Big Congrats To Our Best-Selling Children’s Author Auntie Anne Fifield. Anne Has Garnished Another Readers’ Favorite 5-Star Book Review For Her Newest Book 5 Release. . .



Cat could not be more thrilled for Ms. Anne Fifield for her new 5-Star Awarded Book Review given by Readers’ Favorite for her latest release of ‘A Case of Unfinished Business’ of her “Princess Caroline’s Adventure’s book series! All of Anne’s children’s books are themed with an adorable cast of basset hound characters. Middle-grade-age kids around the world just love her doggie books.

And she is making quite an impression with moms and dads too! Just in time for the gift-giving season, parents and grandparents need to put Anne’s children’s books on your Santa List for all the tots in your life. So, let CAT get to it and share the fantastic new book review and press release for our exceptional ‘Author Anne Fifield.’ ~The Avid Reading Cat



For immediate release:

The author’s new book receives a warm literary welcome.

Readers’ Favorite announces the review of the Children – Grade 4th-6th book “Princess Caroline’s Adventures Book 5” by Anne Fifield, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1733171398.

Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.

Reviewed By Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers’ Favorite

Princess Caroline of Basset Hound Kingdom is left in charge when her parents leave for a conference. She had hoped things would be simple, but an unexpected disturbance, an unsettling one, threatens to ruin her growing excitement about the upcoming ball. Strange things are happening all over the kingdom, things are going missing, and it’s all happening to people close to the princess. Is she the ultimate target? Has someone from her past resurfaced to wreak havoc in her life? Accompanied by her best friends, twins Willow and Daisy, the three make an awesome sleuthing team. But is there someone close to the princess at the palace who is leaking valuable information to the enemy? Who can the princess trust?

Anne Fifield’s early chapter book, Princess Caroline’s Adventures Book 5: A Case of Unfinished Business, continues in the series of Princess Caroline and her sleuthing adventures in the Basset Hound Kingdom. Told in simple language so early readers can enjoy using their growing reading skills, and accompanied by black and white sketches, the plot follows Princess Caroline’s first exposure to addressing the community members. She is presented with growing concern over these unexplained happenings and the need to take action before things escalate.

The princess and her two friends have solved mysteries before and, although the community members are seeking advice and direction as to what they should do, the princess takes matters into her own hands to solve the mystery, all while preparing for the upcoming formal ball. There are a lot of mysteries swirling around the palace, mysteries that even cast doubt on her friends – can she still trust them? With building tension, good descriptive narrative, and compelling dialogue, this fast-paced doggy mystery is a thrill to read.

I especially enjoyed the dog-friendly remarks like Willow’s comment to Princess Caroline: “You’re a pawsome speaker.” Another great Princess Caroline read.”


You can learn more about Anne Fifield and “Princess Caroline’s Adventures Book 5” at https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/princess-carolines-adventures-book-5 where you can read reviews and the author’s biography, as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages.

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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Anne Fifield is the creative visionary and best-selling children’s author of “The Princess Caroline’s Adventures” book series. Written for ages 7 to 12 and the young at heart, she is delighting kids worldwide. Her books are unique as she weaves in the elements of her rescued doggies, specifically basset hounds, into each of her stories and book covers.

Anne is the youngest of three siblings and was born and raised outside Oklahoma City, OK. She met and married the love of her life, Tom, and they have been married for 24+years. Their kids are the four-legged variety who had adopted them over the years.

Anne’s career was also her passion. She was an ‘American Sign Language Interpreter’ for over 25-years and taught ASL at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Since both were her passions, she says she felt like she never worked a day in her life. In 2006, she became heavily involved in basset rescue and co-founded another one in 2011.

Anne, now retired, decided to move on to her next passion, the love of writing. She and her husband have rescued and fostered basset hounds for 20-years, so as Anne shares, “it felt natural to write children’s books with bassets as the characters. Our hounds provide the comic antics and inspiration for all my books. Thus, “Princess Caroline’s Adventures Series was born.”

Anne and her husband enjoy retired life and reside in the ‘Great State of Texas.’



Happy Birthday To Me. Feeling Much Gratitude For My Recovery & Having Made It To 59 years Young. The Reflection For The Today Says It All…

Sharing What I am Grateful for on My Birthday.
Many of my readers and authors know I live life maintaining recovery from addicted gambling, and why I am sharing a little about it here.
I thank you all and appreciate the “Support From All of You!”
CAT

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Gambler’s Annonymous “Relection For The Day” on my Happy Birthday…

Speaking My Story At An Event At The Arizona State Capitol

NOVEMBER 26 Reflection for the Day

“During our first days in Gamblers Anonymous, we got rid of the trappings and environments of gambling. We had to get rid of these, for we knew they surely would have killed us. We got rid of the situation, but we could not get rid of our addiction until we took further action. So we also had to learn to toss self-pity, self-justification, self-righteousness, and self-will straight out the window.

We had to get off the rickety ladder that supposedly was the easy way to money, property, and prestige. And we had to take personal responsibility. To gain enough humility and self-respect to stay alive at all, we had to give up our most familiar possessions, and our driven ambition, and our…

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Cat’s Reading Den Holiday E-Book Deals & Steals. Read Our Authors Through The Holiday Season & Books Make Great Gifts. . .

With Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and time to be ready for readers to fill up their reading devices with these fantastic E-book DEALS & STEALS! Most of Lyon Literary Services authors decided to start the Holiday Reading and Gift Giving Season a little early to give all readers a chance to have some reads for the upcoming long Thanksgiving weekend of relaxing, eating, and reading.

No worries, CAT has you covered with many genres for even the finickiest of reading cats like me! I’ll let the book posters to the “talking” as Cat will add the links to Amazon for you to purchase. I am excited to share them, as readers will be delighted to know many are New Releases of our best-selling and awarding-winning authors and writers. We even have deals for all the tots in your life!

And remember? Either an E-book or a Paperback book, they all make Great Gifts for the avid readers on your holiday list this year...

Here We GO!

Readers? don’t miss these sales and deals! ✨🌲 🎁📘📚📚🦃🦃🐾🐈

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For the Soul by Barbara Daniels Dena
Memories and fiction fill this collection with humor, heart-tugging, and full of compassion in this inspiring e-book that’s “almost a memoir” written by Author Barbara Dena now only $.99 cents on Amazon!

Author Barbara Daniels Dena ~ A Readers’ Favorite 5-Stars!




As It Should Be (They Loved Collection) Book 2 of 2: They Loved Collection  | by Shawna James
~Romance Drama at It’s Finest and E-books on sale for $1.99 each. Book One Is An Award-Winner.

Award-Winning Author Shawna James


Finding North: A Journey from Addict to Advocate
by Marilyn Davis ~A Beautifully Written Memoir That Touches Your Heart and Received a 5-Stars From Readers’ Favorite! On Sale on Kindle for $.99 cents.

Author Marilyn L. Davis


Ro’s Handle: A Ro Delahanty Novel by Dave Lager Author
Introducing “A Ro Delahanty Novel Series!” E-books One & Two of This Crime Action-Packed Series Written Around A Female Cop now .99 cents!

Books By Dave Lager Are A Readers’ Favorite 5-Star Book Reviews Awarded!


Dark Secrets of the Bayou & And The Forecast Called For Rain
Kim Carter ~ All Kim Carter Chilling Mystery E-books on Sale at $ 1.99 each!
All Seven of Kim Carter’s Titles on Sale On Amazon Kindle
…(Including Her Newest Release!)

Kim’s Mysteries Awarded Finalist In Readers’ Favorite Book Awards!

Award-Winning Author of Chilling Mysteries Kim Carter


Rising Wind: The Weeping God and The Book of Hope
Book 4 of 3: Rising Wind  | by Diane Olsen
A Multicultural Action & Adventure Fiction Series That Is Better Than The “Indiana Jones Saga! All Three E-books of “The Rising Wind Series” on Sale Now On Amazon Kindle From $.99 cents – $ 2.99!

Action-Packed Adventure – Multicultural Thrill Ride by Diane Olsen


Rising Wind Received a 5-Stars From Readers’ Favorite!



CAT Even Has Books and E-Books For Children! With Some On Sale and For Holiday Gift Giving and Bedtime Reading Through The Holiday Season!

Allie’s Slimy Christmas Adventure: Short Bedtime Christmas Story | Picture Book by Shawna James and Alexandria R. James E-Book on Sale For $1.99! Give The Gift of Reading to Children Early and It Will Last a Lifetime.

Brand New Release From Author Shawna James on Sale



More Childrens Books For Holiday Gift Giving By Two of Our Amazing Authors

Princess Caroline’s Adventures Book 5: A Case of Unfinished BusinessBook 5 of 5: Princess Caroline’s Adventures  | by Author Anne Fifield

Aunt Annie Fifield Middle-Grade Books


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CAT SAYS, THANKS FOR STOPPING BY & HAPPY Thanksgiving …

Special Article: Clearing the Confusion of KDP Select, Kindle Unlimted, The Global Fund, & KENP Page Reads. They All Enhance Each Other!



I came across a fantastic blog post by Author Dan Tortora that explained the KDP Select program for authors who self-publish their ebooks through KDP publishing and sell on Amazon. He shares how it all works with KDP and Kindle Unlimited and how they enhance each other when you enroll your ebook in KDP Select, and the Kindle Unlimited program for readers, (ebooks only, not paperbacks) will entitle the author to royalties of their page reads.

Those pages read when enrolled and with KU get the author paid from the Amazon Global Fund. It’s like extra sweetness to your royalties from not only your ebooks sold, but when a reader reads any of the pages of your ebook that is enrolled!

It really is that simple. Yes, you can only sell your ebook “exclusive” through Amazon, but the trade-off can be very profitable for the author. I hope what Dan shares within his article clears up any confusion or hesitations by authors when self-publishing your next ebook.


KDP Direct Publishing & Amazon


AMAZON KDP SELECT PROGRAM GLOBAL FUND (USA) ~ Article From Author Dan Tortora and Coaching – What is the KDP Select and the Global Fund Payout? How does the KDP Select Global Fund work?

As a nonfiction author coach who helps authors publish and market their books, I often get questions about this subject.

This information is for authors on Amazon.com (USA). Scroll down to learn more.


If you’re an author with an ebook available on Kindle Unlimited, receive payouts for the total number of pages of your book that Kindle Unlimited members read during each month.

You must be enrolled in KDP Select to qualify for these payments, making your book “exclusive” to Amazon and available through Kindle Unlimited. When a Kindle Unlimited member reads your book, you get paid for every page they read. (See this link for more on payments and the payment schedule.)

These payments will be in addition to the self-publishing royalties you receive from Amazon when your book is purchased on Amazon.com.

There is a 60-day lag between the end of the month and the time you get your payout.

How much does KDP pay per page read? How much is the monthly payout and how has it varied over time?

The author payout to US authors has ranged from roughly $0.0040 to $0.0050 per page read, or $0.40 to $0.50 per 100 pages read.

Here is a graph of the KDP Select Global Author Fund Payout, per page read, for US-based authors on Amazon.com, from July 2015 through September 2021:

How is the payout determined?

The payout comes from the Kindle Select Global Author Fund (AKA the Kindle Select Global Fund). The fund is based on the subscription fees paid by the total number of Kindle Unlimited members. As KU members join or drop off the Global Fund changes. As Amazon explains, authors receive payouts for the previous month’s page-reads of their book(s).

Those payouts vary based on their home country; “the share of fund allocated to each country varies based on several factors, such as exchange rates, customer reading behavior, and local subscription pricing. Author earnings are then determined by their share of total pages read, up to a total of 3,000 pages per customer per title.” (For more explanation, see “Royalties in Kindle Unlimited.”)

Where is the payout posted?

KDP Select authors can see the previous month’s payout while logged in to KDP in their Prior Month’s Royalty Report. Written Word Media (the book promotion company that runs FreeBooksy and Bargain Booksy) also posts the KDP Global Fund monthly payouts on its website.

Is your book enrolled in KDP Select? If so, what has your experience been with it and with the payouts?

Thanks for reading,
Dan


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Cat’s Note: I wanted to add how KDP describes the benefits of KDP Select, KU, and why it’s popular, and it is in reference only to your Ebooks. The program is not available for print books. I hope those authors who visit and read this post find this information helpful.

As you’ll see, KDP Select and Kindle Unlimited end up working together for YOU to earn more MONEY…

Why Enroll in KDP Select?

  • Earn higher royalties
  • Earn your share of the KDP Select Global Fund when customers read your books from Kindle Unlimited. Plus, earn 70% royalty for sales to customers in Japan, India, Brazil and Mexico.
  • Maximize your book’s sales potential
  • Choose between two great promotional tools: Kindle Countdown Deals, time-bound promotional discounting for your book while earning royalties; or Free Book Promotion where readers worldwide can get your book free for a limited time.
  • Reach a new audience
  • Help readers discover your books by making them available through Kindle Unlimited in the U.S, U.K., Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, India, Japan, and Australia.

Frequently asked questions

  • What is Kindle Unlimited?
  • Kindle Unlimited is a subscription program for readers that allows them to read as many books as they want. When you enroll in KDP Select, your books are automatically included in Kindle Unlimited. Your books will still be available for anyone to buy in the Kindle Store, and you’ll continue to earn royalties from those sales like you do today. For more information about Kindle Unlimited, click here.
  • What does it mean to publish exclusively on Kindle?
  • When you choose to enroll your book in KDP Select, you’re committing to make the digital format of that book available exclusively through KDP. During the period of exclusivity, you cannot distribute your book digitally anywhere else, including on your website, blogs, etc. However, you can continue to distribute your book in physical format, or in any format other than digital. See the KDP Select Terms and Conditions for more information.
  • Where can I see the terms and conditions of KDP Select?
  • Click here to see KDP Select Terms and Conditions.
  • For more details on KDP Select, click here.


Our Special Guest Post is by Author/Advocate Marilyn Davis of ‘From Addict 2 Advocate.’ Reading Gives Us Our Power Back. . .

Sharing a Special Guest Author and Writer who is like me…A powerful advocate of recovery from addiction and an amazing writer and Editor-In-Chief of two award-winning websites… My friend Marilyn L. Davis of “Two Drops of Ink” is a must-visit for all writers! https://twodropsofink.com/

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Recovery Books: Just When You Need Them

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Recovery Books That Lessen the Suffering Besides the Big Book marilyn l davis from addict 2 advocate
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Books: The Way We’ve Always Learned

“I think books are like people, in the sense that they’ll turn up in your life when you most need them.”– Emma Thompson

I’m old enough to remember when books, either from a library or book store, and where how we escaped, found comfort, got an education, or discovered ways to improve our lives. Books bring the world to us.

Today, that world is smaller with online booksellers, reviewers, and sites dedicated to types of books. One of these isShepherd.com.I enjoyed writing reviews onfive books about addiction and recovery.Each of those books helped me see that addiction has common themes. Yet, each of the authors admitted their addictions and found recovery in different ways.

Easy Access to Information

It…

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Cat’s Literary Treats For Readers. We Have Ebook Sales, News, and Reviews Of All Our Fantastic Authors. Isn’t It Holiday Reading Time Yet? Books Make Great Gifts!


Welcome Avid Readers and Literary Friends! Cat is happy you stopped by…


How about we get right to some excellent news of our newest author to our big family of fantastic writers we have the honor of working with. Author, Dave Lager was just awarded a 5-Star Readers Favorite book review for his crime fiction series based and written around a female cop named Ro Delahanty, Book Three in the Ro Delahanty Series.

THIS CAT could not be more proud and so happy for Dave that I wanted to share the Press Release and Review!



For Immediate Release:

Author Dave Lager and his new book receive a warm literary welcome.

Readers’ Favorite announces the review of the Fiction – Crime book “Losses” by Dave Lager, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1736482823.

Readers’ Favorite is one of the most significant book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.

“Reviewed By Trudi LoPreto for Readers’ Favorite

Losses by Dave Lager is a story of crime, family, friends, co-workers, and so much more. The story centers on Deputy Sheriff Ro Delahanty and her everyday life as a policewoman, a member of SWAT, and a daughter, sister, and friend. She has worked hard to move up the ranks and will not be satisfied until she has top honors in as many different available situations. Ro has gone through SWAT training and come out at the top of her class. When she is called to an apparent drug scene with hostages, she is forced to deal with her Irish temper, her strong sense of right and wrong, and the behind-the-scenes workings of the law.

I got caught up in Losses from page one and found that the action went on and on. Several different stories are happening simultaneously, making Losses even more exciting as each new turn takes the reader somewhere surprising. Ro is not your standard ‘policewoman/female detective’ character, which was different and refreshing and allowed for a much stronger storyline than the usual female cop mystery.

While I did not read books one and two in the series, I was never lost or left out of the story, and it stood perfectly on its own merit. Dave Lager must be congratulated on creating a strong but still very everyday real woman who just happens to be a deputy sheriff.

I highly suggest all who enjoy this genre read this book! I look forward to the future for more Ro Delahanty adventures.”


You can learn more about Dave Lager and “Losses” at https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/losses, where you can read reviews and the author’s biography, as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages. Dave’s series of e-books are now on sale for only $2.99 each on Amazon Kindle.



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CAT SHARES SOME E-BOOK, PRE-ORDER, and UPCOMING SALES



Now, this Readers Favorite 5-Star Awarded Book Review Read is nothing short of fantastic. Beautifully written by Author Barbara Daniels Dena and her writing Yorkie, Miss Magical Zoe! Below is ZOE at the computer changing the price of Barb’s e-book now ON SALE. It is a delightful collection of short stories that are fun, inspiring, and funny.

Here is a little of what the Readers Favorite reviewer shared about “FOR The SOUL”… “For the Soul: A Collection of Short Stories was written by Barbara Daniels-Dena. Quilts, children, and dogs – what more can life offer? Well, stories, of course. And, where there are quilts, children, and dogs, there’s bound to be lots of stories. Life is full of stories: funny stories, heart-wrenching and heart-warming stories, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Like the author, I recall spending hours rifling through my grandmother’s button box.

There were all kinds of buttons: large, small, brightly colored, shiny, or dull. These buttons were a source of inspiration for stories, learning to count, learning the colors, and just savoring the precious moments spent with my grandmother. Life and those accessories we collect during our lifetime are full of stories. But so are our imaginations, our dreams, and the random thoughts that swirl around in our heads – so many stories to share.”

Barbara’s e-book is now on sale for only .99 cents a copy and is available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/057896835 Amazon Kindle and would make a great holiday gift for moms!

Readers Favorite Review | Cat Lyon's Reading & Writing Den


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CAT HAS E-BOOKS AND PRE-ORDER SALES FOR THE KIDS IN YOUR LIFE!

Both of these fantastic children’s reads will be on sale and available right before the long Thanksgiving weekend and just in time for Bedtime Story reading with your TOTS!

The first one written by award-winning author and writer Shawna James is now on Pre-order Sale on Amazon Kindle for only $1.99 per download. This one is an adorable book for the kids with a fun Christmas Story and colorful, vibrant characters and illustrations titled Allie’s Slimy Christmas Adventure: Short Bedtime Christmas Story | Picture Book, perfect for ages 5 to 8, and it is her first children’s book with many more to come.

What would you do if your house was covered in goo, and you found a glowing door that led to the North Pole? CAN Allie and Ryan be able to help Santa and the elves and still make it back home in time for dinner? Or will the goo destroy the North Pole and ruin Christmas for everyone?

Have fun reading with the kids!




ANOTHER EBOOK SALE For Just The 5 to 8 year-olds who love Bedtime Story Books!

This little gem is exceptionally written by Christian Author Briana Johnson titled Wait for the Turtle… Available in e-book & paperback on Amazon.

It will be on SALE beginning NOV. 24th thru Nov. 29th, 2021! A light Christian-themed read with fun, colorful characters, a teachable read with Q & A at the end of each chapter for the tiny tots. It is a great way to introduce your children to bible scripture.

“Princess Charity Ann Spaniel of Paw Print Paradise is excited! Her father has picked out a special prince just for her. Now all she has to do is wait for him to arrive at the castle…

But, as Charity soon discovers, waiting is hard! Will she settle for the first handsome prince who comes along? Or will she trust her father’s wisdom and wait?”

Join Charity on her adventures as she gets into humorous scrapes and learns the importance of character along the way. Discussion questions and a King James Bible verse at the end of each chapter help readers of all ages reflect on the character traits explored in each chapter.


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This Avid Reading Cat and Expert Book Marketing Guru …will undoubtedly have more e-books, books, and authors starting their Holiday Sales in the coming weeks ahead… So make sure you come back and check them all out.

We know BOOKS are great GIFTS for all the avid readers on your holiday list!



LET THE HOLIDAY SEASON READING BEGIN!

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