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Jul 25
{Guest Post+Giveaway} #StarPassage Book 3: Honor & Mercy by @clarkrburbidge

{Guest Post+Giveaway} #StarPassage Book 3: Honor & Mercy by @clarkrburbidge

Books that Have Significantly Influenced My Writing: There are too many to list them all. I will provide a quick list of ten for your information. I enjoy stories both true and fictional where the characters must reach inside themselves and find their greatness. Overcoming is a powerful read for me. It is the personal struggle during the challenge that makes a difference. Monsters in literature can be internal or external. But however they are constructed they are key to the story. No hero becomes such without overcoming something. It is the monsters that allow heroes to become heroes. This is true in our own lives as well. We too often see trials, challenges or disruption as overwhelming and by obsessing on our loss or the sudden change or bad luck we lose our way. But understanding that it is these very trials or personal monsters that provide us with the tools to become great changes the game. Our darkest hours then are seen in a new light as a… Read more »

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Jun 26
{Excerpt+Giveaway} QUINSEY WOLFE’S GLASS VAULT by Candace Robinson

{Excerpt+Giveaway} QUINSEY WOLFE’S GLASS VAULT by Candace Robinson

I am so excited that QUINSEY WOLFE’S GLASS VAULT by Candace Robinson is available now and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Candace Robinson, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway for a $25 Amazon Gift Card courtesy of Candace Robinson and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. ———————————————— Title: QUINSEY WOLFE’S GLASS VAULT Author: Candace Robinson Pub. Date: June 26, 2018 Publisher: The Parliament House Pages: 242 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, iBooks, TBD Some see it… Some don’t… People in the town of Deer Park, Texas are vanishing. There is a strange museum, known as Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault, that appears overnight. Perrie Madeline’s best friend and ex-boyfriend are among the missing. Perrie and her friend August go on a pursuit for them in the mysterious museum. Could the elusive Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault have anything to do with the disappearances? Quinsey Wolfe’s… Read more »

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Jun 21
{Excerpt+Giveaway} BETWEEN THE SEA AND STARS by Chantal Gadoury

{Excerpt+Giveaway} BETWEEN THE SEA AND STARS by Chantal Gadoury

I am so excited that BETWEEN THE SEA AND STARS by Chantal Gadoury is available now and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Chantal Gadoury, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a pre-order giveaway courtesy of Chantal. So if you’d like a chance to win, check out the giveaway info below. —————————————  Title: BETWEEN THE SEA AND STARS Author: Chantal Gadoury Pub. Date: June 19, 2018 Publisher: The Parliament House Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, iBooks Summary: A Legend, A Magical Shell A Girl Who Dreamed Of Something More… Lena, a Merrow girl, lives in the Skagerrak sea with her father, Carrick and her brother, Javelin who tells her of the legend of the Merrow Queen murdered by her human lover when greed takes over. But what’s worth spilling the queen’s blood? Gifted from Poseidon, himself, a magic shell gives any human the ability to control both land and sea. When Javelin is called to join a clan of… Read more »

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Jun 14
{Excerpt+Giveaway} #TheGreatAlone by Kristin Hannah

{Excerpt+Giveaway} #TheGreatAlone by Kristin Hannah

Hi Guys! Today St. Martin’s Press is partnering with me to share Kristin Hannah’s new novel, The Great Alone with some teasers, excerpts and a great giveaway! So check out the book information below and be sure to enter the giveaway An instant #1 New York Times bestseller (February 2018)!  “A TOUR DE FORCE.” —Kirkus (starred review) ———————————– Read an excerpt from The Great Alone Watch a video of author Kristin Hannah on The Great Alone   A post shared by BookBriefs (@bookbriefs) on Jun 15, 2018 at 10:31am PDT I think The Great Alone would make the perfect book club pick. I have already suggested it to my friend and her book club is discussing it next month. Here is a link to the discussion questions they will be using. Feel free to use them in your own book club! The Great Alone Discussion Questions To enter, fill out the rafflecopter below to win Readers never go to bed alone! Cuddle in with the characters of The Great Alone, cozy socks, and a Tea Forte tea collection. Giveaway open to US… Read more »

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Jun 06
{Excerpt+Giveaway} Crown of Ruin by @KearyTaylor ‏

{Excerpt+Giveaway} Crown of Ruin by @KearyTaylor ‏

Today I am spotlighting an adult paranormal romance series, called the Crown of Death series! The 3rd book in the series by Keary Taylor, Crown of Ruin, just released and to celebrate Keary, Xpresso Book Tour and Book Briefs has an awesome giveaway for you guys! So check out the excerpt below, and then be sure to enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post. ————————– To enter, fill out the rafflecopter below to win $20 Amazon gift card and 5 Kindle copies of Crown of Death (book 1) (Ends 6.14.18) Note: Book Briefs Contest Policy applies.  All of the prizes, terms and conditions of the giveaway should be contained in the rafflecopter below. No Purchase necessary to enter. Void where prohibited by law. a Rafflecopter giveaway

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May 29
{Mini Review+Giveaway} Dirty Player by Mira Lyn Kelly

{Mini Review+Giveaway} Dirty Player by Mira Lyn Kelly

  Happy Release Day to Dirty Player by Mira Lyn Kelly! Fans of sports romance will enjoy this fun hockey romance. So read on for an excerpt, my thoughts on the novel and a cool giveaway! 🙂     Happy Release Day to Dirty Player by Mira Lyn Kelly! Fans of sports romance will enjoy this fun hockey romance. Dirty Player is the second book in the Back to You, sports romance series by author Mira Lyn Kelly. Each of the books in the Back to You series are standalones, but they are interconnected, so you will see some character overlap. Dirty Player is Greg’s story. (Full disclosure, I didn’t read the first book in the series, but I had no problem picking up this novel.) I love watching hockey (& Football) in real life, so when it comes to sports romances I really enjoy hockey (& football) stories. I have noticed that I tend to read sports romance books, mainly for the actual sports that I follow. Does anyone… Read more »

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May 24
{Playlist+Giveaway} STOLEN OBSESSION by Marlene M. Bell

{Playlist+Giveaway} STOLEN OBSESSION by Marlene M. Bell

MUSIC PLAYLIST STOLEN OBSESSION by Marlene M. Bell “The Way I Am” Charlie Puth “Ocean Eyes” Billie Eilish “Play it By Heart” Ryan Griffin “The Kind of Woman” Courtship “Shattered” Blanca “Eye of the Storm” Gabe Real/Ryan Stevenson “Right Where You Want Me” Sarah Reeves “Stop the Clock’ Needles” Tasos Kontoyianis “In a Little While” Amy Grant “Iris” Mediterranean Nights “Heart Wide Open” Mack Brock Stolen Obsessions is currently FREE with Kindle Unlimited!    Marlene M Bell is an acclaimed artist and photographer as well as a writer. Her sheep landscapes grace the covers of publications such as, Sheep!, The Shepherd, Ranch & Rural Living and Sheep Industry News. Ewephoric, her mail order venture, began in 1985 out of a desire for realistic sheep stationery. A color catalog of non-fiction books and sheep-related gifts may be requested at www.marlenembell.com or www.texassheep.com. Marlene and her husband, Gregg reside on a wooded ranch in East Texas with their 50 head of Horned Dorset sheep, a lovable Maremma guard dog named, Tia, and… Read more »

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