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LIFT 2019 Open for Bidding!

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The LIFT 4 Autism Auction is open for bidding!

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Get your bid on here!

charityauction.bid/lift4autism

“My oldest was diagnosed with autism in 2009 just days before my husband left for Afghanistan. He was gone for eight months while I navigated the autism world alone with a two-year-old and a baby. I turned to romance books to keep my sanity. I found out about LIFT and felt so empowered that the community that helps keep me sane as I walk through autism was raising money for autism!” — Michelle, Romance Reader & Autism Mom

A banquet for the bookish, the online auction features more than 300 signed paperbacks, hardcovers, full series sets, out-of-print covers, foreign editions, cannot-even-buy event tickets . . . and MORE, all donated by authors, publishers, bloggers, readers. Just people who wanted to be a part of something to help autism families.

Since 2016, LIFT 4 Autism, a charitable initiative organized each April by authors Ginger Scott and Kennedy Ryan, has raised over $100,000 to benefit families living with autism. All proceeds go to non-profit organizations serving the autism community. This year’s charitable partner is Kulture City, whose programs serve the autism community with compassion and generosity.

Every item up for bid is deeply appreciated! We have highlighted just a few that we anticipate being hot commodities here: http://bit.ly/LIFT19High

Here’s some FAQ about the auction and the bidding process that may prove helpful

http://lift4autism.com/auctionfaq/

Winning bidders will be emailed with payment instructions.

And if you don’t win your bid, you can STILL be involved!

  1. Make a tax-deductible “no amount is too big or too small” donation to our Kulture City Fund:

https://bit.ly/2JLKLuP

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  1. Buy LIFT Gear like t-shirts, mugs, sweatshirts, mugs, etc…

https://teespring.com/stores/lift4autism

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Kulture City, with its emphasis on acceptance, accessibility and inclusion, is innovating service to the autism community. In addition to partnering with the NBA and other organizations to make stadiums sensory-friendly, they provide much-needed safety resources through their lifeBOKS program and equip autists with tablets to bridge communication gaps and open new opportunities for learning through their tablet: KULTURE program. We are so very honored to stand with Kulture City in their compassion and ingenuity.

Cover Reveal: Collide ( a Collision novella) by L.B. Dunbar

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★ COLLIDE (a Collision novella) ★

A ridiculously sexy quickie about a rock star and the woman he desires most.

★PRE-ORDER: https://amzn.to/2XQe3ex

March 20 release!

★TBR: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/44293739-collide

Ivy Carrigan doesn’t know what she wants.

Daughter of a famous female rock star, it’s difficult to decide who to trust, who to believe in, so when Ivy finds herself in a predicament, it’s hard to determine Gage Everly’s motive. He couldn’t possibly love her, including her secret.

Gage Everly knows exactly what he wants.

From the moment he met Ivy, his world spun out of control. He’s never wanted anyone as much as he wants her, secret and all. Now, if he could only convince her to take a chance on him.

“When two stars collide, Ivy, they either collapse or merge to form something better. You and me. We collide, and we’ll be so much more. Together.”

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If you read After Care, and wanted to know more about Gage and Ivy, here it is.

This novella can also be read as a stand alone, which might make you curious about that sexy silver fox, Uncle Tommy. His story is here: http://amzn.to/2DUgOod

Waiting for Wednesday: Storm and Fury (The Harbinger #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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Release Date: June 11th, 2019

Eighteen-year-old Trinity Marrow may be going blind, but she can see and communicate with ghosts and spirits. Her unique gift is part of a secret so dangerous that she’s been in hiding for years in an isolated compound fiercely guarded by Wardens—gargoyle shape-shifters who protect humankind from demons. If the demons discover the truth about Trinity, they’ll devour her, flesh and bone, to enhance their own powers.

When Wardens from another clan arrive with disturbing reports that something out there is killing both demons and Wardens, Trinity’s safe world implodes. Not the least because one of the outsiders is the most annoying and fascinating person she’s ever met. Zayne has secrets of his own that will upend her world yet again—but working together becomes imperative once demons breach the compound and Trinity’s secret comes to light. To save her family and maybe the world, she’ll have to put her trust in Zayne. But all bets are off as a supernatural war is unleashed… 

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Happy Valentine’s Day!!!

Dual Cover Reveal: Sunkissed Days & Remind Me by Samantha Chase

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Nobody does sweet, small town romance quite like New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Samantha Chase. And to kick off 2019 we are so excited to be sharing with you the first two covers in her brand new Magnolia Sound series. Read on for a peak at the covers of SUNKISSED DAYS and REMIND ME!

SUNKISSED DAYS
Coming February 26, 2019

Mallory Westbrook is ready to make her move on Jake Summerford, the boy—now man—she’s been crushing on for years. Coming back to Magnolia Sound to celebrate her great-grandfather’s birthday provides the perfect opportunity to show Jake that she’s no longer a child.

The last thing Jake expected to do at his mentor’s birthday party was to find himself kissing Mallory under the moonlight. Though he’s known her for years, the thought of kissing her never crossed his mind. But the shy tomboy he once knew is gone, and in her place is a woman he can’t resist.

They have one summer before they go their separate ways. Insecurity wars with the possibility of a future together, but it could all come to an end before it even has a chance to start.

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Pre-order SUNKISSED DAYS exclusively from Apple Books!

REMIND ME
Coming March 12, 2019

It’s been years since Mallory Westbrook set foot in Magnolia Sound, but the death of her great-grandfather forces her back. Two weeks to get his affairs in order then she would return to her life in New York. The perfect plan, if not for Jake Summerford—her first love who broke her heart.

Jake always regretted the way things ended with Mallory and now that she’s back in town, he’s hoping they can put the past behind them. As they reconnect, old feelings resurface and Jake realizes that friendship is only the beginning of he wants from Mallory.

With one foot out of the door, Mallory is looking for any excuse to leave Magnolia Sound behind. Forever. Will Jake’s plan to replace the old, painful memories help him finally show her their love deserves another chance?

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Pre-order REMIND ME exclusively from Apple Books!

 

About SAMANTHA CHASE

Samantha Chase is a New York Times and USA Today bestseller of contemporary romance. She released her debut novel in 2011 and currently has more than forty titles under her belt! When she’s not working on a new story, she spends her time reading romances, playing way too many games of Scrabble or Solitaire on Facebook, wearing a tiara while playing with her sassy pug Maylene…oh, and spending time with her husband of 25 years and their two sons in North Carolina.

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Hello 2019!

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Wishing everyone a very happy 2019! Thanks so much to all my followers for sticking with me this year. I can’t wait to see what new and exciting books 2019 will have in store us!

What are you most looking forward to in 2019?

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