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Cherese A. Vines

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Novelist, Cherese A. Vines was born in Colorado into a military family during the late 1970s. Throughout her life, she has lived in several cities from Round Rock, TX near Austin to a suburb of Chicago, IL. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University in 1999 with a degree in Mass Communications, she moved to Georgia and currently resides near the Atlanta area with her husband and two children.
Although she has a background in Journalism, Cherese's love of reading fiction led to creative writing pursuits. She has incorporated her experiences and her travels into her writings. In 2001, she self-published Countercharm her first young adult novel. The sequel to her well-received first book entitled Countercharm 2: Of Stars and Dreams...more

I’ve created a board on Pinterest for Three Weeks in May. Which celebrity could play your favorite character in the movie version? Happy Pinning! Three Weeks in May Pinterest Board Cherese Vines on Pinterest
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Three Weeks in May
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Eve and Me (Excerpt) (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 18, 2012 08:04PM
Description: A woman, fed up with her almost debilitating monthly visits from Aunt Flo, gets a ride on a time machine and travels back to have a little talk with first woman Eve about that apple.
Three Weeks in May (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 02, 2012 12:11PM
Description: Have you ever wondered if you chose the right one for you? Was there someone in your past that you could have been Meant for? In my new paranormal romance novel, Three Weeks in May, Gwendolyn Tolliver is asked just that question. Will she stay with the man she believes she loves; or will Gwen take the Matchmaker up on her mystical offer to discover if she truly does know her own heart?
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"Last night I pulled out my notebook and sat down to write a short story. Since I haven’t..."
First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg
First Day Jitters
by Julie Danneberg
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I enjoyed reading this. The ending is especially funny. Good read.
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Definitely Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #6)
by Charlaine Harris
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read in September, 2014
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I have been reading the Sookie Stackhouse mysteries. Although they're not classic mystery stories and a little crass, they're fun. Mindless entertainment like Jerry Springer with magic and vampires and the like. This book, however, felt like someone...more
Homeless In Hollywood by Jim Alexander Rice
Homeless In Hollywood
by Jim Alexander Rice
recommended to Cherese Vines by: Jim Alexander Rice
recommended for: biography,suspense
read in May, 2014
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Homeless in Hollywood is an account of the author’s single-minded determination to break in to the business as an actor/scriptwriter. Over a two to three year period, the main character (author) lives hand-to-mouth on a Hollywo...more
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The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
"It took some time for me to find the heart of this book. I guess that is because the story begins and ends with Tommy wondering if another girl likes him and deciding whether or not he should ask her to dance. This seems like something just too ba..." Read more of this review »
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