This Time in This Place

Whew!  Life has been a busy one this week.  JD finally said I could come and help her get the rest of her new apartment set up.  I loved it.  It is so bright and full of sun shine.  Each room is painted a different color up to the picture rail and them a cream white from there up.  This is a loft apartment so it has big tall windows that cover the outside walls that makes the whole place just sparkle.  
But from doing that, running all over today and going to see Princess Emma's soccer team win their first scrimmage, I am totally wiped out!  I finished reading Of Time and Place last night so I am going to have to move on to a new book tonight.  Reading is the best way for me to quiet down after a busy day.  I relax and fall asleep so easy this way.  

Of Time and Place  was enjoyable to read.  But I did want a lil more action in it.  I loved the premise of a global energy crisis that has created life to be taken at a lil slower pace.  Everyone having a car is not possible and public transport became energy efficient.   We need to take heed now and see where our ever growing desire of more, more and more is taking us too.  The story line jumps from present day of the story line then back in time to show how the lead character's life had evolved in business.  I would have liked the story to go from start to finish, building up as it went along.  My train of thought can sometimes become quite scattered so the back and forth had me a lil thrown.  I really did love looking at life from the view point of a global energy crisis.  I feel it is where we are headed.  Thank goodness I live in a lil 2 mile by 2 mile town where you can walk to get just about any thing you really need.

Tribute Books hosted the blog tour for Of Time and Place.  I want to thank Nicole and B. K. Freemont for sending me the book to read.  It is nice to have new viewpoints cross my desk.   

As the global energy crisis of the 21st century wears on, James Lendeman searches for answers – both for the country and for himself.

Working in the Federal Energy Department for the iconoclastic and enigmatic Kate Hastings, James is at the center of a world of political intrigue and personal conflicts. Unsure of whether he can go along with Kate’s plans for the country (and for him), he is forced to steer his own way through a maze of personal and professional problems.

When we meet James a few years later (through an ingenious weaving of dual timelines), he is in Savannah, working as a contractor for the government and debating the merits of a flirtatious college student who lives in his boarding house.

Nimbly moving forward and backward through James’s personal timeline, Of Time and Place leads its readers on a journey through the twists and turns of life in a kind of historical novel of the future. From a tumultuous romance and marriage to a romantic spring in Florence and the adversities along the way, James finds himself debating both his own life and the feasibility of maintaining a viable US economy in the mid-21st century.

Drawn from very real issues of global import, and playing out in some of the most storied cities in the world, Of Time and Place will leave every reader pondering the future – and the present.

B.R. Freemont was born in New York and has lived in the Savannah area for over a decade. He holds a B.A. from Columbia and an M.A. from New York University. During his business career, Freemont filled a number of management assignments and briefly worked for government entities.

Over the years, his interests have included: astronomy, domestic and foreign travel, dog breed club administration, wine tasting, and avidly reading both fiction and non-fiction.  He is married and has a son and two daughters.

Paperback & ebook
Price: $16.95 paperback, $7.99 ebook
Publisher: Two Harbors Press
ISBN: 9781937928728

1 comment:

  1. I'm with you, Lenore. It is a refreshing concept that life will need to be taken at a slower pace in the future, instead of the other way around. Thanks for the review!


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