Lakeside Reunion Blog Hop & Contest

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When my fabulous agent Rachelle Gardner called in January to say Melissa Endlich of Love Inspired wanted to buy my novel, November seemed so far away. The months have flown past at a flip book pace.

Lakeside Reunion goes on sale tomorrow at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. It will be in stores next week.  I’ve signed the contract, done the revisions, seen the cover, and finally held the book in my hands. Joy spread through my soul. Now let’s celebrate!

I will be participating in a Lakeside Reunion Blog Hop with a few contests:

Lakeside Reunion Scavenger Hunt

  • Download the Lakeside Reunion Blog Hop Scavenger Hunt Form.
  • Visit the blogs listed in the table during their corresponding dates.
  • Read through the blog post and find the token mentioned within the text of the post.
  • Fill out the form.
  • Email the completed form to by 11:59 p.m. EST November 30, 2011. 
  • Entries with the most correct tokens will submitted into a random drawing, using One winner will receive a $25 Amazon or Barnes & Noble e-gift card.
  • Odds of winning depend on the number of participants.

Share your favorite lakeside photo

  • Submit your favorite lake photo by 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, October 31, 2011.
  • All submitted photos will run on a slideshow on my site and be posted on my Facebook author page
  • Readers may vote for their favorite photo.
  • The winner will receive a $25 Amazon or Barnes & Noble e- gift card.
  • Photos must be original, taken by the person who submits it.
  • No private information about entrant’s identity will be shared.

Blog Hop

  • All blog commenters will be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:
    • Grand Prize: Breakfast Basket Giveaway—pancake mix, syrup, blueberry muffin mix, Starbucks coffee, assorted teas, mug, and an autographed copy of Lakeside Reunion.
    • Second Prize: Love Inspired Authors basket—autographed copy of Lakeside Reunion & 4 December Love Inspired novels along with a mug of assorted teas, coffees, and hot chocolates.
    • Third-Tenth Prizes—one autographed copy of Lakeside Reunion.

Contest Rules

  • With the exception of the lakeside photo contest, all winners will be selected using the number generator at
  • All contests begin at 12:01 a.m. EST on October 18, 2011 and end at 11:59 p.m. EST on November 30, 2011.
  • Contests participants must be at least 18 years old by October 18, 2011.
  • Contest participation is limited to U.S. residents only.
  • No purchase necessary to participate.
  • The odds of winning are dependent on the number of participants.
  • Winners will be contacted via email by Sunday, December 4th. Winners have one week to respond to prize notification. If a winner has not contacted me by 11:59 p.m. EST on December 11, 2011, another winner will be chosen. Prizes that need to be mailed will be mailed via USPS within one week of contest closing.
  • Winners will be posted on my blog on Monday, December 5th.
First token for scavenger hunt–Welcome to Shelby Lake sign. Visit the following blogs this week for more scavenger hunt tokens. 

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  1. Wendy Paine Miller

    So excited for you! You have excellent ideas listed here. I'll have to dig through my photos. 😉
    ~ Wendy

  2. Terri Tiffany

    I can only imagine your joy!! I love the title–it makes me think of wonderful love stories already:))

  3. Beth K. Vogt

    It's so fun to celebrate with you!
    I can't wait to go to the store next week and buy multiple copies of Lakeside Reunion! I did promise Jeanne T. I'd leave a few copies for her!

  4. Sandra Orchard

    What fun, Lisa! Except, U.S. residents only?! That leaves me out 🙁

    Sooo excited for you!

  5. Eileen Astels Watson


    I'll be looking for it, but sadly, they won't get into Walmart until early November.

  6. Jackie

    Congratulations, Lisa! Hope you sell lots of books tomorrow. It sounds like a great story. I can't wait to read it!

  7. Jeanne T

    Coming late to the party, but I'm so excited for you, Lisa. You've lined up lots of blogs. That's going to be fun.

    I'm thanking Beth for leaving me a few copies of your books. 🙂 I'm already planning to buy some for gifts for people. 🙂

  8. PatriciaW

    Congratulations, Lisa! The blog hop sounds like fun.