Today’s author is Jennifer Donnelly

Jennifer Donnelly


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Why do you write?

“Because I love words and stories so much.
Because I would be grief-stricken every day of my life if I couldn’t write.
Because I’m obsessed and compelled.
Because I’d be utterly useless at anything else.”

~Jennifer

 
 

Jennifer Donnelly is the author of seven novels – Rogue Wave, Deep Blue, Revolution, A Northern Night, The Tea Rose, The Winter Rose and The Wild Rose, and THe Humble Ria, a picture book for children. She grew up in New York State, in Lewis and Westchester counties, and attended the University of Rochester where she majored in English Literature and European History.

Jennifer’s first novel, The Tea Rose, an epic historical novel set in London and New York in the late 19th century, was called “exquisite” by Booklist, “so much fun” by the Washington Post, a “guilty pleasure” by People and was named a Top Pick by the Romantic Times.

Her second novel, A Northern Light, set in the Adirondacks of 1906, against the backdrop of an infamous murder, won the Carnegie Medal, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Borders Original Voices Award, and was named a Printz Honor book. Described as “rich and true” by The New York Times, the book was named to the Best Book lists of The Times (London), The Irish Times, The Financial Times, Publishers Weekly, Booklist and the School Library Journal.

Revolution was named a Best Book by Amazon, Kirkus, School Library Journal, and the Chicago Public Library, and was nominated for a Carnegie Medal. The audio edition was awarded an Odyssey Honor for Excellence.

In 2014, Jennifer teamed up with Disney to launch the bestselling Waterfire Saga, an epic series about six mermaids on a quest to rid the world of an ancient evil. The first book in the series, Deep Blue, was released in May, 2014; the second book, Rogue Wave, launched in January 2015.

Jennifer lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her husband, daughter, and two rescue dogs.

(The Informations adapted from wikipedia)


Bibliography

  • Humble Pie (2002)
  • The Tea Rose (2002),
  • A Northern Light (2003)
  • The Winter Rose (2008), sequel to The Tea Rose
  • Revolution (2010)
  • Wild Rose (2011), completing The Tea Rose series
  • Deep Blue (2014), Waterfire Saga Book 1
  • Rogue Wave (2015), Waterfire Saga Book 2
  • Dark Tide (2015), Waterfire Saga Book 3
  • These Shallow Graves (2015)

(The informations used from Goodreads)

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