Jessica Lawson

Jessica Lawson is the author of The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher, a book that Publishers Weekly called “a delightfully clever debut” in a starred review, and Nooks & Crannies, a Junior Library Guild Selection and recipient of three starred reviews. She is also the author of Waiting for Augusta and Under the Bottle Bridge. You can visit her at

Books by this Author

Under the Bottle Bridge
Waiting for Augusta
Nooks & Crannies
The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If the opportunity to take a relaxing shower presents itself, take it.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My sister Mimi, for finding and holding onto such strength and courage.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. BLTs on buttermilk bread, with very crispy bacon, cheap iceberg lettuce, juicy tomatoes, and no mayo.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'd like to be a professional ballerina to see what it's like to dance and move gracefully. Or a trapeze artist, because it looks awesome.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Any of the baddies from Grimm's fairy tales.

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