Wednesday, October 18, 2017

First Crush, Last Love Book Tour + Giveaway

Book Details:

Book Title: First Crush, Last Love by Elizabeth McKenna
Category: Adult Fiction, 314 pages
Genre: Romance - Contemporary
Publisher: Elizabeth McKenna
Release date: Aug 1, 2017
Tour dates: Oct 16 to Nov 3, 2017
Content Rating: PG-13 + M (There are a few short, mild sex scenes - nothing too graphic. There is swearing by certain characters. Mature themes include drinking/alcoholism, verbal abuse with some physical pushing, AIDS (a minor character is gay), stalking, brief descriptions of child abuse by a step parent, and suicide attempt (overdose).

Book Description:

Remember your first crush? How your heart raced and your cheeks flushed whenever you saw him? Jessie Baxter does, and it’s happening again. Ten years ago, despite her best efforts, Lee Archer wanted to be just friends. Now, he wants more, but Jessie's still recovering from a psycho ex-husband. Can she learn to trust again and make her first crush into her last love?

​Elizabeth McKenna’s latest novel will have you remembering the angst of high school, the grief of a failed relationship, and the happiness of true love.

To read reviews, please visit Elizabeth McKenna's page on iRead Book Tours.

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  1. How long have you been writing?
In college, I was a journalism major and English minor, so I’ve been writing my entire adult life. I started writing fiction in 2008.
  1. Do you ever get writer’s block? What helps you overcome it?
I have writer’s block right now. I want to start a new project and am struggling with coming up with something fresh and interesting. When I’m working on a story and struggling, I go for a walk with my dog. I like to write in my head for a while before adding to a story. Unfortunately, walking isn’t helping right now (LOL).
  1. Favorite travel spot?
Anywhere in Europe. I love the architecture, the food, and the history. I’m not a resort/beach person.
  1. What’s the scariest thing that ever happened to you?
While we were on vacation one summer, my youngest daughter almost drown in the middle of a lake. Luckily, my husband kept a cool head and rescued her, but I still have flashbacks to this day. (My daughters spent the next several months swimming laps at the YMCA every Saturday morning.)
  1. What is the last great book you’ve read?

I read One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus, which was fantastic. I don’t read outside of the romance genre very often because I want to read a happy ending, but I was glad I read this one.

Meet the Author:

Elizabeth McKenna works as a full-time technical writer/editor for a large software company. Though her love of books reaches back to her childhood, she had never read romance novels until one Christmas when her sister gave her the latest bestseller by Nora Roberts. She was hooked from page one (actually, she admits it was the first love scene).

She had always wanted to write fiction, so she combined her love of history, romance and a happy ending to write Cera's Place and Venice in the Moonlight. Her short story, The Gypsy Casts a Spell, is available for free on her site She hopes you will enjoy her first contemporary romance novel, First Crush Last Love, as much as others have enjoyed her historical romances.

​Elizabeth lives in Wisconsin with her understanding husband, two beautiful daughters, and a sassy Labrador. When she isn't writing, working, or being a mom, she's sleeping.

Connect with the author: Website ~ Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Instagram

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