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John H. Ames

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My real name is Juan H. Alvarado and I was born in El Salvador, C.A. I currently live in Belize and my passions are writing, reading and spending time with the ones I love. I began writing in 2009. After posting some of my work on an internet website and receiving positive feedback, I went on to write several full-length novels under my penname, John Henry Ames. My first completed series is the Surviving Elite High Trilogy which chronicles the life of a gay sixteen-year-old boy as he makes his way through life as an outcast in the shadows of an elite high school where he is tormented by two psychopathic bullies.

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Hi my Elite Fans!

I wanted to let you know that the fifth book in the Surviving Elite High Saga is finally ready! Yay! Surviving Elite High: The Next Generation Senior Year! I hope you all enjoy the final book in this saga! Thank you so much for your support! Love you all!

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“There’s a coward and a fool, and both of them are you, My heart is cracked and broken, but yours is frozen through.”
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message 58: by Vio

Vio lol!


message 57: by John

John Ames Vio wrote: "Yes I did have a good one sort of lol!"

OMG...why?? Me too...sort of...It was my last weekend with a job...so, I'm unemployed... :-( but keep positive... :-)


message 56: by Vio

Vio Yes I did have a good one sort of lol!


message 55: by Vio

Vio Hi John!!!

Hope you had a great weekend!


Mandapanda Hiya!:)


message 53: by John

John Ames L'marie wrote: "Hi John! *waves* I hope you're having a good weekend so far."

Hi...sort of...working... :-( but can't complain...I hope you are having a great weekend too... :-)


message 52: by L'marie

L'marie Hi John! *waves* I hope you're having a good weekend so far.


message 51: by John

John Ames This is the Publication link of Surviving ELite High...

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008CPBEUA/r...


message 50: by John

John Ames Hey guys! Surviving Elite High hit the stores tomorrow through Dare Empire eMedia Productions...Hopefully, you become a fan of the central character John since he will show you how to survive Elite High... :-)


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Nick Madison wrote: "John wrote: "Hey Madison!! The same result. :-( It won't open..."

Eek! Try this: http://fav.me/d4u5uxp"


SO you did the cover? Nice job!


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Madison Parker John wrote: "Hey Madison!! The same result. :-( It won't open..."

Eek! Try this: http://fav.me/d4u5uxp


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John Ames Madison wrote: "Hi, John. The link I sent you earlier for the book cover is not correct. Try this one instead. :-)"

Hey Madison!! The same result. :-( It won't open...


message 46: by Madison

Madison Parker Hi, John. The link I sent you earlier for the book cover is not correct. Try this one instead. :-)


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John Ames Arzu wrote: "Hi John, thanks for the friendvite. Pleasure to meet you and I am looking forward talking books with you. Arzu"

Me too...Thank you for accepting it...Have an amazing day...!!!


message 44: by John

John Ames Jaime wrote: "Hi John :)"

Hey Jaime!! Thanks for accepting my request....


message 43: by Arzu

Arzu Hi John, thanks for the friendvite. Pleasure to meet you and I am looking forward talking books with you. Arzu


message 42: by Jaime

Jaime Hi John :)


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John Ames Eden wrote: "Hi John, thanks for the friending. I love high school coming of age stories. When is your book publishing? Who's the publisher?"

Sorry that i took so long to answer but my laptop crash...Right now i'm looking for a publisher but if can't get one...i will self publish it...I know that you will love it and i will keep you inform...have an amazing day...

John


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John Ames Laura wrote: "Hi John! Thanks for the friend invite! I looked over your bookshelf and see we have similar taste in books."

Thank you for accepting Laura...Have an amazing day...I look forward in getting to know you....


message 39: by Eden

Eden Winters Hi John, thanks for the friending. I love high school coming of age stories. When is your book publishing? Who's the publisher?


message 38: by Laura

Laura Hi John! Thanks for the friend invite! I looked over your bookshelf and see we have similar taste in books.


message 37: by John

John Ames L.C. wrote: "Hi, John! *waves* :-)"


Hi L.C.

How are you? Thanks for the shot out...!!


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John Ames Mandi wrote: "Thanks for the friends invite. Looking forward to comparing books with you :)"

Hey Mandy,

Thank you for accepting the invite to begin with...I also look forward to comparing book with you. You have read some amazing ones.

John


message 35: by Mandi

Mandi Thanks for the friends invite. Looking forward to comparing books with you :)


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John Ames Val wrote: "Thanks for the friends add! Best, Val"

Thank you for accepting the request Val. Have an amazing day Val....


John


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Val Kovalin Thanks for the friends add! Best, Val


message 32: by John

John Ames Melanie wrote: "Thanks for the add :-)"

Thank you for accepting and the comment. See you aroun and have an amazing day.....


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John Ames Fiona wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite John! We seem to like a lot of the same books. I look forward to chatting with you!"

Thank you for accepting my request Fiona...I know, I can't wait to get to know you better. Have an amazing day... <3


John


message 30: by Fiona

Fiona Goodman Thanks for the friend invite John! We seem to like a lot of the same books. I look forward to chatting with you!


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John Ames Anne wrote: "Thanks for the add, John - lovely to meet you here :))"

You are so welcome Ann and the pleasure is all mine...Have an awesome day...


John


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John Ames Taylor wrote: "Hi John. Thank you fro friending me :-)"

Hey Tay,


You are so welcome!! Looking forward to reading about your books...


John.... <3


message 27: by Taylor

Taylor Donovan Hi John. Thank you fro friending me :-)


message 26: by John

John Ames Piper wrote: "Hi! Thanks for the friend request!"

No, thank you Piper. That's a cool name by the way. Have an amazing and extraordinary day....


John


message 25: by Piper

Piper Vaughn Hi! Thanks for the friend request!


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John Ames Vio wrote: "Hiii!!

Thank you for the friend invite John!"


You're welcome Vio...!! Hopefully we could be friends...see you around... !!


message 23: by Vio

Vio Hiii!!

Thank you for the friend invite John!


message 22: by John

John Ames Sammy2006 wrote: "Hi John,

Thanks for the friend request--looking forward to seeing you around and getting to know you!!

Sammy"


Hey Sammy,

Thank you for accepting my request. Hopefully we can be friends and you will definitely see me around.

John


Sammy Goode Hi John,

Thanks for the friend request--looking forward to seeing you around and getting to know you!!

Sammy


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John Ames Dustin wrote: "Howdy John! Thanx for the friend request :)"

Thank you for accepting Dustin....You're a cute cowboy.... :-)


message 19: by John

John Ames S.J.D. wrote: "Hi John, thanks for the friend request!"

Thank you for accepting my request.... :-)


message 18: by John

John Ames L.M. wrote: "Hi John. Thanks for the friend request. Being quite nosy, I had a look for your book since I like young adult/coming of age type stories adn this looked right up my alley. Where might it be avai..."


Hi L.M...Thank you for accepting my friend request...I'm ten times more happy that you are interested in my book. It's a huge compliment to me!! I'm sorry to tell you this but my book is unpublished. I'm currently editing but as soon as it hit the stores I'll let you know....


Yours truly,


John.... :-)


message 17: by S.J.D.

S.J.D. Peterson Hi John, thanks for the friend request!


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John Ames Tim wrote: "Thanks for the friend request John. It nice to meet you:)"

Thank you for accepting it Tim. Hopefully we can get to know each other better. See you around.


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John Ames Vladimir wrote: "Thanks for adding me as a friend John!

Looking forward to knowing you and reading your reviews.

Cheers!"


Thank you for accepting it. I can say the same. See you around and let's read.... :-)


EscaPe iNTo thE PaGEs Thanks for the friend request John. It nice to meet you:)


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John Ames Andi wrote: "Thank you for the friend request!:) I look forward to getting to know you. I see you are writing a novel. I wish you all the best with that!

Andi Lea"


Thank you so much. I'm working hard on it. :-) I look forward in getting to know you as well. Have an amazing day.

John


message 12: by Andi

Andi Lea Thank you for the friend request!:) I look forward to getting to know you. I see you are writing a novel. I wish you all the best with that!

Andi Lea


message 11: by John

John Ames Andi wrote: "Hi John:)

Thanks for the friend request. It's great to meet you:)

Sincerely,

Andi Anderson"



Thank you for accepting my friend request Andi. It was really nice of you.


yours truly,

John


message 10: by Andi

Andi Anderson Hi John:)

Thanks for the friend request. It's great to meet you:)

Sincerely,

Andi Anderson


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John Ames Rogier wrote: "Thanks for the friendvite John!
gr8 a fellow male readr"


And thank you for accepting, Rogier.


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