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CEO/ Owner of the magazine Babs BookMark & blog, Babs Book Bistro. Babs Hightower has been helping authors since 2000. She owns a book review blog Babs Book Bistro which got her started in PR and helping authors promote themselves.

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Jordan and Veronica have been together since college. They each had a different dream but it ended the same to make their future better.

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message 19: by C.J.

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Hello *Babs*,

It's such a pleasure having you for a friend here at Goodreads.

Thank you so much and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards,
CJ

Anatomy of a Poet by C.J. Heck
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message 18: by Babs

Babs Savannah you are so silly :) And know me so well already lol


Savannah Babs, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah


Pragya Thanks for the friend add. :)


message 15: by Carole

Carole Gill hi there, thanks for adding me.


message 14: by Imel

Imel thank's for add me on your friend list


Kat (Kindred Dreamheart) Thanks so much for friending me!


message 12: by Babs

Babs Jill wrote: "Hi Babs, Thanks for becoming my friend on Goodreads, and thank you also for a lovely review of my book. It's very much appreciated. Cheers Jill"

Thank you for accepting. I enjoyed your book, now I have to read the first one as I read Murder at the Rocks for Blog Tour De Force.

Babs


message 11: by Jill

Jill Hi Babs, Thanks for becoming my friend on Goodreads, and thank you also for a lovely review of my book. It's very much appreciated. Cheers Jill


Kelly/yllektra Thanks for adding me! :)


message 9: by Babs

Babs Beth wrote: "Hi Babs,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author on Goodreads! I hope you will put my books, A Real Basket Case, To Hell in a Handbasket, and the most recently relea..."


Hi Beth sorry for the late reply. I will be adding your books to my list :). Thanks for the wonderful message.
Babs


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Babs Harlequin Books wrote: "Hi Babs, I'm sorry it took a bit to stop by and say thanks for being a friend. I swear my day is over before it properly began! While here, I want you to know that if you ever have any questions ab..."

Hi Kim thank you for the kind message. I will be waiting for updates etc :).

Babs


Harlequin Books Hi Babs, I'm sorry it took a bit to stop by and say thanks for being a friend. I swear my day is over before it properly began! While here, I want you to know that if you ever have any questions about the books on my shelves or about Harlequin.com, I would be delighted to answer them. Also, I list as much Harlequin news and author news as I can so be sure to watch for my updates.

Happy reading,
Kim S., Harlequin Books ambassador


message 6: by Beth

Beth Hi Babs,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author on Goodreads! I hope you will put my books, A Real Basket Case, To Hell in a Handbasket, and the most recently released Deadly Currents, on your to-read list. If you'd like to enter a contest for free mystery books, sign up for my email newsletter at: http://bethgroundwater.com/ .
- Beth


Dahlia (yadkny) Hi Babs!
Thanks for the friending:)


message 4: by Babs

Babs Thanks :) Thank you for following me back everywhere and I am sure us sassy gals will keep on helping :)

Babs


message 3: by Lisa

Lisa Kessler Hi Babs! *waving*

Like I would kill you for the Sassy Sirens!!! LOL

Thanks for helping me get the word out about Night Walker!!! You rock!!!

Lisa :)


Cheryl Thanks for friending me on Goodreads Babs! Good Luck in the giveway hop!


message 1: by Stacy

Stacy Juba Hi Babs,
Thanks for adding me as a friend!


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