Today’s Latest Author & Book News – August 23rd 2012

by Maryse on August 23, 2012 · 11 comments

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It’s a BIG news day. Lots of our favorites are working on highly anticipated releases, and are teasing us!!! But that’s okay, bring on the tease! Better yet, bring on the books! ;)

“This will be a continuation of the story where CRASH left off, highlighting their time in college together….

Well, since Jude and Lucy cause something of a storm and an impact wherever they go, the second book is entitled CLASH. I just handed it over to my lovely editor so we are shooting for the first half of September to release it. That’s less than a month away!!!”

If you are a fan of the rock star bad boys, this is going to be an amazing rock star book release weekend! First:

  • Olivia Cunning is hoping to have the official first book of her “Sole Regret” series released this weekend (Tempt Me)! If you loved Try Me (One Night with Sole Regret) but wished it was longer, here’s hoping this weekend will give us just that! She says:

“*fingers crossed for it being available this weekend* We’ll see how the edits go. Sometimes I can fix everything in a couple of hours. Sometimes I need days just to think. So far I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. Yikes!”

  • But guess what!! We have a rock star book scheduled for release THIS FRIDAY!! Tomorrow!!! “The Mighty Storm” by Samantha Towle. Guess what I will be reading? Yep. That’s my official “currently reading” announcement for this weekend! Here is a little tidbit about it:

“Jake Wethers is the lead singer in one of the biggest rock bands in the world. Trudy Bennett is a music journalist. They grew up next door to one another, were best friends, until they were 14 years old, then Jake’s family moved to America. They lost contact and haven’t seen each other for twelve years…”

  • Caroline Hanson just announced a novella release for August 31st 2012 (part of her Valerie Dearborn) series. She updated her Facebook status saying:

“The Jack Novella is ready- except for formatting. It will defo be out by next friday, August 31, 2012. Which is funny because Love is Darkness came out at the end of August last year. It’s been an amazing year.”

  • Kristen Ashley and “Knight” fans!! She just posted a 4 chapter teaser for the next in her “Unfinished Hero” series (Creed’s book). Check it out here. She says:

“They’re Up! The first four working chapters of Creed can be found on this page, scroll down to the bottom. Remember! These are working chapters so there will be changes and edits before the finished product comes out.”

  • Christine Zolendz (author of Fall From Grace) updates us on the highly anticipated sequel:

“What’s up with book 2? Hopefully I’ll be done and edited within the next two months. I’m thinking about revamping the cover of Fall From Grace when I get a new cover for book 2…”

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

Kirsten August 23, 2012 at 1:33 PM

*Squee* Just read the first chapter, can we fast forward September?

Shan August 23, 2012 at 2:28 PM

WHAT THE—!!!! I need a minute ;) *sigh* *breathe* OK, we’re good…

Ditto Kirsten – can we skip it all together…

Sylvia Day you are marvelous and as f-ed up as we know these two beautiful people are how can you NOT LOVE THEM!!! Their desire is unbearable…

Thanks for sharing Maryse! My mind is flustered right now, I think I feel a re-read of Bared to You coming on ;)

Cree621 August 23, 2012 at 3:16 PM

Best update ever! Thanks Maryse!!!
-Read through the Reflected in You teaser chapter about an hour ago and I’m still having heart palpitations. Seriously. Come on October 2nd!
-Super thrilled to hear there will be a sequel to CRASH, loved Jude ;)
-Finished Try Me a few days ago and was was it was so short – patiently waiting for Tempt Me!
-LOVED the teaser chapters for Creed. Stalking her FB page for any release day info. Hurry up KA!
-Going to do some investigating on these other titles you mention. My TBR list just keeps on growing and growing, but I love it!

Claudia August 23, 2012 at 4:34 PM

I didn’t know about Crash sequel..* SQUEEEE* !!..” Can’t wait for “Fall from Grace”#2! Thanks Maryse!!

Lisa August 23, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Thanks for all the updates Maryse!! Can hardly wait for Reflections Of You after reading that!!

Jen Lewis August 23, 2012 at 6:33 PM

OMG = Oh my Gideon… Seriously!!!!!!! Wowzer I cannot wait for this book to come out!!!!!!!!!!

Jen Lewis August 23, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Thought you might want to add this teaser too:
“Futures and Frosting” the follow up to Seduction and Snacks by Tara Sivec :0)

Kelli August 23, 2012 at 7:46 PM

I am sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Happy to have a new book by Tara Sivec. Last one i lmao and the teaser was just as good. Gavin is a crack up. Sweet kid, always wanting to punch someone in the nuts! awwww yipee

Mint August 23, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Really? Crash is having a sequel? Would love to see how it will turn out :)

Keighley August 24, 2012 at 10:07 AM

Very excited about Clash, the end of carsh was a bit too abrupt for me. And the sequel to Fall from Grace, and seduction and Snacks, and Bared to you…. sequel frenzy

Maryse August 24, 2012 at 10:36 AM

sequel frenzy is right, Keighley!! So much to look forward to.

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