Laura Wiess

Laura Wiess


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Laura Wiess is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Such a Pretty Girl, chosen as one of the ALA’s 2008 Best Books for Young Adults and 2008 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, and Leftovers. Originally from Milltown, New Jersey, she traded bumper-to-bumper traffic, excellent pizza, and summer days down the shore for scenic roads, bears, no pizza delivery, and the irresistible allure of an old stone house surrounded by forests in Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains Region. Email Laura Wiess at laura@laurawiess.com or visit http://www.laurawiess.com for more information.

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Today is my birthday, and anyone who knows me knows how important I think birthdays are. Maybe it's a holdover from childhood when my parents made sure that the birthday girl/boy was always celebrated, parties were thrown and fun, love and laughter was the order of the day.

What a great feeling that was, and still is, as I've been known to claim the entire month of May as my birthday month, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.92 · 22,135 ratings · 2,228 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Such a Pretty Girl

3.89 avg rating — 14,452 ratings — published 2007 — 15 editions
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Leftovers

3.83 avg rating — 3,097 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
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How It Ends

4.15 avg rating — 2,003 ratings — published 2009 — 11 editions
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Me Since You

3.93 avg rating — 1,601 ratings — published 2014 — 8 editions
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Ordinary Beauty

4.20 avg rating — 983 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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October 2009, Laura Wiess
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? LW: Author, reader, feeder of strays. Love, laugh, learn.. SS: What is your motto or maxim? LW: Live, and let live. What Readers want to know... SS: What are your most overused words o..." ...More

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“I don't know how you say good-bye to whom and what you love. I don't know a painless way to do it, don't know the words to capture a heart so full and a longing so intense.”
Laura Wiess, How It Ends

“Sometimes the hardest people to love are the ones who need it the most.”
Laura Wiess, Ordinary Beauty

“That's what innocence is, you know. A blissful oblivion of what's coming, of what you'll lose and what you'll gain, and what kind of person you'll grow up to be.”
Laura Wiess, Leftovers

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