Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Sweet Sofie NOW available on Amazon and B&N!!

The editing is coming along a lot faster than expected. Looks like I may not have to wait until Fall to release her story. YAY! Be on the look out it may be ready as soon as this weekend!

Update! Just went live on  AMAZON   & B&N Nook!


Here's another short teaser.


Age 13

Ever since the boys had moved on to high school, things had been different. Sofia finally had some freedom. A good thing too, because now that she’d lost a few pounds, boys were beginning to notice her. She could actually have a conversation with them during lunch, without worrying about one of her brothers breathing down their necks. Even Romero, but mostly Eric, had gotten in on the big brother act. As if three brothers weren’t enough.
Everything at home remained the same. Her brothers overbearing natures hadn’t changed at all. With them feeding off her dad’s old school mentality, about the importance of the older brother role, their interferences began to reach new heights
Sofia waited for Angel to leave the kitchen before asking her mom about the after-school dance that Friday. Her mom chopped onions while Sofia helped with the guacamole. She glanced back to make sure Angel had walked out.
“They’re having a Valentine’s dance this Friday after school. It’s just a two hour thing. I was thinking of going. Is that okay?”
Her mom turned to her and smiled. “Did someone ask you to the dance?”
Sofia shook her head. They weren’t noticing her that much yet, but someone had asked if she would be there. “No. It’s just going to be me and Tricia and some of the other girls from the running team.”
“I don’t see why not.” Her mom rinsed her hands in the sink.
Alex walked into the kitchen and opened the refrigerator. Sofia pressed her lips together, willing her mom not to say anything about the dance in front of him. But all her mental efforts were in vain.
“Are you going to wear anything special to the dance, or is it just casual?”
Sofia kept her eyes on the avocado she mashed in the bowl, but from the corner of her eye, she saw they had Alex’s attention. “What dance?”
“The Valentine’s dance at Sofia’s school,” her mother said, matter of factly.
Alex made a face. “You going to the dance, Sof? With who?”
Trying her hardest to hide the attitude, Sofia didn’t bother looking at him. “With my friends.”
“What friends?” Alex pressed.
She turned around, no longer able to conceal her agitation. “Tricia and some of the other girls, Alex.”
Alex frowned. “School dances are lame, Sof.”
Sofia rolled her eyes, adding salt to the guacamole. “Well, I’ve never been to one. I just want to try it. Do you mind?”
“Maybe I do.”  
“Alex, go throw the trash out and tell your brothers it’s time for dinner,” her mother said, dumping the onion she’d been chopping into the guacamole.
Alex grabbed the trashcan and headed out the kitchen door.
“Sofia, never mind your brother, let me know if we need to get you anything to wear. You go and have a good time.” She kissed Sofia on the head. “Just be sure you come straight home after.”
Sofia smiled. Finally, her chance to mingle with boys, and her brothers wouldn’t be anywhere around.

17 comments:

  1. Can't wait to read Sweet Sofia. The teasers are great.

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  2. I can't wait to get it out there either. I'm getting really excited! =)

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  3. I finished reading it last night and all i have to say is that i loved it. I love how we get to see what Eric and Sophie were up to behind everyone's back. I so love Eric now. I can't wait to read the other 2 books in this series.

    Daisy

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  4. Yay! I'm JUST beginning to get feedback and so far it's been positive. *crosses fingers* Hopefully it stays this way. SO glad you enjoyed! =D Thanks for sharing!

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  5. I just loved Sweet Sofie!!! It was such a great story. I cant wait for the next two to come out.

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  6. Thank you, Caroline. The next two are really coming along. Can't wait to get them out there! Glad you enjoyed Sofie! =)

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  7. Ms.Reyes: I just finished reading the third book: Sweet Sofie & I ABSOLUTELY LOVVVED IT! I had (many LOL moments) btw:I love the cussing it's hysterical- in my opinion it gives the book (SPUNK) it's always in a comical way and not in a completely vulgar manner [please don't ever change your style] . By the end of the book I was choked up & in tears it was a beautiful love story (don't we all wish we found true love like that). I don't know which of the three I love more lol. THEY ALL SO ROCK! BRAVA! :) I was elated when I found out the series was going to continue. :) :) :) PLEASE KEEP THEM COMING. & THANK YOU I really enjoyed them.

    I REALLY CAN'T WAIT TO READ ROMERO'S STORY I THINK HE'S HILARIOUS! =)
    *Amy.E.*

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  8. Thank you, Amy! <3

    I just finished the first draft of Romero! *does a little dance!* Will start with Rewrites and editing this week! So excited!

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  9. I just finished reading Sweet Sofie and I loved it... I wish I had an Angel or an Eric for myself... I am so happy I was able to find out about Angel and Sarah's engagement... Please keep them coming...

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  10. Always Been Mine lets you in on Angel and Sarah's engagement.. FYi....just you know Del Corazon! Thanks for your feedback! So glad you enjoyed! <3

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  11. love your book, i'm reading Sweet Sofie one page a day in anticipation of the other two books. Sal's will be very interesting because we do not know much about his life away from the group :-)

    Your books have kept me entertained during my pregnancy :-) my baby girl Zoe "Z" (wink, wink) lol is now 5 weeks and i read when she sleeps. Not to be demanding but what's next?? Keep them coming Much love

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  12. Marie,

    Congrats on the new baby!

    Yes I've purposely kept Sal a bit of a mystery though you do get to know him a little better in Romero.

    Well Romero should be out sometime...wait for it...wait for it...THIS week! eeeeks! So nervous about that!

    Thanks for the feedback! So glad you've enjoyed my books. =)

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  13. OMG!!! THIS WEEK!! I finished Sweet Sofie at 4am today so i'm ready for Romero :-)

    I read somewhere that you said the release dates are out of your control so i'll forgive you if does not but... i'm happy for you :-)

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  14. It's been uploaded Marie so yes it's up to Amazon and B&N now. Hope you like it. My stomach is all in knots now! lol

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  15. Hi i just read all your books and i thought they were really good. i was wondering are you gonna do any more about them like if they have children and stuff? and are you writing any other series like this because those were some good books :)

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  16. Thanks Megan!

    Without giving too much away. I'll just say you can expect to see more. =)

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