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Publication Order of Secrets of My Hollywood Life Books

Secrets of My Hollywood Life (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
On Location (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Family Affairs (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Paparazzi Princess (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Broadway Lights (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
There's No Place Like Home (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Whispering Pines Books

Sleepaway Girls (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Summer State of Mind (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Belles Books

Belles (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Winter White (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Grass Is Always Greener (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Disney's Lost Legends Books

The Rise of Flynn Rider (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Diamond in the Rough (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fixer Upper (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zero to Hero (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Side Effects Books

Publication Order of Fairy Tale Reform School Books

Publication Order of VIP Books

I'm With the Band (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Battle of the Bands (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Royal Academy Rebels Books

Publication Order of A Twisted Tale Books

A Whole New World (By: Liz Braswell) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Once Upon a Dream (By: Liz Braswell) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
As Old As Time (By: Liz Braswell) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reflection (By: Elizabeth Lim) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Part of Your World (By: Liz Braswell) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Conceal, Don't Feel (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mirror, Mirror (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Straight On Till Morning (By: Liz Braswell) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
So This is Love (By: Elizabeth Lim) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Unbirthday (By: Liz Braswell) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Go the Distance (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Once Was Mine (By: Liz Braswell) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Almost There (By: Farrah Rochon) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
When You Wish Upon a Star (By: Elizabeth Lim) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Reality Check (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turn It Up! (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Retake (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Disney Frozen Polar Nights: Cast Into Darkness (With: Mari Mancusi) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
12 to 22 (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Jen Calonita is a prolific American writer of young adult, children’s fiction, romance, and fantasy novels. She has penned several widely successful novel series in her career, including the Belles series, the Secrets of My Hollywood Life series, the Whispering Pines series, the Fairy Tale of Reform School series, and the VIP series. Calonita says that she has been writing stories since she was very small. The first story that she attempted to write was when she was studying in 4th grade. Calonita loves to write romance stories for teens and middle-grade readers. She entered into the world of novel writing with the first book of her series, Secrets of My Hollywood Life. This books of this series follow the story of a teenage celebrity named Kaitlin Burke. Kaitlin struggles to manage her fame. This series was highly appreciated by the critics as well as the readers, who helped it to become immensely successful. The success of this series also increased the popularity of author Calonita to a great extent.

Besides this series, Calonita has written a standalone book called Sleepaway Girls and its companion novel called Summer State of Mind. After this, she went on to try her hand at writing a few other novel series. Currently, Calonita is working on 3 different books. Prior to taking up writing as a full-time career, Calonita used to work as an entertainment editor in a teen magazine. Her life used to chronicle backstage at concerts and film sets. Calonita used to be mainly involved in interviewing Justin Timberlake and Zac Effron. Feeling proud of her earlier work in the entertainment industry, Calonita claims that she knows Hollywood inside out. Calonita’s work in the world of entertainment inspired her to write her first full-length novel. Her creation of Kaitlin Burke as a teen starlet, who finds it difficult to handle her fame, but loves to be an actress, was highly appreciated by readers all across the globe. The books featuring Kaitlin Burke were successfully released in 9 countries. They have also been translated into multiple foreign languages.

The other stories written by Calonita feature girls with polar opposite personalities sharing a common secret and an acapella group in an all-girls high school. She has also penned a middle-grade series in which she has explored a school run by the former wicked stepmother of Cinderella. Another series follows the life of a young princess named Devin, who is an animal whisperer and navigates her new school that she finds mysterious in many ways and which is governed by a popular godmother. Author Calonita is quite satisfied with the amount of success she has achieved in her literary career so far. She is grateful to all the readers who have read and enjoyed her work and who have given excellent reviews about her books and characters on various literary platforms. Calonita hopes to keep writing interesting stories for young adult and teenage readers for many more years to come. The motivating comments from the critics and fellow writers have boosted Calonita’s confidence to a great extent. She believes she can work out any idea and develop it into an interesting story. Calonita looks forward to interacting with her fans on her personal website and taking essential suggestions from them related to her released novels. The advice and suggestions from the readers helps her to improve her upcoming novels and make them suit their liking. Calonita also informs her fans about the recent happenings in her life and career as well as the release dates of her upcoming books.

A very popular book series written by author Jen Calonita is known as the VIP series. It consists of two books in total published between 2015 and 2016. Each of the two books features the primary character in the role of Mackenzie Lowell. The other essential characters mentioned by Calonita include Zander Welling, Heath Holland, Kyle Beyer, and a few others. The debut book of the series is entitled ‘VIP: I’m With the Band’. It was released in 2015 by the Little Brown publishers. The book introduces Mackenzie Lowell as a 12-year-old girl, who dreams of touring with a band. She is commonly referred to as Mac by her near and dear ones. With the assistance of her mother, Mac succeeds in getting the opportunity to tour with her favorite band, Perfect Storm, as an official member.

Mac brings along her journal in which she intends to note down every moment of the band and the killer smiles of the lead singer named Zander Welling. In between their numerous stops, the band members, Kyle Beyer, Heath Holland, and Zander Welling share pranks with Mac. They bond very well with passing day and treat Mac like their sister. Later, the boys begin to fight over personal differences and get driven apart. Mac tries to do her best as the group’s biggest fan to remind them about the qualities that make them perfect. She ends up bringing the band together again with the help of her alter ego named Mac Attack. Her journal chronicles the tour’s experiences and contains black & white illustrations about the boy band on every page.

The series’ second installment is called ‘VIP: Battle of the Bands’. It was also published by the same publishing company in 2016. Just like the previous novel, this novel also features the same set of main characters. Initially, Mac is seen enjoying her time with Zander’s band on tours. After several successful tours, it comes to the notice of Mac that some copycats and haters have come up that have started copying the songs of her favorite band. One such copycat band, Thunder & Lightning, challenges Perfect Storm for a simultaneous summer tour. But, before the tour could take place, more Perfect Storm’s songs and secrets get leaked into the public. Mac suspects that all the secrets are entered in her own journal, so it is possible that something is taking them from there without her knowledge. She tries to find the culprit and put an end to the leaks before the image of Perfect Storm gets maligned furthermore. Once again, Mac takes the help of Mac Attack, her comic-book alter ego. This book turned out to be an exciting read for the readers, who enjoyed every bit of the story and allowed it to become successful through their wonderful reviews.

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