Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Sadie's Mountain by Shelby Rebecca {blog tour, review, dreamcast, giveaway}


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sadie3D{about the book}
One fateful night, Sadie Sparks' young life was changed forever. Just as she was discovering love with her best friend, Dillon McGraw, someone else was plotting to take her for his own. Faced with choosing between the fear and threats and a safer life, Sadie leaves her West Virginia home for good. A decade later, Sadie returns to Appalachia to care for her ailing mother, but stays to fight for the mountain she loves. Her struggles to protect it from being ravaged for coal put her in greater danger than she ever imagined — and back in the arms of the man she never stopped loving. But the man responsible for changing her life so many years ago is determined to keep her under his control. When she decides to break free, will Sadie and Dillon's bond be strong enough to endure the truth about his identity?

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{dreamcast}

Dillon is Ryan Gosling
Mia Wasikowska is Sadie
Tom Hardy is Donnie

{about the author}
Originally from Wasilla, Alaska, I now live in Northern California in my first real house with my husband, John, daughter, Elise, and our two mutts, a beagle and an Australian terrier. I’m a vegetarian with a unique accent that merges Alaskan vowels with Valley Girl, and I love Ryan Gosling—but who doesn’t. The eco-theme in my book comes from being Healthy Child Healthy World's first ever Mom on a Mission in late 2009. My story was featured in People Magazine, Lifetime's Remarkable Women series, The Sacramento News and Review, and is a highlighted story on the advocacy website Care2. Sadie's Mountain is my debut novel.  

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{my thoughts}
I was first interested in reading this book because it was set in West Virginia. Which as we all know is where I live. This was a beautiful book! It has a sweet love story but it also has a lot of real life issues. Sadie has been hurt and had a lot of disappointment in her life. The book was captivating. I needed to know what was going to happen next. It was so wonderful and powerfully emotional. Definitely worth grabbing on Amazon for 99 cents!