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.

Click here to enter the contest. –> https://booksweeps.com/book-giveaway/romantic-womens-fiction-chick-lit-bookbub-april-2019/

Good luck!

~KJ
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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.
Enter the giveaway by clicking here. –> http://bit.ly/lovelaughs-feb2018
Good luck!
~KJ
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Author Events, Click Date Repeat, Click Date Repeat Again, Giveaways

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.

—–> CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE HOP! <—–

Author Events

Follow and WIN!

I’ve teamed up with 15 other romance authors to give one lucky reader a chance to win a MASSIVE $160 Amazon gift card. Imagine all the books this money could buy! 😉

All you have to do to take part is follow each participating author on BookBub!

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GOOD LUCK!

Author Events, Click Date Repeat Again, Giveaways

Join the 2017 Romantic Summer Reading Challenge!

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Hey, book lovers! Remember those summer reading programs from when we were kids? You would read a certain number of books and get a pizza. Or maybe if you completed a list of books you received a certificate and a prize from the librarian. Why should the fun end just because we’re adults? Join us this summer for the inaugural Romantic Summer Reading Challenge!

Now through midnight (CDT) September 4, read all ten books on our reading list to win prizes. This year’s featured books include:

The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels and Other Gentlemen by Victoria Alexander

New Attitude by Kathryn R. Biel

Playing House by Laura Chapman

Makeup & Murder by Stephanie Damore

Click Date Repeat Again by K.J. Farnham

Love, Hate, and Other Lies We Told by Deirdre Riordan Hall

Tequila & Tailgates by Andrea Johnston

Reality Rocks by Liberty Kontranowski

Pas de Deux by Wynter S.K.

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How does it work? When you finish each book on the list, leave a review on Amazon or Goodreads. Then, once you are done with all ten, copy the links on the ENTRY FORM, complete the rest of the information, and submit it. After September 4, everyone who completes the challenge will receive a free ebook from one of the authors’ backlist. You will also be entered in the drawing for a chance to win one of ten prize packages created by the authors (valued at $20 each) and the grand prize of a $100 Amazon gift card. (No purchase necessary to win. Prize packages limited to U.S. residents only this year.)

What if you’ve already read one (or more) of the books on this list? It still counts. Just post your review and share the link on the form. If this sounds like fun way to discover new authors, score a free book, and enter for a chance to win prizes, please join us! You can also follow the Facebook page, which will include author takeovers that give you a chance to interact with authors and other readers throughout the summer.

Display this graphic on your website or use it as your profile pic on Facebook to let all of your bookish friends know you’re a 2017 Summer Reading Challenge participant!

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Author Events

Participate in the LIFT 4 Autism Online Auction!

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LIFT 4 Autism Online Auction: Monday, April 24 – Friday, April 28

Enter the GIVEAWAY celebrating LIFT!

Autism.

A mystery to some. A way of life for others. A cause for all since it is now the fastest growing and most common disability in the US. 1 in every 68 children are diagnosed with Autism. Many of these kids will rely on their parents to some degree, depending on severity, all their lives, with estimated costs between 5 to 7 million dollars in services and care over their lifetime. Many of the services those living with Autism require are not covered by insurance. It is an expensive and difficult lifelong diagnosis to navigate.

Authors Ginger Scott and Kennedy Ryan started LIFT 4 Autism a few years ago as a charitable initiative rallying the romance reading community in April, which is Autism Awareness/Acceptance month. All proceeds go to this year’s charitable partner Kulture City, who is doing amazing things for Autism families. Discover more about them at kulturecity.org. Specifically, LIFT will benefit Kulture City’s lifeBOKS program, which provides families with free kits to curtail wandering, a common and potentially life threatening challenge. Proceeds will also benefit Kulture City’s tablet program, which provides iPads to improve communication for non and limited verbal children on the spectrum to families who cannot afford them.

HOW WILL WE RAISE FUNDS?

  1. Online Auction, featuring many of your favorite romance authors!

Find the full list here: http://lift4autism.com/contact. If you are an author and want to donate, sign up here.

Browse all the amazing items up for bid here: charityauction.bid/lift4autism

The auction will be LIVE and open for bidding Monday, April 24 – Friday, April 28.

 

  1. 1-Click the YA Fantasy Anthology Ever In the After for 99¢

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Amazon: http://buff.ly/2kM0D2j

Nook: http://buff.ly/2kM83SX

iBooks: http://buff.ly/2kLTS0j

Kobo: http://buff.ly/2kM2J2f

*All proceeds go to LIFT 4 Autism!

 

  1. Buy LIFT Wear! (t-shirts, mugs, totes, etc…)

https://teespring.com/Lift2017

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  1. Make a financial donation through the LIFT Campaign.

DONATE here: https://www.kulturecity.org/lovewithoutwords/lift-4-autism/#lwow-donate

 

Don’t miss a thing this month!

*Subscribe to the LIFT mailing list at lift4autism.com.

*Join the LIFT Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1705524696326889/
*Support the LIFT Thunderclap Campaign: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/54946-lift-4-autism-auction

*Follow us on Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/lift4autism/

*Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LIFT4Autism

Author Events, Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: Be My Book Blogging Valentine

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SPECIAL VALENTINE’S GIVEAWAY FOR BOOK BLOGGERS

Hey, book bloggers! I’ve teamed up with a group of amazing authors to shower you with some love! We’re giving away some books and inviting you to receive exclusive emails.

Be the first to get information on sales, new releases, and ARC sign ups plus enter to win a signed book from three different authors. Fourteen winners will be chosen at random!

This giveaway is just a small thank you to all the book bloggers out there. We couldn’t do this without you! ❤

Author Events, Click Date Repeat

Gimme All the Books Giveaway!

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Here’s your chance to win TWENTY signed paperbacks, each shipped to you directly from the following authors!

Jane Harvey-Berrick, Cassie Leigh, Bibi Paterson, Morgan Reeves, E.S. Carter, Calista Smith, Zeia Jameson, L.M. Cappello, Megan Green, Donna Alam, K.A. Sterritt, Corrissa James, Paige. P. Horne, Yessi SmithAnne Conley, C.A. Ellis, Melissa Christopherson, K.D. Carrillo, Roisin Black and yours truly

All you have to do is say “Yes!” to finding out more about each of these amazing authors by clicking HERE to sign up for their newsletters.

IF YOU WIN, you take the lot!

That’s TWENTY signed paperbacks direct to your door!

*Open internationally. The winner will be chosen by Random.org on August 24, and each author will send her signed paperback. Refer a friend for double entry!

Author Events, Click Date Repeat

Be Still My Heart: indieBRAG Valentine Blog Hop

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I am honored to be participating in my first indieBRAG Blog Hop. Happy Valentine’s Day to all of our readers! My indieBRAG approved novel is called Click Date Repeat. While CDR is a contemporary romance novel, I have to be honest, I’m not a very romantic person. As a result, it’s laced with awkward, often humorous, moments.

In honor of the hop, I’m sharing a scene when an embarrassing Chloe moment is morphed into a butterfly-worthy encounter. Enjoy!

Excerpt from Click Date Repeat: NiceGuy26

“Chloe, do you mind if I use the restroom real quick? I’ll just be a minute.”

“No, not at all. How about if I wait for you by the hostess station?”

“Sounds great. See you in a bit.” He slowly lets go of my hand so that our fingertips linger together for a second.

Still thinking about the way his fingers felt laced through mine, I watch as Sean walks to the bathroom. Then I begin to wonder what to expect next. Will we talk more in the foyer before saying goodbye? Is he going to try to give me a hug or maybe even a kiss? Should I invite him to the Home Bar?

Chloe? Is that you? My thoughts are interrupted by a vaguely familiar voice. I look to my left and see a former student teacher of one of my colleagues.

“Renee! How are you?”

“Wonderful! How are you? I heard from Stacey that you’re getting ready to work on your thesis. How awesome! What is your research going to be about?”

“I’m doing a comparative analysis of direct instruction versus balanced literacy.”

“Oh, cool.” Her response is not very convincing.

“What about you? You’re teaching high school geography, right?” I already know the answer to this question because Stacey–the cooperative teacher Renee worked with at my school–already told me. She also filled me in on the fact that Renee had been messing around with her very own student teacher and that her marriage is on the rocks because of it.

“Yeah, I love teaching at the high school level. Little ones just aren’t up my alley, I guess.” She shrugs.

Finally, Sean returns, but he doesn’t seem to realize I’m talking to Renee. “Ready to go?”

Renee clears her throat to get Sean’s attention. Then she raises her eyebrows at me. “Are you going to introduce me to your friend?”

“Of course! Renee, this is Sam. Sam, Renee. She did some of her student teaching at my school last year.”

My face becomes hot. Did I just call him Sam?

My fear is confirmed when Sean extends his hand to Renee and introduces himself. “Hi. I’m Sean.

Renee shakes his hand. “Nice to meet you.” She gives me a confused sideways glance.

I want to die right then and there, but I have no such luck. Instead, I am forced to wrap up my conversation with Renee and endure an awkward trip out to the parking lot with Sean. As we walk, I prepare myself for an uncomfortable goodbye and wonder if he might even keep walking straight to his car without ever making eye contact with me again. But when I muster enough nerve to look at him, he is smiling at me.

I try to apologize. “I am so . . . ” But Sean interrupts.

He extends a hand and says, “Hi. It’s nice to meet you. My name is Sean. What’s yours?”

I let out a sigh of relief as I take his hand. His grip is tight for a second and then he releases me, pulling me in for a hug. Then he whispers in my ear. “You do know you’re going to have to learn my name in order for us to go on another date, right?

The warmth of his breath and the sound of his voice gives me butterflies. Finally. Online dating might finally be paying off.

For a chance to win a signed copy of Click Date Repeat, click HERE to subscribe to my newsletter. And if you’d like, comment below with a Valentine’s Day memory or an embarrassing dating moment. The winner will be notified by email on February 29. Thank you for participating!

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Next Stop:

Now hop on over to author VL Thurman’s website for a chance to win a copy of her book, The Dating Dilemmas of Delilah Dunnfield.

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Wait! There’s more:

Once you’ve made it through the entire hop, visit the indieBRAG website for a chance to win a $20 Amazon gift card!

Hop Schedule and Details:

February 13  VL Thurman
February 14  C.L. Talmadge  
February 15  Janet Leigh 
February 16 Lucinda Brant
February 17  Anna Belfrage
February 18  Joanne Phillips
February 19  K.J. Farnham

 

  • The hop starts February 13 and ends on February 26.
  • Each author participating in the indieBRAG Valentine Blog Hop is giving away a paperback or ebook, so be sure you visit every website to enter all the giveaways.
  • After you’ve visited each author’s site, go to the indieBRAG website to enter for your chance to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!
  • Winners will be announced on February 29.
  • You must be 18 years or older to participate.
  • Winners have 48 hours to claim prizes or new winners will be chosen.
Author Events

Plan Bea – Winter Blues Massive Book Giveaway

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The lovely Hilary Grossman (author of Plan Bea and Dangled Carat) is hosting a MASSIVE giveaway event. If you are a lover of women’s fiction and chick lit, you must check it out!

The giveaway is taking place in TWO locations. Some of the entry forms are available on Hilary’s Website, and the rest can be found on Facebook.

Make sure you visit BOTH so you can enter to win all 44 books!

Participating Authors:

AL Wadington | Amy Gettinger | Andrea Murray | Becky Monson | Cat Lavoie | Christine Ardigo | Corbin Lewars | Dahlia Salvatore | Erin Cawood | Gynis Astie | Hilary Grossman | JC Miller | Jenn Farwell | Jennifer Silvec | Jenny Gardiner | Kandi Wyatt | KJ Farnham | Laura Chapman | Maggie Van Well | Martha Reynolds | Meredith Schorr | Rachel Thompson | Rich Amooi | Samantha March | Scarlett Darkwood | SK Wills | Stacey Ballis | Suzy Jay | TB Markinson | Vicki Lesage

*This event ends on January 23 at 1 pm EST.