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Hi! You can always learn more about me at my website www.jinaoravetz.com My current projects include a series called Pelegra which is aimed at middle readers on up. It is a blend of science fiction and fantasy. I also write horror and supernatural thrillers. I have several projects outlined. A little bit about my writing past: I am passionate about writing and have been since I was 9 ... More
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8/10/2011Book Reviews Do Still Exist (0 Comments )
According to the New York Observer Tom Lutz, launched a book review site lareviewofbooks.org.  While I applaud any endeavor to provide honest reviews, I felt that the tone of the article made it seem like a one of a kind endeavor.  In my opinion... Read the rest of this post
7/27/2011Speaking Engagements and Updates (0 Comments )
I will be teaching a class at the McMinnville Oregon Senior Center on Friday July 29th beginning at 11am.  I will be covering a variety of information regarding getting the most of your health insurance. Since this will be at the Senior Center,... Read the rest of this post
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1. Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1) (Paperback)
    Author: Stephenie Meyer
    Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers
Young Adults 12/25/2008
Jina said: I loved this entire series. I know a lot of people didn't like the last book but I loved it. I thought that having part of the story from Jacob's point of view worked,especially considering what wa...more
tags: I read , I recommend , Inspired me
96,945 Reviews  
2. His Dark Materials Trilogy (The Golden Compass; The Subtle Knife; The Am...
    Author: Philip Pullman
    Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Young Adults 6/25/2008
Jina said: Ive heard such good things about this and am looking forward to it. I just started reading it.
tags: Im reading
6,858 Reviews  
3. The Giver (Audio CD)
    Author: Lois Lowry
    Publisher: Listening Library
Young Adults 6/25/2008
Jina said: I thoroughly enjoyed this book! It gave such an interesting view on life and really made me think. When I first read it I think I was in the 7th grade.
tags: I read , I recommend
30,048 Reviews  
4. A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quintet) (Hardcover)
    Author: Madeleine L'Engle
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Young Adults 6/24/2008
Jina said: I loved this book! I was excited when they made a movie out of it but of course the book was better! I also got to see it done as a play, which was wonderful.
tags: I read , I recommend
29,052 Reviews  
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Comment by Shannon O'Donnell on 11/9/2009 at 3:27 PM:
Yes! I love James Dashner - he is one of my current favorites. Have you read The Maze Runner yet? It is absolutely, can't-put-down fantastic! :)
Comment by maheshwar Sinha on 7/9/2009 at 3:06 AM:
Hello, welcome Jina!
Comment by Mary Nickum on 5/26/2009 at 4:13 PM:
It's interesting you live in Mcminnville.I used to live in Corvallis.
Comment by Lisa L. Owens on 7/24/2008 at 10:50 AM:
Hi Jina, thanks for the welcome! Still figuring out what all I can do on the site!
Comment by Lauren Levine on 7/22/2008 at 3:31 PM:
Hello Jina.
Thank you for the welcome. I am just getting familar with the site.

Comment by Ari Buchwald on 7/15/2008 at 10:09 AM:
Hi Jina, all is well, hope the same for you!
Comment by Dena Blossey on 7/6/2008 at 10:26 PM:
I have recently added my webpage for my book. I think we may have a few interests in common! Let's keep in touch.
Comment by Terry Doherty on 6/29/2008 at 6:29 PM:
Hi Jina, Welcome to JacketFlap ... and thanks for the kind note. Your passion to help a child through books will take you a L-O-N-G way!

Comment by Lesa Boutin on 6/26/2008 at 5:55 PM:
Thanks for the welcome Jina. I'm learning my way around the site.
Comment by Ari Buchwald on 6/26/2008 at 11:51 AM:
Hi Jina!
Comment by frieda wishinsky on 6/24/2008 at 7:27 PM:
Thanks for the welcome. Frieda Wishinsky
Comment by Cheryl Bergman on 6/24/2008 at 1:28 PM:
Thanks for welcoming me!
Comment by Elaine Clayton on 6/24/2008 at 1:08 PM:
Thanks, Jina. I love historical fiction and was so fascinated by the story of the two princes in the tower. Sounds like you have some great projects, and I wish you all the best.

Comment by Suzanne Jackson on 6/24/2008 at 8:19 AM:
That sounds great. How long have you been writing?
Comment by Elaine Clayton on 6/24/2008 at 7:19 AM:
Thank you, Jina!

Comment by Eric Hammond on 6/21/2008 at 5:04 PM:
Hello, Jina.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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