Friday, October 11, 2013

Day 11: Month-long-giveaway-celebration:Exclusive Author Interview: Wendy Higgins (The Sweet Trilogy) + giveaway

 Bookshelf Confessions welcomes Wendy Higgins, author of The Sweet Trilogy for an author interview, and a giveaway further below. Enjoy! :D

Hello Ms. Wendy Higgins.  Welcome to Bookshelf Confessions. I’m so excited to have you today.
Thank you so much for agreeing to this interview.
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1. I’m so excited for Sweet Reckoning, as much as it’s sad to say bye to the characters. Do you have upcoming books or what are your current projects right now?
~ I've just started a new YA contemporary romance, which I'm calling Kiss Collector.  No idea if it'll eventually get picked up for publication, but it feels good to be writing!
It's on goodreads

2.Your books have interesting and beautiful character names, like Kaidan Rowe and Kopano—it was brilliant ;). If you could have picked your own name, what would it be and why?

~ I've always liked the name Kelly. I obviously have a thing for K-names, haha. I think Kelly is a fun and sweet name.  Most of my character names I found on the web by Googling unique baby names!

3.Most of us (if not all) who have read your books have a huge crush on Kaidan Rowe (**fan-scream**), what do you think makes him very appealing to women both to the characters in the book and to your readers? (In addition, have you seen this coming- fan girls falling for Kaidan?)

~ I think many girls (and I) love the intensity of Kaidan. Mystery is appealing.  So is danger.  We know Kaidan is capable of breaking our hearts, but he's so sexy with that accent and musical talent.  We can't help but want to obtain and tame wild, beautiful things. 

4.Talking about crushes, do you have a crush on an actor or a book character? Who and Why? (well, except for Kaidan—he’s a given J)

~ I have a crush on actor Josh Hartnett. Not sure why...he has terrible hair, but something about his eyes when he smiles and his deep voice.  Mmm.  :)  

Josh Hartnett

As far as books go, I'm in love with Daemon Black from the Lux series, and Jackson from Poison Princess!
Daemon Black from the Lux series
Jackson from Poison Princess

5.As an ending note, I’d love to ask you to say something for the readers of Bookshelf Confessions and I’d like to thank you---thank you so much for having the time for this interview :)

~ Thank you so much for having me on the blog!  To your readers I want to say "Hello and thanks for taking the time to stop by!"  I love to tweet and Facebook with readers, so don't hesitate to say hi!  :)
Sweet EvilSweet PerilSweet Reckoning
The Sweet Trilogy (3 books) 
About Wendy
After earning a bachelors in Creative Writing from George Mason University and a masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Radford, Wendy taught high school English until becoming a mommy. Writing Young Adult (YA) stories gives her the opportunity to delve into the ambiguities of those pivotal, daunting, and exciting years before adulthood.
She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, daughter, and son. Sweet Evil is her debut novel.
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  1. Great interview! I love all those pics of the boyz <3 Thanks for the giveaway. ;)
    -Cali W.

  2. thank you a lot for the interview, i loved it and it was great to see we had so much in common ( now we will have to avoid fighting for our common crush though)

    1. Hi Miki, you're welcome and I'm glad you love the interview... yeah, it's hard not to have crushes on these boys :D

  3. Loved the interview. Always great to here from an author. I read Sweet Peril & Sweet Evil just a few weeks ago and I finished them all within 2 days. Loved them so much. I would absolutely by thrilled to own them so I could them read again and again. Thank you so much for the interview and the giveaway.

  4. What a nice interview. I have a crush on Josh Hartnett too! I love his eyes, his moons :) He looks so sweet. Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. I already have the first 2 books in the series! Looking forward to book 3 of course. It's so nice to read about authors liking other authors' characters. And so cute that Wendy likes names starting with K. Thanks for the cool interview Abby and Wendy!

  6. I loved the interview! I haven't actually read any of the books in the sweet trilogy yet, but I'll have to! Thanks for the giveaway!

  7. I loved the interview :)

  8. I loved the interview !! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  9. Great interview!! loved it


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