Walking on the sun

Title: Walkin’ on the Sun: The Official Smash Mouth Biography
Author: Paul Delisle     
Genre: Rockography

Blurb:
Hello. My name is Paul DeLisle. I’m the guy who wrote this book. You’ve probably never heard of me. That’s okay. Most people wouldn’t know me from Adam. But, unless you’ve been living in a cloistered monastery for the last fifteen years, you have heard of my band.So begins the memoir of the creation, rise, and current state of the multi-platinum recording artist Smash Mouth as told by bassist Paul DeLisle. Well known for their hits “All Star,” “Walking on the Sun,” “Then the Morning Comes,” “Can’t Get Enough of You Baby,” and “I’m a Believer,” the band carried the spirit of a generation, but didn’t stop there. Enjoy this behind-the-scenes look from Paul’s unique, there from the start, insider’s view.


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Hello, my name is Paul DeLisle. I’m the guy who wrote this book. You’ve probably never heard of me, and that’s okay. Most people wouldn’t know me from Adam. But, unless you’ve been living in a cloistered monastery for the last fifteen years, you have heard of my band.
There’s an episode of Cheers where washed-up ball player Sam Malone, frustrated with either Diane or Rebecca, proclaims, “Y’know, most people don’t know this … but I’m famous!”
I love that line. I can totally relate. You see, I am a founding and continued member of the band Smash Mouth. Yet I am, proudly and alas, the bass player. I’m not famous. My band is.
From the beginning, Smash Mouth was set up as a democracy between four musicians and a manager, each player having an equal voice on band matters. Yet we were all fully aware and accepting of the fact that, as lead singer/frontman, Steve Harwell would be getting a disproportionate amount of attention. Seeing as he is the face and mouthpiece of Smash Mouth, you may be a little disappointed he didn’t write this book.
But stay with me here. Because as you’ll see, I have a unique vantage point: as one of only four original constituents, I’ve been involved in every aspect of the band since day one. Only Steve and I have trod every step of this Smash Mouth journey. Also, while traditionally under-recognized, the bass player himself sees everything. Plus I went to college. Who better to write a book about Smash Mouth?
That said, keep in mind this book is solely from my point of view. Steve, Greg, Kevin, and Robert would obviously have different takes on certain events. However, this book is simply intended as a comprehensive account of our rise to fame and continued success.



Promo Post Max the Brave Trailer

“Are You My Mother?” meets “I Want My Hat Back” in the hilarious new picture book, Max the Brave (Sept. 8), by author and illustrator Ed Vere. Follow fearless Max as he encounters every other creature except the one he’s searching for…mouse. Check out the trailer!

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“A cat-and-mouse game to be laughed at and reread.” – Kirkus

“Full of playful humor…enhanced by the humorous text, character expressions, and a not-scary monster to boot. Highly recommended.” – School Library Journal

“Both the punchy text and illustrations command attention, and plenty of readers will get a kick out of feeling superior to Max.” – Publishers Weekly

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Book Review Everlost by Candace Knoebel

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One truth will unravel them all.

Faye Middleton thought the worst had come to pass the night she and her friends barely escaped from Ethryeal City and the clutches of the evil Priestess Clara. Officially shunned from the Coven, Faye is forced to lay low in order to come up with a plan to bring Clara down.

At Jaxen’s childhood manor, they were supposed to be safe from any outside issues, and they were… until his long-lost mother shows up. Determined to win back what she lost so long ago, Evangeline reveals a secret that could shatter their beliefs, or be their saving grace.

Now, with two Covens searching for Faye, they must find a way to start over. With the help of the Rebellion, they begin the arduous task of forming their own army. However, the choices they are faced with leave them questioning everything they’ve ever known.

Jan Review

Wow all the secrets that just come exploding out of this story just pack a punch and keep on coming.  The things that happen to these characters and what has happened are so heart wrenching. I for some reason was under the impression that this was the end of this wonderful series, though i have book 4 marked as to pick up.  When i got to the end i was like no no wait you can;t leave me like this.  Wonderful steamy story, a must read.

Release Day Post Queen of Tomorrow by Sherry D. Ficklin

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!

WE HAVE A PRESENT FOR YOU!

As if celebrating Independence Day isn’t amazing enough, we have a special surprise for you. QUEEN OF TOMORROW by Sherry D. Ficklin released early! That’s right, the highly anticipated sequel that USA Today calls a “Must read romance,” is available at this very moment. So grab yourself a lawn chair, an iced beverage, and your e-reader. You have some reading to do before the fireworks tonight. ***Keep reading all of the way to the bottom for another present!!! *** 

QUEEN OF TOMORROW by Sherry D. Ficklin

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Sophie—now Catherine, Grand Duchess of Russia—had a tough first year at Imperial Court. Married at sixteen to Grand Duke Peter, heir to the throne, and settled in their own palace, things start to look up. As a new day dawns, Catherine thinks only of securing her future, and the future of their country, during one of the greatest political upheavals of her time. Fighting desperately against forces that try to depose the Empress Elizabeth and put the young Prince Ivan on her throne, Catherine soon finds herself in the middle of a war brewing between her beloved Prussia and her new empire. While navigating the fragile political landscape, she quickly realizes that she has only begun to discover the tangled web of deceit and infidelity woven over the lavish court of Oranienbaum Palace.

When a strange and delicate alliance forms between the young couple, Catherine glimpses a future of happiness, only to see it vanish at the hands of those who still seek to end her life—and prevent her reign. Out of favor with the empress and running out of options, Catherine must sacrifice her own innocence on the altar of Russia if she is to save the nation and herself. To survive, she will have to do the unthinkable, betray those closest to her and become something greater and more dangerous than she ever imagined she could be… a queen.

Queen of Tomorrow is the enticing sequel to Queen of Someday by Sherry D. Ficklin. Find out why USA Today called the Queen of Someday, “a must-read romance!”

AN EXTRA SPECIAL SURPRISE

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You get to see it here first! Check out the brand new cover for book 3 in The Stolen Empire Series. Queen of Always—the stunning conclusion to this series— is scheduled to release in digital format on September 19, 2015. It will hit shelves shortly after on November 23, 2015. Please leave a comment and let us know what you think of this new cover!

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Let the Journey Begin by Max Lucado

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Graduation is a time of excitement and uncertainty. For graduates the question is, will they face the future with or without God? “Let the Journey Begin”repack is filled with godly wisdom, encouragement, and guidance from bestselling and trusted author Max Lucado for students about to embark on new steps in their life journey. Graduates will be reassured that they are not alone–God is with them every step of their way.

This bestselling book will include thirty-two additional pages of new content, all consisting of excerpts, quotes, and scripture as well as an updated interior design to appeal to a new generation of graduates. Included are pages for personal goals, favorite verses of scripture, and prayers.

Jan Review

Let The Journey Begin, by Max Lucado, is a cross between a devotional, a gift book, and a book of advice. It is short (less than 200 pages) with around 70+ readings, all a page or two at most. In addition, nearly all the readings have a short quote or scripture to support them. It’s not quite a devotional, in that it isn’t all scripture or examination of scripture. Rather, it features selections from Max Lucado’s other books, which focus on topics that are Biblically-based but not all are tagged with specific references or verses. At the root of each selection is advice rooted in scripture, though. Some examples of topics include: Character Creates Courage; Rocking the Boat; Knowing God’s Will; Looking Forward in Faith; and What We Really Want To Know, among many others.