Review and Giveaway: Goodbye Paris

Goodbye ParisGoodbye Paris
by Mike Bond

Release date: June 11, 2019
at Big City Press

ISBN: paperback: 978-1-949751-02-4
ISBN ebook: 978-1-949751-03-1

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I often rant against tourists who go gaga over Paris and France, and many novels play with that romantic view of anything French. France is nice for tourists, but living there day in day out can actually turn into a very different story.
Well, if there’s one positive thing we can highlight about Goodbye Paris, is that the author certainly doesn’t present a rosy and touristy picture of Paris.

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Review and Giveaway: Are We French Yet?

Are We French YetAre We French Yet?
Keith & Val’s Adventures In Provence
(travel memoir)
by Keith Van Sickle

Release date: December 15, 2018
at Dresher Publishing

157 pages

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Keith and Val started telling about their unusual experience in One Sip at a Time: after some time spent in Switzerland, they discovered how much they like life in Europe. They decided then to split their time every year between California and Provence. Are We French Yet? features their most recent trips.

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Book review: The Book Artist

The Book ArtistThe Book Artist
by  Mark Pryor
Seventh Street Books
Genre: Mystery
272 pages


As you could expect at the end of The Sorbonne Affair,  Hugo Marston and his friend Tom were going to have to resolve a major issue related to their past: fifteen years earlier, as they were tracking burglars in Houston, they ended up wounding a guy, Cofer, and killing his brother. At the beginning of The Book Artist, Tom is in Amsterdam, where Cofer has been seen.

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