Posts Tagged ‘family’

Pump Up Your Book Presents The Way We Lived Then Book Blast – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Adrienne Fox’s THE WAY WE LIVED THEN book blast November 16 – 27!   Title: The Way We Lived Then Author: Adrienne Fox Publisher: AuthorHouse Genre: Family and Relationship Format: Ebook Adrienne Fox is a retired musician who began her literary career reviewing concerts. This is her fifth novel. The other novels are the following: The Retirement, Starstruck, Tit for Tat, and IQ. Adrienne Fox writes about life in Britain from 1941–1963, when old traditions came head-to-head with new ideas as wartime austerity gave way to the Swinging Sixties. She colorfully describes growing up in a constant conflict of the morals,
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Pump Up Your Book Presents The Rabbit Culture Virtual Book Publicity Tour!

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Tito Capaldo’s THE RABBIT CULTURE virtual book tour August 3 – 28!   Title: The Rabbit Culture Author: Tito Capaldo Publisher: AuthorHouse Pages: 200 Genre: Family/Relationship Format: Kindle/Paperback Direct and vivid in its telling of the details of the adoption of a 7-year old boy from Romania after the collapse of Communism, the novel manages ultimately to deliver much more. Despite this story, I have been very lucky in my life … I had two wonderful parents, who, in their simplicity they taught me to love and respect Nature and its Laws. I have had satisfactory work experience both economically and professionally, first
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Pump Up Your Book Presents The Rabbit Culture Book Blast – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Tito Capaldo’s THE RABBIT CULTURE book blast May 25 – June 5!   Title: The Rabbit Culture Author: Tito Capaldo Publisher: AuthorHouse Pages: 200 Genre: Family/Relationship Format: Kindle/Paperback Direct and vivid in its telling of the details of the adoption of a 7-year old boy from Romania after the collapse of Communism, the novel manages ultimately to deliver much more. Despite this story, I have been very lucky in my life … I had two wonderful parents, who, in their simplicity they taught me to love and respect Nature and its Laws. I have had satisfactory work experience both economically and professionally, first as
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Pump Up Your Book Presents While Being a Parent Book Blast – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Eddie Marie Durham’s WHILE BEING A PARENT book blast May 25 – June 5! Title: While Being a Parent Author: Eddie Marie Durham Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 216 Genre: Family Format: Kindle/Paperback/Hardcover Being a parent is a lifetime job. No one knows that more than Eddie Marie Durham, mother of three adult sons. In her guidebook filled with practical parenting advice, Durham shares not only her personal experiences but also poetry, scripture, and quotes in order to help parents find their way down what can be a very challenging road while raising children in today’s world. Durham, a retired elementary school teacher, has
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Pump Up Your Book Presents The Ark Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Laura Liddell Nolen’s THE ARK virtual book tour May 4 – June 26! Title: The Ark Author: Laura Liddell Nolen Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 239 Genre: YA Scifi Format: Paperback/Kindle/Nook There’s a meteor headed for Earth, and there is only one way to survive. It’s the final days of earth, and sixteen-year-old Char is right where she belongs: in prison. With her criminal record, she doesn’t qualify for a place on an Ark, one of the five massive bioships designed to protect earth’s survivors during the meteor strike that looks set to destroy the planet. Only a select few will be
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Love is the Essence of Time Book Blast – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Samuel Douglas’s LOVE IS THE ESSENCE OF TIME book blitz February 16 – 27!     Title: Love is the Essence of Time Author: Samuel Douglas Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 114 Genre: Family/Relationship Format: Ebook Purchase at AMAZON This book is all about love as seen through the eyes of the author. Love Is the Essence of Time explores his deepest thoughts as he seeks to relate his understanding of the most powerful word on earth. He attempts to answer burning questions that affect everything that love touches. It is one of those books straight from the heart.   Samuel Douglas was born in
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Wings That Spread Book Blitz – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Ramesh Sangle’s Wings That Spread book blitz October 6 – October 17! Title: Wings That Spread Author: Ramesh Sangle Publisher: PartridgeIndia Pages: 202 Genre: Family/Relationship Format: Ebook Purchase at AMAZON This is the story of two loving souls, Jessica, a Spanish village girl and Aniket, son of the Indian Ambassador to Spain, who first meet at a school competition. As they grow older, they fell in love with each other. But, circumstances forced them to move on with their separate lives and Aniket moves back to India. Tragedy strikes their lives individually and they both loose their loved ones. Can Jessica and
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Until the End: A Fight For Survival Book Blitz – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Jesus Gutierrez’s Until the End: A Fight for Survival book blitz September 15 – September 26!   Title: Until the End: A Fight For Survival Author: Jesus Gutierrez Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 126 Genre: Family and Relationship Format: Ebook Purchase at AMAZON In 1985, when a small freckle on Fanny Gutiérrez’s cheek grew to the size of a quarter and turned dark brown, the young mother sought medical advice. She soon learned she had malignant melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer. In Until the End, her husband, author Jesús L. Gutiérrez, shares her battle with cancer and how the diagnosis and treatment affected Fanny,
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Pieces of the Past Book Blitz – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you Bree Matthews’ Pieces of the Past Book Blast March 3 – 14! ABOUT PIECES OF THE PAST Title: Pieces of the Past Genre: Family & Relationships Author: Bree Matthews Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 268 Language: English Format: Ebook Your first love. Everyone remembers that special person and time in their lives. Sometimes first love lasts a lifetime, but more often than not, it is just your introduction to what could be waiting with the next open door. Anne and Joshua were swept up in the wonderment of first love as teenagers, never believing they would part; and, yet, they did. Broken hearts, wounded pride,
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Hope Springs Eternal in the Priestly Breast Book Blast – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to bring you James Valladares’  Hope Springs Eternal in the Priestly Breast Book Blast February 17 – 28! ABOUT HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL IN THE PRIESTLY BREAST   Title: Hope Springs Eternal in the Priestly Breast Genre: Family/Law/Religion Author: James Valladares, PhD Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 328 Language: English Format: Ebook The clergy abuse scandal has posed the greatest threat to the traditional understanding of the Catholic priesthood since the Protestant Reformation. Now, as then, the deadliest attacks are coming from within the Church. In an attempt to improve a system that allowed a small minority of the clergy to violate children and ameliorate the gross negligence of
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{Virtual Book Tour} Pump Up Your Book Presents The Search Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Pump Up Your Book is proud to be representing Titia Ellis, author of the family relationship/parenting book, The Search, as she tours the blogosphere December 16 – January 17! ABOUT THE SEARCH Title: The Search Genre: Family Relationship/Parenting Author: Titia Ellis, PhD Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 232 Language: English “A compelling story of an adopted woman’s search for her truth and a mother lost, found, and lost again. The Search is a poignant memoir of the reality of an adoptee’s life. I couldn’t put it down.” JOE SOLL, LCSW, PSYCHOTHERAPIST, AUTHOR OF ADOPTION HEALING…A PATH TO RECOVERY Titia Ellis remembers the exact moment her life changed forever. Her mother, still in her dressing gown,
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Pump Up Your Book Presents The Search Book Blast – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Pump Up Your Book is proud to announce Titia Ellis’  family relationship/parenting book Book Blast The Search: A Memoir of an Adopted Woman November 11-22! Titia will be giving away a $25 Amazon Gift Card. To enter, fill out the Rafflecopter form below or on participating blogs throughout the blast and good luck! All participating bloggers willing to host are eligible to win. Thank you! To sign up for this blast: ABOUT THE SEARCH Title: The Search Genre: Family Relationship/Parenting Author: Titia Ellis, PhD Publisher: iUniverse Pages: 232 Language: English “A compelling story of an adopted woman’s search for her truth and a mother lost, found, and lost again. The Search is a
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{Virtual Book Tour} Pump Up Your Book Presents Maggie’s Turn Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Pump Up Your Book is proud to be representing Deanna Lynn Sletten, author of the contemporary women’s fiction, Maggie’s Turn, as she tours the blogosphere November 4 – 29! ABOUT MAGGIE’S TURN   Title: Maggie’s Turn Genre: Contemporary Women’s Fiction Author: Deanna Lynn Sletten Publisher: CreateSpace Pages: 246 Language: English ISBN-10: 1491277289 ISBN-13: 978-1491277287 Maggie Harrison is a devoted wife and mother, always putting the needs of her family ahead of her own. Then, one day, without planning to, she drives away, leaving behind an indifferent husband and two sulking teenagers. Maggie goes off on a quest of self-exploration, enjoying adventures, meeting new people, and rediscovering her passions. For
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{General Fiction for Review} What Remains by Bart Baker

Bart Baker will be touring October 7 – November 29 with his general fiction novel, What Remains. We are looking for reviews, interviews, first chapter reveals, and book spotlights/excerpts. Book Synopsis When Conner Carter is banished from New York for cheating on his socialite wife, he flies across country to Sonoma, California to stay with his brother Cody, Cody’s ridiculously wealthy husband, Rhett, and their two adopted Cambodian children. Since childhood, Conner has been jealous of the gilded life Cody has led, but Conner learns that what glitters often tarnishes and shatters in shocking and dangerous ways. Having always taken life’s easiest route, Conner now finds that path closed when
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{Virtual Book Tour} Pump Up Your Book Presents What Remains Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Bart Baker, author of the general fiction novel, What Remains, as he tours the blogosphere  October 7 – November 29, 2013 on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT WHAT REMAINS When Conner Carter is banished from New York for cheating on his socialite wife, he flies across country to Sonoma, California to stay with his brother Cody, Cody’s ridiculously wealthy husband, Rhett, and their two adopted Cambodian children. Since childhood, Conner has been jealous of the gilded life Cody has led, but Conner learns that what glitters often tarnishes and shatters in shocking and dangerous ways. Having always taken life’s easiest route, Conner
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{Book Blast} Pump Up Your Book Presents Maple Crossing: The Three Families Book Blast – Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Join Edwin G. Rice, author of the general fiction novel, Maple Crossing: The Three Families, as he tours the blogosphere September 9 – September 20 on his first Book Blast with Pump Up Your Book! Edwin will be giving away a $25 Amazon Gift Card to one lucky winner! To enter, fill out the Rafflecopter form on the participating blogs below and good luck! If you would like to host Edwin, please email Tracee at tgleichner (at) gmail.com. ABOUT MAPLE CROSSING: THE THREE FAMILIES Over a span of several years the highly intelligent and accomplished member of three families, the McDonalds, the Gortdons and the Summerfields meet, and as
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{Virtual Book Tour} Pump Up Your Book Presents Family Interrupted Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Linda Barrett, author of the women’s fiction novel, Family Interrupted, as she tours the blogosphere  October 7 – November 29, 2013 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT FAMILY INTERRUPTED Two years after their 12 year old daughter’s accidental death by a motorist, Claire and Jack Barnes go through the motions of celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. When artist Claire produces her gift–a full-scale oil painting of their daughter–Jack has had enough. With his daughter gone, his wife focused on the past and his 20 yearold son living on his own, Jack feels like a stranger in his own home and moves out the
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{Virtual Book Tour} Pump Up Your Book Presents The Mysterious Treasure of Jerry Lee Thorton Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Mike Thomas, author of the young adult adventure novel, The Mysterious Treasure of Jerry Lee Thorton, as he tours the blogosphere  August 5 through September 27, 2013 on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT THE MYSTERIOUS TREASURE OF JERRY LEE THORTON What does a guy do when his best friend starts doing things that are completely out of character? In the case of Luke McAllister, you can’t do anything – until you figure out exactly what it is that is different. The fact that his best friend is a girl complicates matters a heap. Nothing makes sense when RaeNell Stephens, the girl that
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Ghost Mothers: Healing From the Pain of a Mother Who Wasn’t Really There Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Kathryn Rudlin, author of the self-help psychology book, Ghost Mothers: Healing From the Pain of a Mother Who Wasn’t Really There, as she tours the blogosphere January 14 – February 15, 2013 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT KATHRYN RUDLIN Kathryn Rudlin, LCSW has credentials as both a mental health professional, and a professional writer. Since 1988, she has worked in California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), having completed her Masters Degree in Social Work at The University of Denver, a Bachelors Degree in Psychology at The American University, Washington DC, post-graduate courses in family therapy, and clinical supervision, and
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Merry Ex-Mas Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Sheila Roberts, author of the holiday fiction, Merry Ex-Mas, as she tours the blogosphere November 5 – 30 2012 on her seventh virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT SHEILA ROBERTS Sheila Roberts lives in the Pacific Northwest. She’s happily married and has three children. Her books have been printed in several different languages and have been chosen for book clubs such as Doubleday as well as for Readers Digest Condensed books. Her best-selling novel ON STRIKE FOR CHRISTMAS was made into a movie and appeared on the Lifetime Movie Network. Her novel ANGEL LANE was named one of Amazon’s Top Ten Romances for 2009. When
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Turtle Bay Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Helga Stipa Madland, author of the humorous mystery novel, Turtle Bay, as she tours the blogosphere October 15 – December 14, 2012 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT HELGA STIPA MADLAND HELGA STIPA MADLAND was born in Upper Silesia, now a part of southwest Poland, in 1939. In 1945, she was a refugee along with her Mother and Sister; Dad, a forester, had been drafted. They left their home village together with her aunt, Tante Hilde, whose husband, Onkel Joseph, was able to help because he was a police detective and had not been drafted, and their three children, Rita, Lothar and Sigrid. Lothar
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Sparkelicious Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Libby Floyd, author of the women’s fiction, Sparkelicious, as she tours the blogosphere October 1 – 26 2012 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT LIBBY FLOYD Libby Floyd has been a national on-air television personality for over 15 years with appearances on ShopNBC, Shop-At-Home and The Food Network. She was the youngest ever nominee for the prestigious position of Poet Laureate of South Carolina following the release of her poetry book A Winning Heart. Libby is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and was a contestant in the Miss America and Miss USA programs. Her latest book is the contemporary
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Pump Up Your Book Presents River’s End Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Melody Carlson, author of the Christian fiction, River’s End, as she tours the blogosphere September 4 – 28 2012 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT MELODY CARLSON Melody Carlson is one of the most prolific novelists of our time. With around 200 books published and sales topping 5 million, Melody writes primarily for women and teens. She’s won numerous honors and awards, including The Rita, The Gold Medallion and Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. Some of her books are being considered for TV movies and film. Melody has two grown sons and makes her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband.
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Your Daughter Needs a Hero Virtual Book Publicity Tour 2012

Join Maria C. Furlough, author of the family/relationships/parenting book, Your Daughter Needs a Hero, as she tours the blogosphere June 4 – 22 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT MARIA C. FURLOUGH Eighteen years ago, an eleven year old girl looked in mirror and for the first time in her innocent life…she realized she hated what she saw.  That girl was me.  It continued to be me until in my early twenties I realized two things: God had a bigger plan for me than that and part of that plan was for me to help other girls not be like me.As God slowly
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Betrayal and Forgiveness Virtual Book Publicity Tour 2012

Join Linda Armstrong-Miller, author of the Christian fiction novel, Betrayal and Forgiveness, as she virtually tours the blogosphere June 4 – July 27 2012 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT LINDA ARMSTRONG-MILLER Linda Armstrong-Miller is a retired registered nursed. She leaves in Ga. With her husband Mike and daughter Cayla. Jesus Christ is my Savior. He is the way the truth and the light. I Believe. Linda’s latest book is Betrayal and Forgiveness. ABOUT BETRAYAL AND FORGIVENESS In the Bible, the Lord asked that we not make promises unless we are sure that we can keep them. Lisa made a promise and has
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New Family/Relationships/Parenting Book for Review: Your Daughter Needs a Hero by Maria C. Furlough

Maria C. Furlough will be touring June 4 – 22 with her family/relationships/parenting book, Your Daughter Needs a Hero. What drives teenage girls? What tempts them? What causes their insecurities? More importantly, what can parents do to make a difference in their lives? Author Maria Furlough battled self-image and self-esteem issues as a teenager, and in Your Daughter Needs a Hero she uses a mix of personal stories and years of experience counseling teenage girls in youth ministry to show parents what their teenage daughters are going through and how best to help them. Furlough explains how things such as fad diets, the media, and pornography influence a teen
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Pump Up Your Book Presents The Mother Road Virtual Book Publicity Tour

Join Jennifer Allee, author of the Christian contemporary fiction, The Mother Road (Abingdon Press), as she virtually tours the blogosphere May 1 – 25 2012 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT JENNIFER ALLEE As a child, Jennifer Allee lived above a mortuary in the heart of Hollywood, California, which may explain her unique outlook on life. She has written skits, activity pages, and over one hundred contributions to Concordia Publishing House’s popular My Devotions series. Her novels include The Love of His Brother (Five Star, November 2007), The Pastor’s Wife, (Abingdon Press, February 2010), The Mother Road (Abingdon Press, April 2012), and the
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Meant To Be Series Virtual Book Publicity Tour March 2012

Join Richard Alan, author of the fiction/family/relationships series, Meant to Be and The Couples, as he virtually tours the blogosphere March 5 -  20 2012 on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! ABOUT RICHARD ALAN Richard Alan lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with his wife, Carolynn.  They are the proud parents of three wonderful adult sons.He is a Vietnam combat and 101st Airborne Division veteran. After an education in mathematics, a 17 year career in manufacturing engineering and a 22 year career in software engineering, he has started a career as an author.  Richard writes novels about people trying to find their life-partner, soul-mate,
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New Book for Review: Biography ‘Ordinary Wisdom’ by K. Blue

K. Blue will be touring in April with her biography, Ordinary Wisdom! This collection of short family stories is heartwarming and genuine. Each story is a lesson learned by experiencing everyday life. From childhood to adulthood there are lessons in all that we do and experience. The trick to growing as a person is to recognize their significance and continue to learn. You may find that you identify with the experiences of this wonderful family. You may even be reminded of times in your past and the lessons you have learned. Be prepared to smile, laugh and maybe even cry a little as you enjoy reading of ordinary wisdom. You
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Pump Up Your Book Presents Ordinary Wisdom Virtual Book Publicity April 2012

Join K. Blue, author of the biography, Ordinary Wisdom (Sha Noel Press), as she virtually tours the blogosphere April 2 – April 20,2012 on her first book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About K. Blue Ms. Blue was raised in a middle class American family with 3 brothers. Her father worked for a large corporation and her family moved quite a bit during her growing up years. From Indiana to New Jersey, Texas to Georgia, she has lived in many different areas of the country and had many different experiences. These experiences have given her a unique take on life which she enjoys sharing in her book Ordinary Wisdom.
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