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BBP_OC_2011Bloggers and Publishers have the same goals, to bring in readers. This Conference is to discuss what is working online to promote books and what we can do better. How can we work together and with authors to bring readers online? What are Publishers goals in working with Bloggers? What are Bloggers and Reviewers looking for? Join us for panels, discussions and giveaways. This is the 2nd annual Book Bloggers and Publishers Online Conference that is hosted by Terry Kate of Romance in the Backseat as well as several other book bloggers.

 

How the Conference Works: This is a five day online event that will feature TalkShoe Discussion Panels and open Forums for more inclusive debate on subjects raised. Attendees can listen to panels live or using the links provided at a later more convenient time. The Forums will remain open and those speaking on the panels will be in the forums afterward to answer questions. The Forums will be held in a private Ning for the Conference.

 

Registration Information: The Conference is open to Publishers, Bloggers, and Industry Professionals. There is a $45 registration fee per person. The Conference will be held on a private Ning that will be opened on April 5th allowing Attendees to profile their companies and leave questions for the live panel discussions ahead of time. You can find more updated information on the conference and panels by going to the Book Bloggers and Publishers Online Conference blog.

 

For Publishers: The Online Conference runs from April 13-17 and features forums, live chats, and audio panels. We would love to have you take part. There are a few ways your publishing house can participate.

  • Registered Houses can feature themselves in the forum and set aside a time to chat with Bloggers interested in working with them.
  • We are looking for contributions of books to giveaway to attending Bloggers. All titles received from the Conference will be featured in a post with the possibility of a review on each Blogger’s respective site.
  • The panels will be announced January 1, 2011. We will be filling in panelists shortly thereafter.

 

For Bloggers: The Online Conference runs from April 13-17 and features forums, live chats, and audio panels. We would love to have you take part.

  • Listen live or to pre-recorded panels.
  • Take part in online discussions regarding the panels as the occur.
  • If you are unable to attend at the scheduled time, the recorded panels will be available for listening for one month, so listen at your convenience.
  • Learn what publishers are looking for.
  • Learn new tricks and the latest blogging and vlogging tips.
  • Meet other Bloggers who share your same dedication, excitement and frustrations.
  • Every Blogger attending will receive free books from the attending publishers.

 

I hope everyone can attend this year but don’t worry if you can’t be there because we all hope to see you at next years Book Bloggers and Publisher Online Conference.

So can you believe it I’m blogging again in the space of 2 days. Well I just needed to rant my frustration out to someone today about why I am seriously thinking of never ordering online from Barnes and Noble since they are now using this delivery service called Argix Direct which uses the USPS to deliver the packages. The USPS lately has been very bad in delivering my packages from both Barnes and Noble as well as from other people, which is not good at all. I use to get all of my packages delivered on time when it was scheduled to be delivered when they use to use UPS all the time to get their packages to their customers. Don’t get me wrong I love Barnes and Noble but they are really getting horrible in their customer service since the Nook came out. I will be going to the post office and complaining about not getting my package when they say it was delivered with a notice left to pick it up. I never got a notice about picking it up and the time they said they delivered it my mom was at home and nobody rang the doorbell to deliver the package.

Well wish me luck about getting my books back from the post office because otherwise I will be asking for a full damn refund from Barnes and Noble who have already charged me for it.


This is a light blond me.
Can you tell the difference?
So I know that I have been a very bad girl and haven’t been a good blogger or book reviewer since I haven’t posted anything since October of 2010 and it’s now almost February 2011. Ever since I got my first job at Modell’s Sporting Goods store I have been very lazy about posting my reviews of the books I’ve read when I use to post them all the time previously. Also for the new year I dyed my hair a light blond color that most people say looks better on me than my natural dark brown hair did because this color makes me look like less pale so that it gives me a tanned look.

Now it’s 2011 and I want to get back to being the book blogger and reviewer that I use to be so though it going to take some time I will be posting my book reviews on all the books I’ve been recently reading. I recently got a NOOKcolor for myself as a Christmas present so I’ve been reading a lot of eBooks as well as the print books that I can’t help but still buy to read. I’ve also taken the 2011 Book Challenge that is going on Goodreads and I have set myself up to read a goal of 600 books this year.

I’ve recently found a lot of good authors that I’ve decided to add to my wishlist on my NOOKcolor for when I have enough extra cash to buy them. I hope to one day get all the books on my NOOKcolor wishlist but it going to take time since I’m paid minimum wage at my job and the hours they give me as a part-timer isn’t all that great with all the taxes taken out. I hope when I finally do my first taxes this year that I will be getting at least 10% of my gross pay which was about $4,000 though my mom tells me I’m only dreaming.

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So on Saturday, October 23rd my author website was reviewed by the website 1st Turning Point. I had submitted my website for review a few months ago when they started that section of their website and I finally got to read one of their reviewers feedback. I was excited to read it and see that the reviewer, Detra Fitch, gave me 4 Parrots in total with a lot of feedback on what she thought was good what she thought I needed to change a bit to make it better. Here is a quote from her review:
Phoebe Jordan’s website is very well done. It is professional and pleasing to the eyes. If her site is any example of how good her stories will be, then she has a bright future as an author!
If you want to read the entire review and maybe even leave a comment on what you thought of her review you can read it by clicking here!
As many of my loyal readers have guessed I haven’t been very active with posting book reviews, author interviews or author guest blogs these past couple of weeks. I posted that I got a job during the summer and it’s been taking a large part of my time that reading my books for pleasure doesn’t. Then at the beginning of October my mom and me had to start packing all of our stuff because we were moving into a new apartment that we would be sharing with my grandmother and one of my aunts. So all this month I’ve been dreading moving because I have almost 2,000 books to pack and try to find out how I’m going to get them all situated into the new apartment with out getting rid of any that I couldn’t live with out.


Well I’m finally moved into the new apartment and I know that it will take a very long time to adjust to it. I don’t have easy access to the internet right now since I have to share the DSL with my aunt’s desktop computer since we don’t have wireless right not though we are trying to work it out. So I wanted to warn everyone that I’ll try to post book reviews as soon as possible because I have read a few books that I need to review soon. I will also be keeping up with what I’m currently reading on Shelfari, Goodreads and Barnes & Noble if anyone is interested in following me on there.
It’s Here! If you liked book 1 and 2 don’t miss the next installment in the Brazen Sister Series. And don’t forget to check out The Brazen Sister Series Facebook Page.


Stroking a Brazen Lust


Brazen Sisters 3


Cover Art by Jinger Heaston


Categories: Erotic Romance, Contemporary


Word Count: 56,740


Heat Level: SIZZLING


Published By: Siren-Bookstrand, Inc.


[Siren Classic: Erotic Contemporary Romance]


Francesca Brazen is working the night shift when her brother-in-law’s sexy foreman checks into the lodge. She has trouble hiding her interest in him. Can she get involved with a man she doesn’t know? After finding him naked in the hall, she’s willing to give it a try. A no-strings affair with a guy who will be leaving town in three weeks will be the craziest thing she’s ever done.


Hal Cummings checks into the lodge, wanting to do nothing more than spend the next three weeks visiting with his buddies and avoiding his stepmother. He needs a few weeks where he doesn’t have to make any decisions. Not hearing his stepmother harp about him settling down and having kids is a big bonus. Meeting Frankie sends that plan straight to hell. Now all he wants to do is spend it in bed with her.


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Phoebe Jordan

Phoebe Jordan

Phoebe Jordan

I'm a part-time aspiring romance novelist, book reviewer and blogger. I've always wanted to travel the world and learn everything I can about other countries. Learning the Italian language is one way of trying to make that dream come true. Traveling will help me with my writing because I'll be learning about the history of the U.S., Latin America, England, Italy, and Ireland, the countries I find so fascinating while reading the romance genre. I read and review romance novels of almost every subgenre along with erotic romance, mystery, sci-fi/fantasy and young adult novels. You can find the reviews at my blogs, Talk About My Favorite Authors and Phoebe Jordan's Reviews. I’ve also started a live podcast show called TAMFA | Phoebe Jordan hosted on Blog Talk Radio. This show is dedicated to everything I love about romance and young adult novels. I love having romance and young adult authors live on my show to be interviewed and showcase their books. I plan to write contemporary romance, romantic suspense, erotic romance, paranormal romance and young adult when I get my writing career started with help from Keta. I'm not sure what genre I'll write to begin with since I love to read so many different romance genres.

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