Wednesday, June 15, 2011

My Foolish Heart Blog Tour


About the Book:  "Unknown to her tiny town of Deep Haven, Isadora Presley spends her nights as Miss Foolish Heart, the star host of a syndicated talk radio show. Millions tune in to hear her advice on dating and falling in love, unaware that she’s never really done either. Issy’s ratings soar when it seems she’s falling in love on-air with a caller. A caller she doesn’t realize lives right next door.

Caleb Knight served a tour of duty in Iraq and paid a steep price. The last thing he wants is pity, so he hides his disability and moves to Deep Haven to land his dream job as the high school football coach. When his beautiful neighbor catches his eye, in a moment of desperation he seeks advice from My Foolish Heart, the show that airs before his favorite sports broadcast. 

Before he knows it, Caleb finds himself drawn to the host—and more confused than ever. Is his perfect love the woman on the radio . . . or the one next door?"


My Thoughts: Romance is not a favorite genre of mine. I tend to prefer the suspenseful, the action, the out of the ordinary, and the fantastical. Throw a little romance into these genres and I'm happy, but romance for the sake of romance? Not a big fan.

I will never know what possessed me to agree to review My Foolish Heart, but I'm glad I did. The idea of a radio personality who dishes out dating advice to her callers but has never dated herself made me laugh. The fact that she suffered from social anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder made me intrigued. I bit and after a few chapters, I was hooked.

This is a well written, engaging story. The characters are Christians but the author does a fine job of keeping it realistic. They struggle and they question God and they question themselves and she steers clear of the "preachy".

There was also a football theme to this book. If I'd known that, I probably would have passed. I'm not a sports fan and sports books, movies, etc. make me sleepy. Not this one. Again, I am impressed at the authors ability to keep this non-romance, non-sports fan interested and involved in a romance story about a football coach's daughter and the new football coach. Impressive, I'm telling you.

If you're looking for a good beach read this summer, put this one on your list. If you love romance and/or sports, this may become a favorite. If you don't and you're just in the mood for something different, something perfect for sitting out in the sun sipping lemonade through a straw, you might want to give it a try. I'm really glad I did.



*Disclosure: I received this book at no cost, through LitFuse Publicity. A positive review was not required, only an honest one. Be sure to check out other posts on the Blog Tour!*

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Susan May Warren is thrilled to announce the release of her latest Deep Haven book, My Foolish Heart!

Read what the reviewers are saying here.

To celebrate this charming novel about a dating expert who's never had a date, Susan has put together a romantic night on the town for one lucky couple. One grand prize winner will receive a Miss Foolish Heart prize package worth over $200!


The winner of the Romantic Night on the Town Prize Pack will receive:

* A $100 Visa Gift Card (For Dinner)

* A $100 Gift Certificate to a Hyatt/Marriott Hotel

* The entire Deep Haven series

To enter just click one of the icons below. But, hurry, the giveaway ends at noon on June 16th. The winner will be announced that evening during Susan’s Miss Foolish Heart Party on Facebook! Susan will be chatting with guests, hosting a book club chat about My Foolish Heart, testing your Deep Haven trivia skills, and giving away tons of great stuff! (Gift certificates, books, donuts, and more!) Don't miss the fun and BRING YOUR FRIENDS! 


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