Sunday, September 21, 2014

2014 Debut Author Bash (Interview & Giveaway): P.A. Warren

Thank you so much for visiting by Bibliophilia, Please for my stop of the 2014 Debut Author Bash! Today, I'll be featuring P.A. Warren and her debut novel, Life After.


Kayla: What inspired you to write Life After? Did one of the characters pop into your head first or the idea for the story?

P.A. Warren: The idea came from, well, Death is hard, and people forget how hard it is for the survivors, and those dealing with survivor’s guilt. That was the premise for the book.

Kayla: What was the most difficult part of writing Life After?

P.A.:Dealing with Hadley’s depression.

Kayla: What is your favorite distraction when you’re writing?


Kayla: Which books or authors would you say have affected or inspired you the most?

P.A.:There are too many to name. I’ve always wanted to write, and one day I just decided to sit down and write.

Kayla: What are you currently reading?

P.A.:Nothing at the moment, I’m working on my newest story. My TBR pile is HUGE.

Kayla: Which upcoming novel are you most looking forward to reading?

P.A.:Tons! I’m really enjoying Lili St Germain’s MC novella series.

Kayla: Finally, do you have any upcoming projects of your own that we can look forward to?

P.A.:Yes! I Released Reluctant Storm my NA Paranormal in August 2014. I’m currently working on a New Adult Contemporary romance as well as two Young Adult Contemporary romances. They are both under wraps as of now though. I will hopefully be releasing blurbs soon.

P.A. Warren

P.A Warren currently lives in the fine state of North Carolina. She is an avid reader and blogger. P.A Warren first found a love of books while reading The Babysitter Little Sister series by Ann M. Martin and since then hasn’t looked back. Reading everything she could and would get her hands on. Befriending librarians was one of P.A Warren’s favorite things to do. She also has a huge love for Squirrels.

She now has a Kindle and has found gold in Indie Authors. It has been a lifelong dream of hers to write a book. So when she was finally able sit down and put words to paper she was thrilled, and has been writing non-stop since.

Find P.A. Online
Blog | Facebook | Goodreads

About Life After

Title: Life After
P.A. Warren
Publisher: Self
Release Date: March 13, 2014

Hadley is Lost. Living is a struggle with her family gone, leaving her the lone survivor of a horrible car accident. As Hadley struggles to overcome the grief that comes with the loss of her family, she wonders if she wants to continue living. Life doesn’t feel worth living until she meets Avery. Avery…who makes her want to feel things she shouldn’t so soon after her tragic loss. Avery...who makes her want to live. With Avery’s love, will she be able to overcome the grief or will it consume her?

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2014 Debut Author Bash Schedule

September 1st
The Unofficial Addiction Book Fan Club – Melissa Landers
YaReads – Courtney C. Stevens
Swept Away By Books – Mary Crockett
Between Printed Pages – Alison Kemper

September 2nd
Two Chicks on Books – Bethany Hagen
Pandora’s Books – Kiki Sullivan
Gorgeous Books – Hillary Monahan
Books i View- Rachel M. Wilson

September 3rd
Fictional Thoughts – Kristin Rae
Beauty and the Bookshelf – Rin Chupeco
The Quirky Reader – Adam Gallardo

September 4th
Books As You Know It – Elizabeth Czukas
Book Briefs – Meredith McCardle
Bibliophilekid – Megan Whitmer

September 5th
My Heart Hearts Books – Philip Siegel
Books and Swoons – Katie Delahanty
Playing Jokers – Jocelyn Adams
Blissful Book Reviews – Lillie J Roberts

September 6th
The Book Tower – Lisa Colozza Cocca
Beauty and the Bookshelf – Kate Asha Boorman
Falling Down The Book Hole – Michelle Krys

September 7th
Reading is My Treasure – Bethany Neal
Ginger Reader 22 – Adi Rule
Pandora’s Books- Jennifer Longo
I Feel the Need, the Need to Read : Christine Kohler

September 8th
Little Bookworm Reviews – Chanel Cleeton
Her Book Thoughts! – Mary Elizabeth Summer
Bookwyrming Thoughts – Christina Farley
Gorgeous Books – Helene Dunbar

September 9th
Bookish – Colleen Oakes
My Book Addiction – Emily Lloyd-Jones
Sweet and Sassy Reviewz – Veronica Bartles
Pond Across the Pond – Jessica Love

September 10th
Adventures in YA Publishing – Joy N Hensley
Never Ending Stories – Erica Cameron
Whimsically Yours – Rachel Searles

September 11th
The Phantom Paragrapher – Skylar Dorset
My Library in the Making – Sashi Kaufman

September 12th
Bookwyrming Thoughts – Kathryn Rose
Adventures in Storyland – Stephanie Diaz
Platypire Reviews – Louise Galveston
Next Page Reviews – Michelle Shusterman

September 13th
Taffy’s Writings – Jessie Humphries
Nocturnal Predators Reviews – AdriAnne Strickland
I Feel the Need, the Need to Read – Kory M. Shrum
Fiction Dreams – Bethan Cooper

September 14th
Pond Across the Pond – Rebecca Behrens
Adventures in Reading – Bethany Crandell
The Phantom Paragrapher – Lisa Doan

September 15th
Fiction Dreams – Sarah Harris
Playing Jokers – Laura Wettersten

September 16th
Ok, Let’s Read – Stefanie Gaither
Platypire Reviews – Lisa Ledochowski Survillas

September 17th
Swoony Boys Podcast – Heather Demetrios
Bumbles and Fairy Tales- AJ Pine
Pretty Sassy Cool – Lauren Magaziner
Book Lovers Life-Trinity Ambrose

September 18th
For The Love – Kristi Helvig
Rockin’ Book Reviews – Annie Cosby
Sleeps on Tables – Kelly Loy Gilbert
YaReads- Emery Skye

September 19th
Pimples, Popularity, and Protagonists – Jaye Robin Brown
Between Printed Pages – Kate Scott
Pop! Goes the Reader – Kathleen Hale

September 20th
Becoming Books – Lynne Matson
Bibliophilia, Please – M.G. Buehrlen
MindJacked- Heidi Schulz

September 21st
Keep it Fictional- Lisa O’Kane
Bibliophilia, Please- PA Warren
Bookcrastinators in Wonderland – Rebecca Yarros
Fiction Dreams – Kimberly Wheaton

September 22nd
Nocturnal Predators Reviews – Stacey O’Neale
Lisa Loves Literature – Jessica Gollub
Teen Scene Reading – A Lynden Rolland
Blissful Book Reviews – Katie Sparks

September 23rd
Skye’s Scribblings – R.C. Lewis
My Book Addiction – Joshua David Bellin
I Feel the Need, the Need to Read – Dawn Brazil

September 24th
Bookcrastinators in Wonderland – Tracy Clark
Platypire Reviews – Kym Brunner
BookLoversLife – Elissa Sussman

September 25th
Allodoxophobia: The Fear of Opinions – Lisa Maxwell
Turning Pages – Kelsey Macke
Sweet and Sassy Reviewz – Annie Cardi
YaReads – Carol Staff

September 26th
Curling Up With A Good Book – Martina Boone
Diane’s Book Blog – Julia Gibson
Bibliophilia, Please – Whitney Miller
Book Lovers Life – Ryan Gebhart

September 27th
Turning Pages – Robin Constantine
The Cozy Reading Corner – Kristen Lippert-Martin
Out of Time – Robin Talley
The Quirky Reader – K.A Barker

September 28th
Diane’s Book Blog – Stacey Nash
The Book Beacon – Sarah Bromley
YA Series Insiders – Nicole Maggi

September 29th
YA Series Insiders – S.L. Duncan
The Eater of Books! – Ryan Graudin
My Not So Real Life – Seth Fishman
Book Lovers Life – Jane Lively

September 30th
Fiction Freak – Sara Raasch
Read My Breath Away – Anne Blankman
Pimples, Popularity, and Protagonists – Linda Vigen Phillps
YaReads – Kate Hattemer


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