Showing posts from February 20, 2014

We Have an Excerpt: Once in a Lifetime

We Have an Excerpt:
Once In A LifetimeAubrey got a look at the man she’d inadvertently drenched and stopped breathing. Oh, God. Had she really thought her day couldn’t get any worse? Why would she tempt fate by even thinking that? Because of course things had gotten worse. They always did.Ben McDaniel slowly stood up from his barstool, dripping vodka from his hair, eyelashes, nose… He was six feet plus of hard muscles and brute strength on a body that didn’t carry a single extra ounce of fat on him. For the past five years, he’d been in and out of a variety of Third World countries designing and building water systems with the Army Corp of Engineers. His last venture had been for the Department of Defense in Iraq, which Aubrey only knew because Lucky Harbor’s Facebook page was good as gospel.He swiped his face with his arm, deceptively chill and laid-back. In truth, he was about as badass as they came.Aubrey should know, she’d seen him in action. But she managed to meet his gaze. Cool,…

Curvy Women: Why Are We Doing This To Ourselves?

Why are we doing 
this to ourselves?

I found this piece on Pinterest and thought it was interesting.We are a nation obsessed with weight and not with health.  We should be supportive of one another as human beings not tear each other down.MostOf all we as woman should support other woman not destroy each other’s self-esteem.   We tend to be catty, mean and vengeful toward each other.  When we should be kindest to each other so that we can show our daughters, nieces, sisters, mothers, and grandmothers how to have a positive body image, self-confidence, independence, to know her worth as a woman, and to love themselves. Instead we are looking at anorexia and compulsive overeating causing obesity in our young women of today.Media does play a big part of it yes but we as women have to stand in line and take some of that on our shoulders.How many times have you stood at your mirror and said, “Oh, I wish my thighs weren’t so big.” Or “Man my butt has gotten so big!”  It’s bad enough we think …

Once In A Lifetime Book Tour With Excerpt & Jill Shalvis Here On Feb. 22

We Will Be HavingJill Shalvis
Feb. 22

Once in a LifetimeONCE IN A LIFETIME by Jill Shalvis (February 18, 2014; Grand Central Publishing Mass Market; $6.00)SOMETIMES WRONG IS OH-SO-RIGHT
After a wrenching loss, Ben McDaniel tried to escape his grief by working in dangerous, war-torn places like Africa and the Middle East. Now he's back in his hometown and face-to-face with Aubrey Wellington, the hot-as-hell woman who is trouble with a capital T. Family and friends insist she's not the one to ease his pain, but Aubrey sparks an intense desire that gives Ben hope for the future.
Determined to right the wrongs of her past, Aubrey is working hard to make amends. But by far, the toughest challenge to her plan is sexy, brooding Ben - even though he has absolutely no idea what she's done . . .

Can this unlikely couple defy the odds and win over the little town of Lucky Harbor?

Excerpt:A few snowflakes floated lazily out of the low, dense clouds.  One block over, the Pacific Ocean carved…