Pump Up Your Book Presents When the Morning Glory Blooms Virtual Book Publicity Tour

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Join Cynthia Ruchti, author of the Christian fiction, When the Morning Glory Blooms, as she tours the blogosphere May 6 – 31 2013 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book!


When the Morning Glory Blooms sm ABOUT WHEN THE MORNING GLORY BLOOMS

Becky rocks a baby that rocked her world. Sixty years earlier, with her fiancé Drew in the middle of the Korean Conflict, Ivy throws herself into her work at a nursing home to keep her sanity and provide for the child Drew doesn’t know is coming. Ivy cares for Anna, an elderly patient who taxes Ivy’s listening ear until the day she suspects Anna’s tall tales are not just idle ramblings. They’re Anna’s disjointed memories of a remarkable life.

Finding a faint thread of hope she can’t resist tugging, Ivy records Anna’s memoir, scribbling furiously after hours to keep up with the woman’s emotion-packed, grace-hemmed stories. Is Ivy’s answer buried in Anna’s past? And what connects them to Becky?

Becky, Ivy, Anna—three women fight a tangled vine of deception in search of the blossoming simplicity of truth.

“Ruchti’s gorgeous novel follows three women in different eras, all dealing with pregnancy out of wedlock. The interrelated stories show that time may change some perceptions, but love and faith are needed to reach out to a hurting world. The writing is evocative and laced with heart.”—RT Book Reviews, 4½ stars, TOP PICK!

“Ruchti (They Almost Always Come Home) weaves a potentially confusing storyline involving different eras into an intricate tapestry. She keeps it real, not wrapping up every conflict with a pretty bow of resolution. She also displays superb comedic timing in breaking the tension of emotionally heavy scenes. Readers will enjoy her delightful sense of humor and the richly developed secondary characters.”—Publishers Weekly

When the Morning Glory Blooms focuses on one of my passions—loving those who face unplanned pregnancy. Told through the lives of three women, this is a novel of hope, of truth, and of grace. I lost track of the number of times tears filled my eyes, both tears of heartache and joy. As someone who faced an unplanned pregnancy myself and mentors teen moms on a weekly basis, I was impressed! Cynthia Ruchti told the story beautifully. This novel has made the list of one of my all time favorite books!”—Tricia Goyer, bestselling author of 34 books, including The Promise Box

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Cynthia Ruchti is an author and speaker who tells stories of Hope-that-glows-in-the-dark through her novels, nonfiction, women’s events, and outlets related to the Heartbeat of the Home radio broadcast she wrote and produced for thirty-three years. She and her plot-tweaking husband live in the heart of Wisconsin, not far from their three children and five joy-giving grandchildren.

Her latest book is the Christian fiction, When the Morning Glory Blooms.

You can learn more about Cynthia and her writing and speaking at www.cynthiaruchti.com.

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When the Morning Glory Blooms Virtual Book Publicity Tour Schedule


Monday, May 6 – Book Spotlight at Cheryl’s Christian Connection

Monday, May 6 – First Chapter Reveal at The Writer’s Life

Tuesday, May 7 – Interview at You Gotta Read Reviews

Wednesday, May 8 – Interview at Examiner

Thursday, May 9 – Character Guest Post at Literarily Speaking

Friday, May 10 – Book Spotlight at My Cozie Corner

Friday, May 10 – First Chapter Reveal at As the Pages Turn

Saturday, May 11 – Book Review at A Peek at My Bookshelf

Sunday, May 12 – Guest Blogging at My Devotional Thoughts

Monday, May 13 – Book Review at Sharon’s Garden of Book Reviews

Tuesday, May 14 – Book Spotlight at The Busy Mom’s Daily

Tuesday, May 14 – Guest Blogging at The Story Behind The Book

Wednesday, May 15 – Book Review at Melina’s Book Blog

Wednesday, May 15 – First Chapter Reveal at Pump Up Your Book

Thursday, May 16 – Interview at The Writer’s Life

Friday, May 17 – Book Spotlight at The Book Connection

Monday, May 20 – Book Review & Book Giveaway at Queen of All She Reads

Tuesday, May 21 – Book Review at A Year of Jubilee Reviews

Wednesday, May 22 – Guest Blogging at Lori’s Reading Corner

Thursday, May 23 – Guest Blogging & Book Giveaway at 4 the Love of Books

Thursday, May 23 – First Chapter Reveal at Read My First Chapter

Friday, May 24 – Book Spotlight at Moonlight Lace & Mayhem

Friday, May 24 – First Chapter Reveal at Beyond the Books

Sunday, May 26 – Book Spotlight at Authors & Readers Book Corner

Monday, May 27 – Book Review & Book Giveaway at Create With Joy

Tuesday, May 28 – Book Review at Mary’s Cup of Tea

Thursday, May 30 – Book Review & Guest Blogging at Jersey Girl Book Reviews

Thursday, May 30 – Book Review at Lighthouse Academy

Friday, May 31 – Book Review at Thoughts From Mill Street

Friday, May 31 – Book Review at My Devotional Thoughts

Friday, May 31 – Interview at Blogcritics

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