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J.J. Howard

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J.J. Howard writes YA and MG books. She lives in Lake Mary Florida. Her assistant is named Willow—a miniature dachshund with a lot of great ideas—most of them involving dinner. Her books include the young adult novels THAT TIME I JOINED THE CIRCUS and TRACERS. Her debut middle grade, SIT, STAY, LOVE was published by Scholastic on January 26, 2016.

Average rating: 3.67 · 1,869 ratings · 344 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
That Time I Joined the Circus

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Sit, Stay, Love: A Wish Novel

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I used to love going to my hometown’s huge community fireworks display, held at the York Fairgrounds. Almost everyone in town turned up for the event—they even had a live orchestra playing music timed to accompany the show. It was a memorable and fun way to spend the evening of the Fourth of July.
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"First let me say that the only reason I got this book and decded to read it was because of the pug on the cover. I don't let the cover decide if I read it or not but I have two pugs and just loved this cover. It's a pug holding a rose. My favorite..." Read more of this review »
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“It takes a long time to make the perfect playlist. I don't believe in that little Genius button they have on iTunes. That's cheating.”
J.J. Howard, That Time I Joined the Circus

“I am a music snob, and proud of it. I'm a New Yorker; smugness is my birthright.”
J.J. Howard, That Time I Joined the Circus

“I fell asleep in an empty field, but woke up at the circus.”
J.J. Howard, That Time I Joined the Circus

“Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.”
Margaret Atwood, Cat's Eye

“I had been fed, in my youth, a lot of old wives' tales about the way men would instantly forsake a beautiful woman to flock around a brilliant one. It is but fair to say that, after getting out in the world, I had never seen this happen."

[From a column dated November 17, 1928]”
Dorothy Parker, Constant Reader

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..”
John Milton, Paradise Lost

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the road less traveled by and they CANCELLED MY FRIKKIN' SHOW. I totally shoulda took the road that had all those people on it. Damn.”
Joss Whedon

“Now that I am dead, I know everything.”
Margaret Atwood, The Penelopiad

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T M Thomas Hi J.J! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you have a fab day!


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Dayla Thanks for friending me! It was a nice surprise :)


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J.J. Howard Karen wrote: "Thanks for adding me. I adore the cover of your book and want to know more! Congrats!"

Thank you! I love the cover too! Can't wait until it comes out!! :)


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Karen Thanks for adding me. I adore the cover of your book and want to know more! Congrats!


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