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A Lot Can Happen in a Month

News:       A Question and a Thank You
Reviews:  View/read/listen:
                  Interviews, Podcasts,  Videos
Upcoming Events:   Feb 18, Mar 4, Apr 6
NEWS
What Do you Think?
        Every month I'll be posing a question. I'd love to hear your answers so reply to this email and tell me what you think. Also, please send in questions you'd like me to answer or pose to others.
    This month's question: They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but do you? What draws you in more, the art on the front or the blurb on the back? Is the cover enough to entice you to buy the book or do you read a sample, look at reviews, or only buy on the recommendation of others?
A New Reality
        The past month has been one in which many of us have faced the challenge of living in a different kind of world than the one we've known for a while. At the same time it was that season when bleak weather provided some folks the perfect opportunity to catch up on the stack of books piled by the bedside or clogging up kindles.
        For me it was a strange, exciting, frustrating and busy month. I'm so grateful to those who bought my books, wrote reviews, attended events (like the local launch, above) hosted me online or in person, or who simply recommended my book to someone you know. You make all the difference. 
RECENT REVIEWS

CAN YOU HELP ME WITH THIS (GOOD) PROBLEM?

So far all my reviews on Amazon have been 5 star reviews. While I love getting such positive feedback, some readers are skeptical if there are no 3 or 4 star reviews. You don't have to agonize over wording -- one line reviews are fine, and it's okay to repeat what someone else has said. Just avoid spoilers (it's easy to give away the plot by mentioning certain characters!) Email me if you aren't sure how to post a review. 

AMAZON CUSTOMER REVIEW
A "who dun it" of the highest caliber

By ardis anne on January 18, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition
I was unable to put this book down! The character development was creatively written. There are twists and turns that had me fearful, smiling, crying and scratching my head. Solomon's tender depictions of loss and grief touched my heart.This is a "who dun it" of the highest caliber. I kept guessing, then changing my mind as the suspense escalated. The final chapter left me surprised and satisfied. This book teaches important life lessons about self-determination, love, loss and trusting one's intuition. Highly recommended.

In Case you Missed It...Podcasts, YouTube and Interviews

Therapy Cafe Interview
Interview with author Karelia Stetz-Waters
Interview with Dr. Briar Lee Mitchell
Gulfport Book Launch

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Amelia Island Book Fair is happening right now! On Saturday February 18th, GCLS is hosting a table at the Expo, as well as having readings and signings at Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 South Fletcher Avenue, Fernandina Beach. For more info, check out this post: 
On Saturday March 4th, Sappho's Scribes will be reading and signing books at a private event in Coral Springs. If you're in the Ft.Myers/Naples/Venice area email me and I'll provide details.
On Friday April 7th, from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM I'll be part of an author reading and chat at the CAMP REHOBOTH Community Center hosted by GCLS which will also have a table at the Expo on Saturday April 8th. 
Buy Devoted Here!
Buy Along Came the Rain Here!






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