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Sisters Alyssa and Courtney Sheinmel

Alyssa and Courtney Sheinmel

Courtney Sheinmel has written over a dozen books for kids and teens, including Sincerely, Positively, and the Stella Batts series for young readers. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly said her debut young adult novel, Edgewater, “captivates with its masterful storytelling style and intricate detail.” Courtney hopes you’ll visit her online at and follow her on Twitter at @courtneywrites and Instagram at @courtneysheinmel. Alyssa Sheinmel is the author of several young adult novels, including Faceless and Second Star, as well as the co-author of The Haunting of Sunshine Girl. New York Times bestselling author Luanne Rice called Faceless “gorgeous and wrenching. . . . A vivid, compelling, beautiful, immediate novel.” Visit Alyssa online at or follow her on Twitter at @AlyssaSheinmel.

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