Thursday, January 9, 2014

Book Blitz with Excerpt + Giveaway: Loving You by Allie Everhart @XpressoReads @authorallie


Loving You by Allie Everhart
Series: Jade #3
Publication date: December 12th, 2013
Genre: New Adult / Contemporary

Synopsis (according to Goodreads):
Gerret's dad seems to have accepted Jade and Garret as a couple, but the reason for this is unclear. After what Jade witnessed at the Kensington mansion, she's not sure what his acceptance of her means.

As Jade spends more time with Garret's family, she sees that their life isn't as perfect as it seems. Money certainly doesn't buy happiness in the Kensington household.

Spring semester begins at Moorhurst College and a new student arrives who has a little too much interest in Garret's family. And a little too much interest in Jade.

Garret continues to win Jade's heart with romantic gestures that make her love him even more. It seems like everything is starting to work out for Jade, but as her mother used to say... Good things never last. Or do they?

Note: This is a New Adult novel and contains mature language and situations.

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Excerpt
"Come check this out." Garret opens the drape in the living room. It's dark out so he turns the outside lights on and I see that we have our own private patio complete with reclining chairs and a small hot tub.

We go outside and I lie down on one of the chairs. "Can I sleep out here?"

He laughs. "No. I wouldn't be able to sleep next to you."

There's a knock on the door to the room. Garret leaves to answer it, but I stay outside breathing in the salty ocean air.

"Close your eyes." Garret's outside again, but he's standing behind me so I can't see him.

"I'm afraid to. What are you doing?"

"You don't trust me? That hurts, Jade." He's kidding, but I play along.

"I'm sorry. I totally trust you. My eyes are closed."

"Now open your mouth."

"Why? What are you feeding me? Is it green? Because I don't eat green foods."

He's laughing again. "It's not green. God, I swear you're the worst person to surprise. You need to relax and just go with it."

I open my mouth and he puts a small square of something in it. Chocolate.

The creamiest, richest chocolate I've ever tasted.

"Good, right?"

I open my eyes and see him sitting in the chair next to me unwrapping his own piece of chocolate.

"Really good. Where did you get these?"

"They're from Belgium. From this really small store in Brussels. My dad brought a box of these back from a trip a few years ago. I'd never had chocolate that tasted that good. I thought you might like it so I ordered some."

"This is definitely the best chocolate I've ever had."

"Try this." He holds up a tray of chocolate-covered strawberries.

I take a bite of a ripe, sweet strawberry dipped in the same Belgian chocolate.

"Those are so good. I need to have another."

He hands me a strawberry. "I just realized I'm being a total cliché. The guy who buys his girlfriend chocolate and flowers for Valentine's Day and takes her to a fancy hotel. Is that lame?"

"It's not lame. I love it. This is my first Valentine's Day. I want all the clichés."

"Well, next year I'll do something completely different."

"So no flowers and chocolate? Because I know of like those things, especially the chocolate."

"I agree. The chocolate must remain. But the rest will be different."

"You know you didn't have to do all this. The flowers in my room would have been enough."

He slips his hand into mine and says simply, "I had to show you the ocean."

Rest of the Series


Choosing You by Allie Everhart (Jade #1) - Goodreads / Amazon
Knowing You by Allie Everhart (Jade #2) - Goodreads / Amazon

Description of the Jade Series:
The Jade Series is a New Adult Romance that follows the relationship of Jade and Garret in their first year of college. In Choosing You, (book 1), Jade and Garret meet on Jade's first night at Moorhurst College and despite their strong attraction to each other, they're not allowed to date because of the strict rules that control Garret's life. In Knowing You, (book 2), Garret breaks the family rules and begins dating Jade. Their relationship grows deeper but issues from Jade's past complicate matters. Loving You, (book 3), shows Jade and Garret growing closer as a couple but also hints at the trouble that lies ahead in Promosing You, (book 4), which comes out late January 2014, and wraps up the storyline.

About the Author:
Allie Everhart writes about dating, love, and romance. She's also a freelance writer for magazines and websites. Before freelancing, she was a book editor for a publishing company where she worked on several NYT bestselling nonfiction books. She loves to read as much as she loves to write. And when she's not reading and writing, she's outside running, which is when she gets her best book ideas.





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