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Facebook WAR!

It's official. I'm at war on Facebook.

Meet The Good Side: Amanda Stephan - homemomma

(current likers at the start of the war = 119)

where you'll get lots of money saving tips and techniques, as well as rambling chit chat (and silly pictures). And don't forget blog post updates. …


Added by Amanda Stephan on July 20, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments

Apple Pies, Book Tours, and Gift Cards

Have I lost my Mind?!

Good morning, friends ~ as always, I'm so very glad you stopped by. There are a few things I'd like to tell you about.

First, I'm sure you've noticed that I'm having a $10 gift card giveaway. This is in honor of my upcoming book release, Lonely Hearts. There are multiple ways for you to enter.…


Added by Amanda Stephan on June 25, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

Marketing tips for authors!

Here are some ideas and suggestions for promoting your book, keep in mind that all ideas below may not apply to your subject matter, but most will!

· Contact a local book club about your book, ask them to read your book as one of their selections and attend their end of the month meeting to discuss the book with the club. Be sure to ask them if their friends might be interested in using your book for their book club too!

· Contact a local nursery/day… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on May 12, 2011 at 3:11pm — 2 Comments

Win Unforgettable by Trish Perry

Thank you for being here today, Trish! I appreciate you taking the time to answer my questions. They were very interesting ~ for you other writers out there, this is for you!

Tell us how you got… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on April 30, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments


Good afternoon everyone ~ I'm so glad you stopped by! Here's a quick list of what's going on around here:

First, I'd like to introduce you to my guest, Debbie Lynn Costello. It's been fun meeting all these new people &… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on April 16, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments

Meet Debbie Lynn Costello....

and get a chance to WIN a $10 gift card!

A little about Debbie:

Southern-kissed historical romance is Debbie Lynne Costello’s genre of choice. Her favorite setting is the romantic city of… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on April 11, 2011 at 10:52am — No Comments

A Little Birdy Told Me...

that there are some exciting things going on in the publishing world, and I'm thrilled to be 'in the know'! Of course, it helps when you own the blog, lol!

First, there's a Giveaway going on…

Added by Amanda Stephan on March 17, 2011 at 10:05am — No Comments

News, Views, & Giveaway

What's going on so far in The Price of Trust ~

Carly Richards is running from her abusive ex-fiance, Ian. She finds refuge in a small rural community in Montana. Reluctantly, she starts to rebuild her life as the people around her begin to creep into her softening heart. After she's met handsome farmer, Joe Baird, can she dare to dream of a future with him, or will Ian find… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on March 7, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments

We're Having a Blog Party! Come See What You're Missing!

Hello, Friends! Welcome to my first ever participation in the Follower Love Giveaway Hop!

Starting February 8th, and running through February 13th you will have the opportunity to enter numerous giveaways. (You'll find the list of participating blogs HERE.)

Generously thought of and endorsed by I Am A Reader,…


Added by Amanda Stephan on February 7, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Book Giveaways Ending February 3rd

Good morning, friends! I'm so happy to be alive on such a beautiful day! There's a storm a-brewing and just in case you don't have enough books to read, I'm happy to announce two giveaways that are going on!

Click this LINK for a chance to win a PDF copy or an autographed copy of my book, The Price of Trust. Hosted by The Christian Scroll!

**Ends… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on February 1, 2011 at 9:23am — No Comments

Rodney Winters, author of Go Into the House Interview & Giveaway!

Join me as we welcome Rodney Winters, author of Go Into the House

Hello Mr. Winters! It's good to have you here today!…


Added by Amanda Stephan on January 17, 2011 at 9:03am — No Comments

Jewel of Persia - last day to win!

Today is the last day to enter to win a copy of Roseanna White's book, Jewel of Persia. Click HERE to leave a comment!

And, be sure to check out my book,… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on January 15, 2011 at 9:04am — No Comments

Free Kindle Books & Giveaway

To tell you the truth, I don't have a Kindle, and when I found these free Kindle books, I was seriously disappointed. But guess what I found? You don't have to have a device to download these. Just go to and click the Kindle for PC app and follow the directions. Super easy! Just please, do the author a favor. If you've downloaded their book for free or for a reduced price, after you've… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on January 12, 2011 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Interview & book giveaway with Roseanna White!

About the book:

How can she love the king of kings without forsaking her Lord of lords?

Kasia grew up in a poor Jewish home with more siblings than luxuries. But when a chance encounter forces… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on January 3, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

You're invited to...

I'd love for you to stop by and read a sample of my novel:



Happy New Year

Red Skelton… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on January 1, 2011 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Book Review - Dragons of the Valley

This is the first book I've read from Donita K. Paul and what an introduction! She's made it to my safe-for-my-kids list ~ NOT an easy feat! (I'm a very picky mother that takes an interest in what my…


Added by Amanda Stephan on December 28, 2010 at 8:59am — No Comments

Merry Christmas ~ Hallelujah Chorus

Everytime I hear Handel's Messiah Chorus, I start crying. I can't explain why, but I do. So many different emotions just rush through and before they even get to the fifth 'Hallelujah', the water is turned on and going full force. It's really embarrassing. There are times I wish I didn't cry so easily. I get picked on ~ A LOT. But I can't seem to help it. Beautiful things do that to me (as well as sad things.) When my hubby showed me this video, I left the room - FAST. I had to go all the way… Continue

Added by Amanda Stephan on December 24, 2010 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Merry Christmas to you!

Christmas Lights ~ Woo hoo! Wonder if I can get hubby to do something like this for our lights?! (don't think I should hold my breath...)


The Price of Trust




Added by Amanda Stephan on December 20, 2010 at 9:48pm — 1 Comment

The Price of Trust - Preview Pages

**Don't forget to leave a comment HERE for your chance to win a signed, first edition of Kelly Hagen's book, Jake & Jesus**

The Price of Trust

Chapter 1

One more mile. Please, Lord, take me just one more mile, Carly prayed, trying to coax the wheezing…


Added by Amanda Stephan on December 14, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Interview and Giveaway with Kelly Hagen

Author of Jake & Jesus

About the book:

Jake and Jesus are best friends. They do everything together. Jake sings praise songs to…


Added by Amanda Stephan on December 12, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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