12 Days of Giveaways – Day 8

Here we are with another fantastic giveaway!! I hope you haven’t forgotten to head on over to Rafflecopter each day, to be sure you’re entered to win one of these ridiculously fun prizes! Congrats to yesterday’s winner, Lisa K., for winning the Detox Herbal Tea from Arbonne and sweet holiday mug! 🙂

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And now, time for business… today’s giveaway is:

An autographed copy of ‘Flora and Ulysses’ by #1 New York Times best-selling author Kate DiCamillo, graciously donated by Aaron’s Books of Lititz, PA!

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12 Days of Giveaways – Day 5

We’re on to Day 5 of our giveaway event! I still have lots of fantastic prizes to give away to some lucky winners! Don’t forget to share my posts on social media to earn more chances of winning! 😉 Congrats to yesterday’s winner of the unique, handmade journal – Shannon L.!

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Today’s giveaway will take us back to a middle grade adventure book… one that my own daughter salivated over after reading the plot!

A signed copy of ‘Nebalia’, a novel by breakout writer Abigail Henson. This is the first in a series of books she will create in the world of Nebalia!

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12 Days of Giveaways – Day 4

Happy Day 4 of the festivities! Yay! Have you entered yet? Here’s another chance to win something unique and fun. And free! Did I mention free? Yippee! Congratulations to Brandy L. for winning the YA novel ‘Will Grayson, Will Grayson’ by John Green & David Levithan in yesterday’s giveaway!

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Who wants to know what I’m giving away today? I know I do! 


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12 Days of Giveaways – Day 3

Congratulations to Erin M. for winning the sweet inspirational set of journals and ‘Sunshine’ decor! There are plenty more prizes you can win during Caffeinated Fiction’s ’12 Days of Giveaways’! 🙂

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Before we begin, I’m excited to say we broke the 200 mark for followers! Woot! Because of this, today you get two free entries! That’s right – you can be entered twice for doing nothing but clicking on the little red Rafflecopter link below 😉 My present to you, friends! I feel a little like Oprah – ‘And you get an entry! And you get an entry!’ 

Ok, are you ready to hear what you can win today?

A copy of ‘Will Grayson, Will Grayson’ – authored by John Green and David Levithan. This copy happens to be signed by Levithan, too! Score!

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12 Days of Giveaways – Day 2

Here we are at Day 2 of our giveaway! Did you enter yesterdays raffle? Don’t miss out on your chance at winning free stuff!! A big congratulations to Amy C. for winning yesterday’s prize! Woot! 😉

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Today’s giveaway is…

A set of inspirational notebooks and ‘You are my sunshine’ decor. 

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Honestly? As soon as I saw these I grabbed them up – they are so adorable! Each journal has 70 pages in it and has a witty or inspirational blurb on the front. I bought an additional ‘Sunshine’ sign for myself, as well, I love it so much. If any of you have read my ‘Now I Sleep’ novella series, you will know that this song has a special place in the books! 😉 Continue reading

12 Days of Giveaways – Day 1

‘On the first day of Caffeinated-Fiction’s-blog-giveaway my true love gave to me…’ Hrmmm… well, maybe it doesn’t flow so well. But I’m so excited to say ‘The 12 Days of Giveaways’ is finally here! Seriously people, trying to keep my excitement contained has been as tough as my 3-year old waiting patiently for Christmas Day!

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Let’s get this party started! The giveaway today is:

Jennifer Holm’s New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor Winner, and signed copy of ‘Penny from Heaven’! 

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This middle grade book tells the story of a summer of adventures and secrets that will change everything, at a time in America’s history, just after World War II, when being Italian-American meant confronting prejudice because you’d been the enemy not that long ago .

It’s 1953 and 11-year-old Penny dreams of a summer of butter pecan ice cream, swimming, and baseball. But nothing’s that easy in Penny’s family. For starters, she can’t go swimming because her mother’s afraid she’ll catch polio at the pool. To make matters worse, her dog, Scarlett O’Hara, is sick. Her favorite uncle is living in a car. Her best friend is turning into a criminal. And no one will tell Penny the truth about how her father died.  Continue reading

12 Days of Giveaways – Coming Soon!

Time for a surprise! I had suggested in a previous post that something special might be happening the middle of this month. I’m happy to say, the wait is almost over!


Starting this weekend, tune in each day to enter to win one of the ’12 Days of Giveaways’ from Caffeinated Fiction!

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This holiday season, it’s easy to walk into any of the ‘big’ stores and purchase someone a present. But each of the giveaway items will be from an Indie Author or from a local business or business person. Let’s Shop Small this holiday season and help make a difference!

Don’t forget to share each post on social media for more chances to win!

Happy reading, friends!

One day left!

One day left! One day in November. One day in NanoWriMo. One day to get my books for free! 

Don’t forget – today is Small Business Saturday!

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If you haven’t had a chance to get to some local shops, leave now! I had a great time walking through some of the local businesses of Lititz, with my oldest daughter. We enjoyed Olio, Aaron’s bookstore, The Curiosity Shoppe 2, and of course, I had to get a Raw Cap from Tomato Pie Cafe! (If you haven’t tried one, you must!) 

This is just a little reminder of how important it is to support our local businesses and indie artists, this holiday season! The big stores won’t lose any sleep if you don’t shop at their store, but making that one last purchase at a local shop can help put another meal on their table 😉


Also, if you haven’t had a chance to read my ebooks yet, be sure to download them this weekend! They are free through tomorrow – only through Smashwords and the coupon codes are in the post just before this. If you like YA, or Sci-fi, you will enjoy this series of novellas! 😉


Happy Reading, friends!



Where will you shop this holiday season?

The countdown begins… less than 1 week until Black Friday. And that doesn’t count the stores that are opening on Thanksgiving day. Or the ones starting their sales on Wednesday… The great deals just seem to keep on coming.


So I wonder, where will you be shopping, this holiday season? Will you be among the many how stand in ridiculously long lines in the wee hours of the morning to grab those doorbuster deals, or will you be waiting until the clock strikes twelve in your PJ’s to virtually steal that online sale?

Wherever you’ll be going to stock up on holiday gifts, I encourage you to seek out local Indie stores, while you’re out and about – or online, as many now have retail websites, as well.

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