Tracy Bilen

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Tracy Bilen is the YA author of What She Left Behind (Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster 2012). She is a high school French and Spanish teacher in Michigan where she lives with her husband and children. Tracy studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and taught Spanish at a high school ski academy. She loves biking, traveling, and red velvet cake.

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Tracy Bilen My favorite part is seeing the cover art - seeing how someone else can turn the idea behind my novel into a picture! And I love seeing how different…moreMy favorite part is seeing the cover art - seeing how someone else can turn the idea behind my novel into a picture! And I love seeing how different the foreign covers can be - for example, the American cover of What She Left Behind is so literal, the German so figurative, and the Chinese, downright frightening!(less)
Tracy Bilen I might consider writing a short story with some of the characters from What She Left Behind, but at the moment I don't have any plans to do a sequel.…moreI might consider writing a short story with some of the characters from What She Left Behind, but at the moment I don't have any plans to do a sequel. Another possibility would be to write a companion book featuring a different character - but no plans for that as yet. Thanks for asking!!(less)
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If you haven’t yet read my book, What She Left Behind, or know someone who hasn’t, I’m doing a Goodreads giveway, ending May 19, 2016.


And just because I think it’s cool, here’s a video I found on youtube for anyone who has to learn the French verbs that take être in the passé composé (Dr & Mrs Vandertrampp). And yeah, if that doesn’t make any sense to you, you can skip the video! But have a...

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“And my stupid stupid heart will never stop loving you”
Tracy Bilen, What She Left Behind

“Jay: Looks like you misspelled the Treaty of Versailles.
Sara: Yeah, well. My brother's natural ability for languages didn't rub off on me.
Jay: ...I'm not talking about Versailles. I have no idea if you spelled that right. I'm talking about the word 'treaty.”
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“I'm fine. If he believes it, he`s a moron.”
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“Jay: Looks like you misspelled the Treaty of Versailles.
Sara: Yeah, well. My brother's natural ability for languages didn't rub off on me.
Jay: ...I'm not talking about Versailles. I have no idea if you spelled that right. I'm talking about the word 'treaty.”
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“And my stupid stupid heart will never stop loving you”
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“Sara, we have to go," she whispers, even though my dad isn't there to hear her. She's not crying. She's calm. Matter-of-fact. As if she's asking me whether I want mayo or mustard on my sandwich. Except in secret.”
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“Human reason can excuse any evil; that is why it's so important that we don't rely on it.”
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Tracy Bilen Winter wrote: "are you planning on making new books soon"

Sorry, Winter, I just saw this question! Watch Your Back will be out in April 2015 and I'm working on a new thriller as well!


Winter are you planning on making new books soon


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