It’s Celebration Time–A Quiz, Giveaway + Sale!

Lauren Compton Giveaway, JOY Series 26 Comments

It’s been a WHOLE YEAR since I released my first novel, Jayne’s Endeavour!!!

I can hardly believe it’s been that long already. It’s seems like not so long ago when I was eagerly opening my first boxful of Jayne’s Endeavour, signing copies, sending them out, and nervously anticipating readers’ reactions. ๐Ÿ˜€

Lots of special memories!

And I decided that today was worth celebrating! God has definitely blessed me richly throughout this whole adventure! So I pulled together a little celebration for my readers (who I very much appreciate!). Because who doesn’t like a chance to celebrate and have fun together!?

It’s time for a Book Anniversary Party!!

And (in case any of you were wondering), here’s what’s on today’s party list:

  • A quiz for Jayne’s Endeavour fans to test their knowledge (and memories!)
  • A great sale on both the ebook and paperback versions of Jayne’s Endeavour (I think it’s the biggest discount I’ve had so far)
  • And last but not least–a JOY themed giveaway (you’ll have to keep scrolling to find out the details!)

Since quizzes are fun (and I haven’t done one on my blog before), let’s start with that first! ๐Ÿ˜‰ And make sure you remember how many points you get, because you can use your score to get extra entries in the giveaway later on!


Welcome to the Jayne's Endeavour Anniversary Quiz!!!

Click on "next" to see the first question!


If you haven’t read Jayne’s Endeavour yet, here’s your chance to grab either the paperback or the ebook version at a bargain price (it won’t appear like it’s on sale on Amazon–but it is!). For the next few days, US readers can buy a copy for only $10.95 (normally $14.95) or an ebook for just $3.49. ๐Ÿ˜€ And Australian readers can purchase their copy straight from my store.

Sale for American Readers: paperback | ebook
Sale for Australian Readers: paperback | ebook

Grab yourself or a friend a copy for a special price!

And now . . . it’s time for the giveaway!!

Since Jayne’s Endeavour is the first book of The JOY Series, I thought it was appropriate to do a joy-themed giveaway for my readers as a thank you.

I’m really, really grateful to everyone who has taken the time to read my novel, left reviews on Amazon, Goodreads, my website etc, and I’m also really grateful to the many people who have been so encouraging–both before and after the release of Jayne’s Endeavour. Your enthusiasm and kind words have meant a lot and been such a blessing to me, so thank you!

Today’s giveaway is open to international entries, but only entrants in America, Australia, or Canada will receive the physical prize. ๐Ÿ™‚ The physical prize is a “Joy of the Lord” wooden plaque (11″ by 8″) and a “Joy of the Lord” violet pen. A winner from a different country than the ones I mentioned above will receive an ebook of my choice or a voucher. ๐Ÿ˜€

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Thank you for joining in the celebration!! I hope you’ve had a fun! Don’t forget to grab a copy of Jayne’s Endeavour before the sale ends. And be sure to let me know in the comments what score you got in the quiz!

Oh! And before you go, don’t forget to help yourself to a piece of strawberry sponge cake . . . I’ve heard it’s delicious ๐Ÿ˜›

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  1. 21 points! Not bad for having only read the book once a few months ago, if I do say so myself Love the quiz, thanks for putting it together!

    Still looking forward to Book 2….

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      Good job!! 21 points is quite impressive ๐Ÿ˜‰ I’m so glad you enjoyed taking the quiz. I had fun coming up with the questions!

      And I’m looking forward to sharing it with you!!

  2. Congratulations! What a great milestone. Thanks for the fun quiz and the piece of sponge. yum. I am very much looking forward to reading book 2. Keep writing!

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      Thank you, Mum!! I’m glad you enjoyed the quiz (and the delicious sponge!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). Thanks for the special pizza last night to help celebrate!! And thank you for always encouraging me โค๏ธ

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      I’m glad to hear you had fun, Katja!! I’m enjoying hearing how people did on the quiz! ๐Ÿ˜€ And re-reading books can be fun. You notice more things the second time around!

  3. Thatโ€™s so fun Lauren! Congratulations I took the quiz and got 14 points… which shocked me because Iโ€™ve never read the book!

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  4. Congratulations, Lauren! So exciting that it’s been a year!! I can’t wait to read the next book in the series, and like Katja said – I should re-read Jayne’s Endeavour!

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  5. I canNOT believe it’s already been a year!!! I am SO looking forward to books 2 and 3. I only got 13 points on the quiz, so I’m thinkin’ it’s time for a re-read =)
    And that sponge cake in your post looks SO DELICIOUS!!! Wowza! Is that something you made, or did you just find a picture of it? Because if you made that, I’d surely like the recipe! ๐Ÿ˜€ =)

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      I know!!! Time certainly seems to fly by! Thank you for being so eager for the next books–it really spurs me on! It’s so fun seeing how many points different people are getting. My family were sitting around last night taking the quiz and competing to get the highest scores. My dad and one of my sisters tied for 23 points. ๐Ÿ˜‰

      Oh! I know!! Every time I see the picture of the sponge cake, I think how yummy it looks!! But I’m so sorry that I don’t have the recipe–otherwise I would certainly send it to you. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  6. A year! Wow! Congratulations, Lauren! My oldest niece keeps asking me when Book 2 is coming out. ๐Ÿ™‚
    I was able to get 16 right on the quiz which surprised me since I haven’t read the book in a year and can’t remember some things. ๐Ÿ™‚ Time to join Katja and Chelsea in a reread. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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      Thank you so much, Rebekah! That’s so nice to hear that your niece is so keen for book 2! ๐Ÿ˜€ Haha! I’m not sure how good my memory would be on this sort of quiz after a year either ๐Ÿ˜‰ So well done on getting 16 points!! ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

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      Thank you for stopping by, Anna Grace! ๐Ÿ˜€ Oh, that sounds exciting (and it’s on sale now for a great price)! ๐Ÿ˜‰ I hope it’s a blessing to you whenever you get to read it!

  7. Wow! Canโ€™t believe itโ€™s been a year!!
    I just did the quiz and was shocked to get 20 points, considering I hadnโ€™t read it for almost a year! Thanks for putting it together. It was fun!
    Looking forward to book 2. All the best with that!

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      I know!! It’s amazing that it’s been a year already. ๐Ÿ˜€ Great job on the quiz!! 20 points is quite impressive! Aside from family members, you have one of the highest scores so far ๐Ÿ˜‰

      Thank you–can’t wait to release it so you can read it! ๐Ÿ˜€

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