Tuesday, February 22, 2011

An absolute MUST READ - and I'm giving you the chance....

This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Alliance
is introducing
Save The Date
Thomas Nelson (February 1, 2011)
Jenny B. Jones

I've been a big fan of Jenny B. Jones ever since the Katie Parker series she did for YA. She's had other successful YA series since but once I read her previous novel "Just Between You and Me" I knew she could write contemporary romance just as well - and still be just as hilarious. :)

I had the honor of meeting Jenny personally at the ACFW conference in Colorado a year and a half or so ago, and she was just as charming and witty in person as she is in her writing and through her characters. She wasn't around to accept her Book of the Year win that night, so her agent read a previously prepared note from her that had everyone in stitches. I've never met a more naturally funny woman in my entire life!

SAVE THE DATE is no exception. Jenny's downright addicting voice shines through her characters and her storyline in ways that have you, the reader, connecting and relating before you even know what hit ya. I laughed so hard I almost peed my pants in one chapter, the next I cried and ran my mascara. Jenny doesn't yank your emotions around though, rather, she takes you through the life of the character in such a way that in a sense, you become the character and feel, sense, live, and love what they do.

Thanks, Jenny, for the journey!


I write Christian fiction with a few giggles, quite a bit of sass, and lots of crazy. My novels include the Katie Parker Production series and So Not Happening. I would also like to take credit for Twilight , but somewhere I think I read you’re not supposed to lie.When I’m not typing my heart out (or checking email), I teach at a super-sized high school in Arkansas.My students are constantly telling me how my teaching changes their lives and turned them away from drugs, gangs, and C-SPAN.Okay, that’s not exactly true.Some facts that are true include:I've always been refined!A. I got my camera confiscated by big boys with guns at the American Embassy in Europe this past summer. O la la!B. I once worked in a seed mill office and cleaned out mice on a regular basis. Ew.C. I’m a former drama teacher.D. I didn’t pass my drivers test the first time. Or the second…E. I attract stray animals like a magnet.F. I used to assemble and test paint ball guns for a local factory...Since my current job leaves me with very little free time, I believe in spending my spare hours in meaningful, intellectual pursuits such as:-watching E! -updating my status on Facebook -catching Will Ferrell on YouTube and -writing my name in the dust on my furnitureI’d love to hear about you, so drop me a note. Or check me out on Facebook.


You’re invited to the engagement of the most unlikely couple of the year. When the funding for Lucy’s non-profit job is pulled, she is determined to find out why. Enter Alex Sinclair, former professional football star and heir of Sinclair Enterprises—the primary donor to Lucy’s Saving Grace organization. Alex Sinclair has it all . . . except for the votes he needs to win his bid for Congress. Both Lucy and Alex have something the other wants. Despite their mutual dislike, Alex makes Lucy a proposition: pose as his fiancĂ©e in return for the money she desperately needs. Bound to a man who isn’t quite what he seems, Lucy finds her heart – and her future – on the line. Save the Date is a spunky romance that will have readers laughing out loud as this dubious pair try to save their careers, their dreams . . . and maybe even a date.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Save The Date, go HERE

Purchase your copy of this don't-miss novel HERE!

AND GUESS WHAT???? I'm giving away a copy!! YAY!!!! To enter the drawing, which will be done Friday the 25th, simply leave a comment to this post telling me why you need a good laugh in your life lately ;) It's a chance to vent AND the chance to win a fantastic novel.

Sign up now!!


Tonya said...

I need a laugh bc I found out there's a good probability that I'm allergic to dairy & well the thought of a life without Hershey's chocolate & pizza or ice cream ( not all three together) bums me out

Linda said...

This book sounds like a hoot, would love to read it.

My excuse for needing a good laugh - 3 broken ribs this winter.

Jenny said...

Novel looks like a great read! I need a good read in my life lately because... I have three kids ages 4 and under! 'Nuff said.


Debbie said...

Ok, so I wanted to impress you with my spiritual prowess and ability to find a Bible verse for any occasion, in this case the need for laughter, but I failed.
So, I'll just stoop to begging!
PLEASE, OH PLEASE, may I have a copy of this book? I absolutely LOVE reading comedy (& drama, legal,mystery, basically anything fiction). And, when I'm done savoring every little word I pass the delicacy on to another avid reader in need of a Christian prospective on LIFE! Thanks for enduring my attempt at writing humor. I'm One of your BIGGEST fans!

Linda said...

Just saw your reminder on FB. Thanks for the heads up!

Here's one for Debbie: A merry heart does good, like medicine... Prov 17:22

With all the physical limitations, I need a good laugh every day!

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