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I am a compulsive reader and writer who loves YA fiction.

I love nothing more than writing about young adults. There is something so fresh and fun about it. You can pretty much always find me with a book in my hand or open document in front of me.


I live in Southern California with my husband and two children.



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Average rating: 3.94 · 67,560 ratings · 5,757 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
Charade (Games, #1)
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Measuring Up
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Façade (Games, #2)
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“Everything’s not always black and white, Princess. Sometimes we have to do shit because there’s not another choice. Maybe you should think about that before you snub your nose at me.”
Nyrae Dawn, Charade

“Don’t cry, Princess. You know what they say. You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you meet your prince.”
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“I'll be like your bodyguard or something. Me Tarzan. You Jane.”
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“Here was my epicness, because despite how things turned out, I wouldn't be anywhere else. I wouldn't want anyone else to take care of her. To watch her sleep.”
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“It's okay.' I rubbed my stomach.'These abs have been known to bring down much tougher girls. I won't tell anyone you want me.”
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“This is my friend, Sebastian.' 'Best friend,' I blurted out and then wanted to punch myself in the face for sounding so dumb. At this rate, I'd be painting nails with her any day now. Thank God, Jaden wasn't here.”
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“Buried deep-deep under that teenage boy exterior, you, Sebastian Hawkins, are a sweetheart.”
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“We're guys. Half the time, we don't know who we are. It helps things become a lot easier if we know who you are.”
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watta_jerny Nyrae wrote: "watta_jerny wrote: "My new favorite author accepted my friend request..WOW! Thank you! :)"

Aww. Thank YOU!"


I should be the one thanking you..your books are so awesome..thank you for the inspiration! :)


message 46: by Nyrae

Nyrae Dawn watta_jerny wrote: "My new favorite author accepted my friend request..WOW! Thank you! :)"

Aww. Thank YOU!


watta_jerny My new favorite author accepted my friend request..WOW! Thank you! :)


Christie Thank you for accepting my friend request! Have fun at the Romantic Times convention. :)


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Nyrae Dawn Mary Joy wrote: "i read some of your books and its great love it <3"
Thank you!


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Nyrae Dawn Marie wrote: "I loved reading about Adrian. Maddox's next... ...mmmmm. I loved the first chapter."

Thanks. So glad you liked Facade and hope you love Masquerade.


Sunshine I loved reading about Adrian. Maddox's next... ...mmmmm. I loved the first chapter.


Mary Joy Atienza i read some of your books and its great love it <3


message 39: by Sandra

Sandra Thank you so much for friending me! :)


message 38: by Kendra

Kendra Thank you for your friendship


message 37: by Dianne

Dianne Thanks for being my friend. I can't wait for Facade to come out. So excited! July can't come any faster.


message 36: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Nyrae, thanks for the add!


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T M Thomas Hi Nyrae! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request! Hope you have a wonderful day!


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Nyrae Dawn Lucinda wrote: "Dear Nyrae,
I would like to thank you so much for being my friend here on GoodReads! I apsolutely loved 'What a boy wants' and i am currently reading 'Dizzy'. I very much look forward to reading mo..."


Thank you so much!


message 33: by Lucinda

Lucinda Dear Nyrae,
I would like to thank you so much for being my friend here on GoodReads! I apsolutely loved 'What a boy wants' and i am currently reading 'Dizzy'. I very much look forward to reading more of your work in the future, and of course post reviews online :)
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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Nyrae Dawn Amber wrote: "All this time I was "following your reviews", but not a friend. Lol! Thanks for accepting! :-)"

LOL. I do that too! And of course :)


message 31: by Amber

Amber Hughes All this time I was "following your reviews", but not a friend. Lol! Thanks for accepting! :-)


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Nyrae Dawn Swilliams305 wrote: "Thanks for adding me. Really enjoyed "Charade". Didn't want it to end. Would love to read more!"

Thank you! So glad you liked it. Adrian's book comes out next year!


Swilliams305 Thanks for adding me. Really enjoyed "Charade". Didn't want it to end. Would love to read more!


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Nyrae Dawn Ms. L wrote: "Thanks for the add Nyrae, looking forward to reading The Games Series :)."

Thank you. I hope you enjoy them!


Ms. MiLo Thanks for the add Nyrae, looking forward to reading The Games Series :).


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Nyrae Dawn Elaina wrote: "Thanks so much for the add, Nyrae. I absolutely loved Charade. I couldn't put it down. Can't wait for Adrian's story. Amazing job! :)"

Thank you! I am so glad you enjoyed Charade!


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Elaina Thanks so much for the add, Nyrae. I absolutely loved Charade. I couldn't put it down. Can't wait for Adrian's story. Amazing job! :)


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Nyrae Dawn Kellie wrote: "Hey Girl!
I just wanted to let you know I just finished Charade and LOVED IT! I kinda turned Colt into Chace Crawford, sorry about that! but yeah awesome work. I was going to ask if the next one i..."


Hey you! Thanks so much! I'm so glad you liked Charade!! And Chace is hot so it's all good ;) Adrian's book I have listed for spring of 2013, as I haven't had the chance to start it yet, but maybe sooner. not sure. The title is Facade! Hope you'll love Dizzy too. Dylan was a blast to write.


Kellie is a bookwhoreasaurus Hey Girl!
I just wanted to let you know I just finished Charade and LOVED IT! I kinda turned Colt into Chace Crawford, sorry about that! but yeah awesome work. I was going to ask if the next one is Adrian's but I see the comment below! When is that one out? Next up is Dizzy! pysched about that.
Ok so yeah well done. Love your work.
Tattoo's rock and may the force be with you ^_^


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Nyrae Dawn Christina wrote: "Thanks for accepting! Loved Charade so much! It says games series what will the next be about?"

Thanks! So glad you liked Charade. The next book will be Adrian's book titled, Facade.


Christina Campagnone Thanks for accepting! Loved Charade so much! It says games series what will the next be about?


Precious of The Flipping Bookworm Thanks for accepting! :)

I am really so impressed with the What A Boy Wants series! Sooo Awesome! Looking forward to reading more of your works!!


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Nyrae Dawn Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Nyrae! :D"

You're welcome and thank you!


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Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Nyrae! :D


Oksana  *Bookaholic* Thnx! xD


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Nyrae Dawn Cyd wrote: "thanks for the add..! I've read what a boy wants and wahat a boy needs and I love them both... :))"

Thank you so much!


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Cyd thanks for the add..! I've read what a boy wants and wahat a boy needs and I love them both... :))


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Nyrae Dawn Kara Kitchell wrote: "Thank you for the add! I just finished What a Boy Needs! 5 stars!!"

Thank you! So glad you liked it!


message 13: by Kara

Kara Thank you for the add! I just finished What a Boy Needs! 5 stars!!


message 12: by Derick

Derick Hudson Thanks for the connection, Nyrae! You may like my 2012 debut,an hilarious, Irish romcom called 'Dysfunctional Romance!' which has 21 five star reviews on Amazon and nearly 10,000 followers on Twitter already! see my blog for details:
www.derickhudson.blogspot.com
Kind regards,
Derick :-)


message 11: by Nina

Nina Yay! Guess what I just downloaded from Amazon.de? :P Gonna start it today!


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Nyrae Dawn Karla wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite Nyrae! I look forward to chatting with you and of course I'm anxiously waiting on Jaden's book! Much excitement!!"

So excited to hear what you think of it!


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Karla Thanks for the friend invite Nyrae! I look forward to chatting with you and of course I'm anxiously waiting on Jaden's book! Much excitement!!


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Nyrae Dawn Nina wrote: "Nyrae wrote: "My goal is June sometime. I can't promise, but I'm working really hard. I'm super close to finishing and then I will have to do editing and stuff. Fingers crossed. And thank you so mu..."

LOL!


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Nina Nyrae wrote: "My goal is June sometime. I can't promise, but I'm working really hard. I'm super close to finishing and then I will have to do editing and stuff. Fingers crossed. And thank you so much. So glad you're excited for it."

Awesome! I really can't wait and June isn't that far away - I think I can handle that ;)


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Nyrae Dawn Nina wrote: "Thank you for the add :) And can you please please tell us when What A Boy Needs comes out? I can't wait for the gang to hit the road :)"

My goal is June sometime. I can't promise, but I'm working really hard. I'm super close to finishing and then I will have to do editing and stuff. Fingers crossed. And thank you so much. So glad you're excited for it.


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Nina Thank you for the add :) And can you please please tell us when What A Boy Needs comes out? I can't wait for the gang to hit the road :)


Tracey Garvis-Graves Hi Nyrae,

Thank you for the friendship request :)

Best,

Tracey


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Nyrae Dawn Natshane wrote: "Thank you for befriending me! Your book looks great :D"

Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!!


Natshane Thank you for befriending me! Your book looks great :D


Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship!


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