Jena is a freelance writer who considers reading an interactive sport. She can be lured out of her fictional worlds with offerings of coffee and literary conspiracy theories. In addition to writing, she blogs, and is obsessed with the bookstagram community. She lives in Las Vegas with her husband and two very bossy chihuahuas.
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