Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Bound by Duty by Stormy Smith - Book Blitz

Book & Author Details:
Bound by Duty by Stormy Smith
(Bound #1)
Publication date: July 24th 2014
Genres: Fantasy, New Adult
Amelia grew up in a world of half-truths. She knows she’s an Elder but has no idea what that means. Her father reminds her daily that she must maintain control but he refuses to explain why. Even worse, she’s betrothed to the prince of the Immortals and she doesn’t even know his name.
Finally breaking free to live a few normal years at a community college, the last thing Amelia expects is to find her best friend in a cheeky Southern girl and to fall for a self-assured human who sees her for who she is and not what she’ll be.
As she learns more about herself, Amelia realizes the line between love and duty is a thin one. As her power continues to increase exponentially and her questions are slowly answered, Amelia must make the ultimate choice. The question is, will her head or her heart win the battle?

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Stormy Smith calls Iowa’s capital home now, but was raised in a tiny town in the Southeast corner of the state. She grew to love books honestly, having a mom that read voraciously and instilled that same love in her. She knew quickly that stories of fantasy were her favorite, and even as an adult gravitates toward paranormal stories in any form.

Writing a book had never been an aspiration, but suddenly the story was there and couldn’t be stopped. When she isn’t working on, or thinking about, her books, Stormy’s favorite places include bar patios, live music shows, her yoga mat or anywhere she can relax with her husband or girlfriends.

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The Bound by Duty Soundtrack
Hi everyone! Stormy Smith here. My debut novel – Bound by Duty – released on July 24
and I’m here to give you some insider information on me and the book.
Music is a HUGE part of my life. I am addicted to Spotify and adore finding new artists.
I spend a lot of time getting to know local artists and live shows are among my favorite
places to be. When I wrote Bound by Duty I knew it would have a soundtrack. Every
significant moment in my life has a song associated with it and the book I spent a year
pouring myself into would be no different!
I’m a little bit of an odd duck in that I can’t actually write listening to music that has
words. So, I spend my writing hours listening to classical music that helps distract my
mind just enough to keep the creativity flowing without stopping the lovely voices in my
head from telling me their stories. But, once I’m in the car, cleaning, or doing anything
else, I’ve always got an ear out for songs. I find that the lyrics often inspire new plot
lines, emotions or authentic reactions in characters.
You can check out the full Spotify soundtrack for BBD here, but here are my top ten in

1. The One That Got Away – The Civil Wars
2. Haunted – A Taylor Swift cover by Jess Moskaluke and Alex G.
3. In My Veins – Andrew Belle, featuring Erin McCarley
4. Hurricane – MSMR
5. Clarity – A Zedd cover by Corey Gray
6. Boston – Augustana
7. I’mnotwaiting – Bonne Finken
8. Breathe Again – Sara Bareilles
9. Promising, Promises – Jon McLaughlin
10. No Light, No Light – Florence and the Machine
It was really important to me to not only cover the storyline with my choices, but also
the emotions of the characters. Music is really important to Amelia, my heroine, and she

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