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  It takes a village...When ten-year-old Kevin comes down with Uniform Shifter’s Disease—a blood disorder that would eventually prevent him from shifting between his animal form and his human—one small town will band together and do whatever it takes to fight an...

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Newsletter View in Browser Archive

I'm doing quite a bit of attempting to streamline aspects of my writing career to make things better for my readers and myself! If you prefer to view my newsletters in your browser, from this day forward, I'll update the list of newsletter links below each time I send...

Summer Heat PNR & UF Book Fair

My friends and I have an amazing book fair put together for you! There are paranormal titles (with and without romantic elements), as well as urban fantasies and supernatural thrillers. See an interesting cover or printable freebie? Just give the cover a click to...

Christmas in July Book Fair 2020

If there was ever a year where we need Christmas in July, I'd say it's 2020! Enjoy the books I've collected for you. 

Winner Wednesday – 8 July 2020

I have some exciting announcements to make this Wednesday, guys! Crystal and I have FINALLY worked through all the entries and got the past winners of my NL giveaways sorted out. I was also finally able to get someone at the IRS on the phone and I expect to finally...

Monday Updates 8 June 2020

In Case You Missed It: My friend C. L. Cannon is running an AWESOME giveaway for Urban Fantasy readers right now. A sneak peek at the opening lines of Coven of Shadows in my June 7, 2020 newsletter.  First Look: A Court of Blood and Ice. I'm very excited about this...

Monday Updates 18 May 2020

In the first positive news I've had in a while, I'm doing a 20-day challenge to get my butt in gear on Coven of Shadows, and I've actually made REAL PROGRESS on this story for the first time in weeks.  I'm finishing up the first chapter tonight, and I can't wait to...

Teaser Tuesday – 5 May 2020

For my readers who are fans of the Bayshore Witch Legacy series, I think you'll be thrilled to hear that I started work on book 3, Coven of Shadows, today! Since today is Teaser Tuesday, I thought I'd drop you guys a quick preview excerpt, for those that want it....

In Case You Missed It – 29 April 2020

In Case You Missed It: News & Updates: Sunday Newsletter - 26 April 2020 Monday Updates - 27 April 2020: Coven of Lies Released & New Newsletter Provider I Got a New Logo A Special Gift from C. J. Beaumont! I'm so excited to be working with a new newsletter...

CJB Updates | 27 April 2020

Hey, Reader Tribe!  I hope you're safe and doing okay during these wild times. It's been a minute since we caught up. My bad! Things got crazy when I was finishing up Coven of Lies, which brings me to my first update. Coven of Lies released this week! Roxy and Ray are...

Teaser Tuesday – 7 April 2020 – Opening Paragraphs of Coven of Lies

I'm SO excited to share the first page of Coven of Lies with you guys! I'm working through changes from my editor right now, and I think you're going to LOVE this excerpt. I know many of you are dying for me to hurry up and release the rest of the series, so I thought...

Coven of Lies Release Date Adjustment

Hey, guys. I recently had a new glitch in the Amazon system brought to my attention, and I'm going to have to push my release day by about a week because of this glitch. I hate to have to do it, but I want to ensure that you a) get the correct and fully edited file,...

Sunday Giveaway Roundup – 29 March 2020

It’s time for another quick roundup of the giveaways I’m currently involved in, hosting, and/or promoting! Be sure to check out the new $50 Amazon Gift Card giveaway I helped sponsor! Enter HERE.  Also, don’t forget to enter my Coven of Secrets Launch Celebration...

What the Hex Happened – Book of the Day 11 February 2020

In addition to being one of my absolute favorite people in general, Jennifer Laslie also happens to be an incredible author. She's got a new release dropping in just a few days, and you're going to want to pre-order it so you can read it the second release day rolls...

C. J.’s Monday Updates – 10 February 2020

While I went over a little bit of what's been going on with me lately in yesterday's newsletter, I thought it might be a good idea to go into a bit more detail here, as well as catching my faithful readers up on what's been going on in my writing life.  The past few...

Zane – Book of the Day 9 February 2020

My friend Amanda Sebring has a totally different take on vampires for you guys! Check it out.  “I’m a good vampire, Quinn. Not a good man. I can’t have it both ways, and neither can you.” Forget everything you know about vampires. They’re as mortal as you are. They’re...

Sunday Giveaway Roundup – 9 February 2020

It’s time for another quick roundup of the giveaways I’m currently involved in, hosting, and/or promoting! Be sure to check out the Fated and Forever Book Fair & Giveaway hosted by Darkness Rising. You have 20 days left to enter this one. There’s a chance for you...

Virtual Tour: The Real House That Inspired Roxy’s Home in Coven of Secrets

I've actually got something really special for you guys today! I've got a short video tour of the REAL house that inspired Roxy & Kat's home in The Bayshore Witch Legacy series. This is my family's beach house, and it's my absolute favorite place on earth to be....

Sunday Giveaway Roundup – 2 February 2020

This Sunday's post is quick and to the point for you guys. It's a quick roundup of the giveaways I'm currently involved in, hosting, and/or promoting. There are only three-ish days left to enter for the chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card from OTOH Books. Click HERE...

Why My Fans Will Love The CW’s Nancy Drew

Okay, so I may or may not have had a lifelong obsession with Nancy Drew before this show came along. Totally guilty on that front. I'll also readily admit that I had EXTREMELY mixed feelings about the show when I first started watching. I was coming into it carrying a...

5 Paranormal & Urban Fantasy Faves to Whet Your Appetite for Coven of Secrets

If you liked any of these titles, there's a pretty good chance you'll love Coven of Secrets. Why? Strap in and I'll tell you. (Also, if you haven't read them yet, you should TOTALLY add them to your TBR.) If you're into unlikely partners like Catherine & Bones...

The Cursed Key – Book of the Day 17 January 2020

If you've ever gotten a newsletter from me, you know I love sharing amazing books from my author friends with my amazing readers! In addition to the Books From My Author Friends in my newsletter, I've decided to also host a "Book of the Day" feature here on my blog,...

Check Out Coven of Secrets

This page is PACKED with special offers and giveaways to celebrate the launch of the Bayshore Witch Legacy series with book 1: Coven of Secrets. Prize Pack Includes: Kindle Fire 7, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Funko Pop! Figure With Sabrina & Salem, Season of...

12 Days of Wolf Shifters Giveaway & Book Fair

Happy Sunday, guys! Sorry I'm getting the Giveaway Sunday post up so late. I'm slowly but surely discovering that if I want to get up the content I want you guys to have on time, I'm going to have to keep it short and sweet. I'm SUPER excited to announce that I'm...

Beaumont Book Boxes Are Dead & Here’s Why

I loved curating my Beaumont Book Boxes, but they didn't work out. It breaks my heart, but killing them was the right thing to do under the circumstances.The short explanation for why I made this decision is this: far too many things could (and did) go wrong. The...

Thursday Q & A – Mistletoe Marked

Mistletoe Marked Q&A Q: When is Mistletoe Marked Releasing? A: December 24, 2019 Q: Any chance we can get a sneak peek at Mistletoe Marked? A: Absolutely! If you stick around to the end of this Q&A post, you can read the whole first chapter for free! Q: Why go...

Cover Reveal – Coven of Lies

Cover Reveal Time! Coven of Lies The Bayshore Witch Legacy - Book 2 Release Date: April 13, 2020 For those of you who got to read an ARC of Coven of Secrets, it probably left you wondering what's happening for Roxy and Ray. I'm here to give you a little taste of that...

Giveaway Monday

Just dropping in with a quick giveaway post for you guys! I know it's a little early for the Monday post, but I'm trying to get a head start so I can focus on writing this week. This week's superfan giveaway is a collectible Dobby the house-elf pin! He's one of my...

Must Love Words – Why I Write Wednesday

Why do I write? Oh, my friends, we will spend many, many Wednesdays on this endless well of a subject. I do promise, however, to keep this post short and sweet since I'm getting it up late.  I have had a spectacular, lifelong affair with words. My mother is an English...

Teaser Tuesday – The Bayshore Witch Legacy Book 2

Just dropping in with a quick Teaser Tuesday post for you guys! I will be doing a full cover reveal for book 2 in The Bayshore Witch Legacy Series on Tuesday, November 3, 2019! Watch this blog for that reveal and more!  Who's ready to see what this cover looks like,...

Changes, Updates, Tweaks & More!

Hey, reader tribe! My kitty is currently making it SUPER hard to type (sitting on my chest/tackling my arm), but I wanted to take a few minutes to reach out and update you on the kinds of things you can look forward to on this blog, in the event that I ever get my...

Winner – Superfan Giveaway #1

My first superfan giveaway was a raging success thanks to you, my amazing readers! I'm so glad you guys were crazy about it, and I'll be sure to do more like it in the future. Keep your eyes peeled for a new giveaway very soon! I've got quite a few exciting things...

Enter to Win Dragon Next Door – Limited Time Only!

Chances are, if you loved Becoming the Blood Hunter and The Blood Hunter's Dragon, you're probably going to love this book, too! I chose it for a superfan giveaway specifically because I believe it's something my superfans are going to love. Ready to enter?...

Superfans Only: Southern Shifters Saga Quiz

I'm looking for a special set of superfans, guys, and only the most hardcore Southern Shifters Saga lovers need apply. As I'm working on finishing up Seducing the Alpha and starting the next book in the series, I have some special things brewing, and I need superfan...

Another Surprise Giveaway – 12 November 2019

Hey, guys! Today is the best day ever. Why? Because you have the chance to win a sweet prize worth $25! Just follow the simple actions below to enter the new giveaway I'm helping sponsor right now. $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway: [sociallocker...

Superfan Giveaway – Week of November 11, 2019

Hola, readers! You = awesome. ? My giveaway = awesome. ? Click below to enter my giveaway… it’s 100% free and you could win! After you enter, you can refer friends. For every friend you refer, you’ll get three additional bonus entries to increase your chances to win!...

C. J. Writing Update – 10/25/2019

So, I'm kind of doing a crazy person thing between now and Halloween (a.k.a. completely overhauling the plot on Seducing the Alpha and writing this 50,000-word novel over the next five days). If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I've been struggling with this...

Get Prophecy of Magic Now!

The $0.99 price ends on Sunday, October 20, 2019, so snag this set ASAP! I love sets like this because you're getting over $100 of books for less than $1! That's pretty spectacular if you ask me! ^_^ Get Prophecy of Magic Now

7 Tips for Writing the Most Helpful Book Reviews

I'm sure you guys know that book reviews can be extremely helpful to other readers and authors. Sometimes it can be hard to know what to say, though. How can you ensure that your book reviews are as helpful as they can be for all parties involved? I've got seven tips...

Top 7 Self-Care for Writers Tweets

As Mental Health Awareness Week ends, I rounded up the top 7 self-care for writers tweets. As a mental health advocate, I hope they're helpful to you! We all know that Twitter is a veritable gold mine, but today I was genuinely impressed with the wealth of tweets I...

Coven of Secrets ARCs – Limited Quantities Available

Hello, my lovely readers! I'm excited to announce that there are Advance Reader Copies (ARCs) of Coven of secrets available to read right now. The number available is extremely limited, which is why there is an application process required. I also happen to have an...

Get Rogue Skies Now

The skies have gone rogue. Space can't be tamed. And magic is a law unto itself. Transport yourself to new worlds where dark magic clashes with witty witches, diabolic demons, feisty fae, and sexy shifters. Or travel through time and space with cosmic spies, space...

All Caught Up On Giveaways!

Hey, guys! I just wanted to take a quick minute to check in and let you all know that I'm finally caught up on giveaways! I still plan to go through and get caught up on answering every single email you guys send, as well. I also want to say just how much I appreciate...

Guest Post: Nemesis by Genevieve Iseult Eldredge

I’d like to talk about some of the research for THE CIRCUIT FAE series. I’m hoping some insight into the process of researching and writing a series will be of interest to my readers, many of whom are also writers. Today, I’ll talk about CIRCUIT FAE’s setting and...

Newsletters Going Out Late This Week

I’m so sorry, but both my Saturday newsletters are going out late this weekend. I had far too many client and personal demands to meet this week to be able to get to them on time. I tried to work on them with my phone as a personal hotspot, but my signal was not good...

Introducing Beaumont Book Boxes!

USA Today bestselling paranormal romance author C. J. Beaumont is now curating exclusive surprise book boxes for her die-hard book-loving readers.  Each surprise box will contain a hand-picked paperback book from a paranormal romance, urban fantasy, or similar...

Saturday Newsletter Changes & Poll

Many of my amazing readers asked me to make a few changes to my weekly newsletter. If you get my Saturday newsletters, I'd love to hear how I did with the updates and if they're meeting your expectations or not. Have other ideas or suggestions? Feel free to drop them...

Seducing the Alpha Progress Update 8/9/19

I just made progress on Seducing the Alpha! So far I'm 16% complete on the Writing phase.

Kingdom of Mirrors and Roses Book Blitz

Kingdom of Mirrors & Roses: A Limited Edition of Beauty and the Beast RetellingsPublication date: August 1st 2019Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, New AdultBeauty and the Beast, but not how you remember it Deep in the forest, a castle hides. No one knows who lives there,...

Coven of Secrets Progress Update

I just completed the Writing phase of Coven of Secrets! Now onward to Beta Reads & Editing!

Coven of Secrets Progress Update

I just made progress on Coven of Secrets! So far I'm 97% complete on the Writing phase. ...

Outfoxing the Alpha Giveaway

Possessing the Alpha recently released in Kindle Unlimited. So, I decided to give away 3 copies of the prequel, Outfoxing the Alpha. I think that's a fun way to celebrate! It's super easy to enter. Just check out your options below!

Winnie’s Courage Book Review

So, here are my thoughts on Winnie’s Courage by Jess Reece. If you like ABC’s Once Upon a Time TV show, you are going to love this epic fantasy adventure based on the classics you know and love.

The Blood Hunter’s Dragon Book Talk

The Blood Hunter’s Dragon, my latest vampire and dragon shifter romance release, is now available to read FREE in Kindle Unlimited!

Book Talk: Coven of Secrets

My health struggles have meant that I've been significantly slower than I intended to be on this book. Fortunately, though, I can actually see light at the end of the tunnel on this one now! ^_^ I finished off chapter 27 this morning, which means I only have 3...

The Forever Girl Book Blitz

A young descendent of a true witch, Sophia discovers her familial curse can only be cured by entering a world of shifters, fae, and vampires who want her dead.

Awakened Book Blitz

AwakenedMoni Boyce (The Oracle Chronicles, #1)Publication date: July 9th 2019Genres: Adult, Paranormal, RomanceSecret lineage, a ruthless vampire, and forbidden love. Willow Stevens dreams of stardom are eclipsed by the real nightmares of a sinister man haunting her...

The Gauntlet Book Blitz

The Gauntlet Rebecca Ethington (Imdalind Academy #1)Publication date: July 8th 2019Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult‘Running a revolution is easy when you have a little bit of illegal magic on your side.’ -Gemma The only way you can receive magic is by running the...

Dead Sea Book Blitz

Dead SeaDebbie Cassidy (Chronicles of Deadworld #3)Publication date: July 2nd 2019Genres: Adult, Post-Apocalyptic, Urban FantasyWhen war knocks on the door, burying your head in the sand won’t make it leave. Death called and I answered. Now Genesis is coming for us....

A Bite at the Cherry Book Blitz

A Bite at the Cherry
Rita Stradling
(Bite Me, #1)
Publication date: July 1st 2019
Genres: Fantasy, New Adult

Book Talk – Seducing the Alpha

Let's talk about Book 2 in the Southern Shifters Saga: Seducing the Alpha! I plan on writing this book this July and (hopefully) releasing it in September. I'm SUPER grateful for the readers who responded to my Facebook poll regarding this story. This one is going to...

Book Talk: The Blood Hunter’s Dragon

Let's talk about The Blood Hunter's Dragon, guys. I faced more than one hiccup when releasing this book. Just the term "technical difficulties" makes me shudder now, not to mention actually dealing with them in the middle of a release. The overwhelmingly positive...

Cover Reveal: The Cursed Key by Miranda Brock & Rebecca Hamilton

A forgotten past, a dark mage, and an unyielding curse.

#ManicMonday: Moving Forward

This #ManicMonday, I’m playing the waiting game, but I’m also trying to stay focused on moving forward. You probably have two questions right now.

Paranormal Academy Book Fair

Elena Lawson and the other authors of the Paranormal Academy boxed set are hosting an awesome Book Fair full of fantastic paranormal romance deals. There are dozens of books in this fair that you're bound to love, so don't hesitate to check them out!

Dead City Book Blitz

Dead City Debbie Cassidy (Chronicles of Deadworld #2) Publication date: May 28th 2019 Genres: Adult, Post-Apocalyptic, Urban Fantasy How many times can you cheat death? I’m not sure but I have a feeling I’m about to be tested. Join Echo in the second thrilling...

Fated Mates Giveaway: Win A Kindle Paperwhite

The other Fated Mates authors and I are giving away a Kindle Paperwhite! This Giveaway is running until June 8, so get those entries in while you can! ENTER HERE

5 PNR Books to Keep You Up All Night

I'm loving how excited you all are for the Fated Mates release in June! I'm also ecstatic that so many of you are taking advantage of the lower preorder price of $0.99 because the price goes up after the preorder ends. I know waiting for releases to drop can SUCK,...

Let’s Talk Possessing the Alpha

Actually, let's talk about the entire month of April and why I'm writing this post at 3:15 AM. I destroyed my sleep schedule in the month of April because I have (historically speaking) the absolute...

Fated Mates Giveaway | 5/4 – 5/10

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25 Reasons To Check Out Fated Mates

25 Reasons to Check Out Fated Mates ASAP: Don’t forget to enter to win the $25 Amazon Gift Card giveaway by clicking the image at the top of the page!

1 Winner – 8 Ways to Enter | Fated Mates Giveaway

There are eight super-easy ways to enter this week's Fated Mates giveaway. Only one person will win, though, so get in as many of the different ways as you can to win. This giveaway ends on April 18, 2019. You can enter by: Visiting the Fated Mates website.Tweeting...

The Blood Hunter’s Dragon Progress Update | 13 April 2018

I just completed the Writing phase of The Blood Hunter's Dragon! Now onward to Beta Reads. (Actually finished it yesterday, then passed out cold.) [mybookprogress progress="1" phase_name="Writing" deadline="1553990400" book="2" book_title="The Blood Hunter's Dragon"...

I Get Real On Tumblr

You guys already know I love it when you "stalk" my social media accounts, so if you don't already follow C. J. Beaumont on Tumblr, you might want to jump on that. This blog is mostly for shiny, happy, exciting things. I like to keep things largely positive on my...

Fated Mates Giveaway | Week Of 6 April 2019

Click the image above to enter in this week's brand new giveaway from the Fated Mates authors!

The Blood Hunter’s Dragon Progress Update | 4 April 2019

I just made progress on The Blood Hunter's Dragon! So far I'm 58% complete on the Writing phase. I'm currently 4 days past my deadline, but still working hard. I'm going to see how many chapters I can knock out tomorrow. [mybookprogress progress="0.5833333333333334"...

Patreon Price Drop

A lot of the things I've read cautioned against what I'm about to do. They suggested that if you're only going to offer a single tier on Patreon, that you should put it at a higher price point than you would if you had multiple tiers. Still, I feel like most people...

Fated Mates Giveaway | 30 March 2019

This week the Fated Mates team has another opportunity for you to win a $10 Amazon gift card! Get your entries in while you can.

New Book Fair – Gettin’ Lucky With Books

I've got a new book fair for you guys, and it comes with a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card! Check out this awesome collection of free and discounted books that the amazing people at Unearthly Ever Afters put together for the month of March, and don't forget to...

The Blood Hunter’s Dragon Update | 28 March 2019

I've got another The Blood Hunter's Dragon update for you! I'm kind of dead on my feet, but I feel so accomplished right now. For those of you who don't know, I'm trying to write a 24,000-word novelette over the course of the next three days. My Patrons can actually...

Why I Joined Patreon

A lot of you are probably wondering why I decided to join Patreon when I already give you a good bit of content for free in my newsletters, on social media, and on this blog. If you'd like to check out my creator page, you can do so HERE. I'll be 100% honest with you...

ICYMI: 23 March 2019 Newsletter

I recently switched over to sending out my newsletter once a week, on Saturdays, in the evenings, as opposed to every single day. If you'd like to give my newsletter from this past Saturday (March 23, 2019) a look, all you have to do is CLICK HERE to check that out....

Miss My Daily Book Recommendations?

If you miss getting book recommendations from me on a daily basis, I've got a couple of solutions for you. I'm trying very hard to make everyone in my audience as happy as I can across all my channels, including my newsletter and this blog. I've got a brand new Daily...

New $10 Fated Mates Giveaway | 23 March 2019

The Fated Mates team has a new giveaway for y'all this week! You can CLICK HERE to enter for your chance to win this one. We wish all of you the absolute best of luck!

Shadows and Sorcery Book Fair | $50 Giveaway

Be sure to check out the Shadows and Sorcery Book Fair for over 100 of the best new eBooks in the paranormal, fantasy, thriller, and romance categories! You can also enter to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card! Fated Mates is one of the many amazing books and collections...

The Blood Hunter’s Dragon Update | 21 March 2019

I hate to admit that I've been struggling and procrastinating with this story for a while now, but I've finally got an update for you on The Blood Hunter's Dragon. I finished up tweaking and polishing my outline for this story today. Why spend so much time worrying in...

Newsletter Changes = More Posts Here

I'm making some fairly significant newsletter changes in an effort to better serve all my readers as a collective. This means I'll only be sending my author newsletter out once weekly from now on (I do have segments coming for those who wanted giveaway and/or...

Countdown to CTA Title Reveal

Want a collected view of everything I've revealed about this upcoming title so far? Check it out HERE.

Fated Mates Mega Giveaway – $100 Amazon Gift Card

Curious about the Fated Mates Mega Giveaway and what that entails? Well, we're giving away a $100 Amazon Gift Card, but you have to join the Fated Mates Boxed Set Party Room to enter! There are TONS of ways to get entries in this giveaway before it ends. Be sure to...