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J.J. Howard

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J.J. Howard writes YA and MG books. She lives in West Palm Beach, Florida. Her assistant is named Willow—a miniature dachshund with a lot of great ideas—most of them involving dinner or at least snacks. Her books include the young adult novels THAT TIME I JOINED THE CIRCUS and TRACERS. Her middle grade novels include SIT, STAY, LOVE, Z ON LOCATION (an American Girls Book), PUGS AND KISSES, PUGS IN A BLANKET, THE LOVE PUG-coming 2020 and GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE PUGS coming 2021.

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That Time I Joined the Circus

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Sit, Stay, Love

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Not cool, Rory: How one scene in the new Gilmore Girls revival made this teacher sad

When the first photos from the Netflix Gilmore Girls revival surfaced last spring, an image of Rory standing in front of a class at Chilton was among them, and many assumed that meant she went on to be a teacher at her alma mater. I even read an article called “I’m Glad Rory Gilmore Became a Teacher.”
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“It takes a long time to make the perfect playlist. I don't believe in that little Genius button they have on iTunes. That's cheating.”
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“I am a music snob, and proud of it. I'm a New Yorker; smugness is my birthright.”
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“I fell asleep in an empty field, but woke up at the circus.”
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T M Thomas Hi J.J! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you have a fab day!


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Dayla Thanks for friending me! It was a nice surprise :)


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J.J. Howard Karen wrote: "Thanks for adding me. I adore the cover of your book and want to know more! Congrats!"

Thank you! I love the cover too! Can't wait until it comes out!! :)


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Karen Thanks for adding me. I adore the cover of your book and want to know more! Congrats!


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