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Sarah Pekkanen

Sarah Pekkanen is the internationally bestselling author of The Opposite of Me, Skipping a Beat, These Girls, and The Best of Us 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.
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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.

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NOV 1
11:00 AM
in person appearance
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
Book and Author Luncheon 2014
Luncheon/Signing
Country Club of Fairfax
5110 Ox Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030
MAY 12
7:00 PM
in person appearance
PEN PARENTIS LITERARY SALON
Andaz Wall St - 75 Wall St.
New York, NY

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. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

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

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I just love the wording of this question. It's like, "We know there are MANY flaws -- probably too many to count -- but if you could only choose one (and it must be so hard to narrow it down), think of your greatest flaw, the one that makes people run away from you screaming. Um, I get distracted easily? Think impure thoughts about certain movie stars? Scarf down chocolate in front of my children and lie to them, telling them I'm eating fruit?

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Hannibal Lecter. He's chilling.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who eat a meal without drinking a beverage. I know, I know; it's bizarre.

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