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Author's Coffee Time - grab a hot chocolate with JE Taylor

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, June 30, 2011, In : Author's Coffee Time 



It's author's coffee time on my blog today. Grab a hot chocolate and meet JE Taylor...

About JE

J.E. Taylor is a writer, an editor, a manuscript formatter, a mother, a wife and a business analyst, not necessarily in that order. She first sat down to seriously write in February of 2007 after her daughter asked:  “Mom, if you could do anything, what would you do?”

From that moment on, she hasn’t looked back and now her writing resume includes five+ novels either published or targeted for rel...

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The Summer Book Club is here!

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, In : Books 

The Summer Book Club 


Remember when going on vacation meant filling your suitcase with hefty volumes that threatened to tip you over the baggage allowance limit? The last minute dash into the airport bookshop and the desperate quest to find something to entertain you on the plane and the beach? 

Thanks to the Kindle and other e-readers, those days are gone. What to take? How do you choose from the hundreds of thousands of books available?

Along with some fellow Indie Authors, we set up the Kindle Summer Book Club t...

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How to Dump Your Boyfriend in the Men's Room (and other short stories) FREE!

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, June 27, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 



Psst...freebie alert! 

I've just published a collection of 5 humorous, chicklit short stories on Smashwords - How to Dump Your Boyfriend in the Men's Room (and other short stories). If you'd like to download a free copy, here is the coupon code to use when purchasing: WQ97R. It will be live on Amazon in the next few days and I'd be soooo grateful for a review. 

About How to Dump Your Boyfriend in the Men's Room (and other short stories)...

Welcome to My World…


I’m an author of chick lit roman...

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Readers...want to find a good book? Looking for freebies?

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, In : Books 

 


As a reader, I want to find good books, talk about books, and get some fab freebies or find discounts. But where do you go and how do you find them?

With so many different websites and Facebook pages available to help you find your ultimate goal...a great book...the task can sometimes be daunting, so my fellow Indie author Lia Fairchild has come up with The Ultimate Reader Resource - a fantastic guide to enrich your enjoyment of reading by introducing you to new books, pointing out discounts ...
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Review of Hysteria by Eva Gale

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Cover for 'Hysteria'

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 27th review is of Hysteria - a historical erotic romance.

About Hysteria

England, 1860, and by her mother’s orders Constance is in treatment for Hysteria. She never complains. Until a new doctor ...

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Review of Sparks Fly by Lucy kevin

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 


 Sparks Fly

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 26th review is of Sparks Fly - a chicklit romance.

About Sparks Fly

If you enjoy books by Nora Roberts, Debbie Macomber, Carly Phillips, and Susan Mallery, get ready for SPARKS FLY by Lucy Kevin, ...

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Review of Ain't Love Grand by Dana Taylor

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Ain't Love Grand?

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 25th review is of Ain't Love Grand - a sweet romance.

About Aint Love Grand

They first meet when he tackles her to the ground. All Persephone Jones was doing was trying to stop the bulldozer from d...

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Authors Coffee Time - grab a French Roast with Lew Serviss

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, June 20, 2011, In : Author's Coffee Time 

 


It's author's coffee time on my blog today. Grab a French Roast and meet Lew Serviss...

About Lew

Lew Serviss is a writer and editor who has observed the world from New York, Paris and Washington. He has worked as a senior editor at The New York Times during the Sept. 11 attacks on New York and Washington and at New York Newsday during some of the city’s most tumultuous times. He was the editor-in-chief for the launch of  The American, an award-winning international newsweekly based in New Y...

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Review of Brittle Shadows by Vicki Tyley

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 
Brittle Shadows
 

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 24th review is of Brittle Shaows - a mystery to keep you guessing.

About Brittle Shadows

When soon-to-be-wed Tanya Clark is confronted with her fiancé's naked corpse hanging from a wardrobe rail ...

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Review of One Insular Tahiti by Thea Atkinson

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

One Insular Tahiti (a novel of reincarnation and redemption)
 

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 23rd review is of One Insular Tahiti - a dramatic story about family relationships and reincarnation. 

About One Insular Tahiti

Luke's death has come the way he always feared it would: in the clau...

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Join me for a Q&A at The Romance Reviews

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 

 


Hey everyone! It's my Q&A chat in The Romance Reviews' lounge today so I want to talk about the F-Word! I write romantic comedies and chicklit mysteries...think Janet Evanovich meets Sophie Kinsella. In my spare time I'm Wonder Woman! 

Life is about living and laughing. After all, laughing keeps you young! Engrossing yourself in a good comedy is an excellent way to de-stress from our hectic lives. So my novels are all about the F-Word (no, not THAT F-Word!) - Fun!

Let's get the party started a...

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The Great INDIE Summer Read Giveaway!

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, June 16, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 

 


Coffeemugged is hosting the Great INDIE Summer Read Giveaway! Yay! 

Thanks to the great amount of indie authors who have contributed to the prizes by gifting their hard work, there are over 100 books to be won! And I'm giving away a copy of my romantic comedy My Perfect Wedding in the ebook format of your choice.

There will also be some fab guest blogs, book snippets, and author interviews to keep you entertained. 

You'd be mad not to scoot on over there now and take part!


Good luck!

Sibel XX
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Guest Blogs and giveaways on Coffee Time Romance & More

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 

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I'm doing 4 guest posts and ebook giveaways today on the fab Coffee Time Romance & More blog. You can find out more about me and my books AND win a copy of each of my novels!

My first post and giveaway  - Have some fun with chicklit and win a copy of my romantic comedy Fourteen Days Later. 

My second post and giveaway - Find out if I'm a plotter or a panster and win a copy of my chicklit mystery Be Careful What You Wish For!

My third post and giveaway  - Find out more about me and win a copy...

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Review of Killer in High Heels by Gemma Halliday

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, June 13, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Killer In High Heels (High Heels Mysteries) 

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 22nd review is of Killer in High Heels - a funtabulous chicklit mystery. Now you might wonder why I'm including Gemma Halliday in my Indie Books Reading Challenges but Gemma is actually going th...

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Review of Sink or Swim by Stacy Juba

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, June 13, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Sink or Swim

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 21st review is of Sink or Swim - an intriguing suspense...

About Sink or Swim

Ambitious personal trainer Cassidy Novak has gained national fame for starring on Sink or Swim, nicknamed SOS, a hit ga...

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Indie Intros...meet Valerie Maarten, author of Second Chances

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, June 13, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

Second Chances 


It's my pleasure to welcome Valerie Maarten on my blog today. Not only is she a great author, she also does so much to help out fellow indies! You should check out her fab website Indie Authors Unite for more info.

About Valerie

Valerie Maarten has been writing ever since she discovered that letters made sounds and a combination of letters made words. It wasn't until recently that she decided to share her work. 

She can generally be found with pen and paper in hand, scribbling the next storylin...

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The C-Word and other profanities – Sibel Hodge’s 200 Expletives Revealed

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : Books 

 


I'm doing a guest blog today over at Mark Williams International for the Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Month! Check out my C-word and other profanities, and find out why chicklit girls just wanna have fun!

Sibel XX 

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Review of Confessions of a Call Centre Gal by Lisa Lim

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, June 6, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Confessions of a Call Center Gal: a novel 


 
I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 20th review is of Confessions of a Call Centre Gal - a laugh-out-loud chicklit novel...

About Confessions of a call Centre Gal

A fun chick lit romance that will appeal to fans of Sophie Kinsella ...

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Hot Summer Ebook Deal!

Posted by sibelhodge on Sunday, June 5, 2011, In : Books 


Summer is here so in honour of lounging on a sunbed, chillaxing, I'm offering a hot sumer deal on my chicklit mystery The Fashion Police!

Until 15th June The Fashion Police will be reduced to $0.99! Woo hoo! You can buy it from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and Smashwords (using coupon code: ZR45Z).

The fashion business just got deadly...

The Fashion Police was a runner up in the Chapter One Promotions Novel Competition 2010 and nominated Best Novel with Romantic Elements 2010 by The Romance Reviews...

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Review of The Assassins' Village by Faith Mortimer

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, June 2, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

The Assassins' Village

 
I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My nineteenth review is of The Assassins' Village - an Agatha Christie style mystery set in Cyprus...

About The Assassins' Village...

Bound and gagged, the shocked and terrified victim recognises his...

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The Romance Reviews Sizzling Summer Reads Event & Book Giveaway!

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 

 


The Romance Reviews are hosting a fab Sizzling Summer Reads Event with over 100 book giveaways...
 
 Prepare to Sizzle!

 

Over $5,000 prizes up for grabs!

 

Total of 8 pairs of tickets to RomCon 2011 to be won!!!

(each pair worth $490)

 

Sizzling Summer Reads (Romance)

 

From June 1 to 28, 2011

 

at http://www.theromancereviews.com

(Look for the Sizzling Summer Reads event button)

 

Play the games. Explore new books.

 

Chat with authors. Rack up your points!

 

CAN YOU UNLOCK THE PUZZLE?

 

Visit everyday to increa...


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Sibel Hodge I'm an author of comedy mystery and romantic comedy novels, and a huge fan of the screwball comedy genre. In my spare time I'm Wonder Woman! For more about me and my novels, please check out my book page.

 

 

 

 

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