Lots of Great Bookish News with Tamie and Elena (7/5)

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Welcome to Bookish News with Tamie and Elena. Let’s see what caught our eye this past week and what we’re looking forward to…

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Wordslinger: Who Asked You?

I have been interviewed a lot this month following the release of my new book, and the interviews have all been well conducted and fun to participate in with my wife and co-author. However, it got me thinking of the best ways to conduct such interviews with maximum effect. So today I would like to share some tips on how to interview and be interviewed more successfully. By successful, I mean memorable and interestingly enough. The advice I have will benefit you on either side of the microphone or page.

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Blog Tour! Tamie Reviews: The Promise by Kristen Ashley

Today I’m so happy to be taking part in Kristen Ashley‘s blog tour for The Promise which releases on July 8th. It’s book #5 in the ‘Burg series. Yes, it can be read as a stand alone, but honestly I think it’ll mean so much more if you at least read At Peace (The ‘Burg #2) first. I know I’ve mentioned this before and I’m sure I’ll mention it in the future, but I flove the unique language and rhythm that is pure KA. It’s what I look for and is one of the things that always makes me a happy camper…erm…reader 🙂


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Since his brother’s death, Benny Bianchi has been nursing his grudge against the woman he thinks led to his brother’s downfall. He does this to bury the feelings he has for Francesca Concetti, his brother’s girl. But when Frankie takes a bullet while on the run with Benny’s cousin’s woman, Benny has to face those feelings.

The problem is Frankie has decided she’s paid her penance. Penance she didn’t deserve to pay. She’s done with Benny and the Bianchi family. She’s starting a new life away from Chicago and her heartbreaking history.

Benny has decided differently.

But Frankie has more demons she’s battling. Demons Benny wants to help her face. But life has landed so many hard knocks on Frankie she’s terrified of believing in the promise of Benny Bianchi and the good life he’s offering.

Frankie’s new life leads her to The ‘Burg, where Benny has ties, and she finds she not only hasn’t succeeded in getting away, she’s doesn’t want to.

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