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[Virtual Book Tour] THE ESSENTIAL CARL MAHOGANY by Zach Boddicker

* Amazon | Goodreads CarlMahogany.com Paperback $15.00 ISBN: 978-0-692-63863-7 Fiction, Neo-Western M12 / Last Chance Press March 24, 2017 Pages: 270 Book Summary: What can an award-winning Nashville singer-songwriter learn about himself by agreeing to a best-of tour in a beat up old van? If it means getting out from under the thumb of a label that considers him washed up, he’s willing to find out.  At least until an ex-lover wants to come along for the ride. Carl Mahogany’s not your average protagonist. In the practiced drawl of the aging country singer, and echoing Edward ...
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ANOTHER WORD FOR HAPPY by Agay Llanera

Amazon | Smashwords  Order print (for PH only) Watch a live reading of an excerpt Synopsis: What does it take to come out of the closet? Since he was thirteen, Caleb has always known he’s gay. Now a college freshman, he falls in love for the first time. If it’s true that love conquers all, then will Caleb finally find the courage to reveal his secret? In this tale about family, friendship and self-discovery, find out how Caleb discovers the path to the freedom he’s always longed for. Here’s a hint: it involves doing things outside his comfort zone, such as joining a spoken word group! ...
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[Blog Tour] WAITING IN THE WINGS by Tara Frejas

* Waiting in the Wings by Tara Frejas Genre: Romance / NA / Contemporary Release Date: February 21, 2017 SYNOPSIS: At twenty-three, theatre actress Erin Javier has yet to fall in love or kiss a boy offstage, away from the klieg lights. She is the perfect leading lady—whose heart men would fight for, win, and protect—unfortunately, only until the curtains fall and the lights go down. In real life, Erin is a certified NBSB whose heart has been hoping for a song to dance to for quite some time. But when two (two!) men enter from stage left and right, Erin is confused. Who deserves to...
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[Virtual Tour] APOCALYPSE ALL THE TIME by David S. Atkinson

* Apocalypse All The Time by David S. Atkinson Publisher: Literary Wanderlust Publication Date: January 1, 2017 SYNOPSIS: Doesn’t it seem as if someone issues a new apocalypse prediction every week? Y2K? The Mayan apocalypse? The Rapture? Doesn’t it seem endless? As opposed to the traditional trend of post-apocalyptic literature, Apocalypse All the Time is post-post-apocalypticism. Marshall is sick of the apocalypse happening on a weekly (if not daily) basis. Life is constantly in peril, continually disrupted, but nothing significant ever happens. The emergency is always handle...
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DIGGING TO AMERICA by Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler's been one of my favorite author's since I read Breathing Lessons and Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant. Her stories are character-driven and authentic. There is a subtle poignancy in the midst of silent humor in the narrative and in the portrayal of her characters. In Digging to America, however, the humor becomes more evident but it is also balanced out by a melancholy feeling that accompanies it. August 15, 1997 is a significant date for two couples of Baltimore: the all-American Bitsy and Brad Donaldson and the Iranian immigrants Sami and Ziba Yazdan are at the airport waitin...
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