Tag Archives: romance readers

#ReadersParlor: Books, cats & the 1960s get Meredith Gurr’s attention

This is Reader’s Parlor where readers get 15 minutes of fame! Every Thursday, I interview a reader about his/her likes, dislikes, hobbies & interests. Want to know what a reader wants? This is the place to find out! Today’s guest … Continue reading

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Reader’s Parlor: Find out what Sophia Rose of Delighted Reader is reading now

Reader’s Parlor is a weekly feature in which I interview readers! Please welcome today’s guest, Sophia Rose, a reviewer for the Delighted Reader blog. Cara Bristol: What do you like to read? Sophia: Anything and everything.  Okay, well not really.  But … Continue reading

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Enter to win an #EchoDot in the Royalty & Riches Showcase #giveaway

Always Write Club has compiled a group of romances featuring royalty and/or wealth. Thirty-six books with the royal/wealth trope from various genres and steam levels are showcased. Check out the listings and then enter the drawing to win an Echo … Continue reading

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Reader’s Parlor: What Deanna Lang likes to read…

Welcome to Reader’s Parlor, a weekly feature in which I interview readers! My guest today is Deanna Lang. I’ll let her introduce herself. Hi, my name is Deanna and I write a romance book blog called Deanna’s World. It’s been … Continue reading

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Reader’s Parlor: An interview with super reader Kathy Heare Watts

Why should authors get all the glory? If it wasn’t for readers, most authors wouldn’t be writing. Today kicks off a new feature called Reader’s Parlor in which I interview readers. My first guest is “super reader” Kathy Heare Watts, … Continue reading

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Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card in the Freebie Friday drawing ~ Holiday edition! #FreebieFriday, #Giveaway #SFR

Happy Holidays, everyone! Hanukkah just ended, Christmas is right around the corner, and New Year’s is on the way. In celebration of the season, this month’s Freebie Friday drawing is bigger and better than before! Answer a simple question and … Continue reading

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Announcing the prize #giveaway winners: the moon, autographed books & more!

I’ve had a series of contests recently, and I want to announce the winners. All were chosen by random drawing, using random.org. First, the winner of the Freebie Friday/Black Friday drawing for a moon light is…Joyce Jette! The Cy-Ops Sci-fi … Continue reading

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A Facebook group for readers & fans of Cara Bristol books & science fiction romance #SFR

Let’s chat! I wanted to find a way to talk to readers. To hear what they like & dislike and tell them what I have in the works bookwise. Newsletters are too infrequent and don’t allow for conversation and news … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: win a toy for your dog or cat #Scifirom #PetsInSpace #FreebieFriday

*  * UPDATE *  * The Freebie Friday drawing is now closed, and the winners have been selected. The winner of the dog toy is Sharon Extine and the winner of the cat toy is Louise Haring. Congrats, ladies! Thank … Continue reading

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An observation about review rankings of series books…

After writing three series, I’ve noticed an interesting phenomenon with respect to reviews: later books in a series get better reviews than the first book. Here are the average star rankings on Amazon for my three series: Breeder series Breeder … Continue reading

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