Just Love vs. El

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Hello and welcome to Just Love vs. El in which we will ask her all the awkward questions and do some promo for her new book Thaw that is coming out today.

There’s also a cool giveaway, so make sure to read till the end to find out more.

We hope you’ll have a blast reading and as much fun as we had by coming up with the questions.

elyse springerOh and this is El— You know, in case you didn’t know who’s running this blog and making all our lives brighter and warmer and things —>


JL: Jumping right into your new release, El, where did the idea of Gabrielle in Thaw come from? Is she based on any real models/actresses?

El: Gabrielle is actually very loosely modeled on a combination of Meghan Markle (an actress and also Prince Harry’s super gorgeous girlfriend) and singer Alicia Keys. But only in terms of who I pictured when writing her… personality-wise, she’s not based on anyone!

JL: You reference both Rent and Hamilton your books. Tell us a bit about your love of musicals

whiteout elyse springerEl: Living in NYC, it’s pretty hard to escape Broadway. Even if you’re not a fan of theater, it’s everywhere. But I’ve been a fan of theatre—and musicals specifically—since my grandmother took me to see Annie on Broadway when I was 8 or 9. I’ve seen some amazing shows since then, and listening to Idina Menzel in Wicked, or Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton, is pretty incredible. So I knew that this series would revolve around Broadway (and specifically a 20th anniversary production of Rent) from the start, because to me theater seems like such an integral part of NYC!

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Blog Tour: Loud and Clear by Aidan Wayne


Loud and Clear, by Aidan Wayne
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Release Date: May 23, 2016

Welcome to the blog tour for Loud and Clear, a new novella from Aidan Wayne out now from Riptide Publishing! This novella features two characters with disability as they learn to communicate with one another. Today I have an excerpt from the novel showing Jaxon and Caleb’s first attempt at communication! Plus, there’s a fantastic giveaway at the end of the post, so check it out!

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Blog Tour: Between Ghosts by Garrett Leigh

Happy Book Birthday to Garrett Leigh! Between Ghosts is available today on all retailers!


Welcome to the blog tour spotlight stop for Between Ghosts, the newest release from author Garrett Leigh! I’m thrilled to be hosting this tour spot today, because Between Ghosts is an amazing book that absolutely floored me!

From my five-star reviewThis book was incredible. The love story was slow and winding, gorgeous and emotional. The plot is riveting, the characters organic and relatable. It’s a novel set in a war zone, so it’s often brutal and unflinching, but it’s a novel that will hook itself into your mind and refuse to let go.

Today I’m bringing you an excerpt from the novel, as well as your chance to win a $20 gift card to Riptide Publishing! All you have to do is drop a comment at the end of this post. Let me know if you’ve read any other books by Garrett, and if so what your favorite is!

Between Ghosts, by Garrett Leigh
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Release Date: March 14, 2016

Where to Buy:
Publisher / Amazon / ARe / Kobo / B&N

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Blog Tour + Excerpt: The Secret of Hunter’s Bog, by Ally Blue

Hi y’all! I’m Ally Blue. Welcome to my blog tour for my newest book, The Secret of Hunter’s Bog. Thank you for stopping by. Be sure to comment on this post, or any of the posts on the tour, for a chance to win a full set of my Mojo Mysteries seriesDemon Dog, A Ghost Most Elusive, and Myth Adventures—in the winner’s choice of electronic format. Read on and enjoy!


The Secret of Hunter’s Bog, by Ally Blue
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Release Date: March 7, 2016

Genres: Romance (M/M), Suspense/Thriller, Mystery

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