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Tessa Gratton has wanted to be a paleontologist or a wizard since she was seven. Alas, she turned out too impatient to hunt dinosaurs, but is still searching for a someone to teach her magic. After traveling the world with her military family, she acquired a BA (and the important parts of an MA) in Gender Studies, then settled down in Kansas with her partner, her cats, and her mutant dog. She now spends her days staring at the sky and telling lots of stories about magic. Monthly free short stories with Maggie Stiefvater and Brenna Yovanoff at The Merry Sisters of Fate: www.merryfates.com


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“She was asleep. In my car.

I stood next to the passenger side for a minute, looking down at her. The sun made her skin seem translucent and bloodless. For a moment, it didn't matter why I was falling in love with her. Just that I was.”
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“By lunchtime, the glitter was flaking off my mask. Three pearls dropped off and rolled down the tiled hallway.”
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“I held up my hands. 'I thought you could use a punching bag.' See, this is me, the new and improved Nick Pardee, available to girlfriends and crazy people in their time of need.
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Tessa Gratton It was a BLAST! I'm glad to hear you loved Blood Magic!

Rachel wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friends request. Loved Blood Magic looking forward to The Blood Keeper. I watched video from your tour with Maggie Stiefvater, you guys are pretty funny! You look like you h..."


♥Rachel♥ Thanks for accepting my friends request. Loved Blood Magic looking forward to The Blood Keeper. I watched video from your tour with Maggie Stiefvater, you guys are pretty funny! You look like you had a good time!


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Tessa! :D


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Tessa Gratton Nicole wrote: "Thank YOU for Accepting. It's nice to meet you."

Welcome!


Nicole ♥ Thank YOU for Accepting. It's nice to meet you.


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Tessa Gratton Krys wrote: "http://www.bibliopunkk.com/2011/02/re...

...shiny... and speaking of excited fangirls, here's my review for your book."


Ooooo Nick love! <3 Thanks for the link!


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Krys http://www.bibliopunkk.com/2011/02/re...

...shiny... and speaking of excited fangirls, here's my review for your book.


message 4: by Tessa

Tessa Gratton Eee, Krys, everything about this is music to my ears. Thank you!!!


message 3: by Krys

Krys Hi, thanks for the add. Just finished reading Blood Magic, and I utterly loved it. I plan on handselling the hell out of it when it releases in the store I work.

Just wanted to let you know...before a score of uber-excited fangirls expressed the same. :)


message 2: by Tessa

Tessa Gratton Carla wrote: "Tessa!! You need to get your book on here lady!!"

HUH! It *was* here... I wonder where it went...


message 1: by Carla

Carla Tessa!! You need to get your book on here lady!!


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