New York Times bestselling author and Mamiverse contributor Alisa Valdes has released a new book, this time a young adult fiction novel, The Temptation. The first in a trilogy titled The Kindred and published by HarperCollins’ imprint HarperTeen, The Temptation is actually her second young adult novel. The author of The Dirty Girls Social Club and more recently Lauren’s Saints of Dirty Faith, Valdes has sold more than 1 million books. The prolific writer is also a screenwriter and film producer. Already The Temptation is getting good reviews on GoodReads. You can see a short book trailer for The Temptation here.. Valdes’ first memoir, Learning to Submit, will be released in 2013. She took time from her busy writing schedule to answer a few questions for Mamiverse. In addition to sharing her personal paranormal experiences and why she loves writing for young people, find out why Valdes says it’s important that mothers nurture themselves before their children.