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Mail Order Melody is Released !

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USA Today Best-Selling Author Kirsten Osbourne Brings You  Mail Order Melody The Brides of Beckham: Book 15 Famous opera singer, L’Angelina seems to have it all. She travels from place to place with her manager making a living with her voice. So why is she so unsettled? When she receives a note threatening her family, she jumps at the first opportunity available to her. She becomes a substitute mail order bride using…

End of Summer Giveaway

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Summer is coming to a close and Author Amy L. Gale’s favorite season is rolling in so we’re celebrating and you get to win! Ambitious 22-year-old Lexie Waters is intent on taking the advertising world by storm.  When she’s offered the soon to be open position she’s been vying for at a swanky advertising agency, there’s only one last summer separating her from dreams of corporate success.  Still bitter from catching…

PROTECTIVE INSTINCT Blog Tour and GIVEAWAY!

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Gliterary Girl Book Tours presents the blog tour for the release of PROTECTIVE INSTINCT, Book #4 in the Time After Time Saga, by Authors Lynette Endicott and Tami Dee.   Sabrina Bridges clings to her birthright as a Heartmark woman, convinced she will overcome the time-traveling enemy that plagues the women of her family. She is certain she will obtain true love with the man she gives her heart to. But how…

ANIMAL INSTINCT ON SALE FOR $0.99!

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Authors Lynette Endicott and Tami Dee have announced that book #1 in their Time After Time Saga, ANIMAL INSTINCT, is on sale for $0.99 for ONE WEEK ONLY!  Get your copy and the rest of the Time After Time Saga before August 11th so you can be all caught up for the new release of PROTECTIVE INSTINCT, book #4 in the Time After Time Saga releasing on August 11th.  On Detective Sean Barnett’s…

New Release from Author Lauren Marie

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 Author Lauren Marie has a New Release   Anna Sheets has been running from her ex-husband for two years. She’s been up and down the west and mid-western states, but finally finds a town, Willow Creek, Montana and job she likes and doesn’t want to give it up. The people are nice and for the first time she feels safe. Sam Crawford, P.I., was hired by Anna’s husband a year and…

Convince readers to take a leap of faith, instead of a flying leap

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As I’m sure all of you remember, my last Nickel’s Worth on Writing was about the importance of honesty in all genres of writing… Fine, no one remembers. At least you’re honest. In that post, I talked about how writing must ring true with readers for them to become emotionally invested. This is particularly important when it comes to fiction, where you are often asking readers to suspend their disbelief and…

Even when making stuff up, honesty is still the best policy for writers

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Being a humor columnist, I am often asked: “Where do you get this stuff?” “How did you even think of that?” “Do you just make this [censored] up? “Isn’t marijuana legal in Oregon?” The answer to all of those questions is a definitive “Yes,” particularly on Ballot Measure 5. However, each of the first three include an important addendum that reads as follows: “While the consumption of humor shall be made…

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THE WOODLANDS

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Author: Lauren Nicolle Taylor Published: 2013 by Clean Teen Publishing Genre: Fiction/Young Adult/Dystopian Availability: Printed and E-Reader Read on my E-Reader, free in exchange for an honest review 4.5 out of 5    OVERALL THOUGHTS: I picked up this book. I started…

IGNITE ME (Shatter Me #3)

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IGNITE ME (Shatter Me, #3) Author: Tahereh Mafi Rating:  4 out of 5 Genre: YA Dystopian/Paranormal Format: EBook Publisher: Harper Collins Release Date: February 4th, 2014 Recommended Reading: 16+ Contains no spoilers OVERALL: It has taken me a month to get around…

CHAMPION

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Author: Marie Lu Rating:  4.5 out of 5 Genre: YA Dystopian Format: EBook Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Release Date: November 5th 2013 Recommended Reading: 16+ Contains no spoilers THE GIST: Marie Lu rounded off her series with a solid conclusion. What began as…

SHADOW AND BONE

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SHADOW AND BONE (Book 1 of The Grisha Trilogy) Author: Leigh Bardugo Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Stars Genre: YA, Fantasy Format: EBook, Print Publisher: Henry Holt and Company Release Date: June 5, 2012 Recommended Reading: Grade 7 and up ****THERE ARE…

PAWN by Aimee Carter

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PAWN (The Blackcoat Rebellion, #1) Author: Aimée Carter Rating: 4 out of 5 Genre: YA Dystopia Format: Digital ARC Publisher: Harlequin Teen Release Date: November 26, 2013 Recommended Reading: 15+ Contains No Spoilers Received a free copy in exchange for an honest…

CONVERSION by S.C. Stephens

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CONVERSION (The Conversion Series, #1) Author: S.C. Stephens Rating: 4 out of 5 Genre: Paranormal Romance Format: Paperback Publisher: CreateSpace Release Date: September 3, 2013 Recommended Reading: 18+ Contains No Spoilers OVERALL THOUGHTS: I enjoyed this book.  It was a bit slow in…