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Monica Hesse

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Monica Hesse is the national bestselling author of the true crime love story American Fire, and the historical mystery novel Girl in the Blue Coat, which has been translated into a dozen languages and won the 2017 Edgar award in the Young Adult category. She is a feature writer for the Washington Post, where she has been a winner of the Society for Feature Journalism's Narrative Storytelling award, and a finalist for a Livingston Award and a James Beard Award. Monica lives in Maryland. with her husband and a brainiac dog.

Average rating: 3.93 · 21,058 ratings · 3,222 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Girl in the Blue Coat

4.03 avg rating — 11,475 ratings — published 2016 — 38 editions
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American Fire: Love, Arson,...

3.79 avg rating — 9,231 ratings — published 2017 — 8 editions
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Stray (Stray, #1)

3.88 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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The War Outside

4.01 avg rating — 152 ratings — published 2018 — 7 editions
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Burn (Stray, #2)

3.88 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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“My heart will still ache sometimes. Maybe more often than not. I think it's possible to be healed without feeling whole.”
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“Maybe we can't barter our feelings away, trading good deeds for bad ones and expecting to become whole.”
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“But when it comes down to it, we all die alone.”
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