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Ava Blackstone writes contemporary romance. She is a winner and two-time finalist in the Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart® contest, and has published five short romance stories in Woman’s World magazine. She loves reading, traveling, cooking, hiking, eating, and sleeping (not necessarily in that order). You can find her on the web at:

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Ava's Fun Facts

GH Year(s)
2009, 2011


Started Writing:
In elementary school

Day Job:

For Fun:
Cook, hike, read

Blog Posts from Ava

Fangirl Friday

It’s Friday, and we have some amazing weekend reads for you! Our own Liz Talley has a new release featuring a sexy cowboy. And Ruby Jacie Floyd’s first two Billionaire Brotherhood books–both Golden Heart finalists under different titles–are available with special offers this week at Amazon. Read on for all the details!    COWBOY CRUSH […]

Marketing Your Book: Play to Your Strengths

Long before I decided to self-publish, I attended my first workshop on marketing at an RWA national conference. After an hour of PowerPoint slides about engaging with readers on social media, I wanted to hide in a dark, quiet corner with no computer or internet connection. (Have I mentioned that I’m the introvertiest introvert in […]

Fangirl Friday

It’s Friday, and we have some amazing weekend reads for you! Christmas Revels II, with novellas from Ruby Sisters Louisa Cornell and Kate Parker is out now. For shifter lovers, don’t forget to enter Vivi Andrews’ Goodreads giveaway. If you’re looking for YA, Vanessa Barneveld’s This is Your Afterlife is on sale in the US. […]

Fangirl Friday

It’s Friday, and we have some amazing weekend reads for you. In Christmas Revels, you can read Ruby Sister Louisa Cornell’s debut, prize winning novella for 99 cents and get Ruby Sister Kate Parker’s regency murder thrown in for free! Can’t get enough Christmas? You’re in luck, because Ruby Sister Kim Law’s Hot Buttered Yum […]

Fangirl Friday

It’s Friday, and we have some amazing weekend reads for you–two new Ruby releases, as well as some amazing sales and a Goodreads giveaway. Read on for all the details!   WISHING FOR YOU by Elizabeth Langston New Release! She’s a girl who can’t remember. He’s the guy she can’t forget… It’s her final semester […]

Fangirl Friday

It’s Friday again, and you know what that means–it’s time to find that perfect weekend read. Here are some Ruby books I’ll be spending some quality time with soon: HYPNOTIC SEDUCTION by L.L. Kellogg Discounted to 99 cents! She has a problem relaxing with menFrumpy wallflower Hannah Oliver is nearly thirty and has a serious […]

Fangirl Friday

Okay, so it’s only October, but I’m already looking forward to Thanksgiving and winter break, when I’ll have tons of time, in between wrangling children and cooking, to read (hey, a girl can dream). Here are some Ruby books I can’t wait to dig into: JAGUAR’S KISS (Lone Pine Pride #1)  by Vivi Andrews FREE […]

Happily Ever After. And After. And After.

The idea for this blog came to me as I was reading a book by my newest favorite romance author. This was her fourth book, and just as awesome as the first three. But one thing that stuck out for me in the not-so-awesome category was the guest appearances by couples from books 1-3. They […]

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