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Having sold over 5 million books, produced and hosted 4 television shows now playing or soon to be playing on Amazon Prime TV and other channels; ALA YALSA Award-winning international bestselling author Kailin Gow is one of the most prolific content creators in American and was called an "innovating author" and an "Author as Influencer" by Goodreads executives at Book Expo America 2014 in their speech.

After establishing her career as an American author and producer, she revealed her background as a descendant of Zhuge Liang, an ancient Prime Minister and strategist in China, as well as the cousin-in-law of a South Korean official, and a daughter of an influential Asian political family. In 2015, Kailin Gow was announced as one of Cindy Cra
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Kailin Gow Thank you so much for your excitement! I am excited too! The good news is that I am very involved in these films since I want them to stay true to the…moreThank you so much for your excitement! I am excited too! The good news is that I am very involved in these films since I want them to stay true to the books so I won't let down my readers. I am so grateful for all my readers, especially the ones who stayed with me since 2001!

Auditions and news of the Bitter Frost Film and Loving Summer Films (Yes, there are 2 films already planned) will be on Sparklesoup.com.

The Bitter Frost Film is already on IMDB.com and Backstage for Casting, and will also be cast through agents. The Loving Summer Films is being cast through agencies. Both are in pre-production. The release date is between 2018 and 2019, but that can change. We are excited as these films already have distributors as well!(less)
Kailin Gow Aww Thank you so much for knowing I have sponsored and even put together book signing events I have invited other authors to be part of to raise…moreAww Thank you so much for knowing I have sponsored and even put together book signing events I have invited other authors to be part of to raise awareness for issues that concern teens, women, and children (all very special for me). I have helped other authors get started, helped other authors connect with other authors and even suggested authors to traditional publishers to publish. As an author who have been writing and publishing for almost 15 years, you see how things change and how things stay the same. I've seen authors come and go. Some do very well and leave, while others stay steady and still make a good living or at least a living with writing. The important thing is to stay true to yourself as an author (including don't follow fads but write what matters to you), and also make good friends with other authors and readers.

Author A Parody is my homage to the book industry where things happen so quickly and things change. I've encountered true blue friends in the industry (which is why I've been in it for 15 years and is still strong!), and is large a very POSITIVE and STRONG MESSAGE for people to see that someone like my character in Author A Parody could make it despite being what she is in the series.

I am not doing any signings for the rest of 2016, but I will be making appearances in person on a Meet-the Fans tour in Asia and around the US in 2017. Hope to be able to see you at one of them :D(less)
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Discussion Questions for The Stoker Sisters, Book 1 - Daughters of Dracula (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Two sisters... Born during the time of Jane Austen... Set to marry for advancement, but escaped their fates by becoming vampires. Now vampires in the 21st century, hunted by a sect of rogue hunters and governed by an ancient Romanian and Bulgarian vampire myth, the sisters live in a small beach town of California where they meet Keegan Knowles, a mysterious boy. For hundreds of years they've shared clothes, books, and their home, but will they share the same boy or is it there going to be war?
Discussion Questions for The Phantom Diaries by Kailin Gow (Romance)
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Description: What happens to the Phantom after the tragedy at the Paris Opera House is the basis for this fantastic tale of The Phantom Diaries, loosely based on Gaston Leroux's classic, The Phantom of the Opera, but with a new tale and a modern twist. This new series for older teens and young adults is told through the eyes of 18 year-old Annette Binoche, who lands a job at the New York Metropolitan Opera House as a seamstress' assistant only to become the lead singer of the Opera House, with the help of the mysterious, yet highly-seductive Phantom. The modern YA retelling of the classic Gaston Leroux The Phantom of the Opera with a romantic paranormal twist. This imaginative new sexy younger tale of the Phantom is a stand alone novel, with no need to have first read The Phantom of the Opera.
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“You hold in your hands my heart, my soul, and my very being. You are already the Queen of my heart, my love, my true love, my only love.”- Kian, Frost Kisses”
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“The passion I feel for you is more than you’re prepared for. - Eric”
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“There is no law stronger than that of
magic. - Kian”
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“We are meant to be.” He pressed his lips to mine again; against myself, against my worry, I once again succumbed to the power of his kiss. “I know that now. Our love is stronger than magic, stronger than the laws of all Feyland. It will survive this...whatever the future brings.” - Prince Kian, Silver Frost.”
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The 2nd annual Nothing but Reading Challenges' Best 'DRESS'ed Cover Poll. (2012 edition.)

Help us pick out the best DRESSed cover of 2012. If you don't see one of your favorites please feel free to add it. Just make sure you add it to the right dress category and that the cover came out in 2012. We have six categories:

- Red Click here to get to the Poll.
- White Click here to get to the Poll.
- Blue Click here to get to the Poll.
- Purple/Pink Click here to get to the Poll.
- Black/Miscellaneous Click here to get to the Poll.
- Yellow/Gold/Orange Click here to get to the Poll.

Each category has it's own poll and we'll pick the top 3 from each to go in a finally poll to determine which cover had the most beautiful dress. Enjoy!

First color up is Red:

 
  54 votes, 39.1%

 
  22 votes, 15.9%

 
  12 votes, 8.7%

 
  11 votes, 8.0%

 
  7 votes, 5.1%

 
  5 votes, 3.6%

 
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“The passion I feel for you is more than you’re prepared for. - Eric”
Kailin Gow, The Phantom Diaries

“There is no law stronger than that of
magic. - Kian”
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“Change back to your ugly self before I change your face for you,” Logan said, Silver Frost.”
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“Hush,” I said. “I’m here, and I’m not letting you out of my sight anytime soon so keep holding me tight.” I looked down, a little more than afraid of plummeting hundreds of feet down.- Breena to Kian, Silver Frost”
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“We are meant to be.” He pressed his lips to mine again; against myself, against my worry, I once again succumbed to the power of his kiss. “I know that now. Our love is stronger than magic, stronger than the laws of all Feyland. It will survive this...whatever the future brings.” - Prince Kian, Silver Frost.”
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message 34: by Lucinda

Lucinda Dear Kailin,
I would like to thank you for acepting the friendship request here on Goodreads, and i look forward to reading your work.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


message 33: by Kailin

Kailin Thanks everyone for the new friends requests and for following me! I hope to be able to make it onto Goodreads more often. If I'm not on here, feel free to join me on Twitter @kailingow and on facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/KailinGowBooks

That's where you'll find me on a regular basis. If not, you can also contact me through my assistant at info (at) theEDGEbooks (dot) com.


message 32: by Kailin

Kailin Sanna wrote: "Kailin >"

Hi Sanna,

Aww - I truly appreciate your support. Thank you!


message 31: by Kailin

Kailin Lorraine wrote: "Thanks for friending me ;0)"

You're very welcome! I should say, thank You for friending me! I really appreciate it :D


Lorraine Beaumont Thanks for friending me ;0)


message 29: by Sen

Sen Kailin >
Again, thank you so so so so much.

Will always continue to support you as always,
Sanna


message 28: by Kailin

Kailin Venessa wrote: "Hey Kailin. I just want to know how you started being an author. Thank You for your friendship:)"

I started a long time ago because it's something I had to do. Also, it's a long story. I appreciate your friendship on Goodreads, too.


message 27: by Venessa

Venessa Hey Kailin. I just want to know how you started being an author. Thank You for your friendship:)


message 26: by Kailin

Kailin Cici wrote: "Hi Kailin! Thank you for your friendship! I was browsing through on here and I found your book, the Fire Wars and I am VERY excited to read it, I can't wait for it to come out. I've never read any ..."

Hi Cici, Thank you for your friendship! Please do read The Fire Wars if you get a chance. It's now out, and if you want a feel for it, check out the Official Trailer now posted on my videos section. I do have a bit of everything because I love exploring new things and have an interest in many things. Phantom Diaries is one of my favorites because it is a complete twist in an old classic, a retelling. My other favorites are... the PULSE Series, the FROST Series, FADE, and now Steampunk Scarlett! Good questions :D


message 25: by Cici

Cici Hi Kailin! Thank you for your friendship! I was browsing through on here and I found your book, the Fire Wars and I am VERY excited to read it, I can't wait for it to come out. I've never read any of your books before and they ALL seem pretty interesting, you have a little bit of everything.. You have the vampires and the faeires and angels and probably more. I don't know which to choose to read first, even the phantom diaries looks awesome. I was wondering which book of yours is your favorite?


message 24: by Kailin

Kailin Vicki wrote: "Hello Kailin! Thank you for accepting my friend request. I can't wait to see what you're up to in 2011. If it's anything like 2010, you will be one busy and inspiring lady."

Thank you Vicki! Many congrats on your 2011, too :D


message 23: by Kailin

Kailin Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Kailin! :D"

Thank YOU for your friendship <3


message 22: by Kailin

Kailin Fera wrote: "hihi, I can't wait for the 3rd book for The Wicked Woods series.. Hope it'll release soon >__<"

Hi Fera,

Silver (Wicked Woods #3) is already out. Silence (Wicked Woods #4) is set to release this summer, and we're looking at a surprise earlier release, too :D


message 21: by Fera

Fera Flies Free hihi, I can't wait for the 3rd book for The Wicked Woods series.. Hope it'll release soon >__<


message 20: by Kailin

Kailin Fera wrote: "I just viewed your profile and... thanks for accepting my friend request^^
well, nowdays before I'm pretty hard for looking up some books that I want to read and appropiate with my favorite.
Then, ..."


You're very welcome Fera!


message 19: by Fera

Fera Flies Free I just viewed your profile and... thanks for accepting my friend request^^
well, nowdays before I'm pretty hard for looking up some books that I want to read and appropiate with my favorite.
Then, I found the Frost series! it... made me read it almost all the day! Thanks for the impressive books...! and for the poll in ur profile, it helped me to know^^


message 18: by Kailin

Kailin Esmeralda[ezyy18] wrote: "hey there!
I wanted to order The Stoker Sisters book 2 Angels and Hunters on amazon but every time i check they say its Temporarily out of stock.
so i been meaning to ask if i can purchase the book..."


You can purchase it through Barnes and Noble, too. I hear Angels and Hunters should be in stock soon.


Esmeralda[ezyy18] hey there!
I wanted to order The Stoker Sisters book 2 Angels and Hunters on amazon but every time i check they say its Temporarily out of stock.
so i been meaning to ask if i can purchase the book somewhere besides amazon.
p.s.love all your books ur awesome :)


message 16: by Sangria

Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Kailin! :D


message 15: by Kailin

Kailin Catherine wrote: "Oh my geez!! Is it March already?! Loved every single word of the Pulse series so far!! Thanks so much Kailin :) You are awesome."

Thank you Catherine!


Catherine Oh my geez!! Is it March already?! Loved every single word of the Pulse series so far!! Thanks so much Kailin :) You are awesome.


Mica MA Hi Kailin who won the Every DARK Tale has its BEGINNINGS – DARK BEGINNINGS Release Contest – January 18! I'm don't where to look for updates on contest on your webpage.

Thanks


message 12: by Vicki

Vicki Keire Hello Kailin! Thank you for accepting my friend request. I can't wait to see what you're up to in 2011. If it's anything like 2010, you will be one busy and inspiring lady.


message 11: by Andrez

Andrez Hi Kailin, thanks for accepting it! And it would be lovely if you came here on a book tour (or for some other reason, i don't know)


message 10: by Kailin

Kailin Mable wrote: "i'm curious to know what the cover of the second book to the phantom diaries will look like"

Well we know something comes off in the first book that is on its cover. As far as the cover for the second book, Dark Memories, another object which is worn by either Eric or Annette comes off, and it is going to be on the cover :) We haven't decided yet on which one, though so stay tune.


message 9: by Mable

Mable i'm curious to know what the cover of the second book to the phantom diaries will look like


Kailin Amanda wrote: "When do we get to see the cover of the next book?"

Forever Frost's cover is now up on Amazon.com. Forever Frost releases soon (September 1, 2010).


Kailin Amanda wrote: "When do we get to see the cover of the next book?"

Hi Amanda!

Forever Frost's cover should be ready by next week.

I'm waiting anxiously for it, too :)


Kailin Jamie wrote: "Thanks, I seen them on amazon now but not b&n. I'll keep watching though. If not I will get them from amazon for sure. I loved Bitter Frost, could not put it down only for work & sleep. Keep up..."

Thank you Jamie! Forever Frost is coming soon before you know it. Since you asked about PULSE, it's coming out in August. It'll be on on B&N then. I'm so glad you enjoyed the books. Maybe you can help me decide who Breena from Bitter Frost ends up with. And if you read PULSE, you'll be introduced to some incredibly sexy vampire guys, too.
Glad to have you as a friend here and on FB, Jamie!


message 5: by Jamie

Jamie Thanks, I seen them on amazon now but not b&n. I'll keep watching though. If not I will get them from amazon for sure. I loved Bitter Frost, could not put it down only for work & sleep. Keep up the terrific writing!


Kailin Hi Jamie! Thank you for getting Bitter Frost! I hope you will enjoy it. Forever Frost (Book 2 of Bitter Frost) will be released in September. PULSE will be released at the end of August. Both will be available for sure on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com. Pre-orders are available on Amazon.com for PULSE now. Forever Frost will be available for pre-orders on Amazon.com soon.


message 3: by Jamie

Jamie Hi! I have a question. I just bought your book Bitter Frost. I was looking in it to see about other books and saw Forever Frost & pulse. I don't see them listed on here and when I went to your website I didn't see them. Wondering if they are out to buy or when they are going to be released and where can I purchase them. I buy my books from Barnes & Noble.com Thanks!


Kailin Natasha wrote: "Hey ! Kailin your book seems reallie good can't wait to read it! :)"

Thank you Natasha! Hope you will enjoy it :)


Natasha Hey ! Kailin your book seems reallie good can't wait to read it! :)


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