Guest Post: The Indie Author Journey by Sherry Soule

THE INDIE AUTHOR JOURNEY ~ #StarlightSaga

Guest post by Amazon Bestselling Author Sherry Soule

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Sherry Soule has some exciting news to share with us! She has recently published the next book in her popular Starlight Saga series, a humorous paranormal romance. Today, Sherry is doing this fun guest post to share the book love with fellow readers.

Be warned, these books have scorching-hot romance!

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When I was growing up, the only thing I ever dreamed about was being a professional writer. Today Amazon sent me an email inviting me to create an author page. This probably sounds lame to some people, but it’s an exciting step to me. My own official author page! I realize for self-published and indie authors that it’s an on-going struggle to get your books out into the world, and hopefully make some money in the process.

Like every writer, I am incredibly passionate about my work. The main reason I write is because I love to do it. Not for the money. No, because I love creating characters. I love crafting suspense. And I love telling stories—my kind of stories.

Writing has always been my true passion. This was what I wanted to do with my life. I wanted to publish novels. I dreamed of being a professional author since I was seven years old, and I enjoy writing both adult and young adult tales.

Best-selling author, Tracy Hickman was quoted as saying, “Don’t seek to be published, seek to be read.”

Simple words. Great advice. It made so much sense. Write for your readers. Write what you love. Write every day and don’t give up.

Our dreams should give us wings. Let us fly. Soar above the clouds. And we should never, ever have to look down. Right?

Being a voracious reader all of my life, I believe my writing style differs from the other young adult paranormals being published; because my stories tend to have elements of chilling suspense weaved into the plot. Nor are my stories always focused primarily on “love.” But there is a lot of kissing!

Yet I do write about people who fall in love under unusual circumstances. Not because I like a conventional happy ending—no, I write about love because I believe it’s the strongest human emotion we possess. And sometimes my character’s choices don’t get them a happy ending. Sometimes the endings are surprising. Sometimes bittersweet. Sometimes they end with a cliffhanger. But I hope they are never boring or too predictable.

How did I start?

Well, like I said, I’ve been writing since I was seven. I’ve written a lot of books over the years. Yeah, a lot of bad books, too. I went to college, but mostly took creative writing and English classes. I couldn’t go full-time because I had a family to look after, but I did take various writing courses for the past ten years.

To be honest, I’ve tried three times in my life to find a literary agent, aka the gatekeepers to the publishing world, without success. I’ve even had a few prominent agencies request my work. Looking back, I know what I did wrong. I didn’t have any critique partners. The manuscript wasn’t tightened up and polished. I didn’t hire a freelance editor. I thought it was good. Well, it sucked. Hence, the multiple rejections. Which also sucked.

I’d like to think I’ve learned a lot since then. I hope I have.

The turning point in my life came when, like so many people across the United States, I lost my job. I feel into a deep, dark depression. To escape my utter hopelessness and to be productive, I decided to try writing again. I rewrote an old story that I still believed in, but knew it still needed some major revision. Maybe this was a sign from God to try to get published after all these years. I wrote every day for months, then started query agents and editors again. No luck. More rejections.

I worked part-time and kept writing. I started editing a manuscript that I wrote about nine years ago called, “IMMORTAL ECLIPSE.” I did some freelance developmental editing to pay the rent. Then I was laid off again and after a few months, my unemployment ended. I was scared. No job. No money in my checking account and my savings account had been closed by my bank. Zero funds.

Time to freak out. I was a single mother with two young children to support. But no way to support them. Then I discovered that my seven-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a severe and very rare disease. The medical bills began to mount up. I needed money.

In my heart, I still didn’t want to give up on my dream. It was all I had left to encourage me…

Once I gave up the idea of a book deal with a New York publishing house and finding an über agent that loved my work, I decided to look into indie publishers. Then I read about Amanda Hocking’s success story on her blog. I was impressed and awed. She had taken a chance, so I decided to self-publish one of my early novels. Why not? I talked it over with my family—who agreed. I had nothing to lose. And since I was out of a job, I had time to promote my work.

Then some of my family members announced that they wanted to start an online publishing company. And guess what? I was the first to sign with them. Sure, they’re small but everyone has to start somewhere. So, they didn’t mind when I wanted to hire my own cover artist. (Do not be naïve—book covers sell books. Well, that and good writing.)

Going Indie is a scary endeavor. On occasion things don’t work out. Books don’t sell. The genre dead ends. Bad timing. Worse luck.

But indie authors can find a small amount of success due to the book blogging community, which is so incredibly supportive. And I sincerely thank the book reviewers who have embraced and heartily praised my novels.

Although, I may never reach the success of other self-published or indie authors, I won’t look back at my life someday with regret. At least I’ll know I tried, and that’s something, right? You only fail if you never try…

“If you’re waiting for the universe to provide for you, I’ve got a feeling you’re going to wait a long time. If you know what you want, then my advice is to confidently take the necessary steps and go get it.” – Bryan Hutchinson

So, now I need to get back to editing and writing new stories. No reason to let these manuscripts sit on my hard-drive. Maybe someone will enjoy reading them. Maybe not. Maybe I’ll keep dreaming and hoping, and someday those hopes and dreams will come true. Maybe not.

But what good are dreams if you don’t try to make them come true? What good is trying to follow your heart if those aspirations can’t be turned into reality?

Never let someone else put limits on your goals or hinder your own personal dreams. I know, I won’t…

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Sherry Soule is an Amazon bestselling author, who lives in the SF Bay Area with her family and one very spoiled black cat.

Many of her books have spent time on the Kindle bestseller lists and have been nominated as top picks in the “Paranormal Romance” categories by sites such as The Romance Reviews, Night Owl Reviews, and the Paranormal Romance Guild.

Sherry mainly writes urban fantasy, romantic suspense, and paranormal romance in young adult, new adult, and adult genres set in fictional places within Northern California that feature independent females and sexy alpha males.

While Sherry doesn’t consider herself a fashionista, she does like to express herself through her stylish apparel, and her heroines do, too.

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Pleasant reading, 

Jordan

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ARC Review: Lost In Starlight-Sherry Soule

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4.5/5 Stars

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“You know what I believe now? That the universe has no conscious will, only inevitabilities, and it was inevitable that we should be together. It was fated-written in the stars-that no matter what, I’ll never stop trying to make you happy or wanting to keep you safe.”

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Stolen kisses that make my blood run hot inside me. Forbidden fruit. Lust and desire. Moth to a flame. Human to hybrid. It’s so wrong but feels so wickedly right. Every part of his body-his lips, his hands, his scent-overwhelm my sense. I lean my whole body into his firmness, and by the feel of his passionate kisses, I know now there will be no turning back.

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High school is tough. Romance with a sexy alien—even tougher.

Star reporter Sloane Masterson knows she has one helluva story when she witnesses hottie Hayden Lancaster bending forks with his mind.

Like any good journalist, Sloane sets out to uncover the truth, even if it includes a little stalking. When the superhuman feats start to pile up and the undeniable heat rises between them, Hayden has no choice but to reveal his secret: he’s an alien hybrid.

They’re as different as night and day—she’s a curvy, purple-haired, horror junkie and he’s a smoking hot, antisocial, brainiac—yet the intense fascination between them refuses to go away. Even at Hayden’s insistence that dating each other is “off limits” and dangerous, their fiery attraction threatens to go supernova.

Now Sloane’s dealing with creepy government agents, über snobby extraterrestrials, and a psycho alien ex-girlfriend out for revenge. After a crash course on the rules of interstellar dating, Sloane must decide if their star-crossed romance is worth risking her own life…

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  • To everyone calling for diversity in YA, this  is for you. There’s so much diversity going on it’s really refreshing. I loved that the main character was unconventional. She’s popular, loud, she has purple hair, she’s not skinny, she loves her curves, and it’s so refreshing. Honestly, I hadn’t realized how much I longed for a female protagonist that wasn’t a standard social outcast harassed by populars, for a girl who isn’t twiggy or hates her looks and suddenly finds out she’s gorgeous. Sloane is completely realistic. She doesn’t freak out about her body and while she does get picked on for her weight, this girl is fierce. She’s a fighter, she doesn’t let anyone get to her. I am in awe of how thoroughly Sloane knows herself and that she’s not feeling compelled to change because she’s what many would consider overweight. <3. There are people of color, there are gothic people, everyone is unique and while there are some stereotypical characters it’s not from who you’d expect. The nerdy kid is actually the skeevy pervert. Yes. This is exactly what I was looking for! I feel like so often characters are stuck in these molds that turn into what authors feel are expected images and mannerisms, so much so that they’ve become tropes. Sherry Soule’s characters are innovative, they’re fresh and funky, and bold but mostly they’re real, they showcase the variety you find in high school settings without sticking to traditional cliques. 
  • Sloane is hyper-aware of who she is as a person. She knows what she wants and goes out on a limb to get it. She’s observant, a little pushy, loud, like a quirky Nancy Drew with a horror film obsession and such a powerful, vibrant voice. She’s full of this fun, forward energy that kind of puts her at the center of attention. She’s incredibly likeable and has these wonderful catchphrases. Plus, her horror film pet peeves mirror my own. She’s a saucy, vivacious blogger who throws her opinion out into the world and doesn’t back down.  This girl is a magnetic, sassy heroine and fashionista. She’s a confident, powerhouse woman whose ready to achieve her dreams and is not intimidated by adversity. We need more female protagonists like her.
  • The chemistry between Sloane and Hayden is scorching. It’s a heady rush of steamy sexual attraction and angst. The way they look at each other is a magnetic bout of lust and heat. Their interactions are playful and laced with rich flirting, they get along so well it’s like they’ve been friends forever. Hayden is an expert at that amazing crowding, the way he closes in on Sloane, framing her body with his. It’s perfectly written and the feels.
  • Hayden is beyond sexy and his appeal goes well beyond his hot outer appearance. Firstly, the heterochromia. Wow. Those eyes you can get lost in and that faux hawk, he’s absolutely gorgeous but there’s also something dark and mysterious about his personality. He’s secretive, standoffish but when he opens up he’s compassionate, caring, a super nice and attentive person. He’s funny, he’s constantly teasing Sloane and playing off her attraction to him. He mocks her embarrassment and the way he draws out his nickname for her, Peaches, is incredibly yummy. If you’re looking for a new boyfriend on par with Daemon from Lux, check this out.
  • The story of how the alien-hybrids formed is complex and throughly plotted, the threat is very real and horrific. The small details are all there and build an underlying layer of suspense and danger to Hayden and Sloane’s relationship.The creepy feeling of being watched, the glares from Hayden’s brother, and the sketchy black SUVs are enough to keep the reader on their feet, apprehensive and expecting the worst.
  • That final fight scene. My heart broke. The agony and utter devastation is almost crippling. The transition from sheer torture and hatred to shattered hearts and harsh realities shifts the entire tone of the book and leaves the reader hunkering for more. 
  • A twist you’ll never see coming.
  • The villains are truly evil, they’re vile, gross beings (human and alien) who live up to their title. 

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  • The way Sloane is with Devin contradicts her character. She’s generally so independent and assured about what she wants and voices it but when it comes to Devin it’s like she collapses in on herself and backs down because she doesn’t want confrontation. This kills me. The way Sloane lets Devin harass her and the way his seedy eyes rove her body is disgusting. The final school scene made me so angry, I was torn between wanting to slap Sloane and knee Devin. I understand that she was feeling desperate and broken but omg, this was the moment to finally confront and put Devin in his place and she could have found a better way around it. Devin is kind of small, I’m convinced she could’ve taken him.
  • I would have liked to see more of Sloane’s friends personalities. It seemed as though when she got involved with Hayden, her friends fell into the background and they’re such cool characters, I would have loved to get to know them better.

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Guest Post: Why I Love the Young Adult Genre by Sherry Soule

“Why I Love the Young Adult Genre”

Guest post by author, Sherry Soule

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Today author, Sherry Soule has some exciting news to share with us! She will be publishing a brand new Upper YA / Sci-Fi Romance series: the “Starlight Saga” with scorching-hot character chemistry, exciting suspense, and epic romance on June 26, 2014.

To help promote this amazing interstellar love story, “LOST IN STARLIGHT,” Sherry is doing this guest post to share the news with fellow bibliophiles.

Hi everybody, I’m author, Sherry Soule—waving from the SF Bay Area. Thanks for letting me visit today, it’s an honor to be a guest here and meet fellow booklovers.

Ever since I was a child, I have recognized that books are a way to travel to other places and have incredible adventures. Even though I am older than the average teen reader, I’ve always loved reading Young Adult books and strongly believe you’re NEVER too old to read them.

One reason that I enjoy reading YA Lit is because most novels in this genre are fast-paced and thrilling. And teenage characters tend to have a more hopeful perspective, which draws me in—plus the fact that I’m really a big kid at heart. I also adore that there are so many books created into a series nowadays, so that you can continue to have additional adventures with your favorite characters.

Could my love of YA Lit be simply because I’m still stuck at age sixteen, just a teenager-at-heart in disguise?

Could be. And like many of you, I’ve read hundreds of YA books and I can actually say that I enjoyed almost all of them. Some I genuinely loved, and these books became like good friends that I didn’t want to part with, so they adorn my bookshelves and wait patiently to be reread again one day. Other novels were simply read and then disregarded with a contented smile.

Although I buy many of my books through Amazon, I am never embarrassed to buy YA novels in bookstores, or carry them around with me. I love the genre and always have and always will.

We all have diverse tastes in literature. Most of you will have various genres that you love to read, and probably some of my favorite books are simply your forgotten reads. That is what makes the world of YA Lit, and reading as a whole, so fascinating. Each one of us will enjoy different types of characters, plots, and, of course, a writer’s voice, the way only they can tell a story.

At its core my new novel, LOST IN STARLIGHT, is basically a love story about two lonely hearts finding each other and how their “forbidden” friendship changes both of their lives. Sure, there is an element of danger regarding this star-crossed romance, but they are both young and reckless. Who isn’t at that age?

And I don’t know about you, but I need some romance in almost every book I read. Even in YA! And if you’re a hopeless romantic at heart, then you’ll enjoy reading my new book.

Thus, LOST IN STARLIGHT is the first book that I’ve ever written that focuses mostly on romance rather than any paranormal baddies trying to kill the heroine or having the plot center around a supernatural mystery to solve. And I think the heroine of my new series, Sloane, is rather unique. To me, she’s not your average “Mary Sue” or flawless heroine. She has some self-esteem issues, but she’s also headstrong and gutsy, with an eccentric fashion sense. 

Thank you for letting me chat about my love of young adult literature. I hope you enjoyed this post. Now go feed your mind and read a book! Preferably one of mine. 😀

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Please mark your calendars to buy your copy of LOST IN STARLIGHT on June 26th 2014!

Read the first five chapters for free on wattpad: http://www.wattpad.com/story/14214838-lost-in-starlight-syfy-romance

VOLUME ONE of the Starlight Saga

High school reporter Sloane Masterson knows she has one helluva story when she witnesses hottie Hayden Lancaster bending forks with his mind.

Like any good journalist, Sloane sets out to uncover the truth, even if it includes a little stalking. When the superhuman feats start to pile up and the undeniable heat rises between them, Hayden has no choice but to reveal his secret: he’s an alien hybrid.

They’re as different as night and day—she’s a curvy, purple-haired, horror junkie and he’s a smoking hot, antisocial, brainiac—yet the intense fascination between them refuses to go away. Even at Hayden’s insistence that dating each other is “off limits” and crazy dangerous, their fiery attraction threatens to go supernova.

Now Sloane’s dealing with creepy government agents, über snobby extraterrestrials, and a psycho alien ex-girlfriend out for revenge. After a crash course on the rules of interstellar dating, Sloane must decide if their star-crossed romance is worth risking her own life….

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Sherry Soule lives with her family and one very spoiled black cat in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the bestselling author of the adult novel, “Immortal Eclipse” and the popular YA series: Spellbound. Sherry writes thrilling tales of romance and suspense, often mingled with a dash of the mystical and a splash of trendy fashion. Her love of literature began when she was a young girl and it has continued throughout her life.

Her published novels do not include any graphic sex scenes or explicit violence, nor excessive profanity, so that all of her novels can be read and enjoyed by both teens and adults.

Sherry’s debut novel, “Beautifully Broken” was nominated for Best Paranormal Romance in the 2011 Wizard and Witch/Sorcery category by The Romance Reviews (TRR). Her adult novel, “Immortal Eclipse” is a *TOP PICK* by Night Owl Reviews.

Places you can find Sherry Soule:

Official Blog: http://www.sherrysoule.blogspot.com/

Twitter @SherrySoule: http://twitter.com/SherrySoule

Please add LOST IN STARLIGHT to your TBR on goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20707942-lost-to-starlight

The awesome book cover was designed by the talented, Kristen Thompson-Oh of KCT Designs at www.kctdesigns.com

Eager to read a sneak peek on your Kindle? FREE every Friday from Amazon: http://amzn.to/1hdo6Oh

After that completely ridiculous post about how adults should be embarassed to read YA, this is perfect and highlights some wonderful reasons to love and cherish YA no matter your age. 

Happy reading, 

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Dream Cast: The Starlight Saga by Sherry Soule

“Author Sherry Soule’s Dream Cast”

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Today author, Sherry Soule has some exciting news to share with us! She will be publishing a brand new Upper YA / Sci-Fi romance series: the “Starlight Saga” with scorching-hot character chemistry, exciting suspense, and epic romance on June 26, 2014.

To help promote this interstellar love story, “LOST IN STARLIGHT,” Sherry is doing this guest post to share the news with fellow booklovers.

The first image of the actor who Sherry imagined to play her character, the second is my interpretation of the actor in character.

So without further ado here are Sherry’s top actor picks…

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For my tough heroine, Sloane Masterson, I think this lovely and brilliant actress: Lucy Hale (just imagine her with purple hair!) would be perfect.

Tough talking, girl reporter, Sloane is not your typical heroine. She’s a feisty, disarming, and a fiercely independent seventeen-year-old. But she’s not flawlessly beautiful, or super thin, or extremely intelligent like some YA protagonists. Sloane has very real and relatable body issues and insecurities like most teen girls do. She favors the dark-side in clothes and music, loves to watch scary movies, and likes hanging out in graveyards. She uses her wits to cover her emotional scars, and if you can break through her tough exterior, you’ll have a fearless, loyal friend for life.

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For the part of the stoic and brooding, Hayden Lancaster, I think this dynamic actor would be great, Matt Lanter.

At first glance, it seems that eighteen-year-old Hayden has a detached, unemotional exterior, but what lies beneath is a kindhearted individual that will go out of their way to help a friend.  

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For Sloane’s best friend, Viola Saks, this remarkable actress would be fantastic: Camilla Belle.

Outgoing and feisty, Viola’sa fun-loving spiritgirl, who loves to read. Never lacking in optimism, Viola is frequently seen as a crusader for the rights of others and a defender of lost causes. Popularity makes no difference to her as long as she believes in the cause.

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For Devin Greenspan, Editor of the school paper, I like this gifted actor best: Ed Westwick.

Devin has had a crush on Sloane for years and never gave the hope of one day hooking up with her. But when Hayden becomes her best friend, he feels threatened by the newcomer.

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Only one actor comes to mind that could portray Hayden’s younger brother, Zach Lancaster, and it is actor, Paul Wesley.

Zach and his brother grew up in a close-knit family where outside friends are discouraged. So when Hayden becomes good friends with Sloane, Zach tries to sabotage the friendship and strongly opposes the relationship.

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For Sloane’s good friends, Tanisha and Raymond, I like both of these talented actors: Erica Hubbard and Daniel Andrew Sharman:

Tanisha and Raymond are loyal friends that hang in Sloan’s crew. Tanisha dresses sort of Goth, and she’s really into Wicca and alternative bands. Raymond is more punk rock, and plays the role of the tortured musician to perfection.

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Please mark your calendars to buy your copy of LOST IN STARLIGHT on June 26th 2014!

Read the first five chapters for free on wattpad: http://www.wattpad.com/story/14214838-lost-in-starlight-syfy-romance

VOLUME ONE: Starlight Saga

High school reporter Sloane Masterson knows she has one helluva story when she witnesses hottie Hayden Lancaster bending forks with his mind.

Like any good journalist, Sloane sets out to uncover the truth, even if it includes a little stalking. When the superhuman feats start to pile up and the undeniable heat rises between them, Hayden has no choice but to reveal his secret: he’s an alien hybrid.

They’re as different as night and day—she’s a curvy, purple-haired, horror junkie and he’s a smoking hot, antisocial, brainiac—yet the intense fascination between them refuses to go away. Even at Hayden’s insistence that dating each other is “off limits” and crazy dangerous, their fiery attraction threatens to go supernova.

Now Sloane’s dealing with creepy government agents, über snobby extraterrestrials, and a psycho alien ex-girlfriend out for revenge. After a crash course on the rules of interstellar dating, Sloane must decide if their star-crossed romance is worth risking her own life….

Places you can cyberstalk Sherry Soule:

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Official Blog: http://www.sherrysoule.blogspot.com/

Twitter @SherrySoule: http://twitter.com/SherrySoule

Please add LOST IN STARLIGHT to your TBR on goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20707942-lost-to-starlight

The awesome book cover was designed by the talented, Kristen Thompson-Oh of KCT Designs at www.kctdesigns.com

Eager to read the first five chapters on your Kindle? FREE every Friday from Amazon: http://amzn.to/1hdo6Oh

I’m more than half way through Lost in Starlight. I absolutely LOVE it. My review is pending for this weekend so keep a look out and pleasant reading, 

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Quiz & Giveaway: Lost in Starlight-Sherry Soule

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Today author, Sherry Soule has some exciting news to share with us! She will be publishing a brand new Upper YA / Sci-Fi romance series: the “Starlight Saga” with scorching-hot character chemistry, exciting suspense, and epic romance on June 26, 2014.

To help promote this interstellar love story, “LOST IN STARLIGHT,” Sherry is doing this guest post to share the news with fellow booklovers.

Author Sherry Soule has a treat for all my followers today. Take this super fun quiz to see which character you’d most likely be besties with and score a $10 Amazon Gift card!

Take this quiz and be sure to check the bottom of the post for the details regarding this random giveaway.

“Which Starlight Character Would YOU Most Likely Be Besties with?”

1. You have $200 to spend. Where do you go? 

a.      Forever 21

b.      Hot Topic

c.      Abercrombie & Fitch

d.      Urban Outfitters

 

2. It is dinnertime. What are you in the mood for? 

a.      Salad and diet soda

b.      Cheeseburger and fries

c.      Pizza and iced tea

d.      Vegie Burrito

 

3. What’s your favorite TV show?

a.      Pretty Little Liars

b.      The Tomorrow People

c.      CW’s The 100

d.      The Vampire Dairies 

 

4. Favorite type of movie?

a.      Romantic Comedy

b.      Horror / Suspense

c.      Action / Adventure

d.      Science Fiction / Fantasy

 

5. What is your favorite color?

a.      Pink

b.      Purple

c.      Black

d.      Blue 

 

6. Where would you hang out on a free afternoon?

a)   Hit the clothing stores with friends

b)   Go to the movies

c)    The library or bookstore

d)   Play video games

 

If you answered… 

Mostly a’s: You and Emma need to hang out soon! You’ll have a blast shopping together, catching up on the latest gossip, and painting each other’s nail’s pink.

Mostly b’s: Sloane is your new BFF! You guys will have fun dying your hair crazy colors, going to the movies, and chowing down on burgers.

Mostly c’s: Kaitlyn and you would have a great time together. You both enjoy pizza, hanging at the bookstore, and getting your nails done.

Mostly d’s: Tanisha and you are both cool girls that like to play video games, watch shows that are fantasy themed, and snack on healthier food.

BookCover_Lost_in_Starlight Please mark your calendars to buy your copy of LOST IN STARLIGHT (volume one) on June 26th 2014!

Read the first five chapters for free on wattpad: http://www.wattpad.com/story/14214838-lost-in-starlight-syfy-romance

VOLUME ONE: Starlight Saga

High school reporter Sloane Masterson knows she has one helluva story when she witnesses hottie Hayden Lancaster bending forks with his mind.

Like any good journalist, Sloane sets out to uncover the truth, even if it includes a little stalking. When the superhuman feats start to pile up and the undeniable heat rises between them, Hayden has no choice but to reveal his secret: he’s an alien hybrid.

They’re as different as night and day—she’s a curvy, purple-haired, horror junkie and he’s a smoking hot, antisocial, brainiac—yet the intense fascination between them refuses to go away. Even at Hayden’s insistence that dating each other is “off limits” and crazy dangerous, their fiery attraction threatens to go supernova.

Now Sloane’s dealing with creepy government agents, über snobby extraterrestrials, and a psycho alien ex-girlfriend out for revenge. After a crash course on the rules of interstellar dating, Sloane must decide if their star-crossed romance is worth risking her own life….

Places you can find Sherry Soule:

Official Blog: http://www.sherrysoule.blogspot.com/

Twitter @SherrySoule: http://twitter.com/SherrySoule

Please add LOST IN STARLIGHT to your TBR on goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20707942-lost-to-starlight

The awesome book cover was designed by the talented, Kristen Thompson-Oh of KCT Designs at www.kctdesigns.com

Eager to read the first five chapters on your Kindle? FREE every Friday from Amazon: http://amzn.to/1hdo6Oh

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If you skipped the synopsis for Lost in Starlight, seriously, go back and read it. I can’t wait for this release, it sounds like such a crazy, fun read. Hope you enjoyed the quiz. More to come about this release so keep your eyes open. I love that the main character has colorful hair and is curvy. Bring me more of this. Diversity in YA.

Happy reading,

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