Book Review/Giveaway: Leftovers: A Novel by Arthur Wooten. Ends April 15th
Leftover: A Novel by Arthur Wooten
About the Book: Vivian Lawson’s fantasy of being the perfect 1950s suburban housewife is shattered when an uncontrollable event changes her life forever.
Destitute and left to fend for herself in a man’s world, she searches her New England town unable to find a job. With nowhere to turn, Vivian takes the advice of her wisecracking best friend, Babs, and reluctantly becomes a Tupperware lady.
Vivian struggles with low self-esteem as well as stage fright but with the support of Babs’ lovesick brother, Stew, and the creator of Tupperware’s Home Party Plan system, Brownie Wise, she may just find the strength to conquer her inner demons and take control of her life.
A story of empowerment, Leftovers is a delectable romantic dramedy with an inspirational journey that reveals to us what can be achieved by using one’s guts, determination and a little bit of a self-deprecating humor. http://www.arthurwooten.com/
My Review: I really enjoyed reading about Vivian Lawson, a 1950s suburban housewife. An inspirational journey about one woman who rose above marital problems and a heartless mother to become a very well know Tupperware lady.
Things started to fall apart one day for Vivian when she stayed up waiting for her cheating husband to return from work to celebrate their anniversary, only to turn up very late. In the morning, her husband Paul broke the news to her that he was leaving her for another woman.
Devastated and broke with the bank taking her house and unable to find work, Vivian found herself living with her best friend Babs and her brother Stew who suggested that she become a Tupperware lady.
This is a well written novel by Arthur Wooten, showing the strength of Vivian Lawson from heartbreak to redemption and finding true love. This novel is truly a leftover you just can’t help but to pick it up again and again to read.
I highly recommend this book for every household with a woman living in it.
This book is scheduled for release April 7th 2012. A copy can be brought from http://www.amazon.com/Leftovers-A-Novel-Arthur-Wooten/dp/0985052929/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1333113151&sr=1-1
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
There will be 1 winner
This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only
Winner will be selected by Random.org
Giveaway Ends April 15th, 2012.
Winner will be listed at https://mymcbooks.wordpress.com/category/giveaway-winners/
Giveaway Guidelines and Disclaimer
Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, Please enter me, Love to win this!, This is so cute!
1. Mandatory: First leave a comment about the review below.
Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.
2. Mandatory Entry: Please click link below and read the author’s interview and leave a comment there.
Do Not Forget to Click the Link
above to leave Your Comment
about the interview also!
This Giveaway Has Ended!
Winner is #5 Ruth Mayer Hill
7 Comments »
My name is Ella Johnson. I started Mymcbooks to promote reading. As a former teacher, I know that making basic education fundamentals interesting to children can be challenging. Education can be fun, exciting and captivating for children with the right learning tools. So my goal is to “make learning interesting and fun” for the children while they learn, by introducing them to fun books with colorful and captivating illustrations.
In 2009, I start the giveaway program giving away free school supplies at random to 2 winners each year. I also started a monthly free giveaways for books and gifts.
August 2010, I extended the free school supplies from 2 to 5 winners at random on my blog and also give away 20 bags full of school supplies to familes in need at Chick-fil-A in Brandon, Florida during their family nights. And in 2012, I beat my that number and gave away a lot of school supplies to needy families. Hopefully, I can continue to do this each year.
In 2011, I started writing reviews on children’s books then giving these books away free on Mymcbooks Blog. I increase the number of books we giveaway free to help support parent. My goal is to give away as many as I can each year. This is also a great way to introduce parents to new books.
Mymcbooks blog is always looking for other ways to give kids free books. So I started Mymcbooks Birthday Library http://mymcbooksbirthdaylibrary.wordpress.com/
My goal is to giveaway at least 300 books to children each year.
Books Given in 2011: 315
Books Given in 2012: 380
Books Given in 2013: 330
Books Given in 2014: 257
Books Given in 2015: – 127
Read Interview about Ella Johnson, http://melangeofcultures.wordpress.com/2011/07/31/interview-with-ella-johnson-founder-of-memorable-children-books-gifts/ Interviewer: Nicole Weaver
Facebook – Meet the Author
- 281,156 hits
Top Ranked U.S. Executive. 2014
Mymcbooks Receives The Positive Parental Participation Blog Award
Memorable Children Books & Gifts Receives 2012 Best of Brandon Award
Voted winner of the 2011 Top 200 Leading Moms in Business
Stylish Blogger Award
The Versatile Blogger Award
2015 in Review for Mymcbooks Blog
2014 in Review for Mymcbooks Blog
2013 in Review for Mymcbooks Blog
2012 in Review for Mymcbooks Blog
2011 in Review for Mymcbooks Blog
2010 in Review for Mymcbooks Blog
Mymcbooks Birthday Library
Fashion Made for You and More
I Am A Reader, Not A Writer
Flag Counter since 2012
Blogging for Books
Tyndale Blog Network
- Author and Book Spotlight
- Black History Month
- Blog Tour
- Book Review
- Buy Books
- Children’s Book Week
- Classic Reading for Kids
- Free Back To School Supplies
- Free Giveaways
- Giveaway Hops
- Giveaway Winners
- HarperCollins Book Review
- Holiday Books For Children
- In My Mailbox
- Kregel Book Review
- Meet the Author
- Mymcbooks Birthday Library
- New Releases in Children’s Books
- What's New