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Kathryn Fitzmaurice

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When Kathryn was thirteen years old, her mother sent her to New York City over the summer to visit her grandmother, who was a science fiction author. After seeing how her grandmother could make the characters in her books into whomever she wanted, Kathryn decided that she, too, wanted to become a writer someday. Years later, after teaching elementary school, and taking many classes, she now writes full time and lives with her husband, two sons, and her dog, Holly, in Monarch Beach, California.

Kathryn was born in New York City, but grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. She holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Chapman University. Her favorite thing to do is walk her dog, Holly, who, she says is so smart, she can practically em
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4th of July!!



Every year, on the fourth of July, our neighborhood does this very fun parade, and pancake breakfast and then the Marines raise the flag and the firetruck runs through our neighborhood at the beginning of the parade.  It is very fun to watch.

I love living in Niguel Shores.  It is a very nice.   Everybody waves to you!  Even when you are walking your dog!!


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“There is nothing like the smell of a bookstore. If you ask me, it's actually a combination of smells: part library, part new book, and part expectation for what you might find.”
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