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Cole Gibsen

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Growing up, Cole Gibsen couldn't decide what she loved more--dogs or books. So she decided to devote her life to both! Dog trainer (wrangler) by day and author by night, she's the author of over ten books with more on the way.

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Cole Gibsen Tough question! Of course I love writing all my books. The KATANA series was super fun, because I adore comic books and I wanted to give them a comic …moreTough question! Of course I love writing all my books. The KATANA series was super fun, because I adore comic books and I wanted to give them a comic book feel.

LIFE UNAWARE was more a challenge. Because it does deal with dark situations like bullying, anxiety, and suicide, I had to dig into my own experiences dealing with those subject matters. So, while it was the hardest book to write, it's definitely the one I'm most proud of.(less)
Cole Gibsen Hi Tiffany! Yes, it's currently in revision with an expected publishing date of around Christmas. There will be a sequel. …moreHi Tiffany! Yes, it's currently in revision with an expected publishing date of around Christmas. There will be a sequel. (less)
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“Whenever someone says some- thing about us, it gets written inside us, permanently. The good words, the ugly words, it’s all right here.” I placed a palm against my chest. “Sure, you can scribble out the words or try to paint over them, but beneath the layers of paint and ink, they’re still there, branded to our cores like initials carved in a tree.”
Cole Gibsen, Life Unaware

“But he was wrong about the sun—I didn’t need it. All the sun in the world wouldn’t stop a flower from dying—if it had no one to care for it.”
Cole Gibsen, Breathless

“After he'd gone, I slammed the door shut and, after the day I had, wasn't the least bit surprised to see my closet door open and Whitley stick his head out.
"Son of hibachi," I muttered. Now I would have to add burning all of my clothes to my list of things to do.
"What?" He exited the closet with a smile. "I don't even get a hello?"
I held up a finger. "Wait right here."
He shrugged.
I shut the door behind me and marched back into the living room and pointed at Dr. Wendell. "You. Come with me. Now."
Wide-eyed, he rose from the couch and followed me to my door. Before I opened it, I turned to him. "You said part of your job was to protect me, right?"
He nodded, his brow knit in lines of confusion.
"Just to prove how bad you suck at your job, look at this."
I swung open the door and Whitley waved from his perch at the end of my bed.
Dr. Wendell's mouth dropped and he took a step back. "Wait. What is-who is that?"
"That"-I gestured to the boy on my bed-"is Whitley, aka Zeami, aka the psycho who tried to kill me, steal my powers, and burnt down my house."
Whitley smiled. "Guilty as charged."
I folded my arms and glared at Dr. Wendell. "If you're supposedly protecting me, how could you let my past-life murderer walk right into my bedroom and hide out in my closet?"
Dr. Wendell shook his head, his skin a shade paler than it had been moments ago. "But I-I didn't-how-" He looked at Whitley. "How did you get in here?"
Whitley rolled his eyes. "Through the door. Duh."
Dr. Wendell pushed me behind him, bringing his shaking fists in front of his face. "It doesn't matter. If you want to kill Rileigh, you're going to have to get past me.”
Cole Gibsen, Senshi

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message 6: by Cole

Cole Gibsen Laura, you made my night!!! As far as a sequel, I'm hoping to have news on that soon. ;)

Laura YA indie princess wrote: "Cole I just finished Breathless it was so good it left me Breathless and wanting to re-read it straight away again only one other book has had that same effect on me. Will there be a book #2????? P..."


Laura's Book Addiction Cole I just finished Breathless it was so good it left me Breathless and wanting to re-read it straight away again only one other book has had that same effect on me. Will there be a book #2????? Please say yes!!!!! :-)


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Savannah Cole, thank you for the friendship.


message 2: by Cole

Cole Gibsen Absolutely. :) nice to mee you!


Laura's Book Addiction Hi Cole thanks for the add. I can't wait to read Katanna & Breathless. If you want to please check out my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/YA-ind... for all things YA books and reviews :-)


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