“Next Stop, Boston” by Iris Dorbian Wins Esteemed Literary Titan Gold Book Award

"Next Stop, Boston" by Iris Dorbian Wins Esteemed Literary Titan Gold Book Award
Iris Dorbian’s novel “Next Stop, Boston” has received the Literary Titan Gold Book Award for fiction, adding to its many accolades. Dorbian’s narrative has been praised for its authentic character dynamics and exploration of personal transformation against the backdrop of the rock music scene.

Iris Dorbian’s latest novel, “Next Stop, Boston,” has been honored with the Literary Titan Gold Book Award. This accolade adds to the growing list of recognitions for the novel, which recently won the 2024 Firebird Book Award in the coming-of-age category and was a finalist in the Spring 2024 Readers’ Choice Book Awards for the best adult book category.

“Next Stop, Boston” takes readers on a gripping journey through the tumultuous life of sixteen-year-old Geri Randall. After the death of her sister, Geri’s world is further upended when her new guardian, Dez Deacon, a washed-up rock star and her late sister’s fiancé, takes her on an unexpected rock and roll tour. Initially eager to win Dez’s approval, Geri finds herself at odds with her temperamental guardian, leading to a compelling struggle for autonomy and self-discovery.

The Literary Titan Gold Book Award is a testament to Dorbian’s storytelling prowess. In their review, Literary Titan praised “Next Stop, Boston” as a “riveting tale that delves into the depths of love, tragedy, and personal transformation within the backdrop of the rock music scene and familial relationships.” They further lauded Dorbian’s masterful narrative, which they described as a “rich tapestry of characters, each intricately drawn with flaws and vulnerabilities that render them achingly human.” The review highlights how the novel captivates readers with the raw and authentic dynamics between Geri and Dez, offering a poignant exploration of grief, resilience, and the redemptive power of love.

Readers have resonated deeply with Geri’s story, from her struggle for identity amidst the chaos of fame and personal loss to her turbulent yet transformative relationship with Dez. “Next Stop, Boston” showcases Dorbian’s talent and underscores her ability to explore complex human emotions within vividly portrayed settings.

Discover the emotional journey of Geri Randall in Iris Dorbian’s award-winning novel “Next Stop, Boston,” available on Kindle and in paperback on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Get your copy today and experience the story that critics are calling a “must-read for literary fiction and music enthusiasts alike.”

About the Book

Sixteen-year-old Geri’s life is thrown into chaos when her late sister’s fiancé, Dez, a fading rock star, becomes her unexpected guardian. Whisked away from her familiar world, Geri finds herself navigating the unpredictable highs and lows of a rock and roll tour, struggling to win Dez’s approval. But as Dez’s volatile behavior pushes her to her limits, Geri must confront her own desires and resilience, embarking on a transformative journey where she battles for control over her destiny. This riveting novel delves into the heart of love, loss, and the raw power of music, crafting a compelling story of self-discovery and redemption.

About the Author

Iris Dorbian is a seasoned writer and journalist with an extensive career contributing to prominent publications, including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Crain’s New York Business, Business Insider, Playbill, and Backstage. She has also served as editor-in-chief for Stage Directions for eight years, and her personal essays have been featured in diverse outlets such as HBO’s Inspiration Room, Boomer Magazine, Jewish Literary Journal, and Diverse Voices Quarterly. Dorbian’s books includes the critically acclaimed works “Great Producers: Visionaries of the American Theater,” “An Epiphany in Lilacs: In the Aftermath of the Camps,” and “Sentenced to Shakespeare.” Her latest novel continues to showcase her deft storytelling and keen insight into human experiences, solidifying her reputation as a distinguished voice in contemporary fiction.

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