Ali: Hello Laurie, thank you so much for stopping in it to talk with us here at Dazzled by Books. What inspired you to write “Firsts”? Laurie: I was working on an entirely different New Adult contemporary when the idea for FIRSTS struck me in the head. All I had was the name Mercedes and the hook—a girl who wants to give virgin guys the perfect first time. I didn’t know what happened beyond that. I just knew I had to write the rest to find out. As I wrote, I thought more and more about the double-standard that exists […]
Author: Laurie Elizabeth Flynn
About love2dazzle Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her lovely apartment surrounded by books. Ali has been blogging since 2006 and she created Dazzled by Books in 2012. Her most recent adventure is making bookish candles for Stub Tail Candle Co., which are sold on Etsy.