Tag Archives: women’s fiction

FPA President’s Book Awards

I am delighted to announce that What Matters Most is a Finalist in the Florida Publisher’s Association Book Award Competition. The Awards banquet will be held in Daytona on October 19th…until then there will be a whole lot of waiting. This fun story about one woman’s uprooting herself from the life she knows in New […]

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And the winners are…

A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN A giant thank you to all the gals, and a few fellows also, who entered our Celebration of Women contest. On my blog I posted an article about the strength of a woman and got so many absolutely amazing comments from the readers. I was awed by the stories of strength and heroism, some that […]

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This One’s for the Girls…

COMING SOON…A SPECIAL CELEBRATION OF WOMEN Six Bestselling Authors, Loads of prizes and giveaways and special stories about the women we are and the women we love. Visit us on Facebook and watch for the details EVENT STARTS RIGHT HERE ON SUNDAY APRIL 28TH   Bette Lee Crosby – Winner of Ten Literary Awards, Author of Spare Change […]

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You are cordially invited…

…To the unofficial launch party for my newest release What Matters Most! This is an early release priced especially for Fans, Friends and Followers. For a limited time What Matters Most will be available at the introductory price of $2.99! That’s 50% off of the established retail price! And, the really great news is that […]

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WHAT MATTERS MOST…For a chance to win your copy, enter the Goodreads giveaway -Just click on the title in the box below and you’ll be magically transported to Goodreads, where wonderful things await readers… Goodreads Book Giveaway What Matters Most by Bette Lee Crosby Giveaway ends April 15, 2013. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. […]

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Storey Book Reviews

A great big shout out to Leslie of Storey Book Reviews for the latest Review of Cracks in the Sidewalk. She has such a wonderful pass-it-on way of book blogging. When Leslie reviews a book she asks that the author sign the book but not personalize it. When Leslie is finished reading she does a […]

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First a great big Thank You to all the fans and followers who took time to enter the contest. We had so many entries on this that we not only selected the three top winners, but added six second place winners whose nominated names will pop up throughout the book. The Three top winners will receive an […]

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On Monday, June 25th, I was honored to be the guest speaker for the West Palm Beach Chapter of the GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs) and it was truly a delightful evening. Mary Evelyn Mitchell, the President of the group welcomed me and did the introductions. This not a huge branch group, but they are […]

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Glad to have you join me for the launch of The Twelfth Child… From May 21st until May 31st there will be a prize given out every day …and then on June 1st, there will be a drawing for the Grand Prize of a $25. Amazon gift Card. A Winner will be announced right here on […]

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COME BACK TO ME has been recommended by USA Today’s book blog, Happily Ever After, and featured in Hagerstown Magazine. An international love story/tragedy, Come Back to Me will take the reader on an emotional ride and leave them breathless. Life as an inspiration, by Melissa Foster Life comes at us pretty fast sometimes, and […]

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I am thrilled beyond words at having won three different awards in the 2011 Reader Views Literary Competition so I’d like to share a bit about Reader Views, explain how the competition.is structured, and provide a link so that you can browse the list of winners in other categories and hopefully discover some wonderful books by authors […]

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Books to authors are like children to mothers–we fret over having every last thought in place, every emotion captured perfectly, every character truly as likable or dislikable as they were intended to be. And just as a mother cheers when her child is given accolades, we cheer when our books receive awards…so please forgive me while I stand […]

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For the past week, the Goodreads Ladies & Literature Group had been running a “Caption the Photo” contest to introduce my latest novel Spare Change to the ladies of the group. Oh what fun we had! The photo to be captioned was the one shown here and the captions were off the wall – actually […]

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A Talk at the Temple

‘Tis the season for lots of book talk events and revisiting some of the lovely ladies I have spoken with in previous years. On Tuesday of this week – Valentine’s Day – I had a sweetheart of an afternoon. First I visited with the Sisterhood at the Temple Beth El Israel, and then I attended our […]

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This has been a great week despite the onslaught of rainy weather (and frizzy hair.) On Tuesday I was privileged to speak at the Vero Beach GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs) and it was a  delight to revisit these wonderful women. I addressed this group two years ago and after I did a reading from “Cracks in the Sidewalk” many of […]

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Readers Speak

Thanks to all the Goodreads members who have made Spare Change the #1 choice on the Listopedia list of “Best Unknown Books” – I am both honored and awed. I can only hope that everyone who read the book and enjoyed it will pass the word along to their friends and their friends will in […]

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