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The Immigrant: An Italian in America (The Italian Saga Book 7) by Gaia B Amman

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The Immigrant: An Italian in America (The Italian Saga Book 7) by Gaia B Amman
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Genre – memoir, women’s fiction, world literature (Italian), historical fiction (Italian)
Page Count – 438 pages
Cover Designer – Illustration by Thomas Webb Art https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/thomas-webb.html
Publishing Company – Kuki Publishing http://www.kukipublishing.com/
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/…/45143958-the-immigrant-an-itali…

From Italy to America by herself…
…Chasing a career in cancer research.
Graduate student Leda Balni leaves it all behind for a year.
Or does she?

Her soulmate.
Her family.
Her band.

Will she make it in this new land of strange?
Will her relationship survive?
Is she good enough for the cut-throat research environment?

You will love this page-turner because it will show you America like you’ve never seen it through the eyes of The Immigrant.

~ AMAZON ~

Born and raised in Italy, Gaia B. Amman is the author of Linked, a sizzling sci-fi political thriller about empathy and diversity, and The Italian Saga (six volumes released so far). She was the 1996 and 1997 winner of a Short Story Award in Arese (MI), Italy.

Fluent in four languages, Amman has a Master in Medical Biotechnology (genetic engineering) and a PhD in Molecular Oncology (molecular cancer research). She is a Professor of Biology at D’Youville College in Buffalo, New York, and the recipient of several science awards (UniMI fellow 2002-05, DOD fellow 2005-07, AICF fellow 2007-08, AICR fellow 2007-09, DOD fellow 2010-12, 2017, 2016 DYC Researcher of the Year, 2016 AAUP Scholar of the Year).

An avid traveler for work and pleasure, Amman has backpacked across the world. When nobody is watching, she binge-reads novels and manga, watches anime, or rocks it out with her band, the 9Ts On.

Amman’s novels delve into the depths of human nature, combining the realistic approach of a scientist with the humor and empathy of a survivor.

She is a vegetarian and a fervent supporter of diversity and human rights.

Among her favorite authors are J.K. Rowling, Jandy Nelson, Neil Gaiman, Chuck Palahniuk, Kurt Vonnegut, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Antoine De Saint Exupèry.

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH GAIA B. AMMAN

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Minx by Maggie Adams

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Minx by Maggie Adams
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Genre – Women’s Fiction – Romantic Comedy
Page Count – 206 pages
Cover Designer – Backcover KLPS
Publisher – Maggie Adams Books https://www.maggieadamsbooks.com
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/44703690-minx

Spring is in the air and all thoughts lead to love, right? Well, if you’re Miranda Blake, you’ve got more important things on your mind – like being homeless (sort of), unemployed (definitely) and recently divorced (rat bastard). So what’s a girl to do? With the help of her friends, she’s determined to dust off the booty, lift up the ladies, and get on with her life, except she doesn’t have a clue on how to do it! And that lands her in trouble with the law, mooning a mall, and falling (literally) for the wrong man.

~ AMAZON ~

Maggie Adams is an internationally bestselling romance author. Her first book in the Tempered Steel Series, the romantic comedy-Whistlin’ Dixie, debuted in Top 100 for Women’s Fiction, Humor, on November 2014. Since then, she has consistently made the various best seller 5-star list with her Tempered Steel Series. Her series has launched the tiny town of Grafton, Illinois, into international recognition with sales in Mexico, Ireland, Scotland, Australia and the UK. She is the recipient of various awards for excellence including Dayreader Reviews Best of 2015, the Readers Favorite Award 2016, the Indie Romance Convention Romantic Comedy Award 2017 and the 2017 New Apple Awards -Suspense.

She also writes paranormal romance, young adult romance and women’s fiction. Maggie’s books can be found on eBook and paperback on her website and all major book sites.

When she’s not writing, she can be found dancing, singing and cooking (usually all at the same time), and spending time with her family and friends.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH MAGGIE ADAMS

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Pandora’s Price (Hart & Cole Book 3) by Sacha T. Y. Fortuné 

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Pandora’s Price (Hart & Cole Book 3) by Sacha T. Y. Fortuné
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Genre – Women’s Fiction/ Contemporary Romance
Page Count – 385 pages
Publishing Company – Fortunink – www.fortunink.com
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43465478-pandora-s-price

…Go big or go home… Darren gambled everything for love – for the woman he’s loved his entire adult life… and the only person he can never seem to truly understand.

Luisa can pinpoint exactly when the shift happened in their marriage – shortly after Darren hired his protégée Nicole on a whim… a ‘reckless decision’ that he never knew would cost him their marriage.

But what if she can get the love she so desperately needs… just not from her husband?

Told from both points of view, “Pandora’s Price” explores the forces that bring a marriage to its breaking point – vulnerability, mistrust and resentment – and seeks the redemption that can pull them back from the edge of destruction, and salvage everything in the face of crisis.

Book 3 culminates Darren’s & Luisa’s story, and ties up the first 3 Books of the series. Book 4 is coming in 2019.

~ AMAZON ~ AMAZON CA ~ AMAZON AU ~ AMAZON UK ~

A Trinidadian writer, and print & web designer; Sacha T. Y. Fortuné holds MA and BA degrees in International Journalism and Media & Cultural Studies. She is prone to intense bouts of wanderlust, chronic overthinking, and random acts of kindness she soon regrets. She has been a pathological writer for as far back as she remembers, and now writes primarily to keep herself sane. There’s a little bit of her in all the ‘Hart & Cole’ women, who have been pleading with her for over a decade to do them justice. Visit her at: www.sachafortune.com/author.

Author Interview with Sacha T. Y. Fortuné

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Little Miss Eyes of Blue by Holly Tierney-Bedord

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Little Miss Eyes of Blue by Holly Tierney-Bedord, author
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Genre – Women’s fiction/thriller
Cover Designer – Holly Tierney-Bedord www.hollytierneybedord.com
Page Count – 300 pages
https://www.goodreads.com/…/43375216-little-miss-eyes-of-bl…

Veloura is a little girl, off to a rough start in life.

While her parents aren’t often there for her, the kindness of strangers, friends, and teachers helps make up for what she’s missing at home, and opens her eyes to the vast potential in the world around her and within herself.

This is the prequel to the novel The Woman America Loves a Latte by Holly Tierney-Bedord.

Want to learn more about Vee, Suzie, Paul, and Marla’s younger years? This prequel can be read before or after The Woman America Loves a Latte.

~ AMAZON ~

Holly Tierney-Bedord is the author of over twenty titles in a variety of genres including thrillers, romance, and non-fiction. She is also a miniaturist and blogger, and the creator of the mid-century dollhouse flipping blog Flip This (Mini) House (www.flipthisminihouse.com). Along with loving to write, she loves traveling, reading, and watching reality TV shows. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH HOLLY TIERNEY-BEDORD

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The Woman America Loves a Latte by Holly Tierney-Bedord

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The Woman America Loves a Latte by Holly Tierney-Bedord, author
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Genre – Women’s Fiction/Thriller
Page Count – 353 pages
Cover Designer – Holly Tierney-Bedord www.hollytierneybedord.com
Publishing Company – Holly Tierney-Bedord
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/…/42921725-the-woman-america-love…

From the best-selling author of Sweet Hollow Women comes a quirky new thriller for fans of Megan Abbott, Liane Moriarty, and Carl Hiaasen.

Veloura has never stood a chance. Raised by a junkie and orphaned as a teen, she’s settled for a life of low expectations. She spends her days sprucing up the shack of a has-been bull rider and washing hair down at the local salon. But when it turns out her fiancé doesn’t have her best interests at heart, she’s forced to come up with a new plan for herself.

An opportunity to be the spokesperson for a coffee chain means a bright future could be hers, if only she can stay ahead of her dark past.

~ AMAZON ~

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Holly Tierney-Bedord is the author of over twenty titles in a variety of genres including thrillers, romance, and non-fiction. She is also a miniaturist and blogger, and the creator of the mid-century dollhouse flipping blog Flip This (Mini) House (www.flipthisminihouse.com). Along with loving to write, she loves traveling, reading, and watching reality TV shows. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH HOLLY TIERNEY-BEDORD

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“Happily. Ever After? An Italian Relationship” (The Italian Saga Book 6) by Gaia B Amman

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“Happily. Ever After? An Italian Relationship” (The Italian Saga Book 6) by Gaia B Amman
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Genre – Women’s fiction, Memoir (themes: relationships, work/life balance, Italian culture, women in science)
Page Count – 396 pages
Cover Designer – Thomas Webb Art https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/thomas-webb.html
Publishing Company – Kuki Publishing http://www.kukipublishing.com/
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/…/show/36522782-happily-ever-after

Italy, 2000.

Leda’s life is great without a man—until Sergio kisses her.

Sergio has been in and out of Leda’s life for years—flirting, offering poetry and enigmatic smiles to then disappear, or get high, time after time.

Busy with genetic engineering and her rock band, Leda fights the sizzling chemistry with the brooding pothead.
No need for another “relationshiT.”

Yet, after the most memorable, swoon-inducing, soul-melting kiss, she can’t stop thinking about him. Good thing they were interrupted.
Right?

Is she in love? Does he even care? Is he worth the trouble?

This novel will instantly transport you to Milano, on a scooter, high on love, singing at the top of your lungs to prepare for the next gig.
Golden sunsets in Florence, cut-throat cancer research, and even Greece and Guatemala weave into the ups and downs familiar to every couple.

How much compromise is acceptable to make a relationship work?

Amman’s nuanced, sweetly flawed characters become old friends because they feel so real and relatable. You will laugh, cry, and learn a lot about Italy…and maybe even a little about yourself.

So…Sergio just texted. Are we texting him back?

~ AMAZON ~

Born and raised in Italy, Gaia B. Amman is the author of Linked, a sizzling sci-fi political thriller about empathy and diversity, and The Italian Saga (volume seven to be released in 2019). She was the 1996 and 1997 winner of a Short Story Award in Arese (MI), Italy.

Fluent in four languages, Amman has a Master in Medical Biotechnology (genetic engineering) and a PhD in Molecular Oncology (molecular cancer research). She is a Professor of Biology at D’Youville College in Buffalo, New York, and the recipient of several science awards (UniMI fellow 2002-05, DOD fellow 2005-07, AICF fellow 2007-08, AICR fellow 2007-09, DOD fellow 2010-12, 2017, 2016 DYC Researcher of the Year, 2016 AAUP Scholar of the Year).

An avid traveler for work and pleasure, Amman has backpacked across the world. When nobody is watching, she binge-reads novels and manga, watches anime, or rocks it out with her Buffalo-based cover band.

Amman’s novels delve into the depths of human nature, combining the realistic approach of a scientist with the humor and empathy of a survivor.

She is a vegetarian and a fervent supporter of diversity and human rights.

Among her favorite authors are J.K. Rowling, Jandy Nelson, Neil Gaiman, Chuck Palahniuk, Kurt Vonnegut, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Antoine De Saint Exupèry.

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AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH GAIA B. AMMAN

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Surviving Valencia by Holly Tierney-Bedord

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Surviving Valencia by Holly Tierney-Bedord, author
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Genre – Women’s Fiction/Thriller
Page count – 386 pages
Cover Designer – Holly Tierney-Bedord www.hollytierneybedord.com
Publishing Company – Holly Tierney-Bedord
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/…/show/37768986-surviving-valencia

Twins Van and Valencia Loden are the perfect, popular stars of their high school. They hold their family together and elevate the otherwise ordinary Lodens to greatness. When Van and Valencia die in a car accident, they leave behind their parents and a younger sister. Those who remain are too devastated to take care of themselves, much less each other.

As an adult, their younger sister finally begins to come into her own, and to create a life that’s free of the ties associated with being Van and Valencia’s little sister. Her life turns from mediocre to amazing when she meets cool, artistic Adrian. The kind of happiness once reserved only for others is finally hers, until mysteries from the past begin resurfacing, threatening to destroy her perfect new life.

~ AMAZON ~

Holly Tierney-Bedord is the author of over twenty titles in a variety of genres including thrillers, romance, and non-fiction. She is also a miniaturist and blogger, and the creator of the mid-century dollhouse flipping blog Flip This (Mini) House (www.flipthisminihouse.com). Along with loving to write, she loves traveling, reading, and watching reality TV shows. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Vortex by Kimberly Packard

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Vortex by Kimberly Packard
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Genre – Women’s Fiction
Page count – 330 pages
CoverDesigner – Okay Creations – https://www.okaycreations.com
Publisher – Abalos Publishing
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43372232-vortex

Constant spinning, round and round and round, temperatures rise and fall from stifling heat to chilling cold, emotions run high in anticipation of what will happen next… there’s a fine line between surviving a tornado and falling in love.

A close encounter with a tornado, during the final months of her doctoral studies, jogs a lost memory to the surface. Desperate to relive the vision and find answers, storm chaser Elaina Adams continually puts her safety at risk by placing herself in the path of dangerous storms.

When betrayal strikes, Elaina is forced to pair up with Robert Tucker. “Tuck” owns a storm chasing tour group and only cares about two things: chasing tornadoes and making his next buck.

Seth Maddux was climbing his way to the top as the star meteorologist for the Forecast channel, but an embarrassing outburst on camera sent his career on a downward spiral. Hoping to reignite his career with a promising field assignment, he meets Elaina and a different kind of flame sparks.

Family secrets surface and passions explode in this twister of a tale.

Vortex is a story of family, love, identity and determination set against the thrilling backdrop of Tornado Alley.

~ AMAZON ~

Kimberly Packard is an award-winning author of edgy women’s fiction. She began visiting her spot on the shelves at libraries and bookstores at a young age, gazing between the Os and the Qs.

When she isn’t writing, she can be found running, doing a poor imitation of yoga or curled up with a book.  She resides in Texas with her husband Colby, a clever cat named Oliver and a yellow lab named Charlie.

Her debut novel, Phoenix, was awarded as Best General Fiction of 2013 by the Texas Association of Authors. She is also the author of a Christmas novella, The Crazy Yates, and the sequels to Phoenix, Pardon Falls and Prospera Pass. Her latest novel, Vortex, was released in early 2019.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH KIMBERLY PACKARD

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Pandora’s Poison (Hart & Cole Book 2) by Sacha T. Y. Fortuné

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Pandora’s Poison (Hart & Cole Book 2) by Sacha T. Y. Fortuné
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Genre – Women’s Fiction / Contemporary Romance
Page Count – 385 pages
Publisher – Fortunink – www.fortunink.com
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/bo…/show/43197776-pandora-s-poison

Darren forgave his wife – or tried to – years ago, but surviving the affair… even raising her lover’s child as his own… is an entirely different concept than actually having to deal with the man pushing his way back into their lives to seek his rightful place with the daughter he never knew…

…If that really is all that Gianni wants…

Luisa felt it the moment she finally met the formidable Nicole – the woman who had always crawled under her skin, long before she herself developed a dangerous attraction for a less complicated man than the granite bastard she married.

But, as this beautiful man once told her: there is always a choice…

Told from both points of view, “Pandora’s Poison” explores the forces that tear a marriage apart – infidelity, insecurity, and doubt… and brings to the fore the question faced in one’s darkest hour: Can you trust yourself?

Book 2 ends at Darren’s & Luisa’s turning point, and the rest of their story will be revealed in Book 3 “Pandora’s Price” (coming March 31, 2019).

~ AMAZON ~ AMAZON UK ~ AMAZON CA ~ AMAZON AU ~

A Trinidadian writer, and print & web designer; Sacha T. Y. Fortuné holds MA and BA degrees in International Journalism and Media & Cultural Studies. She is prone to intense bouts of wanderlust, chronic overthinking, and random acts of kindness she soon regrets. She has been a pathological writer for as far back as she remembers, and now writes primarily to keep herself sane. There’s a little bit of her in all the ‘Hart & Cole’ women, who have been pleading with her for over a decade to do them justice. Visit her at: www.sachafortune.com/author.

Author Interview with Sacha T. Y. Fortuné

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The Future Memoir of Ann Jones by Alex Bailey

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The Future Memoir of Ann Jones by Alex Bailey
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Genre – Chick-lit, Cozy Mystery, Light Suspense, Romance, Women’s Fiction
Page Count – 414 pages
Cover Designer: Agape Author Services http://www.agapeauthor.com/
Publishing Co. – Maiden Voyage Publishing
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39350831

Ann Jones knows the difference between a daydream, a fantasy, and a vision. She’s a decent, middle-class mom with a respectable husband and two kids. And a “wild imagination.”

But what kind of decent woman imagines her husband dead, a relocation across the country, a new career, the perfect boyfriend, and most importantly, Knitting Club?

Not just any old Knitting Club. This one has rules—not one of them concerns knitting.

Ann listens to the club members’ stories, becomes entangled in their lives, obeys their rules, and keeps her suspicions to herself.

Her independent existence is an awakening. Ann Jones has changed.

So what happens when she wakes up?

Steel Magnolias meets Stepford Wives. Moving, powerful, enchanting, and brimming with a glorious cast of characters; this is a joy.

~ AMAZON ~ IBOOKS ~ BARNES AND NOBLE ~ KOBO ~

Alex Bailey was a bored writer/editor of documents as monotonous as vacuum cleaner manuals.  She left that life behind to create more exciting worlds than the one she lived in. The Future Memoir of Ann Jones is the first book under her assumed identity. She also writes children’s books under the name of Hoot N. Holler. When Alex is not listening to friends reveal wild stories about their future, she tends to her organic garden while belting out show tunes. Alex and her husband started the garden with the intent to donate fresh organic food to their local food bank, and so far, it has been a smashing success. Ironically, Alex does not have the patience to sit still long enough to knit. But, some of her favorite hobbies include: embarrassing her children in public with her rhythmically-challenged dancing, cleaning the small disc around the stopper of the bathroom sink, and dallying.

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