Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Release Day, Book Spotlight and a Giveaway! You Knew Me When by Emily Liebert

You Knew Me When

Paperback, 352 pages
Publication date: September 3rd 2013 by NAL Trade
Setting: Manchester, Vermont (United States)

Best friends forever… until life got in the way. Katherine Hill left her small New England hometown in pursuit of a dream. Now, twelve years later, she’s a high-powered cosmetics executive in Manhattan and a much glossier version of her former self, unrecognizable to her family and old friends. Not that she would know—she hasn't been home in over a decade.

Laney Marten always swore she’d never get "stuck” in Manchester, Vermont. No, she was destined to live out her glamorous big-city dreams. Instead, she wound up a young wife and mother. That was when her best friend ran out.

When Katherine receives word of an inheritance from former neighbor Luella Hancock, she reluctantly returns home to the people and places she left behind. Hoping for a second chance, she’s met by an unforgiving Laney, her former best friend. And there’s someone else who’s moved on without her—someone she once loved.

Tethered to their shared inheritance of Luella’s sprawling Victorian mansion, Katherine and Laney are forced to address their long-standing grudges. Through this, they come to understand that while life has taken them in different directions, ultimately the bonds of friendship and sisterhood still bind them together. But are some wounds too old and deep to mend? ~~ synopsis from Goodreads

About the author

Emily Liebert is an award-winning author and TV personality. Her first book, Facebook Fairytales, is available across the globe.

Liebert's debut novel, You Knew Me When, and a second novel to follow will publish in Fall 2013 and Fall 2014 with Penguin Group USA!

Liebert has been featured by: NBC's Today Show, The Rachael Ray Show, Anderson, FOX News, Oprah Radio, Martha Stewart Radio, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Woman's Day, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, The Chicago Tribune, Boston Herald, and Celebrity Parents Magazine, among many others. She has also served as a spokesperson for Microsoft, appearing on TV and radio stations nationwide.

Emily has forged three excellent partnerships in connection with her book. One is with Zoya. They've created a nail polish collection called You Knew Me Then with three polishes named after the three main female characters in the book. The second one is with Meskita - a Brazilian fashion designer - who's creating a collection of dresses, also named for the book and the three main characters. And the third is with the international jewelry brand Dodo. They're naming three charms after the three main characters.
You Knew Me When: Zoya Nail Polish Trio

Names: Katherine Hill, Luella Hancock, and Laney Marten
Description: Limited Edition – Zoya Custom Nail Polish Color Collaboration with author Emily Liebert for the release of her highly anticipated novel You Knew Me When
Number: ZP9008, ZP9009, ZP9010
Collection: You Knew Me When (LE Trio)
Family: Red, Burgundy, Green
Finish: Creams
Intensity: 5 (1 = sheer - 5 = opaque)
Tone: Cool
Available: Limited Edition – Book Partnership
Price: $24.99

About Zoya Nail Polish: Zoya Nail Polish combines sought-after, fashion nail colors with the longest-lasting, safest, award-winning formula technology in nail care. Zoya's 300 plus nail polish shades and treatments are formaldehyde, toluene, dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and camphor free. Zoya is the new color of fashion.

Dresses inspired by the You Knew Me When main characters. Designed and available from the Meskita store in Beverly Hills as well as online at Meskita.com

Author Emily Liebert's exclusive selection of
Dodo charms for her novel You Knew Me When.

About the collection: For the release of Emily Liebert’s highly anticipated novel You Knew Me When, Dodo by Pomellato has partnered with the author for an exclusive selection of charms that best reflect the personalities of her novel’s characters through their unique messages. Emily Liebert chooses the butterfly with the message “I love my freedom” for the high powered cosmetics executive Katherine Hill who does everything on her own and never takes no for an answer; the starfish “Handle with care” for the spirited and ever loyal Laney Marten who always says what’s on her mind whether you like it or not; and the angelfish whose message “You work miracles” echoes the relentlessly generous but also painstakingly private personality of Luella Hancock.

About Dodo: The idea for Dodo was born on Mauritius, the island where the real Dodo once lived. We were inspired by the story of the funny, flightless bird, and by the way locals strung shells together to create keepsakes. So Pomellato, one of the world’s famous jewelers, created charms to celebrate the Dodo and all the other creatures on the planet. Each 18kt gold charm has a special message. People all over the world collect Dodo charms and create unique pieces to tell the stories of their lives. www.dodo.it.

Connect with Emily

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  1. Sounds like a good read. I have added it to my read list.

  2. Love the cover, love the synopsis. I have added it to my TBR. Thank you.

  3. I really like what I have read about this book so far! I am very much looking forward to reading the book! Thank you!!

  4. Another book/author that is on my radar. I will be sure to read this book and be following this author! I love finding new books and authors to read!

  5. I love when blog sites introduce me to new authors and new storylines to read. This book You Knew Me When by Emily Liebert sounds interesting to read and I would love to follow the story of Katherine and Laney

  6. Thanks for the giveaway!! I've been following your blog for about a year or so now. Love it!!

  7. Thanks for the chance to win. I am a new follower here and happy to have found this blog--awesome taste in books! I already have this on my wishlist because I enjoy women's friendship books occasionally. How great that the author is getting into fashion, jewelry and accessories to match her characters. I find that very cool :)

    1. Welcome Rita - I'm so glad you are here! Blogs and bloggers are harmful to my TBR list - but I love all the books that I am exposed to!

  8. Love those nail polishes! Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. This book look super interesting, and the polishes are gorgeous!!

  10. Meghan and Clara - the polishes are beautiful! I have the red on my toes right now and I just love the color, it is so rich looking. Thanks for stopping by!

  11. I'm so looking forward to reading this book!! I've read some great reviews on it. Thank you for the giveaway!!!

  12. Love the nail polishes and the cover art as well! ;)

  13. I can't wait to read this book! Thanks for the chance to win! :)


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