Blog Tour Review – The Sound of Violet by Allen Wolf

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Hello Lovelies and Happy Tuesday! Hope you’re all having a wonderful week so far. I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted a review. Hopefully, that will change and I can get more reading time. Anyway, Welcome to my Blog Tour Stop for The Sound of Violet by Allen Wolf

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Publication: September 21st 2021

Publisher: Morning Star Publishing

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Format: Paperback, 226 pages

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Desperate to find his soulmate, Shawn goes on one awkward date after another until he encounters the alluring Violet. He starts dating her, but his autism keeps him from realizing that she’s actually a prostitute.

Shawn thinks he’s found a possible wife while Violet thinks she’s discovered her ticket to a brand new life. This hilarious and dramatic award-winning story takes all kinds of twists and turns and has been adapted into a major motion picture.

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An intriguing and unique romance story that had me turning the pages

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I really enjoyed reading this book and can’t wait to see the movie version. While some parts definitely broke my heart into pieces, the story as a whole is wonderfully touching and hopeful. It’s also quite romantic, sweet, funny, and just an utterly entertaining read that made me smile, cry, and have all the feels.

When I first read the synopsis for this novel, I was really intrigued to find out how the story will play out. I definitely expected plenty of drama, romance and swoons, and heartwrenching moments. I’d have to say, I was not disappointed at all and felt even more than I was prepared for. Allen Wolf’s storytelling is engaging and will pull you in from the start. The pacing of the story and character development feel sincere, raw, and real. I truly enjoyed getting to know both Shawn and Violet and just really want to hug them both. While there are many lighthearted moments sprinkled throughout the story, Wolf tackles some very distressing topics and addresses very dark, real, and sensitive issues regarding mental health, religion, sexual trafficking, and abuse. Shawn and Violet both come from very different worlds and seeing them interact was refreshing and quite fun. The relationship between them is not at all what you would find in a typical romance story, but I think that’s what makes this book so alluring and unputdownable. You just get hooked and want to know what would happen next, what would the characters do and say, and how everything will turn out for both Shawn and Violet. Overall, this was an entertaining read and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a unique romance story with the right blend of realism, drama, humor, and of course all the feels.

The Sound of Violet by Allen Wolf is an engrossing romantic comedy that will have you turning the pages. This book is both heartbreaking and hopeful, upsetting and wonderful, and just so real. Wolf’s writing is captivating, the characters are lovable and interesting, and the ending wraps up the story beautifully. I definitely cannot wait to read more from this fantastic author and see what kind of stories he writes next!

I received a finished free copy of this book from the author and publisher for participating in a blog tour in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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allenwolfAllen Wolf is an award-winning filmmaker, author, game creator, and podcaster.

As an author, Allen wrote the critically-acclaimed novel The Sound of Violet. In their review of The Sound of Violet, Kirkus Reviews wrote, “The high-concept narrative is entertaining, well-paced, and highly visual. It’s a charming, humorous, and hopeful tale. A quirky, touching love story that offers insights into autism and religion.” The Sound of Violet has won multiple literary awards.

Allen wrote, directed, and produced The Sound of Violet, the movie adaption of his novel that will be released in theaters in 2021. The screenplay won numerous awards and the film will bring awareness to human trafficking and help people see autism through a new lens.

Allen also wrote, directed, and produced the thriller In My Sleep that was released worldwide, won multiple film festival awards, and is available on iTunes and Amazon Prime. The Hollywood Reporter raved, “In My Sleep never rests, a credit to the tight, psychologically astute pacing of filmmaker Wolf.”

Allen has been awarded 39 awards for the games he has created that have been played around the world. His first game debuted in 2003 and quickly became popular. He introduced four more games that were quick to learn and easy to play. In 2020, Morning Star Games released two new versions of his You’re Pulling My Leg! and You’re Pulling My Leg! Junior games.

In 2021, Allen launched the Navigating Hollywood podcast where he talks to entertainment professionals about their careers and how they navigate the ups and downs of Hollywood while staying emotionally and spiritually healthy.

Allen graduated from New York University’s film school summa cum laude. His senior thesis film, Harlem Grace, was a finalist for the Student Academy Awards.

He married his Persian princess and they are raising two kids together, Adele (born 2012) and Cyrus (born 2015). He enjoys traveling and hearing people’s life stories. Allen also cherishes spending time with his family, tasting chocolate, and visiting Disneyland where he has been over 500 times.

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Thank you for stopping by sweeties. I hope you have an amazing day and I hope you’re doing something fun! Have a wonderful week lovelies!

Stay safe, wear a mask, and happy reading!!!

Until next time! Take Care fellow swoonies!!

sincerelykjologo

Book Spotlight – The Merchant and the Rogue by Sarah M. Eden

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Good Morning Lovelies!! I hope you’re all doing well, staying safe, and reading so many wonderful books. Today, I’ll be doing a book spotlight for a new release from Shadow Mountain Publishing and Proper Romance.

The Merchant and The Rogue by Sarah M. Eden is out RIGHT NOW and I have some exciting swag promotion to share with you. If you’re familiar with Eden’s novels, then you absolutely cannot miss this installment in the Dread Penny Society standalone series. RTC!!!

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“Eden continues to build the overarching mystery and skillfully handles secrets and secret identities. Interspersed chapters of Penny Dreadfuls delightfully foreshadow the main action. Readers who enjoy chaste romances and also love a good mystery will enjoy the Dread Penny Society exploits and will look forward to what comes next.”

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Publication: August 17, 2021

Publisher: Shadow Mountain

Genre(s): Victorian, Historical, Romance

Format: Paperback, 368 pages

ISBN: 9781629728513

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London, 1865

Vera Sorokina loves reading the Penny Dreadfuls and immersing herself in tales of adventure, mystery, and romance. Her own days are filled with the often mundane work of running the book and print shop she owns with her father. The shop offers her freedom and an income, and while she is grateful for the stability it brings to her life, she often feels lonely.

Brogan Donnelly was born and raised in Ireland, but has lived in London for several years, where he’s built a career as a penny dreadful writer. He has dedicated himself to the plight of the poor with the help of his sister. But with no one to share his life with, he fears London will never truly feel like home.

Brogan and Vera’s paths cross, and the attraction is both immediate and ill-advised. Vera knows from past experience that writers are never to be trusted, and Brogan has reason to suspect not everything at Vera’s print shop is aboveboard. When a growing criminal enterprise begins targeting their area of London, Brogan and Vera must work together to protect the community they’ve both grown to love. But that means they’ll need to learn to trust each other with dangerous secrets that have followed both of them from their home countries.

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Help Sarah M. Eden get her latest novel, The Merchant and the Rogue, to hit the New York Times best-seller list by purchasing a copy between August 15-22.

Everyone who submits a copy of their receipt and fills out this form during the week of August 15-22 will receive

The Merchant and the Rogue – Swag Bundle.

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Sarah M. Eden is a USA Today best-selling author of witty and charming historical romances, including 2019’s Foreword Reviews INDIE Awards Gold Winner for Romance, The Lady and the Highwayman, and 2020 Holt Medallion finalist, Healing Hearts. She is a two-time “Best of State” Gold Medal winner for fiction and a three-time Whitney Award winner. Combining her obsession with history and her affinity for tender love stories, Sarah loves crafting deep characters and heartfelt romances set against rich historical backdrops. She holds a bachelor’s degree in research and happily spends hours perusing the reference shelves of her local library.

For author interview requests, please contact Callie Hansen at chansen@shadowmountain.com

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Collect the entire Dread Penny Society standalone series by USA Today best-selling author Sarah M. Eden.

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Thank you for stopping by sweeties. I hope you have an amazing day and don’t forget to grab yourself a copy of this beauty! Be sure to submit your receipts to receive your swag! While supplies lasts!

Stay safe, wear a mask, and happy reading!!!

Until next time! Take Care fellow swoonies!!

sincerelykjologo