Paulita Kincer on Tour: I See London I See France

Paulita Kincer on Tour: I See London I See France

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Paulita Kincer,
author of
The Summer of France,
presented on France Book Tours,
is coming back with her latest novel !

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Author Paulita Kincer

on Tour
February 24 – March 5, 2014
with her

I See London I See France

[women’s fiction, with a touch of romance]
 Release date: December 15, 2013
at Lulu.com
ISBN-13: 978-1304698889
   244 pages
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SYNOPSIS

When her husband of a dozen years walks out in a huff, Caroline Sommers walks out too – to Europe, with her kids after impulsively selling her minivan for travel money. Tired of being the perfect wife, she escapes to rediscover herself, and possibly rekindle the unrequited love of a Frenchman from her college days.  While shepherding her kids from London to Scotland then Paris to Provence, she finds herself at a crossroads. Does she choose love, or lust, in the arms of a European man, or should she try again with the father of her children and the man she truly loved, once?
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Paulita KincerPaulita Kincer is also the author of The Summer of France. She has an M.A. in journalism from American University and has written for The Baltimore Sun, The St. Petersburg Times, The Tampa Tribune, and The Columbus Dispatch, among other newspapers. She has traveled to France 10 times dragging her three children along twice. She currently teaches college English and lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband and three children.
Visit her blog at http://www.paulita-ponderings.blogspot.com
or follow her on Twitter @paulitakincer.
Like her Facebook page at Paulita Kincer Writer.
Email paulita@paulitakincer.com
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VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE

Monday, February 24
Review at Words And Peace
Tuesday, February 25
Review + Interview at Blog In France
Wednesday, February 26
Review +  Giveaway
at The French Village Diaries
Thursday, February 27
Review + Guest-Post at Book Nerd
Friday, February 28
Review + Giveaway at Queen of All She Reads
Sunday, March 2
Review + Giveaway at Making My Mark
Monday, March 3
Review + Giveaway at I Am, Indeed
Tuesday, March 4
Review + Giveaway at Mommasez…
Wednesday, March 5
Review + Giveaway at Suko’s Notebook
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My Review:
 *Copy provided for an honest opinion
There were so many aspects of this book that I fell in love with.  First, I identified with the main character.  I also have a terrible passion for traveling but have not been able to do much traveling lately.  Just like Caroline, I am absorbed with taking care of my family and put my needs behind.  I lived vicariously through Caroline and her story.  I sympathized and empathized with her and her need to re-establish herself as a woman, mom and wife.  I loved the very human and real interactions that these characters had with one another.  They felt like real people living real lives and I was witnessing them on their journey.  I found the authors writing style to be so engaging that I lost track of time and delved into Caroline and her family’s world.  That this story takes place in France was the icing on the cake.  I’ve visited France many years ago, and plan to go back.  The author’s vivid descriptions made me feel like I was back in France and seeing it all again.

Aside from relating to Caroline and her station in life, I thought that she was such a great character.  She was complex and imperfect and very human.  Aspect of this story felt like “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert and “Wild” by Cherly Strayed.  Just like these women, Caroline had to find herself and her way.  There definitely many bumps in the road, and some temptation, but she was ultimately able to achieve her identity.  I highly recommend this book to really anyone.  Anyone that loves to travel or anyone that has had the yearning to find explore and find.  I wanted to hug Caroline and cry with her! This was a fantastic adventure filled with laughter, sadness and fulfillment.