Amy Hatvany

Amy Hatvany is the author of Best Kept Secret, Outside the Lines, The Language of Sisters, Heart Like Mine,and Safe with Me. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her family.

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Somewhere Out There
Safe with Me
Atria Book Club Bites
Heart Like Mine
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Best Kept Secret from Amy Hatvany

Amy Hatvany shares how the secrets we hold closest are the ones that can most tear us apart.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Progress, not perfection.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Integrity, compassion, and a wicked-smart sense of humor.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Negative thinkers and people who don't know how to merge on the freeway.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Aragorn, from the Lord of the Rings Triology. But only if he came in the form of Viggo Mortensen. I would probably say, "Holy crap, you're hot." 

Kidding aside, I would love to meet Atticus Finch. I'd like to hear his impressions of the world, and how we have ended up where we are as a society. And then I would just soak up his gentle, quiet wisdom.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Oh, wow. They change all of the time. "King of Anything" and "Jar of Hearts" are my current faves. And anything from the 80's, really. My kids think I'm weird.

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