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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Indelible Release: My Paper Heart by Magan Vernon

Fellow Indelible Magan Vernon has done what I increasingly think is a great strategy for indie authors - mix up what they write/publish. Magan has a cute series of alien romance books, but today she's celebrating the release of her contemporary New Adult romance, My Paper Heart. This is smart, not only to diversify her work, but because adult indie titles tend to sell well.

Here's a little about her book, and then Magan has done something I'm horrifically bad at: cast her characters. Check it out!

My Paper HeartThere are worse things in life than failing out of college- such as having your parents receive the letter that you've been kicked out.

Now to appease her parents self-proclaimed sorority princess Libby Gentry is packing up her Prada bag and heading to work for her great aunt's antique store in tiny Elsbury, Louisiana. She's pretty sure she can tackle the swamp and deal with her great aunt and tom boy of a little cousin, but what she doesn't know is if she can handle the local town playboy, Blaine Crabtree.

As Libby's feelings for Blaine grow, so does her need for acceptance and all of the insecurities she has kept inside are coming out. She may have survived the Louisiana swamp, but she may not survive Blaine's reluctance to say the 'L' word. When Blaine finally commits to the three words Libby's been waiting for, she only hopes they haven't come too late.

Available for your Ereader ! Through AmazonBarnes and Noble, and Kobo


(All photos are from IMDB. Magan does not claim to own them and are used for entertainment purposes).
Blake Lively as Libby Gentry
Dean Geyer as Blaine (He would just need to dye his hair, but look at those eyes!)
  Nikki Blonsky as Brittany
Crystal Hunt as Beth
Sissy Spacek as Aunt Dee
Kimberlee Peterson as Dina
Wilson Bethel as Jackson

Jon Hamm as Libby's Dad
Maria Bello as Libby's mom
Holland Roden as Kristi
Tyler Posey as Beau
Magan Vernon is a self-proclaimed geek-to-glam poster child and the Amazon best-selling author of the My Alien Romance series. The first book, How to Date an Alien is currently FREE for Kindle and Nook and just about anywhere else that sells ebooks.

My Paper Heart is her upcoming New Adult novel that was a labor of love and almost four years in the making. IT'S HERE! My New Adult novel is here! Available for your Ereader ! Through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Kobo


  1. Love the cover! Sounds like a great story, too.

  2. Really looking forward to this! Love the cover too!

  3. Thanks for posting, Susan! Now if only I could get my blogger profile to work...


  4. Hi Magan, sounds like a fun book. Have you ever visited Have them add your book to the site and then readers can create their own cast lists, using Hollywood stars, for your stories.

  5. Magan's book sounds like a fun good read. :) For some reason I couldn't see the pics???

    1. Thanks for the heads up! Should be fixed now. :)


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