Author Guest Post with Amber Garza, Plus Giveaway!

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Hi! I’m Amber Garza, author of romantic fiction. I write mostly young adult contemporary novels, but I also have a few adult suspense/thrillers out as well. They all have romance as their central theme though. What can I say? I’m a romantic at heart. I love the rush of that first glance, that first touch, that first kiss. And the only thing better than reading about it is writing about it.

I’m Not in the Band is all about those firsts. And I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it!

 

 

 

Excerpt:

“It’s not that big of a deal. Really.”

“Oh, I think it’s a really big deal.” He moves closer, his hand curving around my waist, his body sliding against mine.

“You do?” I get the feeling we’re not talking about the same thing.

“Our first date. Our first dance.” His lips hover mine. “Our first kiss. To me that’s a very big deal.”

Ah, yes. I prefer this topic of conversation. My lips burn with longing. Closing my eyes, I wait for his mouth to cover mine.

“Ross Devlin and Kassidy Milton are now friends! What?” Tiffany’s shrill voice rings out in the hallway. My chest tightens as Archer draws back. Tiffany stares down at the phone in her hand, her mouth gaping open. Then she stomps away from us angrily.

Archer’s brows are furrowed. “What was that about?”

My stomach sinks. He didn’t know. And now I have to be the one to tell him. “Um...your brother and I sorta became Facebook friends. But like I said, it’s not a big deal.”

“That’s what you were talking about?” His jaw tightens. “That’s why everyone keeps staring at us? I assumed it was because of the pictures I posted of our date.”

“That would make a lot more sense,” I mutter under my breath.
“Not really.” He frowns. “A date with me isn’t really news. Friending a celebrity is.” “But isn’t half the school friends with him?”

“Yeah, but they knew him before he was famous.” He runs a hand through his hair. “And he’s selective with who he’ll friend on social media.”

The statement feels heavy, weighted, and my knees buckle under it. “Are you...” I work up the courage to finish the question. “Bothered by this?”

He doesn’t answer right away. I hold my breath.
Finally, he shrugs. “I just didn’t realize you wanted to be his friend.”
I exhale. “Of course, I am. I want to be friends with everyone who’s important to you.” “So this is about me, not him?”

It feels like a trick question. 

 

 

Meet Amber Garza!

 Amber Garza currently lives in California with her amazing husband, and two hilarious children who provide her with enough material to keep her writing for years. 
 
 
 
 

Meet Kiss Me, Kill You!

 

I like Kassidy Milton. There, I said it. She’s funny, beautiful—even though she doesn’t know it—and my favorite kind of weird. But I can’t tell if she’s into me or just trying to get close to me for a chance with my famous twin brother instead. I mean, it has to be me. I am the better-looking one.

But Kassidy has some demons, and she’s not good at letting people in. That happens when you’ve been hurt by someone close to you. I can relate. Trust is a funny thing; it’s hard to gain but easy to lose. I might just learn that the hard way. 

Disclaimer: This Entangled Teen Crush book includes a snarky heroine, a swoon-worthy hero,

crazy best friends, your favorite music, and lots of feels. 

 

 

 

 

I'm Not in the Band

By: Amber Garza

Release Date: June 12, 2017 

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Marlyn Diaz on Friday, 23 June 2017 20:25

Sounds like a good one! I read Amber's Unexpected Love trilogy and I loved it so I can't wait to read this one. Hopefully soon!

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Sounds like a good one! I read Amber's Unexpected Love trilogy and I loved it so I can't wait to read this one. Hopefully soon!
Mindy on Sunday, 02 July 2017 18:52

I love this cover and the synopsis sounds really cool

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I love this cover and the synopsis sounds really cool
Aireanna Lesch on Saturday, 08 July 2017 10:45

Cute cover! Love romance YA!!

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Cute cover! Love romance YA!!
Emily on Sunday, 16 July 2017 17:35

It's a cute cover and the synopsis sounds like a nice summer read!

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It's a cute cover and the synopsis sounds like a nice summer read!

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