Tuesday, March 31, 2015

I Like BIG Spoons ...

… and I cannot lie!

(Recited in the tune of Sir Mix-a-Lot)

You and other chefs can’t deny
When another cook walks in with an itty bitty spoon,
And a BIG wooden thing in your face,
You get sprung, want to stir it through
Sauces, soups & stirfrys—

I’m hooked and can’t stop staring
Oh baby, I want to feel you
Hard in my hand
My girlfriends tried to warn me
Don’t mess with Ms. Ana
Or you might get splinters

Well use me, use me
‘Cause you ain’t the average groupie
I’ve seen her mixin’ cookies
and fixin’ and quiltin’
She gotta pack much back

So friends (Yeah), Friends (Yeah)
Do you worship the SPOON?

Stir it, stir it
Stir that wooden spoon!
Baby got wood. 

An ode to Ms. Anastasia Vitsky & her Church of the Wooden Spoon. For more information, visit https://governingana.wordpress.com/2015/03/27/church-of-the-wooden-spoon/

Louisa Bacio

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Just how naughty ARE you?

Oooh, we have a super-special guest today. Anastasia Vitsky wants to know if you're naughty or nice. And, you better watch out how you answer!

Are you a good girl (or boy), or does your naughtiness fly off the charts? Take the quiz and find out!

1.     If you receive a chocolate cross as a birthday gift, do you lay it on your prayer table along with your saint cards?

Or do you bite with relish and consider sucking and nibbling, too?

2.     If you see a wooden spoon, do you think of pasta, cookie dough, and cake batter?

Or do you get excited at the prospect of a playful spanking followed by hot, steamy sex?

3.     When you read, “hot, steamy sex” did you blush and cover your screen to make sure no one read that over your shoulder?

Or did you hope I’d describe the hot, steamy sex in detail and share an excerpt?

4.     When I didn’t share juicy details of a torrid sexual exploit, were you relieved?

Or did you remind yourself to clear your browser cache and delete cookies after taking this quiz?

5.     How do you feel about your grandmother, great-aunt, or aunt? Do you enjoy a close relationship and think she is wonderful?

Or do you roll your eyes at her demands?

6.     It’s five o’clock, and you haven’t eaten dinner yet. You spy a mouthwatering, gorgeous chocolate chip cookie on the kitchen counter. Do you virtuously abstain and save your appetite for nutritious food?

Or do you figure chocolate comes from a plant, so it’s a vegetable? Plus, it’s milk chocolate and has dairy. That’s not counting the protein of the egg, and everyone needs a treat now and then…right?

7.     You’re told to report for your punishment. Do you give a small sigh but prepare yourself for your spanking?

Or do you claim to be an angel, protest you are misunderstood, and argue technicalities in an attempt to wriggle out of your fate?

If you haven’t guessed already, the first answers are good, and the second (italicized) answers are naughty. Did you have more “good” or “naughty” answers! Be honest!

If you are a GOOD girl or boy, you should read Living in Sin, a story without spanking or sex that focuses on love and forgiveness.

If you are a NAUGHTY girl or boy, you should read Seoul Spankings, a 1Night Stand story with spanking, sex, and the excitement of an international blind date with a happily-ever-after. Plus kimchi. (Cabbage is sexy!)

What if you are both? Then you should spank Louisa, of course! :D

Living in Sin

Come out to your family, or we're through!

Sick of playing "roommate" for the sake of her girlfriend's religious, tight-knit family, Audra issues an ultimatum: Tell your family, or I move out. After all, Audra's family supports her and loves Ciara as a second daughter. Why would Ciara’s family be any different? Audra's tired of hiding the reality of their lives. She puts Ciara first, so why can't Ciara do the same?

Caught between her family and her girlfriend, Ciara resents being forced to choose. She tries to keep the peace by accepting her aunt’s endless blind dates and comforting her mother who care for Ciara’s dying grandmother. How can Ciara shatter her family by forcing the truth on them? How can she face life without Audra if she does not?

Agonized and at her wit's end, Ciara receives an unexpected spirit visit that asks her hard questions. Does love require self-sacrifice? How much can she give up without losing herself?

Exquisitely crafted and filled with life truths, Living in Sin will challenge your definition of love and heal your soul.

Seoul Spankings

Broken-hearted when her live-in boyfriend impregnates her best frenemy, Indigo Adams accepts a one-way ticket to Seoul, South Korea and a challenge from her Great-Aunt Matilda: Forget that boy. Go and make something of yourself.

Bruised from an international public relations nightmare as the new heir to the multi-billion-dollar Han Incorporated, Hyunkyung Han seeks positive publicity in the form of a wedding. She consults with Madame Eve to find a nice, well-behaved Korean American with bilingual and bicultural skills.

Instead, Madame Eve sends Indi, a naïve philosophy major graduate working for minimum wage at the local pub. Enraged to find Indi can’t speak one word of Korean, Hyunkyung orders her sent home on the next plane to Spillville, Iowa.

Then Hyunkyung shakes Indi’s hand, and the sparks fly. How can Indi feel attraction for a woman who despises her? With all of her professional responsibilities, how can Hyunkyung allow herself to fall for the wrong woman?

Seoul Spankings offers a light-hearted romp through the perils and joys of navigating an intercultural romance. Certain to delight all fans of a happily ever after with a kinky twist. 

About Ana

Cookie queen, wooden spoon lady, and champion of carbs, Anastasia Vitsky specializes in F/F fiction. She hates shoes and is allergic to leather. When not writing about women who live spankily ever after, she coordinates reader and author events. She has recently confessed to enjoying her new hairbrush in addition to the beloved spoons. She can be found at governingana.wordpress.com and on twitter @AnastasiaVitsky.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Lucky Stars -- Paranormal Box Set

Following up on the best-selling Three Times Lucky Menage Box Set, comes one with a paranormal twist! Each of the seven tantalizing tales a little -- or a lot -- of the other-worldy. Here's a look at my story:

Lucky Charms

After Cornelius’ family is jinxed, he suffers from the unluck of the Irish. Forced to spend every St. Patrick’s Day with green hair—and more—Cornelius must convince Jenna of his love when she’s unable to remember him.

Out for a good time and some green beer, Jenna sustains disbelief of not-so-little green leprechauns when she discovers Cornelius’s really big curse.

Lucky Stars paranormal box set! .99 cents

Until next time,

Louisa Bacio

Make sure to visit the other stops on the Paranormal Love Blog Hop

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Freeing the Beast with @tinadonahue

Blurb: Freeing the Beast

No more Mr. Nice Guy.

Magic is Becca Salt’s business, but it ain’t happening in her bedroom. The half-witch proprietress of From Crud to Stud performs miracle makeovers for paranormal creatures. Once she’s done with them, they’re out the door hunting for hot babes, not hanging around for a too-curvy, plain Jane like her.

Her newest client is hot, hung, mouthwatering perfection. What could she possibly improve upon?

Eric Diletto. Descendant of Cupid, bred for courtship, courtesy, and all that other gentlemanly junk. What has it gotten him? Dumped time and again for bad boys. He needs Becca’s help for an entirely different reason—regression therapy to release his inner beast. Grrrr.

Two potions later, they’re crawling all over each other. Becca aches for a man who loves her as she is, not because he’s under the influence. But Eric isn’t as impaired as she thinks. And he intends to take Becca here, there, and everywhere—anything to convince her his desire isn’t just the potions talking.

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Product Warnings

A witchdoctor’s nightmare. Contains potions with weird side effects, a sorceress with limited magical skills and a yearning heart, plus a minor god who wants to get down and dirty. Bad, bad boy!


From the next room, something rammed into the wall.
“Don’t do that,” a woman warned. Her gravelly voice sounded as if she’d been gargling with Drāno.
A hiss from Hell answered her, followed by more pounding that shook the photos hanging in here. All depicting the French Quarter with weird symbols gracing the edges. Greek? Martian? Who knew?
Despite the redhead’s allure, it was definitely time to get out of this looney bin.
Eric shoved his feet into his loafers and pulled on his shirt, not bothering to button the damn thing. With his boxers dangling from his front pocket, he moved cautiously to the door and put his ear against it.
Muted howls, shrieks and groans greeted him.
Would he have to fight his way out? He knew some martial arts but wasn’t a whiz at it like Neo who’d spun like a human tornado in The Matrix. Hell, he wasn’t even a beast, which was why he’d come here in the first place.
Still cursing himself, he edged the door open and peeked around it. The redhead was gone.
Her fragrance lingered. Something deep, seductive, witchy—for lack of a better word—which brought to mind sultry nights, the rustling of black silk, the delight of female musk.
He swallowed, then wrinkled his nose at another smell. The odor burnt matches make.
Slipping into the hall, he closed the door carefully so it wouldn’t make any noise. Not that anyone would notice given the commotion going on in the other rooms. Bangs, snaps, growls and hisses coupled with female voices begging or cooing. Some of those women sounded older than Death. Others spoke lightly, musically.
None of the normal voices was as nice as the redhead’s throaty purr. Her effect on Eric’s cock lingered. The damn thing was on the prowl, getting too thick, trying to crawl out of his snug boxers and go straight to…where? Her?
Yeah, right.
Ignoring his idiotic desire, Eric strode down the hall and stopped short of the front door, his blood turning to ice.
The young woman who stood between him and freedom looked to be about fourteen and dressed in a schoolgirl’s uniform. Plaid skirt, white blouse, saddle shoes. She crossed her arms over her flat chest and shook her head at him.
A powerful blast of sulfur hit Eric. He made a face at the unpleasant stench.
She scrunched her nose, either smelling what he had or mocking him. The ring in her nostril glinted.
He forced a smile and risked another step toward her. “Excuse me. You’re in my way.”
“You think?” She glowered. “You’re not leaving.”
Eric debated whether he could take her. She was a little thing, but the smoke rising from the ends of her hair and shoulders could be a problem. She might mutate into something worse than whatever kept hitting the walls in this place. Even the pictures up here bounced slightly.
He tried to reason. “I have another appointment. I’m expected.”
His lie didn’t faze her in the least.
“Seriously,” he insisted, squaring his shoulders, trying to look even bigger than he was and far crazier than her. “If I don’t show up—”
“You can leave. We have no intention of keeping you here.”
He turned at that husky, sexier-than-sin promise.
The redhead leaned against the wall, her attention darting from his boxers—haphazardly crammed into his pocket—to what she could see of his naked chest. There, she lingered, running her maroon-polished nail over her belly button.
Eric’s face went slack. He imagined licking that sweet depression, touching the silver butterfly dangling from it, then moving lower. To the pleasure beneath her harem pants.

About Tina:

I’m an award-winning, bestselling novelist in erotic, paranormal, contemporary and historical romance for Samhain Publishing, Ellora’s Cave, Siren Publishing, Booktrope, and Kensington. Yay! Booklist, Publisher’s Weekly, Romantic Times and numerous online sites have praised my work, and trust me, I’m forever grateful for that. I’ve had my books reach finals in the EPIC competition, one title was named Book of the Year at a review site, and others have won awards in RWA-sponsored contests. I’m actually featured in the 2012 Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market. Talk about feeling like a freaking star. Before my writing career, I was the editor of an award–winning Midwestern newspaper and worked in Story Direction for a Hollywood production company. Outside of being an admitted and unrepentant chocoholic, I’ve flown a single-engine plane (scary stuff), rewired an old house using an electricity for dummies book, and have been known to moan like Meg Ryan in When Harry Met Sally whenever I’m eating anything Mexican or Italian. Yeah, I like to eat (burp).

You can check me out here – yes, I am everywhere!  J

Amazon author page: http://amzn.to/1ChWFkO
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Samhain Author Page: http://bit.ly/1Bvw6mL
Sweet ‘n Sexy Divas: http://bit.ly/1ChWN3K
Romance Books 4 US: http://bit.ly/1JPtfeS

I’m offering one winner her (or his) choice of THREE of my backlist ebooks from this list:

1. Adored – RWA award-winning; EPIC 2011 Finalist; 4 Stars RT
2. Deep, Dark, Delicious – EPIC 2011 Finalist; Holt Medallion Award of Merit
3. Lush Velvet Nights – EPIC 2011 Finalist; Golden Nib Award
4. In His Arms – SIX 5 Star Reviews; 4 Stars RT
5. Sensual Stranger – 2010 Book of the Year (erotic); 4 Stars RT
6. The Yearning – Top Ten Bestseller
7. Take Me Away – #1 Pick, Miz Love Loves Books
8. Unending Desire – Best Book Rating LASR
9. SiNN – Nominated for Book of the Week LASR
10. Sinfully Wicked – Magnificent – Romancing the Book
11.  Claiming Magique – Top Pick – NOR
12. Illicit Desire – Four Stars Romantic Times
13. Come Fill Me – Five Stars – Guilty Pleasures
14. Losing Control - Four and a Half Stars - Sensual Reads
15. Shameless Desire - Four and a Half Stars - The Jeep Diva
16. Illicit Intent – Four and a Half Stars – Sensual Reads
17. Deep Within Me – Four Stars – Romantic Times
18. Seven Sensuous Days – Four Stars – Long & Short Reviews
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