JoeyTweets BookBlast – “From Then To Now” by Mitzi Mensch

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Title: “From Then To Now”

Author: Mitzi Mensch

Genres: contemporary literary fiction, contemporary literature, contemporary fiction

Description: From Then to Now is a novel within a novel. Maggie figures that, with events being so old, it is safe to tell all. Figuring wrong is her first mistake. Downloading the manuscript onto her grown daughters computer is her second mistake.

Andrea is dismayed to discover Maggie’s infidelity in her first marriage and shocked to learn of her grandmothers cloistered pregnancy and forced adoption of her newborn daughter. She uses the Internet to find the people mentioned in her mothers story, more to satisfy her own curiosity than to bring her mother peace.

From Then to Now spans six decades and addresses changes, both individual and societal, in attitude, perception, and awareness. These changes, triggered in part by outside world events, bring about personal understanding achieved only after loss is experienced and enlightenment has been attained.

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JoeyTweets BookBlast – “Telling Stories: a novel” by Cheri Paris Edwards

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Title: “Telling Stories: a novel”

Author: Cheri Paris Edwards

Genres: literature, fiction, women’s fiction, contemporary fiction, romance, romantic comedy

Description: Sometimes life throws you a curveball…

Navigating middle-age is a challenge for 45-year old Genelle “Gigi” Golden. First the death of her mother, then her long time live-in boyfriend abruptly trades her in for a new model. Determined to restart her life Gigi packs her bags and heads to the Southwest. When things don’t go as planned, Gigi finds herself caught between the proverbial ‘rock and a hard place’; and an impulsive decision turns her life in an unexpected direction.

Then ex-military man Desmond Wright enters her life. Although physically changed by a skin disease it hasn’t dampened Desmond’s confidence or lessened his appeal to the opposite sex. But, Desmond’s life is complicated by an spoiled adult daughter, who treats his home like it has a revolving door, and a mother who won’t let him forget that he’s yet to find the love of his life.

When things falls apart, Gigi discovers that true friends reveal themselves in the toughest times and that grace comes when you least expect it.

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