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Kimberly Sabatini

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Kimberly Sabatini is a former Special Education Teacher who is now a stay-at-home mom and a part-time dance instructor for 3, 4 and 5 year olds. After her dad passed away in 2005, she used writing as a way to make sense of the experience and discovered that she’s full of questions that need to be answered. She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her husband and three boys. Kimberly writes Young Adult fiction and is represented by Michelle Wolfson of Wolfson Literary Agency. She is thrilled to be part of the "Wolf Pack." TOUCHING THE SURFACE is her debut novel. (Simon Pulse - Simon & Schuster, October 30, 2012)

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Touching the Surface
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“I want you to stay. I need you to go.”
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“That's when I saw you, really saw you for the first time. I didn't intend to look at you, it just happened. It was like those pictures, you know, those optical illusions. You can gaze at them forever and see only one thing. Then when you relax your eyes for just a moment, another picture magically appears. The funny thing with that kind of visual trick it that it's really hard to go back to seeing the original picture once you've seen the new one.”
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“Maybe heaven was innocence, limbo was ignorance, and hell was fiery illumination.”
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Kimberly Sabatini Thank you, Genie. And I love your profile pic. <3 Looking forward to chatting about books with you.


Eugenia (Genie In A Book) Thanks for accepting my friend request :)
Looking forward to reading and discovering more of your work.

Best wishes for more books in the future,
Genie


Kimberly Sabatini My pleasure!!! How are you?

Mikky wrote: "Hi, Kimberly! Thank you for the friendship!"


Mikky Hi, Kimberly! Thank you for the friendship!


Kimberly Sabatini Yay!!! Looking forward to reading more of your reviews. We have a similar taste in books.


message 48: by Jenni

Jenni Arndt Thanks for the friend request, Kimberly!


Kimberly Sabatini Oh man---you just made my night!!!! <3


message 46: by Juliette (last edited Jan 10, 2013 02:53PM)

Juliette Thanks for adding me as a friend! I LOVE your book, please write more books!!


message 45: by Nicci

Nicci Hartland I just received you book from the giveaway. I can't wait to read it.


Kimberly Sabatini You're very welcome and thanks for the book love!!!!


message 43: by Becca

Becca H Thanks for adding me as a friend. I'm looking forward to reading Touching the Surface :)


Kimberly Sabatini Nobonita wrote: "Thanks for the add!!! :)"

And thank you!!!! *grin*


Nobonita Thanks for the add!!! :)


Kimberly Sabatini Avry15 wrote: "Hello Ms. Kimberly,
thanks for the add and for liking me whatever that was..:D

Your book Touching the Surface sounded so promising..and I almost didn't recognize the cover from jenny Pox..:D It's ..."


Awww thank you so much. I completely LOVE it!!!!


message 39: by Avry15

Avry15 Hello Ms. Kimberly,
thanks for the add and for liking me whatever that was..:D

Your book Touching the Surface sounded so promising..and I almost didn't recognize the cover from jenny Pox..:D It's so beautiful..:)


Kimberly Sabatini Sarah wrote: "Kimberly, thanks for the friend request! I was about to send you one but you beat me to it. Anyhow, I cannot wait to read your book and I know pining will never release your book any closer. Wishin..."

Sarah...I'm not sure I saw this until now. Thank you so much. If I did...my only explanation is three boys at the water park all afternoon LOL!


message 37: by Sarah

Sarah Kimberly, thanks for the friend request! I was about to send you one but you beat me to it. Anyhow, I cannot wait to read your book and I know pining will never release your book any closer. Wishing you all the best! I just know Touching the Surface will be amazing. :D


Kimberly Sabatini Priya wrote: "Release your book already!! People are dying here of impatience!! And they don't get second chances!!"

You are sooooo cute!!!! I love that!!! (((hugs)))


 ♬ ☮ Priya ♀ ♏ {Smoke and Starlight} ☠ ☯ Release your book already!! People are dying here of impatience!! And they don't get second chances!!


Kimberly Sabatini Kathryn wrote: "Hi Kimberly!! Thank you for the friendvite!! I look forward to reading your book! It sounds good!

www.tsktskwhattoread2.blogspot.com"

Thanks for accepting. I love hanging with fellow book nerds!!!! <3


message 33: by Kathryn

Kathryn Hi Kimberly!! Thank you for the friendvite!! I look forward to reading your book! It sounds good!

www.tsktskwhattoread2.blogspot.com


Kimberly Sabatini Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

Thank you, too!!!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Kimberly Sabatini Pancakemib wrote: "Thanks for the friending, please feel free to check out my bookshelves, quotes, friends and groups for things that might interest you or you read and forgot about."

You know I will be!!!!! Thanks. <3


Kimberly Sabatini Savannah wrote: "Kimberly, thank you for the friendship. Lovely to connect with you."

Thank you--looking forward to sharing great books!


message 28: by Savannah (last edited Mar 30, 2012 01:03PM)

Savannah Kimberly, thank you for the friendship. Lovely to connect with you.


Kimberly Sabatini Yay!!!! Thanks so much for letting me know. I really hope you end up loving it!!! :o)


message 26: by Joy

Joy Hey! Thanks for the friending. Can't wait for your book to debut in Setpember. It's one of my 2012 debuts TBR & reviewed.


Kimberly Sabatini April wrote: "I'm glad :) do you have twitter? (ps love the sound of your book just added it to my to-read and wishlist lists)"

Yes, I'm on twitter. KimSabatini. Sorry, I just saw this. It snuck past me. ;0)


April (Book Geek Central) I'm glad :) do you have twitter? (ps love the sound of your book just added it to my to-read and wishlist lists)


Kimberly Sabatini You're welcome and I'd love that!


April (Book Geek Central) Thanks for the friend request! I hope we can chat soon :D


message 21: by Shannon

Shannon Thanks for the add, Kimberly! Can't wait to read your book -- it sounds fantastic!


Kimberly Sabatini Chanda wrote: "Thanks for the friendship! I am looking forward to reading your book! :)"

Thank you so much. :o)


Kimberly Sabatini My pleasure. And THANK YOU! (((hugs)))


message 18: by Stacy

Stacy Eaton Kim - Thank you for the friendship! Just added Touching the Surface to my list to read!


Kimberly Sabatini Oh, you are so sweet. Thank you for accepting. :o)

Kim


Sarah wrote: "Thank you for the friend request, nice to meet you, you'r book sounds good. I can't wait to read it. C:"


message 16: by Sarah

Sarah Thank you for the friend request, nice to meet you, you'r book sounds good. I can't wait to read it. C:


Kimberly Sabatini Florentine wrote: "thanks for the friend request... nice to meet you"

Thank you for accepting. So nice to meet you too and look forward to talking books with you. :o)

Kim


Florentine thanks for the friend request... nice to meet you


Kimberly Sabatini Thank YOU--I hope you enjoy it...although it will be a little bit still. *grin*


message 12: by Jamie

Jamie Thanks for the friend request. You book sounds interesting. I'm excited for it to come out! :)

Jamie http://fantasybookchick.blogspot.com


Kimberly Sabatini You're welcome and thank you!


message 10: by Wanda

Wanda Thank you for the friendship Kimberly... :)
Nice to meet you.


Kimberly Sabatini Lady Danielle "The Book Huntress" wrote: "Hi Kimberly. Appreciate the friendvite."

Any time-thanks for accepting!

Kim


Kimberly Sabatini Jennie wrote: "Hi Kimberly,

Thanks for accepting my friend request. Your book sounds really cool & interesting. I can't wait to read it!"


Yay!!! Thanks so much for saying that. It's still hard to believe that it's really going to be a book someday. *pinches self*

Kim


 Danielle The Book Huntress (Self-Proclaimed Book Ninja) Hi Kimberly. Appreciate the friendvite.


Kimberly Sabatini Cheryl wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friendship, Kimberly."
Any time--thank you!


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, Kimberly.


Kimberly Sabatini Taznim wrote: "hi KIMBERLY,
thanx for accepting my friend request,hope to read your book as soon as i can!!!well....next year(lol)!"


Awww you're so sweet! Some days it seems like a million light years away and others just around the corner. Depends on how much work I have to do. *grin* Thanks so much!!!!


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