Lola Wins NLAPW Award!

Remember those crossed fingers from a few weeks ago? This week I got a call from the National League of American Pen Women telling me that my book, Lonely Lola Ladybug, has been awarded first place in the multi-discipline category of their Biannual Vinnie Reams Award! Super Yahoo! I am honored and over the moon…
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Lola’s on a Great Giveaways Blog Hop!

rockin_book_reviews1There is a new term in my vocabulary… Bog Hop.  What is a Blog Hop? A blog hop, also called a link up, allows bloggers to “hop” onto the site of the blogger hosting the hop and link that information to their site, social media outlets, and other sites on the host’s list. The idea is to create a ripple effect that allows you to visit other blogs, win prizes, follow blogs you like, and gain followers to your blog.

You can participate, whether you’re a blogger or not, by leaving a comment, visiting other blogs, following blogs you like and posting the “The Back to Reality Giveaway Hop” on your social media sites. Everyone has a chance to win!

Click the picture below to see what “The Back to Reality Giveaway Hop” is all about and for a chance to win a few great books reviewed by Rockin’ Book Reviews, including Lonely Lola Ladybug! When you find Lola please leave a comment. Then hop back here to tell me. You just did a “blog hop”!




Johnny Appleseed: Fruitless Plan?

Remember the story of Johnny Appleseed? Johnny had a dream to produce so many apples that no one would ever go hungry. He wandered the countryside planting his seeds in hopes that they would grow into mature trees and bear fruit.  I feel like that. I go around planting Lola Ladybug seeds in different places…
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Book Revue Gets Lola!

The Book Revue is Long Island’s largest independent bookstore, and it just happens to be located in my home town of Huntington, NY. So I thought to myself, “Wouldn’t it be cool to have “Lola” in Huntington?”  I worked all week on trying to get my book into this store. Finally, after a marathon of…
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Lola Ladybug seen in Botanical Garden!

For those of you who do not live near Richmond, Virginia, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is considered one of the top ten botanical gardens in the country.  It is not only a beautiful place to visit but also a vibrant part of the Richmond community with popular social and educational functions and opportunities to volunteer….
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