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Cecilia Galante

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Cecilia Galante – Young Adult Novelist.

Cecilia Galante is the author of six young-adult novels. Her first, The Patron Saint ofButterflies, (2008) was the recipient of numerous awards, including an Original Voices Award by Borders, an Oprah Pick for Teens, and a Best Book of the Year by the NAIBA. Her second novel, Hershey Herself (2008), has recently been translated into Polish, while Willowood (2009) was recently distinguished as a Keystone Award nominee for Best Book of the Year. Her most recent novels, The Sweetness of Salt, (2010), nominated for a Best Fiction for 2011 by YALSA, and The Summer of May, released in May, 2011, was selected as a Summer Favorite by The Washington Post. Currently under contract with Random House to write an 8-book series for young readers, Galante has just released the first three books in the series to rave reviews, with world rights sold to both Japan and Turkey. Her sixth, currently untitled young adult novel about a teenage exorcist was also just sold to Random House and will be released in the fall of 2014.


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