A fellow blogger is hosting a giveaway for THE SMART ONE AND THE PRETTY ONE so head on over there and check it out!!! Ends October 19th so hurry!!!
Welcome, Rita, to Book Reviews by Buuklvr81. Thanks for stopping by and sharing with us a bit about the novel, Surrender the Wind! Let’s start the interview off by asking where you’re from and what’s some of your latest news? I grew up in a Maryland suburb outside of Washington. I’ve been settled in central Maryland for most of my life, and love it here. I prefer the mountains to the beach any day. Latest news? Well, I’ve been co-coordinating a huge book signing event alongside author Wanda Dyson, and Leah Morgan, an aspiring writer. It will be held on November 28 in Hagerstown, Maryland with 13 CBA authors in attendance, two of which are Christy Award winners. It’s getting a lot of buzz and the attention of our publishers.I’m nearly finished writing a new novel, and planning out the sequel a little at a time. When did you consider yourself a writer and what inspired you to write your first novel? I’ve always loved books and reading. When I was around eleven, I wrote a short story and drew the illustrations. As a teenager, I wrote poetry and wrote essays. The desire to write bit me in the late… Read more »
I am very excited about tomorrow! I am hosting my FIRST author interview!!! I posted my review of a book called Surrender the Wind by Rita Gerlach back in September. Well, I am pleased to announce that tomorrow I will be posting to my blog an interview I did with Rita! She is truly a sweet, sweet woman and I think you will enjoy what she has to say! So be sure and stop by my blog tomorrow for the intereview!!!
I received the Who Loves You Baby from: Vicki @ Readin’ At The Beach Here are the rules: * If you have a blog, post it on your blog with a link back to the site who gave it to you. * If you don’t have a blog but have a website, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter or other type account, post there with a link back. * Pass this on to 3-10 loyal fans. * Leave them a comment on their site, email, etc. to let them know. I’m passing this award on to: Karen @ Bookin’ With Bingo Emily @ Daughter’s of the King Lynn @ Books to Read Shelly @ The Attic Girland Janet @ Place for My Friends
And the winner of Miracle #3: A Little Help From My Friends is……………………………. BINGO!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! The winner has been notified via email and will have until 12pm EST on Monday October 12th to send me their information….thank you to all those who entered and keep an eye out for future giveaways!!!
Most all of us know Karen Kingsbury as being the queen of christian fiction. I certainly have to agree that she is definitely the queen of christian fiction! But what about before she become a christian writer? She was a journalist for a Los Angelas newspaper. While she was a journalist she wrote four articles on four different murder cases. Those articles and cases were turned into books, one of them being Missy’s Murder. As I’ve said, Missy’s Murder is based on an actual murder cases. A young beautiful girl, popular in school with and a loving mother, brothers and boyfriend, befriends a not so popluar shy new girl. This girl quickly becomes like family to Missy and her mom and brothers. Missy had everything the girl wanted:a loving mother,brothers,a boyfriend, popularity and beauty. Missy was even there with her friend when she got pregnant and had a baby and treated the baby like her own niece. Things seem so perfect….or are they? Some things start to happen and they just don’t seem quite right. And then Missy dissappears. Everyone seems to have an alibi….or do they? Is Missy really missing like the police think? Or is she dead like… Read more »
Wow. This novel is a perfect read for those young girls who are growing up into beautiful young women and facing the daily struggles and growing pains. I haven’t had the fortune of reading Miracle Girls or Miracle Girls #2, but if they are like this book then they are worth reading! Miracle Girls #3 tells the story of a young girl reaching her period of growing pains. She has a serious boyfriend, who lives right next door. Once a truly shy girl, she is becoming more popular at school. And then there’s the new, handsome teenage boy at school who shows some interest in her. Will this new interest cause a rift between the girl and her serious boyfriend? And will troubles at home arrise and upset her world even more? She has friends,dubbed the Miracle Girls, she can turn to-or can she, because they seem to be having troubles of their own? Find out in this exciting new book from two very talented authors! May and Anne know how to bring characters together in a story that really tells of how teenage girls are really struggle in today’s society. This book really shows a lesson learned: The life can be turned… Read more »
Winners of The Historian (thanks to Valerie at Hachetter Book Group!) are: Winner #1 HaleyKnitz and Winner #2 Paradox CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS!!! Winners have been notified via email and will have until 5PM on Friday October 9th to send me their information!!! Again, Congratulations and thank you to all those who entered this fun giveaway!
Though this is not my normal post this is a MUST for my blog to be in compliance with FTC regulations that will be in effect December 1st,2009. I will also be posting this disclosure policy permanently at the bottom of blog for future reference. This policy is valid from 08 October 2009 This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. This blog does not accept any form of cash advertising, sponsorship, or paid topic insertions. However, we will and do accept and keep free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations. The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. To get your own policy, go to http://www.disclosurepolicy.org NOTE:In all my reviews, I… Read more »
A blogger friend of mine does a fun thing each week that I am going to start doing. It’s called A-Z Wednesdays! It’s fun looking through all your books and picking one out whose title starts out with that letter! So for today’s letter it’s “I”….the book on my book shelf that starts with “I” is Deborah Bedford’s If I Had You. I will not be leaving a review for it today as I haven’t had a chance to do a review for it but thought I would list it since it is the only one on my shelf right now that starts with “I”!! 🙂 If I Had You Synopsis: From bestselling author Deborah Bedford comes the moving tale of an estranged mother and daughter, and the child who forces their old conflicts back into the light. Buy it here *Head on over to Reading at the Beach’s blog for more about A-Z Wednesday’s!! *