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Book Tour – Developing Minds

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Book Genre: Literary Fiction
Publisher: Laughing Fire Press
Release Date: September 14, 2015
Buy Link(s): Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Developing-Minds-American-Ghost-Story/dp/0967492297/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1442109831&sr=8-2&keywords=developing+minds
Barnes and Noble.com:http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/developing-minds-jonathan-lapoma/1122192543?ean=9780967492292Book Description:-“Raw and edgy. . . Entertaining and authentic look at the troubled American education system. . .” —Kirkus Reviews, Recommended Review

“Should be required reading for anyone who is considering or has ever considered teaching as a career. . . most highly recommended.” —Readers’ Favorite, 5-Star Review-“A scathing comic novel . . . sort of a M*A*S*H for Miami schoolteachers.” —Patrick Murtha, Book ’em, Danno-“Incredibly artistic . . . raw and endearing.” –San Francisco Book Review

-“A multi-faceted exploration of growth, maturity, and eventual transformation. . .” —D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
-Finalist in 2015 Stargazer Literary Prizes for best Visionary and Metaphysical FictionDEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY follows a group of recent college graduates who struggle with feelings of alienation and their addictions as they try to survive a year of teaching at two dysfunctional Miami public schools.A poetic and insightful coming-of-age novel, DEVELOPING MINDS is centered on 24-year-old Luke Entelechy, an aspiring writer who sees his creative output suffer when he begins teaching at one of Miami’s most challenging middle schools. As the year progresses, however, Luke begins to relate to the neglect and abuse his students suffer, and is faced with a haunting decision: continue to let his dark past destroy him, or rise above the struggle to realize his potential as an artist and a real human being.Equal parts disturbing and humorous, DEVELOPING MINDS offers a brutally honest look at the American public school system and the extreme measures many teachers take to cope with working in it.


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Author Bio:Jonathan LaPoma is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter, songwriter, and poet from Buffalo, NY. In 2005, he received a BA in history and a secondary education credential from the State University of New York at Geneseo, and he traveled extensively throughout the United States and Mexico after graduating. These experiences have become the inspiration for much of his writing, which often explores themes of alienation and misery as human constructions that can be overcome through self-understanding and the acceptance of suffering. His five feature-length screenplays have won over 40 awards/honors at various international screenwriting competitions, and his novel DEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY is a finalist in the 2015 Stargazer Literary Prizes for best Visionary and Metaphysical Fiction. He lives in San Diego and teaches at a public secondary school.

Author Links – 

Website: http://www.jonlapoma.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/jonlapoma

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JonLaPoma

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanlapoma

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25586052-developing-minds

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Developing-Minds-American-Ghost-Story/dp/0967492297/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1442109831&sr=8-2&keywords=developing+minds

 
 
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Give It Wings and Let It Fly Away – GoodReads Winner

Congratulations to Alice B from O’Brien FL who has won a copy of Ken Maxon‘s book “Give It Wings And Let It Fly Away“. Your autographed copy will be out to you soon.

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Goodreads Giveaway – Terra Domina

Be in to win an Autographed copy of Terra Domina by Australian author Max Davine.

 

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Terra Domina by Max Davine

Terra Domina

by Max Davine

Giveaway ends March 21, 2015.

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GoodReads Giveaway – The Pend Principle

Starting March 8th on Goodreads. 1 winner from Australia will be selected at random to win an autographed copy of The Pend Principle by Rudi Tartaglia.

 

Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Pend Principle by Rudi Tartaglia

The Pend Principle

by Rudi Tartaglia

Giveaway ends March 14, 2015.

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GoodReads Giveaway – Give It Wings And Let It Fly Away

Coming March 1st on Goodreads!

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Give It Wings and Let It Fly Away by Ken Maxon

Give It Wings and Let It Fly Away

by Ken Maxon

Giveaway ends March 07, 2015.

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GoodReads Giveaway – Rise of The Darkness

Giveaway starts in few days

Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Rise Of The Darkness by C.A. Milson

The Rise Of The Darkness

by C.A. Milson

Giveaway ends March 01, 2015.

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ASJ Publishing Contest

ASJ Publishing is proud to announce that they have up for grabs 2 Gift Cards from Big W.

Throughout the month of August, the attached banner can be seen on various trains throughout Melbourne.

The Prizes:

– First pic received will win a $25 Gift Card
– Pic with the most “likes” throughout the month of August will win a $100 Gift Card

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Win A Horror Pack!

With a new year comes a new contest!

As part of the new release of Bloodline Of Darkness, we are giving away a Horror Pack to 5 lucky readers

Horror Pack includes:

* Rise Of The Darkness novel by C.A.Milson

* Rise Of The Darkness Audiobook

* An autographed copy of the film script for Rise Of The Darkness, signed by J.D.Rebel, C.A.Milson and the film crew

* A walk on role in the film, Rise Of The Darkness

* Issue One of Phantasmalyptic – The Graphic Comic

* DVD Pack of two classic horror films

To be in the running, simply purchase a copy of Bloodline Of Darkness from ASJ Publishing, take a photo of yourself with the book (Cover displaying in photo).

Purchase from: http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/bloodline-of-darkness/14418685

Best or most outrageous photo wins!

Entries close August 15st 2011 and the 5 winners will be announced September 1st 2011.

Good Luck Everyone!

 

 

 

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