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  • #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR JODI PICOULT

    "Just read it, & thank me later."

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  • USA TODAY

    "Katherine Center writes amazing heartwarming novels."

    "Katherine Center writes amazing heartwarming novels."
  • bestselling author nina george

    "Katherine Center has written a beautiful and strong survival novel for the soul. "

    on HOW TO WALK AWAY

  • KIRKUS • STARRED REVIEW

    "Insightful, entertaining, & thoroughly addictive."

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  • #1 bestselling author jenny lawson

    "Clear your schedule, because you won't be able to put it down until it's done."

    on HOW TO WALK AWAY

  • bestselling author nina george

    "If you read just one novel this year, read How to Walk Away."

    on HOW TO WALK AWAY

  • #1 NYT bestselling author Brené Brown

    "Katherine Center writes about falling down, growing up, & finding love like nobody else.”

  • bestselling author elinor lipman

    "I couldn't put this book down & didn't want it to end."

    on HOW TO WALK AWAY

  • Bestselling author Jill Santopolo

    "A heartbreak of a novel that celebrates resilience & strength."

    on HOW TO WALK AWAY

  • #1 NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR EMILY GIFFIN

    "Reads like an intimate conversation with your best friend."

    on HOW TO WALK AWAY

The Lost Husband MOVIE just hit # 1 on Netflix!!

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WHAT YOU WISH FOR is HERE!

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J.G. / WHAT YOU WISH FOR

"A beautiful and wise story, and a book I already know I will read again. Katherine Center has now become one of my favorite authors. Read them all!"

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ANGIE / HOW TO WALK AWAY

"Wow! I don't know how to describe reading How to Walk Away by Katherine Center without sounding like a major fangirl. This is one of those novels that will become a part of my "desert island library"—books I read and reread over the years because they are comfort food to my soul. I HIGHLY recommend this one."

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RACHEL / THE LOST HUSBAND

"Katherine Center is my new favorite author. She draws you into the story, makes you feel like you are part of the family, and leaves you feeling better about life in general. I cannot recommend her work enough to my family and friends, she is truly one of the most amazing authors I have read."

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BRENNA / HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS

"This book completely owned me. I picked it up to read one chapter before bed to see if I was into it and it's less than 24 hours later and I cannot wipe the grin off my face."

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CRYSTAL / THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE

"LOVED this one! It was a quick read, but it was filled with love, humor, heartbreak, while being uplifting and empowering! It was a whole lot of feels in one book tied up in a perfect ribbon. So glad I read this one!"

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Kate / Get Lucky

"The experience of reading her work makes you more optimistic about what the world is capable of."

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STEPHANIE / WHAT YOU WISH FOR

"What You Wish For is storytelling at its finest: a perfect blend of hardships and joy, full of characters that you can not only root for, but deeply relate to . . . Katherine is truly making the world a better place, one book at a time, and I am here for it!"

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JENNIFER / HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS

"It is like a sigh of pleasure to read, and I was completely absorbed in the book like I was hearing a story about my possible self or my best friend."

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STACY / HOW TO WALK AWAY

"This story is tender and bittersweet most of all hopeful. I devoured it in one sitting and I can't wait to tell all of my friends to read it!"

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SUSAN / THE LOST HUSBAND

"Katherine Center has the extraordinary ability to place her characters in the most difficult situations, and then weave a tale that is filled with heart and humor, turning a sad story into one that is incredibly uplifting."

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MARYANN / WHAT YOU WISH FOR

"This book is simply stunning. Devour it, turn yourself over to it and strap in for the ride because it is a heartrending journey that will give you all the feels. Every single feel."

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STACY / HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS

"I read this book in one sitting because I just couldn’t put it down! I’m paying for the marathon reading session this morning though. Totally worth it!"

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MIRNA / THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE

"Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center is what I call—from beginning to end—a beautifully crafted novel.I love every single thing about this book. It has an amazing heroine, a great storyline, and a fantastic ending."

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TRISH / HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS

"I do believe I love each new release by this author more than the last, but at the same time love them all. Read this book, it is wonderful!"

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MARIA / HOW TO WALK AWAY

"Prepare to be blown away by How to Walk Away, just one of Katherine Center's beautifully, often comically written, bittersweet novels of overcoming tragedy and persevering. I was hooked on the first page, and everything else had to wait while I delved, completely absorbed, into this fantastic book."

Katherine Center writes bittersweet comic novels about how we get back up after life has knocked us down. She writes about hope, and love, and how we hold onto life’s joys, even in the midst of all its hardship. She tries to capture joy on the page.

 

Katherine is the author of six novels, including the instant New York Times bestsellers How to Walk Away and Things You Save in a Fire, as well as Happiness for Beginners and The Lost Husband (soon to be a movie starring Leslie Bibb and Josh Duhamel).

 

Her work has appeared in O MagazineVanity Fair, The Atlantic, RedbookInStylePeopleUSA Today, Real Simple and many others

 

Katherine holds degrees from Vassar College and the University of Houston’s Creative Writing Program and lives in Texas with her husband, two fun children, and fluffy-but-fierce dog.

 

For more about Katherine, including her official bio, click HERE!

To listen to The Girl in the Plane on audio—read by the author herself!!!—listen on Google Play or on Apple Books.

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Are you looking for a list of recommended books from Katherine’s TEDx Talk? CLICK HERE!

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