Monthly Archives: April 2015

13 FACTS ABOUT MICHAEL CONNELLY AND THE CROSSING

Michael Connelly’s next book The Crossing became an instant hit six months before its release. The interest was so high that the novel already entered in Top 5 Amazon bestselling kindle list. Connelly is my favorite crime author so he is our guest in the next part of our 13 Facts rubric.

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LINDSAY ASHFORD: THE COLOR OF SECRETS IS A STORY OF FORBIDDEN LOVE

Lindsay Ashford’s last book The Color of Secrets was published two weeks ago. The new piece of literature excellence by the author from Wolverhampton received nice praise by the readers. Currently the book is standing strong with average 4.6 Amazon stars from 75 plus reviews. The novel is part of Top 100 Kindle Bestselling list.
It’s time for some chat with our next guest Lindsay Ashford.

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– Lindsay, what the readers will find in your book The Color of Secrets?
The Color of Secrets is a gritty family saga that spans three generations, beginning with a wartime affair between a black American GI and a white British woman whose husband is missing in action. It’s a story of forbidden love and a daughter’s struggle to find her own identity.
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FRESHNESS FROM MY BEAUTYFUL COUNTRY

Today’s post will be dedicated to my beautiful country. Bulgaria is amazing place. One of the borders is situated next to Black Sea famous with its very fine sands. The entire country is divided on two parts by huge mountain, called Stara Planina. Archeological sites from Thracian, Greek, Roman and Medieval ages are all around the country. Enough of advertisement. Check it out some of my amateur photos:

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The Seven Lakes of Rila


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NINA SCHUYLER: THE TRANSLATOR WAS INSPIRED BY DAVID REMNICK’S ARTICLE

“A pure, sheer pleasure”, “Wonderful story”, “Absorbing,” are just few of the opinions about Nina Schuyler’s book The Translator. The novel was published in 2013 and since then was receiving very positive feedback (av. 4.4 stars from 50 plus reviews). It’s a great pleasure to introduce you our next guest Nina Schuyler.

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– Nina, What is THE TRANSLATOR about?
– When renowned translator Hanne Schubert falls down a flight of stairs, she suffers from an unusual but real condition–the loss of her native language. Speaking only Japanese, a language she learned later in life, she leaves for Japan. There, to Hanne’s shock, the Japanese novelist whose work she recently translated confronts her publicly for sabotaging his work.
Hanne sets out to find the inspiration for the author’s novel–a tortured, chimerical actor, once a master in the art of Noh theater. Through their passionate, volatile relationship, Hanne is forced to reexamine how she lived her life, including her relationship to her daughter.
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13 FACTS ABOUT ANTHONY DOERR AND ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

All the Light We Cannot See returned in Top 5 of Amazon Kindle’s chart once again. The bestseller continues to gather positive reviews and currently is averaging 4.6 stars from 11 200 plus readers’ opinions. Few days ago Doerr was announced as the winner of Pulitzer award for fiction.
That’s why one of the most popular literature creations for 2014 is our next guest in 13 Facts rubric.

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The success of All the Light We Cannot See wouldn’t be explained even by the author himself. He wasn’t expecting that the novel will become a commercial hit. When asked in interviews what is the reason the most often answer is “Luck”.
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BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATION: CHILD 44 (UPDATED 2)

The Soviet Union, times of Joseph Stalin and Andrei Chikatilo. Are you feeling scary? You must be, because of the novel Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith. The story will put a lot of tension to your nerves.

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The book
was published in 2008. It is the first part of Leo Demidov trilogy. The sequels The Secret Speech (2009) and Agent 6 (2011) followed the success of the Child 44.
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13 FACTS ABOUT DAVID BALDACCI AND MEMORY MAN

Few days ago David Baldacci published his next novel Memory Man. So far the reception is brilliant with almost perfect average 4.8 Amazon stars from 35 plus reviews. This is the reason why we decided to dedicate our next 13 Facts article to the author from Richmond.

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BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATION: FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

The legendary British novelist and poet Thomas Hardy showed more than century ago his talent for the first time with the novel Far From The Madding Crowd. At the beginning the author decided to publish the story without mentioning his name as a monthly serial Cornhill Magazine. Thanks to the decision he won many followers in short terms.

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SEJAL BADANI: TRAIL OF BROKEN WINGS IS A STORY OF REDEMPTION

Sejal Badani debuted by the best possible way in the literary world. Her novel Trail of Broken Wings was selected in Kindle First program and established in the last three weeks in Amazon Top 20 chart. The fans love it and valuated the story with average 4.5 Amazon stars from 300 plus reviews.
Our next guest is a former attorney. She decided to leave the law in order to become a full time writer. So far her dreams are happening. Say welcome to Sejal Badani.

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– Sejal, tell us about your debut novel, Trail of Broken Wings?
Trail of Broken Wings is a story of three women who must face their past to find their future. It’s a story of redemption, hope and finding your inner strength when tragedies threaten to break you. I wrote it for women who believe in the power of friendship and family, for anyone who has ever experienced abuse in their lives, and for those who know that love is there for everyone, even those who must learn to love themselves first.
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JONAS SAUL: SARAH ROBERTS IS THE KIND OF WOMAN I RESPECT

Jonas Saul is veteran in thriller and horror genres with 19 novels behind him. Last month he published The Unlucky, part 13 of Sarah Roberts’s series.
Once again the tense action forced the readers to put some comments like “Fasten your seat belts and get ready for the ride of your life”, “Marvelous characters and plot”, “The only problem with the books in the Sarah Roberts series is they are addictive”.
The feedback was more than perfect with average 4.9 Amazon stars from 50 plus reviews.
Our next guest has very interesting story around his writing adventure. He followed his dreams and currently enjoys a well deserved respect by the fans of books.

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– Jonas, what is your last book The Unlucky about?
The Unlucky is the thirteenth book in a series starring Sarah Roberts, a female vigilante with a twist. Sarah’s dead sister speaks to her on occasion and often takes over her body—if needed—to keep Sarah alive. Here’s the synopsis for The Unlucky:
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