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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Swoon Romance YA Wednesdays! - The Funeral Singer by Linda Budzinski!

Welcome to this week’s
Swoon Romance YA Wednesdays!
This week features:
The Funeral Singer by Linda Budzinski!


Being a funeral singer was a dead-end job until it led her to him …

Seventeen-year-old Melanie Martin has witnessed her share of lame eulogies and uninspired epitaphs while singing part-time at her dad’s funeral home. She’s determined to be more than a funeral singer, more than just someone’s “beloved wife” or “loving mother.”

When Mel’s impromptu rendition of “Amazing Grace” at a local rock star’s graveside service goes viral on YouTube, she becomes an Internet sensation, gains thousands of fans and followers, and snags a hot rock star boyfriend–Zed Logan, bass player for The Grime.

But instant fame isn’t easy—and neither is love. Especially when Mel realizes she’s falling for another guy—one who may just want her heart more than her voice …

"I loved this story. The premise is new and compelling. [...] I enjoyed the journey with her. Great read!" - Goodreads, Patricia

About the author:
Linda Acorn Budzinski decided in the second grade that she wanted to be a “Paperback Writer,” just like in the Beatles song. She majored in journalism in college and now works in marketing and communications. She spent 18 years at a trade association in the funeral service industry, where she discovered that funeral directors are some of the bravest and most compassionate people on earth. Linda lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, Joe, and their chihuahua, Demitria. She has two step-daughters, Eris and Sarah. THE FUNERAL SINGER is her debut novel. She is represented by Andrea Somberg of Harvey Klinger Inc.

THE FUNERAL SINGER is Linda Budzinski’s first novel.


Kim Amundsen said...


Linda Budzinski said...

Thanks so much for featuring my book! <3

Arf2-D2 said...

I like the funeral singer twist to it. That's an interesting way to get noticed - yet its still believable too.

Cass (titi44) said...

thanks for the giveaway