Monday, September 14, 2015

Guest Post and Giveaway: Taking the Ice by Jennifer Comeaux

Series: Ice #3
Release date: August 17th 2015
Purchase: Amazon

Synopsis via Goodreads:

Olympic rings and an engagement ring.

Courtney Carlton is ready for both.

She and her boyfriend Josh have skated together and dated for four years, and they’ve reached a critical point in their partnership both on and off the ice. With the Winter Games coming up and their career nearing an end, they are fighting to win a spot on the Olympic team, something Courtney has dreamed of since she was ten years old.

She also has another wish she hopes comes true soon. She’s waiting for a marriage proposal from Josh that she expected to happen by now. Will she realize either dream or will her heart be broken from disappointment?

Jennifer Comeaux Guest Post
All-Time Favorite Books

Thank you, Trish, for having me as a guest today and helping me celebrate the release of Taking the Ice, the third and final book in the Ice Series! I was asked to share my all-time favorite books, which isn’t an easy task because I read a lot and my favorites are constantly changing. I thought I’d start by going back to my childhood, and the first thing that came to mind was the Sweet Valley High series. I devoured those books and couldn’t wait until the next in the series showed up in my local bookstore. Those stories majorly influenced my writing when I was young, and I find that they still creep into my writing even now!

My favorite book that I read in school was by far To Kill a Mockingbird. I read it over and over and was completely enthralled by the characters and the story. There was something about that book that totally fascinated me. In recent years, most of my favorite reads have been YA contemporary romances. I loved My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick, The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord, On the Fence by Kasie West, Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins, and I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios. I’m a sucker for a sweet, swoony romance, and all of these books have that and then some!

Jennifer Comeaux is a tax accountant by day, writer by night. There aren’t any ice rinks near her home in south Louisiana, but she’s a die-hard figure skating fan and loves to write stories of romance set in the world of competitive skating. One of her favorite pastimes is traveling to competitions, where she can experience all the glitz and drama that inspire her writing. | |

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Unknown said...

I think the ice series is a great idea.

Shane @ItchingforBooks said...

Awesome guest post. Who doesn't love To Kill A Mockingbird? :) Such a classic!

Thanks for participating :)

Natalie said...

I cannot wait to read the Ice Series!!

Elena said...

sounds interesting. i would like to read these books

Jennifer said...

Thanks so much for having me as a guest, Trish!!

LauraJJ said...

Oh I LOVE the Ice Series! Skating has always been a part of our family, and reading romances about it would be so neat!

Birdhouse Books said...

Jennifer, thanks for visiting! I really enjoyed your guest post. To Kill a Mockingbird was one of my favorites, too. - Trish

[Whatever U are, be a good one!] said...

I think it's so interesting!
Thank You!

Bridgett Wilbur said...

I just love it. Ty

Anonymous said...

It looks wonderful!

Unknown said...

The series sounds like interest reads. Would love to read them.

Unknown said...

The series sounds like interesting reads that I would love to delve into.