Coastal Magic 2016

1 June 2015 Jackie 0

This year I made my first foray to the Coastal Magic Convention and I LOVED IT! Spending February on the beach while Michigan is in the gripes of cold upon snow upon cold? As if there’s any doubt I was going to head down again. Hell yeah I am. Registration officially begins on […]

2015 #RAGT Blogger Lounge Scavenger Hunt

1 June 2015 Jackie 0

I’m planning something exciting for the Blogger Lounge – a Reader Author Get Together Blogger Lounge Photo Scavenger Hunt! The idea is simple. Take a pic of yourself with each of the following and then post it to Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and/or Instagram with the hashtag #MyRAGT15Pics with the corresponding number and you’re entered […]

The City of Light’s White Hot Geomancer

13 April 2015 Jackie 0

Jennifer Estep has posted a snippet from her first Black Blades novel, Cold Burn of Magic, which releases April 28th. Ilona Andrews had two novels in this years Dabwaha Madness, and because of it us readers were more than rewarded. First, for defeating Jeaniene Frost in their shared round, we have a new Curran […]

Swerve in the City of Blades Immortal Heights

13 March 2015 Jackie 0

It seems like I’ve been missing out on quite a bit of fantastic things lately; I haven’t been reading my blog feed in quite awhile and I miss it. While it doesn’t seem like that’s a big deal, for long time readers of LE, it actually is. That’s where all the […]

The #CMC15 Schedule has been posted!

4 January 2015 Jackie 3

It’s not long now before the invasion of The Coastal Magic Convention will hit Daytona Beach, Florida.  Casey and I will be in attendance and this past weekend the official schedule was posted. Have you seen some of the fabulous events being planned? I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m thinking […]

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Child’s Play 2014

25 November 2014 Jackie 0

Have you ever had a child spend any time in the hospital? Psy was admitted for a couple of days right after his first birthday and I can tell you it’s not fun.  He was so miserable, and it wasn’t until we were able to go play with the toys […]

Registration is Now Open for Coastal Magic 2015!

2 July 2014 Jackie 0

It’s official! I will be celebrating my birthday, on the beach, in Florida next February at the Coastal Magic Convention.  Registration has begun and the hubby and I are all signed up to be in Daytona Beach! If you’re an urban fantasy or paranormal romance reader, you need to be […]

Coastal Magic 2015

1 June 2014 Jackie 2

Oh yeah, after this years polar vortex (and 6 school snow days within 3 weeks), I am so heading to Daytona Beach, Florida in February for the Coastal Magic Convention. I know Summer is just starting, but February is 7 months away. Okay, Jennifer has officially scared me because that’s not that much […]

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Child’s Play 2013 + Contest

1 February 2014 Jackie 0

Have you ever had a child spend any time in the hospital? Psy was admitted for a couple of days right after his first birthday and I can tell you it’s not fun.  He was so miserable and it wasn’t until we were able to go play with the toys […]

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Child’s Play 2012

20 November 2012 Jackie 1

Have you ever had a child spend any time in the hospital? Psy was admitted for a couple of days right after his first birthday and I can tell you it’s not fun.  He was so miserable and it wasn’t until we were able to go play with the toys […]

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I’m Geekin’ Out!

30 December 2011 Jackie 2

Remember back in November, when I said I was donating a couple bags of books for the Child’s Play Charity Auction?  Check out what the hubby found! Giant Fire Breathing Robot caught a picture of them at the auction and there they are.  And there’s even bids on them.  If […]

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The Black Dagger Brotherhood Read-a-long!

2 December 2011 Jackie 7

There are so many great series out there that it’s quite easy to get left behind when new books are released.  You don’t even want to know how many series I am so far behind on, but I will admit to one – JR Ward’s the Black Dagger Brotherhood.  The […]

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Child’s Play 2011

14 November 2011 Jackie 3

Have you ever had a child spend any time in the hospital? Psy was admitted for a couple of days earlier this fall and I can tell you it’s not fun.  He was so miserable and it wasn’t until we were able to go play with the toys the hospital […]

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Child’s Play Giveaway Winners

29 December 2010 Jackie 9

On Thanksgiving day, I launched a contest to help benefit the fabulous Child’s Play organization.  As of December 22nd, Child’s Play has raised $1,853,894.59 for their partner hospitals.  Thanks to all you fabulous readers, Literary Escapism helped contribute a total of $432.00 in toys and cash donations.  I am ecstatic […]

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Child’s Play Giveaway Ends in 2 Days!

23 December 2010 Jackie 0

There’s only two more days left until the Child’s Play Giveaway closes and I get to draw a bunch of winners for the massive amount of books being given away. The giveaway is benefiting the Child’s Play organization which works with various children’s hospitals in an effort to provide some […]