Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Live Chat With Lori Foster Today At 3:30pm ET!


Please join us to chat live with Lori and find out everything you ever wanted to know about her red hot reads. What’s more— For the FIRST time ever, we will be giving away a goodie bag filled with ALL of Lori Foster’s favorite things. Including, chocolate, lip balm, and more! Along with FREE copies of the book. Find out more at  http://booktrib.com/e-vents/book-parties/

Lori's Latest Release: BARE IT ALL
A cop’s craving to know more about the woman next door could prove fatal in the steamy new novel fromNew York Times best selling author Lori FosterAs the person responsible for taking down a brutal human trafficker, Alice Appleton fears retaliation at every turn. No one knows about her past, which is exactly how she prefers it…until the sexy cop next door comes knocking.Detective Reese Bareden thinks he knows what makes women tick, but his ever-elusive neighbor keeps him guessing like no other. Is his goal to unmask Alice’s secrets? Or protect her from a dangerous new threat? One thing is certain: their chemistry is a time bomb waiting to explode. And with no one to trust but each other, Reese and Alice are soon drawn into a deadly maze of corruption, intrigue and desire—and into the line of fire….

Lori Foster is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author with books from a variety of publishers, including Berkley/Jove, Kensington, St. Martin’s, Harlequin and Silhouette. Lori has been a recipient of the prestigious RT Book Reviews Career Achievement Award for Series Romantic Fantasy, and for Contemporary Romance. She’s had top-selling books for Amazon, Waldenbooks and the BGI Group. For more about Lori, visit her Web site at www.lorifoster.com.

Monday, April 29, 2013

WINNERS!!!!!! A Wedding In Springtime and Claim Me Winners Announced:

 

The winner of A Wedding In Springtime by Amanda Foster is...

Na! 

The winner of Claim Me by J. Kenner is...

Erin! 

Ladies - drop me an email with your mailing address (if in the US for print copies) at cheekyreads@gmail.com. 

Congrats and happy reading! 

Cheeky Girl Sabrina 

Monday, April 22, 2013

Claim Me By J. Kenner Blog Tour - Enter To Win A Copy of Claim Me!!!!

Meet Damien Stark – a snippet from Claim Me (and a Happy Release Day Dance)!

I don’t play favorites among the characters in my books, really I don’t. But I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that Damien Stark, the hero from the Stark Trilogy, may just be an exception to that rule.

He’s just so … well … yummy, and it’s especially fun to see him through the eyes of Nikki, his girlfriend and the heroine of the series. Here’s a snippet from Claim Me, the first moment that she sees Damien in this book:


He is right where I’d imagined him, standing on the top step, leaning casually against the wrought-iron banister and looking even yummier in real life than he did in my mind. I may have spent the entire afternoon with him, but it doesn’t matter. Every glimpse of him is like ambrosia, and I will never get my fill.

I soak him in, my eyes lingering on every perfect feature. His defined jaw highlighted by the shadow of stubble. The wind-tossed black hair, thick and smooth and so familiar to my fingers. And his eyes. Those amazing dual-colored eyes that are focused so intently right now that I can feel the weight of his gaze upon my skin.

He is dressed in jeans and a white T-shirt. But even in such informal attire, there is nothing casual about Damien Stark. He is power personified, energy harnessed. And my only fear is the knowledge that one can neither capture nor hold on to a lightning bolt, and I do not want to lose this man.

​His eyes meet mine, and I shiver from the shock of the connection. The athlete, the celebrity, the entrepreneur, the billionaire persona all fall away, leaving only the man and an expression that makes my blood heat and my insides curl with longing. An expression that is so raw and primal that were I not already naked, I’m certain that every stitch of clothing would have turned to ash, burned away by the heat in his eyes.

I hope there are readers out there today who are meeting Damien Stark again or for the first time! I know that I’m celebrating with a little cyber dance, LOL! (And, soon, with a mini vacation and a chocolate martini!)
What’s your favorite way to celebrate?

One lucky commenter will win a copy of Claim Me! (print for US winners, digital for international winners!)

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author J. Kenner has written over 40 books under multiple names including Julie Kenner and J.K. Beck. Her newest release, CLAIM ME (April 23, 2013), is the second book in the bestselling Stark Trilogy, which began with RELEASE ME, continues with CLAIM ME, and which will conclude in July with COMPLETE ME.

You can learn more about her at her website (http://www.juliekenner.com) or connect with her on Twitter (@juliekenner) or on Facebook (http://juliekenner.com/facebook/)




Monday, April 15, 2013

A Wedding in Springtime By Amanda Forester - Enter To Win A Copy!

Sourcebooks is really excited about the new Regency trilogy coming from Amanda Forester! The first book, A Wedding in Springtime, comes out next month and has already received TWO STARRED reviews! We will be hosting Amanda next month but right now we want to offer a giveaway of a wedding themed prize pack! Included is a copy of A Wedding in Springtime by Amanda Forester along with a mix of other wedding themed books from Sourcebooks.
 
To enter, please comment below and tell us which two celebrities you've always thought would make a great couple and why. The contest will run from April 15th - 23rd and is open to US and Canada residents. All you have to do is comment to enter to win!
 
Praise for A Wedding in Springtime:
 
“Fans of Regency-era romances will be delighted with Forester’s first novel set in that milieu. This clever combination of wit, romance, and suspense strikes all the right…This entertaining novel is a diamond of the first order.” – Booklist, STARRED Review  
 
“Engaging subplots involving unforgettable supporting characters make this one a must-read.”
Publishers Weekly, STARRED Review  
 
Five minutes into Miss Eugenia Talbot’s presentation at court, notorious rogue Mr. William Grant made her laugh, ruining her debut. To hush up the scandal, Eugenia’s aunt hires a matchmaker to quickly find a suitor—anyone except the infamous William Grant—to help restore Eugenia’s reputation. But amiable Eugenia shows a disturbing tendency to follow her heart, and is again caught in the company of notorious Grant. When a traitor creeps closer, threatening to ruin more than just Eugenia’s reputation, her kindheartedness may be her ultimate undoing…

Thursday, April 11, 2013

TONIGHT: Chat with RITA Nominated Authors

Romance Writers of America released the following news on their site that I'm so excited about that I had to share all the details. I've taken the entire press release from the site below. Tonight is the chat with the Contemporary Single Title authors!

In an effort to connect America’s most popular romance writers with their fans across the world, Romance Writers of America® (RWA) is launching an 11-week series of interactive video chat events highlighting 2013 RITA Award finalist authors. Fans will have the unique opportunity to meet one another and ask their favorite authors questions face-to-face in an intimate online environment.
Each week, RWA will host several of the finalists of a 2013 RITA category in a fun Q&A through Shindig.com. Find out about those dashing heroes and daring heroines, writing habits, and more!

How to participate: All you need is a webcam and computer microphone. The events are free to the public, but only the first 1,000 people to RSVP will be granted access to each of the weekly events.

Follow RWA on Twitter @romancewriters (#RITAchat hashtag) during the chats.

RITA Reader Series Schedule:

Contemporary Single Title Romance April 11, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Barbara Freethy, Barbara Hannay, Ruthie Knox, Kim Law,
Roni Loren, Jill Shalvis, and Roxanne St. Claire
Click here to learn more & register

Paranormal RomanceApril 18, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Kristen Callihan, Cynthia Eden, Angie Fox, J.T. Geissinger,
Larissa Ione, and Maggie Shayne
Click here to learn more & register

Romance Novella April 25, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Sophie Jordan, Ruthie Knox, Sally MacKenzie, and Jodi Thomas
Click here to learn more & register

Historical Romance May 9, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Pamela Clare, Cara Elliott, Anne Gracie, Sabrina Jeffries, Jade Lee, and Sarah MacLean.
Guest appearance by Romance Novella finalist Eloisa James
Moderated by: Bette-Lee Fox, Library Journal
Click here to learn more & register

Novel with Strong Romantic Elements May 16, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Maria Geraci, Pamela Hartshorne, Anna Lee Huber, Sharla Lovelace, Kristina McMorris,
Jane Myers Perrine, and Simone St. James
Click here to learn more & register

Short Contemporary Series Romance May 23, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Jessica Hart, Day Leclaire, Susan Meier, Sarah Morgan, Robin Perini, Christine Rimmer,
and Loreth Anne White
Moderated by: Sarah Wendell, Smart Bitches, Trashy Books
Click here to learn more & register

Inspirational Romance June 6, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Elizabeth Camden, Jennifer Delamere, Robin Lee Hatcher, Rachel Hauck, Marta Perry,
Cheryl Reavis, Missy Tippens, and Becky Wade
Click here to learn more & register

Best First Book June 13, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Tracy Brogan, Kristen Callihan, Sharon Lynn Fisher, Huntley Fitzpatrick, Anna Lee Huber,
Katie McGarry, and Simone St. James
Click here to learn more & register

Young Adult Romance June 20, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Robin LaFevers, Katie McGarry, Emily McKay, and Erica O'Rourke
Click here to learn more & register

Long Contemporary Series Romance
June 27, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Jean Brashear, Michelle Celmer, Pamela Hearon, and RaeAnne Thayne
Click here to learn more & register

Romantic Suspense
July 11, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT
Authors participating: Cherry Adair, Cindy Gerard (tentative), Laura Griffin, Bronwyn Parry (tentative), and Sharon Sala
Click here to learn more & register

We hope you join us for these fun video chats!

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