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A YA Summer Scavenger Hunt with the Potential to Win Lots of Books, Prizes, and the $500 Amazon Gift Card Grand Prize!

Do you love Scavenger Hunts? How about one with amazing prizes and lots of free books?

Don’t tell anyone but it’s so enticing I thought about dropping out to join the hunt with you. I mean, seriously, a chance to win a $500 Amazon gift card? And lots of chances to win free books and prizes? Tempting, very tempting!

Of course there are rules, so please read carefully for a chance to win those prizes!

RULES:

Each author will be given a special keyword, which will be bolded and all caps like this: BUTTERFLIES.

All you have to do is visit all the author’s sites in the order provided, write down the special keywords to discover the short story, then enter the giveaway with the completed secret legend HERE.

There will be one main giveaway for the main prize, but most of the participating authors will also have smaller giveaways for free books, amazon credit (cards) and author swag, so make sure you read their post carefully to see what else they’re offering while you’re on their site for the keyword.

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It’s so easy to join the fun. Head over The YA BookShelf Scavenger Hunt, follow the map visiting each author’s website in the order provided (don’t forget to enter their own giveaways), find the SPECIAL word, and put it all together at the site provided. If you become stuck go back to the YA BookShelf Page.

I will have four book giveaways, yes, four chances to win! One will be a chance to win one of my books and I’ll announce the other three books on June 1st when the hunt begins. This hunt will end on June 7th so mark it in your calendars.

In the meantime, you can download my first short story in the free Sweet Romance Collection.

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Good Luck to ALL!

Thank the YA Shelf Bookshelf for putting this together and for the Grand Prize.

 

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Happy Mother’s Day!

I want to wish all the moms reading this post a Happy Mother’s Day.

May this day be filled with the love you share with your children, grandchildren, moms, and grandmas or any other special mom in your life.

This day is bittersweet for me.

Unfortunately, my mom passed away before my children were born. While I enjoy the day with my own HEA hero and my children, every year I wish she could be here with us to celebrate her and the love I had for her.

I would’ve written her a card so I could express everything she meant to me in my own words, swallow her petite frame with big hugs, kiss her beautiful face, buy her a gift she really wanted, and spent time with her returning the love she always showed me.

If you can, please spend the day or a few hours or even make a call to express your love to that special mom in your life. We just never know.

And if you can share some love with other moms, even those who are strangers, by wishing them a Happy Mother’s Day.

You just might make that mom’s day.

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You and Me Forever: A Sweet Romance Collection is now LIVE!

 

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Eight Short Stories from Eight bestselling and new authors! Get your free copy now and enjoy falling in love!

So excited that it’s now live. You can download your free copy of the YA and NA collection at the following retailers:

Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06Y14WPDJ

B&N:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/you-me-forever…/1126163394…

Google Play: https://play.google.com/…/Megan_Linski_You_Me_Forever_A_Swe…

Kobo:
https://www.kobo.com/…/you-me-forever-a-sweet-romance-colle…

 

Can’t wait to hear what you think about my first short story!

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FREE YA and NA Romance Collection Pre-order is Now Live!

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The FREE YA and NA Romance Collection from EIGHT best-selling and new authors is now available for pre-order at the following sites:

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My Writing Journal

Shown Love at the Dentist Office

I’m putting our conversation in quotes but it’s not exactly word for word. Though it’s close.

Today, when I rose from the dentist chair and turned around there were two other hygienists waiting for me. One of them held my book, which I had left for another hygienist months ago.

One of them held Masquerading Our Love in her hands and asked, “Do you recognize this book?”

I nodded. “Yes, I wrote it.”

My mind raced. Writers have so much self-doubt haunting us, that we could be billionaires if we received one cent for every time we believed that our work is terrible. I looked at the two hygienists preparing myself for criticism.

“We read it and we need to know when is the next one coming out?”

“Yeah, what happens to the pregnant girl, Trina?” asked the other one not holding my book.

“Uhm, well I’m writing Carol and Frank’s story and I’m editing Trina and Stuart’s story.” Yikes, I’m still writing Trina’s story and don’t know exactly where it’s going.

“Well, you need to write it because we need to know!”

Are you for real? You really liked my book and are waiting to read it?

We continued talking and a short time later, the second one said, “I read the book in one day. And I love the main character’s boyfriend because he’s so romantic bringing her roses.”

She loves Christopher, Thalía’s boyfriend. I do too because he is pretty romantic and reminds me of my husband, who used to bring me a single rose every time we went on a date.

I asked them to review it and to please be honest. The first one said, that it was slow in the beginning and slightly confusing with all the characters in the first two chapters but once she hit chapter three she needed to find out what happened.

HOOKED! She said she was needed to find out what happened and in my book it means she was hooked!

Since the other two heard I was there they came to talk to me. ME!

The one holding my book gave it to my hygienist and told her to read it because it’s that good. They left and the hygienist who worked on my teeth said that she’s been hearing about this book during their lunch hour and how they’re saying that she needs to read it. She knew it was written by a patient but she didn’t realize it was me. She’s planning to read it tomorrow.

Wow!

I wish you could see the joy on my face right now. It still floors me that they both said that they needed to find out what happened next. The moment my foot hit the pavement outside the office I dialed my husband’s number to let him know.

Those two women showed me so much love that my heart can still bust open from their words and I have a huge grin on my face, hours after being home. I still can’t believe that these women loved my book.

This is so exciting because every author wants readers to like our books and when two people, who are standing in front of you are saying that they loved it, well, yes I call it showing me a whole lot of love.

A special thanks to all the hygienists at Dr. A’s dental practice. I have to return in three weeks for a filling, not so much fun, but hopefully I’ll take a photo with these women and my book.

Now I must be off to work on my books so they can know what happens to my characters!

I’m hoping someone shows you as much love as I’ve been shown today and if you can please do the same.

We all need love!

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This made my day: A 5 Star Review from a Blogger and not a Fellow Writer!

Last week, my husband told me that a co-worker had complained that she couldn’t put my book down and therefore couldn’t complete her weekend to do list. It made my day. But the next day, a tiny bit of doubt crept in because she knew my husband.

But today, was totally different.

A blogger, an actual reader, posted that she loved my book.

A five out of five stars!

Can I scream at the top of my lungs without being hauled in for a psychiatric evaluation?

I’m beyond ecstatic as I write these words. And once I’m done here I’m posting it all over social media, because yes, I’m super excited.

Here’s the link if you want to read it. Alyttérature

Please feel free to comment: am I crazy for being so happy or not?

Alycia, thank you so much!

¡Muchísimas gracias, Alycia!

Je vous remercie, Alycia!

Yes, today I have been shown love.

 

 

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Want a Chance to Win ebook Copy of Masquerading My Love?

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I love giving back so here is an Amazon giveaway. Follow the links to see if you can win one of the twenty-six copies of my ebook Masquerading Our Love (No purchase necessary and all the rules can be found on Amazon.com).

If you know someone who may like to read a YA Contemporary Romance book here’s a chance to win 1 of the 26 copy. Please share with them the links.

Links to the three different chances to win 1 of 26 ebook copies of Masquerading Our Love:

Take a chance to win one of 9 ebooks but giveaway ends 11/28/16

Take a chance there are still 9 books left but giveaway ends 11/30/2016

Take a chance for 1 of the 8 books still left in giveaway that ends 11/30/16

If you win please let me know and share on social media. Also please review the book if it impacts you in any way. Thanks!

Please share everywhere and keep loving everyone!

I hope you win yourself a copy!

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