Jenny Lundquist

Sara
1,139 books | 544 friends

S.W.
577 books | 542 friends

Autumn
3,808 books | 620 friends

Stella
245 books | 908 friends

B.A. Wi...
8,126 books | 4,997 friends

Claire
868 books | 1,119 friends

Natalie...
1,428 books | 1,211 friends

Brenda ...
1,008 books | 362 friends

More friends…

Jenny Lundquist

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Member Since
January 2011


Jenny Lundquist grew up in Huntington Beach, California, wearing glasses and wishing they had magic powers. They didn't, but they did help her earn a degree in intercultural studies at Biola University. Jenny has painted an orphanage in Mexico, taught English at a university in Russia, and hopes one day to write a book at a café in Paris. Jenny and her husband live in northern California with their two sons and Rambo, the world's whiniest cat.

To ask Jenny Lundquist questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Jenny Lundquist Hi Amanda, thanks for reaching out! As of right now, there are no plans to publish another book in the series. The ending of The Opal Crown was the se…moreHi Amanda, thanks for reaching out! As of right now, there are no plans to publish another book in the series. The ending of The Opal Crown was the series ending that I had always envisioned. But, you know what they say, never say never! Thanks again for contacting me.(less)
Jenny Lundquist Marianna-
I am so sorry for not seeing this sooner! I sincerely apologize if you already had to turn in your project without my responses. Seeing Cinde…more
Marianna-
I am so sorry for not seeing this sooner! I sincerely apologize if you already had to turn in your project without my responses. Seeing Cinderella isn't a true story; but the inspiration for the book came from something really embarrassing that happened to me in seventh grade. A boy I liked licked his fingers and then ran them down the lenses of my glasses. I was really shy in middle school so this mortified me. Years later when I was an adult, I made light of it while I was telling the story and said something like, "My glasses had magic powers. They repelled boys." Then the writer in me thought: "But what if my glasses DID have magic powers?" Wondering this eventually led me to develop the book that became Seeing Cinderella.

Happy Holidays!
(less)
Average rating: 4.03 · 3,468 ratings · 620 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
Seeing Cinderella

4.15 avg rating — 1,350 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Princess in the Opal Ma...

3.87 avg rating — 1,153 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Opal Crown (The Opal Ma...

3.97 avg rating — 508 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Plastic Polly

3.96 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Charming Life of Izzy M...

4.46 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 2016 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Wondrous World of Viole...

4.42 avg rating — 76 ratings5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Carnival of Wishes and ...

3.67 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2019 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Jenny Lundquist…

The Carnival of Wishes and Dreams- Launch Party!

You are cordially invited to the launch party for The Carnival of Wishes and Dreams!


Saturday, February 16  1-3pm


Barnes & Noble


Creekside Town Center


1256 Galleria Blvd.


Roseville, CA 95678


916-788-4320


Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on January 08, 2019 10:38
The Princess in the Opal Mask The Opal Crown
(2 books)
by
3.90 avg rating — 1,661 ratings

The Charming Life of Izzy M... The Wondrous World of Viole...
(2 books)
by
4.45 avg rating — 229 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Jenny’s Recent Updates

Jenny Lundquist is now friends with Mudd Boxes
Jenny Lundquist wants to read
Winter, White and Wicked by Shannon Dittemore
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jenny Lundquist answered Marianna's question: Jenny Lundquist
Marianna-
I am so sorry for not seeing this sooner! I sincerely apologize if you already had to turn in your project without my responses. Seeing Cinderella isn't a true story; but the inspiration for the book came from something really embarrassing t See Full Answer
Jenny Lundquist wants to read
Caterpillar Summer by Gillian McDunn
Caterpillar Summer
by Gillian McDunn (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jenny Lundquist wants to read
The Three Rules of Everyday Magic by Amanda Rawson Hill
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jenny Lundquist has read
The Wondrous World of Violet Barnaby by Jenny Lundquist
Rate this book
Clear rating
**For those of you with Edelweiss accounts, e-ARCs are now available. Happy Reviewing! http://edelweiss.abovethetreeline.com... ...more
Jenny Lundquist rated a book it was amazing
The 12 Dares of Christa by Marissa Burt
The 12 Dares of Christa
by Marissa Burt (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Heartfelt and humorous, this book is amazing. I had the pleasure of reading an early draft of this, and I plan to read it again. Europe, the holidays, and a scavenger hunt, it's the perfect book for snuggling up with a cup of hot chocolate!
Jenny Lundquist wants to read
The Carnival of Wishes and Dreams by Jenny Lundquist
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jenny Lundquist wants to read
The Memory Box A Book About Grief by Joanna Rowland
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jenny Lundquist wants to read
Becoming Bonnie by Jenni L. Walsh
Becoming Bonnie
by Jenni L. Walsh (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Jenny's books…
“As for learning to wear high heels, no need to worry. I've got no tolerance for those dreadful things. If God wanted us girls tottering around like a bunch of drunken sailors, we'd have been born wearing stilts!”
Jenny Lundquist, The Charming Life of Izzy Malone

“I have certainly heard of the Subtle Art of Shutting Up, but I can't say I've practiced it all that much. I greatly prefer the underappreciated genius of Speaking My Mind. I figure if someone doesn't like what I have to say, they shouldn't put their ears in close proximity to my mouth.”
Jenny Lundquist, The Charming Life of Izzy Malone

“Given her humble origins, few could have imagined the heights she would one day ascend.”
Jenny Lundquist, The Princess in the Opal Mask

Topics Mentioning This Author

87232 Sacramento Public Library — 731 members — last activity May 25, 2018 09:55AM
A virtual space for the Sacramento Public Library community to discover and talk about books.



No comments have been added yet.