Leslea Wahl

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Leslea lives in beautiful Colorado with her husband and three children. Their own life of adventure includes traveling, skiing, and scuba diving. Leslea strives to write fiction that will inspire readers to use their own talents and gifts to glorify God.
The Perfect Blindside has received a 2016 First Place Catholic Press Association Book Award and a 2016 Illumination Book Awards silver medal.
An Unexpected Role has was awarded a 2017 Moonbeam Children's book Gold Medal.

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Leslea Wahl The story of The Perfect Blindside quite literally popped into my head. My book club was reading a Young Adult novel and I became interested in the…moreThe story of The Perfect Blindside quite literally popped into my head. My book club was reading a Young Adult novel and I became interested in the idea of a story seen from two different points of view. Characters and scenes just started coming to me until I finally had to start writing them down. Even though the initial idea came quickly, it took years of rewriting, editing and opening rejection letters before it was published.(less)
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Where You Lead

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Extreme Blindside: A Jake and Sophie Adventure

Yes, that is the official name of The Perfect Blindside sequel! It is still on target to be released in early December. I’m anxiously waiting to see the cover...

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Every once in a while, I love a fun light-hearted romantic adventure. And that is what I was expecting with this Christian YA novel. But this story turned out to have a few more layers to it.

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“Why? As much fun as a hospital sounds, I'd rather spend the evening dancing with an amazing, smart, funny, interesting, beautiful girl who has the most incredible green eyes I've ever seen. Sophie, will you go to the dance with me?”
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