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Sara Saedi was born in Tehran, Iran smack-dab in the middle of a war and an Islamic Revolution. She received a B.A. in Film and Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley and began her career as a creative executive for ABC Daytime. Since then she's penned three TV movies for ABC Family and a pilot for the Disney Channel, won a Daytime Emmy for What If..., a web series she wrote for ABC, and worked as a staff writer on the FOX sitcom The Goodwin Games.

Her first novel for young adults, Never Ever, was published in 2016 and its sequel, The Lost Kids, will publish in spring 2018. Her memoir, Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card was released in February 2018.

She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, son,
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Sara Saedi It will be out April 10th! In the meantime, you can also check out my memoir, Americanized which will be out February 6th. Thanks so much!
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Never Ever by Sara Saedi
"He looks older and he´s ridiculously hot, He´s sitting with Micah. He has not taken his eyes off you.

Of course, he´s pretty and perfect and why shouldn´t you trust the handsome stranger? I mean, he is hot.

Earlier this year, when Unhooked was re" Read more of this review »
Never Ever by Sara Saedi
"Don't you just love when you're pleasantly surprised? Of course I am because it's 10:15pm (way past my bedtime) and I've just closed the book on this one. Double points that I had actually just serendipitously read Peter Pan because I had never and i" Read more of this review »
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" "People lie to each other all the time, Wylie. It's what human beings do. They lie to each other until they think it's safe to be honest.'"

Having never read Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, I can’t really compare it to the original. However, I have a sn" Read more of this review »
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“Iran is not pronounced i-RAN; it’s pronounced e-RON. Spread the word. Tell all your friends. Tweet it. Shout it from the rooftops. Correct people. It’ll make you sound smart and cultured. On behalf of my fellow Iranians (e-RON-ians), we thank you.”
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“In my not-so-humble opinion, I believe that immigrants are the true American patriots. We never take living in this country for granted.”
Sara Saedi, Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card

“the literacy rate in Iran nearly tripled (up to 97 percent, higher than the United States’), because social conservatives were comfortable with sending their daughters to school, now that their classmates would also be wearing head scarves. One could argue that the revolution oppressed women, while others could argue it helped liberate them.”
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