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Amber J. Keyser

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Amber J. Keyser is former ballerina and evolutionary biologist who writes both fiction and nonfiction for tweens and teens. Her young adult novel THE WAY BACK FROM BROKEN (Carolrhoda Lab, 2015) is a heart-wrenching story of loss and survival. THE V-WORD (Beyond Words, 2016) is an anthology of personal essays by women about first time sexual experiences.
Her other books include the nonfiction title SNEAKER CENTURY: A HISTORY OF ATHLETIC SHOES (Twenty-First Century Books, 2015); a picture book, AN ALGONQUIN HEART SONG: PADDLE MY OWN CANOE (FOAP, 2007); two graphic novels about science, THE BASICS OF CELL LIFE WITH MAX AXIOM (Capstone Press, 2010) and DECODING GENES WITH MAX AXIOM (Capstone Press, 2010) as well as a photo-illustrated nonfictio
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This weekend I’m performing in my first aerial silks recital. I keep going back and forth trying to decide if signing up was a good idea or a terrible idea. I’m one of the very oldest people who trains at the studio, and there are definitely days when I think that maybe I’m too old for circus arts. On Sunday, when I do my routine, most of the audience will be the parents of the other performers...

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“Sex can be about power or intimacy or relationship or rebellion or babies but we are a long way from a time in human evolutionary history where sex is for reproduction alone.”
Amber J. Keyser, The V-Word: True Stories about First-Time Sex

“When you think there are faraway lands filled with talking animals, it’s easy to believe that some special guy will rescue you from your craptastic life. As”
Amber J. Keyser, The V-Word: True Stories about First-Time Sex

“Two people can choose to have sex for no other reason than that it feels good. It doesn’t have to be the next step in a committed relationship. It doesn’t have to be about love. But if you tell me that it means nothing, I’ll lift an eyebrow in disbelief.”
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