Thursday, April 23, 2015

Spotlight on Stella Rose by Tammy Flanders Hetrick + Giveaway!

Upon Stella Rose’s death, her best friend, Abby, moves to rural Vermont to take care of her sixteen-year-old daughter, Olivia. But Abby struggles to connect with Olivia and she soon finds guardianship of a headstrong teenager daunting beyond her wildest misgivings. Despite her best efforts, and the help of friends old and new, she is unable to keep Olivia from self-destruction. As Abby’s journey unfolds, she grapples with raising a grieving teenager, realizes she didn’t know Stella as well as she thought, and discovers just how far she will go to save the most precious thing in her life.

About the Author

Tammy Flanders Hetrick has been telling stories all her life, refining her skills at age ten through marathon tag-team storytelling with her best friend, honing her
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craft through decades of business writing, and ultimately finding joy in extracurricular creative writing. She has published short stories in Your Teen Magazine, Blue Ocean Institute's Sea Stories, and Route 7 Literary Journal. In 2009 she was recognized with the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition's Pioneering Woman Award for coaching and mentoring women in the workplace. Hetrick lives in Vermont with her husband of thirty years, their two cats, and a beagle/miniature bull mix. Her website is
You can also connect with Tammy on Facebook and Twitter.


Thanks to the publisher I have one copy of Stella Rose (Paperback or eBook, winner's choice) to give away! This giveaway is open to US and Canada only and you can enter by leaving a comment below and then completing the form HERE.
PLEASE NOTE: The mandatory entry requires you to leave a comment on this post and then completing the entry form. If you do not leave a comment you are not entered. If you do not fill out the entry form you are not entered. Both of these items must be completed for the mandatory entry! Make sure to also leave your email address on the entry form so I can contact you if you are the winner.
For extra entries you can follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Goodreads (links on the right hand sidebar) and leave the name you follow with on the giveaway form.
That's it! I'll pick the winner on 4/30 and the winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email before I have to pick another winner.
Good luck!

Blog Tour Schedule

Celtic Lady's Review (April 21st, 2015)
A Literary Vacation (April 23rd, 2015)
Broken Teepee (April 24th, 2015)
Teddy Rose Book Reviews Plus (April 27th, 2015)
Life of a Female Bibliophile (April 28th, 2015)
I'm A Book Shark (May 1st, 2015)
Electively Paige  (May 4th, 2015)
Under My Apple Tree (May 7th, 2015)
Celtic Lady's Reviews (May 12th, 2015)
Centered on Books (May 16th, 2015) (May 20th, 2015)
Christie's Book Reviews (May 21st, 2015)



  1. Stella Rose sounds captivating, emotional, and unforgettable. Thanks for this lovely feature and giveaway. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

    1. Congrats traveler, you are the winner!! I'll email you in just a minute for your mailing address and will then send it off to the author so she can get it to you!