May 31, 2014

Meet Author Chloe Miles

Chloe Miles is a twenty-something author, dreamer, shameless chocoholic, and hopeless romantic.

When she's not writing or daydreaming, she loves escaping reality with her favorite playlists, eating too much chocolate, and curling up on her couch in her PJ's with a good TV show and a cup of tea.

Chloe lives in Australia.

The Faded Trilogy is her first series....It's a CLEAN YA PARANORMAL ROMANCE :)

“Savannah wanted to kiss him, but she had never even kissed a human guy before, let alone a ghost. How was she supposed to kiss him if he wasn’t really there?”

Savannah has never been in love before, but she’s in love with Hunter Emmerton. He’s cute, funny, charming ... and a ghost. How can you date someone if nobody else can see them?

When seventeen-year-old Savannah Fraser and her three friends are killed in a car accident, they are given a second chance at life by a group of century-old earthbound spirits who need their help.

Savannah learns she is a Chosen One, which means she can switch between human and spirit form, heal people, and control the weather—and she is also now invincible.

The Chosen Ones are the only ones who can defeat The Forces—a trio of evil half-spirits who are slowly destroying the perfect little town of Fort Everwick with violent storms and not-so-natural disasters—and stop them from harming everyone they care about.

The Forces are set on destroying everything Savannah knows and loves, but they also have a more sinister plan—they want a new member to join them. They won’t give up until they get the one they want—and they have Savannah firmly in their sights.

But what Savannah didn’t count on was falling in love with Hunter. She’s never loved anyone the way she loves Hunter, and she knows he loves her, too. But how can they be together forever if he no longer exists and she’s the only one who can see him?

Will Savannah have enough belief in herself to defeat The Forces, or will they be able to lure her to the dark side and turn her against her loved ones—and tear her and Hunter apart?

See No Evil 
“You could have perfect vision and still not see the evil in someone. Well, at least not want to see it, anyway.”

The enthralling story that was built in Faded continues in exciting and unexpected ways in this action-packed sequel in The Faded Trilogy.

Are Savannah’s dreams predicting the death of someone close to her? Or is it someone even closer than she thinks? Can Savannah save one of her best friends—and stop another from suffering the same fate?

Savannah will need more strength than she ever has before if she is to defeat The Forces for good, and with Hunter’s love and encouragement to believe in herself, she finds the confidence she never knew she had.

However, while The Chosen Ones become more confident in their roles as protectors of Fort Everwick, The Forces only become more evil—and prove they will stop at nothing to win.

What will Savannah do that will change everything and determine her position of power over The Forces forever—and prove to them that she just might have it in her to beat them at their own game?

But while becoming their biggest threat, it also reinforces Savannah’s position as Gwen’s most cherished target.

Ever After 
One of Savannah’s friends is hiding a secret that will change her life—forever.

In this heartbreaking yet heartwarming conclusion to The Faded Trilogy, Savannah is facing an epic final battle with The Forces—and the possibility of losing Hunter forever.

If Fort Everwick no longer needed protecting, and Hunter was free to cross over, would he stay with Savannah as he promised—or leave her to live the normal life she deserves?

Savannah can’t imagine her life without Hunter, but does he love her truly enough to let her go?

Until then, The Chosen Ones only have one thing on their mind—defeating The Forces. But they are stronger than ever—and not prepared to go down without a fight.

Will The Forces finally be defeated once and for all? And can Savannah and Hunter really live happily ever after?

May 30, 2014

THANK YOU Giveaway

Inspired Kathy at I Am a Reader is INSPIRING 
and I am following her lead...

To say THANK YOU to MY followers
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The Hitler Dilemma

Book Details
Author: Carolyn Twede Frank
Release Date: May 2014
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Genre: Historical

A FASCINATING portrayal of an INTRIGUING time in history!

"Your accent...German?" The man in the aisle seat readjusted his ample weight. Max nodded. His muscles tensed, unsure if the man next to him was uncomfortable with the heat, the cramped Greyhound seating, or with sitting next to a former enemy."

Max grew up in Germany and experienced the time of Adolf Hitler first-hand.

It is now 1948 and Max and his parents are on a bus headed to Salt Lake City, Utah.

As Max converses with the man sitting next to him is mind is taken back to the years of 1938 - 1945.

Max shares stories of  how Hitler took his brother away in his effort to create a Master Race...

His time spent in the Hitler Youth program...

His schooling...with the "censorship of classic literature, the elimination of math and science courses, and the addition of extra physical education classes."

His draft into the war...

Being separated from his family...

And more...

"The Hitler Dilemma is a poignant chronicle of one remarkable young man’s struggle to reconcile his sense of duty with his staunch opposition to the evil tyrant destroying the country he loves."


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About the Author
About my writing: I don't like to write candy for the brain. But I do like to try to make my books not only fulfilling, but entertaining. Candy is nice, but a meal of meat, potatoes, and veges can leave you more satisfied. My books give the reader a good taste of history and/or science along with a dash of mystery folded into the story.

About me: I've always loved writing, but haven't gotten serious until the past seven years. When I'm not writing, I like to garden, sew, fix up old houses, or anything else creative. My favorite movies are ones about history.

(A review copy was provided, however, all reviews are of my own opinion :)

May 28, 2014

Live, Love, Laugh

Book Details
Compiler: Amber Tunnell
Release Date: January 2014
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press
Genre: Gift Books

Sometimes you just need a cute, little book...and this one is PERFECT!

"Who doesn't want a life filled with love, laughter and gusto -- a block-buster of life? And yet somehow the challenges and chores of living so often intrude..."

This sweet, tiny book is a collection of AMAZING reminders to LIVE, LOVE, and even LAUGH..

Here are some quotes from the book:

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." ~ George Bernard Shaw

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." ~ Dr. Seuss

"Laughter is poison to fear." ~ George R. R. Martin

"It's a crazy world out there. Be curious." ~ Stephen Hawking

"You can't please everyone, but you can always please yourself." ~ Elizabeth Legan

"If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be." ~ Maya Angelou

Comes complete with a bookmark ribbon and a gift card holder :)

Go ahead...LIVE, LOVE, LAUGH!

Fresh Courage Take

Book Details
Author: Dean Hughes
Release Date: May 2014
Publisher: Deseret Book
Genre: Historical


Trials, fears, and hardships are endured on both ends of the generational divide...

But each learns that family and dear friends is what it is all about.

A connection from the past into the future...

Serving one another...

Knowing that we only become stronger when we do what needs to be done...

But joyous blessings are promised to those that persevere.

You will read of how Will and Liz are forced to leave their beloved city of Nauvoo...

The struggle and decision for Will to join the Mormon Battalion...and how Liz goes on to the west with the help of her sisters.

"How many sacrifices will be required in order for the Saints to create Zion?"

Then you read the parallel story of Will and Liz's descendant, Jeff and his wife Abby, as they face the hardships of work and Church callings and lack of time as their lives become too busy.

"It is clear that building Zion in the latter days will require sacrifices, just as it did in the time of Jeff's ancestors."

"In this concluding volume of the Come to Zion trilogy, beloved novelist Dean Hughes provides a unique perspective on the struggles and sacrifices—and ultimate joy—of faithful Saints in any generation."



About the Author
Dean Hughes has published books for readers of all ages, including the bestselling historical fiction series Children of the Promise. Through Cloud and Sunshine is his one-hundredth published book. Dean holds a bachelor’s degree from Weber State University and master’s and PhD degrees from the University of Washington. He has taught English at Central Missouri State University and Brigham Young University. Dean and his wife, Kathleen Hurst Hughes, served a mission to Nauvoo, Illinois. The parents of three children and grandparents of nine, they live in Midway, Utah.

(A review copy was provided, however, all reviews are of my own opinion :)

May 27, 2014

The Creation Plan

Book Details
Author: Betty Meyers
Release Date: September 1983
Publisher: Deseret Book
Genre: Self-Help


Housework, organizing, even cooking can become overwhelming in today's busy world.

How do you get it all done?


This plan takes the creations of the world found in the Bible and sets aside different days to do different chores.

Here is a sample:

First Day~ Unorganized matter is organized
Monday~ Organizing and cleaning

Second Day~ Waters
Tuesday~ Laundry, ironing and mending

Third Day~ Light divided from darkness
Wednesday~ Personal enlightenment, planning, reading, writing, etc.

And so on through the rest of the week.

Each day gives you insights into that day during the creation plus tips/solutions on what and how to do that day.

One of the greatest things I LOVE about this book is the menu plan. It is always SO HARD to figure out what's for dinner.

Now there is no more struggling...

Monday~ organize: leftovers, meat pie, or stew
Tuesday~ waters: soup
Wednesday~ light/dark: fish or poultry

And the rest of the week too.


Funny story...
When my kids were younger my son was talking to his friend through his upstairs bedroom window. The friends asked him to come out and play.

My son said "I can't ~ I have to clean my room."
When the friend asked "Why?"
My son simple said "Because it's Monday."

The friend probably never learned why you have to clean your room on Monday, but I knew and my kids knew that Monday was cleaning day :)

May 26, 2014

Grand Finale for The Rose Garden Tour of Miss Armistead Makes Her Choice

A themed tour with Prism Book Tours

It's the Grand Finale for THE ROSE GARDEN TOUR for
Miss Armistead Makes Her Choice
by Heidi Ashworth

Roses in the Miss Delecourt Series

It all begins when the Dowager Duchess of Marcross sends her grandson, Sir Anthony Crenshaw, to accompany her niece, Miss Ginny Delacourt, to their country estate to check on the roses. The Dowager is concerned since her neighbor is keen on stealing cuttings from her spectacular rose garden for Rosehaven, his rose-inspired country home. On the way, they have a carriage accident and are held up by highwaymen but it isn't until they are quarantined at Rosehaven for the pox that Ginny's and Sir Anthony's love begins to bloom.

Thus the series begins...

Launch - Author Interview

What do you hope readers take with them when they read your book?
I hope that they develop a lingering affection for the characters and that they get something more from it than pure entertainment. I hope that my stories illustrate what it means to truly love someone rather than to simply be infatuated or "in lust" and that there is a realization that great relationships require work and sacrifice.

Kelly P's Blog - Excerpt

Colin opened his mouth to reply, but his attention was abruptly born away by the sight of a young maiden's face as it appeared at the door of the carriage.  She was breathtaking, her heart-shaped face possessed of a pair of large, impossibly green eyes set off by arched brows, black as the hair that curled along her temples.

"If you have had your fill," Sir Anthony drawled, "you had best look away.  You are utterly defenseless in the face of such beauty."

Pieces of Whimsy - Author Interview

Tell us a little bit about your book, Miss Armistead Makes Her Choice.

Miss A is a traditional regency romance (i.e. clean and sweet) about a man who is determined to stay away from women for the time being and a woman who is engaged to be married to another. They feel an instant attraction for one another but neither feels themselves free to pursue it. However, they also feel safe to spend time together since it is clear that they can never be anything but friends. As they draw closer to one another, each must learn to trust in spite of betrayals in their past. It is my most romantic story yet!

Brooke Blogs - The Betrothal

A Maid suitable for marriage
The Regency era is known to be one of the most romantic of all time. One reason for this is the manner in which people became betrothed. Though regency romance novels abound with tales of formally arranged marriages, it was not a time period known for an overabundance of rigid strictures. It was this very freedom from constraints that made the regency the romantic period we so love. Though it was not unheard of for a gentleman to approach the father of the maiden he favored to beg his permission prior to offering marriage to the young lady, it was not required or even particularly the norm. And though there were bound to be fathers who were incredibly controlling and who wished to arrange the marriages of their daughters, it was most likely a rare occurrence.

My Ereader and Me - Tens List

1. I have an identical twin.
2. I am one of eight children and the sixth of seven daughters–all from the same two parents.
3. I am obsessed with pink roses...

Coffee Books & Art - Author Interview

Did you do any kind of research to determine the details of your characters lives / lifestyles?

Yes, I had to do research about India since this is where the heroine was born and raised. It was very interesting. Of course I have done quite a bit of research with regard to the regency era from my first book going forward. It is an endless source of fun for me.

I Am A Reader - Characterizations

Though it is tempting to choose from pictures of famous people, I steer away from that. My characters are very real people to me and I simply can't think of them as such if they look and (inevitably) behave like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Once I have decided the color of my characters' eyes and hair, I spend time googling "men with brown hair and gray eyes" or "women with red hair and blue eyes". It is rare that I find a photo of a person that exactly matches up with what I think he or she should look, however, I have had more luck with period paintings. Though a representation of a real person can never look like the people I imagine, I enjoy selecting illustrations of people who come close.

The Wonderings of One Person - Author Interview

What was the inspiration for Miss Armistead Makes Her Choice?

Prism RoseI knew that I wanted my next book to be set in Miss Delacourt’s world. I had just finished writing The Lord Who Sneered and found myself wondering what happened to a gentleman to whom Julian, Lord Trevelin briefly refers. This gentleman had been engaged and found it necessary to break the engagement, something that was rarely done by the male in the regency period. I wondered what happened to him and decided to make him the friend of Sir Anthony (the hero in my first two books) which made it possible to go back to the beginning of our association with Sir Anthony and Miss Delacourt and have some fun with that. The theme of the book, that of how our appearance says nothing about who we are inside, is one that I touched on in The Lord Who Sneered and could not stop thinking about. This theme is pivotal to the plot of Miss Armistead Makes Her Choice.

The Written Adventure - Excerpt

She supposed it was to avoid the debacle of their last waltz that he took such great care to hold her at arm's length. Yet, she wished he would grasp her so tightly that she could not be faulted if she were to rest her cheek against his chest, her head tucked under his chin while he spun them about the room. There was a peace she felt in his arms that was unlike any she felt, even in the embrace of her papa, in whose presence she felt like a child no matter her years. The mere existence of her intended husband served only to remind her that she must lend her strength to others whilst fearful that the strength demanded should run out before it was no longer needed. As she compared one circumstance to another, she was astonished to learn that, in the arms of Mr. Lloyd-Jones, she was exactly enough.

"I love books that transport me back to old English times. Regency romance is one of my favorite genres, especially when an author writes in a way that scenes just come alive in my head. This was a book that filled my head with beautiful visions and played out like a movie...

This was a fun, diverting read. Clean and proper, just like I like them."

Mommynificent - Review

"I absolutely loved this book. It is the perfect novel for any fan of Jane Austen looking for a light-hearted escape and a fun and highly romantic read...

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I would definitely recommend it for any and all Jane Austen lovers, and I highly look forward to reading other books by this author..."
Rose #13

"From the first page of this romance, I was completely smitten. This is a completely clean historical romance, and the story is simple but well-written. Although the ending is assured, the author quite deftly included a bit of tension right before the conclusion. That extra measure alone has made me a super fan of this author! In addition to this, the writing style is quite reminiscent of the classic authors such as the Bronte sisters and Jane Austen. I had to remind myself that this is a book written by a modern author because it is unlike the vast majority of historical romances I have read."

"I really enjoy this time period and the characters in this story are delightful! I love the references to Miss Delacourt...

I loved the mystery and suspense element, which wasn't the main theme. It added a little flair to the ending and was just the right touch to the story."

Laughing With Lizzie - The Regency Era

The regency is a time period full of drama and romance. Very much like the second decade of the 1900′s in America (think flappers and prohibition) its fashions, culture and sensibilities were vastly different from those just prior and just after. It was a period of transition in England, the only country which experienced “the regency” (this same time period is referred to as the “empire” period in France and was the tail end of the “colonial” era in America) and had its own fashions, (ankle-length muslin dresses were worn primarily during this time) language terms (what was known as a reticule in the regency was a pocketbook, bag or purse shortly thereafter) and what we would call fads (the rage for all things classical Greek in dress and furniture comes to mind).

What is your favorite flower?

This is also one of those exceptions: roses (though I really love tulips, daffodils, impatiens...sigh, there are so many gorgeous flowers!) But roses are, hands down, my favorite. Yes.

Bookworm Lisa - Review

"The book explores a myriad of emotions. There is love, betrayal, guilt, jealousy, compassion, kindness, etc. Each emotion is portrayed well. I felt empathy for the character's in their trials. I felt that the time period was well portrayed. The characters were well developed and believable.

This is a great book to read in the summer. It is light and engaging."

Mel's Shelves - Review

"I was sure the ending would be happy but it almost seemed like an impossible situation. How would loyal, determined Elizabeth get out of an engagement to a blind man? There are some twists and turns and I had to keep reading to find out what was going to happen next. The entire book was enjoyable and what I love the most is that it's 100% clean!!

This is the first book I've read in the Miss Delacourt series, and even though it's #6, I didn't feel lost at all. I'm sure there are some references and characters that I didn't quite understand so it would be fun to read again after I've read the other ones!"

"Mr. Lloyd-Jones, I must beg you to stop!"

"Why?" he asked as he tossed the hat to the ground and took her hands in his. "Are my attentions so unwelcome?"

"No!" she said so quickly that he felt he had reason to hope. "That is to say, there is naught in your manner or your character that I find in the least unwelcome. If I were but free," she said, shaking her head, her eyes wet with tears, "but it is of no use. I have made my choice and I must abide by it."

Miss Armistead Makes Her Choice
by Heidi Ashworth
Adult Historical Romance
Ebook, 274 pages
April 24th 2014 by Dunhaven Place Publishing

Mr. Colin Lloyd-Jones and his friend, Sir Anthony Crenshaw, make a pact to avoid the fair sex during the course of an entire season in order to nurse their wounded hearts. As they shake hands on it, they have no idea that one would soon be off on a trip to escort a young lady to the country and the other soon to fall head over heels in love with Miss Elizabeth Armistead. Sadly, Miss Armistead is only interested in those she trusts not to become so besotted with her beauty that they cannot see her true self. Prior to meeting Colin, she had only met one man fitting that description and she has promised to be his bride. However, Mr. Cruikshank is not due to arrive in London for a full month. Can Colin convince Miss Armistead that he loves her for more than her beauty before her betrothed's ship arrives on British shores?

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Heidi Ashworth, author of the popular Miss Delacourt series, including the award-winning Miss Delacourt Has Her Day, is a busy wife and mother who's grateful for a bit of peace and quiet in which to write. An unapologetic anglophile, she is determined to return to England to see the home of Jane Austen, a landmark she missed during her first trip across the pond, though she knows Lord Byron's house to be a suitable substitute. She's smitten with books, chocolate, and roses, not necessarily in that order, and is never averse to a round of Guitar Hero.

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Book Details
Author: Jennifer Stewart Griffith
Release Date: May 2014
Publisher: HEA Publishing
Genre: Contemporary Romance

I LOVE the concept of this book!
Fun and Entertaining!

Lisette wants to make a go of her business plan.

She speaks 5 languages and wants to be a personal language coach.

The only problem...she is just too pretty and the clients that hire her think she is available for more than just language lessons.

So what does she do?

She has a make-under...complete with " a bad wig, icky makeup and puffy sweaters."

She also writes a no-dating clause into her contracts.

This plan "works like a charm!"

Except for one minor detail...she wasn't planning on having a client like Erik.

The "charming, kind, and smart" Erik Gunnarson to be exact.

Every day she spends with him it becomes harder to take her own not date the client.

If she sheds her disguise would it jeopardize her career and her budding relationship with Erik?

A GREAT TWIST at the end!

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About the Author
Jennifer Griffith, moderately bad housekeeper, and her husband live in the Arizona desert where they are raising their five children. At 5'1" she is far too short to ever consider sumo wrestling.

(A review copy was provided, however, all reviews are of my own opinion :)

This completes the Ripple Effect Romance Series
The books in this series are:
Book 1: Home Matters by Julie N. Ford
Book 2: Silver Linings by Kaylee Baldwin
Book 3: Righting A Wrong by Rachael Anderson
Book 4: Lost and Found by Karey White
Book 5: Second Chances 101 by Donna K. Weaver
Book 6: Immersed by Jennifer Griffith

May 24, 2014

Timeless Romance Anthologies

I LOVE these Timeless Romance Anthologies!

Six sweet romance novellas in every collection.

Written by FANTASTIC authors!

A GREAT way to get introduced to a NEW author while reading from your FAVORITE authors.

Six CLEAN ROMANCES pulled together by ONE THEME  :)

Spring Vacation Collection
Six Award-Winning Authors have contributed new stories to A Timeless Romance Anthology: Spring Vacation Collection.

Readers will love this collection of six sweet contemporary romance novellas, centered on a Spring Vacation, all with one thing in common: Romance.

*Moonlight Kiss by Josi S. Kilpack.
*Annette Lyon’s charming novella, Chasing Tess.
*Dancing at the Flea Market by Heather Justesen.
*Sarah M. Eden’s captivating novella, The Best Laid Plans.
*Picture Perfect, an exciting story by Heather B. Moore.
*Aubrey Mace’s enchanting romance, The Science of Sentiment.

Love Letter Collection
Readers will love this collection of six novellas--three contemporary and three historical--all with one thing in common: Romance.

*Maggie's Song by Karey White.
*Just Fly by Krista Lynne Jensen.
*Diane Darcy's enthralling novella How to Rewrite a Love Letter
*Sarah M. Eden's delightful story, A Thousand Words.
*Between the Lines is a sweet romance by Annette Lyon.
*Blackberry Hollow by Heather B. Moore.

Old West Collection
Six historical western novellas, all with one thing in common: Romance.

*Break a Leg, a charming story by two-time Rita Award Winner Carla Kelly.
*The Soldier's Heart, an enchanting novella by Sarah M. Eden.
*Hidden Spring is an enthralling novella by Liz Adair.
*The Sliver Mine Bachelor by Heather B. Moore.
*Annette Lyon's delightful story, The Sweetest Taste.
*The captivationg novella, Faith and the Foreman, by Marsha Ward.

Summer Wedding Collection
Readers will love this collection of six sweet contemporary romance novellas, centered on a Summer Wedding, all with one thing in common: Romance.

*Melanie Jacobson’s charming novella, Love Bytes.
*Romeo and Julie-ex is a sweet romance by Julie Wright.
*Rachael Anderson’s enchanting novella, The Meltdown Match.
*Golden Sunrise, an engaging romance by Annette Lyon.
*Tide Pools is a captivating story by Heather B. Moore.
*Sarah M. Eden’s delightful novella, A Regular Bloke from Stanmore.

Winter Collection
A collection unlike any other, readers will love this compilation of six sweet historical romance novellas, set in varying eras, yet all with one thing in common: Romance.

*The Road to Cavan Town by Sarah M. Eden.
*Regency author Heidi Ashworth’s delightful story, It Happened Twelfth Night.
*An Unexpected Proposal by Annette Lyon.
*Joyce DiPastena’s charming medieval story, Caroles on the Green.
*Donna Hatch’s enchanting novella, A Winter’s Knight.
*Heather B. Moore’s exciting turn-of-the-century story, A Fortunate Exile.

European Collection
"This collection... escorts readers through historic Europe’s romantic settings in search of the perfect love story." --DESERET NEWS, Melissa DeMoux

*War of Hearts, Annette Lyon’s exciting novella.
*G.G. Vandagriff’s enchanting novella, The Earl of Oaksey Takes a Wife.
*Michele Paige Holmes’ charming story, Gift of Love.
*A Lesson in Love, a delightful novella by Sarah M. Eden.
*An Ocean Away, Heather B. Moore’s captivating story
*Nancy Campbell Allen’s entrancing novella, What Happens in Venice.

Autumn Collection
Six Award-Winning Authors have contributed new stories to A Timeless Romance Anthology: Autumn Collection.

*Heather Horrocks’ charming story, A Hound Dog Named Elvis.
*Eye for an Eye, Stephanie Black’s thrilling novella.
*First Heist, a suspenseful novella by Heather B. Moore.
*Sarah M. Eden’s cozy mystery, Letter for Two.
*The enchanting novella, Silver Cascade Secrets, by Rachelle J. Christensen.
*Chocolate Obsessed, a captivating romantic suspense by Annette Lyon.


Summer in New York Collection
by Sarah M. Eden, Janette Rallison , Luisa Perkins, Annette Lyon, Lisa Mangum, and Heather B. Moore.

May 23, 2014

American Ride w/ $50 Amazon or PayPal Giveaway

Stan Ellsworth, 
breaks the mold of the stereotypical 
High School history teacher.

American Ride

Former history teacher Stan Ellsworth tours the country on a Harley Davidson for the television show “American Ride.”

Ellsworth’s approach to American history in AMERICAN RIDE removes the “bow tie and sweater vest” of history professors, puts on the “skull rag and denim vest” and breaks down stereotypes.

His adventurous spirit and love for the United States is contagious and engaging. His approach is more like an invitation to walk (and ride) with him through the footsteps of history.

He hopes the stories and “postcards” from the highways and byways of the country will make American history relevant to today’s audiences, and motivate them to take an active part in the preservation of the values this country was built upon.

Now in the sixth season, Stan takes you across the world to see how the clouds of war gathered once again and what led America to enter WWII.

New episodes air each Monday 9PM ET/ 7PM MT on BYUtv.

If you've missed any episodes, you can catch up with all of the previous seasons online anytime at

StanABOUT STAN ELLSWORTH The 6’ 2”, 300-lb muscle-clad Harley Davidson-riding host of BYUtv’s acclaimed American history program, American Ride, would like nothing better than to inspire the next generation of George Washingtons, Susan B. Anthonys and Thomas Jeffersons.

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and raised in the Carolinas, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Pennsylvania, Ellsworth was steeped in the landmarks and stories of American history throughout his formative years.

His family lineage includes such historic luminaries as Revolutionary War patriot Ethan Allen; both Generals of the Cival War, Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant (also the 18th president of the U.S.); and American folk heroes Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett.

 Ellsworth’s goal—both when he was in the classroom, and now in his weekly television program—has always been to “wake people up” to the stories of our founding fathers and mothers, and to the sacrifices they made in creating this nation.

In his gruff baritone voice, he speaks eloquently of our heritage and extols the wisdom and bravery of those who came before.

“LET’S TAKE A RIDE” ~ Stan Ellsworth

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Missing Lily w/ $25 Amazon or PayPal Giveaway

Book Details
Author: Annette K. Larsen
Release Date: May 2014
Publisher: Hidden Falls Publishing
Genre: Medieval Romance


I grew up with the Disney classics of Cinderella and Snow White; and I dreamed of the day that I would be the princess standing next to my knight in shining armor looking to live happily ever after.

Books like this keep that dream alive!

They inspire me to reach for the best and know that within me is a royal princess.

They also help me relax as I simply enjoy a REALLY GREAT STORY!

Princess Lylin finds herself in a very precarious position.

She is hiding in a stable after being hurt and chased hoping to just wait out the storm.

Lord Rhys Fallon is a recluse by choice and is surprised when he finds a young woman seeking shelter in his stable.

Not knowing if she can trust him with her true identity Lylin tells Rhys that her name is Lily and leaves out the fact that she is from the royal family.

As they wait for the roads to become passable they find themselves becoming great friends.

But when Lily finds out that Rhys is betrothed to another she flees without saying goodbye.

Knowing that was not the "proper" thing that a princess should do...she sets out to write a letter explaining....

Please read this will be SO GLAD you did!

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About the Author
I was born in Utah, but grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona and St. Louis, Missouri, the fifth of seven children. I attended Southern Virginia University and Brigham Young University, where I studied English and Theater. I now live in Idaho with my husband and four children.

I have Charlotte Brontë to thank for the courage to write novels. After being bombarded with assigned reading about women who justified abandoning either their families or their principles in the name of love, I had the great fortune of reading Jane Eyre. And that was it: finally, a heroine who understood that being moral and making the right choice was hard, and sometimes it hurt, but it was still worth it. After rereading it several years later, I realized that if I wanted more books to exist with the kinds of heroines I admired, then I might as well write a few myself. My books are about women who face hard choices, who face pain and rejection and often have to face the reality of sacrificing what they want for what is right. The consequences are often difficult or unpleasant, but in the end, doing what’s right will always be worth it.

I believe there is no substitute for good writing or good chocolate. Fortunately, one often leads to the other.

(A review copy was provided, however, all reviews are of my own opinion :)

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