Yari Garcia

Biography

Hai! I'm Yari Garcia.

I'm best known for my short stories in young adult fiction, such as "The Girl in the Converse Shoes" and "Nikki and the Vampire". I love to write short stories, and I share a lot of them for free. I'm also the author of "Bryexe: She Lives in a Dollhouse", my first full-length, teen paranormal romance. "Strega Fey" (coming 2016), will be my second full-length novel, and I'm very excited to share it with you!

Besides Smashwords, you can find my books on iBooks, Nook, Kindle, and many other retailers.

Many hugs,
Yari

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Books

Scared to Death
Price: Free! Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Bella is the new girl in school and just wants to fit in. When a group of teens welcomes her into their group, she's relieved not to be sitting alone at lunch anymore. But these strange kids seems to have it out for each other. Bella's suspicions grow~ as does her attraction for the gorgeous guy named Sey.
Warmth of Winter
Price: Free! Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Carine is volunteering at Warmth of Winter this holiday season. And as every year, Misha is there too, bossing her around. Carine does everything Misha says, because she knows a secret that could change Carine's life if anyone knew. When a handsome new guy, Flynn, volunteers at Warmth of Winter, Misha instantly commands her to stay away from him. But is this the one thing Carine just cannot do?
Bryexe: She Lives in a Dollhouse
You set the price! Words: 43,770. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Full Novel! Fifteen-year-old Bryexe is the weirdest girl in school. When Liam Cobain, a cute popular guy, is suckered into asking her out on a bet, Bryexe sees this as an opportunity. She asks for his help searching for something in an enchanted dollhouse. Bryexe and Liam soon realize that an attraction is starting to form between them~can they make their love work and find what she's looking for?
Wicca How-To: Book of Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
(5.00)
Wicca How-To: Book of Shadows is a great companion for those learning The Craft. This ebook explains what the Book of Shadows is and how it is used. It guides you step-by-step so that you can create your own amazing Book of Shadows. This ebook explains different Book of Shadows formats and options so that your Book of Shadows will be personalized to your unique personality and practice.
Black Magick: A Sinister Romance
Price: Free! Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Violet was an ordinary sophomore, until she met Ian. He wasn't just the mysterious new kid. Determined to find out his secrets, Violet gets involved with Ian, who says he is trying to become immortal. She joins him in his nightly rituals under the full moon, where he kisses her passionately. When she discovers he's trying to make her his, Violet wants nothing more than to BE his, forever.
Gym Class
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Jose, Zoe, Tanya, and Corben are four friends struggling in gym class. They don't mind until they get their mid-term report cards, all full of C's, D's, and F's. Jose doesn't mind his F, but he's sick of being out of shape. Tired of being left behind at his family's yearly hiking trip, he's determined to get in shape, and also pass gym class. Jose comes up with a plan... will they pass gym class?
Life After Sobriety
You set the price! Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
In this book, I speak about the lessons I’ve learned in the past four years of sobriety. I will be speaking about issues that I encountered, what I did to solve those issues, and what has changed since I’ve decided to stay sober for the long-term. There is also a Q&A section at the end with 20 of the questions I’m most frequently asked, and the answers I have for those questions.
The Short Story Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Thanks to your wonderful feedback, I've gathered ten of my short stories in one easy-to-navigate eBook with a clickable table of contents. I've also included a FREE PREVIEW of my very first teen Gothic novella called Bryexe: She Lives in a Dollhouse, coming out this October 31st, 2015!
100 Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
A writing prompt is an idea to inspire you to write. It is a starting point for those times when you are feeling stuck, when you don’t know what to write, or when you simply want something spontaneous to write about. In this e-book, I'm going to give you 100 writing prompts to get your creativity flowing! They're divided into 5 sections: romance, horror, life, family, and fantasy/sci-fi.
Kyera's Curfew
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(4.00)
Kyera is fourteen years old, almost fifteen. She's a good student, responsible, and plays for the softball team. So when her mother doesn't allow her to leave the house on Friday- YET AGAIN, Kyera takes matters into her own hands. She simply unlocks her bedroom window and gives herself a new curfew.
Christmas Kid Poems!
Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of nine short and sweet poems about Christmas, for children.
Seven Super Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of seven of my short stories! These can be found scattered throughout my social websites, so I have put them together in one convenient eBook :-) In this eBook, you will find the following stories: Adventurous Shopping Cart, Car Surfing During an Earthquake, The Dog That Was Left Alone, True Romance, Trippy, Truly Fly…, and Run For It. Thank you for downloading this eBook!
Chloe's Lyrics
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00)
Chloe is a teen and a lesbian~ and majorly crushing on a girl named Lisa. She's taking the stage tonight, armed with nothing but her microphone and her lyrics to sing what she's been wanting to confess for so long. How will Lisa react to Chloe's lyrics?
Paranormal Romance: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00)
Mike is in love with Lilly, but she only has eyes for the paranormal romances she reads. Can ordinary Mike win her love?
Just Dance
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00)
Mia is a great dancer...in her room. Can she find the courage to go out in public and just dance? (Short story)
Teenaged + Girl + Poetry
You set the price! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
(2.00)
A collection of teenaged poetry. I wrote these poems a long time ago, and thought I'd publish the poems in honor of the crazy little confused girl I used to be.
Speak Up
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Bailey is painfully shy. "Huh?" is the word she hears most often. But today she must make the choice of speaking up for the first time.
In Love With My Best Friend
Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
(3.67)
Everyone falls in love with their best friend sometimes...
In Search of David
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Something strange has happened in the small city of Seabrook, Texas. After what seems to be a disastrous earthquake, a girl finds her best friend missing, and a strange soldier dying on her apartment floor. The soldier gives her a weapon and a warning before dying, and soon it becomes apparent that something much, much bigger than an earthquake has happened.
About Falling in Love
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.50)
Flash Fiction: You can read it in a flash! Story: Sometimes the smallest conversations can have the biggest impact. This is a short story about a girl who stumbled across such conversation. A conversation about...falling.
Neon
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.50)
Bold and proud to be a freak, funky-haired Neon sets out to get her crush's attention the best way she knows how: through skateboarding!
The Girl in the Converse Shoes
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.33)
A geek is in search of the mysterious girl that kissed him on Halloween, but his only clues are her blonde hair...and her pink Converse shoes.
Nikki and the Vampire
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.44)
A sophomore girl daringly dates a guy who is rumored to be a vampire. What will happen to her?
Not a Hopeless Case: Quitting Alcohol
You set the price! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
(5.00)
The following is my personal experience with alcohol and sobriety. I've written this very short book in hopes that anyone who reads it might find some help, comfort, and motivation on their way to sobriety.
Twisted Romance Lyrics: From the album Forever Your Pet
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
This free e-book contains song lyrics from Twisted Romance, a band from the mind of Yaritza Garcia (aka Moody Thursday)! There are 10 full songs and a "Bonus Track" :-) I hope you enjoy these poetic lyrics!
Kid Poems!
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
These poems are specially written for my wonderful niece and nephew, Gaby and Richard :-) And they can be enjoyed by kids all around!
A Girl's Poetry
You set the price! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
The title says it all. This is a girl's poetry, that's all...
Broken: (The Relationship Poems)
You set the price! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This eBook contains the poems that bled out of me after some bad relationships in my early 20's. If you like angst-ridden, raw, after-break-up poetry, this book will be perfect for you. It’s great for those who have just been through a painful breakup, and just need a way to vent their emotions and brood before moving on. Enjoy! Yari
Angst, Fury, and Other Wild Poems.
You set the price! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
A collection of poems full of angst, hatred, and despondency. If you're down, it will get you even lower. Anger shows through, but also some dimming weakness. Enjoy these sulky verses.
A Shy Girl Screams Poetry
You set the price! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This is a collection of 30 of my poems, which I have written over time. It is basically a diverse example of more poetry to come.

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