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ROCKTOBER: 20 Questions with Jan Bornstein, author of Beyond Beautiful

I would like to welcome Jan Bornstein, author of The Song Trilogy, three musically inclined romance novels.  Jan has stopped by to answer my 20 questions and the answers are quite fabulous. I found myself laughing a bit while I posted this.  Stay tuned for my reviews of all three books and your chance to win my set of books.  

20 QuestionsWith Jan Bornstein

1. Bookmarks or dog ears?
Jan Bornstein – Bookmarks

2. Dust jacket on or off when reading a hard back?
JB - I leave it on to use as a bookmark because it’s handy.

3. Favorite author?
JB - Eugenia Price (rest her soul.). Her books are historical fiction with romance added. She made stories based on real characters as well as fiction.
Basically my books are based on a similar theme of people I knew in the past or still know as well as the fictional aspect.

4. Favorite genre’?
JB - I can't say I have "a" favorite. I like a vast field of reading. Romance, historical fiction, biographies just to name a few.

5. What is the best book you have read in the last year?
JB. I have to say Marley and Me. It’s so darn sweet!

6. What book would you most like to see made into a movie?
JB. H-mmm, okay, well I'd like to see my trilogy in a movie. There have been at least 2 other books similar to mine that have become movies.

7. E books: Friend or foe?
I think it's a foe financially for authors but Smashwords is looking good. 

8. Was there a book that inspired you to write?
JB - Not one particular book but rather the theme of Eugenia Price's as well as the movie, A Star is Born.

9. What are you reading right now?
JB - Jesus. No seriously, it is the name of the book

10. What is the last book you bought just for the cover?
JB - Marley and Me. I'm a sap for pictures of animals

11. What is the last book you received in the mail?
JB - From Pain to Peace. It is by an author on my Facebook page.

12. What is the number of books you own?
JB - Probably around 1000.

13.What is the first book you remember reading by yourself as a child?
JB - I'm too old to remember that far back. It may have been “Winnie the Poo.”

14.Do you have a favorite place to read?
JB – In bed especially romance books.

15. What is next for you, publishing-wise?
JB - I'll continue with self-publishing. I think eventually it will be the only way to go. Trade publishing is losing it's almighty following. My new book will be a sequel to the others.

16. Do you have a favorite place to write?
JB - My office because it's a mess and nobody wants to try and come in

17. Do you have any pets ?
JB - I have 4 cats and a dog.

18. How does your garden grow?
JB - What garden? Unfortunately I don't have time for gardens. But, I do love animals and sports, hanging out with friends and reading good books.

19.The last thing you Googled?
JB – Job sites.

20. What makes you cringe?
JB. Slippery slimy snakes.

 Since I sent Jan the questions before I was able to read the books, I may have to ask her back.
Thank you so much for stopping by!

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