Emma Carlson Berne

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Emma Carlson Berne is the author of Never Let You Go, Still Waters, Hard to Get, and Sunset Ranch. She lives in Ohio with her family.

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Books by this Author

Sunset Ranch
Never Let You Go
Still Waters
New Teen Voices
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Drink a lot of coffee.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Not crying during that car commercial where the dad watches his teenage daughter drive off for the first time.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Screen doors, half-finished magazines, ceiling fans, open windows, distant lawn mowers, strawberries and cream, the scent of pine needles during a nap.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Dancing! I have a serious dancing deficit, but inside me, there's a secret Jennifer Beals waiting to get out.

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

A. Skyline Chili 5-Way. I hope you know what I'm talking about and if you're a Cincinnatian, you do.

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