PUBLISHING HEARTS CONNECTICUT AUCTION plus SHIFTING PRIDE Blog Tour Day 13 plus TAINTED by Lynn Rush and THE DEVIL’S TRIANGLE by Toni DePalma

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Before I get into the meat of today’s post, I want to share with you an awesome author endeavor. Award winning YA author Shelli Johannes and CEO of BiblioCrunch Miral Sattar has spear-headed a campaign to gain donations (to be given to the United Way of Western CT) as a show of support for the victims in Sandy Hook. I’m so honored to be a part of this. Over 50 folks in the publishing industry have donated various items (books, crits, etc) for auction. 

The deets: It’s an online auction to benefit the victims of the Sandy Hook Connecticut shootings through Newtown Youth and Family Services. The auction is currently scheduled to start Monday, Dec 17th (9am EST) and the first round will end Friday Dec 21st (11:00 PM EST)

CLICK HERE to go to the website: Publishing Hearts Connecticut

CLICK HERE if you want to bid on a 3 chapter crit and ebook of New Pride and Shifting Pride from yours truly! (Bidding ends WEDNESDAY for this item)

It’s a worthy cause!

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Today Rachel at Stressed Rach is reviewing SHIFTING PRIDE. She gives it FIVE STARS–A MUST READ! Click the link to check it out!

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The third installment of the Wasteland series, TAINTED, has a cover and I’m helping New Adult author Lynn Rush share it with the interwebz. I LOVE this series and can’t wait to read this book. Congrats, Lynn!!! 

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Gorgeous cover, no? 😉

THE TAINTED BACK COVER BLURB (from Goodreads):

Even death can’t stop true love…

After over four hundred years as a Guardian, Durk Langdon rebuked it all. Walked away from everything when his mate, Jessica, was brutally murdered. Yet he has no recollection of anything since that gruesome day.

Nothing alleviates his longing for Jessica or his disdain for the Guardians until a former brother-in-arms joins him and his cause. Visions of his lost love start appearing in the most unlikely places, until Durk learns she survived.

But when he sets out to find her, demonic obstacles he never could have imagined tear them apart.

If only he had trusted her…

**A portion of all proceeds donated to cancer research & treatment**

LINKS TO FIND TAINTED AND LYNN RUSH:

Goodreads to add TAINTED to your to-read list: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16119107-tainted

Connect with Lynn Rush:

Website:  http://www.lynnrush.com

Twitter:  http://www.twitter.com/LynnRush

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/LynnRushWrites

 
RAFFLECOPTER CODE:
Lynn has a little giveaway going on for the cover reveal. It’s a 7-pack of ebooks and eARCS of the new books coming out!
<a id=”rc-16f82b14″ href=”http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/16f82b14/” rel=”nofollow”>a Rafflecopter giveaway</a>

(Sorry, the link isn’t pretty–but it still works!)

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I’m thrilled to share in a cover reveal for author Toni De Palma. Ain’t it pretty? Congrats, Toni!

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The Devil’s Triangle
by Toni De Palma
When 17 year old Cooper dies in an attempt to burn down his school, he finds himself in the afterlife. Lucy, the Devil’s sister who has crossed party lines, decides to give Cooper another shot at heaven. The deal? Cooper returns to Earth and has to find a girl named Grace. The rest is up to him.
While Cooper figures out his mission, he’s thrown into the life he’s always wanted. Great parents, a spot on the Varsity football team and a real future are all within reach. But what he really wants is Grace, a feisty girl with an abusive boyfriend that can pound Cooper into pulp if he doesn’t watch out.
While Lucy plays demonic-puppeteer, clues to an unknown past between Cooper and Grace start to unravel. Cooper discovers that what’s keeping he and Grace apart is far more sinister than anything this bad boy could have ever imagined.
ISBNs
978-1-939173-03-4 Devil’s Triangle print
978-1-939173-04-1 Devil’s Triangle ebook
Find Toni and The Devil’s Triangle here:

SHIFTING PRIDE Blog Tour Day 11, End of the World Book Blast, and The Hobbit Blogfest!

Today Tanya at Speedy Readers–All Things Books is interviewing me. Click the link to check it out!

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Did you guys know pub sista Theresa McClinton is hosting an “End of the World” giveaway blast for her novel, The Stone Guardian? It starts TODAY and runs through 12/20–yep, you guessed it, ONE day before the world ends…erm, if the Mayans were right, LOL!

I particularly love this book bash because Theresa’s book includes FAB folklore about Mayans–apropros, right???

Anyway, I’ll stop gabbing and get to it.

Here’s the cover:

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Pretty girl, hot guy–what more could you ask for???

Click here to see a list of all the bloggers who are participating!

Theresa’s bio:

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A long time enthusiast of things that go bump in the night, Theresa started her writing career as a journalism intern—possibly the least creative writing field out there. After her first semester at a local newspaper, she washed her hands of press releases and features articles to delve into the whimsical world of young adult paranormal romance.

Since then, Theresa has gotten married, had three terrific kids, moved to central Ohio, and was repeatedly guilt tripped into adopting a menagerie of animals that are now members of the family. But don’t be fooled by her domesticated appearance. Her greatest love is travel. Having stepped foot on the soil of over a dozen countries, traveled to sixteen U.S. states—including an extended seven-year stay in Kodiak, Alaska—she is anything but settled down. But wherever life brings her, she will continue to weave tales of adventure and love with the hope her stories will bring joy and inspiration to her readers.

CONGRATS, THERESA!!!!

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M. Pax, author of The Backworlds, and Tyrean Martinson have teamed up to bring us The Hobbit Blogfest! 

I also couldn’t resist participating in this blogfest. I’m a HUGE LoTR fan and CAN’T WAIT to see The Hobbit!

What is your favorite hobbit characteristic/or the one that you think closely resembles you . . .?

FOOD!!!!! LOL!

Also, I may be a direct descendent of a hobbit. Seriously, my great aunt Edith looks like one, God bless her! She’s shorter than most (less than 5 feet), has a mop brown, curly hair, and giggles at every opportunity—DEFINITELY a hobbit!

If you could choose between a scrumptious second breakfast and a perilous unexpected journey – which would you prefer?

Second breakfast, please! I’m not an adventurous hobbit…though I do like to write about adventures!

Have you ever left behind something on a journey (expected or unexpected) and wished you could have it over and over again? (a pocket handkerchief?)

I’ve never left anything behind, but I’ve certainly returned with a valuable possession to two!

What is your Favorite part or quote from the book that you hope will be in the movie?

I absolutely adore the scene where Bilbo makes a deal with Gollum. I wish I could be so good at riddles!

Do you enjoy Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit? What do you think of The Hobbit being made into a TRILOGY???

SHIFTING PRIDE Blog Tour Day 8

Today Dani Sue from Dani Sue Dreams is reviewing SHIFTING PRIDE. Please do check it out!

 

I’m also a guest on the Sirens Call blog, talking about the inspiration behind my short story, BEGGING DEATH. It’s in Volume ONE of CARNAGE: AFTER THE END by Sirens Call Publications. (Click the pic on the side bar to go to the Amazon.com page.)

SHIFTING PRIDE Blog Tour Day 5

SHIFTING PRIDE IS LIVE ON AMAZON!!! CLICK HERE. 😉

Today Rhonda Laurel is hosting me at The Artist’s Studio. It was super fun having her interview me. I hope you hop on over there and check out her thoughts!

New Adult Paranormal Romance author and writerly pal, Lynn Rush, shares her thoughts about SHIFTING PRIDE.

Fab fantasy author Ciara Knight gives SHIFTING PRIDE a shout out too!

Thanks, ladies!!!!! * group hug *