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Ashley Hope Pérez

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When I’m not reading, writing, or teaching, I hang out with my husband Arnulfo and our two boys, Liam Miguel and Ethan Andrés. In the scraps of time that remain, I also like to run (I did the Houston Marathon in 2007 and the Chicago Marathon in 2009), bake (but let’s don’t revive the “Cookie Girl” nickname, please), watch movies, work in my garden, and destroy my mom in long-distance games of Scrabble.

In case you missed the ALA Youth Media Awards, here’s my big news:Out of Darknessreceived a Printz Honor!


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I was already over the moon after having aNew York TimesSunday book review of Out of Darknessand seeing it on the (short!) Best Books of 2015 list fromSchool Library Journal and theKirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2015 list.AndOut of Darkness has spots in two important Texas Library Associati...

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"The Urban Dictionary's definition of a Book Hangover is: When you've finished a book and you suddenly return to the real world, but the real world feels incomplete or surreal because you're still living in the world of the book. To say I'm sufferi..." Read more of this review »
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"HOLY MOLY.

this book was incredible. Like, incredible. The characters, the plot, everything, was so incredible, but also devastating."
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"I haven't finished a book so quickly in a very long time. I really could not put it down and probably would've finished in one sitting if life didn't intervene. The emotions that got stirred up by reading this book took me by surprise. The suspens..." Read more of this review »
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“that he’d gone all the way with her out back of the cafeteria. We didn’t believe him, but we liked”
Ashley Hope Pérez, Out of Darkness

“I just sit there. I should be running after her, trying to patch things up, but the thing is that I’m scared to be in the rush of people in the hall. I can’t stand to feel all those bodies move against me. I don’t want anybody to touch me. Because there’s no way to know what they’re thinking, what they would do to you if there was nothing to stop them.”
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“Mrs. Garza made us read this poem in class that said “April is the cruelest month.” Everybody else thought that was stupid, how was a month going to be cruel? But to me it makes perfect sense. It’s cruel because the whole world turns pretty and green while everything in your life is going sour. And you can’t blame anybody but yourself.”
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Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Ashley! :)


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Jodie (Books for Company) Thank you for the add Ashley and reading my review.
Will be looking out for your book in 2012, so glad to hear your writing another
Jodie =)


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