As you probably already figured out, I’m a huge supporter of locally owned, independent bookstores. FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock, Georgia, has been supportive of my work since the first Lightbearers book was published, and The Blue Giraffe in Watercolor, Florida, joined The Lightbearers community with the second book, Found.
While it thrills me to no end to see actual copies of my books in the hands of readers, or on shelves or coffee tables in unexpected places, I also understand that many readers prefer electronic versions for a variety of reasons (easier to carry, always have it with you, etc.), so the first four books in the AFFIRMATION series is now available on Kindle!
Of course, it is my hope that you’ll love it so much that you want a signed copy to keep in your collection. In that case, please contact your local independent bookseller and ask them to order a copy for you. I’ll have bookplates available later this year that I can send to you to affix to your paperback versions.
Book 5 (REUNION) is more than half finished, and there are some fun Lightbearers-AFFIRMATION surprises in store in 2016.
“It was a dark and stormy night…” when The Lightbearers: INTUITION (aka “Book 4”) launched at FoxTale Book Shoppe on October 1.
Thanks to those who braved the weather and traffic to join us for the party. There was book cover-themed cake, Grifone wine, and spirited conversation (ahem!), as well as a read-aloud preview of two of my favorite passages.
For those of you who have not yet delved into this latest book in the series, don’t worry – FoxTale is keeping plenty of copies on the shelves.
If you plan to visit the Florida Panhandle over Thanksgiving Weekend, visit me at The Blue Giraffe, where I’ll be signing copies on Saturday, November 28, from 2-4 pm. The folks at The Blue Giraffe are celebrating their 5-year anniversary that weekend, and I’m grateful that they are allowing me to share their party!
Heartfelt thanks to all of you who have made a place for The Lightbearers Books on your reading lists and bookshelves. And those of you who have not yet dipped your toes into the intriguing waters of these inspiring beings… I invite you to join us!
Book Five – “Reunion” – will be out next year. In the meantime… Keep shining!
It is always exciting to launch a new book, but I find it especially fun to meet the readers who have waited patiently (okay – that’s a stretch) as the next book emerges from the depths, finds its way to publication, and becomes available to take home.
On Friday, August 1, “The Lightbearers: Fealty” (aka “Book 3”) launches at FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock, Georgia. The folks at FoxTale have been so supportive, and have hosted the launch parties for each book in the series.
This time, I will take part in a special “Friday Night Live” event, during which several authors and poets will present their latest works, so we will all be introduced to new stories, styles, and special people – you know, the ones who spend hours toiling over every word to ensure you enjoy reading the story as much as they (we) do giving birth do it!
I hope you’ll join us Friday night at 6:30 pm. And if you’ve never visited FoxTale Book Shoppe before, you’re in for a treat!
FoxTale is located at 105 East Main Street #138, Woodstock, GA 30188. 770-516-9989.
Thanks, as always, to the wonderful folks at FoxTale Book Shoppe – Ellen, Jackie & Karen – for their support of The Lighbearers series. They host a great party, and Lightbearers fans from near and far gathered for the Official … Continue reading →
The saga of The Lightbearers continues – and now you can officially come along for the ride!
Black Rose Writing released “The Lightbearers: Found” on February 21, 2013, and it is currently available on Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com – and, of course, through your favorite indie book stores via special order – just ask for it by name (or ISBN # 978-1-61296-173-6).
And you can find copies at Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon, as well!
And if you’re ready for a great Reading Party, please join us on Friday, March 15, 2013 beginning at 6 pm, when FoxTale Book Shoppe hosts the Official Launch Party! (RSVP not required, but strongly recommended – and reserve or pre-purchase your copy from FoxTale to ensure Launch Party availability!) (770) 516-9989.
The wait is almost over for “The Lighbearers: Found,” the second installment in the popular Lightbearers series about mild-mannered accountant Cara Porter and the growing community of individuals who are discovering that their true calling lies in their identity as “Lightbearers.”
Our wonderful publisher, Black Rose Writing, is releasing the book on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
The “Official Launch Party” will be held a few short weeks later – on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 6 p.m., hosted by my favorite local Indie, FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock, Georgia.
I hope you’ll be able to join us – there will be books, wine, cake – and a plethora of Lightbearers… What more could you ask for?
If you want to pre-order your book through your independent local booksellers, please share the ISBN number 978-1-61296-173-6. As you know, I encourage everyone to support their local independent booksellers, and I welcome you to share your comments about your relationship with a special “Indie.”
“Dragon wings are one way to soar; embracing our role in the Universe is another…”
Embrace your gifts, shine your light – see you on March 15!
Just a month following the release of “The Lightbearers: Awake” by the publisher, Black Rose Writing, we enjoyed an unbelievable turnout at FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock on Thursday, July 26.
During the standing-room-only event, FoxTale sold more than 100 books! And, after reading a selection and speaking to the folks who brought their books for me to sign, I realized that so many people have had experiences that they attribute to coincidence – serendipity, if you will.
The dictionary defines serendiptiy as “making fortunate discoveries by accident.”
But I believe it’s something more.
Artist Carla Flack created the artwork used for the cover of “Awake”
Tune in to what is going on around you. The closer you listen, the more you will hear – sounds that your conscious mind was tuning out before you were awake…
The Lightbearers give us something positive and hopeful to believe in. They have questions and listen quietly for the answers – sometimes “hiding” in plain sight, just waiting to be discovered.
Lightbearers shine brightly so that others seeking answers can follow the light and find them for themselves.
~ The Foxes of FoxTale Book Shoppe ~ Jackie Tanase, Karen Schwettmann and Ellen Ward, with Beth Hermes at the Launch Party July 26