Ann Brashares





Ann Brashares

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Ann Brashares grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with three brothers and attended a Quaker school in the D.C. area called Sidwell Friends. She studied Philosophy at Barnard College, part of Columbia University in New York City. Expecting to continue studying philosophy in graduate school, Ann took a year off after college to work as an editor, hoping to save money for school. Loving her job, she never went to graduate school, and instead, remained in New York City and worked as an editor for many years. Ann made the transition from editor to full-time writer with her first novel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Ann and her husband live with their three children in New York.


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“The great hits of history go along without the notice of most. I read about them in books like everybody else.” -My Name is Memory



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Average rating: 3.73 · 675,519 ratings · 22,375 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
The Sisterhood of the Trave...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 422,893 ratings — published 2001 — 82 editions
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The Second Summer of the Si...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 61,631 ratings — published 2003 — 69 editions
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Girls In Pants: The Third S...
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 54,916 ratings — published 2005 — 63 editions
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Forever in Blue: The Fourth...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 49,741 ratings — published 2007 — 42 editions
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Sisterhood Everlasting (Sis...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 23,341 ratings — published 2011 — 25 editions
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The Last Summer
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 24,027 ratings — published 2007 — 40 editions
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My Name Is Memory
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 21,572 ratings — published 2010 — 41 editions
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The Here and Now
3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 6,682 ratings — published 2014 — 25 editions
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3 Willows: The Sisterhood G...
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 6,205 ratings — published 2009 — 26 editions
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Sisterhood of the Traveling...
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,616 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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“Maybe the truth is, there's a little bit of loser in all of us. Being happy isn't having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it's about stringing together all the little things.”
Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

“Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.”
Ann Brashares, Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

“Maybe, sometimes, it's easier to be mad at the people you trust because you know they'll always love you, no matter what.”
Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

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