Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Review: The Pitch by Linda J Lord

Title: The Pitch
Publisher: iUniverse
Published: October 19, 2009
Format: Soft cover ($11.95 CDN)
Book: Review copy provided by author

Liz Robertson is in trouble. Her business is floundering and her relationship with son, Justin, is drowning. As a single mother, she is spread thin and there are things that she misses; like the fact someone is stealing money from her event planning business. Tired, frustrated, and stretched beyond her capabilities, she stumbles upon an unlikely business resource; her son's soccer coach. Ready to try anything to salvage her business and her relationship, she begins to apply those lessons she learns on the pitch. But will it be enough and in time to allow her to make a living and have a life? 

My Review:

At first glance this novel did not appeal to me as it lacked the paranormal elements I am so addicted to but at only 140 pages this little book is full of surprises. The Pitch is unlike your typical "how to" novel.  Linda J Lord serves up some sound advice on how to succeed in business through telling a heartwarming story of how her protagonist Liz Robertson pulls herself up by her bootstraps by taking note of the advice her son's soccer coach gives to his team. If you are a current business owner or hoping to be one Linda J Lord's novel would be an excellent resource for you acquire.  In addition to its target audience I will say that the advice within this novel can be applicable to more than just business owners so if you are anyone questioning the direction your life has taken I recommend that you check out this novel that is available at both Amazon and Barnes and Noble or enter the giveaway  that will be outlined below and hopefully you will win yourself a copy!

Giveaway Information:

This giveaway is open internationally and all you have to do is leave a comment/question for the author below regarding business, soccer, or anything else you can think up.


lindajlord said...

Thank you so much for taking a read of The Pitch. I'm glad you enjoyed the story. Feedback has been very supportive of the way the story is told and how the business tips are folded in. I appreciate you recommending that people check it out. Have a great day.

YvonneW said...

I love Soccer. YvonneW

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