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  Dec8

I have some Christmas presents for you!

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Happy Holidays, everyone!!!  It’s snowing here in my neck of the woods, which always makes me happy this time of year. Until I have to put on pants and go out in this crap. Which I need to do in about an hour to take my kids to the doctor since I’m pretty sure both of them have strep throat. Merry Christmas to me!

If anyone could use some laughter this holiday season, I have a present for you! The Stocking Was Hung (The Holidays #1) is currently on sale for $0.99 for a limited time. This book is crazy, funny, hot and insane, FYI.

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Grab it quick and tell your friends!

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/2h6Rwrw
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Fun fact about this book. The main character’s name is Noel, but her family calls her Leon. This whole part of the story came about because every year on Christmas Eve, we have a party at our house with family. My brothers, who are in their 50’s, seem to think it’s hilarious to rearrange my stocking holders to spell Leon, and then proceed to call me Leon the rest of the night. Like, screaming it at the top of their lungs. “LEON! Bring me a beer!”, “LEON! Time to open presents!”
Every. Damn. Year. I had to get rid of the stocking holders that spelled out Santa, because they kept changing them to spell Satan. My brothers are assholes.

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In case you missed the news, I have a new book coming March 7th, called Below Deck!! It’s an angsty, sexy, standalone romance and I can’t wait for you guys to read it!  The cover reveal is coming soon, so make sure you’re following me on social media so you don’t miss it! (All my social media links are at the top of the page)

Add it to Goodreads and check out the blurb here: Below Deck
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I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season!  Stay warm!
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  Nov1

Jed Had to Die is Here! Plus, FREE STUFF!

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My new Romantic Comedy/Mystery standalone, Jed Had to Die has officially been released out into the wild at all retailers! I’m ridiculously excited for you guys to read this book. It’s funny, it’s got sexy times with a nerd-turned-hot sheriff and it’s got a fabulous coffee shop named Liquid Crack! As you can probably tell from the title, I got the inspiration to write this book when I heard “Earl Had to Die” by the Dixie Chicks on the radio a few months ago. I apologize if you all have this song stuck in your head now FOREVER! #sorrynotsorry

Also, I’m sorry this newsletter is going to be a little wordy. I’ve got a lot to share with you, but I promise it will be worth it!

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Grab your copy today!

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Okay, who wants FREE stuff!!!  I have a lot of fun things planned for release day, including a bunch of awesome giveaways on my Facebook page. Make sure you check it out all day today (giveaways will remain open for a few days to give you time to enter): https://www.facebook.com/TaraSivec.authorpage/

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I’m also in a fun new Facebook group called Girls Gone Writing. I’m giving away stuff in there all day today as well!  Additionally, this group is run by some FABULOUS authors and we’ll be doing giveaways and other fun things every single day, forever and ever, so you don’t want to miss out. Come join the group here: Girls Gone Writing

Want MORE FREE STUFF?!!!  I’ve currently put my romantic suspense, Playing With Fire series on sale! Each of the 4 books (plus the 4-book bundle) have been marked waaaaaay down, and the first book – A Beautiful Lie – is currently FREEEEEEEEEE! Well, it’s free everywhere but Amazon. I’ve been struggling to get them to change the price for over a week now, so hopefully that will change soon. In the meantime though, you can get A Beautiful Lie (Playing With Fire 1) free on iBooks, Nook and Kobo. The sale prices for the rest of the books in the series are good to go at Amazon. Just go to the Playing With Fire series page here on my website (http://tarasivec.com/series/playing-with-fire/) click on the book you want, and you’ll see all of the purchase links there. If you’re not familiar with this series, each book can be read as a standalone, since each book is about a different couple.

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If you’re not a member of my private reading group, Tara’s Tramps, make sure you join! There are always giveaways, crazy things you can never unsee, access to what I’m working on, teasers, covers, etc. before the general public gets to see them and all sorts of things you might need eye-bleach to survive. But hey, it’s fun, so there’s that: Join Tara’s Tramps

Happy reading, everyone!!!

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  Aug3

Coming Soon!

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I’m so excited to share with you guys a new book I have coming out November 1st! I know, November is like 10 years away. Hopefully it will go by fast! But don’t worry, for the first time in like a year and a half, I have a pre-order!!  As some of you might know, I’m not really a fan of pre-orders. Mostly because I am never organized enough to have a book ready as early as I need to for pre-orders. No, this isn’t a sign of the apocalypse!  At least, I don’t think it is. You might want to get your shivs and crossbows ready just in case.  To celebrate me not procrastinating something, you get a special pre-order price of $2.99! So grab it before November 1st when the price will go up:

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And yes, the title might sound a little familiar if you’re a fan of the Dixie Chicks. Last year when I was driving my kids to one of their 8,000 sporting events, Goodbye Earl came on the radio. I immediately pulled the car over and started taking notes for this book. So, if you want a glimpse into what this story is loosely based on and you’ve never heard that song, click on Goodbye Earl above and have a listen 🙂

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The happiest day of Payton Lambert’s life was the day she graduated high school and watched Bald Knob, Kentucky get smaller and smaller in her rearview mirror. She wanted more for her life than a tiny town where everyone knows your business and you can’t find a decent cup of coffee for at least forty miles. Twelve years later, an unexpected phone call in the middle of the night has her packing up her life in Chicago and racing back home to the one person she ever regretted leaving behind.

Wait, one person?? Make that two. When the hell did Leo Hudson become sheriff of Bald Knob and get so hot? The scrawny Future Farmer of America who followed Payton around like a puppy and could recite cow insemination facts in his sleep is long gone. Leo is still hot on her heels, but now he’s wearing a badge and dead set on solving a murder that may or may not involve Payton…along with half the town.

You steal a few wine coolers in high school and make one little comment about cutting off a man’s balls when you come home, and suddenly, you’re suspected of killing him.

In a town where the biggest crime happened the day Jethro Snell kicked a few of his cows (an honest mistake when you’ve had a few jars of homemade moonshine), people are pointing fingers, rumors are spreading like wildfire, and Payton swears she’s only making out with the sweet-talking, studly sheriff to distract him from the secrets she’s keeping.

When you’ve been tased, peed on by a yippy dog named Bo Jangles, and can’t stop picturing what Sheriff Hudson looks like naked, it will be a tough job making everyone agree that…Jed had to die.

  Jul1

New Release from Tara Sivec!

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Happy July, everyone!! It doesn’t feel like July here in Ohio. It’s overcast and crappy outside and WHERE THE HELL IS THE SUN?!  Is anyone doing anything fun over this long holiday weekend? We’ll be heading to a family party on Monday and then off to see some fireworks that night. My husband got a message this week from a friend we went to high school with. Her husband travels a lot for work and during his travels, he procured an entire truck full of illegal fireworks that she’s trying to get rid of. This is just what I need. My husband has been bouncing off the walls to go over there and grab stuff. I see an emergency room trip in our future or at the very least, searching for a new home when he inevitably burns ours to the ground. Pray for us. Actually, just pray for my husband’s appendages and that he doesn’t burn any off.

If you’re bored this weekend, or don’t feel like talking to anyone at the holiday celebrations you’ve been invited to, I give you permission to go sit in a corner and read my new book!

The Firework Exploded (The Holidays #3) is now LIVE everywhere! This is the third book in my new romantic comedy series, which is pretty hilarious if I do say so myself. If you haven’t read the first 2 books, you can check them out here: The Holidays Series

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Grab your copy today and while you’re at it, make sure you head over to my reader group. I’ll be having a release day party there all day today with lots of games, prizes and inappropriate behavior: Tara’s Reader Group

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Happy reading!!!

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  Jun7

Tara Sivec is Lighting Some Fireworks!

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Guess what’s coming soon?!

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The Firework Exploded (The Holidays #3)!!!  Yep, you read that correctly. The third book in my romantic comedy series, The Holidays, will be exploding onto your reading devices July 1, 2016! As with every book in this series, The Firework Exploded is horrifying, disgusting and so inappropriate that I’m confident I’ve reached a new low with this one. I’m honestly not sure at this point if the chapter titles themselves, or what’s written in each chapter is more terrifying. It’s a toss-up. You’ve been warned.

Sam and Noel’s whirlwind Christmas romance shot through Valentine’s Day and is exploding on the Fourth of July!

“You should get married on the 4th,” they said. “It will be so romantic,” they said. Did you know that during a pyrotechnic display, a single firework travels 481 feet per second and can take out a small village? Did you know it can also singe the ball hair off of any man standing within a mile radius of said-pyrotechnic display, and singed ball hair smells a lot like a sh*t-filled baby diaper that’s been lit on fire, and it can make a vintage wedding dress go up in flames like a barn full of dry hay?Yeah, me either…

*Exclusive iBooks pre-order: http://apple.co/1TXifD0
(ALL OTHER RETAILERS WILL GO LIVE ON RELEASE DAY)

*Add to Goodreads: http://bit.ly/1XOYAXh

*If you missed the first two books in The Holidays series,  you can check them out here: http://tarasivec.com/series/the-holidays/

*Check out the Pinterest board for The Holidays: https://www.pinterest.com/tarasivec/the-holidays-series/

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Also, in case you missed the news, the Chocoholics series is now available in one, special edition book bundle! In case you missed this series, it is a spin-off from the Chocolate Lovers books and should be read after those. You can check out the Chocoholics books here: http://tarasivec.com/series/chocoholics/

Amazon still has the Chocoholics Bundle Kindle book on sale for $3.99, but it will be going up to full price VERY soon so grab it quick!

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  Feb3

A Valentine Treat From Tara Sivec!

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The Stocking Was Hung is no longer a stand-alone!!  I’m a little amazed how much you guys loved the crazy Holiday family, but I’m ridiculously excited to give you the next installment of The Holidays series – Cupid Has a Heart-On!

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Sam, Noel, the insane Holiday family, a few new faces (and some old ones you might recognize) are back to celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Cupid hits a few roadblocks on the way to Sam and Noel’s hearts after their whirlwind Christmas romance. Nipplegate 2016, a stray stripper and a regrettable mix-up with narcotics are just the tips of the arrow when it comes to shooting these two with happily ever after. Nothing seeing a grown man wearing an adult diaper and wings can’t fix…hopefully.

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I may or may not (I totally am) have a few more holiday-themed books planned for this series in the coming year, but I need your help! Drop me a comment and let me know which holiday YOU’D like to see featured in a book! Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving…or any others I missed! Happy reading!
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  Dec4

Get HUNG with Tara Sivec!

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It’s time to get HUNG!

The Stocking Was Hung  is now LIVE on all platforms!

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What happens when your life goes to crap the week of Christmas? You invite a hot Marine you met in an airport bar to come home with you for the holidays, to distract your crazy family from the truth.

With a handsy aunt, a meddling mother and a father concerned for the wellbeing of his daughter’s eggnog, there’s no chance Sam and Noel will have time to fall in love…or will they?

**The Stocking Was Hung is a full-length, standalone Christmas novel that will make you laugh, make you HOT and maybe even make you say, “Awwwww” a few times.


 

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“Sweet, cute and crazy. I expected nothing less from Tara Sivec…” –Amazon Reviewer

“My face hurts – I’ve been smiling and laughing through the entire book!” – Amazon Reviewer

“This book had everything that I needed for a fantastic fun read! I laughed so hard I cried. Tara Sivec is the queen of funny romance and this book has both. Sam and Noel are HOT! Their interaction is OFF the CHARTS and Noel’s family is the funniest set of side characters I’ve read in ages.” – Aleatha Romig, NYT Bestselling Author


Grab your copy TODAY before the price goes up!

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1PpfKsd
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1PWTaXW
Amazon Australia: http://bit.ly/1Q9CNWC
Amazon Canada: http://amzn.to/1jvvbk7
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  Oct30

New Release From Tara Sivec!

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Baking and Babies, the third and final book in the Romantic Comedy Chocoholics series is now LIVE everywhere!!

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Don’t forget to pick up your copy:

Amazon: http://amzn.to/1QMGxfh
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1KBTZk8
Amazon AU: http://bit.ly/1N1wwMU
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1YOQRsu
iBooks: http://apple.co/1FQPjTd
Nook: http://bit.ly/1iCRAMW
Kobo: http://bit.ly/1iRkloK
Paperback: http://amzn.to/1KKf48F

Make sure you also stop my my Facebook page for the Baking & Babies release day party!  There are a bunch of giveaways happening that you don’t want to miss!!  Just click here to join the party!

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Happy reading, everyone!

  Sep16

Coming Soon from Author Tara Sivec!

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The Chocoholics series has gotten a make-over!!!  AAAAAAAND, Baking and Babies (Chocoholics #3) is coming on October 30th!! I’ve been hard at work (and losing my mind just a little) on this book and I’m so excited for you guys to read it!

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Pre-order links for the other retailers should be up soon, so make sure you’re following me on social media. I’ll be posting them on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter as soon as I have them.

Baking and Babies (Chocoholics #3) Full Summary:

“I’m pregnant.”

Molly Gilmore had a good life before she uttered those two stupid words. While preparing to graduate from culinary school and building up the courage to make a move on her hot, sugar-cookie-smelling pastry instructor Marco, she can’t wait to finally have the GREAT life she’s always dreamed about, instead of just the good one she’s been living.

Always known as the quiet ninja, she fully intends to stay hidden in the shadows with her nut-job family, so they have no chance to embarrass her around the man she’s crushed on for two years. Unfortunately, her family has other plans. When they yank her straight out of her comfort zone, she finds herself starring in the craziest train wreck she’s ever witnessed.

Molly ultimately gets a more exciting life that doesn’t revolve around school, but she’s pretty sure the man of her dreams won’t be sticking around long after her family gets ahold of him. There aren’t too many guys who can handle smelling like pee, having the whole world know how he masturbates, and being forced to eat an entire bag of dicks.

Join the Chocolate Lovers and Chocoholics gang for one final story about love, baked goods, making poor life choices, and remembering how important family is—even if they drive you insane.

Mostly because it’s illegal to kill them.

  Aug11

Tara Sivec’s New Release is Here!

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Bury Me is here!  I don’t want to it’s the best book I’ve ever written, because I don’t like patting myself on the back about anything I do, but I will say I am very proud of this book. It was the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but I’m so glad I wrote it and got all this crazy out of my head after two years of thinking about it. It’s very different than anything I’ve ever written and I hope you guys love it as much as I do!

Pick up your copy today!

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1DAJb5T
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