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First up today is a bit of business.

On Friday, I referenced some big changes coming to the blog. I’m planning to leak the changes out a little bit each week through the end of this month. There’s one pretty BIG change I hadn’t planned to leak until mid-May.

But.

Over the weekend, I got no fewer than a dozen e-mails asking what was up with the new release spotlight posts. Most of them lost the book cover images in one fell swoop about a week ago. Oops!

Well, that was my fault. I was working on a new change and clicked the wrong button or something and—POOF! There is no easy fix. I know this because I tried a few and the results were zip.

The only option remaining is to repost every image individually. And I’m not going to do that because it would take hours and hours and hours to put them back up. I know this for sure because I spent 30 hours last week adding those same images HERE.

Yes, that’s one of the new changes. All the fiction spotlight posts are being moved over to their own sweet site: New LDS Fiction.

I had hoped to be a little further along on this new site before announcing it, but since so many of you have asked about those fiction posts, I decided to unveil today. TA-DA!

So far, I’ve got the 2013 and 2012 posts fixed with the new format with covers. (Yay!) (All the past years will be spiffed up by the end of May.) Most of the info pages are done.

(And yes, comments on the new site enter you to win one of the sponsoring books. In fact, for this month only, you can get double points for making the same comment on the same book on both sites.)

I also made a Facebook page—which is depressingly naked right now, but go ahead and click on over there and “Like” it. Do it now while you’re thinking about it. I’ll wait.

Done? Okay.  You’ll be glad you did when I announce…uh…something else later this month.

I still need to get my sidebar links corrected, the RSS feed up, subscribe by e-mail, and the other social media things going. I also need to work out some details on a few of the new features—like the Book Club. And the little images that show other posts you might like are going skewampy, so I have to figure that out too. But pretty much, the site is live and good to go.

All future new release spotlight posts will be there
at New LDS Fiction, not here.

And in just a few minutes, we’ll start the regularly scheduled, pre-Whitney Award posting party.

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It’s never about the glass slipper. It’s all about the love potion.

In a world where fairy tale situations are as much a fact of life as death and taxes, everyone knows hiring Fairy Godmothers, Inc. is the best way to assure that your beautiful daughter or enchanted frog of a grandson will get the happily-ever-after he or she deserves. Sure, sometimes a little love potion is required to make sure those quotas stay up, but what Prince Charming doesn’t know won’t hurt him.

Kate, an experienced Fairy Godmother, who’s enough of a romantic to frustrate her rigidly rule-bound boss, has just received a specialty assignment from one of the company’s board of directors. Cinderella-Rellie for short-was placed with an appropriately wicked stepfamily years before, and now needs the dress, ball, and handsome prince to complete her happily-ever-after. The fact that Rellie isn’t sure this is her dream come true-balls are fun, but princes tend to be less interesting than fluffy bunnies-isn’t something management considers a problem.

Complicating things a bit is Jon, the youngest son of the royal family, who meets Kate, and is smitten, but isn’t quite ready yet to reveal his true identity. After all, it’s his older brother Rupert who’s supposed to marry Rellie, which means pretending to be a lowly civil servant will give him the chance to spend more time with Kate. (As long as he can get the ball arranged, and stop Rupert from getting himself into trouble over his “self-actualization” business, he should have the perfect opportunity to explain everything and get started on making a little magic with the Fairy Godmother of his dreams.)

But, of course, things never ever happen as planned.

Read excerpt

Title: Fairy Godmothers, Inc.

Author: Jenniffer Wardell

Publisher: Jolly Fish Press

Release Date: April 27, 2013

ISBN: 978-0988649149

Size: 304 pages, 6×9, softcover

Genre: Romantic Fantasy


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Lost then Found by Heather B. Moore

April 25, 2013

Welcome to the Aliso Creek Novella Series: Liz, Gemma, Arie, Jess, and Drew have been best friends since creating “the Five” at Aliso Creek High School. But that was over ten years ago, and each is still trying to find that perfect someone… if perfect is even possible. Arie, at the top of her career […]

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Belonging to Heaven by Gale Sears

April 24, 2013

Hawaii. A land of deep tradition and rich culture. A people of family and faith. A paradise on earth. Jonathan Napela is a descendant of the Hawaiian royal line, and his future is bright with a new wife and a position of influence in the community. As a devout man, he believes in God, but […]

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Sworn Enemy by A.L. Sowards

April 23, 2013

June 1944: As World War II rages, the people of Eastern Europe are hopelessly trapped between two formidable forces: Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Soviet Union. In their midst, a band of heroes works to defend against the inevitable Communist takeover. After narrowly escaping her Nazi captors, French Resistance worker Genevieve Olivier has fled to Allied […]

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Framed by Clair Poulson

April 22, 2013

When Adriana Chambers observes a stranded motorist struggling to change his tire, she sees in his distress an opportunity to be a good Samaritan. Pulling over, she offers her help but she gets much more than the satisfaction of serving. As the beautiful young college student finds herself the only witness to the man’s whereabouts […]

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Be Mine by Sandra Norton Flynn

April 19, 2013

He knows where she works. He knows where she lives. And soon, they’ll come face-to-face. Erin Lewis is an up-and-coming fashion designer building up her career in New York City. With a loving husband, a great assistant, and working in the field of her dreams, she couldn’t be happier. But perfection can’t last forever. When […]

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As the Sun Sets (Twisted Tales) by Stephanie Fowers

April 19, 2013

No one bothered to tell Daphne Starr that faerytales were real and now she’s stuck in a beanstalk with a beast and a pricked finger. Daphne’s sister and stepsister are in big BIG trouble! 1. It’s the third and final day 2. Rumpelstiltskin plans to suck their powers dry 3. The queen wants them dead […]

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At Midnight (Twisted Tales) by Stephanie Fowers

April 18, 2013

Bridgette has a Cinderella complex big time. She has to find true love’s kiss to get some weird guy off her back who claims to be her faery godmother. But who is she really? 1. Loser of Omak High 2. Girl who rubs her fingers raw working fast food 3. Victim of the evil stepmother […]

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With a Kiss (Twisted Tales) by Stephanie Fowers

April 17, 2013

Faerytales. They’re real . . . they just haven’t happened yet. Halley Starr finds out the truth when she loses her heart to a terrible curse. Now she has to get it back from that dirty faery who stole it from her, but first, she must fight against the seven rules of the faery kingdom […]

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Snow White by Jenni James

April 17, 2013

An enchanted mirror, a tale of envy— Raven and Snow White have been the greatest of friends for years, so when Snow’s father, King Herbert, and Raven’s mother, Queen Melantha, wed, the girls’ dreams come true—now they are sisters! However, in an act of exceeding folly, the king presents his new bride with the enchanted […]

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Bad Unicorn by Platte F. Clark

April 16, 2013

It wasn’t Max Spencer’s idea to fight robots, lead an army, or save the world—it just so happens that he’s the only living person who can read the most fantastical book ever written: The Codex of Infinite Knowability. The Codex is no ordinary book, and among other things, it describes a unicorn named Princess the […]

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Sparks the Matchmaker by Russell Elkins

April 15, 2013

Ollie just wants one thing. The girl. Things haven’t been going so well with Anne lately, though; their relationship has become a perpetual study date, and Ollie’s roommates are starting to worry about him. How to fix things? Why, with a marriage proposal, of course. Unfortunately for Ollie, his relationship with Anne has run out […]

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The Cure by Teyla Branton

April 15, 2013

Even When You CHANGE, Some Things Remain the Same . . . Erin Radkey’s life has altered completely since her Change made her one of the Unbounded. Yet she has learned the hard way that some things never change. Greed. Over the centuries the long-lived Unbounded have divided into two groups, the Emporium who craves […]

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