I would like to that Jennifer over at http://booksnbrownies.blogspot.com/2012/10/leibster-award.html?m=1 for nominating me for this award! It is such an honor to be recognized and I was literally dancing when I saw you nominated me! (not lying)

To participate:

1.Thank and link back to the nominator
2.Answer questions from award giver
3.Nominate 5 other bloggers with fewer than 200 followers
4.Ask questions for nominee's to answer
5.Post Liebster Award on your blog

My Questions:
1. Why did you start Blogging?
I started blogging when a fellow author gifted the site to me for an easy way to share my enfatuation of reading and to post my reviews somewhere where they were all easy to find.
2. If you could meet and interview one author dead or alive who would it be?
Oh this is so hard! I would have to say that I would like to interview the first Indie author. I dont know who he/she is but and Indie author is inspirational to me. I would love discover what led them to chase their dream independenty.
3. What is your favorite book genre?
Young Adult Paranormal Romance definantly!
4. If you could be any character from a book who would you be?
Sally from The Grey Wolf Series by Quinn Loftis at the moment.
5. How long have you been blogging?
Since September 16th

My Nominated Blogs! Congrats!
1. Melissa Andrea at http://melissaandrea-justlikethat.blogspot.com/
2. Krystal at http://krystalclearbookreviews.wordpress.com/
3. Nichole Chase at http://nicholechase.blogspot.com/
4. Kristen at http://pinktwink.wordpress.com/
5. Jessi Gibson at http://bookonthebrightside.blogspot.com/

Questions for you to answer!
1. What inspired you to begin blogging?
2. How many books do you read a month?
3. Have you ever written a story but never done anything with it?
4. What are your favorite books at the current moment?
5. Random fact about yourself?


 
 
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About Quinn:
 About Quinn Loftis Quinn is a wife, mother, nurse, and writer, not necessarily in that order. She lives in beautiful North West Arkansas with her husband, son and Nora their Doberman pinscher. She loves writing, reading, and crocheting. Her favorite holiday is Christmas, favorite book(s) is Pride and Prejudice, The Alpha and Omega Series by Patricia Briggs, and the Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling. She loves to be silly and have fun, loves music and thinks there is no greater sound than the sound in the world than that of her little boy's laughter.

Over view of he AMAZING book! :
Though the Serbian pack has been brought to heel thanks to the downfall of their Alpha, the war is far from over.
Desdemona, a witch of unfathomable power, has escaped the wolves’ wrath, but she will not go quietly into the night. She takes refuge in a place where even the smallest sliver of light does not dare to enter. Though she had to flee, she has not given up on the treasure she wishes to acquire. Her depravity knows no bounds; she's even willing to search for the one who can assist her in opening a Veil that has not been opened in millennia – with good reason: the danger is incalculable.
Meanwhile, there are major changes rippling through the Romanian Grey wolves. Decebel has become Alpha to the Serbian pack in an effort to begin to unite the Canis lupis species. Their numbers are dwindling in the wake of the shortage of true mates and lack of offspring. The wolves are beginning to lose faith and darkness seems to be crashing in on them from all sides.  
INTERVIEW!
-Did you ever have a character you planned to be involved in the story but decided to cut out?
Not that I can think of. I’ve had characters like Wadim, who I didn’t think would play a big part that developed as I was writing.

-What inspired you to write?
It’s what I’ve always really enjoyed doing. I love writing no matter if I’m writing an essay, an article or a novel. It’s just something that I love.

Do any of the characters reflect people you know?
The three girls are loosely based on three of my best friends from high school and the dynamics of the relationship we had then.

Any advice for aspiring writers?
Write about anything and everything. And remember that no matter how you try you can’t please everyone so don’t get discouraged

Which character are you the most like?
Jen and Jacque ( LOL) I’m definitely a mix of those two.

Is there any scene that you would have liked to rewrite?
Honestly no, I usually go over it so many times that I get each scene just as I want it.

Favorites:
food: Ice Cream
book: Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter Series
movie: Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter Series, and Lord of the Rings
musical group: Alabama

Choose one:
chocolate or vanilla: Chocolate
ebook or physical book: depends on the day
cake or pie: cake
movies or tv shows: Movie




Quinns website:
 http://quinnloftisbooks.com/  
Quinn'sGoodreadspage: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5014564

Kindle:

HTMLhttp://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Veil-Wolves-Series-ebook/dp/B009GD8086/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1350837268&sr=1-1&keywords=beyond+the+veil+quinn

Nook:

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/beyond-the-veil-book-5-the-grey-wolves-series-quinn-loftis/1113014766?ean=2940015620375

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(Make sure you grab all of the numbers....on the last stop you will need them!)

SCHEDULE

·10-29-

Bawakas Book Fair
&
The Hidden Reader

10/30
Krystal Clear Book Reviews

10-31-
Hunting Grey Wolves

11-1
Worlds Away Book Blog

11-2
Love Literature, Art, and Reason

11-3-
Amber's Supernatural & YA Reviews

11-4
Books Complete Me
&
Ever and Ever Sight

11-5-
Book Dream Land

11-6
TSK, TSK What to Read?

11-7-
Delphina Reads Too Much

11-8-
Reeses Reviews

11-9
Paranormal Book Club

11-10-
Vamps and Stuff

11-11
Book on the Bright Side

11-12-
Young Adult and Teen Readers
&
Cynthia Shepp Book Reviews

11-13
Kaina's Book Blog

11-14
R&M Fab Reviews

11-15
Lagniappe Books

11-16
Books, Brownies and Barkers

11-17
Read Between the Lines
&
Paranormal Reads

11-18
Phenomenal Reviews

11-19
Book Crazy

11-20
Book Nerds Across America

11-21-
Cassie's Reviews De-La-Mazing

11-22
Sparring Stepsisters
&
Indie Author Release

11-23
Sweet Treat Reading Reviews





 
 
Okay, so you guys have heard all about Flutter by Melissa Andrea right? Well if you haven't, Read all about it and discover the Flutter!!! 

                                    The release date Is set for October 30th!!!
                                                    The cover! Its awesome!
Quotes (to entice you further):
1.   How can I remember what I didn’t know was lost?

2.   I ached for him

3.  I was fascinated by her ability to draw that same need out of me.

4.  Have you ever had the feeling of being drawn to someone, but there wasn’t anything they had said or done?? 

5.   “How can I breathe when you look at me like that?”

6.   "The silkiness of his voice was a torturous caress that I could have endured for the rest of my life.”

7.   "I tried to stay away from you Sara, I did, but that nearly killed me and I won't do it again. I can't." 

8.   "It only gets hotter from here."

9.   "My name was Sara and I was dying before ever having found love. That much I knew.

These feelings I had for the phantom in my head could not be feelings mirrored from recollected memories. No, nobody could forget something this strong. I heard my name being called out one last time and then death took me." Flutter Oct 30th, 2012

10.  "I ached for him. The more time that went by with no signs of letting go, the more I learned that guilt didn’t come with an expiration date. I had come to terms with the fact that this would be my permanent judgment and I was perfectly willing to carry out my sentence without any hope of getting off on good behavior." FLUTTER Oct 30, 2012

11.  “Are you trying to tell me you missed me??” he teased and I watched his eyes detonate into a frenzy of blue sparks.

“I missed you as much as you miss me.’ I countered.

His smile was slow and lazy as it spread across his face. “So a lot then??”

12.  He laughed. “You sound like you’re in love with him.”

I looked over my shoulder towards the woods again and smiled softly. “I think I kinda am.”

13. "He advanced on me like a jungle cat, but I refused to back down from him. “Don’t avoid the subject. Come on Sara, lie to me, tell me you don’t look this,” his eyes dropped over the length of my body and I felt it blush under his approving gaze. “This mouth watering for me. Tell me you did this for Scott.” He looked me straight in the eyes and lowered his voice to a whisper. “I dare you.” He raised his eyebrows at me with the challenge."

14.  “Damn,” he said frustrated.

I was confused. “What?”

“I really want to kiss you.” His eyes were all over my face and I forgot how to breathe.

“Sara,” his hand came up and his thump brushed across my lips, slow and tantalizing, back and forth, over and over. I couldn’t help, but think how delicious his touch felt, “breathe Sara.” He whispered and I slowly let out the breath I had been holding. “That’s my girl.”

15.  “I suggest you watch the way you talk to her.” Adan’s voice was low and almost deadly as he spoke his threat.

He turned towards Adan. “I’m sorry, please tell me how any of this is your business.”

“Sara. Is. My. Business.” He said slowly, biting off each word.

16.  “You know, there aren’t many who can do what you’re capable of doing.”

“Creating nightmares? I hardly think I am unique in that way.”

He talked over me as if I hadn’t said anything at all.

“It’s quite an inconvenience on my end actually.”

“Yeah well join that club. There are a lot of things I find inconvenient these days.”

17. "His eyes gave him away, the smoky grey tint gleamed noticeably against the night as he ran straight for me with no signs of slowing down."

18.  I was laughing. “Sorry to disappoint you Adan.”

“Believe me Sara, you without question do not disappoint me. Confuse me: yes, drive me crazy: definitely, but disappoint, never.” He waited for me to catch my breath before he continued.

19.  “Has anyone ever told you how beautiful you are when you’re angrily slamming innocent books away??” He voice was low, teasing and sexy behind me.

I froze in the process of putting away another book and tried to control the pitter patter of my heart at hearing him. I had spent so much time being angry at him that I had totally ignored the part of me that actually missed him.

“Can I help you find something??” I asked putting away the last book gently this time.

“Is that the only greeting I get??” He asked with a hand over his ‘wounded’ heart.

“It’s the only greeting you get when you walk inside a book store.” I tried to keep my voice level, but even I could hear the irritation that crept up at the end of my response.

“I can’t wait to see the greeting I get when I walk inside your room then.” He laughed out loud when I blushed and leaned against the bookshelf facing me.

Now that you hvave gotten a small dose of Fluttr here is a blurb!
Sara

Sara's life is forever changed -

Waking up, buried & hidden deeply in the last place anyone would want to be, will do that. She is determined to find out how she ended up there & why, but when the only person who can help her, continuously lies to her, she finds herself forced to suffer alone. She can't ignore the strange things that begin to happen to her nor can she hide from the nightmares that haunt her sleep. And when her world collides with Adan - the mysterious boy whom she can't seem to stay away from, literally - she is consumed by the flutter that sparks whenever he is around and she is desperate to discover the reason why.

But the biggest discovery will come from the secret of what she is…

Adan

Adan’s mission to find Sara has finally begun -

It seemed simple: bring her back to the enchanted world that lives, breathes and survives because of her, but he quickly finds himself faced with an entirely new challenge. Immediately, Adan realizes that staying unknown to Sara is a task he will fail before he even begins; the pull to her is far too strong to refuse, and being with her will defy the very reason he existed. He was the key to her survival and loving her was not part of the path that he had been born to follow. Can he find it in himself too resist the urge to be with her and follow through with their destiny or will he destroy everything that had been left to Sara to protect and defend -

And the kingdom she is unaware she rules.
Melissa Andrea Interview! (That's right!)

When did you start writing?
 In high school. After reading one of my mom’s romance novels, I was hooked! Reading, writting, all of it! I couldn't get enough; it was an addiction, my passion. I will ever be a writer, even if I never publish another book after Flutter.  I hope I do though haha.

What inspired you to write Flutter?
 My daughters. They inspire me to do pretty much everything!

Do you have any advice to the aspiring writers?
My favorite question and I will have the same answer every time! Always believe in yourself! Don't be your own worst enemy! It's very easy to psych yourself out. So stepback, read a book, eat some ice cream, watch a movie - do anything to relax your mind & then try again. Don't give yourself limitations, writers know no such thing.

Have you written anything besides Flutter?
I’ve started a few books, but they are unfinished as of right now. I do plan on finishing them in the future though!

Do the characters resemble anyone in your life?
To an extent. The main character of Flutter, Sara, she has some characteristics of one of
my daughters. The first three series I’ll be releasing will actually be based off each one of my daughters.

Any further comments?
I just want to thank EVERYONE who has and continues to support me! I wouldn’t be anywhere without the friends I’ve made, honestly. I couldn’t begin to name everyone, but if you think I am talking about you, I am!


 
 
Let me put this short, sweet, and to the point,
    Derind Love, for those of you who do not know her, is absolutley an amazing all around person. Every single conversation I have ever had with her has left me with a smile on my face. You can't help but love her! Authors and people like me, flock to spend a little time with Derinda. I just wanted to take the time to say thank you so much Derinda fo everything you do. You always make me feel amazing and an make me pee myself laughing. So thank you for being there and for being a presence in my life. I love you <3
- Katrina (Kat- Bawaka)

You can get to know Derinda and her friends on their facebook page:
Young Adult and Teen Readers!

The things I love about Derinda:
- You are a chocolate addict
- You post the most hilarious pics
- You are known for screaming our special word all over the internet *wink*
- The hawt guy pics
- The awesome authors you send my way
- YOU!



Where do you go to see more?
Derinda Love Blog Tour 10/11/12-10/21/12

Host=“Mrs.Potter’sInternationalBookPublicityServices” http://mrspottersinternationalblogtours.blogspot.com/

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JodieO'Brien“YoungAdultandTeenReaders” http://www.facebook.com/YaTeenReaders?fref=ts

Quinn Loftis (Author) www.quinnloftisbooks.com

Ruthi&MaryAnn “R&M Fab Book Reviews” http://rmfabbookreviews.blogspot.com/

JocSantopostonMelissaAndrea'sbloghttp://melissaandrea-justlikethat.blogspot.com/

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MarySmith“BookNerdsAcrossAmerica”
http://www.booknerdsacrossamerica.com/

Nikki Allen “Nikki’s Book Blog” “Vamps and Stuff” http://www.vampandstuff.com/

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Jennifer Pringle
http://indiesupporter.com/

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Laura Hidalgo “Sparring
Stepsisters http://sparringstepsisters.blogspot.com/

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TamaraandKrystal“KrystalClearBookReviews”
https://krystalclearbookreviews.wordpress.com/

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CandaceSelphfrom“
HuntingGreyWolves” – http://greywolvesseries.blogspot.com/

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Cameo Renae
http://cameorenae.com

RK Ryals
http://rkryals.blogspot.com

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Cambria Herbert  http://www.cambriahebert.com/

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Alli Potter “All Things Imogen” http://imogenenrosepa.blogspot.com/

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Melissa Pearl http://melissapearl.blogspot.com/

Katrina “The Hidden Reader” http://thehiddenreader.weebly.com/ (me!)

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Ella James www.ellajamesbooks.blogspot.com

KatyandMayrafrom“HomeoftheCrazyBookLovers” http://booktimeforlife.blogspot.com/


 

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