All posts tagged: Amber Stokes

Book Review , Freebie & Giveaway! ~ Bell Flower & Fairy Slipper by Amber Stokes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! Today, we have a special feature in honor of this day: Amber Stoke’s Heart’s Spring short stories combo release. I personally, am thrilled, as the books are lovely reads! After reading these two books, I sat for a bit and thought to myself, “These pieces deserve an endorsement!” And my friends, here is one for this combo release: “Very mature, and well written–intricately laced with unique metaphors of southern flares! These Heart’s Spring short stories will leave you pondering and satisfied with immense literary appreciation.” ~ Miranda A. Uyeh Come now with me below, and let me introduce you to these books! About the Book “The Heart’s Spring” Short-Story Combo eBook BELLFLOWER: Short Story Prequel to Forget Me Not Spring 1880 Annabelle knows only one way of life. Jacob knows only one way to feel secure. When their paths cross in a Western mining town, can they find a way for love to bloom? Discover the story behind two hurting hearts in this short but sweet retelling of Beauty and …

Book Review ~ Forget Me Not & A Giveaway!

About the Book Prequel to Bleeding Heart Old hurts, new betrayals, and a love that survives them all… Summer 1885 A startling revelation sends Elizabeth Lawson escaping into a stormy night – and tosses her into the arms of a young mountain man with secrets of his own. When he offers to take her to the Nevada mining town where her long-lost brother lives, she accepts. Suspicions and uncertainties are pushed aside as she struggles to forge a future for herself by meeting her past. David has been hiding from his painful memories for years. The solitude and wildness of the Rocky Mountains are challenge and comfort enough for him – until Elizabeth’s arrival. Fueled by anger and a sense of obligation, he strives to take control of his new situation…only to find control slipping from his grasp with each new emotion Elizabeth evokes in him. When their journey leads them on unexpected paths, can two lonely hearts find the strength to remember the good amid the heartbreak? Book Website: http://forgetmenotnovel.blogspot.com/ Series Blog: http://theheartsspringseries.blogspot.com/   …

Author Scoop ~ Chatting Moments With Amber Stokes & A Giveaway!

Hello friends! The day has finally come that we begin the Forget Me Not blog tour, and To Be A Person has the honor of hosting Amber Stokes, my friend and the author of this fabulous read, on the very first day! How cool is that?! So, I’d like you to join us below for a fun chat. I promise, you won’t get bored! 1. Hello Amber! It’s nice to have you join us today! Could you tell us a little about yourself? And is it coffee, tea or choco? A – It’s a pleasure to be here, Miranda. Thank you for having me! I’m a self-published inspirational romance author, as well as a freelance editor, publicist, and blogger. I’m taking the whole “facing the world” thing one day at a time—and in the meantime, I’m enjoying navigating the wild and wonderful world of book publishing. When I’m not on the computer, I enjoy reading (of course!) and spending time with my family. And definitely hot chocolate for me! I do occasionally enjoy tea (hot, …

Cover Reveal & A Giveaway!

Hello friends! Hope you had wonderful Christmas and New Year celebrations. Today, we are celebrating another cover reveal of my friend and editor, Amber Stokes’ book. What a way to begin the year! Isn’t that great? This cover marks the third book in the Heart Springs Series. You can see the cover for books #1 and #2, and also the review for book #2 here and here. And now, I present to you the book cover for Morning Glory, Heart Springs Series, book #3. Ta dah! Isn’t it pretty? I think it is. If you’ve been following my blog and you guessed that this awesome cover design job was done by Lena Goldfinch, you’re absolutely correct! You can learn more about Lena below. You can check out the blogs for  Morning Glory and the Heart Springs Series and keep with news of the book and series here and here. And for my favorite part of any cover reveal—you know it!—unlocking the mysterious thousand words hidden in a picture! Three colors stand out—white, blue, red. (American …

Cover Reveal~Forget Me Not. Yay!

Here we are again with another book cover from Amber Stokes! Lovely, isn’t it? I know! All kudos to Lena Goldfinch (cover illustrator) and Amber Stokes (Author). In case you want a cover for your book as charming as this one, just scroll down a bit and you can see Lena’s details. My Thoughts On The Cover Aside from the fact that it is gorgeous ….  😉 There is something soft and sensual about it. The blue draws you into the emotional world of the character, as though a beautiful bright day struggles against a rainy one. It’s the same with the gold of the earth. The gold wants to promise a better world, against a brown that speaks of a foreboding one. You can see the intense emotion on her face. It is as though she struggles with a tough decision, but chooses love and is determined to hold onto it. She holds the flowers in her hand—forget-me-nots—in a precious manner, as though drawing faith from what it represents—Forget-Me-Not. She wraps her arms around …