Author Spotlight: Alyssa Rose Ivy
Welcome to the Author Spotlight, Alyssa Rose Ivy!
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 always loved writing, but I didn’t decide to publish until I was home with my daughter. I had so much fun, that I haven’t stopped.
What are you working on now? I’m working through final edits of Focus (The Crescent Chronicles, #2). I’m also busy with Wrecked (Clayton Falls, #3).
If you decided not to be a writer, what would your other dream job be? Why? If I wasn’t writing, I’d use my Library Science degree and work as a librarian. The dream job part would be finding the perfect job with the perfect hours.
What is the scariest thing you’ve ever done in your life? Moving across the country for college was one of the scariest experiences, but it was one of the best experiences too.
Who is the one person that has singlehandedly inspired you the most in your life? My father. He taught me about taking chances, and never giving up.
What is one talent that you’re hopeless at, but you wish you had? I wish I had artistic ability.
What is one trait or physical characteristic that you are proud of/love about yourself? I love my hazel eyes.
Do you have any suggestions for aspiring writers? Write what you love, and do lots of it.
Author Bio: Alyssa Rose Ivy is a Young Adult and New Adult author who loves to weave stories with romance and a southern setting. Although raised in the New York area, she fell in love with the South after moving to New Orleans for college. After years as a perpetual student, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two young children, and she can usually be found with a cup of coffee in her hand.
Only when you let go can you learn to live.
Between the death of her mother and pushing through law school without her best friend, it’s been a tough year for Becca. Needing a break from Boston, she moves to a tiny coastal North Carolina town for a relaxing summer. After bumping heads repeatedly with a local cop, she realizes her summer will be anything but quiet. Three years after a career ending injury ruins his chance to play Major League Baseball, Gavin has a distrust of northerners and lately girls in general. He wants nothing to do with a girl who is only in town for the summer.When the two give in to their impossible attraction, they realize that they may just have found the key to freeing themselves from the ghosts of their pasts.
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Freshman year of college is hard even when you’re not tied to the future king of a supernatural society.
Allie dives into college head first with Hailey as her roommate and the city of New Orleans as her backyard. As things within The Society heat up, Allie realizes that whether she’s with Levi or not, she’s in far too deep to turn back.
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