Sunday, October 14, 2012

Christmas In October - October 15

Lola’s not pretty. Lola’s not popular. Lola wishes she could disappear … and then one day she does just that...

For seventeen-year-old Lola Savullo, life is a struggle. Born to funky parents who are more in than she could ever be, Lola’s dream of becoming a writer makes her an outsider even in her own home. Bullied and despised, Lola still has the support of her best pal Charlie and Grandma Rose.

Not only is she freakishly tall, Lola’s a big girl and when forced to wear a bathing suit at her summer job as a camp counselor, Lola’s only escape from deep embarrassment seems to be to literally vanish. Soon after, she discovers the roots of her new “ability”.

Slowly, with Charlie’s help, Lola learns to control the new super power. The possibilities are endless. Yet power can be abused, too…

Then, when tragedy strikes, Lola must summon her inner strength, both at home and at school. She has to stand up for herself, despite the temptations and possibilities of her newfound super power.

A coming-of-age story that will warm the heart.

Invisible is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, and the Solstice Publishing website.

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I am offering a bookmark and an eBook of Invisible 
in any format 

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Sloane Wolf - Margay Leah Justice

For more than a hundred and fifty years, the gray wolf has failed to roam the hills of Massachusetts, leading to the belief that they are extinct. But with a spattering of sightings across the Berkshires, the legend of the gray wolf comes to fruition. The product of that legend, Micah Sloane will go to great lengths to protect his kind from the threat of outsiders, who seek to exploit the legend for their own interests. One thing he didn’t count on, however, was finding his soul mate in the company of such men.

From the first time she predicted a stranger’s imminent death when she was little more than a child, Shiloh Beck knew she was different. Wishing to cultivate her gift, her parents made the fateful decision to enroll her in a private school for paranormally gifted children. Unbeknownst to them, the school was just a front for a research facility simply called the Institute, whose secret board members weaned gifted children from their families to exploit their gifts. Shiloh has spent the better part of her life trying to escape the Institute and reunite with the family she was told had abandoned her.

From their first meeting, Micah and Shiloh share a connection that goes beyond the normal to bond them in a way that love alone cannot. But before they can build a life together, they must deal with the fall-out when the legend of the wolves collides with the men behind the Institute.

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I am offering an e-copy of Sloane Wolf 

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Colors Like Memories - Meradeth Houston

Julia has a secret: she killed the guy she loved. It was an accident—sort of. 

Julia is a Sary, the soul of a child who died before taking her first breath. Without this 'breath of life' she and others like her must help those on the verge of suicide. It's a job Julia used to enjoy, until the accident that claimed her boyfriend’s life—an accident she knows was her fault. If living with the guilt weren't enough, she's now assigned to help a girl dealing with the loss of her mother, something Julia's not exactly the best role model for. If she can't figure out a way to help her, Julia's going to lose her position in the Sary, something she swore to her boyfriend would never happen.

  I'll be including a copy of Colors Like Memories 
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Animal Crackers - Elle Druskin
The Liberty Heights series: Book 1 Animal Crackers:

You're fired! Karma has it in for New Yorker Hayley Weaver. Fired and evicted in one day, she's desperate. House-sitting a movie star's home sounds like the answer to her prayers, or is it? For one thing, the house is in New Jersey, the one place Hayley swore never to set foot in again. Then there's all those animals that nobody told her about. Small town veterinarian Jake Marx is desperate too. Jake needs to meet a woman he hasn't known since kindergarten. With Jake on Hayley's speed dial to corral all the critters, it's a sure bet the entire town is in cohoots to make sure Hayley and Jake get their happily ever after.

Now available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble:

I am giving a copy of Animal Crackers 

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The Map Quilt - Lisa J. Lickel
The Map Quilt, the sequel to The Last Bequest, is here from Canadian publisher MuseItUp. 

Join Judy and Hart and their sidekick Poncho Villa as work to unravel the murder of Hart's boss and how Judy's ancestors were once part of the Underground Railroad. 

 Offering a set of coffee themed giant-sized comfy pillow cases. 

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  1. Hi, Penny! Merry Christmas. Thanks for the show case.

  2. More great books being showcased. Thanks for sharing about these. Merry Christmas in October!


  3. Put me in. Books sound amazing.


  4. This is a great idea, Penny. Loving Christmas in October!


  5. Thanks for pulling this all together Penny!

  6. Good sounding books.


  7. An amazing selection of writers and books, Penny!

    Jane x

  8. They all sounds really interesting. :)


  9. More great books.
    I may have to give a couple of ereaders this Christmas
    to accomodate all of this!