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EXCLUSIVE AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: RACHEL BLAUFELD AND HER UPCOMING NOVEL, BREAK POINT!!!

Today we have a spotlight of Rachel Blaufeld and her upcoming novel Break Point which is releasing on Jan 9th. So exciting. 

Title: Break Point
Series: Standalone Novel
Author: Rachel Blaufeld
Release Date: Jan 9, 2017
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SYNOPSIS:
The match is heated, but who holds the advantage?
A brand new STANDALONE from Rachel Blaufeld with a quick trip back to Hafton U., featuring a cameo from the guys in Vérité. *$1 of every Preorder & Release Week Sale will go to Local Women's Shelter.
Juliette Smith, star tennis player, is starting over at a new university. Traumatized by hazing at her last school, all she wants is to attend classes, win tennis matches, and be left the hell alone. She should have known her coach, Drew King, would be a problem from the moment he flexed his sexy-as-hell forearms. What happens when you mix a pissed-off woman with a bunch of snooty teammates and a hot coach? A heated match, complete with team politics and a forbidden game of singles with the coach.
It’s reckless and hot until one of them taps out.
Unable to admit she may be better off as a double, Jules is convinced she needs to play the game of life alone. Then life throws her a lob and she runs smack into her past. Coach King is back, and he wants to take control of the game. But she’s not certain she wants his advice when it comes to the life she’s built. The power struggle is on, but this time off the court.
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Happy New Year, Readers!!
I wish I could say that I ended the year with a bang, like jetting off to Vegas or the Amalfi Coast. Or even spent a relaxing, lazy afternoon in bed with champagne and my guy.
Alas, I didn’t. Mostly, it's a little cray-cray (most of the time) at my house.
Between the beagles and the kids and the hubs, I'm slammed.
But in the New Year, here's what I plan to get after:

10. Like, really, I have to stop using like. Hey, you can't take the wannabe valley girl out of me. Raise your hand if you don't even know what that is!
But even at over 40 years old, my mom still tells me...stop with the like. She says, "Rachel, you're a writer don't you LIKE have a better word?"
Apparently not.

9. Keep Ryan Gosling as close as I can on as many days as possible. Very close. Close as in all over my body. Or on my pants and shirts.
Buy something for 7 days a week with Ryan printed all over it.
If you've met me in person, chances are I was wearing Ryan.

8. Binge watch one show. I don't know which one. I try to get into one show per year. I like to watch it in entirety. I miss SOA and Scandal isn’t back on yet.
Any suggestions? It MUST have some love in it. I don't do non-love.

7. Be bold. I wanted to get a tattoo for my 40th, and I didn't. Maybe I will start with a colored streak in my hair? Or do unicorn hair?

6. Write at night. I'm a day writer, but lately, I'm finding myself more creative at night. So make coffee and write into the wee hours. 
Or watch TV instead.

5. Sleep in. This goes with writing (staying up) late. I never, ever sleep past 6 a.m. on my own. I'd like to one day sleep in, be lazy, go for mimosas. On a Sunday of course, and then lay in bed all day.
Yeah, right.

4. Read something paranormal. It's been a long time since I have, and I want to...there's something about shape shifters. They do it for me. Yes, I was addicted to Twilight. I didn't get out of bed for a week. Yep, my robe, me, and lots of coffee and of course, my beagles. 
Do you have a suggestion?

3. Hang the book shelves I bought three years ago. They're super fun and hold the books out, so you can see the spine horizontally. Actually, let me add that to my hubby's honey-do list.

2. Drink prohibition cocktails. Why? Because they seem so cool. They have cool names and are even cooler colors.

1. Meet more readers. I have a few signings coming up, and honestly, the most fun is hanging with readers. Maybe drink prohibition cocktails and eat doughnuts, like, you know?


Rachel Blaufeld is a bestselling author of Romantic Suspense, New Adult, Coming-of-Age Romance, and Sports Romance. A recent poll of her readers described her as insightful, generous, articulate, and spunky. Originally a social worker, Rachel creates broken yet redeeming characters. She’s been known to turn up the angst like cranking up the heat in the dead of winter.
A devout coffee drinker and doughnut eater, Rachel spends way too many hours in local coffee shops, downing the aforementioned goodies while she plots her ideas. Her tales may all come with a side of angst and naughtiness, but end as lusciously as her treats.
When she isn’t writing, she can be found courtside, tweeting about hoops as her son plays, or walking around the house wearing earplugs while her other son, the drummer, bangs away.
To connect with Rachel, she’s most active in her private reading group, The Electric Readers, where she shares insider information and intimate conversation with her readers:


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