Tuesday, December 6, 2011

HEAD OVER HEELS Blog Tour: INTERVIEW, PREVIEW, AND GIVEAWAY

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HEAD OVER HEELS
A Lucky Harbor Novel
BY JILL SHALVIS

ABOUT THE BOOK:
Free-spirited Chloe lives life on the edge. Unlike her soon-to-be married sisters, she isn't ready to settle into a quiet life running their family's newly renovated inn. But soon her love of trouble--and trouble with love-draws the attention of the very stern, very sexy sheriff who'd like nothing better than to tame her wild ways.

Suddenly Chloe can't take a misstep without the sheriff hot on her heels. His rugged swagger and his enigmatic smile are enough to make a girl beg to be handcuffed. For the first time, instead of avoiding the law, Chloe dreams of surrender. Can this rebel find a way to keep the peace with the straitlaced sheriff? Or will Chloe's colorful past keep her from a love that lasts . . . and the safe haven she truly wants in a town called Lucky Harbor?

EXCERPT FROM HEAD OVER HEELS:
Chapter 1
“If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.” Chloe Traeger

It wasn’t often that Chloe Traeger beat her sisters into the kitchen in the morning, but with Tara and Maddie currently sleeping with the town’s two hottest hotties, it’d been only a matter of time.

And in the name of fairness, Chloe hadn’t actually gotten to bed yet, but that was just a technicality. With a wide yawn, she started the coffee. Then gathering what she needed, she hopped up onto the counter – hissing in pain from her throbbing legs. The quiet in the kitchen soothed her as she mixed ingredients together for her natural antibacterial cream. Given how loudly she lived her life, the silence was a nice start to the day.

Especially today, which promised to get crazy quickly, though not much could out-crazy last night. Later in the afternoon, she’d be doing her esthetician thing at a high-end spa in Seattle, but first she had to put in some time here in Lucky Harbor at the B&B that she ran with her sisters.

The fact that her days were centering around work instead of play had her shaking her head with a rueful smile. Oh, how things change. Only a year ago, she’d been free as a bird, roaming happily from spa to spa at will, with no real ties. Then...
To finish reading this excerpt, visit Jill Shalvis's website HERE!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
USA Today bestseller Jill Shalvis is the award winning author of over four dozen romance novels, including her upcoming sexy contemporary novel Simply Irresistible, book one in the Lucky Harbor series. The 4-time Rita nominee and 3-time National Readers Choice winner makes her home near Lake Tahoe. Visit her website at www.jillshalvis.com for a complete book list and daily blog.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW:
Thank you to Jill Shalvis for taking time from her busy schedule, just as her newest book is coming out, to answer a few questions for my blog. 

1. How much like yourself are the characters you write about and in particular in relation to this book?
I’d like to say I’m not like any of my characters, but that’s not quite true.  I’m unfortunately quite like any of the slightly bumbling, klutzy, hopefully endearing characters I write.  J

2. How did you come up with your title?
Titles are not mine, but done by my wonderful publisher!

3. What is something you'd like to share bout you that readers don't know?
I get a lot of letters asking if the things that I write about on my blog, my I Love Lucy life, are true.  They really truly are… 

GIVEAWAY

THANKS TO JILLIAN AND THE GOOD 
FOLKS AT HACHETTE BOOK GROUP, I HAVE
ONE COPY OF HEAD OVER HEELS TO GIVE
AWAY TO ONE LUCKY READER OF MY BLOG
 
--U.S. AND CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY
--NO P. O. BOXES
---INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
IN CASE YOU WIN!
--ALL COMMENTS MUST BE SEPARATE TO
 

COUNT AS MORE THAN ONE!

HOW TO ENTER:

+1 ENTRY: COMMENT ON WHAT YOU THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT YOU READ ABOVE ABOUT HEAD OVER HEELS  THAT MADE YOU WANT TO WIN THIS BOOK, AND DON'T FORGET YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS

+1 MORE ENTRY: BLOG AND/OR TWEET ABOUT THIS GIVEAWAY AND COME BACK HERE AND LEAVE ME YOUR LINK

+1 MORE ENTRY: COMMENT ON SOMETHING YOU FIND INTERESTING ABOUT AUTHOR JILL SHALVIS BY CHECKING OUT HER WEBSITE HERE

+1 MORE ENTRY: COMMENT ON ONE OTHER CURRENT GIVEAWAY YOU HAVE ENTERED ON MY BLOG. IF YOU HAVE ENTERED MORE THAN ONE GIVEAWAY, YOU MAY COMMENT SEPARATELY ON EACH TO RECEIVE EXTRA ENTRIES

GIVEAWAY ENDS AT
6 PM, EST, DECEMBER 29
GOOD LUCK!

160 comments:

debbie said...

I would like to see how the two of them end up together.
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I love Jill's books! I want to see how this one ends.

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Virginia said...

I love Jill's books and I can't wait to see what happens in this one. Must have it. I have been hearing a lot of good things about this book.

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Becky said...

Jill is a new to me author. Thanks so much for posting about her and her books. I'm anxious to read book 1 in this series. Merry Christmas!

Becky said...

Jill is a new to me author. Thanks so much for posting about her and her books. I'm anxious to read book 1 in this series. Merry Christmas!

Steve Capell said...

Actually I thought about a lot of things after reading this post. The first thing that caught my eye is this quote:

“If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.” Chloe Traeger

I think many have tried this and they are not serving time in prison. Secondly, I found it really interesting that the publisher is the person that picked the title. This is the first time I've heard this. I now wonder if that occurs more often than I would of thought.

GREAT post and thanks for the opportunity.

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Carol N Wong said...

Even before I read about this book I was already interested. I loved "Simply Irresistable', and excited about having the second in the series on the shelf and definitely want to read this one, the last in the series.

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Carol N Wong said...

On her wesite, she has an hour by hour description of a romance writer that sounds very familiar to me.

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Helen L. said...

I found out that Jill calls her husband Alpha Man.
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I want to read this book, because I love Jill's books.

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Tore said...

I would love to read this book. It sounds really good. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

Margaret said...

All nighters. I remember those. Sounds like a fun book.

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Today's pretend boyfriend is very nice! I need one of those lol!

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scottsgal said...

I enjoy Jill's books so would love to read this
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She's been nominated for several awards
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I think it will be fun "watching" the chase.
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Karen T said...

I loved the first ones in the series, so definitely want to get this one.

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Jill has a very funny blog.
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I want the book because I always enjoy Jill's novels, usually filled with laughter.

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cheryl c said...

I loved this quote, “If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.” It made me want to read more!
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Jill's blog is a very entertaining part of her website.
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From the cover, it looks like it's going to be a good love story. Count me in.

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Linda Kish said...

I love her version of "A glamorous day in the life of a romance writer".
Makes it sound so easy. can't do it...I only had 1 kid.

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Anonymous said...

I loved the first ones in this series, so would love to win the next one.

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I see on her blog that she talks about her family and all the funny things that happen to her.

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I have been waiting for this book.

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Nancye said...

Wow! Jill has written a TON of books!! I hadn't realized that! I checked out her blog and her website which are both very cool. I enjoyed reading about her day, her dogs, etc. She seems to be very down to earth with a great sense of humor. She has 3 more Lucky Harbor books coming out in 2012. Cool!

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Nancye said...

Ooops! I got the first 2 posts switched around! Sorry! I would like to read this book because it sounds "real" and enjoyable. Jill is a very talented writer! Thanks for the chance to win a copy!

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I also entered the giveaway for "The Christmas Wedding". My fingers are crossed!!

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