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YA Author Interview: TARA FULLER!


Author Name: Tara Fuller
Title: Inbetween (Kissed by Death, #1)
Release Date: August 14, 2012

Since the car crash that took her father’s life three years ago, Emma’s life has been a freaky—and unending—lesson in caution. Surviving countless “accidents” has taken priority over being a normal seventeen-year-old, so Emma spends her days taking pictures of life instead of living it. Falling in love with a boy was never part of the plan. Falling for a reaper who makes her chest ache and her head spin? Not an option.
It’s not easy being dead—especially for a reaper who is in love with a girl fate has put on his hit list not once, but twice. Finn’s fellow reapers give him hell about spending time with Emma, but Finn couldn’t let her die before, and he’s not about to let her die now. He will protect the girl he loves from the evil soul hell bent on stealing her body, even if it means sacrificing the only thing he has left…his soul.


Book Talk/Character Talk

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Describe your book in one word:

Cast your heroine:

Emma: Dianna Agron

Cast your hero:

Finn:  Xavier Samuel

Describe your heroine in three words:

caring, strong, loyal

Describe your hero in three words:

determined, stubborn, sweet
Favorite line by your heroine:

I could still feel him on my fingers. I could feel Finn in my veins. And none of it was enough.
Favorite line by your hero:

They say the dead can’t sleep, can’t dream, but as I stood there lost with wanting, I couldn’t help but wonder when I was going to wake up.
How would your heroine describe your hero when she first meets him?:

Interesting, cute southern boy, but could do without that freaky blade he’s always toting around.

How would your hero describe your heroine when he first meets her?:
Beautiful, persistent, and able to wake something up in him that he didn’t even know existed anymore.

Choose an on-screen kiss that best illustrates the intensity between these two characters:

Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes in Romeo and Juliet (the pool scene)


Author Talk

Why do you write in the genre you write?
I love everything about YA. It’s my favorite genre to read. I love writing about first love and helping a character figure out their place in the world.
What other genres would you consider and why?
My current wip is actually very different from anything I’ve written. It is a post-apocalyptic story. Nothing paranormal. So I’m excited for something new. I would also love to write an adult paranormal romance someday.
Can you give us a hint of something else you’re working on?
Right now I am pouring myself into the sequel for INBETWEEN. In this book a couple of secondary characters that I adore are stepping into the spotlight. And of course I am working on the new wip I mentioned above. J


  1. The pool scene?! That is enough to convince me the romance between Emma and Finn will be amazing. ;) Brilliant interview, Melissa and Tara. I can't wait to read Inbetween. :)

    1. Thank, Sam, and don't you LOVE that pool scene?! Gah! I'm dying for this book. :)

  2. Thanks for interviewing me Melissa! And thanks for the comment Sam! I can't wait to see what you think of INBETWEEN! :)

  3. OMG, guys, you're killing me, this book looks amazing! Love the two lines you highlighted, love the blurb and concept, and great interview!!

    1. Thanks, Jennifer! And yes, INBETWEEN sounds absolutely amazing. I can't wait!

  4. Wow, what a great interview. Yum to your cast choice for your male MC, Tara. And wow to your favorite lines. I can't wait to get my hands on this.

    1. Thanks, Kelly! And isn't he so hot? Great choice for Finn!

  5. Thanks Jennifer and Kelly! And yes, Xavier Samuel is definitely yum. :)

  6. Awesome interview! And I agree--great choices in casting. I can totally see these two together and it just makes me want to read it even more, which I didn't think was really possible. I already pre-ordered this one so now I guess I can just come back and visit this interview until it arrives in my mailbox :)


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