Sarah Pekkanen

Sarah Pekkanen is the internationally bestselling author of The Opposite of Me, Skipping a Beat, These Girls, The Best of Us, Catching Air, and Things You Won’t Say. Her work has been published in People, The Washington Post, and USA TODAY, among other publications. She lives with her family in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Books by this Author

The Neighbors
Things You Won't Say
Catching Air
The Sarah Pekkanen Reader's Companion
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The Opposite of Me Book Trailer

The Opposite of Me is a story of twin sisters who couldn’t be more different. As they face the biggest challenges of their lives, they start to discover who they are and who they are meant to be.

My Life in 8 Words

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HOWARD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
Miller Branch Library
9411 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
NOV 30

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. A group of girlfriends, a bottle or three of wine, and chocolate can make just about anything easier to bear.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I usually have chocolate in hand and a book in front of my nose

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. I admire bits and pieces of just about everyone I know.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. By "fantasy" do you mean... oh, wait, is this a G-rated question? It is? Then I've got my fantasy profession. Writing never gets boring, I can do it in my pajamas, and the thought that I'm going to see my book in a store takes my breath away.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Spending time with the people I love most, and knowing they're just as happy as me.

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