Tracy Bilen

year in books
Katheri...
351 books | 331 friends

Marissa...
170 books | 560 friends

Wendy
2,254 books | 201 friends

Sarvena...
661 books | 184 friends

Jen Brooks
95 books | 125 friends

Carol S...
978 books | 2,696 friends

Kimberl...
1,969 books | 3,186 friends

Miranda...
2,645 books | 2,213 friends

More friends…

Tracy Bilen

Goodreads Author


Born
in The United States
Website

Twitter

Member Since
August 2011


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. ...more

To ask Tracy Bilen questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

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 t…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)
Average rating: 3.84 · 2,257 ratings · 311 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
What She Left Behind

3.85 avg rating — 2,256 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wie der Vater, so der Tod: ...

by
liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating

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

Goodreads giveaway + French stick figure love story

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 great

Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on May 15, 2016 19:11

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Coast-to-Coas...
Tracy Bilen is currently reading
by James Patterson (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Blindside
Tracy Bilen is currently reading
by James Patterson (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Broken One
Tracy Bilen is currently reading
by Ruth Cardello (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Tracy’s Recent Updates

Tracy Bilen is currently reading
The Coast-to-Coast Murders by James Patterson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tracy Bilen wants to read
We Will Be Watching by Ruth Ware
We Will Be Watching
by Ruth Ware (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tracy Bilen has read
The Whole Truth by David Baldacci
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tracy Bilen finished reading
In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tracy Bilen is currently reading
In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tracy Bilen is currently reading
Blindside by James Patterson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tracy Bilen finished reading
The Other Wife by Claire McGowan
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tracy Bilen is currently reading
The Other Wife by Claire McGowan
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tracy Bilen is currently reading
The Broken One by Ruth Cardello
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tracy Bilen finished reading
Thin Air by Lisa    Gray
Thin Air (Jessica Shaw, #1)
by Lisa Gray (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Tracy's books…
“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.”
Tracy Bilen, What She Left Behind

“I'm fine. If he believes it, he`s a moron.”
Tracy Bilen, What She Left Behind

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Nothing But Readi...: New 2 U Authors: 2014 345 720 Jan 11, 2015 09:29AM  
“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.”
Tracy Bilen, What She Left Behind

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

“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.”
Tracy Bilen, What She Left Behind

“Human reason can excuse any evil; that is why it's so important that we don't rely on it.”
Veronica Roth , Divergent

“I'm fine. If he believes it, he`s a moron.”
Tracy Bilen, What She Left Behind

3551 Young Adult Book Reading Challenges — 8296 members — last activity Oct 19, 2020 11:37AM
Welcome to the Young Adult Book Reading Challenges! Welcome everyone who is interested in YA books! We have amazing reading challenges going on all t ...more
62676 Young Adult Reads — 2719 members — last activity Oct 29, 2020 11:38PM
Group under construction
81928 YA & TEENS BOOKTALK — 411 members — last activity Nov 09, 2016 08:31AM
This group is for teens and young adults who love to read love story's, romance, YA, ( historical - romances), adventure, dystopian, fiction, fantasy, ...more
42560 ♥!The Young Adult Book Club!♥ — 14829 members — last activity Nov 13, 2020 06:33PM
“You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” ― Paul Sweeney Welcome to The Young Ad ...more
95766 YAholics Anonymous! — 952 members — last activity Jul 19, 2020 10:04PM

130327 Penguin Loves YA Book Club — 1383 members — last activity Nov 13, 2015 07:48PM
Welcome to the Penguin Teen book club! Every month we choose a title and host a guided discussion along with giveaways, spoiler threads and author Q&A ...more
More of Tracy’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-2)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

message 2: by Tracy

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!


message 1: by Daria

Daria Gray are you planning on making new books soon


back to top