Welcome to the I, HERO – THE BEGINNING Blog Tour!


Author, Jason Zandri

(Jason is on a whirlwind three week tour for three of his releases!  Each week’s tour, is for an individual book and each tour will be listed in 7 day increments.  The giveaways listed below will be awarded after the final tour is over and that is August 15, 2015.  To enter the drawing for the fabulous prizes and prize packages listed below, simply leave a comment at the bottom of this page, as well as each stop along his tour.  Each day that you leave a comment on a tour stop, your name will go into the drawing.  The more stops you visit and leave comments, the greater your chances to win!  GOOD LUCK!)

AUTHOR EVENT, Thursday, August 13, 2015 @ 11 AM CST


GIVEAWAYS (5 Winners):

1st Place:  $25 Amazon Gift Card + Kindle Versions of all 3 of Jason’s books

2nd Place:  $10 Amazon Gift Card + Kindle Version of winner’s choice of 1 of Jason’s books

3rd Place:  Kindle version of “As Life Goes – Elementary”

4th Place:  Kindle Version of “I, Hero – The Beginning”

5th Place:  Kindle Version of “Another Sunset”



Sunday, August 9, 2015:

C. S. Boyack

Monday, August 10, 2015:

Ani Manjikian

Tuesday, August 11, 2015:

April Adams

Wednesday, August 12, 2015:

Robin Chambers

Thursday, August 13, 2015:

John Howell

Friday, August 14, 2015:

A. G. Moye

Saturday, August 15, 2015:

Marc Estes

Sunday, August 16, 2015:

John Fioravanti


I Hero by Jason Zandri


An everyday man, living less than ordinary life in New York City, simply makes his way about his work life and one at home. A kind heart and an empathetic soul, who tended to think of others before he thought of himself.

With his childhood totally left behind and gone with the final resting of his father, Nathan has come to terms with his past as he forges his life in the present, unaware of what lies ahead.

An unlikely friendship, a random act of violence, a budding romance, all part of a life changed.



Sunday, August 2, 2015:

Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko

Monday, August 3, 2015:

John Fioravanti

Tuesday, August 4, 2015:

P. H. Solomon

Wednesday, August 5, 2015:

Rebecca Reilly

Thursday, August 6, 2015:

Liz Gavin

Friday, August 7, 2015:

Shirley Harris-Slaughter

Saturday, August 8, 2015:

Isabel Pietri

As Life Goes by Jason Zandri


Mark Sanford returns to his hometown with his son Matthew in tow to rebuild their lives. Recently divorced, and with the mother totally abandoning her parental responsibilities, both father and son are beginning their fresh start together.

Matthew begins to make new friends in the neighborhood and at school while he tries to find his place among people that have been friends with one another for years at elementary school.

Mark takes over the reins of the former family corner store with the help of a young woman looking for work. The ability to love and trust that woman entering his life is difficult for him because of all he has lost. For Matthew, that “first love” is difficult to understand without a motherly influence and with a father that has been deeply hurt.



Sunday, July 26, 2015

Beem Weeks

Monday, July 27, 2015

Jan Hawke

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Beth Hale

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Harmony Kent

Thursday, July 30, 2015

This stop will be re-listed shortly

Friday, July 31, 2015

Patricia Green

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Marc Estes

Another Sunset


David Stephenson is a kind drifter who comes to settle in the small Texas town of Westville. His sense, empathy, and awareness are well received by the residents of the failing town as they welcome and befriend him. During his stay he helps a small local girl try to realize her dream and while doing so excites and energizes the whole town to help out. Lives change as fate takes a critical turn. The local would-be reporter, tasked by David’s longtime friend, takes off on a mission to unravel the mystery of his travels, where he came from, and discovers why he is on his journey.



This story had me confused in the beginning.  I felt there were too many characters introduced too soon, and I was getting them all mixed up, especially with David and Peter Dempsey, and then with Caroline and Charlotte.   I couldn’t remember who was the passenger and who was the truck driver, and then I couldn’t remember which was the child and which was the elderly woman (that confusion very well could have been my own mind, mind you).  After having read the first two chapters twice, I began to force myself to focus better.  Then, I got it!  It all clicked!  I was so moved by this story-line, which was filled with comedy at times, sadness at times, frustration (if you’ve read this already, think David letting Su Ann have it!), then it all leveling out into a marvelously joyous read.  I mean, how many people are there in this world like David?  He made me want to be better, kinder and more generous.  Anytime an author can evoke those feelings inside of you, the reader, HE/SHE is damn good! My original review rating was going to be a 4 star because I found that there were many occasions where punctuation was needed, yet there was none.  For it to be a fluid read for me, I need yellow lights, red lights and green lights guiding my drive…and although not very often, I am guilty of this crime, too. (The good thing about that, is the author, Jason Zandri can fix those minor hiccups in no time!).  With all that said, by the time I had rounded the final bend of this tale, I was so wrapped up in this AWESOME story, this wonderfully crafted story, that ANOTHER SUNSET gets a 5 star rating from me!   Now, let me say what I know you came here to hear…you DO want to read this book and you DO want to read it right away.  The story was better than good, and Mr. Zandri, you have just garnered yourself a new fan!   I hope to see this book as a Rave Reviews Book Club “Book of the Month” selection in the very near future because I know ALL will enjoy it!  And if you are a follower of my reviews, you know I don’t say that very often.  Only when it’s true!



  1. Love your “I Hero” book cover – sounds like a good read too so I’ll be checking it out 😊😊


  2. Enjoyed your posts Jason!


  3. Best of luck on your tour, Jason. I’ll pop in when I can.


  4. What a nice tour. I enjoyed your posts.


  5. Hi, Jason!

    Best of luck on the tour! And like Beem, I’m wishing you the MILLION MARK as well! Have fun!


    1. Awesome. Well since I am getting all this luck wishing here on the tour I’ll skip the lottery tickets for this week. No way am I able to score both. 🙂


  6. Good luck with your tour, Jason. As someone who has already read Another Sunset, I agree with Nonnie. He has has a nice way of weaving together a touching story.


    1. Thank you for stopping by today Cassidy and for the prior review as well; much appreciated.

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  7. harmonykentonline July 27, 2015 — 8:28 am

    Best of luck with your tour and your writing, Jason! I’m looking forward to following along 🙂


    1. Thanks Harmony for stopping by and following along


  8. Best wishes on your tour, Jason! May you sell a million!


    1. Thanks Beem; I’ll take 100K of that “best wishes.” I’d like to work to a larger number “for the next one” and that way too I can share out the 900K with all of my peers 🙂


  9. Easy read, great characters, too bad there aren’t more people like this in the world!!!


    1. Bob, exactly what Nonnie thought after she read it! Recurring theme of the week: “Why aren’t there more decent, kind and caring people in this world?” Thanks for stopping by!


    2. Thanks for visiting Bob. I agree with you; it’s like one of my sayings “If you can’t find enough good people then decide to be one yourself”

      A lot of the problem with the world today is everyone is doing something for some “reward.” What most people misunderstand is the fact that the effort of making something better than it was when you came across it, or offering a helping hand to someone that needs and deserves it, is the reward itself.


  10. Good luck with your tour, Jason. I am reading Another Sunset and enjoying the journey.


    1. Thanks for stopping by Gwen and I am happy to hear you’re enjoying the book.


  11. Enjoy your tour, Jason. I’ll be following along each day.


    1. Perfect – thanks for stopping by Michelle


  12. Thank you Nonnie for this review from a few months back and for the highest rating as well as for the critical feed back.

    ” I found that there were many occasions where punctuation was needed, yet there was none. For it to be a fluid read for me, I need yellow lights, red lights and green lights guiding my drive…and although not very often, I am guilty of this crime, too. (The good thing about that, is the author, Jason Zandri can fix those minor hiccups in no time!”

    And I did – I sent the work back through another edit process and I am certain we have the version now available as a Kindle read all addressed.


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