Samantha Durante

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An avid reader long before becoming an author herself, Samantha Durante has always felt a debt of gratitude to all of the writers who came before her; the Stitch Trilogy, her debut series, is her humble attempt to return the favor. Samantha’s dream is to bring the same delight to readers that other authors have brought to her life, so if you find yourself staying up just a little too late to finish another chapter, she will know she’s done her job!

Samantha lives in Westchester County, New York with four of the five loves of her life – her husband, son, younger daughter, and cat – and carries her fifth love, her stillborn eldest daughter, in her heart. In addition to penning novels and writing candidly about grief, she is also a sometimes fr
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Samantha Durante Thanks for checking in, Lisa!! Working on Book 3 now :-) but no official release schedule just yet! (Check out this recent blog post for why it's…moreThanks for checking in, Lisa!! Working on Book 3 now :-) but no official release schedule just yet! (Check out this recent blog post for why it's taking me so long to finish: http://www.samanthadurante.com/2016/0...) You can always sign up on my mailing list to get notified of upcoming releases: http://www.samanthadurante.com/contact - I only send out 1-4 super important updates a year, so no spamming! Thanks again for sticking with the Stitch Trilogy!!(less)
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Dear Stitch Fans, I am over-the-moon to announce not one, but two brand-spanking-new arrivals!

First, I’d like to introduce you to the newest member of our family, Mia!

Baby Mia joined us earlier this summer and has filled all our hearts to bursting, especially big brothers Kiran & Gio (the cat).  She is the sweetest little nugget we could ever have hoped for, and – as the meaning o...

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What do you want to be our non-contemporary group read for June?

Providence by Jamie McGuire - Paranormal
 
  27 votes, 39.7%

Ember by Jessica Sorensen - Paranormal
 
  22 votes, 32.4%

Slumber by Samantha Young - Fantasy
 
  8 votes, 11.8%

Inescapable by Amy A. Bartol - Paranormal
 
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Stitch by Samantha Durante - Dystopian
 
  5 votes, 7.4%

Hybrid by Vanessa Wester - Paranormal
 
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Dearne Burton HI Samantha I em so glad that you made friends with me on goodreads From Dearne Elizabeth Burton hope to talk to you soon please send me a comment back :)


Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten) Hi Samantha!
Thanks for the add on here :D Looking forward to reading Stitch. Will talk soon. Ta!


Kelly (Diva Booknerd) On the tour as well. Am around a third the way through Stitch, and really enjoying it. Beautifully unique.


Lucinda Dear Samantha,
Thank you so much for being my friend here on GoodReads. I am looking forward to reading your book 'Stich'.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


Charlie Hello! I'm glad to participate. I've read seen and read lots of reviews around and they're pretty good. :)


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