Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Pretty PLEASE, with ice cream and a cherry on top...VOTE for THE PROMISE OF RAIN!

It really is raining today. Actually, it's freezing rain and icicles are hanging off the trees. I love a rainy day. I usually find them cozy, but it's quite cold and gray outside today and I'm feeling forgotten.

I had a blast kick-starting 2014 with my debut, The Promise of Rain, but the downside to a January release, is that by the time end of year contests roll around, folks have forgotten that your book release date qualifies it for a nomination. I realize not all books are for all people, but it really did get awesome reviews...you can check them out HERE.

So this week, I noticed two Goodreads Listopia lists/contests up that focus on wholesome, tender romances. One is for Favorite Harlequin Heartwarming...I saw my book on this list, but I'd love to see it climb the ranks...and the other I just learned about at Jennifer Shirks' blog Me, My Muse and I. It's called the Swoony Award and voting ends Dec. 31, 2014. I'd love for someone to nominate The Promise of Rain (Jan 2014)! I think at least 3 votes are needed for it to qualify for the list. It's Goodreads page can be found here, if needed.

So two contests/lists on Goodreads I'm shamelessly begging for a little love and votes on:

Favorite Harlequin Heartwarming

The Swoony Award

If you vote or nominate The Promise of Rain, thank you, thank you, thank you with virtual ice cream with a cherry and whipped cream on top! If not, no worries. I'll still thank you for reading this because that means you've taken the time to visit my blog :).

I don't have a cover of my second book, After the Silence (March 2015), to share with you yet, so I'll leave you with my kitten Grim's sweet face...

Please vote for Mommy's book! She loves animals! It has baby elephants in it who are almost as cute as I am :).


  1. What a cute kitty! :)

    I voted for your book on Goodreads! Good luck! And I added my vote for it to get added to the Swoony Awards. Good luck!

    1. Thank you a zillion times over for the votes and nomination, Jess!! You made my day!!

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    1. Thanks, Maria!!! I'm snoopy dancing :)!

  3. My book is coming out in January, but I don't think my type of books win any awards. I'll go vote!

    1. Thanks so much, Stephanie!!! You're books should totally win awards and be in every kid's hands! Congrats on your upcoming release of 25 Roses!!

  4. I added your book to the list Rula when I didn't see it on there because I loved it so much!! ( :