Yara Gharios


Born and residing in Lebanon, Yara Gharios has been making up stories since she could remember. Now 21, Yara is a double major student; she obtained her Bachelor degree in Modern Languages and Translation in 2014 and is finishing her Bachelor degree in English Language and Literature. Under the pen name Sahar Ghayar, she wrote several novels in her free time, most unpublished until now. She published her first novel at 17 in her home country, and is now self-publishing.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
When I was eight, I wrote my first short story; I made a paper cover for it and everything. I still have it. But even before that, I wrote stories for school and always enjoyed them, I even made up stories of my own that I told myself.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
As clear as day. I was 8, and I had this "brilliant" idea about two best friends being in a fight because one of them passed a note to the other one during class, and there was a big grammatical mistake that made the girl receiving the note believe that her friend was calling her mean. Even as a child, I was a huge nerd when it comes to languages. No wonder I'm so obsessed with correcting people now. Lol!
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Where to find Yara Gharios online


Masked SheWolf
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 101,990. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
The first female werewolf in centuries has to stay hidden. Micheal must masquerade as a boy to evade those who would want her for her bloodline. But she isn't the only one keeping secrets. As the leader of an old pack settling back in town, Logan did not suddenly change locations for no reason. However, danger can come from anywhere, and even someone close to Michael might jeopardize her secret.
The Guardian Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,560. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Ever since she was born, Cody has never found out who her parents are. She has been the new kid every year since she was 10. But this year is going to be different. Leo and Carter seem to be exactly what she needs to change her life for the better. But Leo has a secret which could bring on dangers she never knew existed. However, Cody is determined not to abandon the only friends she's ever had.
Beauty of Blue Hills
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,770. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A modern sleeping beauty tale telling the story of Anna, the daughter of a famous Hollywood couple, who is forced to relocate to a small town where her parents' fame does not exist, as they are on the verge of separating. With colorful sisters as roommates, a gorgeous guy trying to win her heart and a head cheerleader dead set on ruining her, Blue Hills proves to be Anna's biggest challenge yet.

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