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Saturday, April 27, 2019

NatureZway Eco-Friendly, Chemical-Free Cleaning Products Giveaway

Try out some new products to clean up around the house. Give bamboo a chance. Giveaway is open to US residents only and ends on 5/8. Good luck.
NatureZway Chemical-Free Cleaning Giveaway

Welcome to the NatureZway Chemical-Free Cleaning Giveaway!

1 Winner

This giveaway is part of our Mother's Day/Father's Day/Graduation Gift Guide – Stop by to see all the giveaways and great products.

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Salonpas No More Pain Giveaway

Do you sufer from chronic back pain, or from enything else pain related? If you haven't tried Salonpas yet, this just might be the chance. Giveaway is open to US residents only and ends on 5/14. Good luck.
Salonpas No More Pain Package Giveaway

Welcome to the Salonpas No More Pain Giveaway!

1 Winner

This giveaway is part of our Mother's Day/Father's Day/Graduation Gift Guide – Stop by to see all the giveaways and great products.

Host is Michigan Saving and More

My co-hosts for this giveaway are Deliciously Savvy, SaraLee’s Deals Steals & Giveaways
Below is a list of all the bloggers involved in the gift guide giveaways.
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The Wiccan Way Trilogy Book Blast and Giveaway

Why write one book when you can write a trilogy? Read on to see what's in store then enter the giveaway to try to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Open worldwide through 5/23. Good luck.

Destiny Awaits
The Wiccan Way Book 1
by Nicole Coverdale
Genre: Paranormal Urban Fantasy

For as long as the earth has been afloat, demons, witches, Gods, and angels have walked among us. Unknown to the human world, and now the time has come for four sisters to embrace a destiny…

Josslyn, Jade, and Julie Morgan never imagined magic was real. That is until they visited their grandmother’s grave. Now a journal their deceased mother left for them, a symbol they all know too well, and an earthquake in Minnesota has them all believing in the impossible…

They’re witches. Good witches, destined to keep the human world safe from the demonic forces that plague mankind, and now they have powers. Magical powers. Josslyn can freeze time, Jade can control electrical forces, and Julie can see the future. But, another surprise awaits them. Jasmine Nichols, a young woman who looks the spitting image of their mother. She’s their sister, and she can move things with her mind.

Adjusting to their new life as witches, coming to grips with the fact they have another sister, and to control their newfound powers the sisters find themselves on a trip to the past to get answers. But as they search for answers… an even greater threat is coming. The demonic world now knows about them, and they want one thing. Their powers.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Zales for Mom Giveaway #ZalesForMom

Here's your chance to win one of FIVE $100 gift cards from Zales to help promote the great deals Zales is offering for Mother's Day gifts. The giveaway is US only and ends May 3rd. With Mother's Day on May 12th, and the winners chosen on May 6th, that should give you enough time to use it, too. To enter the giveaway, head over to the Zales page on and submit your email address on the form at the top of the page. Good luck.

Tree Hut-Arbor Day Foundation Partnership and Giveaway #TreeHutxArborDay

To help celebrate Arbor Day, we're working with Tree Hut to give away a Body Butter and Shea Sugar Scrub set. Not familiar with Arbor Day? It is a day dedicated annually to public tree-planting in the US, Australia, and other countries. And, today, Friday 4/26 is the day, but activities have been going on all month and will continue through the weekend and beyond.

Malak, Desert Child Book Blast and Giveaway

Our next feature book is Malek, Desert Child, a Magical Realism Fiction novel. It is not a young adult book as I first thought from cover. You'll also find a giveaway below for an Amazon gift card. Open worldwide through 4/28. Good luck.

Malak, Desert Child
The Boy Who Sailed to Spain Book 2
by Paul Ogarra
Genre: Magical Realism Fiction

The first time I saw her she melted the ice in my soul.
Malak is a tiny beautiful five-year-old girl child. She lives in a cave in dire poverty with her drunkard father and her Saharoui mother and sister. Her enemies are all the towns children who victimize her and her sister because of their race and condition. Her only friend is a single mother named Latifa, and Malak´s grandmother Jeeda Hazzah who dies of cancer.
But Malak is the champion of her family against a violent father and the children of the Zoco who she fights singlehandedly. This is a magical and often mystical story of a young girl and the people she stumbles upon, as she is rushed away by her uncertain destiny, to the land in which her mother was born, the Sahara Desert. The unravelling of Malak's story is also the unsnarling of the web of intrigue surrounding the North of Africa, and it´s peoples and history, and the reasons for many current dilemmas in this land of witchcraft and mystery.
The tale begins in earnest when a wandering ex-warrior happens on the child and is struck by her magnificent courage and beauty. After a significant episode with her drunken father and his cronies, having interceded on the family´s behalf, he flees with them on a stolen high-speed cruiser heading for Western Sahara and freedom. In the course of their errant journey, they are taken into threatening custody by the Algerian police. Malak´s personality and mystic nature make of her the flux in an adventure which begins as a race to return her to her maternal grandfather´s family. A flight of mercy will become a race against time as Malak and her friends take on the impossible. In this, they enlist the help of many tribespeople. Some tribes known to all and others lost in the wastes of the mysterious desert and the annals of history.The story comes to an emotional and pent up conclusion in the least expected possible fashion.

**read as a standalone**

How Has Technology Changed the Way We Gamble?

Humans have loved to gamble for as long as we have been around. From games played by ancient Greeks and Romans to classics such as poker and blackjack, gambling developed since we have always loved risking money to win some. The funny thing was that although games changed and times moved on, how we gambled did not alter much for many years. It basically revolved around dice or cards, with people physically getting together to play. From those early Wild West poker games to modern land-based casinos, the actual nature of how we gambled remained unchanged for quite a while.

This has been greatly disrupted for the better in recent times though with technology making a real impact on how we play. As cutting-edge technology helps us to improve in lots of areas in life, then so it has done for gambling. But just how has tech changed our gambling habits?

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Free Boston Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Preview Tickets

Kids not old enough to see the latest Avengers movie yet? If you're in the Boston area, here's your chance to get preview tickets to the movie Pokémon: Detective Pikachu for Monday May 6th.
Ryan Reynolds stars in the first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure as Pikachu, the iconic face of the global Pokémon phenomenon—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment propertiesand the most successful media franchise of all time. The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim (Justice Smith) to find out what happened. Aiding in theinvestigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds): a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Timis the only human who can talk with Pikachu, they join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City—a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans andPokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world—they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokémon universe.

Dead State: Fallout Book Blast and Giveaway

Author Derek Shupert brings us a post-apocalyptic thriller in the book Dead State: Fallout. Along with the book info, you get a giveaway with two winners, including one Amazon gift card up for grabs. Open worldwide through 5/18. Good luck.

Dead State: Fallout
by Derek Shupert
Genre: SciFi, Post-Apocalyptic Thriller
When the dead rise, he'll either find his family or end up a ravenous corpse…

Fifteen-year-old James would much rather hang with friends than go hunting with his survivalist dad. But the boring weekend trip turns into a living horror when they're attacked by an undead horde. Terrified and confused, James has no choice but to escape with his trusty dog through a forest stained with blood…

Teaming up with his best friend, James frantically fights his way back to his missing family. But on a trail of clues littered with corpses, reaching his loved ones means venturing deeper into the deadly unknown…

Can James reunite with his family before he's consumed by a relentless pack of zombies?

Fallout is the first book in a gritty post-apocalyptic series. If you like spine-crawling suspense, ruthless zombies, and rugged survival stories, then you'll love Derek Shupert's dark coming-of-age tale.

Buy Fallout to unlock an infectious thriller today!

Teleflora Gift Certificate Giveaway

Time to order some flowers for Mother's Day. Here's your chance to get one of their special Mother's Day boquets for free, or at least for $75 off. Two chances to win this one. Open to continental US residents only through 5/4, so there is time for you to use this year. You must use for this year's Mother's Day. Certificate expires after the big day.
Teleflora Gift Certificate Giveaway

Welcome to the Teleflora Gift Certificate Giveaway!

2 Winners

Teleflora gift code details:
Valued at $75 USD, plus free delivery service fee included* Expires on May 9, 2019 Good on; no cash value. Not valid on sale items. Coupon cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion codes. One time use only.
NOTE: There may be a service fee associated with the order that extends beyond the allotted gift code amount
This giveaway is part of our Mother's Day/Father's Day/Graduation Gift Guide – Stop by to see all the giveaways and great products.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Bobby Ether and the Jade Academy Book Blast

Author R. Scott Boyer brings to us his latest young adult fantasy book in  Bobby Ether and the Jade Academy. If you're looking for an alternative to Avengers: Endgame for this weekend, perhaps you've found it.

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YA Fantasy
Date Published: April 24, 2019
Publisher: Koehler Books

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When sixteen-year-old Bobby Ether is abducted and brought to the secluded Jade Academy in Tibet, monks teach him and other special students how to tap into their Anima—the universal energy that connects all living things. But the headmistress of the academy is secretly exploiting the students, looking for genetic triggers to create a new breed of humans with metaphysical abilities. As his powers increase, Bobby is thrust into a cesspool of conspiracy, lies, and betrayal. A jade amulet left by his clairvoyant grandfather may provide answers, but what exactly is his family's connection to this mysterious place?

Can Bobby master his talents in time to uncover the truth? If not, his fate—and the fate of the entire Jade Academy—may be sealed.

The Lonely Hearts Bar Book Blitz, Excerpt, and Giveaway

Not quite sure what to expect from this new adult fiction title? Check out the excerpt before entering the giveaway for a $25 Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through May 30th to enter. Good luck.

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Literary Fiction, New Adult
Date Published: August 14, 2007
Publisher: Editus Publishing

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With high hopes of conquering Hollywood, the novel’s main character goes to Los Angeles to study directing and screenwriting. On the way, she ends up at a roadside bar that uncannily links the destinies of the main characters, who had given up everything to follow their dreams. What’s in store for the young rebels in Los Angeles? Does your dream have another side, one that’s just as enigmatic and invisible as the far side of the Moon?

The Dead Planet Series Book Blast and Giveaway

Here's what looks to be an interesting sci-fi trilogy from author Drew Avera. Check out the trilogy, then be sure to enter the giveaway for an Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through 4/28 to enter. Good luck.

The Dead Planet Series Book 1
by Drew Avera
Genre: Science Fiction

The future is darker than you think!

Serus is a killer. As a policeman he was recruited to be a weapon at the Martian government's disposal. Brainwashed into compliance, he’s lost the life he once had, but his memories remain. When a hit is placed on his sister's life, Serus is faced with the dark reality that in order to save Kara, he must go rogue and doing so will put both of their lives in danger. Forced into an unlikely alliance to save Kara, Serus discovers a truth that could bring Mars to its knees, but what if it's too late?

If you like fast-paced science fiction then immerse yourself into a world controlled by a militant force; where humanity's purpose is to make the rich richer.

If you enjoy cyberpunk novels with a noir feel, then grab Exodus, the first book in The Dead Planet Series, today!

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

From Mind to Body Book Blitz

Here's the latest book from author Reza Zarmehr. If you're not following that healthy goal you set for the new year, this book might be for you. Enjoy.

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Self-help ( particularly in Health & Fitness)
Date Published: Feb/2019

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You have goals, and you have plans to reach them.You may have a step-by-step process in place for how youre going to get there, maybe even complete with milestones and a timeline. But have you considered the most important thing?

Have you conditioned your mind for success?

Mind conditioning goes beyond having a positive mindset. It means “working out” your mind and elevating it to better habits of thinking, which in turn affects everything you do, leading you closer and closer to what’s most important to you. There are many factors that lead to a healthy and high-quality lifestyle; one of the most important of those factors is how you program your mind, and in turn, your body.

So how do you work out your mind? From Mind to Body will show you everything you need to know to start conditioning yourself for success!

Diamond Painting Kit Giveaway

Looknig for something new to try in the DIY crafting arena? Check out this next giveaway. It is open worldwide and you have through 5/19 to enter. Good luck.

5D DIY Diamond Painting Kit Giveaway

Get ready to meet your new favorite new hobby — Diamond Painting!!

5D DIY Diamond Painting Kits Giveaway
You might be wondering what diamond painting even is? (Spoiler alert: It’s not painting diamonds on a paper and it definitely does not include actual diamonds!) Think cross-stitch-meets-paint-by-numbers-meets-mosaic-art. That’s a mouthful.

In simpler terms, diamond painting is a form of mosaic art in which the painter sticks tiny ‘diamonds’ made of resin on a printed, pre-glued canvas. The canvas is printed with symbols and numbers which represent each of the colors of diamonds to be stuck in their place. 

Soul Remains Book Blast, Excerpt, and Giveaway

Here we have book two in the Terribly Serious Darkness series by author Sam Hooker. It is in the humorous fantasy realm. Along with the book info is an excerpt and a giveaway. You must click through to the author's site to see the giveaway form. The giveaway ends 4/30. It is limited to continental US residents only. Good luck.

Fantasy (Humorous)
Date Published: 23 April 2019
Publisher: Black Spot Books

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It’s Dark in the Old Country.

Where do goblins come from? Why do they only turn up in the Old Country, and why do they like swearing so much? In the second book of Terribly Serious Darkness, Sloot Peril—a “hero” who’s staunchly averse to heroics—goes searching for answers. Much to his chagrin, he finds them.

Everything changed after the Fall of Salzstadt, but try telling that to the people of the city, whose capacity for denial is unmatched. They have yet to acknowledge that Vlad the Invader cut a bloody swath through their city, that the dead are walking the streets, or that the Domnitor—long may he reign—has fled to wherever despots go on very long vacations while goblin infestations take care of themselves.

The worst of villains holds all of the power, unspeakable dark forces are on the rise, and everyone wants to kidnap the Domnitor—long may he reign—for their own nefarious ends. If all of that weren’t bad enough, Sloot’s got the fate of his own soul to worry about.

Can his girlfriend help him save the Old Country from annihilation? Is Myrtle really his girlfriend? If all goes well for Sloot—which it never does—he might just sort it all out before the Dark swallows them all up.

The Ancient Order Book Blast and Giveaway

Have you ever heard the term quadrilogy? It is what you call a four book series, of which the urban fantasy book The Ancient Order is the first. Check out the books then be sure to enter to win the Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through 5/6 to enter. Good luck.

The Ancient Order
Bud Hutchins Supernatural Thrillers Book 1
by JB Michaels
Genre: Supernatural Suspense, Urban Fantasy 

Who protects you and the world from supernatural destruction?

This prequel novella will give you the answer in the most exhilarating and unexpected way.

Highly-skilled soldiers of the world's most powerful army are slaughtered.

A battle-hardened centurion is sent on a special mission to the wilds of Roman Britain to investigate the strange and ghastly murders of his brothers-in-arms. With the help of a warrior Queen, Magnus will encounter deathly forces, battle rival clans, and transform, not only himself but an entire nation.
The Order of St. Michael forms in tenuous times, under dour circumstances, and stands as the world's foremost defense against darkness.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Java Factory Da Bomb Double Caffeinated Coffee Giveaway

Next chance here to win some K-cups of your next favorite coffee. Open to US residents only, you have through 5/20 to enter. Good luck.
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If you’re looking for really strong coffee, Da Bomb is the coffee for you!

Yes, this Java Factory Da Bomb coffee comes with a warning label. Exploding with flavor and with double the caffeine of a regular cup of coffee, this extra-bold brew will leave you buzzing. Unless you plan on pulling an all-nighter, this brew is best for your morning rush.
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Shore Shelf 4 Pack Giveaway

Summer is getting closer. Time to try to win items you can use then. What's a Shore Shelf you might ask? Read on to find out. Giveaway is US only and ends on 4/27. Good luck.
Enter to Win 4 Shore Shelfs at Mommy's Playbook! #FreedomFromtheSand #Beachin #BeachTrip #Summer
About Shore Shelf:

Beach and pool goers can rejoice! Gone are the days of placing your drink in the sand or under your chair. No more hiding your phone under your towel or keeping your book tucked behind your head. And, now there’s no reason to continually “lose” your lip balm and sunscreen in the endless depths of your beach bag.

Shore Shelf, the newest beach accessory, elevates your beach, pool, boating or outdoor experience by keeping your essentials (drink, phone, book, snack, sunglasses) in one place, within reach and off the ground. Unlike chairs that have the tray permanently attached, Shore Shelf is the only tray that you can travel with to any destination.

The Gift of Thoran Book Blast

Here's an interesting sci-fi book for the young adult / middle grade school readers if they're preparing for the next alien invasion. It is book 2 in the Coma Kids Series by author Patty Lesser. Be sure to check out what else the author has written, too.

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Coma Kids Series, Book 2
YA / MG Science Fiction
Published: April 2019

An alien invasion. Check. Teenagers with supernatural powers. Check. The world hanging in the balance. Check. And Double Check!

In this sequel to Book One of the Coma Kids Series, a group of ten teenagers with extraordinary powers are rescued from the dangerous restrictions on Earth by an advanced race of aliens (the Thorans) who have bestowed upon them gifts of telepathy and telekinesis – the ability to move physical objects by thought.

The Thorans fly them to a moon orbiting their planet where they are encouraged to develop their powers. Here they meet five other groups of kids from different species, and learn to work together to face numerous challenges: From fighting off the Yarm, a space creature who eats all vegetation leaving planets barren, to overcoming a life-threatening illness, to aliens who attempt to enslave them.

Through their various trials the kids become stronger, and are able to do amazing things with their minds. But will it be enough to save the planet and the galaxy from being destroyed by evil aliens?

Top Fabric Strap Watches That You Must Have This Summer

The summer season is almost here and most people have already sent their hoodies in the storage. Summer is the most happening time with beach parties, hangouts, travel and a lot of chance to experiment with your attire. It is undoubtedly, a fashionista’s true love. Smart casual and youthful design elements quite dominate this summer fashion. The same has been visible in wristwatches. Watches are no longer considered an old man's accessory and are an essential fashion accessory this summer. However, if you are willing to experiment a bit, then let your bracelet and leather straps stepaside and have fun with some fresh canvas and fabric strap watches.

Groove Silicone Wedding Rings Giveaway

Check out the latest jewelry giveaway we have here. Open to US residents only, you have through 5/22 to enter. Two winners of two rings each.
Two #Win A Set Of Silicone #Wedding Rings When This #Giveaway Ends May 22nd #groovelife #silconering #weddingband #contest #sweepstake #bride #groom #mother #father #mothersday #fathersday

Are you looking for a safe alternative to a metal wedding band? A silicone wedding ring is the answer. Silicone rings are approved to wear in more workplaces and professions than any other ring. And, with good reason. Silicone is tough enough to wear everyday, but will give way and break when placed under extreme pressure. Silicone rings are low profile so they won’t easily snag on items. These rings are also heat resistant and non-conductive. This means that your fingers stay safe. And, while your ring can be replaced your fingers can't. Read more about Why A Silicone Wedding Ring Is A Great Idea.
Two #Win A Set Of Silicone #Wedding Rings When This #Giveaway Ends May 22nd #groovelife #silconering #weddingband #contest #sweepstake #bride #groom #mother #father #mothersday #fathersday

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Groove Silicone Wedding Ring Giveaway

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Prize: Two lucky readers will each win a set Groove Silicone Wedding Rings (1 Men's Ring and 1 Women's Ring) of their choice.

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Beauty of the Dark Book Blast and Giveaway

Here we go with another paranormal romance for the young adult market. This time, a trilogy. Along with the book set descriptions, you get a giveaway for an Amazon gift card. Open worldwide through 5/17. Good luck.

Beauty of the Dark: The Complete Trilogy
by Amanda Leigh
Genre: Mature YA Paranormal Romance

Delicious. Tantalizing. Mysterious."

For the first time, the Beauty of the Dark trilogy is bundled together, including an exclusive short story. Experience the intrigue, magic, romance, and heartbreak with Kiara, Trent, and Kaleib.

From a sinister demon to unthinkable betrayal to forbidden feelings...can they overcome their differences? Will Trent and Kiara give in to their connection? Find out who prevails in this epic battle.  

SCARRED – Book 1

A sassy witch, a vampire sworn to protect her, and a vampire that’s falling for her...? All bets are off.

Kiara was born with power. At eighteen, her powers are peaked, and she's destined to destroy the demon threatening her home town. But even with her power and the help of Kaleib, a vampire who’s like an older brother to her, they're not strong enough to stand against the evil. Enter Trent, a vampire with a secret past, and the tables turn, giving them a fighting chance.
Kiara shouldn’t feel anything toward Trent, especially since Kaleib hates him, but a strong attraction builds between them during their mission. Trent has successfully avoided caring about anyone for over one hundred years, and he plans to keep it that way. When Kiara asks for help, he can’t seem to deny her. Never would he imagine that he’d run into Kaleib, someone from his past--a vampire who knows his secret. Trent convinces himself he's aiding Kiara for his own selfish amusement, but the little witch seems immune to his charms and she's chipping away at his walls. To his dismay, he finds himself beginning to care for Kiara.
Between the demon that wants to kill her and two fighting vampires, how will things play out for Kiara and Trent? Will this demon let them live to find out?