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Michele Bacon

Biography

Michele Bacon

Michele Bacon writes contemporary fiction for adults and young adults. Most of her stories begin as ideas scrawled on random scraps of paper, stuffed into pockets or joining her computer-bag detritus. LIFE BEFORE is her debut novel. Michele lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and three small children.

Michele Bacon

Books by Michele Bacon

by Michele Bacon - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Dating, Family, Friendship, Relationships, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction
When Erin Cerise steps off her plane in Christchurch, New Zealand, she’s determined to overcome her losses. Her mother is certain studying abroad will regain Erin’s chances of a good future. Now, Erin balks at NZ’s itchy school uniforms, its cold houses and her hosts’ utter inability to pronounce her name correctly. Christchurch does boast amazing rock climbing, gorgeous scenery and at least one guy who could make her journey worthwhile --- if she lets him. As she rebuilds herself from the other side of the world, she finds that although her life has been turned upside down and she’s far from home, every way she moves takes her closer to where she came from.
by Michele Bacon - Family, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Seventeen years is a long time to keep secrets, and Xander Fife has gotten very good at it. Everyone believes he has a normal life and a normal family. If he can just get through this summer, he'll start his real life in college with a clean slate --- no risk, no drama, no fear. Even better, his plans for summer are awesome: soccer, friends and an epic road trip. Xander is banking on some long nights with his girlfriend, Gretchen. Instead, however, graduation day brings terror. His family's secrets are thrust out into the open, and Xander must confront his greatest fear. Armed with a fake ID, cash, and a knife, Xander skips town and assumes a new identity. Hundreds of miles from home and in danger, one thing is clear: Xander's real life is already in progress and just getting through it isn't enough.