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Sarah Smith

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Sarah Smith has been interested in ghosts and storytelling since she was four. Her sitter told her Japanese ghost stories at night, which she retold on the schoolbus the next morning. When she heard the story of the haunted house and the Perkins Bequest, she knew she had to write about it. No one knows what became of the real Perkins Bequest. She hopes The Other Side of Dark may help solve the mystery.

The Other Side of Dark is her debut novel for young adults.

Sarah studied English at Harvard (where she hid out in the library reading mysteries) and film in London. She is the bestselling author of an adult mystery series set in Edwardian Boston and Paris; two of the books have been New York Times Notable Books of the Year, and one was a Lond

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I downloaded iBooks Author and I've played around with inputting a fairly crunchy eBook I happened to have recently created, using other production tools. (That's A New Shakespearean Poem, for those of you who have been following this blog.  ANSP has footnotes, verse, and all sorts of non-standard goodies.)

First, it is lovely and easy to use.  I never want to use another production tool.  I tri... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.49 · 1,659 ratings · 287 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
The Other Side of Dark

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Chasing Shakespeares

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The Vanished Child

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The Knowledge of Water

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A Citizen of the Country

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" General Questions SS: What is your birthdate? SS: 12/9 SS: Where did you go to high school and/or college? SS: Garden City High School (Garden City NY) and Harvard. SS: What were your previous occupations? SS: Teaching, technical writing, being a tou..." ...More

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Ellen Klages's PASSING STRANGE is completely lovely. Even if you didn't think you were interested in the history of lesbian San Francisco in the 1940s, you won't be able to put this one down. A little magic, a lot of art and love--and, in these times ...more
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“I shall tell you what I believe. I believe God is a librarian. I believe that literature is holy...it is that best part of our souls that we break off and give each other, and God has a special dispensation for it, angels to guard its making and its preservation.”
Sarah Smith, Chasing Shakespeares

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