Tuesday, March 5, 2013

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James Robinson, Jr. has experienced a lot in his sixty years of living. He documents many of his life experiences in his new book: Death of a Shrinking Violet: A Collection of Essays For Our Time. Death of a Shrinking Violet—which consists of thirteen humorous essays covering a variety of topics—has nothing to with death or the sadness associated with a shrinking violet. Written by award winning essayist and satirist James Robinson, Jr., it celebrates all of the daily moments and collective events that we all share; all of the things we have in common as living, breathing members of the human race. As you read, you’ll find yourself saying: “That happened to me,” or “Oh, that’s so funny!” But mostly, you’ll nod and say: “I know exactly what you mean.”

Get ready to smile, laugh, and cry; Death of a Shrinking Violet is about you and me

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James Robinson, Jr. retired from the working world at the age of fifty eight to pursue his passion to be a writer in 2010. He is the award winning author of the humorous memoir Fighting the Effects of Gravity: A Bittersweet Journey Into Middle Life. Robinson resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Deborah, his wife of thirty-six years. He has three adult children and four grandchildren.

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Tour Dates:

March 4th – Breath of Life (Review)
March 5th – Fandom Fanatic (Promo/Excerpt)
March 6th – Readers After Dark (Guest Post)
March 7th – Ali’s Bookshelf (Author Interview) 
March 8th – Italian Brats Blog (Promo/Excerpt)
March 9th – Selah Janel (Guest Post, Author Interview, Promo/excerpt)
March 10th – Sarah Aisling (Guest Post) 
March 11th – Girl Who Reads (Guest Post) 

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  1. my favorite part of a thriller book is when I get to the point where my heart is racing as I read it!