This one is for fans of young adult dark fantasy! Today I have an excerpt from Tim McKay’s book Rise of Dresca. Be sure to download your copy of this new series kickstarter before you follow the rest of the tour! And then best of luck to you as you enter the giveaway!
Sometimes the best love stories are the true love stories. Enjoy this excerpt from And Then I Met You by Mackenzie Lee and then download your own copy. Want even more? Just follow the tour! Best of luck in the giveaway!
Today we welcome author Barbara Casey back to the blog to celebrate her latest young adult novel, Slightest in the House. Please enjoy this excerpt and then follow the tour for even more! Best of luck entering the giveaway!
You’ve got to love stories of people who managed to overcome the odds and be successful in spite of the cards being stacked against them. Read an excerpt of Sharon Bruce’s memoir, Shoebox Baby, and let her know what you think in the comments. Be sure to also follow the tour for more! Best of luck entering the giveaway!Continue reading “#BookBlast Shoebox Baby by Sharon Bruce with #Giveaway”
Learn what it was like for one family to leave Romania and start over again in Canada. Enjoy this excerpt from Mama Dida: My Road to Canada by Leonida Teohari and then follow the tour for more. Best of luck in the giveaway!
After experiencing the second world war tragedies and living through the socio political changes in Romania, grand-pa Aurel and grand-ma Dida for the love of their beloved grandchildren Darius and Anna, decided to leave family, friends and everything they built in Romania and start a new life in Canada. Nadia Comaneci incredible gymnastic success at the Olympic games in Montreal was what they knew at the time about Canada. Grand-pa Aurel and grand-ma Dida’s courage and personal sacrifices were the foundation for the education Darius and Anna accessed in Toronto and the life they enjoyed in Canada. The book presents real events and is based on a true story.
Read an excerpt:
After we came back to Constanta, Mother Voica was introduced to Mr. George whom we the children use to call Uncle George.
Uncle George was a good man who loved my mother and loved us. Uncle George was from Suditi village in Ialomita County. His family was financially well established so they sent George to a theological seminary to become a priest. After studying for two years, Uncle George decided that becoming a priest was not his vocation; his dream was to see the world.
Uncle George left the seminary and got a job on a commercial ship as a simple sailor. Now he was a free man able to travel and read without religious restrictions. Uncle George was an incredible reader – books, newspapers, anything that he was able to get his hands on. Mother Voica used to call it the reading virus. Unfortunately, while reading, he was smoking nonstop. Most importantly, when he married Mother Voica, Uncle George saved our lives.
About the author:
Leo Teohari was born in Constanta, Romania. Leo holds both a law degree and a degree in international economics. Leo defected from Communist Romania in 1980, and settled with his family in Toronto, Canada, where he became a businessman. Today he writes about his experiences and runs an international food trade business. In 2004 he published his first book, Hawala, based on a true story about a government cover-up and diversion related to the Romanian revolution in 1989.
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