America Tour – Review & Giveaway

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About the Book

ASIN : B08XDZCJ4Q
Publisher : Mike Bond Books (May 4, 2021)
Publication date : May 4, 2021
Language : English


A decade that transformed America

The Sixties shook America to its foundation – the assassination of an idealistic young president, a tragic and unpopular war, a battle for civil rights, a cosmic clash of riots and burning cities, and an explosion of sex, drugs and rock’n roll.

For four young people, the Sixties is a decade of promise and freedom. For orphaned Troy, it’s the joy of living with his new family and exploring the world of flight and outer space. For Tara, the girl he loves, the power of song as she evolves into a rock’n roll star. For his new brother, Mick, a football hero and rebel, a time to question everything, including the fast-growing war in Vietnam. And for Daisy, the girl Mick loves, a chance to fight for equality, join the Peace Corps, and expand her study of the human mind.

America is the first of Mike Bond’s seven-volume historical novel series, capturing the victories and heartbreaks of the last 70 years and of our nation’s most profound upheavals since the Civil War – a time that defined the end of the 20th Century and where we are today.

Through the wild, joyous, heartbroken and visionary lives of four young people and many others, the Sixties come alive again, as do its questions: what is life? What is freedom? What was lost, what was won?

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Praise for America

“Master of the existential thriller” —BBC

“One of the 21st Century’s most exciting authors … spellbinding readers with a writing style that pits hard-boiled, force of nature-like characters against politically adept, staccato-paced plots.” —Washington Times

“One of America’s best thriller writers.” —Culture Buzz

“A master of the storytelling craft.” —Midwest Book Review

“Bond never loses the reader’s attention … working that fatalistic margin where life and death are one and the existential reality leaves one caring only to survive.” —Sunday Oregonian

“One of the best thriller writers, in the same league as Gerald Seymour and Frederick Forsyth.” —NetGalley

“Mike Bond is not only an acclaimed novelist… His intellect and creativity dance together on the pages, braiding fiction into deeper truths about ourselves, our nature, our government, our history and our future.” —Where Truth Meets Fiction

“Bond touches on the vast and eerie depths that lie under the thin crust of civilization and the base instinct within man to survive.” —Nottingham Observer (UK)

“Mike Bond’s books are a national treasure.” —Art Zuckerman, WVOX

“Bond uses his gift for fiction to teach us hard truths about religion, human nature, and warfare.” —Masterful Book Reviews

“A highly distinctive writer.” —Liverpool Daily Post (UK)


Review

You know, I really love books set in this time period. It was just such an interesting and compelling time period that I love seeing snippets of stories based off of. And the history in America was extremely rich and compelling. And this is really one of those reads that it feels like you’re catching a real glimpse into someones life.

Now, what I mean by that is that this isn’t one of those books that’s going to have action and adventure and drama around every single corner. It’s really a story about these individuals and the life they lived in this time period. And I actually really appreciated that because it’s kind of a nice break from all of the overly dramatic stories that are out there. Sometimes you just want to take a stroll through a story versus a high speed chase, you know?

Anyways, I really love getting a chance to read another book set in this time period and just getting a further glimpse into the history surrounding it. And I really enjoyed this one!

About the Author

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Bestselling novelist MIKE BOND has worked in many dangerous and war-torn regions of the world. His critically acclaimed novels portray the innate hunger of the human heart for good, the intense joys of love, the terror and fury of battle, the sinister conspiracies of dictators, corporations and politicians, and the beauty of the vanishing natural world.

Tour Schedule

WEEK ONE
MAY 3rd MONDAY JeanBookNerd INTERVIEW
MAY 4th TUESDAY Pages and Pugs EXCERPT
MAY 5th WEDNESDAY BookHounds INTERVIEW
MAY 6th THURSDAY Crossroad Reviews REVIEW
MAY 7th FRIDAY Gwendalyn’s Books REVIEW
MAY 8th SATURDAY Books and Zebras REVIEW
MAY 9th SUNDAY Two Points of Interest REVIEW

WEEK TWO
MAY 10th MONDAY A Dream Within A Dream REVIEW
MAY 11th TUESDAY Rajiv’s Review REVIEW
MAY 12th WEDNESDAY Ya It’s Lit REVIEW
MAY 13th THURSDAY Casia’s Corner REVIEW
MAY 14th FRIDAY TTC Books and More REVIEW
MAY 15th SATURDAY Movies, Shows, & Books REVIEW
MAY 16th SUNDAY Insane About Books REVIEW

Giveaway

5 Winners will receive a $20 Amazon Gift Card or a Kindle Fire.
Giveaway is open to International. | Must be 13+ to Enter

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