content Rating: PG
Book Description:

Amidst real events and landscapes, men and women like us wander the cities we inhabit, rehearsing happier lives in the pages of this motivational narrative. From each one, destiny took a part to make them perfect.

When he is born, Andre propels his mother's life in a new direction. His father, an executive who organizes Olympic competitions around the world and doesn't know when to come back home, strives to make him a worldly citizen. Cycling, his life acquires purpose: becoming an Olympic para-athlete.

Together with his friends, he experiences disappointments and new beginnings. A doctor that builds robots, the daughter of a lonely teenager, and a retired athlete teach André how to overcome his limits and live his dream.

Set in Curitiba with breaks in Los Angeles, Seoul, Johannesburg and Soweto, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing and London, the narrative ends in 2012, in Rio de Janeiro.

As a tribute to all those who choose to sign the next episodes of their lives, this book is about overcoming one’s self amid achievements, obstacles, love and heroism, written behind the scenes of life.
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Author's Bio:


In my mind, words came in strides. They aligned themselves in arguments that were ready for combat after rebelling themselves - and that was just inkling. Where was my certainty to support the new image? And where were my emotions, with their brushes to bring color to life?"

Born in the interior of the state of Paraná, Cassia Cassitas accumulated various degrees throughout her career in Information Technology. The author of three novels, her texts convey ideas accumulated amidst the smell of coffee plantations, shoe factories, and the technology of the 20th century. These texts deal with life-altering episodes, in a path lit by a harmonious blend of memories and imagination.
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TOUR SCHEDULE:

Aug 17 - Olio by Marilyn - review / author interview
Aug 17 - Coffee, Books & Art - book spotlight / giveaway
Aug 18 - Readers Muse - review / guest post
Aug 19 - T's Stuff - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Aug 20 - Book Stop Corner - review / author interview / giveaway
Aug 21 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review / giveaway
Aug 24 - View From the Birdhouse - book spotlight / giveaway
Aug 25 - Based on a True Story - review / author interview / giveaway
Aug 26 - 3 Partners in Shopping  - spotlight/guest post / giveaway
Aug 27 - redhead.with.book - review / giveaway
Aug 28 - A Splendid Messy Life - review / giveaway
Aug 28 - Deal Sharing Aunt - review / giveaway
Aug 31 - Katie's Clean Book Collection - book spotlight 
Sept 1 - Book and Ink - review / guest post / giveaway
Sept 2 - Sveta's Reads and Views - review
Sept 3 - Elizabeth McKenna Romance Author - book spotlight / giveaway
Sept 4 - I'd Rather Be at the Beach - review / giveaway
Sept 7 - The Autistic Gamer - review
Sept 8 - Being Tilly's Mummy - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Sept 9 - Worth Reading It - book spotlight
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Sept 10 - Vic's Media Room - review
Sept 11 - Create With Joy - review / giveaway
Sept 14 - In This World of Books... - review / giveaway
Sept 15 - The Discerning Reader - review / giveaway
Sept 16 - Library of Clean Reads - review / giveaway
Sept 17 - Jorie Loves a Story - review / guest post
Sept 18 - Jessica Cassidy - review / author interview / giveaway
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