Love Letters: from Moses to Georgia (from The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon) + Giveaway

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Today another favorite book boyfriend of mine is here with us on Bookish Temptations. He’s Moses from The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon, and he has something very special to say to Georgia…Check it out 🙂

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Elena’s Book Crushes: Moses from The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon

Hey all! This is my first post of 2015 and I wanted to talk to you about Moses from The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon, one of my book crushes of 2014.

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Elena Reviews: The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon + Εxcerpt + Giveaway




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If I tell you right up front, right in the beginning that I lost him, it will be easier for you to bear. You will know it’s coming, and it will hurt. But you’ll be able to prepare.

Someone found him in a laundry basket at the Quick Wash, wrapped in a towel, a few hours old and close to death. They called him Baby Moses when they shared his story on the ten o’clock news – the little baby left in a basket at a dingy Laundromat, born to a crack addict and expected to have all sorts of problems. I imagined the crack baby, Moses, having a giant crack that ran down his body, like he’d been broken at birth. I knew that wasn’t what the term meant, but the image stuck in my mind. Maybe the fact that he was broken drew me to him from the start.

It all happened before I was born, and by the time I met Moses and my mom told me all about him, the story was old news and nobody wanted anything to do with him. People love babies, even sick babies. Even crack babies. But babies grow up to be kids, and kids grow up to be teenagers. Nobody wants a messed up teenager.

And Moses was messed up. Moses was a law unto himself. But he was also strange and exotic and beautiful. To be with him would change my life in ways I could never have imagined. Maybe I should have stayed away. Maybe I should have listened. My mother warned me. Even Moses warned me. But I didn’t stay away.

And so begins a story of pain and promise, of heartache and healing, of life and death. A story of before and after, of new beginnings and never-endings. But most of all…a love story.

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NEW Release: The Law of Moses by AMY HARMON + Giveaway!


Today is the release day of The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon and I’m so, so happy to be participating in its launch. I’ve gushed a lot in this blog about Amy Harmon and her Making Faces, so you know how much I love her writing. The Law of Moses is a life-altering book. It’s like those tiny boxes that contain the most beautiful jewelry. When you have it in your hands and open it you can’t but be in awe. I won’t say much about it yet, because I’ll review it 12/11, but it is a book you need to add to your TBR list. And it releases today, so that’s the perfect opportunity 😉

There’s also a great giveaway that you can enter. Check it out. 🙂

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Cover Reveal + Excerpt + Giveaway: The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon


Today I’m very excited to be participating in the cover reveal of The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon. Amy is the New York Times Bestselling Author of Making Faces, and I can’t wait for The Law of Moses to be released!

The cover is stunning and I’m sure you will all love it!!! There’s also a great excerpt for you to enjoy. Check them out 🙂

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