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. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. When I was little, I wanted to be a writer, actress, and singer. One out of three isn't bad, esp. considering that I can't sing.

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

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

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 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.

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