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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

BLOG TOUR: Honeysuckle Holiday by Kathleen M Jacobs - SPOTLIGHT + GIVEAWAY!

Hi there!
Welcome back to Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers.

Today, we're joining a My Book Tour promotion already in progress.  It stars a work of Fiction that, from the sound of things, promises to whisk you away to days gone by with a Southern drawl and a hefty dose of 1960's controversy.  It was a different time and many things accepted (or not) now were much more gossip inducing (or worse) back then.  So, if you'd be so kind, please pour yourself a cold glass of tea and settle in for a glimpse of today's blog tour guest and book of choice...

Honeysuckle Holiday
Kathleen M. Jacobs
  • Paperback: 136 pages
  • Publisher: Little Creek Books (May 11, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1939289904
  • ISBN-13: 978-1939289902


Honeysuckle Holiday centers on the life of twelve-year-old protagonist, Lucy. It takes place in the south, in the late 1960s. Lucy struggles internally to come to terms with her parents' sudden and mysterious divorce. She finds herself thrust almost overnight from a world of comfort and privilege into one of near marginality.

When Lucy’s mother hires a black woman to help her, the situation intensifies. As the story progresses, Lucy learns the mystery behind her parents' divorce and her father's uncharacteristic, almost unforgivable immersion in the KKK. Lucy comes to shed her unknowing racism, taking her beyond the ideals of youth, her love of books and the trappings of childhood knit closely to her very fiber. She learns to peel back the layers of human frailty (her own included) painful piece by painful piece, while struggling to hold on to the comforts of innocence. Honeysuckle Holiday is young adult, to adult reading.




Kathleen M. Jacobs’s work has appeared in regional and national publications. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Humanistic Studies, and has taught English and Creative Writing on the high school and college levels.

Kathleen divides her time between the Appalachian region and New York City. Honeysuckle Holiday is her first young adult novel. She encourages readers to connect with her on her website, and on Facebook and Twitter.


My Book Tour

Special thanks to Susan at My Book Tour for the chance to participate in this promotion.  (THANKS!)  For more information on this title, the author, or those tours on the horizon, feel free to click through the links provided above.  This title is available now, so click on over to Amazon to snag your copy today!

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Until next time, remember...if it looks good, READ IT!


Kathleen M. Jacobs said...

Loved your introduction! Thanks so much.

Unknown said...

Loved the message given one always learns so much from books oh the sheer joy of reading

Kathleen M. Jacobs said...

Hi. Nice to hear from you. And thanks for the feedback. I shouldn't love it like I do, but I do. And, like you, I love "the sheer joy of reading."

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