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Get Ready for the Halloween Hop

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Trick or Treat for your chance to win a variety of prizes!

Prizes include: eBooks, audiobooks, gift cards, and more!

PLUS one lucky winner will win the GRAND PRIZE if $130 AMAZON (US) GIFT CARD!

Here’s how it works:

On Halloween, visit each author’s Facebook Group and enter their giveaway. Be sure to comment on the pinned giveaway post in the group (Posting here does not count).

YOU MUST COMMENT ON ALL 13 GROUP POSTS TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN THE GRAND PRIZE.

Here are the participating groups. Just click and join them ahead of time so you’re ready for the Hop on Halloween! Plus, you’ll find some awesome YA and YA-Friendly reads in a variety of genres! (If you ask to join and have to answer a question or two, just let them know you’re joining to participate in the Trick or Treat Hop, and to find out about their books!)

S. Usher Evans Street Team

Stevie Rae Causey Author Fan Group

P.A.W.S. People

The Explorers of Kendra’s Realms

Erica Laurie’s Soaring with Dragons

Sydney’s Sweethearts – Sydney Logan’s Reader Group

Julie C. Gilbert’s Special Agents

Caroline’s Court of Love

Carol Beth Anderson’s Street Team

Epic YA – Free Books for Young Adult Readers

Clean Speculative Fiction Readers Group

Mystical Mishaps Series

T.M. Franklin Book Club

The Hop runs from 11:59 EST on October 30th to 11:59 EST on October 31st. Grand prize will be awarded at random among entrants who comment in all 13 groups, and winner will be verified.

Good Luck!

 

This hop is organized by author T.M. Franklin

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A ghostly love: Eun Na and the Phantom

 

He’s cursed to walk the earth for all eternity, neither living nor dead.

She’s struggling to pay her father’s debt to save her family.

He can pay the debt…

Can she help him save his soul?

This Halloween enjoy the love story between a logger’s daughter and a phantom.


Paperback      Ebook  (all major retailers)

 

 

 

What I’m up to this October

 

October is one of my favorite months. For one thing, I love how it starts of the holiday season. Maybe it’s also because my mom loved it and  had lots of fun decorations.  I know as a kid, dressing up and trick or treating was the reason.  As an adult, I loved passing out candy.  (I was generous and delighted in the big eyes of the beggers.) These days I take my kids begging, but it’s not the huge mass of kids  ghosts and ghouls like I recall when I was a kid. Another great thing about fall is all the yummy goodies, and the colors of nature is that winter is coming!

I know that makes most people groan.

What are some of  the things you like about October?


I’m currently reading:

I was lucky in that I got an ARC for this beauty.  It’s a fun story so far. Our leading  lady has spunk and wit.  This book hits the shelves on November 6th.

Drama wise, I’m watching Blood and 100 Days My Prince.

(Images from Dramafever.  Used with permission.)

One is a story about a vampire who works as surgeon, as he tries to uncover who murdered his parents. The other is an historical drama about an unhappy prince who forgets who he is.

 

What are you currently reading and/or watching?

Happy Chuseok 2018

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Or buy the paperback on Amazon and get the ebook free through the Kindle MatchBook program for a limited time. (Look for the MatchBook icon to learn more on a kindle book.)

Click to go to my Amazon Author Page.



Find your new Oppa in the My Korean Crush Series

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Flower Boy Tour Guide : Free on Tuesday, Sept 25th

Silver Screen Dreams: 99 cents on Tuesday, Sept 25th*

Barefoot Seouls:  99 cents New Release, Sept 25th*

 

*my apologies for my earlier misprint.


Share this blog post, then comment to let me know, and you’ll be entered to win a BTS keychain!

 

 

For the Love of Korea: My Korean Crush: Silver Screen Dreams by Jennie Bennet (new release!)

 

 

Summer Henley is sick of playing it safe. Safe career path (accounting,) safe place to live (with her parents,) and a safe best friend (Mark.)
In her dreams she was a screenwriter with a home in a Malibu and a hot actor boyfriend, but that was saved in her someday file. For the moment, she’d play the part of a good worker, good daughter, and good friend. Even though her heart longed for something more, especially with Mark.
It wouldn’t be so hard to stay just friends if Mark would quit being so amazing to her. Knowing her dream, he’s secured her a spot as an extra in Korean television show⸺placing her directly in the path of the handsome lead actor. Now, two incredible men are vying for her attention and she has to decided if her dreams are really what she wants, or if her reality is better than she could ever imagine.

 

Pre-orders on Kobo

Kobo Release date: August 28th


 

Want to win some cool prizes?

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For the Love of Korea: Eun Na and the Phantom

Eun Na’s father is deep in debt, and if he can’t pay, their landlord will claim her as payment.

The family rallies together to pay what they owe, and Eun Na meets Tae Kyung, a wealthy young man from the mountains. When Eun Na’s father is injured and unable to work, Tae Kyung steps in to help.

Eun Na accepts his offer…and finds herself falling in love.

But Tae Kyung keeps a dark secret. His soul is cursed. Each night he is forced to take the form of an ethereal phantom, and he has lost all hope of freedom—and love.

This magical story, inspired by a Korean folktale, is set in a fictional world based on Joseon era Korea.


 

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For the Love of Korea: Flower Boy Tour Guide

 

Flower Boy: noun 1. slang for a really hot guy

Hannah Reynolds travels to Korea in search of her own drama hero come to life. What she gets instead is gorgeous, but surly tour guide, Jae Lee. He seems determined to ruin every romantic location they visit with his snarky comments, but Hannah can’t deny the crackling tension between them.

As they travel around the country with a busload of wacky K-drama and K-pop fans, their chemistry keeps drawing the two together. Hannah sees the mountain of problems standing between her and a relationship with Jae. They live in different countries. She’s flying home in five days. And he always takes an emotional step back whenever they get closer. But her heart doesn’t want to listen to reason. All it can see is the flower boy tour guide.


My Review:

Flower Boy Tour Guide is the first in the multi-author series, My Korean Crush. These authors love learning about Korea because of what we’ve been lucky enough to see of their dramas and  Kpop music.

I was lucky enough to read this prior to release, and I’ve already purchased my ebook. (It’s only 99 cents of you act fast!)

The story sets  out with a young American  arriving in Seoul.  She feels like she’s come home, and is excited to be there.  When she meets her roommate for the tour, it’s instant  best friends. And then there is Jae.  He may look like a flower boy, but he has thorns. Romantic comedy ensues in this delightful debut  by Shannon Kent.

 

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(see this review and others on my book blog.)

 

For the Love of Korea: Cinderella

Cinderella is a tale that is told in many cultures.  Check out these two versions set in Korea.

From a life filled with heartache and hardship, comes an unmatched beauty destined for a fairy-tale ending: Pear Blossom, a young Korean girl, leads a happy life with her parents until her mother dies and her father remarries. Her new wicked stepmother and stepsister make Pear Blossom the victim of their cruelty. They give her the nickname Pigling, or little pig, and do everything they can to torture her. But soon, magical creatures come to Pear Blossom’s aid and one day, the girl meets a handsome magistrate. Will Pear Blossom’s luck change for the better? Or is she destined to suffer at her stepfamily’s hands forever?


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This masterfully retold version of Cinderella presents real Korean customs and includes dramatic, brightly colored illustrations” (Children’s Literature).

This is an enchanting and magical variant of the favorite fairy tale. Publishers Weekly noted that “the text is especially noteworthy for its instructive but unobtrusive incorporation of Korean words.” Children’s Literature pointed out that “it should be noted that all the illustrationsfrom those depicting Korean rituals to the smallest clothing detailsare the result of the illustrator’s extensive research and passionate interest in Korean culture.”

Like the tree planted to honor her birth, Pear Blossom is beautiful, and the pride of her elderly mother and father. But then her mother dies, and her father remarries. Pear Blossom’s stepmother resents her new daughter’s beauty.

Out of jealousy, she makes Pear Blossom perform impossible chores while her own daughter, Peony, watches idly. But fortunately, Pear Blossom is not alone. With the help of magical creatures—togkabis—she can accomplish each task, and triumph over her stepmother’s cruelty.


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For the Love of Korea: Author Jennie Bennett

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About the Author

Jennie Bennett is a mother to four beautiful and crazy children, and wife to a handsome and kind husband. She found a passion in Korean pop culture in January of 2013 and she’s never looked back since. She currently resides in Houston, Texas with her husband, kids, and a cute puppy named Charlie. Twitter: @jabennettwrites Facebook: Jennie Bennett Instagram: @Jenniefire

As one of the authors sponsoring our event, For the Love of Korea, it is now time to share her delightful romantic comedies with you.



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For the Love of Korea: Jennie Bennett’s Be a Star in a Kpop Romance Novel

This exciting contest is offered by Jennie Bennett.

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How to enter:

Either publicly share the contest post on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or Twitter–or Snap, Tweet, Insta, or post on Facebook about one of my books, and tag me in the post.

That post is on her facebook page.  Sharing this blog post will not count towards an entry (although it is appreciated).

You’ll get one entry per social media share, per day.
Since writing a book is a huge undertaking, Jennie will not write it unless she gets 100 entrants (not entries, rather, individual persons participating. So the more you share, the better.)

Contest ends June 17th at midnight!
Facebook: Jennie Bennett
Instagram: @jenniefire
Twitter: @jabennettwrites
Snapchat: @jennie-fire

 

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