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Jessa Callaver

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Jessa is above all else a writer who loves to read - and has been since age three and "Where the Wild Things Are."

A novice to fictionwriting, she one day chose to combine her lit obsession with the racier parts of her imagination, and well...the rest is e-history.

A proud indie writer her contemporary and erotic romance short stories have sold hundreds of copies both in the US and overseas and can be found online at Barnes & Noble, Amazon Kindle, Library Direct, AllRomanceebooks, Page Foundry, Baker-Taylor, Apple and Sony's e-stores, Kobo and Diesel.

Her newest release is "Dara's Decision", a sequel to the hot teaser short, "The Very Thought of Him." She is currently at work on a sci-fi romantica novel, and the third installment of her
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A warm and contrite greeting to friends, fans, fellow and fellow book lovers who follow my GR blog. It's been some time since...well, since everything, frankly! Since my last blog entry, since my last release, since I was able to put words to paper and have them lay down as I see them in my ever-percolating brain...
For that, I felt the need to break my silence and apologize to my readers not o...
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Average rating: 3.24 · 1,524 ratings · 189 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Family Care

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The Very Thought of Him (TV...

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The Goat and the Heathen

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In Gods' Hands

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“Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this: 'You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We have not yet evolved a system of education that is not a system of indoctrination. We are sorry, but it is the best we can do. What you are being taught here is an amalgam of current prejudice and the choices of this particular culture. The slightest look at history will show how impermanent these must be. You are being taught by people who have been able to accommodate themselves to a regime of thought laid down by their predecessors. It is a self-perpetuating system. Those of you who are more robust and individual than others will be encouraged to leave and find ways of educating yourself — educating your own judgements. Those that stay must remember, always, and all the time, that they are being moulded and patterned to fit into the narrow and particular needs of this particular society.”
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**GR has yet to update the edition here on GR. In the meantime, you can find it for FREE**:

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“The life we've fashioned in this time is a singular one. One minute you're a child and you have no control over your life, the next you're an adult with responsibilities and no control over your life, and then you're an elder with wisdom, a wealth of experience...and no control over yourself or your life.”
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message 24: by Dustin

Dustin Jessa!!! I've been thinking about lately, wondering where and how you've been, etc.. Hope all's well.:) So what have you been up to? Please feel free to PM me anytime.

Happy 2015!!


message 23: by Jessa

Jessa Callaver Rusty wrote: "Hello,

Thanks for becoming my new friend. Hopefully, we will become close friends. Heroic werewolves and evil vampires are in my novel, Moonwarriors: Guardians Of The Night.
Stay in touch, Rusty"


Nice to 'meet' you Rusty!


message 22: by Rusty

Rusty Nugent Hello,

Thanks for becoming my new friend. Hopefully, we will become close friends. Heroic werewolves and evil vampires are in my novel, Moonwarriors: Guardians Of The Night.
Stay in touch, Rusty


message 21: by Kevis

Kevis Hendrickson Thanks for adding me, Jessa.


message 20: by Dustin

Dustin Hi, Happy Tuesday, Jessa!

I haven't heard from you or seen you around for quite awhile, I hope everything's okay with and yours.:)

Please feel to PM me, if you'd like.


Have a wonderful day and week!


message 19: by Jessa

Jessa Callaver Amy wrote: "Hi Jessa, thanks for the add, hope you're having a fab day!"

Thanks for accepting. Fighting a cold, but I think I'm winning. =) Happy Wednesday!


message 18: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Jessa, thanks for the add, hope you're having a fab day!


message 16: by Erick

Erick Thanks for the friending, please feel free to check out my bookshelves, quotes, friends and groups for things that might interest you or you read and forgot about.


Paige (TheBookVulture) Thanks for the friendvite, Jessa!! :)


message 14: by Jessa

Jessa Callaver Alicia wrote: "Hey Jessa,

Are you publishing anything new anytime soon?"


Hope so. *fingers crossed*


message 13: by Alicia

Alicia Hey Jessa,

Are you publishing anything new anytime soon?


Basia Rose Thanks for the friend invite!


message 11: by Robert

Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, Jessa.


message 10: by Nora

Nora Weston Hi, Jessa! I missed your Q&A, but I enjoyed catching up on it. I've added The Very Thought of Him to my TBR list. It looks great. :)


message 9: by K.E.

K.E. Saxon THanks fir the friendship, Jessa!!


Dustin Hi, Jessa!

How have you been? I hope everything's all right..
I haven't heard from you in awhile, so I thought I'd drop by your page..

How's the writing?


Have a wonderful day!!


Alicia Wow, Jessa. That was a lovely thing to say! Made my day. I think highly of you too. And I adored your published short story. :)


Dustin Hi, Jessa-

Thank you very much!:)


I hope your day is a productive one!!


Harlequin Books Hello Jessa, it is a pleasure to meet you.


Dustin Why, thank you very much!:)


Have a great day, Jessa!!


Dustin Hi, good evening, Jessa!

We had a fantastic weekend, thank you!:)
How about yourself?


Have a great evening, I'll talk again soon!!


Dustin Hi, Jessa!


You are welcome.:)

Have a great weekend!!


Dustin Hi, Happy Friday, Jessa!

How are you today?

Thank you for the friend request.:)
Have a fantastic day!!


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