Jana S. Brown

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When Jana S. Brown was eight, she knew she wanted to be an author and a mother. Now she’s both and even has a fuzzy sidekick. Jana loves to write the weird and the wonderful, usually with smoochies. She lives in Utah with her husband, kids, cat and her wild imagination.

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If you live in Utah there is a great event going on today from 2-6 in West Jordan at the Viridian Center. It’s all about books! There will be authors there doing signings and selling books. Classes for up and coming writers. Food trucks. Carnival games! It’s a family friendly and fun way to spend the afternoon! It even looks like the weather is going to cooperate with us for a change. So bring...

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Matthew Summers is on page 45 of 222 of Phoebe and Her Unicorn: In this case, I'm not the one reading it. My update and reviews for this will be from the viewpoint of my 10 year old ADHD daughter - if it holds her attention, it's bound to be a good book.

And so far she's tearing through it like a cyclone, so that's a good sign.
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Matthew is on page 144 of 189 of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: ROAR! 🦁
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What Happens in London by Julia Quinn
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I read this as an ARC a while ago and I have been waiting for it to come out so I could squee over it with other readers! I'm so glad we're finally here!

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Can I have a Porsche?” “Sure. What color?” Holy shit, he would too. If only to mess with me. I took a deep breath and let it out slowly, shook my head. “You never hesitate when I ask for something.” “You don’t do it often. I figure if you’re asking, it’s something that matters.”
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Malcolm Campbell, in my kitchen, in his underwear shot through my mind like the solution to a game of Erotic Clue,
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We are now having a very innocent little chat. Let's suppose that there is a bomb underneath this table between us. Nothing happens, and then all of a sudden, "Boom!" There is an explosion. The public is surprised, but prior to this surprise, it has seen an absolutely ordinary scene, of no special consequence. Now, let us take a suspense situation. The bomb is underneath the table and the public knows it, probably because they have seen the anarchist place it there. The public is aware the bomb is going to explode at one o'clock and there is a clock in the decor. The public can see that it is a quarter to one. In these conditions, the same innocuous conversation becomes fascinating because the public is participating in the scene. The audience is longing to warn the characters on the screen: "You shouldn't be talking about such trivial matters. There is a bomb beneath you and it is about to explode!"

In the first case we have given the public fifteen seconds of surprise at the moment of the explosion. In the second we have provided them with fifteen minutes of suspense. The conclusion is that whenever possible the public must be informed. Except when the surprise is a twist, that is, when the unexpected ending is, in itself, the highlight of the story.”
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Jana Brown Tadiana ✩ Night Owl☽ wrote: "Hi Jana! Nice to meet another fellow Utahn, and thanks for the friendvite. :)"

YAY. Always a good thing. :) Thanks for accepting.


Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ Hi Jana! Nice to meet another fellow Utahn, and thanks for the friendvite. :)


Dorothy Hi Jana, Thanks for friending.


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