MAY 2014

NEWS AND UPDATES

Here are the highlights from this past month:

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, Douglas County Public Library on Selman Drive hosted a book signing for author Lisa M. Green. The response was encouraging, and the author made a few more fans along the way.

Just as a reminder, Lisa is offering inexpensive editing services for new authors, indie authors, small publishing houses, or anyone in need of copy editing at an extremely discounted rate compared to industry standards. You can view her qualifications and rates here.

 

Latest Reviews for The First:

... a sumptuous blend of some familiar books—it has the feel of The Giver, plus a bit of Wool, all tied up with a very slight smidgen of the Hunger Games—yet in the end ... an entity all its own.

 —Imagination Ether Press 

... at first it feels much like 'The Village', but as the story progresses, we find that we are not in for the standard M Night Shyamalan twist, but something much more unique and interesting. A quick and enjoyable read.

— Amazon Customer

... well written, the story keeps the reader involved and you want to know more. Someone who loves mysteries would like this book as well as paranormal and someone who likes something different from the hum drum of other books.

— Amazon Customer

... a 'page turner' as I call it....one of those books that I just can't stop reading....up til all hours of the night reading, and still not want to stop until I get to the end, or until my eyes close from lack of sleep, whichever comes first.

— Amazon Customer

Well written with unexpected twists and turns that all come together in the end. A great first book for a great new author!

— Amazon Customer

 

You can read the full reviews, along with many others, by visiting Goodreads and Amazonas well as my website.

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AUTHOR'S CORNER

One of these days I'll have these newsletters out earlier in the month. Right now, I can't promise there will be a newsletter in June because of the wedding. I'm getting married on June 14th and currently planning for that on a full-time basis. After that, we'll be gone until the end of June.

I appreciate your patience as I trudge through a plethora of both personal and professional life events.

As always, thank you for your continued support and encouragement.

Happy Reading!

Lisa M. Green, author of The First, a novel of mythic and paranormal fantasy

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