Sunday, April 13, 2014

Excerpt & Giveaway: The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

Excerpt & Giveaway: The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

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Lucy and Owen meet somewhere between the tenth and eleventh floors of a New York City apartment building, on an elevator rendered useless by a citywide blackout. After they’re rescued, they spend a single night together, wandering the darkened streets and marveling at the rare appearance of stars above Manhattan. But once the power is restored, so is reality. Lucy soon moves to Edinburgh with her parents, while Owen heads out west with his father.

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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Added to the Bookshelf – 4/13/14

Added to the Bookshelf – 4/13/14

Posted by on 04/13/2014 • 19 Comments

(Inspired by Mailbox Monday, IMM, Clock Rewinders and the like)

Notes from Melissa

How happy I am that Spring is finally here! I have to admit though that as things get even busier, the blog suffers even more….

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Blog Tour & Giveaway: On Grace Author, Susie Orman Schnall, Talks About Bad Reviews & Writer’s Block

Blog Tour & Giveaway: On Grace Author, Susie Orman Schnall, Talks About Bad Reviews & Writer’s Block

Posted by on 04/09/2014 • 9 Comments

But when Grace loses her job and gets unexpected news from her husband and her best friend, life suddenly gets complicated. Grace stands to lose everything: her marriage, her best friend, and her sense of self. But by her 40th birthday party, Grace will realize who and what matter most. With laughter. With tears. With grace.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Teaser Tuesdays – Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Teaser Tuesdays – Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

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Ev invites Mabel to spend the summer at Bittersweet, her cottage on the Vermont estate where her family has been holding court for more than a century; it’s the kind of place where swimming boldly is required and the children twirl sparklers across the lawn during cocktail hour. Mabel falls in love with the midnight skinny-dips, the wet dog smell lingering in the air, the moneyed laughter carrying across the still lake, and before she knows it, she has everything she’s ever wanted: wealth, friendship, a boyfriend, and, most of all, the sense, for the first time in her life, that she belongs.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Travel the World with Jennifer E. Smith, Author of The Geography of You and Me (Plus Giveaway)

Travel the World with Jennifer E. Smith, Author of The Geography of You and Me (Plus Giveaway)

Posted by on 04/08/2014 • 6 Comments

Lucy and Owen meet somewhere between the tenth and eleventh floors of a New York City apartment building, on an elevator rendered useless by a citywide blackout. After they’re rescued, they spend a single night together, wandering the darkened streets and marveling at the rare appearance of stars above Manhattan. But once the power is restored, so is reality. Lucy soon moves to Edinburgh with her parents, while Owen heads out west with his father.

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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Added to the Bookshelf – 4/6/14

Added to the Bookshelf – 4/6/14

Posted by on 04/06/2014 • 26 Comments

(Inspired by Mailbox Monday, IMM, Clock Rewinders and the like)

Recently on Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf Talking Internet Etiquette with Sunset Rising Author S.M. McEachern (Plus Giveaway) Cat Thursday – An Ordinary Moment Book Spotlight: A Killing Notion by Melissa Bourbon…

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Cat Thursday – An Ordinary Moment

Cat Thursday – An Ordinary Moment

Posted by on 04/03/2014 • 13 Comments

Welcome to the weekly meme that celebrates the wonders and sometime hilarity of cats! Join us by posting a favorite LOL cat pic you may have come across, famous cat art or even share with us pics of your…

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