Adrienne Maria Vrettos

Adrienne Maria Vrettos grew up on a mountain in southern California, where she rode dirt bikes and made a mean double-mud pie. Her first novel, Skin, was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, and a New York Public Library Top 100 Books for Reading and Sharing selection. Her second novel, Sight, was an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age. She is also the author of The Exile of Gigi Lane and Burnout. Adrienne lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York, and you can visit her online at AdrienneMariaVrettos.com.

Books by this Author

Burnout
The Exile of Gigi Lane
Sight
Skin

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Well, my motto is Be Here Now. But I've taking my new my main character's motto for a test drive. "I'm Gigi Lane and you wish you were me." I think it's really helping my confidence!

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Dude, get out! That's awesome, I'm so stoked!

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Red vines!

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My voice! I've been told it's perfect for both cartoons and naughty phone calls.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Being a mom! I get paid in hugs and dance parties in the kitchen. Best job EVER!

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