Sarah Pekkanen

Sarah Pekkanen is the internationally bestselling author of The Opposite of Me, Skipping a Beat, These Girls, The Best of Us, and Catching Air, as well as a series of linked short stories for ereaders. Her work has been published in numerous magazines and newspapers. She lives with her family, including a rescue dog and cat, in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Books by this Author

Things You Won't Say
Catching Air
The Sarah Pekkanen Reader's Companion
Atria Book Club Bites
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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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A LIKELY STORY BOOKSTORE
7566 Main St
Sykesville, MD 21784
MAY 26
BARNES & NOBLE #2750
Bethesda
Reading & Signing
4801 Bethesda Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
MAY 28
BOOKS A MILLION #597 - MCLEAN, VA
1451 Chain Bridge Road
McLean, VA 22101
MAY 29
OCTAVIA BOOKS
513 Octavia Street
New Orleans,, LA 70115
JUN 1

Author Revealed

Sarah Pekkanen
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 acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Singing so well on "American Idol" that Simon is reduced to a stuttering, quivering mess.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

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

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Quality control at the Godiva-making facility.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Helping my three young kids turn into the funny, loving, quirky people they were meant to be.

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