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Katherine Webber

  • 4 stars across 6 books
    Katherine Webber is a young-adult and children's author. Her debut YA novel was the critically acclaimed Wing Jones. Katherine loves books and travel. (At last count, she'd been to 48 countries and six continents!) She was born in Southern California and spent much of her childhood in the Palm Springs desert and it is still one of her favourite places in the world. She has since lived in Hong Kong, Hawaii, and Atlanta. She currently lives in London with her husband, Kevin Tsang, with whom she co-writes the young illustrated fiction series Sam Wu is Not Afraid. Katherine studied comparative literature at the UC Davis, and Chinese literature and language at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has worked at an international translation company, a technology start-up, and a reading charity. 
    6th January 2022

    The Revelry

    A story of best friends, bad luck and the consequences of breaking the rules in a town built on secrets and supersti... More

    (4 reviews)
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    5th January 2017

    Wing Jones

    Debut novel about a mixed-race family hit by tragedy in 90s Atlanta from a talented young writer. For fans of D... More

    (2 reviews)
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    2nd August 2018

    Only Love Can Break Your Heart

    From the author of the acclaimed Wing Jones comes a 'break-up' book about a Japanese-American teenager, set in t... More

    (2 reviews)
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    12th May 2022

    Twin Crowns

    Bestselling authors, Catherine Doyle and Katherine Webber, joined forces on an utterly compelling YA ro... More

    (2 reviews)
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    2nd August 2018

    Only Love Can Break Your Heart

    From the author of the acclaimed Wing Jones comes a 'break-up' book about a Japanese-American teenager, set in the Palm ... More

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    2nd August 2018

    Only Love Can Break Your Heart

    From the author of the acclaimed Wing Jones comes a 'break-up' book about a Japanese-American teenager, set in the Palm ... More

    (0 reviews)
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