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RLF Gem 
The Top Blogger for December was Susan V Vaughn. She wins a month
of free cover advertising on the blog.. Our Top Blogger of the Year is Sabrina York,
which gives her a year of free advertising.

About Susan V Vaughn

Top Five Bloggers for the Month

Each month, the RLF Gems post ranks in the top ten, but is not
counted, in order to focus on guests. The winners are judged by page views. Congratulations
to each one! There is a tie for third place.
1 Susan V Vaughn
2 Ciara Gold
3 Alanna Lucas
3 Leslie Lynch
4 Stacy Juba
5 Barbara White Daille
RLF Chatter 
Honorable mention: Christmas
Romances (Kayelle Allen, Barbara Cool Lee, Beate Boeker, Lee Strauss, Magan Vernon,
Melissa McClone, Pam Claughton), and Veronica Bale

Top Chatters for the Month

Because the person who gets the most comments in a month is not always the
person who gets the most page views per month, I instituted the Top Chatter Award.
This is the award for the person who receives the most comments. To win, a guest
must have five or more comments (not counting the guest author’s).
1 Susan V Vaughn
2 Alanna Lucas
3 Christmas Romances (Kayelle Allen, Barbara Cool Lee, Beate Boeker,
Lee Strauss, Magan Vernon, Melissa McClone, Pam Claughton)

Top Bloggers for 2015

RLF Gem 2015 
These bloggers were the top bloggers each month in 2015. The
top blogger for the year wins a year of advertising on the site. The bloggers
are listed in order of page views for their post for the year.
1 Sabrina York (winner – one year of advertising)
2 Liquid Silver Books
3 Vicky Burkholder
4 Collette Cameron
5 Paula Millhouse
6 KT Black
7 Rebecca Hunter
8 Mae Clair
9 Susan V Vaughn
10 KT Black
11 Teasers and Tastes Authors (includes Sabrina York, Kayelle Allen, and
others)
12 Barbara White Daille

Top Chatters for 2015

These bloggers won top chatter during the month of their visit. I
checked the number of

comments and put them in order by the most comments
received. Congratulations!

1 Marianne Rice
2 Vicki Batman
3 Sabrina York
RLF Chatter 2015 
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My thanks to all who took part this month. You made Romance Lives
Forever a great place to discover new books and authors.
Other participants this month
in alphabetical order by first name are:

Adele Downs, Allie Ritch, Belinda Williams, Chanta Rand, Eve Dangerfield,
Heather Boyd, Houston Havens, Jacquie Biggar, Jennifer Loring, Jessie Clever, Krysten
Lindsay Hager, Lauren Linwood, Livia Quinn, NN Light, Renee George, Shereen Vedam
Stacy Juba shares details about the creation of Jaine
Andersen in the book Fooling Around With Cinderella.

About the Book

Title Fooling Around With Cinderella
Genre Chick Lit/Sweet Romance
Author Stacy Juba
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13
What happens when the
glass slippers pinch Cinderella’s toes?
When Jaine Andersen proposes a new marketing role to the
local amusement park, general manager Dylan Callahan charms her into filling
Cinderella’s glass slippers for the summer. Her reign transforms Jaine’s
ordinary life into chaos that would bewilder a fairy godmother. Secretly dating
her bad boy boss, running wedding errands for her ungrateful sisters, and
defending herself from the park’s resident villain means Jaine needs lots more
than a comfy pair of shoes to restore order in her kingdom. First in the
Storybook Valley series, a blend of sweet romance, chick lit, and fairy tale
fun. 

Introducing Jaine Andersen

Name: Jaine Andersen
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Birthplace: Catskills of NY
Profession: Eager marketing coordinator for a theme
park/temporary and very reluctant Cinderella
Ethnicity/Species (if not human): Human
Describe his/her body build, skin tone, height and weight.
Include any unique features such as dimples, freckles, or scars: Sandy caramel
hair that can’t decide whether it is brown or blonde, blue eyes, and glasses.
Slender, but didn’t quite fit into the outfit she wanted to wear on her job
interview.
Who is the significant
other in your character’s life?
Dylan Callahan
Tell us about this
character, please.
Dylan is the general manager of the Storybook Valley Theme
Park and recently hired Jaine for a marketing position, and to assist with a
Cinderella crisis. A former ski instructor, he has a reputation as a bad boy
heartbreaker. He never showed much interest in his family’s theme park in the
past, and has a lot to prove. Dylan tries to fight his attraction to Jaine so
that he can focus on business.
How does your hero
dress?
While working as Cinderella, she wears a ball gown so puffy
that helium could have inflated it. Gleaming pearls and silver thread embroider
the rich gold. She also wears a blonde Gibson Girl wig and a tiara.
How educated is this
character?
She has a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
What is your
character’s family like?  
She has two annoying sisters, twins Bree and Shauna. Bree is
a high-powered attorney and Bridezilla with an upcoming wedding. Shauna, a
divorced single mom, relies on Jaine for babysitting. In fact, the twins rely
on Jaine for all their errands. 
If someone from your
character’s past showed up, who would he most NOT want it to be, and why?
Someone from her past does show up, an old high school rival
named Gabrielle Allaire. Gabrielle always bested Jaine in high school, whether
it was getting a higher grade on a test, landing a college scholarship, or
winning a class office. Now she works in a leadership role at the theme park
and acts as if she has authority over Jaine. 
Can your hero keep a
secret (why or why not)?
Her biggest secret is that she is helping out as Cinderella
for a few months, before assuming a full-time marketing position. The park has
had a string of bad luck with Cinderellas and Dylan is tired of fooling around
with Cinderella. Jaine’s sisters would make fun of her if they knew so she
keeps it a secret from her family.  So
yes, she is extremely good at keeping secrets.
What inner doubt
causes your character the most difficulty?  
She always takes care of everyone else, putting their needs
before her own. She fears that focusing on her own needs is selfish.
What is your hero’s biggest
hopes and dreams?  
To become marketing director of the theme park and to live
happily ever after with Dylan.
What is your hero’s
breaking point?  
When she is sabotaged at work, and her reputation is in the
gutter.
What is the hardest
part about playing Cinderella?
Having kids wipe sticky ice cream hands on my dress,
teenagers who ask me stupid questions for You Tube videos, and aching feet from
the glass slippers.
Who is your closest
friend at Storybook Valley?
Krystal, the wardrobe supervisor. Krystal amuses me as she
also likes to dress up as Red Riding Hood. She wears a Red Riding Hood costume
to work. Voluntarily.
What kind of training
went into playing Cinderella?
Dylan’s grandmother was obsessed with making me the perfect
Cinderella. I had to learn to master Cinderella’s signature, practice a proper
princess wave, get used to always staying in character, and watch Audrey
Hepburn movies to absorb the regal way she carried herself.

About Your Writer

Why do you think your
writer chose to write about you?  
She has spent a lot of years writing murder mysteries. They
are intriguing whodunnits, but I think Stacy felt like writing about something
more cheerful, hence a theme park Cinderella.
What do you wish your
writer had not told others about you?
I wish she hadn’t mentioned the difficulties of using the
toilet in a ball gown.
What other character
from your book do you think your writer should write a book about, and why?
I know she is working on a book about Rory, Dylan’s sister,
who is named Aurora after Sleeping Beauty. I think she should also write about
my friends Krystal and Tiara, as a start. I also want her to write a short
story leading up to how Dylan got himself into such a princess problem.
Why do you think your
writer loves to write?  
She has always been on the quiet side, and writing has been
a way for her to express herself since she was a child. Stacy also loves to
read – she is obsessed with books.
Is there anything
you’d like to say to your writer?  
I had so much fun appearing in this book and I can’t wait to
return to Storybook Valley as a supporting character in Prancing Around With
Sleeping Beauty and the other books in the series.

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Author Bio

Stacy
Juba got engaged at Epcot Theme Park and spent part of her honeymoon at
Disneyland Paris, where she ate a burger, went on fast rides, and threw up on
the train ride to the hotel. In addition to working on her new Storybook Valley
chick lit/sweet romance series, Stacy has written books about ice hockey, teen
psychics, U.S. flag etiquette for kids, and determined women sleuths. She has
had a novel ranked as #5 in the Nook Store and #30 on the Amazon Kindle Paid
List. When she’s not visiting theme parks with her family, (avoiding rides that
spin and exotic hamburgers) Stacy helps writers to strengthen their manuscripts
through her Crossroads Editing Service. She is also the founder of the Glass
Slipper Sisters, a group of fifteen authors with Cinderella-themed romance
novels. She is currently writing the next book in the Storybook Valley Series,
Prancing Around With Sleeping Beauty.

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Website and blog http://stacyjuba.com/blog/               
25 Years Ago Today 
Cover Love at Romance Lives Forever is a short intro to a
book and includes a cover, blurb, buy links, and social media contacts for the
author. Today’s featured book is Twenty-Five Years Ago Today by Stacy Juba.
Genre Mystery/Romantic Suspense
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13

Blurb

Should we dig for the truth when Pandora’s Box is a coffin of
buried secrets? Kris Langley has always been obsessed with murder. She blames herself
for the violent death of her cousin when they were kids and has let guilt invade
every corner of her existence. Now an editorial assistant and obit writer, Kris
stumbles across an unsolved murder while compiling “25 Years Ago Today”
items from the microfilm. Determined to solve the case and atone for the death of
her cousin, Kris immerses herself in the mystery of what happened to Diana Ferguson,
a talented artist who expressed herself through haunting paintings of Greek mythology.
Not only does Kris face resistance from her family and her managing
editor, she also clashes with Diana’s suspicious nephew, Eric Soares – until neither
she nor Eric can deny the chemistry flaring between them. She soon learns that old
news never leaves the morgue and that yesterday’s headline is tomorrow’s danger,
for finding out the truth about that night twenty-five years ago may shatter Kris’s
present, costing her love, her career, and ultimately, her life.

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