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Amy Garvey

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I've always been a reader. I've also been a movie theater ticket taker, a nanny, a camp counselor, and a romance editor. Now I'm a mom and a writer who still spends most of my free time reading (when I'm not watching too much TV).

After starting off in romance with books like Hot Date and Pictures of Us, I'm writing in the genre I've always loved most, young adult fiction. (My very first completed novel, which will live forever under my bed, was a young adult novel!) Cold Kiss will be available from HarperTeen in September 2011.
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My daughter started fourth grade last week, same school she's attended for the last two years, but this year none of her neighborhood friends are in her class, and two of her neighborhood friends moved away. I see her clinging to the kids she knows after school and at the bus stop, but she's also trying to make new connections with some of the kids in her class. It could be a long year otherwise, Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 12, 2012 09:12
Average rating: 3.6 · 7,446 ratings · 877 reviews · 14 distinct worksSimilar authors
Cold Kiss (Cold Kiss, #1)

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Glass Heart (Cold Kiss, #2)

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Hot Date

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Murder in the Hamptons

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Room Service

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I Love You to Death

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Christmas Spirit

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Pictures of Us

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“I am the kid who sticks her finger in the light socket. I am the person who doesn't check the expiration date on the milk. I am the idiot who has never looked before she leaped. I am the girl who is falling apart, right now.”
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“Love doesn’t break easily, I found. But people do.”
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“But love like that can be too big, too. It can be something you shouldn’t be trusted to hold when you’re the kind of person who drops the eggs and breaks the remote control.”
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message 4: by Amy

Amy Garvey Krissy wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request!!

I just won a copy of Cold Kiss through First Reads and I am so excited to read it!!!"


Oh, excellent!


Krissy Thanks for accepting my friend request!!

I just won a copy of Cold Kiss through First Reads and I am so excited to read it!!!


message 2: by Amy

Amy Garvey Terra wrote: "Cold Kiss looks AMAZING!!!! 20 copies to giveaway, ya betchya I entered! Either way, I can't wait to read it!"

Awesome!


Terra Timmons Cold Kiss looks AMAZING!!!! 20 copies to giveaway, ya betchya I entered! Either way, I can't wait to read it!


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