Juliana Gribbins is a Jersey girl who happily relocated to Connecticut for college and has stayed ever since. She started telling stories as a child to anyone who would listen and has never felt the need to make anything up. She wrote the award-winning column "Single on the Shoreline" for nearly 2 1/2 years and currently writes the column, "Shoreline Living." Her first book, Date Expectations, will be published in May 2015 by Fahrenheit Books. This book is a collection of the best of her “Single on the Shoreline” columns.