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Ann Marie Walker | Author-Reader Match: LUCKY LEAP DAY
Author Guest / January 18, 2022

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Ann Marie Walker!  Writes: I’m the author of 9 novels, ranging from romantic suspense to romantic comedy. My latest release is LUCKY LEAP DAY a rom-com about a woman who gets caught up in the Irish tradition of women proposing to men on Leap Day and ends up bringing home a husband instead of a wool sweater and a set of souvenir pint glass. About: I’m a fan of fancy cocktails, anything chocolate, and ’80s rom-coms, and my superpower is connecting any situation to an episode of Friends. You can find me on Facebook or Instagram and at, where I would be happy to talk to you about alpha males, lemon drop martinis, or Chewbacca, the Morkie who is kind enough to let me sit on his couch. I attended the University of Notre Dame and currently live in Chicago. What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: My ideal reader * loves to laugh * is a sucker for a guy with a hot accent and…

Ann Marie Walker | Exclusive Interview: HAPPY SINGLES DAY
Author Guest / January 19, 2021

Hi, Ann Marie! Welcome to Fresh Fiction and congrats on the release of your new book, HAPPY SINGLES DAY. Please tell us a little bit about yourself.   Hi, and thanks for having me! As for a little bit about me, I live in Chicago, have four kids and a Morkie named Chewbacca. I love cocktails that, as my daughter said, taste like Sour Patch Kids and I would pretty much walk through fire for chocolate. Can you set up the Hashtag Holidays series for us? This is such a fun concept!  Basically, it’s a series of standalone novels that all center around those fun hashtag holidays we always see on social media. #SinglesDay, #LeapDay, and #BoyfriendDay are the ones I chose for the first three novels. I love that Paige and Lucas have such niche jobs—she’s a professional organizer and he owns a B&B. What inspired these occupation choices?   For Lucas, his occupation was dictated by the story. I needed a destination for Paige’s Singles Day vacation and what could be better than a beachfront B&B run by a Ryan Reynolds look-a-like? Except he’s become a bit of a slob since his wife passed away, which is how…