Well this was cool!

Well this was cool!

When I picked up my mail last week I received a large envelope. Inside was a copy of the Kirkus Reviews magazine, The Best Books of 2015 and The Best 100 Indie Books of the Year, Special Issue. With anticipation, I turned the pages reading what they had to say about the year’s most promising reads. When I reached page 194 I smiled.  Sock Monster had made the cut. I still haven’t received the coveted star review from Kirkus, but someday I...

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Kirkus ways in on Sock Monster

Kirkus ways in on Sock Monster

Reviews are crucial and getting a good review from someone like Kirkus can make or break book. Needless to say I was more then a little happy to receive this: SOCK MONSTER Stacey R. Campbell Illus. by Elizabeth Thieme Create Space (32 pp.) $14.95 paperback, $3.99 e-book ISBN: 978-1-5174-5699-3; October 15, 2015 BOOK REVIEW In this mildly scary, funny picture book, a mom’s bedtime-story ploy encourages her little boy to clean up his...

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Book Tour & Giveaway

Book Tour & Giveaway

Hurry! There are only 3 days left to get in on the action. CBB book tours is promoting The Lakeview Series. There are all sorts of reviews and a chance to win copies of  all 4 of the Lakeview books; Hush, Whisper, Scream and Silence. In addition we are giving away a $20.00 Amazon gift card! Here is just one example of a stop on this fun promotional romp. Click here to join in the fun and giveaway! My So-Called Review: Throughout this past...

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Get ready to “Scream” on July 20th!

Get ready to “Scream” on  July 20th!

12  days until Scream hits shelves. Here’s a little taste, enjoy! Happy Reading – S Lakeview Academy Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Halle squinted against the sunlight streaming through the floor-to-ceiling windows in Mason Hall, Lakeview Academy’s main dining facility. The high, buttressed ceilings of the two main wings reached thirty-five feet above the students’ heads. Long, narrow tables with benches...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About My Young Adult Lakeview Novel Series…

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About My Young Adult Lakeview Novel Series…

With the approach Of Scream’s release on July 25th, I thought I’d let you in on a couple fun behind the scene writing facts. 1. The lead female characters are named after our real daughters, Blakely (age 19), Leigh (age 17), and Halle (age 15). 2. Not only did I go to a boarding school, but our daughter’s do too. In fact, Lakeview Academy is modeled after the school my daughter’s attend, called Shawnigan Lake School. Google it....

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