Monday, August 31, 2009

Author Spotlight: Ann Brashares

It is the end of August and the end of my first ever Author Spotlight.

Just a little bio...
Ann Brashares grew up in the Washington D.C. area and went to New York City to attend Barnard College (a part of Columbia University). After college she took up some editorial jobs until 2000. At this time she started her first novel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Currently she has six novels published.
***information taken from her website***

A.B.'s Books...
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2001)
The Second Summer of the Sisterhood (2003)
Girls in Pants (2005)
Forever in Blue (2007)
The Last Summer (of You &Me) (2007)
3 Willows-The Sisterhood Grows (2009)
My Name is Memory (will be published in 2010)

Books adapted into movies...
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)

Her favorite authors...
Judy Blume
George Eliot
Jane Austen
Philip Pullman
Larry McMurtry
Paula Danziger
Alistair Horne
Charles Dickens
Katherine Applegate
Katherine Paterson
William Manchester
Marcel Proust

Where to find Ann Brashares...

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***Now go and grab your fave cup of tea (or whatever beverage you prefer) and HAPPY readings***

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