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Jennifer Banash

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Jennifer Banash was born and raised in New York City. She now lives in Southern California with her beagle, Sigmund, and her vast collection of designer shoes.

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Excerpt from THE ELITE (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: It’s the most exclusive luxury apartment building on New York’s Upper East Side. If you don’t live there—you don’t know how to live… When Casey McCloy steps into The Bramford, she’s overwhelmed by the sophistication and elegance of it all. Fresh from the Midwest, she’s moved to NYC to live with her grandmother and attend the prestigious Meadowlark Academy. Here all that matters is who you know. The girl to know is Madison Macallister: popular, pretty, platinum-blond. So Casey aims to get in with Madison and her gorgeous gal-pals from the start. But after a city-haute makeover from her new frenemy Madison, Casey is wearing the right clothes, saying the right things, and meeting the right people—including Drew, the boy-about-town who Madison thinks belongs to her and her alone . . .

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White Lines by Jennifer Banash
"Wowza. Loving the emotional punch of this novel. 17 year old Cat's vulnerability of getting close to anyone is shadowed by her 'night' self where she lets the music, drugs, and high pulsing energy of clubbing try to erase her pain. Totally love th..." Read more of this review »
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"Unabashedly intense. Hard to deal with in large doses yet almost impossible to put down if anything besides work was summoning.
This book was ferocious and powerful, marred only by a meandering plot and an extreme overabundance of similes and metap..." Read more of this review »
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"Loved this book. Very well written! I would love to read more of this author. I was actually sad when the book was finished. "
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“I'm sorry,' I say for what feels like the millionth time. I know, even as my mouth forms the words, that I will say them for the rest of my life. Forever. That there will never be a time when I am not, in some small way, apologizing for the damage my brother has wrought.”
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“Luke is dead too, like Katie, I know, but this makes no difference. My grief will always be less important.”
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“I don't know why I'm suddenly so angry, but I am. With Delilah, with Luke, with Ben, with myself for letting all of this happen in the first place, for not noticing something was wrong before it was way, way too late.”
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message 7: by Diana

Diana Dang Hey Jennifer!

I have finally gotten around to finish In Too Deep! Here's my review if you want to check it out!

Diana Dang

message 6: by Beth

Beth Hi Jennifer,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author!

Rowena Hi, Jennifer,

Thanks for adding me.

Best wishes,
Rowena Cherry

message 4: by Kyle (last edited Jul 17, 2008 10:57AM)

Kyle Thanks for adding me! Oh and I am on twitter now too!

message 3: by Karen

Karen Thanks for befriending me, Jennifer. Always great to meet another author!


Karen Harrington

Ana - Maria Lenghel Sorry.I can`t go at that event . It`s so far away :D

message 1: by Daniel (last edited Apr 13, 2008 07:43AM)

Hi Jennifer, I've added Hollywoodland: An American Fairy Tale and your other book The Elite to my to-read list.

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