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Emma McLaughlin

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in Elmira, New York, The United States



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May 2012


My partner, Nicki, and I have been writing together for 12 years. We're obsessed by what makes a satisfying story. I'm excited to hear from our readers what does it for them -- and what doesn't. As a working mom, the only book time I manage to steal these days is right before bed. I'm not the girl who can watch SVU and go to sleep with a smile. Ruling out kids/the economy/the world in peril as subject matter leaves sweeping Wharton epics or swift funny observations. The best is when a book makes you feel like you're still talking in the whee hours with your best college friend. ...more

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Christine Hatfield Thanks for accepting my friend request

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Emma McLaughlin Hey guys! As #1 Bestselling authors we're finally launching our online Masterclass FEB 14th--downloading everything you need to know to turn your brilliant idea into a brilliant book. It's laser focused on helping you get it finished, whatever stage of the process you're in. Space is limited. Sign up by midnight for flash admission sale. http://www.thefinishedthought.com/mom...

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Emma McLaughlin We're so psyched to finally share our latest book, The First Affair with you! It's the story of a college grad whose White House internship nearly destroys her. Check out the trailer and let us know what you think!

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Emma McLaughlin Hey all! Our newest novel about a child star who wants off the ride and parents who will do anything to keep her going is out in paperback! Beach Read for all of us who can't get to the beach. Do you like the new cover? Between You and Me by Emma McLaughlin
You can check out the trailer here . . .

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Jenna Thanks for friending! I feel so special,lol. :)

message 10: by Emma

Emma McLaughlin And did I mention you can win a free copy of Over You by giving your best Get Over Him advice here: http://bit.ly/OverUtrailer

message 9: by Emma

Emma McLaughlin We had the most wonderful time speaking to the Teen Ink writers' camp today. Is you are a teenager who is interested in writing then you should DEFINITELY check out the site--by teens for teens. www.teenink.com

message 8: by Emma

Emma McLaughlin Thank YOU for your kind support, Carolina! We are typing away, trying to get a draft of our next novel in by the end of the day, and your message is serving as our inspiration. Please let us know what you think of Nanny Returns, and of course, Between You and Me. We look forward to your thoughts. XO, Emma and Nicki

Carolina Ordonez I can't believe that there is a second part to the Nanny Diaries! The first book totally kept me up into late in the middle of the night. Thank you for all of your hard work! Oh and I totally ordered Between You and Me today, can't wait! Have a great Friday! =)

message 6: by Emma

Emma McLaughlin It's our pub day! So excited. Can't wait to hear what you think of this one. Between You and Me A Novel by Emma McLaughlin

message 5: by Emma

Emma McLaughlin Hey all! Check out the trailer for our new novel and please tell us what you think. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_iJVy...

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Nancy The book junkie Thank you for the friendship add! :o)

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Emma McLaughlin It's so wild. On our Amazon page for Between You and Me, on the list of three books "the other items costumers consider buying after viewing" us are all 50 Shades books! All three! That has to be some kind of record. Fifty Shades of Darker  by E L James

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Emma McLaughlin Marjoleinbookblog wrote: "Thanks for the add Emma, going to read Between You and Me soon.. ;)"
Oh good! Be sure to let us know what you think. I can't believe it comes out in only a few weeks. I feel like we were just outlining it yesterday . . .

Marjoleinbookblog Thanks for the add Emma, going to read Between You and Me soon.. ;)

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