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Lauren grew up in Monroe, CT, where her father owned a drugstore at which her mother was the pharmacist. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut at Storrs, where she majored in psychology. She also has what she calls her “half-Masters” in English from Western Connecticut State University (five courses down, another five to go…someday!).

Throughout college, she worked semester breaks as a doughnut salesperson, a job that she swears gave her white lung disease from all the powdered sugar she breathed.

Upon graduation, she began work at the venerable independent spacebookseller, now sadly defunct as such, Klein’s of Westport. There, she bought and sold for the better part of 11 years.

In November 1994, Lauren left the bookstore to fina
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Lauren Fans write every day asking me to write more Sisters 8 books and I'd love to, but it's up to the publisher, not me.


message 5: by Emma

Emma do you think someone will ask you to write a sisters 8 book again


Lauren I always have fun writing books!


message 3: by Emma

Emma I have a question. do you write books for fun sometimes.


Lauren Thanks, Emma. I'm glad you like The Sisters 8. However, the majority of my books are for teens or adults so I think the only other ones that would be appropriate at this time are those in the Hat City Middle School series. Thanks again!


message 1: by Emma

Emma I really like your Sisters Eight books so I brt I will like all of your books!


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