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Do you feel Overjoyed when you hear your favorite old-school song?
Does reading a favorite book take you Back in Time?
I Like Big Books and I Cannot Lie is full of trivia, puzzles, and games that tie books with ’70s and ’80s music in a way you’ve likely never considered. You’ll be singing the inventive new lyrics to well-known tunes over and over as you unwind with this book that’s been called “inspired, and at times laugh-out-loud brilliant.” A fantastic gift for your GenX self, friends, and family or for your next retro party!
Come Go With Me on this time-traveling joy ride!
“Book and music geeks rejoice! Finally, there’s a book for you that offers the best of both. This collection of ’70s & ’80s songs with new literary-themed lyrics, a collection of unique games, trivia, and word-play galore is like nothing you’ve read or seen before. Each section offers a book- and music-related theme with tons of clever & fun activities. The book includes interesting pop culture moments as well as a bit of musical history. So grab a copy, warm up those vocal cords (or at least your sense of humor) and enjoy this funny, fast-paced, kaleidoscope of a book!”
– Connie Hicks, school librarian, teacher, and former musical theater major
“This is the music that moved me for a generation—of course I loved this book. My wife and I spent an afternoon playing the games, challenging each other in trivia and laughing as the classics played in the background. Hours went by before we realized it. So good!
Thanks, Tamara, for the rock and roll joy bomb!”
– TJ Greaney, Host, The Outdoor Zone Radio Show, Owner, Country Line Magazine, and author, Year 13
“I was laughing out loud at every other page! So much creativity, and such a fun spin on the classics; this is the perfect read for any music lover or avid book reader! Or just anyone looking for a laugh.”
- ADLEY, viral video sensation and Grammy-awarded entertainer
Ongoing social media posting and ads on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Marketing to Austin-area music shops, gift shops, and indie bookstores. Media outreach in Austin and areas of Wisconsin where the author has lived. Submissions to iconic Texas truck stop/shopping chain Buc-ee’s, national ’80s cruises, television talk shows, radio stations in Austin and Chicago as well as online stations, SiriusXM ’70s and ’80s stations.