on September 26, 2021
THE GIRL IN THE ’67 BEETLE Blog Tour
I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on THE GIRL IN THE ’67 BEETLE by Linda Lenhoff Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! Link in bio.
About The Book:
Title: THE GIRL IN THE ’67 BEETLE
Author: Linda Lenhoff
Pub. Date: June 18, 2021
Publisher: Laurel Canyon Press
Formats: Papreback, eBook
Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, TBD, Bookshop.org
Amy Shepherd greets the one-year anniversary of her divorce by throwing herself a celebratory dinner of once-forbidden foods (frozen dinner from Trader Joe’s, no salad at all, and lots of dessert) and giving away all of her married-life possessions. The art director of Kids Press, Amy has been assigned to revise the story of Goldilocks, and she finds her own life reflecting a similar tale. Will she fall for a man who’s a little too old (but exciting), a man who’s a little too young (but awfully exciting looking), or a man who’s just right, at least as far as her friends are concerned? Or will she bring Goldilocks’ story—and her own—up to date with a little help from high-technology and the Goldilocks Planet theory? Can Amy resolve issues with her ex, her failing publishing company, plus her best friend’s quandary about working in a museum that’s been universally panned? Amy will have to decide how her own tale will end, all the while driving her beloved powder blue convertible through the streets of Santa Monica, where she has become known as the Girl in the ’67 Beetle, the only thing in her life that, so far at least, feels just right.
Linda Lenhoff is the author of Life a la Mode and Latte Lessons.
Praise for The Girl in the ’67 Beetle
“I am so happy to keep company with smart, witty, and lovable characters. I rooted for all involved and applauded every romantic and professional payoff that The Girl in the ’67 Beetle delivered.
—Elinor Lipman, author of Good Riddance, On Turpentine Lane, and The Family Man
I enjoyed this book so much I realized I wanted to start dating again and joined an online dating site! The Girl in the ’67 Beetle is an utterly charming novel that zips along at a fun, brisk pace. You’ll love the wide range of funny, quirky characters and the witty dialogue throughout will make you laugh out loud time and again. What a delight!
—Renee Swindle, author of Shake Down the Stars, A Pinch of Ooh La La, and Please Please Please
This is a super cute read about a children’s book writer and illustrator reworking the classic fairy tale, Goldilocks when she realizes that her life is more or less the story. Amy has been divorced a year now and is “trying on” different types of men as she drives around n her gifted “67 blue Beetle. As Amy dates her way around different men that range younger than her, her age, and older than her, she tries to figure out which one is just right. This reminded me a bit of Bridget Jones’ Diary in format and humor. It was fun to see how the real fairy tale was reflected in her story.
About Linda Lenhoff:
Linda Lenhoff has worked in publishing as a writer and editor for several years, having edited nearly everything from makeup techniques (apply blush up and over the “apples” of your cheeks) at Seventeen Magazine to migraine studies (cut back on that chocolate) at research institutes. She has earned an MFA in Creative Writing, and her next novel, *Your Actual Life May Vary, will be published in 2022. Linda lives in California’s Bay Area with her husband and daughter.
3 winners will receive a finished copy of THE GIRL IN THE ’67 BEETLE, US Only.
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