“A Time to Rise” Tour: Giveaway #2!

Ready for another giveaway? Once again, it’s time to celebrate the release of “A Time to Rise” (Book 3 in the Out of Time series) by Nadine Brandes!

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Last week, as part of the “A Time to Rise” Tour,  I gave away “A Time to Die” magnetic bookmarks to go along with your brand new copy of “A Time to Rise”releasing October 14th! Congratulations to Olivia L. for winning that awesome prize!!

This week’s giveaway is even bigger! Bookmarks are fun and useful, but they don’t have a purpose without a book! So, this week I’m giving away a paperback copy of “A Time to Rise” by Nadine Brandes! Yahoo! What better way to celebrate the release of a book than by giving that book away, right?

So, who wants a free copy of “A Time to Rise”? Enter to win! Simply click on the link below to enter this contest! Next click on the box you want to enter (ex. ‘1 Free Entry’), then the check marked box.The box you’re in should grey out, telling you that your entry for that box is complete! You can earn up to 22 entries!

This contest is now over. Congratulations to Jessica J. for winning this book! Yay! 

You can earn additional entries by sharing on social media! Don’t forget to leave a comment on this post and follow this blog to receive more entries!

Hope you enjoy this contest! Happy reading, friends!

The fine print, blah, blah, blah: Contest ends Sunday, October 9th 11:59pm. Winner will be notified via email. Winner must claim prize w/in 48 hours of notification. Caffeinated Fiction is not responsible for lost or damaged prizes. Prizes cannot be swapped out. This contest is for U.S. residents only. 

“A Time To Rise” Tour: Giveaway!

Have you heard the news? “A Time to Rise” (Book 3 in the ‘Out of Time’ series) by Nadine Brandes will be released October 14! Woo-hoo!!

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For those of you that follow my Book Reviews, you will remember I reviewed “A Time to Die” (Book 1 in the series) in August and “A Time to Speak” (Book 2 in the series) in September. Both garnered 5 star reviews! (You can find those reviews here and here.)

So it’s no surprise that I jumped at the chance to join the “A Time to Rise” Tour just for the fun of getting to give away fun stuff and to (eventually) leave a review of the final book of the trilogy! Who’s ready for a give away? Let’s get started!!

This first round will be for the “Out of Time” series magnetic bookmarks, made uniquely for this book series by the talented HappyHelloCo on Etsy! Follow the instructions below to enter to win these fun bookmarks!! And if you haven’t read this fantastic series yet, head on over to Amazon to purchase your copies so you can use these fun bookmarks as you read!

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Okay, who’s ready for the giveaway? Enter now! Simply click on the link below to enter this contest! Next click on the box you want to enter (ex. ‘1 Free Entry’), then the check marked box.The box you’re in should grey out, telling you that your entry for that box is complete! You can earn up to 22 entries!

This contest is now over. Congratulations to Olivia L. on winning this awesome prize!! Tally ho, friends! 

You can earn additional entries by sharing on social media! Don’t forget to leave a comment on this post and follow this blog to receive more entries!

Hope you enjoy this contest! Happy reading, friends!

The fine print, blah, blah, blah: Contest ends Sunday, October 2nd 11:59pm. Winner will be notified via email. Winner must claim prize w/in 48 hours of notification. Caffeinated Fiction is not responsible for lost or damaged prizes. Prizes cannot be swapped out. This contest is for U.S. residents only. 

Author Interview: Jamie Foley

This month’s Author Interview is with seasoned author and speaker, Jamie Foley! You might remember this name from the book review I did last month on her novel, Sentinel, the first book in her published trilogy by the same name. Jamie has some really great stuff to say about her journey as a writer and the publishing industry as a whole, so I’m super excited that she gets to share it with all of you! And guess what?? She’s even going to give someone a free signed copy of Sentinel to one lucky winner! Whaaaat? Thank you, Jamie for being so generous! Hope you enjoy what she has to say, and be sure to check out her website! And be sure to scroll to the bottom to enter to win the contest!

Author Bio:

Young adult fantasy author Jamie Foley lives with her husband and baby girl near their family cattle ranch in Central Texas. She enjoys gaming, gardening, martial arts, archery, and playing pranks on the unsuspecting.

Jamie sold books for Thomas Nelson Publishers’ Live Events division as their webmaster for three years. As a digital marketing specialist, she designs websites, social media campaigns, and emails for authors including bestselling author Beth Wiseman.

As she writes her fourth novel, Jamie is seeking representation for traditional publication.

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The New and the Old

So apparently when you have a blog, you’re supposed to update it. Yes, yes, I get that I’ve slacked lately, and I can’t wait to tell you why! Here’s the skinny on all that’s going on both past and present!

My writing:

The biggest news is, I’m so close to finishing my newest novel, Orphan Princess – a middle grade medieval fantasy adventure! I’ve been writing this since July – which is kill.ing me!, since it normally only takes a couple months for me to kick out a rough draft. This is the first full length novel I’ve written in the ‘Pantsing‘ mode, so I’ve had a few detours happen – specifically with plotting. (It’s hard to plot when you’re pantsing!) The good news is, I think I’ve found my rhythm and I ended up doing my first major revision before the manuscript was even finished! I expect to be done with the rough draft in the next week – at which time my first revision will be done, too! Backwards, but it works somehow. I will do a separate blog post about this book at a later date. Stay tuned!

As for the other scripts I have noted as ‘In revision’, I plan to get those done in early 2016, so I can move on to other projects. Yay!

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12 Months of Giveaways – July

Happy Birthday to me!   

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This coming Saturday is my birthday! Yippee! What better way to celebrate than by giving stuff away, amiright?

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So, for this month’s giveaway, I’ve decided to give away stuff related to all things me! That’s right! One lucky winner will win not one, not twobut five fun prizes! All things that I love or represent my life. Check out the fun items to be won and don’t forget to read how to enter multiple times to earn these great birthday treats!! Happy July 11, friends! Continue reading

12 Months of Giveaways – February

Happy Valentine’s Week! I figured I’d time this month’s giveaway with the big *heart* day, for double the fun! Don’t expect the giveaway next month to be green or relating to leprechauns 😉

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Having said that, this month’s giveaway does have to do with love! Crazy love, to be exact. For those of you familiar with evangelist and pastor Francis Chan, then you’ve probably heard of this book. Our Small Group at church actually worked through the video series (also presented by Chan), which was fantastic and highly recommended. Read below for more info on the awesome message Pastor Chan passes along in this book!

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January Giveaway from Caffeinated Fiction!

It’s that time. Finally! I hadn’t really meant to make you all wait quite this long, but I’m hoping the prize will convince you to forgive me 😉 Again, in trying to give away prizes that come from local shops, this month I decided to go with one of my family’s all time favorites: Wilbur Chocolate! Yum!

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Who wants to win a Golden Ticket for some chocolate?? 

If you aren’t local to Lititz and have never tried Wilbur chocolate, then you must enter this contest! This factory has been in business since 1884 and even has a small museum you can peruse while picking out your goodies. The favorite part for my girl’s would be going straight to the back and watching the ladies make the chocolate by hand, through the glass windows!

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What I learned from 12 Days of Giveaways

How did everyone like the ’12 Days of Giveaways’ contest? Personally, I had a fantastic time giving all sorts of fun stuff away and getting to surprise the winners with the good news that they’d won! 🙂 Although it took a bit more work than I’d originally anticipated, the thrill of having something to look forward to each day, truly made this a great way to end 2014!

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I want to again say a big ‘Thank you’ to all those authors, business persons and small businesses that donated items to help make this contest a success. Your generosity made a dozen lucky winners very happy!

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In fact, I had such a delightful time giving stuff away, I’ve decided to continue with giveaways throughout 2015! Woot! Stay tuned each month, to see what fantastic prize I’ll be giving away to even more lucky winners!

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Until then, I’ll get back to writing and hopefully I’ll have something for you to read before the year is over! 😉

Blessings to you on the upcoming New Year! If you have any suggestions of things you’d like to see raffled off, be sure to leave a comment below. I’d love to give away the things you’d most like to win! 

Happy Reading, friends!

12 Days of Giveaways – Day 12

Phew! Can’t believe we’re on the last day of Caffeinated Fiction’s ’12 Days of Giveaways’! Congrats to all those that have won so far, especially the winner of yesterday’s double prize – Amy G. – for winning a set of Jamberries from consultant Brandy Lemond and my complete novella set, ‘Now I Sleep’! 😉

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I’m super excited to announce the final prize of this whirlwind of a journey is…

An autographed copy of ‘Branded’, by Missy Kalicicki and Abi Ketner – the first in a series of novels that has created quite a stir in the YA dystopian world! This amazing book has remained in the top 20 YA fantasy novels list on Amazon!

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Go ahead and do the happy dance – you know you want to! Woo Hoo!

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12 Days of Giveaways – Day 11

Final two days of our contest! And I’m beyond psyched to tell you that today’s giveaway contains DOUBLE prizes! Woo Hoo!! First, congrats to Stephanie Y. for winning yesterday’s amazing prize – a signed copy of ‘Drowned’ by Nichola Reilly! Enjoy!

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OK, back to the double prizes… 😉

Today, not only will you win a set of Jamberry nail wraps – generously provided by consultant Brandy Lemond – but you will win the entire set of my YA ebook novella series, ‘Now I Sleep’! Score! You’ll have something fun to read, and you’ll have some fancy looking nails to flash as you hold your tablet 😉

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(Here’s a pic of the Jams you’ll win – they’re called Turple Ombre. Totally, fun, right?)

Jamberry Nails are nail “shields” that adhere to your natural fingernails or acrylics and are a simpler, more cost effective way to keep your hands manicured. They can be applied in less than fifteen minutes at home and can last up to two weeks on nails and up to six weeks on toes. With this DIY at-home application set of nail wraps, you will get 2-4 manicures and pedicures that will not chip or smudge. Choose from over 300 patterns and colors, there’s no drying time, and there are no harsh chemicals. They make it easy to make your nails look amazing, for much cheaper than salon manicures!

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