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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Emily Giffin  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: 1972 in Baltimore, Maryland



Illinois Connection

Giffin's family moved to Naperville in 1986. She attended Naperville North High School and earned her undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Emily Giffin is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law. After practicing litigation at a Manhattan firm for several years, she moved to London to write full time. The author of seven New York Times bestselling novels, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Baby Proof, Love The One You're With, Heart of the Matter, Where We Belong, and The One & Only, she lives in Atlanta

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Titles At Your Library


-- '''''Something Borrowed''''' *Number One Bestseller, New York Times *Starred Review, Booklist *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2013 '''''Something Blue''''' *Starred Review, Booklist '''''Heart of the Matter''''' *Starred Review, Booklist '''''Where We Belong''''' *Number One Bestseller, New York Times '''''The One & Only''''' *Number One Bestseller, New York Times *One of the Best Books of the Year, Popsugar