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Deb Caletti

USA flag (b.1963)

Deb Caletti is an American writer born in San Rafael, California. She was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the recipient of other numerous awards including PEN USA finalist award, the Washington State Book Award, and SLJ Best Book award.

Deb went to Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, Washington, U.S.A., and graduated in 1981. She earned a BA in Journalism/Communications from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1985. She currently resides in Issaquah, Washington.

Genres: Young Adult Romance, Children's Fiction, Romantic Suspense, Mystery

Deb Caletti recommends
Breathe My Name (2007)
R A Nelson
"In BREATHE MY NAME, R.A. Nelson creates a stay-with-you story that manages to be both terrifying and tender."
Nothing Like You (2009)
Lauren Strasnick
"Candid and quick-paced, with characters you just can't help just want the best for."
Populazzi (2011)
Elise Allen
"Populazzi is a smart, fun, and energetic ride through the twisting hallways of high school popularity."
Black-Eyed Susans (2015)
Julia Heaberlin
"Utterly riveting and relentlessly creepy, Black-Eyed Susans will keep you up into the late hours turning pages and checking your locks."
The Good Widow (2017)
Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke
"An irresistible and twisty page-turner, The Good Widow should come with a delicious warning: This is not the story you think it is."
One Night at the Lake (2019)
Bethany Chase
"What a magical combination—characters you love spending time with and a setting you wish you were in. This is a delicious, atmospheric and can’t-miss read."
Frankly in Love (2019)
David Yoon
"In the tender and funny Frankly in Love, David Yoon gives us some of the truest and most lovable characters I've read in a long time. This book is pure joy."
What I Carry (2020)
Jennifer Longo
"What I Carry is not only a necessary book —it's a charming, honest, and hopeful one. This is a story you'll fall for."
My Eyes Are Up Here (2020)
Laura Zimmermann
"My Eyes Are Up Here is not only a smart and honest book about body positivity. It’s a funny and endearing read that will have you cheering for Greer Walsh, and celebrating the power of female friendship."
Today Tonight Tomorrow (2020)
Rachel Lynn Solomon
"Fun, flirty, and downright adorable."
What Sammy Knew (2021)
David Laskin
"A powerful coming-of-age novel that’s shockingly contemporary and undeniably relevant. Both brilliantly complex and relentlessly page-turning, devastating and tender."
The Darkness Outside Us (2021)
Eliot Schrefer
"Yes, The Darkness Outside Us is utterly inventive and relentlessly page-turning. And yes, Ambrose and Kodiak are seriously the hottest couple in space. But even more, this is an insightful, tender, and profound story, about the weight of history, and the power of transformation and true love."
Room and Board (2022)
Miriam Parker
"The perfect summer escape! It was such a treat to spend time at Glen Ellen Academy and joining Gillian on the road to finding herself. The relationship between Gillian and the students she's entrusted to care for provide a universal, and ultimately fun, story of redemption."

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