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Friday, July 31, 2009

Read a Review and Book Club Details about Cafe Tempest on I'm Lost in Books Blog

Friday July 31 – Rebecca Taylor shares her review for Café Tempest and an explanation from Barbara Bonfigli about why she feels Cafe Tempest is a great choice for book clubs - http://imlostinbooks.blogspot.com/2009/07/blog-tour-cafe-tempest-adventures-on.html

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Widow's Walk by Kenneth Weene - Virtual Blog Tour in September



In September, author Kenneth Weene, will tour cyber space to promote his new book - Widow's Walk. We are starting to coordinate his tour and are looking for blogs that review books and blogs that deal with the topics in this book. Read on for details about Widow's Walk and Kenneth Weenes. If you would like to participate in this tour, contact Donna at virtualblogtours @ yahoo.com

About Widow's Walk
Mary Flanagan, caught between her sense of religion and obligation on one hand and her very human desire for love and life on the other, is in emotional limbo. When she meets Arnie Berger, who becomes both her lover and philosophic guide, Mary’s world seems to be transformed.

Changes also come for Mary’s children, who have been trapped in their own dilemmas. Sean, a quadriplegic, is looking for a fulfilled life. Mary’s daughter, Kathleen must cope with infertility and anger in her search for happiness.

The lives of all three Flanagans are turned upside down by happiness and tragedy.

Topics from Widow's Walk

  • the role of religion and faith in life
  • the possibility of love
  • the meaning of life and of love
  • dealing with disabilities and quadriplegia in life
  • widowhood and moving on with life as a widow
  • women trying to decide what to do with their lives.
  • people who like to experience emotions and think about life’s meaning.
  • women’s issues
  • the Irish-American experience




About Kenneth Weenes
A New Englander by upbringing and inclination, Ken Weene’s career – primarily in New York – included teaching, pastoral care, and psychology. Throughout his career Ken has also been devoted to writing. His poetry has appeared in a number of publications – both print and web. He authored a number of professional publications. His short stories and essays have also been published. One of his short plays was recently workshopped. An anthology of Ken’s work, Songs For My Father, was published 2002. His novel, Widow’s Walk, has been published in 2009. Ken and his wife, Roz, now live in greater Phoenix where he spends much of his time writing.


Visit Kenneth Weenes at http://widows-walk.webs.com

Just the FAQs About How Blogging and RRS Feeds


Author MaAnna Stephenson shares insights on the benefits of blogging and RSS feeds for authors as she stops by Marketing Tips for Authors http://blog.marketingtipsforauthors.com/2009/07/blogs-and-rss-feeds-just-faqs-blog-tour.html.


MaAnna Stephenson, author of the Just the FAQs ebook series, draws from her experience which includes two decades of technical writing, web design and marketing. If you like what you learn through this interview you can fine more information in her user-friendly guides related to the technical aspects of internet marketing and promotions.


When you visit MaAnna's tour stop at Marketing Tips for Authors, leave a comment and you'll be entered in a random drawing for two free Just the FAQs classes http://www.justthefaqs.net/classes.shtml . Not only that, but every commenter is a winner and will have the opportunity to receive a copy of MaAnna Stephenson's e-book the Quick Step Guide. If you haven't already read her books, be sure to pick up the series at http://www.justthefaqs.net/ebooks.shtml.


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Cafe Tempest Visits Yvonne Walus in New Zealand Today

Wednesday July 29 – Yvonne Walus shares an excerpt from Café Tempest on her blog - http://yewalus.blogspot.com/2009/07/cafe-tempest-adventures-on-small-greek.html

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Time Management in an Instant by Karen Leland Featured on Moonlight Lace and Mayhem Today

Margay Justice shares information about Time Management in an Instant by Karen Leland. Did you miss the posts about this book last week? If so – you need to take a look - http://moonlightlacemayhem.blogspot.com/2009/07/time-management-in-instant-and-apology.html

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Monday, July 27, 2009

Happy About An Extra Hour a Day by Nicolas Soergel


In September, Happy About an Extra Hour a Day, will tour cyber space and we are starting to coordinate the blog tour. If you would like to participate in this tour, contact nikki @ nikkileigh.com or stephanie @ nikkileigh.com

We want to reach:

  • stay at home moms
  • working moms
  • small business owners
  • entrepreneurs

Some of the topics that the book discusses, includes:

  • How to save time housecleaning
  • How to save time traveling
  • How to save time dealing with other people
  • How to save time at the office

About Happy About An Extra Hour a Day


Every day has exactly 1,440 minutes in it. Whether you work for a Fortune 500 company, run your own small business or are an independent freelancer, the way you spend those minutes helps or hinders the goals you want to achieve.

Nicolas Soergel, author of the new book Happy About An Extra Hour Everyday (Happy About, 2009) says anyone can create extra time in their life by increasing their efficiency. “If you can save one minute, 60 times a day, you can gain the extra hour needed to make your dreams happen,” says Soergel.

Throughout Happy About An Extra Hour Everyday the author offers easy to implement, time saving tips that he terms "quick wins".


About the Author -

Nicolas Soergel, was born in Germany in 1969. After completing his studies in business administration at the University of Cologne, he began his career in finance with Sony. Soergel later played a major role in setting up the German, Austrian and Swiss operations of the British vacuum cleaner manufacturer Dyson.

In 2000, Nicolas moved to Japan where at the age of 34 he became CEO of the Japanese subsidiary of T-Systems – a Deutsche Telekom group company. 3 years later he took over responsibility for the APAC region.

Throughout his professional career Nicolas has had the opportunity to meet and interview executives from around the world on the practical ideas they use to save time and get organized. You can read more at Nicolas’s blog: http://www.anextrahoureveryday.com/



Endorsements for the Book -


"Millions of people around the world are starving for one thing . . . TIME. Imagine what it would be like if right now you had one more hour each day to do just what you wanted. In this amazing book Nicolas Soergel provides an actionable blueprint for adding more time to your day. If you are among those who starve for more time you MUST read this book."

Jeb Blount, CEO of SalesGravy.com; Author of "Power Principles and 7 Rules For Outselling the Recession"

"'Happy About An Extra Hour Every Day' is an essential resource for all road warriors. As a 100,000 mile per year traveler, I am always looking for tips to make my trips easier and save some time. This book overflows with simple, easily adaptable ways to do just that. For me, just applying a couple of the tips makes my life easier. Well worth the price of admission!"

Rich Goldman, VP, Corporate Marketing & Strategic Alliances, Synopsys

"A global road warrior for many years, I thought I already was good at time management - but Nico made me think twice! Great reading, straight to the point."

Michael Hofmann, VP, Nokia Corporation

"Don't Procrastinate! Pay attention to the tips in the book that are relevant to you and make them work to save the time you need to get more done."

Vish Mishra, President, TiE [The Indus Entrepreneurs Network] Silicon Valley and Venture Director, Clearstone Venture Partners

"Easy to find - easy to read - Quick Wins for almost every situation. Winning an extra hour can be so easy."

Heinz Fischer, Managing Director, Loewe

"A must read for every assistant who needs to manage her own and other people's time."

Holger C. Johnson, CEO, ebuero.de

"A great guide to the little everyday things you can do at home, work and on the road to save both time and sanity."

Karen Leland, Bestselling Author of "Time Management In An Instant"

Book Trailer and Video Travel Tips for Cafe Tempest by Barbara Bonfigli

I'm very happy to announce that we just posted a series of videos for Cafe Tempest: Adventures on a Small Greek Island. The player below shows some of the 17 videos and they can all be accessed here - http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F8D62895B8B825DD


Cafe Tempest: Adventures on a Small Greek Island by Barbara Bonfigli Book Trailer



And - a couple of Greek Travel Tips






















Reduce Your Learning Curve with MaAnna Stephenson's Just the FAQs


A Book Inside http://abookinside.blogspot.com/2009/07/do-you-need-website-ask-maanna.html talks to MaAnna Stephenson, author of the Just the FAQs ebooks series, about Just the FAQs - Blogs and Just the FAQs - RSS Feeds and how they help to dramatically reduce the learning curve of setting up a blog and adding RSS feeds with step-by-step directions to optimize and customize features of both.


The Just the FAQs series pulls from MaAnna's experience which includes two decades of technical writing, web design and marketing. When you visit her tour stop at A Book Inside, leave a comment and you'll be entered in a random drawing for two free Just the FAQs classes http://www.justthefaqs.net/classes.shtml . Not only that, but every commenter is a winner and will have the opportunity to receive a copy of MaAnna Stephenson's e-book the Quick Step Guide. If you haven't already read her books, be sure to pick up the series at http://www.justthefaqs.net/ebooks.shtml.


For the most up to date information for all tours, visit: http://virtualblogtour.blogspot.com/2009/05/just-faqs-blog-tour-with-maanna.html

Read a Review for Cafe Tempest on the Perceptive Travel Blog

Antonia Malchik shares her review for Café Tempest - http://perceptivetravel.com/blog/2009/07/27/cafe-tempest-adventures-on-a-small-greek-island-a-fictional-memoir-by-barbara-bonfigli/

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Read an Interview WIth Barbara Bonfigli, Author of Cafe Tempest

Joyce Anthony shares her interview with Barbara Bonfigli, author of CafeTempest: Adventures on a Small Greek Island - http://joyce-anthony.blogspot.com/2009/07/talk-with-barbara-bonfigli.html

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Saturday, July 25, 2009

Spirit Rescuers Hosts Dyan Garris Today

Saturday July 25


Dyan Garris is interviewed on Spirit Rescuers http://www.blogtalkradio.com/Spirit-Rescuers-2012
Call-in Number: (347) 215-8661 8 PM Central.


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Friday, July 24, 2009

Dyan Garris is Interviewed on Namaste Radio

Friday July 24th


Lonna interviews Dyan Garris at 6 pm Central http://www.blogtalkradio.com/humanity101


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Linda Merlino Shares Her Reasons for Reading Time Management in an Instant

Linda Merlino shares her person thoughts about the need for Time Management in an Instant by Karen Leland http://gooddaysnodays.blogspot.com/2009/07/blog-time-management.html

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Visit My Organized Biz For Details About Time Management in an Instant

Mary Emma Allen shares information about Time Management on her My Organized Business Blog - http://www.myorganizedbiz.com/time-management-in-an-instant-book-tour/


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Time Management in an Instant by Karen Leland and Keith Bailey

Information about Karen Leland and Time Management in an Instant at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eli-davidson/how-to-reclaim-your-time_b_243651.html

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Bloggin About Books Shares A Review for Time Management in an Instant by Karen Leland

Susan Jensen shares her review for Time Management in an Instant http://blogginboutbooks.blogspot.com/2009/07/its-not-bible-but-itll-do-in-pinch.html

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Dianne Ascroft Shares An Article by Karen Leland Author of Time Management in an Instant

Dianne Ashcroft shares the article Habits of Action by Karen Leland http://dianneascroft.wordpress.com/2009/07/24/time-management-in-an-instants-tips/

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