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Christina Garner

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Christina Garner began writing stories at the age of six. At eighteen, her aspirations as an actor had her loading up her Buick and setting off for Hollywood. Since then she has written and directed 10 short films, including Rewind and Reminder, both of which received acclaim on the festival circuit. In 2007 she was hired to write her first feature film. May of 2011, her debut novel, Gateway became an Amazon Bestseller, as did Chasm, Book 2 in The Gateway Trilogy. Look for Tether in September 2014.

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On Grieving Prince

My grief over Prince is surprising me. Not that I’m grieving, but the depth and breadth of it.


I’m listening to his music non-stop, reveling more in his lesser-known work than I’d have thought possible. I’m gobbling up anecdotes and stories as a lifeline to a man I never met, but now more than ever wish I had.


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Description: Ember has always known she doesn’t belong in this world. But when she tries to correct the mistake, she wakes to find herself in a mental institution. She’s soon drawn to Taren, the mysterious boy with hazel eyes. He’s not what he seems, but what is he? When chaos erupts, they are forced to flee the institution together, and the secret that Taren has been keeping brings Ember closer to understanding her own. And leads her to… … the Gateway

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“I'd had enough of being awake.”
Christina Garner, Gateway

“people always let you down. It was just part of the human condition. Look at Kat and Callie. One had tried to kill me; the other had almost gotten me killed. Neither intentionally, but did it matter? My mother never meant to hurt me and she'd all but ruined my life. It didn't matter what people meant, it mattered what they did.”
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“He gave the tiniest of smiles and it made me want to think of ways to see it more often.”
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