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Lisa Burstein is a tea seller by day and a writer by night. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from the Inland Northwest Center for Writers at Eastern Washington University. She is the author of Pretty Amy, The Next Forever, Dear Cassie, Sneaking Candy, The Possibility of Us and Again. As well as a contributor to the essay collection, Break These Rules: 35 YA Authors On Speaking Up, Standing Out, and Being Yourself. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her very patient husband, a neurotic dog and two cats.
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“Unfortunately, I am only myself.”
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“Unfortunately, I am only myself. I am scared and alone and unsure, but I am practicing. I am scared and alone and unsure, but that doesn't mean I always will be.

Like AJ repeating words, I can repeat being me, until I start to believe it.”
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VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite, Lisa! Best of luck with your work!

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Kat (Kindred Dreamheart) Thanks so much for friending me!

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Melissa Hi Lisa -- thanks for the friend request! I love The Handmaid's Tale too! Have you read Unwind by Neal Stephenson (sp?). It left me with the same can't-stop-thinking-about-this-book aftertaste, but it's YA.

Looking forward to sharing books with you!
Melissa
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Haylee Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you
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Kathryn Hey Lisa! Thanks for the friendvite! I look forward to discussing books with you. I also want to invite youto check out my blog that I do with two book loving friends.
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Taznim hi Lisa,
thanks for the add,i'm looking forward to reading your book!!!!


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Jade Hey Lisa! Thanks for the add! TFiOS is amazing :D


cecily hiya Lisa(: Thanks for the add! I think books have a way of bringing people together and I am totally looking forward to hearing what your book opinions are. Talk to ya later!


Christina (A Reader of Fictions) Thanks for adding me! Love the cover for your book! Such a pretty color dress. Look forward to reading it ASAP!


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Jen Hey Lisa,

Thanks so much for the friend invite. Can't wait to read your book and the cover is so pretty (loving the blue dress and sandals).


Savannah Lisa, thank you for the friendship.


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Lidush Hi Lisa! Thanks for friending :)


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Best Thanks for accepting, Lisa!
PRETTY AMY rocks! <3


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


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Pamela Hey Lisa...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


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Dark Zoo hi Lisa! thanks for accepting my friend request :)


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Vish Thank you so much accepting my request..:)


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Ugbomeh Thanks for being there


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Thomas Thanks for becoming a friend! Congrats on your book success. :)


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Glenn Russell Thanks for being friends on Goodreeads, Lisa!


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