Tuesday, February 21, 2017

#NEWBOOKALERT #NEWRELEASE The Jamie Reynolds Chronicles: Secrets Revealed by Casandra Charles




Today's featured author is

Casandra Charles






The Jamie Reynolds Chronicles: Secrets Revealed
©Casandra Charles




Robert was older than me and one would say he was my first taste of a grown up relationship. Naturally, I had boyfriends in the past and they were real, my first love was my high school sweetheart Wes at the age of 17 and pretty much stayed out of serious relationships all through college until I met Robert my senior year in college. He was 6 years older than me. I meet him at an 18 and up club when I was 20. He was very well known in Atlanta and it felt pretty cool to be around him. He treated me like a queen or so I thought. However, he never lied to me about his situation and he had a serious relationship “fiancee” at home. I was the side chick but somehow at that age I didn’t care. I never understood guys, why would you ask someone to marry them if you are still dating other people. I loved Robert so I never thought I was doing anything wrong.
Robert and I went through so much. Since I wasn’t old enough to go to the club with him we often just did dinner, movie’s and stuff like this. He never hid me from anyone. I meet all of his friends and they all respected me. I never felt like the sidechick until I turned 21.
I was super excited to finally be 21, I felt like an adult and I can finally go to the club with Robert. I was young, with a coke bottle figure and was about to graduate from college not to mention Roberts friends was in the industry so I had work already lined up. Robert was great, he supported me in all aspects. I could never understand what he told his girl as Robert started spending the nights at my apartment (often) and we was a real open relationship. However things changed when he finally sat me down and told me his girl was pregnant. The funny thing is I think I was more upset to find out he was actually sleeping with his girl. Nevermind the fact he was sleeping with us both without protecting.
“so what is she going to do?” I asked not knowing what he would say.
“come on Jamie, don’t ask me that question. I’ve been open and upfront with you about her. I thought you would be happy for me and Maria.”
what the hell, how was I supposed to be happy, my boyfriend’s fiance is about to have his baby. It sounded crazy in my head but somehow Robert had a spell over me or something because he always said just the right things to make me understand our twisted relationship.



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Monday, February 20, 2017

#NEWRELEASE #NEWBOOKALERT Bartholomew Buggins: A Zombie with Different Cravings #CHILDREN

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 BeachBoundBooks is pleased to be coordinating a Cover Reveal for Crystal Marcos's new picture book, Bartholomew Buggins: A Zombie with Different Cravings


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Title: Bartholomew Buggins: A Zombie with Different Cravings
Author: Crystal Marcos
Illustrator: Marie Marcos
Number of pages: 32
Recommended ages: 4+
Expected Release Date: April 2017
Book Description: A humorous Children's rhyming picture book by Award-winning author Crystal Marcos about a distinguished little zombie who just want to be your friend.

Available for Pre-Order on Amazon

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About the Author

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 Award-winning author Crystal Marcos has been a storyteller her entire life. As the oldest of five children, she had to do a lot of entertaining. She lives on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State with her husband, daughter Kaylee, and toddler son Jaxon. Crystal is the author of Middle Grade Readers, BELLYACHE: A Delicious Tale and HEADACHE: The Hair-Raising Sequel to BELLYACHE, Young Adult Novel, Novus (The Cresecren Chronicles, Book 1), and Children’s Picture Book, Bartholomew Buggins: A Zombie with Different Cravings.



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Friday, February 17, 2017

#FRIDAYFOLLOW #BEHINDTHESCENES #NEWBOOKALERT #FICTION Love, Marriage and Divorce, by Rashonda Jones Aiken


Welcome to Behind The Scenes

Today's featured author is 

Rashonda Jones Aiken







Love...

For DeShay , love meant war. She'd invested herself in many failed relationships that she had grown tired of fighting. Every time she got it right, she'd soon realize just how wrong she was.


Marriage...

Marriage is about a partnership, a sacred bond between two people who agrees to go through life together. We made the commitment to go through up and downs together despite our hurdles. Marriage is a learning experience in life where two people discover each other's likes and dislikes.

Divorce...


Stephanie Wright is the First Lady of the Abundant House of Love Outreach Ministries Church, she adores her children and takes her wedding vows she made over ten years ago very seriously. She is a traditional Christian who does not believe in divorce. Will Stephanie expose all the skeletons in the holler than thou pastor's closet and divorce him before death do them part?


Grab a copy: www.myworldcoloring.com






Monday, February 13, 2017

#TUESDAYTIPS By Paulette Nunlee #WRITING #INDIEAUTHOR #EDITING @wnlbooktours



Paulette Nunlee provides copy editing and proofreading services for writers and small business communications. A retired telecommunications executive with public relations and corporate communications experience, she has edited many fiction and non-fiction manuscripts for award-winning writers. Paulette recognizes the challenges faced by writers and strives to ensure the work she reviews enhances their best efforts. Her helpful self-editing tips are found on Facebook and Instagram.

Contact Paulette Nunlee: pnunlee@gmail.com. Find her at fivestarproofing.com and Facebook.com/fivestarproofing. Instagram proofreader.mama.


Thursday, February 9, 2017

#NEWBOOKALERT #CHILDRENBOOK Dream Horse Adventures by Susan Count

BeachBoundBooks is pleased to be coordinating a Book Blast for the children's book series Dream Horse Adventures written by Susan Count. The blast will run February 7 - 9, 2017.

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About the Books


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Title: Mary's Song (Dream Horse Adventure Book 1)
Author: Susan Count
Genre: Children's Fiction
Number of Pages: 122
Publisher: Hastings Creations Group
Release Date: October 20, 2016
Book Description: Mary’s heart breaks over the pending destruction of a beautiful, but damaged filly. When life is not fair, the courageous challenge the obstacles. Twelve-year-old Mary was disabled at the age of four by the same virus that took the life of her mother. While she longs to have a horse of her own, she’s limited to reading horse books. A talented artist, she spends her days on a blanket in the grass sketching the horses at the farm next door. She falls in love with one of the foals and is outraged to learn the filly is considered worthless as it was born lame. Mary befriends and enlists the help of twelve-year-old Laura, whose family owns the horse farm. Against the better judgment of the farm manager, a brief reprieve is negotiated for the foal’s life. The girls conspire to raise money to save her, but time is running out. Sadly, it appears the expensive surgery the foal needs has little chance to correct her problem anyway. Mary isn’t about to give up. She sacrifices what she holds dear, including the trust of her papa, to gain her heart’s desire. Will she lose everything in her struggle to save the foal?



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Title: Selah's Sweet Dream (Dream Horse Adventure Book 2)
Author: Susan Count 
Genre: Children's Fiction 
Number of Pages: 198 
Publisher: Hastings Creations Group 
Release Date: December 15, 2015
Book Description: American Horse Publications - FIRST PLACE - Equine Fiction..... Feathered Quill - GOLD Award..... Readers Favorites - GOLD Award..... Twelve-Year-Old SELAH (Say-la) aspires to be an equestrian superstar. That would require a horse. HER DILEMMA: Grandpa wants nothing to do with horses. THEN: Selah sees buzzards circling the grasslands behind Grandpa’s farm. They are stalking a horse trapped in wire and Selah is its only hope. DANGEROUS: The horse is wild and defiant - jeopardizing Selah’s dreams. FOILED: The legal owner searched for the horse for two years and wants it back. BUT: Selah is confident that God will provide her heart’s desire. MEMORIES: Grandpa shows Selah a video, from long ago, of a phenomenal equestrian. Selah declares that she wants to be like her and Grandpa explains the rider was her grandmother. HOPE: A world renowned horse trainer offers to train SweetDream and Selah. FOILED AGAIN: Her parents could ruin everything unless Sweet Dream’s unruly behavior ruins it first. LOST: Selah’s opportunity to mirror the equestrian talent of her renowned grandmother evaporates when the horse causes mayhem at the trainer’s facility. NEVER GIVE UP: Will Selah gather her courage and face up to the trainer to save her aspirations?

https://www.amazon.com/Selahs-Sweet-Dream-Susan-Count/dp/0997088303/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1484936125&sr=8-2&keywords=susan+count

About the Author

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One day...I began to write with no preconceived ideas about anything. I’d read what I had written the day before and add another scene to the adventure. No one could have been more astounded than I was when it turned into a book. The whole process gave me great joy and restored my spirit after a season of loss. My motivation was my desire to bless one particular young lady with a story to show her a love relationship in a family, with the Lord, and with a horse. I truly thought the story would remain in a drawer until she was old enough to read it. Surprise. 

I write at an antique secretary desk which belonged to the same grandmother who introduced me to horse books. The desk has secret compartments and occupies a glass room with a forest view. Bunnies and cardinals regularly interrupt my muse, as do my horses grazing in a clearing. 

Though I am a rider and lover of horses, I make no claims of expertise in any riding discipline. I hope that my research keeps me from annoying those who would know. 

The only thing more fun than riding might be writing horse adventure stories. Saddle up and ride along!




Dream Horse Adventure Series Giveaway


Prize: One winner will receive a copy of Mary's Song and Selah's Sweet Dream

Giveaway ends: February 22, 11:59 pm, 2017

Open to: US and Canadian Residents Only

How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This giveaway is hosted and managed by Stacie from BeachBoundBooks. If you have any additional questions feel free to send an email to stacie@BeachBoundBooks.com.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

#TUESDAYTIPS by Paulette Nunlee #EDITING #INDIEAUTHOR #WRITING @wnlbooktours

Paulette Nunlee is the president of Five Star Proofing, an editing company that provides copy editing and proofreading services for writers and small business communications.

Nunlee began proofreading as a side function while holding many positions with AT&T during a thirty-five year career. Her experiences included stints in corporate communications and public affairs. After retiring she began editing news articles and press releases and has currently edited twenty fiction and three non-fiction manuscripts for award-winning writers.

Paulette Nunlee can be reached  at pnunlee@gmail.com. Visit her site at fivestarproofing.com to learn about her services.







Monday, February 6, 2017

#MOTIVATIONMONDAY #INSPIRATION #ENCOURAGEMENT



All Things New

God is doing a new work in our lives, regardless of the mishaps and misadventures that may have occurred. God is not focused on what happened years ago, even if those things were good. His focus is on the new and exciting things He is presenting to you. The new things God is doing will no doubt drastically improve your life. He is doing something new that has never happened before. What a wonderful approach to living!

 The apostle John uses the word “behold” Revelation 21:5. To “behold” something is to gaze at and look upon what is at the forefront of your life. The new thing God is doing should get attention, and the spotlight should definitely be centered on God. 

When God does something new, it will absolutely leave people in awe. God is not going to do things the same as before. Can you believe that? Can you perceive that? He is working a work that will astonish, amaze, and surprise not only you but everyone in your life! 

This was the Lord’s doing; It is marvelous in our eyes” (Psalms 118:23 NKJV) .

From the book Completely Whole 

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