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

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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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COPPERFIELDS BOOKS SAN RAFAEL
"Cafe Tuesday"
850 4th Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
JUN 30
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 are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Nooo! Only five? They change all the time, but I love "Superman" by Five for Fighting, "No One" by Alicia Keys, "Romanza" by Andrea Bocelli, "Thunder Road" by Bruce Springsteen, and "Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera.

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.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Being in a plane crash; I pity the person sitting next to me, because at the first bump, I'm digging my nails into their arm

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