Christine Manzari

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The first thing Christine does when she's getting ready to read a book is to crack the spine in at least five places. She wholeheartedly believes there is no place as comfy as the pages of a well-worn book. She's addicted to buying books, reading books, and writing books. She even turned her dining room into a library—reading is more important than eating. She also has a weakness for adventure and inappropriate humor. Christine is from Forest Hill, Maryland where she lives with her husband, three kids, and her library of ugly spine books.

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Yes, there will be a third book in the Sophisticates series. I intend for the series to be a trilogy so the next book will be the last one.…more
Hi Ella!
Yes, there will be a third book in the Sophisticates series. I intend for the series to be a trilogy so the next book will be the last one. I'm writing the third book now and hope to have it published by next summer. If you follow me on my social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) you'll see updates when I'm ready to publish. Thanks for reading! If you send me your mailing address, I'll send out some Deviation and Conviction bookmarks to you. Email your address to christine@christinemanzari.com. Thanks for contacting me!(less)
Christine Manzari Thanks for entering the giveaway, Yvonne! Glad you got them quickly and I hope you enjoy!
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I'm so excited to share with you that Hated, the third book in the Hearts of Stone series, is now available for pre-order on Amazon...and for less than a dollar!
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Frankie DiGorgio has returned home for the summer to fix up and sell the home she grew up in. But when Frankie discovers Austin Stone is also back home and right next door, her summer suddenly... Read more of this blog post »
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This book was the perfect mix of Escape the Room, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Goblet of Fire, and girl power.
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“The girl may have been tiny, but everything about her said, I'm not scared of you, so piss off.
Christine Manzari, Deviation

“SQUATS, Clementine! And don't stop until class is over. You legs look like they'd snap under the weight of a sack of flour. How do you walk around on those things?"
"I don't know, Professor. One foot in front of the other, I guess.”
Christine Manzari, Deviation

“Well don't get your hopes up," I warned. "I'm a lot more trouble than i'm worth."
"I don't doubt that," he said, indicating my box of junk.
"What did you do to get sent here?"
"I can't tell you."
"Because then you'd have to kill me.”
Christine Manzari, Deviation

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Christine Manzari Jenna ☁☁Dreams☁☁ wrote: "Thank you so much for accepting Christine! Very much looking forward to your other books."

Thanks for reading and reviewing!


Christine Manzari Chay wrote: "I might make a quiz soon of Deviation. ;) and thanks"

That would be fun. I'll be interested to see it.


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Chay I might make a quiz soon of Deviation. ;) and thanks


Christine Manzari Susie wrote: "Your answer to my friend request question won my heart. <3"

I just had to be friends with someone who not only loves books, but curses as much as I do :)


message 4: by Susie

Susie Your answer to my friend request question won my heart. <3


message 3: by Angel

Angel the funny thing is... i was going to take it there with my original comment. i guess both of our minds are in the gutter! haha!


Christine Manzari If I was Johnny....imagine the comment that would go with KY! I'll let you use your imagination on that one.


message 1: by Angel

Angel Hello Tine! I didn't know you lived in KY!!


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