Libby Mercer, author of Unmasking Maya, took the challenge to answer my Terrible Ten questions. She's a brave woman.
1. One thing you couldn’t live without.
The Internet. Sad but true.
2. If you could only keep one book, what would it be?
Gone with the Wind.
3. Your last meal would be…
Deep dish pizza from Pizzeria Uno (chain restaurant that nobody can understand why I
love it so much) and my grandmother’s recipe for Coca-cola cake. Mmm.
4. Would you rather work in a library or a bookstore?
A bookstore (not that there are very many left). I’d love the excitement of opening
boxes of new books on a regular basis.
5. You won the lottery. What’s the first thing you would buy?
Christian Louboutin heels!
6. Would you rather be stranded on a deserted island or the North Pole?
Desert island for sure.
7. You’re given the day off, and you can do anything but write. What would you do?
Honestly? Probably errands and/or housework. But if I decided to do something fun, I
might go shopping (or window shopping) for clothes. It’s been too long since I’ve done
8. You’re driven to a private plane and told it will take you anywhere your want to go.
Where would it be?
I’d go to London. I miss my friends there, and it would be so much fun to meet up with
them again and go out on the town.
9. You can be any fictional character for one day. Who would you be?
I wouldn’t mind spending a day in Carrie Bradshaw’s (designer) shoes. I lived in New
York for five years, but I never lived in her New York, if you know what I mean – the
one where there’s an abundance of available men who are easy to snag and always a ton
of fun things going on.
10. Where would your dream office be?
It would be a nice room in my dream house, which would be in a quiet place, overlooking
the ocean or maybe a forest – but not out in the middle of nowhere. I’d want to be able
to walk to the nearest market.
Born and raised in the Midwest, Libby Mercer’s adventurous spirit kicked in after graduating from high school, and she’s since lived in Boston, NYC and London. San Francisco is the city that she currently calls home. For several years, Libby worked in fashion – first as a journalist and then as a shopkeeper. She also dabbled in design for a while. Even through the crazy fashion years, Libby never let go of her dream of being a published author, and has since developed her signature writing style, crafting quirky chick lit/romance hybrids. Fashioning a Romance was her first published novel, and Unmasking Maya will be her second. Libby has a third novel, The Karmic Connection, scheduled for release in 2013.
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