Melissa Senate

Melissa Senate is the author of eight novels, including the bestselling See Jane Date, which was made into an ABC Family TV movie and has sold over 200,000 copies worldwide.  She's published short pieces in Everything I've Always Wanted to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume, It's a Wonderful Lie, Flirting with Pride and Prejudice, and American Girls About Town.  A former romance and young adult editor from New York, she now lives on the southern coast of Maine with her son.

Books by this Author

The Love Goddess' Cooking School
The Secret of Joy
Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Just Do It. (It was mine before Nike's.)

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Romeo and Juliet (Dire Straits); Let's Get It On (Marvin Gaye); Helpless (Neil Young); Hold On (Sarah McLachlan); Over The Rainbow (Judy Garland)

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

A. I want to sound more sophisticated, but a toasted onion bagel with good cream cheese and smoked salmon.

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

A. Kindness. Taking responsibility. Humor.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Typing The End on the last page of my the first novel I wrote. (And it became my debut!)

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