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Nine Years Away: Available for Preorder!

Will the secrets of the past destroy their future? Kim Del Rosario was abandoned by her date at the prom, and worse, she had the most terrible humiliation of her life that night. Never mind that Christian Mendiola was called away on an emergency—his absence hurt as much as the emotional blows that she’d been dealt with then. Nine years…

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books, rants

The Emotional Honesty of a Happy Ending

Originally written on Friday, May 4, 2018. It’s 8 AM, and I’m just about to go to work, but I wanted to post something here after reading too many things in the newspaper and on social media that have been irritating me. What has spurred me to write this is a review of Love, Simon that ends with this sentence: “Just remember,…

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The Things We Deserve

So…how do you find a happy ending when the world is on fire? How can you justify falling in love when freedom is at risk, when rights are being threatened, when values are attacked and truth is treated with disregard? How does anyone do this? I’m not one to talk; I’m single, for one thing, and my constant struggle with…

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Blog Tour, books

BLOG TOUR + REVIEW: Like Nobody’s Watching by Tara Frejas (Plus Giveaway!)

Genre: Contemporary Romance / NARelease Date: October 24, 2017Book Cover Design: Miles TanPhotography: Chi Yu RodriguezModel: Fred Lo SYNOPSIS It’s all fun and games until someone catches feelings.  If there’s something Pio Alvez is good at, it’s pretending to be someone he’s not. On stage and on-screen, the actor has mastered the art of becoming the characters he plays, and his…

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Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale – Get My Books For FREE!

The Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale is in full swing! Now’s your chance to get Save the Cake and Crushingly Close for FREE in every ebook format Just go straight to my page at http://bit.ly/StellaOnSmashwords and click on your book of choice. Choose from different file formats for downloading, from mobi (for Kindle) and epub (for other e-readers) to PDF and text. There’s…

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