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Winners 0f the International Chicklit Month prizes! Woo hoo!

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, In : Book Giveaways 

 
A massive chicklit thanks to everyone who entered into the International Chicklit Month Ebook Giveaway! I had suuuuuch a hard time choosing the winners from your fab comments about why you love chicklit. 

The list of winners is below, and if you don't receive an email from me in the next few days, please get in touch as it will be flying around in a cyber abyss somewhere. And iff you get a moment, I'm sure the authors would really appreciate you leaving a review for them.


I'd also like to give...

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Review of Sugar and Spice by Saffina Desforges

Posted by sibelhodge on Sunday, May 29, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Sugar & Spice: The ground-breaking debut crime 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 eighteenth review is of Sugar and Spice - a gritty and gripping thriller...

About Sugar and Spice...
When you think the unthinkable, where do you turn?

Sugar & Spice is the groundbreaking debut nov...

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Author's Coffee Time - grab an Americano with Tim Ellis

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, In : Author's Coffee Time 

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It's author's coffee time on my blog today. Grab an Americano and meet Tim Ellis...

Latte, cappuccino, regular? What’s your coffee time pleasure?

Regular: Strong, milk and one sugar (I'm dieting) – its called Americana over here!

Ah-hem...there's sugar in that! What flavour cookie would you like with that?

Chocolate - always dark triple chocolate.

I'm salivating at the thought! And since you're on a diet I might have to nick it off you! What’s your greatest writing achievement to date? 

I co...

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Be Careful What You Wish For is now available in paperback!

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, In : Books 

 Be Careful What You Wish For
 
My chicklit comedy mystery Be Careful What You Wish For is now available in paperback! Yay!

About Be Careful What You Wish For

For fans of Janet Evanovich, Kate Johnson, and Gemma Halliday...

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 ...

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Review of Burn Out by Traci Hohenstein

Posted by sibelhodge on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Burn Out 


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 seventeenth review is of Burn Out - a captivating thriller...

About Burn Out...

For fans of Sue Grafton, Lisa Gardner, and Mary Higgins Clark comes a new suspense novel by Traci Hohenstein...

Lt. S...

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Sample Sunday Cookoff! Discover the recipe for chocolate chip banana muffins

Posted by sibelhodge on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : Books 

 
It's Sample Sunday Cookoff again! You can read a sample from my chicklit comedy mystery The Fashion Police and grab this easy peasy recipe for choc chip banana muffins that Amber was going to make with the bananas she picked up. Well, bananas are healthy, aren't they? And chocolate comes from cocoa, which is bean! Absolutely healthy then...

This was going to be a piece of cake. I would just sneak around, posing as an inconspicuous shopper, and snap a few pictures of Clark stacking shelves. Wh...

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Just back from holiday!

Posted by sibelhodge on Friday, May 20, 2011, In : Books 

 


Hi everyone! I'm just back from Antalya in Turkey - the first holiday in 5 years! Had a fab time, although it rained for a few days. Still, I didn't let that spoil it for me. I managed to get some me time with my Kindle and will be posting a few book reviews when I get a minute. I also received some lovely reviews while I was away.

I'm now catching up on hundreds of emails! Arghhhhh!


Until next time....

Sibel XX

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Author's Coffee Time - grab a latte with Suzanne Tyrpak

Posted by sibelhodge on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, In : Author's Coffee Time 

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It's author's coffee time on my blog today, grab a latte and meet Suzanne Tyrpak...

About Suzanne

Suzanne Tyrpak ran away from New York a long time ago to live in Colorado. Her debut novel is Vestal Virgin, suspense set in ancient Rome, available as a trade paperback and in all eformats.  Her collection of nine short stories Dating My Vibrator (and other true fiction) is available on Kindle, Nook and Smashwords. J.A. Konrath calls it, “Pure comedic brilliance.”  Her short story Downhill wa...

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Indie Intros - an interview with Donna Fasano, author of Mountain Laurel

Posted by sibelhodge on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, In : Author Interviews 

Mountain Laurel


I'd like to welcome the very successful Donna Fasano onto my blog today...

About Donna

Donna Fasano is a best-selling, award-winning author whose books have sold 3.5 million copies worldwide. She also writes romance novels under her pen name, Donna Clayton.

Briefly describe your journey in writing your first book.
I came to writing through reading. Most writers know they want/need to write from a very young age. I became enraptured with reading. Books were an escape for me, and I loved being able...

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Review of Take No More by Seb Kirby

Posted by sibelhodge on Monday, May 2, 2011, In : Book Reviews 

Take No More (A murder mystery 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 sixteenth review is of Take No More - a fast-paced mystery...

About Take No More

What is the 450 year old secret at the heart of 'Take No More'?

The back cover reads like this:

My name is James Blak...

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Author's Coffee Time - grab a latte with Jason G. Anderson

Posted by sibelhodge on Sunday, May 1, 2011, In : Author's Coffee Time 

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It's author's coffee time on my blog today. Grab a latte and meet Jason G. Anderson...

About Jason

Jason lives in Hobart, Tasmania (Australia) with his wonderful wife, Marina, and their three cats. During the day he assists scientists researching Antarctica; analysing satellite imagery and helping the scientists to manage the large quantities of data they acquire. At night he prefers to write about imaginary worlds far removed from our own.

Latte, cappuccino, regular? What’s your coffee time ...

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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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