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Book Title: A Year in the Company of Freaks by Teresa Neumann
Category: Adult Fiction, 515 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction
Publisher: All's Well House
Release date: Dec 21, 2015
Format available for review: print & ebook (gifted Kindle copy)
Will ship print books to: USA & Canada only
Tour dates: Sept 11 to 29, 2017
Content Rating: PG + M (Little violence and profanity, no f-words, no sex, but some drug use)
It's 1972 and a seismic clash-of-cultures is rattling northern California. In the redneck town of Trinity Springs, rumors of hippies migrating up from San Francisco have residents bracing for an invasion. When Italian-American hometown boy and Berkeley graduate Sid Jackson is busted for growing pot on his deceased parents' farm, locals suspect the assault has begun. Will a crazy deferral program devised by the sheriff keep Sid out of prison? Or will a house full of eccentric strangers, a passionate love interest, and demons from his past be his undoing?
A "disarmingly appealing" tale of discrimination, transformation and restoration, Freaks is bursting with intrigue, drama, comic relief and romance. Reviewers agree this five-star, coming-of-age classic "very much reflects the attitude and mood of the times."
Praise for A Year in the Company of Freaks:
“This coming of age story will draw the reader right in. Teresa Neumann demonstrates how much she values relationships in her writing … a precious skill. I held my breath all the way through to the final few pages. Five stars!” — The San Francisco Book Review
“As it relates to the complicated clash of culture and counterculture, Freaks acts as an authentic, strongly Seventies book. Northern California works as a strong presence in the novel that is vivid and omnipresent, but never overwhelming. Sure to intrigue and entertain, Freaks will have its digs in you before you realize how involved you’ve become.” — The Manhattan Book Review
About the Author:
Author of highly-acclaimed "A Year in the Company of Freaks," Teresa was raised in a large Midwest family and now lives in Oregon. She is also the author of "Bianca's Vineyard," and its sequel, "Domenico's Table." Both books are based on the true stories of her husband's Italian family in Tuscany. In addition to enjoying family, writing, reading, meeting her readers, wine tasting, traveling, and all things Italian, Teresa loves playing the fiddle with other musicians.
Connect with the Author: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter
BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE:
Sept 11 - #redhead.with.book - review / giveaway
Sept 11 - Working Mommy Journal - review / giveaway
Sept 12 - Bound 4 Escape - review / giveaway
Sept 12 - Corinne Rodrigues - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Sept 13 - Simple Wyrdings - review / giveaway
Sept 13 - Essentially Italian - review / author interview / giveaway
Sept 14 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review / giveaway
Sept 18 - Il Mio Tesoro - review / guest post
Sept 19 - Travelling Through Words - book spotlight / guest post
Sept 19 - Olio by Marilyn - review / author interview / giveaway
Sept 20 - The Book Drealms - book spotlight / giveaway
Sept 21 - The All Night Library - review / guest post
Sept 22 - NorthernMSW - review / author interview
Sept 25 - Book Crazy Scrapbook Mama - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Sept 25 - Cheryl's Book Nook - review / giveaway
Sept 26 - Books for Books - book spotlight
Sept 26 - Rockin' Book Reviews - review / guest post
Sept 27 - Svetlana's Reads and Views - review
Sept 28 - Library of Clean Reads - review / giveaway
Sept 29 - Jessica Cassidy - review / author interview / giveaway
Sept 29 - Seaside Book Nook - review / giveaway
TBD - Deal Sharing Aunt - review / giveaway
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