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Browsing Archive: March, 2011

Review of Dating My Vibrator by Suzanne Tyrpak

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 31, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

DATING MY VIBRATOR (and other true fiction) 


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 eleventh review is of Dating My Vibrator (and other true fiction) - a humorous collection of short stories...

About Dating My Vibrator (and other true fiction)

5 stars from Joe Konrath, who says, ...

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Indie Intros - an interview with Lia Fairchild, author of In Search of Lucy

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 31, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

In Search of Lucy 


I'd like to welcome debut author Lia Fairchild onto my blog today...

About Lia

I am a native Californian and avid reader. Writing is something I've wanted to do all my life, so the completion of my first novel is trulysatisfying. I hold a B.A. degree in Journalism (advertising). I also now have a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and have been a substitute teacher for the past five years. My most enjoyable moments are spent with my family, traveling, spending time outdoors or simply being t...

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I've been awarded the Memetastic Award!

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, In : Books 

 

I had a wow moment this week when I was given a fun award! Yes, that right folks, I've been awarded The Memetastic Award by none other than the fabtastic romantic comedy author D.D. Scott!!! 

Like so many before me who have walked down the hallowed halls of the golden statue, I too, accept this awesome award. And now, I must follow the rules, which are:


1. You must proudly display the absolutely disgusting graphic in a post. Check

2. You must list 5 things about yourself, and 4 of them must be ...

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Be Careful What You Wish For - my chicklit comedy mystery will be out soon!

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, In : Books 



Be Careful What You Wish For should be back from my editor shortly. It won't be long before it's on sale - exciting stuff!

This is the second in my chicklit murder mystery series featuring Amber Fox...

About Be Careful What You Wish For

Armed with cool sarcasm and uncontrollable hair, feisty insurance investigator Amber Fox is back in a new mystery combining murder and mayhem with romance and chicklit…

Three deaths.
A safety deposit box robbery.
The boxing heavyweight champion of the world.

Someho...

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Author's Coffee Time, grab a coffee ice cream with CJ West

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, In : Author's Coffee Time 



It's author's coffee time on my blog today! Grab a coffee ice cream and meet CJ West...

About CJ

CJ West spent twenty years helping companies solve computer networking and information management problems with firms including Arthur Andersen. In 1999, he began writing thrillers and several years later transitioned to writing fulltime.

Sin and Vengeance, the first book in CJ’s Randy Black series, was optioned for film by a screenwriting firm in early 2008. The screenplay, written by Marla Cukor,...

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Win Prizes with The Romance Reviews - Top Prizes Up For Grabs!

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 


 

ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT

Until March 31!

Check out awesome books!

Chat with authors!

There's still chance to win!

Lots of prizes and the top 3 major prizes

are still up for grabs!

Check out The Romance Reviews website for more details

 Don't forget you can still vote for your favourite books with The Romance Reviews. The Fashion Police has been nominated Best Novel with Romantic Elements 2010. I'd love it if you voted for me! 

 
Good Luck!

Sibel XX

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A novel in one sentence - part three

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 28, 2011, In : Books 

 

 
I always think writing a synopsis or blurb for a book is worse than writing the whole thing! How do you sum up thousands of words in a few paragraphs? But how about making it even harder? 

A while ago I started a couple of threads over on Kindleboards and Amazon forums, asking authors to describe their novel in one sentence. Here are a few more taste-teasers for you...

My Perfect Wedding - Living the dream isn't all it's cracked up to be...

Burn Out - A suspense novel that involves a missing f...

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Indie Intros - an interview with David Lender, author of Trojan Horse

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 28, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

Trojan Horse 


I'd like to welcome the very interesting David Lender onto my blog today...

About David

David Lender writes thrillers set in the financial sector based on his over 25-year career as a Wall Street investment banker.  He draws on an insider’s knowledge from his career in mergers and acquisitions with Merrill Lynch, Rothschild and Bank of America for the international settings, obsessively driven personalities and real-world financial intrigues of his novels.  His characters range from David Ba...

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Review of In Search of Lucy by Lia Fairchild

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 28, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

In Search of Lucy 


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 tenth review is of In Search of Lucy - a dramatic story of family relationships...

About In Search of Lucy

Thirty-year-old Lucy Lang is lost. She spent most of her young life sacrificing her own n...

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Author's Coffee Time - Grab a hazelnut latte with Kavita Nalawde

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 28, 2011, In : Author's Coffee Time 

Kavita Nalawde 


It's Author's Coffee Time on my blog today! Come in, grab a coffee and cookie, and meet Kavita Nalawade...

About Kavita

Kavita Nalawde was born in Mumbai and currently lives in UK.  
She worked in the online communications department for a retail firm for nine years before deciding to take the plunge and be a writer full-time. 
She is married to a very patient IT professional.  She does the normal things that all wives and mums do in their daily life but doesn’t wait to grab the keyboard at ev...

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Sample Sunday Cookoff - Discover the recipe for a Chocolate Orgasm!

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, March 25, 2011, In : Books 



I'm doing something a bit different this week for Sample Sunday. You can read a fun excerpt from my romantic comedy, Fourteen Days Later, and discover Atila's secret recipe how to make a Chocolate Orgasm! This is the way to any chocolate-lover's heart. Guys - I know you'll want to give your girlfriend/wife one of these fab Orgasms! And girls - you could just keep it to yourself to have your own secret Orgasm!

      After a hearty breakfast, I filled Ayshe in on the details of last night. We hu...
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With Love - a humanitarian aid Ebook anthology - Official Release!

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, March 25, 2011, In : Books 

 With Love

The With Love Project began as an idea, squeaked out by a mouse of a voice into a cavern of warm hearts and listening ears. Within days an anthology of short stories were developed and a week later the entire book has been pulled together, cover created, donated and delivered to the incredible publisher. All of this done for free to help Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) address various crisis situations around the world. 

The eclectic mix of short stories, With Love, is now ...
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Indie Intros - an interview with Daphne Coleridge, author of The Claresby Mystery

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 24, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

The Claresby Mystery 


I'd like to welcome Daphne Coleridge on my blog today. Not only is she a talented writer, but she's also a fab artist! 

About Daphne

I am both a writer and artist and paint the pictures for my own books as well as writing them. The Artist’s Model and Purple Lake are both English romances which also reflect the eccentric and exciting world of artists which I love. Three Mysteries and The Claresby Mystery are quirky mystery stories, each with their own twist in the tail, and set in an English ...

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Author's Coffee Time - grab a regular coffee with Alex Knight

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 24, 2011, In : Author's Coffee Time 

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It's Author's Coffee Time on my blog today! Come in, grab a coffee and cookie, and meet Alex Knight...

About Alex

I currently live in a small city outside of Toronto with my partner. Murder and horror has always fascinated me so I enjoy writing about them, throwing in humor whenever possible. I'm an avid reader so if I'm not writing, or doing laundry, I'm reading. These days I'm supporting my talented, fellow indie writers, having decided that the big names have enjoyed my hard earned dollars ...

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My guest blog on A Moose Walked into a Bar

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, In : Books 

 


Today I'm doing a guest post called Follow That Goat! on the sit down comedy blog  A Moose Walked into a Bar. Why not come over and check it out! 

Happy Reading!

Sibel XX 
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I'm featured on Writing is the Easy Part!

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, In : Books 

 

Today I'm featured on Writing is the Easy Part (Everything Else is Harder). It's the fabulously funny blog by BJK White. Why not check it out and enjoy the laughs?

Happy Reading!

Sibel XX

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Review of The Merry-Go-Round by Donna Fasano

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

The Merry-Go-Round, a romantic comedy 


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 nineth review is of the sweet romance, The Merry-Go-Round...
 
About The Merry-Go-Round

When Lauren divorces her husband, she has one thought on her mind...stepping off the merry-go-round. However,...

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A novel in one sentence - part two

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, In : Books 

 


I always think writing a synopsis or blurb for a book is worse than writing the whole thing! How do you sum up thousands of words in a few paragraphs? But how about making it even harder? 

A while ago I started a couple of threads over on Kindleboards and Amazon forums, asking authors to describe their novel in one sentence. Here are a few taste-teasers for you...
 
The Fashion Police (chicklit mystery) - The fashion business just got deadly!

Sweet Seduction - Livia's passion is baking, Rufus's ...

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Review of The Crown Conspiracy by Michael Sullivan

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

The Crown Conspiracy (The Riyria Revelations) 


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 eighth review is of the action-packed fantasy, The Crown Conspiracy... 

About The Crown Conspiracy

They killed the king. They pinned it on two men. They chose poorly.

There is no ancient evil to de...

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Indie Book Lounge - find some fab indie books!

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 21, 2011, In : Books 

 


If you're searching for some fab indie books but don't know where to start looking, you should check out a new site called Indie Book Lounge. There are loads of genres listed, and links to various ebook formats and paperbacks.  


Happy indie reading!


Sibel XX

 

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Indie Intros - an interview with Kristina Jackson, author of Feathers

Posted by sibelhodge on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

Feathers 

I'd like to welcome Kristina Jackson onto my blog today. Today Kristina is launching her debut short story collection, Feathers. Exciting stuff!

About Kristina

"One day you will write your own book, just let your heart guide you."

Those were the immortalised words of my teacher in the 5th Year of Primary School; I was 8 at the time. I'd just had a short story published in the school magazine, and won a prize of a book for my privilege. I knew I had wanted to write since I could write sentences....

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Read an excerpt from The Fashion Police

Posted by sibelhodge on Saturday, March 19, 2011, In : Books 



It's Sample Sunday tomorrow over on Twitter so I'm posting a random sample of my chicklit comedy mystery, The Fashion Police...


Luckily, throbbing body parts didn’t keep me awake that night. Mine or Brad’s – although I was quite sure that Brad would’ve liked the idea. However, he had left shortly after we consumed our dinner. Random thoughts deep in my subconscious kept me awake, instead. There was just something about the disappearance of the fashion collection. Something about it kep...
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Win a copy of Fourteen Days Later today!

Posted by sibelhodge on Saturday, March 19, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 

 


In the Romance Reviews Grand Opening event today you can win an ebook copy of my romantic comedy, Fourteen Days Later. All you need to do is answer some simple questions!

 


 Which literary award was Fourteen Days Later shortlisted for?
contributed by Sibel Hodge
 a: Harry Bowling Prize
 b: Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award
 c: Debut Dagger Award
 d: Brit Writers' Award

The answers can be found on  My Book page. To win, visit  The Romance Reviews website and check out the rules.

 

My chicklit comedy my...

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Have I ever fallen in love with one of my characters?

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, March 18, 2011, In : Books 


 


Today I'm featured on comedian and script writer Simon Dunn's
Just One Question! So have I ever fallen in love with one of my characters? Hmm...check out Simon's blog to find out!


Sibel XX

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Indie Intros - an interview with Morgan Gallagher, author of Changeling

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 17, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

 

I’d like to welcome the inspiring horror author Morgan Gallagher onto my blog today…

About Morgan

Morgan Gallagher is in her late 40s, and should know better, about spending her writing life with vampires. However, she has no choice, as they refuse to go away and leave her alone.  She lives in the Scottish Borders, with her husband and their six year old son.  A full time carer for her husband who is severely disabled, Morgan also works as a volunteer for several charities and is passionat...

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A novel in one sentence

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 17, 2011, In : Books 

 


I always think writing a synopsis or blurb for a book is worse than writing the whole thing! How do you sum up thousands of words in a few paragraphs? But how about making it even harder? 

A while ago I started a couple of threads over on Kindleboards and Amazon forums, asking authors to describe their novel in one sentence. Here are a few taste-teasers for you...

Fourteen Days Later (romantic comedy) - Is it really possible to change your life in fourteen days?


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Review of Impeding Justice by Mel Comley

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Impeding Justice (A Lorne Simpkins thriller) 

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 seventh review is of the fast-paced thriller, Impeding Justice... 


About Impeding Justice

Detective Inspector Lorne Simpkins comes up against her long-time nemesis, The Unicorn. After leading Simp...

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With Love - a humanitarian aid Ebook anthology

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, In : Books 
 

I'm sure we've all been affected by the horrific scenes of the recent Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Along with some talented fellow authors, I felt the need that I wanted to contribute to an ongoing humanitarian aid and disaster relief fund. But how? 

We decided to put together an anthology of short stories from different authors, which will be available on Amazon Kindle and Smashwords for all Ebook formats, and this is how With Love was born. Some authors have donated editing skills, stor...
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Indie Intros - an interview with Larry Enright, author of Four Years From Home

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

Four Years from Home 


I'd like to welcome the talented Larry Enright onto my blog today...

Briefly describe your journey in writing your first book.

All of my stories begin with ideas. I see or recall a situation and it strikes me as something interesting or potentially interesting. Oddly, many of these ideas come to me lying in bed in the very early hours of the morning, awaiting the alarm clock to remind me that another day is beginning. During those moments, my mind is totally free. If I can remember the idea af...

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Like mysteries & thrillers? Win 11 books!

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 14, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 


Do you like mystery, thrillers, and suspense novels? Today you can win eleven books (yes, a whopping eleven), and have some fun at the same time!

It's Match Up Monday over on Indie Authors Unite. All you need to do is visit their site and match up eleven clues to eleven books. The first person to leave all the correct answers will win all of the featured novels. Simple! 

I'm donating a copy of my chicklit mystery, The Fashion Police. Here are a list of other fab authors participating in the giv...

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Meet Amber Fox from The Fashion Police

Posted by sibelhodge on Sunday, March 13, 2011, In : Books 


I think character interviews are fun. A while ago, my feisty insurance investigator, Amber Fox, from The Fashion Police was interviewed on the fab Syria Says... website. This is what she said...


Syria Says: How did you first meet your writer?

Amber:  She was following me. Can you believe it? Stalking me, for some reason. Not that I didn’t know she was there, though. I’m an ex-cop turned insurance investigator - I could see her tail a mile off. It’s my job to know when someone’s foll...


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My Perfect Wedding now also available in paperback!

Posted by sibelhodge on Sunday, March 13, 2011, In : Books 

 


My latest romantic comedy, My Perfect Wedding, has been out in ebook format for a couple of months already (where has the time gone?). It's now been unleashed on the world in paperback!

About My Perfect Wedding  

Helen Grey is finally getting everything she wants. She’s about to have the perfect dream wedding and begin an exciting new life abroad on the sunny Mediterranean island of Cyprus. But living the dream isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. 

After a mix-up at the airport, Helen finds h...

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Review of Falling Star by Philip Chen

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 10, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Falling Star (The Watchers) 


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 sixth review is of the sci-fi thriller, Falling Star...

About Falling Star

The World is at risk; not the ordinary risk seen every night on prime time news, but a horrific one that portends the pos...

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Indie Intros - an interview with Deatri King-Bey, author of Picture Perfect

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

Picture Perfect 

I'd like to welcome the talented and fun Deatri King-Bey to my blog today...

About Deatri

Hello Everyone, my name is Deatri King-Bey, and I am a read-a-holic. LOL. Just kidding—sort of. Seriously though, my love of reading and storytelling led me into becoming a developmental editor and author. I have edited titles by authors such as NYT Bestseller L.A. Banks to President Clinton’s Diarist, Janis Kearney, to aspiring authors. To date I have eight titles published and won the 2008 Emma Awar...

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Review of The Summoner, by Layton Green

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

The Summoner (The Dominic Grey Novels) 


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 fifth review is of the chillingly gripping novel, The Summoner... 

 
About The Summoner

A United States diplomat disappears in front of hundreds of onlookers while attending a religious ceremony in...

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Win a copy of Fourteen Days Later today!

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 

 


In the Romance Reviews Grand Opening event today you can win an ebook copy of my romantic comedy, Fourteen Days Later. All you need to do is answer some simple questions!



What excuse did Helen Grey's boyfriend use when she found a thong in the pocket of his best work trousers?
contributed by Sibel Hodge
 a: It was Helen's.
 b: He thought it was a rag to dust the photocopier.
 c: He'd never seen it before in his life.
 d: Why was Helen checking his trouser pockets?


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My Forthcoming Chicklit Mystery - Be Careful What You Wish For

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 7, 2011, In : Books 



Here's a sneak preview of my forthcoming novel, Be Careful What You Wish For. It's the second in my chicklit murder mystery series featuring Amber Fox...

About Be Careful What You Wish For

Armed with cool sarcasm and uncontrollable hair, feisty insurance investigator Amber Fox is back in a new mystery combining murder and mayhem with romance and chicklit…

Three deaths.
A safety deposit box robbery.
The boxing heavyweight champion of the world.

Somehow, they’re all related, and Amber has to solv...

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Indie Intros - An interview with Tania Tirraoro, author of This Last Summer

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, March 7, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

This Last Summer 

Today I'd like to welcome the lovely Tania Tirraoro to my blog...

Tania was born in Wales and raised in the North West of England but now resides in leafy Surrey with her husband and two sons. She spent a decade working as a broadcast journalist and newsreader which has been the inspiration for This Last Summer.

Tania has a blog, notasadvertised.blogspot.com and a website helping parents with special needs education, www.specialneedsjungle.co.uk. Both Tania's sons have Asperger Syndrome and so...

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It's Read an Ebook Week. Smashwords Sale March 6 - 12!

Posted by sibelhodge on Sunday, March 6, 2011, In : Books 

e-book week banner 


In honour of Read an Ebook Week, I'm giving a 25% discount off my chicklit comedy mystery, The Fashion Police, through Smashwords. There are lots of other fab discounts and freebie books available throughout the week by other authors.  

To claim your discount, go to:
http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/7535 
If you use code RAE25 when you purchase, you can get it for $2.99. Why not check out other authors participating in Read an Ebook Week here:
 

http://www.smashwords.com/books/category/1/newe...

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Indie Intros - Junying Kirk, author of The Same Moon

Posted by sibelhodge on Saturday, March 5, 2011, In : Author Interviews 
The Same Moon 


Today I'd like to welcome the very interesting Junying Kirk on my blog.

About Junying

Junying Kirk came to Britain from China in 1988. She has lived almost as long in her adopted country as in the country of her birth. She was born in the 1960s and grew up in the turbulent times of the Cultural Revolution. She was one of the first to go to University after the death of Mao Zedong. A British Council scholarship led her to study English Language Teaching at Warwick University, followed by furthe...

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The Fashion Police is nominated Best Novel with Strong Romantic Elements!

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, March 4, 2011, In : Books 

 The Fashion Police (An Amber Fox Murder Mystery)


Wow! This has just made my day! The Fashion Police has been nominated the Best Novel with Strong Romantic Elements in 2010 by The Romance Reviews!


I'd love it if you voted for me here: 

 http://www.theromancereviews.com/bookvote.php
 

You will have to sign up to vote, but it only takes a moment.  


 

Many thanks!

Sibel XX

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Have Fun And Win Prizes At The Romance Reviews!

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 3, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 

 

 
Play the games. Explore new books.
Chat with authors. Vote for Best Books of 2010.

Rack up your points!

CAN YOU UNLOCK THE PUZZLE?

Tip: Visit everyday to increase your chances to win awesome prizes!

Over 200 prizes waiting for you!


 
Major Prizes
(to be drawn at end of month)
Grand Prize: $100 Amazon Gift Card
2nd Prize: $70 Amazon Gift Card
3rd Prize: $50 Amazon Gift Card
 

For Authors
(based on results of book votes)
 
Grand Prize: $200 TRR Advertising Package
2nd Pr...

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World Book Day Giveaway!

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 3, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 

 

It's World Book Day today, so in the spirit of getting people to discover the wonderful world of books, I'm giving away an ebook copy of my chicklit mystery, The Fashion Police.  It has just been voted the Best Novel with Strong Romantic Elements in 2010 by The Romance Reviews!



 About The Fashion Police

 

 The Fashion Police (An Amber Fox Murder Mystery)
 
A runner up in the Chapter One Promotions Novel Competition 2010, The Fashion Police is a screwball comedy-mystery, combining murder and mayhem with romance and chick-lit. Written in a simil...
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Indie Intros - An interview with Simon Dunn, author of Rotten Apple

Posted by sibelhodge on Thursday, March 3, 2011, In : Author Interviews 


Rotten Apple: Seven Deadly Stories From The City Of Sin 

Today I have the very talented Simon Dunn on my blog.  Simon is a scriptwriter and comedian in the UK. He has written for International Emmy Award-Winning comedy shows, and is currently developing drama ideas for British television.


Briefly describe your journey in writing your first book.

I had a month off between writing drama scripts for the TV people, and I hadn’t written any comedy for a while. So I sat down and wrote an entry for my blog. The premise was that it was a terrible bit of...


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Sample of Devil Moon by Dana Taylor

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, In : Books 

Devil Moon: A Mystic Romance 


Here's a sample from Devil Moon by my friend Dana Taylor...

The set up: Devil Moon: A Mystic Romance is a comedy set in the Ozarks. Maddie is the uptight high school assistant principal.  Phil is the new high school football coach. This scene is toward the end of the book. Maddie has been warned off Phil by his ex-wife who has threatened to take Phil’s daughter out of his life unless Maddie gives him up. (Maddie occasionally gets advice from her dead Grandmother.)

Setting:  Maddie’s kitc...


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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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