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Laura Lascarso

Laura Lascarso is the author of Counting Backwards, her debut novel. She lives in north Florida with her husband, two children, three chickens, and a dog named Lucy. Visit her at LauraLascarso.com.
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Just keep writing.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Katniss Everdeen

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My kiddos

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I can't be limited to 5. They are always changing.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Small children near roads with no one minding them.

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October 25, 2011

COUNTING BACKWARDS has a cover!


The cover model is gorgeous and I love the dual photo. I also like the classy, understated font and clean lines–no clutter.

Now, a little insider information…

The Atheneum team asked my opinion on which model to use for the cover (they were choosing from two). I chose this model because in... see more

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