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This and That Thursday - Strong Heroines PDF Print E-mail
Random Thoughts on Reading
Written by Terri Bruce   
Thursday, 23 January 2014 00:00

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Welcome to This and That Thursday a new weekly meme (created by me) in which writers pick two books that match the week’s theme (you can see a list of all the upcoming topics here) and discuss them, comparing/contrasting the handling of the material from whatever angle they want.

This week’s topic is Strong Heroines.
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Interview with Tracy Jorgensen PDF Print E-mail
Author Interviews
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 00:00

 

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The Blog Ring of Power Presents...
An Interview with Author Tracy Jorgensen

 

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Today I'm thrilled to bring you an interview with author Tracy Jorgensen via BRoP member Emily LaBonte. However, I also know Tracy from AQC Connect and I can safely say that Tracy is one of the friendliest, funniest, nicest people I know. Tracy is here to tell us about her debut novel, The Impending Demise of the Girl With Brown Eyes. ::Kermit flail:: Please give Tracy a warm welcome and be sure to leave a comment!

 

 

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Writer At Work Wednesday - SF WIP Opening PDF Print E-mail
Random Thoughts on Writing
Written by Terri Bruce   
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 00:00

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Welcome to Writer at Work Wednesday—a weekly blogging meme for writers where we share behind-the-scenes insights into our work. You can learn more about Writer at Work Wednesday here.


This week’s excerpt comes from an untitled science fantasy work in progress:
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Top Ten Tuesday: Things On My Reading Wishlist PDF Print E-mail
Random Thoughts on Reading
Written by Terri Bruce   
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 00:00


Top Ten Tuesday is a great meme created by Jamie at The Broke and the Bookish that combines top ten lists and books. She’s come up with a great list of weekly discussion topics and I hope you’ll join in the discussion by commenting on this post or some of the other ones (you can find the list of participating blogs in this week's Top Ten Tuesday Post on her site).

This week’s topic is Top Ten Things On My Reading Wishlist (things I wish more authors wrote about).

I do not have any trouble finding books. There are a lot of books in the world. A lot of really good books. So, this topic was a little hard for me this week, or, at least, I thought it was until I sat down and started writing. Then I realized I seem to have a reservoir of unfulfilled longing within me that I was unaware of :-) Despite that, though, I was only able to come up with eight items for my list this week.
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Hereafter Online Launch Party PDF Print E-mail
Book News
Written by Terri Bruce   
Monday, 20 January 2014 12:41

YOU'RE INVITED!!!


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Hereafter is once more running free in the wild, and to celebrate, I'm throwing an online launch party - and everybody is invited! There are going to be giveaways - hosted by celebrity guest authors - going on all day long, I'll be answering questions from readers, and cover artist Shelby Robinson will also stop by to take part in a Q&A. So come on by and lift a glass of (virtual) champagne in honor of Hereafter's release!

How to attend:

1. Log in to Facebook and navigate to the party's event page

2. The event works a bit like a chat room - there will be multiple threads/wall posts going on, each featuring a various celebrity guest and a game/giveaway. Enter as many contests/giveaways as you like - just read the instructional post at the top of each thread and then jump into the conversation.

3. New contests/games will be revealed every hour, so check back frequently! Check here to see the schedule of celebrity guests who will be appearing.

 
Hereafter Release Day Blog Tour PDF Print E-mail
Book News
Written by Terri Bruce   
Monday, 20 January 2014 00:00

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::Kermit flail:: IT'S RELEASE DAY!!!! YAAAYYYY!!!


To celebrate the re-release of Hereafter, I'll be visiting the following blogs today in a one day blitz tour:

 
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Mama Knows Books
Booklover Sue
Penny Dreadful Books and Reviews
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I'm so grateful to this great group of bloggers for supporting me and Hereafter by hosting me today. I would love it if all of you reading this post can stop by as many of the blogs as you can and leave a comment during my tour as a way of thanking the bloggers for their support.

And don't forget - tomorrow is the Hereafter online launch party on Facebook. Be sure to stop by - I've got a dozen special guests, including cover artist Shelby Robinson, lined up, plus games and giveaways. It's going to be a blast!


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TERRI BRUCE writes science fiction and fantasy stories with a literary bent from a haunted house in New England where she lives with her husband and three cats. Look for her contemporary fantasy Hereafter (Afterlife #1) available wherever books are sold.



Come to the HEREAFTER Online Release Party- January 21st from Noon EST to Midnight EST!
 
 
This and That Thursday - Epic Fantasy PDF Print E-mail
Random Thoughts on Reading
Written by Terri Bruce   
Thursday, 16 January 2014 00:00

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Welcome to This and That Thursday a new weekly meme (created by me) in which writers pick two books that match the week’s theme (you can see a list of all the upcoming topics here) and discuss them, comparing/contrasting the handling of the material from whatever angle they want.

This week’s topic is Epic Fantasy.
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Writer At Work Wednesday - The End of Hereafter PDF Print E-mail
Random Thoughts on Writing
Written by Terri Bruce   
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

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Welcome to Writer at Work Wednesday—a weekly blogging meme for writers where we share behind-the-scenes insights into our work. You can learn more about Writer at Work Wednesday here. If you’d like to participate in Writer at Work Wednesday, just leave a link to your WWW post in the linky below, leave a comment on my post, and please link back to this post (or include the linky widget) in the post on your site. If you don’t have a blog, simply leave your thoughts in the comments below.


This week’s excerpt comes from the end of Hereafter; if you haven’t read Hereafter you may want to skip this post and come back after you have. Because of this, the excerpt has been hidden—just highlight the white area below to see the text:
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Dark Paradise Cover Reveal PDF Print E-mail
Author Interviews
Written by Terri Bruce   
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:00

 

I am so thrilled to be participating in Angie Sandro's cover reveal for DARK PARADISE today!! Angie is a wonderful writer friend that I met through Agent Query Connect and I'm excited for her debut novel, coming out this summer. Now tell me this cover isn't gorgeous?!

 



DARK PARADISE
Angie Sandro
July 1, 2014
Grand Central Publishing/ Forever Yours


BOOK BLURB:


DARK LEGACY

Mala LaCroix has spent her whole life trying to escape her destiny. As the last in a long line of “witch women,” she rejects the notion of spirits and hoodoo and instead does her best to blend in. But when she finds a dead body floating in the bayou behind her house, Mala taps into powers she never knew she had. She’s haunted by visions of the dead girl, demanding justice and vengeance.

DEADLY SECRETS

Landry Prince has always had a crush on Mala, but when Mala discovers his sister, murdered and marked in some sort of Satanic ritual, he starts to wonder if all the rumors about the LaCroix family are true. Yet after Mala uses her connection to the spirit world to identify his sister’s killer, he starts to form his own bond to her . . . a very physical one. As they move closer to each other and closer to the truth, Mala and Landry must risk everything—their families, their love, and even their lives.


GIVEAWAY:

Angie is giving away a $25 Amazon Gift Card.


a Rafflecopter giveaway



ANGIE SANDRO:

Bio:


Angie Sandro was born at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri. Within six weeks, she began the first of eleven relocations throughout the United States, Spain, and Guam before the age of eighteen.

Friends were left behind. The only constants in her life were her family and the books she shipped wherever she went. Traveling the world inspired her imagination and allowed her to create her own imaginary friends. Visits to her father's family in Louisiana inspired this story.

Angie now lives in Northern California with her husband, two children, and an overweight Labrador


Author Links:
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Pre-Order Dark Paradise:
Amazon | Goodreads | Hatchette Book Group

 

 
Top Ten Tuesday: 2014 Debuts PDF Print E-mail
Random Thoughts on Reading
Written by Terri Bruce   
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 00:00


Top Ten Tuesday is a great meme created by Jamie at The Broke and the Bookish that combines top ten lists and books. She’s come up with a great list of weekly discussion topics and I hope you’ll join in the discussion by commenting on this post or some of the other ones (you can find the list of participating blogs in this week's post on her site).

This week’s topic is Top Ten 2014 Debuts I'm Excited For.

Guys, guess what? I personally know the authors of all of the books on my list this week! That's why I'm so excited for these debuts-- these are wonderful writer friends that I met as we struggled through slush-pile hell on our way to getting published, and I'm so thrilled that they will all get their day in the sun this year!!
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