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Kristiana Gregory grew up in Manhattan Beach, California, two blocks from the ocean. She's always loved to make up stories [ask her family!], telling her younger siblings whoppers that would leave them wide-eyed and shivering. Her first rejection letter at age ten was for a poem she wrote in class when she was supposed to be doing a math assignment. She's had a myriad of odd jobs: telephone operator, lifeguard, camp counselor, reporter, book reviewer & columnist for the LA Times, and finally author.

Her award-winning books include STALKED, which earned the 2012 Gold Medal for Young Adult Mystery from Literary Classics and is hailed as "historical fiction with a thrilling twist." KIRKUS calls it "an atmospheric confection that will thrill...more


Being able to work at one of the largest newspapers in the world was an extravagant thrill. From my journal of October 30, 1978:
Well, 1st day at LA Times finally arrived!Book Review is on the 4th floor. Took elevator. Restroom stop. Rebrushed my hair, added lip gloss and checked for bad breath. Tried to act calm, collected, and like I'd always worked there. Me. Working at the Los Angeles Time...
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“Princess," he said, spreading his arms in a shrug, "how does such a little thing like you get such a big temper?"

I held up my hand to shield my eyes from the sun.

"Marc Antony," I said, "how does such a big man like you have such a little brain?”
Kristiana Gregory, Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile - 57 B.C.

“[Nessa] didn’t know how to disagree with a preacher, or if she was even allowed to, so she merely wrote, “Thank you, anyway, kind sir, but I am not going to marry you.”
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Alice thanks for the friend add!


Nicole Hi there! I replied to your message on my profile a long while back and realized you may never see it there! I wasn't sure if you would remember me or not (I emailed you quite often about a Prairie River Movie some time ago) and I wanted to say Hello! So nice to find you on Goodreads! :)


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