J.L. Mbewe

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Writing as J. L. Mbewe, Jennette is an author, artist, mother, wife, but not always in that order. Born and raised in Minnesota, she now braves the heat of Texas, but pines for the Northern Lights and the lakes of home every autumn. She loves trying to capture the abstract and make it concrete. She is currently living her second childhood with her wonderful husband and two precious children who don’t seem to mind her eclectic collections of rocks, shells, and swords, among other things. Here, between reality and dreams, you will find her busily creating worlds inhabited by all sorts of fantasy creatures and characters, all questing about and discovering true love amid lots of peril.

Her debut novel, Secrets Kept, was nominated for the 2014 C
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Fellow readers, writers, adventurers,It’s been seven years since Secrets Kept was first published. It’s been an amazing and challenging journey and you all have made it awesome. It’s been great connecting with you and celebrating[...]
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“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
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J.L. Mbewe Debbie wrote: "Hi Jennette. Thanks for the friendship! It's good to see you here on Goodreads. :)"

You're welcome! Thanks for asking! It's great to connect outside of Twitter! :-)


Debbie Johansson Hi Jennette. Thanks for the friendship! It's good to see you here on Goodreads. :)


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