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Travels with Maurice an Outrageous Adventure in Europe1968 by Gary Orleck with Giveaway!!!

Join Us For This Tour From April 12 to May 2

 
Book Details:

Book Title:  TRAVELS WITH MAURICE AN OUTRAGEOUS ADVENTURE IN EUROPE IN 1968 by Gary Orleck
CategoryAdult Non-Fiction (18+), 250 pages
GenreTravel Memoir
Publisher: TOUCHPOINT PRESS
Publication Date: April 5, 2022.
Tour dates: April 12 to May 2
Content Rating: G

Travels with Maurice is a gem of a
book that just sneaks up on you with its greatness. While the title
makes you think it’s a travelogue or road trip book (and we’ve all read
enough of these), Travels is so much more
.” – Michael Berman

Book Description:

“Every Woman Wanted to Be with Him, Every Man Wanted to Be Him.”― Gary Orleck

 
A simple “thank you” led to the trip of a lifetime, along with an unbreakable friendship of two opposites. See them come of age while rubbing elbows with the rich and famous like the Shah and Queen of Iran, The Who, Paul McCartney, Brigitte Bardot, and even Shirley Temple Black. An unbelievable story, yet it’s true because nobody could make this story up. Find out things the rich and famous do not want you to know.
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In the mid-1960s, Gary Orleck bumped into a friend from college. The student was from Iran, a country most Americans had never heard of. Gary didn’t know it at the time, but his friend was from the wealthiest family in the world. He asked Gary to join him that following summer to drive through Europe—his friend offering to be his tour guide since he knew Europe like the back of his hand.

At first, Gary was hesitant because of his friend’s perceived reputation, but he was very persuasive, promising to be the best tour guide ever. Reluctantly, Gary agreed, which led to the most mind-blowing experience—a ten-week trip through 12 countries and 19,920 miles of earth-shattering adventures that included turning a ship around in the middle of an ocean, dining with the King and Queen of Denmark, and the King and Queen of Belgium, meeting The Who backstage, being entertained by the Empress of Iran Empress Farah in Paris, gambling with the Shah of Iran in Monte Carlo, and even being rescued by Shirley Temple Black after being arrested during the Czechoslovakian Revolution in the summer of 1968.

Gary says, “It took ten years for me to process that trip—five years of research plus five years of writing—because I wished to share the greatest adventure a young naïve boy from Rhode Island could ever imagine happening. So, fasten your seat belts for a ride inside the elite world of the rich and famous and join me on the trip of my lifetime. A trip you will never forget. I promise you that!”

Meet the Author:

I grew up in Lincoln, R.I. which is a blue-collar town, went To Babson University School of Business, and graduated with a BSBA in 1966. I worked my way around the USA for six months.

Two years later, I traveled with the son of the richest man in the world – covering 19,988 miles, twelve countries, and ten weeks.

Then, I went to work at Broadway Tire Inc. Twenty years later, I bought the business. I then owned and operated it for thirty more years before retiring in 2016!

In Between, I met and married my wife Ronna and had two beautiful children, and now I have five grandchildren!

The love of travel remained with me, and I’ve been fortunate enough to have visited 75 countries – each in a unique style – all my own way, using much of which I learned in my travels with Maurice in 1968.

connect with the author:  website ~ twitter ~ facebookpinterest ~ goodreads


Tour Schedule:

April 12 Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight / giveaway
April 12 – Cover Lover Book Review – book spotlight / giveaway
April 12 – 
The Official Blog of Amy Shannon – book spotlight
April 13 – Book Corner News and Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
April 13 – Novels Alive – book spotlight / giveaway
April 14 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight / giveaway
April 14 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
April 15 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight / giveaway
April 18 – Kam’s Place – book spotlight
April 19 – Westveil Publishing – book spotlight / giveaway
April 20 – Books are a Blessing – book spotlight / giveaway
April 20 – Sadie’s Spotlights – book spotlight / giveaway
April 21 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
April 22 – Literary Flits – book spotlight / giveaway
April 25 – Mostly Mystery Reviews – book spotlight / giveaway
April 26 – Captive Dreams Window – book spotlight / giveaway
April 27 – Stephanie Jane – book spotlight / giveaway
April 28 – Books for Books – book spotlight
April 29 – 30-something Travel Blog – book spotlight / giveaway
May 2 – Pick A Good Book – book spotlight / giveaway

 

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Dumplings Mean Family by Jennifer Shaw an iRead Book Tour Spotlight Presentation with GiveAway

I realize this is a duplicate post, but I accidentally published it before the due date. I chose to re-post it on the correct date because this is such an important topic and the story is so endearing. Enjoy!!

Book Details:

Book Title:  Dumplings Mean Family by Jennifer Shaw
Category:  Children’s Non-Fiction (Ages 3-7), 32 pages
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Publisher:  This Side Up LLC
Release Date: May 2021
Tour dates: November 15 to November 30
Content Rating:  G

Book Description:

​Telly Award-winning artist Jennifer Shaw’s new children’s book, “Dumplings Mean Family,” is told from her son Ethan’s perspective as he shares what it was like to join their family after his adoption.

“When Ethan and his siblings are adopted from China to the United States, everything seems so strange and different. Their new American family doesn’t even know how to make Chinese food! The children are worried. Will they ever get to eat their favorite meals again? For Ethan’s family, embracing two cultures means learning to fold and pinch their way to dumplings that taste like home.”

Truly a family project, Jennifer’s oldest daughter, Rinnah, served as illustrator for this heartwarming book celebrating the truth that families can be strong and united when they commit to loving each other for who they truly are. As Ethan says, “We may be different in some ways, but we are one family!”

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Dumplings Mean Family
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The Shaws

Meet the Author:

Jennifer Shaw is a Telly Award-winning singer/songwriter, author, speaker, and five-time Top 40 Billboard artist. Her work has been featured by Focus on the Family, Insight for Living, Family Life Today, Compassion International, Autism Speaks, and many more. Her book, “Life Not Typical: How Special Needs Parenting Changed My Faith and My Song,” has brought national attention to the issue of Sensory Processing Disorder. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, six busy kids, and two crazy dogs.

connect with the author:

website ~ twitter ~ facebook ~ Instagram

Tour Schedule:

Nov 15 – Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight/giveaway
Nov 15 – Cover Lover Book Review – book spotlight/author interview/giveaway
Nov 16 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight/guest post/spotlight
Nov 17 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 18 – A Mama’s Corner of the World – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 18 –
 Rockin’ Book Reviews – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 19 – Triquetra Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Nov 22 – Kam’s Place – book spotlight
Nov 23 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book spotlight/author interview/giveaway
Nov 23 –
 Captive Dreams Window – book spotlight/giveaway
Nov 24 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 24 – Westveil Publishing – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 26 – Pick a Good Book – book spotlight/author interview/giveaway
Nov 26 – Lisa’s Reading – book spotlight/giveaway
Nov 29 – The Phantom Paragrapher – book spotlight/giveaway
Nov 30 – Literary Flits – book spotlight/giveaway

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Dumplings Mean Family by Jennifer Shaw an iRead Book Tour Spotlight Presentation with GiveAway

Book Details:

Book Title:  Dumplings Mean Family by Jennifer Shaw
Category:  Children’s Non-Fiction (Ages 3-7), 32 pages
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Publisher:  This Side Up LLC
Release Date: May 2021
Tour dates: November 15 to November 30
Content Rating:  G

Book Description:

​Telly Award-winning artist Jennifer Shaw’s new children’s book, “Dumplings Mean Family,” is told from her son Ethan’s perspective as he shares what it was like to join their family after his adoption.

“When Ethan and his siblings are adopted from China to the United States, everything seems so strange and different. Their new American family doesn’t even know how to make Chinese food! The children are worried. Will they ever get to eat their favorite meals again? For Ethan’s family, embracing two cultures means learning to fold and pinch their way to dumplings that taste like home.”

Truly a family project, Jennifer’s oldest daughter, Rinnah, served as illustrator for this heartwarming book celebrating the truth that families can be strong and united when they commit to loving each other for who they truly are. As Ethan says, “We may be different in some ways, but we are one family!”

BUY THE BOOK:

Dumplings Mean Family
Amazon

The Shaws

Meet the Author:

Jennifer Shaw is a Telly Award-winning singer/songwriter, author, speaker, and five-time Top 40 Billboard artist. Her work has been featured by Focus on the Family, Insight for Living, Family Life Today, Compassion International, Autism Speaks, and many more. Her book, “Life Not Typical: How Special Needs Parenting Changed My Faith and My Song,” has brought national attention to the issue of Sensory Processing Disorder. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, six busy kids, and two crazy dogs.

connect with the author:

website ~ twitter ~ facebook ~ Instagram

Tour Schedule:

Nov 15 – Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight/giveaway
Nov 15 – Cover Lover Book Review – book spotlight/author interview/giveaway
Nov 16 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight/guest post/spotlight
Nov 17 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 18 – A Mama’s Corner of the World – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 18 –
 Rockin’ Book Reviews – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 19 – Triquetra Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Nov 22 – Kam’s Place – book spotlight
Nov 23 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book spotlight/author interview/giveaway
Nov 23 –
 Captive Dreams Window – book spotlight/giveaway
Nov 24 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 24 – Westveil Publishing – book spotlight/guest post/giveaway
Nov 26 – Pick a Good Book – book spotlight/author interview/giveaway
Nov 26 – Lisa’s Reading – book spotlight/giveaway
Nov 29 – The Phantom Paragrapher – book spotlight/giveaway
Nov 30 – Literary Flits – book spotlight/giveaway

Enter the Giveaway

Enter DUMPLINGS MEAN FAMILY Book Tour Giveaway here

Enter DUMPLINGS MEAN FAMILY Book Tour Giveaway

Enter here to win DUMPLINGS MEAN FAMILY signed by the author (one winner/USA only)