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Alex Flinn

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Born
in Glen Cove, New York, The United States
October 23

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NOTE: If you would like to contact me, please visit my Facebook, Twitter, or website or e-mail me ([email protected]), but DO NOT MESSAGE ME THROUGH GOODREADS. While I have a bio on Goodreads as a service to my readers, I do not visit Goodreads on a regular basis. Like literally twice a year.

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I was born on Long Island and grew up on a street called Salem Court. This probably influenced my interest in witches (It also means I can't use that as a password or security question -- and no, I won't tell you my first pet's name). When I was five years old, my mom said that I should be an author. I guess I must have nodded or something because, from that point on, every poem I ever wrote in school was submitted to Highlights or Cricket ma
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“Do any human beings realize life while they live it, every, every minute?”
                                                                             – Thornton Wilder, Our Town

     What does it mean to realize life every, every minute? And is it possible to do that and also accomplish anything?
        When I was a high school senior, I got the lead in a play, Our Town, at our local communi... Read more of this blog post »
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"(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to HarperCollins and Edelweiss.)

“Mirror, mirror, in my hand, who is the fairest in the land?”



This was an okay Snow White retelling, but I did have some is..." Read more of this review »
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"A clever and subtle retelling of Snow White - it should appeal to all YA fans, even those who aren't normally into YA. A full review will post on my blog on 9/16."
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