Interview With #1 NYT and USA Today bestselling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout

Jennifer took time from her very busy schedule to do an interview for this blog. Thanks, Jennifer!

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Congratulations on being the first author to hit the number one spot on the Digital Book World Ebook Bestseller List with a self-published book, Wait For You. (here is the Forbes article) I am not going to ask the captain obvious “how did that feel?” Please tell us what you did to celebrate!

I really haven’t had time to celebrate because I’m in the middle of writing a book right now.   I didn’t even go out to dinner!

On that subject — out of the 7,000,000,000 + people in the world, you are the one person to do this. While you wrap your head around that I’d like to ask a question; Are you really the love child of a Pure descended from the Gods and a Luxen? Is that where your awesomeness comes from?  

Yes, I’m definitely the love child of a Pure and a Luxen.  That’s how I came up with the ideas for my books in the first place.  I wanted to write about my ancestry.

(I knew it!! 😉 )

You are being referred to as a “hybrid author” because you are published traditionally and also self-published. You clearly would not have a problem going the traditional route with your Adult and New Adult romance novels. What made you chose to self-publish Wait For You?

For me, it was just the right decision for that particular book at that particular time.

While everyone waits for Apollyon, book #4 in the Covenant series to be released April 9th (yay!). And Origin, book #4 of the Lux series to be released on August 27th, 2013. Will you give all of us swooning–will literally die if you don’t– crazed Daemon & Aiden fans any kind of a …. anything? We will take whatever we can get.

I can’t give away too much.  In Apollyon, there is a very hot scene in a very unexpected place.  In Origin, someone unexpected betrays Daemon and Katy.

(OMG! Very hot? betrayal? We will discuss at the end of this post!)

I have a cat named Logan (Wolverine Xmen), you have a dog named Loki. Jennifer, did you name your dog after a god from Norse mythology or are you a Marvel fan?

Loki is named after a god from Norse mythology.  I’m actually not a huge Marvel fan.

Like all of your fans, I am looking forward to Frigid to be released July 30th 2013 and Don’t Look Back, to be released Spring 2014. Is there anything else you are working on or would like to tell us about? 

The final book of the Covenant series is being released this fall, and I have a new YA paranormal series with Harlequin coming out in 2014.  There is also another book in the Wait for You series called Be With Me which features Teresa and Jase.  There isn’t a release date yet, but there should be more news in the coming weeks.

Thank you so much, Jennifer!

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# 1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, working out, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russel Loki.

Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen.

She also writes adult and New Adult romance under the name J. Lynn.She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

Jennifer would love to hear from you. If you have questions about any of her books, would like to set up an interview, book signing, etc, please use the email address below. Please check out each book/series individual page for more information about each title and the FAQ section.

For rights information on any of her titles, please contact Kevan Lyon from Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.

If you are requesting an ARC for the Covenant Series, please use the contact form on Spencer Hill press’ website

For Lux Series ARCs, please contact soneale@entangledpublishing.com and Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen titles, information will be forthcoming.

To contact Jennifer directly, please email: jenniferlarmentrout@live.com

 

Frigid-Amazon-GR-Smash-230x345 Frigid written as J Lynn

For twenty-one-year-old Sydney, being in love with Kyler isn’t anything new. They’d been best friends ever since he pushed her down on the playground and she made him eat a mud pie. Somewhere over the years, she fell for him and fell hard. The big problem with that? Kyler puts the ‘man’ in man-whore. He’s never stayed with a girl longer than a few nights, and with it being their last year in college, Syd doesn’t want to risk their friendship by declaring her love.

Kyler has always put Syd on a pedestal that was too high for him to reach. To him, she’s perfect and she’s everything. But the feelings he has for her, he’s always hidden away or focused on any other female. After all, Kyler will always be the poor boy from the wrong side of tracks, and Syd will always be the one girl he can never have.

But when they’re stranded together at a posh ski resort due to a massive Nor’easter, there’s nothing stopping their red-hot feelings for each other from coming to the surface. Can their friendship survive the attraction? Better yet, can they survive at all? Because as the snow falls, someone is stalking them, and this ski trip may be a life-changer in more ways than one.

Frigid will be available in digital formats on July 30th 2013 Print release of Frigid will be November 5th 2012

More by Jennifer

Cover art has not been released yet for

Don’t Look Back

Coming Soon!!

Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars Spring 2014 Disney/Hyperion

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Dying Sucks…

and high school senior Ember McWilliams knows firsthand. After a fatal car accident, her gifted little sister brought her back. Now anything Ember touches dies. And that, well, really blows.

Ember operates on a no-touch policy with all living things–including boys. When Hayden Cromwell shows up, quoting Oscar Wilde and claiming her curse is a gift, she thinks he’s a crazed cutie. But when he tells her he can help control it, she’s more than interested. There’s just one catch: Ember has to trust Hayden’s adopted father, a man she’s sure has sinister reasons for collecting children whose abilities even weird her out. However, she’s willing to do anything to hold her sister’s hand again. And hell, she’d also like to be able to kiss Hayden. Who wouldn’t?

But when Ember learns the accident that turned her into a freak may not’ve been an accident at all, she’s not sure who to trust. Someone wanted her dead, and the closer she gets to the truth, the closer she is to losing not only her heart, but her life.

For real this time.

Cover art not released yet for

Obsession

May 17, 2013 Entangled Covet

USA Today bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout’s adult novel OBSESSION, which takes place in the world of the YA series THE LUX, in which a young woman discovers an alien race is behind her best friend’s death, making her their next target, and must rely on a sexy, domineering stranger to protect her, who turns out to be the biggest threat of them all – an Arum, to Liz Pelletier at Entangled, for publication in spring 2013, by Kevan Lyon at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency (world).

 YOU READ THAT RIGHT! TAKING PLACE IN THE WORLD OF THE LUX SERIES!

*HAPPY DANCE*

So, someone close betrays Daemon and Katy? Who do you all think it is? My money is on Matt.

ALSO!!!

A very hot scene in an unexpected place!!??

Are you all thinking what I am? How much hotter is it going to get with Alex’s new Apollyon powers!?

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 Oh God, Aiden I ❤ You

And where is this unexpected place? Thoughts anyone?

 

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