If I Were Your Woman Virtual Book Tour with LaConnie Taylor-Jones

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 Having Fun with LaConnie Taylor-Jones

1.     If you were granted one wish to change the world what would it be and why? I’d wish for peace because that’s the one thing that would conquer the divides we face today.  

2.     If you are given a chance to travel into the past where would you go and why? Believe it or not, I’d love to travel back to the 19th century because the foundation was laid for many of our modern day advancements.   

3.     What is one of the most embarrassing situations you have had? Several years ago, my husband suggested we go to a particular restaurant for dinner to celebrate my birthday.  I was really tired and didn’t want to get dress to go. Actually, I’d hope for a quiet dinner at home. However, he really insisted, I mean really insisted that we go. So to get even with him, I slipped on a pair of jeans and a top.  I realized just how underdressed I was as soon as I walked into the restaurant to a host of family and friends shouting out, “Surprise!”  

4.     What is one thing you’ve always wanted to do, but have yet to do? Take a Mediterranean cruise!

Follow the tour all week, leaving a comment at each stop, and be entered to win a new Kindle Fire HD courtesy of LaConnie!

About the Author

Award-winning author, LaConnie Taylor-Jones, a native Memphian, is a health educator consultant and holds advanced degrees in community public health and business administration.  The mother of four resides with her family in Northern California.

For over 25 years, Ms. Taylor-Jones has been an avid romance reader. In the summer of 2003, a challenge from her husband made her seize the opportunity to blend her enthusiasm for teaching health, social responsibility and social justice with her love for reading the genre. Her experience as a health educator sparked a multitude of storylines and her romance, which she defines as the spirit of adventure, played a pivotal part in her road to publication. In a little over four years, she’s authored three full-length novels. In 2008, Ms. Taylor-Jones was the recipient of the 2008 Romance Slam Jam Emma Award for Debut Author of the Year for When I’m With You.

Ms. Taylor-Jones is an active member of the Contra Costa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the African American Community Health Advisory Committee and the Black Women Organized for Political Action.

Website – http://www.laconnietaylorjones.com

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/laconnie.taylorjones

About the Book

Tinsel Town is about to learn a few lessons from a Southern doctor with the courage to win the heart of a man who swore no woman ever would. If it doesn’t have a scientific basis, Dr. Laney Olivia Houston doesn’t believe in it —and that includes love at first sight. But she meets Raphael Baptiste. One encounter is all it takes; and she realizes her life is changed forever. Jazz musician, Raphael Baptiste is no stranger to women or their beds. When an illness strikes, his life is thrown into turmoil. But the quiet Southern belle sees beyond his past and bitterness. She sees a man who could love. . .

Purchase Link  http://www.amazon.com/dp/0985576103/?tag=apooo-20

Follow the Tour

October 15 – Written Voices
October 16 – Literary Wonders
October 17 – SORMAG
October 18 – Readin & Writin with Patricia
October 19 – APOOO

 

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13 Responses »

  1. Hi Laconnie,

    A Mediterranean cruise sounds like a good idea. I would love to cruise right now. I have enjoyed your blog tour this week.

  2. Take a Mediterranean cruise….SOUNDS WONDERFUL!! :-)

  3. It been great reading everthing on the tour.

  4. Yasmin, thanks for hosting LaConnie today!
    Renee Williams´s last blog post ..Merry Sexy Christmas

  5. LaConnie, you are totally right! Peace is exactly what we need.

    A Mediterranean cruise sounds nice right now, especially since it’s cold in Chicago.

    I enjoyed the tour.

  6. I too would love a Mediterranean cruise. I hope we both get to take that trip! Your surprise is the exact opposite of mine. We were trying to plan a surprise party for my husband but he asked so many questions and got in the way, that I told his friends “one more time and there will be no surprise!”

  7. LaConnie,
    I have enjoyed learning about you on this tour. I look forward to reading more about the Baptiste family and other characters from your earlier novels.

    I wish you many sales and multiple new readers. God bless.

    Severine.

  8. LaConnie, if I were you I wouldn’t be embarrassed about your birthday party attire. It was your party and at least you were comfortable. That Mediterranean cruise sounds like fun. I hope you get to take it soon.

  9. Hey LaConnie
    take the cruise..you earned it. :)have

    Renee, Great tour and Yasmin – great questions
    Cilla

  10. Happy Friday, All!!

    Yasmin. . .thank you for letting me hang out with you today.

    And to all my wonderful readers, thanks so much for following the tour this week.

    Just as soon as I pay off my kid’s college tuition at Oregon State, I’m off on that cruise!!

    Have a wonderful day and a great weekend.

    Until next time – stay well and be blessed. . .

  11. If that was your most embarrasing moment, then you are lucky LOL.
    Take the cruse. Do something you really want to do. Good Luck to you.

    Rosa

  12. I love the premise of this book and look forward to reading it.

  13. Great questions and answers!!!

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