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P. J. Hoover first fell in love with Greek mythology in sixth grade thanks to the book Mythology by Edith Hamilton. After a fifteen year bout as an electrical engineer designing computer chips for a living, P. J. decided to take her own stab at mythology and started writing books for kids and teens. P. J. is a member of THE TEXAS SWEETHEARTS & SCOUNDRELS. When not writing, P. J. spends time with her husband and two kids and enjoys practicing Kung Fu, solving Rubik's cubes, and watching Star Trek.


Happy Release Day toTut: The Story of My Immortal Life!

Hi! P. J. Hoover here, and I am thrilled that after 7-1/2 long years, the book of my heart is finally being released! In some ways it feels like just yesterday that I started writingTut, but when I look at how much time has gone by, I can't believe it. 7-1/2 years! That is a crazy long time!
Just so you know, I adore my re-imagining of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:00
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" I really enjoyed this. A mix of Lightening Thief and Dan Brown for Middle grade readers the book had fun Egyptian mythology and fast paced adventure. Tut as you can guess is King Tutankhamen who is immortal but that means remaining 14 for the seve... " Read more of this review »
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Catherine Stine Hi PJ!
Catherine


message 22: by P.J.

P.J. Mari wrote: "P.J. Nice to make your acquiescence on goodreads."

Thanks! You, too!


message 21: by Mari

Mari P.J. Nice to make your acquiescence on goodreads.


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P.J. Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

Thank you right back!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


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P.J. Fabi wrote: "Hi Mrs. Hoover
Thanks for add me, and I can't wait to read Solstice x]"


Thank you! I hope you like it!


Fabi Emi Hi Mrs. Hoover
Thanks for add me, and I can't wait to read Solstice x]


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Alecia Your welcome, P.J. Thanks for accepting :)


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P.J. Lisa wrote: "And you, as well, P.J.! I think I'm following you on Twitter on my @mrslisa account! :-)"

And I think I'm following you back!


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Lisa Roberson And you, as well, P.J.! I think I'm following you on Twitter on my @mrslisa account! :-)


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P.J. Alexandra wrote: "Things are going well! How are you? :)"

Great! It's blazing hot, but other than that, summer is relaxing :)


Alexandra Shostak Things are going well! How are you? :)


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P.J. Yineth wrote: "Hey thank you for accept :)"

You are totally welcome!


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P.J. Chanda wrote: "I really enjoyed reading Solstice! Will there be a 2nd book?"

Hi! I'm so glad you enjoyed SOLSTICE! Yes, there will be a second book, but I don't have a release date yet. Most likely in 2012. I'll definitely post when I'm more clear on it. Thank you so much for reading! Hope your weekend is great!

-PJ


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P.J. Vi wrote: "thanks for adding ME! it was awesome to help promote your book =)"

You are so welcome!


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Vi thanks for adding ME! it was awesome to help promote your book =)


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P.J. Cheryl wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friendship, P.J. I'm looking forward to reading "Solstice"."

Thanks, Cheryl, for the friendship, and I hope you like Solstice!


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, P.J. I'm looking forward to reading "Solstice".


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P.J. Rachel wrote: "Hi P.

Thanks for much for the add. I hope you have a blast at Comic Con and I'm sure you'll have the best time dressed as a Greek Goddess =)"


LOL! I can't wait :) And Comic Con. Yay!


Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten) Hi P.

Thanks for much for the add. I hope you have a blast at Comic Con and I'm sure you'll have the best time dressed as a Greek Goddess =)


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P.J. Monique wrote: "Thank u so much for the add:)"

you're so welcome! It's great to connect!


Monique Thank u so much for the add:)


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P.J. Michelle the Chosen One xD wrote: "hey P.J, thx for the add :)"

You're welcome! Thank you!


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