Friday, March 8, 2013

Forty-First Birthday Fiesta - Blog Roll Salute

Today is my 41st Birthday! I usually don't celebrate in style, but since my blog has been up for a year this month, I thought I would honor my faithful friends, authors, bloggers. 

Below you will find my 41 Blog Post Salute. 

This is the best of the best, so make sure you check them out!

First up, my author friends have provided a link to their favorite or most popular post this year. 

Kara Leigh Miller: Anatomy of a Sex Scene
Lindsey Louckes: The Year of the Snake
Rachel Kall: Behind the Curtain - The Ballerina
Rachelle Ayala: Story Teller or Book Seller? Guest Interview with Julia Hughes
ST Bende: Girly Book Blog Hop, Location 
Serena Zane: Recipe for a Warewolf

From my wonderful Critique Partners:

Chantel Rhondeau: Romantic Suspense ~ Murder on the beach. A guilty cop? 
Joanne Stewart:
Kimberly Sullivan: Start Those Revisions with Critique Circle

Some of my favorite blogs with posts from this past year:
Flirting With Romance: My review/book tour startup this year. 

Romance University: Without this website, I wouldn't have found Entranced Publishing. How to Write Sex Scenes When You're a Prude 

Harlequin Junkie: Sara's blog is perfect for me. We have such similar tastes in books and I've won several contests. I check this one almost daily. One of my favorite things to do at this blog is the monthly book club. We've chatted with Sarah Mayberry and Shannon Stacey so far. Next month ... Rebecca St. Clair! 

Romance at Random, especially Ruthie Knox's Corner. 

The Sisterhood of the Jaunty Quills: A plethora of some of my fave romance writers. Last post I enjoyed - How Badly do You Want It?

Critique Circle: Where all my manuscripts get critiqued.

Last, but not least, from some of my favorite Entranced Publishing peeps:

Entranced Publishing - the newest and hottest romance publisher. Launches in APRIL!

Entranced Publishing Spring Ad Campaign with logoContemporary Romance Authors:

Lorna Peel: Only You, release date April 1.
Rachel Kall: Legally Undercover, release date April 15
Ana Blaze: The Best man, release date April 29

Young Adult Authors:

Krystalyn Drown: Spirit World, release date April 8
ST Bende: Elsker, release date April 22
Jordan Link: The Sacrificed, release date May 6
Nicole Camp: Shadow Born, release date May 20 & Magic and Meru, release date July 8
Kara Leigh Miller: The Georgia Corbins, release date June 10
Louise D. Gornall: In Stone, to be released in fall.

The ladies behind the name:

Ashley Christman: Executive Editor, Publisher
Eden Plantz: Managing Editor
Sharon Johnston: Marketing Director

1 comment:

  1. Happy birthday, Melinda! So happy we've been critique partners and been able to become friends over this past year+. You are so sweet and so talented, and I count myself lucky that I get to read all your books in advance! Have a wonderful day!!