Can you tell us a little about yourself?
My name is Baleigh Castel. I’m twenty years old. I’m Theo’s best friend but I usually hang out in a group of seven. I used to live in England but I moved to Hayven. Oh, and I'm not a fan of change.
What is your role in the story?
Without giving too much away, let us just say I'm Theo’s best friend.
What is your favorite hobby?
I don’t think I have any hobbies. I feel like you have to stick at something for a long time for it to be called a hobby. I like to eat a lot of cheesecake and I have done so for a very long time. Does that count?
What is the challenge you’re trying to overcome during the story?
Again, without giving too much away? Personally, I’d say acceptance. You’d understand that better if you’ve read the book. If you haven't, what are you waiting for?
If you could make one wish, what would it be?
I don't like making wishes, because people just make them and then leave it at that; most of the time, they don't do anything about it afterwards. I believe a lot of wishes can come true if you make it happen yourself but for the purpose of this question I’ll pick something I can’t do – go back in time.
Title: Gifted: The Hayven Series
Author: J.A. George
Genre: YA Romance / Fantasy / Dystopian
“Why do birds fly? Why do lions hunt deer? Why does the sun shine and the moon glow? Because it must. I wish I could tell you why, I truly do. It mustn’t be easy, such pressure weighted on such young shoulders, but we do not always choose the lives we must lead.”
Avery Gray had no choice but to be different. She was not born that way; she was chosen.
After having met a special, silver-haired woman, and the handsome and enigmatic Theodore-James Connors, Ava finds herself in Hayven, a city separated from the rest of the world, where only gifters – ordinary people with extra-ordinary gifts – can go. With Theo, his friends, Hayven, her gift, and the ability to ‘travel’ in different colours, Ava must now accept that she can no longer classify herself as normal. As friendships develop, and Theo and Ava become closer than she anticipated, it turns out her new gifted life comes with a catch. With no choice or say on the matter, Ava must save a city she is starting to fall in love with; a city that has almost begun to feel like home.
J.A. George is the author of the four-part series, GIFTED: THE HAYVEN SERIES. Jessica spent years of her life reading book after book before sitting on her bed one morning, opening her laptop and typing Chapter One into her word document. Now, not only does she read book after book, she now writes book after book too. When she’s not writing, she’s trying to break her record of finishing a tub of Oreo ice cream in less than forty-five minutes.
You can contact her at Jess.email@example.com