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Impending Reveries is now available at Barnes & Noble! Squeeeee!

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Published in: on November 7, 2011 at 10:00 AM  Leave a Comment  
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Anouncement: Impending Reveries

The long-awaited day is finally here! Impending Reveries has been published!

Talyn has always had vivid dreams, but when she noticed the people, places, and events from her dreams happening around her, she wondered if she’d gone insane. Until she met Joseph. He was everything she’d dreamed of for years, literally, and when she learned that he’d dreamed of her too, things changed. What they had were more than dreams. They were Impending Reveries.

Join Talyn and Joseph as they search for the truth behind their dreams and the meanings that they hold, all the while, also searching for something even greater. Their own happily-ever-after.

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Published in: on October 13, 2011 at 8:00 AM  Comments (4)  
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Life Lessons in Romance Novels

Last week, I watched an episode of Who’s the Boss with my hubby and at the end I made the classic mistake of saying, “Why don’t they just kiss and get it over with?” I know, BAD romance writer. I should know better.

But there are times when I want to just slap the heroine and say, “He loves you, you dope!” That would make a really boring book or TV show though, if the HEA started too early.

I can’t help but wonder what it would be like if they just told each other how they felt. They would have a longer HEA.

In life, like in books, we sometimes waste what precious little time we have avoiding putting our feelings out there. Sure, we might get hurt but the alternative is waiting too long and never getting the chance to say it.

So, if you love someone TELL THEM. Who knows, it might be the start of a beautiful happily ever after.



What life lessens have you seen in romance novels?

Published in: on June 1, 2010 at 8:00 AM  Comments (5)  
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Obsessive Over Books

Alright, I admit it; I can be a little obsessive. I have an attention span of about 15 minutes (yes I’ve timed it), so when a book pulls me into the story and I forget the time, I rave about it for days. OK, I can hear my family rolling their eyes, so sometimes I rave a little longer. That’s not the point, let’s stay focused.

I read a book recently that I wasn’t too sure about. This author is a wonderful person, but I was afraid to read her books. For one, I admire her greatly, but I kept thinking, “What if I don’t like it?” That one was easily solved; I didn’t tell anyone that I was reading it until I was certain that I liked it. The bigger issue, though, was the fact that I heard “werewolf hero” and thought, “No, you can’t beat Jacob Black!”

Before I go on, I have to explain to those of you who don’t know me. I was a little obsessed with the Twilight Saga (my family needs to keep their mouths shut on this; I know that it was more than a little). I read all four books more than once (7 times), which is something that I never do. I bookmarked Stephanie Meyer’s website and became just as obsessed over Jacob and Edward as all of the teenage girls.

Back to the book that I recently read, I LOVED it!!!!!! It wasn’t even similar to the ones that I had read before. The author created an interesting world and the characters were amazing. I fell in love with the hero and felt a connection with the heroine. The only thing that disappointed me was that the book came to an end. Good news though, she has written about other characters from the book and I can’t wait to read those!

Now, the point in all of this, don’t let your preconceived notions prevent you from enjoying a new story. Don’t compare books before you’ve read them. Don’t say that you don’t like a certain genre if you’ve never read a book from it. Keep yourself open to all the wonderful possibilities out there and you might just fall in love with a book that you thought you wouldn’t like.

Has a book grabbed your attention lately?
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Published in: on March 1, 2010 at 3:46 AM  Comments (4)  
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Young adult or not so young?

When I was told that my first novel should be considered young adult, I didn’t know what to think. I pictured children like my son, who is more interested in Pokémon than in anything that I would want to write about. My story is about romance!!!

I did some research on the young adult genre and realized that this can mean young women, not just children. I then started truly considering the differences between young women and those of us that are not so young (I refuse to say older). Are we really all that different than we were during our teenage and early twenty years? Before you answer this question, I made a list of what I mean. These are questions that all teens and twenty-something’s worry about.

1. Are you happy with your job or do you want to do something else when you grow up?

2. Is the man in your life in love with you?

3. Do you think you look good, even in a bathing suit?

4. Is your complexion flawless?

5. Do you know who you are?

If you answered yes to all of these, congratulations, please send me a friend invite because I’ve never met anyone like you. If your answer was no or maybe, you are a young adult, no matter your age.

All women, and men for that matter, want to answer yes to all of these but the sad truth is; most of us can’t. We may be able to answer yes to a few but I don’t know anyone who can say yes to all.

1. This is one that some may be able say yes to. I am currently thrilled with my job but will I still be this excite

d about it in ten years? I know myself well enough to answer maybe.

2. A question that truly hurts to consider if you’ve ever been blindsided by a breakup. Teenagers and young adults think about this with every relationship they are faced with. Seldom do “not so young” people truly answer this question. They normally answer without allowing themselves to really think about it. I am married to a wonderful man who cooks for me every day and does something to make me smile when I’m in a bad mood. He does little things every day to let me know that he cares but; do I KNOW that he’s in love with me? I think so, but I’ve been hurt in the past, so every once in a while, that old doubt wiggles its way through.

Me and the Fam cutting up

3. The lucky few who can answer yes to this should enjoy it while it lasts. Middle age does strange things to a body. I blame it on gravity but everything seems to migrate.

4. My complexion has never been flawless. I am in the “not so young” category and still have pimples.

5. I don’t think ANYONE can answer yes to this. Who I am depends on what mood I’m in at the time.

So I didn’t even have one yes. Does that mean that I’m a young adult? Finally, I get to answer YE

S! We are all young adults whether our birth date says we are or not. My heart still flutters like a teenager’s when that wonderful husband of mine looks at my imperfect complexion, trying on a bathing suit that I would never where in public, and he says, “You’re beautiful.”

If you are young at heart or if you are just young, enjoy the feeling. Take the time to let that inner kid out and have some fun. You may be surprised as to how many “not so young” people join you.

Published in: on February 17, 2010 at 12:57 AM  Leave a Comment  
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