Join us for this tour from June 4 to 22, 2018!
Book Title: Bitten by Alan Moore
Category: Adult Fiction, 430 pages
Release date: February 7, 2018
Format available for review: print and ebook (gifted Kindle copy, PDF)
Willing to send print books: to wherever Amazon delivers
Tour dates: June 4 to 22, 2018
Content Rating: R (Book contains profanities, intermittent sex and violence, incl. one violent sex episode, together with scenes of explicit disaster, distress and death)
In the not-too-distant future, Italy is in disarray. It has voted to leave the EU in an attempt to regain control of its laws, finances and commerce. Even so, the country's economy is shrinking and its national debt rising. There is a marked escalation, too, in unemployment, bank loans and immigration. Production and service companies are in difficulty. The only thriving business areas are the black market and organised crime. There is discontent and protest on all sides.
In Florence, the local Mafia boss, more accustomed to gunrunning and trading in plutonium, is involved in organising a silent auction for the sale of one of the world's most valuable lost paintings - a sixteenth-century masterpiece, which was appropriated in World War II by Stalin's Trophy Brigade. A British art expert is set to buy the picture on behalf of his client, a South American billionaire - yet surprisingly two Italian undercover intelligence agents, acting as antique dealers, submit the winning bid.
All the while, human beings continue to harm the Earth by destroying land, sea, air, animals and trees. Global climate change, polluting the atmosphere, depleting the ozone layer: these are some of man's crimes against Nature. But time is running out. Nature has lost patience with humans. Unless something is done immediately to reverse the destruction of the ecosystem, Nature will retaliate by deploying the terrifying forces at her command. And as a first step in wreaking her revenge, she instigates a reign of terror by the deadliest creature on Earth.
Meet the Author:
Born in Surbiton, Surrey in 1944, Alan Moore lives in Barnes, SW London, with his wife, Amber. They have two daughters and a son, who between them have two boys and two girls with another boy expected in May. Alan was educated at Oundle School in Northamptonshire and at London University, where, as an external student, he obtained a BA degree in English. Thereafter, for 25 years, he single-handedly ran his own book publishing company, which at one stage was producing up to 20 titles a year. Now, at the age of 74, he has self-published his first novel.
BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE:
June 4 - Working Mommy Journal - review / giveaway
June 4 - The Book Drealms - book spotlight / giveaway
June 5 - The All Night Library - review / guest post
June 6 - Life as Leels - review
June 7 - Cheryl's Book Nook - review / guest post / giveaway
June 8 - T's Stuff - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
June 12 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review / giveaway
June 13 - Library of Clean Reads - book spotlight / giveaway
June 13 - Mama Reads Blog - review / author interview
June 14 - Bri's Book Nook - review
June 15 - Olio by Marilyn - review / giveaway
June 18 - Rocksprings Crafts - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
June 19 - Svetlana's Reads and Views - review
June 20 - Truly Trendy - review
June 20 - Essentially Italian - book spotlight / giveaway
June 21 - Bound 4 Escape - review / giveaway
June 22 - Jessica Cassidy - review / author interview / giveaway
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Ends June 30, 2018
Join us for this tour from April 23 to May 18, 2018!
Book Title: All the Way to Italy: A modern tale of homecoming through generations past
Author: Flavia Brunetti
Category: Adult Fiction, 222 pages
Genre: Women's Fiction (can fit into YA Fiction as well)
Publisher: Ali Ribelli Edizioni
Release date: April 21, 2018
Format available for review: ebook (mobi, ePub and PDF)
Tour dates: April 23 to May 18, 2018
Content Rating: PG for the occasional use of "for God's sake" and a few religious references (though very mild). No violence, no swear words, and no sex scenes.
Until her dad died, Little considered herself a Californian. Now, thanks to half a letter, a symbol she can’t quite remember, and writer’s block, she finds herself back in Italy, the country of her birth. In a headlong rush to return to her beloved San Francisco, Little will journey throughout Italy, hoping to find the answers she needs to move on with her life so she need never look back. She’ll enlist the help of the woman who raised her, Sira, her father’s sister; but Sira has secrets she’s kept for decades, and Little underestimates the power of the country she fled years before.
In this powerful story of mixed cultures in a world trying to globalize, one girl’s struggle to leave her home behind will lead her back to the women in her family and the memories each of them has safeguarded through the generations. From war-torn Italy to the belpaese of today, All the Way to Italy is a tale for those in search of a balance between wanderlust and the necessity to come home, a reminder that although we may be fragments, we are never a lost cause.
Meet the Author:
Born just outside of Rome, Flavia Brunetti grew up bouncing back and forth between Italy and California, eventually moving back to the Eternal City and confirming her lifelong commitment to real gelato. Flavia holds a Master of Arts degree in Government and Politics from St. John’s University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from John Cabot University. Today she travels the world working for an international humanitarian organization and spends her free time writing and wandering around her beloved Roma in constant search of bookstores and the perfect espresso. You can find her city blog on Rome at whichwaytorome.com and her portfolio of published writing at flaviinrome.com.
Connect with Flavia: Website ~ Blog on Rome ~ Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Instagram
BOOK SPOTLIGHT TOUR SCHEDULE:
April 23 - TFaulc Book Reviews - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 23 - Working Mommy Journal - book spotlight / giveaway
April 24 - A Mama's Corner of the World - book spotlight / giveaway
April 24 - 100 Pages A Day - book spotlight / giveaway
April 25 - FLY HIGH! - book spotlight / interview / giveaway
April 25 - Library of Clean Reads - book spotlight / giveaway
April 26 - Bound 2 Escape - book spotlight / giveaway
April 26 - Readers Muse - book spotlight / guest post
April 27 - Literary Flits - book spotlight / giveaway
April 30 - #redhead.with.book - book spotlight / giveaway
May 1 - Svetlana's Reads and Views - book spotlight
May 2 - StoreyBook Reviews - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
May 3 - 411 on Books, Authors, and Publishing News - bk spotlight / interview / giveaway
May 4 - Just Reviews - book spotlight / guest post
May 4 - 30-something Travel - book spotlight / giveaway
BOOK REVIEW TOUR SCHEDULE:
May 7 - Working Mommy Journal - review / giveaway
May 8 - Essentially Italian - review / author interview / giveaway
May 9 - #redhead.with.book - review / giveaway
May 10 - Books Tales by Me - review / author interview
May 11 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review / giveaway
May 11 - Readers Muse - review
May 15 - Martha's Italy -review
May 16 - 100 Pages A Day - review / giveaway
May 18 - Library of Clean Reads - review / giveaway
May 18 - Thoughts on This 'n That - book spotlight / author interview
May 18 - 30-something Travel - review / giveaway
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Ends May 26, 2018
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