Sharon C. Cooper

Just thinking…

Whew! What a week!

Hi All,

Hopefully this little note is finding you well!

Thanks to family and friends sending text messages, emails, inbox messages (from all over the world including Spain! Shout out to Fiona), I learned that my photo was on Amazon’s homepage! Here’s a screen shot:

That’s me… next to Janet Jackson!! NOTE: I had no clue that was her until an author friend told me (don’t talk about me).

So, anyway, none of this might be a big deal to some of you, but for me—it’s WILD! Lol! Of all of the fifty-million (I’m probably exaggerating) entrepreneurs who use Amazon’s platform to help support their small businesses, they included MY author photo to grace their popular homepage! Is that crazy??? Anyway, I was shocked and thrilled…and shocked!

Now…how it came to be…

Actually, I’m not sure how they chose me…or my photo, but a couple of months ago, an Amazon representative contacted me and asked if I’d be a part of a Black History Month project that they were working on. At first, I said thanks, but I can’t. It was around the holidays, I was late on meeting a book deadline, and I was mentally and physically exhausted. I didn’t think I could add another thing to my “to do” list. They understood, but asked when would be a good time for me to participate. Lol. Long story short, we agreed on a date and time for an interview, and I can honestly say, I’m glad I did it. The time commitment was short, they asked thought-provoking questions about my experience as an African American entrepreneur which turned into good conversation, and it was actually fun chatting with them.

So, I hadn’t heard anything else from them and had actually forgot about the interview…until I heard that my photo was on their home page. AND when I clicked on the photo, it led to a snippet of the telephone conversation that I’d had with them.

Here’s the link:

https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/company-news/celebrating-entrepreneurs-and-innovators-in-the-black-community#SC

I’m glad I said yes!

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MIND-BLOWING NEWS

Now for my BIG news…As of Thursday, February 18, 2021, I am a USA Today bestselling author! Yup, that’s right, it’s true! *insert scream here* And as you can imagine, I can’t stop grinning!

 

The authors of the FAMILY FIRST: Black Romance Box Set made the USA Today bestsellers list, and we are absolutely thrilled! BUT we know we couldn’t have accomplished this amazing feat on our own. I want to thank each and every one of you who purchased the box set, who helped us promote it, and /or those of you who told a friend about it! Thank you, thank you, thank you! We appreciate all of you for your support!

And for those of you who haven’t grabbed your copy of the box set (8 stories from best selling authors), it’s not too late!

Get your copy today! *LIMITED TIME*

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3kHdyOp

Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/35KIXLt

Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/3fda30O

BN: https://bit.ly/3kNqYs5

Apple: https://apple.co/2IVND8b

Kobo: https://bit.ly/3lNbV2O

February 20, 2021 Posted by | Collaboration, Events, Just Thinking | , , , , , | Comments Off on Whew! What a week!

It’s Release Day! Family First Box Set – Now Available! #amreading #newrelease #romance #blacklove

Hi All! It’s release day! FAMILY FIRST “Limited Edition” box set is now available! Don’t miss out! 8 full-length stories for less than the price of one!

Get ready for captivating stories of passion, family ties, and Black love by bestselling authors!

This collection of stories contain your favorite tropes: second chance romance, foodie romance, secret baby, billionaires, and marriage of convenience. From Seattle to Memphis to Lagos, Nigeria and cities in between, you’ll meet heroes who make you swoon and heroines you’ll want to make your best friends.

The collection includes:

INVESTED by Iris Bolling

Myles Dunning, the thirty-five-year-old CEO of Dunning Bank and Trust, is fighting off one takeover attempt after another to save his family’s historical bank. Chrystina Price is a voluptuous, lovable, powerhouse, whose sole purpose in life is too uplift and protect the man she has loved from the first day they met. When the integrity of the family always comes first is it worth Investing in love.

LOVE UNDER CONTRACT by Sharon C. Cooper, Award-winning and bestselling author

Sumeera Robinson refuses to settle for less than she desires, even if what she craves is the sexy Nicolas Jenkins-Moore. She’s ready for marriage and a family, but his five-year plan has those items at the bottom of the list. When Sumeera walks out of his life, Nicolas realizes what he’s lost and will stop at nothing to win her back.

UNFORGETTABLE by Delaney Diamond, USA Today Bestselling Author

Ivy Johnson is stunned when Lucas Baylor makes an appearance at her family’s event in Seattle. When her deception is revealed, it throws his life into a tailspin and forces them to face the truth of their feelings for each other—feelings they’ve both tried in vain to forget.

#BLESSED BY MALAKAI by Sherelle Green

Overnight, Malakai Madden becomes a social media legend after the #BlessedMyMalakai hashtag starts trending. Avery Nightingale is the perfect image consultant to get his life back on track. However, avoiding their explosive chemistry proves to be a bigger distraction than either of them bargained for.

EVENINGS WITH BRYSON by Tina Martin, Three-time Emma Award Winner, including Author of the Year, Book of The Year Award Winner, multiple Amazon #1 new releases

Kalina Cooper doesn’t believe in love since watching her father walk out on her mother years ago. But when she meets Bryson Blackstone in her aunt’s cafe, he challenges everything she thinks she knows about life and love and reveals secrets about her family that she otherwise would’ve never known.

SAFE WITH ME by Stephanie Nicole Norris

Samiyah Manhattan is mourning the death of her six-year marriage when she vows never to trust men again. Celebrity ex-boxer turned business mogul, Jonas Alexander Rose never takes women too seriously. However, when he meets the beautiful Samiyah mulling over a mimosa, Jonas is overwhelmed by the heart throbbing heated attraction, and now he is on a mission to explore this thing called love.

COOKING UP LOVE by Candace Shaw

When Shelbi Arrington foregoes her medical residency, the last thing she’s searching for is love. However, that’s just what the doctor prescribes when she meets chef Justin Richardson, who is leery of doctors because of his mother’s death years ago. As their relationship heats up, Shelbi learns of a shocking revelation which may extinguish their flame.

KEEPING SECRETS by Kiru Taye

Have you ever loved someone and didn’t know it? That’s the dilemma facing Felix when he wakes from a coma to find he is married to the most beautiful and most sensual woman he’s ever known. However, will he still feel the same way when he regains his memory and realises she’s been keeping secrets and their marriage is not what he thinks it is?

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Get your box set TODAY! 

Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | BN | Apple | Kobo

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THERE IS ALSO A HUGE GIVEAWAY!

Enter for your chance to win (two winners):

Prize #1 – 8 signed paperback copies of participating authors’ book 2, reader’s choice of a $50 giftcard (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or iTunes) OR PayPal cash!

Prize #2 – Reader’s choice of a $25 giftcard (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or iTunes) OR PayPal cash!

Enter HERE

You must enter by February 14, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST for a chance to win.

Open to U.S. AND international entrants.

February 9, 2021 Posted by | Collaboration, New Release | , , , , , , , | Comments Off on It’s Release Day! Family First Box Set – Now Available! #amreading #newrelease #romance #blacklove