Thursday, October 2, 2014

Akamai Author - Natasha Lane

Akamai Author Countdown
(akamai- smart, clever, expert)
Natasha Lane, Romance Author 
Today, I'd like to welcome contemporary romance writer, Natasha Lane.  Born and raised in Baltimore, Natasha would often spend her childhood weekends alone, reading in her room. Before she ever attempted writing, Natasha had a particular love for fantasy, romance and certain hybrid genres. Slowly, she began to dive into the therapy of writing. First, she wrote poems, then short stories and finally, her first novel at age 13. Many more would follow.
Years later, Natasha has now published her first book, A Meeting at the Grocery Store.
Let's start our countdown and find out more about Natasha Lane and her book.

Five sentences about Natasha Lane's book

Simply put, A Meeting at the Grocery Store is a romance novel about moving on from your past. Both of the main characters come from difficult backgrounds, but how they choose to handle those hardships is where they differ. He teaches her to look forward and she gives him a safe space to tell his darkest secret. They both need love and they find it in one another.

Four sentences about what inspires Natasha

Life is the best inspiration. Nearly everything I write comes from my own experience and, if not that, dreams of experiences I hope to have in the future.

Three sentences/words/phrases that tell random facts about Natasha

Always searching, always learning, and always wishing.
Huskies, chocolate, and Netflix.

Two most useful resources for Natasha

If I had to choose I’d say the New York Times and a group of honest friends. The New York Times is good for research and honest friends are a must for anyone who wants to be successful.

One symbol that best describes Natasha as a writer. 

I think I’m a broken compass because sometimes I’m turning in all different directions and I’m not sure where I’ll end up taking my reader. I always get them somewhere, though.

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Mahalo to Natasha for stopping by today.  

Here's my review of  A Meeting at the Grocery Store:
I really liked Natasha Lane’s conversational writing style as we follow the life of Natalie who is a bit of a loner.  She bumps into a handsome man at the grocery store and he shows an interest in her.  This lighthearted romance is an entertaining read.  I recommend it to anyone looking for an afternoon of fun!  ‘Ehā Hoku (4 Stars)


  1. Sounds delicious! I'll have to give it a try. I really like stories where the romance is rooted in everyday events - just like real life for most of us. :-)

  2. Thanks for stopping by, Alison. I agree that for most of us, romance starts in the most ordinary places.