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Jen Reeder

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I am the co-author of "Adventure Guide: Hawaii the Big Island," and work as a freelance journalist. I write frequently about pets and am an award-winning member of the Dog Writers Association of America. I'm also a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

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Adventure Guide: Hawaii The...

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Hawaii: The Big Island

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011
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message 1: by Laura (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:12PM)

Laura Hi, Jen! Wonderful to meet another fantasy fan and vegetarian (veggies/nuts/beans rule! *grin*). Happy reading and magickal blessings!


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