Elizabeth Afton is an American novelist and short story writer. Elizabeth has a degree in English from the University of California at Berkeley. Elizabeth’s debut novel, “The Best Thing that Ever Happened” was released by HarperCollins Publishers on July 20, 2010. The book tells the story of five women who have been friends since high school and how their lives intersect over time. Elizabeth’s second novel, “A Boyfriend for Christmas,” will be published by Harper-Collins in December 2011!
Elizabeth grew up around books; her father worked as a literary agent while she was growing up so literature had always surrounded her home life too. She started writing when she was younger but it wasn’t until college that she really committed herself to her craft. Elizabeth’s first novel, “The Best Thing that Ever Happened” was published by HarperCollins in July of 2010 and has been released all over the world. Elizabeth is currently working on her second novel which will be coming out this December!
What happens when a woman who doesn’t believe in love goes looking for a boyfriend? Elizabeth Afton answers this question with wit, humor, and insight into what it means to give yourself completely to another person―and how it feels not only to win their heart but also your own. When Emma starts dating again after years away from the game, she finds herself irresistibly drawn to her high school sweetheart, who’s now a successful TV producer. The relationship quickly progresses from its flirtatious beginnings into something much more serious―and Elizabeth Afton deftly explores the highs and lows of this heady time with humor and deep emotional insight.
Elizabeth Afton is the daughter of a literary agent and Elizabeth grew up around books. Elizabeth graduated from University of California, Berkeley with an English degree. Elizabeth’s first novel, “The Best Thing that Ever Happened” was published by HarperCollins in July 2010 to rave reviews!
Elizabeth’s second novel, “A Boyfriend for Christmas” will be published by HarperCollins in December 2011! Elizabeth is currently working on her third book which she plans to publish next year. Elizabeth has a great love of dance; Elizabeth was the captain of her high school dance team and now enjoys going dancing with friends when time permits. Elizabeth lives in California but still has strong ties to Tennessee where she grew up!
Elizabeth Afton (born 1970) is an American novelist and short story writer from California who attended University of California at Berkeley, graduating with English degree in 1992 .
The Best Thing that Ever Happened tells the story of five women who have been friends since their teenage years about how each woman finds herself as she navigates life’s twists and turns over time
Elizabeth is currently working on a third book which she plans to publish next year.
Awards: “The Best Thing that Ever Happened” won an Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) Gold Medal 2010-2011 award for General Fiction/Women’s Fiction category
Notable works: The Best Thing That Ever Happened – Elizabeth Afton (2010), To Be Young Again – Susan Juby (2010), Elizabeth Afton – Elizabeth Afton.
The Best Thing that Ever Happened is a novel about five women who have been friends since high school and how their lives intersect over time. In the end, they must confront what success really means to them. Elizabeth Afton has written two other novels which will be published in December 2011! If you’re looking for an impressive holiday gift, this book would make a great choice! Get it now before supplies run out!