Posts tagged ‘living in France’

France Book Tours stops for Nov 25-30

Taking Root in Provence

Monday, Nov 25
Guest-post + Giveaway at Patricia Sands’ Blog

Tuesday, Nov 26
Review + Giveaway at The French Village Diaries

Wednesday, Nov 27
Review + Interview at I Am, Indeed
Review + Giveaway at Enchanted by Josephine
Review + Giveaway at The Most Happy Reader

Thursday, Nov 28
Highlights at Words And Peace

Friday, Nov 29
Review + Giveaway at Turning The Pages

Saturday, Nov 30
Review + Excerpt at Jorie Loves A Story

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June Book of the month giveaway: winner

For the June Book of the Month on France Book Tours, we had 79 entries!

This very nice novel, perfect for summer,

Summer of France

has a winner:

MARY

at

Mary’s Cup of Tea


Apart from winning this book, Mary will be featured as the blogger of the month until the last day of July. Please go visit her book blog!

And thanks again to Paulita Kincer for offering her book.

Note:

when you enter a giveaway, I keep your email address only until a winner has been chosen and has confirmed. After that, I delete the form where your answers were stored during the duration of the giveaway. If you win and you email me your mailing address, I delete this email and its information as soon as I have mailed you the book.

Anne-Marie Simons on upcoming Tour: Taking Root In Provence

Taking Root in Provence banner

Taking Root in Provence

Author Anne-Marie Simons

on  Tour

November 25-30, 2013

with

Taking Root In Provence

Website | Goodreads

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SYNOPSIS

Two expatriates left Washington DC in search of the ideal place to retire where climate, culture, accessibility and natural beauty all had a role to play. Curious about the vaunted quality of life in the south of France, they traveled the length and width of Provence where, preferring the city to the countryside, they decided to settle in the ancient town of Aix-en-Provence. That was in 1998 and Taking Root in Provence is the story of their slow integration into the French mainstream — both easier and more difficult than expected but ultimately successful.

In a series of vignettes Anne-Marie Simons gives us a warts-and-all picture of life among the French and with warmth and humor shares her lessons learned. Contrary to most publications about Provence, this book focuses on life in the city rather than the quiet countryside, and promises to be both informative and revealing to those who want to spend more than a passing holiday here. [from the author’s website]

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Praise for Taking Root In Provence:

A Review from Maureen O’Brien, writer and actress:

“Marvelous! All personal, everyday, lived experience, love and exasperation in equal parts, taking us to the heart of Provence and making us locals too. The deep research
and erudition are concealed by a surface as light as an airy Îles Flottantes. The book has a wonderfully chatty quality, carrying us along as in the wake of an original and uniquely privileged native. We hurry behind, gazing to right and left so as not to miss a single moment of vivid experience. This is a rich little gem.”

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VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE

Monday, Nov 25
Guest-post + Giveaway at Patricia Sands’ Blog

Tuesday, Nov 26
Review + Giveaway at The French Village Diaries

Wednesday, Nov 27
Review + Interview at I Am, Indeed
Review + Giveaway at Enchanted by Josephine
Review + Giveaway at The Most Happy Reader

Thursday, Nov 28
Highlights at Words And Peace

Friday, Nov 29
Review + Giveaway at Turning The Pages

Saturday, Nov 30
Review + Excerpt at Jorie Loves A Story

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