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I’d Give it TEN Stars If I Could …Amazon Review of The Pitcher

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in EH-Attic, General News | Comments Off on I’d Give it TEN Stars If I Could …Amazon Review of The Pitcher

I’d give it TEN stars if I could,September 2, 2013

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Anne Honeywood (Connecticut, USA) – See all my reviews
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This review is from: The Pitcher (Kindle Edition)

This is one of the best books I’ve ever read, and now that I just finished it, literally moments ago, I’m cast adrift wondering what to do now. I have my own book to continue writing, but can’t settle down to it because The Pitcher keeps filling my head, and I’m writing about horses, not baseball, so no help there.
If you only get to read one book this year, choose this one. It is a treasure on its way to becoming a classic. if they turn this into a film, I will be rooting for Kevin Spacey to play the Pitcher. It will be Academy Award stuff.

Incredible Five Star Review of The Pitcher

Posted by on Aug 31, 2013 in General News | Comments Off on Incredible Five Star Review of The Pitcher

I am blown away by this novel. It gave me more chills than “The Field Of Dreams” and “The Natural” combined. I choked up more times reading this, soon to be classic tale, than a team that leaves 11 men on base during a game. I kid you not; it’s that moving.   This is much more than a story of the love of a game, or a mother’s dream for her child. This is a perfectly crafted piece of literary fiction that is relevant to contemporary issues of the day.   You will come to respect and admire Maria and her son Ricky. If you’re like me, you will be fascinated by the Pitcher Jack Langford. All I could see when I read about him was Clint Eastwood (about 25 years younger). You’ll love his evolution and root for him as well as Maria and Ricky. If this isn’t made into a movie, Hollywood is missing out on a potential blockbuster as big or bigger than “Sandlot” or “The Natural”.   It weaves in hot button issues like illegal immigration, health care, and domestic violence in a way that isn’t preachy or over the top. It is sentimental but not maudlin.   These issues and the dream of a mother and child to have “their moment to shine” is brilliantly done in a manner that is at times humorous, tension filled, and totally satisfying. The last 25 % of the book will have you in angst as the the twists of the story unfold into a totally fulfilling conclusion.   This novel is a must read for men and women of all ages. I just can’t put into words how impressive this book is, but I have no doubt that this future best seller is Mr. Hazelgrove’s “moment to shine”.

The Pitcher Book of the Year…Books and Authors. net

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in General News | Comments Off on The Pitcher Book of the Year…Books and Authors. net

The Pitcher was just chosen as Book of the Year by Books and Authors.net

“The Pitcher by William Hazelgrove is Books-andAuthors.net Best Book of the Year! A Grand-Slam!” John Weaver , owner Books-And-Authors.net

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The Pitcher Number One in Hispanic Lit and Baseball

Posted by on Aug 27, 2013 in General News | Comments Off on The Pitcher Number One in Hispanic Lit and Baseball

Chicago, IL ., August 27, 2013 – (PressReleasePoint) – The Junior Library Guild Selection for 2013 is now number one in baseball books on Amazon for promotional titles. William Hazelgrove’s The Pitcher due out in September is on a free download promotion until Friday. http://www.amazon.com/The-Pitcher-ebook/dp/B00DMOO3RM/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid=
The free download builds awareness for new titles and the story of a Mexican American boy with a golden arm and a broken down World Series Pitcher is taking off after a rave review from Kirkus, ” An engaging, well written, sports story with plenty of human drama–this one is a solid hit”  https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/william-elliott-hazelgrove/the-pitcher/ After glowing reviews on Amazon this coudl be the feel good hit of the fall.
Touching on issues of immigration The Pitcher has caught on in the Hispanic community and rests at number one for Hispanic Literature. William Hazelgroves other title Rocket Man is also on a free download until Friday August 30 and is #1 in Humorous fiction. http://www.amazon.com/Rocket-Man-ebook/dp/B00BLBOL0C/ref=pd_sim_sbs_kstore_3

THE PITCHER IS NOW A FREE DOWNLOAD ON AMAZON!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in General News | Comments Off on THE PITCHER IS NOW A FREE DOWNLOAD ON AMAZON!

The Pitcher is now a free download on Amazon for the four days. This is a one time offer to read the the Junior Library Guild Selection for 2013 about a Mexican American boy with a golden arm and a broken down World Series Pitcher who coaches him to make the highschool team. http://www.amazon.com/The-Pitcher-William-Elliott-Hazelgrove/dp/1938467590 The Pitcher has received a rave review from Kirkus “This one is a solid hit.” http://williamhazelgrove.com/kirkus-reviews-gives-major-league-praise-to-hazelgroves-the-pitcher/

So go download your copy of the feel good baseball story of the season!

Free Kindle Download of The Pitcher Aug 24-31

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in General News | Comments Off on Free Kindle Download of The Pitcher Aug 24-31

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/free-kindle-download-william-hazelgroves-pitcher-august-24-31“>Free Kindle Download of William Hazelgrove&amp;#039;s The Pitcher August 24-31</a>

The Guy Who Reviews Sport Books: The Pitcher

Posted by on Aug 21, 2013 in EH-Attic, General News | Comments Off on The Guy Who Reviews Sport Books: The Pitcher

http://sportsbookguy.blogspot.com/2013/08/review-of-pitcher.html