Liz DeJesus

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Liz DeJesus was born on the tiny island of Puerto Rico. She is a novelist, freelance writer, writing coach and a poet. She has been writing for as long as she was capable of holding a pen. She is the author of the novel Nina (Blu Phi'er Publishing, October 2007), The Jackets (Arte Publico Press, March 2011) First Frost (Re-realeased through Indie Gypsy Summer 2015), Glass Frost (Re-released through Indie Gypsy Summer 2015), Shattered Frost (Indie Gypsy, Summer 2015) and Morgan (Indie Gypsy, July 2014). Her work has also appeared in Night Gypsy: Journey Into Darkness (Indie Gypsy, October 2012), Twice Upon a Time (Bearded Scribe Press, Winter 2015) and Someone Wicked (Smart Rhino Publications, Winter 2013). Her articles have been featured in
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First Frost (Frost, #1)

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Glass Frost (Frost, #2)

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Shattered Frost (Frost, #3)

4.52 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Morgan

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Nina

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The Jackets

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Girl

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Note to Self

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Mugshots

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The Jackets ~ Red (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: The Jackets is a collection of short stories in which Liz DeJesus explores the connection between colors and emotions. Red is the color of love at first sight for Laura. Orange are the flames of passion for Mia. For Penelope, brown is the color of nature of the ancient gods and their unfettered love-making. Each chapter explores a unique perspective: a writer trying to find her muse; a young woman trying to flee an abusive relationship; a cashier getting lost in the woods and finding more than she had ever bargained for. In this intriguing blend of fiction and fantasy, the women in these stories hope for relationships, break out of them or find themselves involved with mythical gods and creatures. These fantastical pieces make for entertaining reading and give insight into young women's eternal search for romance. DeJesus's style is direct and uncompromising. Her women are courageous and captivating. This book will be a page-turner for women at every stage of life.
First Frost (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Fairytales aren’t real…yeah…that’s exactly what Bianca thought. She was wrong. For generations, the Frost family has run the Museum of Magical and Rare Artifacts, handing down guardianship from mother to daughter, always keeping their secrets to “family only.” Gathered within museum’s walls is a collection dedicated to the Grimm fairy tales and to the rare items the family has acquired: Cinderella’s glass slipper, Snow White’s poisoned apple, the evil queen’s magic mirror, Sleeping Beauty’s enchanted spinning wheel… Seventeen-year-old Bianca Frost wants none of it, dreaming instead of a career in art or photography or…well, anything except working in the family’s museum. She knows the items in the glass display cases are fakes because, of course, magic doesn’t really exist. She’s about to find out how wrong she is.
Nina (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Nina is the moving story of a work of art that comes to life and of how she affects the lives of those around her. After several miscarriages, Rachel Ramirez, a brilliant but tragic artist, secludes herself and begins a series of paintings based on her lost child, naming each painting 'Nina'. One of them (the title character) comes to life inside her canvas. She is able to see and hear the world around her. Even though Nina has innate wisdom, there are still many things that she doesn't understand. When Rachel commits suicide, Nina is thrown into the confusing world, and her painting is passed around to others. But as Nina progresses from Rachel's mother to a buyer named Anna, she keeps learning, and eventually is able to leave her canvas and enter the world. She meets Elijah (mostly in dreams or inside her canvas), who acts as her guide, and tells her of her fate. She has one year to decide whether to join the rest of the world, beginning life anew, or to remain a painting forever.
The Box (Poetry)
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Mugshots by Liz DeJesus
"**This book was provided by the author to Nerd Girl in exchange for an honest review**

An intriguing, exhilarating dark ride. Liz takes you on one very sinful dark fairytale type adventure. A twisted and sinful version of fairy tales gone dark side..." Read more of this review »
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“A spell perhaps?” The prince wrinkled his face as though it physically hurt him to think and ask questions.”
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“A spell perhaps?” The prince wrinkled his face as though it physically hurt him to think and ask questions.”
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message 5: by Liz

Liz DeJesus Clover wrote: "I am so glad that you have that helpful chart on your profile! I am definitely saving it to my writing tools folder, if that's okay with you. :)"

Sure thing! Glad you found it helpful. :D *hugs* <3


Clover Laurel I am so glad that you have that helpful chart on your profile! I am definitely saving it to my writing tools folder, if that's okay with you. :)


message 3: by H.L. (last edited Feb 08, 2014 12:54PM)

H.L. Carpenter Liz,

Thanks for adding us to your friends on GR, and also for liking our blog post.

Looking forward to keeping up with what you're keeping up with. :)

Helen & Lorri


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Liz DeJesus Lucinda wrote: "Dear Liz,
I would like to thank you so much for being my friend here on GoodReads, and i look forward to discussing books with you. I also look forward to reading some of your work too, as it is of..."


Hi Lucinda! (Love your name by the way) :D

I'm an avid reader so definitely looking forward to discussing books with you. And if you have a Kindle, my book First Frost is on sale for 99 cents! :D But if you're interested in reviewing them (if you have a blog or something like that) send me a private message. :D

Talk to you soon!

Liz


Lucinda Dear Liz,
I would like to thank you so much for being my friend here on GoodReads, and i look forward to discussing books with you. I also look forward to reading some of your work too, as it is of great interest.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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