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Saturday, March 30, 2019

NatureZway Spring Prize Pack Giveaway

Bamboo knows best in this next giveaway. Open to US residents only, you have thorugh 4/7 to enter. Good luck.
Win a Clean Goes Green Prize Pack!
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Hosted By: Mommy’s Playbook
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NatureZway™ is available at and grocery stores nationwide!!

Revelations Book Blast and Giveaway

In case the satellite dish antenna on the cover wasn't obvious enough, we have here a sci-fi book. Explore then be sure to enter to win the Amazon gift card giveaway. Open worldwide through 4/8. Good luck.

by Robert Sells
Genre: Science Fiction

Aster Worthington spearheads the First Contact Team to unravel a message from an alien race. “The Lambdons” promise free energy if humanity builds a few special robots and downloads their message into a super computer to direct construction of the fusion reactor. An excited world agrees and builds a massive structure called the Dome to house the alien enterprise.

Seven years later, there’s no “free energy” and strange things happen in and around the Dome. Aster and her colleagues mount an expedition under the protection of Army Rangers to investigate the interior. Instead of friendly aliens, they discover hordes of deadly intelligent humanoids with insect-like characteristics.
When the military team is brutally murdered by the Lambdons, the scientists scatter. It’s soon apparent that the Lambdons intend to take over the planet using biological warfare. The only hope for humanity lies with a two-thousand year old scroll hidden by the church. The question is, can Aster and her team unravel the scroll's mystery in time to save the planet?

AOMEI World Backup Day Free Giveaway

Did you know that March 31st is World Backup Day? The idea being... before the shenanigans start on April 1st, backup your data. Don't lose your data because of some silly April Fool's Day prank. And, especially, make sure to back up your data as a point of recovery for a ransomware attack or some other form of malware.

This year AOMEI is helping you celebrate World Backup Day by giving away their Pro version of their backup software AOMEI Backupper. It offers a complete backup solution for Microsoft Windows machines and is able to perform all the different kinds of backups – system backup, disk backup, partition backup, and file backup.

American Girl of the Year Giveaway

 Nanny to Mommy received complimentary products to host this giveaway. All opinions are her own.

Here's your chance to win the American Girl 2019 Girl of the Year Blaire Doll, Book & Accessories. Open to US residents only, you have through 4/10 to enter. Good luck.

American Girl of the Year Giveaway Event!
Hosted By: Nanny to Mommy
Sponsored By: American Girl

About American Girl: At American Girl, they celebrate girls and all that they can be. That's why they develop products and experiences that help girls grow up in a wholesome way, while encouraging them to enjoy girlhood through fun and enchanting play.

About "Girl of the Year": The Girl of the Year contemporary 18-inch doll line is designed to reflect the various interests, issues, and concerns facing real girls today.

About Blaire: The 2019 Girl of the Year! She’s a chef-in-training, party planner, and chicken wrangler at her family’s farm and restaurant. Blaire does it all at her family’s restaurant, inn, and farm. In the first book of her series, her recent food sensitivity has made her time in the kitchen - and time with friends - a little tough. But now she has the perfect distraction: a wedding to plan! With her BFF by her side, and a million creative ideas saved on her tablet, Blaire is sure she can make the farm’s first wedding an epic celebration. But between dress disasters, texting mix-ups, and more than one incident with a mischievous goat, Blaire soon learns that wedding planning is a tricky business...and that balancing friendships is even trickier. Can Blaire find a way to make things right, or will this wedding, and her friendship, turn into epic fails?

Native Companions Book Blast

Check out this historical fiction book from Australian author Jenni Barnett. The author has also written the Dreamtime mysteries trilogy, or at least is working on the third book of the trilogy. Enjoy.

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World Literature, Historical Fiction
Date Published: August 2018
Publisher: Xlibris

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The prologue is a death-bed scene, where Rex Graham and his parents say goodbye to his beloved, Aboriginal grandmother. The young man promises to fulfill Granelda Yaraan’s dying wish to complete his doctorate degree in anthropology. While on study location in the Central Australian desert, Rex discovers a small Aboriginal artefact lying in a dry creek-bed bearing the markings of his tribal totem, whose territory is located in the south-easterly region of the continent.

On his return home, he lays awake, tormented by a vision of Gran’s face, urging him to discover the lost tribal dreamtime legends. He is planning a walkabout to the neighbouring bushland at Yaraan Grove, where an ancient, sacred tree is located, the resting place of his grandmother’s ashes.

Keen to discover some ground-breaking information for his thesis, Rex suddenly remembers a collection of old paintings that his Gran had treasured, promising to preserve them for him, until he was able to interpret their true meanings.

Rex crept down to the library safe, carefully unwrapping the very old parchments and spreading them out on the floor. There were 24 in all, a couple of mythical characters: a bunyip and a birdman known as a keeng-keeng, a hand-sketched map, and a mountain journey. The artist was Gran’s great-grandfather, yet he could obviously read and write because he had labeled some of his works in English grammar.

After carefully re-packing the collection, Rex returned it to the safe and slept soundly till day-break, when he loaded his back-pack and waved to his folk before departing on his journey of discovery. Rex spent the day exploring the magnificent lakeside National Park, but by evening, he was disappointed that he had not uncovered any clues about his ancestors, who had occupied the territory, other than the old scar-tree where his grandmothers remains rest, where a carving of the Booran totem ear-marked a large rock. Rex envisages Gran’s face in the scar on the tree-trunk, caused by Aboriginal boat-crafting. Feeling intoxicated by the bush atmosphere, he spreads his swag and reclines under ‘Gran Yan’s’ canopy.

As Rex falls asleep, the bush comes to life and Gran Yan shares stories with the young trees about the adventures and Dreamtime legends of the Booran tribe, that she learned from ancient priests who shared the mythology at corroborees.

The book is separated into six parts, each containing a glossary of characters involved in the odysseys. The preface contains an overview of Australian indigenous society, their philosophy of living, cultural traditions spiritualism, and language.

An index of tribal connection, names and a glossary of mixed Aboriginal languages and meanings are included at the end of the book, including a bibliography.

24 hand-drawn illustrations created by myself, are peppered throughout the book to keep the reader visually connected to events and characters as they transpire.

Friday, March 29, 2019

The Bloodstone Series Book Blast and Giveaway

If you like historical thrillers, you've come to the right place. Check out the book then be sure to enter to win the Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through 5/5 to enter. Good luck.

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The Bloodstone Series
Historical Thriller
Date Published: Feb. 21, 2019
Publisher: Books to Go Now

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The set contains three stories centered around Victorian Detective Inspector Rudyard Bloodstone. In Silk, the first in the series and set in 1888, the same year as the Ripper murders, Detective Bloodstone is chasing his own serial killer. With little evidence to go on, his few leads bring him under political scrutiny when his investigation results in a clash with an influential Viscount.

Snifter of Death is book two in the series. When a rash of wealthy men who have nothing in common other than the cause of their deaths...arsenic poisoning, Rudyard and his partner struggle as every lead they have ends up a dead end. The tip they need comes from an unusual source and they must peel the layers of the case away to discover the revenge filled suspect.

Choosing Heart or Home is the one story in the set that doesn’t have Rudyard working a criminal case. It is a warm-hearted romance set during Christmas 1889, he decides to go home to Wales to visit his family for the holidays and take the opportunity to introduce them to his lady love. As so often happens, things don’t go as Rudyard envisioned.

The Bulwark Anthology Book Blast, Author Interview, and Giveaway

Here's an interesting series of books, an author interview, and a giveaway with two winners. One winner will get the whole series of books highlighted below, the other gets a $25 Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through 4/24 to enter. Good luck.

The Knowing
The Bulwark Anthology Book 1
by Brit Lunden
Genre: Paranormal Thriller

Spring Pet Lovers Bundle Giveaway

Pet lovers have another giveaway here. Open to US members only, you have through 4/21 to enter. Good luck.

Welcome to The Spring Pet Lovers Bundle Giveaway!

1 Winner ~ Up To $102 TRV

This giveaway is part of our Spring/Easter Gift Guide – Stop by to see all the giveaways and great products.

Host is Deliciously Savvy

Below is a list of all the bloggers involved in the gift guide giveaways.
This giveaway's Sponsors Are:

1 Lucky Winner Will Win All Of The Items Below With A Total RV Of Up To $102!

Libman Spring Cleaning Prize Pack Giveaway

All opinions expressed herein are my own!
Libman® Spring Cleaning Prize Pack #LibmanSpring #SpringCleaning

Almost nobody wants to start spring cleaning, but if you're one of the special few, then you have a chance to pickup items to help you clean. The giveaway is US only and ends on 4/20. Good luck.

While most Americans are happy to say goodbye to winter, ushering in spring has its own set of challenges, including the age-old tradition of tackling spring cleaning chores. The Libman Company, a leading U.S. maker of household and commercial cleaning products, is there to help you prepare for the task! Check out these 5 cleaning hacks you need before you get started!

The Sherlock Jr. Detective Agency Book Blast and Giveaway

Here's a great teen mystery to read for your young adult... The giveaway has a great prize, if you want a character in their next book named after you. I believe this is a US only giveaway given the physical nature of the other prizes. Open through 4/8. Good luck.

The Sherlock Jr. Detective Agency
by Marc Morgenstern
Genre: YA, Teen Mystery

Chas, Zoe, Xander, Nickie and Patricia and Sally make up the Sherlock Jr. Detective Agency. Even though they are only 12 years old, each one of them possess their own unique specialty. Patricia is a computer whiz, Zoe and Xander, the twins, are inventors, Nickie is a mathematician, Sally is their administrator and Chas is the leader. In this adventure, they are hired by Skids, the local skate boarding champ, to find his missing dog Casper which was stolen out right of his back yard in broad daylight. Suspecting foul play their detective skills and the Sherlock Jr. Network in the neighborhood. They must put their best foot forward to solve the crime before time runs out and the kidnapped Casper is sold on an auction web site to the highest bidder.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Opening Day for Boston Red Sox

The 2019 Red Sox season opens tonight and Red Sox fans are ready for another season of fan-favorite game-themed events including Game of Thones Night and Star Wars Night. These fandom events will bring together fans of all ages and will feature a limited-edition collectable with the purchase of every ticket.

Below, please find a roundup of the fandom nights coming to Fenway this season should they be a fit for any editorial you might be working on.

Tai Pei Single Serve Entrees Giveaway

Here's an interesting food item to try out. Four winners even. Open to US residents only and ends on 4/10. Good luck and hope you enjoy if you win.
Are you a busy mom looking for a delicious quick and easy meal for your family? Then you will love Tai Pei‘s line of single-serve, Asian inspired, frozen entrees because they’re made with real, quality ingredients and none of the bad stuff. When you just don’t have time to prepare a meal, having Tai Pei single Serve entrees in your freezer helps eliminate that problem. What's more, Tai Pei entrees take the boredom out of typical, everyday meals.
I've partners with Mrs. Kathy King to give 4 lucky fans will win a Tai Pei® coupon package worth up to $93.80 (It’s 20 of the Tai Pei® coupons valued at up to $4.69 each)

Metrofloat New York Book Blast and Giveaway

Author William Quincy Belle brings us a post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller in Metrofloat New York. Check out the book then enter the giveaway for a handful of prizes, including an Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through 4/21 to enter. Good luck.

Metrofloat New York
by William Quincy Belle
Genre: Science Fiction

A Post-apocalyptic Sci-Fi thriller.

Several hundred years in the future, Earth is a different planet. Antigravity has been invented and “flying” has given way to “floating”: giant platforms with cities remain above the growing surface temperatures as enclaves of the privileged. A global pandemic has wiped out 80% of those on the ground, and a virulent, flesh-eating disease, necrofasc, has left most with artificial body parts. Insects are the main food staple. A utopia for some, a dystopia for others.

Metrofloat New York, a futuristic city of thirty million, is run by an oligarchy of five rich and powerful people. An unknown assassin, working from within the system, attempts to seize control and declare himself dictator by methodically removing all rivals. Detective Matthew Heart of the Metropolitan Police must deal with his partner, a cyborg policewoman, his unofficial family, a transgender woman and her one-legged daughter, and a mysterious assailant bent on taking over the world by killing anyone who stands in his way.

Pet Weighter Giveaway

Dog lovers will love this next giveaway. Open to US residents only, you have through 4/17 to enter to win. Good luck.
pet weighter giveaway

Welcome to the Pets Eating The Right Way with Pet Weighter Giveaway!

1 winner

Host that put together this giveaway is SaraLee’s Deals Steals and Giveaways

My co-host for this giveaway is Michigan Saving and More
Below is a list of all the bloggers involved in the gift guide giveaways.
This giveaway’s Sponsor is:

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The Changing Earth Series Book Blast and Giveaway

I tend to think of extreme preppers when thinking about dystopian novels. A quintet of books here for The Changing Earth Series. Check out the series than be sure to enter to win a series t-shirt. Suspect US only as something physical needs to be shipped. You have through 4/18 to enter. Good luck.

Day After Disaster
The Changing Earth Series Book 1
by Sara F. Hathaway
Genre: Dystopian

How fragile everything had been. People walked through life everyday taking it all for granted, their cars, their cell phones, their lattes, their dramatic social issues and their medical problems.

She started her day at her home in the mountains just like any other. There was nothing unusual about making the familiar drive down to Sacramento to go to work. Then in a flash Mother Nature decided it was time to create a new landscape. Follow the journey of a dynamic young woman, mother and wife, Erika, as she is thrust into a world turned upside down by a series of natural disasters. Alone in a mutilated city, she must navigate the path home, back to her family. Not knowing if they are alive or dead, Erika calls upon all of her survival instincts to traverse this broken environment. Will she make it home? Will her family still be alive? What will Mother Nature dish out next?

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Sonic Boom Prize Package Giveaway

Fsans of the hedgehog would love to win this prize pack. Open to US residents only, you have through 4/12 to enter. Good luck.
Enter the Sonic Boom Prize Package Giveaway. Ends 4/12

Welcome to the Sonic Boom Prize Package Giveaway!

1 winner

Host that put together this giveaway is SaraLee’s Deals Steals and Giveaways

My co-host for this giveaway is Michigan Saving and More
Below is a list of all the bloggers involved in the gift guide giveaways.
This giveaway’s Sponsor is:

The Galactic Adventures of Hazel Gurecoa

Sci-fi adventure time with this latest offering from author Starlight. It is part of a whole The Galactic Adventures of Hazel series. Enjoy the tour.

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Science Fiction, Sci-fi Adventure
Publisher: Austin Macauley
Published: October 2018

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What is it like to live in 4519 AD in a suspended town in the Earth’s Stratosphere and commute to school in your Inter Galactic Vehicle? How far do the adventures take you? In this story, you will find yourself traveling with Hazel, Richie and their alien best friend, Dmitri, on an exciting roller coaster of a ride of electrifying but perilous adventures from Mars to Enceladus, from Gly to Drethna. You will have to deal with the annoying doorbell, alien creatures, and beings, while on a journey to understanding what Gurecoa is.

Hide Not Seek Book Blast, Excerpt, and Giveaway

Here's the latest mystery, romance, humor book from author D.E. Haggerty. You can read an excerpt from it below, then be sure to enter the giveaway for an Amazon gift card. Enjoy and good luck.

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Cozy Mystery, Romance, Humor
Date Published: April 18th

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I know who you really are.

Pru has a secret, which she has no plans to reveal – ever. But after a woman is murdered and all clues point to her, she has no choice but to disclose her true identity. When her revelations help thwart the killer’s plan to frame Pru for the murder, the killer begins stalking her. With each note he sends, he gets closer. The police are stumped. Pru wants to run away. She really, really wants to run, but Ajax has found the woman of his dreams and he’s not letting her go anywhere. He can be patient. In the meantime, he’ll protect her with his life. Pru isn’t feeling very patient, and her friends, Mel and Terri, are definitely not willing to wait until the police discover who the stalker is. The three friends take matters into their own hands and jump headfirst into the investigation.

Will Pru and her friends uncover her stalker before he turns his violence on Pru?

The Worst Kind of Love Book Blast and Giveaway

Autohr Jonah Evarts brings us a love story in this young adult fiction book. Along with the book info,  you get a giveaway wtih two winners. Open worldwide, you have through 4/18 to enter. Good luck.

The Worst Kind of Love
by Jonah Evarts
Genre: YA Fiction

This is a love story. Just not the kind you're thinking of.
Jaden is dealing with some major heart aches as he enters his first semester of college. All he wants is to forget about his ex, find a new girlfriend, and get semi-decent grades. But life has much more complicated plans for him. During his first day of class, he meets Cole, probably the most attractive male human being on the planet. Jaden is immediately overshadowed, throwing a wrench in his plans to find a girlfriend. It doesn't help that the single girl he is interested in wants absolutely nothing to do with him.
That soon becomes the least of his problems, as old enemies of his mental health, family, and way of thinking begin to overtake his life. Jaden tells a story of friendship, learning, and love as he uncovers truths about himself and life. A journey of endurance and self-growth awaits him as he skates through the roller-coaster that is life with many movie nights and plenty of good food to help him get by.
He isn't trying to have a love story, but he's getting one anyway. With himself.

The Golden Hour Book Blast, Excerpt, and Giveaway

We have here the latest book in a mystery series by author Malia Zaidi. Read the excerpt than be sure to enter to win the Amazon gift card. Ends 3/30. I think open worldwide. Good luck.

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The Lady Evelyn Mystery Series, Book 4
Mystery, Historical Mystery
Date Published: March 26, 2019
Publisher: BookBaby

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Lady Evelyn Carlisle has barely arrived in London when familial duty calls her away again. Her cousin Gemma is desperate for help with her ailing mother before her imminent wedding, which Evelyn knew nothing about! Aunt Agnes in tow, she journeys to Scotland, expecting to find Malmo Manor in turmoil. To her surprise, her Scottish family has been keeping far more secrets than the troubled state of their matriarch. Adding to the tension in the house a neighbor has opened his home, Elderbrooke Park, as a retreat for artistic veterans of the Great War. This development does not sit well with everyone in the community. Is the suspicion towards the residents a catalyst for murder? A tragedy at Elderbrooke Park's May Day celebration awakens Evelyn's sleuthing instinct, which is strengthened when the story of another unsolved death emerges, connected to her own family. What she uncovers on her quest to expose the truth will change several lives forever, including her own.

With the shadow of history looming over her, Evelyn must trust in her instinct and ability to comb through the past to understand the present, before the murderer can stop her and tragedy strikes again.

Monday, March 25, 2019

#JourneysForSpring Giveaway

Journeys offers hip shoes for men, women, and kids, along with clothing and accessories. They're giving away 10 $50 gift cards to help bring awareness to all the great spring shoes available on! To enter the giveaway head over to the Journeys page on and submit your email address on the form at the top of the page. You can also check out the shoe deals for men and women below. Ends 3/29. US Only.

A Weapon's Journey Book Blast and Giveaway

In case there was any doubt, we have a sci-fi book featured here.  Then, check out the giveaway. Its for a $25 gift card to either the Xbox or Playstation stores. Nice change. Open worldwide I think. Ends 4/14. Good luck.

A Weapon's Journey
by Frank Martin
Genre: SciFi

Living in poverty with his abusive father, Adam Judson never considered himself special. Not even when the authoritative American government abducted him to be part of its secretive weapons program. But becoming a highly-trained child soldier was just the start of Adam's journey. After being condemned to undergo the program's most brutal procedure, Adam became a super human of unimaginable power. Now he faces the burden of deciding if his newfound abilities make him a god or just another weapon.