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Sara Shepard
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Sara Shepard's first story ever, which she both wrote and illustrated, was about friendly yellow creatures that lived in a backyard garden. It won second prize at the State College, Pennsylvania, library, and was bound and placed on the shelf. (The binding was yellow. The book was called Quizzles. Maybe it's still there!) Sara Shepard's second story was about a five-legged camel named Lloyd and his band of friends journeying through the human circulatory system.

When Shepard was young, the things she wanted to be when she grew up were a soap opera star, a designer for LEGO, a Claymation artist, a geneticist, a fashion magazine editor, and, most of all, a writer. She grew up in Pennyslvania, on Philadelphia's Main Line, and went to college at New York University in 1995, the height of the club kid era. While in college, she bought many pairs of purple vinyl pants, loud leather jackets, brightly colored club kid sneakers, and even a Day-Glo pacifier. After recovering from that unfortunate but short-lived phase, she had a series of jobs— interning at Elle magazine, filing important documents at J.P. Morgan, and writing and editing at Time... View More

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Hobbies, Interests, and Enthusiasms
I like running, swimming, attempting to cook, playing the piano, knitting sweaters, and driving the back roads of suburban Philadelphia.
Education
New York University (BA)
Brooklyn College (MFA)






What’s Next
I've just finished Killer, the sixth book in the Pretty Little Liars series, and now I've started work on Heartless, book no. 7. I'm also starting to think about my next series, which will come...View More

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by Sara Shepard
by Sara Shepard
by Sara Shepard
Set just months before Sutton Mercer's untimely death, this...

by Sara Shepard
Featuring Sutton Mercer before her tragic death, this stand-alone digital...




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