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Kristina McBride

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Kristina McBride has published four novels for young adults - THE TENSION OF OPPOSITES, ONE MOMENT, A MILLION TIMES GOODNIGHT, and THE BAKERSVILLE DOZEN. Kristina is a former high school English teacher and yearbook advisor, as well as an adjunct professor at Antioch University Midwest and Wright State University. Kristina has a thing for music, trees, purses, and chocolate. You might be surprised to learn that Kristina was almost kidnapped when she was a child. She also bookstalks people on a regular basis. Kristina lives in Ohio with her husband and two young children. You can learn more at ...more

A Million Times Goodnight Goes to Italy!

I’m delighted to report that my third novel, A MILLION TIMES GOODNIGHT, will be releasing in Italy with Newton Compton Editori in January of 2019. Here’s the new cover design! Bellissimo!


A Million Times Goodnight – Newton Compton Editori – January 2019


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Published on December 21, 2018 07:52
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One Moment

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The Tension of Opposites

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The Bakersville Dozen

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A Million Times Goodnight

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“What if it's as simple as one moment? One tiny thing, like that kiss on the rocks? What if I'd kissed him a little longer? Would he be alive right now? Or what if I'd stayed with him Friday night, what if I'd been with him… wherever he was?”
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“Above, leaves fluttered in the moonlight, and I wondered if their whispers were meant for me, if they were imprinted with a code that I needed to decipher. Some kind of important message that would help me get this right.”
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“You're still alive, Mags. You might not feel like it. But you have to keep going. -Tanna”
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Kristina McBride Trini wrote: "Hi Kristina!
I LOVED One Moment and was just wondering if there will be another book for Maggie and uhh you know who. Just curious to know. A fellow blogger and I have been chatting non stop about ..."

Trini! I'm so sorry it's taken me so long to respond! I'm just seeing this - not sure why I didn't receive a notification. I'm so glad that you enjoyed the book enough to want another, but One Moment is a stand alone novel. I am working hard on another, totally unrelated book at this point. Hopefully that will satisfy your need for more, even if it isn't Maggie and her crew :)

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Trini Hi Kristina!
I LOVED One Moment and was just wondering if there will be another book for Maggie and uhh you know who. Just curious to know. A fellow blogger and I have been chatting non stop about this book and we want more..;)

Trini @ A Book Lovers Review

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

message 22: by William

William O'Brien Hi Kristina - 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

Kristina McBride Would love to see you! There should be some other fun authors there too :)

Kiersten Bree That sounds awesome, I'll see if I can come, thanks!

Kristina McBride It was so much fun to meet you! I was glad to give you the bookmarks. Wish I could have signed your book! I am writing novel # 2 of my 2-book deal - but it is not related to The Tension of Opposites. I kind of doubt about a sequel. If you're near Cincinnati this Saturday (the 2nd) there is a huge, all-day book festival at the Duke Energy Center. I'll be there signing books and would love to see you again!

Here's a link so you can see the huge list of authors and get info if you're intersted in stopping by:

Kiersten Bree Hey, Kristina! I was lucky enough to meet you at the Smart Chicks Kick It tour in Dayton! Thank you so much for the signed bookmarks. I have a quick question; are you currently writing anymore novels? Oh, and is Tension of Opposites going to have a sequel?

Kristina McBride Of course!

Penelope Marzec Thanks for adding me as a friend!

Kristina McBride Abby wrote: "Do you have 'Catching Fire'? Is there any chance you could bring it to school on Thursday if you do? Thanks so much!!"

I don't have it - I waited in line for the library copies. If you call the library, it should only take a week or so. IF you can wait that long :) They're good, huh?

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Abby Do you have 'Catching Fire'? Is there any chance you could bring it to school on Thursday if you do? Thanks so much!!

Kristina McBride Nic wrote: "Thanks for adding me. I cant wait for your book to come out it sounds really good."

Thanks for adding me! I hope you like The Tension of Opposites!

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Nic Thanks for adding me. I cant wait for your book to come out it sounds really good.

Kristina McBride Hey Abby - I have read The Hunger Games and Catching Fire. Both awesome. #3 is due out in August. Thanks for the recommendation! Hope you're enjoying your break! The boy was talking about you the other day!


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Abby Kristina - have you read 'The Hunger Games' (any from the series?) I just started (this weekend) the first one, really like it, and it makes me think of something you might like ~ The Hunger Games

Kristina McBride Thanks, Brooke. I saw your profile and thought you just might be into my book with the faves you have listed. I hope you like it!


Brooke Hi Kristina!

Hellow from Australia :o) Thank you for asking to add me as a friend! I have your book on my to-read list (The Tension Of Opposites) - I'm very much looking forward to reading it!

Take care <3 Brooke

Kristina McBride I saw your favorite authors - Sarah Dessen and Jodi Picoult are two of my faves as well - and I thought we should connect! I'll have to check our your other fave - Keckler, I think. Hope you enjoy "The Tension of Opposites" if you check it out! It releases May 25th - eek!

Kristina McBride Thanks so much! I hope you like the book as well as the cover!I enjoy how much you love books! I'm a doodler too, but not such a great one :)

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Dani Thanks for the add Kristina! I cant wait to read Tension of Opposites, it looks amazing, and I love the cover! :]

Kristina McBride Hey, Abby! Call me Kristi why dontcha? Funny, I never thought you might be stuck back all those years ago now that I see you so often! And you don't have to try to be mature, my friend!

Scones & Sensibility is so good - a great one for you. It's out next week, I think. The cover is awesome too, isn't it?

message 3: by Abby

Abby hey kristina! (i wanted to say ms. mcbride, but i'm trying really hard to be mature!) heehee i was looking at your 'to read' books, and i added 'scones and sensibility' to my 'to read' list, because it looks pretty great...see you - and grant - on thursday!

Kristina McBride Thanks so much! I saw your "About me" and we have so much in common, I thought I should friend you!

message 1: by Erin

Erin hello! your book looks very intense and interesting. i look forward to reading it. =)

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