Appearances and Events for 2015

January

Jamuary 6th ~ Release of In Hot Water, 3rd in the Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade Mysteries by J. J. Cook

JANUARY 6TH ~ IN HOT WATER, Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade Mystery #3 is released!

JANUARY 6TH ~ Facebook Launch Party! https://www.facebook.com/authorsj.j.cook?ref=hl  (9 am to 5 pm EST)

JANUARY 6TH ~ Socrates’s Book Reviews- Review, Guest Post, Giveaway

JANUARY 6TH ~ Gotta Write Network- Guest Post

JANUARY 7TH ~ Escape with Dollycas- Review, Guest Post, Giveaway

Jamuary 10th ~ 1:00 to 3:00 pm ~ Steele Creek Books-A-Million, Rivergate Shopping Center, Charlotte, NC ~ Book signing for In Hot Water

ANUARY 11TH ~ Lori’s Reading Corner- Guest Post, Giveaway

JANUARY 11TH ~ Books-N-Kisses- Review, Guest Post, Giveaway

JANUARY 12TH ~ Marie’s Cozy Corner- Review, Guest Post, Giveaway

JANUARY 13TH ~ Fresh Fiction- Guest Post

1/13 Killer Characters – Stella and Eric!

Jamuary 17th ~ 12:30 to 3:00 pm ~ Books-A-Million ~ Concord Mills, Concord, NC ~ Book Signing - In Hot Water

JANUARY 18TH ~ Sisters in Crime Triad

JANUARY 29TH ~ Debbie’s Book Bag- Review, Giveaway

February

February 3rd ~ Release of Fry Another Day, 2nd in the Biscuit Bowl Food Truck Mysteries by J. J. Cook

FEBRUARY 3rd ~ Facebook Launch Party! https://www.facebook.com/authorsj.j.cook?ref=hl  (9am to 5 pm EST)

FEBRUARY 3rd ~ Speaking at Cornelius Branch of the Mecklenburg Public Library

27 Views of Charlotte, 10:30 am

FEBRUARY 3rd ~ Debbie’s Book Bag- Review, Giveaway

FEBRUARY 3rd ~ Socrates’ Book Reviews- Review, Guest Post, Giveaway

FEBRUARY 6th ~ Mochas, Mysteries, and Meows- Guest Post, Review, Giveaway

FEBRUARY 9th ~ Marie’s Cozy Corner- Review, Guest Post, Giveaway

FEBRUARY 10th ~ Cozy Mystery Book Reviews- Review, Giveaway

FEBRUARY 11th ~ The Qwillery- Review, Guest Post, Giveaway

FEBRUARY 12th ~ Books-n-Kisses- Review, Guest Post, Giveaway

FEBRUARY 13th ~ A Cozy Girl Reads- Review

FEBRUARY 13th ~ Killer Characters – Crθme Brulee and Zoe!

February 14th ~ 1:00 to 3:00 pm ~ Steele Creek Books-A-Million, Rivergate Shopping Center, Charlotte, NC ~ Book signing for Fry Another Day

FEBRUARY 15th – FEBRUARY 19th ~ In Mobile, Alabama for Carnival and Mardi Gras!

FEBRUARY 16th ~ Fresh Fiction- Guest Post

FEBRUARY 18th ~ Gotta Write Network- Guest Post

FEBRUARY 22nd ~ Lori’s Reading Corner- Guest Post, Giveaway

MARCH

March 13th ~ Killer Characters

March 29th  - 9 pm ~ Writer's Space Spring Fling Chat and giveaway

APRIL

APRIL 6th ~ Pre-release party for DEAD GIRL BLUES at Joyce and Jim Lavene' s Magical Mystery Team on Facebook groups

APRIL 6th ~ Book blog tour begins for DEAD GIRL BLUES at Escape into a Good Book.

Tour Participants

April 6 – Back Porchervations - Review

April 7 – Shelley's Book Case - Review, Guest Post

April 8 – MysteriesEtc – Review*

April 9 – fundinmental – Review*

April 9 - readalot – Review *

April 10 – Babs Book Bistro - Review, Guest Post*

April 11 – StoreyBook Reviews – Review*

April 12 – LibriAmoriMiei - Review

April 13 – Tea and A Book - Review, Interview

April 14 – Melina's Book Blog - Review, Guest Post*

April 15 – fuonlyknew – Review*

April 15 - Lilac Reviews - Review, Guest Post

April 16 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews - Review, Guest Post

April 17 – Community Bookstop – Review

April 18 – A Chick Who Reads – Review*

April 19 – Brooke Blogs – Review*

April 19 - Cozy Up With Kathy - Review, Interview or Guest Post (Author Choice)*

 APRIL 19th ~ End Blog tour for DEAD GIRL BLUES

APRIL 7th ~ DEAD GIRL BLUES, the second book in the Taxi for the Dead Paranormal Mystery series is released!

APRIL 7th ~ Facebook Launch Party! www.facebook.com/joyceandjimlavene.com (9am to 5 pm EST)

APRIL 13th ~ Killer Characters

APRIL 16th ~ Guest post on Dru Anne Love's A Day in the Life blog.

APRIL 19th ~ Sisters in Crime Triad meeting - High Point Library

APRIL 20th ~ DEAD GIRL BLUES at PJ Roscoe's blog

APRIL 25th ~ Kannapolis Author Festival at Kannapolis, NC library

MAY

MAY 5th ~ Pre-release party at Joyce and Jim Lavene's Magical Mystery Team page for KILLING WEEDS.

MAY 5th ~ KILLING WEEDS, the eighth book in the Peggy Lee Garden Mysteries is released!

MAY 5th ~ KILLING WEEDS Facebook Launch Party! www.facebook.com/joyceandjimlavene.com (9am to 5 pm EST)

MAY 5th ~ KILLING WEEDS BLOG TOUR BEGINS

Tour Participants

May 5 – Shelley's Book Case - Review, Guest Post

May 6 – I Wish I Lived in a Library - Review

May 7 – MysteriesEtc – Review

May 8 – fuonlyknew - Review

May 9 – A Chick Who Reads – Review

May 10 – Laura's Interests – Review

May 10th - Dru's Book Musings Blog www.drusbookmusing.com

May 11 - 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, & Sissy, Too! – Guest Post

MAY 13th ~ Killer Characters

MAY 16th ~ Midland Library Author Fair -  Midland, NC

MAY 30th ~ Con Carolinas!

JUNE

JUNE 1st ~ A WATERY DEATH pre-release party at Joyce and Jim Lavene's Magical Mystery Team on Facebook groups

JUNE 2nd ~ A WATERY DEATH, book 7 in the Missing Pieces Mysteries is released!

JUNE 2nd ~ Facebook Launch Party! www.facebook.com/joyceandjimlavene.com  (9am to 5 pm EST)

June 2 – Back Porchervations - Review

June 3 – I Wish I Lived in a Library – Review

June 4 – Laura's Interests – Review

June 5 – Melina's Book Blog – Review 

June 6 – Booklady's Booknotes - Review, Guest Post

June 7 – A Chick Who Reads - Review, Interview

June 8 – Shelley's Book Case - Review

June 9 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews - Review, Guest Post

 JUNE 13th ~ Killer Characters The Mermaid Speaks!

June 20th ~ 1:00 to 3:00 pm ~ Steele Creek Books-A-Million, Rivergate Shopping Center, Charlotte, NC ~ Book signing

June 28th ~ Sisters in Crime Triad meeting - High Point Library

JULY

JULY 6th ~ FATAL FAIRIES, Renfair Mystery #8 pre-release party at Joyce and Jim Lavene's Magical Mystery Team on Facebook groups

JULY 7th ~ FATAL FAIRIES, Renfair Mystery #8 launch party at www.facebook.com/joyceandjimlavene

Fatal Fairies Blog Tour:

Tour Participants

July 7- Cozy Up With Kathy – Interview

July 8 – fuonlyknew – Review

July 9 – Books-n-Kisses – Review

July 10 – Melina's Book Blog - Review, Guest Post

July 11 - dru's book musings – Booked by author

July 11 – Community Bookstop - Review

July 12 – deal sharing aunt – Interview

July 13 – A Chick Who Reads – Review

July 14 – Escape With Dollycas – Review

July 10th - 1 pm - Joyce and Jim are proud to deliver a SINC check for $1,000 to ​Ashville-Buncombe Technical Community College, 340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28801 as part of the We Love Libraries program.

July 11th - Congregate Fantasy and Science Fiction Convention - High Point, NC

JULY 13th ~ Killer Characters

July 19th ~ Sisters in Crime Triad meeting - High Point Library

AUGUST

August 3rd ~ GIVE 'EM PUMPKIN TO TALK ABOUT pre-release party at Joyce and Jim Lavene's Magical Mystery Team on Facebook groups

August 4th ~ GIVE 'EM PUMPKIN TO TALK ABOUT - Facebook Launch Party! www.facebook.com/joyceandjimlavene.com

Blog Tour

 

Tour Participants

August 3 – Lisa Ks Book Reviews - Review

August 3 – Mallory Heart Reviews - Review

August 3 – Books and Authors - Review

August 4 – Booklady's Booknotes - Review, Guest Post

August 4 – Kimberly's Bookshelf  - Review

August 4 – Book Splurge - Review

August 5 – Shelley's Book Case - Review, Guest Post

August 5 – Back Porchervations - Review

August 5 – readalot – Review

August 6 – fuonlyknew - Review

August 6 – Girl with Book Lungs - Review

August 6 – Mystery Thrillers and Romantic Suspense Reviews – Spotlight

August 7 – A Blue Million Books - Interview

August 7 – Queen of All She Reads - Review

August 7 – Paranormal and Romantic Suspense Reviews - Spotlight

August 8 – Socrates' Book Reviews - Review, Guest Post

August 8 – MysteriesEtc – Review

August 8 – Griperang's Bookmarks – Interview

August 9 – Community Bookstop – Review

August 9 – cuppa Tea With G - Review

August 10 – View from the Birdhouse - Review

August 10 – Cassidy Salem Reads & Writes - Review

August 10 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy,  &, Sissy, Too ! - Spotlight

August 11 – Babs Book Bistro - Review

August 11 – Mochas, Mysteries and Meows - Review

August 12 – A Chick Who Reads - Review

August 12 – Book Babble - Review

August 13 – StoreyBook Reviews – Review

August 13 – Melina's Book Blog – Review 

August 14 – Cozy Up With Kathy - Review, Guest Post

August 14 – Moonlight Rendezvous – Review

August 15 – deal sharing aunt - Interview

August 15 – LibriAmoriMiei - Review

August 16 – Laura's Interests – Review

August 16 – Brooke Blogs - Review

AUGUST 13th ~ Killer Characters

AUGUST 15th ~ SINC networking event - Greensboro, NC

August 21st - 23rd ~ Suffolk, Virginia Mystery Authors Festival

August 31st - pre release party for Be My Banshee

August 31st ~ BE MY BANSHEE pre-release party at Joyce and Jim Lavene's Magical Mystery Team on Facebook groups

SEPTEMBER

September 1st ~ BE MY BANSHEE - Facebook Launch Party! www.facebook.com/joyceandjimlavene.com

September 12th - Fayetteville Ren Fair

 September 19th - Kannapolis Friends of the Library event - 2 pm to 4 pm

 

OCTOBER

OCTOBER 6th ~ LOOKING FOR MR. GOOD WITCH, book 2 in the Retired Witches Mysteries is released!

OCTOBER 6th ~ Facebook Launch Party! www.facebook.com/joyceandjimlavene.com  (9am to 5 pm EST)

OCTOBER 13th ~ Killer Characters

NOVEMBER

November 7th - Workshop leader at the Friends of the High Point Library event in High Point, NC

November 13th - 15th - Atomacon - North Charleston, SC

NOVEMBER 13th ~ Killer Characters

November 31st ~ FAT TUESDAY FRICASSEE pre-release party at Joyce and Jim Lavene's Magical Mystery Team on Facebook groups

DECEMBER

Fat Tuesday Fricassee - December 1st release day

December 1st ~ FAT TUESDAY FRICASSEE - Facebook Launch Party! www.facebook.com/joyceandjimlavene.com

DECEMBER 13th ~ Killer Characters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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