Wednesday, January 9, 2013

You should always judge a book by it's cover

I've recently started reviewing books for Novel Publicity as many of you who visit here regularly would already know. Read that as free e-books to review, so why wouldn't I?

When they started advertising for reviewers for The Sullivan's series I ignored the emails, after all I figured there was no way I wanted to read a book about The Sullivans, let alone seven books about them.
Note: The Sullivans which I knew and hated was based on my Australian upbringing where the Sullivans was an Australian drama television series produced by Crawford Productions which ran from 1976 until 1983. The series told the story of an average middle-class Melbourne family and the effect World War 2 had on their lives.
Many of my Aussie readers would agree - those Sullivan's were as boring as batshit!

Then by chance I read one of the blurbs about these books and saw a cover, then I realised I should always judge a book by it's cover. Bella Andre's Sullivan's are much sexier and much more entertaining than the Australian Sullivan's of the 70's. No comparison really when you actually look.

Bella Andre's 'Sullivans'

The boring 'Sullivan's'

I love this series, and while I may have only just begun reading - it's awesome to know that there's another 6 books to go. The best thing is that it doesn't matter what order you read them in either - they're all stand alone books. Details of the amazing 2 week book tour and prizes are all below. That's okay, you can thank me later.

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The Sullivans are on tour with Novel Publicity. Follow along for your chance to win amazing prizes. We've got special romantic swag baskets for each book, an iPad Mini, Kindle Fire, Nook Color, and Kobo eReader, and Amazon and iTunes gift cards. WOW!

You'll also get introduced to this amazing contemporary romance series via excerpts as well as interviews with and guest posts from New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, Bella Andre. You'll definitely want to learn more about the family that has captured the world's heart.

All the info you need to join the fun and enter to win amazing prizes is RIGHT HERE. Remember, winning is as easy as clicking a button or leaving a blog comment--easy to enter; easy to win!

To Win the Prizes:

  1. Purchase any of the Sullivan ebooks by Bella Andre for just $4.99 (optional)
  3. Enter the Rafflecopter contest on Novel Publicity (go here)
  5. Visit today’s featured social media event (that's where the HUGE prizes are)
  6. About The SullivansIn this sexy, emotional and funny contemporary romance series, each member of the Sullivan family will eventually find true love...usually where he or she least expects it.

    Audiobooks are also available for the first five in the series (with more coming soon). Plus, keep an eye out for paperback editions coming from Harlequin Romance starting Summer 2013.

    Bella Andre_1About the Author: New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Bella Andre has always been a writer. Songs came first, and then non-fiction books, but as soon as she started writing her first romance novel, she knew she'd found her perfect career. Known for "sensual, empowered stories enveloped in heady romance" (Publishers Weekly) about sizzling alpha heroes and the strong women they'll love forever, nearly all of her novels have appeared on Top 10 lists at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple and Kobo.

    Her books have been Cosmopolitan Magazine "Red Hot Reads" twice and have been translated into nine languages. Winner of the Award of Excellence, The Washington Post has called her "One of the top digital writers in America" and she has been featured by NPR, USA Today, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal. She has given the keynote speech at Book Expo America on her self-publishing success and has sold more than one million books.

    If not behind her computer, you can find her reading her favorite authors, hiking, swimming or laughing. Married with two children, Bella splits her time between the Northern California wine country and a 100 year old log cabin in the Adirondacks.

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      1. I'm in the middle of this series too and it is turning out to be a great set of books!

      2. Thank you so much for hosting The Sullivans on their gigantic tour across the web! The support of book bloggers has been key in getting my books out there for the world. YOU make a huge difference and, therefore, deserve a huge THANK YOU!

        :) Bella


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