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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
Anthony Awards Best First Novel nominee (2014) : Reconstructing Amelia

Kimberly McCreight recommends
Try Not to Breathe (2016)
Holly Seddon
"A fast-paced debut about long-buried secrets and tangled truths."
The Fall of Lisa Bellow (2017)
Susan Perabo
"Utterly captivating and achingly beautiful, The Fall of Lisa Bellow brilliantly explores the aftermath of a shocking abduction in an idyllic town, moving seamlessly between the rocky terrain of teenage grief and maternal guilt to show the ultimate redemptive power of love. It's a fantastic, thought provoking novel."
A Simple Favor (2017)
Darcey Bell
"Riveting and brilliantly edge-of-your seat domestic thriller."
Winter Sisters (2018)
Robin Oliveira
"Equal parts exquisitely detailed historical drama and riveting literary thriller, Winter Sisters deftly explores the brutal costs of child exploitation, while elegantly demonstrating the healing power of true compassion and profound sisterly devotion."
The Perfect Mother (2018)
Aimee Molloy
"A captivating and deeply insightful page-turner, The Perfect Mother is both a riveting mystery and a satisfyingly sharp social commentary about what it means to be a good mother."
The Perfect Liar (2019)
Thomas Christopher Greene
"Beautifully written and sharply insightful, The Perfect Liar is a captivating, stay-up-late thriller about dark secrets, dangerous passions, and the perilous pursuit of a picture-perfect life."
Before She Was Found (2019)
Heather Gudenkauf
"Eerily page-turning and wonderfully twisty."

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