Mybitsandbleeps – Review


Mybitsandbleeps reviews The Priest and the Peaches, "A heart-touching story that illustrates good will towards others, and how courage can get you through turmoil."

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YA Bound – Guest Post by Larry


At YA Bound, Larry says about The Priest and the Peaches, "I feel that writing for the YA market is not just about story telling it is also about being responsible to your youthful audience."

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The Bibliophilic Book Blog – Review


The Bibliophilic Book Blog reviews The Priest and the Peaches, "A poignant novel of living your truth and leading by example."

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Sweeping Me – Guest Post by Larry


At Sweeping Me, Larry says about The Priest and the Peaches, "So my plans for 2012 are as follows: I will be writing and trying to get better at it."

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Sweeping Me – Review


Sweeping Me reviews The Priest and the Peaches, "The book was really good. I found myself with so many emotions about these kids and all they had to endure."

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Reading Teen – Guest Post by Larry


At Reading Teen, Larry says about researching The Priest and the Peaches, "I grew up in the 1950s and 60s and the majority of the information I needed was right inside my head."

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Kritters Ramblings – Review


Kritters Ramblings says about The Priest and the Peaches, "A family of five siblings - one girl and four boys, have buried their mother, grandmother and now their father, so they must band together and create a new family unit."

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Frugal Fun – Guest Post by Larry


At Frugal Fun, Larry says about The Priest and the Peaches, "The setting for the book is the Bronx and it was my world as a kid, a world that never leaves anyone no matter where you grew up."

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Let’s Book It – Guest Post by Larry


At Let's Book It, Larry says about The Priest and the Peaches, "Why do I write about children dealing with adversity, perseverance, etc.? The Priest and The Peaches revolves around five newly orphaned kids. Those five kids are based on my brothers, sister and myself. Trust me - there was some serious adversity going on there."

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Crazed Mind – Review


Crazed Mind says about The Priest and the Peaches, "I think that it would be good for a tween to see that even in the worst of times things can work out. We all have to deal with death at some time in our lives. Sadly these kids have had to deal with it all too much."

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Coupon Scribbles – Review


Coupon Scribbles says about The Priest and the Peaches, "Here’s a book that will tug at your heart strings that you will definitely not want to put down!"

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There for You – Interview with Larry


At There for You, Larry says about writing The Priest and the Peaches, "I am a blue-collar guy and I think my writing reflects that because it is not expansive or flowery but rather, short and to the point."

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Eve’s Fan Garden – Interview with Larry


At Eve's Fan Garden, Larry says about The Priest and the Peaches, "They have no money, the rent is past due, the utility payments are behind and the younger boys need clothes and shoes."

About the cover, Eve's Fan Garden says, "I really love the cover! I love the use of color and shadow to create a quite complex cover. Look at it for a few minutes and you will see something new each time you look at it."

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Colorimetry – Review & Interview with Larry


Colorimetry reviews The Priest and the Peaches saying, "Each of the Peach kids have their own personality. I could picture each of them with their ages and characters."

In an interview, Larry goes on to say, "My brothers and sister did lose our parents when we were very young and, trust me, it was quite the everday adventure moving forward."

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Moonlight Book Reviews – Guest Post by Larry


At Moonlight Book Reviews, Larry admits that The Priest and the Peaches started out with the Peach kids in the present day as adults before he decided to take them back to their childhood in the 1960s.

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Clover Hill Book Reviews – Guest Post by Larry


At Clover Hill Book Reviews, Larry explains how deeply invested he was in creating every character for The Priest and the Peaches - from Joanie Peach to the pallbearers at her father's funeral.

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The Bookworm – Guest Post by Larry


At ...the bookworm..., Larry says in creating characters for his work like The Priest and the Peaches - "[Someone I meet] will be unconsciously placed in my mental rolodex for future reference as a possible character and I do not even know it at that moment in time"

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Dr. Bill’s Book Baazar – Guest Post by Larry


At Dr. Bill's Book Bazaar, Larry says The Priest and the Peaches - "shows the value and importance of familial love and how powerful it can be, especially when faced with crisis."

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The Children’s & Teens’ Book Connection – Interview with Larry


At The Children's & Teen's Book Connection, Larry reveals his inspiration for writing The Priest and the Peaches: "It just seemed to me that this was a good time to tell a story about a family of kids who, because of the nurturing of their deceased parents, realize the importance of being a family and are determined to remain so, no matter what."

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Back to Books – Review


Back to Books reviews The Priest and the Peaches saying, "This book is one of those books that could be a complete hit or miss for me. To my surprise however, it was a complete home run. I don't know why I connected so well with this book, but I did."

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The Children’s & Teens’ Book Connection – Review


The Children's & Teens' Book Connection reviews The Priest and the Peaches saying, "What I feel the author excelled in is how the characters evolved throughout the story. I was glad to see that not everyone had a change of heart, which kept the story real."

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Downtown YA – Author Interview with Larry


Downtown YA interviews Larry about The Priest and the Peaches as he previews the sequel, "The younger boys go to rural New Jersey for their summer vacation to stay with friends of Father Sullivan’s. Things will happen and we shall delve into the paranormal, no vampire or zombies, but rather a good vs evil thing."

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The Phantom Paragrapher – Book Spotlight


The Phantom Paragrapher spotlights The Priest and the Peaches.

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Readinista – Guest Post by Larry


Readinista hosts Larry as he talks about two of the main characters in The Priest and the Peaches - siblings Teddy and Joanie Peach: "The fact was the Peaches had been instilled with a deep sense of family love and, for Teddy and Joanie, that sense of family and looking out for each other took precedence over everything else, especially when the chips were down."

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Moonlight Gleam’s Bookshelf – Guest Post by Larry


Promoting The Priest and the Peaches at Moonlight Gleam's Bookshelf, Larry says, "Basically, I am a blue-collar guy. You know, I always wanted to be a writer but it took me a very long time to actually get here."

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Tiffany’s Bookshelf – Review


Of The Priest and the Peaches, Tiffany's Bookshelf says, "I liked the story, and thought it quite sweet."

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Read 2 Review – 5 star review


Read 2 Review gives The Priest and the Peaches 5 out of 5 stars: "One of those gems that I found by entering out of my comfort zone."

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Sandra’s Blog – Author Interview with Larry


At Sandra's Blog, Larry talks about the situation that Teddy faces in The Priest and the Peaches: "It's not always 'pretty.' I think you have to admire him for that."

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I Am A Reader, Not A Writer – Ebook Giveaway & Author Interview with Larry


At I Am A Reader, Not A Writer, Larry says about The Priest and the Peaches: "I see parts of myself in all of my characters. They are never strangers to me."

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So Many Precious Books, So Little Time – Ebook Giveaway


So Many Precious Books, So Little Time is offering a giveaway of The Priest and the Peaches.

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