I am, Indeed

It sounds clichéd; but a well written piece of fiction can transport you into a world you couldn’t imagine, and provide you with a new appreciation and understanding of cultures, people and beliefs that are foreign to you.  When a book can transform your reactions and willingness to see others for their similarities and not their differences, people can start to lose the fears that engender discrimination.  It’s my belief, and in the broad range of books I have read, it has always held true.  Today’s offering has a central character that happens to be deaf, which is one of those characteristics that are underutilized in fiction in this way. I am thrilled to present Flying to the Light by Elyse Salpeter, and I think this is one of those books that will excite readers of all ages.

Title:  Flying to the Light
Author:  Elyse Salpeter
Format:  Paperback or…

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Writing Secrets of 7 Scribes

Happy Friday everyone! Casey here with a big welcome back to USA Today best seller Terry Spear! Stay tuned until the end of the post to read an excerpt and for a chance to win a copy of Terry’s latest book SAVAGE HUNTER.

Thanks to 7 Scribes for having me back! Casey asked me to talk about quitting my day job. So here goes:

In the beginning, like not quite during the dinosaur age, but close, when we were still submitting manuscripts on typewriters and there was no such thing as personal home computers or cell phones, even, I was writing stories for publication (children’s stories back then) and getting rejected. A couple went to senior editors, but still the rejections came.

Undaunted, I switched from children’s stories to western historical romance because I love westerns and I love romance and happily ever after. I heard that romances sell better than children’s stories…

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Bookish Temptations

Today’s excerpt is fromDown to You byMichelle Leighton. There’s also a giveaway at the end of this post…

The synopsis:

Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance- Please be advised that this book is NOT YA friendly, not even in a New Adult category!

The scorching tale of one girl, two brothers and a love triangle…that’s not.

Olivia Townsend is nothing special. She’s just a girl working her way through college so she can return home to help her father run his business. She’s determined not to be the second woman in his life to abandon him, even if it means putting her own life on hold. To Olivia, it’s clear what she must do. Plain and simple. Black and white.

But clear becomes complicated when she meets Cash and Nash Davenport. They’re brothers. Twins.
Cash is everything she’s always wanted in a guy. He’s a dangerous, sexy bad boy…

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