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Joan Frank, author of All the News I Need, on tour March 2017

Posted By on February 26, 2017

About All the News I Need

• Paperback: 210 pages
• Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press (January 17, 2017)

All The News I Need probes the modern American response to inevitable, ancient riddles—of love and sex and mortality.

Frances Ferguson is a lonely, sharp-tongued widow who lives in the wine country. Oliver Gaffney is a painfully shy gay man who guards a secret and lives out equally lonely days in San Francisco. Friends by default, Fran and Ollie nurse the deep anomie of loss and the creeping, animal betrayal of aging. Each loves routine but is anxious that life might be passing by. To crack open this stalemate, Fran insists the two travel together to Paris. The aftermath of their funny, bittersweet journey suggests those small changes, within our reach, that may help us save ourselves—somewhere toward the end.

Praise

“Joan Frank has gifted us with two unforgettable characters in a novel filled to bursting with hard truths and shimmering beauty.” —Bob Wake, Cambridge Book Review

Joan Frank is a human insight machine.” —Carolyn Cooke

“I will be quoting her ‘rules for aging’ at many dinner parties!” —Natalie Serber

Purchase Links

University of Massachusetts Press | Amazon

About Joan Frank

Joan Frank is the author of five books of fiction and a collection of essays on the writing life. She lives in Northern California with her husband, playwright Bob Duxbury. Visit her at www.joanfrank.org.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, February 28the: she treads softly
Tuesday, March 7th: Dwell in Possibility
Wednesday, March 8th: BookNAround
Friday, March 10th: A Bookish Way of Life
Monday, March 13th: Back Porchervations
Tuesday, March 14th: Readaholic Zone
Wednesday, March 15th: Good Girl Gone Redneck
Thursday, March 16th: Wining Wife
Monday, March 20th: Books and Bindings
Tuesday, March 21st: Eliot’s Eats
Wednesday, March 22nd: Patricia’s Wisdom
Monday, March 27th: Art Books Coffee

Tenaya T. J. Tison, author of KILLING WONDER WOMAN, on tour May 2017

Posted By on February 24, 2017

About Killing Wonder Woman

Paperback: 264 pages

Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing (February 27, 2017)

POW! BLAM! OOF!

Working women of faith are subjected to daily blows of lies and deception. We are barraged with messages that we’re not good enough, smart enough, thin enough, spiritual enough. We believe that our professions mean very little in the eyes of God. We’re feeling tired and discouraged from holding ourselves to impossible standards. These damaging lies and labels now have a name: Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman is a symbol of the unobtainable. She is a blend of all the women both real and fictional–that we idolize. She is the whispers of doubt and negative self-talk that run rampantly through our minds. It’s time to stop listening. It’s time to slay Wonder Woman!

Killing Wonder Woman is more than a book. It’s a long-overdue weapon that we, as working women of faith, can yield to cut down burnout, destroy discouragement, and set ourselves free of unrealistic expectations. Once we break loose of Wonder Woman’s deception, we can open ourselves more fully to trust God’s plan and integrate Him into all aspects of our lives, including in our workplace calling.

Are you ready to win at work and soar in faith? This is your call to arms.

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Purchase Links

Amazon | Books-A-Million | Barnes & Noble

About Tenaya T. J. Tison

Tenaya TJ Tison is a business leader and entrepreneur, with a proven track record as a strategic advisor and change agent within the small business sector. T.J. has held twenty-seven different jobs throughout her life and finally found her calling in helping businesses grow.

T.J. and her husband of twenty-five years have two grown children and together enjoy the peace of their Wisconsin hobby farm with a myriad of pet animals. In her spare time (ha ha), she likes to run, play golf, read, and cheer on the Minnesota Vikings.

T.J. is also the founder and executive director of Working Women of Faith, a nonprofit that exists to equip women to win at work and soar in faith. To learn more about Working Women of Faith, visit: workingwomenoffaith.com.

Connect with T. J.

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TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS for February 20th – 24th

Posted By on February 19, 2017

Maisie Dobbs series by Jacqueline Winspear

Monday, February 20th: Life By Kristen – Maisie Dobbs

Tuesday, February 21st: Bookshelf Fantasies – Birds of a Feather

Wednesday, February 22nd: Reading Reality – Pardonable Lies

Thursday, February 23rd: A Bookish Way of Life – Messenger of Truth

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The Possessions by Sara Flannery Murphy

Monday, February 20th: Art Books Coffee

Tuesday, February 21st: Tina Says…

Wednesday, February 22nd: Kahakai Kitchen

Thursday, February 23rd: Doing Dewey

Friday, February 24th: Luxury Reading

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Wild Horse Springs by Jodi Thomas

Monday, February 20th: Books and Bindings

Monday, February 20th: Pretty Little Book Reviews

Tuesday, February 21st: Romantic Reads and Such – Excerpt

Tuesday, February 21st: Becca the Bibliophile

Wednesday, February 22nd: Becky on Books

Thursday, February 23rd: Susan Peterson

Friday, February 24th: A Chick Who Reads

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The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

Monday, February 20th: A Chick Who Reads

Monday, February 20th: Barbara Khan

Tuesday, February 21st: Savvy Verse and Wit

Wednesday, February 22nd: Caryn, The Book Whisperer

Thursday, February 23rd: West Metro Mommy

Friday, February 24th: Reading is My SuperPower

Friday, February 24th: A Bookish Affair

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Sinful Scottish Laird by Julia London

Monday, February 20th: Booked on a Feeling

Tuesday, February 21st: From the TBR Pile

Wednesday, February 22nd: A Chick Who Reads

Thursday, February 23rd: Deborah Blanchard

Friday, February 24th: The Maiden’s Court

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The Dressmaker’s Dowry by Meredith Jaeger

Monday, February 20th: Library of Clean Reads

Tuesday, February 21st: Kritters Ramblings

Wednesday, February 22nd: Ace and Hoser Blook

Friday, February 24th: View from the Birdhouse

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Breaking and Holding by Judy Fogarty

Monday, February 20th: Jennifer Blankfein

Monday, February 20th: Kritter’s Ramblings

Tuesday, February 21st: Thoughts on This ‘n That

Thursday, February 23rd: Chick Lit Central – author Q&A

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The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

Monday, February 20th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Tuesday, February 21st: Laura’s Reviews

Thursday, February 23rd: BookNAround

Friday, February 24th: Kritter’s Ramblings

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The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry

Monday, February 20th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Wednesday, February 22nd: Thoughts on This ‘n That

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Abby’s Journey by Steena Holmes

Monday, February 20th: A Chick Who Reads

Wednesday, February 22nd: Suzy Approved

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The Best Laid Plans & Other Disasters by Amy Rivers

Monday, February 20th: Book by Book

Thursday, February 23rd: Kritter’s Ramblings

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Unbound by Steph Jagger

Monday, February 20th: Book Dilettante

Friday, February 24th: Sara the Introvert

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Tough Justice Countdown

Tuesday, February 21st: Becky on Books

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Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman

Tuesday, February 21st: The many thoughts of a reader

Wednesday, February 22nd: 5 Minutes For Books

Thursday, February 23rd: Joyfully Retired

Friday, February 24th: Fictionophile

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The Mermaids of Lake Michigan by Suzanne Kamata

Tuesday, February 21st: Write Read Life

Wednesday, February 22nd: Reading is My Superpower

Wednesday, February 22nd: Just Commonly

Thursday, February 23rd: Ms. Nose in a Book

Friday, February 24th: Readaholic Zone

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The Drifter by Christine Lennon

Tuesday, February 21st: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, February 22nd: she treads softly

Thursday, February 23rd: Bewitched Bookworms

Friday, February 24th: Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World

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A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

Tuesday, February 21st: A Bookish Way of Life

Wednesday, February 22nd: Mama Reads Hazel Sleeps

Thursday, February 23rd: Tina Says…

Friday, February 24th: Art @ Home

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50 States, 5,000 Ideas

Tuesday, February 21st: Walking on Travels

Wednesday, February 22nd: Kidventurous

Friday, February 24th: Kids Are a Trip

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One Part Plant by Jessica Murnane

Tuesday, February 21st: Literary Quicksand

Wednesday, February 22nd: Ms.Bookish.com

Wednesday, February 22nd: Just Commonly

Friday, February 24th: Broken Teepee

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The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

Friday, February 24th: BookBub Blog – New Historical Books for Book Clubs

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Christine Lennon, author of The Drifter, on tour February/March 2017

Posted By on February 19, 2017

About The Drifter

• Paperback: 384 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (February 14, 2017)

Megan Abbott meets M.O. Walsh in Christine Lennon’s compelling debut novel about a group of friends on the cusp of graduating from college when their lives are irrevocably changed by a brutal act of violence.

Present Day…

For two decades, Elizabeth has tried to escape the ghosts of her past…tried to erase the painful memories…tried to keep out the terrifying nightmares. But twenty years after graduating from the University of Florida, her carefully curated life begins to unravel, forcing her to confront the past she’s tried so hard to forget.

1990s, Gainesville, Florida…

Elizabeth and her two closest friends, Caroline and Ginny, are having the time of their lives in college—binge watching Oprah, flirting for freebies from Taco Bell, and breaking hearts along the way. But without warning, their world is suddenly shattered when a series of horrific acts of violence ravage the campus, changing their lives forever.

Sweeping readers from the exclusive corners of sorority life in the South to the frontlines of the drug-fueled, slacker culture in Manhattan in the ‘90s and early ‘00s, when Elizabeth is forced to acknowledge her role in the death of a friend in order to mend a broken friendship and save her own life, The Drifter is an unforgettable story about the complexities of friendships and the secrets that can ultimately destroy us.

Purchase Links

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

About Christine Lennon

CHRISTINE LENNON is a Los Angeles based writer. Before she moved to the West Coast and started her freelance career, she was an editor at W, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar. Since then, she has written for publications including, T, the New York Times Style Magazine; the Wall Street Journal; Town & Country; W; Vogue; Harper’s Bazaar; Martha Stewart Living; Sunset; C California Style; Marie Claire; Self; Net-a-Porter’s Porter and The Edit online magazine—among others. Christine lives in California with her husband, Andrew Reich, and their twins. The Drifter is her first book.

Find out more about Christine at her website.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, February 21st: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, February 22nd: she treads softly

Thursday, February 23rd: Bewitched Bookworms

Friday, February 24th: Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World

Monday, February 27th: StephTheBookworm

Tuesday, February 28th: Tina Says…

Wednesday, March 1st: A Bookish Way of Life

Thursday, March 2nd: Ms. Nose in a Book

Monday, March 6th: G. Jacks Writes

Monday, March 6th: Thoughts On This ‘n That

Thursday, March 9th: Booked on a Feeling

Christina Baker Kline, author of A Piece of the World, on tour February/March 2017

Posted By on February 19, 2017

About A Piece of the World

• Hardcover: 320 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow (February 21, 2017)

“Graceful, moving and powerful.” –Michael Chabon, New York Times bestselling author of Moonglow

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World.

“Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching dirt, my legs twisted behind. The arid moonscape of wheatgrass and timothy. That dilapidated house in the distance, looming up like a secret that won’t stay hidden.”

To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known American paintings of the twentieth century.

As she did in her beloved smash bestseller Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline interweaves fact and fiction in a powerful novel that illuminates a little-known part of America’s history. Bringing into focus the flesh-and-blood woman behind the portrait, she vividly imagines the life of a woman with a complicated relationship to her family and her past, and a special bond with one of our greatest modern artists.

Told in evocative and lucid prose, A Piece of the World is a story about the burdens and blessings of family history, and how artist and muse can come together to forge a new and timeless legacy.

This edition includes a four-color reproduction of Andrew Wyeth’s Christina’s World.

Purchase Links

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Photo by Jerry Bauer

About Christina Baker Kline

Christina Baker Kline is the author of five novels. She lives outside of New York City and on the coast of Maine.

Find out more about Kline at her website, connect with her on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, February 21st: A Bookish Way of Life

Wednesday, February 22nd: Mama Reads Hazel Sleeps

Thursday, February 23rd: Tina Says…

Friday, February 24th: Art @ Home

Monday, February 27th: Lit and Life

Tuesday, February 28th: Just Commonly

Wednesday, March 1st: Art Books Coffee

Friday, March 3rd: View from the Birdhouse

Monday, March 6th: Books on the Table

Tuesday, March 7th: Kritters Ramblings

Wednesday, March 8th: Kahakai Kitchen

Thursday, March 9th: Literary Quicksand

Friday, March 10th: Broken Teepee

Monday, March 13th: The many thoughts of a reader

Tuesday, March 14th: M. Denise Costello

Thursday, March 16th: Library of Clean Reads