June 9th, 2009
Contests, contests, everywhere

Cross-posted from the Bradford Bunch blog.

Hi all! I’m back from a trip to Minnesota to visit a very good friend of mine. While I was there I slept with my daughter (two, almost three), who likes to put her knee up my nostril at least five times a night. So I’m pretty much a walking zombie this morning. It’s going to take me at least a week to recover sleep-wise, I think.

We had a blast, though. We went to the Mall of America, to a cool little zoo, and to an outdoor street festival. My daughter had a great time and so did I. Spending time with people I love always recharges me.

So, Witch Fury came out last week. Yeeeeha! Normally I have a bunch of book release anxiety when I have a book release, but I gotta say, it wasn’t there with this one. I’m all cool as a zen cucumber. I’m really thankful for this. As I mentioned I was trying to do, I think I’ve finally found a good spot in my head with this stuff (book releases). It makes my contentment with my “job” so much higher.

Thank you to the most awesome Ann Aguirre for offering a chance to win Witch Fury! :) (Go here to enter that one) I’ll offer you another chance. Well, actually, this is a chance to win one book from the series–your choice. Winner can choose from all the books in the series. So, if you’ve just read Witch Fire, this is your chance to get Witch Blood and continue on. Or if you haven’t started the series yet, here’s your chance to start it.

Here’s another chance to win Witch Fire — Stumbling Over Chaos is offering a chance to win a signed copy. I think the contest ends on Thursday.

So, what on your reading list for the summer? What books are coming out that you can’t wait to read? Or what’s in your current TBR pile that you can’t wait to get to (or are reading now)? Let’s talk books, people. Leave me a comment and you’ll be entered for a chance to win.

If you’re reading this on my web site blog or on my LJ, you can leave a comment here to enter and I’ll compile them all.

27 comments to “Contests, contests, everywhere”

  1. Thanks for the mention! Yup, the contest ends at 7 pm CDT, Thursday, June 11.

    Sorry you didn’t have better weather for your visit here!


  2. I am looking forward to Nalini Singh’s Branded By Fire.


  3. I just finished Guardian by Angela Knight, it was awesome :grin: Next up is Eve of Destruction by S.J. Day, and then I’ll be waiting to get my hands on Cynthia Eden’s Midnight’s Master!


  4. I have a nice pile of books that I am going through… some Catherine Coulter, Lori Foster, Nora Roberts, etc. Just finished WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS!!!
    There are so many great sounding books coming out… I wish I could buy them all! :grin:


  5. I’m finishing up Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs. Right now, I wish I could read several books, no make that a dozen or so books, at the same time. There are so many goods out right now, it’s hard to decide which to read first. :confused:


  6. I just finished reading Larissa Ione’s Passion Unleashed and I’ll be starting Witch Heart, The Accidental Werewolf by Dakota Cassidy, Vision in White by Nora Roberts and Ashes of Midnight by Lara Adrian. I’m really looking foward to reading Witch Fury, Branded by Fire by Nalini Singh, Hidden Currents by Christine Feehan, Atlantis Unleashed by Alyssa Day, Seduce the Darkness by Gena Showalter.


  7. I can hardly wait for The Kindred by LL Foster.
    I am currently reading As Shadows Fade by Colleen gleason.


  8. I am finally reading the Ward books, looking forward to Nalini Singh, have the Vegas books and some Shiloh Walker on the TBR pile. There just aren’t enough free hours in the day!


  9. I’m finishing THE ENCLAVE by Kit Reed, and then I’m on to a bunch of books I’ve been anxious for: CARPE CORPUS by Rachel Caine, TEKGRRL by A.J. Menden, CRY MERCY by Toni Andrews, and lots more. So many books, so little time. :)


  10. I just bought Deidre Knight’s Red Kiss, looks good! Then I have Eve of Destruction the second book by S J Day and third coming out june 30th Eve of Chaos. And that’s just a few.


  11. just finished midnight’s master by cynthia eden. Am looking forward to Lora Leighs breed Patricia briggs newest and more that I have on my preorder wishlist.


  12. I am looking forward to the new book by Christine Feehan – Hidden Currents (the final in the Drake sisters series) due out at the end of June.


  13. Have been catching up on reading the books I own, but haven’t read yet. Over 100 still to go, but I’m making a tiny dent :wink: Just started Laurell K. Hamilton’s Skin Trade today.


  14. My TBR pile is huge but I’m really looking forward to these June releases:

    Scarlet/Jordan Summers
    Rapture: Shadow Dweller/Jacquelyn Frank
    Breath of Fire/Tammy Kane
    Desire Untamed (Feral Warriors)/Pamela Palmer
    Seduce the Darkness/Gena Showalter
    Queen of Song and Souls/C.L. Wilson


  15. I love this series. I picked up Witch Fire yesterday but the book store was out of the 3rd book.


  16. Oops posted wrong. I picked up Witch Fury yesterday, Witch Heart was the one that the book store was out of.

    Heather


  17. I’m reading Maverick by Lora Leigh. Next up is Witch Blood, I know not quite in order! Looking forward to Nora Roberts Black Hill.


  18. I’ve been reading JR Wards Brotherhood series.
    I just love those vampire brothers.


  19. Just finished My Forbidden Desire by Carolyn Jewel, started Jean Johnson’s Mage and will start Atlantis Unleashed by Alyssa Day and then Jory Strong’s Ghostland. Maya Banks has a new book Sweet Persuasion, as does Yasmine Galenorm Demon Mistress, and Red Fire by Deirdre Knight.

    I am looking forward to Nalani Singh, Jacquelyn Frank, Lora Leigh, Shelley Lauenston Belong to the Night, and the next Shiloh Walker. Do not get me started on all the ebooks being released by Samhain, Loose Id, and Ellora’s Cave.


  20. Reading Atlantis Unleashed by Alyssa Day.
    Love this series. I am dying for Linda Howard’s new one, Burn. The new Shelly Laurenston antho and book…..I have a bunch o’ books I can’t wait to get my greedy little hands on!!!


  21. Anya, I love your books. The only one I haven’t been able to get my hands on as yet is Witch Heart. I’m currently rereading Nora Roberts, catching up on Bertrice Small, and just chugging my way through the many series I like to read. Between reading and work my summer is full!


  22. My reading list? Eloisa James’s newest – Meredith Duran, Nalini Singh… um those are the “big” ones I can think of off the top of my head. Shannon McKenna.

    I know there are more I’m missing; and I have a HUGE pile of books I have, but have not yet read. :X Life is kicking my butt and has been this year. My reading is at about 10% :(


  23. Hope the cave treats you well!!! Bring a lot of chocolate with you!!!

    Now let’s talk books!!! My TBR pile is like the ocean… all of them combined!!!! I am waiting to be eaten up by the sea of books. I entered a reading challenge, so I think my first book will be Nicholas by Elizabeth Amber. And from there…. my the books be with me!!!


  24. I Hope I’m not to late for the contest! Your books have been on my want to buy-list but I haven’t had to chance to buy em yet. Would love to win one *grins*


  25. I’m reading Glory in Death (by Robb). I’m looking forward to reading Lover Avenged (by Ward). I’m waiting the book from library. I’ll buy the book when it’s published as paperback…


  26. Congratulations on your new release!
    I can’t wait for Bad Moon Rising by S. Kenyon and Blood Promise by R. Mead


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