Ugly Love: An Interview with Bestselling Author and TATE Fan Colleen Hoover

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Colleen HooverEd. Note: We recently stumbled across an interview with New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover, in which she mentioned that her new novel, Ugly Love, was inspired by the music of The Airborne Toxic Event. Naturally, this piqued our interest. Earlier this week, we had a chance to connect with Colleen to hear more about the book, her TATE fandom, and how the band influenced her latest work.

Colleen is generously giving away a signed copy of Ugly Love to one lucky reader. To enter the contest, all you have to do is comment on this interview (see below), and you’ll be entered into the draw. Good luck!

For those who aren’t familiar with your work, tell us a little bit about yourself and your writing career thus far.

I’ve been writing for a little less than three years now.  I’ve always wanted to be a writer…

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Me. Candid. And a little bit speechless.

Another one from the amazing Colleen Hoover

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I don’t have very many of them, which is unusual considering I’m a writer.  But after tonight, I’m finding it hard to find them.

I have five published books out now and two more on the way.  You guys made them all New York Times bestsellers.  How does an author repay that?  How does an author thank the readers who made five out of five of her books NYT’S FREAKING BESTSELLERS!?

I wanted to show you my thanks, so I wrote you all a free novella, Finding Cinderella.  After my publishers got word that I was putting out a free novella, I expected their response to be, “What?!?  WHY? You can get MONEY for that! SELL. IT. YOU. IDIOT!”

Instead, they offered to edit it for me, make a full cover jacket and distribute it online themselves, knowing they would never make a penny off of it.  Why?  Because…

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Kindle Fire? Q&A? I don’t want your children.

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It’s been a while since I’ve done a giveaway for one.  Last winner won an ipad mini, so Kindle gets play this time.

First, a few things to clear up a lot of mass confusion.

I have a novella coming out next week on October 14th.  I wrote this novella and intended to give it away only on my blog for free, but now, thanks to Atria Books, it will be available for free on Amazon, B&N and iTunes.

The pre-order link went live yesterday for Amazon US and several other countries. As soon as I get links for itunes and B&N, I’ll post them here.  However, some countries are showing a price for the ebook.  If your country is showing a price, PLEASE do not pay and pre-order until we get this figured out.  I’m hoping it’s a mistake, as the book should be free, so give us a…

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