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Blog Tour Round Up: Spin The Plate By Donna Anastasi

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Below is a compilation of all the reviews, interviews, and other information written thus far as part of the blog tour for Spin the Plate by Donna Anastasi:

Official Website of Donna Anastasi

Donna’s Blog

Spin the Plate Book Tour « Walker Author Tours

All the Write Tips Blog: Spin the Plate Interview with Donna Anastasi

Shark Bytes and Tales: Book Review- Spin the Plate

Books and Needlepoint: Spin the Plate by Donna Anastasi (Book Review)

Books and Needlepoint: My Thoughts on Banned Book Week – guest post by Donna Anastasi

ReaderGirls: Spin the Plate Book Tour

Book Review: SPIN THE PLATE, by Donna Anastasi :Michy’s Book Reviews

Book Reviews, Author Services, and More

I recently came across wonderful services for writers who need help with promotion and a source of off-beat books for readers who carefully chose their reading material.  The book reviews posted on A Cup of Coffee and a Good Book…, as well as those posted as part of Walker Author Tours, are insightful and provide information on books that you might not find at the local bookstore.

I will be participating in the blog tour of Spin The Plate:  A Novel by Donna Anastasi, organized by Walker Author Tours, sometime in December.  I am looking forward to it!  Thus far, the book is wonderful.  I will be sharing much more information on Spin The Plate shortly.

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Gone Reading

Cover of "The Help"

Cover of The Help

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GoneReading – Top 10 Reads – The books we couldn’t put down | Gone Reading

I can’t believe that it took me so long to hear about this site.  If you are interested in books at all, check it out.  There are lots of great products for readers, including coffee cups, t-shirts, and of course, book bags.  The proceeds from the site go to help establishing lending libraries in areas of the world where libraries are not the norm.  It sounds like a great cause and it is an upbeat site.  There are lots of additional resources for readers as well.  You can tell that the owner of the site and company is a book addict.  I was pleasantly surprised to see that The Help by Kathryn Stockett made it to #1 on a list of books we couldn’t put down, as decided by Gone Reading readers.  I couldn’t agree more.  Happy reading!

Why Laura Ingalls Wilder Rules

 “The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”
Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Why Laura Ingalls Wilder Rules | Kelly K Ferguson

The blog post listed above comes close to articulating just why I still love the Little House on the Prairie books after all these years – and Laura Ingalls Wilder as both character and author.

Carrie, Mary and Laura Ingalls

Michigan Author Mardi Link

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I recently finished two Michigan-based true crime novels, Isadore’s Secret and When Evil Came to Good Hart, both by Michigan writer Mardi Link.  It is not my intention to review either book at this time; however, I can say this.  Both are captivating reads.  Both are stories that stay with you long after you’ve read the last sentence.  What more can a reader ask for in a true crime book?  Not much.

Her books got me thinking and I decided to see if the author has a website and/or blog.  Fortunately, she has both.  Unfortunately, there are no more novels to read, yet.  Her blog is wonderful.  I highly recommend with the blog post below.  She gets right to the point, and I tend to agree with her.

Author Platform – Mardi’s Link

Below are links to Mardi Link’s main website and blog respectively.  Lots of great information!

author, Mardi Link

Mardi’s Link

Another Great Blog!

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Author Jennifer Malone-Wright – Blog

Author Jennifer Malone-Wright – Home

Do yourself a favor and check out the blog and website above.  Jennifer Malone-Wright will be debuting her first book soon!  Exciting stuff!  She has a lot to say.  Don’t be surprised to see more from her around here.

I am looking forward to reading her book, “The Birth of Jaiden.”  I hope to have a review up in the future.

Of Readers and Writers

WOW! Women On Writing Blog: Friday Speak Out!: The Writing World, Guest Post by Eliana Osborn

I can’t get enough of this blog!  Every time I visit I find something else intriguing to share with all of you.  At some point I hope to be featured in the Friday Speak Out! feature.  The particular post included above nicely describes the dynamic between roles of reader and writer.  We are what we read.