Monday, March 26, 2018

#MMBBR #Review #TheSummerOfNewBeginnings by @BetteLeeCrosby @LUAuthors @GoSparkPoint #LakeUnionPublishing @AmazonPub

The Summer of New Beginnings by Bette Lee Crosby
Meghan Briggs and her sister Tracy could not be any more different. Which is why Meghan is moving home to save their late father’s business and Tracy is moving home and single mother in need of help. While Tracy struggles with new motherhood, Meghan tries not to fall for the stray puppy she named Sox – and the handsome vet. Both sisters face hardships and new relationships now that they are home again, maybe even getting the new beginnings they need.
REVIEW: Lee Crosby can pull you into the story with such grace and ease. She builds her characters in a way that they become part of you. You, as the reader, will experience everything they experience, which causes the reader to form a deep attachment with the characters.  The Summer of New Beginnings will tug at your heart and give you hope. I think every reader will be able to relate to the characters in this book and the story will be one that will touch them. A spring read must.

Bette Lee Crosby

USA Today Bestselling and Award-winning novelist Bette Lee Crosby's books have been southern fiction, historical fiction, and women's fiction bestsellers. Her newest novel "The Summer of New Beginnings" will be released in March 2018 by Lake Union Publishing.

Midwest book review describes her books as "Well-crafted storytelling populated by memorable characters caught up in equally memorable circumstances."

The Seattle Post Intelligencer says Crosby's writing is, "A quirky mix of Southern flair, serious thoughts about important things in life and madcap adventures."

Samantha from Reader's Favorite raves, "Crosby writes the type of book you can't stop thinking about long after you put it down." 

"Storytelling is in my blood," Crosby laughingly admits, My mom was not a writer, but she was a captivating storyteller, so I find myself using bits and pieces of her voice in most everything I write.

It is the wit and wisdom of that Southern Mama Crosby brings to her works of fiction; the result is a delightful blend of humor, mystery and romance along with a cast of quirky charters who will steal your heart away. Her work was first recognized in 2006 when she received The National League of American Pen Women Award for a then unpublished manuscript. She has since gone on to win over twenty awards for her work including: The Royal Palm Literary Award, the FPA President's Book Award Gold Medal, Reader's Favorite Award Gold Medal, In'DTale RONE Award Winner, and the Reviewer's Choice Award.

Crosby's previously published works are: Beyond the Carousel (2017), Silver Threads (2016), The Regrets of Cyrus Dodd (2016), Baby Girl (2016), What the Heart Remembers (2015), The Loft (2015), Memory House (2015), Passing through Perfect (2015), Wishing for Wonderful (2014), Blueberry Hill (2014), Previously Loved Treasures (2014), Jubilee's Journey (2013), What Matters Most (2013), The Twelfth Child (2012), Life in the Land of IS (2012), Cracks in the Sidewalk (2011), Spare Change (2011).

·      Bette Lee Crosby has nearly 20,000 total engaged social media followers
·      The author is a 4-time USA Today bestseller
·      The author self-published 18 books (including her bestsellers)
·      Publication date: 3/27/2018
·      Publisher: Lake Union (the author’s first foray into traditional publishing)
·      Readership: Women, ages 18-75
·      Genre: Contemporary fiction
·      Themes: #southernfiction, #sisters, #dogs and #pets , #smalltownliving, #familyrelationships , # disabled #hearingimpairedchild , #grieving a #loss , #discovering a new career, #unexpectedromance , #happyeverafter ending.

The Summer of New Beginnings is perfect for the following:
·      Fans of This Is Us
·      Fans of Debbie Macomber
·      Dog lovers
·      Books on sisterhood
·      Spring reads
·      Fans of Southern fiction
·      Fiction on small town life
·      Fiction to encourage your career aspirations

·      Great book club reads for a multigenerational group

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