Blog Tour: Watching Glass Shatter, by James J. Cudney ~ 5.0 Stars

By Hook Or By Book’s Kim reviews WATCHING GLASS SHATTER

By Hook Or By Book

Watching-Glass-Shatter-Promo-Hardback-EreaderThanks to James Cudney for including me in this blog tour and providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review.

Publisher: Creativia

Release Date: Available Now

278 Pages

Synopsis: The wealthy Glass family lost its patriarch, Benjamin Glass, sooner than expected. Benjamin’s widow, Olivia, and her 5 sons each react to his death in their own way while preparing for the reading of his will. Olivia receives an unexpected confession from her late husband about one of their sons that could shatter the whole family.

Prior to revealing the secret to her children, Olivia must figure out which boy Ben refers to in the confession he left her in his will. While the family attorney searches for the mysterious Rowena Hector whom Ben says holds all the answers, Olivia asks her sons to each spend spend a week with her as she isn’t ready to let go of the…

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Watching Glass Shatter by James J. Cudney–Book Review and Author Interview

WATCHING GLASS SHATTER — Interview & Review by Cathleen Townsend

Cathleen Townsend

Watching-Glass-Shatter-Main-FileWatching Glass Shatter is one of the best literary books I’ve read. I often get impatient with lit fic–I typically find it long on character and short on plot. This book fits into that mold, but in this case the characters were compelling enough to hold my interest, and that’s not often the case. If I never read Catcher in the Rye again, it will be too soon.

Specifically, this novel follows the Glass family after the death of its patriarch and the revelation that one of his five sons was secretly adopted into the family. Exposing one secret brings a host of others to life, and each member of the Glass family has to struggle to decide what their future role will be. James Cudney weaves each character’s concerns together skillfully, leaving the reader in a state of high anticipation for the final denouement.

If you are a lover…

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My Special Guest: The Reveal

WATCHING GLASS SHATTER — 360 degree video!

Growing Self

You have been patiently waiting to find out who the man is, behind the mysterious voice…


You have wondered about his highly lovable sidekick…


You might have heard tales of him leaping over city buildings, with a single bound!


Who is My Mighty Special Guest…???

Watch this video clip to unveil his true identity…

Watching Glass Shatter



Prior to revealing the secret to her children, Olivia needs to figure out which boy Ben is referring to in the confession he left her in his will. While the family attorney is searching for the mysterious Rowena Hector whom Ben says holds the answers, Olivia asks her sons to each spend a week with her as she isn’t ready to let go of the past. But when Olivia visits her sons, she quickly learns that each one has been keeping his own secret from her.

Olivia never expected her remaining years would…

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blog tour: “watching glass shatter” by james j. cudney // review & exciting poll

WATCHING GLASS SHATTER — Hollywood Bound? Take the Poll!

hello fellow bookoholics! ❤ sometimes things just happen in your life. for no reason. but then amazing things start to follow. when i started my blog, jay from this is my truth nowwas one of the first people to like my posts. i went to check out his blog and i read about the 365 daily challenge. and suddenly we started talking. i loved the whole idea and it was so much fun talking to jay. he made my day many times. his picked words that often come at the right time and i don’t even want to start with ryder, his beautiful dog. jay was always friendly and we developed a friendship over time which i am very, very happy about. 🙂

when i found out, that jay wrote a book, i was excited. i love his writing on his blog, so of course i wanted to read…

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#BlogTour: Watching Glass Shatter by James J. Cudney @jamescudney4 @CreativiaPub #Review

WATCHING GLASS SHATTER, A Glowing Review by BrizzleLass Books!

BrizzleLass Books

As a book blogger, you get to know a lot of people, other bloggers, authors, even publishers. Then you get a few, just a few who you become really good friends with. James, Jay, Cudney is one of those few for me. He’s become the kind of friend I turn to for everything, I need to know what colour the sky is? I ask Jay. I need help with my writing, I ask Jay. So you can imagine the bursting pride I felt when his debut novel was picked up by a publisher and how great it was when I was able to hold a physical copy in my hand.

To be part of this blog tour is an absolute honour, as always my review is my honest opinion, I just happened to really like it!

There are a couple of cool happenings going on elsewhere connected to this tour…

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Watching Glass Shatter – author interview and blog tour

Jina, of AUTHOR INSPIRATIONS, interviews James J. Cudney, author of WATCHING GLASS SHATTER

Jina S. Bazzar

A lot of things happened in my life since I started blogging – A completely and totally new experience to me. I’ve met so many nice people, read so many things that I enjoyed reading.

Some of the things I read were sad, others funny, others profound. Yet others have been thought provoking, mind boggling.

One of the things that I’ve read that incorporates all of the above in one is James’s book, Watching Glass Shatter.

A complex read about a family drama that, despite James’s assurance of the contrary, felt so real (that’s how good his writing is).

It’s amazing how this complex debut novel was created inside one mind. How one person could create such scenes with so much vitality, all the realistic dialogues and all the hard questions and harsher aspects of life.

Have you ever read a book like that? No? If you’re looking for a…

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Watching Glass Shatter by James J. Cudney – Blog Tour

Jessica Rachow features James J. Cudney’s excellent debut novel, WATCHING GLASS SHATTER

Jessica Rachow

Hi everyone! I’m honored and excited to be a part of this blog tour. Jay has been extremely helpful and supportive in my blogging adventures, and I’m happy to help him out now.

You can buy Watching Glass Shatter on Amazon in Ebook and Paperback, here, however, there is still time to get your Ebook copy for FREE, so get to it. 🙂

You can also enter the GoodReads giveaway, for your chance to win a signed, physical copy! You have until 11/30 to enter.

Enter the poll to choose your favorite character thru 11/20. You can choose from all the major family members or submit your own write-in vote.

Jay will also being doing a radio spot on Artist First Radio Broadcast, tonight from 6PM-7PM (EST). For more info, click here.

For more Watching Glass Shatter fun, make sure you follow along with the blog tour. Links…

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In The Lime Light – #AuthorInterview with James J Cudney

Author James J. Cudney interviewed at IN THE LIME LIGHT —-


Today I am talking with fellow Creativia author James J. Cudney.  Hi James. …oh sorry, you like Jay,,.. Hi Jay!

Please tell us a little about yourself and your writing:

James is my given name; most call me Jay. I grew up on Long Island and currently live in New York City, but I’ve traveled all across the US (and various parts of the world). After college, I spent 15 years working in technology and business operations in the sports, entertainment and media industries. Although I enjoyed my job, I left in 2016 to focus on my passion: telling stories and connecting people through words. My debut novel is ‘Watching Glass Shatter,’ a contemporary fiction family drama with elements of mystery, suspense, humor and romance. I typically write in contemporary or historical fiction, mystery, thriller or suspense, with a focus on family drama.

Outside of writing, I’m an avid genealogist…

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