Giveaway: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE (International)

Giveaway: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE (International)

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE (International)

by Russell J. Sanders

Release Date: March 21, 2017

Publisher: Harmony Ink Press

 

About the Book

In the era of the Woodstock Festival and the Stonewall Riots, 1969, Dewey Snodgress is in high school in Fort Worth, Texas. He might be far from many of the changes taking place in the world, but they still affect his life. For one, as his school’s theater star, Dewey takes part in a production about a young gay man protesting the Vietnam War. During the play, he meets another uninhibited young actress, Lucretia “Lulu” Belton, and their performances are a hit, changing attitudes about the war—especially the attitude of Dewey’s dad. 

It’s also the year Dewey meets Jeep Brickthorn, the school’s hippie and a local musician. They quickly become friends, and although Dewey tries to suppress it, they start to fall in love. Though he knows his father won’t condone their relationship, Dewey can’t resist his feelings for Jeep. 

The times are changing, and maybe the time has come for Dewey and Jeep to escape their repressive town for somewhere more open-minded. Somewhere they can pursue their interests in acting and music. Somewhere they’ll have the freedom to be in love.

 

About the Author

Russell J. Sanders is a lifelong devotee of the theater. He’s a singer, actor, and director, winning awards for his acting roles and shows he has directed. As a teacher, he has taught theater arts to hundreds of students, plus he’s also taught literature and writing to thousands of others.

Russell has also traveled the world, visiting Indonesia, Japan, India, Canada, the Caribbean, London, Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Florence, and Venice—and almost all the US states. His friends think he’s crazy, but wherever he goes, he seeks out Mexican restaurants. The Mexican food in Tokyo was great, he says; in Rome, not so good. Texans cut their teeth on barbecue and Mexican food. Russell’s love for enchiladas led him on a quest to try them wherever he can find them, and he has found them in some very out-of-the-way places. And good or bad, he’s delighted to sample his favorite food.

Most importantly, Russell is an out-and-proud gay man, living in Houston with his husband, a recent marriage but a relationship that has lasted almost twenty years. He hopes that his novels inspire confidence and instill pride in his young gay fans, and he also hopes others learn from his work, as well.

 

Learn more

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Giveaway Details

5 winners will each receive a paperback copy of ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE, and 5 winners will each receive an ebook copy of ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE.

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced on this site and in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30 days after the giveaway ends.

During each giveaway, we ask entrants a question pertaining to the book. Here is the question they'll be answering in the comments below for extra entries: What do you think of the cover & synopsis?

 

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Comments 3

John on Monday, 20 March 2017 18:27

Both the cover and the synopsis make me want to learn more! Kudos!

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Both the cover and the synopsis make me want to learn more! Kudos!
Danielle Hammelef on Thursday, 06 April 2017 18:05

The cover is perfect for this era of war, hippies, civil rights. It is both beautiful and frightening at the same time. This synopsis sounds emotional too and I'm intrigued to find out more about these characters.

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The cover is perfect for this era of war, hippies, civil rights. It is both beautiful and frightening at the same time. This synopsis sounds emotional too and I'm intrigued to find out more about these characters.
Caity Dooley on Friday, 07 April 2017 00:35

i think the cover really fits the synopsis and though i don't often read this type of book i think it would be interesting to give it a shot

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i think the cover really fits the synopsis and though i don't often read this type of book i think it would be interesting to give it a shot

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