Elizabeth Ross studied French and Film at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. Her debut YA novel, BELLE EPOQUE will be published in the US by Delacorte/Random House in June 2013. She lives in Los Angeles. When she isn’t writing, she edits feature films.
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@lkblackburne @StephanieEDiaz Here's the Belle Epoque book launch details! Hope to see you there :) https://t.co/XECQmbHesc
@StephanieEDiaz You too!
Feast your eyes on the stack of shiny copies of REBOOT! Congrats @amytintera on your book launch! http://t.co/dIqbF8aA9C
@TheBookSellerGV Thank you so much!
@leilahowland Thanks Leila! Ditto about your book. Will try to make your launch at Skylight!
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Thank you School Library Journal for this lovely review! Inspired by Emile Zola’s short story Les Repoussoirs, this debut novel takes place during the late 1800s. Maude Pichon, a runaway, discovers life in Paris to be crueler and much less romantic than she imagined from her country home in provincial…
Thrilled to share this PW review of BELLE EPOQUE! Sixteen-year-old runaway Maude Pichon is ugly—so much so that she lands a job as a “repoussoir,” an unattractive girl paid to be seen with a lovelier girl to make her appear even more beautiful by comparison (in a note, Ross explains…
My first official review for BELLE EPOQUE, thanks to BOOKLIST! Maude, 16 and homeless, makes her way from provincial Brittany to Paris, determined to claim a place in its shimmering heart. But life at the close of the nineteenth century is hard. Maude struggles to make her way and soon…