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Saturday, November 2, 2019

All Of My Every Things Book Blast and Giveaway

Outside of school, I don't think I've ever bought a book of poetry in my life. I don't even think I did in school. Check out the title from author Bachman and enter to win an Amazon gift card. Giveaway ends 11/29 and is open worldwide.

All Of My Every Things 
by L. Bachman
Genre: Poetry

This is not a normal poetry book. It is an exorcism of the soul. A poet will write about the highs and lows of their life in excruciating beautiful ways. Wrapping their pain with a ribbon to either be kept as a secret or presented. L. Bachman has gathered some of her most emotionally raw verses selected from a nineteen-year period of her life and is the first volume of complete non-fiction to date.

With bruised white knuckles, created by a humbled self-diagnosed battered and broken being on the road to healing and coping from a painful childhood. This is a display of work created to express personal struggles and surviving through periods of insomnia, moments of love, depression, anxiety, and healing.

Cover to cover you will read the inner workings of a reclusive introvert that has spent her lifetime trying to answer her own questions about who she is, what part she plays in life, and trying to heal from things she couldn’t. You will see into the mind of the woman known as L. Bachman through over thirty poems left up to the reader to interpret with an introduction by author KJ. Taylor. 

Friday, November 1, 2019

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When the Whistler Calls Book Blast and Giveaway

Here we have a psychological suspense novel from author Carla Day. Check out the book before entering to win an Amazon gift card or a e-copy of book. Open worldwide, you have through 11/30 to enter. Good luck.

When the Whistler Calls
by Carla Day
Genre: Psychological Suspense

Print Length: 166 pages
Publisher: Gator House Publishing
Publication Date: August 1, 2019 

What if everything you knew about your life turned out to be a lie? And the people who you love and trust the most, aren't who they say they are?Meet Rosie Morgan. After news of her husband's fatal car crash, Rosie learns of his secret life. A life that will put her in the path of a sinister nightmare and The Whistler. As Rosie's dreams of the whistling man become more real, she will stop at nothing to figure out his identity. While searching, a dark doorway opens to her childhood, where more secrets unravel, leaving her questioning who she really is.Will she find out what The Whistler wants before it is too late? Or will her past catch up to her? Who is Rosie Morgan?

The Huntress Bane Series Book Blast and Giveaway

Here we have a two book dark fantasy series. Along with that you have a giveaway for an Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through 11/24 to enter. Good luck.

Tainted Hunter 
The Huntress Bane Series Book 1 
by Derek Shupert 
Genre: Dark Fantasy

Vampire venom runs through her veins. But in her heart, she’s vowed to kill every last one of them. 

Lone hunter Amanda burns for revenge. After years of torture at the hands of the bloodsucker king, she’s determined to destroy the creatures who enslaved her. But a pitched battle with her tormentor ends in a stalemate and leaves her alone in the wastelands—grievously wounded. 

Rescued and healed by a mysterious stranger, Amanda and her new ally set off for the last fortified human city. But when she learns her old nemesis plots to raze it to the ground, she fears she won’t arrive in time to prevent the massacre. 

Can Amanda find her way to the town before a rabid feeding frenzy decimates the inhabitants? 

Tainted Hunter is the pulse-pounding first book in the Huntress Bane dark fantasy series. If you like bold heroines, gory combat, and edge-of-your-seat suspense, then you’ll love Derek Shupert’s action-packed tale. 

Buy Tainted Hunter to wage war on an army of darkness today! 

Riddled Prophecy Book Blast

Are you a fan of historical fiction novels? Here's a book with a collection of stories of them. Check it out.

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Historical Fiction, Short Stories
Date Published: March 2019
Publisher: Page Publishing


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Riddled Prophecy is a fascinating collection of short stories spanning 1200 years. The first five are historical fiction, all based on genealogical information from the author’s ancestors. The next eight are autobiographical and are arranged chronologically. The last one springs from a love of horses.



$250 Hello November Giveaway

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Creative Candle Making Giveaway

I got my wife a candle making kit a few years back. She liked making the candles but only used it the one time. Here's your chance to do same, or if enjoy... the start of something great... Giveaway is open to continental US residents only and ends on 11/21. Good luck.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Halloween Academy Book Blast and Giveaway

In case you and your kids don't get enough candy from trick-or-treating, here's a young adult paranormal fantasy book for them. Along with that, the giveaway is for an Amazon gift card and some candy. Two winners. Open worldwide, you have just through 11/2 to enter. Good luck.

Halloween Academy 
by Angela Kulig & Angela Sanders 
Genre: YA Paranormal Fantasy


Holidays don’t just happen, but the ghouls and girls of Halloween Academy make it look easy.

Witches, warlocks, vampires, and mummies mingle with strange new monsters as they prepare one fantastic night for us foolish morties in the human world.

Secrets and Sorcery pit a good witch, Harper against a brooding vampire, Cordelia early on, but only one can be crowned the Queen of Halloween, and only one of them even want to be. Bodies, boyfriends, and black cats trip the girls up, as they cast spells, carve pumpkins, and complete the classes that mean they’re truly ready for the magic of All Hallows Eve. 

Our War Book Blast and Giveaway

Is a dystopian thriller book in your future? You won't wan to miss this Craig DiLouie novel and associated giveaway. Open worldwide, you have through 11/28 to enter. Good luck.

Our War 
by Craig DiLouie 
Genre: Dystopian Thriller


A prescient and gripping novel of a second American civil war, and the children caught in the conflict, forced to fight. 

Our children are our soldiers. 

After his impeachment, the president of the United States refuses to leave office, and the country erupts into a fractured and violent war. Orphaned by the fighting and looking for a home, 10-year-old Hannah Miller joins a citizen militia in a besieged Indianapolis. 

In the Free Women militia, Hannah finds a makeshift family. They'll teach her how to survive. They'll give her hope. And they'll show her how to use a gun. 

Hannah's older brother, Alex, is a soldier, too. But he's loyal to other side, and has found his place in a militant group of fighters who see themselves as the last bastion of their America. By following their orders, Alex will soon make the ultimate decision behind the trigger. 

On the battlefields of America, Hannah and Alex will risk everything for their country, but in the end, they'll fight for the only cause that truly matters - each other.  

Halloween Book Blast and Giveaway

Here's a special book blast for Halloween. Not all the books are Halloween related, but there is a giveaway for a $25 Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through 11/8 to enter. Good luck.
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WELCOME TO THE HALLOWEEN BOOK BLAST! 

Click on any of the below book covers to be taken to the page that has more information on the novel as well as the Buy Links!

Before you leave, don't forget to enter the Giveaway!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Origin of the Vampire Book Blast and Giveaway

Urban fantasy book here with author Ruth Spenser. Along with the book info, there is a giveaway for an Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through 11/25 to enter. Good luck.

Origin of the Vampire
The Cycle of life Book 1
by Ruth Spencer
Genre: Urban Fantasy


Christophe Haram is vampire, his skin is pale, his hair black. An avid reader of conspiracy theories, he is certain the mythical human race exist. During his wild youth he darkened his skin and dyed his hair, he remains unruly to this day.

A new dayclub, Sunrise, opens in his home town, Orionsby; and it appears to be a hotbed for trafficking missing vampires. While investigating Sunrise, Christophe uncovers terrifying tales of missing vampire spanning decades.

When, the manufactured bloods vampires drink runs out, vampires become feral.

Will chaos ensue?

And when an old friend returns with a proposition, is Christophe brave enough to accept it?

Underground: Revelations Book Blast and Giveaway

Rock the block with this start of the Underground book series by author John Grover. Along with the book release info, there is a $25 Amazon gift card giveaway you should surely enter. Open worldwide through 11/21. Good luck.

Underground: Revelations
Underground Book 1
by John Grover
Genre: Horror


THEIR LAST REFUGE COULD BE THEIR TOMB...
Underground: Revelations
The war the world feared finally came except this was a different kind of war. One fought between the living and the dead. The living lost.

Liam, a former soldier in the war against the dead, had done everything he could to hold back the enemy but in the end he joined the other survivors in the only safe place left— underground.

Now Liam helps keep the last of the living safe in the subway tunnels, scavenging food by day, hiding by night, all the while haunted about how they lost the world above them. He always believed the dead had help but he could never prove it.

He would soon learn he was right all along and that there is no safe place to hide from extinction—underground just might turn out to be everyone’s tomb after all.

All Threats Within Book Blast

No book just yet here. Just an announcement that it is coming with a February 2020 release date. Check out what's in store for the reader.
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Techno-thriller
Date Published: February 4, 2020
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7 days.
That’s all it’s taken.
A new war is raging.

Sergeant Camille Martel has served her country well. Always strong, ruthless, powerful. Yet the respect she deserves continues to elude her.

But her next mission finally promises to reward her efforts.

Brendan Chogan may have disabled an enemy sub, but in the seven days since America fell into darkness, he’s never felt so vulnerable. He wants to flee the city, take his family inland, to safety, yet he’s second-guessing every decision he makes.

And Brendan's hesitation may lead to unthinkable consequences.

Society is crumbling, relationships faltering, and a terrifying uncertainty is unfolding throughout the world.

It’s a time when allegiances must be made.

The second book in the gripping Cyber War series is a non-stop, adrenaline-infused battle for survival and will have you scanning each and every shadow for threats.

Viral Blues Book Blast

Here's a paranormal / superhero book for your enjoyment. Would you like to a SuperHero? What act would you like to follow in this book #2 in series.

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The Hat Book 2
Paranormal, Superhero
Date Published: September 2019

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Someone knows about the hat. The creature from another dimension that helps Lizzie fight against the creatures of darkness.

They are summoned to a cryptic meeting with a secret society, where they meet other people with enhanced skills. It turns out someone, or something, has been tampering with the world's vaccine supply. The goal doesn't appear to be political or financial, but biblical pestilence.

Can this group of loners come together in time to make a difference when even the proper authorities are obstacles?

Check out Viral Blues, for your dose of paranormal adventure, with a strong sample of dark humor. And in recent superhero style, don't miss the secret last chapter after the back material.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish Now Available on Blu-ray/DVD

The day is here - and it feels just like Christmas morning! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is excited to bring you the music and the magic of the holidays with the release of A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish – Available NOW on Digital, Blu-ray & DVD!
Brimming with overtones from the classic fairytale, this contemporary musical follows Katherine “Kat” Decker (Laura Marano) dreaming of becoming a famous singer-songwriter. Her reality, however, is suffocated by her conniving and cruel stepfamily and a demoralizing job working as a singing elf at billionaire Terrence Wintergarden’s Santa Land. When she starts to fall for Nick (Gregg Sulkin), the handsome new Santa at the tree lot, things begin to look up. Unfortunately, when her stepmother and stepsisters realize Kat has been invited to the prestigious Wintergarden Christmas Gala, they’ll stop at nothing to procure their own invitation and keep Kat from attending. With the help of her attentive dog, a true friend, and a little bit of holiday magic, Kat may just make it to the gala, discover the true identity of Nick, and experience the true meaning of Christmas.

$500 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway #WinWithHomeDepot

Win a $100 Home Depot Gift Card!
Who wouldn't want to win a $100 gift card? This time, the chance is for Home Depot gift cards. Enter the giveaway by heading to the Home Depot merchant page on Savings.com and submit your email address on the form on the page. Open to US residents only, you have through 11/1 to enter. Good luck.

Witches Brew $1,000 Giveaway

So, it seemed everyone liked last week's $500 giveaway I did on Instagram that we're upping the game and doing $1,000 this week, or a whole slew of products. All you have to do is follow everyone under win_with_lcb. No loop to follow to make sure you hit everyone. They call it a 30 second giveaway, but it might take you a little longer. Open worldwide, you have until 9:00 pm MST on 10/30 to enter. Should make a great Halloween present for the winner. No tricks, just treats.

Bed Bath & Beyond $500 Community Coffee Giveaway #CommunityCoffeeAndBeyond

Win a $50 Bed Bath & Beyond Gift Card!
The folks at Savings.com are giving away $500 to help promote the availability of Community Coffee at Bed, Bath, & Beyond. You can win one of TEN different $50 gift cards. To enter, head over to the Bed Bath & Beyond merchant page on Savings.com and submit your email address on the form on the page. US residents have through 11/8 to enter. Good luck.

The Dragon's Dove Chronicles Book Blast and Giveaway

Colorful cover for this historical fantasy novel from author Kim Iverson. What's in store next for this author? Only time will tell, or a good time traveling book which this clearly isn't. Don't miss the giveaway. Open through 11/20. Good luck.

Dawnflight 
The Dragon's Dove Chronicles Book 1 
by Kim Iverson Headlee 
Genre: Historical Fantasy


What if King Arthur’s queen was every bit as heroic as he was? Find out by immersing yourself in this epic story of the power couple whose courage and conviction would shape the destiny of a nation.

Gyan is a Caledonian chieftainess by birth, a warrior and leader of warriors by training, and she is betrothed to Urien, a son of her clan’s deadliest enemy, by right of Arthur the Pendragon’s conquest of her people. For the sake of peace, Gyan is willing to sacrifice everything...perhaps even her very life, if her foreboding about Urien proves true.

Roman by his father, Brytoni by his mother, and denied hereditary rulership of his mother's clan because of his mixed blood, Arthur has followed his father's path to become Dux Britanniarum, the Pendragon: supreme commander of the northern Brytoni army. The Caledonians, Scots, Saxons, and Angles keep him too busy to dwell upon his loneliness...most of the time.

When Gyan and Arthur meet, each recognize within the other their soul’s mate. The treaty has preserved Gyan’s ancient right to marry any man, providing he is a Brytoni nobleman—but Arthur does not qualify. And the ambitious Urien, Arthur’s greatest political rival, shall not be so easily denied. If Gyan and Arthur cannot prevent Urien from plunging the Caledonians and Brytons back into war, their love will be doomed to remain unfulfilled forever.

But there is an even greater threat looming. The Laird of the Scots wants their land and will kill all who stand in his way. Gyan, Arthur, and Urien must unite to defeat this merciless enemy who threatens everyone they hold dear. 

Storm of Secrets Book Blast, Excerpt, and Giveaway

We have a book with a mix of genres here. Basically, it is a mystery, but if you're interested in the paranormal or looking for a bit of romance, you have a title with elements of all three. You'll also find an excerpt and a giveaway below. Open worldwide, you have through November 17th to enter. Good luck.

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Book two in the Haunted Bluffs Mystery Series
Mystery (with elements of the paranormal and whispers of romance)
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books, distributed by Penguin Random House
Date Published: November 12, 2019

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A deadly storm, a missing three-year-old child, a suspicious death, and the eerie presence of the spirits of the dead set the stage for the second mesmerizing installment of Loretta Marion's paranormal suspense series.

A powerful storm descends upon Cape Cod's Whale Rock at the peak of tourist season--and the weekend Cassandra Mitchell's and Daniel Benjamin's wedding is set to take place at The Bluffs, the magnificent Victorian mansion Cassie inherited from her family. In the wake of the storm's destruction, three-year-old Lucas Kleister goes missing--and the body of small-time drug dealer Lee Chambers is found in a restaurant dumpster. Now, the WRPD are faced with a murder to solve, a missing child to find, and the aftermath of one of the worst storms in recent memory.

While aiding with the clean-up and helping the displaced, Cassie has been receiving cryptic messages from the spirits of her great-grandparents, Percy and Celeste Mitchell, the original residents of The Bluffs. At first, the messages are benign, but soon, they begin to point to something more sinister. As Cassie works to decipher their meaning, the specter of a mysterious local legend surfaces. The tale of Barnacle Boy--and what happened to him during another destructive storm decades earlier--will weave through the desperate search to find Lucas and the identity of a killer.

And Eve Said Yes Book Blast and Excerpt

Author Mark Scheel brings us this literary collection with stories about different world religions. Not sure if you'll like? There is even a book excerpt here, too. Enjoy.
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Literary Collection
Date Published: 10/15/19

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Seven stories with different world-religion settings and characters of various corresponding faiths provide an “interfaith” context and partial overlap for AND EVE SAID YES. The story centers on Jason Hunter, a young well-read single man with no living relatives. Ex-sailor and retail stockroom supervisor, Jason is on a quest to resolve three life questions: absolution from guilt related to the accidental death of a coworker, attaining a renewed spiritual grounding and connectedness, and the rediscovery of his lost soul mate whom he encountered briefly during a horrific dark storm.

He immerses himself in Catholic classes for a time. He solicits advice from his Jewish landlady as well as an old college chum involved in the Self-Realization Fellowship church with its Hindu influence and also engages in friendly repartee with an earthy atheistic night-watchman buddy. Jason seeks the counsel of fellow workers at the outlet store including a Hebrew teacher, explores doctrinal details with Muslim students who are customers at the store and finally reestablishes an acquaintance with an old professor of religious studies, all colorful characters in their own right.

His path involves dangerous, unexpected twists, such as risking his life in a flood to save an elderly stranger and the confrontation with a knife-wielding thief when making rounds with his night-watchman friend. Jason’s search ultimately takes him back to the college town where his life had first taken a turn and culminates in a séance setting where a surprising and amazing resolution to his quest is revealed.

Monday, October 28, 2019

LG OLED Television Owners Opportunity

If you happen to own an LG OLED television.... here's a chance to earn up to $250. LG is looking for feedback on the unit. For starters, all you have to do is send them a selfie in front of the TV. Then, if selected, you'll then need to create a 15-45 second video about the ownership experience. You can create up to FIVE videos, or $250 for the whole deal for your pocket. Once selected....

Massachusetts Giveaways

It is nearly the end of the month and there are always a bunch of giveaways that end at the end of the month. Now's the time to get those last minute entries in. Use lists like that provided by Sweepstakes Advantage to find a bunch that are ending soon. Another way to enter sweeps is to find those that are specific to your location. These tend to have fewer entries, especially as the geographic region gets smaller. Many of these tend to be for local event tickets though some are for cash/gift cards, too. Here's a list of some Massachusetts-specific ones for you to enter. Several of these go beyond Massachusetts, too.

One Eighty Book Blast

Here's an interesting mystery novel that somehow gets the NFL involved. Check out the highlights below and then be sure to pick up a copy if interests.

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Mystery, Thriller
Date Published: September 2019

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Can an off-kilter doctor and private investigator save his true love from killing more women and destroying the NFL?

Once a pro-prospect quarterback, Var becomes a doctor instead and joins the Navy, helping Marines in Iraq. But an IED ends his career, sending him minus one leg and one arm, and a scrambled brain back to his home in the Front Range of Colorado. Mirror and music therapy, usually one-hundred-eighty-second rock songs, helps his phantom limb pain and depression. Yet his mind dances into strange, sometimes clairvoyant thoughts. He is desperate to rekindle a one-and-only true love, Angela, while taking over his father’s private investigator business and practicing part time medicine. His Marine friends join him: Buddy a dangerous killer whose war-damaged mind allows him to only look at people through a mirror or glass, where he sees their true selves; OJ Cromwell, a Marine cop, burned out as a New Orleans detective, now a local detective; Lisa, a beautiful licensed PI who more than helps Var, and secretly loves him. Var’s investigation of an injured NFL player leads to Angela and her husband, a retired judge, discovering they are sex trafficking illegal immigrant women with a twist: Angela uses a hypersexual and hyper-strength drug that starts killing the women and will destroy the NFL. And then comes the murder.

Can Var save his soulmate and the NFL without losing his “brothers” of war?

In the end, everything is the opposite of what it seems.