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Jessi Kirby

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Jessi Kirby is a former English teacher and librarian. She lives in Orange County, CA with her husband and two kids, where she writes stories and runs the beach every day. Well, almost every day.

You can contact Jessi at jessi@jessikirby.com


Hi All!

Hope you had a happy 4th! I'm spending the majority of this month holed up writing Book #4, but I do get one crazy night out this month!

If you're in the LA area, I'd love to see you on Thursday July 26th at the:

Teen Author Reading Night
Los Feliz Branch Library
6:30 pm

Hope to see you there!
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Oh, the love I have for this book! Family, romance, the sea, and a little Greek town I now have to visit! You guys are gonna love this one!
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" I just finished Jessi Kirby's YA novel Golden, and I loved it. I admit that I'm already a fan, and that I enjoyed both of her previous novels, Moonglass and In Honor. I may be biased, but it is my hope that Golden introduces Jessi Kirby to a wider... " Read more of this review »
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" Wow. An amazing story of love, fate and friendship. One of my favorite books of the year by far!

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Oh, Sarah Ockler. LOVED this one! I got choked up, laughed out loud, and fell head over heels for Emilio.
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message 5: by Eugenia (Genie In A Book) (last edited Dec 03, 2013 02:01PM)

Eugenia (Genie In A Book) Hi Jessi,

Thanks so much for accepting my friend request :)
Looking forward to reading and discovering more of your work,

Genie


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 3: by Jenia

Jenia Jessi,
Thank you for accepting friend Request. I recently read moonglass, loved it. I can't wait till In Honor Comes Out :)


message 2: by Jessi

Jessi Kirby Hi Linda,

I do not know Joan Hansen, the book maven of Orange County? Should I?


message 1: by Linda

Linda Atnip Good to meet you here on GR. Do you by chance know Joan Hansen, the book maven of Orange County?

Best wishes,

Linda


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