Goodreads Giveaway of THE BLEEDING HEART

Guys! Goodreads is giving away 1 signed copy of my NA psychological horror THE BLEEDING HEART, but it ends tomorrow! If you want a chance to win today’s the day:) https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/145085-the-bleeding-heart 

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Synopsis:

Brooklyn is a talented artist with an obsession for blood; one that she satiates at her uncle’s tattoo shop. It’s here at The Bleeding Heart that Brooklyn practices the art of dispensing pain onto others. Yet, nothing can dull the desire running through her veins, especially since the man she really wants to torture rots in jail for murder.

When Daniel comes into her life, Brooklyn’s obsession with tattoos and blood quickly turns into desire for him. She dreams about getting him on her tattoo table as her first official customer, marking him as her own. But Daniel has a different idea as to what they should be doing with their bodies.

As Brooklyn spirals out of control, her sanity begins to slip right along with whatever is left of her humanity. Daniel may be the only one left to save her, if she lets him in. In the end she will have to choose between exacting vengeance, staying alive, or loving Daniel.

 

Cover Reveal- THE POWER by Jennifer Armentrout

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The Fates are cackling their bony asses off…

It’s been a year since Seth made the deal with the gods that pledged his life to them. And so far, the jobs they’ve given him have been violent and bloody–which is kind of all right with him. But now Apollo has something else in mind for Seth. He’s got to play protector while keeping his hands and fingers off, and for someone who really has a problem with restraint, this new assignment might be the most challenging yet.

Josie has no idea what this crazy hot guy’s deal might be, but it’s a good bet that his arrival means the new life she started after leaving home is about to be thrown into an Olympian-sized blender turned up to puree. Either Josie is going insane or a nightmare straight out of ancient myth is gunning for her.

But it might be the unlikely attraction simmering between her and the golden-eyed, secret-keeping Seth that may prove to be the most dangerous thing of all.

Because history has once again been flipped to repeat.

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# 1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, working out, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki.

Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her book Obsidian has been optioned for a major motion picture and her Covenant Series has been optioned for TV.

She also writes adult and New Adult romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

 

 

Book Release Day!

Today is the day my precious NA Psychological Horror, The Bleeding Heart, releases into the world. I have learned so much about, not only the self-publishing process, but also myself.

Here are my TOP 10 THINGS I LEARNED WHILE SELF-PUBBING:

1. I thought I knew all about technology, but I know squat–the most frustrating thing about self-publishing is having to format documents. I love my Mac, but Pages is so limited. Having to purchase Microsoft Office just seems so wrong!

2. Talking about myself to people I know is so nerve wracking–but telling friends and family about my book elicited so much wonderfulness I have no idea what the angst was about in the first place!

3. Without my CP, this whole thing would be dead in the water–Valia Lind often took precious writing minutes of her own to help me through the technical difficulties. Truly, without her and her whole cheerleading thing I’d be lost. Plus, she knows a lot about comma placement, and apparently I know nada:)

4. Accepting that I am not anyone else, but me–Jennifer Armentrout writes something like 9 books in a year. I am not her. I work 2 jobs and have 2 kids. I write when I can and when the muse hits. For me, writing a draft in a year is good. I accept that (and envy Jennifer of course).

5. Traditionally published authors are very supportive–when posting about my release and cover reveal, many traditionally published authors were very kind and showed their excitement for my achievement. Self-publishing has definitely shattered the barriers between itself and traditional publishing!

6. No matter what, I did what I set out to do–I’m a realist. My book may never become a best seller. Do I wish it would, of course! But I know that there are so many books out there that mine may never make it past the 375,000 ranking. For me, I’m proud of myself for writing a book and publishing it. It’s a dream come true!

7. I want to write more–writing is freaking hard work, but it’s something I love to do. And I definitely have MANY more stories to tell. In fact, I have a short story that will be featured in a Halloween Anthology, October 2015!

8. NEVER do something you aren’t good at–pay someone to design your cover. Pay someone to run a cover reveal or blog hop. These people know what they are doing! Sarah Henson from Okay Creations created something that was no where on my radar. THIS cover is all her and she nailed it! Lydia from HEA Blog Tours took care of me and got my book out there. I blog and have a lot of blogging friends, so her knowledge was so helpful!

9. Don’t rush–I would have loved to have my book finished, so I could sign at BEA this year. It didn’t happen. I knew that that deadline wasn’t reachable, so I took my time.

10. Some people will love the book. Some people will hate the book. The end.

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 The Bleeding Heart

by Amy Giuffrida

Paperback: 316 pages

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (May 21, 2015)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1511927828

ISBN-13: 978-1511927826

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Brooklyn is a talented artist with an obsession for blood; one that she satiates at her uncle’s tattoo shop. It’s here at The Bleeding Heart that Brooklyn practices the art of dispensing pain onto others. Yet, nothing can dull the desire running through her veins, especially since the man she really wants to torture rots in jail for murder.

When Daniel comes into her life, Brooklyn’s obsession with tattoos and blood quickly turns into desire for him. She dreams about getting him on her tattoo table as her first official customer, marking him as her own. But Daniel has a different idea as to what they should be doing with their bodies.

As Brooklyn spirals out of control, her sanity begins to slip right along with whatever is left of her humanity. Daniel may be the only one left to save her, if she lets him in. In the end she will have to choose between exacting vengeance, staying alive, or loving Daniel.

How about a giveaway? Want this…

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Enter the Rafflecopter and I’ll announce the winner on

June 6th!

http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/3d674a5e4/

Rules: Only those who are 18 years old and live in the USA are eligible to win.

Cover Reveal: THE BLEEDING HEART

This is a really exciting day for me–It’s cover reveal day! I have been mesmerized by the cover that Sarah, from Okay Creations, designed for me. So much so, that it’s already my screensaver! She totally created the feeling I wanted for the cover and found something that I never, in a million years, would have come up with. I hope you like it too!

✤✤✤ #CoverReveal ✤✤✤
#TheBleedingHeart by Amy Giuffrida
Genre: #NA #PsychologicalHorror
Publishing Date: May 25, 2015
Cover Designer: Okay Creations: www.okaycreations.com

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✤SYNOPSIS✤
Brooklyn is a talented artist with an obsession for blood; one that she satiates at her uncle’s tattoo shop. It’s here at The Bleeding Heart that Brooklyn practices the art of dispensing pain onto others. Yet, nothing can dull the desire running through her veins, especially since the man she really wants to torture rots in jail for murder.

When Daniel comes into her life, Brooklyn’s obsession with tattoos and blood quickly turns into desire for him. She dreams about getting him on her tattoo table as her first official customer, marking him as her own. But Daniel has a different idea as to what they should be doing with their bodies.

As Brooklyn spirals out of control, her sanity begins to slip right along with whatever is left of her humanity. Daniel may be the only one left to save her, if she lets him in. In the end she will have to choose between exacting vengeance, staying alive, or loving Daniel.

 

Full Wrap

 

✤ ABOUT THE AUTHOR: AMY GIUFFRIDA ✤

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Amy Giuffrida teaches language arts to teens by day, while working nights as supermom and a bookseller. The teen in her is never far away, calling to her to crank the tunes and write stories about the darkness that surrounds us all.

Amy is known for taking the path less traveled, but can always be found on Twitter @kissedbyink or online at one of her haunts: amygiuffrida.com, kissedbyink.com, midnightsocietytales.com, or bookish.nu.

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/kissedbyink
WEBSITE: http://amygiuffrida.com/
KISSED BY INK: http://kissedbyink.com/
THE MIDNIGHT SOCIETY: http://midnightsocietytales.com/

✤ Tour Host: HEA Book Tours, PR & More: http://heabooktours.blogspot.com/

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