ABOUT AUTHOR: Jean Ann Williams is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, and Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She has contributed articles on suicide loss at www.opentohope.com, and currently for Putting on the New…See More
"1. I'd love to go back to Europe and visit some of the places I haven't been and even explore more in the places I've been. I love Scotland and Switzerland and would love to go back there. I'd like to go to Ireland, Italy,…"
"1. I've never learned to shoot with a bow and arrow. I probably would have enjoyed learning when I was younger, but I think it would be hard now, since my hands are not in good condition.
2. My children used to watch the Disney version of…"
"4. I'm looking forward to reading My Dearest Dietrich by Amanda Barratt and The Medallion by Cathy Gohlke. They are both historical fiction and sound fantastic.
2. I don't know if this is really a "fun" surprise, but we…"
"3. We had a cocker spaniel named Tippy and quite a few mostly outside cats. We also had a lamb we raised on a bottle. The lamb would follow my brother around. I spent a lot of time with the cats when I was growing up. After I got married and had…"
"4. I think God was saying he knew us in the spirit world/pre-existence before we came to earth.
5. Adult children/grandchildren making choices that you know will lead to ultimate unhappiness and grief, but they have to learn for themselves.…"
"2. I'd hate to always have to have an escort with me. I'm sure I'd find the clothing of that period very uncomfortable and confining. I'd like to visit the Regency era for about a day, but I'm too fond of my creature…"
"I think snow is beautiful when I can stay inside and don't have to go out in it! I love to sit by the fireplace and read a good book while I'm wrapped up in a cozy blanket. I used to ski and skate, but my body won't cooperate anymore.…"
"2. Life is hard. We all are called upon to go through trials. Even the most wonderful, almost-perfect people have trials they need to deal with. My faith in God and belief that "This, too, shall pass" helps get me through. Having others…"
I come from a family of 9 children, and my best memories come from doing things with our family. We always had someone to play with, and if we were bored, we'd walk a block to our aunt's house. She had 8 children, so it almost…"
"4. I'd definitely go for the family albums with our pictures/life stories/etc. in them. I'm not sure how I'd pick which ones, as we have more than 3, but I'd for sure grab as many as I could. None of the books or movies I have…"
"My biggest adventure this year was my 50th wedding anniversary. All of my children and grandchildren were here to help us celebrate. My husband and I treated them all to dinner at a nice restaurant, and we were able to get some pictures of all of us…"
"3. I think people have a hard time accepting change because they fear the unknown. They get in their comfort zone and want to stay there. They might be afraid their circumstances will get worse instead of better."
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STARTING a HUGE KINDLE GIVEAWAY Contest in SEPTEMBER. On the Front page, you can see the Kindle HD 8 the authors are giving away. To ENTER you MUST JOIN the AUTHORS Groups that are giving away the KINDLES. I’ll Be telling you who they are soon. TELL your FRIENDS! (they must be a member of TBCN to participate)
MONTHLY GIVEAWAYS – To Enter Drawings you Must JOIN the Author’s group. It’s Easy. Click on the author name. (you can see the GROUPS on the left-hand side on the Front page of TBCN. The group will come up. CLICK the Join button (upper right-hand side). Now you are in. THEN you can check out what the author is offering for the month. It’s anything from a gift cards to books and everything in-between. You can START Entering the Drawing the Third MONDAY NIGHT of the month at the “Live” Chat. We meet each month for 30 minutes. Catch up, talking about what’s on our minds, giveaway coffee and kick off the giveaways for that month. If your name is drawn for a book you can post the review on the author page and Post your review pasting it in the comment box and hitting ADD REPLY.
“Live” Chat is held at TBCN on the Third Monday night of the month. You are not required to be there to participate in the Giveaway events. It’s just a fun time to catch up with members talk about chocolate, the book they just read, movie they saw and give away a pound yummy coffee. The time we start is 8 pm Eastern Standard Time. If you need more information please contact me firstname.lastname@example.org
ARE YOU A BOOK CLUB? Book Club Leader? SET UP a Book Club Page for your group. Post the books your group has read or will be reading this year it will help other book club know what book worked for your meeting. It’s helpful for other groups to know how it went. Post pictures of book events. Hold your book meeting online. Ask the author to join you! Be creative. We also have lots of book ideas for your group.
If you’ve read a book by an author that’s listed here. We’d love for you to post your review and tell us where else you’ve posted it. Just go to the authors page, Click on the title of the book and Post your review pasting it in the comment box and hitting ADD REPLY.
Hi, Winnie! WELCOME TO TBCN Where Book Fun Begins!
We’re glad you’re here!! Here are ways you can get involved…
1. MONTHLY BOOK NOMINATIONS & VOTING
Read a great book you want to tell others about? Here’s the place! Each month a box is set up (on the right hand corner of the front page) for nominations of fiction and non-fiction books. After the nomination period, the community votes on “book of the month” for each category.
2. MONTHLY GIVEAWAYS posted the FIRST WEEK of the month
Book covers will be posted on the FRONT PAGE of TBCN. CLICK on the LINK above the BOOK COVER. Answer one of the questions there to enter the contest.
3. BOOK REVIEWS – Are you interested in REVIEWING BOOKS MONTHLY???
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Have you ALREADY WRITTEN a review??? On the top left hand corner tab it says TBCN STORE – CLICK ON that LINK. It takes you to the TBCN store. Search for the book – post your review.
4. ARE YOU A BOOK CLUB? A BOOK CLUB LEADER?
SET UP a Book Club Page for your group. Post the books your group has read or will be reading in 2013. Post pictures of book events. Hold your book meeting online. Ask the author to join you! Be creative. We also have lots of book ideas for your group.
5. BOOK FUN MAGAZINE
Videos about AUTHOR INTERVIEWS and BOOK EVENTS related to the current issue of TBCN magazine, BOOK FUN, are posted on the front page of TBCN!!