A Life Less Ordinary by Victoria Bernadine #Spotlight #Giveaway

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For the last fifteen years, Rose “Manny” Mankowski has been a very good girl. She turned her back on her youthful fancies and focused on her career. But now, at the age of 45, she’s questioning her choices and feeling more and more disconnected from her own life. When she’s passed over for promotion and her much younger new boss implies Manny’s life will never change, something snaps. In the blink of an eye, she’s quit her job, sold her house and cashed in her pension, and she’s leaving town on a six month road trip.

After placing a personal ad for a travelling companion, she’s joined in her mid-life crisis by Zeke Powell, the cynical, satirical, most-read – and most controversial – blogger for the e-magazine, What Women Want. Zeke’s true goal is to expose Manny’s journey as a pitiful and desperate attempt to reclaim her lost youth – and increase his readership at the same time. Leaving it all behind for six months is just an added bonus.

Now, armed with a bagful of destinations, a fistful of maps, and an out-spoken imaginary friend named Harvey, Manny’s on a quest to rediscover herself – and taking Zeke along for the ride.



Genre: Chick Lit / Contemporary Fiction
Length: 371 pages
Release Date: December 10, 2012

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Monday, February 3, 2014
Authors’ Cafe {Author Interview} 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014
For Whom The Books Toll {Guest Post} 

Friday, February 7, 2014

Monday, February 10, 2014
Eden Ashe {Guest Post} 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
What Readers Want {Spotlight} 

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Fundinmental {Spotlight} 

Friday, February 14, 2014
A Chick Who Reads {Guest Post & Review} 

Monday, February 17, 2014

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Zee Monodee – Author’s Corner {Guest Post & Review}

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Christine’s Words {Guest Post} 

Monday, March 3, 2014
Inksugar {Author Interview & Review} 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Christa Reads and Writes {Guest Post & Review} 

Friday, March 7, 2014
Readers’ Muse {Author Interview & Review} 

Monday, March 10, 2014
Jersey Girl Book Reviews {Guest Post & Review} 

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Booklover Sue {Author Interview} 

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014
Romance Me {Spotlight}

The Book Excerpt

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About Victoria Bernadine

Victoria Bernadine (a pseudonym) is, as the saying goes, a “woman of a certain age”. After twenty-something years of writer’s block, she began writing again in 2008. Victoria enjoys reading all genres and particularly loves writing romantic comedy and post-apocalyptic science fiction. What those two have in common is anybody’s guess. She lives in Edmonton with her two cats (The Grunt and The Runt). A Life Less Ordinary is the first novel she felt was good enough to be released into the wild.

The Giveaway


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