Friday, December 19, 2014

Celebrate: It's WHEN? & Lots of Freebies!

Is it really less than a week until Christmas??

Where did the time go?  The holidays snuck up on me!

This week I'm celebrating YOU! - all my wonderful blog friends.  With your comments and posts, you've given me hope, encouragement, and laughs. You're the very best part of my publishing journey! 

Here are some Christmas laughs for you!

Wishing you  
Joyous Holidays!

Foxy's Friday Freebies!

Foxy has been nosing around the net
When she finds great FREE STUFF, she'll feature it on Fridays Freebies posts -
  • Free short stories, novellas, and novels
  • Giveaways for books and swag
  • Free services for authors

Here are Foxy's suggestions for Dec 19, 2014:

Free eBook of Your Choice – C. Lee McKenzie is offering two winners their choice of any of her ebooks (Sliding on the Edge, The Princess of Los Pulgas, Alligators Overhead, or Double Negative) Go to Carol Kilgore’s Contest Page and enter. (ends Dec 31)

$10 Amazon Card – To celebrate the release of The New Pioneer Series by Deborah Nam-Krane a $10 Amazon giftcard will be given away via Rafflecopter on Juniper Grove Book Solutions. (ends Dec 25)

$25 Amazon Card – To celebrate the release of Hearts in the Storm by Elmer Seward a $25 Amazon giftcard will be given away via Rafflecopter on Juniper Grove Book Solutions. (ends Dec 25) 

One of Three Free Novels – Win either Taking the Cross (Historical Novel about the Crusades) by Charles Gibson, or The Shiro Project (Thriller) by David Khara, or We'll Always Have Paris (Memoir) by Jennifer Coburn on the France Book Tours Blog. (ends Dec 31)

Free Historical Collection Book – Win A Home for Christmas (Historical Short Story Collection) by MK McClintock, enter on the Books And Benches Blog. (ends Dec 31)

FREE Novel – Win 1 of 8 Recently Released Novels:
Echo Bridge by Kristen O’Toole
Of Scars and Stardust by Andrea Hannah
Floating Boy and the Girl Who Couldn’t Fly by Stephen Graham Jones and Paul Tremblay
Stone Cold Touch by Jennifer L. Armentrout
God’s Formula by James LePore
Reluctant Prince by Dani-Lyn Alexander
The Walled City by Ryan Graudin
Creed by Trisha Leaver and Lindsay Currie
The giveaway is via Rafflecopter on A Book Vacation. (ends Jan 1) 

For Foxy's other Freebies, go to the Freebie page.

If anyone has a FREE short story (for download or online at a free ezine), novella, novel, special giveaway, or author service, please let Foxy know so she can plug you here!  Write to: laura.6eg(at)

This post is part of VikLit's blog hop, Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is follow the link and put your name on the Mr.Linky list, and then be sure to post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! 


Heather Holden said...

Happy holidays! :)

I absolutely love these funnies. So hilarious and cute! I have no idea where the time went, either. I'm not ready for 2015 to be here already!

Kate Larkindale said...

Less than a week until Christmas? !@#$&**%! I better get some shopping done this weekend… Disappointed children are not a good thing.

Have a wonderful holiday!

Dixie@dcrelief said...

Merry Christmas- Happy Holidays!!
Thank you so much for visiting dcrelief this year. I'll be back on blog hop in January!! :))

JeffO said...

Merry Christmas, Lexa!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Six days until Christmas!! Have a wonderful Christmas and New Years.

Ava Quinn said...

Aww, you're awesome, too! Giving us heads up on freebies and holidya smiles and lots of comments to us too!
Have a fantastic holiday!!

Beverly Stowe McClure said...

Hahaha! Thanks for starting my day with a laugh, Lexa. Love the kitties and puppies.
Merry Christmas to you and your family. And a Wonderful New Year.

Bish Denham said...

Merry Christmas to you, Lexa! So many wonderful freebies and I'm not sure how I'd define naughty... :)

Beth Ellyn Summer said...

have a great holiday, Lexa! :) and my word. The kitten and the puppy pic. #ICANT

Vanessa Morgan said...

Thanks for the laugh. These are all adorable. Have a lovely weekend.

Kimberly said...

These are so cute - I especially love the first one. Hee hee.

Lots of awesome freebies - thanks for the info!

Have a Merry Christmas!

Cathrina Constantine said...

Ohhh....I love those pics!!!! MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

Stephen Hayes said...

Thanks for sharing these cute pictures. Here's wishing you Happy Holidays. Take care.

Kim Graff said...

So many awesome things going on! And really cute pictures! Have the best holiday season, Lexa!!!

Murees Dupé said...

Have a wonderful Christmas and a fantastic New Year!

Ashley Nixon said...

Ah, cats in Christmas Trees are the best. LOL. Merry Christmas!!

DMS said...

My cat never looked as peaceful in my tree- more like he attacked the tree. :)

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! I can't believe Christmas is almost here! Time sure does fly.

Anonymous said...

Loved the funnies. Have a wonderful holiday week!

Joylene Nowell Butler said...

These were all so adorable. Thank you! Here's hoping you have the best Christmas and New Years ever! Thanks for the links.

T.F. Walsh said...

I'm with you. Can't believe Christmas is almost here... and so much to do until then:)

Lori L MacLaughlin said...

Love the laughs, particularly the first one. Thanks! I could use a few more days before Christmas, but I'm almost ready. Merry Christmas!

TheCyborgMom said...

You had me at the David Tennant gif :D Thanks for the super cute pics on your the little "naughty" beagle...they all put a smile on my face. I'm so stressed! Can't wait for Christmas to be over. Enjoy your holidays Lexa...hope your new year is a healthy and happy one!

Gina Stoneheart said...

I love the funny photos, especially the kitty ones=) I bought Luna a Christmas cloak to wear on Christmas Even and Christmas. When she tried it on, you should have seen the look on her face! Not happy, lol.
Merry Christmas Lexa! I hope you have a wonderful holiday with your loved ones.

L.G. Keltner said...

Christmas is so close! Thanks for the laughs!

Penny the Jack Russell dog and modest internet superstar! said...

Hi human, Lexa,

A nice balance of dogs and cats in those pawesome photos. Thanks for that, even with the cat.

Very generous of you with all those links.

Merry Boxing Day Eve, stated my cynical human, Gary :)

I'm not a robot. I'm a dog. CAPTHCA later, human, Lexa. Oh, no need to bother with the CAPTCHA part.

I shall pawblish my comment.

Pawsitive wishes,

Penny :)

Catherine Stine said...

Such a fun array of animal pix!
Happy Holidays to you.

Dianne K. Salerni said...

Happy Holidays to you!
(We were defending our tree from the cat mere minutes after we finished decorating it ...)

Inge H. Borg said...

Hi, Lexa (and cute critters) - all the very best in the New Year and much success with the returning muse (may she knead away at your imagination).
Inge (myself a critter-mom - and proud of it).

Annie said...

That first one was fantastic! :D I hope you have a very merry Christmas, Lexa.

cleemckenzie said...

I'm stealing, er, I mean borrowing your funny Christmas pictures and spreading them on fb. You can sue me, but wait until after Christmas when the holiday spirit is gone.

Merry Whatever and so on.

Christine Rains said...

Thank you for the funnies and the freebies! Happy holidays to you and yours. :)

Mark Murata said...

Thank you for posting the free offers!

Kim Lajevardi said...

Happy Holidays, Lex! I love all the cute images. Put a smile on my face. What an amazing number of freebies this week.

Editors At Work said...

Thanks for posting links to all those freebies! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a happy prosperous New Year!

Martin Willoughby said...

Some witty and humourous pics there, especially the dog asking for a definition of naughty.

Hope your christmas was great.

Anonymous said...

Lots of good stuff; hope you had a great Christmas. Happy New Year, Lexa!

Sherry Ellis said...

Those are funny! I like Santa's flat.

Hope you have a very happy New Year!

Birgit said...

it was crazy time at my home so finally getting back to blogging. Hope your Christmas was good and love the cute here

Jay Noel said...

Hope you had a fantastic Christmas! Happy New Year, Lexa.

Michael Di Gesu said...

Hi, Lexa,

Those were so cute! Thanks for the after Christmas laugh!

Wishing you a wonderful, happy and HEALTHY New year!

See you then!

DMS said...

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Just stopping in to wish you a Happy New Year! May 2015 be filled with all of your favorite things. :)

Michelle Wallace said...

Happy New Year to you and your family, Lexa!!

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