TOUR SCHEDULE: Always Human by Ari North

TOUR SCHEDULE: Always Human by Ari North

Hello friends!

We are so excited to announce the confirmed schedule for the Always Human tour! Thank you again to all of you that signed up and helped spread the word to ensure that we filled up this tour with some amazing #ownvoices reviewers! Be sure to visit our hosts during this week and help promote the release of Always Human for the entire week.

Remember, all tour hosts are required to post reviews in addition to their creative content.

August 24

Hear Our Voices – Intro Interview
Wilder Girl Reads – Review
Vee Reading – Book Recs
PuzzlePaws – Review
Enthralled Bookworm – Favorite Quotes + 15 Thoughts While Reading

August 25

The Reading Fairy – Favorite Quotes
Sometimes Leelynn Reads – Review in 5 Gifs + Journal Spread
Honorary Trickster – Cosplay + #OwnVoices Reflection + Cover Recreation
Pei Reads – Review
Kiiitastic Books – Reading Vlog

August 26

The Baroness of Books – Original Book Tag + Mood Board
Lizzy Writes Reviews – Review
The Writer’s Alley – Review in 5 Gifs + Book Aesthetic
BookaPlenty – #OwnVoices Reflection
Witch Who Reads – Blog Interview + Mood Board + #OwnVoices Reflection

August 27

Endless Pages – Review in 5 Gifs
Salty Badger Books – TV Recs
Lesbe Reader – #OwnVoices Reflection + Video Review
Bookishly Bree – 15 Thoughts While Reading
In the Style of Books – Look Book + Book Aesthetic

August 28

Paperback Wishes – Book Recs
Reading BLK – Reading Vlog + Journal Spread + #OwnVoices Reflection
Here There Be Magic Writes – Playlist
Rampant Reading – #OwnVoices Reflection + Costume Design
Emmm Reads – #OwnVoices Reflection + Book Recs

August 29

Aelin’s Kingdom – Favorite Quotes + 15 Thoughts While Reading
Rambling Mads – Book Recs + 15 Thoughts While Reading + Theme Analysis
Belle’s Archive – Favorite Quotes + Video Review
Of Books and Bone – Book Aesthetic + #OwnVoices Reflection + Look Book

Forever In A Story – Favorite Quotes + #OwnVoices Reflection

August 30

The Fine Art of Reading – #OwnVoices Reflection + Theme Analysis
Lecturas Lunares – Look Book + Cover Recreation + Fan Art
Midnight Books – Video Review + #OwnVoices Reflection
Author J Vinson – Dream Cast + Theme Analysis

August 31

Unconventional Quirky Bibliophile – Favorite Quotes
Pei Reads – #OwnVoices Reflection + Video Review
Wordy Birdy Reads – #OwnVoices Reflection
Melanie Reads Books – #OwnVoices Reflection + Book Recs

September 1

Evidently Bookish – Review
Ocean of Novels – Review
Kali’s Bookish Rambles – Playlist + Dream Cast
Arbol de Pana – #OwnVoices Reflection + Fan Art
Author J Vinson – Video Review

September 2

Bookshelf Life – Favorite Quotes
Shcores – Playlist + Reading Journal Spread + Video Review
TBR and Beyond – Blog Interview + Favorite Quotes + Mood Board

September 3

Reading in Color – Original Quiz + Mood Board + #OwnVoices Reflection
Dragon on a Book – Favorite Quotes + 15 Thoughts While Reading
The Only Kathy Trithardt – Reading Vlog + Favorite Quotes Library Looter – 15 Thoughts While Reading

September 4

Geek Declassified – Theme Analysis + Fan Art
Heavilybooks – Playlist + TV/Movie Recs + #OwnVoices Reflection
Cracked Spines – Review + Favorite Quotes
Noria Reads – Original Book Tag + 15 Thoughts While Reading

September 5

Books Build Life – Video Review + Journal Spread + #OwnVoices Reflection
Sirena Reader – #OwnVoices Reflection
Quills and Stardust – Bookstagram Feature

September 6

Miss Linda Bennet – Book Recs + Cover Recreation
Meagan Kimberly – Review
Brathicks – Review
Lit Noob – TV Recs
Belle’s Archive – Video Interview

Ari North is a queer cartoonist who believes an entertaining story should also be full of diversity and inclusion. As a writer, an artist, and a musician, she wrote, drew, and composed the music for Always Human, a complete romance/sci-fi webcomic about two queer girls navigating maturity and finding happiness. She’s currently working on a second webcomic, Aerial Magic, which is about the everyday lives of the witches who work at a broomstick repair shop. She lives in Australia with her husband.

Always Human
by Ari North

Publisher: Little Bee Books
Release Date: June 2nd 2020
Genre: Science Fiction Graphic Novel

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First serialized on the popular app and website WebToon, Always Human ran from 2015-2017 and amassed over 76,000 unique subscribers during its run. Now reformatted for a print edition in sponsorship with GLAAD, Always Human is a beautifully drawn graphic novel about a developing relationship between two young women in a near-future, soft sci-fi setting. Always Human is drawn in a manga-influenced style and with an incredible color palette that leaps off the page!

In the near-future, people use technology to give the illusion of all kinds of body modifications—but some people have “Egan’s Syndrome,” a highly sensitive immune system that rejects these “mods” and are unable to use them. Those who are affected maintain a “natural” appearance, reliant on cosmetics and hair dye at most to help them play with their looks. 

Sunati is attracted toAusten the first time she sees her and is drawn to what she assumes is Austen’s bravery and confidence to live life unmodded. When Sunati learns the truth, she’s still attracted to Austen and asks her on a date. Gradually, their relationship unfolds as they deal with friends, family, and the emotional conflicts that come with every romance. Together, they will learn and grow in a story that reminds us no matter how technology evolves, we will remain . . . always human.

Rendered in beautiful detail and an extraordinary color palette, Always Human is a sweet love story told in a gentle sci-fi setting by a queer woman cartoonist, Ari North.

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