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Hello Book Lovers! Today we have a special interview with the amazing author of the Kailmeyra series! Check out the interview,then enter to win an ebook copy of The Light of Asterisa (Kailmeyra #1)!

1. Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

I am an elementary music teacher by day, writer by night. I have two teenagers and two crazy dogs, and I live in Kentucky.

2. If you could describe The Light of Asteria in three words what words would you use?

Love, adventure, and friendship

3. What inspired you to write The Light of Asteria?

Nora’s story was originally written for my daughter, Kate. It came from and intensely personal place, and I had never thought about sharing it with the world. When Kate’s friends found out about it, they wanted a copy, and, as they say, the rest is history.

 4. Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?

The messages of Asteria were meant to serve as an example. They were life lessons I wanted my daughter to know. I wanted her to appreciate what people could give her, and forgive them for the things they couldn’t. I wanted her to stop and think, to really focus on what her intent was before she let her emotions rule, and I wanted her to have an example of love and forgiveness. I never thought that so many people would be moved by those same lessons. The numerous emails and letters I’ve gotten over this past year is both humbling and, at times, a little overwhelming.

5. What was your favorite part of writing The Light of Asteria?

I loved writing the carnival scene, and the battle scenes.

6. If you could have dinner with one of your characters who would it be? Why?

I think it’s a writer’s curse, but I love watching other people ... how they act and react, their mannerisms, and how they play off each other. With that in mind, it would be incredible if I could have Malachi and Edna at the same table, hear their conversation, and see how the related to one another.

7. Which of your characters are the most and least like you? Why?

The character most like me would probably be Elias. I have servant’s heart and am loyal to a fault. The least would obviously be the Dokkalfar. :-)

8. What can your future readers expect when they pick up The Light of Asteria?

Nora’s story is an emotional roller coaster that takes the reader on a thrilling adventure. If you like fantasy and romance, then you’ll like The Light of Asteria.

-Random this or that-
Zombies or Unicorns? Unicorns!
Edward or Jacob? Neither!
Apples or Oranges? Oranges!
Winter or Summer? Fall!

Thank you Elizabeth for doing an interview with us!!! 

                    Find Elizabeth                                                    Find The Light of Asteria
  Blog . Website . Facebook . Twitter .  Amazon              Barnes & Noble . Amazon . Smashwords

Don't forget to stop back on the 25th for my review of The Light of Asteria! (:


We have one ebook copy of The Light of Asteria up for grabs!!!! To enter all you have to do is comment on this blog post with a way to contact you! (:

If Nora Johnson hadn't been on campus that day she would have never known her true destiny. Helping her friends move into the dorm that she wanted to call home, Nora accidentally collides with mysterious stranger, Gavin Frey. His very first touch sends flames through her heart. The world seems different-something within her has changed. She tries to resume her mundane life, but she is now consumed with the one whose very presence ignited her soul, the one with eyes of emerald. Nora soon learns that an energy buried deep within has been unleashed. She now wields unimaginable power and has become Gavin's source, his strength. Her newfound joy is shaken when she discovers that Gavin is not who he appears to be and she has been thrust in the middle of a war of mythical proportions. Negativity allows all things evil to flourish, the earth is under siege. The fate of creation hinges on the power within her heart. Will she be strong enough to survive? A gripping tale of unbounded love and ancient power, The Light of Asteria will take you on an epic adventure filled with war, treachery, and demons, as well as unimaginable delights.

So don't forget to check back here on the 25th for a review, 
Leave a comment to enter to win an ebook copy of The Light of Asteria! (:


Christy Sloat said...

Terrific interview!! I am so interested in reading your book!

Totally Booked Solid said...

this looks like a great book .. thanks for the quick link to goodreads made it so much easier to add it to my TBR pile .. I would love to win it . crossing my fingers

Klaudia said...

Yeah, the book seems nice... SInce the author "loved writing battle scenes" (:

ItsAPenPalWorld said...

I would really love to read this. Good luck to everyone ;)

Susan Light said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I cannot wait to read it.

Giselle said...

Wow. A teacher AND a writer. Brave woman! Haha. I've never looked into this book before but I have seen it around a few blogs. It sounds interesting!

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amartinischwob said...

This book looks so amazing and I've heard so many great things about it. Loved this interview and would love a chance to win a copy of this book!

TheBookSlayer said...

The description has definitely got me intrigued! The whole plot has a fresh idea and theme to it -- I can't wait to read it :D

test3s said... were suposed to choose ! It's not fair...:(( i wanted to see who you'd choose between Jacob and Edward..:(

Rallu.93 (@)

In Julie's Opinion said...

What a great interview! I really do love to learn more about the writers of books on my TBR list! This book sounds amazing and I can't wait to read it - thanks so much for the chance to win a copy:)
jwitt33 at live dot com

Anonymous said...

An adventure filled with war, treachery, and demons. That part alone got my whole attention. Then you add in the mythical and love part. Oh yes I definitely need to read this book. Thank you for this awesome giveaway and interview. It is amazing how personal this book is to the author. I already know I will love it.

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Gaby Pendragon said...

The interview is great and the book looks amazing!! I so want to read it!!

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