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FLORIDA BOOK NEWS

PRESS RELEASE REPRINT… Bette Lee Crosby’s 2011 novel Spare Change is currently ranked #1 on the Goodreads Listopedia list of “Best Unknown Books.” The list, including well over 500 books, is based on reader recommendations and voted on by the members of Goodreads. Crosby’s novel hit the top spot in the first week of January and […]

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SPARE CHANGE RANKED #1

On GoodReads, the wellknown website that dedicates itself to books and book lovers, SPARE CHANGE is currently ranked #1 on the Listopedia list of “Best Unknown Books” – It has now held the spot for over two weeks and with more votes added each day it appears that this reader favorite is going to remain […]

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A NEW SEASON OF BOOK TALKS

Starting in February, Bette Lee Crosby will once again be on the road visiting and speaking with a number of Book Clubs, Charitable Groups, Women’s Clubs and Country Clubs throughout South Florida. Coming up in February are the Vero Beach Branch of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, The Evergreen Book Club, The sisterhood of […]

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COMING SOON…

LIFE IN THE LAND OF ‘IS’ the amazing story of Lani Deauville, the World’s Longest Living Quadriplegic is scheculed for release this February! This true story is one that will inspire and amaze you with the adventures and mis-adventures of Lani Deauville. She talks in depth about her love for animals, her Mother and the […]

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AMAZON READER REVIEW

CRACKS IN THE SIDEWALK Amazon Review by Melanie Young Imagine your grandchildren being ripped from your life, as your daughter is losing hers. This is what happened to Claire and Charlie McDermott when their daughter, Elizabeth, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Elizabeth’s loser husband, Jeffrey, denies his wife and in-laws access to the […]

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SPARE CHANGE ON AMAZON

REVIEWED BY ALLE WELLS Eleven-year-old Ethan Allen was the last thing Olivia wanted to find at her door. She had never wanted a bunch of children that clung to her like bananas on a stalk. To Olivia, eleven was an unlucky number to be avoided at all cost. Recently wedded and widowed, Olivia had finally […]

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BOOKPLEASURE …The Review

SPARE CHANGE – Reviewed by EKG, Midvale, UT Award-winning author Bette Lee Crosby brings readers another heart-warming story about a strong woman who learns life’s greatest joys often come in the form of the very thing we reject. In 1923 Olivia Westerly holds her head high and marches out of her Virginia home. At a […]

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WARMING UP TO E-BOOKS

By Shilpa Mudiganti My first encounter with an e-book was indeed intriguing. It was an experience that got me exploring the industry further and before I knew it, I had downloaded all kinds of e-readers onto my iPhone (not sure why I downloaded so many!) and I downloaded all of the complementary e-books that came […]

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A Visit with the Port St. Lucie GFWC

Award-winning author Bette Lee Crosby spoke at the September meeting of the Port Saint Lucie Women’s Club, a group that is part of the International GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs.) The luncheon meeting was held at the Holiday Inn on Federal Highway. In addition to a wonderful lunch, the ladies enjoyed stories of family relationships, […]

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ANNE KLEINBERG – BOOK REVIEW

I “met” the author of this book, Bette Lee Crosby, through the Internet. She was kind enough to send me congrats on my book “Menopause in Manhattan” and I was delighted to be able to read “Cracks in the Sidewalk”. All I can say is WOW! I just finished it – with tears streaming down […]

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