Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Notes from Nadir Virtual Book Tour


Notes from Nadir
by Lisa Maliga
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BLURB:

A Los Angeles-based writer returns to her Midwestern home due to financial difficulties. Moving back in with Mom, she lands a job at an online auction site. From encountering wacky characters to dealing with unsympathetic relatives, to her mother's health issues, the narrator struggles with being in Nadir--the place and the state of mind.



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Excerpt Three:

From Chapter 47 – Manic Monday

Right before lunch, one of the Packers came over and announced: "Bakery donuts downstairs in the warehouse … main door!"

On a Monday? Rita smiled and turned to me, "That's great! They sometimes donate donuts from the bakery down the street. It's really a great place…" she got up and was heading for the stairs a lot faster than I'd seen her move since I began working there.

I followed her; I could walk faster than she could, as I didn't wear a size 18. I knew her size because she saw a pair of large black pants on my cart and said they'd fit her and placed a bid on them. She didn't win them as some other fatso from Nebraska did.

Near the main door I saw a big flimsy pink cardboard box on top of a dilapidated table. It was surrounded by red shirted employees.

Most of the warehouse employees didn't wear gloves. They spent the day handling pee-stained rugs and bedding, cast off toys and games, old electronics, mildewed books, filthy furniture with chewed up legs and torn upholstery; all manner of junk. And they were pawing through the donut selection. Not a napkin or paper towel in sight. But that didn't stop Rita or any of the other workers. A toothless worker wearing a faded, almost pink shirt decorated with holes, licked his fingers. Free food, free dessert, and free germs!


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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Lisa Maliga has been writing ever since she learned how to put crayon to paper back in kindergarten. Since then, she has learned to type and uses a laptop, citing it as way more convenient. She still makes and uses her own soapy creations. You'll find more about her work at:

http://www.lisamaliga.com

http://lisamaliga.wordpress.com

http://pinterest.com/lisamaliga

https://twitter.com/LisaMaliga

http://www.goodreads.com/LisaMaliga

http://www.everythingsheacreates.com

NOTES FROM NADIR – Book Links

Amazon Kindle http://www.amazon.com/Notes-from-Nadir-ebook/dp/B00486UDJA/

Amazon Kindle UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/Notes-from-Nadir-ebook/dp/B00486UDJA/

Amazon paperback http://www.amazon.com/Notes-Nadir-Lisa-Maliga/dp/1493519077/

Amazon paperback UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/Notes-Nadir-Lisa-Maliga/dp/1493519077/

B&N NOOK http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/notes-from-nadir-lisa-maliga/1100144163?ean=2940012697790

Kobo http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/notes-from-nadir

Smashwords https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/35983

Lisa will be awarding a PDF copy of Notes From Nadir plus their choice of one of the following ebooks: Sweet Dreams, Diary of a Hollywood Nobody, The Wilkes House Haunting, North of Sunset, South of Sunset or Out of the Blue to one randomly drawn commenter at each stop during the tour, and a Grand Prize of a Print Copy (US ONLY) of Notes From Nadir will be awarded to one randomly drawn commenter at the end of the tour.
Follow the tour and get more chances to win!


3 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thank you for hosting

bn100 said...

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notesfromnadir said...

Thanks so much, bn100candg! :)