Posts Tagged: interview

Jun 08
Books Ahoy!: Cynthia Eden + Giveaway

Books Ahoy!: Cynthia Eden + Giveaway

Books Ahoy! is a feature inspired by Entertainment Weekly‘s “Books of My Life” column. I wanted to go beyond the interview and ask authors (and even readers) about their favorite books. Reading is a personal, but shared experience and what a great way to know someone by asking them about the books that shaped their life. No author or reader was forced to walk the plank. I’m excited to welcome Cynthia Eden to Lit, etc.! Torn is now available and it’s the fourth book in the LOST series. If you haven’t read the previous books in the series, it’s not necessary to enjoy Torn. Synopsis: In New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Eden’s latest novel featuring the Last Option Search Team (LOST), one agent’s investigation entices a killer into making… Read more »

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Apr 10

Romantic Times (RT) Convention Teen Day + Interview with Erica Cameron

Each year, Romantic Times holds a Booklovers convention. This year it’ll be in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Rio Hotel & Casino (only minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip!). One of the highlights of the convention is the annual Book Fair where attendees can meet their favorite authors and get their books signed. I’m so glad RT doesn’t exclude teen readers! On Saturday, April 16th, there will be a Teen Day and teens can participate in workshops and meet their favorite authors. There’s even a Teen Party! If you register early enough, you can get a pretty cool tote filled with some great swag and books (I’m so jealous of those who get a tote!). If you find yourself in the Las Vegas area with some free time, do… Read more »

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Jun 30
Books Ahoy!: Lena Diaz + Giveaway

Books Ahoy!: Lena Diaz + Giveaway

Books Ahoy! is a feature inspired by Entertainment Weekly‘s “Books of My Life” column. I wanted to go beyond the interview and ask authors (and even readers) about their favorite books. Reading is a personal, but shared experience and what a great way to know someone by asking them about the books that shaped their life. No author or reader was forced to walk the plank. I’m excited to welcome Lena Diaz to Lit, etc.! Exit Strategy is now available and it’s the first book in the Exit Inc. series. I’m a little halfway through it and I’m really enjoying it! Lena was kind enough to agree to a Q&A and I hope you enjoy getting to know her better. Plus, I’m giving you the chance to win a copy… Read more »

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Jun 11
Books Ahoy!: Aaron Cooley + Giveaway

Books Ahoy!: Aaron Cooley + Giveaway

Books Ahoy! is a feature inspired by Entertainment Weekly‘s “Books of My Life” column. I wanted to go beyond the interview and ask authors (and even readers) about their favorite books. Reading is a personal, but shared experience and what a great way to know someone by asking them about the books that shaped their life. No author or reader was forced to walk the plank. I’m really honored to welcome Aaron Cooley to Lit, etc! I loved Aaron’s first book, Shaken Not Stirred and it’s a book that to this day, if I meet anyone who is a fan of Ian Fleming, I recommend Shaken Not Stirred. When Aaron asked if I’d be interested in reviewing his latest, a political thriller involving the Supreme Court, I couldn’t say no!… Read more »

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May 26
Books Ahoy!: Anna North + Giveaway

Books Ahoy!: Anna North + Giveaway

Books Ahoy! is a feature inspired by Entertainment Weekly‘s “Books of My Life” column. I wanted to go beyond the interview and ask authors (and even readers) about their favorite books. Reading is a personal, but shared experience and what a great way to know someone by asking them about the books that shaped their life. No author or reader was forced to walk the plank. I’m really excited to welcome Anna North to Lit, etc.! I’m about halfway finished with The Life and Death of Sophie Stark and am enjoying what I’ve read so far. Hopefully there will be review of it soon, but in the meantime, get to know a bit about Anna plus I’m giving you the chance to win your very own copy! Q. Your favorite… Read more »

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Feb 24
Books Ahoy!: Tanya J Peterson

Books Ahoy!: Tanya J Peterson

Books Ahoy! is a feature inspired by Entertainment Weekly‘s “Books of My Life” column. I wanted to go beyond the interview and ask authors (and even readers) about their favorite books. Reading is a personal, but shared experience and what a great way to know someone by asking them about the books that shaped their life. No author or reader was forced to walk the plank. I have a confession…I’ve had Tanya J. Peterson’s interview questions since October. As some of you know, my grandmother got sick in November and then died in December and I failed to post this during those months. Here it is and I apologize to Tanya for the lateness in posting these! I loved getting to know her better and hopefully you’ll find a book… Read more »

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Jan 27
Interview: Kate Meader

Interview: Kate Meader

I’m thrilled to welcome Kate Meader to Lit, etc! Today’s the paperback release of Kate’s Hot and Bothered which I reviewed yesterday and I really enjoyed it! Kate’s easily become of my fave to go authors and on top of that (and no it has nothing to do with the fact with both have a master’s in medieval history). You can read an exclusive excerpt of Hot and Bothered here and there’s also a giveaway! Q. Tell me something about Kate Meader other than the standard bio on your website. A lot of people don’t know I have a masters degree in medieval history. I studied medieval nuns and holy women who used their connection to God to discover untrodden paths to empowerment in their community. Medieval nuns were probably… Read more »

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Nov 24
Books Ahoy!: Steven Montano

Books Ahoy!: Steven Montano

Books Ahoy! is a feature inspired by Entertainment Weekly‘s “Books of My Life” column. I wanted to go beyond the interview and ask authors (and even readers) about their favorite books. Reading is a personal, but shared experience and what a great way to know someone by asking them about the books that shaped their life. No author or reader was forced to walk the plank. I’m thrilled to welcome Steven Montano back to Lit, etc! The final book in his Skullborn trilogy, The Black Tower is now available! To celebrate his blog tour, Steven and I talked about his favorite books. Q. Your favorite childhood book? Escape from Warsaw, by Ian Serrailler, a novel about several children escaping the blitzkrieg. It was the first book I can recall that… Read more »

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Nov 17
Books Ahoy!: Charlee Fam

Books Ahoy!: Charlee Fam

Books Ahoy! is a feature inspired by Entertainment Weekly‘s “Books of My Life” column. I wanted to go beyond the interview and ask authors (and even readers) about their favorite books. Reading is a personal, but shared experience and what a great way to know someone by asking them about the books that shaped their life. No author or reader was forced to walk the plank. I’m thrilled to welcome Charlee Fam to Lit, etc! Her debut, Last Train to Babylon was such an emotional rollercoaster! I really enjoyed it and you can read my review here. To celebrate her blog tour, Charlee and I talked about her favorite books. Q. Your favorite childhood book? Are You There God It’s Me, Margaret and Otherwise Known as Sheila The Great by… Read more »

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Oct 20
Books Ahoy!: Kat and Stone Bastion + Giveaway

Books Ahoy!: Kat and Stone Bastion + Giveaway

Books Ahoy! is a feature inspired by Entertainment Weekly‘s “Books of My Life” column. I wanted to go beyond the interview and ask authors (and even readers) about their favorite books. Reading is a personal, but shared experience and what a great way to know someone by asking them about the books that shaped their life. No author or reader was forced to walk the plank. I’m thrilled to welcome both Kat and Stone Bastion to Lit, etc! A full review of all four books in the series will be posted once the fourth book is available. In the meantime, help me welcome Kat and Stone! To celebrate the release of Two Bar Mitzvahs (book 3 in the No Weddings series), Kat, Stone, and I talked about their favorite books…. Read more »

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Aug 28
Books Ahoy!: Alice Loweecey

Books Ahoy!: Alice Loweecey

Books Ahoy! is a feature inspired by Entertainment Weekly‘s “Books of My Life” column. I wanted to go beyond the interview and ask authors (and even readers) about their favorite books. Reading is a personal, but shared experience and what a great way to know someone by asking them about the books that shaped their life. No author or reader was forced to walk the plank. I’m thrilled to welcome Alice Loweecey to Lit, etc! She has a three book deal with Henery Press and the first book in the series, will be released in early 2015! Her heroine is Giulia Falcone-Driscoll, a former nun turned private investigator. To celebrate the cover reveal of Nun Too Soon, Alice and I talked about her favorite books. Q. Your favorite childhood book?… Read more »

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Aug 18
Interview: Mina Vaughn + Giveaway

Interview: Mina Vaughn + Giveaway

Today, I’m excited to welcome Mina Vaughn to Lit, etc! Mina has a new book out, How to Reprimand Your Rock Star and it’s the second book in her DommeNation series. I liked the first book, How to Discipline Your Vampire and am looking forward to spending some time with Reprimand. Also, one copy of Reprimand is up for grabs! Good luck! Q. Tell me something about Mina Vaughn other than the standard bio on your website. I’m a really silly person and I am almost always laughing. I’m incredibly loud, too. I was hanging out with my friends at RT in New Orleans a month ago and E. L. James herself had to clamp her hand over my mouth at times because I was so freaking loud. It was… Read more »

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