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Positively Penelope JustRead Takeover + Review Blitz

Welcome to the Takeover + Review Blitz for Positively, Penelope by Pepper Basham hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

About the Book

Positively, Penelope

Title: Positively, Penelope
Series: Skymar #2
Author: Pepper Basham
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: August 1, 2023
Genre: Contemporary Christian Romance

Told mostly through letters, texts, and email, this contemporary romance will charm its way into hearts as Penelope rescues a theater and discovers her true self in the process.

Penelope Edgewood is practically positive in every way, so when, fresh out of college, she is awarded a paid internship to help save a century-old theater on the island of Skymar, she jumps at the chance. After all, a crumbling theater needs the special touch of someone who reveres all things vintage and adores the stage.

Unfortunately, not everything is as it seems at Darling House Theatre. Finances are in shambles, the local theater group is disenchanted, and the two brothers, Matt and Alec Gray, can’t seem to see eye-to-eye about how to run their theatrical business. So, of course, it’s the perfect place for Penelope to shine her own personal brand of sunshine.

With a little help from GK, the person emailing her encouragement along the way, she puts all her heart into helping the Grays save Darling House. But between Matt’s ever-present skepticism, Alec’s tendency to treat Penelope a little too much like the “princess” she thinks she wants to be (until someone actually started treating her that way), a grandfather who is stuck in his grief, and a mysterious person stealing Penelope’s marketing ideas, she’s not sure her optimism is enough to make a happily-ever-after of her own story, let alone The Darling House’s.

Between an adorable little girl, a matchmaker, a sea monster or two, and a copious amount of musical references, can Penelope draw enough confidence from her faith, her family, and her adoration of all things Julie Andrews, to find the thief and save the theater . . . without getting her heart broken in the process?

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More Books in this Series

Authentically Izzy Loyally Luke

About the Author

Pepper Basham

Pepper Basham is an award-winning author who writes romance “peppered” with grace and humor. Writing both historical and contemporary novels, she loves to incorporate her native Appalachian culture and/or her unabashed adoration of the UK into her stories. Pepper’s novel, Hope Between the Pages, was a 2022 Christy award finalist. She currently resides in the lovely mountains of Asheville, NC, where she is the wife of a fantastic pastor, mom of five great kids, a speech-language pathologist, and a lover of chocolate, jazz, hats, and Jesus.

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Tour Giveaway

(1) winner will receive a print copy of Authentically, Izzy, $20 Amazon gift card, and a Peter Pan mug!

Positively Penelope JustRead Giveaway

Be sure to check out each stop on the tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway began at midnight July 26, 2023 and lasts through 11:59 PM EST on August 2, 2023. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

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Tour Schedule

Positively Penelope JustRead Takeover + Review Blitz

Launch Post @JustReadTours

July 26
Beauty in the Binding
Hallie Reads
Cindy’s Book Corner
Reading Among the Daisies
Britt Reads Fiction
Heidi Reads…
Woven by Words
Bookworm Mama

July 27
Mystery, Thrillers, and Suspense
Blooming with Books
A Modern Day Fairy Tale
Melissa Graham
Melissa’s Bookshelf
Mandy Biesinger
Heather Conner
Alissa Peppo
Faithfully Bookish

July 28
Only By Grace Reviews
Labor Not in Vain
For Him and My Family
Reading Is My SuperPower
Blossoms and Blessings
The Calico Books
Becky’s Bookshelves
Travelers Wife 4 Life
Tristany Corgan – Writer
Amanda Anson

Kara, Julie, Jillian, Rosalyn, Melissa, Heather, Jacinda, Kendra, Amanda

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  1. Crystal

    New author to me. Sure would love to read the author’s books in print format. Love trying new authors. Sounds like a really good book I would like

  2. Sandy Avery

    Waiting not so patiently for this one, planning to read it asap! Love all Pepper Basham books.

  3. Beatrice LaRocca

    This sounds like a book and series that I will enjoy reading and I am looking forward to meeting the characters

  4. Pam K.

    I love Authentically, Izzy and can hardly wait to read Positively, Penelope and Loyally, Luke.

  5. Christy Maurer

    I adored both books, and I can’t wait for Luke’s story!! I’d love to share Izzy with my sister!

  6. jaimperato

    I have enjoyed reading this authors book and I would love to read this book as well. Thank you for the giveaway.

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