What is Family-Friendly?

What is Family-Friendly? Fiction novels safely enjoyed by either teenagers and/or adults. The books can be any of the following, or a combination: Humorous; Serious; Comedy; Drama; Sweet Romance; Suspense; Thriller; Mystery; Historical; Contemporary; Fantasy; Science Fiction; Futuristic; Paranormal; Steampunk; Dystopian; Christian. What isn't appropriate for family-friendly novels? No sex scenes, please.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Sweet Love of Reading Blooms In May!


WINNER UPDATE!

Congrats to commenter Sara O. for being the randomly-selected winner of the $20 Amazon card. 

Congrats, Sara! (Check your Inbox for confirmation)

Thanks to everyone else who participated. Sign up for our email list so you don't miss our monthly giveaways. And a new one starts tomorrow! Don't miss it!

Welcome to Candlelight Reads--where authors and bloggers promote 
clean fiction of several genres while offering 
monthly giveaways and prizes!
To whet your appetite for our very own LOVE IN BLOOM HOP 
coming up next week, 
we wanted to partner with 
I Am A Reader, Not A Writer & Portrait of a Book
for their giveaway hop which features 
Lighthearted/Contemporary Young Adult Romance
& Sweet, Clean Adult Romance!

 To enter this giveaway, leave a comment below WITH YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS 
for a chance to win a $20 Amazon gift certificate. Book money, baby!
 

And while you're here, check out our authors on the left sidebar 
or upper widget for lots of great, clean reads. 
Then sign up for our email list 
so you never miss a giveaway where we feature 
a cash prize and swag pack every month!

Don't forget to hop to the next blog. 
Because the love of reading is in bloom! 



183 comments:

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