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Shannon Messenger

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Hi! I'm the NYT and USA today bestselling author of the KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES series and the SKY FALL series! And yes, I DO accept friend requests here--BUT! Please note: I *never* check my private messages here, so if you send me one, you won't get a reply. My real contact information is on my website: shannonmessenger.com

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Shannon Messenger Meep--this is hard, since my elves would probably say that all the myths about Greek Gods sound like silly human stories. But let's see:

Dex is a Techn…more
Meep--this is hard, since my elves would probably say that all the myths about Greek Gods sound like silly human stories. But let's see:

Dex is a Technopath, so he would be a perfect fit for Hephaestus’ Cabin.

Sophie would get along really well with Annabeth in Athena’s Cabin.

Biana would probably be Aphrodite's, since she's by far the prettiest.

And while Keefe would probably try to sneak into Aphrodite’s as well, to be around all the pretty girls, I'm guessing with his trickster ways, he’d fit best in Hermes' Cabin.

Fitz’s seems like he would be in Zeus’ Cabin, since his abilities are so powerful.

Wylie has kind of a chip on his shoulder, so maybe Ares' cabin? I really don't know!

Grady would definitely be Hypnos, since he's a Mesmer

Marella? Um, maybe Nemesis, because she has no problem taking on Stina?(less)
Shannon Messenger Oh my, that's HARD--there are so so so so so so so so many! In fact, I can't choose just one, so I'm going to pick three.

Rick Riordan, because I love …more
Oh my, that's HARD--there are so so so so so so so so many! In fact, I can't choose just one, so I'm going to pick three.

Rick Riordan, because I love the way he uses humor, and I'd want him to give me some pointers.

Tony DiTerlizzi, because his writing is so incredibly visual (and then maybe I could beg him to do some illustrations, too)

JK Rowling, because she's one of the most intricate plot weavers I've ever seen.

With our powers combined, we could TAKE OVER THE WORLD. *sends out hopeful vibes to Rick, Tony, and JK* :)(less)
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One week until LEGACY!

I can’t believe we’re so close to launch time–where has this year gone??? And I realized that while I’ve posted all of this information on my social media and in my newsletter, I figured it might be good to put it all in one place so you can take advantage of all the awesome things going on for LEGACY.


First up: The Legacy Pre-Order Giveaway!

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“And I'm the only one with a plan," Fitz reminded them.
"Hey- I've got plans," Keefe argued.
"Plans that don't involve tormenting Dame Alina," Fitz clarified.
"But those are always the best plans!”
Shannon Messenger, Everblaze

“Parents: Perfecting ways to humiliate their children since the dawn of time.”
Shannon Messenger, Let the Sky Fall

“They pulled apart when Keefe shouted, "YOU GUYS HAVE TO SEE THIS!"
They ran to the main room and found Keefe standing under the skylight, holding up Mr. Snuggles like it was a baby lion about to be made king. The sparkly red dragon twinkled almost as much as Keefe's eyes as he said, "I went in to check on our boy and found him cuddling with THIS!"
"Isn't that the same dragon Fitz brought to your house that one time?" Dex asked Sophie.
"WHAT?" Keefe shouted. "YOU KNEW AND YOU DIDN'T TELL ME?!"
"Mr. Snuggles wasn't my secret to share," Sophie said.
"IT'S NAME IS MR. SNUGGLES?! That is... I can't even..." Keefe ran back to Fitz's room shouting, "ARE YOU MISSING YOUR SNUGGLE BUDDY?!"
"Fitz is going to die of embarrassment, you know that, right?" Biana asked.”
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ʝʊֆȶ ʝօʏʄʊʟ ʝǟʏ S̾h̾a̾y̾n̾a̾-̾-̾T̾e̾a̾r̾d̾r̾o̾p̾ ̾S̾o̾n̾g̾ (TEARS are words & stories.) wrote: "It is so nice that you accepted my request in a matter of minutes. My other comment isn't showing but thank you again!"

I see them both Shayna! :)

Also, hey Shannon! Thanks for accepting my request! I'm looking forward to trying your books! ;D


S̾h̾a̾y̾n̾a̾-̾-̾T̾e̾a̾r̾d̾r̾o̾p̾ ̾S̾o̾n̾g̾ (TEARS are words & stories.) It is so nice that you accepted my request in a matter of minutes. My other comment isn't showing but thank you again!


S̾h̾a̾y̾n̾a̾-̾-̾T̾e̾a̾r̾d̾r̾o̾p̾ ̾S̾o̾n̾g̾ (TEARS are words & stories.) THank you so much for accepting my friend request, you being one of my favorite authors and all. This is so great that......just thank you! OMG tho.....:] I love KOTLC


message 29: by Mercy

Mercy Diaz I love how your books mention hope many time. Especially in the last two books in the Skyfall series and the term is mentioned throughout the Keeper of the Lost Cities Series. I love it,


message 28: by Olivia

Olivia Hi,

Thanks so much for accepting my friend request! It's really cool to be friends with an author. Happy reading! :)


message 27: by LaNona

LaNona Thank you so so much for accepting my friend request!! I adore your books!! :)


message 26: by Bella

Bella (The Daydreaming Damsel) Hi Shannon! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request! I just wanted to say that I'm am totally in love with KOTLC. My friend Charis read them, and I knew she loved them, so I got her all of the books for her birthday. She was kind enough to let me borrow them, and I've never looked back! My favorite character is most likely Keefe, but I really do like Fitz a lot too. I'm so excited for Nightfall to come out, and I'm looking forward to info about Book Seven! I love your writing style, and Team Foster-Keefe is my ship. I also want to read the Sky Fall series, as soon as I can get them at the library! Thanks so much for bringing the Lost Cities to life!!
~Bella


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message 24: by Tiffany

Tiffany Lin Keeper of the Lost Cities is the best series in the world!!!!!!!!!!!! I finished Lodestar and wish that Book 6 was out and about! I also started rereading the whole series. I love your series!
Also, I'm 11, and I was wondering if Let the Sky Fall series was appropriate for my age. I'm a little more advance though (Not to Brag) so maybe for 12 yr olds? Thx!


message 23: by Jessica

Jessica Mean that not theat! Ha Ha ;)


message 22: by Jessica (last edited Jun 16, 2016 03:40PM)

Jessica LOVE LOVE THAT YOU ACCEPTED SO QUICKLY. Love all your books. Still trying to read neverseen and lodestar


message 21: by ella

ella We're friends!!! Woot woot! ♥


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message 19: by M.j.

M.j. Jasmine wrote: "Jasmine wrote: "I loved Keeper of the Lost Cities! So awesome! Can't wait for Everblaze!"

I've been on your website millions of times waiting for Everblaze updates and I just cannot wait to see th..."


exact same here. I'm dying to read Everblaze it's the best book series I've read so far.♡.♡


Carter.desroches KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES ROCKS!!!!!!!


Eugenia (Genie In A Book) Thanks for accepting my friend request :)
Looking forward to reading and discovering more of your work.

Best wishes for more books in the future,
Genie


message 16: by Alexa

Alexa Thank you for accepting! I loved Let the Sky Fall =), can't wait for the sequel!


message 15: by Jay

Jay Thanks for accepting


message 14: by Kath

Kath Hey! Thank you for accepting my friend request :)


message 13: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request!


message 12: by Lisette

Lisette Brodey Hi Shannon:

Great to connect with you here on GR!

Happy writing! Happy reading!

Lisette


message 11: by Rebekah

Rebekah Thanks for accepting! Massively excited for Let The Sky Fall, why is it soooo faaaar awaaaaay?


message 10: by Maria

Maria Thanks for the friend request. :) I totally missed the fact you were on goodreads yourself despite adding your books on my TRL, duh silly me. lol I love getting your updates on fb regarding the books and everything... You're a doll. <3 xoxxxxoo


Yuosef ahmid Thanks for the accept


message 8: by Aqsa

Aqsa Thank You for the add Shannon! I CANNOT WAIT TO READ YOUR BOOKS! :) You seem so amazing! I'm definitely going to be keeping an eye out for your work! :)
OH and I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THE COVER FOR 'LET THE SKY FALL' :D I adore it!
and I'm writing two YA series books now as well!
WISH ME LUCK! :)


Nikoleta Katsiouli Thanks for the accept!!!
Kisse from Greece!!!
And love the cover!!


message 6: by Wendy

Wendy Thanks for accepting! Love your blog. :)


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Kat (Why Read) Hey, thanks so much for accepting :)


message 3: by Jalil

Jalil hi
tx for accepting me


Shannon Messenger Carolina wrote: "Welcome to Goodreads, chickie!!"

Ugh--I'm SO behind. Everyone has so many books and friends. Talk about late to the party! But thanks!


Carolina Welcome to Goodreads, chickie!!


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