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Sara Reyes | Season’s Greetings…what are you reading?
Saturdays with Sara / November 30, 2009

Now that we’re in the beginning of the final countdown for the holidays, what are you reading? Is there a book or series of books you just feel compelled to re-read each year at this time? Or perhaps, you go looking for and save up the “holiday” books that started appearing in September. Or is there a favorite author who wrote some truly emotional book that touches you that you love to read again and again? My reading at this time of the year includes pulling out and dusting off my old Signet Regency Christmas anthologies. Stories by Mary Balogh and Barbara Metzger and Mary Jo Putney still make me happy to read. Then I’ll read a truly emotional contemporary such as Robyn Carr‘s Virgin River Christmas or Marie Bostwick‘s COMFORT AND JOY or SNOW ANGELS. One of the things we discuss this month at book club is, what are we reading for the holidays? It’s always good to get an idea of a new book or author to try out. I heard Susan Wiggs being discovered for the first time by one member and another willing to try Robyn Carr but the number of books in the Virgin River…

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Going Green with ARe Bucks
Holiday / November 30, 2009

Think Green this holiday season in more ways than one as author Kellyann Zuzulo is giving away $25 in ARe bucks. All Romance eBooks is an online bookseller who deals exclusively in eBooks. You can find all of Sapphire Blue Publishing’s authors listed there, moi included. This is a fantastic gift for readers of romance who also enjoy ebooks. Djinn in the Box A journalist by training, Kellyann has worked as a writer for Yankee Magazine, Cobblestone magazine, and national consumer and health magazines; as a book development editor; as a media relations representative; and as a director of communications for a non-profit. Her novel, A GENIE IN THE HOUSE OF SAUD, draws upon her experience as a former managing editor of two publications for the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC. Her second novel, The Third Wish is available in eBook from Sapphrie Blue Publishing. Kellyann is a smoking hot writer and a terrific storyteller. So enjoy the chance to go green this holiday and nominate a friend or family member to win. Click here to read how to enter Visit to learn more about books and authors.

Fresh Pick | THE CHRISTMAS CLOCK by Kat Martin
Fresh Pick / November 30, 2009

October 2009On Sale: October 13, 2009Featuring: Teddy Winters160 pages ISBN: 1593155476EAN: 9781593155476Hardcover$14.95 Romance Buy at The Christmas Clock by Kat Martin Bestselling romance author Kat Martin presents a charming, inspiring holiday tale of love lost and found, and of bonds broken and healed. Teddy Winters was eight years old that Christmas, too young to understand all the undercurrents swirling around him in that tiny Michigan town of Dreyerville. He wasn’t able to value that Christmas for the miracle it truly was. Teddy only knew he wanted to buy the beautiful Victorian clock in the window of Tremont’s Antiques as a gift for his grandmother, Lottie Sparks, a woman desperate to find him a home before her rapidly progressing Alzheimer’s left him an orphan. Teddy didn’t know that in trying to buy the clock hew would meet Sylvia Winters and Joe Dixon, a coupe once in love, desperate to overcome the past. He didn’t know he would for a friendship with his neighbors, Floyd and Doris Culver, two people struggling to revive their long-dead marriage. He didn’t know that these people would fill his Christmas with magic and hope; that the ove of his friends would change his world, and…