I love this book so much. It's a modern day Romeo and Juliet retelling, but with a happy ending. I can't wait for everyone to read it and then at the same time I'm scared for everyone to read it. I hope they like it.
Volunteering time at
the local soup kitchen (Check)
Ivy League (So close
she can taste it)
Falling in love with
a homeless boy (Not on the list)
Dean has a plan too.
Survive. After being subjected to his foster father’s violent attacks, Dean
made the hard choice to leave. Now he lives on the streets doing everything he
can to get by, refusing to let people help him. But when he meets Anna, he
realizes not everyone is out to hurt him.
Slowly, Anna and Dean
let each other in, blending their two worlds into one. But when a series of
events brings Dean’s world into perspective, he pushes Anna away. Not willing
to accept the line that divides them, Anna sets out to bring Dean back to her.
Her determination and faith in their future puts her on the tracks of danger,
and he is the only one who can save her.
Tessa Marie lives in the same town she grew up in on Long
Island, NY with her long time boyfriend and their fish. Under her real name,
Theresa Paolo, she released her debut novel (NEVER) AGAIN, a NA romance, in
Fall 2013 with Berkley (Penguin) and (ONCE) AGAIN released this summer. She is
also the coauthor of the Amazon bestseller KING SIZED BEDS AND HAPPY TRAILS and
BEACH SIDE BEDS AND SANDY PATHS, a YA contemporary series. She has a hard time
accepting the fact she’s nearing thirty, and uses her characters to relive the
best and worst years of her life. She put her love of writing on hold while she
received her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Dowling College. When she’s
not writing, she’s behind a camera, reading, or can be found on Twitter,
Pinterest and Facebook.
Lyra has always been ahead of the curve. Top of her class in school, a budding
astronomer, and with a best friend like Darren she barely has time to miss the
mother who abandoned her family years ago. She's too busy planning to follow in
her father's footsteps, and to become the youngest astronomer at Space
Exploration and Discovery.
When a star goes missing Lyra is determined to get to the bottom of it
only to discover her braniac dad is the mastermind of a top-secret
government experiment. They promise to build a perfect world, one galaxy at a
time, but with every tweak of the present, a bit more of the future starts to
Lyra has to go undercover to reveal the truth and let humanity decide if
the consequences are worth more than wishing on a star.
About the Author Eventually the day came when the voices in Kelley Lynn’s head were more
insistent then her engineering professor’s. So instead of turning to her
Thermodynamics book, Kelley brought up a blank page on her computer screen and
wrote. Somewhere along the way she became a Young Adult author.
Kelley was born and raised a Midwestern girl. She’s not afraid to sweat and
fills her free time with softball, soccer and volleyball. (Though you probably
don’t want her on your volleyball team.) She occasionally makes guest
appearances as a female vocalist for area bands. Music plays a large role in
her writing process as well as the characters and plot lines within her
You can find Kelley hanging out at her blog, titled in her name.
Kelley is a member of the Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators.
Hi, I'm YA author, Jessica Salyer. I'm busy writing down the current story in my head and trying hard to be patient while querying. Thanks for stopping by. You can also find me at www.JessicaSalyer.com
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