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Akemi Dawn Bowman

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Akemi Dawn Bowman is the author of Starfish (Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster) and Summer Bird Blue (Fall 2018). She’s a proud Ravenclaw and Star Wars enthusiast, who served in the US Navy for five years and has a BA in social sciences from UNLV. Originally from Las Vegas, she currently lives in Scotland with her husband, two children, and their Pekingese mix. She is represented by Penny Moore of Empire Literary.

Average rating: 4.12 · 2,190 ratings · 601 reviews · 4 distinct works
Starfish

4.12 avg rating — 2,163 ratings — published 2017 — 7 editions
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Summer Bird Blue

4.48 avg rating — 23 ratings — expected publication 2018 — 3 editions
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I know most of you have already seen the beautiful cover for STARFISH, but did you know you can also read the first chapter over on Riveted? I can't wait to share more with all of you soon!

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A beautiful, poetic, and haunting story about twin sisters coming to terms with two very different paths in life. It will break your heart, make you think, and give you so much hope.
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Hi, author here. People often ask me why I chose to write this book, and usually I tell them it's because this is the story I needed most as a teen. That's the short answer. Here's the long one:

Starfish is a book about family, and identity, and findi
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“I draw a girl without a face, drawing somebody else’s face onto her own reflection.”
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“We all have to dream our own dreams. We only get one life to live—live it for yourself, not anyone else.”
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“Beauty isn’t a single thing. Beauty is dreaming一it’s different for everyone, and there are so many versions of it that you mostly have no control over how you see it”
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