Join us for this tour from Oct 17 to Nov 4, 2022!
Book Title: THE CHAI HOUSE by Priti Srivastava
Category: Adult Fiction (18 +), 123 pages
Genre: Dystopian Thriller, Feminist Fiction, Horror
Publisher: Independently Published
Release date: December 8, 2020
Formats Available for Review: print (softback) (US only), audiobook (audible download), and ebook (Gifted Kindle, PDF)
Tour dates: Oct 17 to Nov 4, 2022
Content Rating: R: The story takes place under fascist rule. There are descriptions of war, violence, rape, and forced birth.
The Chai House is a haunting debut novel that explores the complexity of community when individuals are unaware of their own roles in upholding systems of oppression. Swati has spent her entire life trying to live up to her family’s expectations of her. She has learned it is easiest to just do what is asked of her, without resistance; a skill that has helped her survive in the early years of the Knights, an authoritarian regime. When her mother has a request for Swati, she agrees to it as it is the only way to help her young niece have some sort of future. An emotional page turner, The Chai House examines the desire to be true to yourself in a world where familial, cultural, societal, and political values direct you to stay small and stay silent.
Meet the Author:
Priti Srivastava lives in Madison, Wisconsin with their best friends. Priti works to create inclusive spaces as they hope that one day everyone will feel as though they belong. When Priti isn’t working or doing chores, they enjoy playing video games, making their friends laugh, eating samosas, and sitting quietly. They also love to read and on the rarest of occasions Priti writes about Priti in the third person. Priti loves to connect with readers. Follow them on social media to request a virtual visit with your book club.
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Oct 18 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 19 –Stephanie Jane – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 20 –Books for Books – book spotlight
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Oct 24 – Book Corner News and Reviews - book spotlight / giveaway
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Oct 26 – Literary Flits – book review / giveaway
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Join us for this tour from Oct 31 to Nov 18, 2022!
Book Title: Holy Terror by John R. Dougherty
Category: Adult Fiction (18+), 275 pages
Genre: Supernatural Mystery
Release date: September 2022
Formats Available for Review: print-softback (USA & Canada), and ebook (PDF)
Tour dates: Oct 31 to Nov 18, 2022
Content Rating: PG-13 +M - There is very little mild bad language, but there is a lot of somewhat graphic violence depicted.
The Miami police force is utterly baffled by the horrific crime scenes they are finding. The victims are being executed in unimaginable ways, and unlike most crimes perpetrated against humanity, these victims do not fit the usual murder victim profile. These victims are themselves criminals. In fact, some are very well-known criminals. But this scenario is not unique to Miami. Locales worldwide are seeing the same kind of maniacal homicides.
Who is responsible for carrying out these crimes, and how can they be stopped?
Two of Miami PD’s finest, Detectives Ian Jelani and Lane Madigan, are on the prowl, trying to solve these mysterious crimes. But they are being drawn into something far beyond their imaginations, something more than they have ever bargained for. These men may think they have seen it all, but that is quite the understatement. They are on a collision course with the most terrifying vigilante they have ever encountered. When their families become embroiled, the gloves come off, no holds are barred, and the rage of the vigilante spills onto them as well.
The forces of good and evil have waged war since long before Creation. Angels of heaven, both good and evil, have struggled to expand the borders of their kingdoms, and humankind has long been caught in the middle of that raging turf war. Men and women have faced the choices of good and evil since the Garden of Eden, and everyone knows where that original choice landed the rest of us. But humans are not the only ones tempted by the wares of evil. Angels have stared those same choices in the face too. Some have fallen away from the Creator, while some have remained faithful to Him. What of an angel caught betwixt good and evil, an angel who thinks he is serving his Master, but he is actually teetering on the edge of his own fall? What if that angel was the greatest warrior angel of all time, and decided to take it upon himself to rid the Earth of evil people? What might happen to those evil people who are trying to exert their malevolent power and intentions upon their fellow humans if such an angel was to go after them?
In Holy Terror, Thumos, the greatest warrior of the Creator’s angelic army, the fiercest of all heavenly soldiers, has had enough of what he perceives to be a pattern of deference. He decides to take matters into his own hands. But the path he starts down is a path that other angels have traversed before. And many of them have ended up in the camp of the Evil One, the most destructive force the universe has ever known. Thumos comes face to face with Satan himself, and he have even more decisions to make.
Meet the Author:
John has spent his professional career working in information technology by day and dabbling in a variety of other diversions by nights and weekends, including a few decades of serving in lay ministry. While serving in this capacity he preached hundreds of sermons, taught countless Bible study classes, and wrote dozens of inspirational articles.
He enjoys golf, guitars, grandchildren, and all things Kansas City – the Chiefs, the Royals, Sporting KC, KC Symphony, and KC Broadway, to name a few. He thinks (if not for his long-lost metabolism of youth) he could eat the famous Kansas City barbecue every day…maybe not for breakfast, but lunch and dinner for sure!
Now he is enjoying bringing to life his angelic hero, Thumos, and a host of other characters that he hopes you will find both entertaining as well as either inspiring or repulsive (after all, there are both good guys and bad guys in this story). This is the first book of a series, featuring detectives Lane Madigan and Ian Jelani, whose experience with Thumos will yield life changing results. And if you happen to be interested in such things, happy Bible Easter Egg hunting while you read, since many are planted throughout the book.
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Nov 1 – Rockin' Book Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway
Nov 1 - Book Corner News and Reviews - book spotlight / giveaway
Nov 2 –Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
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Nov 4 - Liese's Blog - book spotlight
Nov 7 – Books for Books – book spotlight
Nov 8 – Book Reviews by Taylor - book review / giveaway
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Nov 17– Stephanie Jane– book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Nov 18 – Literary Flits – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Nov 18 – Bigreadersite – book review / giveaway
TBD – @onecreativeartist – book review
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Book Title: The Disappearance of Trudy Solomon by Marcy McCreary
Category: Adult Fiction (18+), 400 pages
Publisher: CamCat Books
Publication Date: September 2022.
Tour dates: Oct 3 to Oct 21
Content Rating: PG
In a family like that, you won’t need enemies.
In the waning days of the Catskills hotel era, Stanley and Rachel Roth, the owners of the Cuttman Hotel, were practically dynasty—third generation proprietors of a sprawling resort with a grand reputation. The glamorous and gregarious matriarch, Rachel. The cunning and successful businessman, Stan. Four beautiful children. A perfect family deserving of respect and loyalty. Or so it seemed.
Fast forward forty years. The Roths have lost their clout. When skeletal remains are found on the side of the road, the disappearance of Trudy Solomon, a coffee shop waitress at the Cuttman in 1978, is reopened. Each member of the Roth family holds a clue to the case, but getting them to admit what they know will force Detective Susan Ford to face a family she’d hoped never to see again.
Meet the Authors:
Marcy McCreary worked for several years as a marketing and sales executive at various magazine publishing companies and content marketing agencies before turning to fiction writing. She is the author of The Disappearance of Trudy Solomon (CamCat Books). With two daughters and two step-daughters living in four different cities (Brooklyn, Nashville, Madison, Seattle), she spends a lot of time on airplanes crisscrossing the country. She lives in the beautiful coastal towns of Hull, MA and Nantucket, MA with her husband and black lab.
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Oct 3 – Cover Lover Book Review – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 4 –fundinmental – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 5 –Paws.Read.Repeat – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 6 – Hall Ways Blog - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 6 - Chit Chat with Charity - book spotlight / guest post / author interview / giveaway
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Oct 11 - Liese's Blog - book spotlight / giveaway
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Oct 17 – Stephanie Jane- book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
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Oct 19 - Gina Rae Mitchell - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 20 – The Obsessed Reader – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 21 - Locks, Hooks and Books - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
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