Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Frigid by J. Lynn (aka Jennifer L Armentrout) ~ Excerpt & Giveaway ($200 Giftcard)


Welcome to the Frigid tour!

For this tour, Kyler will be answering questions at each stop along the way.


The totally fun thing about this tour is 

KYLER!


He's gonna be with us for every blog stop!

I got the chance to interview him but I won't be sharing all at once.

One question per blog per day.

Today's Kyler question and answer?

Question 1

You’re planning the perfect vacation.  The sky’s the limit so everything is fair game.  How long will it last?  Where will you go?  What’s one thing you have to do?  Who’s going with you? 

Since I love skiing and snowboarding, I know you think I’m gonna pick some amazing ski resort.  But, I would want to take Sydney with me, and she’s not into snowboarding.  I know she loves going to my family’s cabin, but I would want to take her somewhere that we could spend more time together doing activities that she might enjoy.  Also, somewhere that we need less clothes, preferably where Syd’s attire consists of a bikini or nothing at all.  Hmmm…so maybe Bora Bora?  It’s supposed to be beautiful.  We could stay in one of those over-water bungalows.  I think Sydney would think that was romantic.  Or, at least a nice change from being snowed in by a blizzard.

Question 2 will be on K-Books tomorrow but here's what he will answer for you....

Okay, Kyler why did you push Sydney down on the playground in second grade?  I want the whole story.  

Find out his answer on K-Books  tomorrow! 

 

Book Description:

For twenty-one-year-old Sydney, being in love with Kyler isn't anything new. They'd been best friends ever since he pushed her down on the playground and she made him eat a mud pie. Somewhere over the years, she fell for him and fell hard. The big problem with that? Kyler puts the 'man' in man-whore. He's never stayed with a girl longer than a few nights, and with it being their last year in college, Syd doesn't want to risk their friendship by declaring her love.

Kyler has always put Syd on a pedestal that was too high for him to reach. To him, she's perfect and she's everything. But the feelings he has for her, he's always hidden away or focused on any other female. After all, Kyler will always be the poor boy from the wrong side of tracks, and Syd will always be the one girl he can never have.

But when they're stranded together at a posh ski resort due to a massive Nor'easter, there's nothing stopping their red-hot feelings for each other from coming to the surface. Can their friendship survive the attraction? Better yet, can they survive at all? Because as the snow falls, someone is stalking them, and this ski trip may be a life-changer in more ways than one.


What else do I have for you?



Excerpt!







Before I could utter a word, his hands were on my hips.  My breath hissed between my teeth at the intimate contact.  It was the second time today he’s gotten all grabby hands with my hips.  Not that I was complaining, but heat simmered in my veins, curling my toes inside my boots and my poor body could only take so much.

“Here,” he said, his voice light.  “You’re about the size of a teacup Chihuahua.  You’ll hurt yourself.”

Kyler lifted me out of the Durango, and I gripped his upper arms.  Hard muscles flexed under my hands and a smartass retort died on the tip of my tongue.  He was touching me, which probably meant he wasn’t pissed at me anymore and since his fingers were wrapped around my hips, I hadn’t the foggiest idea why I’d been mad at him.

(Page 38-39 of the ARC)









About the author:

# 1 New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout (aka J. Lynn) Lives in West Virginia.

All the rumors you heard about her state aren’t true.

Well, mostly. When she's not hard at work writing, she spends her time, reading, working out, watching zombie movies, and pretending to write.

She is the author of the Covenant Series (Spencer Hill Press), the Lux Series (Entangled Teen), Don't Look Back (Disney/Hyperion) and a yet untitled novel (Disney/Hyperion), and new YA paranormal series with Harlequin Teen.

Jennifer also writes New Adult and Adult romance under the pen name J. Lynn. The Gamble Brothers Series (Tempting the Best Man/Tempting the Player) and Wait for You. Under her pen name, she is published with Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.





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3 winners!

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151 comments:

  1. I need more of all this!!!!! This book needs to come out right now!

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  2. I also need more!! First the question then the excerpt you people are killing me! Thanks for sharing this Val :)

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  3. Loved the excerpt!! I so need Frigid!!

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  4. Kyler sounds like a super hot guy and I mean, Jem is writing this so you know he's gonna be completely swoon-worthy!

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  5. I love how this tour has the Q&A's to go to each blog!! I am curious to know the full story of why he did that too!! ;)

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  6. Kyler could be a really good guy! I can't wait to get his story. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  7. Kyler sounds like a good friend, possible protector and hopefully not too angsty since he doesn't think he is good enough for Sydney. I like the premise of the story and it sounds suspenseful. I am looking forward to reading it!

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  8. Ahh! I can't wait to meet him!! :D

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  9. Kyler sounds great!!!

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  10. Kyler sounds awesome. I'm anxious for Frigid to be released, it sounds like its going to be a good one :)

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  11. Swwwoooon! Kyler sounds amazing!!! :)

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  12. I think Kyler is probably a great guy but he needs to get rid of the playboy personality.

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  13. I think he's hot! :) Can't wait to read it!!

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  14. Oh Kyler! I just want to smoosh him. Love that answer =]

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  15. Looking forward to reading more about Kyler!!!

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  16. I think Kyler sounds like he really loves Syd =)

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  17. I think the playground story will be interesting. Lol

    I really like kyler. Cant wait to get to reading this book.The 30th so needs to get here.

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  18. I like! Would love to get to know him better!

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  19. Kyler is easily my 3rd, possibly 2nd fave JLA boy! Love him!

    Vi
    Confessions of a Vi3tBabe
    Deity Island

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  20. I love all of her books so I can't wait to read this one. We'll see how Kyler measures up against Daemon. :)

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  21. Kyler seems loving and sweet...every girl's dream. Thanks for having the giveaway.

    harnessrose(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  22. I already pre-ordered this. I'm sure I'll love it as much as everything else JLA writes. I love her.

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  23. Kyler seems to be a good balance between being that sweet-talking, charming guy and the guy who is very considerate to the one most important to him. I'm sure he's a handful of fun. Looking forward to the book. This is an amazing giveaway! ^_^

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  24. I'm so looking forward to Frigid and more Kyler! I have it pre-ordered :-)

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  25. Very intriguing :) Thanks for sharing!

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  26. I think Kyler is the perfect answer to every girls dream guy!

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  27. Love Kyler!! Thank you for the giveaway!!

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  28. Kyler sounds yummy! So cannot wait for this book! Thanks for the giveaway!

    ~ Yvonne

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  29. This book and kyler is great so after that i have read hope to read more tomorrow

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  30. I am SO excited about this book! Great excerpt and giveaway! I'll definitely be following to see all of Kyler's answers, what a great idea!

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  31. THIS is the book I will drop all others for this summer. It doesn't matter how many other books I have for review. Once I get my hands on this- it's so over. After reading those three chapters and now reading these- I'm officially a Kyler fangirl. This is such a fun thing to do Val!

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  32. Girl, you know what I think about Kyler. ;) I LOVE this book!

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  33. I can't wait for this book. I am already in love with Kyler. I hope they hit their pre-order goal!!

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  34. I am so wanting to know more about Kyler, even though he sounds a little unsure of himself. I know JL is going to make him swoon worthy

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  35. Wonderful giveaway, thank you. I can't wait to read Frigid!!!!

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  36. Kyler seems to be confident except about Syd....Sounds like its going to be sooooo good. Thank you.

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  37. Kyler is a hotty! Great giveaway. :)

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  38. WOW! Thanks for the opportunity :)
    Good luck to everyone participating, this is an immense giveaway

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    1. Forgot to mention Kyler.......OH-EM-GEEEEE, sounds dark & mysterious, someone you want to sink your teeth into ;) Can't wait to learn more about him J Lynn !

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  39. Kyler sounds awesome! I always think I have settled on a favorite JLA book boyfriend, and then she always outdoes herself! I am sure I will love Kyler just as much as Aiden, Cam, and Daemon...

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  40. Everything this women writes is gold. Can't wait!

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  41. I like the exercept. Kyler sounds like a 'good' guy :)

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  42. Well, he seems so sweet when he's talking about holidays and Syd <3 He totally is a hottie taking on account that is a JLA character ;) Amazing giveaway! <3

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  43. Can't wait till this comes out!

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  44. Hmm I cannot wait to read more about Kyler. I loved his smexy answer (naughty boy)!

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  45. All of Jennifer's guys are awesome, so he sounds awesome :D

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  46. Kyler sounds awesome, just like all the other JLA boys!!!

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  47. So excited for this book! Everything by Jennifer Armentrout is amazing!

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  48. Kyler is definitely a bad boy!

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  49. I hope this releases on the 15th instead of the 30th!!

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  50. Awesome that's what kyler sounds like

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  51. Kyler , is a smartass but he is sexy too.

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  52. the waiting just get's worse the closer we get! can't it just be out now?

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  53. He sounds great! I can't wait to read this book. :)

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  54. I'd like to reserve my right to comment on how hot Kyler is until after I've read Frigid. I mean I was fanning myself while I read the excerpt, but I gotta get through the whole book to know for sure! ;)

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  55. Oh good question, Kyler seems a little too good to be true... :)

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  56. LOVE!! Kyler is amazing ;) Great post, Val!!

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  57. Kyler sounds like a 'romantic' at heart.

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  58. Kyler sounds like the perfect protagonist. He also sounds pretty yumtastic, to be perfectly honest. :)

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  59. He seems really sweet! Cannot wait to read.this!

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  60. Kyler sounds like a great guy. I think I'll fall in love with him too!

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  62. Kyler sounds like he acts like a playboy to cover his real feelings for Sydney, can't wait to see how this plays out.

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  63. I want more of the excerpt. It is hot!!!!

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  64. Loving the excerpt omggg! I really want to read this!

    Sanahdhillon7(at)aol(dot)com

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  67. sounds like he knows his way around women :)

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  68. I am sooo excited for this book & for smexy Kyler, he sounds like a lot of fun! I loved that excerpt, thank-you for sharing & for the giveaway :)

    Sharon – Obsession with Books

    PS. Sorry for my deleted comments above, my link was distorted.

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  69. I can't wait to get to know him better!! If you know what I mean ;-) ;-)

    I love anything from JLA!!

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  70. Kyler is the super best friend, loyal and fun but he´s also sexy as hell, wouldn´t we all wanta friend like that... I do!!!!

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  71. I think Kyler is awesome and all I would want in a bestfriend if they were male.

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  72. I think Kyler is perfection, and I'm about 99% sure he's going to be my newest book boyfriend when Frigid comes out.

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  73. Kyler seems so sweet! New BB :)

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  74. I think Kyler sounds amazing and awesome! With incredible abs... haha! I cannot wait for this book! Once it releases I'm dropping everything and reading it!! Love this interview idea, so much fun! Also.. I really really want to go to Bora Bora for my honeymoon next year! Good choice, Kyler. =)

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  75. He sounds super sexy!!! I can't wait to read this. <3

    ~Grace Radford/Anna pett

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  76. Kyler sounds like my dream guy! I can't wait to read this!

    -Jen Haile

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  77. I love Kyler already. I cannot WAIT to read this book. Thanks for the giveaways and the excerpt!!

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  78. Kyler sounds super sexy and love the bad boys! Thanks for the chance to win! This is my top read of the summer:)

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  79. Kyler sounds like a sexy and toally hot guy very swoon worthy! thanks for the givaway!

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  80. All ready love him! He sounds super sexy, but I say this about all of Jennifer's guys lol =].......by the way thank you for the give away =]

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  81. He sounds like all sorts of awesome. Can't wait to meet him! Thanks for the giveaway :)

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  82. I think he sounds like a lot of guys (and girls)....afraid to go after what they really want. He definitly sounds sexy though ! They guy on the cover is hot (but makes me feel like a dirty old woman, lol).

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  83. I am super excited to know more about Kyler! He seems to be in love with Sidney without even realizing it! :)

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  84. I need this book, like, yesterday! I love all the author's books and I'm dying to read Frigid, too!

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  85. Kyler sounds great, my kind of guy :)

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  86. Kyler sounds like a guy too blind for his own good. But he has a great name, so me like him :DD

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  87. love j. lynns books! she is awesome! cant wait for this one!!
    when i saw this was soo happy!

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  88. He's a jerk, but everyone loves a jerk turned big softy ;)

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  89. Kyler...

    I definitely think I'm going to end up crushing on him! Jennifer seems to write the best boys in her books!

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  90. Kyler seems like a REAL HOT GUY and can´t wait to meet him!!!YAY!!!

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  91. Kyler sounds like a hot guy and I know he will end up being my next book boy crush. He sounds like a really good friend too.

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  92. Kyler is a JLA creation so he's bound to have me crushing hard :)

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  93. Thanks for the giveaway! And I already adore Kyler. I can tell he'll definitely be leaving a mark on my poor heart ;)

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  94. He sounds great. Love the author, can't wait for this book!

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  95. Not a lot to go on and I'm sure there is something in his background that causes him to believe he is not good enough but he must be worth it if Sydney loves him so much.

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  96. He sounds very sweet. Looking forward to meeting him :)

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  97. Can't wait to Frigid to be released!
    Kyler sounds so great. Can't wait to get to know him better ^^

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  98. he sounds great! can't wait to read this.

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  99. Kyler sounds like he has many layers

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  100. This is an amazing giveaway thanks so much (: I absolutely cannot wait to get my hands on another Jennifer Armentrout/J. Lynn novel!

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  101. I think from the interview question and the book blurb, he sounds adorable, and I can't wait to read more about the sexy Kyler.

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  102. OMG!Kyler!I need to meet you NOW!!!

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  103. I'm totally smitten with Kyler...every since I read the first excerpt of Frigid I have been. I really don't blame Syd for being in love with her best friend...he seems like he's pretty hard to resist. ;)

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  104. i love this. Thank you for the chance.

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  105. Sounds adorable and amazing! :)
    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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  106. What a hottie! Can't wait to read the whole story.

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  107. Sounds like an amazing book! Thanks for the great giveaways!

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  108. Sound like a great book!! Looking forward to read it!!!

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  109. This giveaway is so awesome!
    Thank you :)

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  110. Kyler is...a pretty complicated character..He has a lot of things to worry about..Throughout the book he takes risks and reveals his feelings for the first time.. :)

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  111. I'm so excited...Kyler seems like a SUPER HOT GUY!!!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  112. Kyler sounds like a very sweet guy; can't wait to meet him! ;)

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  113. Kyler was actually sweet, protective and loveable. thanks for the giveaway

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  114. I think Kyler is like many who "sell themselves short". He probably needs the reassurance that he is desirable and his self worth is so low he cannot expect his dreams. He also is probably a person who doesn't get the love and affection from family so seeks it elsewhere.

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  116. Wonderful giveaway, thank you!...I can't really wait to read Frigid and meet kyler!!!

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  117. dying to read it, looks amazing!

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  118. I think hes hot and so sweet!!! Thanks for the great giveaway!!

    (Tammy Dalley)

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  119. Sounds like a great giveaway and a great books... definite must read.

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  120. Kyler seems like an OK guy who doesn't understand his real worth.

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  121. Kyler sounds like a perfect candidate to add to my dream harem. Can't wait to meet him up close and person ;)

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  122. Obviously he's smexy! He's also HAWT, gorgeous, easy on the eyes (maybe a little too easy, hee hee), and he makes me want one! ;)

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  123. Wow...I'd love to win this...It's amazing!!!Thank you so much!!! Kyler is...oh,so HOT!!!

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  124. Kyler sounds like a great guy! I'm interested in meeting him. Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

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  125. Haven't read Frigid yet so no opinion on him yet

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  126. Haven't read Frigid yet, so I don't have an opinion on him.

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  127. Find him super sexy.. ;) yummy. ;)

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  128. Kyler sounds cute and a lot of fun! :)

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  129. I loved this book!!! So amazing and I luuved Kyler too! Such an awesome book boyfriend.
    Thanks for the awesome giveaways!
    Mimi
    miminbennett(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  130. Kyler sounds like a nice diversion from my usual bad boy book boyfriend types. He'd make a great addition to my growing harem:)

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