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Raquel Valldeperas

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Raquel Valldeperas is a mother and a wife, which consequently means she is a chef, a chauffeur, a teacher, a lifeguard, a maid, a coach, and sometimes a tyrant, among many other things. In the dark of night, under the cover of clouds, she becomes a writer, a reader and a line dancer. Unless Game of Thrones or The Vampire Diaries are on. Then she becomes hypnotized. She would create a list of accomplishments to make her sound more prestigious, but alas, she is merely a part-time student and a full time homemaker where accomplishments include making it through the day with both her husband, Todd, and son, Aubrey, still alive.

Toxic is her first novel, but certainly not her last. Nathan's story, Tailspin, will be released August 2013. Look fo
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MIA
I think it's safe to say that this page hasn't gotten any lovin' in a while. I'll take the blame- and no excuses this time. I've just been neglecting it the same way I've been neglecting the ideas in my head.

It's been more than two months since I've written anything more than a blog post. I've been stuck in this cloud of writer's block and self-doubt.
Can I do this?
Am I good enough?
It's not like... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2014 06:45 • 79 views
Average rating: 3.98 · 304 ratings · 89 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Toxic (Better Than You, #1)
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Tailspin (Better Than You, #2)
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message 15: by Miriam

Miriam Epstein Waiting tables has its moments, that is for sure. BTW, we are neighbors! I'm right down the road from you in Aventura. We should grab some coffee.


message 14: by Miriam

Miriam Epstein I clicked on the Amazon link for Toxic to buy it for my Kindle, only to discover I already did.

;)


Shannon The Show Stopper What's the one thing I'm thankful I don't have in common with Santa:








message 12: by Taryn at My Secret Romance (last edited Dec 21, 2013 12:19PM)

Taryn at My Secret Romance HA! That's true AND you do get a lot of land for your money out there. I think after a while you don't even notice the yellow. Lol I keep looking at houses over there, so... :)


Taryn at My Secret Romance That's Jupiter Farms! I was just looking at a house in there myself! I like it out there but the issue I have with it is that they have well water, not city. It's kind of off the beaten path but nice too!


Taryn at My Secret Romance I love Jupiter! I originally grew up in Palm Beach Gardens, but Jupiter is home to me now. It's busy here too, but nothing like WPB. Any specific places in Jupiter you looked at?


Taryn at My Secret Romance Hey Raquel! Where in WPB are you?

When you respond, comment on my wall or else I won't get your comment. :)


message 8: by Lily (last edited Oct 30, 2013 12:31AM)

Lily Raquel! <3 I had this huge exam yesterday, and was swamped with uni work this past week, so didn't really have time to indulge in books and GR. :( But I'm back now! How are you? What have you been reading?


Raquel Valldeperas Bk70lvr wrote: "Thanks for the friendvite, Raquel!!! Yes, I'm reading RR Martin. Well, listening to the GoT audiobooks. You have no idea how many times I have to stop and/or rewind because there's so many characte..."

Omg I seriously commend you! I watch the show and get SO confused lol but god do I love it <3

And thank you! Looking forward to discussing more GoT ;)


Raquel Valldeperas Nadine wrote: "Ha just saw you give away 5 signed copies; so I just had to sign up for it. thanks...and yeah I hope I get one lol ;)"

Good thing you saw cause it ends Monday! Good luck lol


Nadine Hook Me Up Book Blog Ha just saw you give away 5 signed copies; so I just had to sign up for it. thanks...and yeah I hope I get one lol ;)


Raquel Valldeperas Shannon wrote: "Thanks for the add! I'm totally pimping your book out to my peeps :-D I was about to give up hope on the whole 'read and review' thing and not sign up for anymore books....this one totally changed ..."

I'm glad that I could change your mind! It's seriously such a compliment :) I'll be sure to keep everyone updated on book two news/progress! Thanks for pimping me out, too! :)


Raquel Valldeperas Barb wrote: "Thank you for the add, Raquel! I just finished your book TOXIC and it was a great read! I think all my emotions came out in this one...just WOW! Thanks for letting me read your ARC and in exchange ..."

I'm just now seeing this! I wasn't even aware that you can comment on people's profiles. Thanks for showing me something new! LOL
I'm so glad you enjoyed Toxic, and thank you for the review as well!


message 2: by ♥ Barb ♥ (last edited May 13, 2013 09:13AM)

 ♥  Barb ♥ Thank you for the add, Raquel! I just finished your book TOXIC and it was a great read! I think all my emotions came out in this one...just WOW! Thanks for letting me read your ARC and in exchange i have written an honest review. :)


Shannon The Show Stopper Thanks for the add! I'm totally pimping your book out to my peeps :-D I was about to give up hope on the whole 'read and review' thing and not sign up for anymore books....this one totally changed my mind! Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read it because to be honest I'm not sure how soon I would have know about it. I can't wait for book 2! All the best...


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