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.

Books by this Author

Past Perfect
Mostly Good Girls


Past Perfect by Leila Sales

Leila Sales talks about PAST PERFECT, her newest children's novel about memorable, past loves.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who get off the escalator and IMMEDIATELY stop walking as they try to figure out which way to turn. Look, just move a few steps out of the way, then think it over. OTHERWISE I WILL CRASH INTO YOU.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Camp Emerson, the overnight camp in the Berkshires that I used to go to.

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 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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