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Blog Tour: Tick to the Tock - Playlist + Giveaway

Tick to the Tock Tour
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Title: Tick to the Tock
Author: Matthew Turner
Link: Goodreads
Publication Date: January 8, 2014

Dante King is a young twenty something who discovers he’s dying. He won’t live to see his next birthday and time is ticking away to live life before it’s taken from him. With the help of his eccentric and wild-free friend, Wilbur Day, and stubbornly rational cousin, Ethan Knight, the three friends embark on a trip that takes them across Europe, Asia, Australia and beyond.

Dante clings to his past though and the many regrets he has, yearning for acceptance and finally understanding faith. He’s only loved once, and when Daniella Adams comes back in to his life, the pair realise how in love they are – but must battle what they previously did to one another.

This is a heart pulling journey of amazing scenery and adventurous ways, but built on a life that is soon to end. It follows the love of Danii and Dante, finally realising how much they mean to each other but having it ripped away before their eyes. It’s about love and hardship between friends, family, and a dying son’s regret of not being better.

It’s a roller coaster ride of laughs and tears and making the most of life before it’s too late.

Buy Links:
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Tick to the Tock Playlist
Arranged by Matthew Turner

  1. 9 Crimes — Damien Rice
  2. No One’s Gonna Love You — Band Of Horses
  3. You’re Not Coming Home Tonight — First Aid Kit
  4. Keep Your Head Up — Ben Howard
  5. The Dreamer — Tallest Man On Earth
  6. Daphne — Lia Ices
  7. Tarnation — Max Avery Lichtenstein
  8. Such Great Heights — Iron & Wine
  9. My Sweet Carolina — Ryan Adams
  10. Falling Slowly — Glen Hansard
  11. I And Love And You — The Avett Brothers
  12. I Will Follow You Into The Dark — Death Cab For Cutie
  13. Candles — Daughter
  14. Look At Miss Ohio — Gillian Welch
  15. Adagio in D Minor — John Murphy

Author Bio
     What would you do if you had three months to live? That’s what Dante King faces, the indecisive twenty-two-year-old who must finally learn to embrace life and love.
     Tick to the Tock is a Contemporary New Adult Novel about Dante coming-of-age during turbulent times. A story inspired by love, but with the gritty realities of regret, missed opportunity, and understanding life’s meaning under dire circumstance. But a single mind isn’t affected on this journey, as an eclectic group comes to terms with the past, present, and what lies ahead.
     Dante must confront and accept his fate, but can he let go of Danni: his lost love and kindred dreamer? With his rationally stubborn cousin, and eccentric best friend, Dante witnesses a life of dream and wonder: embarking across Europe, tackling Tibet, travelling Australia, and defeating each lifelong wish one-by-one.
     Follow this coming-of-age roller coaster as four lives change forever. We’re only given one, but it’s never too late to understand faith, discover acceptance, and uncover the true meaning of love and happiness. Dante will die, but not before Danii, Ethan, Wilbur and he undertake an intense and heartfelt journey.
     Smile… Cry… Ask yourself what you would do with three months left… Because Love & Living Begins Now.
Author Links:
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