Author Christina Lee lets us into her own potential “book-sex talk” with her son’s teacher… + a Two of Hearts ARC to give away…

by Maryse on April 27, 2015 · 26 comments

in Fun Author Tidbits

*wheeeee!!!!* I fell head over heels with this author’s first book in this series All of You (<— my review) and now it looks like we have even more to look forward to in the “Between Breaths series“.

To celebrate the release of TWO of this author’s latest books, she’s sent us over a fun little “author secrets/embarrassing moments/ funny tidbits”. In this one? She was invited to a local book club, (read: her neighbors) to discuss her latest releases (read: sex!!!)

Tee hee!!! Ready?

When my first romance, All of You, released in 2013, a ton of local family and friends were excited to read about my virgin guy Bennett, and that was pretty darn cool.

A couple months later, I was invited to a local book club, most of which were my neighbors, to discuss my release. I was included in their email chain and truth be told, I wasn’t sure how I felt about attending. I’m a shy and introverted person by nature. So it felt kind of awkward for me to join in on a night out where everybody in the room had read my book and would be asking me questions.

I mean, what if they hated it? It was one thing to read one star reviews on-line—you developed a thick skin for those—quite another thing to be in the same room with people who might not exactly have glowing things to say. Especially if these were people I had to see on a regular basis.

But then my neighbor gave me a pep talk. She said, “You’re not going to be on the hot seat! People are just excited to talk to you about your success. You’re like our own local celebrity.”

So I decided to attend until the moment I realized–dun dun dun–that one of the people in this group was my son’s third grade teacher! Not only that, the book club was going to be taking place—ready for this? At her house.


But guess what? I ended up going and it was fun and totally fine. Because hey, romance readers are awesome and passionate and cool. And bonus: we all love reading!

I have two upcoming releases. A male/male romance called There You Stand: Between Breaths, is out April 21st. My adult contemporary romance releases on MAY 5th, and is called Two of Hearts. I’m ready for the hot seat! ;-)

And the author has something else for us! She says:

“I also have an extra Two of Hearts ARC to give away (even internationally) … for an upcoming giveaway… TWO OF HEARTS is a STANDALONE ADULT ROMANCE and is NOT part of the Between Breaths series”


One lucky commenter here will win an ARC of Two of Hearts.

How to enter for a chance to win it? Just leave a comment, and by 10pm EST, Sunday May 3rd 2015, I will randomly select ONE winner for the ARC.

The winner will be contacted and will have 48hrs to respond confirming their mailing address, so if you are picked, do not delay or you will lose your chance. This ebook will be sent directly to the winner by the author.

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{ 26 comments… read them below or add one }

Jessica April 27, 2015 at 10:47 AM

Did no one comment to with this? I just saw it, it said to comment, well I don’t see any :) if no one did I’d love to win :) maybe I’m in the wrong place. Lol

Shane April 27, 2015 at 11:49 AM

Two of Hearts, sounds intriguing…. Kudos for going to the book club even though I can imagine how the anticipation must have had you…

AnnEdwards April 27, 2015 at 4:47 PM

I loved “All of You”!

Maryse April 27, 2015 at 5:22 PM

Y’all are in the right place. ;) Comment away… someone here will get this arc!

Meredith April 27, 2015 at 5:25 PM

I’m in. I would love to read it.

Jen April 27, 2015 at 5:44 PM

Count me in! Thanks for the chance!

Wendy Racine April 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM

I am excited for this book! :) I love reading Christina’s book! Thanks for the chance!

Teresa H. April 27, 2015 at 6:25 PM

Great giveaway!

Christina April 27, 2015 at 6:49 PM

I would love to read her next book!

Tracie April 27, 2015 at 7:49 PM

I would love a chance to read two of hearts.

bn100 April 27, 2015 at 7:58 PM

new to me series

Alison April 27, 2015 at 9:51 PM

Can’t wait to read this!

jenn April 28, 2015 at 6:24 AM

Sounds great thanks

Nanette April 28, 2015 at 7:15 AM

I absolutely loved the book: ALL OF YOU! So I know how great the next books will be!

Maria Malaveci April 28, 2015 at 7:49 AM

Thanks for the chance Maryse!

Margaret April 28, 2015 at 8:22 AM

Christina not only writes fantastic books but she is so kind to her readers and her stories are real, honest and hot. They make me have all the feels a book should have. ❤️

Kayla April 28, 2015 at 8:27 AM

Christina Lee is amazing! There You Stand was my first m/m read and I completely loved it!

Kim April 28, 2015 at 8:56 AM

Thanks for the chance of an ARC Maryse! Loved the fact that Christina branched out with a MM book in the Between Breaths series. For those of you that haven’t tried the genre, give it a go. #LoveisLove ♥

Marian April 28, 2015 at 9:41 AM

Thanks for this opportunity! Hope I win! :)

Mick Murphy April 28, 2015 at 9:59 AM

Love Christina Lee! Hope to win! Thank you for the chance!

Jennifer Tukuafu April 28, 2015 at 10:20 AM

I absolutely adore Christina! Her books are in my top 10 EVER written, she is so talented. Thanks for the chance to win this ARC :) xoxo

THAIS April 28, 2015 at 12:01 PM

Yeah,I want a chance to win… Thanks! It’s so cool when they open it to international!

Heather April 28, 2015 at 12:28 PM

I would love a chance to win. Thanks

Stacy P. April 28, 2015 at 1:24 PM

I’ve loved her series and looking forward to Two of Hearts. Thanks for the chance to win!

Ashley V. April 28, 2015 at 9:41 PM

I would love an ARC.

Summer April 29, 2015 at 10:29 PM

Would love a chance at this, thanks!

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