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Amazon#1 Family Saga

Cracks in the Sidewalk is now available on Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Kobo…grab a copy and hang on to your heart. This story of a grandmother’s search for her missing grandchildren won the FPA President’s Book Award Gold Medal and took First Place in the Royal Palm Literary Awards. It recently became an Amazon […]

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Fab Fun on Storeybook Reviews

I am delighted to be part of the giant giveaway Leslie is having over on her Storeybook Reviews Blog. In addition to lots of little prizes …like $50 and $100 Amazon gift cards, and a Kindle Fire, she’s also giving away an autographed copy of Cracks in the Sidewalk. And, the nicest surprise was that […]

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Storey Book Reviews

A great big shout out to Leslie of Storey Book Reviews for the latest Review of Cracks in the Sidewalk. She has such a wonderful pass-it-on way of book blogging. When Leslie reviews a book she asks that the author sign the book but not personalize it. When Leslie is finished reading she does a […]

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Listen Up!

It is so exciting to have The Sisterhood of the Traveling Book Select Cracks in the Sidewalk as their book of the month for January – but of course few things ever run smoothly. Apparently there was a problem with the Sisterhood Group and it was shut down for a day or two…but smile…it’s back […]

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CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK

CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK…it’s got a new face and a scattering of storyline tweaks that make it better than ever, but mostly it’s the same great book. As some may or may not recall, this is the novel that won the 2011 FPA President’s Book Award Gold Medal AND took First Place in the Royal Palm Literary Award […]

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BOOK LAUNCH PARTY

Glad to have you join me for the launch of The Twelfth Child… From May 21st until May 31st there will be a prize given out every day …and then on June 1st, there will be a drawing for the Grand Prize of a $25. Amazon gift Card. A Winner will be announced right here on […]

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CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK

CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Cracks in the Sidewalk is a story of family relationships – Mother/Daughter, Wife/Husband, Parent-Grandparent/Child – which of those relationships could you most relate to? What aspect of that relationship touched you most? In this book each character tells their side of the story in their own […]

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MOM’S DAY GIVEAWAY

LET’S CELEBRATE MOMS… they’re special…they make magic happen, perform Herculean tasks amd blossom into the heroines that stories are written about. Both Spare Change and Cracks in the Sidewalk are stories of women who understood the meaning of being a mom…do you? Whether you’re a mom or someone who wants to celebrate a special mom,  leave a […]

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FUN WITH THE “NEEDS-A-NAME” BOOK CLUB

The absolute most fun an author can have is to visit with a book club comprised of more than a  dozen fun-loving gals who are brimming over with comments and conversation. The book club I visited with on Wednesday, February 8th was at Evergreen Country Club and hosted by Joyce Humboldt. I can hardly find […]

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A VISIT WITH THE VERO BEACH WOMEN’S CLUB

This has been a great week despite the onslaught of rainy weather (and frizzy hair.) On Tuesday I was privileged to speak at the Vero Beach GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs) and it was a  delight to revisit these wonderful women. I addressed this group two years ago and after I did a reading from “Cracks in the Sidewalk” many of […]

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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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PRESIDENT’S BOOK AWARDS GOLD MEDAL

Reprinted from Bent Pine Publishing Sarasota, Saturday, November 5, 2011:  At the Florida Publishers Conference, Chris Angerman, President of the Association announced that Bette Lee Crosby’s novel “Cracks in the Sidewalk” was the winner of the 2011 President’s Book Award for Adult Fiction. She was presented with an award certificate and Gold Medal commemorating the […]

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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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