The Debut Club: An interview with Jackie Lea Sommers, author of TRUEST

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The Sweet Sixteens

Sweet Sixteener Marisa Reichardt recently spoke to Fearless Fifteener Jackie Lea Sommers about her YA contemporary debut novel, TRUEST (September 1, 2015 from HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books).

Jackie Lea Sommers headshotAbout the Author:

Jackie Lea Sommers lives and loves and writes in Minnesota, where the people are nice and the o’s are long. Like West, Jackie grew up in a small town with few secrets, but now she makes her home in the Twin Cities, where she lives more anonymously with all her book boyfriends. She is the 2013 winner of the Katherine Paterson Prize for Young Adult Writing. TRUEST is her first novel.

Find Jackie on her websiteFacebookTwitter, Tumblr (author page), Tumblr (book page, after reading), Instagram, Pinterest, and Goodreads.


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