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Jennifer Echols was born in Atlanta and grew up in a small town on a beautiful lake in Alabama—a setting that has inspired many of her books. She has written nine romantic novels for young adults, including the comedy MAJOR CRUSH, which won the National Readers’ Choice Award, and the drama GOING TOO FAR, which was a finalist in the RITA, the National Readers’ Choice Award, and the Book Buyer’s Best, and was nominated by the American Library Association as a Best Book for Young Adults. Simon & Schuster will debut her adult romance novels in 2013, with many more teen novels scheduled for the next few years. She lives in Birmingham with her husband and her son.

This is the letter I sent to the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Board in December 2013, expressing my dismay that the YA category of the RITA was canceled last year. Many thanks to YA author and RWA Director-at-Large Lucy Connors/Alyssa Day for forwarding it to the Board for me. The letter is verbatim except for explanatory additions in [brackets].

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Going Too Far

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Forget You

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Jennifer Echols Thank you Mehjabin!


Mehjabin thank u fr accepting the request......:)
u r an amazing writer..hope u continue to amaze n delight ur readers.. looking frward to your books !!


Jennifer Echols Michiiella wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request!
I really want to read all your books. Will save up money to buy them. :)"


Thanks Michiiella. I hope you enjoy them!


Camille Thanks for accepting my friend request!
I really want to read all your books. Will save up money to buy them. :)


message 8: by Dana

Dana Hi !!! Thanks so much for accepting the friend request :) , I wanted to write you a message on your guestbook but for some reason it won't work so i thought i would write it on your goodreads , I hope you don't mind anyways just wanted to say thank you so much for writing such amazing books ! You are just brilliant !!:D I love your books , They're amazing ! You're one of the best YA authors ever and congrats on the release of such a rush :D


Jennifer Echols Amber wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request! I won your book in a giveaway and I can't wait to read it!!"

I hope you enjoy it, Amber!


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Amber Garza Thanks for accepting my friend request! I won your book in a giveaway and I can't wait to read it!!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


♥Rachel♥ Hi Jennifer. Thanks for accepting my friends request. Loved, loved, loved Forget Me and Going Too Far. I'm excited to read the rest of your books. Just got Love Story, so that will be next!


message 3: by Liza

Liza Wiemer So thrilled for Jenn that Love Story is OUT! It's amazing and I was so lucky to read an ARC. If anyone has any doubts, look at my review and then purchase it immediately! Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy and congrats, Jenn! I really hope RITA will consider Love Story for top honors!


message 2: by Emily

Emily Blake Hi Jennifer. Thanks for the add. I look forward to reading your books. (:


Angela Thank you for accepting :P


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