Spotlight and giveaway: The Future of Buildings

The Future of Buildings,
Transportation, and Power

by Roger Duncan and Michael E. Webber
Category:  Adult Non-Fiction (18+),
290 pages
Genre:  Non-fiction Futurism
Publisher:  DW Books
Release date:   July 2020
Content Rating:  G. No erotic or bad language

Book Description

The evolution of buildings, transportation and power will determine how our future looks and feels, and in the book Roger Duncan and Michael E. Webber argue the Energy Efficiency Megatrend will shape our future technology.
Buildings and vehicles will evolve into sentient-appearing machines such that we will be living, working and moving about inside robots. Buildings may develop personalities and the transportation system will have any manner of vehicle available at a moment’s notice. This complex, interconnected system will be powered by the clean and efficient conversion of fuels and energy flows that surround us.

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Amazon
B&N ~ IndieBound

 

Meet the Authors:

Roger Duncan is a former Austin, Texas City Council member and the former General Manager of Austin Energy, the municipal electric utility. He is also a former Research Fellow at the Energy Institute at the University of Texas.

Michael E. Webber is the Josey Centennial Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas, and Chief Science and Technology Officer at ENGIE, a multi-national energy services and infrastructure company.

Connect with the authors: website


Tour Schedule:
Jan 11 – Splashes of Joy – book review / guest post / giveaway
Jan 11 – Lisa’s Reading – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 12 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway
Jan 12 – fundinmental – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 13 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
Jan 13 – Olio by Marilyn – book spotlight / author interview
Jan 13 – Olio by Marilyn – book review / giveaway
Jan 15 – Literary Flits – book review / giveaway
Jan 15 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Jan 18 – The Momma Spot – book review / giveaway
Jan 19 – Books and Zebras @jypsylynn – book review
Jan 19 – Adventures of a Travelers Wife – book review / author interview / giveaway
Jan 20 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Jan 21 – Library of Clean Reads – book review / giveaway
Jan 21 – Book Corner News and Reviews – book review / giveaway
Jan 22 – Words And Peace – book spotlight / giveaway

Enter the Giveaway 

 

Spotlight and giveaway: The Permanent Weight Loss Plan

The Permanent Weight Loss Plan:
A 10-Step Approach
To Ending Yo-Yo Dieting
by Dr. Janice Asher; Jae Rivera
CategoryAdult Non-Fiction (18+), 308 pages
Genre How-To
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
Release date:   January 2020
Tour dates: January 7 to February 3, 2020
Content Rating: PG

Book Description:
Diets come and go, and the scale needle swings as you drop pounds and then
gain them back. But what if there were a weight loss solution for
forever? Not another fad diet based on deprivation and restriction, but a
holistic system for shedding pounds and maintaining your weight?
In The Permanent Weight Loss Plan, Janice Asher, MD, and Fulbright Open
Research Fellow, Jae Rivera, reveal (from their own first-hand
experiences) that it’s not just about the food you eat or don’t eat—it’s
about a mindset and lifestyle change. After collectively losing 170
pounds and maintaining their weight for years, Janice and Jae share
scientific evidence, personal experiences, and practical insights on how
you can successfully reframe your relationship with food.It’s about stopping the shame associated with body size, recognizing
instances of disordered eating, equipping yourself with the knowledge of
what behaviors contribute to lasting weight loss, and making use of
proven strategies. Get actionable tips on how to:

  • Overcome barriers like stress, shame, and emotional eating
  • Escape the comfort food circle of hell
  • Eat food that nourishes your intestinal microbiome and brain
  • Replace unhealthy habits with new ones that will treat your body well
  • Boost your metabolism by eating during the right times of the day
  • Commit to an exercise regime you can enjoy
  • Transform your kitchen from danger zone to a safe space
  • Survive potential landmines like holidays and parties
  • Develop strategies for not gaining back the weight you lose
  • Stop the cycle of fat-shaming and treat yourself with kindness

Complete, with 26 recipes for cauliflower quinoa puttanesca, “umami bomb” roasted portabella mushrooms, blueberry breakfast smoothie, curried lentil
salad, and more, The Permanent Weight Loss Plan encourages readers, with
gentle humor and compassion, to embrace a paradigm shift and transform
their lives for good.

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Amazon
Meet the Authors:
Amy OestreicherJanice Asher
is a gynecologist
at the University of Pennsylvania.

In addition to being a clinician there,
she began the MILE (mindful, intuitive living & eating) Program,
and the PANDA (Physicians And Nurses Domestic Abuse) Program.
She is a co-author and co-editor
of a textbook on sexual assault.

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Jae Rivera is a biological anthropologist specializing in human osteology.
She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania, and continued on to work at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Presently, she is living in Peru analyzing human remains with a Fulbright Open Research Grant. and will begin her PhD when she returns in 2018. 

Connect with the author:    website ~ twitter

Tour Schedule:

Jan 7 –Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 7 –Over Coffee Conversations – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 7 – Reading Authors – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 8 –A Mama’s Corner of the World – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 9 –Rockin’ Book Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 10 – Tabi Thoughts – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 13 –Literary Flits – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 14 –Library of Clean Reads – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 15 –Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 15 – The 411 on Books, Authors, and Publishing News – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 16 –b for bookreview – book spotlight
Jan 21– Laura’s Interests – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 22 –Words And Peace – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 23 – #redhead.with.book – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 28 –Rainy Day Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 29 –Seaside Book Nook – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 30 – StoreyBook Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 30 – eBook Addicts – book spotlight / giveaway

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Spotlight and giveaway: The Last Thing She Said


Book Title:  The Last Thing She Said (A Chris Matheson Cold Case Mystery #3) by Lauren Carr

Category:  Adult Fiction (18 +),  386 pages
Genre:  Mystery
Publisher:  Acorn Book Services
Release date:   July 22, 2019
Formats available for purchase:  paperback, ebook, audiobook (audible & itunes)
Tour dates: October 7 to November 15, 2019
Content Rating:  PG-13 (Lauren Carr’s books are murder mysteries, so there are murders involved. Occasionally, a murder will happen on stage. There is sexual content, but always behind closed doors. Some mild swearing (a hell or a damn few and far between). No F-bombs!

Book Description:
“I’m working on the
greatest mystery ever,” was the last thing noted mystery novelist
Mercedes Livingston said to seven-year-old Chris Matheson before walking
out of Hill House Hotel never to be seen again.

For decades, the writer’s fate
remained a puzzling mystery until an autographed novel and a letter put a
grown-up Chris Matheson on the trail of a cunning killer. With the help
of a team of fellow retired law enforcement officers, each a specialist
in their own field of investigation, Chris puts a flame to this cold
case to uncover what had really happened that night Mercedes Livingston
walked out of Hill House Hotel. Watch out! The clues are getting hot!

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Meet the Author:  

 

 Lauren
Carr is the international best-selling author of the Thorny Rose, Mac
Faraday, Lovers in Crime, and Chris Matheson Cold Case Mysteries—over
twenty titles across four fast-paced mystery series filled with twists
and turns!
Book reviewers and readers alike
rave about how Lauren Carr seamlessly crosses genres to include mystery,
suspense, crime fiction, police procedurals, romance, and humor.

Lauren is a popular speaker who has
made appearances at schools, youth groups, and on author panels at
conventions. She lives with her husband, and two spoiled rotten German
shepherds on a mountain in Harpers Ferry, WV.


Connect with the author:   Website  ~  Twitter  ~  Facebook  ~  Instagram
BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE:

Oct 7 – Working Mommy Journal – book review of The Last Thing She Said
Oct 7 – JB’s Bookworms with Brandy Mulder – book review of Ice / giveaway
Oct 7 – Bookriot – audiobook review of Ice / giveaway
Oct 7 – Just Another Reader – book review of Ice
Oct 7 – Rita’s Reading Room – series spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 7 – Viviana MacKade – series spotlight / guest post
Oct 8 – Just Another Reader – book review of Winter Frost
Oct 8 – JB’s Bookworms with Brandy Mulder – book review of Winter Frost / giveaway
Oct 8 – Amy’s Booket List – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Oct 8 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book review of The Last Thing She Said / guest post /
giveaway
Oct 9 – Cuzinlogic – series spotlight / giveaway
Oct 9 – JB’s Bookworms with Brandy Mulder – book review of The Last Thing She Said /
giveaway
Oct 9 – Just Another Reader – book review of The Last  Thing She Said
Oct 9 – The Voracious Bibliophile – book review of The Last Thing She Said
Oct 10 – Librorum in Sempiternum – book review of Ice / giveaway
Oct 11 – It’s All About the Book – book review of The Last Thing She Said
Oct 14 – b for bookreview – series spotlight / author interview
Oct 15 – Buried Under Books – audiobook review of Ice / giveaway
Oct 15 – Pause for Tales – book review of The Last Thing She Said
Oct 16 – Locks, Hooks and Books – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said /
guest post / giveaway
Oct 17 – Library of Clean Reads – series spotlight / giveaway
Oct 18 – Library of Clean Reads – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Oct 19 – Bookriot – audiobook review of Winter Frost / giveaway
Oct 20 – Librorum in Sempiternum – book review of Winter Frost / giveaway
Oct 21 – Hall Ways Blog – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Oct 21 – Words And Peace – book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 22 – Kristin’s Novel Café – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said
Oct 23 – Mystery Suspense Reviews – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said /
guest post
Oct 24 – Haddie’s Haven – audiobook review of Ice / giveaway
Oct 24 – FUONLYKNEW – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Oct 24 – My Journey Back – series spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 25 – Blooming with Books – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Oct 25 – StoreyBook Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 26 – Bookriot – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Oct 28 – Sefina Hawke’s Books – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said
Oct 29 – Buried Under Books – audiobook review of The Last  Thing she Said / giveaway
Oct 29 – My Reading Journeys – book review of Winter Frost / giveaway
Oct 30 – Elizabeth McKenna – Author – book spotlight of The Last Thing She Said /
giveaway
Oct 31 – Dab of Darkness Book Reviews – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said
/ giveaway
Nov 1 – Life as Leels – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Nov 4 – Books for Books – audiobook review of Ice / giveaway
Nov 5 – Bound 4 Escape – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Nov 6 – fundinmental – book review of Winter Frost / giveaway
Nov 6 – My Reading Journeys – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Nov 7 – Haddie’s Haven – audiobook review of Winter Frost / giveaway
Nov 8 – Literary Flits – series spotlight / giveaway
Nov 11 – The Avid Inspri – book review of Ice / giveaway
Nov 11 – Books for Books – audiobook review of Winter Frost / giveaway
Nov 12 – Librorum in Sempiternum – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Nov 13 – Celticlady’s Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
Nov 13 – A Fountain of Books – book review of The Last Thing She Said / guest post / giveaway
Nov 14 – T’s Stuff – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said / author interview /
giveaway
Nov 15 – The Avid Inspri – book review of Winter Frost / giveaway
Nov 15 – Nighttime Reading Center – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Nov 18 – Laura’s Interests – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said / guest post /
giveaway
Nov 18 – Books for Books – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Nov 19 – JBronder Book Reviews – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said
Nov 19 – Shalini’s Books & Reviews – book review of The Last Thing She Said
Nov 20 – fundinmental – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Nov 20 – Haddie’s Haven – audiobook review of The Last Thing She Said / guest post /
giveaway
Nov 20 – I’m All About Books – book review of The Last Thing She Said / guest post /
giveaway
Nov 20 – Svetlana’s reads and views – book review of The Last Thing She Said /
giveaway
Nov 21 – Books Are Love – book review of The Last Thing She Said / author interview /
giveaway
Nov 21 – The Avid Inspri – book review of The Last Thing She Said / guest post /
giveaway
Nov 22 – Adventurous Jessy – book review of The Last Thing She Said / giveaway
Nov 22 – SammieReadsBook – book review of The Last Thing She Said / author
interview / giveaway
Nov 22 –  Jypsylynn – book review of The Last Thing She Said

 

ENTER THE GIVEAWAY!
Ends November 30th, 2019