1. What trope do you wish authors would run far, far away from?
The young woman damaged by some horrible event in her recent past who is cured by the older alpha bad boy billionaire man and his magic lovemaking. In other words, most of what you see in New Adult. 😛
2. The one book you’ll re-read over and over and over:
“Valley of the Dolls” by Jacqueline Susann. It’s probably the best “trashy novel” ever written and one I can’t help but admire every time I read it.
3. If you could rewrite one book to change one part of it, which book would you choose and what would you change?
I still wish Rhett Butler hadn’t left Scarlett O’Hara at the end of “Gone With The Wind.” I know the ending makes it more memorable and classic and all, but I’m a romance reader and I always want my HEA!
4. Do you have a favorite place to read?
I have a big leather recliner in my living room where I do all my reading and writing. But I would love to have a private book nook somewhere in my house where I could blast my favorite music while I wallow in another fantastic romance.
5. Tell us a little bit about why you started book blogging:
I’ve been a voracious reader my whole life, and my need to acquire more new books frequently outstrips what I laughingly call my book budget. When I found out there was a way to read books before they were released and all I had to do was tell everybody what I thought about them, I was beyond excited. It’s the best non-paying job I’ve ever had.
6. What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
I asked my husband this question because I was having trouble picking one thing, and he nailed it: Twitter. I need Twitter to stay informed on what’s happening in Romancelandia and what new hot books are coming out soon. It’s fun to follow writers and fellow bloggers and share opinions about everything going on in the world, and I know it’s helped me become a better reader and blogger.
7. And finally a quick round of pick one:
Coffee or Tea: Tea. Earl Grey with milk and sugar.
Sweet or Salty: Salty. I love pretzels and potato chips and popcorn.
Chocolate or Vanilla: Chocolate, preferably dark.
Hot or Cold: Um, hot?
Laptop or PC: Laptop. I couldn’t manage getting anything written without my Chromebook.
Paperback or Ebook: EBook. But my house will always be filled with paperbacks.
Find The Romance Evangelist here: mharvey816.mh2.org
If you are a blogger and you’d like to be interviewed by Dahlia, please go here.