June 02, 2012

Blog Tour: Sound Bites by Rachel Burke Excerpt & eBook Giveaway!

About Sound Bites: A Rock & Roll Love Story:

Renee Evans has a knack for trouble. After walking in on her best friend and boyfriend in bed together, twenty-five year-old Renee flees sunny Los Angeles and her dream job as a music journalist and returns to her hometown of Boston – only to meet Dylan Cavallari, the mysterious, aspiring musician who lives in her apartment building. Dylan’s piercing gaze and womanizing demeanor make him exactly the type of guy that Renee should steer clear of – which is most likely the reason she falls for him. But when Renee’s troublesome ex comes back and threatens to drive her and Dylan apart, Renee is forced to face her past and save her relationship with Dylan before it's too late.
Sound Bites dramatizes what happens when Renee finds herself caught between a painful past and an uncertain future. Happiness turns out to be within her grasp, but it all depends on whether she can trust herself enough to make the right decisions. Sound Bites is a novel about love, friendship, betrayal, forgiveness, and the power of music to help you find your way.



Four days had officially passed with no word from him. His cell was still shut off, my messages continued to escalate to higher levels of desperation, and my nerves made it barely possible to even function.
Every day that went by without him was like a blur. It was as if reality had finally set in. I was lost. I had become completely accustomed to spending every waking, non-working hour with someone, and then one day, he was gone. Work helped distract me temporarily, even though it was hard to concentrate on resume writing when he was all I could think about. But I knew that if I stayed home, I’d be permanently glued to my window, dying a slow and painful torturous death. I tried my hardest not to stress and told myself that Dylan just needed some time to cool off and when he was ready to talk, he’d come home.
The truth was, every day spent without Dylan felt like a part of me died.  


Giveaway: eBook copy of Sound Bites: a Rock & Roll Love Story.

  • Giveaway ends Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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  1. SO excited for this book! It sounds like SO much FUN with a twinge of emotional ride ;) LOVE the excerpt! :D And thanks for the giveaway! :D

    Farah Hanani
    Preferred format: EPUB

  2. I would LOVE to read this story and the cover is so cute! Thanks for the giveaway!!!


    Yadira A.

  3. The pink accent on the grayscale cover is so cute. Thanks for the giveaway! I prefer Kindle formats (preferably mobi) or PDF. (extemter at hotmail dot com)

  4. I really want to read this book. It sounds very good. Please enter me in contest. Kindle. Tore923@aol.com

  5. Sounds really good! Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  6. Sounds like a good book!

    books4me67 at ymail dot com

  7. Nice excerpt. This sounds like an interesting book.


  8. Oh wow! This book sounds fantastic! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Tammy Cordeiro madame_cordeiro at yahoo dot com any format that will work on nook ( pdf or epub)

  9. Thanks for the giveaway!! :)

    Katrina T.
    kindle format

  10. Thank you for this giveaway. Sound Bites sounds like such a beautifully romantic but also emotional story. Definitely a book I would love to read. I would love to get this in the kindle version.


  11. I love the cover! The pink on black & white is great! The storyline sounds interesting, too! I look forward to reading this book!
    Phoenix Carvelli

  12. Very nice excerpt.


  13. I would love to read this book. Great giveaway. "Dylan’s piercing gaze" had me, gahh, the eyes always get me! Kindle format please, Thanks!
    candicerjames [at] gmail [dot] com


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