Heidi R. Kling writes books about regular girls in fantastic situations. Her latest, WHERE I FOUND YOU, is a special edition of her acclaimed debut novel SEA (Penguin Young Readers), a finalist for Northern California Book of the Year,” an IndieNext Summer Pick, Goodreads “Mover and Shaker,” Scholastic Reading Pick, and Gateway Reader’s Award Finalist among other generous accolades.
Her internationally bestselling NOT OKAY, CUPID (EntangledTeen) is a seaside rom-com about revenge, friendship and crushes on the wrong guy—the devastatingly adorable Felix James.
A complex novel of hope after trauma, PAINT MY BODY RED is a 5-star contemporary inspired by the tragic cluster suicides in the Silicon Valley. Set amongst the magnificent backdrop of the Grand Tetons in Jackson Hole, the story of the remarkable Paige and her ranch owning father who is suffering from ALS as she unpacks her secrets from home and befriends a wild mustang has been compared to Lonesome Dove and SPEAK.
After earning her MFA in Writing for Children from the New School in New York, Heidi returned to Northern California where she lives with her family just over the coastal mountains from the sea.
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