I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE RUMOR GAME by Dhonielle Clayton & Sona Charaipotra Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! 

Author: Dhonielle Clayton & Sona Charaipotra
Pub. Date: March 1, 2022
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook
Pages: 480
Find it: GoodreadsAmazon, Kindle, AudibleB&NiBooks(audiobook), KoboTBD, Bookshop.org

About the Book

All it takes is one spark to start a blaze.

At Foxham Prep, a posh private school for the children of DC’s elite, a single rumor has the power to ruin a life.

Nobody knows that better than Bryn. She used to have it all—the perfect boyfriend, a bright future in politics, and even popularity, thanks to her best friend, cheer captain Cora. Then one mistake sparked a scandal that burned it all to the ground.

Now it’s the start of a new school year and the spotlight has shifted: It’s geeky Georgie, newly hot after a summer makeover, whose name is on everyone’s lips. When a rumor ignites, Georgie rockets up the school’s social hierarchy, pitting her and Cora against each other. It grants her Foxham stardom . . . but it also makes her a target.

As the rumors grow and morph, blazing like wildfire through the school’s social media, all three girls’ lives begin to unravel. But one person close to the drama has the power to stop the gossip in its tracks. The question is—do they even want to?

From Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra, authors of the Tiny Pretty Things duology (now a Netflix series), comes the edge-of-your-seat social thriller everyone will be talking about. 


“A juicy, elegant, absolutely flawless thriller with a twist. It’s the diverse Gossip Girl we’ve been waiting for!”―Tiffany D. Jackson, New York Times best-selling author of Grown and White Smoke


3 winners will receive a finished copy of THE RUMOR GAME, US Only.

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About Dhonielle Clayton

Dhonielle Clayton is the New York Times best-selling author of the Belles series, The Mirror: Shattered Midnight, and the coauthor of Blackout and the Tiny Pretty Things duology, now a Netflix original series. She hails from the Washington, DC, suburbs on the Maryland side. She taught secondary school for several years, and is a former elementary and middle school librarian. She is COO of the non-profit We Need Diverse Books, and president of Cake Creative, an IP story kitchen dedicated to diverse representation. She’s an avid traveler, and always on the hunt for magic and mischief. Up next: The Marvellers, her middle grade fantasy debut. You can find her on social media @brownbookworm.

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About Sona Charaipotra

Sona Charaipotra is the author of Symptoms of a Heartbreak and How Maya Got Fierce, and coauthor of the Tiny Pretty Things duology, now a Netflix original series. She earned her master’s in screenwriting from NYU and an MFA in creative writing from the New School. A working journalist, Sona has held editorial roles at People, TeenPeople, ABCNews.com, MSN, and most recently, the Barnes & Noble Teen Blog (RIP), and contributed to publications from the New York Times to TeenVogue. She is a former We Need Diverse Books board member, and co-founder of CAKE Literary, a boutique book packager focused on high-concept diverse titles. Find her on the web talking about books, Bollywood movies, and chai. 

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Tour Schedule

Week One:

3/1/2022For the Love of KidLitExcerpt
3/2/2022The Reading DevilExcerpt
3/3/2022Rajiv’s ReviewsReview/IG Post
3/4/2022BookHounds YA Review/IG Post
3/5/2022Lifestyle of MeReview

Week Two:

3/6/2022The book review crewReview/IG Post
3/7/2022Kait Plus BooksExcerpt/IG Post
3/8/2022@coffeesipsandreadsReview/IG Post
3/9/2022Excuse Me, I’m ReadingReview
3/10/2022Eye-Rolling Demigod’s Book BlogReview/IG Post
3/11/2022YA Book NerdReview/IG Post
3/12/2022onemoreexclamationReview/IG Post

Week Three:

3/14/2022Fyrekatz BlogReview
3/15/2022Cindy’s Love of BooksReview
3/16/2022Karen Dee’s Book Reviews Review/IG Post
3/17/2022Confessions of a YA Reader Excerpt
3/18/2022Fire and IceReview
3/19/2022Lady HawkeyeExcerpt/IG Post

Week Four:

3/20/2022boozybook blogReview/IG Post
3/21/2022The Book ViewReview/IG Post
3/22/2022The Girl Who ReadsReview/IG Post
3/23/2022The Momma SpotReview/IG Post
3/24/2022#BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee BlogExcerpt
3/25/2022Two Chicks on BooksExcerpt

Week Five:

3/27/2022onemusedReview/IG Post
3/28/2022Nerdophiles Review
3/29/2022Two Points of InterestReview
3/30/2022@jypsylynn Review/IG Post
3/31/2022Momfluenster Review/IG Post

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