1/19/15

Get To Know The Author: Colleen Hoover (although I think everyone knows her already... just in case)

Every two weeks I present you one of my favorite authors. There are a lot, so be prepared! ;) If you want to see the previous ones, click here. This week I'm presenting you Colleen Hoover !!


Colleen Hoover's love for writing began in 1985 when she was five years old. Her first story was titled "Mystery Bob" and was a huge hit with her mother, who was really good at faking interest.

Colleen continued to write short stories for friends and family until December of 2011, when she decided to write a long story she titled, "Slammed." She self-published SLAMMED to Amazon in January, 2012 and it hit the NYT's bestsellers list in May, 2012. She has since signed with Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, and now has six NYT's bestsellers. Colleen prefers to be called a writer, as the term "author" still terrifies her and makes this feel like a job with expectations. She doesn't work well under pressure and hopes writing will always remain fun and exciting.

Colleen's newest novel, Never Never released in January. She is currently working on a new novel, CONFESS, which she is writing as fast as she can before she wakes up from this crazy dream.

You can follow Colleen on Instagram and Twitter. You can also find her on her blog at www.colleenhoover.com where she holds a daily book-a-day giveaway, or on her very active Facebook page at www.facebook.com/authorcolleenhoover where she loves to give away more free stuff when her husband isn't looking.

Colleen also wants the world to know that writing short biographies in third person is incredibly awkward.

Books:

Click on the picture to view all her books on Goodreads.

Colleen's books are so addictive. For a long time I constantly saw people praising her books and I was like 'what the hell is so special about them?!'. The blurb of her books cannot prepare you for the roller-coaster of feels you get in her books. 

After finishing my first book by her, I was completely stunned. Speechless. Breathless. I love her writing style! She can combine a romance with so many twist and a dash of what-the-hell moments. I just love her. No need to say more. If you haven't read anything about her: just do it. 

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QUESTION: Have you read a book of Colleen? Did you like it?
If you haven't read anything about Colleen yet, will you in the future? :)