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I like to tell stories. Mostly with hot guys and happily ever afters. They gotta work for it though. No free lunches on my watch.


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Lisa Henry Hi Marte! It's still a WIP. I'm aiming for 80000 words, and I'm at about 25000. I hope to have the first draft finished in about a month, and then…moreHi Marte! It's still a WIP. I'm aiming for 80000 words, and I'm at about 25000. I hope to have the first draft finished in about a month, and then I'll pass it along to some beta readers for feedback.

So hopefully that will put it on track for a release in the first half of 2015, if I can actually put a burst of speed on and get the thing written!

But it's so much fun writing Brady again. A slightly grown up Brady, but still hanging onto all that bad attitude. :) (less)
Lisa Henry I had to Google what this was. We don't have assigned summer reading lists here. But if I was a high school teacher -- and everyone should be thankful…moreI had to Google what this was. We don't have assigned summer reading lists here. But if I was a high school teacher -- and everyone should be thankful I'm not -- here's what I'd get the kids to read.

1. Nineteen Eighty-Four. Because it may be the greatest novel ever written. And bonus points would be awarded to the kids who pointed out the irony of being forced to read it.

2. Jasper Jones. One of my favourite Aussie YA books.

3. Deadly, Unna? Another great Aussie YA book. It has a lot of football in it, so boys can bring themselves to read it. But then it sneakily puts other things in behind the football, forcing boys to think about Issues.

4. All Quiet on the Western Front. One of the most brilliant novels of war ever written. Both banal and terrifying, and heartbreaking.

5. Stardust by Neil Gaiman. So that after reading All Quiet on the Western Front they remember how to smile again.

I said I'd make a terrible teacher, right? (less)
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In exciting news, JA Rock and I have a release date for Brandon Mills versus the V-Card, the second in our Prescott College series. For those of you playing at home, the date is October 28!




Dinosaurs. Brandon and Alex love them.


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I really enjoyed this one!

Okay, so there was no sex, but when both MC's were under 18, I am totally okay with that. Which isn't to say I wouldn't like for visit them in a few years, of course.

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message 94: by Lisa

Lisa Henry Pjm12 wrote: "Man, Lisa Henry 'likes' everyone's reviews but not mine... Like me Lisa, like me!!"

I feel terrible! Lol! I'll go and like it now!


message 93: by Pjm12

Pjm12 Man, Lisa Henry 'likes' everyone's reviews but not mine... Like me Lisa, like me!!


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Lisa Henry Noah wrote: "Hi, Lisa :)
Nice to meet you. Thank you for the friend request.
Love your books.
Noah

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Thanks for accepting. Noah! And I love that picture. :)


message 91: by Noah

Noah Hi, Lisa :)
Nice to meet you. Thank you for the friend request.
Love your books.
Noah




message 90: by Lisa

Lisa Henry Nenia wrote: "Have I told you you're awesome lately? No?

You're awesome. :)"


Aww, right back atcha!


message 89: by Nenia

Nenia Campbell Have I told you you're awesome lately? No?

You're awesome. :)


message 88: by Anna

Anna  Matsuyama Thanks for the fr. ♥




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Lisa Henry JustJen "Miss Conduct" wrote: "I thought we had already been friends. :D"

Lol! Me too!


JustJen "Miss Conduct" I thought we had already been friends. :D


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Lisa Henry Bucletina wrote: "Thanks for accepting! :)"

Thanks for asking! :)


Bucletina Thanks for accepting! :)


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Lisa Henry Aimee wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, again! :]"

Glad to do it, again! :)


message 82: by Aimee

Aimee Thanks for the friend request, again! :]


message 81: by Lisa

Lisa Henry julio wrote: "psst.

you're awesome.

(that is all.)"


No. YOU are!


message 80: by julio

julio psst.

you're awesome.

(that is all.)


message 79: by Lisa

Lisa Henry Macky wrote: "I knoooow, thanks for the invite! You noticed I only friend people who love m/m?? You just scraped in by the skin of your teeth! It was your love of that possum book that was the clincher! Oh no!..."

What's m/m? I mean, I love M&Ms. But only the blue ones. Is that what you mean? :)


message 78: by Macky (last edited Feb 27, 2014 03:35AM)

Macky I knoooow, thanks for the invite! You noticed I only friend people who love m/m?? You just scraped in by the skin of your teeth! < Grins> It was your love of that possum book that was the clincher! Oh no!!! Does that mean I have to friend that JA Rock person as well? ;)


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Lisa Henry Karen wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friend invite."

Thanks for asking, Karen! :)


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Karen Thank you for accepting my friend invite.


message 75: by Isabel

Isabel Happy Birthday!!! (view spoiler)


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Lisa Henry Vanessa wrote: "Happy Birthday, Lisa!!!"

Thanks, Vanessa!


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Vanessa North Happy Birthday, Lisa!!!


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Lisa Henry Emma Sea wrote: "Happy Birthday Lisa!
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Thanks, Emma! :)


Emma Sea Happy Birthday Lisa!



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Lisa Henry Trix wrote: "Happy New Year Lisa!

See you in 2014 for more good books and great reviews! Thank you for the friend invite! :)

Happy reading!"


You too, Trix! Happy New Year!


message 69: by Trix

Trix Happy New Year Lisa!

See you in 2014 for more good books and great reviews! Thank you for the friend invite! :)

Happy reading!


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Lisa Henry Aimee wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, Lisa! =D Looking forward to discover more strange and awesome books from you x)"

I do love strange and awesome books. Thanks for accepting! :)


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Lisa Henry Pjm12 wrote: "Lisa, did you see the federal court has overturned the ACT's same-sex marriage law? Gosh, that sucks! More so for me because it turns out people were already expecting it to happen.

And what about..."


I hear you! I feel terrible for those couples whose marriages are now "illegal". Even if they knew this was going to happen, it must be heartbreaking.

I really just don't understand it. Heaps of people marry in courthouses every day. Marriage is NOT a purely religious institution, therefore purely religious definitions shouldn't apply.

It's very disheartening, especially given that surveys show that most people support marriage equality.


message 66: by Pjm12

Pjm12 Lisa, did you see the federal court has overturned the ACT's same-sex marriage law? Gosh, that sucks! More so for me because it turns out people were already expecting it to happen.

And what about all those people who really believed they had been married (for all of four days)?

Pah! I am disgusted right now. It shouldn't feel bad to be Australian. But lately, sometimes I do.


message 65: by Lisa

Lisa Henry Natasha wrote: "Lisa wrote: "Natasha wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request! We're gonna have a party! A party for two!"

*lowers voice* Should we invite Andrew?"

Of course! A party isn't a party without ..."


Yay!


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Natasha Lisa wrote: "Natasha wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request! We're gonna have a party! A party for two!"

*lowers voice* Should we invite Andrew?"


Of course! A party isn't a party without Andrew! A party for three!
I'll start walking over now!


message 63: by Lisa

Lisa Henry Andrew wrote: "A party, you say?


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How quickly can you guys get here? I'll put the beer on ice :)


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Andrew A party, you say?
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message 61: by Lisa

Lisa Henry Natasha wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request! We're gonna have a party! A party for two!"

*lowers voice* Should we invite Andrew?


message 60: by Natasha

Natasha Thanks for accepting my friend request! We're gonna have a party! A party for two!


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Lisa Henry Andrew wrote: "It's a tricky question, isn't it? LOL I'm so excited to chatting books with you! That reminds me to read one of yours already. I have em in my kindle in, like, forever."

Eh, you'll get to em! If your TBR pile is anything like mine, it's going to take years to wade through it. But hey, it's better than having nothing to read.



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Andrew Lisa wrote: "Andrew wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite! I could not believe THE Lisa Henry invited me! Must tell it to the world. XD"

Lol@ Thanks, Andrew! I'm relieved. My answer to your question could have ..."


It's a tricky question, isn't it? LOL I'm so excited to chatting books with you! That reminds me to read one of yours already. I have em in my kindle in, like, forever.


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Lisa Henry Andrew wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite! I could not believe THE Lisa Henry invited me! Must tell it to the world. XD"

Lol@ Thanks, Andrew! I'm relieved. My answer to your question could have gone either way there... :)


message 56: by Andrew

Andrew Thanks for the friend invite! I could not believe THE Lisa Henry invited me! Must tell it to the world. XD


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Lisa Henry Vanessa wrote: "Thanks for the friend add, Lisa! I might be having a little fangirl moment over here! :)"

Thanks Vanessa! Just finished The Dark Collector and loved it! I'll write my review up tomorrow, since it's 4 am here and I really ought to go to bed :)


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Vanessa North Thanks for the friend add, Lisa! I might be having a little fangirl moment over here! :)


message 53: by Trix

Trix Lisa wrote:No way! I was a reader first, and will always be a reader first! Without readers, writers have got nothing! :)"

Hm, interesting point of view. Will have to think on that...


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Lisa Henry Trix wrote: "Lisa Thanks for accepting! Emma said your recs are the best, and I was "Oh! Must make friends with Trix!""

Both of you flatter me. It's the authors that deserve the praise. Hope we can share good ..."


No way! I was a reader first, and will always be a reader first! Without readers, writers have got nothing! :)


message 51: by Trix

Trix Lisa Thanks for accepting! Emma said your recs are the best, and I was "Oh! Must make friends with Trix!""

Both of you flatter me. It's the authors that deserve the praise. Hope we can share good books too! XD


message 50: by Lisa

Lisa Henry Trix wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite! Kind of in awe to be friend with an author I've read.

I'm gathering the courage to read "The Last Rebellion" XD"


Thanks for accepting! Emma said your recs are the best, and I was "Oh! Must make friends with Trix!"


message 49: by Trix

Trix Thanks for the friend invite! Kind of in awe to be friend with an author I've read.

I'm gathering the courage to read "The Last Rebellion" XD


message 48: by Vivian

Vivian Archer 90% compatibility rating! Only the second person I've had that with. Woof!


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Lisa Henry Rachel wrote: "Hi Lisa, Thanks for the friendvite! I just discovered your works and look forward to reading more from you and chatting with you."

Thanks, Rachel!


message 46: by Rachel

Rachel Hi Lisa, Thanks for the friendvite! I just discovered your works and look forward to reading more from you and chatting with you.


message 45: by Vio

Vio Thank you, Lisa:)


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