Hey y’all! I’m a little late and I totally blame the pinched nerve in my neck and the fact I haven’t until just in the last few minutes been able to lift my left arm. DH had to put some muscle relaxer cream on my neck and shoulder and I’ve had to take an anti-inflammatory. Hopefully it’ll ease up soon and I’ll be able to get down to the business of synopsis writing…Joy!
Now though, on to the winner of the Keurig! I appreciate all the entries and I used my buddy, my pal Random.org to pick the winner.
Her name is Elisabeth!
Congratulations, Elisabeth! I’ll be contacting you soon to arrange shipping and delivery.
Thank you to all who participated in my birthday giveaways, who wished me a happy birthday, who stick with me through thick and thin. You’re awesome.
So, I’ve used Random.org again (it’s my friend) and it has helped me to choose winners of the Keep Cups and of the 3 books by Dakota Cassidy. The responses to all giveaways have been tremendous, but man, those Dakota books has people coming out of the woodwork! Just goes to show how very awesome everyone thinks she is… And they would be right.
Keep Cup winners are: Rachel and Barbara
Dakota Cassidy books winner is: Robin
Now, there is one other giveaway that has been announced and it is the Keurig giveaway. Here’s the link to it along with all the important details. I am still working on a Facebook page giveaway as well, and as soon as Brandy has recovered from her arm surgery, we’ll get that going for you. If you haven’t liked my Facebook page, click on the Facebook icon coffee cup on the sidebar and it’ll take you there…
Have a great night, y’all. Winners have been contacted and tomorrow on the blog, author Miranda Baker is joining us…
Wednesday is my actual birthday, but as some of you know, I usually have a month long celebration on my blog here. I didn’t do it this year…obviously, but never fear, I’ll be back to it next year with authors and bloggers telling stories and giving away presents to readers. For now, though, you’ll have to settle for it just being me.
Presents this year will consist of books (including my new release, Forever In Blue Jeans, book 3 in my Blue Jeans and Hard Hats series), gift cards, tote bags, coffee items, cupcake items, and the big one…no, not an ereader, not an iPad, we authors do those all the time, but rather, a Keurig.
Yes, this one. It brews 3 cup sizes, you can program the time on and time off, even program the water temperature. I adore mine. Y’all know I adore mine. Unless I’m having iced coffee crack, I use my Keurig every day. It might be for hot water to make hot chocolate for the family, or to use the already hot water for instant oatmeal, but it gets used every day. You can get tea, coffee, and cocoa in K-cups. I generally prefer the coffee or tea or just hot water. I don’t care for the hot cocoa K-cups, but that’s just me, I know others who love them.
So, that’s the birthday list… Don’t be surprised though, if I change it up a little and add a few other little things here and there.
Today, is a tote bag I found at Barnes and Noble. It’s bright, colorful, and perfect for toting books.
I know many still read print books, but whether you do or not, you can never have too many tote bags (okay, you can because I’ve been told I have too many, but…I don’t listen and neither should you). Along with the tote bag, you will receive 3 books. What 3 books is up to you. Whether digital or print (up to $15 per book), is up to you.
What do you have to do?
Tell me what 3 books or what series you’ve always wanted to read, but just never have.
Are there classics like Linda Howard, Julie Garwood, Elizabeth Lowell, or Susan Johnson that you’ve never read and wanted to?
What about Nalini Singh, Larissa Ione, or J. R. Ward?
How about Shayla Black or Maya Banks? Delilah Devlin? Lori Foster? Dakota Cassidy?
Mari Carr? Vivian Arend? Cat Johnson? Melissa Schroeder? Samantha Kane? Cherise Sinclair? Moira Rogers? Eliza Gayle?
Tessa Dare? Jess Michaels? Julia Quinn? Lisa Kleypas? Nicole Jordan? Courtney Milan?
There are so many to choose from and those names above don’t even scratch the surface of good books out there. I haven’t read even a fraction of all the books I want to read, of all the books I keep saying I’ll get to just as soon as I can. So, tell me, what do you want to read that you simply haven’t yet?
The winner of the tote bag and books will be chosen Friday by noon and posted Friday afternoon. There will be giveaways all week long here on my blog. There will be one on my Facebook Fan Page as well, along with one during the Author Chat at Righteous Perverts on Wednesday night, February 22nd. So, feel free to come by and ‘Like’ my Fan Page, feel free to drop by the chat Wednesday night and meet some authors and fellow readers. Of course, none of these extras are required, but I did want to give you the options of all presents.
Most questions you’ll have to answer this week are about birthdays, so…be ready to divulge information. 😉
Have a great Monday, y’all… Oh, and don’t forget, you have until 6PM EST today (Monday, February 20th) to enter to win books or M&M’s from my celebratory post after Kyle Busch and the #18 M&M’s Toyota won the Budweiser Shootout in Daytona on Saturday night. Click here to be taken to that post…