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Tinisha Nicole Johnson author of Lessons Learned: Loving Yourself as a Black Woman on Virtual Book Tour in April

Tinisha Nicole Johnson, author of the nonfiction book, Lessons Learned: Loving Yourself As A Black Woman. Lessons Learned: Loving Yourself as a Black Woman, will be on tour during the month of April. Follow along with her tour by visiting her tour page. Lessons Learned discusses many of the issues and concerns women in their twenties, thirties, forties, and fifties face in their personal and professional life from sexism, racism, hair, balancing family, relationships, and much more. The book highlights ten life lessons that are of top priority when it comes to a black woman’s emotions, personal perceptions, and life in general. The book is written to inspire women of all ages, and invite them to realize that real happiness begins from the inside out. Although written specifically with the black woman in mind, many of the concepts in the book would benefit any woman You can visit Tinisha Nicole

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Humorous Author Richard Arneson Virtually Tours With His Book Citizen Dick

[caption id="attachment_982" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Click Here to Buy this Book"][/caption] Paperback Writer welcomes on this first Monday in April, humor novelist Richard Arneson, author of the novel, Citizen Dick. Richard Arneson’s thirteen years working in corporate America drove him up a tree―literally. Once he escaped the telecommunications industry after ten years of service, he built a tree house―ostensibly for his two young sons―installed electricity and cable TV, and set out to fix himself, deciding that dealing with the memories of working in the goofy-as-hell world of corporate America could only be accomplished by getting them down on paper. CITIZEN DICK is the result. Arneson is currently working on his next novel, THE TREE HOUSE, which, ironically, is not being written in his tree house but in the cab of his 1950 Chevy pickup truck. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife, a two-time cancer survivor who can’t remember why

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Moonlight Falls – Thriller novel – author interview – Vincent Zandri

[caption id="attachment_970" align="alignleft" width="128" caption="click here to order this book or at the bottom of the post"][/caption]Vincent Zandri, author of the thriller novel, Moonlight Falls, Moonlight Falls is the Albany, New York-based paranoid tale (in the Hitchcock tradition) of former APD Detective turned Private Investigator/Massage Therapist, Richard “Dick” Moonlight, who believes he might be responsible for the brutal slaying by knife of his illicit lover, the beautiful Scarlet Montana. The situation is made all the worse since Scarlet is the wife of Moonlight’s boss, Chief of Detectives Jake Montana. Why does Moonlight believe he might be responsible? He’s got a small fragment of a .22 hollow point round buried inside his brain, lodge directly up against his cerebral cortex. The result of a botched suicide attempt four years prior to the novel’s start, an operation to remove the bullet fragment would be too dangerous. But the bullet causes Moonlight lots

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Straight Talk for Teenage Girls – author interview – Annette Fuson

[caption id="attachment_966" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="click here to buy this book "][/caption] About Straight Talk for Teenage Girls Straight Talk for Teenage Girls is information to help teen girls make better choices about life situations so they will grow to adulthood successfully. Topics include: self-esteem, dealing with emotions, making decisions, friendships with girls/boys, getting out of bad situations, handling mistakes and reaching goals. Because of the self-tests, case studies at each chapter and the 50 questions from real girls, adults who work with teens use the book for discussions. The information comes from classes taught in school for over 20 years. The book is up-beat, positive and easy to understand. The mission is to help all girls make choices that will lead to a happier life. Hi Annette, Welcome to Paperback Writer. Thank you for having me. Q: Would you share with us how you came up with the idea for

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Vampyre Blood-Eight Pints of Trouble – author interview – George Earl Parker

When young New Orleans lawyer Bradley Harrington Chester III lies dying in the street after being hit by a speeding car, it seems that his life is over. But as his spirit drifts away toward a distant light, he is approached by an exotic fellow who claims to be both the Count Dracula of legend, and a violin player for The Techno Zombies, a Goth rock band on a world tour. Populated by loveable rogues, scheming lawyers, and thieving gypsies, Vampyre Blood-Eight-Pints of Trouble is an insane romp through New Orleans, illustrating the intensity of our human desire to get what we want at any cost, and the strange places that desire can lead to. About the Author: George Earl Parker is an Author, Singer/Songwriter, and an Artist. As director of the short film The Yellow Submarine Sandwich, included in Eric Idle’s pseudo-documentary of a band called the Rutles, Parker

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Thursday Thirteen – Thirteen Things to Know About the Main Character, Laura in the novel, “Letter to My Daughter” by George Bishop

In my novel Letter to My Daughter, the main character is a woman named Laura whose teenage daughter has just run away from home. Wracked with guilt and seeking reconciliation, she tries to put down in a letter “everything I’ve always meant to tell you but never have.” Here are 13 things that you should know about Laura: 1. She wears a tattoo below her right hip, the meaning of which she’s never revealed to her daughter Elizabeth. 2. When Laura was fifteen and growing up in the small town of Zachary, Louisiana, she imagined that everyone in the world lived a more glamorous and exciting life than she did. 3. The first boy Laura ever loved was Tim Prejean, a poor Cajun kid who loved radios and hunting. 4. Halfway through her freshman year of high school, Laura’s parents sent her away to a Catholic boarding school in Baton

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Flaherty’s Crossing – Author Interview – Kaylin McFarren

[caption id="attachment_917" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="buy this book and the proceeds are donated for colon cancer research"][/caption] Paperback Writer welcomes women’s contemporary fiction author Kaylin McFarren, author of Flaherty’s Crossing. On a Personal Note from the author Kaylin sat before her computer writing FLAHERTY’S CROSSING as a source of personal therapy after losing her beloved father to colon cancer. You might say she was angry at him, at God, at the world in general. However, after writing this story, she had the opportunity to really look into her soul and consider the fact that so many other sons and daughters have had to deal with similar and even worse situations. Rather than a memoir, her novel evolved into a fictional journey which brought about the resolution she needed to find. She never expected this exercise in writing to go to press, touch lives, or win literary awards. But as a result

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Buying Time – Author Interview – Pamela Samuels Young

Paperback Writer is pleased to announce our author for today, Pamela Samuels Young, author of Buying Time as she continues on her virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book. About the Book: Buying Time is a scandalous tale of blackmail, murder and betrayal, evoking John Grisham with a dash of Terry McMillan. Waverly Sloan is a down-on-his-luck lawyer. But just when he’s about to hit rock bottom, he stumbles upon a business with the potential to solve all of his problems. In Waverly’s new line of work, he comes to the aid of people in desperate need of cash. But there’s a catch. His clients must be terminally ill and willing to sign over rights to their life insurance policies before they can collect a dime. Waverly then finds investors eager to advance them thousands of dollars—including a hefty broker’s fee for himself—in exchange for a significant return on

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Tales for Delicious Girls – author interview – Barbora Knobova

[caption id="attachment_821" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="www.barboraknobova.com"][/caption]What’s in a word? Anything you want there to be! D for daring, E for enchanting, L for loving, I for inspiring, C for captivating, I for intriguing, O for outgoing, U for unique, S for sophisticated: DELICIOUS. Tales for Delicious Girls has twenty-five exhilarating real-life stories about delicious women, eccentric men and stubborn dogs. This book is meant to entertain you. It will make you laugh until there are tears in your eyes. It will become your faithful companion, and will help you find yourself. It was written for you because you’re delicious – the most delicious girl in the world. Tales for Delicious Girls offers witty, refreshing, clever and ironic insight into relationships between men and women from all points of view. The book is a modern relationship manual, providing answers to the most pressing dating and friendship questions that strong, independent, modern women

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Alice I Have Been – author interview – Melanie Benjamin

[caption id="attachment_816" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="www.melaniebenjamin.com"][/caption]Melanie Benjamin, author of Alice I Have Been joins us today as our first author of the new year. Alice I Have Been is a love story and a literary mystery, that brilliantly blends fact and fiction to capture the passionate spirit of a woman who was truly worthy of her fictional alter ego, in a world as captivating as the Wonderland only she could inspire. About the Book: Few works of literature are as universally beloved as Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Now, in this spellbinding historical novel, we meet the young girl whose bright spirit sent her on an unforgettable trip down the rabbit hole–and the grown woman whose story is no less enthralling. But oh my dear, I am tired of being Alice in Wonderland. Does it sound ungrateful? Alice Liddell Hargreaves’s life has been a richly woven tapestry: As a young woman, wife,

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