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    • Sharing the Book Love

      I love going to the Romance Writers of America conference because there are just so many awesome authors and better yet, awesome books!!!  Balloons party birthday balloon decoration colorful translucent.Okay, so authors are the best part *g* but I do love the books.  I even brought a bunch home with me and I’m happy to share the book love.  So how about this…  I’ll draw three names to win a book or two and some of the other swag I picked up at conference.  All you have to do is sign up for my newsletter (here’s the link) and post here that you signed up.  Or if you’re already on my newsletter list–hugs–just comment here that you’re on the list and you’ll be in the drawing.

      Sounds easy enough, right?

      I’ll announce winners on Tuesday :-)

      And in the meantime, Happy Reading!

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    • The Book Love Winners
      I thought I was so clever, gathering some of the books and swag I’d hauled home, arranging it all neatly and snapping a photo.  Okay, maybe that part was sorta clever.  Not so clever?  The part where I couldn’t figure out where I’d unpacked the camera cord so I could download said photo to share with you ...
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    Current Contest

    • July’s Hunk of the Month

      For July’s Hunk of Month contest, it’s all about those hot summer blockbuster movies and their totally hot leading men! Our choices are Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine in X-Men: Days of Future Past, Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager in Transformers: Age of Extinction, or Dwayne Johnson as Hercules in Hercules.

       

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      Hugh Jackman                     Mark Wahlberg               Dwayne Johnson

       

      Vote below and be sure to leave a comment to enter to win a prize.

      Which of these actors get you all hot and bothered?
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