Saturday, February 16, 2013

PRIZE PACKAGE BONUSES

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Two great authors, Erica Hayes donated a $20 gift code and Lisa Kessler donated a $10 gift code.

Since we had so many fab prize packages, we decided to make them even more exciting by waiting and "rafflling" the cards to prizes AFTER they prizes were chosen.  Kind of like a little power-ball.

First for the $10 code, I randomized the prizes A through I via Random.org then I had that site choose a number between one and 9.  It went to Prize C! First Prize WInner Jessica DeLuna has chosen Prize C so she gets a $10 bonus.

Then I re-randomized the list to take out prize C and had it draw a new random number 1 through 8 and it went to Prize A.  Sixth Prize winner Pam K had picked Prize A,  so she  gets a $20 bonus!!

Emails have gone out to the winners and the authors!
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Friday, February 15, 2013

HOP GRAND PRIZE WINNERS!



Using Rafflecopter nine winners have been chosen. 
Our first-drawn winner will tell us what prize they would like.  They will receive that prize.
Remaining winners will list their prize preferences in order and will receive the highest prize in their order as we go down the list. The second-drawn winner will be awarded their most highly ranked prize of the remaining, the third winner their most highly ranked prize of those remaining, and so on.

If a prize winner' is disqualified, or they do not respond within 24 hours the other winners will move up in the order, and the last winner will be redrawn.

After everyone has chosen our two bonus gift cards will be assigned to two prizes! That way it really is a bonus!


First Prize Winner:  Jessica DeLuna  - Package C

Second Prize Winner:  Teresa Bergan -  Package E


Third Prize Winner:  Shelly Hammond - Package D

Fourth Prize Winner: Sarah Hendrich  -  Package H


Fifth Prize Winner: Christina Bandy -  Package G

Sixth Prize Winner: Pam K Chose  - Package A


Seventh Prize Winner: Lisa Cory -  Package F


Eighth Prize Winner: Jeannie Baker Platt  - Package B

Ninth Prize Winner: Mary Reiss -  Package I



Emails have gone out.  And remember ANY prize package still has the chance of getting a gift card bonus!


Thanks to everyone who participated in the event, visited the posts, and entered the contest.  And, a HUGE thanks to all our donors and sponsors who made all these gifts possible!

Steph and Dana!





Thursday, February 14, 2013

Charley Davidson asks: What Have You Learned About Love?
from Darynda Jones

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Today, we have the fabulous Darynda Jones with an awesome Top Ten from Charley Davidson. Darynda Jones is one of my favorite authors, she connects with her fans on so many levels and leaves 
a lasting impression. We hope you enjoy the post and will let us know your thoughts!  

Love and a Little Plaid Skirt from Tara Sivec


A reader first introduced me to Tara, and the first book I read had me falling out of my chair with laughter. She is witty, ascerbic and very, very  naughty.  Her characters say the things we would like to say but don't.

Happy Valentine's Day.  I love you all, now click through to read this!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Who is the One Who Got Away? Caridad Piñeiro Asks

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Taking a Gamble for Love . . .

Today, we are fortunate to be joined by Caridad Piñeiro.  Caridad writes several steamy series in paranormal and contemporary romance.  She is donating her share of the proceeds from her new book THE PRINCE'S GAMBLE to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund until March 1st.  So, be sure to check out her site for the information on that and related giveaways.


Do You Have a Thing for Firemen?
Bachelor Firemen Series Author Jennifer Bernard Explores Fire House Traditions.


When we're little we want to be fire"men" but when little girls grow up it seems like a lot of us want to "do" firemen.
Jennifer Bernard asked her friends at the FD what they do to celebrate Valentine's Day. Want to see?

Ana from Ana's Attic asks, "What Is Sexy?"

I first came across Ana from Ana's Attic Book Blog in a review she wrote about Tara Sivec's Chocolate Lovers series.  It was as funny as Tara's book, so I had to invite her here!  Please take a gander at her very curvy post!