Claire Cook

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Claire Cook wrote her first novel in her minivan when she was forty-five. At fifty, she walked the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the film adaptation of her second novel, Must Love Dogs, starring Diane Lane and John Cusack. She is the bestselling author of nine other novels and divides her time between the suburbs of Atlanta and Boston. Visit her at ClaireCook.com.

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Books by this Author

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life
Time Flies
Wallflower in Bloom

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Karma is a boomerang. (One of my characters said it first!)

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Helping my two kids grow into people I both admire and want to hang out with.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I can’t do anything halfway. And if that’s cheating, I would say kindness.

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

A. Trader Joe’s organic popcorn with olive oil.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. My literary agent once told me it was Aww. I think she actually called it a verbal tic. That’s the kind of agent you want to have.

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