CHINESE NEW YEAR ~ FEBRUARY 19, 2015

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Chinese New Year 2015
Thursday, February 19
Year of the Wood Ram
Year 2015 is the Year of the Sheep by the Chinese calendar.
Happy Chinese new year. Fun, friends, frolic and food, that is all new year celebrations is all about. SHEEP, GOAT … and now KOALA

I AM A PIG ……….WHAT ARE YOU?

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Here’s a list of the other blogs in the blog hop:

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Love Your Indie Authors This St. Valentine’s Day!! Spotlighted Author, Tianna Holley

Spreading More Indie LOVE

A Cup and A Book

Today I have an interview with Tianna Holley, author of the fantasy series, The Alissia Roswell Books. We are lucky enough to be able to get her first book in the series, Unexpected Metamorphosis, for FREE, and at least one commenter will receive the second book in the series, Unexpected Entrapment!

What was your inspiration for the Alissia Roswell series?

I was going through a dark time in my life, and Alissia’s story pretty much just came to me one day and wouldn’t leave my head. Within a week, it was beginning to drive me mad, and I had to start writing to get it out. Three months later I was finished with the first draft. Almost a year after that, I was a published author with a new obsession/career. It was never planned and very surprising. Now I don’t see how I ever lived without writing. It’s a true passion.

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Romance and the Civil War

Spreading INDIE love

J.D.R. Hawkins

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Welcome to the Indie Love Blog Hop! As part of this blog tour, I have been asked to highlight an indie author, so I chose myself! Therefore, I have included a synopsis of my two printed novels and a short, romantic interlude from each book. Please read to the end to find out how you can win a book!

First up, a synopsis and excerpt fromA Beautiful Glittering Lie:

Synopsis:

In the spring of 1861, a country once united is fractured by war. Half of America chooses to fight for the Confederate cause; the other, for unification. In north Alabama, the majority favors remaining in the Union, but when the state secedes, many come to her defense. Such is the case with Hiram Summers, a farmer and father of three. He decides to enlist, and his son, David, also desires to go, but is instead obligated to stay…

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Indie Love Blog Hop – Featuring Michelle Dennis

HOPPING with INDIE LOVE

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SSILIt’s that time of year when everyone goes a little love crazy! To celebrate I’ve joined the Indie Love Blog Hop where you can visit a whole bunch of book blogs and win some amazing prizes. So let’s get to it!

I’ve chosen to feature one of my wonderful friends – Michelle Dennis, who has a brand new contemporary romance, Infinite Completion. I was lucky enough to help Michelle in the editing process for this book and I can assure you it comes directly from her heart. Michelle has kindly donated a paperback copy so make sure you click the giveaway link at the bottom of the page to be the lucky winner of the book or a $5 Amazon giftcard!

Infinite facebook picInfinite Completion by Michelle Dennis

Abbie Bennet is a twenty year old bookworm who considers herself well-balanced and sensible. Her heart and intuition agree on most things and she…

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Are you Defined by your Fears?

ARE YOU AFRAID of  FRIDAY the 13th?

ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT  Friday the 13th
Do you suffer from Triskaidekaphobia? Made you a fun video ….

Anyone wants to share favorite superstitions?
Walking under a ladder.
Crossing a black cat’s path.
Opening umbrellas indoors.
Breaking a mirror.
Spilling salt.
Wearing opals.
Giving someone an empty wallet .
Picking up a coin with its tails side up.
ANY OTHERS?