Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Taking a walk with Rebecca a book giveaway

Today we are pleased to have Rebecca Prenevost here. Melissa recently enjoyed Mom Walks: Starting in 5th (see her review) and is excited to read the second book in this series, Mom Walks: Getting Crushed. Rebecca has one set of both e-books for a lucky reader!

Never in a million years did Rebecca think she’d be a writer. But she was looking for fiction books that reflected her everyday struggles of parenting tween girls, and she couldn’t find them. She wanted something light, heart-warming, and relatable. So she tried writing one, and she had a blast.

If you liked The Baby-Sitters Club books when you were younger and enjoyed Gilmore Girls not too long ago, her books could be perfect for you. (Bio courtesy of Rebecca's website.)

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Dawn feels very lucky. Her daughter Kayli is a solid student, has good friends, and is a leader on the basketball court. So when a supposedly innocent crush starts chipping away at Kayli’s self-esteem, Dawn’s struggles with what to do. Although her mom friends encourage her to intervene, Dawn hesitates. She’s inserted herself into Kayli’s social dynamics in the past, and it’s jeopardized their close mother-daughter relationship. But when she tries letting Kayli handle the precarious relationship on her own, the problems worsen and Kayli’s confidence plummets. 

As Dawn’s heart breaks watching her daughter shrink into a meeker version of her former self, a memory from her own past resurfaces. Dawn finally realizes she must reclaim her own voice in order to prevent Kayli from losing hers.

Mom Walks: Getting Crushed is the second book in a women’s fiction series that follows a mom and her two best mom friends as they navigate the chaotic trenches of parenting tweens. If you enjoy light, heart-warming stories about mother-daughter relationships and friendship, these books are for you.

In one sentence, what was the road to publishing like for you? 
Writing and publishing the Mom Walks series has been an absolute blast.

How are you similar to or different from Dawn? 
My family structure is identical to Dawn’s: I have a husband and two tween daughters, and we live in a MN suburb. I also have some very close mom friends who I go on regular walks with. But the specific scenarios in the books haven’t happened to me or my kids. They are either versions of stories I’ve heard or things I just worry about happening. 

If Mom Walks were made into a TV series, who would you cast in the leading roles? 
I don’t watch a lot of television, so I don’t know very many actresses, but I picture someone like Jennifer Garner for Dawn, Beyonce Knowles for Meg, and Joanna Gaines for Naomi. 

What is the last movie you saw that you would recommend?
I’m not a big movie watcher either, but I do really enjoy watching women’s basketball. My favorite teams are UConn, the MN Gophers, and the MN Lynx. 

What is something you've learned about yourself during the pandemic?
 I’ve learned that I really enjoy writing and being a part of the writing and bookish communities. 

What is the strangest dream that you've had recently? 
I’m actually an extremely horrible sleeper, so it’s a rare day when I can remember a dream. I don’t think the pandemic is helping either:) 

Thanks to Rebecca for visiting with us and for sharing her book with our readers.

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Giveaway ends February 22nd at midnight EST.


Jen Singer said...

Would love this. Very relevant

Charlotte Lynn said...

I'd love to go for a walk with Prince Philip, from his younger days. I've been reading alot of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip books and have so many things I'd love to discuss with him.

Mary C said...

Michelle Obama

Mary Patricia Bird said...

I love family relationship stories. I would enjoy this one.

Linda Kish said...

I would like to walk with Jane Goodall.

jodi marinich said...

i would love to walk with jon bon jovi

bn100 said...

Sandra Bullock

rubynreba said...

I would love to go for a walk with Betty White.