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 Perfect 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

Author Appearances

A LIKELY STORY BOOKSTORE
7566 Main St
Sykesville, MD 21784
JUL 6
PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY
with Hannah McKinnon
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
JUL 7
BARNES & NOBLE #2750
Bethesda
Reading & Signing
4801 Bethesda Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
JUL 11
ANDERSON'S BOOKSHOP
123 West Jefferson
Naperville, IL 60540
JUL 12

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. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'd love to dip into the lives of people who are completely different from me - but only for a day.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. I'm going out on a limb and saying Bridget Jones.

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. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Humor, compassion, integrity.

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