Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sinful Rewards 3: A Billionaires and Bikers Novella by Cynthia Sax E-Book GIVEAWAY

Sinful Rewards 3: A Billionaires and Bikers Novella by Cynthia Sax

Bee Carter's carefully constructed world is tumbling down around her designer knockoff heels. Pleasing others isn't working for this small-town fashionista. Bee decides to throw caution to the Chicago wind for one night and release her inner bad girl, accepting a sexy challenge from an unknown texter, exploring the backseat of a limousine with gorgeous billionaire Nicolas, and entering a rough, tough biker bar with the mysterious Hawke.
Two hot men, one wicked night. When this good girl goes wild, who will make her erotic dreams come true—the enigmatic billionaire or the tattooed bad boy? 

About the author: 
Cynthia Sax lives in a world where demons aren’t all bad, angels aren’t all good, and magic happens every single day. Although her heroes may not always say, “I love you”, they will do anything for the women they love. They live passionately. They fight fiercely. They love the same women forever.

Cynthia has loved the same wonderful man forever. Her supportive hubby offers himself up to the joys and pains of research, while they travel the world together, meeting fascinating people and finding inspiration in exotic places such as Istanbul, Bali, and Chicago.

Please join Cynthia at:

Twitter: @CynthiaSax


"A very large man separates from the pack, and my words fade. He's backlit, his face and form in darkness, but I'd recognize that blunt buzz cut, square chin, broad shoulders, and confident swagger anywhere.

"Hawke," I whisper, my toes wiggling in the practical flats I was forced to wear. My lack of heels makes him appear even larger, more dominant and manly.

"Sweetheart." He cups my chin with his rough fingers and tilts my face upward. Our gazes meet and hold, time stopping, the noise and lights fading. There's only the two of us.

I'll have sex with this mountain of a man tonight. Decades-entrenched fear battles newly formed desire. The temptation to turn, to run from him, from this fate, increases with each heartbeat. I know of only one way to quiet my mind, to ensure passion wins. "Kiss me," I whisper.

Hawke doesn't hesitate. He swoops down and claims my lips, the strength of his embrace stealing my breath. I gasp. He surges inside me, his tongue tangling, tumbling with mine. He tastes of whiskey and chocolate, a burning sweetness I could quickly become addicted to.

My knees tremble, and he straps his arms around my body, holding me upright, pressing me to him. I forget everything, my doubts, our audience, my friend Cyndi, losing myself in him, in the rasp of his stubble-covered chin against my skin, the stroke of his tongue along mine, the hardness of his body.

Hawke lifts me higher, fitting me into his fit form. My curves flatten against his muscle. My feet dangle above the pavement. Never have I felt this delicate, this cherished.

I grip his shoulders, clinging to him, relishing his strength and size. This is right, this kiss, this night, this man. I'll give him everything, expecting only pleasure in return, forgoing forever for one evening.

A man whistles, breaking the spell. Other men join him, hooting and hollering, their unruly behavior heating my cheeks. Hawke releases my lips and pushes my face into his cotton-covered chest, bending over my smaller form as though to shield me from them.

"I'm glad you came," he murmurs, his voice low and deep and arousing. I wiggle closer to him, my nipples pressing against the red silk of my corset. He strokes my loose-flowing hair, his big hands gentle, almost reverent.

"I almost didn't," I share quietly, not wanting anyone else to hear us. "

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HomeSpa Aromatherapy Shower Sprays - GIVEAWAY

We are loving our HomeSpa Aromatherapy Shower Sprays that comes in four different scents: Lavender, Eucalyptus, Tangerine, and Pink Grapefruit. 

When you go into the shower you simply choose the HomeSpa you want depending on your mood  or just whatever scent makes you smile, squirt it about 3 or 4 pumps into the stream of the shower and wah-la be transported to a happy place!
HomeSpa is a 100% natural shower spray developed using the highest quality of ingredients to stimulate the aromatherapy treatments found in Spas around the world. Using a unique blend of natural, therapeutic, essential oils, HomeSpa was created to ease stress and clear one¹s mind. Comes in a slender, attractive bottle that can be displayed in the shower or easily tucked inside a bathroom cabinet

I have used them literally with every shower. They come in a modern spray bottle with brightly colored labels. 

Choosing the one I want in the shower with me is easy, if I am taking a night time shower, I use the Lavender so that I can calm my mind and get ready for the quiet of the night. Or if I need to clear my mind the eucalyptus would be my pick. The Tangerine and Pink Grapefruit are so fresh and fruity that they are perfect for the morning. 

These sprays are so pleasant I have used them everywhere actually. I have used them to freshen my car, my sofa, my room before bed. I LOVE THEM!

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Disclaimer: I received a complimentary product for my honest opinion. No monetary compensation was offered.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Have You Ever Felt Shakespeare Needed To Lighten Up A Little? #shakespeareianmadlibs


Who says you shouldn’t mess with a good thing? After all, anything that’s pushing 400 years old could use some freshening up…

Introducing “William Shakespeare Rewritten by You,” a humorous new book where you rephrase the most famous scenes ever penned in merry pursuit of amusement.

Within the pages of this book, you’ll find 47 iconic passages from Shakespeare’s plays, along with prompts that’ll have you hunting for responses that will, when plopped into place, vastly improve upon the Bard’s masterful—if musty—works.

Shakespeare thought it should be “light” through the window and Juliet is the “sun.” But what did he know? A few blind word replacements and everyone is laughing over such ad-libs as, “What *FART* through yonder window breaks? It is the *POOP,* and Juliet is the *COW.*”

A great way to share some laughs or have fun while discovering Shakespeare, this book makes an ideal gift for jokesters and scholars alike.

Grab your quill and get ready for nonstop literary laughs.

The 411 by Maria:

I loved Mad Libs as a kid and this reminds me of that.  Basically one page has numbered sentences for instance pick an animal any animal, and the corresponding page has the Shakespearian text where you insert the word for that numbered sentence. Confusing? Nah...just I can't explain it let me show you.

The you read it back and chuckle. It is interesting and can be as fun, smart, dirty as you want depending on who is writing. 

May not be for everyone but anyone who appreciates reading, Shakespeare or Mad Libs will enjoy.  I think my English Teacher friends will actually love this bringing to the Teacher's lounge tomorrow.

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy for my honest opinion. No monetary compensation was discussed

Nuisance neighbors: How To Deal With The Problems

The problem of nuisance neighbors is garnering an increasing amount of publicity. In August this year The Daily Mail published a story about an 81 year old who had received an ASBO as a result of his relentless campaign against his neighbor. There are more peaceful solutions to this problem, and here are a few ideas about the steps you can take in order to restore harmony and sanity to your life.
Take evidence

Your particular case might not end up in court, but even if you want to report your neighbor activities to the local authorities you should still make notes, take photographs, and record excessive noise. It might be necessary or convenient to have your statements witnessed by commissioners for oaths, such as Vanner PerezNotaries, and this would help add credence to your complaint.

Don't let nuisance neighbors dominate your life

If you are suffering as a result of your neighbors’ activities, it’s important to try not to let their anti-social activities dominate your life. Constant harassment can also cause health problems, get your doctor on side. In fact the more you talk constructively about the problem, the more you’ll realize that you are not alone. According to this article, as far back as 2011, 5 million people suffered from nuisance neighbors. Noisy music is one of the biggest problems, but some people have had to cope with dog mess and litter being thrown over their fences as well as the constant barrage of argument and shouting.  

Take control of the situation
Once you realize that your nuisance neighbor isn’t going away any time soon, try to avoid any confrontation. If they’re so unreasonable you probably won’t be able to engage them in civilized conversation anyway. Some people genuinely get a kick from irritating others; don’t give your neighbor that particular form of satisfaction. Just remember to take a note of every single incident.

How to complain

After a period of sustained aggravation, you should contact your local council and ask to speak to the environmental health department. Some authorities have set up pilot schemes to share information between the police and the council, which will prove useful should the case go to court. Alternatively, you could see if you can use the services of a mediation service. Loud music, barking dogs and excessive rubbish can be punished by your council. Record the excessive noise, to demonstrate that you’re not being unduly sensitive. If the council agrees with you it will issue a noise abatement notice and the nuisance perpetrator will be fined.

Court is the last resort

If all else fails then you will probably have to contact the police, this is the last stage before court. The police can issue an order under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997. If all else fails, then you will most likely end up having to take your neighbor to court. Some home insurance policies will cover your costs in this type of action, so check your policy documents before approaching a solicitor. Nuisance neighbors can make your life a living hell, fortunately more and more people are refusing to accept this type of behavior, and the law is on your side.

I Can't Wait To Read The Latest Chicken Soup For The Soul Book - Everyone I Know Could Use A Reboot!


 You can reboot your life

Chicken Soup for the Soul shares stories about how you can find a new path to happiness
COS COB, Conn. – Claire Cook was sitting with a group of parents at her daughter’s swim practice when she realized she needed to change her life. “I was in serious danger of living out my days without ever once going for it. Without even trying to achieve my lifelong dream of writing a novel.” So Claire started writing a book in her minivan, on a lined pad, while her daughter swam. Claire published her first novel at age 45, followed by the bestseller Must Love Dogs. At 50, she walked the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the movie based on her book! Now she’s a bestselling author of twelve books. “Not many days go by that I don’t … remind myself that this is the career I almost didn’t have,” she writes in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life. “Anything can happen. It is never, ever too late.”

Are you stuck in a rut? Looking for purpose and meaning in your life? Ready for a new job, a new hobby or new relationships? You’ll feel empowered to take chances, follow your dreams and reboot your own life as you read the 101 inspiring stories by people, just like you, who did just that in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot YourLife (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC; Amy Newmark and Claire Cook; Sept. 16, 2014, 978-1611599404, $14.95).

You will be inspired to pursue your true passion as you read stories like the one from ultra-marathoner Dean Karnazes. He didn’t like where his life was headed and literally ran out of his 30th birthday party and didn’t stop for 30 miles. Shortly after that pivotal moment, Dean quit his corporate job and his partying lifestyle. He wanted to make his living by running. And he did. “Now, some two decades later,” Dean writes. “I’ve realized more happiness and greater fulfillment than I ever dreamed imaginable.”

Within these pages, you’ll find the tools and the advice you need to solve your problems, use positive thinking, find your purpose, follow your dreams and start over. The 101 role models in this collection of revealing personal stories will help you change your life, and become the person you are meant to be.

Chicken Soup for the Soul publishes the famous Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. In 2007, USA Today named Chicken Soup for the Soul one of the five most memorable books in the last quarter-century. With over 100 million books sold to date in the U.S. and Canada alone, more than 250 titles, and translations into more than 40 languages, “chicken soup for the soul” is one of the world's best-known phrases. Today, 21 years after it first began sharing happiness, inspiration and wellness through its books, Chicken Soup for the Soul continues to delight readers and fans with new titles, but has also evolved beyond the bookstore, providing wholesome and balanced pet food, a line of delicious, nutritious food that makes it easier to bring people together around the table for healthy meals, movies, television, licensed gifts, and digital offerings, all of which are inspired by stories. Chicken Soup for the Soul is “changing the world one story at a time.®” For more information visit
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