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Authors After Dark Swag Bag

Well, I’m back from the Authors After Dark conference, and man, did I have a GREAT time. Spending time with readers was amazing…I can’t even begin to describe how incredible it is to hang out with the people who read the books I write. I knew a lot of people online, but meeting them in person gave me a whole new appreciation for them. Plus, I was there for my birthday, and not only did I have a room full of 300 people singing happy birthday to me, but I got to spend some quality time in one of the hotel rooms with some wonderful ladies for another celebration that was truly one of the highlights of the conference.

The Mythos ball was so fun, and getting to dress up for both that and the Steampunk dinner was a blast. I was also on some great panels with hilarious and talented authors.

Although there were a lot of issues with the hotel (I will never stay at the Hilton Doubletree in Philadelphia again,) the conference attendees were fantastic. So was the swag!

And speaking of swag, I have some to give away to someone who wasn’t lucky enough to be able to attend.

Here’s the stuff: a tote bag, books, and various swaggy-ness. There are books, playing cards, pens, keychains, bath salts, note pads, and more. I’ll toss in some of my promo items as well. Total grab bag!

All you have to do to enter is leave a comment to tell me what you’re reading right now. Also, I’m hoping to build up my newsletter list before I send out my next one for the release of Supernatural, so I’d love it if you could sign up (but it’s not necessary to be entered in this contest!)

Winner will be announced Saturday, so be sure to check back!

242 Responses to “Authors After Dark Swag Bag”

  1. Heather says:

    I am currently reading the Highlander series by Karen Marie Moning and LOVING it :)

  2. Jen U says:

    Reading the new George RR Martin! A Dance With Dragons (waited soooo long) and when that’s taking too much out of me I have book 2 of the Dark Days series – Dayhunter by Jocelynn Drake. :)

  3. Leanne says:

    Hi Larissa,

    So glad to hear you had uch a great time and Happy Belated birthday :D I’m reading EB Walter Slow Burn right now. It’ very good :) Pls. enter e to win the swag pack! I would love it!

    Leanne :smile:

  4. Rena M says:

    I seen the pics on pickyme’s FB page, looked like AAD was awesome this year! Wish I could’ve went!!

    I just started Lora Leigh’s newest release, Midnight Sins.

  5. Shay says:

    Im reading Lori Fosters’ Savor the Danger. Yummo.

  6. Joan says:

    Squeeee I love swag. I am reading Crown of Crystal Flame by C.L Wilson and loving it.

  7. Would love to be reading one of your books, but I have to wait a little longer for that. Currently I’m reading Wicked Ties by Shayla Black.

  8. jowanna says:

    :cool: I just finished Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones. Amazing follow up to First Grave on the Right. Next week Bloodlines comes out so I am trying to finish City of Fallen Angels. So glad you had an awesome birthday and I would have loved to have been there. Looking forward to RT next year.

  9. Debbie T says:

    I am glad you had such a wonderful Birthday and a awesome time at ADD. From the pics I have seem you guys looked like you had a great time there, I can’t wait to go. I am reading Guilty Pleasure by Lora Leigh and I can’t wait to get Supernatural to readit looks awesome !! Thanks for the contest SWAG looks great

  10. I’m reading Stolen Seduction by Elisabeth Naughton and it’s fantastic so far! :grin:

  11. Danielle West says:

    I am reading Erin McCarthy’s ARC of SLOW RIDE and LOVING it! Glad you had a great time at the AAD con!

  12. Morgan T says:

    If Angels Burn – Lynn Viehl

  13. Shelly Drys says:

    I absolutely LOVE your books! I read the Demonica series in about 2 weeks and can’t wait for a new Demonica and a new Deliverance book!

  14. Michelle Latiolais says:

    Hi Larissa! You got to hang out with some of my best girls! (Including Jillian Stein, whom you knew already)They said you were as warm and lovely as we thought you’d be. Can’t wait for the next Horseman book!

  15. Heather Schrock says:

    I am re-reading J.R. Ward’s Lover Unbound at the moment. :grin:

    Can’t wait for Immortal Rider, and would love to hear more about the Sem brothers. Do you plan on ever writing anymore about them?

  16. Susan says:

    Rereading Immortals After Dark Series. Currently on Wicked Deeds on a Winter’s Night

  17. Michelle Latiolais says:

    Hi Larissa! You got to hang out with some of my best girls! (Including Jillian Stein, whom you knew already)They said you were as warm and lovely as we thought you’d be. Can’t wait for the next Horseman book! I’m currently reading A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin (and have been for over a month – this sucker is HUGE) and Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon

  18. Ren Puspita says:

    I’m reading Coming Undone by Lauren Dane. So jealous for people who attend AAD at Philly :grin:

  19. Jennifer says:

    I’m currently reading “The Vision” by Heather Graham!…great book so far.

    I’m glad you had a wonderful time AAD!…Now if only something like that would come to Canada so your fans from north of the border can enjoy your company aswell!

    Thanks for sharing your wonderful talent with us!

  20. I’m currently reading Shades of Gray by L.M. Pruitt.

  21. Anna Dase says:

    I am currently read :
    and, Falling, fly by Skyler White and
    The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting

    I love the Grab Bag thx for the chance to win it.

  22. Stacey T. says:

    Well, you know I don’t need the swag, but I wanted to 100% agree with everything you said. As a reader, you authors were fantastic — so approachable and gracious to your fans! — the fellow attendees were great and the hotel sucked donkey balls. I’m finishing up Taken by Midnight (shout out to Lara! Woot!) and then moving on to Dance with Dragons. It was great meeting you!

  23. victoria reyes says:

    Im actually reading Getting Gabe (moon pack series) vy Amber Kell. Thanx for the chance :)

  24. Lisa Uranker says:

    I am reading Deeper than Midnight by Lara Adrian. I am looking forward to your next book I can’t wait! :wink:

  25. djenitoo says:

    Im reading Coyotes mate by Lora Leigh. The book is very good :)

  26. Angelika says:

    I’m reading Chain Reaction by Simon Elkeles.

  27. Brandy Swain says:

    I am currently reading Mythic by Jae Lynne Davies, Some of the ladies and myself that will be attending AAD next year are trying to read at least one book from each Author that will be attending. It’s fun and has brought a lot of new Authors to my attention! Thanks for the chance to win, looks like an awesome swag!


  28. Chrystal says:

    Hi Larissa! I’m reading Ashes of Midnight by Lara Adrian. :) I recently started the Sydney Croft- Storm series, LOVE it!

  29. Tiger says:

    Hi! I’m glad you had so much fun at the conference, wish I could have made it.

    Right now I’m reading Eyes of the Dead by G.R. Yeates. It’s horror and as far removed from romance as I think I’ve ever gotten.

  30. Jamie says:

    Really wish I could have been there! I am on pins and needles waiting for the release of Supernatural!!
    Anyway, I am currently reading two books. The first one is Harry Potter. Thit is the book I am reading while my two small children are awake. They like to ask what I am reading and what is going on in the book. This way I can answer their question and keep then interested in reading.
    The second one is Dark Needs at Night’s Edge by Kresley Cole! :tongue:

  31. Athena Tee says:

    Hey Larissa! I’m so glad to hear that you had a memorable birthday (and conference)! I would have loved to attend – sounded like my kind of crowd! haha! – but being in Florida really put a damper on that plan… so winning that goodie bag would be awesome!!

    I’m currently reading Lara Adrian’s Midnight Breed series (I heard she was there dancing with you, too!), and I must say that it is a very popcorn type of series so far… you know, you stick your hand in the popcorn bag and take a bite – next thing you know it’s empty! Ha, that’s how I’ve been moving through these books – I start, and next thing I know I’m ready to move onto the next book!

    Super big hugs and belated birthday wishes,

  32. Jennifer Bono says:

    Reading Second Grave on the Left by the fabulous Darynda Jones! (Don’t worry Larissa you are equally fabulous and so awesome to your fans!)

  33. raonaid Luckwell says:

    Um, actually I am reading an ARC of Donna Grant’s Shadow Highlander. Yummmmm, druiiiiiiiddddsss. LOL. Gotta love Donna’s druids and Warriors (just as much as I love your sexy demons and horseman!)

    Was so stoked when she emailed me about winning it after I commented I was going on vacation.

  34. Lisa Uranker says:

    I am reading Deeper than Midnight by Lara Adrian. I am looking forward to your next book I can’t wait!

  35. Trish says:

    I am currently reading Dangerous Desires. And I signed up for your newsletter and it’s shameful I didn’t before LOL!

  36. Cindi Phillips says:

    Currently reading Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones. Can’t wait for your book on the the 30th.

  37. Fedora says:

    Rereading Big Bad Beast while trying to decide what to start next! Thanks for giving us a taste of AAD, and glad you had a fabulous time, Larissa!

  38. Nikki Bourget says:

    :grin: Just finished Deeper Than Midnight by Lara Adrain, getting ready to do a reread of the of the Fallen Angel series from JR Ward for her upcomming release of Envy. Cant wait for Immortal Rider!!!!

  39. Miranda M says:

    Hi Larissa!! I love your books!! I am so ready for your next one!! I am glad that you had a good time at the conference!! Happy Belated Birthday!! Sorry you had problems with the hotel!

  40. Lori Z says:

    I’ve been working my way through Gena Showalter’s Lords of the Underworld series. I’m on the 5th book, The Darkest Passion.

  41. Jillian says:

    Just finished G A Aiken’s Last Dragon Standing…now I’m back on Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Kiss


  42. Nkechi Chukura says:

    I’m currently reading Storm’s Heart (Elder Races 02) by Thea Harrison. Can’t wait for the next one

  43. Carrie Cunningham says:

    I would LOVE to be able to attend one of these amazing conferences I hear so much about! Hopefully one will come to Sacramento so I can. I’m reading Riely Jenson right now and waiting for more of my FACS to come out at the end of this month and next!

  44. GLORIA says:

    I was lucky enough to get Envy from J.R. Ward when I met her this past weekend so that’s what I’m loving right now :grin:

  45. Joy Niemeier says:

    I’m currently reading Desire Unchained by you. Am really getting into the Demonica series the 1st one was excellent and am excited to finish the 2nd one and continue on in the series.

  46. Grace S says:

    At the moment I’m reading Midnight Sins by Lora Leigh which is in my purse, and on my nightstand is Storm’s Heart by Thea Harrison.

  47. Elaine G says:

    I am reading Jaded by Anya Bast

  48. Amy J says:

    I’m just starting Passion Unleashed By Larrissa Ione. One of these days I’m gonna be able to make one of these!

  49. Lena Duffy says:

    Hi Larissa,
    I just finished Ecstacy In Darkness by Gena Showalter. I read all of the Demonica novels and cannot wait for the new Immortal Rider book with Arik and Limos. While I patiently wait, I am currently reading “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”… c’mon, after reading the after-dark books who could ever read a “classic” ever again? BORING? So 19th century prim & Proper with Zombie guts it is for the now…
    Love your books and PLEASE consider me for the swag bag.
    BTW – English is my second language (aside from Swedish) and these books have made me want to read in English and read FAST… and I think my hubby appreciates it too…

  50. Kati says:

    i’m reading the 4th book from kathryn smith “brotherhood of blood” and looking forward for the release from your next book. your a great writer!

  51. Jessica Wimberly says:

    Right now I am reading the Psychanging series by Nalini Singh.

  52. I so wish I could have gone to AAD this year! I’m def going next year. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! Right now I’m reading The Lake House by James Patterson.

  53. jowanna says:

    :cool: I just finished Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones. Amazing follow up to First Grave on the Right. Next week Bloodlines comes out so I am trying to finish City of Fallen Angels. So glad you had an awesome birthday and I would have loved to have been there. Looking forward to RT next year. 1

  54. Kim Turner says:

    Hi Larissa

    So glad you had an awesome birthday. I too had seen some of the pictures Pickyme had posted and it looked like a blast..

    Currently I’m reading Gena Showalter’s Lords Of the Underworld Series~ The Darkest Lie.

    Can’t wait for the next Lords of Deliverance Story

  55. Kathy Webb says:

    I am reading the new Primal Law by JD Tyler… Very interesting wolf pack, lots of new interesting paranormal abilities…I am already on your newsletter so hurry up! LOL :)

  56. Layla says:

    I’m re-reading kresly Cole immortal after dark serie I love doing that looking for the favorite scenes .

  57. Shannon Patel says:

    I’m reading Darynda Jones’ Second Grave on the Left. Loving it!!

  58. Lena Duffy says:

    Oh one more thing… If I don’t win your fab bag, how do I get in on designing the bookjackets for your new books? I’d love to send you a comp.
    SHAMELESS self-promo? :blink:

  59. Leigh D says:

    Abso love your books!!!!
    Right now i am reading Mystical Warrior by Janet Chapman. Waiting patiently for my fave writers new releases to come out. Thanx for sharing your awesomeness!

  60. Mel Thomas says:

    Good morning! What a great bunch of swag. I’m currently reading Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones.

    Thanks for the opportunity.

  61. Stephanie G says:

    I’m about to start Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews.

  62. Christy Kennedy says:

    I am reading “Some Girls Bite” by Chloe Neill. :grin:

  63. Christy Kennedy says:

    I am reading “Some Girls Bite” by Chloe Neill. :grin:

    Christy Kennedy

  64. Sharon S. says:

    I am reading The Goblin King and loving it!

    (I will be out of town Sat, but can check the blog on Sunday!)

  65. debbie haupt says:

    Yeah, thanks for adding us unlucky enough not to be able to attend the ball, just think of us as really unlucky Cinderellas :) Right now I’m on a reading frenzy to get all my reviews into RT, then maybe I’ll read something for fun, maybe something by you :)


  66. Heather says:

    I devoured your Demonica series! And am almost finished with Eternal Rider :grin:
    Cannot wait for Immortal Rider! I love how you’ve tied the two series together…awesome!
    It’s a little difficult for me to find time to read (with work and family). But your books are what gets me to the gym-I read for 45min on the elliptical, and keep’s me up at night! LOVE LOVE your books! What am I gonna do till Dec. 1st?!

  67. Sue Sattler says:

    I am reading Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison.

  68. Marie says:

    Love this :-)
    reading Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon..

  69. Crystal ♥ says:

    AAD looked like so much fun!
    I an finishing Ecstasy in Darkness by Gena Showalter. :grin:

  70. Erika says:

    Just started your ACRO series….whoa! I love it!! Hooks you from the start, they’re so addictive.

  71. Mimi Pizarro-Logsdon says:

    Reading “Pale Demon” by Kim Harrison. Wish I could have made the “Authors After Dark” because it happened while I was reading “Taken By Midnight” by Lara Adrian, shucks! Still loving your hair. lol

  72. Sally Blondiau says:

    I’m re-reading Karen Moning’s fever series for I think the sixth time, while I anxiously await you and Gena Showwalters next books!!!!

  73. Jessica says:

    I just re-read Ecstasy in Darkness by Gena Showalter to gear up for the release of Dark Taste of Rapture next week and and working through Jacquelyn Frank’s Nightwalker series again…and I also just finished Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon…but I can’t wait for Limos’ book!

  74. Mimi says:

    Reading “Pale Demon” by Kim Harrison. Listening to “Jacob” by Jacquelyn Frank on Ipod.

  75. I’m reading Deeper Than Midnight By Lara Adrian right now.

  76. Wendy says:

    I am currently reading Stephanie Rowe’s Must Love Dragons.

  77. Billie says:

    Hi Larissa, I am currently reading Amanda Ashley’s Everlasting Kiss. I have read all of your books and love them all. I even got my mother hooked on your books and Lara’s books too. Keep up the great work.

    • Billie says:

      I finished reading Everlasting Kiss on Thursday and now I am reading Blood Destiny by Tessa Dawn. So far its a good read.

  78. Yen says:

    Reading Alexander by Joleene Naylor, shes a fairly new writer. Great read and hoping to catch her new book coming out soon – Ties of Blood. However, I’m still being patient and waiting to read yours Larissa :)

  79. Amy Bradeen says:

    I’m currently rereading “Dark Desire” by Leah Brooke.

  80. I’m so upset I couldn’t afford to go this year! But the pics from Danielle and Belinda were amazing! Right now Im reading a erotic novella called “Maid For It” by Lucy Rodgers. Up next is Serpent’s Kiss by Thea Harrison.

    Happy Birthday BTW!

  81. Kelly Lynn Benson says:

    It sounds like you had a great weekend…. and Happy Belated Birthday!

    I am reading Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon right now.


  82. Tiffaney says:

    I am reading “Hexed” by Kevin Hearne :grin:

  83. So glad you had a good time!!
    I’m currently reading The Heart Of War by Lisa Beth Darling for her appearance with us on 9/5. :-)

  84. So Cal Jesi says:

    Dear L-Dawg,
    I CAN’T WAIT FOR THE NEXT RIDERS BOOK!!!!!!!!! That having been said I think it’s coolio that you are sharing your goodies from AAD with all of us, your faithful minions… Lol! :grin:

  85. Crystal says:

    Love your books! Cannot wait for the next one to be published!

  86. Jackie S. says:

    Hi Larissa, I am currently reading two series at the moment. Psy-changleing..thud.. I want to rub against those changelings :blush: Then Im reading Mortal Instruments..YA. There’s something so adorable about puppy love!

  87. Emily W says:

    Glad you had fun at AAD and thanks for sharing the wealth with those of us who couldn’t attend. I am currently reading “The Keeping” by Nicky Charles. A free read on Nook and wondering why it is free.

  88. Meghan says:

    I just started reading the Anita Blake series by Laurell K. Hamilton from the beginning with “Guilty Pleasures” :smile:

  89. LOA says:

    I´m reading J.K Beck´s book When blood calls.

  90. LeAnne Sigman says:

    Started reading Heather Graham’s Heart of Evil (1st in her Krewe of Hunters trilogy) last night. Glad you had fun at the AAD conference. The goodies bag looks great.

  91. Carlyn McKechnie says:

    I’m reading The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook and I am LOVING it! It’s so good :) I couldn’t attend Authors after Dark since I’m in Scotland, but I would love some swag (hint hint) :)

  92. Dana says:

    I am reading Primal Law by J.D. Tyler. Pretty good so far. I am enjoying reading (and getting ideas) what everyone else is reading ;-)

  93. Katie W says:

    Hi Larissa!

    Thank you for the giveaway…so awesome! ;)

    I am currently reading the Stone Prince by Gena Showalter!

    Katie W

  94. Leagh says:

    I am in between books right now. I just finished Midnight Sins by Lora Leigh. Vera good book! I have a bunch of reviews to do so I think I am gonna plow through them this week.

    Great contest! Wish I could have been there to meet you Larissa. You are one of my favs and WILL meet you someday, LOL. Take care ::smooches::

  95. Andy Worden says:

    I just finished reading The Bride Wore Scarlet by Liz Carlyle and I am about 90% done with The Darkest Secret by Gena Showalter.

  96. Colleen Gracey says:

    I am reading Jacquelyn Frank’s JACOB and S. Kenyon’s Retribution. :) I like to multitask

  97. Ktalley28@gmail.com says:

    Darkness Descending by Devyn Quinn

  98. Amy Cappell says:

    Thanks for the contest! It definitely sounds like a great time – wish I could have been there. Right now I’m reading Spell Bound by Kelley Armstrong.

  99. Evelyn S. says:

    Happy belated birthday!!! I’m currently reading Touch of Frost by Jennifer Estep. It’s really good!!

  100. Shari Charboneau says:

    I am reading Riding the Storm by Syndey Croft :D

  101. Cassandra says:

    I’m just about to read “Second Grave on the Left” by Darynda Jones and then onto “Retribution” by Sherilyn Kenyon, and then “The Sauvignon Secret” by Ellen Crosby. OMG then “Bloodlines” and “Succubus Revealed”, by Richelle Mead come out. Eeeek! I’m falling behind!

  102. Jandy Fitzpatrick says:

    I’m reading Sin Undone. I am so in love with Conall!!!!

  103. Tara Jefferson says:

    I am currently reading “Second Grave on the Left” by Darynda Jones. I love her sense of humor.

    ‘With Great Breasts, Comes Great Responsibility’ LMAO!

  104. Virginia says:

    I just finished Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison and am now reading Amy Lanes Promises series. Thanks for the contest!

  105. Nichole B says:

    Right now I’m reading J.R. Ward again! The newer series, Covet. Then its on to Kenyon’s series so I can read retribution!! :D
    Glad you had an awesome bday!! :)


  106. Viviven says:

    I am currently reading The Lords of the Underworld by Gena Showalter – just started Darkest Pleasure. I absolutely love the series so far.

    I don’t think I have put down a book in days. Considering I have finished all the Demonica books, Eternal Rider, Jeanine Frost’s Cat and Bones series, Riding the Storm and three LotU books in the last month. Can’t stop. It’s all awesomesauce with extra awesome.

    Thanks for being so fab!

  107. Loretta Moorhead says:

    I just finished Changing The Game by Jaci Burton & Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon, I am starting on Midnight Sins by Lora Leigh.

  108. Becky M says:

    I am currently rereading Masters of the Shadowlands series by Cherise Sinclair. Right now I’m on Lean On Me.

  109. Alaina says:

    i just finished Thea Harrison’s newest.. and i LOVED it! now im about halfway through Nancy A. Collins’s Right hand magic…
    i hope i win!

  110. Liz says:

    I’m glad you had such a fabulous time! I wish I could have been there. As far as what I’m reading, I finished up “Born of Ice” by Sherrilyn Kenyon last night and then started “Ecstasy Unveiled” on my new Kindle. Since I’m having surgery Friday, I wanted to have my Kindle and UGH with me. Very lightweight device AND hot demons in a hospital setting. Who knows? With enough morphine maybe I can imagine some hot docs/pca’s as UGH staff! :P

  111. Amy Hutchins says:

    I’m so glad you had fun, and I’m reading The Darkest Secret by Gena Showalter. Thanks for sharing you’er expirence of the ADD and Congrats on your husbands ceremony!

  112. Karen says:

    Happy Birthday!
    Right now I am reading “Storm’s Heart” by Thea Harrison. Thank you for the Swag Bag offer!

  113. Noreen says:

    Reading Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton. Biding my time until Immortal Rider is released!

  114. Elizabeth H says:

    I am reading Bad Moon Rising by Sherrilyn Kenyon. I am loving the Dark Hunter universe.

    Happy Belated Birthday!!

  115. Amanda Irizarry says:

    I am currently re-reading Eternal Lover by J.R. Ward……love love love it!!!!!!

  116. Pallavi says:

    Moira Roger’s Wilder’s Mate… Fast-paced and hot, I finished reading it almost as soon as I began. Most excellent!!! Oh and I hope I win swag. Is it open for international readers???

  117. Tonya says:

    I just finished Jacquelyn Frank’s Seduce me in Flames!!!! You have got to read this!!!

  118. Deena Wooden says:

    I am currently reading The Demonica Series by the amazing, talented, and awesome..YOU! lol I love your books they are so addictive! I would love this grab bag :)

  119. Rosalie Drawbaugh says:

    I’m reading Vampire in Atlantis by Alyssa Day!

  120. Michelle Bledsoe says:

    Hi Larissa,
    I am glad you had fun and late HAPPY BIRTHDAY. I would love to go to AAD one day.
    Right now I am reading Tessa Adam’s Hidden Embers.
    I am eagerly awaiting Supernatural.
    Lots of love to you.

  121. LorettaLynn says:

    Im following you by email now :)

    Im reading Venice Vampyr The Beginning
    by Tina Folson
    Thank you for the swag giveaway:):)

  122. Kim620 says:

    I am reading the wonderful Darynda Jones’ newly released “Second Grave on the Left”

  123. ChrisS says:

    It would be so exciting to be able an Author after Dark event. So many great authors to meet. One of these days…

    I am currently reading Maverick by Lora Leigh.

  124. Amanda says:

    Bouncing between Lara Adrian’s “Deeper than Midnight” and Kinley MacGregor’s(Sherrilyn Kenyon) “A Dark Champion”

  125. Alyssa says:

    I just finished re-reading your book PASSION UNLEASHED third time…yes THIRD TIME! I cannot explain why, but there is something about Wraith that touches me really big time. To me, this book is the best one you have written and it is definitely the book KEEPER!
    By the way, I love reading your other books, too.

  126. Alyssa S. says:

    Omg I would LOVE to win. A swag bag! I’ve never gotten one!

    I’m currently reading through Vivian Arend’s Granite Lake Wolves series on my Kindle until I have money to go buy some more book-age. XD

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  127. yasmeen ahmed says:

    awww, I’m glad you had a wonderful time….I just finished Dark side of the moon and am starting to read Seize the night by Sherrilyn Kenyon.
    I cant wait for your next release!! :grin:

  128. Viki says:

    I am so happy you had a good time and that you enjoyed your birthday celebration.
    Thank you so much for the giveaway. I’d love to win. Some day I really hope to go to a conference. It looks like so much fun.
    I’, currently reading the YA SUPERNATURALLY and am about to begin STORM’s HEART.


  129. Erika says:

    :wacko: I just started reading Tall Dark & Daring by Suzane Brockman… then I remembered my GIANT to do list for my son’s birthday tomorrow… so the book will be neglected for a few days!! Thanks for the contest! And Happy Birthday!!! :tongue:

    Can’t wait for the newsletter!

  130. Wendy G says:

    I am currently not reading anything. I finished a freebie two days ago and haven’t had time to look at my list of TBRs or check out the latest kindle freebies on Amazon. My book budget has run away:(

    I’m looking forward to getting my next demon fix from you!

  131. Jocelyn says:

    Laura Adrian’s Kiss of Crimson
    Thanks for the contest. :-)

  132. Reneem1 says:

    I’m finally reading the Outlander series…currently on book 5 : Fiery Cross

  133. Diane Mc. says:

    An older David Weber sci-fi, Empire from the Ashes.

  134. Amber Hughes says:

    I’m currently reading “Magic Bleeds” by Ilona Andews! It’s really good :-)

    Thanks so much for the awesome giveaway! :-)

  135. PJ Hansen says:

    I am currently re-reading the Fallen Angels Series(Covet, Crave) by J.R. Ward. Ms. Ione I enjoyed your new series thoroughly, anxiously awaiting the next one!

  136. minhchieu says:

    I’m reading Coming Undone by Lauren Dane,so jealous of who attend AAD

  137. donnas says:

    I just finished The Lost, which was great. And starting Midnight Awakening.

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  138. Anastasia says:

    MELJEAN BROOK – The Iron Duke :wink:

  139. Autum says:

    I am reading Night Veil by Yasmine Galenorn

  140. Meridith Wulffen says:

    I’m reading “Her Guardian Angel” by Felicity Heaton.

    Can’t wait for SUPERNATURAL to come out!

    Thank you for the giveaway opportunity :grin:

  141. AmyS. says:

    I am currently reading Curse of the Shamra by Barry Hoffman.

  142. Kathleen C says:

    Larissa, since I’ve read everything you’ve published and am awaiting the next, here’s what I’m reading:

    Current ebook: Lost in Bliss by Sophie Oak (wonderful!)
    Reading via Kindle for iPhone: Reread of Nauti Boy by Lora Leigh (oh lord, sexy)
    Just finished audio reread (in car): Kiss of Midnight by Lara Adrian (love me some Lucan)

    Have many ebooks in queue, but think I’ll tackle next in Dark Hunter series by Sherrilyn Kenyon, then Stephanie Tyler’s In the Air Tonight

  143. Nida N. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway. I am currently reading “The Strange Affair of Spring heeled Jack” by Mark Hodder and enjoying every bit of it.

  144. Stephanie Woods says:

    Happy Belated Birthday, Larissa! I heard nothing but great things about the convention. And I don’t blame you about the hotel. That was SO unprofessional on so many levels. But folks had a blast anyway!

    What am I reading? I won’t win the contest with this one, but to be honest I’m reading “The Dukan Diet” book so I can start losing weight to get in shape for NOLA 2012!!! I’m already looking at dress patterns for ball dresses and all the things to do in NOLA. I need to order my copy of Taken by Fire so I can finish the awesome ACRO series. Supernatural looks good too, can’t wait. Look forward to seeing you next year IN PERSON Larissa! :wink:

  145. Corey Bobrosky says:

    Hey Larissa,
    I am currently finishing up Kresley Coles Immortals After Dark series and also reading the autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Did you know that he was the youngest of 17 children? Wow! There are some good finds in the kindle free 100.

  146. Sandi C says:

    I just finished Thea Harrison’s Elder Races (Dragon Bound & Storm’s Heart). I have Darynda Jones’ Second Grave on the Left on my iPod now. I enjoy both of these new series while I w a i t for December and Immortal Rider.

  147. wendy says:

    :rolleyes: :rolleyes: currently re-reading Lore’s book. love Larissa’s stories. she rocks, even though i missed out on meeting her in Philly by one week!

  148. June M. says:

    I am acually reading the Demonica series in print right now! I just started DESIRE UNCHAINED. I am also reading some books by Eve Langlais on my Kindle. (I tend to bounce around some)

    So glad you had a good time, and a belated Happy Birthday since you celebrated there. And I have seen some of your costumes on various blogs and loved them.

    June M.
    manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com

  149. Samantha says:

    I just finnished Eternal Rider. One of you’r best yet! I loved it. Can’t wait for Immortal Rider.

  150. Elizabeth says:

    I am currently reading fleece navidad….a knitting mystery by Maggie sefton….I seem to be on a cozy mystery kick

    thank you for the contest

  151. Helena C says:

    I wish I could go sometime, it seems so funny :happy:

    I just began Among the Thieves by Douglas Hulick because my friend recommended it to me so while I’m waiting for the new releases I’m going to give it a chance.
    I will see…

    Thank you for this awesome giveaway!! :tongue: :tongue:

  152. Terri says:

    I’ve just started reading “Blood Stains” by Sharon Sala.

    Glad to hear you had a great time at AAD and a belated Happy Birthday to you.

    Thanks for the great contest!

  153. Amanda says:

    I am a bit of a book fanatic and am currently reading Eternity Embraced by you waiting for Supernatural, Immortal Rider, and Bound by Darkness to come out. I am also reading Mockingjay (the 3rd book in the Hunger Games Series) by Suzanne Collins and Kiss of Midnight by Lara Adrian.

    I have read all of your books and have to say the Lords of Deliverance may be your best yet!

    Thanks for the contest opportunity!

  154. Donna says:

    I am reading Caged by Sean Michael.
    What fun! Someday I’ll get there!


  155. Joy Morrison says:

    I just finished ” Demonic ” by Sheri Whitefeather. That is after I read everything you ever wrote. and I can’t wait for the next one. I would have give anything, except my kids, to get to go to AAD or any of those kind of places with all the writers there. but I am old and don’t get to travel. I live in a little one horse town in WV where the train goes right down main street. So It’s my favorite place time to read delicious books and travel the world threw the pages of your books. Thank you for giving me that. Joy

  156. Bec Askin says:

    I’m reading ‘Discovery of Witches’ by Deborah Harkness (for the 4th or 5th time!).
    I just finished your series Larissa and it was great!!
    Any suggestions for books to read?? I’ve run out of new and delicious material :(
    Thanks for a great giveaway!

  157. eruiz says:

    I am reading “A Dance With Dragons” by George R.R. Martin. I am probably going to be on this one for a while considering it it almost 1000 pages long.

    Happy (late) Birthday and I can’t wait until “Immortal Rider” is released….for real I am DIEING for this book to come out. :grin:

  158. sheri kaiser says:

    Just finished Alyssa Day’s Warriors of Poseidon and Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon. Just stated today Karen Marie Moning’s Highlander series.
    Thanks for the chance to win the great price package.

  159. Emily says:

    I usually read mostly romance (of any variety), but I branched out this week (gotta step outta that comfort zone now and then) and am reading The Help by Kathyrn Stockett. I’m so glad I picked it up too, it’s a great read, highly recommend it!

  160. Emily says:

    I’m currently reading The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Great book, highly recommended. Before that just finished Stephanie Tyler’s newest, In the Air Tonight. It was good, but I gotta say Taken By Fire is one of my personal faves for this summer :)

    • Emily says:

      I thought my first comment didn’t post because I got an error when submitting but apparently it did, so please disregard one. Thanks!

  161. Laurie says:

    Hi Larissa,

    I’m currently reading The Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall. It’s really good. Can’t wait for your next book. Write faster, please…. ;-)

  162. Valerie B says:

    PARANORMAL: Dreamfever by Karen Moning….and
    Hardbitten by Chole Neill

    For laughs and surprising amount of knowledge:
    The Quotable Athiest ~ Ammunition for Nonbelievers, Political Junkies, Gadflies, and Those Generally Hell-Bound by Jack Huberman

  163. Larena Wirum says:

    Glad you had a great birthday. It sounds like you had a lot of fun. :grin:

    I am currently reading: Blue Lioness Chronicles of Kassouk Book Four by Vijaya Schartz.

    Looks like a great bag of swag. :grin:

  164. Ghost of a Chance by Katie Marsh
    waiting patiently for your next!

  165. TracyW says:

    I am currently reading Second Grave to the left by Darynda Jones. Thanks for the contest!

  166. Victoria Waddell says:

    Well, I’m reading, “IN THE AIR TONIGHT” by Stephanie Tyler! <3

  167. Marina says:

    I’m reading Ashes of Midnight by Lara Adrian. Thank you :)

  168. Claudia McRay says:

    I’m currently reading IN THE AIR TONIGHT by Stephanie Tyler. Awesome book.

  169. Tanya Allen says:

    I just finished The Dark Highlander by Karen Moning and I am patiently waiting until I see my sister at Toronto Comicon so I can get Bad Moon Rising (Sherrilyn Kenyon) from her to read it. So know to decided what to re read. I think I hear Eidolon calling. :happy: :ohmy:

  170. RachaelM says:

    I am currently reading Eternal Rider. Thanks for the giveaway and I also signed up for your newsletter. Thanks.

  171. elizabeth gray says:

    I am reading Storm of Reckoning by Doranna Durgin, the second in the series.

    I am so looking forward to attending next years AAD in New Orleans. It will be a first for me for both the convention and the city.


  172. Connie T says:

    I’m reading Tempted by Elisabeth Naughton.

  173. Jessie says:

    I am reading The Many Sins of Lord Cameron by Jennifer Ashley

  174. Thank you for the giveaway.

  175. LOL…I hit the wrong button.. I just started My Beloved by karen Ranney. Enjoying it so far. Thanks again.

  176. Monica B says:

    Just finished Eternal Rider. :grin:

  177. Ashley V. says:

    Happy Belated Birthday Larissa!!!!
    I am currently a book called Conversations wit God: An uncommon dialogue.
    I am currently going through some problems in my life and this is really helping me figure some things out about myself.

  178. Stacy S says:

    I’m reading Cold Touch by Leslie Parrish. Pretty good so far. Thanks for the giveaway.

  179. Sue T. says:

    Happy Belated Birthday. I am hoping to go an AAD after I get a job since they are usually not too far from me. :) Glad you had a great time! Also, I am reading Pale Demon by Kim Harrison. Lastly, thank you for the chance to participate in this contest.

  180. Wendy Higgins says:

    Hey there…I am reading Susan Mallery’s…Only Mine…. The series is great. I wish I could have been in Philly but maybe next time…have a great week… :tongue:

  181. Ebony Morton says:

    well, Im reading Once upon a scandal by Delilah Marvelle. its a good book. and the second in a series. I like ur books and it would be so Cool to win so swag. lol :)

  182. bree says:

    A bit late but Happy Birthday,
    I’m currently re-reading Keri Arthurs Riley Jenson guardian series

  183. Heather S. says:

    Hello! I am currently re-reading “Magic on the Hunt” by Devon Monk, and next up is “Retribution” by Sherrilyn Kenyon. :D I cannot wait for “Immortal Rider” to come out!!! Impatiently counting down the days :D

  184. Kaila Quinones says:

    Hi Mrs.Ione currently I’m reading “The Rogue Hunter” By Lynsay Sands while waiting for Immortal Rider and The Darkest Surrender to come out

  185. Daniela K K says:

    Hi Larissa, I’m reading Corraled, by Lorelei James… Hummm… Cowboys… Yum! I have seen a bunch of pictures from you girls in Philly, looks like you guys had a great time!

  186. Tasha M says:

    Man, I would kill to be able to go to one of these conferences. It would be so awesome to meet so many amazing writers! As for currently reading, Touch If You Dare by Stephanie Rowe and I’m hoping to get as many giggles out of it as I did the first book!

  187. Danica S says:

    I’m currently reading Dreams Made Flesh by Anne Bishop and loving it!

  188. Tina says:

    Just finished the first book in your new series “Eternal Rider”, loved it…loved it..I had shivers through the first chapter..weird..going to start reading Lara Adrians second book in the midnight breed series…Thanks so much

  189. Norah H says:

    Lucky Luck Luck… I hope to go to AAD some time within my life. *crosses fingers* hopefully as a published author and not just an onlooker.

    I’m reading Lover Unbound for the billionth time. XD

  190. Pam P says:

    Just finished Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison, really good, fun, can’t wait to read the next in the series.

  191. SLion says:

    I am reading THIRST #4 from Christopher Pike which is from The Last Vampire series. Its really good and I recommend it to anyone wh os into vamps. I cannot wait for your next release and thanks for the conrest! :ninja:

  192. Lynn says:

    I am reading Taken By Fire by Sydney Croft. Can’t wait for November to read the next book in your series!

  193. Vanessa Hodson says:

    I’m reading Dark Peril by Christine Feehan – its great.

  194. cherie says:

    I’m just finishing reading “Pale Demon” by Kim Harrison. Thinking this book won’t get me the win but it’s really, really good.

  195. Michelle says:

    Hi Larissa!
    I’m reading The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons, by
    Katie MacAlister :D
    Thank you for the contest!
    <3 Michelle

  196. Maria Ramey says:

    Hi Larissa,
    Happy belated Birthday! I wish I could have been at AAD. I would have love to have met you! I’m glade you had a great time though. I’m am reading a arc of Maya Banks’ In bed with a Highlander. Thanks so much for the contest.

  197. Karey Smith says:

    I would love to win this thanks for the giveaway and I am reading J.R. Ward “Crave”

  198. Amanda Krukar says:

    I am currently reading “St. Nacho’s” by Z.A. Maxfield

  199. Debbie says:

    City of fallen angels bu Cassandra Clare

  200. Hey Larissa,

    I’m reading Shadowfever(again) by Karen Marie Moning…love that series! I would have loved meeting you, thank you for answering my email letting me know that Wraith is your favorite demon and thank you caring about your readers and it makes you special to us. Love Cece!

  201. Jane says:

    Right now I’m reading Agatha Christie’s “Murder is Easy.”

  202. Aimee says:

    Happy Birthday!
    I just finished Sin Undone. I loved the series and hope for more. I am looking to start Eternal Rider next. Thank you for writing great books.

  203. Gayle says:

    Hey Larissa! So wanted to go this year. Paid the fees and everything but had to cancel to go to Maryland and pick up the oldest daughter from my Mom’s house. Sounds like you had a GREAT time!


  204. margaret whelehan says:

    Im reading Never Cry Wolf by Cynthia Eden. I am falling in lovr with the characters.
    Thank you for the contest!!!!


  205. Ms Dawn says:

    I’m reading “Tempted” by Elisabeth Naughton for review and I am enjoying it.

  206. I’ve been reading all the blog posts and tweets – it sounds like everyone had such a great time!!!

    I’m actually reading YA at the moment – Anna and the French Kiss – it’s gotten raves, I had to check it out, lol.

    Thanks! Patti

  207. Amy Fine says:

    I hate that I missed AAD Philly! I’m currently reading “Max Speed” by Joanna Doster…but I have hundreds on my Goodreads list…lol

  208. Mary says:

    I am currently reading Kiss of Snow from Nilini Singh. I can’T seem to be able to put it down.


  209. infinitieh says:

    Right now, I’m eying Katherine Kennedy’s “The Lady of the Storm” which is the sequel to her wonderful “The Fire Lord’s Lover”.

  210. Emme Adams says:

    I am reading a very ho-hum sci-fi book by an author that underwhelms me, so I’ll just leave it at that… love your books, btw!

  211. Benet says:

    I have been drawn to your work through Gena Showalter. I have to admit that I love the Demonica series and I am just finishing Eternal Rider. I am anxiously awaiting for Immortal Rider…and I love that you still keep us in contact with Eidolon, Wraith, and Shade.

    This is great work and I appreciate all the hard work.

  212. Nancy says:

    I am currently reading the latest by Sherrilyn Kenyon Retribution. As usual the DArk Hunter world if full of action and love. I really dig her, just like I do your stories!


  213. Marianne says:

    I am currently reading Cynthia Eden’s Never Cry Wolf.

  214. Christi McMillen says:

    Actually, I just finished reading “Eternal Rider” again and now I am about to read “Kiss of a Demon King” by Kressley Cole. Congrats on the up & coming releases!

  215. Maloup says:

    I’m currently reading book 4 in the I-Team series- Naked Edge by Pamela Clare.
    Following that I’ll continue on to Colleen Gleason’s Medieval Herb Garden series books #2 and #3.
    Thank you for the giveaway! I can’t wait to read more about the 4 Horseman!! :)

  216. I’m reading ‘Too Hot To Touch’ by Louisa Edwards :grin:

  217. Jill says:

    Right now I am reading The Darkest Kiss by Gena Showalter.

  218. Linda says:

    Happy Belated Birthday!

    I just finished reading Barbara Samuel’s Heart of a Knight & mulling over what to read next. Can’t decide between Pati Nagle’s Blood of the Kindred series or Marie Brennan’s Midnight Never Come.

  219. Oh, I’d love a chance to win! I’m reading Summer Knight by Julie Kagawa, Wait For Dusk by Jocelynn Drake, and Liam’s Perfect Woman by Beth Kery (all awesome!)


    Dottie :grin:

  220. That sounds like so much fun! One day I’m totally going to be able to afford to go to all these author events and stalk my favorite authors :) Right now I’m reading

    How to Date a Werewolf (Rylie Cruz Series)
    Pressey, Rose

    just started it a bit ago but it’s pretty good so far :)

    swtlilangel4jc at yahoo dot com

  221. Liza says:

    I just finished reading JA Saare’s The Renfield Syndrome and loved it! Currently reading Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Retribution.

  222. Hi Larissa! Wish I was reading Immortal Rider *long sigh* but I guess I will have to wait until November *weepy sigh* : ) I am currently reading Seduce Me In Dreams by Jacquelyn Frank.

  223. Mahlet says:

    I enjoyed the AAD twitter feed – as close as I could get to actually attending! Hope you had a great time :) I’m currently reading 2 books: JD Robb’s “Reunion In Death” on audiobook and Laura Stamps “A Vampire’s Kiss” on ebook.

  224. Monikarw says:

    I’m reading Shadows at Midnight by Elizabeth Jennings! :happy:

    great giveaway.. there’s a lot of people that wants it! thank you 4 sharing this with us! :wink:

  225. Hi Larissa, thank you for the wonderfully generous giveaway :-D

    I’m currently reading Red by Kait Nolan which is a modern and unique twist on Red Riding Hood and the werewolf myth ;-) Sounds really exciting, though I’m still just at the very beginning.

    Have a great weekend!

    stella.exlibris (at) gmail (dot) com

  226. savonna says:

    My best friend turned me onto the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich. I’m currently working my way through 17 books!! :blink:

  227. Niki Beetison says:

    I’m reading Lora Leigh’s Navarro’s Promise. I love her Breed Novels. Then i plan to re-read Eternal Rider again ready for Immortal Rider! Cant wait. :wub:

  228. Christina says:

    I am reading the Art of Seducing a Necked Werewolf by Molly Harper :grin:

  229. Roberta Villarreal says:

    Hi! I am currently reading The Darkest Night by Gena Showalter. I love reading all your books, and have multiple times. I would love to be able to attend one of these events one day when I save up enough moola! I would really love to win this swag bag it looks wicked cool!! :cool:

  230. Kirsty Ellis says:

    Hi, glad u had a great time, don’t know if this give away is open internationally, but thought I would give it a shot anyway, I’m currently rereading J.R Wards black dagger brotherhood series again, and I’m already signed up to your news letter :)

    Thanks, Kirsty

  231. Ilona says:

    Glad you had a good time, wish I could have joine you ;)

    If this is open to international readers then enter me with the fact that I’m currently reading The Legend Of Michael by Lisa Renee Jones.

  232. Ilona says:

    Glad you had a good time, wish I could have joined you ;)

    If this is open to international readers then enter me with the fact that I’m currently reading The Legend Of Michael by Lisa Renee Jones.

  233. Myranda says:

    I recently finished reading Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones. It is an excellent series! I’m awaiting the release of Dark Taste of Rapture by Gena Showalter on Tuesday, which is also the day I go back to college as a senior. ;)

  234. LaMonica V says:

    I just literally finished Skin Deep by Anna J Evans. It looks like you have a wonderful time. Wish I could’ve attended. Maybe next year…

  235. Mariee says:

    I just started reading Never Resist Temptation by Miranda Neville. Sooo good!

  236. Aemelia says:

    Just finished Elisabeth Naughton’s ENTWINED. I’m not sure what I’ll read next…something on my nook since I’ll be at the in-laws all weekend. :wacko:

  237. Kara says:

    I am currently reading When You Dare by Lori Foster.

  238. cindyg says:

    I currently read two books: Thea Harrison’s Dragon Bound and Darynda Jones’ Second Grave on the Left…
    Reading is what I do best…well besides being a wife and mom…
    Great giveaway!!!

  239. vivian baird says:

    I am reading Primal Instincts By Susan Sizemore,this is for the swag bag contest. This is the last book in the series. It’s about Primes(Vampires)and getting their Bondmates.


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