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Nina LaCour

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Nina LaCour is the Michael L. Printz Award-winning and nationally bestselling author of six young adult novels, including Watch Over Me and We Are Okay; the children's book Mama and Mommy and Me in the Middle; and Yerba Buena, a novel for adults. She's on faculty at Hamline University's MFA in writing for Children and Young Adults program, and teaches an online class of her own called The Slow Novel Lab. A former indie bookseller and high school English teacher, she lives with her family in San Francisco.

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Hold Still Paperback Giveaway, Part Three!

Well, the fall semester is finally in full swing for me, so I'm writing this a day late and right before I run off to teach my students. Which means I'm going to get straight to business.


To enter this week's giveaway–the FINAL giveaway, at least for a little while–please ask me a question in the comments section. Your question could be about Hold Still, the writing process, how publication works–a

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Published on September 29, 2010 10:34
Average rating: 3.86 · 192,792 ratings · 29,292 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
We Are Okay

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Everything Leads to You

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Hold Still

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Watch Over Me

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The Disenchantments

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Yerba Buena

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“The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can't get away from it. Not ever.”
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“I don't want to hurt you or anybody so please forget about me. Just try. Find yourself a better friend.”
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“My room is so quiet and empty it hurts.”
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Kat Hammock OH MY HOLY GOODNESS!!! I AM SO HAPPY AND EXCITED THAT YOU ADDED ME!!! I ABSOLUTELY FELL IN LOVE WITH YOUR BOOK IT WAS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. YOU ARE SO AWESOME!!! WRITE MORE PLEASE :) THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ADDING ME, YOU MADE MY DAY, ACTUALLY YOU MADE MY WHOLE YEAR!!!


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