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Rebecca Podos

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Rebecca Podos' debut novel, THE MYSTERY OF HOLLOW PLACES, was a Junior Library Guild Selection and a B&N Best YA Book of 2016. Her second book, LIKE WATER, won the 2018 Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Children's and Young Adult. THE WISE AND THE WICKED, her third novel, is forthcoming in May 2019.

A graduate of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Program at Emerson College and the Creative Writing Program at College of Santa Fe, Rebecca's fiction has been published in journals like Glimmer Train, Paper Darts, and Smokelong Quarterly. By day, she works as a YA and MG agent at the Rees Literary Agency in Boston.

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The Mystery of Hollow Places

3.48 avg rating — 1,663 ratings — published 2016 — 7 editions
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Like Water

3.72 avg rating — 643 ratings — published 2017 — 7 editions
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The Wise and the Wicked

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The Dust Alphabet

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“You get older, and you make your choices, and one by one the doors shut.”
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“Family isn't blood, necessarily; it's a thousand little choices we make every day. We choose to trust each other and forgive each other and go to the pasta place for dinner even though some of us would rather eat sushi.”
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“But if there's one thing Dad's bad times have taught me, it's this: I never, ever want to have anything I can't survive without.”
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