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Jennifer lives at the base of a very tall mountain in Northern Utah with her husband, three children, and a naughty puppy. She loves the smell of rainy days, hot chocolate, and old books, preferably all at once. She is a former speech teacher, theater director, and enjoyed a brief but disastrous career as a door-to-door pollster. In her spare time, Jennifer tends to panic, wondering what she has forgotten to do that has allowed her any spare time.


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Jennifer A. Nielsen Hi Leah! Paramount Pictures has optioned the movie rights, which gives them the right to *think* about making a movie. They are writing a screenplay…moreHi Leah! Paramount Pictures has optioned the movie rights, which gives them the right to *think* about making a movie. They are writing a screenplay and things are still moving forward, but they will probably not make any final decision on this for a few more months. Check my blog in February (www.jennielsen.com) - whatever they decide, I'll announce it there first! Fingers crossed!(less)
Jennifer A. Nielsen Thanks for asking, Rian! Nic and Jaron do have some traits in common. Both are fiercely stubborn, have a tendency to say things they probably…moreThanks for asking, Rian! Nic and Jaron do have some traits in common. Both are fiercely stubborn, have a tendency to say things they probably shouldn't, and can be rash in making decisions. But they have differences too. Nic is almost entirely uneducated and untrained for any useful skill, which bothers him. He is not as arrogant as Jaron can be, and does not walk such a fine line between truth and deception.

What I like about Nic is that he is in so. much. trouble, and yet he is trying so hard to make everything right again. It is him vs. an empire, and I love what Nic is willing to do to fix the problems caused by unleashing magic in Rome.(less)
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“A person can be educated and still be stupid, and a wise man can have no education at all.”
Jennifer A. Nielsen, The False Prince

“Master Graves was incensed and said, as punishment for my disruption, I would have to write my letters an extra ten times that day.
"Ten times the better I'll know them, then." I said. "How strange that you should punish me by ensuring I come out more educated than Roden, who has tried to obey you.”
Jennifer A. Nielsen, The False Prince

“Hail His Majesty, the scourge of my life," Conner said to Roden and Tobias as he stomped up the stairs. "I fear the devils no longer, because I have the worst of them right here in my home!”
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message 32: by Laurie

Laurie Thanks for accepting. :) You made my day!


message 31: by Winter

Winter Thank you for accepting my friend request. I adore all of your books. :)


message 30: by Negar

Negar Thanks for accepting my friend request!
I'm looking forward eagerly for The Shadow Throne!


SuperFreakTeamAsh!!!! :DDDDDDD she's my friend on goodreads now!!! lol


Kirsty (Amethyst Bookwyrm) Thanks for the add!


Traci Jennifer wrote: "Minnie wrote: "Thank you Ms. Jennifer for accepting my friend request. It means a lot! =)"

Thanks for friending me!"


It's an honor! =)


Jennifer Nielsen Minnie wrote: "Thank you Ms. Jennifer for accepting my friend request. It means a lot! =)"

Thanks for friending me!


Traci Thank you Ms. Jennifer for accepting my friend request. It means a lot! =)


message 24: by Sophia

Sophia Thank you so much for accepting my request :)


Jennifer Nielsen Sandra wrote: "Thanks so much for friending me! :)"

Back atcha, Sandra!


message 22: by Sandra

Sandra Thanks so much for friending me! :)


Jennifer Nielsen Thanks Jeann, and for the lovely review!


Jeann (Happy Indulgence) Hi Jennifer,

Thank you for accepting my friend request. I absolutely loved the False Prince and have reviewed it on my blog here: http://happyindulgence.wordpress.com/...

Looking forward to reading Runaway Prince!


message 19: by Cindy

Cindy Chung OMG!!! i wish you could chose the date, if you could, i bet you would release the book a day or two after the books was published!!! Oh, and BTW, good luck editing!!!
another day closer to the book release!!


Jennifer Nielsen Cindy - the crazy thing about this business is the release date is set by the publisher. RUNAWAY KING has actually been finished for several months, but it takes time to do all the printing and distributing. I'm actually doing editing for book 3 right now. Crazy right?

Have a great day! (One day closer to the book's release...)


message 17: by Cindy

Cindy Chung gahh! whew!!! thx Jennifer!!!!! can u make it a little quicker? I will SOOOO enjoy it!!! I can't contain my excitment!!!!!!!!


Jennifer Nielsen Cindy -

No worries, THE RUNAWAY KING is out on March 1, so there's still a few more weeks. I hope you'll enjoy it as much as FALSE PRINCE.


message 15: by Cindy

Cindy Chung Gahhh!!!!!!!! Plz answer me as SOON as u can, plz Jennifer, WHEN IS THE RUNAWAY KING COMING OUT!!!!!!!! if it came out...I CAN'T BELIVE I MISSED IT!!!!!!!! GAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!
im just really excited, sorry


Jennifer Nielsen Thank you Jocelyn. I hope yours was great as well!


Jocelyn Have a great holiday Jennifer!


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Cindy Chung :)


Jennifer Nielsen Thank you Cindy. Have a wonderful holiday too!


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Cindy Chung Merry Christmas Jennifer! I hope you have a great Christmas!!


Jennifer Nielsen Graeme wrote: "Hi Jennifer, Many thanks for your friendship... on behalf of myself, my 3 children and our dog "tyson" the maltese. Sounds like the title to a book... mmmmm"

Ah, many thanks for friending me! Best wishes...


Graeme Stokes Hi Jennifer, Many thanks for your friendship... on behalf of myself, my 3 children and our dog "tyson" the maltese. Sounds like the title to a book... mmmmm


Jennifer Nielsen Deidre wrote: "Thanks for the friendship--I was one of the BYU students who got to see you at the Provo library; thanks for speaking there!"

Awesome - thank you for coming. When you get a chance to read FALSE PRINCE, I sincerely hope you will enjoy it.


Deidre Thanks for the friendship--I was one of the BYU students who got to see you at the Provo library; thanks for speaking there!


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Alein Thank you for your friendship!


Jennifer Nielsen Thanks Steven - I was thrilled with what they wrote, and even happier to see other papers pick up the review too.

Steven wrote: "Jennifer, thanks for the friendship. That LA Times review is pretty sweet :)"


Steven Stickler Jennifer, thanks for the friendship. That LA Times review is pretty sweet :)


Jennifer Nielsen Absolutely! So happy to be on Goodreads with you!

Pamela wrote: "Hey Jennifer...Thanks for accepting my friend request."


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


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