SUMMER GIVEAWAY HOP 2013

Thanks to Mary from Book Hounds for hosting the Summer Giveaway Hop.


Is July really over? *cries* We’ll have to make ourselves feel better by giving away stuff.

I’m stoked for the third and final novel in my adult romantic suspense series to launch September 24, 2013: On Best Behavior (The Conduct Series #3). It feels wonderful to finish writing a series!

To celebrate, I’m giving away an ebook of the first novel in the series:

With Good Behavior (The Conduct Series #1)



With Good Behavior is a fast-paced, action-rich and heart-wrenching romance with adorable main characters.” 
~ Nimue of Endlessly Bookish Blog

AND I’m throwing in a $10 iTunes gift card! 

To enter, complete the Rafflecopter form:

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Hop over to win more stuff at these blogs:

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New Adult Sleepover Weekend!

Do you love New Adult books? Join us in Savannah, Georgia for a NA book convention December 6-8!


We’re gearing up for a weekend of fun with the NEW ADULT SLEEPOVER WEEKEND. I’m a featured author and can’t wait to meet readers and writers in this exciting genre.

For those sitting on the fence about attending and securing their spot early… we have a tipping point!
If you register by June 15th we will enter you in a special drawing to win one of 5 special VIP baskets for you and your roommates to enjoy! So what’s in the VIP baskets?
Just like they do at awards ceremonies, VIP’s get perks! For NASW the winners of these baskets will be treated to entering their room where they will find a huge basket of goodies, including waters, a bottle of bubbly, snacks, chocolate, goodies from area merchants in Savannah(anything from merchandise to gift cards), Some great bath stuff and of course, candles! Everything you need to make an evening of reading that much more special!
And to sweeten the deal, every VIP winner also gets an extra 5 entries in your welcome prize event, where attending authors will be giving away tons of awesome prizes, including meals with them, drinks at the bar and other awesome things!
And guess what? Several of our featured authors have donated books for these baskets! So not only are you treated to the NASW royal treatment, but you’re going to get awesome books outta the deal too!
So what are you waiting for? A weekend with awesome NA authors, parties, prizes, books and memories that will last forever!

Back From the Future Blog Hop

I love my pub sister Nicki Elson. She’s joining Suz and M Pax to host this fun blog hop!


We’re heading to the year 2023, back from the future style:


You’re up before dawn on a Saturday when the doorbell rings. You haven’t brewed your coffee so you wonder if you imagined the sound. Plonking the half-filled carafe in the sink, you go to the front door and cautiously swing it open. No one there. As you cast your eyes to the ground, you see a parcel addressed to you … from you.

You scoop it up and haul it inside, sensing something legitimate despite the extreme oddness of the situation. Carefully, you pry it open. Inside is a shoebox — sent from ten years in the future — and it’s filled with items you have sent yourself.

What’s in it?

What’s in my time capsule, from the year 2023?

1) A swimsuit from the future. You think Speedo’s material is “fast-skin” now? Just wait!


2) A photo of the man I marry at age 50 (once I’m ready to settle down). If he has eyes similar to Wentworth Miller’s, I wouldn’t complain!


3) A treatment that cures obesity, to improve health and decrease bullying:


4) A copy of my New Adult romance novel (which I’ve yet to write) that really connects with readers:


What’s in YOUR time capsule? Check out what these bloggers have to say:

Insecure Writers’ Support Group: New Year, New Adult

Happy New Year to all insecure writers out there! Thank you to Alex Cavanaugh for bringing us together to vent, cajole, disclose, and lift up.

I write this post at midnight after just reaching 100,000 words on my WIP On Best Behavior. YAY! Of course I’m not finished yet but I’m only a couple of chapters away — home stretch, baby. And I feel extra giddy because it’s the third book of a trilogy. My first series!
Here’s my one complaint for today: Why does it take so loooooonnnggg to write? WAAH.
When you’re wrapping up one novel, do you already start mentally writing your next one? I have an idea for a New Adult romance percolating, and I can’t wait to get started…after I finish and edit On Best Behavior, and after a little break.
What’s the New Adult genre, you ask? If you’re unfamiliar with NA, it’s about characters ages 18-25. Read more HERE.
I love this time of life, particularly the university years. College and the beginning of graduate school was such a time of growth for me, and this potential for character change inspires me.
I’ve read some fantastic NA books, including Poughkeepsie by Debra Anastasia,  Slammed by Colleen Hoover, Easy by Tammara Webber (review HERE), and Where She Went by Gayle Forman (review HERE).
What do you think about New Adult? Love it? Hate it?
I think New Adult may be the hot genre of 2013. Do you agree? If not, which genre do you predict to be hottest?