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Kristin Harmel

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Kristin Harmel is the international bestselling author of THE SWEETNESS OF FORGETTING, THE LIFE INTENDED, WHEN WE MEET AGAIN, and several other novels. Her latest, THE ROOM ON RUE AMELIE, is out now from Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster. A former reporter for PEOPLE magazine, Kristin has also freelanced for many other publications, including American Baby, Men’s Health, Glamour, Woman’s Day, Travel + Leisure, and more.

Kristin grew up in Peabody, Mass.; Worthington, Ohio; and St. Petersburg, Fla., and she graduated with a degree in journalism (with a minor in Spanish) from the University of Florida. After spending time living in Paris, she now lives in Orlando, Fla., with her husband and young son.

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Kristin Harmel Hi Brooke. Sorry for the delay in reply! Thanks for the kind words! I'm thrilled that you enjoyed WHEN YOU WISH!! I had so much fun writing it. I…moreHi Brooke. Sorry for the delay in reply! Thanks for the kind words! I'm thrilled that you enjoyed WHEN YOU WISH!! I had so much fun writing it. I wrote a novel called AFTER a year after I wrote WHEN YOU WISH, and it's also about a teen girl, but it's a bit more serious. I actually like it a little better than WHEN YOU WISH, just because it has a bit more depth. I hope you can find that one somewhere and that you enjoy it too!(less)
Kristin Harmel Very sorry for the delay! For some reason, I never saw this question! To be honest, I'm much better at the actual writing of the novels than I am at…moreVery sorry for the delay! For some reason, I never saw this question! To be honest, I'm much better at the actual writing of the novels than I am at promoting them in a sensible, consistent way (which makes me very grateful that I have a publishing company to do much of that for me). I enjoy interacting with readers via Facebook, Twitter and my web site, but I'm not sure if that necessarily counts as an author platform tool!(less)
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The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel

In the author's note in the back of The Room on Rue Amélie (March 27, 2018: Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster), I mention Virginia D'Albert-Lake, an American woman who married a Frenchman and found herself living in France at the dawn of World War II. Much like Ruby, the main character in The Room on Rue Amélie, Virginia decided to stay in France and help. That decision shaped the course of h... Read more of this blog post »
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"4 stars to this historical drama of WWII, The Room on Rue Amelie!

I have enjoyed other books by Kristin Harmel, but The Room on Rue Amelie may just be my favorite from her.

Set in World War II, my favorite time period of which to read, the Epilogue..." Read more of this review »
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" Read this review and many more at: 5171 Miles Book Blog.

Many thanks to Gallery Books and Netgalley for the chance to read and review this novel.

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"I won this ARC through a Goodreads giveaway. Thank you so much Gallery Books!

Wow. The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel is by far the best historical fiction book I have read in years. I felt like I had to keep turning the page to know what wha..." Read more of this review »
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“Life doesn't work out the way we plan, but maybe it works out the way it's supposed to after all.”
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“Some days I wake up and think, How did I get here? It's like one day, you just realize you're not young anymore, and you already made your choices, and now it's too late to change anything.”
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“You have to be absolutely sure. Otherwise, regret will grow in spaces you don’t even know are there.”
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