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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Excerpt & Giveaway: We Are Made of Stardust by Mimi Strong (Book Blitz)


Okay, I am so freaking excited for this book. I actually am going to read and review it soon. Have you read that blurb??? Swoon-worthy, right? Anyways, today we have a oh-so-steamy excerpt and generous giveaways courtesy of the author. I hope you guys get as excited for this book as I am. I have a little secret to share too. You know Ian Somerhalder from Vampire Diaries? Well, Dalton is kind of based on him. Yup! :)

We Are Made of Stardust by Mimi Strong 
Publication date: June 28th 2013
Genre: NA Contemporary Romance
Find It: Goodreads | Amazon Print | Amazon Kindle | Barnes & Noble
Summary
Peaches Monroe, age 22, is the sassy, plus-sized manager of a bookstore in the small town of Beaverdale, Washington.

One Saturday afternoon, she's balancing precariously on a chair, in a bridesmaid dress, when a handsome dark-haired man comes running into the bookstore. He knocks Peaches over, she lands in his muscular arms. They lock gazes, and ...

She recognizes him.

As the sexy vampire heartthrob she watches on TV every week.

Peaches and Dalton Deangelo are completely wrong for each other. He's only in town temporarily, working on an indie movie. She should stay away. He should stay away, too.

But they're drawn to each other. Dalton claims it's because they're made from the same stardust.

Warning: This is a very sexy scene you are about to read. Borderline rated R. You will blush, you will giggle, you will squirm. Enjoy:


Dalton's expression got ultra-serious, and just like that, he turned into Drake Cheshire, the cultured vampire with a taste for big-lipped girls under one hundred pounds. He stared intensely at my eyes, my lips, my cleavage, my throat, my lips, and then up to my eyes again. I melted like a pat of butter on summer pavement.

He moved in closer, so our noses were an inch apart, and he repeated the intense look. Eyes. His, green like precious emeralds. Lips. Mine, slightly parted and trembling. Throat. Feeling very exposed. Cleavage. Mine, heaving, probably, guessing by the way I couldn't quite catch my breath.

His gaze slid back dreamily to my lips, and he tilted his head to the side, not yet touching his mouth to mine.

We held steady, the only movements our breathing and minor swaying with the motion of the vehicle. I could feel the heat from his skin against my lips. He tipped his head back and looked me in the eyes again.

Oh, the slow torture.

His hand moved from the outside of my thigh to the inside, to the hot crease where my thighs were touching. I gasped. No nylons. Bare flesh. His hand was only at the hem line of my bridesmaid dress, but the way he was looking at me, it felt much more intimate. He took one of my legs firmly in both hands and pushed it to bring space between my legs, and then his hand traveled up further.

He breathed against my lips and blinked slowly as his hand moved in, up under the peach-hued tulle skirt of my dress. His fingertips grazed the silky material of my underwear.

I arched my back as the sensation of his touch blazed through me. A tiny sigh escaped my parted lips.

He pulled his face back from mine and nodded up, as though beckoning me toward him.

With his fingers now gently pressing against my pulse point through my underwear, I found myself unable to move. I raised my eyebrows, calling him to me with my eyes.

The corner of his beautiful mouth twitched up in a grin. A pulse of adrenaline shot through me. That was the face Drake made before his fangs popped out and he bit a girl! I gasped again.

He moved quickly, and his mouth was on my neck, at my throbbing jugular vein.

I squealed in a mix of terror and delight as he pretended to bite me.

He let out a throaty growl, while at the same time he did something magical with his fingers between my legs. As he licked and kissed my neck, gently biting me, he kept exploring the elasticity of my underwear, until he had the silky material pushed aside and we were skin on skin, his fingertips on my freshly-waxed cushions of flesh.

I relaxed against the leather seat, my head back on the head rest, trying not to die from pleasure. Panties pushed aside, his strong fingertips gently stroked my clit. I moaned and whimpered for him to be less gentle, and he delivered a more vigorous nub massage. Oh, fuck yes. Just like that.

My breathing sped up, my pulse pounding as he brought me to the precipice of coming, and then eased off, pulling his hand back to rest between my thighs.

He nibbled on my earlobe, then murmured, “Let's get naked.”

Author Bio
Mimi Strong writes chick-lit, erotic romance, sex comedy, and new adult contemporary romance. Most of her characters have a strong sense of humor.

Here's what she has to say:

I've always had a lot of sides. Sometimes I'm vulnerable, and sometimes I go after what I want without a single doubt.

My favorite person is my husband. If I can crack him up and see his eyes crinkle at the corners, my day is made. In fact, I love making everyone around me laugh.

I've always enjoyed empowering stories about kick-butt women who don't hold back and the awesome men who are smart enough to love them. Now that I'm writing these stories, I couldn't be happier. I hope you enjoy them too!

 
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16 comments:

  1. Thanks for this amazing giveaway!!!!! looking forward to read it :)

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  2. Yup, that description pushed every one of my buttons. It's definitely a book I want to read.

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  3. *fans self* holy hotness..thanks for the giveaway and I added to my list for a late night read!

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    1. hehe, so happy it interests you. I swear if this book isn't good I will punch myself. lol

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  4. As soon as I saw plus size, I knew I wanted to read this book. :-)

    Finally, a character I can admire instead of envy. :-)

    Anna from Shout with Emaginette

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    1. I know, right? It totally appeals to me being plus sized and all.

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  5. Fantastic excerpt! The guy on the cover is gorgeous :D I love the warning, and was certainly blushing while reading. Jaclyn @ JC's Book Haven.

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    1. LOL, I even blushed and I can usually take that stuff pretty straight faced. :)

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  6. Oh, this looks interesting! Thanks for sharing with us. I love finding new books by new authors! I always wonder when I think of an author's journey to publishing their own book if there was any other author that inspired them to first sit down and put pen to paper.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    mestith at gmail dot com

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  7. Wow...excerpt is yeah I am blushing. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  8. I'm glad I made everyone blush!!! That's my job. :-)

    Thank you so much for being part of my book launch! We are Made of Stardust is hopping up the charts, at #200 on the whole Amazon Kindle store as of today.

    It's also ON SALE for only 99cents for a limited time.

    If a reader does win a free ebook copy, and they've already purchased the ebook, I'll send any one of my other 7 books instead. If you read it and get hooked, or feel anguish at the end of the first novel, there's a support (ha ha) group on Facebook called "Team Peaches."

    Thank you again, and have an awesome weekend!

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    1. Thanks so much for the review copy. I just finished it and I think I DO need the support group after that ending. I died!!!

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