Jennifer McMahon




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Jennifer McMahon

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I'm the author of Promise Not to Tell, Island of Lost Girls, Dismantled, Don't Breathe a Word, and The One I Left Behind. My next novel, The Winter People will be released February 11, 2014. I live in central Vermont with my partner and daughter, in an old Victorian that some neighbors call The Addams Family house.

*Update January 2014: my Facebook page is no longer brand-new, and the giveaway is over. I would of course still love for you to head over and give it a like! Thanks!*

I have a brand-new, spiffy fan page on Facebook! All you have to do to enter is:

- Follow the link and click the "like" button. If you already like the page, that's great!You're already entered.
- On May 24, I'll randomly select 3 n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 15, 2011 08:50 • 1,224 views
Average rating: 3.65 · 68,588 ratings · 9,982 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
The Winter People

3.74 avg rating — 20,414 ratings — published 2014 — 31 editions
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Promise Not to Tell

3.62 avg rating — 10,232 ratings — published 2007 — 23 editions
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The One I Left Behind

3.74 avg rating — 9,169 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Don't Breathe a Word

3.58 avg rating — 10,055 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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Island of Lost Girls

3.48 avg rating — 8,189 ratings — published 2008 — 19 editions
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The Night Sister

3.67 avg rating — 4,896 ratings — published 2015 — 15 editions
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Dismantled

3.61 avg rating — 5,020 ratings — published 2009 — 23 editions
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My Tiki Girl

3.36 avg rating — 509 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Haunted Ground (Nora Gavin,...

3.70 avg rating — 4,525 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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Jennifer McMahon Collection

4.45 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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date: February 11, 2014 07:00PM
location: Chef's Table, 118 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, The United States
description: Join me for a party celebrating the release of THE WINTER PEOPLE. Appetizers will be served, cash bar. Bear Pond Books will be there selling books.
" Hi Betty, this post is from 2011 -- sorry for the confusion! Thanks for your interest though. I do have book giveaways via my Facebook page and mailin ...more "
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The Passage by Justin Cronin
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It took me awhile to get into this, but once I did, I couldn't put it down. It gave me some seriously bad end-the-world nightmares!
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Horns by Joe Hill
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The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
The Time Machine
by H.G. Wells
read in July, 2011
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I hadn't read this before. Pretty great stuff, though I did have a few nightmares about those Morlocks...
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A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson
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I was lucky enough to get an advance copy of this! Joshilyn Jackson is a master storyteller! I was hooked immediately and kept turning pages, desperate to know the story of the bones beneath the willow tree. It was laugh-out-loud funny in places, and ...more
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Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle
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Read this during my summer kick of dystopian novels. I was pleasantly surprised by the ways it was different from the movie (I LOVED those ape movies when I was a kid!).
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In Search of the Rose Notes by Emily Arsenault
In Search of the Rose Notes
by Emily Arsenault (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2011
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Stayed up way too late finishing this one -- I just had to find out what happened to Rose! The book kept me guessing -- just when I thought I had it figured out, things went in an entirely different (and all the more heartbreaking) direction. I loved ...more
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“Sometimes what a person needs most is to be forgiven.”
Jennifer McMahon, Island of Lost Girls

“Ain't no point worrying about what's been or what's gonna be. You just gotta do your best right now. And trust everyone else is doing the same.”
Jennifer McMahon, Don't Breathe a Word

“Madness is always a wonderful excuse, don’t you think? For doing terrible things to other people.”
Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People

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Daniel
Hi Jennifer, I've added Promise Not to Tell, Island of Lost Girls and your other book My Tiki Girl to my to-read list.


Pamela Hey Jennifer...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Jennifer! :D


Adrianna Thanks so much for adding me as a friend, Jennifer. I hope you don't mind if I invite you to my reading group. Feel free to decline the invitation if you are not interested. I look forward to writing reviews on your books in the near future! I'm such a fan!


Dustin Greetings, Jennifer!

I hope this finds you well.:)


I really appreciate the friendship acceptance, thank you!


Samantha Boyette Any chance there is a new book coming out soon?


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