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Q&A with... Jennifer Yacovissi!!!

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1. Tell us about your release. Give us a blurb to tease us! Up the Hill to Home is my debut novel, which was just released by Apprentice House Press of Loyola University on 28 April 2015. Foreword Reviews magazine selected it as one of eight debut novels to be featured in their Summer 2015 issue, which is being distributed at BookExpo America, the American Library Association 2015 annual conference, and the Beijing International Book Festival. Foreword calls it “an emotionally powerful, gorgeously imparted family saga.” Favorable reviews have also arrived from Kirkus.  RRT reviewed my book as a Perfect Ten. Here’s a teaser: Every town, every city, is built by everyday people, and Washington, D.C. is no exception. Anonymous, hard-working women and men form the backbone of the place their families call home: strong women like Mary Miller, who held her family together during the Civil War; Emma Beck, an inventor, career woman, and devoted mother; and Lillie V

Promo Spotlight on BURN by Allie Juliette Mousseau!!!

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Title: BURN Series: Brothers of Ink and Steel Author: Allie Juliette Mousseau Genre: New Adult/Sports Romance Release Date: May 26, 2015 Liam Knight, a sexy panty-melting, hard-bodied streetfighter and renowned tattoo artist, is rising up the ranks of the UFC Middleweight Division, but he’s about to get knocked out by his past. Quinn Kelley is a semester away from becoming a college graduate when her mother’s death sends her spiraling, forcing her to go back to her hometown and a past she can’t outrun. Nearly a decade ago, Liam and Quinn fell in love while surviving on the city streets together, but they were torn apart by one irreversible night. Now each has moved forward without the other, but like a tattoo on the heart, absolute love creates a lasting burn. Quinn has kept a tight rein on her emotions, but with the passing of her mother, the foundation she’s built begins to crack. Will seeing Liam again crumble her fortress to the ground, uncovering

Promo Spotlight on Natalie Money's CLOSELY GUARDED SECRET

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Many might envy Alixandra Quinn. She rubs shoulders with the rich and famous at glitzy society balls and fund-raisers as a photographer for a popular magazine. But, do the envious notice Ali always goes home alone? She has cut herself off from personal relationships and emotional entanglements. It’s a strategy to cope with her past, and for ten years, her strategy has worked. That is, until she meets Bryce Steede, a young and bold Silicon Valley entrepreneur. When Ali becomes the center of his attention, suddenly her world gets turned upside-down. She may have convinced herself that life is fine the way it is, but he is determined to break down her carefully constructed walls, free her mind and body, and show her pleasures that she couldn't have imagined. As Ali navigates through this uncharted journey of self-discovery, she must find the balance between her head and her heart. Is Bryce just another heartache waiting to happen? Will a secret from her past come back to hau

Guest Blog from Kat Martin and a Book Giveaway of AGAINST THE TIDE

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HOW I GOT PUBLISHED      May 26 th marks the release of the twelfth novel in my Against Series-- AGAINST THE TIDE, Rafe Brodie and Olivia Chandlers' story, the third in my Brodies of Alaska.         After writing for so many years, it's almost hard to remember how difficult it was getting my early books sold.   I’m sure every author has an interesting tale of how he or she got published.   In my case, my husband Larry had written an historical novel titled Shadow of the Mast set in early California, but he couldn’t find a publisher.   I loved the book, which was extremely moving and very romantic.        Since I was a voracious reader and adored the book, I couldn’t understand why publishers weren’t snapping it up.   (I still have no clue as to how New York publishers actually think.)      I decided to see if maybe there was something I could do to polish it a little, maybe help it sell.   By the time I was finished, I was hooked on the idea of writ