Saving The Book Tart – Guest Post by Karen Booth + Contest!

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My Saving The Book Tart event is wrapping up this weekend but I’ll never forget all the support and encouragement I’ve received from the book community. My ceiling has been replaced and my wood floors will be fixed, my damaged personal belongings (including only a few books) will be taken care of by the insurance company (hopefully!)… But through all this nightmare craziness I’ve been blown away by everyone’s kindness. 🙂 Continue reading “Saving The Book Tart – Guest Post by Karen Booth + Contest!”

Saving The Book Tart – Guest Post by Jocelyn Dex + Spotlight on the Sempire Seductions series+ Contest!

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Jocelyn Dex’s visiting The Book Tart today with some much needed stress relieving tips. 😉 She made me smile and her series Sempire Seductions series  made me sigh. Enjoy! And make sure you enter the Saving The Book Tart giveaway for a $40 gift card + lots more prizes!

 

(((hugs))) Kat

The Queen of Tarts

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In light of the Book Tart’s stress, I thought I’d share some stress relieving tips. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t experience some level of stress at one time or another and some of us experience stress more often than not. Ugh, blerf!

 

  • Exercise. One of the best things I’ve found to combat stress or anxiety is to get off my butt and exercise. It doesn’t even have to be full-out-balls-to-the-wall exercise (although that’s great too). Simply doing twenty to thirty minutes of yoga stretches can help.

 

  • Limit alcohol intake: What? Yep, whereas getting loaded can definitely help with stress in the short term, when the buzz wears off, it can aggravate stress and anxiety. I don’t think a glass of wine or two or a beer or two will hurt, but try not to get sloshed. Ha

 

  • Put your stress in perspective. Is it really as bad as you think? Yeah, it feels bad. Yes, it’s frustrating. Yes, you might feel like crawling in a corner and crying, but is anyone going to die? If so, obviously you’ll disregard this one. But if not, you can overcome whatever it is.

 

  • Find humor. Laughing is a fantastic stress reliever. Take time out of your day to watch a movie or TV show that cracks you up, something that makes you snort-laugh like a freak. You’ll feel much better.

 

 

 

Thanks so much for having me here!

 

Jocelyn

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About Sempire Seductions:

The series revolves around Sempires–a species of demon who have some odd but sexy nutritional requirements.

 

Heroines: Araya is sweet and innocent. Valia is brazen and quirky. Navine is, well, kind of a bitch.

Heroes: Kean is a cocky playboy. Rydin is insanely alpha. Fin is a nice guy–er–demon.

 

Each story in the series features a unique hero and heroine, fun side characters, hot sex, and a little humor on the way to a happily-ever-after. If that sounds good to you, I hope you’ll check it out.

 

Buy Link: http://www.ellorascave.com/series/sempire-seductions.html

Araya's Addiction (Sempire Seductions, Book 1)

Araya’s Addiction

Jocelyn Dex ( Author) |
Release date: January 11th 2013 |
Publisher: Ellora’s Cave |
ISBN: 9781419943959|
Format: Ebook |

 

When Kean wakes up naked, collared and locked in a cell, he knows thinking with his dick has finally gotten him into trouble.

Kean, part Incubus, enjoys scorching and frequent sex. One night, he finds himself a prisoner forced to help a Sempire rescue her daughter from certain death. To gain his freedom, Kean must provide Araya with his semen to save her life, but she refuses it, even though the lust between them is undeniable.

Determined to escape and to help Araya, Kean ups the stakes and forces Araya into a situation that makes it impossible for her to continue refusing him. Feeling betrayed, Araya enacts a scheme to get Kean out of her life. Her best laid plans may awaken emotions that will bind them to each other forever.

♥ Buy this book from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Ellora’s Cave  | ARe

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Valia's Villain (Sempire Seductions, Book 2)

Valia’s Villain

Jocelyn Dex ( Author) |
Release date:  October 23rd 2013 |
Publisher: Ellora’s Cave |
ISBN: 9781419948275|
Format: Ebook |

 

Sempire Seductions, Book 2

When Valia approaches the Ferox demon hoping for scorching sex and a feed, she doesn’t expect to be handcuffed, transported to the demon realm, accused of dirty deeds she has no memory of committing and held captive for three days. Even though she believes her captor to be crazy, she feels a connection to him she’s never experienced before.

When Rydin senses the Sempire who locked him up, fed on him and used him as a sex slave many years ago, he knows his wait for revenge is finally over. Burning with the need to punish her, he imprisons her in the demon realm, where she is at his mercy. But as much as he tries to ignore it, a connection sparks between them every time they touch.

♥ Buy this book from: Amazon | Barnes &Noble | Ellora’s Cave | ARe

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Fin's Fantasy (Sempire Seductions, Book 3)

Fin’s Fantasy

Jocelyn Dex ( Author) |
Release date: December 27th 2013 |
Publisher: Ellora’s Cave |
ISBN: 9781419948367|
Format: Ebook |

 

Book 3 in the Sempire Seductions series.

Navine is suffering Incubus addiction–a death sentence for any Sempire. When the search for a cure turns up only one rumor, Navine is horrified to learn the mutant Fin might be her only chance to live. Fearing the taint of the mutant more than fearing death, she continues to push him away as she tries to deny how his touch inflames her.

Fin is captivated by Navine the first moment their gazes lock, but when she realized what he was–a male Sempire, an abomination–she rejected him. Fin is burning with the need to touch her, taste her and he’ll do almost anything to save her.

With time running out, passion must overcome prejudice to save Navine’s life and to grant Fin’s fantasy.

♥ Buy this book from: Amazon | Barnes & NobleEllora’s Cave | ARe |

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Jocelyn DexMore Jocelyn

Jocelyn was born in Iowa and currently resides in hot-as-hell Texas. She shares her home with her very own 6’4″ alpha male and varying numbers of spoiled cats and dogs. Teaching one of her dogs to file his nails is one of her all-time favorite accomplishments.

 

She thinks dragonflies are awesome, spiders are creepy and it’s rumored that she sleeps with a machete by her bed in case zombies attack in the middle of the night.

 

Jocelyn loves to paint, loves to read, and loves to write sizzling erotic romance about yummy demons that would make your momma blush.

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Save The Book Tart Moving Madness

Click HERE for DAY 1s guest author Tracey Sinclair!

Click HERE for Day 2s guest author Steff Nuss!

Click HERE for Day 3s guest author Lynn Cahoon!

Click HERE for Day 4s guest author Amy Lane!

Click HERE for day 5s guest author Lexxie Couper!

Click HERE for day 6s guest author Kristina Knight!

Day 7

 

Giveaway!

What: $40 Gift Card to Amazon or B&N

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Steph Nuss is giving

two eBooks of Fantasized By You !!!

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Lynn Cahoon is giving away

an ebook of The Bull Rider’s Keeper!!!

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Amy Lane is giving away e-book copies

of the three novellas in The Granby Knitting Menagerie,

as well as an e-book copy of Blackbird Knitting in a Bunny’s Lair!!!

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Kristina Knight is giving away winner’s choice

of an ebook from her backlist +
a Rocker cham bracelet!!!

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Jocelyn Dex is giving two ebook copies

of Araya’s Addiction away to two lucky commenters!

When: Now- August 16th

 

Who: Open to International Entries too

 

How: Use the rafflecopter 🙂

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My Favorite Scene ~ Guest Post by A.S. Fenichel + Spotlight on Joshua’s Mistake

 

Joshua's Mistake  I want to give a big welcome to A.S. Fenichel! *throws confetti* She just had a book birthday and you know how much I adore those. Her new release is Joshua’s Mistake.

It’s a yummy paranormal romance that I’m almost done reading. *head/desk* Meant to be done by now but… life interrupted.  Don’t you hate when that happens to a good book? Anyways- check back later for my review. And enjoy Andrea’s guest post where she shares her favorite scene from Joshua’s Mistake. 😀

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Quickie Ten with Dana Lorraine + Spotlight on Dying To Love Her + Contest!

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Me: Dana! Dana Lorraine! Come on in hon. Thank you for putting up with my spazzy self and rescheduling for Black Friday. (((hugs))) You rock!

Dana: Oh please…this worked out great Kat. I’d rather be here with you than braving the crowds of crazed shoppers. This is so much more fun.

Me:*nods* I agree! I’d much rather talk books and hot guys. 😉  Soooo *flops on couch* sit, sit. Want some leftover pie? Can I get you a drink? Water, coffee, cider… something festive? Continue reading “Quickie Ten with Dana Lorraine + Spotlight on Dying To Love Her + Contest!”

Book Blitz on Avery Aster’s Undressed + Excerpt + Contest!

 

Oh My Goodness! Undressed by Avery Aster is on sale! Only $2.99 for a limited time (click here!) because Unscrupulous, book 2 in The Manhattanites saga, came out August 14th and Avery is going to sink her manicured paws into your library. 😉

 

Check out the steamy fun in the excerpt from Undressed *points down* and make sure you answer my extremely nosy question (or politely tell me to jump in a lake guess <g> ) to enter for a chance to win the NEW book… Oh! and use the rafflecopter for a chance to win $25 gift cards!
(((hugs))) Kat

The Book Tart Episode 44 ~ Review of Sidney Bristol’s The Harder He Falls

I am a Maine tart right now but I loved Sidney Bristol’s new story, The Harder He Falls, so much I just had to spazz out about it. I filmed this vlog with my iPhone sitting on the shore with the waves tickling my toes. 😉 I wish ya’ll were here with me and we could chat about stories together. It’s my favorite thing to do. Talk bookie to me. 😀

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Google Giggle Book Birthday Tour Kickoff with Sidney Bristol + Blog post + Excerpt + Contest!

TheInkMeTourBanner02-1I think this is becoming a tradition! 😀 I love helping my girl Sidney Bristol celebrate her book birthdays and I’m excited to help her kick off her book tour for The Harder He Falls.

It’s the second book in her So Inked series. Book 1, Under His Skin made me fall in love with Sid (click HERE for my review). I think The Harder He Falls is even better! *Kermit flail* sooo good! I’ll review on Saturday.

Enjoy our silly chat and Sidney rockin’ her new Diamonds and Tattoos  tank top (Perfect timing on the shirt!) + a fun blog post + a yummy excerpt + a contest!

See? There are so many reasons I love this girl!

(((hugs))) Kat

The Queen of Tarts

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 Google Giggle Chat with Sidney Bristol!

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Sidney Bristol’s Book Birthday Google Giggle Hangout!

book birthday sidney collarOh! *Kermit flail* My boo Sidney Bristol is a party princess this month! 😛 She gets TWO book birthday parties in February. Last week it was for her sci-fi romance A Kiss For a Cure and this week it’s for her new Ellora’s Cave romance, Collar Me In Paris!

We chat and text and tweet but we’ve never met in person. So we decided this book birthday to do the next best thing. *drum roll* Google Hangout! <g>

Yep. We talk books, pinup dress, play madlibs and generally have a giggly good time. Come join the fun and help me wish Sidney a very happy book birthday.

 (((hugs))) Kat

The Queen of Tarts

 

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