Events, Homepage

Jax Book Fest – Great Success!

Yesterday, March 23rd, I and over 100 other others from all different genres came together in Jacksonville, Florida to help celebrate the Jax Book Fest sponsored by the Jacksonville Public Library. The downtown branch of the library is in a fabulous old building building with lots of carved marble. It made a great setting for…

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Announcements, Books, Homepage

Romancing the Holidays!

The Holiday box set I’ve been telling you about on my Facebook page is finally here!  Time to pre-order your copy of Romancing the Holidays!  I got together with six other authors to produce this great collection of NEW, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED, short stories around the theme of Christmas and the Holiday Season. The stories have…

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I’m TOTALLY excited to announce that Love’s Illusions is now available for you to purchase as an audio book!  Yep, it’s only $1.99 when you buy the book itself – then you can go back and forth between reading and listening – one of my favorite things to do! Hilarie Mukavitz, the same person that…

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Announcements, Contests/Giveaways

OMG – I WON!!!

As all of you know, I entered Love’s Illusions in the 2016 Maggie Awards contest. I was surprised to get a call in July saying I had made the finals and even more surprised when they announced that I had WON the Novel with Strong Romantic Elements category this past Saturday night. I had not…

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Those of you who know my story know that I only started writing around Thanksgiving 2014 – less than two years ago now. I had no idea what I was doing when started – no clue about how a story was structured, what made one good or bad, or any clue about the community of…

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Announcements, Events

I am so honored to announce that my first novel, Love’s Illusions, has been chosen as a finalist in the Georgia Romance Writers, Maggie Awards! The Maggie Awards are one of the most prestigious competitions for romance books. Established in the 1982, these awards are judged by booksellers, librarians and editors, and receive national attention.…

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Announcements, Books

My first novella is COMPLETE! A few months ago i joined a group of romance authors with the intent of putting together a Box Set of love stories revolving around the theme of Christmas. I’d never done anything like this before, but was excited at the possibility. I’d need to tell my whole story in…

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Books, Reviews

Alluring, but above all entertaining. Love’s Journey is the second release in the Love’s Illusion series by Jolene Cazzola. Some novels keep you guessing, some make you care deeply about the characters, once in a while a book comes along that delivers on both counts.  With intriguing sub currents Cazzola creates characters’ who have lives…

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Announcements, Books, Reviews

I just got the first professional review back for my second novel Love’s Journey from Readers’ Favorite — 5 STARS! Here’s what they have to say: In a great follow up book by author Jolene Cazzola, Love’s Journey: Book 2 in the Love’s Illusions series, readers are treated by an absolutely fabulous story that will…

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Contests/Giveaways, Interviews

Congratulations to Louanne B. from Canada — the WINNER of my February Giveaway — 4 Women’s Fiction / Romance novels. When Louanne received her books I was thrilled to hear her say I was now her FAVORITE AUTHOR! That is high praise indeed especially when the other books she received are from multi-bestselling authors! Louanne…

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Audio, Events, Interviews

Those of you that have read Love’s Illusions, know that one of the plot lines revolves around Jackie finding out about and then coming to terms with a secret her husband has been keeping. Nowadays,  the subject may be spoken about more openly then it was in the 1970s, when Jackie was dealing with it,…

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Announcements, Street Team

As some of you may have heard, my new book Love’s Journey, will be released on March 28th. (I’m adding a picture of the cover for you at the bottom of this email.) In celebration of publishing my second full-length novel, I’m putting together a Street Team! What is an author Street Team you may…

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Announcements, Books, Writing

Time to Celebrate the Release! Love’s Journey, the second book in the Love’s Illusions series will be released on March 28, 2016! More information soon, but in the meantime, you can check it out and order your copy on Amazon by clicking this link: Love’s Journey.

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Contests/Giveaways

Who likes Giveaways?  From the FANTASTIC reaction to my contest in January, I think most of you do! So… I decided to run another one to give you all another chance to win. This time you can win copies of four great romance books sent directly to you by Amazon. The Grand Prize Winner will get…

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Contests/Giveaways, Interviews

In January I ran a Giveaway offering 10 Bestselling Romance and Women’s Fiction Books and a Box of Godiva Chocolates to the winner.The winner was Shari Klyn from Iowa. I wanted to show everyone the great prizes, so I asked Shari to do a Skype video with me talking about her experience. She happily agreed, but…

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Personal, Video

It’s been great to have one of my Chicago friends visiting with me here in Florida! I’ve known Sharon Zurek for about 35 years now. When I went back to visit Chicago this past spring, she’s the person who chauffeured me all over the city visiting old haunts from Love’s Illusions days. As one of…

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Interviews, Personal

Just thought I’d take a second to share this with all of you. Books Go Social just published my author interview. Jan 13, 2016 | Interviews Love’s Illusions- An interview with Jolene Cazzola. BooksGoSocial Today we are chatting to Jolene Cazzola, author of Love’s Illusions.   Tell us something unexpected about yourself! Wow, the first question…

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