|Romance & Coffee Anniversary Event
CTR Blog Event - Coffee Thoughts, the Blog - May 15th
Where were you eight years ago? Eight years ago, Coffee Time Romance opened its doors-and it's been full speed ahead every since! Come celebrate our birthday on May 12, 2012. We have a houseful of authors, who will be talking about their writing journey and giving away lots of prizes, including a Nook reader!
Romance, Fantasy, and Science Fiction, oh my! Coffee Time Romance is turning eight, and some of our favorite authors are walking down memory lane with us. Along the way, they'll be giving away books, book, and more books. (Did we mention books?) And one lucky winner will win a Nook. Oh my!
Anniversary Party - Coffee Time Romance & More - May 15th
Live Chat Party in our chat room starting at 9 pm EST/8 pm Central/6 pm Pacific
You will just have to stop by to see what we are doing and what we are giving away (wiggles eyebrows)
CTR Forum Event - May 12-19
Missy Jane - 17th with prizes all day long
Ami Blackwelder - show up, ask a question, and you will win an eBook, She Speaks to Angels of The Day the Flowers Died
Deanna Jewel - giving away a Spak Package,value $25 to one lucky winner for US winners or International winner will receive a $25 gift card of their choice
Gail Pallotta - Books, Books, and more Books Party with Gail and her friends: Anne Patrick, Danielle Thorne, Regina Andrews, Darcy Flynn, Cindy Christiansen
Miss Mae - party all week
Ella Jade - Stop by and you could win copies of Ella's back list of books
Patricia Bates - Patricia is giving one lucky winner the ENTIRE back library as a grand prize and a few other goodies.
Jerry Race - Fun and prizes (pdf of More than a Stud)
Gail Koger - Win Jewelry and an eBook
Tonya Kinzer - $15 gift cart plus the entire series from the Boss's Pet
Cate Masters - May 13th - Pot o'Gold. Win one book from her backlist
Christina Phillips - like erotic books? How about fantasy? Christina has both. Stop by and you could win an Amazon gift certificate
Charlie Cochrane - Read it, write it, love it", takes place 12th to 14th May and celebrates GLBTQ romantic fiction with a European twist. There will no doubt be prizes on offer.
Kristy McCaffrey will be posting excerpts and background info from her historical western romances: THE WREN, THE DOVE, and THE SPARROW. Each day she'll give away an e-copy of THE WREN. Just leave a comment each day to be eligible.
J.J. Massa - Sneak Peek Week - She will be holding a drawing for ebooks, depending on the entrants, one paperback, and a tea or coffee gift basket depending on the winner's preference
Yasmine Galenorn - Five goodies (not books, but little gifts), to five of my favorite answers to the question: Which one of my characters would you most like to date, why, and where would you go on that date?
Keri Arthur - May 19 - Keri Arthur will be available to talk about old books, new books, and future books. PLUS she has an autographed ARC of Darkness Devours, other goodies like a Dark Angels T-shirt and a mug. Readers, bring a friend and they will get their name 2 times in the drawing. Put 'KeriArthur' in the referral box and the moderators will approve you right away.
Elise Whyles - Stop by and you could win a Kindlegraphed copy of Forsaken Heart.
Lucy Felthouse - Secret Smut: Can you Crack the Code? If you can, you could win! Join the scavenger hunt
Jewel Adams - Someone is going to win 2 eBooks from Jewel!
Stacy Juba - Name the Book Contest on May 17 and 18! Help Stacy name her next book!
Gianna Bruno - May 12-19 - The theme will be Savor Different Flavors of Romance. Andrew Richardson, who writes contemporary and historical erotica and Alice Gaines who writes Victorian and contemporary erotica will join Gianna Bruno, who writes all of the above and more. Join the three authors for conversation about how they come up with story ideas, how they do research, and the challenges they face when writing cross-genres. They'll be giving away at least one prize a day (flavors include contemporary, LGBT, paranormal, Victorian and humorous) to participants. Start writing down your questions
Patricia Bates - Authors and Publishing Understanding the Business - Are you a published author wanting to know more about the industry as a business? Join me as I host several guest as they discuss the intricacies of the publishing industry. Topics to be discussed - An author's taxes , Publishing hobby or business?, Creating a Marketing plan on a budget, Promotion - an author's responsibility?, And more
Savannah Chase - All week long fun and prizes. Savannah will be giving away 3 copies of an ebook (winners choice), jewelry, handcrafted bookmarks, I will post excerpt, games, sneak peaks and much more...
The Java Junction
The Sweetest Romance Authors - 15th - May Madness Party
eTreasures - party all week and win
Black Velvet Seductions - Garden and Pet fun with a prize or two!
Beachwalk Press - Looking forward to Summer with prizes
Inspired Romance Novels - Join the authors of Inspired for a round-robin FREE read, entitled Lightning Strikes, and help them decide which way the story should turn! Prizes will be drawn daily for those who participate! After a storm, a major power outage leaves two at-odds neighbors dependent on each other. Forced to unite, will their animosity for each other crash like thunder or will they discover love as lightning strikes? Find out May 13th through the 18th in our publisher thread at the Coffee Time Romance forums. We'll be giving some books away to those who participate.
HeartFelt Promos - Join us for the entire month of May as we help celebrate the anniversaries of Coffee Time Romance & More and The Romance Studio! To participate, visit us on the Coffee Time Romance Forum in the Java Junction and post excerpts from your books. One lucky author is going to win a one month Author's Strapped for Cash Package! All you have to do to win is send Regina an e-mail with all the names of the people that you invited to our event. Now, these people have to either post their own excerpts (authors only) or post a comment if they are fans/readers. Whichever author has the most people to show up and post either excerpts or comments wins! We'll pick the winner the first week of June and post the winner's name on our group in the Java Junction.
We'll also be picking random winners for e-books throughout the month, so be sure and post! If you'd like to donate an e-book for this event, send an e-mail with the book attached to email@example.com with "May Event E-book Donation" in the subject line so we know it's not for our regular monthly e-book giveaway.
TRS Blog-a-thon - May 21-23
Join TRS at each of their three blogs for three days of prizes and fun! :
Blog | TRS Blue | Rainbow Studio
Attending authors (each giving away a prize):
T. C. Archer
T. C. Archer
Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy
Party with TRS - May 26-31
Okay, our ninth birthday at TRS was at the top of the year (we opened our doors in January 2003). But who needs to be precise to throw a party? Come join us at our party site for some amazing authors and prizes! The fun is on 24 hours a day each day of the event. Come party with us!
Authors attending (each giving away a prize):
T. C. Archer
Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy
Beverley Oakley aka Beverley Eikli
Gemma K. Murray
Scavenger Hunt for the eReaders
Find all six icons for TRS for a chance to win a NOOK with Glowlight. Enter here.
Find all six icons for CTR for a chance to win a Sony Wi-Fi eReader with the paper-like E-InkŪ Pearl V220 screen Enter here
Find all of the 6 pages on Coffee Time Romance & More that have our Icon (points up) and send your entry in here. You will be entered to win the Coffee Time Romance & More Sony eReader.
More Prizes for eBook Reader Winners:
BIG Thank you to these wonderful publishers for prividing these great prizes to help you stock your new eReader:
Soul Mate Publishing - $25 gift certificate (to each winner)
J. Taylor Publishing - For each
Darkness & Light by J.A. Belfield
Little White Lies by Aimee Laine
The Glass Man by Jocelyn Adams
Into the Unknown by all three of the above authors
Instinct by J.A. Belfield
Touch of Frost by Jocelyn Adams
Hide & Seek by Aimee Laine
The P.U.R.E. by Claire Gillian
and we'll include Tidal Whispers by Jocelyn Adams, Julie Reece, Clair GIllian and Kelly Said as well (it releases June 4th).
Ellora's Cave - 5 eBooks of the Winner's Choice
The Wild Rose Press - $25 gift certificate (to each winner)
Books for a Buck - Gift Certificate for $11.97 (to each winner)
eXtasy Books - $5.00 gift certificate (to each winner)
Eternal Press/Damnation Books- gift certificates (to each winner)
Untreed Reads - $15.00 gift certificate (to each winner)
Torquere Press - $15 gift certificate (to each winner)
Liquid Silver - 2 books each (to each winner)
Changeling Press - Free books for a month at ChangelingPress.com (2 books a week for 4 weeks) (to each winner)
Total E-Bound - (followed up today) (to each winner)
Champagne Books - Gift Certificate to each (to each winner)
Carnal Passions - Gift Certificate to each (to each winner)
BURST - Gift Certificate to each (to each winner)
JMS Books - $25 gift certificate to each (to each winner)
Red Rose Publishing - $25 gift certificate for each (to each winner)
Loose Id - $10 gift certificate to each (to each winner)
Beachwalk Press - eBooks of Barely Dreamingby Stephanie Beck (Fantasy Romance), Soul Dancer by Aurora Rose Lynn (Science Fiction Romance/Interracial Romance) Fool Me Once by Lacey Wolfe (Erotic Contemporary Romance) (to each winner)
Gypsy Shadow Publishing -50% off for the winners (to each winner)
Black Velvet Seduction- 3 eBooks to each (winner's choice)
Runner Up Prizes
There will also be runner up prizes! For TRS, winners will be selected at random from entries in the Scavenger Hunt (see above). The winner of the NOOK is not eligible.
TRS Runner Up Prizes
Seven $25 Barnes & Noble gift cards.
CTR Runner Up Prizes
(For details on how CTR runner up prizes will be awarded, see the Coffee Time Romance & More site for details.)