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Jessica Park is a New York Times bestselling author of Young Adult Romance novels.

Having been brought up in the Boston area, Jessica attended Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

She currently lives in New Hampshire with her husband, son, crazy dogs named Fritzy and Finn, and a selfish cat.

Whenever Jessica isn’t writing, she’s almost certainly on Facebook or indulging in complicated coffee beverages.

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Genres: Romance, Young Adult


Non Series

  • Relatively Famous (2010)
  • Facebooking Rick Springfield (and Other Musings of a Scattered Writer) (2010)
  • Clear (2015)
  • 180 Seconds (2017)

Flat-Out Series

  1. Flat-Out Love (2012)
  2. Flat-Out Matt (2013)
  3. Flat-Out Celeste (2014)

Left Drowning Series

  1. Left Drowning (2013)
  2. Restless Waters (2015)

What the Kid Says

  1. What the Kid Says (And Sometimes What I Say) (2010)
  2. What the Kid Says 2: At Least He Asked (2011)

Detailed book overview

Non Series

Relatively Famous

Dani McKinley’s teenage world completely changes after she learns that her father is a famous Hollywood action star.

Mark Ocean is a self-serving Hollywood actor who sees his daughter as an opportunity to reinvent himself as a family man, and get things back on track.

So when the two agree to spend the summer together, they must not only try to untangle their own love lives, but also discover who they really are and what they truly mean to each other.

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2010
Ebook: B003TXS7WS
Facebooking Rick Springfield (and Other Musings of a Scattered Writer)

Would I ever say that I’m the most knowledgeable Rick Springfield fan out there? No.

I’ll be quick to admit that there are fans out there who know a lot about his life than I do.

I am however quite the enthusiastic Rick Springfield fan.

If I won the lottery, my house would assuredly be full of every expensive memorabilia.

In fact, I would not only follow him on tour but also go on the Rick Springfield Cruise every November.

But until then, I’ll stick to my imagination about the cherished one.

This is a collection of blogs about the most charming rock star of all time.

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2010
Ebook: B004C43HH8

Things are about to get tougher for Stella Ford who already has a loose grasp on reality.

Upon fleeing from Chicago in a desperate attempt to escape from her toxic family, the college junior heads to the coastal Maine to find Sam Bishop—the one person who she could seek refuge in several years ago.

Sam however is a changed man full of dark and painful secrets.

But Stella is resolved to heal them both.

What however happens when the walls of her everyday existence collapse, and Sam’s best friend turns out to be his worst enemy?

There is a very fine line between life and death.

The end is just a beginning.

Lust, rage and an extraordinary love with a twist.

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2015
ISBN: 978-1508453420
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
180 Seconds

Having spent much of her life in multiple foster homes, Allison Dennis has made it her mission to avoid any form of intimacy.

As she begins her third year in college, Allison is finding it increasingly hard to keep everyone at arm’s length.

One afternoon, she finds herself roped into a social experiment with Esben Baylor; forced to interact with the social media star for 180 seconds.

Some people live their entire lives without changing their perspective. Neither Allison nor the stranger will be ready for the intense chemistry that follows.

With the help of her oldest friend, Allison begins her journey to uncover whether what she and Esben shared was real.

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2017
ISBN: 978-1503943360
Publisher: Skyscape

Flat-Out Series

Flat-Out Love

He was a towering figure with dirty blond hair that dangled over his eyes, and wore a T-shirt with the words “Nietzsche Is My Homeboy.”

That was Matt whom Julie Seagle likes a lot. Then there was also Finn, whom she loves.

It’s just awkward and complicated.

How could she have known that she would end up living with the Watkins family, the family of an old friend of her mother's?

Her stay was only meant to be temporary, yet Julie ended up falling in love with one of the brothers.

She shares a great bond with Finn, and the two seem like they are just meant to be.

Love is however full of many bumps. And nobody ever leaves unharmed.

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2012
ISBN: 978-1477810255
Publisher: Skyscape
Flat-Out Matt

In Flat-Out Love, we got to see the geeky and adorable Matt Watkins through the eyes of Julie Seagle.

In Flat-Out Matt, get to hear Matt’s side of the story and how his heart breaks.

Plunge into his world in this enthralling story that could very well make you fall for the unlikely hero all over again.

The author emphasizes that this story isn’t a retelling of Flat-Out Love, but rather a companion piece. As such, it is most suited for readers who know the story very well.

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2013
ISBN: 978-1483948973
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Flat-Out Celeste

Life is a continuous struggle for high-school senior Celeste Watkins.

Terrified of the fact that she is too smart, with an affected speech and poor social skills, her only option is to retreat.

Although Celeste can’t wait to finish senior year, she desperately hopes that someone will throw her a lifeline.

Enter Justin Milano, a college sophomore with his own peculiarity.

If the two work hand-in-hand, they could not only save each other but also save another couple whom Celeste is convinced are flat-out in love.

You may have met Celeste in Flat-Out Love or you could just be hearing about her for the very first time. Nevertheless, this book is a celebration of our differences, secret mental and emotional battles, and love.

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2014
ISBN: 978-1499646702
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Left Drowning Series

Left Drowning

Devastated by the loss of her parents, Blythe McGuire struggles to stay afloat during her final year in college.

Everything however changes when she crosses paths with a handsome senior named Chris Shepherd.

As their chemistry grows, Chris manages to help Blythe forget about the tragic night that a deadly fire robbed her of half her family.

But as she begins gluing together pieces of her broken soul, even finding love and starting a journey of self-discovery, Blythe realizes that Chris is actually the one still haunted by traumatic events in his past.

Will she manage to save him from the dark currents that threaten to drown him?

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2013
ISBN: 978-1477817155
Publisher: Skyscape
Restless Waters

Having run away from her past, Blythe McGuire has learnt to accept a future now interweaved with the Shepherd siblings.

With Chris, she shares a passionate romance. With Sabin, she shares a deep friendship—a friendship growing increasingly complicated.

Haunted by his terrible past, Sabin finds himself drowning and struggling to hang on for dear life, with his problems threatening to plunge all three into dark currents that they simply can’t escape.

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2015
ISBN: 978-1516978243
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

What the Kid Says

What the Kid Says (And Sometimes What I Say)

This book is a collection of the weird conversations that I have had with my nine-year-old son.

I have drawn them from my blog and put it in a centralized, downloadable location with the intention of using it against him when he is a teenager.

The topics discussed in the book include: God and hoodies, whether or not I killed the Thanksgiving turkey, discovering a Victoria’s Secret catalog while going through the neighbor’s recycling bin, butlers, anthropomorphizing food items while cooking, how to get girls, and my son’s crazy obsession with hot tubs.

Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2010
Ebook: B004C053N8
What the Kid Says 2: At Least He Asked
What the Kid Says 2: At Least He Asked is another collection of the weird and hilarious conversations that I have had with my loving son.

The topics discussed in the book include: first crushes, school lunches, word confusion (Concord vs. conquered), clones, cursing while driving, the advantages and disadvantages of television, and my son’s view on holidays.

There is a lot to make you laugh, and a tiny bit to make you cry.

This book is perfect for everyone who loves kids.
Author: Jessica Park
First Release: 2011
Ebook: B004LGTOCO