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Moving On To The P-Word

SuperHubby and I don't watch much TV, but while I've been staying with my parents, I've had some fun enjoying America's Got Talent.

This one's my favorite.

http://youtu.be/etUKqrHaqc4

(Stay to the end of the song. Really.)

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Happy Friday!

Jamie Farrell The Husband Games Misfit Brides of Bliss Book One, a fun small-town contemporary wedding novel

In case you missed it, The Husband Games has a cover!!!

Isn't it pretty? Kellie at Novel Graphic Designs did an awesome job!

The cover reveal giveaways are still open for entries!! Be sure to drop by these blogs and enter:

For the Love of Books by Jaime

Confessions of an Unsuspected Bookworm

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The Husband Games Cover Reveal Day!!!

Truth: I have been sitting on the cover for The Husband Games since last September.

It. Has. Been. Killing. Me.

But today, I finally get to share it with you!!

Want to see it? Go check out these blogs:

For the Love of Books by Jaime

Confessions of an Unsuspected Bookworm

Herding Cats and Burning Soup

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How to Have a Happy 2014

Happy New Year Fireworks

In honor of 2014 being the Year of Happiness, as proclaimed by me and celebrated here for the next 365 days and beyond, I present to you the top ten things I'm excited about in 2014!

10. Moving! (Yep, we’re moving again. And yep, I’m  looking forward to it. It’s all about Read more >

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Welcome To Bliss

The Husband Games cover teaser 2

Bliss, Illinois, is the fictional Most Married-est Town on Earth where the Misfit Brides of Bliss series is set. I had a ton of fun building the world of Bliss, and I hope you have as much fun reading the books. Until then, here are a few little tidbits about Bliss.

  1. The main street in Bliss is known as The Aisle, and it's lined with every kind of shop a bride could need to plan her perfect wedding.
  2. Bliss was almost called Harmony, but there's already a Harmony Township in Illinois.
  3. Every June, Bliss's Bridal Retailers Association* sponsors the Knot Festival.
  4. Divorce attorneys are not allowed to practice inside Bliss city limits. In fact, the D-word isn't to be spoken in a voice any louder than a whisper, and even then, only if it can't be helped.
  5. It's Bliss tradition that all the wedding-themed businesses are owned by married couples who pass the business down to their happily married children when they retire.
  6. The Knot Fest parade is called the Bridal March, and all the brides of Knot Fest week are invited to walk down The Aisle in the parade.
  7. Bliss's most famous landmark, a hundred-foot-high, 90's-style bridge wedding cake monument (complete with a splash pad to represent a wedding cake fountain), may have been subconsciously inspired by Touchdown Jesus.**
  8. There's a minor league team in Bliss is called the Bachelors, and I'm pretty sure they play baseball. (Bliss is still somewhat of a work in progress.) The minor league hockey team is probably going to be the Grooms, and they both exist because I think it would be fun to write some stories about hockey and baseball players someday.
  9. Knot Fest is really just an excuse to have the Husband Games, which are a set of challenges in which men compete in the hopes of being named Husband of the Year.
  10. The Husband Games were inspired by a conversation with a friend about whose husband was better.***

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I Want Your Husbands

Hang on, friends. We're about to get sappy. 🙂

I’ve been working on The Husband Games for a while now, and this week, I’m knee-deep in revising the section of Read more >

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Bliss in Pictures

I'm getting super excited about The Husband Games. The book is still a few months out, but look what I found! The Bridal Retailers Association of Bliss put together this little promotional video about the town. Enjoy!

I don’t know about you, but it makes me want to plan a wedding Read more >

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Your First Glimpse of The Husband Games

So The Husband Games and I are having some issues, but we've agreed to seek counseling to get it all worked out. I want to give you guys the best book I'm capable of producing, and I think we're finally on the right track.

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Mental Vacation Week – Wednesday in the Wilds of Alaska

You ever notice how it only takes about three months of being a parent to consider the time before kids to be “That Time When Dinosaurs Roamed The Earth?” Or is that just me?

I’m thinking about dinosaurs and being old today, because Alaska was the last place the hubby and I went for Read more >

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My Favorite Moments of RITA Night

Yay! Hubby came for a visit at the new house this weekend and brought the cable for my camera, so I can finally share a couple pictures from the Romance Writers of America's annual RITA awards!

I don’t know how I got so lucky to have such wonderful friends, but I’m grateful for each Read more >

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