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Sarina Bowen is the twenty-time USA Today bestselling author of three dozen books, including: the True North series, and Brooklyn Hockey. She's the co-author of Him/Us and the WAGs series with Elle Kennedy. She's the author of The Ivy Years series, and more!
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Sarina Bowen Bella's book is underway! I'm excited to write her story, and thrilled by the number of people who are asking for it. :-)…moreBella's book is underway! I'm excited to write her story, and thrilled by the number of people who are asking for it. :-)(less)
Sarina Bowen Hi Natasha! Bella's book picks up the September following the end of Understatement of the Year. Both Graham and Rikker figure in to the story, as do …moreHi Natasha! Bella's book picks up the September following the end of Understatement of the Year. Both Graham and Rikker figure in to the story, as do other hockey team members. You'll find out exactly how they're doing! :)

As for Coach, he's in the background. He retires, and it's not giving too much away to tell you that it's a bigger problem for Bella than for Rikker or Graham!

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Teddy Hamilton and JF Harding are finished recording THE NEW GUY, which means it will be ready for a simultaneous release on Feb 28! 

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“But here’s the thing about family, Ryan…blood doesn’t mean shit. You just need to surround yourself with people who do love you, and they become your family.”
Sarina Bowen, Him

“Jamie Canning was my first crush and my first love. But he was never mine to have.”
Sarina Bowen, Him

“I’ve been walking around with a hollow chasm in my chest where my heart used to be.
But that gaping hole is full again. My heart is back, because Jamie is here.
And he fucking loves me.”
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CristiinaReads❀ Merry Christmas sweets! Wishing you the happiest of times with your loved ones and a Happy New year! xoxo




xoxo
Cristina🖤


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Pam Sarina ~

Life has taken me hostage and has kept me away but I just want to say, THANK YOU for the gift of your friendship! Looking forward to sharing Great Reads with you in 2017 ❤muah❤




**btw ~ GR notifications doesn't like me very much, so if you reply back on your wall they won't let me know, I just don't want you to think I am ignoring you. Feel free and stop by my wall or drop me a message any time!


message 48: by Dia

Dia Thank you so much for accepting me as a friend! :)


message 47: by Pam

Pam Looking forward to sharing Great Reads with you in 2016 ❤muah❤




**btw ~ GR notifications doesn't like me very much, so if you reply back on your wall they won't let me know, I just don't want you to think I am ignoring you. Feel free and stop by my wall or drop me a message any time!


Mariℓina Happy 2016, filled with love, happiness and a little bit of luck!





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Pam

**btw ~ GR notifications doesn't like me very much, so if you reply back on your wall they won't let me know, I just don't want you to think I am ignoring you.


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Sarina Bowen Renee wrote: "Hey Sarina - You may already know about this but just in case, I thought I'd drop you a quick line! Just got my daily content message from Smart Bitches, Trashy Books and they're talking about [boo..."

This is amazing! Thank you so much for showing me!!!


message 43: by Renegade ♥ (last edited Sep 09, 2014 12:12PM)

Renegade ♥ Hey Sarina - You may already know about this but just in case, I thought I'd drop you a quick line! Just got my daily content message from Smart Bitches, Trashy Books and they're talking about The Year We Fell Down re: the sale and more! *grin*

Here's the link:

http://smartbitchestrashybooks.com/bl...


message 42: by Shannon

Shannon Hi Sarina! Thanks for the friend request!!


message 41: by Pam (last edited Mar 01, 2014 10:58AM)

Pam Hey Sarina :) Thanks for the friend-vite! I absofreakinlutley love KA! Her books have never failed me, I remember when I first found her stuff and I was hooked. Enjoy the bend. I'll have to check out more of Kristan Higgins, I have one of her books in my wish-list but haven't read anything yet. Congrats on your debut novel, will look forward to checking it out :)

**btw ~ GR notifications don't like me very much, so if you reply back on your wall they won't let me know, I just don't want you to think I am ignoring you. Feel free and stop by my wall or drop me a message any time! Look forward to chatting with you


message 40: by Sarina

Sarina Bowen Renee wrote: "Hi Sarina,

Thanks for the friend invite! :)

Looking forward to chatting with you in future and congrats on your upcoming romance debut - exciting!"


Thank you *so* much! I'm pretty excited.


Renegade ♥ Hi Sarina,

Thanks for the friend invite! :)

Looking forward to chatting with you in future and congrats on your upcoming romance debut - exciting!


Duchess Nicole Hi Sarina! Thank you so much for the friend invite :D Looking forward to getting to know you!!


message 37: by Sarina

Sarina Bowen And you, too!


Mariℓina Wishing you a happy New Year, Sarina!

AND..

It's 2014!!!!! Wear your party hat and let's have a hoot!



Love, health and lots of books to everyone!!!


      .•*¨`*•✿  ✿•*¨`*•. J. Katherine  .•*¨`*•✿  ✿•*¨`*•. Thanks for the friend invite. Looking forward to chatting about books with you!


Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾ Thanks for the friend invite, Sarina! Don't be a stranger now ;)


message 33: by k

k Merry almost Christmas! Hope you have a wonderful holiday ♥



Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ bookwormthoughts Thanks for the invite, Sarina. Look forward to chatting books with you ;))


message 30: by Fi

Fi Thanks for the friend request. :)


Sarah ❤ thanks for the invite, can't wait to talk books with you!


message 28: by Meri

Meri Thanks for the invite, Sarina! Just added a few books from your favourites-shelf (;


message 27: by Beth

Beth Rinyu Thanks for the friend Request :)


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Sarina Bowen Swilliams305 wrote: "Thanks for the invite Sarina! Digging your "Favorites" shelf!"

Thanks! I'm on a contemp romance bender...


Swilliams305 Thanks for the invite Sarina! Digging your "Favorites" shelf!


Katerina Hello Sarina!
Thank you for the friend invite!
I am looking forward to chatting books with you.


message 23: by Chryssa

Chryssa Thanks for the friend invite Sarina! See you among the mountains of books on GR! :O)


Jennifer☠Pher☠ Thanks for the friend request!


message 21: by Kady

Kady Thanks for the friend invite! Can't wait to chat books with you.


message 20: by Barbara

Barbara Thanks for the friend invite! xo


message 19: by Jen

Jen Thanks for the friend invite, Sarina!


message 18: by k

k Thanks for the friend invite! Can't wait to talk

-Kinsey ♥


Jenniferღ Hi Sarina! Thanks for the friend-vite! I love VT!


♥Sharon♥ Hi Sarina - Thanks for the invite! Looking forward to chatting books with you. :)


message 15: by Sarina

Sarina Bowen Melissa wrote: "Hi! Thanks for the invite!
I noticed Leave Me Breathless is one of your favorites. Mine too......I LOVE Ghost :)"


Did you notice that she has a new one coming soon? Seriously. I wouldn't lie about something like this.


message 14: by Melissa

Melissa Hi! Thanks for the invite!
I noticed Leave Me Breathless is one of your favorites. Mine too......I LOVE Ghost :)


message 13: by Kim

Kim  *Mo Chridhe* Hi Sarina! Thanks for the add :) KA is a guilty pleasure of mine too. See you around GR!


Assenette Thanks for the invite!!


Shannon The Show Stopper Thanks for the friendvite! I noticed your 1 star rating on Taking Chances and there was NO WAY I could turn you down! I look forward to chatting with you ;-)


.Lili. Thank you for the friendvite, Sarina! :)


Carla ☺Did I Say That☺ Thanks for the friendvite Sarina ;)


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Jen Thanks for the friend invite Sarina!


Angelina Hi love! thanks for the add.. :)



Cristina T. Hey. Thanks for the friend invite! :)


Angela Hey Sarina thanks for the invite :)


message 4: by Umnia

Umnia Hey! Thanks for the invite, Sarina! Looking forward to chat :)


Taznim Hi Sarina,
Thanks for the add!!!


Chris- Bookaddict Hi Sabrina, thanks for the friend invite :)


Michele ~ la Smoocherina Thanks for the invite! :) Lee is yummy!


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