Goodreads Book Giveaway: “All For Love: The SuperStar”

Goodreads is hosting a book giveaway for my novel “All For Love: The SuperStar!”  The book was a finalist for the 2017 Emma Award for Best Contemporary Romance! Enter for a chance to win one of seven signed print editions of AFLTS!

The giveaway runs from now until October 12.  Winner will receive their books promptly after the end of the giveaway with a personal note from the author: me!

This is the link to the giveaway on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/253935-all-for-love-the-superstar

Good Luck!

 

 

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Question: “Why do we get crushes on fictional characters?”

I have been writing romance novels for 20 years now, and I have frequently had readers tell me they “fell in love” with one of my characters. I fully understand that because I have unfailingly fallen in love with each of the heroes of my books.

It’s rare in life, I think, to meet a person of your dreams. I say “a” person and not”the” person because I think each of us could find complete happiness with a number of dissimilar people.

We are all flexible and we all have multiple facets. So I could be as completely happy with my superstar entertainer, Darryl Bridges*, in one scenario as I could with my country preacher, Tyler Barnett**, in another.

We all have imaginations to some degree or another; else there would be no movies other than documentaries. There would be no such thing as fiction in writing. Fiction is by definition a function of imagination.

When the author’s imagination taps deeply into that of the reader is a situation in which a person could fall in love with a fictional character.

*Darryl Bridges is the hero in my novel “All For Love.”
**Tyler Barnett is the hero in my novel “Follow Your Heart.”
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Giveaway Results “All For Love: The SuperStar” Kindle Edition

Thanks to all who participated in the book giveaway for the Kindle edition of “All For Love: The SuperStar.”  I thought the giveaway would last over the holiday weekend but was thrilled to see all the books were snapped up the first day!  I would certainly appreciate any book reviews winners would choose to post on Amazon for the book!

There will be a book giveaway on Goodreads for the print edition of the book starting on Sept,12th!  I’ll post a reminder at that time.

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Amazon Countdown Sale Going On Now! “All For Love”

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Amazon is hosting a countdown sale for my five-star romance, “All For Love.”  The sooner you get it the more you save!  Don’t miss out!

The book’s price is only 99 cents today.

The book will be $1.99 tomorrow

The book will be $2.99 on Tuesday

The book will return to its full price of $3.99 on Wednesday.

(P.S,  Amazon Kindle Unlimited folks can read it for FREE!)

 

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Guest Author Spotlight! “Follow Your Heart” by Raynetta Manees

For this Labor Day weekend, my friend, Author Samara King, and I are doing an “author spotlight” featuring each other on our respective blogs.

My spotlight on Samara’s blog is on my totally unique, totally “unstuffy” Christian romance, “Follow Your Heart.”  

My spotlight article is  at https://charactersbehavingbadly.com/2017/09/01/character-crush/

Samara’s spotlight on this blog is below at https://rmanees.com/2017/09/01/author-spotlight-press-play-by-samara-king/

 

 

 

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Book “My Alzheimer’s Diary” FREE Sept 2 to Sept 4

My book “My Alzheimer’s Diary: A Memoir Of Alzheimer’s Diagnosis” is #FREE Sept 2nd to Sept 4th.

I wrote this book in memory of my grandma, mother & brother.  They all died from Alzheimers.

 

This is the video book trailer:

 

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Author Spotlight! “Press Play” by Samara King

It is my pleasure to host an author spotlight for my friend, Author Samara King, and her newest release “Press Play!”

AVAILABLE NOW

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Publisher:  Crave
Genre: Suspense, African-American Romance
Length: short story
Heat Level: Erotic Romance
Themes: Bad girl with a love ’em and  leave ’em attitude meets her match with the sexy doctor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

About Samara: Samara King is the author of over twenty published novels, novellas, short stories and as well as poetry. Since her days of sneaking romance novels to the back of the library in grade school; romance fiction has been a consistent staple in Samara’s world, soon after, the desire to write her own tales unfolded. In 2011, she was nominated for Poet of the Year by African Americans On The Move Book Club and is a member of The Romance Writers of America and several sister chapters.

Samara has penned sexy tales for a host of publishers and also self-publishes under her imprint, Crave novellas. Previously she co-hosted SoundNOff, a poetic format for poets and spoken word artists and hosted InCharacterN10, a former showcase for authors on Blogtalkradio.com/samaraking. Samara’s first poetry collection, The Ebony Kryptonite, was well received and was followed with Stripped Barefoot, a sultry mix of poetry and spoken word, which went on to reach #20 in Chicago’s Top 40 on Reverbnation in September 2013. To find out more about Samara’s poetry visit: http://reverbnation.com/ samaraking or listeners may also find her on Spotify. Readers may reach Samara at: Samara@SamaraKing.com.  or visit her website at: http://www.samaraking.com

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