On a hilarious journey that takes Layla from the Southeast to the Middle East and back, she finds out a little more about herself
and what she is looking for in life and in love.
Join us for this spotlight tour from April 17 to May 5!
Book Title: Middle South by Maya Nessouli Abboushi
Category: Adult Fiction, 215 pages
Genre: Women's Fiction
Publisher: Lanier Press
Release date: March 8, 2017
Tour dates: April 17 to May 5, 2017
Content Rating: PG-13
Layla has recently moved out of her parents’ home in the Atlanta suburbs and into an apartment in the city to assert her independence. Between her job as a feature writer for a small newspaper and her social life, Layla has little time to think about marriage and children, much to the dismay of her Lebanese parents.
On a hilarious journey that takes Layla from the Southeast to the Middle East and back, she finds out a little more about herself and what she is looking for in life and in love.
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Meet the Author:
Maya Nessouli Abboushi is a Lebanese American born and raised in the United States. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and three children. This is her first novel.
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BOOK SPOTLIGHT TOUR: Energy Trading and Risk Management: A Practical Approach to Hedging, Trading and Portfolio Diversification by Iris Marie Mack
Energy Trading and Risk Management provides a comprehensive overview of global energy markets from one of the foremost authorities on energy derivatives
and quantitative finance.
Join us for this spotlight tour from April 3 to 14!
Book Title: Energy Trading and Risk Management: A Practical Approach to Hedging, Trading and Portfolio Diversification
Author: Iris Marie Mack, PhD, EMBA
Category: Adult Non-fiction, 320 pages
Genre: Energy, Trading, Risk Management, Finance, Business, Financial Engineering
Publisher: Wiley Finance
Release date: April 2014
Tour dates: April 3 to 14, 2017
Content Rating: G
A comprehensive overview of trading and risk management in the energy markets
Energy Trading and Risk Management provides a comprehensive overview of global energy markets from one of the foremost authorities on energy derivatives and quantitative finance. With an approachable writing style, Iris Mack breaks down the three primary applications for energy derivatives markets – Risk Management, Speculation, and Investment Portfolio Diversification – in a way that hedge fund traders, consultants, and energy market participants can apply in their day to day trading activities.
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Meet the Author:
Iris Marie Mack, PhD, EMBA, earned a doctorate in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University. She was also awarded a Sloan Fellowship Executive MBA from the London Business School. Dr. Mack worked at various energy and financial institutions, acted as a faculty member at MIT, and worked at NASA and AT&T Bell Labs – where she obtained a patent for research on optical fibers.
Dr. Mack currently lectures on Energy Trading and Risk Management for the Fitch Learning Certificate in Quantitative Finance Program on Wall Street and at Tulane University. Because of Dr. Mack's extensive knowledge of the derivatives, energy trading, and investment banking world, she has been invited to write opinion columns for the UK edition of the International Business Times.
Dr. Mack has also been named one of Glamour Magazine’s Top 10 Working Women, and she is no novice writer. This publishing will be her third financially-focused and published book – including her energy trading book published with Wiley Finance and a financial literacy book for teens and adults. With this breadth of experience and sheer intellectual prowess, Dr. Mack is more than able to help readers reach the financial stability they deserve.
In addition, Dr. Mack founded The Global Energy Post and MathQED - a homework help site for K-12 and college students. Previously known as Phat Math, this service has even been named one of the Top 50 Social Sites for Educators and Academics, 25 Savvy Social Media Sites for Grad Students and 25 Useful Networking Sites for Grad Students. Such accolades illustrate Dr. Mack’s ability to clearly inform the masses.
Connect with the Author: Website ~ Twitter ~ Facebook
BOOK SPOTLIGHT TOUR SCHEDULE:
April 3 - Working Mommy Journal - book spotlight / giveaway
April 4 - Bound 2 Escape - book spotlight / giveaway
April 5 - Books, Dreams, Life - book spotlight / giveaway
April 6 - Blooming with Books - book spotlight / giveaway
April 7 - 100 Pages a Day - book spotlight / giveaway
April 10 - Books for Books - book spotlight
April 11 - Book Lover Promo - book spotlight / giveaway
April 11 - 411 on Books, Authors and Publishing News - book spotlight / giveaway
April 12 - Within The Pages Of A Book - book spotlight / giveaway
April 12 - The Autistic Gamer - book spotlight / giveaway
April 13 - Rockin' Book Reviews - book spotlight / giveaway
April 14 - Library of Clean Reads - book spotlight / giveaway
April 14 - Sylv.net - book spotlight / giveaway
Mama's Knight is filled with tools and activities designed to make coping with illness easier on both parent and child, and can be personalized for each child.
Join us for this tour from April 3 to 21!
Book Title: Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love by Aurora Whittet
Category: Children's fiction, 40 pages
Genre: Children's book, Self help, Cancer
Publisher: Wise Ink Publishing
Release date: Oct 2016
Available for review in: print
Will send print books: USA
Tour dates: April 3 to 21, 2017
Content Rating: G
Once upon a time . . . It’s how all heroes begin their story, and you’re a hero, too! Your mama has cancer, and it’s a scary journey, but you can help your mama just by being you—special, wonderful, YOU. Your mama loves you just the way you are. You are your mama’s knight.
Mama’s Knight: A Cancer Story of Love is an emotional toolbox that can help kids and parents communicate about what it means for Mama to have cancer. The book is filled with tools and activities designed to make coping with illness easier on both parent and child, and can be personalized for each child.
Praise for Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love
"I have never seen anything like this in my many years of caring for women, and mothers with cancer. This book provides an amazing, and much needed, tool for families with young children who are facing the challenges of cancer and cancer treatment together. I cannot wait to share this with my patients. This book is a wonderful gift."
—Amy McNally, MD, gynecological oncology
"A cancer diagnosis affects the entire family, and discussing it with young children can be difficult in so many ways. Mama's Knight is a delightful, interactive story that will help parents approach this difficult journey in a way that protects their child's emotional health and strengthens their bond along the way."
--David Quale, MD, pediatrician
“Being a mom can be hard. Being a mom when you have cancer can be more than hard. This book, with its cute drawings and easy-to-understand story, helps break down any barriers to explaining cancer to a child.”
- Tyson Cluever, mama fighting brain cancer
Buy the Book: Amazon ~ Author's Website
Meet the Author:
Aurora Whittet started out as a wild red-haired girl in Minnesota dreaming up stories for her friends to read. Today, she has completed Bloodmark, Bloodrealms, and Bloodmoon of the Bloodmark Saga trilogy and started her journey into children’s books with Mama’s Knight in honor of her own mother who lost her battle with cancer. She’s a national award-winning graphic designer and birth doula in her day jobs. Aurora lives with her family in Minnesota.
Connect with the author: Website ~ Twitter ~ Facebook
BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE:
April 3 - Library of Clean Reads - book spotlight / giveaway
April 4 - Working Mommy Journal - review / giveaway
April 5 - Cheryl's Book Nook - review / author interview / giveaway
April 6 - Books, Dreams, Life - review / author interview / giveaway
April 7 - 100 pages a day - review / guest post / giveaway
April 10 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review / giveaway
April 11 - Heidi's Wanderings - review / giveaway
April 12 - Fantastic Feathers - review
April 13 - ReadingBifrost - review / giveaway
April 14 - T's Stuff - review / guest post / giveaway
April 17 - Svetlana's Reads and Views - review
April 18 - Deal Sharing Aunt - review / giveaway
April 19 - FUONLYKNEW - review / author interview / giveaway
April 21 - Kristin's Novel Cafe - review
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