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The Paris Wife – Author Interview, Excerpt – Paula McLain

[caption id="attachment_1531" align="alignright" width="201" caption="The Paris Wife Virtual Book Tour"][/caption] Paperback Writer welcomes Paula McLain, author of the historical novel, The Paris Wife. Find out about her typical writing day and what her morning smells like? About the Author Paula McLain received an MFA in poetry from the University of Michigan and has been a resident of Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. She is the author of two collections of poetry, as well as a memoir, Like Family, and a first novel, A Ticket to Ride. She lives in Cleveland with her family. You can visit Paula McLain’s website to learn more about The Paris Wife at www.pariswife.com. Visit Pauls' tour page at Pump Up Your Book Purchase the book at Amazon; About The Paris Wife A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time—Paris in the twenties—and an extraordinary love affair

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October Contest – Win a Copy of the novel Black Child to Black Woman by Cheryl Bannerman

Contest – Win a Copy of Black Child to Black Woman Today we are starting the month with a book contest. Our guest author is Cheryl Bannerman, author of Black Child to Black Woman and she is on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book. Cheryl will be visiting today and tomorrow. We will be giving away a copy of her book at the end of her book tour. To become eligible to win, all you have to do is ask a question or leave a comment either today or tomorrow. One lucky reader who comments with their email address is put in a pot to win the book. To recap: • ask a question or leave a comment either Monday or Tuesday or comment on this post any day during the month • leave your email address • optional to subscribe for email updates • A winner

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When Love Ends and The Ice Cream Carton is Empty – author interview – Jackie M. Johnson

Jackie M. Johnson is an accomplished author and freelance writer who has a passion for helping people who’ve experienced brokenness. Her first book, Power Prayers for Women has sold almost 200,000 copies.  A Milwaukee native and graduate of Trinity International University, Jackie lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  You can visit Jackie online at http://whenloveends.com/ and at her blog http://anewdaycafe.blogspot.com/. About the Book: While most books for singles tell readers how to get the next guy, When Love Ends and the Ice Cream Carton is Empty encourages a healthy healing process. Practical and biblically based, each chapter guides the reader through a metaphorical day of restoration. Twilight recognizes and deals with endings, night validates and grieves the loss, dawn awakens hope, and day is the new beginning based on the solid assurance of Christ. Hi, Jackie M. Johnson.   Welcome to Paperback Writer.   Would you share with us how you came up with the

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No Experts Needed – Author Interviews – Louise Lewis

Paperback Writer welcomes author Louise Lewis, author of the inspirational book, No Experts Needed: The Meaning of Life According to You! (iUniverse, Inc., May '07), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in January on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion! WIN PRIZES! As a special promotion for all our authors, Pump Up Your Book Promotion is giving away a FREE virtual book tour to a published author or a $50 Amazon gift certificate to those not published who comments on our authors' blog stops. More prizes will be announced as they become available. About the book: Losing a job always delivers a hard blow, but it was especially hard for forty-something author Louise Lewis, one of many victims of the technology industry's dotcom implosion. No Experts Needed: The Meaning of Life According to You! tells the story of how she pulled herself together and discovered

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Rebel in Blue Jeans – Author Interview – Beverly Stowe McClure

Paperback Writer would like to welcome Beverly Stowe McClure, author of the young adult novel, Rebel in Blue Jeans (Twilight Times Books, Oct '08), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in January on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion! LEAVE A COMMENT AND YOU MIGHT JUST BE A WINNER! As a special promotion for all our authors and commentors, Pump Up Your Book Promotion is giving away a FREE virtual book tour to a published author or a $50 Amazon gift certificate to those not published who comment on our authors' blog stops. Your name will be entered into the raffle and a luck winner will receive a winners notice at the end of the month. About the Book: What’s a girl to do when her mother runs away with the drummer in a rock band, her friendly relationship with the boys on the neighboring

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Five Steps to C.A.L.M. – Author Interview – Robert Patterson

Paperback Writer welcomes Robert Patterson, author of the business book, Five Steps to C.A.L.M. (Career and Life Management) (Booksurge, 2008), as he virtually tours the blogosphere in December and January on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion! Leave a Comment win a Prize: As a special promotion for all our authors, Pump Up Your Book Promotion is giving away a FREE virtual book tour to a published author or a $50 Amazon gift certificate to those not published who comments on our authors' blog stops. More prizes will be announced as they become available ABOUT THE BOOK: A father once told his young son, who was going out into the world on his own, “Son, whatever you want to become, be The Best.” This course teaches you how to be “The Best.” It begins with instructions on how to put “The Best” of Writing Your

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Recovering Me, Discovering Joy – Author Interview – Vivian Eisenecher

Paperback Writer welcomes Vivian Eisenecher, author of the how to book, Recovering Me, Discovering Joy: Uplifting Wisdom for Everyday Greatness (KTW Publishing, Nov. '08), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in January on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion Leave a Comment win a Prize: As a special promotion for all our authors, Pump Up Your Book Promotion is giving away a FREE virtual book tour to a published author or a $50 Amazon gift certificate to those not published who comments on our authors' blog stops. More prizes will be announced as they become available. Book Excerpt: Recovering Me, Discovering Joy is for anyone who has ever had to forge ahead after a negative life event. If you have ever had to bounce back from a failed relationship, convalesce from an illness, recoup any kind of loss, or just recover from a bad day,

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Perfect on Paper – Author Interview – Maria Murnane

Paperback Writer is joined today by Maria Murnane, author of the romantic comedy, Perfect on Paper (Wink's Ink, February 2008), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in December and January on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion! WIN PRIZES! As a special promotion for all our authors, Pump Up Your Book Promotion is giving away a FREE virtual book tour to a published author or a $50 Amazon gift certificate to those not published who comments on our authors' blog stops. More prizes will be announced as they become available. The winner(s) will be announced on December 31! ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Maria Murnane is currently an independent business writer and works mostly with technology and financial services companies, but like the main character in her book, she used to work in sports PR. One day she quit her job and ended up in Argentina for

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A Full House – But Empty – Author Interview – Angus Munro

      Paperback Writer is pleased to announce our guest author, Angus Munro. Angus is on a virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion. Angus' new memoir, A Full House - But Empty, is the gripping story of young Angus' life growing up in the Depression years based on the positive lessons he had learned from his father during their somewhat traumatic and hectic years together. Grab a cup of coffee and join us for the interview as Angus answers questions as to how he came up with the idea for this book and his advice for new authors. Leave a comment and you might be a winner. Pump Up Your Book Promotion is giving away a FREE virtual book tour to a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate to those not published who comments on our authors' blog stops About

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Featured Author Dyan Garris

 Ever wonder how glamorous a writer's life really is, with all that free time to sit and mediatate and write at their leisure. Join us now at Paperback Writer as we take a glimpse into a Day in the Life of Dyan Garris as she virtually tours the blogosphere this month of November, promoting her new book, Voice of the Angels Cookbook, Talk to your Food!       A Day in the Life of Dyan Garris  5:00 A.M. – The raucous blast of a telephone ring breaks startlingly into the quiet reverence of a peaceful desert morning, where a fiery sun emanating a heat that seeps deeply into your very bones has not quite yet shown its cheery face over the mountains.  I fumble around for my voice which apparently is still slumbering in some undiscovered dimension. “Hello?” I manage somewhat imperceptibly. The caller is from the east coast

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