Ann Jacobus

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Ann Jacobus writes young adult novels, as well as fiction for younger readers, essays, and the occasional poem. She has an MFA in writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts and earned a BA from Dartmouth College. She's a mental health advocate and volunteers on a suicide crisis line, binge-watches TV series, hikes, and reads. Originally from Texas, she lived in Europe and the Middle East for two decades, and now lives in San Francisco with her family.

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“She could deserve him one day. By all that is good, she will deserve him. Then she'll kiss him.”
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“Kindness is like hope. It feeds hope. Which just keeps us around to suffer more.”
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“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.”
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“From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.”
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