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HOORAY FOR REVIEWERS!

Today is a busy Friday, but my hectic day became a lot more fun when I stopped in at Goodreads and saw another wonderful review for Spare Change. Reading that review caused me to stop and think about the generosity of reviewers who not only take the time to read our books, but also write about them and share their thoughts […]

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SOUTHERN FICTION WITH FLAIR

APRIL IS ALL ABOUT AUTHORS AND THIS GAL IS A SOUTHERN READER’S FAVORITE Okay, it goes without saying, I love Southern Fiction.  I love the voice and the quirky, sometimes irreverent, attitude that is part of being from the South; but most of all, I love when I find a sassy new author that captures all of this in […]

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The Audacity of An Editor

This article was contributed by Ekta Garg, a professional writer who edits manuscripts, writes for TheBollywoodTicket.com,  numerous other publications and her own site The Write Edge. To learn more about Ekta and her work, visit http://thewriteedge.wordpress.com  “You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you. And we edit to let […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

Amazon Review by Sandy Steele “Cracks in the Sidewalk,” is a thoughtful and remarkable novel! The book covers over twenty years and every human emotion imaginable. Lust, hate, unrequited love and unending love, all wrapped together into this novel from a spiritual and extraordinary writer, Bette Crosby. The story includes both a deeply troubled marriage […]

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Goodreads Review Nov 22, 2011 Naomi B                    rated it        I am not giving this book 5 stars for the longevity of the book or its’ ability to become a classic, but for the author’s ability to write characters who will absolutely melt your heart and elicit sympathy from the reader. I find that to be […]

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Amazon Review by ERG (Midvale, UT) Another great one from Bette Lee Crosby!,November 16, 2011 Award-winning author Bette Lee Crosby brings readers another heart-warming story about a strong woman who learns life’s greatest joys often come in the form of the very thing we reject. In 1923 Olivia Westerly holds her head high and marches […]

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Goodreads Review Kelly A                    rated it                  Shelves:                                     nook-color-books I had no idea what to expect from this book when I received an early release ebook edition. I was definitely pleasantly surprised, and thoroughly enjoyed the story. It was very heart warming and I am so glad that I read it. I look forward to […]

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Goodreads Review Jackie Lane                    rated it        I finished this book last night.  I had an ARC and I did a buddy read on this book.  Since I had no idea what I was reading, it was a pleasant surprise when I sat down to read it.  I definitely enjoyed this book. It is the story […]

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Goodreads Review Alle Wells                    rated it        Eleven-year-old Ethan Allen was the last thing Olivia wanted to find at her door. She had never wanted a bunch of children that clung to her like bananas on a stalk. To Olivia, eleven was an unlucky number to be avoided at all cost. Recently wedded and widowed, Olivia […]

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Goodreads Review Susan                    rated it                  Shelves:                                     digital-read,                                                 own I fell in love with all of the characters in this book especially the people who lived in the apartment building. But no one captured my heart like Ethan Allen. What that poor boy had to go through was heartbreaking! But in the end it was […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

GoodReads Review by Anne Kleinberg, author of Menopause in Manhattan I “met” the author of this book, Bette Lee Crosby, through the Internet. She was kind enough to send me congrats on my book “Menopause in Manhattan” and I was delighted to be able to read “Crack in the Sidewalk”. All I can say is […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

Amazon Review by Melanie Young Imagine your grandchildren being ripped from your life, as your daughter is losing hers. This is what happened to Claire and Charlie McDermott when their daughter, Elizabeth, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Elizabeth’s loser husband, Jeffrey, denies his wife and in-laws access to the children until they hire […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

Amazon Review by ERG for Bookpleasures When a father and mother lose the only child they have, to what lengths will they go to keep their grandchildren close? And how do they keep those children in their lives when someone actively opposes their presence? Bette L. Crosby answers these questions and poses several challenges to […]

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Cracks in the Sidewalk

Review by Tara Alemany bor AleWeb Social Marketing While most of my book reviews are relevant to social media, business, job seeking, technology or leadership, I recently was offered the chance to read some lighter fare; a book by Bette L. Crosby called “Cracks in the Sidewalk,” which is an award-winning novel about a grandmother’s 20-year […]

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“Cracks in the Sidewalk” – another wonderful review!

I am absolutely thrilled to read the FOUR STAR REVIEWS that “Cracks in the Sidewalk” has been receiving. The latest was from a reviewer in Utah and is now on Amazon. This was a gut-wrenching story to write and it is so rewarding to see that readers are enjoying it. In case you don’t remember, […]

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