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Jennifer Echols was born in Atlanta and grew up in a small town on a beautiful lake in Alabama—a setting that has inspired many of her books. She has written nine romantic novels for young adults, including the comedy MAJOR CRUSH, which won the National Readers’ Choice Award, and the drama GOING TOO FAR, which was a finalist in the RITA, the National Readers’ Choice Award, and the Book Buyer’s Best, and was nominated by the American Library Association as a Best Book for Young Adults. Simon & Schuster will debut her adult romance novels in 2013, with many more teen novels scheduled for the next few years. She lives in Birmingham with her husband and her son.

This is the letter I sent to the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Board in December 2013, expressing my dismay that the YA category of the RITA was canceled last year. Many thanks to YA author and RWA Director-at-Large Lucy Connors/Alyssa Day for forwarding it to the Board for me. The letter is verbatim except for explanatory additions in [brackets].

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Average rating: 3.84 · 144,937 ratings · 8,596 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
Going Too Far

3.94 avg rating — 32,544 ratings — published 2009 — 15 editions
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Forget You

3.79 avg rating — 22,594 ratings — published 2010 — 13 editions
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Endless Summer (The Boys Ne...

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The Boys Next Door (The Boy...

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Such a Rush

3.85 avg rating — 12,855 ratings — published 2012 — 16 editions
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Love Story

3.62 avg rating — 12,098 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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The One That I Want

3.73 avg rating — 8,102 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Ex Games

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Major Crush

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October 2009, Jennifer Echols
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? JE: Wrote a lot and finally got published. Hooray! SS: What is your motto or maxim? JE: Write the book you want to read. What Readers want to know... SS: What’s your greatest fear? ..." ...More

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date: November 03, 2012 11:00AM
location: The Harbert Center, 2019 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL, The United States
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Jennifer said: I'm bringing my mom again. Ask Sherrilyn not to say "ballz."
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“I understand I can’t have you. But I want to know you’re in the world with me.”
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“Your lot in life? A lot is something you draw, like straws. It's chance. You didn't get this life by chance. You chose it on purpose. If you're dissatisfied from it, you can change it.”
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“What happened was, I told you I loved you.”
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Jennifer Echols Thank you Mehjabin!


Mehjabin thank u fr accepting the request......:)
u r an amazing writer..hope u continue to amaze n delight ur readers.. looking frward to your books !!


Jennifer Echols Michiiella wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request!
I really want to read all your books. Will save up money to buy them. :)"


Thanks Michiiella. I hope you enjoy them!


Camille (The Daydreamer Reader) Thanks for accepting my friend request!
I really want to read all your books. Will save up money to buy them. :)


message 8: by Dana

Dana Hi !!! Thanks so much for accepting the friend request :) , I wanted to write you a message on your guestbook but for some reason it won't work so i thought i would write it on your goodreads , I hope you don't mind anyways just wanted to say thank you so much for writing such amazing books ! You are just brilliant !!:D I love your books , They're amazing ! You're one of the best YA authors ever and congrats on the release of such a rush :D


Jennifer Echols Amber wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request! I won your book in a giveaway and I can't wait to read it!!"

I hope you enjoy it, Amber!


message 6: by Amber

Amber Garza Thanks for accepting my friend request! I won your book in a giveaway and I can't wait to read it!!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


♥Rachel♥ Hi Jennifer. Thanks for accepting my friends request. Loved, loved, loved Forget Me and Going Too Far. I'm excited to read the rest of your books. Just got Love Story, so that will be next!


message 3: by Liza

Liza Wiemer So thrilled for Jenn that Love Story is OUT! It's amazing and I was so lucky to read an ARC. If anyone has any doubts, look at my review and then purchase it immediately! Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy and congrats, Jenn! I really hope RITA will consider Love Story for top honors!


message 2: by Emily

Emily Hi Jennifer. Thanks for the add. I look forward to reading your books. (:


Nicole Thank you for accepting :P


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