Monthly Archives:: January 2013

Book Blitz Sign Up: His Allure, Her Passion

Book Blitz Sign Up: His Allure, Her Passion

My novella His Allure, Her Passion is coming out soon and Giselle from Xpresso Book Tours is organizing a Book Blitz for me. His Allure, Her Passion  Publication date:  February 2013 by Decadent Publishing Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance  In his father’s eyes, Dylan Deveraux is just a playboy spending the family fortune on prostitutes, alcohol, and fast cars. And it isn’t even with the cars his father produces. Because of that, his father forbids his presence at the ball that will mark the launch of the US plant of his company, strategically scheduled on Valentine’s Day. Hayley Allen is a failing model with the worse luck in the world. She always ends up in the hands of cruel designers and photographers. At least, that’s… Read more »

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Cover Love: The Space Between

Cover Love: The Space Between

The cover reveal of my NA sister Victoria coming NA contemporary romance:   Title: The Space Between Author: Victoria H. Smith Expected release date: April 2, 2013 Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Group: New Adult Cover Designer: Okay Creations Cover reveal organized by: AToMR Tours Add it on Goodreads Book Description: When Drake started the night at his father’s campaign fundraiser, he never imagined he’d end it being conned into buying drugs on the West Side. Losing high-stakes poker has its consequences, but he’d repeatedly face them just to hear Lacey Douglas sing. Drake sees Lacey light up the stage, and he has to have her. But his intentions for being on her side of town turn out to be the reason… Read more »

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Cover Love: The Only Exception

Cover Love: The Only Exception

GUYS! You all know I LOVE participating on cover reveals. But this one is special, because it’s from my CP Magan Vernon … I read this one and let me tell you: IT’S GOOD!!   The Only Exception by Magan Vernon — April 9th, 2013 Fiercely liberal Monica Remy prefers to blend in. Despite her tattoos, piercings, and outspoken personality, she transferred to Central to escape—before she finds out that her next door neighbor is the uber conservative governor son, Trey Chapman. No matter how hard she tries to avoid Trey, he still finds a way to get under her skin. Monica can’t stand his crisp white shirts or his staunch views on women. But she can’t help counting every freckle on his face and wondering what it would feel like to have him stop talking politics and… Read more »

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#ROW80 check-in 01/27

#ROW80 check-in 01/27

Hey friends! Welcome to my weekly ROW80 update! Here are my goals for the past week and how it went: Writing: continue writing Breaking the Reins. Mon = no school = kid at home = no writing. Tuesday = 1000 words. Wed = 1500 words. Thu = 3300 words. Fri = 1000 words. Reading: finish reading book #5 and #6 of the year. Hm, I just finished book #7. And read the rest of my CP’s ms and returned to her (76 pages). Social media:  Twitter: try to be present, but not too much. Blog: post a couple of times. Yeah, sorta. Exercising: at least 4x. Five times. I’ve been distracted this week because we’re house hunting. Slow and steady, but we have begun…. Read more »

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Author Spotlight: Alyssa Rose Ivy

Author Spotlight: Alyssa Rose Ivy

Welcome to the Author Spotlight, Alyssa Rose Ivy!   Nicknames: Lys Where do you live: North Carolina Your favorite dessert: Anything chocolate Your favorite TV series: recently the voice Last book you read: Taming the Wolf by Stephanie Nelson Last movie you watched: Kung Fu Panda (it’s one of my daughter’s favorites) Last song (or album) you bought: Snow Patrol, Just Say Yes A book/series you could read over and over again: Fablehaven by Brandon Mull Coke or pepsi? Coke Day or night? Night Pen or pencil? Pencil Summer or winter? Summer Cat or dog? Dog, but I have a cat. Tea or coffee? Coffee! Plotter or pantser? Both. When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer? I’ve… Read more »

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Cover Love: HIS ALLURE, HER PASSION

Cover Love: HIS ALLURE, HER PASSION

I have a New Adult novella coming out next month with Decadent Publishing. Since it deals with Valentine’s Day, I’m guessing it’ll come out around that day … For now, I can show you guys the cover of my novella:   Genre: NA contemporary romance Word Count: 30,000 Publisher: Decadent Publishing Release date: February 2013 In his father’s eyes, Dylan Deveraux is just a playboy spending the family fortune on prostitutes, alcohol, and fast cars. And it isn’t even with the cars his father produces. Because of that, his father forbids his presence at the ball that will mark the launch of the US plant of his company, strategically scheduled on Valentine’s Day. Hayley Allen is a failing model with the worse luck in the world. She always ends up in the hands of cruel designers… Read more »

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#ROW80 check-in 01/20

#ROW80 check-in 01/20

Hey friends! Welcome to my weekly ROW80 update!   Here are my goals for the past week and how it went: Writing: start Breaking the Reins. Send Destiny Gift to the editor. Monday: wrote 2000 words and recycled 1500 words. Just to explain, I say recycle when I copy and paste from some other version or idea, and revise it to fix and adapt it to the new novel/version. Tuesday: wrote 3525 words and recycled 2407 words. Wed: it’s snowed = no school = kid home = no writing. Thu: wrote 2000 words. Fri:  1500 words. Also, sent DG to the editor, and sent the first 13k words of BtR to my CP ;) Reading: finish reading book #4 and #5 of the year. Finished #4, and… Read more »

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Author Spotlight: Kinley Baker

Author Spotlight: Kinley Baker

Welcome to the Author Spotlight, Kinley Baker!   Nicknames: I don’t have any. Is that sad? Will someone give me one? Where do you live: Pacific Northwest Your favorite dessert: Cheesecake Your favorite TV series: There are too many to choose from! Probably The Big Bang Theory. I quote Sheldon often. Last book you read: About Last Night by Ruthie Knox Last movie you watched: Magic Mike Last song (or album) you bought: Red by Taylor Swift A book/series you could read over and over again: Any series by Nalini Singh. Coke or pepsi? Diet Coke! Day or night? Day. I believe in vampires too much to choose the night. Pen or pencil? Keyboard. Summer or winter? Winter, unless I… Read more »

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