Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The Dog Park Club by Cynthia Robinson

The Dog Park Club by Cynthia Robinson centers around Max Bravo, a bisexual "mid-rung" opera singer. One afternoon while walking his best friend Claudia's dog he is invited to join a group that hangs out at the dog park down the street from her house. He tells Claudia about the group, and when Max is out of town she becomes an integral part of the "Dog Park Club." While initially wary of the group's socially diverse crowd, Max cannot avoid the siren call of drama. When one member of the group, the beautiful, pregnant Amy Carter, goes missing the Dog Park Club is thrust into the national spotlight. The group quickly develop their theory and go on a Sand Lot-esque mission to prove it.

Robinson's debut is quirky, sarcastic and fun- a great book for a day at the beach. Her unique cast of characters, Max Bravo being the most entertaining, wont let you put the book down. Robinson manages to keep a mysterious tension through the whole book, while allowing her diverse cast individual moments of comic relief. Don't miss this witty debut this summer!

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A twenty-two-year-old University student, Jeff is the founder and coeditor of The Debut Authors Blog. He is an aspiring author and a self-avowed bibliophile. Also, he is not above shameless self-promotion and talking in the third-person.

Monday, July 5, 2010

I'm Back!

Dear Readers,

I'm so sorry for the extended hiatus but life came between me and the internet. It has been a busy few months for me. I purchased a car, moved into a new apartment, took a couple summer classes (A+ in both thank you very much), and started a business. Needless to say this blog has fallen into some serious disrepair. But that is going to change! I have a few great book reviews coming up, I'm going to write some interviews and also introduce my new business. I am so happy to be back to blogging and I hope I can get my wonderful readers back soon! Please let me know how all of you have been. I will be making the rounds to all of your blogs this week to say hi so please drop by and do the same!


P.S. The summer self-publishing spotlight is still on so keep the submissions coming!