Thursday, August 29, 2013

#Giveaway: The Thousand Year Curse - Taylor Lavati

Being a teenager isn't all fun and games for seventeen year old Ryder. After being thrown down the social hierarchy, Ryder Mason has one goal for her senior year-survive. 

Within the first month of school, Ryder goes from bullied teen to a cursed half goddess with two boyfriends. As if that wasn't enough, she travels into the Underworld to confront Hades about the curse and her missing mother. 

Ryder delves head first into a Godly world as her knights fight to seek her approval, her best friend's loyalties are tested and people's true intentions are shown in the first Curse Books novel.


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Author Bio:
Taylor is a twenty-two year old student in her small town in Connecticut. Studying early childhood education, Taylor wants to be a kindergarten teacher but has always had a soft spot for English. The Curse Books were Taylor's first writing venture that spiraling into hopes of a career in writing. Now she focuses on running her blog, writing new books and enjoying time with her dog, Beau and boyfriend, Chris. 

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I asked Taylor how did she come about writing this book, and this is what she said:

It's funny but the initial idea sparked from a class I was taking. It was an elective called Great Books. I had chosen to read about Greek Mythology and fell in love with the topic. So I wrote some short stories about it, but never writing a full length novel, I didn't want to try. It was kind of intimidating sitting down and preparing to write a book. So instead I stuck with my short stories and stayed in my comfort zone. 

Then I had this crazy dream about a full plot and everything that had to do with Greek Mythology stories but with a new twist on them. I woke up and wrote the dream down and started writing that same day. I wrote this book in about a month since I was so into it and the ideas kept flowing. The plot has stayed the same ever since the dream, just minor parts have changed.


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3 comments:

  1. I love anything to do with Greek mythology! Sounds like this could be a really interesting series!

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