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Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell (born April 10, 1987) is a Canadian actress, model, entrepreneur and author. She first became known for starring as Emily Fields in the drama series Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017), for which she earned several Teen Choice Award nominations. She has since starred as Irina Webber in the science fiction series Aaron Stone (2010), Peach Salinger in the psychological thriller series You (2018), and currently stars as Stella Cole in the Hulu comedy series Dollface (2019–present). Mitchell made her film debut starring as Nicole in the musical drama film Dreamland (2016), after starring in a series of short films. She has since starred as Tina in the comedy film Mother's Day (2016), and Megan Reed in the thriller film The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018). Early life Mitchell was born in Mississauga, Ontario, the daughter of Precious Garcia and Mark Mitchell. Her father is of Scottish and Irish descent and her mother, who is Filipina, is from the province of Pampanga, and left the Philippines at age 19. She has one younger brother named Sean. She is a first cousin-once-removed of Lea Salonga, a singer and musical theater actress. She attended Rockridge Secondary School and then later transferred to West Vancouver Secondary School where she graduated.By her late teens, Mitchell had successfully modeled for a variety of companies in cities as varied as Bangkok, Hong Kong and Barcelona, eventually returning to Toronto to study acting. Career Mitchell began acting in 2009, making a guest appearance on the Canadian teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. She next guest starred in the police drama series Rookie Blue, and also appeared in the music video for "Hold My Hand" by Jamaican rapper Sean Paul. In the same year, Mitchell was cast as Emily Fields in the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars, an adaptation of the book series of the same name. Initially, she auditioned for the role of Spencer Hastings. Mitchell was praised for her performance, earning her several nominations from the Teen Choice Awards. In 2010, Mitchell appeared in a four-episode arc on the Disney XD series Aaron Stone as Irina Webber.In 2011, she signed a contract with Procter & Gamble to be the spokesperson for the Pantene Nature Fusion shampoo line. In the same year, Mitchell created a YouTube channel, where she is best known for her lifestyle-type videos. In 2015, Mitchell co-authored the young adult novel Bliss with Michaela Blaney. In 2016, after starring in a few minor works years prior, Mitchell made her film debut with the musical drama film Dreamland, starring as Nicole, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. In the same year, she starred as Tina in the comedy film Mother's Day, which was a commercial success, however it was panned by critics.In 2017, Mitchell was cast in the former Lifetime television thriller series You, in the role of Peach Salinger, which was released in September 2018, and attained critical acclaim. In the same year, she started the production company "Amore & Vita Inc.", and has signed a contract with Warner Bros. Television. She was also cast in the ABC television pilot The Heiresses, adapted from the book with the same name. The show was in production until 2018, when it was announced that the show was cancelled. In 2018, Mitchell launched her travel brand, "BÉIS". In the same year, she headlined the horror film The Possession of Hannah Grace, which was received negatively by critics, but was a commercial success.In 2019, Mitchell was cast as Stella Cole in the Hulu comedy series Dollface, which premiered in November 2019. In 2020, the series was renewed for a second season. Philanthropy Mitchell supported Somaly Mam Foundation, a non-profit organization that fought sex trafficking until it ended operations in 2014. She has also worked with The Trevor Project alongside the Pretty Little Liars cast and the NOH8 Campaign. She works with the WE Charity, which helps communities develop educational resources, and she partnered with Represent Clothing to promote tees where half the proceeds went to GLAAD. Personal life Mitchell has been in a relationship with Matte Babel since 2017. On January 1, 2019, Mitchell revealed that she had suffered a miscarriage in 2018. On June 28, 2019, Mitchell revealed that she was expecting their first child, a girl. On October 20, 2019, she announced the birth of her daughter, Atlas Noa Babel. Her daughter was born on October 8, 2019, which was revealed when Mitchell posted a year later celebrating her first birthday. Filmography Film Television Music videos Awards and nominations Publications Bliss (October 6, 2015) (co-written with Michaela Blaney)References External links Shay Mitchell at IMDb . Discover the Kathryn Shay popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Kathryn Shay books.

Best Seller Kathryn Shay Books of June 2021

The Reckoning book summary, reviews and downlod

The Reckoning

5/5$4.99

As the illegitimate son of the famous O’Neil clan, Kinley Moran bursts into their lives and it’s vengeance he wants--not to be accepted in the family he detests. Now a billionaire entrep...

Hayley book summary, reviews and downlod

Hayley

4/5$3.99

The Casella Cousins Novella 1: Hayley She drives him crazy in court. He’s the most irritating, self-absorbed defense attorney she’s ever met. What happens when a couple like ...

The Heart of Christmas book summary, reviews and downlod

The Heart of Christmas

0/5$4.99

Start your holidays off right with three new novellas by USA Today Bestsellers Patricia McLinn, Judith Arnold and Kathryn Shay.  In Wyoming Wildflowers: The Beginning...

Code of Honor book summary, reviews and downlod

Code of Honor

4.5/5$4.99

He was the most upstanding lieutenant in the department, until he made a critical error in judgement that almost ended his career. And she’s a mistake just waiting to happen. F...

The Big Gamble book summary, reviews and downlod

The Big Gamble

4/5$2.99

He’s a lonely single dad who frequents the casino to escape his dreary life. She’s a full-time caregiver for her beloved mother and seeks a night of respite at a gaming house...

This Guy's in Love book summary, reviews and downlod

This Guy's in Love

5/5$3.99

The Gentileschi Sisters are daughters of a king, princesses who come to the U.S. to pursue their careers and fall in love with seemingly unsuitable men. An affair with a married ...

Take Me Back book summary, reviews and downlod

Take Me Back

4.5/5$4.99

Six years ago, Kate Cassidy broke Rafe Casella’s heart by abandoning him a few months before their wedding. Now she’s in town with the gut-wrenching news that she had his baby, in secret...

Risking It All book summary, reviews and downlod

Risking It All

4.5/5$4.99

Author’s note: the original title of RISKING IT ALL was THE MAN WHO LOVED CHRISTMAS. The book has been fully revised and updated and also contains cameos from the Hidden Cove Firefighters....

Can't Help Falling in Love book summary, reviews and downlod

Can't Help Falling in Love

4.5/5$3.99

The Gentileschi Sisters are daughters of a king, princesses who come to the U.S. to pursue their careers and fall in love with seemingly unsuitable men. At a Major League Basebal...

All I Need book summary, reviews and downlod

All I Need

4.5/5$4.99

He’s a fire chief who curses out the mayor at every turn. She’s the mayor who needs him in a crisis.  He’s a line firefighter attracted to the mayor’s daughter. She...

Ties That Bind book summary, reviews and downlod

Ties That Bind

5/5$4.99

Welcome to Sexy Men…Sassy Women A bestselling author, a medevac pilot, a hotshot lawyer, a bodyguard, a football coach and a children’s book author…all sexy, sensitive men...

Close to You book summary, reviews and downlod

Close to You

4.5/5$4.99

Do you like Kathryn Shay’s high-powered stories about cops and firefighters? Then you’ll love the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author’s O’Neil books. CLOSE TO YOU centers around the Se...

Beginnings: Six Series Starters book summary, reviews and downlod

Beginnings: Six Series Starters

4.5/5$8.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay is offering six of her award winning novels—the first book in each of her series—together in one boxed set. Try the novels reviewers have c...

Chasing the Fire book summary, reviews and downlod

Chasing the Fire

4.5/5$5.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Braves...

Still the One book summary, reviews and downlod

Still the One

4.5/5$2.99

Welcome to The Educators, a riveting contemporary romance series about today’s schools by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Veteran teacher Shay returns to one of her favorit...

Never Far Away book summary, reviews and downlod

Never Far Away

4.5/5$4.99

Author’s note: the original title of NEVER FAR AWAY was THE FIRE WITHIN. The book has been fully revised and updated and also contains cameos from the Hidden Cove Firefighters ...

Someone to Believe In book summary, reviews and downlod

Someone to Believe In

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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay creates a world of politics, gangs and her forte--the problems of teenagers. This is the first of five in The O’Neils series! “...

Stay with Me book summary, reviews and downlod

Stay with Me

4.5/5$4.99

Welcome to Sexy Men…Sassy Women A bestselling author, a medevac pilot, a hotshot lawyer, a bodyguard, a football coach and a children’s book author…all sexy, sensitive men ...

The Perfect Family book summary, reviews and downlod

The Perfect Family

4.5/5$4.99

***A book of women’s fiction. NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author delivers heartfelt family scenes, biting social commentary and a unique look the healing power of forgiveness.

On the Line book summary, reviews and downlod

On the Line

4.5/5$4.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Braves...

The Way We Were book summary, reviews and downlod

The Way We Were

4.5/5$3.99

Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a brand new contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. These six beautiful blond sisters try to make their way in the w...

If You Were Mine book summary, reviews and downlod

If You Were Mine

5/5$4.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay writes fascinating, realistic contemporary romances. Her specialty is troubled teenagers. A teacher in a public school for years, she knows kid...

Between Two Worlds book summary, reviews and downlod

Between Two Worlds

4/5$4.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay writes fascinating, realistic contemporary romances. Her specialty is troubled teenagers. A teacher in a public school for years, she knows kid...

The Betrayal book summary, reviews and downlod

The Betrayal

4.5/5$4.99

Welcome to Sexy Men…Sassy Women A bestselling author, a medevac pilot, a hotshot lawyer, a bodyguard, a football coach and a children’s book author…all sexy, sensitive men ...

Nothing More to Lose book summary, reviews and downlod

Nothing More to Lose

4.5/5$4.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Braves...

In Too Deep book summary, reviews and downlod

In Too Deep

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Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America’s Bravest. Read the novellas that result...

Playing For Keeps book summary, reviews and downlod

Playing For Keeps

4.5/5$4.99

Welcome to Sexy Men…Sassy Women A bestselling author, a medevac pilot, a hotshot lawyer, a bodyguard, a football coach and a children’s book author…all sexy, sensitive men...

Always and Forever book summary, reviews and downlod

Always and Forever

4.5/5$4.99

Don’t miss NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, Kathryn Shay’s stunning conclusion to the beloved O’Neil series. “I thought the O'Neil books couldn't get any better, but bo...

A Time to Give book summary, reviews and downlod

A Time to Give

4.5/5$4.99

What does an unexpected baby bring? A marriage of convenience? A reconciliation? A rejection like no other? NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay delivers an emotional series, Ab...

America's Bravest book summary, reviews and downlod

America's Bravest

4.5/5$8.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Braves...

Begin Again book summary, reviews and downlod

Begin Again

4.5/5$3.99

Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Follow these six beautiful blond sisters as they try to make their way in ...

Say You'll Stay book summary, reviews and downlod

Say You'll Stay

4.5/5$4.99

A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestsell...

Cop of the Year book summary, reviews and downlod

Cop of the Year

4.5/5$4.99

Welcome to one of Kathryn Shay’s high school dramas. A teacher in a public school for years, she knows kids and the men and women who teach them! "In COP OF THE YEAR (4 1/2 Sta...

After the Fire book summary, reviews and downlod

After the Fire

4.5/5$4.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Braves...

No Other Love book summary, reviews and downlod

No Other Love

4.5/5$4.99

A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestsell...

High Stakes book summary, reviews and downlod

High Stakes

4.5/5$4.99

Love those O’Neil brothers? Get the fourth book in the series by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay, where sexy and elusive Dylan O’Neil tries to even the score with nemesis ...

Love Story book summary, reviews and downlod

Love Story

4.5/5$3.99

Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a brand new contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. These six beautiful blond sisters try to make their way in the w...

Count on Me book summary, reviews and downlod

Count on Me

4.5/5$4.99

Welcome to one of Kathryn Shay’s high school dramas. A teacher in a public school for years, she knows kids and the men and women who teach them! “With a cast of memorable ch...

Come Back To Me book summary, reviews and downlod

Come Back To Me

4.5/5$4.99

A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestsell...

Be My Babies book summary, reviews and downlod

Be My Babies

4.5/5$4.99

What does an unexpected baby bring? A marriage of convenience? A reconciliation? A rejection like no other? NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay delivers an emotional series, Ab...

Taking the Heat book summary, reviews and downlod

Taking the Heat

4.5/5$4.99

If you’ve followed Kathryn Shay’s firefighters, then you’ll love the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author’s O’Neil books. TAKING THE HEAT will grab your attention because it takes pla...

Only With You book summary, reviews and downlod

Only With You

4.5/5$4.99

A family of heroes, all in dangerous jobs, all irrevocably tied to those they love. Read about the Marino clan in this fast-paced, emotional new series, To Serve and Protect, by NYT bestsell...

Just One Night book summary, reviews and downlod

Just One Night

4.5/5$4.99

What does an unexpected baby bring? A marriage of convenience? A reconciliation? A rejection like no other? NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay delivers an emotional series, Ab...

It Had to Be You book summary, reviews and downlod

It Had to Be You

4.5/5$4.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Braves...

Primary Colors book summary, reviews and downlod

Primary Colors

4.5/5$3.99

Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Follow these six beautiful blond sisters as they try to make their way in ...

The Unknown Twin book summary, reviews and downlod

The Unknown Twin

4.5/5$4.99

Lauren Conway almost didn’t make it out aliveShe owes her life to Alex Shields, the handsome firefighter who carried her from the burning office building. But when Lauren wakes...

A Burning Passion book summary, reviews and downlod

A Burning Passion

4.5/5$4.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Braves...

Because It's Christmas book summary, reviews and downlod

Because It's Christmas

4.5/5$4.99

Welcome to one of Kathryn Shay’s high school dramas. A teacher in a public school for years, she knows kids and the men and women who teach them! “BECAUSE IT'S CHRISTMAS is a...

Risky Business book summary, reviews and downlod

Risky Business

5/5$3.99

Welcome to The Ludzecky Sisters, a contemporary romance series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay. Follow these six beautiful blond sisters as they try to make their way in ...

The Fire Inside book summary, reviews and downlod

The Fire Inside

4.5/5$4.99

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Braves...

Best Seller Kathryn Shay Audio Books of June 2021

Chasing the Fire: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 6 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Chasing the Fire: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 6 (Unabridged)

Romance$17.99

USA Today best-selling author Kathryn Shay continues her beloved Hidden Cove series with Chasing the Fire, three unforgettable novellas about firefighters. Backd...

A Burning Passion - The Inheritance: Hidden Cove Firefighters, Book 8 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

A Burning Passion - The Inheritance: Hidden Cove Firefighters, Book 8 (Unabridged)

Romance$12.99

New York Times best-selling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America'...

Always and Forever: The O'Neils, Book 5 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Always and Forever: The O'Neils, Book 5 (Unabridged)

Romance$17.99

In Always and Forever, a contemporary romance, Patrick O'Neil has always taken his responsibilities to heart. The first sibling in a passionate Irish family, he's there for his four I...

High Stakes: The O'Neils Book 4 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

High Stakes: The O'Neils Book 4 (Unabridged)

Romance$17.99

Back by popular demand…The O’Neil Family. Get the book readers have been begging for - number 4 in the O’Neil series! Dylan O’Neil’s Achilles heel is his family. He’l...

Someone to Believe In: O'Neil Family, Book 1 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Someone to Believe In: O'Neil Family, Book 1 (Unabridged)

Romance$21.99

Kathryn Shay creates a world of politics, gangs and her forte - the problems of teenagers. This is the first in the O'Neil Family trilogy. Bailey O’Neil, aka, the Street Angel,...

America's Bravest: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 4 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

America's Bravest: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 4 (Unabridged)

Romance$21.99

In Americas Bravest, each of the six novellas details both the love and work of one firefighter with overarching themes of arson, a blogger out to discredit them, and balancing their ...

Nothing More to Lose: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 3 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Nothing More to Lose: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 3 (Unabridged)

Romance$21.99

Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Bravest. Hear the novels that resulted f...

It Had to Be You: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 5 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

It Had to Be You: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 5 (Unabridged)

Romance$17.99

When Beckett Sloan, a war veteran turned firefighter on the elite rescue squad in Hidden Cove Fire Department, falls for Lela Allen, the ex-wife of a PTSD sufferer, their relationship is doo...

Taking the Heat: The O'Neils, Book 3 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Taking the Heat: The O'Neils, Book 3 (Unabridged)

Romance$17.99

Kathryn Shay combines the world of a NYC Irish pub and her favorite firefighters in the last of the O'Neil Family trilogy!

Close to You: The O'Neils, Book 2 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Close to You: The O'Neils, Book 2 (Unabridged)

Romance$17.99

Close to You is the story of Secret Service Agent CJ Ludzecky, who is assigned to the coveted Vice Presidential Protection Division, guarding the Second Lady of the United States and ...

After the Fire: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 1 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

After the Fire: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 1 (Unabridged)

Romance$21.99

Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Bravest. Listen to the novels that resul...

On the Line: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 2 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

On the Line: Hidden Cove Series, Volume 2 (Unabridged)

Romance$21.99

Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America's Bravest. Read the novels that resulted f...

The Fire Inside: Hidden Cove, Book 7 (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Fire Inside: Hidden Cove, Book 7 (Unabridged)

Romance$17.99

New York Times best-selling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses, and interviewing hundreds of America...

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