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BOOK REVIEW & GIVEAWAY - The Prickly Problem: Dr. Pete the Porcupine by Cheryl DaVeiga

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    Join us for this tour from Sep 13 to Oct 11, 2022! Book Details: Book Title :  The Prickly Problem: Dr. Pete the Porcupine by Cheryl DaVeiga  Category :  Children's Fiction (Ages 3-7),  44 pages Genre :  Children's Picture Book Publisher :  Waterhole Productions LLC Release date:    January, 2021 Content Rating :  G. This children's book is for everyone.    Book Description: Quirky, magic-potion-making Dr. Pete the Porcupine finds himself in a sticky situation, perplexed by a terribly tricky case. Beloved by his desert neighbors for always fixing their prickliest problems, has Dr. Pete finally found a prickly problem he can’t solve? Follow Dr. Pete through this heartwarming tale as he and his desert friends learn the power of compassion, kindness, and friendship. I received an advance review copy for free and am leaving this review voluntarily. Thank you Cheryl DaVeiga  and  iRead Book Tours . I'm excited to be a part of this tour. One of the best de

Interview with Cheryl DeVeiga - Author of The Prickly Problem: Dr. Pete the Porcupine by Cheryl DaVeiga

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  Interview with Cheryl DaVeiga - Author of The Prickly Problem  You’ve been a financial executive for most of your career.  How did you become an award-winning songwriter?       I started writing children’s songs a long while back and created an animated character called CADi Grace to sing them.   It all began with my nephew Michael, then 7.   On our way to go shopping, we were listening to a kids’ song on the radio, and I announced (with only experience writing silly parody songs – a whole other story) that we could write a better song than that.   His look of amazement captured me, as he said, “we could write a song?”   I assured him we could, and his idea for what the song would be about (superheroes shopping—why not?!) became a real thing when the song (through a string of crazy events) was produced by the wonderful music musician and producer Anthony Krizan of Sonic Boom Studios.   Anthony turned our tune --hashed out on the piano-- into what we thought was a masterpiece, with gu

RELEASE BLITZ - Call to A Nightmare by Jim Lester - BUY NOW!

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    Mystery, Thriller Published Date: August, 2022     It was the Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Age, the era of Model T Fords, bootleggers and G-men. Spiritualism was all the rage. Everyone wanted to talk to the dead. Except Dr. Alex Gabriel, who thought talking to the dead was ridiculous. Until he met Savannah Bishop, the country's most unique medium. Using Savannah's contacts with the World Beyond, Dr. Gabriel and Miss Bishop set out to solve a series of brutal murders that range from the glitz of Hollywood to the backwoods of Arkansas and eventually to the bohemian Left Bank of Paris and finally to pre-Nazi Berlin. About the Author Jim Lester holds a PhD in history an dis the author of the historical novel, The Blind Boxer and a successful mystery novel called Deadline: New York about the early years of the paperback book industry. He is also the author of four young adult novels and a non-fiction book entitl

COVER REVEAL - ClickMate By Tia Kelly - Pre Order Today!

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  ClickMate Tia Kelly Publication date: January 24th 2022 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sports After a public and very messy divorce nearly drained his bank account, Cole Howard is too focused on trying to save his basketball career to even think about shooting his shot outside of the arena , especially with women like his uptight neighbor, Bella Barnes. Despite being beautiful and intelligent, she’s no stranger to drama, one thing he’s desperate to avoid. His only escape is an online culinary covert persona he uses to share his passion for all things food with a stranger who’s only interested in what he can do in the kitchen and not on the court. After having a problematic entanglement with a very famous and still married celebrity aired out on a nationally syndicated radio show , being unceremoniously fired, and moving in with her sister, Bellamy Barnes is too focused on trying to get her life back together to even think about getting herself entangled with another

RELEASE BLITZ & GIVEAWAY - Laugh Cry Rewind by Judy Haveson - BUY NOW!

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    Nonfiction/Memoir To Be Published: September 28, 2022 Publisher: J Press Books Growing up in 1970s and 80s suburban Houston, Judy Haveson is funny, sarcastic, and fiercely loyal, especially to her family, friends, and big sister, Celia. When she suffers a series of unimaginable traumatic events, her seemingly idyllic childhood comes to a halt, changing her life forever. In Laugh Cry Rewind, Judy takes readers on her journey of self-discovery, sharing funny, touching, and heartbreaking stories from her childhood all the way to the birth of her son. Her experiences serve as a reminder that while life is not always fair, ultimately, the choice to surrender or keep on living is ours. Her message to others who have experienced loss or tragedy is this: stop waiting for the other shoe to drop. Let life go on, and good things will be waiting for you on the other side of the pain. About the Author Judy Haveson is a proud Texa

BOOK REVIEW & GIVEAWAY - The Worst Kind of Truth

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  The Worst Kind of Truth by Frank Zafiro GENRE :    Mystery (police procedural) Detective Katie MacLeod has her hands full. It has been four years since her promotion to detective, and after paying her dues in property crimes investigations, she has made it to the Major Crimes unit. This is where the highest profile cases land—homicides, robberies, serious assaults, and sexual assaults. Katie catches two rape cases almost back-to-back. One victim is a prostitute with an unknown suspect… who Katie fears may be gearing up for more assaults. The other victim is a college student who has accused her boyfriend, a popular baseball player, of raping her at a party. Both cases have their own set of perils. Katie juggles her time investigating each one, encountering many obstacles—a lack of evidence in one, and wondering how to parse conflicting statements in the other. As she battles past these difficulties, Katie faces another fact… that both cases hit home with her in very diffe

RELEASE BLITZ - We Blend by Willa Drew - BUY NOW!

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    New Adult Romance Release Date: September 27, 2022 Publisher : Moving Words Publishing   Stage name. Secret plans. Real love. Escaping the shadow of my famous rockstar step-father… and the paparazzi, is how I find myself microphone-in-hand at a bar off campus wearing a disguise and my heart on my sleeve. I just want to sing. I need melodies like I need air to breathe. Music isn’t just some hobby: it’s my everything. And from the moment Wil steps on that stage next to me, I know my life won’t ever be the same. Our connection is instant. We want each other almost as much as we want the money. He’s in the States on scholarship, and I’m trying to make my  way in the industry. We forge an alliance, not knowing the secrets we both keep. Even tangled in a duet of lies, we make sense . . . we blend. Together, we could have it all. Or lose our hearts. Excerpt “No. He’s not my boyfriend. Who has time for that?

TUESDAY TEASER: Bod Behavior by Isabel Chiara - Order NOW!

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  Personal Transformation, Self Help, Body Image Date Published : 06-21-2022     A book where readers delight in both an “infectious storyline” and simultaneously a unique venture into their own personal development… including handfuls of interviews and excerpts featuring significantly impactful teachers, mentors and healing, therapeutic guides.   Excerpt     Chocolate, I know you sound clich├ęd. For years you’ve been associated with making up for love lost, poetically punctuating rom-com breakup scenes or presented as a prop in illicit affairs: a declarative symbol of substitution. Forgive me, my beloved, where words might fail me; I’ve picked up a drugstore satiny-red box of liquor-filled chocolate for you.  Chocolate has a history through the ages, long before Hershey’s confectionary affair gained speed at the end of the 1800s. Anthropologists deem we’ve associated the chocolate bean with love

RELEASE BLITZ - Lonely Dove by Sonee Singh - BUY NOW!

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    Literary Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Multicultural Fiction Date Published : September 27, 2022 Publisher: Koehler Books Finalist for the 2022 American Fiction Awards for Multicultural Fiction Anji is forty-one, single, of Indian origin, and grew up in Colombia. Now a successful journalist in New York City, she’s missing only love in her life. Then a vision reveals her soul mate; he calls her “lonely dove”—two words that describe her perfectly—but she cannot see his face. Determined to find this mysterious man, she draws on all her work and personal resources to find him. As Anji embraces the signs and visions she receives, she discovers a need to heal from her past relationships. Will she ever find her twin flame—and will she be ready when she does?   About the Author Sonee Singh is a cross-cultural seeker of deep knowing. She is of Indian descent, born in Mexico, raised in Colombia, and resides in the United

BOOK REVIEW & GIVEAWAY - The Lost and Found of Green Tree by Bobbie Candas

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  The Lost and Found of Green Tree by Bobbie Candas   GENRE : Historical Fiction   Both heart-warming and gut-wrenching, the merging stories of Mariah and Nanette reveal their grit and determination as they attempt to carve out a better life for themselves during one the twentieth century’s most arduous decades.   Growing up in the rural village of Green Tree, Nanette is convinced she’s meant for a bigger life, perhaps in the spotlight of Hollywood. But selling popcorn in a Minnesota movie theater is a far cry from the glamor she dreams of; nevertheless, Nanette is undaunted by challenges.   Mariah, living just outside of Green Tree, yearns to move off the family farm and take on a modern job in a bustling city, but she’s sidetracked by love. By eighteen, she finds herself married to her high school sweetheart, giving birth to twin daughters, and living only a few miles from the home she grew up in.   As the economy worsens during the Great Depression, Nanette’s and M