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Kimberly McCreight

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Kimberly McCreight attended Vassar College and graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. After several years as a litigation associate at some of New York Citys biggest law firms, she left the practice of law to write full-time. Her work has appeared in such publications as Antietam Review, Oxford Magazine and Babble. She lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with her husband and two daughters.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Mystery
   1. The Outliers (2016)
   2. The Scattering (2017)
   3. The Collide (2018)
   Reconstructing Amelia (2013)
   Where They Found Her (2015)
   A Good Marriage (2020)
   Friends Like These (2021)
Anthony Awards Best First Novel nominee (2014) : Reconstructing Amelia

Kimberly McCreight recommends
How Can I Help You (2023)
Laura Sims
"With transfixing dual female narrators and an artful, innovative structure, How Can I Help You is both a riveting commentary on false pretenses and an utterly beguiling cat and mouse thriller."
The Quiet Tenant (2023)
Clémence Michallon
"A mystery that is at once riveting and heartrending, The Quiet Tenant is a sharply insightful look at what it means to live and love as a woman in this harrowing world. It is truly extraordinary."
The Long Way Back (2023)
Nicole Baart
"The Long Way Back is a beautifully written, atmospheric, page-turner, that brilliantly explores the complexities of the mother-daughter bone, finding it as fraught as it is profound."
You Should Have Told Me (2023)
Leah Konen
"Atmospheric and deeply thought-provoking, You Should Have Told Me is both a page-turning mystery and a deft exploration of the thorny intersection of marriage and parenthood and the complex, often fraught reality of new motherhood."
The Lies I Tell (2022)
Julie Clark
"The Lies I Tell is a uniquely riveting cat and mouse game with two artfully nuanced female protagonists that is at once a razor-sharp, page-turning mystery and a brilliant, thought-provoking exploration of what it truly means to do good in the world."
Catch Her When She Falls (2022)
Allison Buccola
"Richly atmospheric and thoroughly propulsive, Catch Her When She Falls is a thought-provoking mystery about the fraught interconnectedness of youth and the tragic limitations of teenage insight."

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