Christmas, Hannukah and Gift Giving

Now is the time to be thinking about those special someones in your life and what you are going to get the for the holidays.  Think about a book.  I have several authors to choose from that can fulfill the wishes of all the readers on your list from children to the macabre for adults.  Check out their websites and you can get all of their books on Amazon.

Yvonne Mason – http://indieauthoryvonnemason.com/

Fran Orenstein – franorenstein.weebly.com/

Lila Pinord – lilalpinord.bravehost.com/

Michael Gersony – http://www.amazon.com/Notes-Nightstand-Michael-Gersony/dp/1300317027

 

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Fran Orenstein Review

Check out this website for a great review of Fran Orenstein’s poetry book Reflections.

http://thenewbookreview.blogspot.com/2012/11/fran-lewis-reviews-poetry-reflections.html

E-Books Now Available

Michael Gersony’s book Notes From the Nightstand, a book of three short stories, is now available on Nook and Kindle.  Get yours today from either Amazon or Barnes Noble.  The Amazon Kindle version is currently available and the Nook version will be available later today.  The link to Amazon is below.

http://www.amazon.com/Notes-from-the-Nightstand-ebook/dp/B00ACOJS48/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1353852591&sr=1-1&keywords=michael+gersony

 

 

 

 

Fran Orenstein

Fran Orenstein

Raised in Brooklyn and Bronx, NY, Fran Orenstein, Ed.D. writes ‘tween and YA books, as well as novels and poetry for “grown up” folks. She is an award-winning poet and short story writer. Fran is also an experienced editor, and gives presentations and writing workshops at schools, libraries and conferences.
Her ‘tween mystery series, The Mystery Under Third Base and The Mystery of the Green Goblin, and Fat Girls From Outer Space a ‘tween novel on bullying and childhood obesity, published by SP (www.sleepytownpress.com)are available on Amazon.com.
Check out her two YA historical romance novels, The Spice Merchant’s Daughter (Whiskey Creek Press) and The Calling of the Flute (SP), which are available on Kindle and in paperback.
Her short stories are featured in anthologies such as Gallery Of Voices from (SP).
Gaia’s Gift (World Castle Publishing) is a novel for adults about a woman’s love, loss, guilt, deception and redemption.
The Book of Mysteries (World Castle Publishing) is a YA fantasy trilogy of novels in one volume.
Relections (SP), a book of poetry, follows many decades of a woman’s life from childhood to early elder years.
For more information, visit Fran’s World at http://www.franorenstein.weebly.com.

The Spice Merchants Daughter

The Spice Merchants Daughter

In 1685, Jean-Claude Dubois, son of a French spice merchant, escapes from the violence against Protestant Huguenots and sails to Prussia. Jean-Claude falls in love with Marie and they marry and have a daughter, Katy. At thirteen, fluent in French, Katy is sent away to be the companion of spoiled, aristocratic Charlotte to tutor her for a marriage into French nobility. Katy must accompany her to France, where she meets the blacksmith’s apprentice, Gilles. Their love appears doomed when the family takes her to Versailles for the wedding. They remain there for two years, while Charlotte’s lecherous brother Franz pursues Katy to become his mistress and, although terrified of him, Katy is powerless to help herself. Finally Katy and Gilles are reunited when the family returns, but Franz, enraged at Katy’s stubborn refusal, frames Gilles for attempted murder, sending the young couple fleeing for their lives across the French countryside.

Fat Girls from Outer Space

Second Edition- Frederica (Freddy) Gold is smart, talented, funny and overweight. She hates her name, her body and the school bully. As if that weren’t enough, her parents are newly divorced and her dad has a young girlfriend. Excited about turning twelve and starting middle school, Freddy meets Dolly, an African-American girl and Eva, a Latina, who are are also fat. They discover a mutual love and talent for music and form a band. In this coming-of-age story, Freddy learns to cope with adversity by using her humor, talent and the support of her friends, her older brother, and a special ‘fat angel’ to earn respect and popularity. ‘Tween years are tough for every kid and whether it’s zits, body image, hair, bullying or personality, this book will touch every kid between nine and fourteen.