Book Tour: Zyla & Kai by Kristina Forest | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for Zyla & Kai by Kristina Forest. Before I found out about this tour I was curious about this romance – look at that cover and say no to that sweetness!! I dare you! Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule and links to other content creators and their thougthts.

Meet Author

Kristina Forest is the author of romance books for both teens and adults, including I Wanna Be Where You Are, which The New York Times called, “a big hearted story,” and Now That I’ve Found You, a Book Riot Best Book of 2020. Her next YA romance, Zyla & Kai, will publish with Kokila Books on June 7, 2022, and her adult romance debut, The Neighbor Favor, will publish with Berkley in Spring 2023. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing at The New School and she can often be found rearranging her bookshelf. 

About The Book

Title: Zyla & Kai
Author: Kristina Forest
Publisher: Kokila
Publishing Date: June 7th, 2022 
Page Length: 480
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age Range: YA
Rep: Black & Bisexual
Synopsis:

A fresh new YA romance novel by Kristina Forest, Zyla & Kai is an epic star-crossed love story about first love and not just the will they, won’t they— but why can’t they?

While on a school trip to the Poconos Mountains (in the middle of a storm) high school seniors, Zyla Matthews and Kai Johnson, run away together leaving their friends and family confused. As far as everyone knows, Zyla and Kai have been broken up for months. And honestly? Their break up hadn’t surprised anyone. Zyla and Kai met while working together at an amusement park the previous summer, and they couldn’t have been more different.

Zyla was a cynic about love. She’d witnessed the dissolution of her parents’ marriage early in life, and it left an indelible impression. Her only aim was graduating and going to fashion school abroad. Until she met Kai.

Kai was a serial monogamist and a hopeless romantic. He’d put a temporary pause on his dating life before senior year to focus on school and getting into his dream HBCU. Until he met Zyla.

Alternating between the past and present, we see the love story unfold from Zyla and Kai’s perspectives: how they first became the unlikeliest of friends over the summer, how they fell in love during the school year, and why they ultimately broke up… Or did they?

Romantic, heart-stirring and a little mysterious, Zyla & Kai will keep readers guessing until the last chapter. 

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Tour Schedule

Blog Schedule

June 20th
One More Chapter – Review
Melancholic Blithe – Mood Board

June 21st
Pages & Plots – Promotional Post
Books-N-Bullsh!t – Review, Top 5 Reasons to Read Zyla & Kai & Mood Board

June 22nd
Belle’s Archive – Interview
The Book Dutchesses – Promotional Post

June 23rd
Stuck in Fiction – Promotional Post
The Ink Slinger – 15 Reactions While Reading Zyla & Kai

June 24th
Kait Plus Books – Interview
Jen Jen Reviews – Review

June 25th
bookloversbookreviews – Promotional Post
Whispering Stories – Review

June 26th
Nine Bookish Lives – Promotional Post
Little Corner Reads – Playlist

Instagram Schedule

June 20th
writingrosereads – Promotional Post
hoardingbooks.herdingcats – Review & Favorite Quotes
_leahreads – Blogger’s Choice

June 21st
laurensbookvibes – Review
booksnbullshit – Blogger’s Choice

June 22nd
kerasalwaysreading – Review
pagesofbellerose – Blogger’s Choice

June 23rd
justa.gal.andherbooks – Interview
antonique_reads – Review & Playlist
feliciareads11 – Blogger’s Choice

June 24th
luna_reads – Journal Spread
jenjenreviews – Blogger’s Choice

June 25th
gsreadingspree – Review
bookloversbookreviews – Blogger’s Choice

June 26th
tbrandbeyond – Promotional Post
ninebookishlives – Blogger’s Choice
littlecornerreads – Blogger’s Choice

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