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January 28, 2013

Read a Book!


Yes, you read that right. I finally finished a book this week! I also got my high speed internet installed so hopefully I will get my work done quicker and read more. However, my parents also gave me a Roku and, well, it is a bit distracting.

Authors - I have 2 openings for guest posts in February. See the side bar.

Comment Challenge: Last Monday I admitted I fell behind on the comment challenge. Tried hard to get back to it this week. While it doesn't take long, some times I just can't find the few minutes. How are you doing?

I reviewed the last of my Christmas chick lit reads on Saturday. Check out my review of The Escape Diaries by Juliette Rosetti.


Bird jewelry for The Forever Girl tour
$50 Amazon Gift Card from Terri Morgan

Blogger Opportunities:

I added a new tab on the navigation bar above - Bloggers Wanted. It will list opportunities for bloggers to get involved with tours and giveaways. Most of the tours and book blasts will be from GWR Publicity, which I run, but also any of the giveaways I sign up for. You can also sign up for the GWR Publicity newsletter:

Book Blasts & Tours:

Pub Day Blast - Wildflowers by Schledia Benefield (Feb. 8). Join the celebration and offer your readers a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card

Only a couple of spaces left on the Guardians Inc. Tour (Feb. 4 - 24). Interviews, reviews, excerpts, guest posts, and a $75 Amazon Gift Card Grand Prize Drawing! Learn more here.

Let your readers get a peek of Playing the Genetic Lottery by Terri Morgan during the Excerpt Tour (Feb. 18 - 22).  Sign up here.

Nate Rocks is at it again and Karen Pokras Toz is going on tour. Sign up for the Book Blast (March 4 - unlimited space) and/or Tour (March 5 - 24, limited space). *Prize for bloggers and readers!


What would you do if you could see into the future?

As a child, he dreamed of being a superhero. Most people never get to realize their childhood dreams, but Corrigan Bain has come close. He is a fixer. His job is to prevent accidents—to see the future and “fix” things before people get hurt. But the ability to see into the future, however limited, isn’t always so simple. Sometimes not everyone can be saved.

“Don’t let them know you can see them.”

Graduate students from a local university are dying, and former lover and FBI agent Maggie Trent is the only person who believes their deaths aren’t as accidental as they appear. But the truth can only be found in something from Corrigan Bain’s past, and he’s not interested in sharing that past, not even with Maggie.

To stop the deaths, Corrigan will have to face up to some old horrors, confront the possibility that he may be going mad, and find a way to stop a killer no one can see.

Corrigan Bain is going insane . . . or is he?

Because there’s something in the future that doesn’t want to be seen. It isn’t human. It’s got a taste for mayhem. And it is very, very angry. From
Fixer is not available until March 2013, but learn more about it at Goodreads.


Gen Y has been picked apart by analysts, statistics, and trend reports, which often portray 20-somethings in negative, one-dimensional terms like "entitled" and "whiners". In this thought-provoking new book that aims to dispel these stereotypes, journalist Hannah Seligson chronicles the lives of seven individuals who embody this generation, exploring their challenges and ambitions in vivid detail and sketching a picture, through their eyes, of what life is actually like for young adults. Through these first-hand stories, readers will discover the transformational effect this enterprising, open-minded, innovative, and diverse generation is having on society. From
Find Mission: Adulthood at Goodreads, Amazon, and IndieBound.

Seattle, 2010. When her entrepreneur husband dies in an accident, Michelle Preston Richardson, 48, finds herself childless and directionless. She yearns for the simpler days of her youth, before she followed her high school sweetheart down a road that led to limitless riches but little fulfillment, and jumps at a chance to reconnect with her past at a class reunion. But when Michelle returns to Unionville, Oregon, and joins three classmates on a spur-of-the-moment tour of an abandoned mansion, she gets more than she asked for. She enters a mysterious room and is thrown back to 1979.

Distraught and destitute, Michelle finds a job as a secretary at Unionville High, where she guides her spirited younger self, Shelly Preston, and childhood friends through their tumultuous senior year. Along the way, she meets widowed teacher Robert Land and finds the love and happiness she had always sought. But that happiness is threatened when history intervenes and Michelle must act quickly to save those she loves from deadly fates. Filled with humor and heartbreak, THE JOURNEY gives new meaning to friendship, courage, and commitment as it follows an unfulfilled soul through her second shot at life.
Find The Journey at Goodreads and Amazon

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  1. Replies
    1. It was really good. If you like scientifically explainable paranormal activity Fixer would right up your alley.

  2. I'm actually doing well on the comment challenge and have interacted with some really interesting people. Thank you for starting it!

    1. Good! I've read some great stuff that I might not have taken the time to read if I wasn't actively seeking to leave a comment.

  3. The Fixer sounds really interesting! I'll be keeping an eye out for it in March.

  4. Yay for his speed internet! Have a great week! Here was my memes post.

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