Goodreads Book Giveaway — Hurry to Win!

News flash!  A book giveaway has just gone live over at goodreads.com. Now you can enter to win your own free signed copy of my new young adult novel Over My Head.  Five winners will be selected, there is no cost involved on your part, and no one will collect your email and spam you, so it’s all good!

To enter, just click here.

This giveaway is open to anyone who lives in the U.S.  But, like summer, it won’t last forever. You must enter before July 15th. (There’s even a countdown clock on the giveaways page. Yikes.)

So get moving…And good luck 🙂


			

Over My Head on Sale!!!!!!

It’s summer. And high school senior Sang Jumnal is in way over her head.

Now you can be too!  HUZZAH!!!!!   My new novel Over My Head is now officially on sale in print ($12.99) and in ebook ($2.99).  To find out how to snag your own copy, just click here.

The book (a perfect beach read if I must say so myself) picks up two years after What I Meant… ends.  It’s the start of summer before Sang’s senior year in Doylestown, PA, and nothing goes as planned.  Sang definitely doesn’t plan on falling for 20-year-old lifeguard Cameron Cerulli. And she can’t tell if he’s the love of her life or a player out to break her heart. Serious Trouble.

So dive on in for some summertime fun, and enjoy.  As for me? I’ll be busy setting up a huge beachy book launch party (details coming soon), and generally working hard to spread the word everywhere.  But I just wanted to take a minute (and a deep breath) and share the happy news with you all.  My. Book. Is. Finally. Out!

Fist pump.  Heel click. Yessssss!

As always, thanks so much to you all for supporting this wacky writer and her work. It really means a lot. ❤

Marie

OVER MY HEAD now available in ebook! (Paperback coming soon)

Okay, crazy excited here!  The ebook version of OVER MY HEAD is now live!  It’ll be popping up in other ebook venues over the next few days, but it’s available through Smashwords for $2.99. RIGHT NOW!

Yippee!  (Insert sound of heels clicking.)

Even if you don’t do the whole ebook thing yet, you can click on the link and download the first third of the book for a free preview, and then you can get the paperback when it comes out in the next few days.  This is definitely a summery beach read, filled with lifeguards, love, drama and, yes, an apricot poodle.

Just click on this link!: Over My Head at Smashwords

Not sure what to do with myself now.  Eat dark chocolate in celebration? Yes, that does sound right.

Here’s one huge summertime HUZZAH!

New Cover Revealed!

This is it!!!! The cover for my new novel Over My Head.  I’m so excited, I’m a little nuttier than usual. (Happy dance…) Designed by Cheryl Perez, this cover exactly captures the summery fun and romance and intrigue I was looking for. Thanks so much, Cheryl!

Over My Head is a summertime novel that starts on the last day of Sang Jumnal’s junior year in high school.  It’s been 2 years since What I Meant… wrapped up, and Sang is a little bit older, a little bit wiser, but nothing prepares her for what’s coming.  Dalton and Gary are on the scene, but when Sang meets 20-year-old lifeguard Cameron Cerulli at the Doylestown pool, she finds herself falling big time.  Cameron is either the guy of her dreams or a player out to stomp on her heart.

Sang is teetering on the brink of true love. Will she sink or swim?

Look for this novel to come out VERY SOON on kindle and nook and smashwords, and in print.  You’ll get the news first right here!

Let me know what you think of the cover.  Love to hear from you guys…

Red Hot News: OVER MY HEAD Comes Out Summer 2011!

Here’s some news I’ve been keeping under wraps for a while. But now I can finally spill…

Ever wonder what happened to Sang and her friends after WHAT I MEANT… finished?  Well, soon you’ll get your chance to find out.  The sequel, Over My Head, is scheduled to come out in a few months — just in time for summer!

I’m thrilled to say this book is already generating some praise, including this:

“Marie Lamba brings a fresh, new, and very authentic voice to this fabulous young adult novel. Coming of age has never been done so well!” — L.A. Banks, New York Times Best-selling author of The Vampire Huntress Legends series

Exciting things are happening every day, so check back often for updates, cover art, and special extras for this new summery novel! I promise to post stuff here as quickly as I can.

And here are some juicy details about Over My Head:

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“I wish I could recreate myself – become somebody more exciting. Heroic. In love.”

Be careful what you wish for.

Sang Jumnal jumps into the summer before her senior year with big plans, and she really does get everything she wishes for…but not at all in the ways she’d planned.

She didn’t plan on facing her fear of swimming through a series of humiliating kiddy lessons, followed by a malicious push into the deep end.

Or falling hard for 20-year-old lifeguard Cameron Cerulli, who is either the guy of her dreams, or a player out to stomp on her heart.

Or fighting with her dad, who hates her every independent thought and who bans her from seeing Cameron.

Or discovering a huge secret her parents have been keeping—a secret about disappearing money and a rare disease that threatens someone very important to Sang.

Suddenly Sang’s summer is overflowing with excitement. There’s hysterical laughter, lots of family drama, heart-pounding passion, even a catfight. And she’s teetering on the dangerous brink of true love.

Will she sink or swim?

Over My Head is a steamy summertime novel filled with sticky situations and a twist that will melt your heart…

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So that’s the big news for now. Can’t wait until the start of summer to start reading this novel?  In the meantime, you can check out an excerpt from the book by clicking here.

I’m so excited to finally share this work with everyone. Over My Head will be a perfect read for those lazy sultry summer nights. Details about where and when to buy it will be posted here soon.

This summer is going to sizzle!