Erin Entrada Kelly

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Lake Charles, The United States
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Author of books for young people.

Average rating: 3.96 · 26,512 ratings · 4,890 reviews · 10 distinct worksSimilar authors
Hello, Universe

3.95 avg rating — 15,317 ratings — published 2017 — 36 editions
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You Go First

3.80 avg rating — 4,087 ratings — published 2018 — 12 editions
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Blackbird Fly

4.17 avg rating — 1,881 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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The Land of Forgotten Girls

3.89 avg rating — 1,979 ratings — published 2016 — 8 editions
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Lalani of the Distant Sea

3.96 avg rating — 1,734 ratings — published 2019 — 14 editions
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We Dream of Space

4.23 avg rating — 1,494 ratings — published 2020 — 11 editions
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Her Name was Fidela: Select...

3.94 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2014
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Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey

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Maybe Marisol

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THE GIRL WITH GOLDEN FEET

Fellow GoodReaders:
I am thrilled to announce that my debut fantasy, THE GIRL WITH GOLDEN FEET, will be released by Greenwillow/HarperCollins in 2019. It feels so far away, doesn't it? But it'll be here before you know it, so make sure you add it to your Want-To-Read list. That way you don't forget. :-)

THE GIRL WITH GOLDEN FEET is inspired by Filipino folklore and tells the story of Mari Sarita,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2017 09:01 Tags: 2019, asian, debut, fantasy, filipino, middle-grade

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I loved this. The story was similar to Unfortunate Events in its narration and morbid humor, but it also had a flavor all its own. It made me laugh. Winslets narration is beautifully done. A great way to pass the time. ...more
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Letters to a Young Brown Girl by Barbara Jane Reyes
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Reyes unapologetic indignation fuels me every time. She freely expresses rageand all of it is rightful and just. There are no false veneers here. She basically says, Arent you tired? Arent you pissed? Yeah, me too. And I love that. The language is ...more
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Letters to a Young Brown Girl by Barbara Jane Reyes
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More of Erin's books…
“People don't want to listen to their thoughts, so they fill the world with noise.”
Erin Entrada Kelly, Hello, Universe

“Crying is good for the soul. It means something needs to be released. And if you don't release the something, it just weighs you down until you can hardly move.”
Erin Entrada Kelly, Hello, Universe

“Sometimes life calls on you even when you don't raise your hand”
Erin Entrada Kelly, Hello, Universe

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“Trying to forget really doesn't work. In fact, it's pretty much the same as remembering. But I tried to forget anyway, and to ignore the fact that I was remembering you all the time.”
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“...the worst aspect of our time is prejudice... In almost everything I've written, there is a thread of this - man's seemingly palpable need to dislike someone other than himself.”
Rod Serling

“No one in the world gets what they want and that is beautiful.”
Ernest Cline, Ready Player One

“For a bunch of hairless apes, we've actually managed to invent some pretty incredible things.”
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“It makes you wonder. All the brilliant things we might have done with our lives if only we suspected we knew how.”
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Ablevins Until your book comes out (hooray!), I'm in need of another fabulous recommendation. I'm reading Insurgent by Veronica Roth. I don't seem to want to read anything by YA. I loved Dirty Little Secrets, by the way. I hope life is treating you and Carolanne right. Take care.


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