Fall in July

Posted at Jul 29, 2014 1:57 pm

You’re probably wondering if you read that right.

It’s usually Christmas in July, right? Well, here in the great state of Ohio, it was Christmas from October through April… at least the weather was Christmas-like. Now, though? Late July and 75 beautiful little degrees!

Jeans! I’m wearing jeans!

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Beautiful has a name: TODAY

Fewer things make me happier than wearing jeans.

Wait, is it fewer? Or less? Lessor?

ANYWAY.

You may have also seen on my Facebook page that I have FINISHED the first draft of Bad Boy book 2, heretofore known as Rescuing the Bad Boy! While Donovan is in my editor’s capable (and grabby) hands, I’m working on Evan’s book. The copyedits! Can I get a Hallelujah? Copyedits are THE LAST PASS. This is it! Well, other than when they send proofs, but few changes can be made to proof pages. That’s the actual layout of the book, so you don’t want to monkey around too much with that.

In celebration of this most epic achievement as I continue to dig through edits, let’s all admire Evan’s cover.

Available January 2015

Available January 2015

 

*le sigh*

I needed that.

What epic awesomeness have you all been up to? How’s the weather where you are? Talk to me!

~Jess ;)

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Bad Boy Titles

Posted at Jul 25, 2014 1:14 pm in , , ,

Guess what?

My new series SECOND CHANCE has TITLES! Yep, check it out:

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First, you bring a bad boy home, then rescue one, THEN get one for Christmas!!!

Is it just me or is 2015 sounding like the best year EVAR?

Meet the hero of book #1, Evan Downey in THE MILLIONAIRE AFFAIR. That’s his kiddo Landon needs a nanny for, you know.TMA HJ Top Pick

Buy links: B&N | BAM! | Google Play |iTunes | Amazon

 

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My First Vlog!

Posted at Jul 22, 2014 7:00 am in

Trying out something new. The title of my first video blog is:

New Glasses, Messy Desk, and My Dog’s Backside

Yeah, I didn’t plan that last thing.

Anyway, here goes!

What do you think? Give up my day job? Shoot another one?

Thanks for watching!

Jess :)

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Millionaire Monday

Posted at Jul 21, 2014 4:15 pm in ,

 Happy Millionaire Monday, everybody!

Let’s talk about my favorite millionaire: Landon Downey. Here is a guy who is very focused on business in today world. When it comes time to pour a glass of scotch for the very attractive Kimber Reynolds, he realizes he can’t talk about business with her.

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Of course, Landon’s small talk endeavor leads to something a little more… interesting.  ;)

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Books & Co: http://www.booksamillion.com/p/Millionaire-Affair/Jessica-Lemmon/9781455584260?id=5849620492582
B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-millionaire-affair-jessica-lemmon/1116816318?ean=9781455584260
iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-millionaire-affair/id698766231?mt=11
Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Jessica_Lemmon_The_Millionaire_Affair?id=5aekAQAAQBAJ
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/The-Millionaire-Affair-Love-Balance-ebook/dp/B00EXTVT90/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1403608714&sr=1-3

Tell me, are you a fan of small talk? Or do you find you  avoid questions like “Hot enough for you?” Or “Are we having fun yet?”

~Jess :)

 

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Harlequin Junkie Top Pick!

Posted at Jun 27, 2014 8:53 pm in , , ,

TMA HJ Top PickI’ve wanted to be a Harlequin Junkie Top Pick since the moment I found out about Harlequin Junkie. I used to read the reviews and wish to see that banner over my cover someday.

Well, Landon and Kimber MADE IT!!!

I’m proud to share an excerpt from Harlequin Junkie’s 5-star Top Pick review, and if you’d like to read the article in its entirety, I’ll include the link below.

“With a lot of inner and romantic conflict, Jessica brings us a book you won’t want to miss in The Millionaire Affair! Her characters are strong and as fast as the relationship moves, it is believable. I really enjoyed all of the pieces of both Landon and Kimber and how Jessica managed to fit them together so well as their relationship grew. Kimber was easy to like with her nervous energy and hilarious chatter, especially when she’s around Landon. She doesn’t have a lot of confidence in herself in romantic relationships though, and at times it was frustrating that she was taking advice from people who had no business giving it! She wants to follow her heart, but is scared to. Landon had a terrible experience with his college girlfriend that has tainted every part of his future since then. He was a bit more of a puzzle, coming from a loving family with lots of examples of great relationships, he focuses on the one that was not great. While I can understand he went through a horrible experience, it was at times frustrating that he let it define every relationship he had since. So much so that when he does start feeling much more than he ever wanted to again, he just doesn’t know what to do! Jessica makes their romantic journey touching, realistic, and entertaining.

Click for full review.

Thank you, HJ! I’m honored.

~Jess :)

 

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BAD BOY COVER REVEAL!

Posted at Jun 25, 2014 12:11 pm in , ,

SO MUCH EXCITEMENT!!!

After all the release day excitement over The Millionaire Affair, there is more! 

This bad boy (snort!) showed up on Amazon a few days ago and I’ve been sitting on it DYING to share with you. 

Drum roll please…

BAM!

Available January 2015

 

SQUEE!

I know, I know. He’s beautiful. Meet Evan Downey, tattoo artist, widower, and the beautiful landscape that is Evergreen Cove, Ohio. 

What do you do while you wait?

Well, you know I’m going to say Landon, right? (Was that accidentally naughty?)

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Anyway, The Millionaire Affair is EVERYWHERE it’s gonna be: online, in bookstores, and hopefully in your hot little hands. Purchase at any one of these fine retailers: BUY LINKS!

What do you think of the NEW COVER?

~Jess :)

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RELEASE DAY: The Millionaire Affair & Blog Tour!

Posted at Jun 24, 2014 1:00 pm in , ,

After what feels like a very long wait, but in reality has been about eight months…

The Millionaire Affair is HERE!

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This is my very first “simultaneous release” which means the e-book and the mass-market paperback and the audio all come out on the same day – today!

Where to get your copy:  

Amazon |  Barnes and Noble | iBooks |  Audible

Book Tour!

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Also, my book tour kicks off today online with some pretty cool giveaways. Here’s where I’ll be today:

SOS Aloha - EXCLUSIVE!  Top 5 things AND a DVD/TMA giveaway!

Night Owl Reviews (TOP PICK!) AND a DVD/TMA giveaway!

Polished Bookworm - EXCLUSIVE! Top 5 literary heroes to be stranded on a desert island with

Paranormal Book Club (PBC)

Book Reviews & More by Kathy AND a DVD/TMA giveaway!

PLUS!

Remember to attend the Facebook party today from 5 PM – 9 PM EDT and visit with the fifteen authors who are dropping by to give out prizes and share excerpts from their books. Here is the LINK!

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FACEBOOK PARTY 6/24!

Posted at Jun 23, 2014 7:00 am in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Millionaire Affair is (almost) HERE!

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To celebrate, I’m hosting a giant Facebook party with fifteen other awesome, fantastic, super cool authors!

Can you hear me squeeing?

(squee!)

5:00-5:30 Jennifer Probst
5:30-5:45 Jeannie Moon
5:45-6:00 Maisey Yates
   
6:00-6:15 Audra North
6:15-6:30 Mira Lyn Kelly
6:30-6:45 Diane Alberts/Jen McLaughlin
6:45-7:00 Katee Robert
   
7:00-7:15 Shannon Richard
7:15-7:30 Lauren Layne
7:30-7:45 Rachel Van Dyken
7:45-8:00 Christine Bell
   
8:00-8:15 Teri Anne Stanley
8:15-8:30 Lexi Ryan
8:30-8:45 Ava Miles
8:45-9:00 Megan Mulry

Here’s what you do:

  1. Join the event!
  2. Show up on June 24 from 5 PM till 9 PM (or any time in between)
  3. Read the comments, excerpts, and ogle the man-candy pictures, chiming in or lurking. You can lurk. We won’t judge.

Prizes!

Yep, you read right. The authors who come by are not only going to introduce themselves and talk about their latest books, they are bringing presents! We’re talking books, excerpts, photos, and other fun things. And I will have a big grand prize that yes, is open internationally. Details will be shared on the event on how to enter to win! plus, I’ll be sharing some never before read excerpts from The Millionaire Affair, as well as some of the inspiring photos that I used while dreaming up Landon and Kimber’s story. 

RSVP BELOW

Here is the link: CLICK HERE

Available June 24!

See you there!

~Jess :-)

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Sneak Peek at Bad Boy #2…

Posted at Jun 19, 2014 2:34 pm in ,

I was challenged by a few writer friends to post seven lines from my latest WIP (Work in Progress). Thought I’d share it here, too!

 

 

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Books You Need to Buy Right Now

Posted at Jun 18, 2014 6:30 am in , , , , ,

 Hi gang!

It’s been a while since I’ve done a round of What I’m Reading Wednesday, so I thought I would let you know what books I’ve had my nose in lately.

First up, Shannon Richard’s Undeniable

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Jax. Sexiest redheaded hero ever.

Can I even tell you how much I love Jax and Grace? Of course I can. And so I shall. Jax’s dark past makes him a tad grouchy and unapproachable. Save for a few very close guy friends, he really doesn’t have anyone. Except for the woman he’s been head over heels in love with silently for years. Grace King. What’s more, is that Grace has been in love with Jax just as long, or longer. When these two get together, sparks fly! I absolutely loved this book.  Shannon is published with Grand Central as well, and Undeniable’s release date to paperback is the same day as The Millionaire Affair. Kismet! Undeniable available on e-book as we speak, and in paperback 6/24/14.

Shannon’s website & buy links

Next, I read Maisey Yates’s Avenge Me

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I’m not grousing. This is just my [sexy] face.

 

Oh, where do I start with Austin Treffen? Born into a world of privilege, you would think a guy like Austin has it all. But when he finds out his father is a monster, he has revenge on his mind. But not just revenge… because a woman by the name of Katy Michaels unlocks his deepest desires. Desires she happens to share. This book is a dark, delicious, emotional tangle. A story of two people who don’t know how to love. But when they do–when Austin finally relaxes and Katy finally opens up, the payoff is huge! Avenge Me his book one in a series of three coming out this summer. You can buy Avenge Me now.

Maisey’s website & buy links

Right now, I am in the middle of Jeannie Moon’s The Wedding Secret

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Kevin Rossi. Baseball player. Bears a resemblance to my one other true love, Henry Cavill.

Need I say more? Kevin has been in love with Harper since the two of them sneaked down to the wine cellar to make love at Kevin’s sister’s wedding last year. She’s ignored him for months, but  she can’t keep quiet any longer. Why? Because Kevin is a father and doesn’t know it…yet. Jeannie writes with heart, heat, and a whole lot of feisty, family fun. A cute, giggly, bouncing baby girl doesn’t hurt matters. I’m halfway through and loving it! The ice cream scene. YUM. The Wedding Secret is available wherever e-books are sold.

Jeannie’s website & buy links

Your turn! Whatcha reading?

~Jess :)

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