Carrie Arcos

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Carrie Arcos is the author of There Will Come a Time and Out of Reach, which was a National Book Award Finalist. She lives with her family in Los Angeles, California. Visit her at

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Books by this Author

There Will Come a Time
Out of Reach


OUT OF REACH Book Trailer

Rachel has always idolized her older brother Micah. He struggles with addiction, but she tells herself that he’s in control. And she almost believes it. Until the night that Micah doesn’t come home. How do you find someone who doesn’t want to be f...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be a voice of hope

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. At this point: "Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley, "Crash into Me" by The Dave Matthews Band, "Poison and Wine" by The Civil Wars,"Girl from North County" by Bob Dylan, "With or Without You" by U2

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My Mom. No really. She's a wonderful example of how to be comfortable in one's skin no matter the situation.

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

A. Black licorice

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Being alone with nothing to do. And spiders, always spiders.

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