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Rachel Harris

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New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Rachel Harris writes humorous love stories about girls-next-door and the hot guys that make them swoon. Vibrant settings, witty banter, and strong relationships are a staple in each of her books...and kissing. Lots of kissing. Rachel's books have been featured in USA Today and Glitter Magazine, and her stories have been finalists in the National Reader's Choice Award, the Holt Medallion Award, and The Golden Quill.

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Yes, the third book in that series, Accidentally Married on Purpose, released this week. While that completes the Robic…more
Hi Dani! Thanks for reading :)

Yes, the third book in that series, Accidentally Married on Purpose, released this week. While that completes the Robicheaux clan, I love Magnolia Springs way too much to stop there. Plus, I've gotten tons of requests for a book about Charlie, a character you meet in book 3, and I think his book will start off the spin-off series. That should be out early next year.(less)
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“Boys are gonna come, and boys are gonna go. Unfortunately, some friends may even do the same. But dessert, ya'll will never let you down.”
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“Can guys get PMS?"
"More like MBHS," Gabi replies. "Male Butt-Hole Syndrome. It's an epidemic.”
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“You can't break up what was never together. But my heart didn't get that memo.”
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“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
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“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.”
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“The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!”
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Fictional World Dreamer Thanks, for accepting my friend request. Hope you have a great day xo


message 79: by G.K.

G.K. Moore Hi Rachel, thanks for the add! :)


Eugenia (Genie In A Book) Hi Rachel,

Thanks so much for accepting my friend request :)
Looking forward to reading and discovering more of your work,

Genie


message 77: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Rachel! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request! Have a wonderful day!


message 76: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Lucinda wrote: "Dear Rachel,
I would like to thank you so much for being my friend here on GoodReads, which is a fantastic site where one is able to converse with so many likeminded people including authors and re..."


You are very welcome! I LOVE talking books and sharing recommendations with other readers...it feeds my addiction, and helps my husband not have to hear about it LOL. Happy Reading!


message 75: by L

L Dear Rachel,
I would like to thank you so much for being my friend here on GoodReads, which is a fantastic site where one is able to converse with so many likeminded people including authors and readers, writers and book bloggers. Thank you so much.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


message 74: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Terah wrote: "My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century looks amazing and I'm so jealous it's not out on Kindle yet!"

We have calls in... should be any minute now! And thank you so much!! xoxoxo


message 73: by Terah

Terah Edun My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century looks amazing and I'm so jealous it's not out on Kindle yet!


message 72: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Alexsworld wrote: "oh god rachel!!
when is your book coming out :(
i wanna read it like RIGHT NOW =D"


Just found out Amazon is shipping early!! Can order now =)


message 71: by Sol

Sol oh god rachel!!
when is your book coming out :(
i wanna read it like RIGHT NOW =D


message 70: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Patricia wrote: "Hi Rachel! Thanks for accept my friend request :)"

You are very welcome... thank you for finding me! Love talking books =)


P α t r i c i α Hi Rachel! Thanks for accept my friend request :)


message 68: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Branwen wrote: "Hi Rachel! I am getting super excited for the release of your book next month, I can't wait to read it! It looks amazing! :D"

Thank you!! I'm getting excited, too. Well, and terrified LOL <3 <3 Thanks so much for the support. xoxoxo


Branwen Sedai *of the Brown Ajah* Hi Rachel! I am getting super excited for the release of your book next month, I can't wait to read it! It looks amazing! :D


message 66: by Darren

Darren Thanks for the accept, Rachel.


message 65: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Hey other Rachel lol

Sorry for the delay but yep, I am the same way with other Rachel`s, too. And you must be a Taurus. Yep, we are gonna get along fine hehe. Looking forward to getting to know you and talking books!


message 64: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Thank you!! I'm envious of living in Brazil--so beautiful (and one of my must-see-before-I-die places) :)

Fabi wrote: "Hi Rachel =]
Your book seems awesome!! I already went to Italy so... I can't wait to read it!! XD
And thanks the invite.
Bye"



Fabi Emi Hi Rachel =]
Your book seems awesome!! I already went to Italy so... I can't wait to read it!! XD
And thanks the invite.
Bye


message 62: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Thank you for accepting! Can't wait to share book recs :)

Shera (Book Whispers) wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite."


Shera (Book Whispers) Thanks for the friend invite.


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Rachel Harris Hi Mari!! Thanks for accepting :)

♥♥Mari♥♥ wrote: "Hi, Rachel!! Thanks for the friend request!! : )"


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Rachel Harris He he, yeah my parents knew about mine...they figured it would be better to know where I was and just hide out in the back of the house. Stangely enough, the whispers of parents near the premises did nothing to deter the shenanigans lol

David wrote: "Hey Rachel, I also threw some raging parties during HS. Eventually, my parents found out... But I survived."


 ♥♥Mari♥♥ Hi, Rachel!! Thanks for the friend request!! : )


message 57: by David

David Fleming Hey Rachel, I also threw some raging parties during HS. Eventually, my parents found out... But I survived.


VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite, Rachel! If you ever need a Paranormal/Urban Fantasy fix then I recommend you check out my blog! I've started doing giveaways for great series to my followers:

http://vampirenovelfan.wordpress.com/

Happy reading!


message 55: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Thank you!! :)

Savannah wrote: "Rachel, thank you for the friendship."


Savannah Rachel, thank you for the friendship.


message 53: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Thank you for adding me back Diane! Looks like we have lots of books in common--and I just added a few more to my shelves because of yours, so thanks!!!
Looking forward to dishing books =)


Diane wrote: "Oh wow! Thank you for adding me as a friend :) I'm looking forward to reading your book! It seems to have very positive reviews :)"


message 52: by Diane

Diane Oh wow! Thank you for adding me as a friend :) I'm looking forward to reading your book! It seems to have very positive reviews :)


message 51: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Thank YOU for friending me back =) Looking forward to sharing books!

Katrina (Kindred Dreamheart) wrote: "Thanks so much for friending me!"


message 50: by Kat

Kat Thanks so much for friending me!


message 49: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Me, too. I have a slight book obsession (ha!) and love chatting about it =)
Tt wrote: "Thanks for the friend-vite! Looking forward to chatting with you :)."


message 48: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Fathima, Nice to meet you, too!!!

Fathima wrote: "Hey Rachel , thanks for adding me up . Nice to meet you :D"


Tanecia Thanks for the friend-vite! Looking forward to chatting with you :).


message 46: by Fathima

Fathima Hey Rachel , thanks for adding me up . Nice to meet you :D


message 45: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Raihana -- Thank YOU so much! For the friendship and compliment =) Looking forward to talking books with you!! (I'm kinda obsessed with reading *grin*) Happy Valentine's Day!

Raihana wrote: "Hey.
Thanks for the friend request! :)
I can't wait to read your book! It sounds SO AWESOME!<3"



message 44: by Raihana

Raihana Hey.
Thanks for the friend request! :)
I can't wait to read your book! It sounds SO AWESOME!<3


message 43: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Hi Lidush! Thank you for accepting =) have a great weekend!

Lidush wrote: "Hi Rachel! Thanks for friending :)"


message 42: by Lidush

Lidush Hi Rachel! Thanks for friending :)


message 41: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Hey Laura! Book gossip is my favorite kind :-)


Laura wrote: "Hi Rachel! Looking forward to book gossiping with you! :)"


message 40: by Laura

Laura Hi Rachel! Looking forward to book gossiping with you! :)


message 39: by Rachel

Rachel Harris You, too!! I love chatting up books =)

I only talk about the books I like, but the ones I like, I tend to REALLY like. And I'm always on the search for great recommendations. Looking forward to the friendship!

Marulett wrote: "Thanks for the friendvite!! ;) looking forward to chatting books with you"


Marulett Thanks for the friendvite!! ;) looking forward to chatting books with you


Michelle Hey Rachel, thanks for the add :)


message 36: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Linda, so sorry I'm just seeing this! My inbox hates me sometimes. Anyway, YES, so glad to connect with you, too! I will certainly check your books out. =) Looking forward to the friendship!

Linda wrote: "Hi Rachel,

So glad to connect with you here on GR! I look forward to checking out your work, and invite you to consider mine. I write both children's books, and recently penned a memoir about ..."



message 35: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Ayesha, Thank you for the add back. . . While I hope you may check out my books in the future, what I'm looking forward to is the friendship and talking about books! My husband just doesn't appreciate why I get so emotionally connected (read: obsessed) lol

Thanks!


Ayesha wrote: "Thanks for the add.. Looking forward to read your works.."


message 34: by Ayesha

Ayesha Thanks for the add.. Looking forward to read your works..


message 33: by Linda (last edited Jan 01, 2012 11:54AM)

Linda Atnip Hi Rachel,

So glad to connect with you here on GR! I look forward to checking out your work, and invite you to consider mine. I write both children's books, and recently penned a memoir about my animal companion's transition and contact from the beyond! Sounds like fantasy, only it really happened to me.

Happy New Year!

Linda


message 32: by Rachel

Rachel Harris Thanks for accepting :-) Looking forward to sharing books with you! Happy Holidays!

Strange Angel {Sexy And I Know It} wrote: "Thanks for adding me :)"


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