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Thursday, May 30, 2013

HOW I GOT HIM TO MARRY ME #BookTour



Cherise Kelley is here today as part of her book tour. Enjoy the excerpt and don't forget to leave a comment. Cherise will be awarding a $25 Amazon or BN.com gift card to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour. 

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HOW I GOT HIM TO MARRY ME By Cherise Kelley

BLURB:  

He likes it. Now get him to put a ring on it!

Learn from these 50 stories of women who have been there!

Sandy's boyfriend Jack wouldn't even bring up the 'm word'. She started leaving her things in his apartment, including some tampons in his bathroom. It worked! Too off guard to make excuses like "Living together is just as good as being married," Jack said, "People will start to think you're my wife!" "Well, how about it?" Sandy asked Jack.

Crystal got Paul to skip just living together by refusing to move across the country until she had a marriage license, signed and dated.

Read these full stories plus 48 more, ranging from the heartwarming to the hilarious!

You don't have to interview 50 married women to find out how they managed to get that ring on their finger. The author has done that for you. All 50 were married after 1990, so this is modern information for our changing times. Read and find out how you can get him to marry you and not just live together!

EXCERPT: 

"I got tired of waiting for my boyfriend Jack to propose to me. We had been together for two years, and he hadn't even mentioned the 'm' word to me. If things had been left up to Jack, we would have been boyfriend and girlfriend for the rest of our lives. I had just turned thirty and could not wait much longer to be married. I knew I had to do something to push him along.

First, I tried giving him a taste of the good side of married life.

Jack was raised in a family where two people should not be together if they were not married. I could not just move myself in and wait for him to do the rest, as many of my girlfriends were doing with their boyfriends, in hopes of getting that 'm' word mentioned. I figured I had to slowly make myself a fixture in his apartment. When he got home from work, I would suggest going to his place instead of going out. I started to do some housework for him. I would tell him how messy his place was and offered to help him clean it up. I would wash the dishes and vacuum. After about two weeks of "giving him a taste of the good side of married life," nothing changed.

I even did the unthinkable and cleaned his bathroom. All I got for that was a "Thanks, I owe you one." I had to come up with another idea that was more intensive."



AUTHOR INFORMATION:

When Scott asked me to be his girlfriend, I surprised him by saying, "No." We were on the phone, as we were every night. I could tell he was hurt, but since we were on the phone and not together in person, we had to talk, and that was a good thing.
 

I explained, "I'm 30 years old. I've already had the last boyfriend I am ever going to have. In the future, I am going to have a husband, not a boyfriend."

He surprised me by taking this in stride. "I understand," he said. "You do realize I am in the Navy and all that entails?"


"I was born in the Navy!" This was true. My dad was in the Navy.

Four months later, he took me on a date to the top of the Space Needle in Seattle.

He passed me a little black velvet box under the table, and whispered:
"Babe, will you marry me?"

"Do you mean it?"

Yes, that's what I said. Not very romantic, was I?
 
LINKS:

Amazon.com       <<< paperback, too after April 1, 2013

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BRDWME6

Barnes and Noble        <<< paperback, too, but later than Amazon

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/how-i-got-him-to-marry-me-cherise-kelley/1114814242?ean=2940016181950

Kobo

http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/How-Got-Him-To-Marry/book-VH3jNeXrVkOy3IzeWkxqFw/page1.html?s=pAWwqUmdoE6cAh27aLXwOQ&r=2

Cherise Kelley's Goodreads Profile

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6550175.Cherise_Kelley


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6 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thank you for hosting

Shannon R said...

Do you every think you'd write a follow up novel? I'd love to explore it further into seeing how women get men to agree to starting a family, I know that can be a huge leap for a lot of scared would be dads

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Ingeborg said...

Very interesting book, I'm looking forward to reading it.

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Cherise Kelley said...

Wow, Shannon, I thought my follow up would be a novelized version of one of these marry me stories, but maybe it should be about getting guys to agree to having kids!

MomJane said...

I think this is a fun book. I am looking forward to reading it.

Mary Preston said...

I'm so excited about this book. It's going to be loads of fun.

marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com