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Lani Woodland

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I became an avid reader in elementary school, when I first discovered the Babysitters Club and Sweet Valley Twins series. In sixth grade, I began writing plays and recruiting (with force when necessary) my friends to act them out. Most of these early works were inspired by She-Ra, the epitome of girl power to my young self.

I have a hard time enjoying any book without at least a little romance in it. I live in Southern California with my husband, our two children and a large collection of board games. I have worked as a spot-welder, babysitter, janitor, photographer, gymnastics coach, and movie extra. I enjoy bonfires at the beach, hole-in-the-wall restaurants, speed talking, chocolate as a cure-all, and the word "precisely."

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Lani Woodland We don't have the exact release day yet but we are currently working on it. :) Thanks for asking!
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I don' t have plans to release it in hardcover. I am looking into getting it printed in paperback the next few months though. Thank you for a…more
Hi Cindy!
I don' t have plans to release it in hardcover. I am looking into getting it printed in paperback the next few months though. Thank you for asking! I'm so glad you love the Yara books. :)(less)
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“Wanna dance?" he asked
"I guess you'll do. All the cute guys are already taken," I answered with a grin.
"You wound me with your callousness," he sighed dramatically, taking me in his arms.
"I do have a black belt in demolishing overstuffed egos.”
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“Will you please stop peeking at me like that? This is degrading enough as it is."
"Did it ever occur to you," I said, with a sly smile and a wink, "that you're irresistibly handsome, I can't keep my eyes off of you?"
He threw his head back in a laugh. "Of course. I should have realized.”
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message 66: by Linda

Linda Thank you for accepting my friends request. :)


Stephanie (Reading is Better With Cupcakes) Do I really have to wait about a year for book 3? **sniffle**


message 64: by Lani

Lani Woodland Emily wrote: "Lani wrote: "Emily wrote: "Oh, 5 stars. Phew! You're not coming over here to beat me up then? ;-)"

Yep, You're safe. :)"

That's good, because I've got no fighting skills whatsoever. I was the ner..."

LOL I don't either.I think we would have had to resort to hair pulling.


message 63: by E.M.

E.M. Tippetts Lani wrote: "Emily wrote: "Oh, 5 stars. Phew! You're not coming over here to beat me up then? ;-)"

Yep, You're safe. :)"


That's good, because I've got no fighting skills whatsoever. I was the nerdy kid with glasses and no peripheral vision in school. Still am...


message 62: by Lani

Lani Woodland Emily wrote: "Oh, 5 stars. Phew! You're not coming over here to beat me up then? ;-)"

It comes out fall 2013. :)


message 61: by Lani

Lani Woodland Emily wrote: "Oh, 5 stars. Phew! You're not coming over here to beat me up then? ;-)"

Yep, You're safe. :)


message 60: by E.M.

E.M. Tippetts Oh, 5 stars. Phew! You're not coming over here to beat me up then? ;-)


message 59: by Mariana

Mariana is there a date for inevitable?!!!! i just cant wait and cant find info either :(


message 58: by Vinaya

Vinaya Did you see? Did you see? I finally reviewed Indelible!!! :)


Fabi Emi Hi Lani
Thanks for the add =]


message 56: by Lani

Lani Woodland Mariana wrote: "thanks for adding me im loving your books soo much!"
Thank you!!


message 55: by Mariana

Mariana thanks for adding me im loving your books soo much!


message 54: by Sabrina

Sabrina Thanks for the friend request, I'm honored.
It's nice to see authors interact with their readers :)


Aisha Thank you for the friend add. I'm really enjoying reading your book :)


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Lani Woodland Angel Charms wrote: "Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Hi Lani..I loved Intrinsical and am looking forward to reading [book:Indelible|1..."

I hope you like it. :)


Angel Charms Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Hi Lani..I loved Intrinsical and am looking forward to reading Indelible sinc..."

Yep...bought it a couple of days back and reading it right now. Thanks Lani :)


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Lani Woodland Lacey wrote: "I was so sad to see I couldn't get Indelible (The Yara Silva Trilogy, #2) by Lani Woodland on Amazon, I really can't wait to read this, just got to keep searching for it. I will previal. But I loved Intrinsical, you're ver..."

The e-versions are available. There was an error at the printer so the hardback copies release date has been pushed back. I will make an announcement when I find out the new date.


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Lani Woodland Angel Charms wrote: "Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Hi Lani..I loved Intrinsical and am looking forward to reading Indelible since the release date is..."

The kindle version is up. :)


message 48: by Lacey

Lacey I was so sad to see I couldn't get Indelible (The Yara Silva Trilogy, #2) by Lani Woodland on Amazon, I really can't wait to read this, just got to keep searching for it. I will previal. But I loved Intrinsical, you're very talented!! Thanks for being great!


Angel Charms Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Hi Lani..I loved Intrinsical and am looking forward to reading Indelible since the release date is getting clos..."

Thanks for the update Lani. Amazon isn't showing the Kindle version yet, but may be it will by Tuesday? Looking forward to reading Indelible. :)


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Lani Woodland Lalie wrote: "thanks for accepting Ms. Lani :) i really loved your Novel Intrinsical, it gave me chills and made me fell inlove with those characters, i hope it will be a motion picture someday :) thanks for mak..."

Thank you so much for your kind words. I"m a bit biased but I think it would make a good movie too. :)


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Lani Woodland Reynje wrote: "Thanks for the request Lani :)"

Thank you for accepting! :)


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Lani Woodland Angel Charms wrote: "Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Hi Lani..I loved Intrinsical and am looking forward to reading Indelible since the release date is getting close. I was trying to pr..."

The e-version wil be available on Tuesday. I still don't have the release date for the physical books. I will make an announcement whenI find out. Thank you so much for caring enough to ask. :)


message 43: by Lalie

Lalie AV thanks for accepting Ms. Lani :) i really loved your Novel Intrinsical, it gave me chills and made me fell inlove with those characters, i hope it will be a motion picture someday :) thanks for making such amazing novels, more power! :)


message 42: by Angel Charms (last edited Sep 21, 2011 01:40PM)

Angel Charms Lani wrote: "Angel Charms wrote: "Hi Lani..I loved Intrinsical and am looking forward to reading Indelible since the release date is getting close. I was trying to pre-order, but ..."

Any ETA on when it would be available?


message 41: by Reynje

Reynje Thanks for the request Lani :)


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Lani Woodland Angel Charms wrote: "Hi Lani..I loved Intrinsical and am looking forward to reading Indelible since the release date is getting close. I was trying to pre-order, but I don't see an option..."

Hi Angel Charms. :) My publisher is planning on putting it on the kindle. :)


Angel Charms Hi Lani..I loved Intrinsical and am looking forward to reading Indelible since the release date is getting close. I was trying to pre-order, but I don't see an option for Kindle edition. I see only hard copy. Are there no plans for Kindle right now?


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Lani Woodland Yona wrote: "Thank you for the request.
I read Intrinsical yesterday and what can I say , I'm a fan of you already.
I really liked it and enjoyed reading it, can't wait to read the next one."

I'm so happy you liked Intrinsical. Indelible comes out next month. :)


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Lani Woodland Parvathy wrote: "Thanks for the friend request. I am really thrilled to have befriended an author whose book I have read."

Thank you for reading Intrinsical. :) Thanks for accepting my friend request.


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Lani Woodland Fariha (damn you SketchUp!!) wrote: "Thanks for the friend request =)"

You are welcome. :) Thank you for accepting.


message 35: by Yona

Yona Thank you for the request.
I read Intrinsical yesterday and what can I say , I'm a fan of you already.
I really liked it and enjoyed reading it, can't wait to read the next one.


message 34: by Parvathy (last edited Aug 16, 2011 08:21AM)

Parvathy Thanks for the friend request. I am really thrilled to have befriended an author whose book I have read.


message 33: by Nina

Nina So pleased to receive your friend request =) I really enjoyed Intrinsical!


Fariha (damn you SketchUp!!) Thanks for the friend request =)


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Lani Woodland Cindy wrote: "Thanks so much for the friend request and the book suggestion! I really appreciate it. (:"

I hope you enjoy it. :)


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Lani Woodland shelley (crazytrinket) wrote: "wow! thank you so much for the friend request"

You're welcome. :) Thanks for accepting!


Chelle (crazytrinket) wow! thank you so much for the friend request


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Lani Woodland Tash wrote: "Thanks for the friendship! I love Intrinsical! Can't wait for Indelible!!!"

Thank you! I hope you like Indelible. :)


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Lani Woodland Love_books wrote: "omg thank you so much for the friend request i love your writing style CANT WAIT FOR ENDELIBLE!!!"

Thank you so much!


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Lani Woodland Crystal wrote: "Thank you so much for the friend request! I am really looking forward to reading your book =)"

I hope you enjoy it. :)


message 25: by Lani

Lani Woodland Crystal wrote: "Thank you so much for the friend request! I am really looking forward to reading your book =)"

I hope you enjoy it.


message 24: by Lani

Lani Woodland Cillian wrote: "Why Lani, darling, I already pre ordered Indelible.
You didn't think I was going to leave it to the ARC Gods to get my copy, did you?
Sorry it took me so long to respond, I was away on vacation, no..."


No problem. :) I hope you like it. :)


message 23: by Crystal

Crystal Thank you so much for the friend request! I am really looking forward to reading your book =)


Love_books omg thank you so much for the friend request i love your writing style CANT WAIT FOR ENDELIBLE!!!


message 21: by Tash

Tash Thanks for the friendship! I love Intrinsical! Can't wait for Indelible!!!


message 20: by Lani

Lani Woodland Cillian wrote: "Four more months left...
About that.
Ahem, Lani, can we have it BEFORE that?
Like now, or the closest you can get to right now?"


Is it seriously only four months away? Wow! Did you get my email? :)


message 19: by Asuka

Asuka I LOVE INTRINSICAL. One of my favorite books. (:
It`s so detailed, and I love how every character was unique!
I can`t wait for Indelible to come out.. four more months left! :D


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Lani Woodland Wendy wrote: "Tucker is an excellent fictional crush choice...that boy knows how to do some courting! ;) Thanks for the friend-vite, look forward to chatting books with you."

Glad you approve. :) I loved Unearthly.


Wendy Darling Tucker is an excellent fictional crush choice...that boy knows how to do some courting! ;) Thanks for the friend-vite, look forward to chatting books with you.


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