Blog Tour/ Sam Saves the Night

About the Book


Author: Shari Simpson

Pub. Date: October 1, 2019

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Formats: Hardcover, eBook

Pages: 304

Find it: GoodreadsAmazonKindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD


What would you do if you could stay out all night and not get in trouble?

Thirteen-year-old Sam has no friends, but you can’t really blame her. She lives her life in a state of chronic exhaustion thanks to her nightly sleepwalking jaunts, which include trips to the store, treehouse-building projects, and breaking-and-entering escapades-none of which she remembers in the morning. Her condition is taking its toll on her family (and her life), so when her mom takes her to see a wacky strip-mall sleep specialist, Sam is wary, but 100 percent in.

The night after the doc works his mojo, Sam wakes up outside her body, watching herself sleep. FREAKY! But once she gets over the panic attack, she realizes there’s a whole world of detached-souls out there, called SleepWakers-cliques of kids like the Achieves, who use their sleep time to learn new things; the Numbs, who eat junk food and play video games all night long, and the OCDeeds who search for missing things and organize other people’s stuff. And then there are the Mean Dreams, led by Madalynn Sucret, the nicest girl in Sam’s school, who shows Sam that she can use her power to get back at a bully who’s been tormenting her. Sam is intrigued-until it becomes clear that Madalynn is the real bully and the “tormentor” is just, well… sad. Now Sam is faced with uniting the various tribes of SleepWakers to fight back against Madalynn and the Mean Dreams in the most epic battle the night has ever seen.


About Shari:

Shari Simpson is a playwright and screenwriter who cowrote the off-Broadway hit Maybe Baby, It’s You and the Disney Channel Original Movie The Swap, both with her longtime writing partner, Charlie Shahnaian. She also won the 2012 BlogHer Voice of the Year for Humor Writing. Shari lives in Hoboken, NJ, with a patient husband, two hilarious teenagers, a demonic cat, and her pug, Mila Kunis. This is her first novel.

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Giveaway Details:

3 winners will receive a finished copy of SAM SAVES THE NIGHT, US Only.


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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

10/1/2019- Cindy’s Love of BooksExcerpt

10/2/2019- Portrait of a BookReview

10/3/2019- Moonlight RendezvousReview

10/4/2019- BookHounds YAExcerpt


Week Two:

10/7/2019- Struck by StoriesReview

10/8/2019- Twirling Book PrincessExcerpt

10/9/2019- Shortcake_bibliophageExcerpt

10/10/2019- Love, Stars and BooksReview

10/11/2019- Dazzled by BooksReview


Week Three:

10/14/2019- YA Book NerdReview

10/15/2019- Life Within The PagesReview

10/16/2019- fictitious.foxReview

10/17/2019- Fyrekatz BlogReview

10/18/2019- The Try EverythingExcerpt


Week Four:

10/21/2019- Novel NoviceExcerpt

10/22/2019- Nerdophiles Review

10/23/2019- Southern Girl BookaholicReview

10/24/2019- Two points of interestReview

10/25/2019- Little Red ReadsReview


Week Five:

10/28/2019- PopTheButterfly ReadsReview

10/29/2019- Savings in SecondsReview

10/30/2019- Wonder StruckReview

10/31/2019- Satisfaction for Insatiable ReadersReview