Book Tour & Giveaway: ‘Have Mother, Will Travel’ by Claire & Mia Fontaine

Have Mother, Will Travel by Kimberly McCreight William Morrow Paperbacks 320 pages Pub. Date:   April 9, 2013 (Paperback release) Book received from:  Publisher _____________________________________ Genre:  Memoir/ Travel Cover:  Not bad, but I do like the hardcover artwork much better. Characters:  Pretty typical mother-daughter relationship, for the most part. Tagline:  A mother and daughter discover themselves, […]

‘Reconstructing Amelia’ by Kimberly McCreight: Tour & Giveaway

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight Harper Collins 384 pages Pub. Date:   April 2, 2013 Book received from:  Publisher _____________________________________ Genre:  Mystery/Contemporary Fiction Cover:  It’s darkly simple and pretty reflective of the story Characters:  Somewhat interesting, but not very likable Tagline:  How much would you tell your mother?  Do you really know what’s going on inside your […]

‘Dark Tide’ by Elizabeth Haynes: Tour & Giveaway

Dark Tide by Elizabeth Haynes Harper 400 pages Pub. Date:   March 12, 2013 Book received from:  Publisher _____________________________________ Genre:  Mystery/Thriller Cover:  I like it, but it doesn’t really reflect the story for me.  It does, however, catch the eye. Characters:  Sadly, rather dry and dull Tagline:  There was a moment when it all started to go […]

Book Promo & GIVEAWAY: ‘Equal of the Sun’ by anita Amirrezvani

Last year, I reviewed Equal of the Sun by Anita Amirrezvani as part of a book tour, and found it very entertaining.  I enjoy historical fiction, and it gave me a chance to explore a time and setting I knew very little about.  Now, with the paperback release, I am offering two copies for readers […]

The Women Behind ‘Parlor Games’: Q&A with Maryka Biaggio & GIVEAWAY

Today, Maryka Biaggio, author of Parlor Games, has stopped by for a visit to answer a bit about the inspiration, influences, and interesting characters behind the book.  I have to say that the story being based on a real-life, strong leading lady from Michigan and traveling to Chicago, already had me interested.  However, after finding […]