Monday, July 18, 2011

I am a horrible flirt...

No, seriously.

Not like I flirt like crazy, I mean I am horrible at the actual flirting.

So when I heard that this Menage a Blog was all about seducing the reader I knew that I was in trouble.  I mean, did the Blog Tour de Force people not read the title of my blog?  Dating after 40, okay hoping to Date after 40.

My seduction skills are... let us say rusty #rustedthrough

I mean the closest I come to seduction any more is to convince the guy at our local BBQ joint to give me an extra side of sauce for free.  And then half the time he still charges me the 50¢!!!

So you can see why I was a little bit nervous about competing today with Amber Scott and Deena Remiel.

Come on, Amber Scott is not only a huge Kindle bestseller but writes "highly addictive paranormal romance."  Her title is Fierce Dawn and has a total hotty angel on the cover (which begs the question is he naughty or nice?).  I mean just looking at the cover makes me want to jump into bed with her #book.

Then I am also up against Deena Remiel with Brethren Beginnings.  Um... the cover's got a fabulous picture of a guy with phenomenal abs.  She clearly knows my weakness for a nice six-pack!

And the steamy hotness doesn't stop at their covers.  Nope, once you start reading, the pages sizzle as you turn them!

Then there is me with my little ole gentle, brand-spanking new YA fantasy 7 Folds of Winter.  It is more a book you cozy up to with a nice warm cup of cocoa.  The world of 7 Folds is woven in shades of white, blue with splashes of rebellion red.  The characters are rich in variety and even though many of them are not even human, they all have such flawed humanity about them.

It is an old school fantasy that relies on powerful storytelling and intricate world building rather than tricks or gimmicks.

So my only hope in this competition today is that after you are done with the hot and steamy roller coaster ride that is Fierce Dawn and Brethren Beginnings, you will want to take a little break, breathe out a deep sigh and curl up with warm fantasy. #otherwise #Iamscrewed :-)

I was contemplating trying to buy you all off with some lasagna (which totally would have worked for me), but then realized... um... I want all the lasagna for myself! #duh #plusalittlemessyinthemail.

So if you take pity on my and my fledgling fantasy, you can vote for me and receive a free eBook of 7 Folds of Winter, by simply leave a comment below (you do need to give Disqus your email address so that I have somewhere to send your eBook).

Let's show them that sweetness and innocence still count! #theydontseemtoinreallife #soletsmakeithappenhere!!!

Don't forget to hit up Tuesday's line up of Lacey Weatherford's The Trouble with Spells (which is deliciously delightful), Terri Giulaino Long's In Leah's Wake (a heartrending story of family), and Rachel Thompson's Dollars & Sense: The Definitive Guide to Self-Publishing Success (which doesn't sound all that hot unless of course you want to make money off your own book, then this book is smokin' sexy!).

If you are reading this after Monday July 18th, no worries!  You can still obtain a free copy of 7 Folds of Winter! Just leave a comment below and I will be notified! #latecomerswelcome :-)

Also to stay on top of all the give-aways, check in with the Indie Book Collective for each tour day's official schedule :-)


And again, THANKS so much for participating in such an amazing tour and making it so very special for all of us! #awesomeness

307 comments:

  1. I love the way you went about writing your blog post. It's funny, entertaining, and kept me hooked. If your book is anything like this, I am more than excited to read it! Good luck on the rest of the tour, and ps I'm sure your not that horrible of a flirt!

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  2. I forgot to leave my email!
    meghanguarnieri@yahoo.com

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  3. Good Morning . . and Good Luck!!!

    Stephanie O.
    ladybug07999(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  4. Thanks so much!!

    Hollybwright@comcast.net

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  5. I love a good fantasy! :) Good luck!

    jamesemr(at)gmail(dot)com

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  6. Here's to sweetness innocence! Dating after 40 is still possible, too, I did and ended up married to a really nice man, so there!

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  7. Don't know if i need to put my email here as well, but if so, my "public" email is
    fdhlep(at)gmail(dot)com

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  8. This is exciting and Good Luck! 

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  9. Georgeanna BrennemanJuly 18, 2011 at 5:08 AM

    Your book sounds great to me and I'd love to read it! I still like sweet stories.

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  10. Hi there,

    Wishing you the best of luck!  I would love to read your story, I very much enjoy fantasy stories!

    pink(dot)maiden(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  11. You had me at lasagne......LOL......best of luck with your writing.  I look forward to reading your work.

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  12. I so enjoyed starting both my day and the tour with your post! Thank you for the giggle. It's awful when you pass the 40 mark - you feel young but... The extra sauce comment - oh girl, I hear ya and FEEL your pain! LOL

    Thank you for sharing your book. I can't wait to read it - and good luck!
    tweezle(at)gmail(dot)com

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  13. Eileen@booksrusonline.comJuly 18, 2011 at 5:17 AM

    I love fantasy, Thanks for the ebook.

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  14. hi Carolyn! stopping by to show my support to all you three ladies. i have a copy of 7 Folds of Winter already so no need to send me one. a KINDLE in the mail would be better.

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  15. I would love some lasagna but then again I enjoyed reading your post that I'm really sure I will enjoy reading your book.... You got me really curious

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  16. Hi Carolyn!

    love your books, thanks for the awesome freebie! 

    shiderly77@yahoo.com

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  17. I think your ole gentle YA book sounds great.  I like all types of books and YA are a favorite genre of mine. 

    Saph
    saphsbookblog(at)gmail(dot)com

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  18. I definitely like the way you flirt, or maybe it is just the fantasy novel.

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  19. Hehe! What a fun post!! Your book sounds fun too... smiles!
    Christi
    snowchris_01(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  20. I can't wait to read 7 Folds of Winter! Best of luck to you today. Thanks for always making me laugh.

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  21. I thoroughly enjoyed Hearts Blood, and look forward to reading your YA book!  The world you create with your words are vivid and amazing.  Thanks for providing my "mini-vacations" :)

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  22. I am always looking for new books/authors to try. I Look forward to reading your book - it sounds interesting.  Honestly, sounds more like my type of book than the others :)

    Thanks.

    Berit Lemons

    beritlemons(at)gmail(dot)com

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  23. Sweetness and Innocence definitely count. Count me in. 
    christygibbon(at)juno(dot)com

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  24. Michele StefanidesJuly 18, 2011 at 7:35 AM

    I'm intrigued by the description after reading, and loving, 30 Pieces of Silver. talesfromshrimps(at)hotmail(dot) com

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  25. I loved your blog entry and look forward to reading your book.  Good Luck!

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  26. Great post!  I look forward to your novel. ashleypbarry at gmail dot com

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  27. I look forward to reading your book. Thanks for taking the time to seduce us this morning.
    blonde_mama_t@me.com

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  28. OMG, can I be your bff? We so think alike. You should view your book as the oasis of calm to Deanne and Amber's books. We all need to know we have that place of calm. I am looking forward to reading 7 FOLDS OF WINTER. You are a goddess for doing this tour. MWAH!

    koonie2888 at yahoo dot com

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  29. Looking forward to a sweet fantasy novel!  I enjoyed your post.  (heatheradeen@@@gmail...com)

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  30. Thank you SOOO much for your support! :-)  Your email should be there any second ;-0

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  31. Thanks right back!  Email should be on it's way with your links/codes :-)

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  32. So, no lasagna? Ok, I will just have to read your book instead! Looking forward to the sweetness and innocence.
    Best of Luck!
    :)

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  33. 7 Folds of Winter sounds amazing! Thank you very much!!!

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  34. While I like an occasional hot and steamy read, I much prefer the sweet, well written, non-gimicky fantasy read, so you definitely have my vote! (Even without the lasagna, which I agree would have made a mess in the mail!) I can't wait to read your book - it sounds like the perfect one for me :)

    jwitt33 at live dot com

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  35. I can hardly wait to hear what you think of it :-) :-) :-)

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  36. Thanks so much! And just so everyone knows if you sign in through Disqus with your email privately, you don't have to put it out publicly :-) :-) :-)

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  37. Thanks so much and be looking for you email!  The sooner you download 7 Folds, the sooner you can be sipping hot cocoa (with the air conditioner on of course :-)

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  38. I am so glad!  I mean there is some darker parts, but overall I like to think of 7 Folds as the kinder/gentler fantasy :-)

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  39. Love the fairy stamp!  Although the Faery in my story is a bit more... well... you will see :-)

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  40. Yes, I can get just about anyone with lasagna :-) LOL  Watch for your email with the links and codes :-)

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  41. I know.  Really, I can't even talk my way into extra BBQ sauce?  Really???  I just pray I don't get pulled over any more! Be looking for your links and codes for 7 Folds :-)

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  42. I can't wait to hear what you think of it! :-) :-) ;-)

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  43. For me too! #wait #Icantwinit #ohwell #justmyluck :-)  Thanks for the support :-)

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  44. I am so glad I intrigued someone! LOL  Now just to refine this technique in 40 something men... that have a job... and a car... and don't keep their mother locked in the basement #wait #didItjustsaythatoutloud? LOL  Be looking for your links and codes :-)

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  45. So glad Regina!  And thanks for the all the reviews!  They help SOOO much! :-)

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  46. i loved this blog post...i am pretty sure you can also flirt...the lasagna would have been great...we are having a 3 meat/7 cheese lasagna for supper tonight and you are welcome to come join us...

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  47. I can hardly wait to hear what you think of 7 Folds!  Be looking for your email and codes! :-)

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  48. The odds are the fantasy book!  LOL ;-)  Be looking for the codes and links in an email from me :-)

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  49. I am so glad you enjoyed it.  And I hope you enjoy 7 Folds as much!  Can't wait to hear what you think!  Be watching for my email with the links and codes :-)

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  50. You are very welcome!  I am glad that my social awkwardness can entertain :-) LOL It might as well be doing something positive!  The email is on its way!

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  51. Ah, I am SO glad!  I love HeartsBlood too.  I think you will love 7 Folds as well!  Be looking for my email with the links and codes :-)

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  52. Ah, thank you so much.  Now could you please just tell that to all the guys on Match.com? LOL  Be looking for my email with the links and codes :-)

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  53. Ah, thanks so much!  This book is WORLDS apart (literally) from 30 Pieces, but hopefully you will love it just as much! :-)  Be watching for my email with 7 Folds!

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  54. Thanks so much for commenting!  I can hardly wait to hear what you think of 7 Folds!  Be watching for my email :-)

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  55. Thanks! And I look forward to your review of it! LOL  Watch for my email!

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  56. Thanks! I look forward to your review! Watch for my email with links and codes :-)

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  57. Who doesn't love a good seduction in the morning... #wait #thatsoundedweird #oh #youknowwhatImean :-) Check for my email with 7 Folds :-)

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  58. Of course you can be my BFF.. just remember #IdoNOTsharemylasagna #never #ever :-)  Be watching for my email with links ;-) 

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  59. I am so glad you enjoyed it.  Check for my email with 7 Folds links ;-)

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  60. So, no lasagna? Um... no #mineallmine :-)

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  61. Thanks so much for being a fantasy fan!  You know... the old school kind #kindoflikeme :-)  Watch for my email with 7 Folds :-)

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  62. I know we need some kind of instant lasagna delivery system #thatsnottoomuchtoaskfor #right??? :-) Luckily we do have a pretty instantaneous email system so 7 Folds is winging its way to you right now!

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  63. Seriously you just made my mouth water.  I would be so down... you know... if I ever left my house :-) #no #seriously :-)  Be watching for my email with the codes!

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  64. I just wish there was more details about the plot of your book in your post.  Still not sure what the book is about...

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  65. I am super excited to have your read it!  I can hardly wait to hear what you have to say!  Be watching for my email with the links and codes :-0

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  66. Wow!  Loved the FLIRT!!  Ah!  That tub!  I really could curl up with a book "yours" and enjoy that tub!!  A glass of wine, full tub, candles and a good book!  I am hooked!!

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  67. Ah, that is what reading the book is for #keepmysurprisesclosetothevest :-)  Anyway, be checking for me email with the links/codes to 7 Folds so you can see for yourself :-)

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  68. Um... you forgot the lasagna part #whatisaluxuriousbathwithoutsome??? LOL  Be checking for my email with the deets on 7 Folds :-)

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  69. Loved your post! I look forward to reading your story.

    beckerjo at verizon dot net

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  70. i can send you the recipe...it is awesome...

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  71. Too hot for lasagna here, but I found your blog post intriguing nonetheless. I'm looking forward to reading 7 Folds of Winter.

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  72. i like the title, but as a commenter already said below, i have no idea what your story is about.

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  73. I love a good fantasy, sounds good. Thanks and good luck.
    Carla s.

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  74. The fun is here again.  I can't wait to read Folds of Winter.  I am so glad I found you guys last year on the indie tour and have been following.  Good wishes for success and joy sent your way.  Now to a more serious matter - stand there jut out you hip and wink - that is just flirty enough :)  LOL  Thank you for participating in the fun today. 

    dz59001[at]gmail[dot]com

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  75. Edysicecreamlover18July 18, 2011 at 9:28 AM

    So....the lasagne would have bought me off ><

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  76. I can't wait either! :-)  Look for my email and grab your copy! :-)

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  77. How about some watermelon with the lasagna?  or sit next to the freezer open ;-)  Anyway your copy is emailing as we speak :-)

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  78. And I am surprisingly okay with that :-)  Check out the email to get your copy and see what all the fuss (and lasagna) is all about :-) #ok #maybenolasagna #butthebookforsure :-)

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  79. I am loving all of the fantasy readers coming in support!  #nerdsunite :-) LOL  Be watching for my email with the links and codes for 7 folds :-0

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  80. I know, aren't these tours just amazing.  So many great authors/books/readers/reviewers :-)  Just a book love-fest :-)  Be watching for my email and snatch up 7 Folds :-)

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  81. What wouldn't lasagna buy off??? LOL  Check for me email to get 7 Folds today! :-) 

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  82. This was a great flirt. And if you send the lasagna recipe, I can actually share that with the hubs. The books, not so much. Now that bath has some serious possibilities...And I love fantasy, so I'm looking forward to the book, too!

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  83. I love the name of your blog!!  I was laughing while reading it!  Also sometimes have "your" covers leave the story open for a little mystery!  Can't wait to read it!

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  84. I like a little bit of everything when reading. :)

    Best of luck with the blog tour!

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  85. After all the heat from both the ladies, we can cool down with a bit of YA. Nothing wrong with that.  Great post. Heck I'm over 40, so I'm in your corner.

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  86. I just love the way you wrote up your blog post!!  I'm no good at flirting anymore too!  The best I can do is, "honey, wanna go to bed early?"  Thats about it!!  I'm excited to get a chance to read your book!!  Thanks for the giveaway!!
    Theresa
    rtnorman2@gmail.com

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  87. Oh, wait--I commented on the post about bathing. Do I still get a free e-book?

    Anyway, I think this kind of blog tour is a great idea. Authors, indie and otherwise, take note!

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  88. Carolyn,
    I'm a fan of anything you write and something I curl up with under a blanket with a nice cup of hot cocoa sounds wonderful to me. Besides, I'm trying to date after 40 too and the hottest I get is a good book and a stiff drink. Maybe I'll add creme de menthe to my hot cocoa....

    rivawriter at yahoo.com

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  89. You had me at Old School.  No tricks or gimmicks?  I'm so in.  Thanks for the opportunity to read you!
    misty_pro at msn dot com

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  90. "7 Folds of Winter," sounds a lot better then a guy with phenomenal abs :) I am a fan of the old school fantasy and I look forward to reading your book! Great Flirt!

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  91. I like your blog. Funny and can't wait to read your YA book.  I bet it's great and I you should make lots of $$$ :-)
    Mary Keith
    mary@keithpublications.com

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  92. Just sent you a Tweet for your email so I can send 7 Folds to you! ;-)

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  93. Well, since I am not-so-secretly panting in anticipation of *anything* you write, I guess I am just easy like that. You had me at "my book"! If I could vote extra for you I would!

    You have rapidly become my new favorite author since the Tour de Troops. The best part about this book is I can convince my daughter that she wants to buy it :D

    Angi Gray
    m_kitaki@hotmail.com

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  94. I am constantly awed by you, Carolyn! 7 FOLDS is AMAZING - such an honor to read the arc!! DOLLARS & SENSE - oh so sensible, and yep, pretty darn hot!!

    Love your post - that said from one #rusty to another! 

    Terri

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  95. Lauralynn ElliottJuly 18, 2011 at 10:25 AM

    I've loved everything I've read by you, so I'm sure this book will be great, too! And being funny is as good as flirting. :-)

    lauralynnelliott@yahoo.com

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  96. I'm saving my special Teavana blend just for your book;) #curlingupwithnewbooks-yea!

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  97. As a hopeful, after 40 dater you have my full support; besides your book sounds like it will be a lot of fun to read.

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  98. Of course you can!  I just sent you a tweet to get your email for the free copy :-)

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  99. Great post, your hilarious! As much as I love the steamy, I may even love the YA fantasy more. Good luck!

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  100. Aww, I'll give you lessons.  I'm a master flirt :)  I flirt with the trees when I walk down the street, almost impossible to stay on the sidewalk!  Here's the deal, you make me lasagne and I'll teach you to flirt :)

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  101. Okay, your blog posl #totallyrocks. I loved reading it. I know your story 7 Folds of Winter has to be a good one. I love #comfycozybooks! I think you have done a great job as a flirt. #evenwithoutthelasgna

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  102. I love the title of your blog. I read somewhere that 40's is the new 30's. Hum, not sure what that means. When I read it, I must say I was quite excited about it. Definitely look forward to reading your book. Your blog is delightful, I would be super duper excited to read your book.  Congratulations and good luck on the tour! 

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  103. I love a good fantasy and since I already love your writing (Plain Jane and 30 Pieces of Silver were awesome) I just know 7 Folds of Winter will be one great read!
    Although I would have liked some lasagna too.....

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  104. I've found that those who think that they are terrible at flirting are not as terrible as they think at it.  It's simply that they are more discriminating and not smarmy.  I'm looking forward to reading the work of an author who is discriminating!

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  105. Great Blog Post!

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  106. Ah, too kind!  And pour two of those hot cocoas! :-) Be looking for the links and codes to 7 Folds of Winter :-)

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  107. Yes, us old schoolers much stick together! #oldrocks #waitaminute... :-) Be watching for my email with 7 Folds!

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  108. #fantasyrocks!  :-) The 7 Folds of Winter is on its way to you!!! :-)

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  109. Me too! :-) :-) :-)  Check your email for the links and codes to 7 Folds of Winter :-)

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  110. I like easy #Imean #reallyitistheonlythingIhaveanyhopeofactuallygetting :-) :-) :-)  Check your email for 7 Folds!

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  111. Ah, thanks doll!!  Your "In Leah's Wake" is breathtaking :-)

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  112. So kind!  I hope you enjoy it as well.  And as to funny vs flirty... um... I'm pretty dang funny yet pretty dang single :-)  Check for your copy of 7 Folds in your email :-)

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  113. Teavana.  Wow, I must rate! :-)  Thanks doll for your support :-)

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  114. Yes, at least we will always have cats and fantasy to get us through :-) Check your email for 7 Folds!

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  115. Me too, plus you can read it in public without all the embarrassed blushing :-) Check your email for your copy :-)

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  116. Ah, but you see I don't cook either #doomed :-)  But check for 7 Folds in your email! :-)

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  117. Thanks!  you #totallyrock :-)  Can't wait to hear what you think of 7 Folds.  The links/code should be in your email :-)

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  118. Exactly!  I wasn't doing so well in my 30s either! Really we need to head back to 1982 for my prime :-) LOL  Be watching your email, 7 Folds is on its way to you!

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  119. #lasanga wouldn't we all??? :-)  7 Folds is on its way to your email.  Can't wait to hear what you think ;-)

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  120. Discriminating.  yes, that is SOO much better than #loser :-)  I like you already :-)  & Folds is on its way to your email :-)

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  121. Can't think of anything better to break the triple digit heatwave here in Texas. Twenty-something days and counting...winter sounds pretty good right now.
    ~Angi

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  122. I was never good at flirting myself. I thing you either have it or you don't... I guess we don't. LOL!

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  123. You can date after 40?  It's not working so well for me.
    We need our romance fix - if only you could take ebooks in the tub!

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  124. You had me at 'a nice warm cup of cocoa'... what a lovely post... and the perfect flirt. Warm, snuggly, comfortable! Your books sounds fab!
    Suzy
    http://suzyturner.blogspot.com
    Email: suzy[dot]turner{at}hotmail.com

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  125. Hey Carolyn...hope your having fun! YA genre rocks!! I can't get enough of it! LOL (obviously) Keep flirting away and if your win I better be seeing some of that Lasagna! HA ;)

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  126. Thanks so much!  I just need a way to send you 7 Folds of Winter!  Either leave an email, twitter/facebook etc :-)

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  127. Yes, 7 Folds of Winter is definitely a nice cold snap for you! #evenifjustinyourownmind :-) Be watching your email for it!

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  128. #nope #orasIliketosay #doomed :-)  Anyway, be on the look out for my email with 7 Folds of Winter :-)

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  129. Ok, when I say dating, I am speaking only in the vaguest of theoretical terms :-0  Check your email for 7 Folds!  Should be there soon!

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  130. Thanks so much.  As yes, nice warm cup of cocoa does it for me too.  Or lasagna, or corn on the cob or turkey and stuffing, or... #oh #yougetmypoint :-)  Watch you email for 7 Folds!

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  131. No if I win, lasagna soup for everyone!!! #yummyinmytummy :-) Be looking for 7 folds in your email :-)

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  132. Anne-Mhairi SimpsonJuly 18, 2011 at 12:02 PM

    I don't think you're screwed. You'll be fine and I'm definitely excited to read your book!

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  133. Really enjoyed your blog post. Your book sounds really interesting, and I loved that you promoted it without overselling.

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  134. Very entertaining blog post, I love your writing, and always have room for a sweet and innocent story.

    caity_mack at yahoo dot com

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  135. Wow, great post!  And I agree with some of the previous comments who also loved the blog, and I know I'm going to love your book!  Thanks

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  136. I could totally see going for a doctor.  And a writer, too?  Wow, that date just became a lot hotter.  I'm not into romance reading, so if there are votes to be given, I'll cast mine with you.  Good luck.

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  137. I enjoy reading YA novels so 7 Folds of Winter sounds like a great read for me. I look forward to reading it! Thanks for participating in this tour!

    chibipooh(at)gmail(dot)com

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  138. Sounds awesome and I can't wait to read it.  I wouldn't worry so much about flirting.  Sometimes subtle is much more sexy...

    kmoaton@hotmail.com

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  139. Wow, the stingy guy at the BBQ joint gives you an extra side of sauce for free, every other time? You must be hot!  Also, so sweetly old school. And then, those other girls aggressively try to seduce their visitors. That's too much. Can't they wait for the guy to capture them? They ruin all the fun.

    You got my vote, Carolyn!
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  140. Try flirting or anything else after 60, I would have to hang out at the local nursing home to find anyone vaguely interested.  Just not worth the effort.

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  141. Thanks!  I just sent your copy of 7 Folds of Winter, be looking for it!

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  142. I think I would really love to read your book - flirting doesn't matter, its how good the book is ;)

    Kat

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  143. Thanks!  I just sent you a Tweet asking for your email so I can send 7 Folds of Winter to you! :-)

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  144. Ooops! Email is caitthegreat28 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  145. Great post!  And I love fantasy and my sneak peek into 7 Folds of Winter has me champing at the bit to read the rest.  WTG, Carolyn! #youremoreofaflirtthanyouthink

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  146. Your book sounds perfect to me! I'm looking forward to it :)

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  147. heyy :) innocence counts!!! and dont worry, im so horrible at flirting, i dont even talk to the oposite sex!
    Badboyluv16@gmail.com

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  148. Ya! #us :-) Be sure to check your email, I've sent the codes and links to 7 Folds :-)

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  149. Oh, I can only hope so! Check your email for 7 folds :-) :-) :-)

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  150. Yes, the pack of dogs in the bed usually is the deal breaker :-) LOL  Just sent you the links to 7 Folds :-)

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  151. No, thank you guys! It is READERS that make this tour so very successful! :-) :-) :-)  Keep an eye on your email for your links to 7 Folds :-)

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  152. Or sometimes subtle is #undertheradar  Luckily today it seems to be working great :-) :-) :-)  Your copy of 7 Folds is on its way to your inbox :-)

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  153. Yes, I like to play hard to get (or at least pretend to so I don't feel so sad all alone :-) LOL  Be watching for your copy of 7 Folds in your email! :-)

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  154. Dang!  And nursing homes I thought were going to be target rich environments :-) LOL  Anyway 7 Folds should be in your inbox by now :-)

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  155. Got it!  Sent 7 Folds of Winter your way! Can't wait to hear what you think :-)

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  156. #no #reallyIamnot :-)   Anywho, check your email and you should find 7 Folds of Winter in there! #ya

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  157. I am so glad! I love it when fantasy aficionados read 7 Folds of Winter!  Can't wait to hear what you think! :-)  It should be in your email inbox right now!  

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  158. Oh, I talk to them... then a Chihuahua pops its head out of my bra... #oops #sorry  Be sure to watch your email for 7 Folds of Winter :-)

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  159. Hi,

    I'd like to feature your book "7 Folds of Winter" on my blog, but I can't find a good description of your book.  I have found raving reviews, but nothing that really tells me about the story.  Could you please email me a description of your book for me to post on my blog?

    Thank you,

    Pinky
    http://pinkyspub.blogspot.com/
    pinkyspub(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  160. Kimberly KinradeJuly 18, 2011 at 2:48 PM

    I love old school fantasy and can't wait to read your book!

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  161. The Bookish SnobJuly 18, 2011 at 3:34 PM

    I loved this post! I think it's funny, I can flirt away on my blog or online but the VERY second it becomes in real life, I'm the person blushing and trying to hide under a rock!

    I'd love to read your book and good luck with getting your Flirt On!

    thebookishsnob(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  162. Best of luck, my dear. #asifyouneedit I'd offer to cook for you but since my motto is #dontburnanything we'd be like the blind leading the blind. Enjoy your LUSTY day...

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  163. Hi! I'm a shameless flirt, myself AND over 40..I think I'm screwed - and not in the literal sense! Can't wait to read your book!
    Mara
    marajbranond AT earthlink DOT net

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  164. Great post! I can't wait to read your book!

    JaidisShaw at yahoo dot com

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  165. Your book sounds really interesting, and I totally would have been fine with a messy lasagna!  Good luck in the cage match!

    melorabrock {at} gmail {dot} com

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  166. I cant wait to read this book. I love humor with romance thrown in. Without humor I feel that it is literary porn if the plot isnt fantastic. Plus it takes a great author to be able to pull off humor and not make it corny.

    Kenna.schafer@gmail.com

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  167. Sounds like a great book actually, I'd love to read it. Not a big fan of romance either, so I'm glad there's something here I can get excited about. ;)

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  168. Sweet and innocent can be very seductive, at least that is what my mother keeps telling me :P.

    Good luck on the rest of your tour.

    dreamsgate at clearwire dot net

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  169. You are an excellent flirt.  After all, what is flirting but a way of luring the intended victim, um, I mean audience into your line of conversation.  You have done that very well :)  Looking forward to exploring your work.  I found out about this from Lacey Weatherford.. I will have to remember to thank her :)  

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  170. I hope to not have to date again...but who knows with the way this relationship is...Now I am going to go look for these books....

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  171. I'm bad at flirting...And I'm only 20. *blushes*
    I look forward to reading your book!

    kristinaleigh1 (at) hotmail.com

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  172. Totally love YA so yours was the first stop I made!

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  173. You hooked me. It was so hard to choose.

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  174. I'm looking forward to reading your book, I love finding new authors.

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  175. Can't wait to read your book, it sounds great!! 
    kkellijo@yahoo.com

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  176. Love your post and can't wait to read your book.

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  177. I love young adult! It sounds like the perfect book to snuggle up with after work to help me forget about the real world. I can't wait to read it.

    mynextchapter@annenowlin.com

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  178. Hey doll, I just sent you a FB friend request so that I can get your email to send you 7 Folds of Winter or you can just email me at craftycmc at aol, oh, you know the rest :-)

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  179. Hi sweetie, trying to get you your book.  You signed in with Twitter but it was been down for most of the day.  You can email me at craftycmc at aol, oh you know the rest :-)

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  180. This is so me, too!  Flirting is for girls that can get any guy not for those of us that are real and especially not for us over 40.  At my age a flirt could be simply looking twice at the cop as he writes a ticket! 

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  181. Now Carolyn I have to intervene here!  Yes Deena has some yummy angels and well Amber's Elijah did make my heart race, but Traven....ahhh Traven!  He ranks right up there with the others.  Yes at times I wanted to strangle him, but he kept me up late at night turning the pages wanting to know more about him!  Traven can come to my rescue any day!

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  182. Hi doll, I just sent you a message on FB to email me for you free copy of 7 Folds of Winter :-)  or just email me at craftycmc at aol, oh you know the rest :-)

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  183. I can't wait to hear how you liked it :-) Your copy should be in your inbox now :-0

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  184. Fantastic!  7 Folds of Winter should be in your inbox now!

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  185. You won't have to wait long.  7 Folds should be in your email inbox right now!

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  186. And how perfect then because I love finding new readers :-0 :-) :-)  The email with the link/codes for 7 Folds of Winter is on its way!

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  187. Ah, we are kinder than that, go ahead and comment on the others and get your free books! I won't blame you! :-) LOL   BTW 7 Folds should be in your email, right now!

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  188. So glad!  7 Folds should be waiting for you in your inbox :-) #enjoy

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  189. Ah, but at least you have plenty of time to hone your skills #toolatefome :-)  7 Folds is on its way to your email!

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  190. Ya, that's what my Momma said too... #toobaditisafantasy :-)  #justlike7Folds :-)  Watch your email for 7 Folds codes/links :-0

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  191. 7 Folds sounds right up your alley then!  Check your email for the link to it! :-)

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  192. I am uberexcited to see how you link 7 Folds of Winter!  The email with the link should be to you shortly!

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  193. Can't wait to hear what you think of it you YA fantasy writer ;-)

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  194. I am surprised we have not bumped into each other... you know under those rocks we like to hide under :-)  7 Folds is on its way to you!

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  195. Clearly you have me confused with Amber! :-0 Or Deena! :-)

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  196. Well, hopefully some of that will rub off on me! :-)  7 Folds should be in your inbox :-0

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  197. I can't wait for you to read it either!!!!  Watch your inbox, 7 Fold's email should be there any moment!

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  198. Hey, any lasagna is good lasagna I say #frequently  7 Folds should be in your inbox!

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  199. Loved the personal touch to your blog!

    cullenconfection@gmail.com

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  200.  I would love to give you a try (and you can throw the lasagna in for funzies, lol).  Thanks!

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