Vicky Skinner

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Vicky Skinner was born and raised in Texas, where she started writing novels about kissing cute boys when she was fifteen and eventually earned a BA in Literary Studies from The University of Texas at Dallas. She’s a full-time writer, a part-time runner, and she currently lives in Dallas with her husband.

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Vicky Skinner Hi Laura! So, I've actually never taken part in competitive swimming. I'm a terrible swimmer! I always tell people I'm the Michael in the story: I can…moreHi Laura! So, I've actually never taken part in competitive swimming. I'm a terrible swimmer! I always tell people I'm the Michael in the story: I can only dog paddle! But I am a HUGE fan of swimming. I watch it every chance I get, and I think it's a beautiful and inspiring sport!(less)
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How to Breathe Underwater

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I really wasn't prepared for just how emotional this book would make me. Cosmo is just so pure and lovable and reminded me so much of my sweet Lab who was also a good boy. This is a beautiful story about the powerful bond between child and dog and al ...more
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Vicky Skinner Ta§chima wrote: "Hello! Thank you for the add ^^ So you are reading Forever by Maggie, are you liking it? Hows the series? I have never read it!"

I am. Have you read it? It's so intense! It's a little emotionally exhausting lol


Taschima Hello! Thank you for the add ^^ So you are reading Forever by Maggie, are you liking it? Hows the series? I have never read it!


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