Jeri Smith-Ready

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Jeri Smith-Ready is the award-winning author of the Shade trilogy, the WVMP Radio series, and the Aspect of Crow trilogy. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two cats. Like many of her characters, Jeri loves music, movies, and staying up very, very late. Visit her at JeriSmithReady.com or follow her on Twitter at @jsmithready.

Photo courtesy of Geoffrey S. Baker.

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This Side of Salvation by Jeri Smith-Ready

David confronts his desires and his demons in this novel about what it means to be left behind—literally, figuratively, and spiritually—from the author of the Shade trilogy.

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Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not much. I’ve made a ton of mistakes, but they’ve all led me to this point. But I often regret not bringing a map with me in the car.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Novelist! I can’t imagine anything better than this. Though I think it would be fun to drive a Zamboni or operate a forklift.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. It would be cool to be a cat for a while. I’d get to stay up all night, see in the dark, get fed and petted for doing pretty much nothing.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Not being liked. A close second would be admitting my greatest fear.

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November 03, 2009

Read a bonus "prequel" scene from SHADE and enter the first drawing for an Advance Review Copy! Drawing will take place on Friday, November 6, 11:59pm. Details at my blog. Other YA authors' signed books also up for giveaway, so stop on by!

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