Saturday, September 5, 2009

Latino Virtual Book Tour Continues....

Last month I had the pleasure of hosting Raul Ramos Y Sanchez as part of BronzeWord Latino Authors Virtual Book Tour along with many superb bloggers. It was such a great experience that I decided to have another go at it. This time around I am hosting Mayra Calvani, multi-genre author, reviewer and animal advocate who hails from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Here is a look at Mayra's work:

The Magic Violin
"This is a beautiful book with lyrical text. Vivid descriptions make Melina’s emotions tangible. The accompanying illustrations are a perfect match. They give a charming view of 19th Century Europe. A lovely addition to anychild’s bookshelf.” --Julie M. Prince, YABooksCentral
“Filled with old world charm, children will find this book has a distinctive foreign flavor. Illustrations are reminiscent of earlier days and the story itself conveys an old-fashioned feeling. The magic of a European Christmas Eve comes to life through text and pictures in this gentle tale......more..

The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing

Are you passionate about books? Do you have the desire to share your thoughts about a book with readers, yet are unsure about what makes a good review? Are you curious about the influence reviews have on readers, booksellers, and librarians?
If you’re an experienced reviewer, The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing will serve as an excellent reference tool and amalgam of resources. If you’re a beginner, this book will show you how to write a well-written, honest, objective and professional book review.....more...

Meet…Daniella, a naive and deeply sensitive architecture student who feels herself surrounded by carnivorous creatures from the Mesozoic Era.Zorro, a deranged criminal running rampant on the streets of San Juan, terrorizing women who wear miniskirts.Tony, Daniella's boyfriend, smug and selfish and demonically handsome, who seems oblivious to everything about him except to his own obsession with fame and LSD.Ismael, Daniella's ex-husband, as cruel and innocent as a child, an art critic whose fantasies of revenge will force him to do something that will shock the entire island.....more...

Embraced by the Shadows
"[Embraced by the Shadows] is a wonderful tale of a woman torn between a love she can not resist and a life she does not understand. Alana is a character to fall in love with... Mayra Calvani did an exemplary job in weaving this story of passion, love and betrayal. Once the reviewer started the prologue she was hooked and could not put this book down. This is a must read for fans of paranormal!" –Love Romances
"...For any of you female readers that have always had the fantasy of your masculine vampire following you all through your life and not revealing himself....more...

Chocalin (spanish)
Join Marcelo as he learns to care for his brand new—and very peculiar—puppy and sets out to choose the perfect name for it....more...

I welcome all to stop in and leave comment for a chance to win one ebook copy of your choice (Slippery Art of Book Reviewing, Embraced by the Shadows, or Sunstruck). In the meantime, you can purchase hardcopies of Mayra's books and embrace yourself in some good reading.

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