November 21, 2012

New Adults and an Unrelated Giveaway




Hello, guys!

I have a new post on Heroes and Heartbreakers, this time about New Adult. Have you heard that term before? I bet you have. One of the reasons I wrote the post was because I've seen a lot of negativity and cynicism directed towards New Adult, and even though most of them are quite valid, I wanted to talk about it in a positive way, because I feel that it has a lot of good things to offer. It’s a very new label that’s been misused in order to exploit it, but there are a lot of great stories being told, and that’s what I was trying to convey in that post. 

Also, one thing I really want to make clear is that New Adult isn't YA with hot sex. Yes, there’s sex in the books, in some cases more explicit than in a regular YA, but these are not erotic romances for young adults. Even the books that come with a warning don’t have hot sex in them. And please, let's stop judging a whole set of books based on one crappy example. 

I hope you enjoy!

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GIVEAWAY

If you are looking for hot sex (that came out wrong, I hope you know what I meant), I have the perfect book for you!

Earlier this year I reviewed an erotic novella called The Waiting Room. It was fantastic, but soon went out of print because of some issues with the publisher. That novella, along with several others by the same author, has been re-issued, and I’m very excited about it. To celebrate and to help spread the love for this wonderful author, I’m going to give away one Kindle copy of The Waiting Room by Remittance Girl. Leave a comment with your email address. Contest open to all, just remember that it’s a Kindle copy.

This is going to be a lightning giveaway. I will announce the winner tomorrow night, so hurry and comment.  

9 comments:

  1. This book sounds different. I'm definitely intrigued by your review! Thank your for the giveaway!

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  2. This book has a unique storyline. Thank you for the chance to read it.
    Cambonified[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  4. Just read your review of The Waiting Room. I'm intrigued, so please count me in. :)

    hankts AT internode DOT on DOT net

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  5. This book looks interesting. I'm not comfortable leaving my email here, but I'll keep my eyes open if my name comes up and I'll send it privately. Thanks!

    Sarah E.

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    1. No worries, Sarah! Now I think that maybe I shouldn't ask people to leave their emails... I'll try something different the next giveaway.

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  6. Based on your review, the book seems very interesting. So I would love to have the chance to read it.

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  7. Okay, I am so interested in this book... would love to have in on my kinde.

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  8. Looks interesting! Thanks for the chance to win!
    saltsnmore at yahoo dot com

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