Monday, May 25, 2015

Get to Know Einstein and Moo!

Jen Milius Blog Spot-Getting to know Einstein and Moo!
Jen Milius and the Einstein and Moo Children’s Book Series

 Lets meet introduce the two main characters 
and real life kitties – Einstein and Moo. 
Einstein is a flirty, nosey cat with some white around his mouth 
and very white whiskers, thus how he got his name. 
 He is quite talkative and will talk even more when it is close 
to mealtime; sometimes, he will play fetch. Moo is short for Mooshu,
 the name of the little sidekick in Disney’s Mulan,
 although this Mooshu is more like the second sidekick in Mulan 
named Cricket who is sweet and gentle. My Moo squeaks 
more than meows, and she loves to climb in your lap and snuggle for hours. 

Einstein & Moo and the Quest for the Catnip is the latest release 
from the Einstein and Moo children’s book series, 
which is about two black-and-white, brother and sister kitties 
that are playful, curious, friendly and have many interesting adventures.
 Einstein & Moo and the Quest for the Catnip is book three within the series 
and is about Einstein and Moo’s favorite treat, a green leafy plant called catnip. It grows outside, and even though they are indoor kitties, they want to find a way to get outside and have some. This may mean that they have to be creative and help each other, but to them, the treat is worth it! I was inspired to write about our kitties because of my love for animals, storytelling, children, and books. To me, when someone shares a book with a child, they share an act of love. So for this particular book, I was inspired by how much Einstein and Moo love the fresh catnip that my family grows in a little pot on our back porch. When they do get to have some, the kitties get the same amount of leaves; however, Moo receives her portion all at once and Einstein receives his one at a time, otherwise he will inhale his portion and all of Moo’s too!

 The first two books of the Einstein and Moo series are Einstein and the Leaf and Moo and the Case of the Mistaken Identity, and coming soon will be a coloring book based on the series.

 Books can be purchased at, 

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Connect on Twitter at www.twitter.com/@AuthorJenMilius

Thursday, May 14, 2015

  KASIWC_ebook_1600x2400King Arthur's Sister in Washington's Court by Kim Iverson Headlee Morgan le Fay, 6th-century Queen of Gore and the only major character not killed off by Mark Twain in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, vows revenge upon the Yankee Hank Morgan. She casts a spell to take her to 1879 Connecticut so she may waylay Sir Boss before he can travel back in time to destroy her world. But the spell misses by 300 miles and 200 years, landing her in the Washington, D.C., of 2079, replete with flying limousines, hovering office buildings, virtual-reality television, and sundry other technological marvels.   Whatever is a time-displaced queen of magic and minions to do? Why, rebuild her kingdom, of course—two kingdoms, in fact: as Campaign Boss for the reelection of American President Malory Beckham Hinton, and as owner of the London Knights world-champion baseball franchise.   Written as though by the old master himself, King Arthur’s Sister in Washington’s Court by Mark Twain as channeled by Kim Iverson Headlee offers laughs, love, and a candid look at American society, popular culture, politics, baseball...and the human heart.

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  Kim Iverson Headlee 1500x2237Author Biography Kim Headlee lives on a farm in southwestern Virginia with her family, cats, goats, Great Pyrenees goat guards, and assorted wildlife. People and creatures come and go, but the cave and the 250-year-old house ruins—the latter having been occupied as recently as the mid-twentieth century—seem to be sticking around for a while yet. Kim is a Seattle native and a direct descendent of twentieth-century Russian nobility. Her grandmother was a childhood friend of the doomed Grand Duchess Anastasia, and the romantic yet tragic story of how Lydia escaped Communist Russia with the aid of her American husband will most certainly one day fuel one of Kim's novels. Another novel in the queue will involve her husband's ancestor, the seventh-century proto-Viking king of the Swedish colony in Russia. For the time being, however, Kim has plenty of work to do in creating her projected 8-book Arthurian series, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles, and other novels under her imprint Pendragon Cove Press.

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  Praise for the Book “Packed with politics, pop culture, sports, business, time travel, magic, deceit, humor and love, this story will keep you enthralled right up to the end. Whether you have ever read an Arthurian romance before or not, give this one a try. I am sure you will love it as much as I did.” ~ Dottie of Romance Junkies   “KASIWC is irresistible, passionate, and intriguing. Definitely check out this amazing new Arthurian Romance!” ~ Jill of Arthurian Romances   “It’s like Ms. Headlee has the touch of Twain in her.” ~ Darlene of Mousiey Books     25_Amazon_Paypal $25 Blog Tour Giveaway Enter to win an Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash Ends 5/25/15 Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use an Amazon.com Gift Code or Paypal Cash. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader and sponsored by readinglight.com. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. a Rafflecopter giveaway

Sunday, February 22, 2015

New Release: Too-Clever VIII: Kacie's Chicken and Dumplings



I'm so excited to announce the release of the 8th book in the Too-Clever series, Kacie’ Chicken & Dumplings. Early reviews have been awesome - I'm told the love the chapter book format and readers love how the character grew and developed from when she was first introduced. Here's a bit about the book:

http://www.amazon.com/Too-Clever-VIII-Chicken-Dumplings/dp/0991187954/ref=sr_1_11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1425974320&sr=1-11&keywords=julia+e+antoine

Ten, almost eleven, year old Kacie went on a no dinner strike when her parents refused to prepare her favorite meal, Chicken and Dumplings. She had tried tears, tantrums, being a goody two-shoes, but nothing worked. So now, she has resorted to this hunger strike.
After two days on the strike, she would have given up already had it not been for the time she spends on the telephone with her best friend, Holly. Holly gave her encouragement which kept her going. She didn’t know what she would have done without Holly. She shared everything with her. They were inseparable, that is until a new boy, Paul, moved into the neighborhood and began attending their school. Now Holly had no time for her, she was more interested in talking with Paul. Unfortunately, Paul was interested in talking with Kacie, what a dilemma. All Kacie wanted was to have chicken and dumplings for dinner and have her best friend back. Why do things have to be so difficult?
In this eighth installment in the Too-Clever series, young readers will once again relate to Kacie’s growing pains as she copes with everything, from learning to make do, to almost losing her best friend to secret crushes.
 
You can pick up a copy at, Too-Clever.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and ENVISION School Publishing.




 

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Too Clever VI: Jason's Eagle

 

The sixth installment in my Too Clever Series is finally out.



Read a brief description here:





On the shores of Long Island Sound, near the Connecticut River, lived a young boy who was so fascinated with the American Bald Eagles that fished in the waters near his home, he spent every free moment he had watching them. Everything about the bald eagles fascinated Jason, from the way they flew in the sky to the way they hunted for food. Even the way they built such huge nests grabbed his attention. No other bird flew like the bald eagles. To ten year old Jason, the bald eagle was awe-inspiring. No other bird species commanded such respect when in flight mode. The eagle’s every movement was graceful and regal, even to the way it turned its head to look at him, and it did look at him as he gazed at it through his binoculars.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Too Clever V: Timothy and The Man In The Moon

After months of waiting, Too Clever V: Timothy and The Man In The Moon is finally out:



Seven-year-old Timothy Peppin was excited about his upcoming birthday. He’d been waiting for this day it seemed like forever. He was turning eight in a couple of days, and ever since he was five, he had been asking his parents to take him to the Moon. They had repeatedly told him he was too young, but now that he was turning eight, he believed he was old enough to make the trip. He had no knowledge of what was involved, but his parents were able to do 'most anything, so he was counting the minutes until the great day—the day he turned eight—the day he may finally get to go to the Moon.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Children's Easter Bunny Story Book

If you love Easter Bunny children's stories, then look no further than Too Clever III: Curious Mary and Esme the Bunny. Click on the link here and read an excerpt on the next page:




The book begins with Curious Mary's visit to her aunt and uncle’s farm in the country, where she spent her Easter school break. The story covers Mary’s trip from the bus to the farm and her efforts to save her favorite pet, Esme the bunny. When Mary learns a terrible fate is planned for Esme on Easter Sunday she uses all her creative skills to try to save her best bunny pal from her fate on Easter Sunday.