Laura Wiess

Laura Wiess is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Such a Pretty Girl, chosen as one of the ALA’s 2008 Best Books for Young Adults and 2008 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, and Leftovers. Originally from Milltown, New Jersey, she traded bumper-to-bumper traffic, excellent pizza, and summer days down the shore for scenic roads, bears, no pizza delivery, and the irresistible allure of an old stone house surrounded by forests in Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains Region. Email Laura Wiess at laura@laurawiess.com or visit http://www.laurawiess.com for more information.

Books by this Author

Me Since You
Ordinary Beauty
How It Ends
Leftovers
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Live, and let live.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Determination. See above.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. So far, I think it's writing. Well, that and discovering a great stock of patience that I never knew I had.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. This is it, right here, right now.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. The times I've ignored my gut instincts and held back when I should have rushed forward.

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