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Emily Giffin

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Emily Giffin was born in Baltimore. She attended high school in Naperville, Illinois, where she was a member of a creative writing club and served as editor-in-chief for the school's newspaper. Giffin earned her undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University, where she also served as manager of the basketball team, the Demon Deacons. She then attended law school at the University of Virginia. After graduating in 1997, she moved to Manhattan and worked in the litigation department of Winston & Strawn. But Giffin soon determined to seriously pursue her writing.2002 was a big year for Emily Giffin. She married, found an agent, and signed a two-book deal with St. Martin's Press. While doing revisions on Something Borrowed, she found the inspiration for a sequel, Something Blue. In 2003, Giffin and her husband left England for Atlanta, Georgia. A few months later, on New Year's Eve, she gave birth to identical twin boys, Edward and George. Something Borrowed was released spring 2004. It received positive reviews and made the extended New York Times bestsellers list. Something Blue followed in 2005, and in 2006, her third, Baby Proof, made its debut.Giffin spent 2007 finishing her fourth novel. Her daughter, Harriet, was born May 24, 2007.

Genres: Romance, General Fiction
New and upcoming books
July 2024

The Summer Pact
   Baby Proof (2006)
   Love the One You're with (2008)
   Heart of the Matter (2010)
   Where We Belong (2012)
   The One and Only (2014)
   First Comes Love (2016)
   All We Ever Wanted (2018)
   The Lies That Bind (2020)
   Meant to Be (2022)
   The Summer Pact (2024)
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Emily Giffin recommends
The Sicilian Inheritance (2024)
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"Equal parts riveting mystery and engaging family saga, The Sicilian Inheritance will transport you to the gorgeous island of Sicily and keep you up all night."
A Love Song for Ricki Wilde (2024)
Tia Williams
"Tia Williams brilliantly captures the magic and romance of Harlem - past and present - while giving us a heroine we can all root for. I adore Ricki Wilde and was utterly enchanted by this epic love story. Prepare to be transported!"
Love Buzz (2023)
Neely Tubati-Alexander
"I loved this book! Tubati Alexander is a writer to watch!"

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