Paullina Simons





Paullina Simons

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Paullina Simons was born in Leningrad, USSR, in 1963. At the age of ten her family immigrated to the United States. Growing up in Russia Paullina dreamt of someday becoming a writer. Her dream was put on hold as she learned English and overcame the shock of a new culture.

After graduating from university and after various jobs including working as a financial journalist and as a translator Paullina wrote her first novel Tully. Through word of mouth that book was welcomed by readers all over the world.

She continued with more novels, including Red Leaves, Eleven Hours, The Bronze Horseman, The Bridge to Holy Cross (also known as Tatiana and Alexander), The Summer Garden and The Girl in Times Square (also known as Lily). Many of Paullina's no...more


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Next to hit your bookstores and hopefully your bookshelves is the children’s book that’s been ten years in the making. I’m not exaggerating. I’m not using my Russian hyperbole to make a point. I mean, these one hundred and fifty words you will read about a mommy and her baby in July 2014, have taken over ten years to reach you. I wrote them when my fourth baby was 18 months old. She recently...

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Average rating: 4.15 · 60,222 ratings · 6,673 reviews · 16 distinct works · Similar authors
The Bronze Horseman (The Br...
4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 22,518 ratings — published 2000 — 60 editions
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Tatiana and Alexander (The ...
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 13,283 ratings — published 2003 — 36 editions
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The Summer Garden (The Bron...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 9,111 ratings — published 2006 — 24 editions
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Tully
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 4,330 ratings — published 1994 — 16 editions
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The Girl In Times Square
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 3,054 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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Red Leaves
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 2,232 ratings — published 1996 — 21 editions
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Eleven Hours
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 1,848 ratings — published 1998 — 12 editions
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Road To Paradise
2.99 of 5 stars 2.99 avg rating — 1,410 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Song In The Daylight
3.05 of 5 stars 3.05 avg rating — 1,137 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Children of Liberty (The Br...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 954 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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“Tatiana: "Why did we spend two days fighting when we could have been doing this?"
Alexander: "That wasn't fighting, Tatiana. That was foreplay.”
Paullina Simons, The Bronze Horseman

“Ask yourself these three questions, Tatiana Metanova, and you will know who you are. Ask: What do believe in? What do you hope for? What do you love?”
Paullina Simons, The Bronze Horseman

“Alexander, were you looking for me?"
"All my life.”
Paullina Simons, The Bronze Horseman

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