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Melanie Sumrow is the author of the novels The Inside Battlea New York Public Library Best Pick, and The Prophet Calls, a Writers' League of Texas Award Finalist. Girls Like Her is her YA debut. Before becoming an author, she worked as a lawyer for more than 16 years, with many of her cases involving children and teens. She received her MFA in Writing from Hamline University and lives in Dallas.

IN THE PRESS

"This is a heavy, heartbreaking read, and Sumrow has painstakingly painted a very real picture of how a teenaged girl can easily end up in Ruby’s situation."

BCCB

Starred Review

Press


EVENTS

Friday, June 28, 6:00PM
 Girls Like Her Book Launch
Interabang books, Dallas, TX

 
Wednesday, July 17, 6:00PM

Girls like her in conversation with brandy colbert
red balloon bookshop, sAint paul, MN

 

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