Friday, June 14, 2013

June Reader Appreciation Day: Prize List!

All right, ladies and gentlemen, here's the awesome prize list for Reader Appreciation Day, which will be held this Saturday, June 15th, at The Sweet Spot! This great collection of prizes has been donated by these generous authors as their way of saying "thank you" to the readers out there. There are links with each prize listed, so just clink on those to learn more!

Leigh Ellwood - reader's choice of one M/M backlist title

Lex Valentine - ebook copy of BITTER BONDS

Lex Valentine - ebook copy of SAVE YOUR LOVE

Tara Lain - ebook copy of SNOW BALLS

Diana DeRicci - ebook copy of IT'S RAINING MEN

Willa Okati - ebook copy of MIGHTY CASEY

Harper Fox - ebook copy of BROTHERS OF THE WILD NORTH SEA

L.M. Brown - ebook copy of Silver Presents: THREE'S A PARTY anthology (including L.M. Brown’s m/m/m story “The Other Man”)

Vicktor Alexander - ebook copy of IMPOSSIBLE, TATE PACK BOOK 6

Vicktor Alexander - signed paperback copy of ELIAN

Michael Mandrake - ebook copy of winner's choice from backlist 

Jambrea Jo Jones - ebook copy of winner's choice from backlist

Sloan Parker - winner's choice of $15 gift card or All Romance eBooks gift card

S.J. Frost - ebook copy of winner's choice from backlist

Sloan, Jambrea, and I are very grateful to all these authors, and we thank them so very much for joining with us in showing appreciation to readers.

Any author who would still like to donate a prize is welcomed to. All you have to do is send out an email to:  Please include what you'd like to donate for the June giveaway, a link, and a cover art pic. Reader Appreciation Day is also an Open Excerpt Day, so all M/M authors are invited to stop by the Yahoo group, share excerpts, and your latest news! And readers, make sure you swing by too and see what some of your favorite authors are up to.

As usual, the prize list will be posted throughout the day at The Sweet Spot Yahoo group, starting at 8:00 am EST. Reader Appreciation Day wraps up about 8:00 pm EST, with the winners announced shortly thereafter. Authors who have donated a prize will be contacted at about the same time with their winner so they can send their prize personally. To enter in the giveaway, just reply to any of the giveaway threads on the group.

Hope to see everyone tomorrow at The Sweet Spot!

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Reader Appreciation Day June 15th

Hello, everyone! It's almost time for another Reader Appreciation Day and Open Excerpt Day over at The Sweet Spot! Here's the official announcement for June's RAD!

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This Saturday, June 15th, is Reader Appreciation Day at The Sweet Spot, the Yahoo Group run by Sloan ParkerJambrea Jo Jones, and me! This fun event is held on the third Saturday of every month. The list of prizes donated by generous authors will be posted this Friday.

SloanJambrea, and I are thrilled to announce M/M Reader Appreciation Day at The Sweet Spot. This is one day every month for authors of M/M romance to say "thanks" to all you readers out there who support our writing efforts.

This month's Reader Appreciation Day will be held on Saturday, June 15th. On that day, we'll post a giveaway thread throughout the day featuring a full list of all prizes available in the group. Just respond to one of the giveaway threads on the Yahoo Group between 8am and 8pm EST to be included in the drawing.

Readers, stop by the Yahoo Group  to chat with authors and enter for a chance to win free books and other prizes from a variety of M/M authors.

Authors, if you're interested in participating in the giveaway, send an email to:
Please include what you'd like to donate for the June giveaway, a link, and a cover art pic. For prizes, you can donate books, gift certificates, swag, and other items. All types of prizes are welcomed! In the future, we'll include you in our monthly announcement for a chance to donate. You can participate as little or as often as you'd like in the RAD giveaway.

Reader Appreciation Day is also an Open Excerpt Day, and all authors are welcomed to post to blurbs and excerpts of their work, and of course, share any other fun news you've got going on!

Hope to see you all at The Sweet Spot!