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Ashley Farley, author of Sweet Tea Tuesdays, on tour June 2017

Posted By on March 23, 2017

About Sweet Tea Tuesdays

• Paperback: 270 pages
• Publisher: Leisure Time Books (May 3, 2017)

Three best friends met every Tuesday for twenty-six years. And then they stopped.

From the author of the bestselling Sweeney Sisters Series comes a novel of friendship, family, and hope.

When new next-door neighbors Georgia, Midge, and Lula first assembled on Georgia’s porch in Charleston for sweet tea, they couldn’t have known their gathering was the beginning of a treasured tradition. For twenty-six years they have met on Tuesdays at four o’clock, watching the seasons change and their children grow up, supporting each other in good times and in bad. With their ambitions as different as their personalities, these best friends anticipate many more years of tea time. And then, one Tuesday, Georgia shares news that brings their long-standing social hour to an abrupt halt. And that’s only the beginning as unraveling secrets threaten to alter their friendship forever.

Purchase Link

Amazon

About Ashley Farley

Ashley Farley writes books about women for women. Her characters are mothers, daughters, sisters, and wives facing real-life issues. Her goal is to keep you turning the pages until the wee hours of the morning. If her story stays with you long after you’ve read the last word, then she’s done her job.

After her brother died in 1999 of an accidental overdose, she turned to writing as a way of releasing her pent-up emotions. She wrote SAVING BEN in honor of Neal, the boy she worshipped, the man she could not save.

Ashley is a wife and mother of two young adult children. While she’s lived in Richmond, Virginia for the past 21 years, part of her heart remains in the salty marshes of the South Carolina Lowcountry where she grew up. Through the eyes of her characters, she’s able to experience the moss-draped trees, delectable cuisine, and kind-hearted folks with lazy drawls that make the area so unique.

Greg Iles, author of Mississippi Blood, on tour March/April 2017

Posted By on March 20, 2017

Join us for this thrilling conclusion to a readalong of the suspenseful trilogy, Natchez Burning.

About Mississippi Blood

• Hardcover: 704 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow (March 21, 2017)

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author

The endgame is at hand for Penn Cage, his family, and the enemies bent on destroying them in this revelatory volume in the epic trilogy set in modern-day Natchez, Mississippi—Greg Iles’s epic tale of love and honor, hatred and revenge that explores how the sins of the past continue to haunt the present.

Shattered by grief and dreaming of vengeance, Penn Cage sees his family and his world collapsing around him. The woman he loves is gone, his principles have been irrevocably compromised, and his father, once a paragon of the community that Penn leads as mayor, is about to be tried for the murder of a former lover. Most terrifying of all, Dr. Cage seems bent on self-destruction. Despite Penn’s experience as a prosecutor in major murder trials, his father has frozen him out of the trial preparations–preferring to risk dying in prison to revealing the truth of the crime to his son.

During forty years practicing medicine, Tom Cage made himself the most respected and beloved physician in Natchez, Mississippi. But this revered Southern figure has secrets known only to himself and a handful of others. Among them, Tom has a second son, the product of an 1960s affair with his devoted African American nurse, Viola Turner. It is Viola who has been murdered, and her bitter son–Penn’s half-brother–who sets in motion the murder case against his father. The resulting investigation exhumes dangerous ghosts from Mississippi’s violent past. In some way that Penn cannot fathom, Viola Turner was a nexus point between his father and the Double Eagles, a savage splinter cell of the KKK. More troubling still, the long-buried secrets shared by Dr. Cage and the former Klansmen may hold the key to the most devastating assassinations of the 1960s. The surviving Double Eagles will stop at nothing to keep their past crimes buried, and with the help of some of the most influential men in the state, they seek to ensure that Dr. Cage either takes the fall for them, or takes his secrets to an early grave.

Tom Cage’s murder trial sets a terrible clock in motion, and unless Penn can pierce the veil of the past and exonerate his father, his family will be destroyed. Unable to trust anyone around him–not even his own mother–Penn joins forces with Serenity Butler, a famous young black author who has come to Natchez to write about his father’s case. Together, Penn and Serenity–a former soldier–battle to crack the Double Eagles and discover the secret history of the Cage family and the South itself, a desperate move that risks the only thing they have left to gamble: their lives.

Mississippi Blood is the enthralling conclusion to a breathtaking trilogy seven years in the making–one that has kept readers on the edge of their seats. With piercing insight, narrative prowess, and a masterful ability to blend history and imagination, New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles illuminates the brutal history of the American South in a highly atmospheric and suspenseful novel that delivers the shocking resolution his fans have eagerly awaited.

Purchase Links

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

About Greg Iles

Greg Iles spent most of his youth in Natchez, Mississippi. His first novel, Spandau Phoenix, was the first of thirteen New York Times bestsellers, and his new trilogy continues the story of Penn Cage, protagonist of The Quiet Game, Turning Angel, and #1 New York Times bestseller The Devil’s Punchbowl. Iles’s novels have been made into films and published in more than thirty-five countries. He lives in Natchez with his wife and has two children.

Find out more about Greg at his website, follow him on Twitter, and connect with him on Facebook.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, March 21st: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, March 22nd: Mama Reads Hazel Sleeps

Friday, March 24th: Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

Monday, March 27th: Dreams, Etc.

Tuesday, March 28th: Tina Says…

Wednesday, March 29th: she treads softly

Thursday, March 30th: Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile

Friday, March 31st: Art @ Home

Monday, April 3rd: Joyfully Retired

Tuesday, April 4th: Bewitched Bookworms

Wednesday, April 5th: Literary Quicksand

Thursday, April 6th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Monday, April 10th: Lit and Life

Tuesday, April 11th: A Bookworm’s World

Wednesday, April 12th: A Bookish Way of Life

Thursday, April 13th: The Book Diva’s Reads

Friday, April 14th: Ace and Hoser Blook

Monday, April 17th: Cerebral Girl in a Redneck World

Tuesday, April 18th: Bibliophiliac

Darcey Bell, author of A Simple Favor, on tour March/April 2017

Posted By on March 20, 2017

About A Simple Favor

• Hardcover: 304 pages
• Publisher: Harper (March 21, 2017)

“Riveting and brilliantly structured, A Simple Favor is an edge-of-your seat domestic thriller about a missing wife and mother that relies on a rotating cast of unreliable narrators to ingeniously examine the cost of competitive mom-friends, the toll of ordinary marital discontent and the fallacy of the picture-perfect, suburban family.”—Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author

She’s your best friend.

She knows all your secrets.

That’s why she’s so dangerous.

A single mother’s life is turned upside down when her best friend vanishes in this chilling debut thriller in the vein of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train.

It starts with a simple favor—an ordinary kindness mothers do for one another. When her best friend, Emily, asks Stephanie to pick up her son Nicky after school, she happily says yes. Nicky and her son, Miles, are classmates and best friends, and the five-year-olds love being together—just like she and Emily. A widow and stay-at-home mommy blogger living in woodsy suburban Connecticut, Stephanie was lonely until she met Emily, a sophisticated PR executive whose job in Manhattan demands so much of her time.

But Emily doesn’t come back. She doesn’t answer calls or return texts. Stephanie knows something is terribly wrong—Emily would never leave Nicky, no matter what the police say. Terrified, she reaches out to her blog readers for help. She also reaches out to Emily’s husband, the handsome, reticent Sean, offering emotional support. It’s the least she can do for her best friend. Then, she and Sean receive shocking news. Emily is dead. The nightmare of her disappearance is over.

Or is it? Because soon, Stephanie will begin to see that nothing—not friendship, love, or even an ordinary favor—is as simple as it seems.

A Simple Favor is a remarkable tale of psychological suspense—a clever and twisting free-fall of a ride filled with betrayals and reversals, twists and turns, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge. Darcey Bell masterfully ratchets up the tension in a taut, unsettling, and completely absorbing story that holds you in its grip until the final page.

Purchase Links

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

About Darcey Bell

Darcey Bell was born in 1981 and raised on a dairy farm in western Iowa. She is a preschool teacher in Chicago. A Simple Favor is her first novel.

Follow Darcey on Twitter.

Tour Stops

Wednesday, March 22nd: she treads softly

Tuesday, March 28th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, March 29th: A Bookish Way of Life

Friday, March 31st: A Bookworm’s World

Monday, April 3rd: Art Books Coffee

Tuesday, April 4th: Ms. Nose in a Book

Wednesday, April 5th: Kahakai Kitchen

Thursday, April 6th: Literary Lindsey

Monday, April 10th: I Wish I Lived in a Library

Tuesday, April 11th: Stranded in Chaos

Wednesday, April 12th: Books and Bindings

Thursday, April 13th: Read-Love-Blog

Friday, April 14th: Booked on a Feeling

Monday, April 17th: Readaholic Zone

Tuesday, April 18th: StephTheBookworm

TBD: Tina Says…

Kassi Underwood, author of May Cause Love, on tour March/April 2017

Posted By on March 20, 2017

About May Cause Love

• Hardcover: 352 pages
• Publisher: HarperOne (February 14, 2017)

In this powerful memoir, a fiercely honest and surprisingly funny testament to healing after abortion, a young woman travels across the United States to meet a motley crew of spiritual teachers and a caravan of new friends.

At age nineteen, Kassi Underwood discovered she was pregnant. Broke, unwed, struggling with alcohol, and living a thousand miles away from home, she checked into an abortion clinic.

While her abortion sparked her “feminist awakening,” she also felt lost and lawless, drinking to oblivion and talking about her pregnancy with her parents, her friends, strangers-anyone.

Three years later, just when she had settled into a sober life at her dream job, the ex-boyfriend with whom she had become pregnant had a baby with someone else. She shattered. In the depths of a blinding depression, Kassi refused to believe that she would “never get over” her abortion. Inspired by rebellious women in history who used spiritual practices to attain emotional freedom, Kassi embarked on a journey of recovery after abortion-a road trip with pit stops at a Buddhist “water baby” ritual, where she learns a new way to think about lost pregnancies; a Roman Catholic retreat for abortion that turns out to be staffed with clinic picketers; a crash course in grief from a Planned Parenthood counselor; a night in a motel with a “Midwife for the Soul” who teaches her how to take up space; and a Jewish “wild woman” celebration led by a wise and zany rabbi.

Dazzling with warmth and leavened by humor, May Cause Love captures one woman’s journey of self-discovery that enraged her, changed her, and ultimately enlightened her.

Purchase Links

HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

About Kassi Underwood

Kassi Underwood grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. Her work has been published in the New York Times, The Atlantic online, The Rumpus, and Refinery29. She holds an MFA in literary nonfiction from Columbia University, where she taught on the faculty of the Undergraduate Writing Program. She has been a guest on MSNBC and HuffPost Live, and a speaker at colleges, comedy shows, and faith communities nationwide. Kassi lectures about personal transformation, social justice, and the spirituality of abortion. She is a student at Harvard Divinity School and cohost of the podcast Spiritually Blonde.

Find out more about Kassi at her website, and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, March 21st: Red Lipstick and Sneakers

Thursday, March 23rd: The Desert Bibliophile

Monday, March 27th: Tina Says…

Wednesday, March 29th: Stranded in Chaos

Friday, March 31st: Wining Wife

Monday, April 3rd: Samantha Field

Tuesday, April 4th: Back Porchervations

Thursday, April 6th: Literary Quicksand

Friday, April 7th: From the TBR Pile

Monday, April 10th: Emerald City Book Review

Monday, April 24th: Dreaming Big

Friday, April 28th: Jerseygirl, JESUS

TBD: Ain’t I a Woman?

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

Posted By on March 19, 2017

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The Enemies of Versailles by Sally Christie

Monday, March 20th: Books ‘n Tea

Monday, March 20th: An Accidental Blog

Tuesday, March 21st: Read Love Blog – Spotlight/Feature

Wednesday, March 22nd: The Maiden’s Court

Thursday, March 23rd: Snowdrop Dreams of Books

Friday, March 24th: Bewitched Bookworms

 

In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear

Monday, March 20th: Helen’s Book Blog – In This Grave Hour

Tuesday, March 21st: Book by Book – In This Grave Hour

Wednesday, March 22nd: Jathan & Heather – In This Grave Hour

Wednesday, March 22nd: Lit and Life – A Dangerous Place

Thursday, March 23rd: #redhead.with.book – In This Grave Hour

Friday, March 24th: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom – In This Grave Hour

 

The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

Monday, March 20th: A Bookish Way of Life

Tuesday, March 21st: Write Read Life

Wednesday, March 22nd: 100 Pages a Day

Thursday, March 23rd: Silver’s Reviews

Friday, March 24th: Not in Jersey

Friday March 24th: SJ2B House of Books

 

Renegade’s Pride by B. J. Daniels

Monday, March 20th: Broken Teepee

Monday, March 20th:Stuck In Books – excerpt

Tuesday, March 21st: Stranded in Chaos

Wednesday, March 22nd: Back Porchervations

Thursday, March 23rd: Books a la Mode – excerpt

Friday, March 24th: Moonlight Rendezvous

 

The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

Monday, March 20th: Fuelled by Fiction

Tuesday, March 21st: Kritter’s Ramblings

Tuesday, March 21st: SJ2B House of Books

Wednesday, March 22nd: Write Read Life

Thursday, March 23rd: Luxury Reading

 

The Mermaid’s Daughter by Ann Claycomb

Monday, March 20th: Ms. Nose in a Book

Tuesday, March 21st: Kahakai Kitchen

Wednesday, March 22nd: Just Commonly

Thursday, March 23rd: Ace and Hoser Blook

Friday, March 24th: 5 Minutes For Books

 

Loyal by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh

Monday, March 20th: Read Till Dawn

Tuesday, March 21st: Lit.Wit.Wine.Dine.

Wednesday, March 22nd: Life on a Colorado Farm

Thursday, March 23rd: Malcolm Avenue Review

Friday, March 24th: Lapdog Creations

 

Every Wild Heart by Meg Donohue

Monday, March 20th: Art Books Coffee

Tuesday, March 21st: A Bookworm’s World

Wednesday, March 22nd: A Bookish Way of Life

Thursday, March 23rd: StephTheBookworm

Friday, March 24th: BookNAround

 

Just the Essentials by Adina Grigore

Monday, March 20th: Rebecca Radish

Tuesday, March 21st: All Roads Lead to the Kitchen

Wednesday, March 22nd: Mel’s Shelves

Thursday, March 23rd: Library of Clean Reads

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Holden by Delores Fossen

Monday, March 20th: Books a la Mode – excerpt

Tuesday, March 21st: Books and Spoons

Wednesday, March 22nd: Open Book Society

Wednesday, March 22nd: A Chick Who Reads

Friday, March 24th: Bewitched Bookworms – excerpt

Friday, March 24th: Book Reviews and More by Kathy – excerpt

 

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All the News I Need by Joan Frank

Monday, March 20th: Books and Bindings

Tuesday, March 21st: Eliot’s Eats

Wednesday, March 22nd: Patricia’s Wisdom

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Eggshells by Caitriona Lally

Monday, March 20th: Write Read Life

Tuesday, March 21st: 5 Minutes for Books

Thursday, March 23rd: Books and Bindings

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Best Laid Plans & Other Disasters by Amy Rivers

Monday, March 20th: All Roads Lead to the Kitchen

Wednesday, March 22nd: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Thursday, March 23rd: A Holland Reads

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The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

Monday, March 20th: Diary of an Eccentric

Wednesday, March 22nd: A Literary Vacation

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The Mermaids of Lake Michigan by Suzanne Kamata

Monday, March 20th: Patricia’s Wisdom

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Finding Our Forever by Brenda Novak

Tuesday, March 21st: Books and Bindings

Wednesday, March 22nd: Reading Reality

Thursday, March 23rd: West Metro Mommy Reads

Friday, March 24th: Read Love Blog

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All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank

Tuesday, March 21st: Cait’s Cozy Corner

Wednesday, March 22nd: Fearless Creative

Thursday, March 23rd: Back Porchervations

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Sinful Scottish Laird by Julia London

Tuesday, March 21st: The Sassy Bookster – author guest post “Men We’d Like to See in a Kilt”

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Breaking and Holding by Judy Fogarty

Friday, March 24th: View from the Birdhouse

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Abby’s Journey by Steena Holmes

Tuesday, March 21st: Bibliotica

Friday, March 24th: Mom’s Small Victories

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A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

Friday, March 24th: Mama Reads Blog

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