Cover Reveal Sign Ups: ACED (Blocked #2) #NA #Sports #Romance

The challenge: Start with this book cover…

And create a cover for the sequel: ACED (Blocked #2). Book designer Coreen Montagna and I have one thing to say:

Check out whether we aced this challenge by joining us for the cover reveal for Aced. If you have a blog or Facebook page, you’re ready to post the cover, spread the word, and enter giveaways.

The cover reveal is WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015.

To sign up, complete the form below or go HERE.



And please join Mitsy Princell and me for a Facebook Cover Reveal Party the day before on 10-20-15 HERE. Over 20 authors will give away stuff!

The Liebster Award…Yah!

Danke to awesome author Nicki Elson for bestowing the Liebster Award upon me. LIEBSTER is a German word meaning sweetheart or beloved person. Nicki is indeed a LIebster!

This award is given to bloggers by bloggers and gives glimpses into our lives. We give 11 fun facts about ourselves, answer 11 questions, pass the award on to 11 bloggers and then ask 11 new questions.

Okay, sadly I have to decrease the number from 11 to 5. I’ve had a really long day at work and I still need to do some cleaning for book club tomorrow night.

5 Fun Facts about Me:

1. I speak a secret language called “ive”. We spoke it on my college swim team. Here are those same two sentences in ive: Ivi spiveak iva sivicrivet livanguivage civalled ivive. Wive spivoke ivit ivon mivy civollivege swivim tiveam.

2. I’d like to get a dog, but I don’t know if I’m ready for the responsibility.

3. My friend Eric and I judge those who don’t understand swimming etiquette at our pool. We’re harsh!

4. Almost all of my past boyfriends have turned out to be gay. I like the unavailable types.

5. My toes are as long as some people’s fingers. Flipper feet!

Questions from Nicki:

1. Les Mis or Sweeney Todd?
Les Mis fo shizzle! Jean Val Jean is one of my fave characters.

2. What are the toppings on your dream hamburger?
Pickles, cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayo, mustard, ketchup

3. What city (that you’ve never visited) do you most want to visit?
Barcelona, Spain

4. Favorite city (that you have visited).
Chicago! (duh)

5. You can only choose one: would you rather write a book that’s a best seller or a book that’s highly acclaimed?
Best seller. I’m shallow that way. And “highly acclaimed” is so subjective. I’d rather write a book that makes ME proud and that evokes intense emotion in readers.

Now I get to pick 5 bloggers and ask 5 new questions. I choose (and if you’ve already been tagged for this award, consider your “obligations” fulfilled):


Your new questions:

1. What’s your favorite romantic couple? (stealing this one from Nicki)
2. Briefs or boxers?
3. When you became an author, whose support or lack thereof surprised you the most?
4. What do you listen to on the car radio?
5. What’s the kindest thing somebody did for you?

Please stop by to let me know when you’ve posted your answers because I definitely want to read them!

The Liebster Rules: 1. The Liebster Award is given to bloggers by bloggers. 2. Each blogger should post 11 facts about himself / herself. 3. Each blogger should answer the 11 questions that are asked by the nominating blogger. 4. Choose 11 new bloggers to nominate for the Award and link to them in the post. 5. Create 11 new questions for your nominees. 6. Go back to their pages and tell them they’ve been nominated. 7. No tag backs.

Gearing Up for the Streamline Book Birthday Bash

Streamline turns one-year-old next week! We’re celebrating with a giveaway of one signed print copy and three ebooks. You can enter at any participating blog, starting Monday March 25th:

Monday 3/25
Nawanda Files blog
Author Darcia Helle’s A Word Please blog 
Reading, Writing, and Everything in Between blog 
Author Jen DeLucy’s blog 
Tuesday 3/26
Paulette’s Papers blog
Author Cherie Colyer’s blog
Mich’s Book Reviews blog 
Author Kelsey Ketch’s Book Nook blog 
Wednesday 3/27
Books, DIY’s, and Randomness blog
Life of a Total Book Nerd blog
Christina’s Book Review blog
Author Elisa Dane blog 
Thursday 3/28
Author Carol Oates’ blog
Book Nerds Anonymous blog
Author Hannah Downing’s blog
Author Kyra Lennon’s Write Here, Write Now blog
Friday 3/29
Actin’ Up With Books blog
Author Trisha Wolfe’s YA Bound blog
My Bookish Fairy Tale blog
Author Nicki Elson’s Not-So-Deep-Thoughts blog

Woo hoo! I’m stoked to have so many lovely party hosts, and now we need YOU to be our guest. Stop back next week for the party that runs all week long. *Major hangover predicted*

And now it’s time to bounce with Omnific Publishing. For details, visit HERE.