Alice Kuipers




Simon &...
1,373 books | 3,537 friends

BookChi...
2,637 books | 1,106 friends

Fierce ...
940 books | 2,447 friends

Giselle...
2,113 books | 3,542 friends

Pam Vlieg
1,134 books | 2,796 friends

Jami
224 books | 1,780 friends

Jennifer
626 books | 187 friends

Asdeghik
4,197 books | 1,024 friends

More friends…



Alice Kuipers

Goodreads Author


Born
London, England, The United Kingdom
Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
March 2014

URL


 photo Goodreads-icon_zps520d2a85.png Google-Plus-Icon Tumblr-icon YouTube-Icon Email-Icon

Secrets of a writing life, book reviews and cool writing prompts? Sign up here: eepurl.com/bA03lH

I was born in London, England, and I moved to Canada in 2003 when I fell in love with a Canadian. We live in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, which took a while for me to learn how to spell. I have four children, a girl and three boys.

My first novel, Life on the Refrigerator Door, was published in 29 countries, won several awards and was named as a New York Times book for the Teen Age. My second is called Lost For Words in the US, and The Worst Thing She Ever Did everywhere else. It won the Arthur Ellis Award, was shortlisted for the White Pine and Willow Awards, and was published in eight territories. 40 Things I Want To Tell You is my Y
...more

To ask Alice Kuipers questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Alice Kuipers Hi Grace,
I'd love to come to Regina but I haven't got any upcoming plans to be there. I'm so glad you liked 40 Things, thank you. Next time I'm in…more
Hi Grace,
I'd love to come to Regina but I haven't got any upcoming plans to be there. I'm so glad you liked 40 Things, thank you. Next time I'm in your lovely city, I'll definitely sign your books for you.
Warmest wishes,
Ali(less)
This question contains spoilers… (view spoiler)
Alice Kuipers This is a great question, Amy. It's hard to answer without giving anything away. When I wrote a first draft of the novel, there were certain things I…moreThis is a great question, Amy. It's hard to answer without giving anything away. When I wrote a first draft of the novel, there were certain things I knew had to happen. Kurt's story happened like that, for example. But for a while, I found it hard to be sure who would survive. I tried different options. After lots of rewriting, this felt like the right story and the right outcome. But it was tricky to get everything to come together.(less)
Average rating: 3.59 · 8,896 ratings · 1,752 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Life on the Refrigerator Door

3.64 avg rating — 6,564 ratings — published 2007 — 57 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
40 Things I Want To Tell You

3.28 avg rating — 1,072 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lost for Words

3.46 avg rating — 788 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Violet and Victor Write the...

by
3.82 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Violet and Victor Write the...

by
3.71 avg rating — 232 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Death Of Us

3.46 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ten Minutes

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2015 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Me and Me

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Parenthesis: A New Generati...

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Alice Kuipers…


Set a story here #freewrite #writingprompt

 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 03, 2016 11:46 • 6 views

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Vanished Kingdoms...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Alice's Recent Updates

Alice Kuipers is now friends with Sharon Hart-Green
1484660
Alice Kuipers rated a book it was amazing
The Good Sister by Chelsea Bolan
Rate this book
Clear rating
Alice Kuipers rated a book it was amazing
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
Rate this book
Clear rating
Alice Kuipers rated a book it was amazing
We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen
Rate this book
Clear rating
Alice Kuipers rated a book it was amazing
Flickers by Arthur Slade
Flickers
by Arthur Slade (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Alice Kuipers wants to read
Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here by Anna Breslaw
Rate this book
Clear rating
Alice Kuipers is now following
14031571
Alice Kuipers is now following
40823
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
"When I open a book and see a lengthy character list I know I'm in for a wild ride. However Marlon James' A Brief History of Seven Killings is more than just a wild ride, it's a brutal masterpiece that deserves its place as one of the best books of..." Read more of this review »
More of Alice's books…
“Top tip 4: Somtimes you're lying when you say nothing at all”
Alice Kuipers, 40 Things I Want To Tell You

“Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened. And if you can't do that, force a smile on your face and sob into your pillow later.”
Alice Kuipers, 40 Things I Want To Tell You

“Je reste optimiste tout en me préparant au pire, maman, ça te semble bien comme compromis ?”
Alice Kuipers
tags: death, life

Polls

More...
“So many books, so little time.”
Frank Zappa

“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
Stephen King

64233 Addicted to YA — 22016 members — last activity 1 minute ago
“One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” ― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Ange ...more
26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 24875 members — last activity 18 minutes ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit ...more
85619 YA/NA FANATICS — 1640 members — last activity Aug 24, 2016 09:49AM
We are the crazy bunch on YA/NA obsessed readers. We hoard books like there is no tomorrow.. We laugh out loud when we read a funny scene in a book. W ...more
40151 Our Novel Escape — 1451 members — last activity Jun 16, 2016 03:57PM
This isn't JUST a book club. You'll find the usual challenges, reads and chats. But what you won't find anywhere else is the relationships that come f ...more
77596 Crazy for Young Adult Books — 11298 members — last activity 29 minutes ago
Book Battle Nomination: September Poll Copycat: September Book Pool:September Pick Me A Winner:August-September Copycat: August Book Pool:August Genre ...more
123540 so you like YA?! — 1349 members — last activity 21 hours, 37 min ago
This group is just for fun, a place all Young Adult book lovers young and old can come and talk about their passion for reading!
133157 Colleen Houck Book Club — 1830 members — last activity 21 hours, 14 min ago
This is the reading club hosted by Colleen Houck, the author of the NYT bestselling series TIGER'S CURSE & the NYT bestselling novel REAWAKENED. Once ...more
1225 You'll love this one...!! A book club & more — 3764 members — last activity 53 minutes ago
We are an international group who share an interest in reading all genres of books. We focus on four main areas: 1. Monthly Group Themed Read. Each mo ...more
105559 The Wide Web of Friends in YA Books — 1689 members — last activity Aug 11, 2016 03:43AM
If you like Young Adult books then come join! We've got a bit of everything: friendly members, great threads, challenges, writing & review corners, an ...more
More of Alice’s groups…



No comments have been added yet.