Friday, August 28, 2020

~ LOUISA QUOTE TOUR ~

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'LOUISA' 

by Author Beth Troy

Modern Faith series #2

What happens after salvation—when you’ve changed but others don’t see it? 
 
 

Author Beth Troy addresses this question from the first page, which finds Lu Sokolowski—the engaging and relatable heroine from Troy’s redemptive debut novel, 'Lu'—back in her hometown with her expectations of a new life dashed.

Lu has returned to Dunlap’s Creek with a hope to stay, but she struggles to right the wrongs she left behind, build a career outside of writing, and move on from the man who has moved on from her.

'Louisa' is a modern faith story of life after salvation that openly explores:

• The disconnect between who we are and how others perceive us;

• The struggle in speaking up for our beliefs;

• The question of when to let go and when to fight; and

• The journey in claiming a new identity.

In turns, captivating and pointed, 'Louisa' is a novel of a woman coming into the fullness of life God has for her. It’s for women who have experienced this for themselves and for women who doubt whether such a life exists. It’s for women who understand that a life of faith isn’t without struggle or mistakes. Louisa is about restoration—in its grit and glory.


Purchase Link: https://amzn.to/2PSH5aM

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

~ Friday Fiction Feature Secret Sisters Club ~

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~ FRIDAY FICTION FEATURE ~
--  'THE SECRET SISTERS CLUB'  --
AUTHOR MONIQUE BOCHEGER
~Post Includes:  Book Spotlight, Excerpt,
Author Bio & Giveaway~
   
The Secret Sisters Club JustRead Blog Tour 
 
Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for The Secret Sisters Club by Monique Bucheger, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
 
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ABOUT THE BOOK

 

The Secret Sisters Club TitleThe Secret Sisters Club
Series:  Ginnie West Adventure #1
Author:  Monique Bucheger
Publisher:  True West Publishing 
Release Date:  March 18, 2020
Genre:  Middle-Grade Contemporary Fiction

Twelve-year-old BFF's Ginnie and Tillie, want to be sisters. Tillie's divorced mom plus Ginnie's widowed dad could equal a lifetime of round-the-clock girl talk and slumber parties. Too bad Dad vowed to never marry again. Ginnie and Tillie form a secret club. They come up with the perfect mission to change his mind: 'Operation Secret Sisters'.

Before long, Tillie seems happier about gaining a dad than a sister. Ginnie suspects that Tillie has turned 'Operation Secret Sisters' into a scam called 'Operation Steal My Dad.' Things get more complicated when Ginnie stumbles across her real mom's hidden journals. Ginnie can finally get to know the mother she doesn't remember and Dad doesn't talk about.

When Dad discovers she has the journals, he takes them away. Ginnie needs to figure out what the big mystery is before her relationship with her father and her best friend are ruined forever.

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EXCERPT:
 

This is a scene between Tillie and her mom--that tells what Tillie REALLY wants:


Matilda Grace, I know you don’t like people to fuss over you, but it’s your birthday. I want to celebrate you with your friends.”

 

Tillie groaned. “Mom, I don’t want a big party. Just take Ginnie and me shopping. Please? That’s good enough.”

 

She shook her head. “What twelve year-old doesn’t want a real party?”

 

The kind of twelve-year-old who likes being invisible so people don’t ask you questions you don’t want to answer. Tillie smiled. “Mom, it’s my birthday. I like being with the Four Musketeers. I think that would be fun.”

 

I want you to marry Ginnie’s dad–that’s what I really wish for my birthday, Ginnie and I have talked about being sisters a million times. That’s what I want … to be sisters, only for real.

 

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PURCHASE LINKS*: Goodreads | Amazon Book Depository


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Monique Bucheger

When Monique Bucheger isn’t writing, you can find her playing taxi driver to one or more of her 12 children, plotting her next novel, scrapbooking, or being the “Mamarazzi” at any number of child-oriented events. Even though she realizes there will never be enough hours in any given day, Monique tries very hard to enjoy the journey that is her life. She shares it with a terrific husband, her dozen children, an adorable granddaughter, a son-in-law, three cats, and many real and imaginary friends. She is the author of several books and plans to write many more. You can find more about Monique and her works on her website.

CONNECT WITH MONIQUE: Website Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

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TOUR GIVEAWAY

(1) winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card OR winner's choice of Google Play, Apple, or Kobo!

The Secret Sisters Club JustRead Giveaway

Be sure to check out each stop on the tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway will begin at midnight August 25, 2020 and last through 11:59 PM EST on September 1, 2020. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

Giveaway is subject to the policies found here.

 
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Follow along at JustRead Tours for a full list of stops!
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~ BOOK BLAST SNEAKY'S SUMMER MYSTERY ~

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~ GREAT ESCAPES TOURS BOOK BLAST ~
--  'SNEAKY'S SUMMER MYSTERY' 
A Cobble Cove Story --
AUTHOR DEBBIE DE LOUISE
 
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BOOK BLAST

Sneaky's Summer Mystery: A Cobble Cove Story by Debbie De Louise

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About Sneaky's Summer Mystery

 

Sneaky's Summer Mystery: A Cobble Cove Story Cozy Mystery Publisher: Solstice Publishing (August 5, 2020) Print Length: 42 pages Digital ASIN: B08FCJCJW7

Cobble Cove is in the midst of an August heatwave. It’s the worst time for the air conditioner at the Cobble Cove library to break down. Alicia has no choice but to close the library and bring Sneaky, the library cat, home with her. After scheduling the air conditioner service with Rudy Gibbs, a technician from Hapnabber’s Repair Shop, she is surprised to learn that John knew Rudy when they were teenagers. When Rudy turns up dead after working on the AC at the library and Alicia learns of it during a barbecue she and John host with Gilly and Ramsay, Sneaky and Kittykai must once again protect their favorite ladies when they conduct their own investigation into the murder.

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About Debbie De Louise

Debbie De Louise is an award-winning author and a reference librarian at a public library on Long Island. She is a member of Sisters-in-Crime, International Thriller Writers, Long Island Authors Group, and the Cat Writers’ Association. She’s the author of eight novels including the four books of her Cobble Cove cozy mystery series and two short eBooks based on the books. She lives on Long Island with her husband, daughter, and three cats.

Social Media Links:  

Amazon Author Page: http://amzn.to/2bIHdaQ  
Debbie’s Character’s Chat Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/748912598599469  
Sneaky the Library Cat’s blog: https://Sneakylibrarycat.wordpress.com 
 
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Purchase Link - Amazon
 
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Tour Participants:

August 27

Here's How It Happened

Cozy Up With Kathy

Dee-Scoveries

Mochas, Mysteries and Meows

Maureen's Musings

Christy's Cozy Corners

Celticlady's Reviews

Literary Gold

August 28

Baroness' Book Trove

Socrates Book Reviews

StoreyBook Reviews

Reading, Writing & Stitch-Metic

Christa Reads and Writes

Books a Plenty Book Reviews

Author Elena Taylor's Blog

Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

 

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

~ GREAT ESCAPES TOUR TRICK OR THIEF ~

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~ GREAT ESCAPES BLOG TOUR ~
--  'TRICK OR THIEF'  --
AUTHOR D.E. HAGGERTY
~Post Includes:  Book Spotlight,
Author Bio & Giveaway~    

Trick or Thief: A Humorous Culinary Cozy Mystery Short Read (Death by Cupcake) by D.E. Haggerty

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About Trick or Thief

 

Cozy Mystery 6th in Series 
Independently Published Digital - 120 pages  
ASIN: B0878QF5V9 

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A little haunting sounds like innocent fun until a ghost plunders your stockroom.

Kristie is convinced ghosts don’t exist until food starts disappearing without a trace from the Youth Center storage. There are zero clues as to who’s been inside the building. The security guard hasn’t seen a thing, and the security tapes are mysteriously blank. When the ghost widens his hocus-pocus to include Kristie’s office, the gals of Callie’s Cakes jump in to find the culprit before Kristie can get in a whole mess of spooky trouble.
Will the gals of Callie’s Cakes expose the ghost before Kristie’s facility is destroyed?

Cupcakes not included, although recipes for all the delicious cupcakes Anna bakes are.

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About D.E. Haggerty

 

D.E. Haggerty is actually just plain old Dena, but she thinks using initials makes her sound sophisticated and maybe even grown up. She was born and raised in the U.S. but considers herself a Dutchie and not only because it sounds way cooler. After a stint in the U.S. Army, she escaped the US to join her husband in Holland. She fled Holland over ten years ago when she couldn’t stand the idea of being a lawyer for one single second more. Turns out Bed & Breakfast owner in Germany didn’t do it for her either. When the hubby got a job in Istanbul, she jumped ship and decided to give this whole writer thing a go. She’s now back in Holland, which she considers home. Sorry, Mom. 
 
Author links Website: http://dehaggerty.wordpress.com 
 
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Purchase Link - Amazon 
 
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~ Giveaway ~

 
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TOUR PARTICIPANTS: 
August 20 – I Read What You Write – REVIEW, CHARACTER GUEST POST  
August 20 – I'm All About Books – SPOTLIGHT  
August 21 – Nadaness In Motion – REVIEW  
August 21 – Hearts & Scribbles – SPOTLIGHT  
August 22 – Paranormal and Romantic Suspense Reviews – SPOTLIGHT  
August 23 – Christy's Cozy Corners - REVIEW, GUEST POST August 24 – Celticlady's Reviews – SPOTLIGHT  
August 25 – FUONLYKNEW – SPOTLIGHT  
August 25 – Readeropolis – SPOTLIGHT  
August 26 – Reading, Writing & Stitch-Metic – SPOTLIGHT
August 27 – Books to the Ceiling - GUEST POST  
August 28 – MJB Reviewers – SPOTLIGHT  
August 28 – My Reading Journeys – REVIEW  
August 29 – Here's How It Happened – SPOTLIGHT 
August 30 – Literary Gold – SPOTLIGHT  
August 30 – Rosepoint Publishing – REVIEW  
August 31 – Socrates Book Reviews – SPOTLIGHT  
September 1 – Thoughts in Progress – SPOTLIGHT  
September 1 – ebook addicts – REVIEW  
September 1 – Reading Authors Network – SPOTLIGHT September 2 – Gimme The Scoop Reviews – RECIPE  
September 2 – Baroness' Book Trove – REVIEW 
 
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~ FRIDAY FICTION FEATURE WHERE HE LEADS ~

  🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎   ~ FRIDAY FICTION FEATURE ~ --  'WHERE HE LEADS'  -- AUTHOR LYNN LANNING ~Post Includes:  Book Spotlight + Ex...