Posts Tagged ‘abuse’

Pump Up Your Book Presents A List of Offences Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Dilruba Z. Ara, author of the women’s fiction, A List of Offences, as she tours the blogosphere May 6 – July 26 2013 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT A LIST OF OFFENCES Daria, the heroine of the book is born under unusual circumstances that cause the people of her small village to gossip; yet as she grows she becomes an intelligent, sensitive and spiritual beauty that one feels is destined for a perfect life. After a flood, a boy is found on the bank of her river. Daria’s parents adopt the boy, and Daria befriends him. As they grow Daria begins
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Shattered Silence Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Margaret Daley, author of the Christian fiction suspense, Shattered Silence, as she tours the blogosphere October 1 – 30 2012 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT MARGARET DALEY Margaret Daley, an award-winning author of eighty-two books, has been married for over forty years and is a firm believer in romance and love. When she isn’t traveling, she’s writing love stories, often with a suspense thread and corralling her three cats that think they rule her household. Her latest book is the Christian fiction suspense Shattered Silence, about a series of murders that seem like a hate crime, but things aren’t what they
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Reversible Skirt Online Book Tour December 2011

Join Laura McHale Holland, author of the memoir Reversible Skirt as she virtually tours the blogosphere in December 2011 on her first tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Laura McHale Holland Laura McHale Holland’s memoir, Reversible Skirt won a silver medal in the 2011 Readers Favorite book awards. Her stories and articles have appeared in such publications as Every Day Fiction Three, Wisdom Has a Voice, the Vintage Voices anthologies, NorthBay biz magazine, the Noe Valley Voice and the original San Francisco Examiner. A member of both Redwood Writers and the Storytelling Association of California, Laura has been a featured teller at the Lake Tahoe Storytelling Festival. To
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New Memoir for Review: Reversible Skirt by Laura McHale Holland

Laura McHale Holland will be touring in December with her memoir Reversible Skirt. When the mother of three little girls commits suicide, their father wants more than anything to keep his family together. He remarries in haste and tells his daughters his new wife is their mother. The youngest, Laura, believes her mother must have gone through a kind of magical transformation. Reversible Skirt is written from Laura’s perspective as a child sifting through remnants of her mother’s existence and struggling to fit into a community where her family’s strict rules are not the norm. When Laura’s father dies, her stepmother grows increasingly abusive, which propels Laura and her
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Lagan Love Virtual Book Publicity Tour October/November 2011

Join Peter Murphy, author of the literary fiction novel, Lagan Love (Fiction Studio), as he virtually tours the blogosphere October 3 – November 23, 2011, on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Peter Murphy Peter Murphy was born in Killarney where he spent his first three years before his family was deported to Dublin, the Strumpet City. Growing up in the verdant braes of Templeogue, Peter was schooled by the De La Salle brothers in Churchtown where he played rugby for ‘The Wine and Gold’. He also played football (soccer) in secret! After that, he graduated and studied the Humanities in Grogan’s under the
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Pump Up Chats with Chamed – Author of ‘My Heart Stopped Beating’

Hello, Chamed. Welcome to Pump Up Your Book. Where are you from? I am Italian, although I am not of Italian descent, I cannot say more. I live in Tuscany. When and why did you begin writing? When I was ten years old I used to write in a journal about what happened to me during the day and my days where not very busy, so my pages were full of sketches and scribbles. I was fascinated by my mother; she used to write a lot. I had always had her romantic and melancholic vision of the writer, enlightened with beauty when absorbed in writing. As the years passed,
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The Fear of God Online Book Tour July 2011

Join B.A. Chepaitis, author of the sci-fi mystery with romantic elements The Fear of God as she virtually tours the blogosphere in July 2011 on her second tour with Pump Up Your Book! About B.A. Chepaitis BARBARA CHEPAITIS is author of 7 published novels, including the critically acclaimed Feeding Christine and These Dreams, as well as the sci-fi series featuring Jaguar Addams. The fourth novel in that series, A Lunatic Fear was a finalist for a Romantic Times Bookclub award. Her first nonfiction book, Feathers of Hope, came out through SUNY Press in July. She has optioned two scripts, and has recently been awarded a seed grant to develop
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My Heart Stopped Beating Online Book Tour July, August & September 2011

Join Chamed, author of the survival memoir My Heart Stopped Beating as she virtually tours the blogosphere in July, August & September 2011 on her first tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Chamed Chamed is not the registry office name of the author, yet it is not a pseudonym. She lives in Tuscany, she works mostly abroad, as a painter on canvas and porcelain. Some of her porcelain works are displayed in exhibitions in Italy, Sweden and Poland, France, Portugal and Brazil. My Heart Stopped Beating is her first novel. A second novel by her is forthcoming. About My Heart Stopped Beating Fourteen year old Italian girl, Chamed,
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New Book for Review: Memoir ‘My Heart Stopped Beating’ by Chamed

Italian author Chamed will be touring in July, August and September with her survival memoir My Heart Stopped Beating (MindLeaves July 2011). Fourteen year old Italian girl, Chamed, is a living miracle after fighting illness since birth to live a normal life. Now fourteen years old, she feels a thrill of freedom when she convinces her parents to let her stay home alone while they go on holiday. She soon regrets that decision when she receives a call from her aunt Patrizia that the worst has happened: her parents have died in a car accident. Things only get worse for Chamed as she mourns the deaths of her parents
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Pump Up Chats with Sci-Fi Mystery Author B.A. Chepaitis

Barbara Chepaitis is the author of 8 published books, including The Fear Principle featuring Jaguar Addams, and the critically acclaimed Feeding Christine and These Dreams. Her first nonfiction book, Feathers of Hope, is about Berkshire Bird Paradise and the human connection with birds.   She’s writing a sequel about Eagle Mitch, a bird she helped our US troops rescue from Afghanistan.  Barbara is founder of the storytelling trio The Snickering Witches, and faculty coordinator for the fiction component of Western Colorado’s MFA program in creative writing. Facebook site for Barbara – http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=615302442 Facebook site for Jaguar – http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jaguar-Addams-and-the-Fear-Series/135879429815445 Barbara’s website:   http://www.wildreads.com Thank you for this interview, Barbara.  Do you remember
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‘Through The Fire: One Woman’s Experiences in Surviving Domestic Violence’ Online Book Tour June 2011

Join Harriet Cammock, author of the inspirational non-fiction Through The Fire: One Woman’s Experiences in Surviving Domestic Violence as she virtually tours the blogosphere in June 2011 on her first tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Harriet Cammock It doesn’t matter how you start, it matters how you finish. This can be said of Harriet Cammock’s life. Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Harriet’s journey is one marked by a strong faith in the belief that you can overcome, if you try hard enough. Through childhood, her grandmother instilled in her a drive to succeed. After an abusive marriage, Harriet determined she would use her own experiences in overcoming
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The Fear Principle by B.A. Chepaitis Online Book Tour May 2011

Join B.A. Chepaitis, author of the sci-fi mystery with romantic elements The Fear Principle as she virtually tours the blogosphere in May 2011 on her first tour with Pump Up Your Book! About B.A. Chepaitis BARBARA CHEPAITIS is author of 7 published novels, including the critically acclaimed Feeding Christine and These Dreams, as well as the sci-fi series featuring Jaguar Addams. The fourth novel in that series, A Lunatic Fear was a finalist for a Romantic Times Bookclub award. Her first nonfiction book, Feathers of Hope, came out through SUNY Press in July. She has optioned two scripts, and has recently been awarded a seed grant to develop a
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New Book for Review: Through The Fire: One Woman’s Experiences in Surviving Domestic Violence by Harriet Cammock

Join Harriet Cammock as she tours in June with her nonfiction inspirational self-help book Through the Fire. In Through The Fire, Harriet Cammock has written a captivating account of surviving domestic violence. Having lived countless years in an environment of verbal and physical abuse, Harriet recollects events no person ought to be able to call to mind. Vivid accounts create unease, knowing people are able to harm each other on such levels and call it love. Harriet shares her blinded love, innocent assumptions, dreaded encounters, and fear-driven hopes, as she recaptures the essence of her painful memories. We journey with her through dating a perceived white knight; coping in
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New Book for Review: The Fear Principle by B.A. Chepaitis

B.A. Chepaitis is touring in May with her sci-fi mystery with romantic elements, The Fear Principle. On Prison Planetoid Three, Jaguar Addams and Alex Dzarny rehab the worst criminals by telepathically making them face their fears. Their current case is hitwoman Clare Rilasco, emotionless, beautiful, and part of a death machine plot that threatens to take over the world. Jaguar can’t tell who the bad guys are anymore, as she’s dragged into her own terrifying past by Clare’s telepathic tricks. While the search for the man behind the mirror continues, Jaguar and Clare are enmeshed in a relationship of seduction and trickery that makes Jaguar face her own deepest
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As the Sycamore Grows Virtual Book Tour May 2011

Join Jennie Helderman, author of the nonfiction narrative, As the Sycamore Grows (Summers Bridgewater Press), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in May 2011 on her second virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Jennie Helderman Jennie Helderman broke the glass ceiling at age ten by becoming the first girl page in the Alabama State Legislature. That surge of girl power wouldn’t be the last time she saw a need to put women’s issues at the forefront. Years later, after she helped set up a crisis-call center in an old house, a cry for help at the other end of the phone line resounded in her head.
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Beneath the Silver Lining Trilogy Virtual Book Tour November, December & January ’10 and ’11

Join Amanda Wolfe, author of the auto-biographical novel, Beneath the Silver Lining Trilogy (Xlibris Corporation), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in November, December and January on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Amanda Wolfe Amanda Wolfe was born in Ottawa, Canada in the mid ‘60s. She matured at a very young age out of necessity growing up in unusual circumstances. She has always been a happy-go-lucky, carefree spirit and a very strong-willed person. She has done everything from waitressing to owning her own restaurant and selling things from Mary Kay cosmetics to real estate. She is married to a wonderful man. They currently
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As the Sycamore Grows Virtual Book Tour October ’10

Join Jennie Helderman, author of the nonfiction narrative, As the Sycamore Grows (Summers Bridgewater Press), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in October on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Jennie Helderman Jennie Helderman broke the glass ceiling at age ten by becoming the first girl page in the Alabama State Legislature. That surge of girl power wouldn’t be the last time she saw a need to put women’s issues at the forefront. Years later, after she helped set up a crisis-call center in an old house, a cry for help at the other end of the phone line resounded in her head. That
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