Friday, August 6, 2010

This, a Winner, and That part 7

MOOD STATUS: "Groovy". This week of VBS went smashingly.
(But I have another week of it next week)


Thanks so much to everyone who stopped by Writer Routine Wednesday to say hi and hear about MJ's writing routine! I think everyone was impressed with her early morning rising!

But now the important part: the book winner. :)

The winner of MJ's book BENEATH THE SURFACE is...

Belle!

Congrats!!

Please e-mail me the address you would like the book to be sent to and I'll get it to MJ.


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And now for the this and that...

Here's a cute little video made from the recent RWA 2010 Literacy Book Signing.

$62,000 was raised.

So, yeah,
ROMANCE RULES!




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And one last that


My author friend
Stephanie Taylor is very excited to announce that her first contemporary romance, Doubting Thomas, will be available for purchase tomorrow, August 7th from Eternal Press.

In honor of Doubting Thomas’s release, she’ll be hosting a scavenger hunt beginning tomorrow on Facebook. There will be daily prizes and a grand prize on August 14th!

Here's a little bit about the book:

He doesn’t remember...but she does.

For five years, Thomas has lived without a past. A motorcycle accident left him with scars, permanent amnesia and a lot of anger. But the scars aren't all on the outside. He knows one day he'll need to figure out who he used to be, but for now, he's content in his misery and denial. If his family doesn't care to find him, the feeling is mutual—until the love of a tender-hearted, sassy redhead changes his mind. Alyssa Morgan vowed to locate her missing husband and has followed every clue, every lead, every hunch, hoping to find him and the reason for his disappearance. But fate has something else in store for her and puts in her path an aloof man who has her husband’s voice and the disfigured face of a stranger.

Torn between his past and their future, can they put their doubts aside and let love in?

Don't forget to check out this special event and win some fun stuff in the process!

Whew!
And that's it for me.

Have a GREAT weekend!

28 comments:

Maria Zannini said...

Doubting Thomas

That's a terrific blurb and I absolutely LOVE the title.

Congrats to Stephanie!

Terri Tiffany said...

That's some good stuff!!! Enjoy your weekend.

Terri Tiffany said...

That's some good stuff!!! Enjoy your weekend.

Jen said...

Congratulations to Belle!!!

Wow I like Stephanie's premise so I'll have to go out and check it out!!! Good thing I'm going shopping tomorrow :)

Piedmont Writer said...

Wow,Doubting Thomas sounds like a great read.

Palindrome said...

Congrats to Belle! I'll have to pick up my own copy of that one!

patti said...

Great blurb! Congrats to Belle!

And thank YOU for your contributions to kids' lives at VBS.

Blessings,
Patti

Linda Kage said...

Congratualtions all around. Belle, you lucky dog you.

And Stephanie, WOW. That blurb sounded very cool. Love the cover.

Wendy Paine Miller said...

So much excitement! You've interviewed Stephanie before, right?

VBS two weeks in a row--you need a medal. ;)

~ Wendy

Diane said...

Sounds like a good book! Happy weekend all!!! :O)

Erica Mitchell-Spickard said...

Congrats to Belle! Fantastic information, thank you. Scavenger hunt!?!?! I'm so there!
Have a great weekend!

Jaydee Morgan said...

Congrats to Belle!

Doubting Thomas sounds great. I may have to give that one a read!

Jaydee Morgan said...

Okay...the video just loaded. I loved it - so much fun!!

Carol Kilgore said...

Doubting Thomas sounds great! Thanks.

Leah (aka Mary_not_Martha) said...

Cute video!

I've got to get my hands on that Doubting Thomas...I mean on that book Doubting Thomas!

Theresa Milstein said...

Congratulations, Belle!

And good luck to Stephanie Taylor.

Cindy R. Wilson said...

Lots of good stuff this Friday--thanks for sharing the news! Have a great weekend!

Stephanie Taylor said...

Thank you guys! I'm very excited about DT! All your comments made me smile!

Shannon O'Donnell said...

The summary sounds awesome - I want to read this one. :-)

Sarah Forgrave said...

Wow, two weeks of VBS in a row? Props to you! :-)

Belle said...

This is so wonderful! I'm so excited - thank you for having such a great giveaway. :)

Karen Lange said...

Congrats to Belle!

elizabeth mueller said...

Congrats!!! Isn't it exciting to see your author friends published? I just LOOOOOVE it!
Nice to meet you!

Have a grand weekend! :)

Susan Fields said...

Congratulations to Belle and thanks for the heads up on the scavenger hunt. You have a wonderful weekend, too!

Sara McClung ♥ said...

Congrats to the winner and omg your friend's romance sounds fabulous! Will have to check it out =)

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Loving the this & that & congrats to your winner!

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Anita said...

I just your Writers Routine...Yikes! That's early. If I had to get up that early to get published would I do it? Interesting thing for me to think about. Thanks!