Author Interview & Book Giveaway: 33 Habits of a Really Good Man by Yvonne Swinson

I started the new year by reading and reviewing the book 33 Habits of a Really Good Man by Yvonne Swinson.  Today I’ve got a great interview with Yvonne and then a giveaway for her book.

Yvonne Swinson was born in North Carolina and spent the rest of her childhood moving around the southeastern states. She was an avid reader from a young age and has read many thousands of books. One of her childhood dreams was to someday write her own. She now resides in sunny Southern Utah with her husband and six children. Her other interests include hiking, gymnastics and homeschooling.


If you could travel in a Time Machine would you go back to the past or into the future?
As long as I didn’t have to stay there, I’d go back in time….

If you could invite any 5 people to dinner who would you choose?
Hmmm… which child wasn’t behaving today? I guess the other 5.

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you want with you?
The internet. My cell phone. A working shower.

What is one book everyone should read?
Mine! 🙂

If you were a superhero what would your name be?

If you could have any superpower what would you choose?
To be two places at once.

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Rocky Road

What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast?
Biscuits with honey

Is there anything you need in order to write? (ie Chocolate, quiet, music)
The kids in bed

Night owl, or early bird?
Night owl

One food you would never eat?
Tomato soup

Pet Peeves?
Drivers who do not understand right-of-way, being late, crass advertising

Skittles or M&Ms?

Favorite Cartoon?
Bloom County – I know that’s a comic strip, but I don’t watch cartoons.

What is your favorite sport to watch on TV?

How do you react to a bad review?
Haven’t really had a bad one….

What is your favorite book that has been made into a movie?
How about my favorite book that was made into a musical? Les Miserables.

What do you do when you are in-between books?
I’m never in-between books.

Where is your favorite place to read/write?
In bed.

Please tell us in one sentence only, why we should read your book.
It will inspire you.

What was your favorite book when you were a child/teen?
The Boxcar Children

Is there a song you could list as the theme song for your book or any of your characters?
The Twelfth of Never

What is your favorite quote?
Impossible!! I narrowed it down to about 40 for my book.

What is your guilty pleasure?

How did you celebrate the sale of your first book?
With a squeal and a little dance

Thanks Yvonne!

Now for the book giveaway:

33 Habits of a Really Good Man by Yvonne Swinson:
Bill Wells wasn’t a famous man, but he felt an invaluable legacy for those who knew him. He kept a little black notebook full of quotes, proverbs, poems, and stories that inspired him. He lived his life by these words of wisdom and taught his children to do the same. Compiled by his daughter Yvonne Swinson, 33 Habits of a Really Good Man shares Bill’s legacy with you. Each mini-memoir includes one of Bill’s favorite bits of wisdom and how making it a habit can lead to a “really good” life.

Giveaway Details:
2 Winners will each receive a copy of 33 Habits of a Really Good Man
Open to US
Ends 1/30

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