Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Introducing Katie Shelby - New "super dooper" guest blogger.

Do you know Katie? Well if you are an indie author, you honestly should! 

Katie is FANTASTIC! She is every indie authors best friend... Her support never ceases to amaze me. So with that, I invited her to join me on my blog - - and thankfully she said yes!

I was very pleased to do this interview with Katie, because I wanted to take this opportunity to get to know her better and introduce her to you - -  drum roll - Miss Katie Shelby, whom I fondly refer to as "Buttons".

I hope you enjoy the interview and take this time to get to know Katie :) Like me, you will be so glad you did! Patti Roberts. 

My name is Katie Shelby And I am a blogger!  This is my blog – Amazing Books

Where were you born and where do you call home?

Columbia, SC, Lexington, SC

How long have you been blogging? 

Since july 2009

What is the name of the book you most recently blogged about?

Ashes & Ices By Rochelle Maya Callen

What did you think about the cover?

Love the cover so pretty

If you could ask the Author 3 questions what would they be?

What made you want to become an author? Was it easy to write your book? What kind of books do you like to read?

Can you name one of your favorite chapters?

Chapter 6

What was you most favorite character and why?

Jade the new girl because she wants to be Conner’s friend, usually people don’t won’t to be his friend

If this book was part of a series, would you read the next book?

Yes I Would J

Was this a book you were asked to review or did you buy it?

To Review and someone bought it for me J

Have you written a book yourself or are you planning to in the future?

Yes I have written a book

What genre is your favorite and why?

Paranormal Romance, Romance, Fantasy, witch’s and Angels, because I just love books like this I love vampires lol

If you were shipwrecked on a desert island what 3 books would you want with you?

Really just 3 books, okay um this is so hard, first book would be Ever Shade By Alexia Purdy and the Second book would be The Angels are Here By Patti Roberts, The Third Book would be The Protectors Damon by Teresa Gabelman

Is there an Author that you would really like to meet?

Yes more than one they are, Patti Roberts, Alexia Purdy, Madison Daniel, Teresa Gabelman, Author L.P. Dover and Rue Volley and Leesia Champion and Cambria Hebert and Amber Garza and more….

Do you prefer ebooks, paperbacks or hardcover?

All Three J

Where do you prefer to buy your books?

Where ever I can get them the cheapest, usually at Books-A-Million or from authors or Wal-Mart

Have you ever read a book more than once?

Yes many of times J

Is there a particular movie or TV series that you preferred over the book version?

Yes Vampire Diaries love it

Patti says: Me too!!

What book are you currently reading and in what format (ebook/paperback/hardcover)?
Am Reading Cedar Cove By Debbie Macomber in paperback

What book are you about to start reading?

I am about to reading start Progeny Of Innocence by Patti Roberts

What book do you know that you will never read?

Fifty Shades of Grey

Are there any new Authors that have grasped your interest recently and why?

Yes so many, can’t keep up lol because there books look really good and from my friends to say that the book is either good or is going to be

Have you read a book that you would like to rewrite the ending of?

Oh gosh many different books, but am not going to say which books lol

What are your thoughts on book trailers?

I like them in fact I need to make me one for my story but it’s kind of hard

Do you have a favorite book cover? Chose up to 3 if you like.

Yes I do there so many I like, but if I have to choose 3 these are the ones, 1: Ever Winter By Alexia Purdy, 2: Recalled By Cambria Hebert, 3: Ashes & Ice By Rochelle Maya Callen

Do you ever blog in your PJ’s?

All the time J

Sleep in or get up early?


Pet peeves? 

My step dad bugging me all the time drives me up the wall, Fingernails going down a chalkboard, Snoring, Smacking when you eat

What did Santa bring you?

A jacket and Books-A-Million gift card

If you could plan the perfect holiday, what would it be?

To go to Graceland or to Hawaii

How often do you blog?

I try to blog everyday

How many books do you read in a month - roughly?

I really don’t know um I would have to say 7-20 books - it just depends on the book and if am in the mood

Favorite color?

I have two favorite colors and they are Light Blue and Lime Green like the pretty green on the Green Volkswagen that color of green

What are 5 items you never leave home without.

My cell phone, my ipod, my kindle, and a paperback book in my purse

What is your most favorite electronic gadget?


Favorite book character or film character crush.  Yes you can pick 2 :)

Damon and Elijah From The Tv show Vampire Diaries J

A character you love to hate in what book/TV show or movie.

Klaus in Vampire Diaries sorry guys but I don’t like him

Cats or dogs?

Both I did have a dog but she pass away so now I have cats and others lol

White wine or red?

Neither I don’t like alcohol

Coffee or tea?

Tea sometimes coffee to depends

Favorite food?


Vanilla or chocolate ice cream?

Vanilla sometimes Chocolate if it’s not too rich

What is a movie or TV show that you watched recently and really enjoyed?
Spongebob SqaurePants yep I watch it all the time and I love it

What scares you?

Bugs when I see one I have to get my mom to kill it because I can’t


Where can we STALK you?

If you would like an opportunity to have Katie check out your book, follow this link - Here

If you have enjoyed reading about Katie, show your support by facebooking or tweeting this post and following Katie on the links above :)



  1. I guess I will be the first comment Lol :)

  2. This is fabulous. Katie you are awesome, I have watched you support so many, sharing links and helping authors spread the word on their work, it is like you are on a mission. I adore you and thank you for all you do and will continue to do in the literary world. xoxo

    1. Thank you Rue you are awesome too and you welcome i love to support you all because you all are awesome and really great

  3. Replies
    1. Patti your the one who made it happen you are awesome you mean a lot to me :)

  4. Your fabulous So glad I met you Katie

  5. Whooow! Great work girls! You have both helped me out so much and think you are both Awesome! Unreal questions Patti and fantastic answers Katie! Amazing!! xo


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