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Rita Webb

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in Oshkosh, WI, The United States
December 11

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Leaving the house to go to school, I had schoolbooks spilling out of one hand, the other holding my place in a Nancy Drew novel, and bunny slippers still on my feet. My mom was a wee bit upset.

I haven't changed much. Still always have a book (or two) in my hand or creating stories in my head, and although I don't have any bunny slippers, I love writing in my jammies and snuggly slipper socks.

With my husband TJ (my own cuddly werewolf), I home-school our three girls, who keep us busy with art, science projects, books to read, dance classes, and walks about the park.

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Rita Webb Here's what we have planned:

#1 Playing Hooky
#1.5 Breaking Angelina
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#2.5 Riley ( a Voice of the Resistance companion novel)
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Here's what we have planned:

#1 Playing Hooky
#1.5 Breaking Angelina
#2 Taking Chances
#2.5 Riley ( a Voice of the Resistance companion novel)
#3 Chasing Shadows
#4 Stealing Hearts
#4.5 Rook ( a Voice of the Resistance companion novel)
#5 Fighting Dirty

And possibly another Angelina & Hunter story as a #3.5 companion novel.(less)
Rita Webb Riley (book 2.5 in the series) will be released this coming spring/summer, and we've tentatively set a date for fall/winter for Chasing Shadows. Best…moreRiley (book 2.5 in the series) will be released this coming spring/summer, and we've tentatively set a date for fall/winter for Chasing Shadows. Best way to stay informed and to get the first access to ARCs and giveaways is to join our newsletter: http://TJandRita.com/Playing-Hooky

And all of the main stories in this series will be about Emma & Jason (i.e. Playing Hooky, Taking Chances, Chasing Shadows, Stealing Hearts, and Fighting Dirty).

The #.5 stories will be about side characters.(less)
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TJ got a job for the Christmas holiday to help cover some of our upcoming expenses, including Christmas presents and repairs to the house plus my college tuition. Since he was laid off last spring, money has been tight, and this is a real blessing.


 


But 50 hours a week! It’s turned our lives upside down. Bedtime is earlier because TJ gets up at 5 in the morning.


 


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Description: Her mother promised to give her to the goddess in order to save her life at birth. Now that she is old enough, she must go to the temple to fulfill that vow.
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“As a writer, I am just an actor in a play, telling a story that needs to be told.”
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“I like the dark; it is safer here, where no one can see me. The shadows caress me; friends hugging me.”
Rita Webb, Tears

“A rustle of wings and a hawk feather drifts down to me. Snatching it from the air, I look up into the trees, but nothing’s there. So I tuck the feather into my hair.

“What are you doing?”

My stomach leaps into my throat, and I jump up, stumbling backward, and fall on my butt in the middle of the path. In the tree above me, a teenage boy perches on a branch. He’s dressed in traditional deerskin breeches, a talon necklace around his neck, but rather than moccasins, his feet are bare. He is shirtless, and lean muscles cord his body.

His intense eyes capture my attention. They’re like golden fathomless pools. I could get lost in them.

“Don’t your feet get hurt, walking barefoot on the forest floor?” I ask.

“I rarely walk.” He drops down in front of me. His face is so close that I take a step back and thump into a tree. He leans toward me and sniffs. “You smell different. What are you?”

“I’m a girl.” I can’t take my gaze from his.

“No, humans stink. You smell…” He sniffs my hair and grins. “You smell good.”

“Is there a reason that you’re invading my space? I have somewhere to be.” My voice cracks.

He tugs one of my braids and winks at me. My pulse quickens, and my breath catches in my throat. His eyes study me with intensity, and he leans closer. Is he going to kiss me?”
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"Shadows of Promise" by Heather McCubbin
 
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"Seduction of a Siren" by Lani Woodland and Melonie Piper
 
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"Spectre" by Wendy Swore
 
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"Ryan's Wish" by Melanie Marks
 
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message 18: by Tracey

Tracey (Life and Literature) Hey Rita, thanks so much for the friend invite!! :)


message 17: by Rita

Rita Webb Sara wrote: "I do like Maggie Stiefvater! :) I have yet to finish THE RAVEN BOYS, but I started it on audio and have it in hardcover too. I actually got to hear her speak at a conference this fall... she was gr..."

her blog is a whole lot of fun too.


message 16: by Sara

Sara Grochowski I do like Maggie Stiefvater! :) I have yet to finish THE RAVEN BOYS, but I started it on audio and have it in hardcover too. I actually got to hear her speak at a conference this fall... she was great!


message 15: by P.T.

P.T. Michelle Hi Rita,

Thanks for your friendship!

P.T.


message 14: by Sam

Sam Hey! I'm glad you like my blog and that you noticed my drawing.

Thanks for adding me! :D


message 13: by Dustin

Dustin Good morning, Rita!

Thank you for adding me!


message 12: by Makani

Makani Meow


message 11: by Riz

Riz Hi Rita, thanks for adding me as a friend. Actually the ones you've recommended to me such as Hunger Games are one of my favorite series,
. take care! :)


The Flooze Hi, Rita. Best of luck on the anthology! I heard about it from Kyle.

There are so many great YA books out there! They offer a nice break from my usual reads as they're often more imaginative and seem to veer away from many of the formulas emerging in their adult counterparts.

Looking forward to reading your reviews and trolling through your lists!


message 9: by Avery

Avery hello! wow thanks so much for adding me as a friend! You asked me how the Short Second Life of Bree Tanner si going and well to tell you the truth it was kind of interesting to see another perspective to a story i already love;but i don't really feel like it's anything more than a glorified fan fiction. A fun read but Stephenie could do better. Anyways i'm super excited to read Unlocked! it seems like a really interesting story!Thanks again:)\
Avery


message 8: by Renee

Renee I just noticed your new picture. i love it!


message 7: by James

James Hi Rita, thanks for approving my invitation. Wow, your blog is very fun and thoughtful!


message 6: by Becky

Becky Black Hi, Rita. I've added you, thanks for the ask. See you around. :)


message 5: by R.A.

R.A. Harrington Thanks for the kind words. Keep writing and try to love every word you write!


Bradley Hello der, I hope you are having a good day! =)

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Shirley Meier Hi Rita! Nice to get to know you.


message 2: by Rita

Rita Webb I have two sci-fi books on lulu.com located here: http://stores.lulu.com/store.php?fAcc...

And I have a fantasy book that I am still working on. The first two chapters are located here: http://www.goodreads.com/story/show/3...


message 1: by Seth

Seth Thanks for the add! Where is the first book in your series? I would love to read it!


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