Gabriella Hewitt

Archive for August, 2007

Friday, August 31st, 2007
Rockin Review

If You Could Only Choose Your Mother by Julie Harford
Review by Kevin Ferrall

Marvelous. If you’ve seen Spanglish, 10 things I hate about you, then prep yourself for a should- be-film story. If You Could Only Choose Your Mother by Julie Harford is not a groundbreaking piece, but it is impressionable.

To begin, the story is a teen romance telling of the protagonist’s growth in teen angst, peer pressure, and first love. I know we’ve all heard the plot before, but this is a definite must read. I, too, thought the title of the piece to be banal, but … Read More »

Thursday, August 30th, 2007
And the winner is…

Trailer 3

She wants a home

He wants the truth

They want each other

Only someone or something wants them dead

Dark Waters

Thank you to everyone who came and voted! I will be sending this to Croco Designs. Come back on Sept. 25th to see the premiere of th book Trailer for Dark WatersRead More »

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007
September Sneak Peak

Gearing up for September, here is a sneak peak at all the stuff I have planned for everyone.

Blog and Chat Appearances
Tuesday, September 25 – Samhain Weblog
Tuesday, September 25 – Launch Party 12 NOON EST Book Trailer Debut @ GabriellaHewitt.com

Behind the Scenes at Samhain
In anticipation of my September release of Dark Waters from Samhain I’m going to be getting the low down on the people at Samhain who made the publication of Dark Waters possible.
Laurie Rauch – Editor
Vanessa Hawthorne – Cover Artist

Virtual Launch Party & Book Trailer
September, Tuesday the 25th, Dark WatersRead More »

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007
A BIG TT THANK YOU

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THANK YOU

Dear Fellow TTer’s,

I wanted to thank you for your support and kindness these past months of blogging. Getting to know you has been a pleasure and I trust your judgement. As thanks and gratitude I want you to pick the book trailer for Dark Waters. As my way of saying thank you, everyone who responds will get a mention at the end of the trailer

Below are 3 Different scripts. Tell me which 1 appeals to you the most. The winning script with the most votes will be made into a book trailer by awesome Croco

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007
Rocking Review Wednesday

Undenied by Maya Banks

He’s no cow poke and she’s no milk maid. The talk is dirty, the scenes are raunchy and the conversation is titillating. I don’t know what it is about Ms. Banks novellas that have me giggling and feeling like a naughty little girl.

Maya Banks has done it again! Undenied is undeniably the best erotic novella I’ve read in a long time! A fun bunch of characters that immerse you in southern comfort and make you feel right at home. Serious yee-haw going on! Wes Hoffman is back in the third installment to the series and … Read More »

Sunday, August 19th, 2007
Four More Days

I leave on Thursday for Tokyo. Time has flown by so quickly. This vacation was about being with family and trying to relax. I’ve been stressed lately with stuff and I really needed this break. I feel like just when I’ve started to relax, it’s time to go back. I love it here and am going to miss it.

We’ve been to the beaches a few times and ate out way too much. My stomach can’t handle all those calories and portions. LOL! Tomorrow, we’re heading over to San Diego Bay where we’ll take the kids to view the Star … Read More »

Thursday, August 16th, 2007
Thirteen Slang Words to Use at Charity Chat Tonight!

CHARITY CHAT TONIGHT AUGUST 16TH, 9PM EST

Gabriella will pledge $1.00 for every person that comes to the chat and donate the proceeds to Freeport Humane Society.

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Thirteen Puerto Rican Slang Words and Phrases

1…. Abombao! – When something has an offensive odor. You stink!

2… Perdió la chaveta/cabeza – he’s lost his head.

3… Mofongo! – a ball of mashed up green plantain. It is used like a curse word when something is messed up.

4… Está tostao – He is toasted. This is a more informal way and has to do with becoming crazy because you are burned

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007
Rocking Review Wednesday!

Say You’re Mine is a novella by Sydney Somers that launches the Spellbound series. This delightful story will keep you turning pages and salivating for more. I’ve alread purchased book two, Don’t Let Go, which is novel length, and can’t wait to read it.

Say You’re Mine is a blend of romance and mystery that introduces Violet Calder, the sane family member (according to her), who comes from a long line of witches. Unfortunately, life takes a turn to the left when Violet ends up smack in the middle of a police investigation. She’s not exactly complaining since it … Read More »

Monday, August 13th, 2007
RWA Ramblings

Okay, I usually do go off at the mouth but I have to today. Might be hormon changes due to the weather or children home 24/7 but I find myself on edge. little decisions are steeing me off.

Latest issue on my list to totally moan and groan about is RWA status. Do I want it? I had it many years ago. I used the membership to go to one conference in NJ and NY. The money was well spent. I met nice people and submitted to a few of those editors. Since then, nada. Seeing I had to change … Read More »

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007
13 Tropical Drinks

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Thirteen Tropical Drinks

Next week I will be having a chat for my favorite charity, Freeport Humane Society. I will pledge $1.00 for every guest that comes. In celebration of Dark Waters, here are a few drinks island style to mix up before the soiree. Didn’t get your evite? Contact me.

1…. Puerto Rican Pina Colada

1 cup pineapple juice
1/2 cup cream of coconut
1/3 cup Bacardi® white rum
1 cup crushed ice

Combine ingredients in a blender. Blend until desired consistancy, pour into a Champagne Tulip and serve.

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2… Caribeean Martini

1 1/2 oz Stoli® Vanilla vodka

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