Hi! My name is Janet. People call me Janet or Jan, or Mom or Mrs. Gurtler. Sometimes, Hey YOU.

I'm the author of contemporary teen books I'M NOT HER, IF I TELL, WHO I KISSED, HOW I LOST YOU, 16 THINGS I THOUGHT WERE TRUE and THE TRUTH ABOUT US!

HOW I LOST YOU is about two girls who are best friends, and each has a role in that friendship. Giver and Taker. Sound familiar? I think I've been both in friendships I've had over the years. Anyhow, things begin to change in HOW I LOST YOU when the friend who is "always there" starts showing interest in a hot new boy.

More about me? I was born and still live in Canada. I moved around a lot when I was growing up, including a new school in my senior year of high school. (That was a tough move.) I now live in a town just outside of Calgary, Alberta, home of the Calgary Stampede! I have a teenage son, a husband and a fat little Chihuahua.

Check out my website at www.janet-gurtler.com
  • JoinedSeptember 3, 2013



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JanetGurtler JanetGurtler Nov 07, 2016 03:50AM
I am working on two new YA books and I'm super excited but also out of touch! What's your new favorite reading recommendation??
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HOW I LOST YOU by JanetGurtler
HOW I LOST YOU Teen Fiction
Grace and Kya always do everything together, and nothing can get in the way of their friendship. But then Levi comes along...just as things are starting to shift. The girls have paintball and they have their other...
16 THINGS I THOUGHT WERE TRUE by JanetGurtler
16 THINGS I THOUGHT WERE TRUE Teen Fiction
Heart attacks happen to other people #thingsIthoughtweretrue When Morgan's mom gets sick, it's hard not to panic. Without her mother, she would have no one—until she finds out the dad who walked out on her as a ba...
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