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Kiersten White

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Kiersten White is the New York Times bestselling author of many books for teens and young readers, including And I Darken, Now I Rise, Bright We Burn, The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, and Slayer. She lives with her family near the ocean in San Diego, where she perpetually lurks in the shadows. Visit Kiersten online at and follow @KierstenWhite on Twitter.

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"The Paranormalcy author has an epic new series featuring a female Vlad the Impaler. She shares her favorite fantasy reads and the books that helped inspire And I Darken" ...More

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“And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you.”
Kiersten White, The Chaos of Stars

“I didn't fall in love with you. I walked into love with you, with my eyes wide open, choosing to take every step along the way. I do believe in fate and destiny, but I also believe we are only fated to do the things that we'd choose anyway. And I'd choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I'd find you and I'd choose you”
Kiersten White, The Chaos of Stars

“Yes, I have a driver's license."

I leaned back against the wall, sighing. "Man, that must be so cool."

"It ranks right up there with lockers. In fact, sometimes I put my license inside my locker, and it's so cool I worry that the whole thing might explode with the sheer coolness of it all.”
Kiersten White, Paranormalcy


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message 17: by Eneida

Eneida Thank you for accepting my friend request! Love your books! :) Love from Albania

message 16: by Kaye

Kaye Hiya, thanks for accepting my friendvite! I just finished Paranormalcy for the second time, and just wanted to tell you that you're awesome!

That is all.

message 15: by Lynette

Lynette ~ Escaping Reality – One Book at a Time ~ Have you read Divergent by Veronica Roth? I think you should it's great, just like your books!

Can't WAIT for Endlessly!!!!

message 14: by Lily

Lily Thank you for the friend add. Love the first two books can't wait to read the 3rd.I am so excited for Endlessly to come out and find out how it ends. Would love to get book recommendation or talk about books or life any time.

message 13: by Diane

Diane Thanks fore accpeting my friend request!

message 12: by Amy

Amy Thank you so much for accepting my request :)

message 11: by Rose

Rose Hello. I absolutely love your books. They're funny and sweet and Evie is such a cool heroine. I can't wait for Endlessly cos I know it's gonna be fantabulous:D

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message 9: by Becca

Becca Thank you so much for adding me as your 1000th friend!

message 8: by Mada (last edited Jul 31, 2011 07:36AM)

Mada I hope someday your books will pe published in my country.I can't wait to read them.I absolutely love the descriptions and the covers.

Maria Giulia Thanks for accepting my request :) I absolutely loved Paranormalcy! I can't wait to read Supernaturally here in Italy. Hugs xo

Charlotte Thanks for adding me as a friend!

William O'Brien Hi- Just to let you know...
Peter: a Darkened Fairytale
Best wishes, William

Jessica Thanks for adding me. Hurry up and get Supernaturally out ;)

William O'Brien Hi Kiersten - Thank you for your friendship.
Please visit my website
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date mid-late Jan.
Best wishes, William

Malithi thanks for adding me as a friend

Pamela Hey Kiersten...Thanks for accepting my friend request.

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