Top 5 List & Contest: Marie Meyer



Today we welcome Marie Meyer to Romancing the Book.  After I read the blurb for Across the Distance, I knew we had to learn what Marie’s Top 5 Days She’ll Always Remember.  But before we get to her list, let’s check out the blurb:

There’s a drawer I never open. It holds a picture I never look at. It reminds me of a day I hate to remember, but I’ll never forget.

I’d give anything to be like the other girls on campus. Going to parties, flirting with boys, planning for a future. But that’s not me. And hasn’t been since the day my parents died. The only thing that got me through was Griffin. Even though I didn’t have my family, I always had him. Only, now I’m not so sure I do.

It’s not just the eleven hundred miles separating us now that I’m at college. Or his band finally taking off, and all the gigs and girls suddenly demanding his time. It’s as if everything is different-the way we talk, the way we text . . . the way he looks at me and the way those looks make me feel.

Griffin has been the only good thing in my life since that horrific day. But I can feel our friendship slipping away-and I’m terrified of what will be left in its place . . .


Top Five Days I’ll Remember Forever

  1. My Wedding Day- This was the day I said “I do.” to my best friend. In fifteen years of marriage, we’ve always had each other’s backs. He’s my biggest supporter and I couldn’t do what I do without him!
  2. The Day I Got “The Call”- It was Valentine’s Day 2014 when Louise Fury emailed me wanting to set up a time to call. Thus began this wonderfully awesome journey I’m on!
  3. The day my agent told me Across the Distance sold! – I was with my family at a frozen yogurt shop, grinning ear to ear as I listened to Louise deliver the fantastic news!
  4. May 5, 2015, the day I became a published author! – Something I dreamed about for a very long time became real on this day!
  5. My Children’s Birthdays- July 30, 2002, I was given a gift of a baby girl. In twelve years, she has taught me more about love than anyone else ever has. Then on September 15, 2006, I was gifted with another baby girl. She’s vibrant and full of life and has taught me a whole new way to look at the world. My girls are my life.

Marie Meyer was a Language Arts teacher for fourteen years. She spends her days in the classroom and her nights writing heartfelt new adult romances that will leave readers clamoring for more. She is a member of RWA and the St. Louis Writers Guild. Marie’s short fiction won honorable mentions from the St. Louis Writers Guild in 2010 and 2011. She is a proud mommy and enjoys helping her oldest daughter train for the Special Olympics, making up silly stories with her youngest daughter, and bingeing on weeks of DVR’d television shows with her husband

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One thought on “Top 5 List & Contest: Marie Meyer

  1. Those are excellent days to remember! Congratulations to Marie Meyer on being published and on her first book, Across the Distance – it sounds like a book I would enjoy reading. Thanks for the giveaway!

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