Saturday, March 9, 2013

**The Truth About Breaking the Seal & A Chance to WIN**

Everybody's high school experience is different, but one thing's the same: cashing in the V-card is a big deal.

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Some teens are ready to get it over with, while some are a little more selective. (I'm thinking of Cher in Clueless: "You see how picky I am about my shoes, and they only go on my feet.")

In The Truth About Letting Go, main character Ashley decides she's ready to "break the seal" as she and her friends call it.

She's always been a loner, live and let live type, but since her dad died, she's become more adventurous. One reviewer said she turns into the "female bad-boy." It's true.

Colt is Mr. Sex on Wheels, and there are several times when she's ready to go with him. The problem is, he does something... unexpected on their first date, and Ashley doesn't trust him.

Jordan's her man, and she's it for him. 

Sleeping with Ashley is Jordan's fantasy come to life, and their make-out sessions are H-O-T! But Jordan's playing it safe as well, and he knows that Ashley's acting out. He's also got a big decision he's struggling with, and staying with her could change his plans. So they have to decide...

I've thought about this question a lot since finishing the book, and I wonder what the majority of readers would say.

Would you want a character to abandon everything for The One? We advise girls not to do this all the time. Don't follow your boyfriend to college, don't give up your career for a guy...

Should the same rule apply to guys? I'd love to hear what you think!

Thanks for having me here today, and happy reading! 

The Truth About Letting Go
by Leigh Talbert Moore

Ashley wants to smash everything in her once-perfect life.
Charlotte wants to walk in Ashley's seemingly charmed shoes.
Colt wants to turn Smalltown USA on its ear--with Ashley at his side.
Jordan wants to follow his heart... but Ashley is the one sacrifice he never expected to make.

Up until now, Ashley Lockett has always followed the rules. She's always done the right thing, played it safe, and then her ideal life is shattered when her dad dies suddenly.

Fueled by anger and grief, she vows to do everything opposite of how she lived before. She rejects safety, the rules, faith, and then she meets Jordan.

Jordan has big dreams, he's had a crush on Ashley for years, he's a great kisser... but he's also safe.

Enter Colt. He is not safe, and he's more than willing to help Ashley fulfill her vow.

Early readers say…

“If you’re a fan of Sarah Dessen novels, you should definitely pick this one up.” --Harley Bear Book Blog
“Rarely have I read a book like this one that felt so real it could be true.” --Steph’s Book Reviews

“You are drawn into the story straight away and begging for more and left in tears when it is all over.” --Totally Bookalicious reviews

Jordan. Oh, how I loved him. I think I will just leave it at that. I loved him. Colt. What can I say about the hot bad boy that was all wrong for Ashley? Really, I couldn’t help it, I sort of liked him despite his bad boy self.” --My Guilty Obsession book reviews

About the Author
Leigh Talbert Moore is a wife and mom by day, a writer by day, a reader by day, a former freelance editor, a former freelance journalist, a chocoholic, a caffeine addict, a Southern expat, a lover of any great love story, a beach bum, and occasionally she sleeps.

Find her online at her blog, on Facebook, on Amazon, Goodreads, Twitter, and Tumblr. Read excerpts of her books on Wattpad and Figment!
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  1. I'm a big fan of Sarah Dessen, so I think I'll love these :)

    1. They are lovely books. Thanks for stopping by. :)

  2. Thanks so much for having me here, Brandee! Good luck to the entrants, and Happy Reading! :o) <3

  3. I think that everyone should follow their dreams for sure and if that person is 'the one' they would either follow with them or be there later when it's time. Great post - this one seems interesting. Jaclyn @ JC's Book Haven

    1. I completely agree, Jaclyn. Thanks for commenting. :)

  4. Such a great post! I think each person must decide for them self. There's no blanket answer.

    1. Thanks for stopping by, Andrea. Yes, I completely agree with you. However, youth sometimes blinds us. :)


Now you know what I think...what are your thoughts??