I’m still giggling after reading the first chapter from Ann Lee Miller’s latest New Adult book, Avra’s God. The excerpt ends with this bit…
“The girl had family, cookies, and legs you’d have to be in a coma not to appreciate. He bet a lot went on under those blue eyes of hers. Suddenly, he wanted to find out.”
I want to find out more too! Read the first chapter below. *points down* 😀
I’ve read her previous New Adult book The Art of My Life and I enjoyed the relatable characters and situations. And Ann’s way with realistic dialogue! Often it sounded like something my family would say. 😉 Click HERE for my review for The Art of My Life
Givaway Now-12/18: Everyone who leaves a comment with their e-mail address will receive a free e-copy of Kicking Eternity, also from the New Smyrna Beach Series. And one lucky winner will receive a free e-copy of Avra’s God from Ann!
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Queen of Tarts Review of
The Art of my Life
by Ann Lee Miller
I wasn’t quite sure what to expect… I read Ann’s Kicking Eternity and it was ok… It’s inspirational fiction and not something I normally read. BUT I was drawn to her characters, especially Cal and Aly and when I saw that The Art of my Life was their story I had to give it a try. I’m glad I did. The Art of my Life is catagorized as New Adult so it fits in with my Young Adult Celebration too <g>
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What was the inspiration/motivation behind the book?
I wrote Kicking Eternity because I have struggled, like the college kids and young adults who hang out at my house with my kids, to determine which dreams to pursue. I am intrigued by the “negative” things in our lives that push us toward that daring thing we were created to do.
As a young person, I dreamed of living as a hermit on the coast of North Carolina—which I had never seen—and writing. Instead I married and had four kids—and wrote. The hermit thing was a product of how I had been warped by a difficult childhood. The life I got oh-so-much-better suited me.
I’ve spent part of every year at camp for most my life—a natural setting for my book.
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