No Weddings: “One of the best romantic comedies of the year!”

The title of this blog is a review comment which left us speechless, humbled, and honored. One of many to do so during our No Weddings Blog Tour coordinated by InkSlinger PR this past week.

Thank you to Autumn at Agents of Romance for loving No Weddings enough to say so.

Further in this post, we share a few of the highlights of the both the tour and other events that happened during the No Weddings release week. Enormous appreciation goes to InkSlinger PR and all the bloggers and reviewers who participated in the tours and other scheduled events.

First, we wanted to show our appreciation to the incredible book-blogging community and readers. Your excitement and support have been amazing.

As a thank you to everyone, we’ve extended the $0.99 promotional pricing of No Weddings and the signed digital copies until this Thursday, September 18th.

The No Weddings Blog Tour giveaway also ends Thursday, so be sure to enter for a chance to win a $25 gift card (Amazon or BN) and a signed paperback copy of No Weddings.

NO WEDDINGS buy links:

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Amazon 

Barnes & Noble

Kobo

iBooks

 

No Weddings Blog Tour Giveaway:

Enter to win a $25 gift card and a signed copy of No Weddings:
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One Funeral in Two Weeks!

One Funeral CoverThe No Weddings Series excitement continues in ONE FUNERAL, releasing on September 29th!

Be sure to also pre-order your copy of One Funeral. Only $0.99 and signed for digital pre-orders. Then you won’t miss one second of Cade and Hannah’s fun and sexy adventure together.

Pre-order link: ONE FUNERAL on Amazon  

 

BLOGGERS: Sign up for Release Day Launches & Series Tour

If you’re a book blogger, and you haven’t yet signed up for the One Funeral Release Day Launch scheduled for September 29th, we’d love for you to join us in the No Weddings party!

The sign-up through InkSlingerPR is here:
No Series Release Day Launches and Tours

*** The No Weddings Series Release Dates ***

No Weddings ~ Sep 8th
One Funeral  ~  Sep 29th
Two Bar Mitzvahs ~ Oct 20th
Three Christmases ~ Nov 17th

No Weddings Release-week Highlights

A Few of the Many Great Reviews

Orchard Book Club ~ 4 Apple Review!
I loved it, and I mean REALLY loved it!”

Cafebiblioart ~ 4.5 Star Review!
“An amazing piece of writing.”

Under the Covers Book Blog: 4.5 Feathers!
“No Weddings is a feel good, brilliant love story…”

Agents of Romance ~ 5 Smoking Guns Review! “Absolute must read.”
“One of the best romantic comedies of the year!”

In Stefter’s Humble Opinion: The Book Barista
~ 5 Hot & Steamy Lattes! “HOOKED!”

Making it Happen ~ 5 Stars!
“I stayed riveted to the pages the whole way through.”

Bookish Temptations ~ 5-Stars x 2! Tamie & Elena’s Joint Review
“Beautiful writing…romantic, funny, engaging and so much more!”

The Literary Gossip ~ 4 Stars!
“Cade…was a treat…a dynamic character who commands the page.”

Breathless Ink ~ 4 Deep Breaths Review!
“No Weddings was an unexpected treat!”

Book Bumblings ~ 5 Fun Stars!
“OMG! What a fun read!…definitely made me laugh out loud.”

To Each Their Own Reviews ~ 4.5 Stars!
“A very well-written romance with an explosive amount of chemistry.”

Plus a great new GIF review today! LOVE the “died horny” tombstone!
<3 The Smutsonian ~ 4 Stars!
“I was pleasantly surprised by this book and all it had to offer.”

Extra Release-week Features

Kat & Stone interviewed on Fresh Fiction

Kat & Stone interview EACH OTHER on UTC Book Blog

NO WEDDINGS Illustrated Temptations by Gel at Bookish Temptations

Stone’s fantastic guest post on Fresh Fiction:
A Woman’s Guide to a Man’s Point of View

Thank you again for all the positive reviews and excitement for No Weddings and the series. We really appreciate your amazing support.

We hope you continue to enjoy the No Weddings Series with Cade and Hannah’s fun and sexy adventures.

Your humble shoe and boot,

~ Kat & Stone

© 2014 by Kat Bastion and Stone Bastion

No Weddings is Live! ~ Blog Tour and Release Week Events

No Weddings is LIVE!

We are thrilled to share that NO WEDDINGS is live at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo. It will be live at iTunes soon.

We hope you join the No Weddings party and get the chance to fall in love with Cade and Hannah…

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NO WEDDINGS buy links: No Weddings Cover

Amazon 

Barnes & Noble

Kobo

iBooks

 

RELEASE PROMOTION:

In celebration of the No Weddings release, digital copies are $0.99 (from $3.99) and signed for a limited time!

 

Release Day Launch Excerpt

Please enjoy a sexy kitchen encounter between Cade and Hannah…

Her eyes narrowed for a split second as she pulled out a large pan with two hands. “This is not even close to a date. What would you suggest instead, a notepad and pen?”

I leaned a hip on the far counter, watching her light the stove and drop a large tablespoon of solidified coconut oil into the pan. “Would you be wearing those sexy librarian glasses?”

She raised her brows. “You think my glasses are sexy?”

Leaning up on her tiptoes, she reached for and pulled down a glass container full of popcorn kernels from a cabinet beside the stove. A few hundred kernels pinged into the pan before she replaced the lid. With both hands, she lifted the pan a few inches above the gas burner and gave it a good shake before resting it back down.

The response to her question demanded her full attention, so I waited. She turned, leaning back on her counter edge. We faced each other, her island between us. The few feet may as well have been inches with the way the air was charged between us.

I gave her a heated stare.

Her breath caught, her chest expanding.

Which caused my cock to twitch. I began to feel like one of Pavlov’s dogs.

You are sexy.” I held her gaze captive. “Therefore, anything you wear becomes sexy.”

She smirked. The power she knew she had over me emboldened her. “Even my apron?”

I inhaled, remembering that ruffled apron, her thin T-shirt and short shorts hiding underneath. “Sexy as fuck.”

A kernel popped.

She swallowed. “‘As fuck?’”

I nodded. “Doesn’t get any sexier than that.”

A slight tilt of her head, and Hannah began to play. “What if I wore a potato sack?”

I snorted. “Do you own a potato sack?”

She crossed her arms, shaking her head.

My eyes were drawn down to that tempting cleavage. I took my sweet time dropping my gaze down her body, imagining her in a potato sack.

Pops sounded out. One after another. Faster and faster, like my pulse going out of control. Hannah began shallow breathing under the intensity of my stare.

“I would love to see you in a potato sack. Just like I’d love to see you in lingerie. To me, they’re both the same.”

She laughed, then turned quickly, grabbing the heavy pan with both hands and giving it another hard shake. When she turned around again, she resumed her stance in the same place, back to the counter.

This was another dance—a different location, a more enticing rhythm, but a dance all the same. Two partners circled each other, deciding how long to draw out the beginning steps before pulling each other even closer.

“How can they both be the same? You’d find me equally sexy in either?”

A deep inhale was the only thing I could do to clear my mind, keep me sane. That, and the white-knuckled grip I had on the edge of her counter, holding me immobile, keeping me from launching at her and showing her just how sexy I found her.

I tilted my face down, holding her gaze beneath my lowered brows. “Hannah, you have no idea. Whatever you think you do to me, magnify it. I don’t see you in anything. I just see you. And if you’re ever brave enough to wear a potato sack for me, wear nothing else underneath.”

The popping slowed. Her attention was needed at the stove at that critical point.

She didn’t move. “Why?”

“Because I’ll shred it and have you naked in three seconds flat. Might as well save the lingerie.”

No Weddings Release Day Giveaway:

Enter to win a $25 gift card and a signed copy of No Weddings:
a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

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NO WEDDINGS BLOG TOUR & EVENTS

Huge thanks to InkSlinger PR for coordinating the Release Day Launch and Blog Tour
(Links will be added as each blog’s post goes live.)

September 8th

Orchard Book Club ~ 4 Apple Review!
I loved it, and I mean REALLY loved it!”

Cafebiblioart ~ 4.5 Star Review! “An amazing piece of writing.”

New Adult Addiction ~ Excerpt

MsRomanticReads ~ Exclusive Excerpt & 4 LipBites Review!

My Favorite Things ~ 5 Stars!
“A real romance with very human characters…just the right kind of flawed.”

ALSO visit Fresh Fiction for a fun interview!

ALSO visit Under the Covers Book Blog ARC Review: 4.5 Feathers!
“No Weddings is a feel good, brilliant love story…”

September 9th

Closet Geeks and Slow Mo ~ 3.5 Star Review
“Their chemistry tangible.”

Agents of Romance ~ 5 Smoking Guns Review! “Absolute must read.”
“One of the best romantic comedies of the year!”

Reading and Writing Between the Wines
~ Top 10 of Co-authoring as Husband and Wife

Born to Read ~ Spotlight

The Two Brains of Book Reviewers ~ 4.2 Stars Review! “Go get it!!!”

ALSO visit Fresh Fiction for Stone’s fantastic guest post:
A Woman’s Guide to a Man’s Point of View

ALSO: An AMAZING release-week surprise! Gel at Bookish Temptations created beautiful No Weddings Illustrated Temptations

September 10th

In Between the Lines ~ 3.5 Stars!
“Cade dominated the story. I really enjoyed it.”

In Stefter’s Humble Opinion: The Book Barista
~ 5 Hot & Steamy Lattes! “HOOKED!”

Kris & Vik Book Therapy Cafe ~ Exclusive Excerpt

This Girl Loves Books ~ Cade’s Playlist

ALSO visit Under the Covers Book Blog: Exclusive Excerpt, Giveaway, and Stone and Kat interviewed each other!

September 11th

Whispered Thoughts ~ Spotlight

Making it Happen ~ 5 Stars!

“I stayed riveted to the pages the whole way through.”

She Hearts Books ~ 4 Hearts!

September 12th

Short and Sassy Book Blurbs ~ Review

Becky Moe ~ 4 Stars!
“It set itself apart from a lot of the books I’ve read lately”

September 13th

Bookish Temptations ~ 5-Stars x 2! Tamie & Elena’s Joint Review
“Beautiful writing…romantic, funny, engaging and so much more!”

Deal Sharing Aunt ~ Exclusive Excerpt

The Literary Gossip ~ 4 Stars!
“Cade…was a treat…a dynamic character who commands the page.”

September 14th

Grownup Fangirl ~ Our Favorite Part of Writing

Breathless Ink ~ 4 Deep Breaths Review!
“No Weddings was an unexpected treat!”

Crawling Over The Pages  ~ 4 Stars!
“…insight on how the man’s brain works. I liked Cade a lot.”

Romance Schmomance  ~ 4 Stars!

No Weddings Blog Tour Giveaway:

Enter to win a 2nd $25 gift card and a signed copy of No Weddings:
a Rafflecopter giveaway

We hope you enjoy the No Weddings. Thank you for all your support.

Your humble shoe and boot,

~ Kat & Stone

© 2014 Kat Bastion and Stone Bastion

Release Day! Bound by Wish and Mistletoe is LIVE!

It’s Bound by Wish and Mistletoe release day!

I’m thrilled to finally share the holiday novella in the Highland Legend Series with you!

Epic action-adventure, paranormal, Highlanders, and scorching holiday romance are only a click away!

Visit your favorite online retailer to purchase your copy today.
Please tell your friends about Bound by Wish and Mistletoe too!

Only $2.99 in eBook.
The beautiful paperback is $8.99!

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Amazon Kindle
Nook
Kobo
All Romance eBooks

Amazon paperback

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Release Day Appreciation Giveaways

If on Twitter, please share news about Bound by Wish and Mistletoe with buy links. Throughout November 5th, eBook copies and signed paperbacks will be randomly given away among those who help me spread the word! Be sure to use the hashtag #HighlandHolidays when announced for the giveaways!

Review Appreciation Gifts

I’d to like send a thank you gift to you for reading Bound by Wish and Mistletoe and posting your review to the online retailers. If you post a review on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo and/or All Romance eBooks, please email info(at)katbastion(dot)com your review link and mailing address.

You will receive the second of two beautiful bookmarks in the Highland Legends series. The first is also available with your review of Forged in Dreams and Magick. Collect them both to receive an exclusive outtake, the letter Isobel wrote to her professor, on parchment paper, signed by Isobel.

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Thank you all for your support. I hope you enjoy Bound by Wish and Mistletoe!

Keep Warm.

Grab a Highlander!

{grins}

Your humble but vibrating shoe,

~ Kat

© 2013 by Kat Bastion

‘Twas the Night Before Release Day…

‘Twas the night before release day,
when all through the Twittersphere
Not a creature was stirring,
not even Highland reindeer;

The eBooks were hung
at online retailers with care,
In hopes that romance readers
soon would be there.

{grins}

{sings} It’s beginning to look a lot like Highland Christmaaas…

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We are down to mere hours, my friends!

The publish buttons have all been pushed.

Tomorrow, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and All Romance eBooks will have Bound by Wish and Mistletoe for sale!

At only $2.99, the 176 page holiday novella is a great introduction to the Highland Legend Series and a great addition to the world many of you have come to love.

The gorgeous stocking-stuffer-sized paperback is priced at $8.99!

{whispers} We’re also in the final hours of the Amazon Top 10 Best Seller Forged in Dreams and Magick at the reduced price $1.99.

I look forward to sharing the Bound by Wish and Mistletoe holiday adventure with all of you tomorrow!

Be sure to stay tuned all week on your social channels as AToMR Tours and fabulous bloggers share excerpts, guest posts, and ARC reviews of Bound by Wish and Mistletoe!

Also, if on Twitter, please share news about Bound by Wish and Mistletoe with buy links. Throughout November 5th, eBook copies and signed paperbacks will be randomly given away among those who help spread the word!

Thank you so much for the ongoing support. Every post, reblog, share, Tweet, buy, review, and words of praise are greatly appreciated.

Your humble shoe,

~ Kat

© 2013 by Kat Bastion

Utterly Loved on Kindle and A Kindle Fire Winner!

In true Utterly Loved fashion, everything happens poetically.

Utterly Loved released in Kindle version… on the very day someone wins a Kindle Fire.

The support for Utterly Loved has been huge and heartfelt.  Your efforts have helped Utterly Loved stay at the top of the charts, bringing awareness to two wonderful charities, World Vision and Covenant House.  Please join me with continued support for Utterly Loved and these deserving charities throughout the year.

As a thank you for your participation, signed copies and Amazon gift cards have been won by randomly selected supporters.  The prizes were donated to the cause by the Bastion family.  Mr. Bastion and I are tremendously grateful for all you do for Utterly Loved.

Now is the time for a big thank you to one lucky winner…

The Kindle Fire Winner, chosen by Random.org from 12 Daily Winners:
{hears a tiny drum roll in my head}

Congratulations, katrinalowe77!
You’ve won the Grand Prize of a Kindle Fire!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the promotional events of Utterly Loved.  In small steps, we are igniting a wildfire of hope that will make a difference in children’s lives worldwide. 

Can you feel it?  {smiles huge} …  I do.

We have only just begun…

23 inspirational quotes, 21 romantic poems, 5 star reviews, 1 brilliant foreword by Sylvain Reynard.  Infinite Hope… Utterly Loved.

Buy Utterly Loved in paperback
Buy Utterly Loved on Kindle

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, my friends.

Your humble shoe,

~ Kat

© 2012 by Kat Bastion

Utterly Loved Hit Number One on Amazon Best Seller List

One day after release, Utterly Loved with Foreword by Sylvain Reynard is a #1 Amazon Best Seller.

Thank you for all your tremendous support.  Due to your enthusiasm and excitement for Utterly Loved and the charities it champions, it currently sits at #1 for Love Poems and hit #4 for Poetry on the Amazon Hot New Releases Best Seller Lists.

Your spirit of giving during the holiday season is making this possible.  I hope Utterly Loved continues to inspire such selfless acts of love.

Please see the Utterly Loved page on the sidebar under menu for more information on Utterly Loved, the charities it supports, and links for you to purchase.

Thank you for your amazing generosity.

Your humble shoe,

~ Kat