Leila Sales

Leila Sales grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated from the University of Chicago. Now she lives in Brooklyn, New York, and works in the mostly glamorous world of children’s book publishing. Leila spends her time thinking about sleeping, kittens, dance parties, and stories that she wants to write. Learn more at leilasales.com and follow her on Twitter at @LeilaSalesBooks.

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Past Perfect
Mostly Good Girls

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. What I do best is drag other people into my fantasy world.

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

A. Dark chocolate. My days would not be many, as I would probably die quickly from a lack of nutrients. But they would be a great last few days.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I am recklessly loyal. (Credit where credit is due: The phrase "recklessly loyal" comes from the book NICK OF TIME, by one of my favorite authors, Anne Spencer Lindbergh.)

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Efficacious." Like maybe if I say it a lot, then I will actually BE it!

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. creativity, a sense of humor, and a willingness to be positive about things.

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