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Adrienne Kress

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Toronto, Canada



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About this author

Adrienne Kress is a Toronto born actor and author who loves to play make-believe. She also loves hot chocolate. And cheese. Not necessarily together.

She is the author of two children's novels: ALEX AND THE IRONIC GENTLEMAN and TIMOTHY AND THE DRAGON'S GATE (Scholastic). Her debut YA novel, THE FRIDAY SOCIETY, launched in the Fall 2012 from Dial, Penguin and her first ever quirky YA paranormal romance, OUTCAST, comes out June 4th, 2013 with Diversion Books.

Adrienne is a theatre graduate of the Univeristy of Toronto and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in the UK. Published around the world, ALEX was featured in the New York Post as a "Post Potter Pick," as well as on the CBS early show. It won the Heart of Hawick Children's Book Awar...more

Because I'm feeling guilty that I haven't blogged in a bit after being so excited to be back (why must life be so . . . life), I thought I'd just do a quicky blog post today to make up for my bad behaviour. Though those of you who do not share my fondness for fuzzy animals, namely cats, will likely have preferred I not blog at all, than post what I'm about to.

PICTURES OF ATTICUS!! My cat. Attic... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.00 · 12,654 ratings · 1,643 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
The Friday Society
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Alex and the Ironic Gentlem...
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Adrienne Kress is now friends with Bettina Restrepo
Adrienne Kress said "yes" to attending OUTCAST launch party!
date: June 06, 2013 07:00PM
location: Dominion Pub - 500 Queen St E, Toronto, 500 Queen St. E, Toronto, Canada
description: And it's happening again people!

What's happening again? Oh several things:

1. Another book launch for yours truly (huzzah!)

2. Another THEMED book launch (oh yeah baby!) [though you are under no obligation to dress up to theme at all. I swear. I just want you to come and have a blast, no worries folks, no worries :) ]

This time it's for my new YA novel OUTCAST (Diversion Books) -

And in case there is any confusion, yes good old fashioned paper versions of t...more

"It was great fun! But it helps I know the coolest people on the planet :) . It wouldn't have been nearly as awesome without them. "
"lol, I am very glad to hear it :) . "
"Thank you both so much!! (apologies for the delayed response, still trying to figure Goodreads out :P ) "
"Thank you both so much! (and um, sorry for the delayed response, I'm still, many moons later, trying to figure this Goodreads thing out) "
"I'm glad to hear it! And yes, I agree completely. :) "
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“There they go, my friend, right into the sunset. And even though it happens to be overcast at the moment, let's pretend it isn't, because it's just that much nicer.”
Adrienne Kress, Alex and the Ironic Gentleman

“Aw, man. I’d just shot an angel in the face.I made my way into the foyer and sat down on the stairs. I glanced up at the big old grandfather clock. It was going on ten. My folks would be home soon.
“How was your evening, honey?”
“Killed an angel.”
“Well, isn’t that nice.”
That wasn’t happening. Daddy never liked guns in the first place, Mother just pretended to. I was so grounded.”
Adrienne Kress, Outcast

“Note to self: Never leave home without glitter.”
Adrienne Kress, The Friday Society

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Sangria Thanks for the friend add! :)

message 3: by Ange (MarmaladeLibby of Libby Blog) (last edited Aug 02, 2012 12:10PM)

Ange (MarmaladeLibby of Libby Blog) Schmelzer I wish there was a countdown widget for The Friday Society to grab and place on my blog. Am I missing it somewhere?

Adrienne Kress You are most welcome, I really did mean what I wrote. :)

Also can I point out how excited I am to have my very first comment?? Huzzah!

Wendy Darling Hi Adrienne, thanks so much for the friendvite and for your lovely note. The whole debacle has been pretty disheartening, but I'm definitely glad to have made so many new friends because of it. :) Look forward to chatting!

Wendy @ The Midnight Garden

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