Welcome to A Season to Dance Blog Tour! Blog tours are so much fun! A Season To Dance is one of my favorite books and I’m excited to share this book with you. Please take a moment to check out this amazing book! Be sure and enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for your chance to win some fun stuff! -Enjoy! Becca
Title: A Season To Dance
Author: Patricia Beal
Publisher: Bling! Romance
Release Date: May 9, 2017
Genre: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction
Ballerina Ana Brassfield has her path to the stage of the Met in New York and her future with fiancé Peter Engberg all figured out—until her first love, renowned German dancer Claus Gert, shows up in Georgia to dance with her and win her back. Claus kisses her after a rehearsal, a kiss Peter witnesses from the darkened audience. Convinced a kiss between Claus and Ana is more than a one-time mistake, Peter breaks off his engagement with Ana. Rejected by Peter, and knowing Claus is dancing at the Met soon, Ana decides to repave her path to her dream. With her 2002 Thunderbird and Baryshnikov, an old dog crippled by arthritis, she moves to Germany to be with Claus. But the ghost of his late wife, Ana’s own memories of Peter, and the pressure of earning a spot in a large ballet company prove to be a high price for a shot at success.
About the Author:
Patricia Beal is a 2015 Genesis semi-finalist and First Impressions finalist. She is represented by Les Stobbe of the Leslie H. Stobbe Literary Agency, and A Season to Dance is her debut novel (Bling! Romance / Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, May 2017). She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Cincinnati in 1998 with a B.A. in English Literature and has worked for the U.S. Army as a writer and editor for many years. Patricia writes from Fayetteville, North Carolina, where she lives with her husband and two children. You can find more info about Patricia on her website here.
When I first started this book it took me a little while to get into the story. It didn’t take long for me to get caught up in the story. This is a wonderful story of a girl’s journey to Christ. I don’t often read the author notes but I’m glad I did. It added a depth to the story. The character’s were believable and relatable. I like how the the character’s grew in a realistic manner. I got a glimpse into the heart of the author and the truths she wanted to share. I thought it was a well written story. I’m not a dancer so some of the dance terms were unfamilier to me. This story gave me a glimpse into the life of a ballerina. I’ve always liked dancing but this gave me a new appreciation for ballet.
I recommend this book to family and friends.
I received this book as a review book from Bling! Publisher for my honest review.
Giveaway: (2) Prizes up for grabs! (US Addresses Only)
#TeamPeter Country Christmas Basket:
Blake Shelton Christmas CD, Hallmark movie A Nutcracker Christmas, Country Cookin’ – Recipes from Callaway Gardens, A Season to Dance, country chocolates, and a country ornament.
#TeamClaus German Christmas Basket:
German Christmas Songs CD, Baryshnikov movie White Nights (with Helen Mirren), Classic German Baking by Luisa Weiss, A Season to Dance, German chocolates, and an ornament.
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