Me? Nominated for the Liebster Award?!

The Liebster Award

When fellow blogger, Janis Thomas, nominated me for the Liebster Award, at first I was super crazy flattered, pranced around the room a bit, and then, I wondered: What’s a Liebster Award?

The Liebster Award is an award given by the blogging community to new and upcoming bloggers with less than 200 followers. The German word “liebster” means dearest, love, friend, that sort of thing.

The rules for the Liebster Award are as follows:

  1. Tell 11 things about yourself.
  2. Answer 11 questions from the blogger who nominated you.
  3. Post 11 questions for those who will be nominated by you.
  4. Nominate 11 bloggers.
  5. Get in contact with those bloggers to inform them that you nominated them.

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Unmasking Maya by Libby Mercer

WEEK 4 BOOK 4 (Reading time: January 21-26, 2013)

Unmasking Maya by Libby Mercer (Kindle Edition, published December 11, 2012, Amazon Digital Services, Inc.). ASIN: B00AN7CCV0      ISBN: 1481881906.

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Chick Lit Books – New Releases – Late January 2013

It’s time to hit the bookshelves at your local indie, big box or online bookseller for new women’s fiction/chick lit book releases coming out in late-January:

  • The Lost Art of Mixing by Erica Bauermeister (Putnam Adult – January 24, 2013);
  • Austensibly Ordinary by Alyssa Goodnight (Kensington – January 29, 2013);
  • How We Met by Katy Regan (Harper – January 31, 2013);
  • Don’t Want to Miss a Thing by Jill Mansell (Headline Review – January 31, 2013);
  • The Surprising Life of Charlie Glass (Size 18 and a Bit) by Angela Woolfe (Random House – January 31, 2013);
  • Learn Love in a Week by Andrew Clover (Random House / Cornerstone – January 31, 2013);
  • The Lies You Told Me by Jessica Ruston (Headline Review – January 31, 2013);
  • Three Little Words by Jessica Thompson (Hodder General Publishing – January 31, 2013);
  • The Heart Whisperer by Ella Griffin (Orion – January 31, 2013);
  • Essex Girls by Laura Ziepe (HarperCollins – January 31, 2013);
  • The Memory Box by Sarah Webb (Macmillan – January 31, 2013); and
  • Could It Be I’m Falling In Love? by Eleanor Prescott (Quercus – January 31, 2013).

Which ones will you be reading? Post a comment, send an email. But above all else, Happy Reads!

Authors: Got “Buy” Buttons?

Here’s a list of retailers where book(s) are available for sale. Many of these retailers have “buy” buttons you can place on your website linking your website/blog readers to their sites. If not buy buttons, you can at least create your own link to their websites.

**For many of these, you have to have at least 10 titles to set up an account, so those booksellers are usually limited to publishers or prolific authors, but since I don’t know your particular situation, I’ve kept them on this list, so you decide which retailers are right for you.**

If you benefit from this list, please spread the word and share this with your friends by tweeting it, liking it and/or linking to this post so others can also benefit. Thanks.

Who’ve I missed? Please write a comment if I’ve forgotten a retailer.

I didn’t list wholesale distributors of books – but if you want to share your knowledge about wholesale book distributors, leave their names in the comments section. Thanks!

 

 

$25 Amazon Gift Card: And the winner is…

Congratulations Entry #155 Celina L. for wining the Chick Lit Chit Chat $25 Amazon Gift Card giveaway as part of the Girly Book Blog Hop. This winner was chosen at random by Rafflecopter, the web-based company that runs sweepstakes and promotional giveaways. Huge, huge, huge thank you to all those who entered!

Hit the Shelves: Mid January 2013

It’s time to hit the bookshelves at your local indie, big box or online bookseller for new women’s fiction/chick lit book releases coming out in mid-January:

  • Husband, Missing by Polly Williams (Headline Review – January 17, 2013);
  • The First Last Kiss by Ali Harris (Simon & Schuster – January 17, 2013);
  • Cupcakes at Carrington’s by Alexandra Brown (Harper – January 17, 2013);
  • A Passionate Affair with a Total Stranger by Lucy Robinson (Penguin – January 17, 2013);
  • The Valentine’s Card by Juliet Ashton (Sphere Books – January 17, 2013); and
  • The Last Time I Saw You by Eleanor Moran (Quercus – January 17, 2013).

Which ones will you be reading? Post a comment, send an email. But above all else, Happy Reads!

Finding Lucas by Samantha Stroh Bailey

WEEK 3 BOOK 3 (Reading time: January 14-18, 2013)

Finding Lucas by Samantha Stroh Bailey (Kindle Edition, published April 18th 2012 by Samantha Stroh Bailey). ASIN: B007VIIU6A      ISBN: 978-0-9880204-0-5.

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