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Christine Potter

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Christine Potter is a writer and poet who lives in a very old (haunted) house on a creek in Rockland County. She has an organist/choirdirector husband (Ken) and two spoiled tom cats. One of the house's two ghosts lives in the room behind her office.

Christine's newest book is a YA time travel novel, What Time Is It There? (The Bean Books, Book 3), newly released by Evernight Teen. The first book in the series is Time Runs Away With Her, and the second is In Her Own Time.

Her two poetry collections are Zero Degrees at First Light (2006) and Sheltering in Place (2013). She has also had poems published in Rattle, Fugue, The Irish Examiner, HOOT, Eclectica, and The Pedestal, among other magazines. Her third book of poems, Unforgetting, is due o
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Christine Potter I'm currently drafting Bean 3, the final book in the trilogy about Bean Donohue, time traveler. It's going to involve heroics on her part, and breakin…moreI'm currently drafting Bean 3, the final book in the trilogy about Bean Donohue, time traveler. It's going to involve heroics on her part, and breaking some of the rules she has been taught to respect. It's set two years away from where In Her Own Time (Bean 2) ends, in 1972, with Bean in college. (less)
Christine Potter I get to relive the parts of my life I like thinking about the most. In my YA fiction, I get to make neat fantasies around them and time travel. In my…moreI get to relive the parts of my life I like thinking about the most. In my YA fiction, I get to make neat fantasies around them and time travel. In my poetry, I get to sort of catch moments in amber and make the words as perfect as I can. Poetry is sort of the literary tiny house, if you'll forgive me--without, of course, the obligatory composting toilet!! :)(less)
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Time Runs Away with Her

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In Her Own Time

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What Time Is It There?

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Zero Degrees at First Light

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2006
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Sheltering in Place

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013
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