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Save the Contemporary Closes But Coupon Still Good

Get 2 FREE romance books!Thanks to Harlequin, we have extended coupon shopping opportunity!

Now until 31 August 2009 use Coupon Code BLOGSPECIAL for an additional 15% off. It’s not just for Save the Contemporary – it’s all month long.

Thanks Harlequin! It’s shopping time!


Hot Under Pressure CoverTime to announce the Save the Contemporary winners!

Our blog/email winner, who will receive a LUSH Bath bomb, a Harlequin bag, and a set of both books, is Mari, who emailed about the books – thanks Mari!

And our Twitter winner is: Joanne Levy!

Book CoverAnd our Grand Prize Winner is…

*drumroll please*

Winning a Harlequin vintage art tote bag, both of the Save the Contemporary books, and the big honking awesome box of True Romance from LUSH: Jen Amber Autumn. Yay! (Jen! Email sarahATsmartbitchestrashybooksDOTcom with your mailing address!)

And for the next hour or two, you can still shop for ebooks at, for a total of 25% off the digital list price. The coupon code is BLOGSPECIAL, and you can use it at checkout for purchases storewide at The coupon will expire in a few hours so shop wisely! And, like, now!

Thank you to Harlequin for sponsoring such great prizes and offering a coupon for everyone to win a discount on their favorite books. And thank you to… well, you, for spreading the word about contemporary romance. If you have any ideas for upcoming romances that are contemporary and also incredibly awesome, please let us know. Happy reading!

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. library addict
    Aug 07, 2009 @ 22:36:15

    Congrats to all the winners.

    Glad to know the coupon has been extended.

  2. Marilyn
    Aug 08, 2009 @ 19:41:20

    Congratulations everyone!

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