Welcome to the new home of Author & Professional Speaker, L. Diane Wolfe (AKA "Spunk on a Stick") and The Circle of Friends!

The Circle of Friends series follows a group of young adults as they face different challenges and learn to overcome. The emotionally gripping stories focus on love, friendships and the pursuit of dreams. Aimed at adults/young adults, these books defy the growing trend of salacious titles, especially for teenagers. Positive and uplifting, this series will leave readers determined to overcome their obstacles and achieve their goals.

This blog is now the home of the original The Circle of Friends website.


Friday, December 1, 2017

Christmas Gift Ideas

Have you waited until the last minute? Afraid of being trampled in holiday crowds? Then these gift ideas are for YOU.

Not everyone reads, but everyone SHOULD. Some people just need the right book. Some need to be mobile and would benefit from an ebook or an audio book. Some are young people who need an adult in their lives who values reading.

As an author, you’ll want to give your own book as often as possible. But if you’ve gifted to everyone you know or it’s not the right genre for someone, considering giving a book by another author. This community is all about support and purchasing and giving books is one way to do it.
Here are some suggestions:


Cling to God by Lynda R. Young

This devotional is a wonderful gift for a Christian or someone who needs a little faith in his or her life.

Print ISBN 9781939844279 / eBook ISBN 9781939844286

Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iTunes / Kobo


M√Ętowak: Woman Who Cries by Joylene Nowell Butler

A follow up to her IPPY award-winning book, this is the perfect book for the psychological thriller-mystery fan who doesn’t like things too graphic.

Print ISBN 9781939844231 / eBook ISBN 9781939844248 / audio book

Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iTunes / Audible


CassaStar by Alex J. Cavanaugh

For the fan of science fiction and space opera, this best-selling book kicks off a great trilogy.

Print ISBN 9780981621067 / eBook ISBN 9780982713938 / audio book

Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iTunes / Audible


He Gave Me Barn Cats by Maria Santomasso-Hyde

An inspirational story based on true events, this is the perfect book for someone struggling with grief. Or who just loves cats!

Print ISBN 9781939844217 / eBook ISBN 9781939844224 / audio book

Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iTunes / Audible


Under a Purple Moon by Beverly Stowe McClure

For the teenager or just those young at heart, this sweet story tackles some tough issues with love.

Print ISBN 9781939844132 / eBook ISBN 9781939844149 / audio book

Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / Audible








For more gift ideas, visit Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C.


See a book someone might like? What book do you recommend as a gift and why?

1 comment:

DMS said...

I love giving books by authors I know. So may of my favorite authors and bloggers spotlighted here today. Hope lots of people pick up their books as gifts! :)
~Jess