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Denise Jaden

Denise Jaden lives just outside Vancouver, Canada. When she’s not writing, she can often be found homeschooling her son or dancing with her Polynesian dance troupe. Losing Faith was her first novel. Find out more at denisejaden.com or follow her on Twitter at @denisejaden.
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Losing Faith by Denise Jaden

In this lyrical, emotionally intense debut, a teenager encounters more questions than closure while mourning the death of her sister.

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Denise Jaden
Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Discernment

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Missing out on a movie opportunity with my dance troupe.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Self-critical

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My curly hair or my smile.

Author Voices

September 08, 2010

When people hear that the title of my book is Losing Faith, the first question I often field is whether or not it is a religious book. Well, no, it’s not. But to me, at least, the book does have spiritual themes and a double entendre with the title.

Even though I’m from a Bible-belt community, I did not grow up in the church. I had a fairly regular group of friends at school, but my best friend lived across the country in Colorado. Before the world of e-mail, we wrote each other long handwritten letters, filled with every little detail from our daily lives. But when a long stretch passed without a letter from my friend, I started to... see more

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