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Ashley Herring Blake

Ashley Herring Blake is an award-winning author. She loves coffee, cats, melancholy songs, and happy books. She is the author of the adult romance novels Delilah Green Doesn’t Care, Astrid Parker Doesn’t Fail, and Iris Kelly Doesn’t Date; young adult novels Suffer Love, How to Make a Wish, and Girl Made of Stars; and the middle grade novels Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World, The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James and Hazel Bly and the Deep Blue Sea. She’s also the co-editor on the young adult romance anthology Fools in Love. You can find her on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok at @ashleyhblake and on the web at She lives on a very tiny island off the coast of Georgia with her family.