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Jillian Cantor has a BA in English from Penn State University and an MFA from The University of Arizona. She is the author of award-winning novels for teens and adults including the critically acclaimed MARGOT, which was a Library Reads pick for September 2013 and also featured in O the Oprah Magazine, People, Ladies Home Journal, and Time.com. Her most recent book for teens, SEARCHING FOR SKY, (Bloomsbury US & UK, Scholastic book club) was nominated for the 2015 Carnegie Medal in the UK. Jillian's next historical novel for adults, THE HOURS COUNT, will be out 10/20/15 from Riverhead/Penguin. Born and raised in a suburb of Philadelphia, Jillian currently lives in Arizona with her husband and two sons.

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Margot

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The Hours Count

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Searching for Sky

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The Life of Glass

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The September Sisters

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The Transformation of Things

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The Lost Letter

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“Lying can be a second skin, but when you are called out on that lie, it can become all too easy for that skin to start to peel away.”
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Shalonda Williams Hey Hey Jillian. Just stopping to wish you agreat week. I hope that all is well and that you are feeling awesome! Peace And thanks for the friendship!


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