Pre-Summer Sale on Books

Pre-Summer Sale on Books

Pre-Summer Sale on Young Adult Thrillers If you haven't had a chance to grab my novels at my pre-summer sale prices, head over to Amazon right now and grab your copies! Prices go up on Monday, June 11, 2018. Shattered - Marris Sheffield died too young. But that won't stop her from seeking justice and saving her best friend. (Genre: young adult ghost suspense) - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B07848XR3S (ebook $3.99 / paperback $9.99) Tainted - A story of love in the midst of death and destruction in a dystopian world. Perfect for YA thriller fans! (Genre: young adult dystopian thriller) - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B079NRNXSQ (ebook $2.99 / paperback $8.99) Bought - Helping the villagers isn't worth the trouble. Until it gets personal. Now Fira must help them defeat the NRC or die trying. For YA dystopian fans! (Genre: young adult dystopian thriller) - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CBNH8NY (ebook $2.99 / paperback $9.99) *All books are available on Amazon in both Kindle and paperback versions. **Prices range from $2.99 to $9.99 (subject to change at any time). ***The books need not be read in any...
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Free Book Promo! – Young Adult Fiction

Free Book Promo! – Young Adult Fiction

Free Book Promo! - Young Adult Fiction Good morning! Happy Monday! If you've been holding off on ordering Shattered and Bought, now's your chance to get the Kindle version for free! I'm running a special promotion TODAY ONLY (May 21, 2018) so head over to Amazon right now to pick up your copies! (note: this is for the ebook version only!) Also, I've reduced my paperback prices on all three books for a limited time! Prices go back up to $12.99 on June 11, 2018 - so if you're stocking up on summer reads (or need a book to read in the next couple of weeks), grab them now! Check them out here: http://amazon.com/author/jodycalkins ***Feel free to share this post - I want to get this out to as many readers as possible!*** There is also a group giveaway going on until May 30th - be sure to check it out if you love young adult fiction! Also, if you haven't already, grab your freebie from me! I'm...
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What’s Your Take on Romance in a Novel?

What’s Your Take on Romance in a Novel?

What’s Your Take on Romance in a Novel? For a long time, from junior high to my mid-twenties, I read romance novels by authors like Connie Mason, Norah Hess, Ellen Tanner Marsh, Teresa Medeiros, and Christine Feehan. I loved them. Loved the romance. Loved the strong male characters and the feisty and strong-willed heroines. Then at some point, after Harold and I got married, I switched genres. Mysteries, psychological thrillers, legal thrillers, medical thrillers, political thrillers, any kind of thriller. So long as it didn’t have any romance in it. A little bit was fine. But if solving a crime was merely the setting in which a romance took place, forget it. Not for me. But then around 2012, I gradually became interested in young adult novels. Naturally, I started with The Hunger Games. I listened to the entire trilogy on audio while at work. And there’s romance in it, as I’m sure you already know. There’s romance in the Divergent series. There’s...
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