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WELCOMING … AUTHOR BETTE STEVENS

Welcome to the ninth day of the 2nd RRBC “TREAT” Reads Blog Hop!  These members of RRBC have penned and published some really great reads and we’d like to honor and showcase their talent.  Oddly, all of the listed Winners are RWISA members!  Way to go RWISA!

We ask that you pick up a copy of DOG BONE SOUP, and after reading it, leave a review.  There will be other books on tour for the next few days, so please visit the “HOP’S” main page to follow along.

Also, for every comment that you leave along this tour, including on the “HOP’S” main page, your name will be entered into a drawing for a gift card to be awarded at the end of the tour!”

In Bette’s words: “I love to walk and enjoy nature’s beauty, whether at home or on the go. I’m passionate about the beauty in the world around me and enjoy jotting down notes and composing short poems. The coast is one of my favorite places to relax. I’m a nature collector: everything from seashells to birds’ nests. When I was teaching, these treasures filled my classroom and provided inspiration for reading, writing and research. It was hands-on fun and excitement and I enjoyed every moment spent learning with, from and about my students. One thing I learned is that many children don’t have an adult to read to them or listen to them read and talk about those books. Many of my blog and facebook posts will focus on how we can improve childhood literacy by reading to the children in our families and communities. My own childhood was filled with books and adults who shared and encouraged a love of reading.”  

 

DOG BONE SOUP
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00S5RMUDK/

Whether or not You Grew Up in the 1950s and 60s, you’ll find DOG BONE SOUP (Historical Fiction) to be soup for the soul. In this coming-of-age novel, Shawn Daniels’s father is the town drunk. Shawn and his brother Willie are in charge of handling everything that needs to be done around the ramshackle place they call home—lugging in water for cooking and cleaning, splitting and stacking firewood…But when chores are done, these resourceful kids strike out on boundless adventures that don’t cost a dime.

DOG BONE SOUP is the poignant tale of a dysfunctional family struggling to survive in America in the 50s and 60s, when others were living The American Dream.

Twitter: @BetteAStevens

5 thoughts on “WELCOMING … AUTHOR BETTE STEVENS”

  1. Karen Ingalls says:

    Enjoy your day, Bette. Dog Bone Soup was a wonderful read. I highly recommend it. Thank you, Mary for hosting Bette today.

  2. Robbie Cheadle says:

    Dog Bone Soup was a delightful book, Bette. Lovely to have discovered your blog, Mary. I see that you have written a book about WWII. I love that time period and have made a note of it.

    1. Mary Adler says:

      Thank you, Robbie. We do have our interest in WW II in common. I still love the music from that period.

  3. Eric Borgerson says:

    The Blog Hop has been a wonderful event and I’m so glad to have had the chance to learn of your work and get acquainted with you, Bette! Thank you for hosting and for your steadfast support of indie publishing, Mary.

    1. Mary Adler says:

      I am so pleased to have found this community of warm, supportive writers, Eric, and like you, am happy to do what I can.

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