Blogiversary Exclusive Sneak Peek from Daisy Prescott!

In celebration of our Blogiversary, Daisy Prescott has generously shared the first ever excerpt from her upcoming follow-up to Geoducks Are For Lovers.  If you haven’t had a chance to read this wonderful novel, please run right out and get yourself a copy. It’s a smart, romantic comedy and well worth your time!

You can find Daisy on twitter: and on Amazon:

If you read this story, then you’ll definitely remember the sexy neighbor, John.  Daisy’s new book will focus more attention on this character!

*bouncy claps*

Daisy would also like you to know that this excerpt is unedited and subject to change in the final version.  She’s very excited to share this exclusive first peek with the readers of Bookish Temptations and I’m very excited to read it along with you.

So let’s get to it, shall we?


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Blogiversary Message and Giveaway from Jodi Ellen Malpas

My lovely ladies at Bookish Temptations,

I started off as a self-published author and landed in a world that I had no idea about. I’m ashamed to admit it, but I didn’t even know about this amazing online community of authors, readers and bloggers. My success since my This Man journey began has undoubtedly been assisted by bloggers, like you, who work tirelessly and at no benefit for themselves, other than the pure enjoyment of reading and sharing their latest find. I had no pre-promotion, no marketing, no contacts. I just pressed that publish button and was lucky enough for my story to fall into the hands on a few bloggers, whether by default or by talk in the community. From there, word spread, people talked and bloggers reviewed and shared my story. You have played a massive part in this, and I thank you wholeheartedly for that. I have a special folder on my laptop with all of your picture quotes. I’ll treasure them forever.

Congratulations on your 2 year blogiversary, you wonderful women, and keep up the fabulous work!

Much love from London-ish,
Jodi Ellen Malpas

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