Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Veer by Alyssa Rose Ivy Blog Tour Interview

Only when you let go can you learn to live.

Between the death of her mother and pushing through law school without her best friend, it's been a tough year for Becca. Needing a break from Boston, she moves to a tiny coastal North Carolina town for a relaxing summer. After bumping heads repeatedly with a local cop, she realizes her summer will be anything but quiet.

Three years after a career ending injury ruins his chance to play Major League Baseball, Gavin has a distrust of northerners and lately girls in general. He wants nothing to do with a girl who is only in town for the summer.

When the two give in to their impossible attraction, they realize that they may just have found the key to freeing themselves from the ghosts of their pasts.

Veer cover was designed by Once Upon a Time Covers
Release Date for Veer is: December 2012

About the Book:

Give me the blurb for the book in 140 characters or less:

A Boston law student meets a sexy southern cop. Although they bump heads, they may just have found the key to freeing themselves from the ghosts of their pasts.
Do you have a favorite character? Why is he your favorite?
I love Gavin. I loved writing him in Derailed, and I just knew I’d have to give him his own book. He’s such a different type of male character. He’s strong and attractive, but he’s also vulnerable and flawed.

What do you hope readers will get from your book?

I hope readers will enjoy the romance and think about how even when life doesn’t work out the way you plan, there can still be something wonderful just waiting to happen.

About the Author:
What/Who inspires you? 

I’m inspired by so many different things. My books are largely fueled by music, dreams, personal experiences, and the experiences of people I know. At the end of the day though, my family inspires me. I love discussing my book ideas with my husband, and I’m so excited to share my stories with my children when they get older.
Hardest aspect of writing? Best/Easiest? 
The hardest part of writing for me is deciding what project to work on. I have so many ideas in my head, and it’s difficult to put some aside to focus on only a few at a time. I think that’s why I’m always working on two books at once. The best part of writing is sharing my stories with people. It’s such an amazing and rewarding experience.

Who is your writing hero?

I don’t have just one. The authors who made me want to write are Jane Austen and J.R.R. Tolkien.

About the Future:
What’s next for you?

Focus, the second book in my Mature YA/New Adult paranormal series (The Crescent Chronicles) is coming out in January. After that I’ll be releasing Enduring Light, the final book in my YA fantasy Afterglow Trilogy. My next release after that is a secret project I’ll be revealing soon.
One outrageous goal for the future?

I’d love to write the perfect new adult fantasy romance.
Do you have any advice you'd like to share with other aspiring writers?

Write what you love. Write books that you enjoy, and don’t be afraid to challenge yourself.

Sweet or salty? 

Sweet. I have such a sweet tooth (Especially for chocolate)!

Beach, plains or mountains? 

The Beach and Mountains are tied. I love the water and the mountains 

Online, letters or in person? 

In person. There’s nothing like a face to face conversation.
Ebook or print? 

I can officially say I’ve converted into an Ebook person. I like having tons of books all in one place.

Alyssa Rose Ivy is a Young Adult and New Adult author who loves to weave stories with romance and a southern setting. Although raised in the New York area, she fell in love with the South after moving to New Orleans for college. After years as a perpetual student, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two young children, and she can usually be found with a cup of coffee in her hand.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for having me on your blog and for featuring Veer!