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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Summer Reading

Yep, it's that time of the year again. Hard to believe winter's gone, spring's a memory and the hot days of summer are staggering toward us!
But the best part of summer??? Summer Books!
Yes, I'm a little prejudiced, I do think my own book, MORE THAN FIENDS makes for some great summer reading. But....there are more out there!
For example: Nora's got a new one coming out next month! Can't wait for that one. Just finished Lean, Mean and Thirteen by Janet Evanovich. And....let me find my list. There are LOTS more! But help me out here..... which books are YOU looking forward to reading this summer??

Thursday, June 21, 2007

More Than Fiends Hits Cleveland!!

Thank you Lucy, for sending this picture!! Okay, it's a little blurry, but clear enough to make out that once again, I've got some interesting placement!!
Shelved right beside a book called WEIRD IDEAS THAT WORK!!
Thanks everyone for all of your letters telling me you loved this book! And for those of you who haven't read it yet, run out now and get your copy of MORE THAN FIENDS!!

Friday, June 15, 2007


My brother-in-law, Chris Child, an absolutely AMAZINGLY talented photographer--is apparently a talented naturalist, too!
He sent me this picture of a praying mantis he caught in his own back yard!
SEE??? Everybody is reading MORE THAN FIENDS!!!
Get your copy now! And send me a picture of just where you found your copy!

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Fiends in the Wild!

A BIG thanks to all of you who have sent me pics of MORE THAN FIENDS from where ever you find it!
This one's from Kathy in San Francisco! And you GOTTA love the books on either side of MORE THAN FIENDS!!!
Chicken Soup for the Menopausal Soul and Beam Me Up, Jesus (a Heathen's guide to the Rapture).
Think they're trying to tell me something??
Keep sending those pictures, guys!

Thursday, June 07, 2007

And The Winner Is...........

Trish DePriest!!
Hey, me at with your snail mail addy and I'll get you your signed copy of
I really hope you love it!
Thanks to everyone who commented to win and a BIG thanks to everyone who's gone out to buy their own copy of MORE THAN FIENDS!
Don't forget, as soon as my website is all spiffed up, there's another contest coming! This time to win fabulous jewelry designed and made by a terrific writer, Amy J. Fetzer!
So keep coming by, I'm going to be talking about books, books, books in the next couple of weeks and I'm going to want to hear what YOU think about this summer's reads!

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Shelf Shot!

Kate Carlisle good friend, terrific writer and budding photo journalist (with her new phone!) took this pic at the Borders in Century City, CA!
Thanks for turning the book face out, Kate!

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Take a picture, be on my blog!

So yes, it's still all about MORE THAN FIENDS!
Get out there to the bookstore, or Target or Walmart...wherever you find a copy of the book. Take a picture of it on the shelves, email it to me at and I'll post it here along with your name and a hearty THANKS!!
And remember, keep commenting between now and Thursday for a chance to win a signed copy of MORE THAN FIENDS!
So here's a question for you prefer lurking at all the blogs? Or are you a regular commenter?

Monday, June 04, 2007

One More Time!!

It has been brought to my attention.....(HI KATE!) that there is still talk out there about this contest!! LOL

So, I'm going to do it again! One more shot at making a comment and winning a signed copy of MORE THAN FIENDS! So here's the deal...the book comes out tomorrow and should be on a shelf near you!!

BUT, you can win a signed copy direct from me, just like Husker Kim did...Hi Kim! simply making a comment on this blog between now and Thursday! Then I'll draw a winner out of the names posted.

AND for all of you who are rushing out to buy copies of MORE THAN FIENDS first I want to THANK YOU! And secondly, I want to remind you that as soon as my redone website is up and moving, I'll be having a contest for some faboo jewelry! And the answers to help you win THAT contest, are all in the book!! So get to reading and let me know what you think of it!

Sunday, June 03, 2007

And The Winner Is..............

That's right!! Doesn't she look perky and excited?? Calm down, might sprain something important!

But she's celebrating.....the winner of my little Comment and Win contest is, ....drum roll...........Husker Kim!

So me at and give me your snail mail addy so I can send you your signed copy of


To everyone else, thanks for playing and remember....RUN don't walk to your nearest bookstore this Tuesday to get your very own copy of MORE THAN FIENDS!