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Kody Keplinger

Biography

Kody Keplinger

Kody Keplinger was born and raised in small-town western Kentucky. She wrote her first novel, THE DUFF (DESIGNATED UGLY FAT FRIEND), during her senior year of high school. She now lives with her German shepherd, Corey, in New York City, where she writes full-time and teaches the occasional writing workshop. When she isn't writing, Kody is probably exploring the city, eating Thai food, or creating a new plan to become Tina Fey's best friend.

Kody Keplinger

Books by Kody Keplinger

by Kody Keplinger - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

It's been three years since the Virgil County High School Massacre. Three years since my best friend, Sarah, was killed in a bathroom stall during the mass shooting. Everyone knows Sarah's story --- that she died proclaiming her faith. But it's not true. I know because I was with her when she died. I didn't say anything then, and people got hurt because of it. Now Sarah's parents are publishing a book about her, so this might be my last chance to set the record straight...but I'm not the only survivor with a story to tell about what did --- and didn't --- happen that day.