Giving Away Books This Way and That

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How many ways can you give away books? I’m not sure, but I must be trying to find out today! With the release date for my new Hidden Springs Mystery, Murder Is No Accident, rapidly approaching, the publishers and I are trying to get people to visit Hidden Springs. That’s my little town with a good compliment of quirky small …

Summer Celebrations and Winners

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It’s time to enjoy those great summer days with the kids and with my reading friends. And the Winners Are I usually make you wade though whatever I post here and get to the bottom of the page before I announce the winners, but this time I’m letting you know right off the bat. First place winner is Diana J …

Time for a Spring Contest – Name the Flower

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Spring is Here Hey, did you notice? It’s SPRING! The calendar says so. Now if some of us can get Mother Nature to go along with the calendar, we’ll be happy. Here things are beginning to look and sound like spring. The spring peepers are in full voice at night and in the morning, the birds are singing their spring …

We Have a Winner of the Roses are Red Contest

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Roses are red. Violets are blue. I have so much fun With my giveaways too. I used a Random Number generator online to pick the winner of my Roses are Red Giveaway. I wish I could send you all a prize because you make my contests such fun, but alas, I’m not Bill Gates. I do appreciate you throwing your …

Christmas Magic and a Christmas Giveaway for You

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A Small Act of Grandparent Bravery I got extraordinarily brave Saturday. I was keeping three of my grandkids including my twin grandsons who at the age of six must drink high energy water every morning when they pop out of bed. That energy doesn’t run out until about fifty “go to sleep” orders have been issued well after dark. That …

September Means a Birthday Giveaway

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September is my birthday month and as I’ve told you all before, I love birthdays. I’ve just quit counting them up. Not enough fingers and toes to count on for that. 🙂 I’d have to call the fire department if I had a cake with candles. But if you don’t count them, then you can consider Satchel Paige’s question. “How …

What Do You Like about June?

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                        “Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.” ~Al Bernstein  What do you like about June? Summer starting? School out? Swimming pools filling up? Flowers blooming? Gardens growing? Family vacations? Bible School? So many things to love about June – that sweet time between spring and …

Celebrating Love Comes Home with Giveaways

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It’s always so much fun to celebrate a new release with a giveaway contest because I get to hear from so many of my reading friends – you. Thank all of you who have entered already, but here are the details for those of you who haven’t seen my newsletter. If you want to be on my e-mail list and among …

The Staying Power of Jupiterian Fropples

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February 24, 1965 Jocie Brooke here reporting from Hollyhill, Kentucky. Things have been pretty calm in Hollyhill. That’s the way it is in the winter around here. If we don’t have a big snowstorm, then nothing really happens in February. Just cold winds and days you think spring will never get here. School is extra trouble in February. Teachers must …