Please join Carmela Cattuti as she tours the blogosphere for Between the Cracks: One Woman's Journey from Sicily to America, from February 9-27, and enter to win a Kindle Touch eReader, loaded with an eBook of Between the Cracks!
Formats: eBook, Paperback
Genre: Historical Fiction
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Join Angela Lanza as she experiences the tumultuous world of early 20th century Sicily and New York. Orphaned by the earthquake and powerful eruption of Mt. Etna in 1908, Angela is raised in the strict confines of an Italian convent. Through various twists of fate, she is married to a young Italian man whom she barely knows, then together with her spouse, immigrates to the U.S. This novel is an invitation to accompany the young Angela as she confronts the ephemeral nature of life on this planet and navigates the wide cultural gaps between pre-World War II Italy and the booming prosperity of dynamic young America. Author, artist, and teacher Carmela Cattuti created Between the Cracks as an homage to her great-aunt, who survived the earthquake and eruption of Mt. Etna and bravely left Sicily to start a new life in America.
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About the Author
Carmela Cattuti started her writing career as a journalist for the Somerville News in Boston, MA. After she finished her graduate work in English Literature from Boston College she began to write creatively and taught a journal writing course at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education As fate would have it, she felt compelled to write her great aunt's story. "Between the Cracks" has gone through several incarnations and will now become a trilogy. This is the first installment. To connect with Carmela email her firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment at betweenthecracksnovel.blogspot.com.
Blog Tour Schedule
Monday, February 9 Guest Post at Book Babe
Tuesday, February 10 Spotlight at What Is That Book About
Wednesday, February 11 Review at Back Porchervations
Thursday, February 12 Guest Post at Boom Baby Reviews
Monday, February 16 Review at Bookish
Wednesday, February 18 Review at Book Nerd
Friday, February 20 Spotlight at My Book Addiction and More
Tuesday, February 24 Guest Post at Let Them Read Books
Wednesday, February 25 Guest Post at A Literary Vacation Spotlight at Layered Pages
Thursday, February 26 Review at Svetlana's Reads and Views
Friday, February 27 Spotlight at Passages to the Past
To enter to win a Kindle Touch eReader (valued at $59) & eBook of Between the Cracks, sponsored by author Carmela Cattuti, please complete the giveaway form below.
Giveaway ends at 11:59pm on February 27th. You must be 18 or older to enter. Only one entry per household. All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspect of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion. Winner will be chosen via GLEAM on February 28th and notified via email. Winner have 48 hours to claim prize or new winner is chosen. Please email Amy @ email@example.com with any questions.