SEEN This Week 10/28/13

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This week’s book, author, and event news:

The Giant Yellow Duck art installation which made its first US appearance in Pittsburgh for a three-week stay set sail October 20 for its next destination. The 40-foot duck was loved by both children and adults, brought increased amounts of visitors to Point State Park, and took minds off everyday issues if only for a few moments, and helped many people reminisce about the past. Good luck, yellow friend, and may you spread much happiness across other American cities as you did here!

Want to catch up on fall reading while not breaking the bank? Get some of your favorite books while Amazon is running its own price reductions! Visit the site to check out latest sales.

Lovin’ the Skin You’re In author Andrea Amador is scheduled to guest on The L. Anne Carrington Show November 6. This is a rescheduled appearance due to technical problems during the October 16 show.

Check out Pinky’s Favorite Reads 12,000-view giveaway at this link.

The Kindle version of Randy Attwood’s Tortured Truths is now available on Amazon.

Here’s a way to get into an early Christmas spirit: Read The Legend of Santa Owl by Dvora Swickle.

“When a man in dressed in a a tux and tails rolls his baby grand piano into a meadow & and plays classical music while the sun rises over a meadow in Southwestern Montana…” This is a snippet from Robert Yehling’s new book of 50+ stories and essays, Creating Adventures, Sharing Stories. Grab your copy at this link.

Here’s the first part of Mora Kent’s erotic series, All That She Desires. Intended for an adult audience, this tale follows an ambitiously overconfident young secretary, fleeing her humdrum life back home, apprehensive, but determined of what the future will bring.

New Zealand’s Jean Drew invited Nancy Lee Badger to speak at Adventures in Authorland. Paranormal romance opens doors to all kinds of creatures, be them vampires, shape-shifters, sorcerers, the Fae, Hobbits, gnomes, unicorns…or dragons.

Humor is an important learning tool for children, and Edel Sweeney’s Ollie and Dexter Go Trick or Treating uses lots of humor to get an important message of safety across, something very important since Halloween is almost upon us. The story is about a little boy who finds himself lost while out trick or treating and trying to find his way home.

For all you Authonomy expats who remember the lovely and talented Sian O’Leary, stop by and have a look at some of her other outstanding creations.

My News For the Week:

I’d like to once again thank Coffee Time Romance for having me as a guest on their live author chat October 22. A great time was had by all and I look forward to doing another on their site in the future.

Andrea Amador has extended an invitation to me to appear on her BlogTalkRadio program, The Juicy Woman. I will be her guest on the November 13 episode, which airs at 8:00 PM Eastern.

Do you have news you’d like to see in an upcoming column? Either post it on a related site or email writingmerchant@gmail.com before the following week. Also follow me on Twitter @lacarrington1. Have a safe and spook-tacular Halloween!

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