Sarah  Carlson

Christi...
137 books | 81 friends

Liza Wi...
1,561 books | 1,810 friends

Jo Furniss
363 books | 150 friends

Bella
2,787 books | 817 friends

Caitlin
186 books | 40 friends

Amy V. ...
423 books | 101 friends

Gory B ...
696 books | 531 friends

Merril
273 books | 76 friends

More friends…

Sarah Carlson

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
September 2013

URL


Sarah J. Carlson writes contemporary YA that delves into complex, real world problems. Professionally, she is a school psychologist who works primarily with a diverse, mostly low income population. Her professional focus is around supporting the success of children with behavioral and mental health needs and helping to promote resilience in children who have been exposed to trauma or toxic stress. Sarah lives outside Madison, Wisconsin with her husband, two young children, and two energetic terriers.

To ask Sarah Carlson questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Sarah Carlson My favorite beverage is pretty cliché for a writer--coffee. But more specifically, I'm always on the hunt for a good flat white in the US as I'm scour…moreMy favorite beverage is pretty cliché for a writer--coffee. But more specifically, I'm always on the hunt for a good flat white in the US as I'm scouring the coffee shops of my city. But otherwise, just coffee. My favorite blend of coffee is Highlander Grog. For food, I don't really have a go-to.
(less)
Sarah Carlson The first novel I ever wrote was actually YA sci-fi; I started it at about fifteen. The first version was a terrible 240,000 word monstrosity. I rewro…moreThe first novel I ever wrote was actually YA sci-fi; I started it at about fifteen. The first version was a terrible 240,000 word monstrosity. I rewrote it entirely and it got better, but still not THERE, if you will. I've been toying around with it some again recently, but I don't know that it'll ever see the light of day haha.(less)
Average rating: 4.21 · 257 ratings · 97 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
All the Walls of Belfast

4.16 avg rating — 209 ratings — published 2019 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Everything's Not Fine

4.44 avg rating — 48 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

EVERYTHING’S NOT FINE is officially out in the world

My second young adult novel Everything’s Not Fine is out today. I started this novel over five years ago while feeling homesick living in Singapore. It’s gone through a lot of growing pains since I first started writing it, cutting an entire point-of-view character, cutting an entire storyline, and re-writing the remaining storyline from the […]
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on May 26, 2020 05:55

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Sarah’s Recent Updates

Sarah Carlson wrote a new blog post

EVERYTHING’S NOT FINE is officially out in the world

My second young adult novel Everything’s Not Fine is out today. I started this novel over five years ago while feeling homesick living in Singapore. I Read more of this blog post »
Sarah Carlson rated a book it was amazing
The Next to Last Mistake by Amalie Jahn
The Next to Last Mistake
by Amalie Jahn (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sarah Carlson rated a book it was amazing
The Clay Lion by Amalie Jahn
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sarah Carlson rated a book it was amazing
Emmy in the Key of Code by Aimee Lucido
Emmy in the Key of Code
by Aimee Lucido (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sarah Carlson rated a book it was amazing
The Last Word by Samantha Hastings
The Last Word
by Samantha Hastings (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sarah Carlson rated a book it was amazing
Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sarah Carlson rated a book it was amazing
Scars Like Wings by Erin  Stewart
Scars Like Wings
by Erin Stewart (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sarah Carlson wants to read
Scars Like Wings by Erin  Stewart
Scars Like Wings
by Erin Stewart (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
All the Walls of Belfast by Sarah  Carlson
"I really loved this book, the relationship between Danny and Fiona was so well done, with everything they had to overcome. The climax was so tense, with new information being revealed to keep me on my toes while reading. Highly recommend this one!"
Sarah Carlson rated a book it was amazing
Roam by C.H. Armstrong
Roam
by C.H. Armstrong (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
I had the special opportunity to read an Advanced Reader Copy of Roam. I enjoyed it thoroughly. It was well-written, and I felt like I was truly WITH the MC and the MC felt like a real person, which I don't always feel in first person YA novels. I am ...more
More of Sarah's books…
50920 Beta Reader Group — 18523 members — last activity 11 minutes ago
A place to connect writers with Beta readers. Sometimes writers get so involved in the plot they can't see the wood for the trees. Hang on a sec'--th ...more
51477 Never Too Old For Y.A. & N.A. Books — 7797 members — last activity Sep 24, 2020 06:11PM
This group is for Young and New Adult readers. For those who believe in Angels, Vampires, Werewolves, Fairies and other mythical and supernatural crea ...more



No comments have been added yet.