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AuthorBuzz Giveaway: Romance and Transformation

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This week’s AuthorBuzz giveaway features a suspenseful romance and a powerful tale on the transforming experience of teaching for many unruly students as a substitute teacher. Read more straight from the authors about the intriguing titles they are giving away! Dear Reader, I’m thrilled to share Surrender, the newest story in my House of Sin series! If you’re new to the House of Sin, don’t worry. This is a great place to start. Danger, intrigue, romance and suspense – this series has it all. If you’ve already read the House of Sin books, then you’re familiar with Marco and Felicity. Surrender takes you back in time to their first meeting and a friendship that shaped an entire series. “In a…

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Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, a Life-Changing Friendship

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Heartbreaking, inspiring and a tribute to dedication, Reading With Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship is the memoir of an Asian American ‘Teach For America‘ teacher and her friendship with a poor black student in Helena, Arkansas. Their special relationship is in the forefront of the story with race relations, education and the legal system the backdrop for setting. Michelle had always been encouraged by her traditional Taiwanese parents to get an education, settle down and get married. But Michelle found the job of teaching troublesome kids in the Delta extremely rewarding. She stuck with it for a couple of years during which her student, Patrick, attended on occasion. His home life was less than perfect and his family was not…

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