They’re from two different worlds.
He lives in the estate house, and she spends most of her time in the stables helping her father train horses. In fact, Savannah has always been much more comfortable around horses than boys. Especially boys like Jack Goodwin—cocky, popular and completely out of her league. She knows the rules: no mixing between the staff and the Goodwin family. But Jack has no such boundaries.
With her dream of becoming a jockey, Savannah isn’t exactly one to follow the rules either. She’s not going to let someone tell her a girl isn’t tough enough to race. Sure, it’s dangerous. Then again, so is dating Jack..
From gender roles, to parental expectations, to the influence of faith and the classic teenage search for identity, Miranda Kenneally isn’t afraid to take on all the hot-button issues of modern teen life. She is the author of Catching Jordan, Stealing Parker and Things I Can’t Forget, and is the co-creator of the website DearTeenMe.com. Miranda also writes and works for the State Department in Washington, D.C., where George W. Bush once used her shoulder as an armrest.
One food you would never eat?
A: Octopus. (Blech!)
Tell us your most rewarding experience since being published.
A: Hearing from kids who hate reading but managed to finish my book. I love giving reluctant readers something they can enjoy.
If you could choose only one time period and place to live, when and where would you live and why?
A: Regency England! I would so love to gossip at the parties and try to marry a Duke.
What is your favorite Quote?
A: “It’s a trap!” Admiral Ackbar, Return of the Jedi
A: French fries
A: My friends from college call me “Lil Mirand.” My husband calls me “Al” because one time I saw a cute dog named Al, went crazy for said dog, and the name stuck.
What do you do in your free time?
A: Watch too much tv, read trashy books, and eat Mexican food.
In your wildest dreams, which author would you love to co-author a book with?
A: Stephanie Perkins or Sarah Dessen
If you could take over the world, would you?
No, because 1) I don’t want that kind of responsibility, and 2) controlling the masses is just not possible.
Fanfiction – Love it or Hate it? Have your ever written it?
In the words of my sister who writes tons of fanfiction, fanfiction won’t write itself.