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“A somber but meritorious tale that profoundly examines a subject affecting adolescents and adults alike . . . Farnham masterfully dramatizes the serious subject matter.” Kirkus Reviews

“A beautifully written, suspenseful and poignant page-turner.” – E.S. Carter, USA Today Bestselling Author

“Spin is a pacey, edgy read which immediately grabbed me; a compulsive page-turner.” – Sarah L. King, Author of Ethersay

“I couldn’t put it down . . . gripping and suspenseful.” – Cathy, Goodreads Reviewer

“It covers heavy topics which are very prominent in current society and will send anybody on an emotional roller coaster.” – Kayla, Goodreads Reviewer

“A true reminder of how you have no idea what’s going on behind closed doors, or behind people’s facades.” – Sophie Ruthven, Amazon Reviewer

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Book Promotion, Click Date Repeat, Click Date Repeat Again

The Click Date Repeat Series is FREE for a limited time!

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Download it FREE from 5/16 – 5/17 ONLY!

*Always free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers.

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What readers have said about Click Date Repeat:

“Click, Date, Repeat was very well written and a great little gem of a book…” – D. Richardson, Amazon Reviewer (Vine Voice)

“Fate leads to love in this realistic novel of a young woman’s adventures dating online.” – Kirkus Reviews

What readers have said about Click Date Repeat Again:

The character development was astounding and the story was one I did not want to put down. Witty yet profound.– Kerry H, Goodreads Reviewer

“From funny and affectionate to serious and engrossing, this book has everything you’d want to see in contemporary fiction.” – Debbie, Bookish Lifestyle

A Case of Serendipity, Author Events

Enter for a chance to win 30 Romantic Women’s Fiction & Chick Lit Novels!

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I’ve teamed up with 29 fantastic authors to give away a huge collection of romantic women’s fiction and chick lit novels, PLUS a brand new eReader, to to one lucky winner!

You can win my novel A CASE OF SERENDIPITY, plus books from authors like Micki Fredricks, Helena Hunting, and K.A. Tucker.

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Good luck!

~KJ
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SPIN

Have you read SPIN yet?

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Sixteen-year-old Jenna Kemp is a typical high school girl, complete with a loyal group of friends and a seemingly understanding boyfriend. But when the demons from Jenna’s childhood resurface, she’s suddenly spinning out of control–drinking, partying–anything to numb the pain of the past. After distancing herself from her friends and befriending an outcast, her friends and family start questioning and judging her choices.

But when Jenna doesn’t come home one night, her friends and family realize it’s more than just adolescent rebellion. Jenna’s mysterious disappearance proves that there’s more on the line than they realized. As they sift through a series of her personal diaries, the truth becomes terrifying. Will Jenna’s final diary entry reveal the greatest mystery of all–her whereabouts?

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Cover Reveals, Giveaways, SPIN

Cover Reveal: SPIN

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Cover Design: Queau Designs

Release Date: April 2019

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Sixteen-year-old Jenna Kemp is a typical high school girl, complete with a loyal group of friends and a seemingly understanding boyfriend. But when the demons from Jenna’s childhood resurface, she’s suddenly spinning out of control–drinking, partying–anything to numb the pain of the past. After distancing herself from her friends and befriending an outcast, her friends and family start questioning and judging her choices.

But when Jenna doesn’t come home one night, her friends and family realize it’s more than just adolescent rebellion. Jenna’s mysterious disappearance proves that there’s more on the line than they realized. As they sift through a series of her personal diaries, the truth becomes terrifying. Will Jenna’s final diary entry reveal the greatest mystery of all–her whereabouts?

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Click Date Repeat

Click Date Repeat Revision & A Sincere Apology

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Dear Readers of Click Date Repeat,

I’d like to start by thanking each and every one of you for reading, rating, and/or reviewing my debut novel. Whether you loved it, had lukewarm feelings toward it, finished with a definitive MEH, or even hated it, I appreciate you giving it a chance.

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

When I wrote CDR, I had no idea what I was doing. All I knew was I had a story stuck in my brain, and I had to get it out. I didn’t follow a genre-specific formula, so it walks a few lines between genres. While this has made the book somewhat challenging to market, it has also helped me gain insight into the minds of a variety of readers, from lovers of chick lit and romantic comedies to those who prefer contemporary romance and women’s fiction. How have I gained insight? By doing something a lot of people recommend authors NOT do . . . I read reviews–the good, the bad, and the ugly. I read them all.

I never expected every reader of CDR to love it, but I also never imagined there would be such a mixed bag of critical feedback. While some of the more negative feedback has been tough to swallow, I’ve been able to process and let most of it roll right off my back. People like and dislike different things. That’s why they make chocolate and vanilla ice cream, right?

For example, a few readers have voiced irritation over the cliffhanger-ish ending. The truth is I didn’t mean for it to come across as a cliffhanger. In fact, I didn’t even initially have plans to write a spinoff in which readers could find out what happens with Chloe post-CDR. So I’ve just let criticism over the ending roll.

Other repeated criticisms are about Chloe’s characterization. She worries too much about what others think, drinks too much, carries on with her ex way too long, and she’s selfish, immature, shallow, and sometimes bitchy. I can’t deny any of this about her because she is/does all of these things. I mean, come on, she’s in her early twenties and trying to figure out her shit. Am I saying every woman in her early twenties is like this? Of course not. But many, including Chloe, are. So these criticisms roll.

As for those who’ve said CDR is boring or that it has too much bad language, too much porn, too many characters, too much drama? Again, we all have different likes, dislikes, and perspectives. Roll roll roll . . .

Now for the feedback that I have not been able to shake off and the thing I want to apologize for.

There’s a situation in Click Date Repeat that has ruined the book for many readers. Some have found the scene to be too sexually graphic, some have said the main character is “too loose,” and some . . . (I’m taking a deep breath because this is the feedback that has been haunting me) . . . some say she was raped.

I can handle it being called too sexually graphic, and I can handle Chloe being called “loose” because, like I already said, she’s in her early twenties and people in their early twenties tend to have sex–a lot of it. What I can’t stomach is the number of readers who feel she was raped, because that was not my intent. One Amazon reviewer even said, “For a mother of 3 to downplay and ignore the horror and criminality of date rape is simply unconscionable.” UGH. That comment stings horribly. 😦

After much contemplation, I shared the scene with my reader group and asked for honest feedback regarding whether they felt it could be considered date rape. As I suspected I would, I received mixed responses. Those who felt the scene had too many gray areas posed some extremely thought-provoking points to consider. A few even mentioned laws in various countries that would most certainly make it date rape (if a woman in Chloe’s position felt she was raped and reported it as such). As a result, I’ve revised the scene and all parts of the book that reference the scene.

Please know that I didn’t make these revisions to avoid negative feedback. I did it because I felt a moral obligation to remove any action or statement that could be perceived as evidence of date rape. That was never my intent, and I apologize wholeheartedly to those who saw it as such.

Sincerely,

K. J. Farnham


If you have a digital copy of Click Date Repeat OR the Click Date Repeat Series Box Set and would like a revised version, please do the following:

  1. Send proof of purchase OR a screenshot of the last page of Click Date Repeat to author@kjfarnham.com.
  2. Include your Kindle email address.
  3. Add author@kjfarnham to your Kindle’s list of approved senders.
A Case of Serendipity, Release Blitz

A Case of Serendipity is NOW AVAILABLE!

Could something more be brewing between these two and this coffeehouse case?

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Title: A Case of Serendipity
Author: K.J. Farnham
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 20, 2018

Blurb

Ruth Bateman is at her wit’s end. If Bucky’s Beans doesn’t stop spamming her phone with discount codes for frou-frou java concoctions, she’s going to flip. After multiple failed attempts to unsubscribe, Ruth takes to the company’s Facebook page to vent her frustration over the never-ending texts.

When attorney, Henry Mancuso, stumbles upon Ruth’s complaint, he has no idea that a simple Facebook scroll is going to change his life. Now, he has to get Ruth to agree to a class action lawsuit when she’s just looking for some peace on her mobile device—not a drawn-out case against a coffeehouse giant.

As Ruth and Henry battle the legal waters, a friendship full of fun and spontaneity blooms. But could something more bebrewing between these two and this coffeehouse case?

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Bio

K. J. Farnham writes contemporary fiction for women and young adults. Her books are character-driven and focus on realistic themes like love, relationships, self-doubt, and social issues. She tries to infuse humor into her writing when appropriate, because she believes laughter is crucial for navigating through rough patches in life.

Farnham is a former educator who grew up in the Milwaukee area and now lives in western Wisconsin with her husband and three children. When not keeping up with her kids, she can usually be found reading or writing. Coffee, acoustic music, beach outings, and road trips are among her favorite
things.

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Author Events, Click Date Repeat Again

Enter for a chance to win 45+ Romantic Comedy & Chick Lit Novels!

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I’ve teamed up with 45+ fantastic authors to give away a huge collection of romantic comedies and chick lit novels to two lucky winners, PLUS a brand new eReader to the Grand Prize winner! Oh, and did I mention you’ll receive a collection of FREE ebooks just for entering? ;D
You can win my novel CLICK DATE REPEAT AGAIN, plus books from authors like Kristan Higgins, Rochelle French, and Melissa Baldwin.
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Sweet Treats & Yummy Reads

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Are you excited about Valentine’s Day? The authors at Chick Lit Chat HQ are, and we know quite a bit about romance, not to mention gorgeous guys and swoon-worthy storylines, which is why we’ve put together a fun-filled event that celebrates all these wonderful things.

That’s right, book lovers, it’s time for the Sweet Treats & Yummy Reads Hop! Starting February 12th, 40+ Chick Lit and RomCom authors will be throwing a fabulous, Valentine-themed bash on Facebook and each of us will be offering a GIVEAWAY–books, gift cards, author swag, and lots of other wonderful prizes will be up for grabs!

But wait, there’s more! You know we have the “yummy reads” covered (this group is nothing if not crazy talented), but what about the “sweet treats”? Hold on to your hats, peeps, because CLC HQ has outdone itself this time. We’ll be giving away not one, not two, but THREE Grand Prizes for this hop and each of those lucky winners will receive a 6-pack of Wicked Good Cupcakes!* And the best news of all? You get to choose your own sinfully delicious flavors. (Commence happy dance now.)

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So, what are you waiting for? Head on over to the Sweet Treats & Yummy Reads Hop on Facebook and join the group page where you can meet and chat with fellow readers, as well as some of the most popular authors in your favorite genres, plus find the lists of participating authors and enter to win one of the Grand Prizes. We look forward to seeing you there!

*Wicked Good Cupcakes only ships to destinations in the United States, so the Grand Prize portion of this hop will not be open to international entrants. However, the 40+ individual author giveaways will be open internationally.

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