Friday, July 18, 2014

Two Cover Reveals and Celebrating Some Small Things, Too.


LG KELTNER @writing off the edge
KATIE @TheCyborg Mom
CAFFEEMAGGIEATO @mscoffeehouse
Thanks for being good helpers!

July is treating me well. I'm writing. I'm reading. I'm hiking. I'm even sleeping these nights. Small things like this add up to some pretty spectacular life events. Hope you'll stop by others who are celebrating with me this Friday.

And here's a great cause that Evernight Teen is supporting. I'm buying some books and supporting a cause I believe in.



And now for the COVER REVEAL moment. Ready? Take it away Crystal.

Have you met the Soulless and Passionate? In the world of 1770 where supernatural beings mix with humanity, Alexia is playing a deadly game.

SOULLESS, Book 2 in the Maiden of Time trilogy

Alexia manipulated time to save the man of her dreams, and lost her best friend to red-eyed wraiths. Still grieving, she struggles to reconcile her loss with what was gained: her impending marriage. But when her wedding is destroyed by the Soulless—who then steal the only protection her people have—she's forced to unleash her true power.

And risk losing everything.

What people are saying about this series: 

"With a completely unique plot that keeps you guessing and interested, it brings you close to the characters, sympathizing with them and understanding their trials and tribulations." --SC, Amazon reviewer

"It's clean, classy and supernaturally packed with suspense, longing, intrigue and magic." --Jill Jennings, TX

"SWOON." --Sherlyn, Mermaid with a Book Reviewer

Crystal Collier is a young adult author who pens dark fantasy, historical, and romance hybrids. She can be found practicing her brother-induced ninja skills while teaching children or madly typing about fantastic and impossible creatures. She has lived from coast to coast and now calls Florida home with her creative husband, three littles, and “friend” (a.k.a. the zombie locked in her closet). Secretly, she dreams of world domination and a bottomless supply of cheese. You can find her on her blog and Facebook, or follow her on Twitter.

COMING October 13, 2014

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And there's more! Here's Elizabeth Seckman's novel, BELLA's POINT. And does her heroine look and sound enticing?

Cover art by Sprinkles on Top Studios.

Isabella Troy Stanley is a divorced, slave freeing pariah surviving in the shattered post Civil War south the only way a fallen debutante knows how. She heads to a Yankee prison and buys herself a husband. 

Jack Byron is the former Troy plantation stable boy and object of young Bella's affection. He rejected her then, and he's still not sold on the idea of marrying her now.  

 It’s complicated.

 Though to Bella, it’s simple: make Jack love her, marry her, and live happily ever after. The plan seems to least until her secret is revealed.

Be sure to enter Elizabeth's CHALLENGE  to win some great prizes!

About the author: Elizabeth is a wife, a mom, and a writer. She has four wonderful boys, one dusty house, and three published books to her credit. Feel free to check them out and buy them HERE! Erm, the books, not the kids or the house...though all things in life are negotiable ;)

You can find her here - Blog // Facebook // Twitter


  1. Love both the covers!!
    And sleep - I envy you - enjoy! :)

    1. I'll soon be back with reports of up all night. Happens.

  2. I love both covers and hope to read both.

    1. You're a super reader, Medeia! Don't know how you do it all.

  3. The Evernight Teen cause is an awesome one! Does the author still get paid her royalties for the sale, too?

  4. Small things can and do make big differences. I am glad that everything is rocking along smoothly in your world.

    Love both of these covers!

  5. Reading, writing, hiking, and sleeping....sounds like good times :)

    Love both those covers, too.

  6. Yay! Thanks so much for the shout, Lee. You are epic.

    It's amazing how getting the right amount of sleep makes a world of difference, eh?

  7. Great celebrations. Writing + sleeping = win! Both covers look great!

  8. Very eye-catching covers! Glad July is treating you well, Lee.

  9. I so love these covers!

    Glad July is treating you well. The sleep part is where I'm lacking . . . o_o

  10. I'm glad July is being so good to you! Have a fantastic weekend!

  11. Great post! Thanks for sharing! Following! Oops, I'm in a mad rush, as opposed to a happy rush. In between packing boxes and pleading with my son to help me clean up the house, I'm making a brief visit. Savour my brief visit.

    Reading, writing, hiking and sleeping. All at once? Ignore me. Great shout outs to amazing folks. All of them, of course, my adoring fans.

    Oops, my email ate your email in regards to that stuff you sent me in regards to your tour, Lee. Could you please forward it to me again. Hopefully, I can get it sorted before my internet connection switches off in the next few days.

    Happy Friday and beyond............

    Your starstruckest fan,

    Gary :)

  12. Thanks for the shout out! What an excellent way to raise money for a good cause.

    Good to know things are going well for you., little things really do mean a lot.

  13. Beautiful covers! Have a great weekend, Lee!

  14. Sleep! Nothing more important in my life, I think. When I'm sleeping well, I can tackle just about anything. Get me off of my hours and I'm a mess.

    I've seen both of these covers everywhere and just adore them. Happy summer, CL! :)

  15. Sounds like you're having a really great July. Yay for Crystal and Elizabeth! Love those covers. :)

  16. Getting in reading and writing, supporting a wonderful cause such as literacy and TWO awesome cover reveals? This is a fantastic post that may be celebrating small things but is a BIG one in the wonderful content.

  17. yay for hiking (and sleeping!) and supporting a good cause!

    and for crystal and liz!

    and for you supporting BBF! thanks so much!
    have a lovely weekend!

  18. What a wonderful thing Evernight Teen is doing. I'm sharing!

    Nice to see Crystal's cover here.

  19. I'm seeing Crystal's cover everywhere. That's good.Elizabeth's cover is lovely. Best of luck to both authors.

  20. Say what, say what? She buys herself a husband? What scandal is this? Scandal, scandal I say..... that being said, I'm open for a sale, and I'm very cheap..... and don't mind being shared .... :)

    1. You are such a liberal! We don't say cheap. We say a valuable possession at a bargain price. :-)

  21. Those are two great covers. A good night's sleep is a wonderful thing.

  22. Congrats to Crystal and Elizabeth! Their covers are lovely!

    I'm glad to hear July's going well and that you're writing, reading, hiking and sleeping -- not all at the same time, I hope, although that would be adventurous. Speaking of adventure, I loved your 3 chapter lines on FB! I'm dying to know what happened to the clock! :)

    1. Already answered you via email, but what the heck. Here's another one. Am waiting to tackle the melting clock until I have a moment when I'm not melting myself. :-)

  23. Hi Lee - so pleased for you - all the things you enjoy doing are happening right now ... the two books and their covers look interesting reads ... cheers Hilary

  24. Both covers are soooo beautiful! And yay for sleeping at night. Makes life so much better :)

  25. You truly have been busy! Wishing you much success. Your books look and sound beautiful.

  26. I'm glad to hear July is being good to you. Hopefully August will be as nice.

  27. I LOVE World Vision. I've fundraised for them in the past. They're a truly wonderful cause. :)

  28. WOW! Those are two beautiful covers :) Thanks for sharing!


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