From Pre-school to Punk-rock

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From Pre-school to Punk-rock


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Twirling brunette locks and chatting through lips covered in gloss so shimmery I could almost see my reflection, the sexy and perky 28 year old talks about her book Falling Is Like This (St. Martin’s Press). The story centers around Harper, a young writer, who falls into a rollercoaster romance with the lead singer of a punk band.


 

You started writing with a column called “Sex on the Campus” at Rutgers University when you were a student there, correct?

“I had a lot of fun with it. I thought I was Carrie Bradshaw.”

 

You’re a Jersey Girl?

"The book is a love letter to New Jersey. I grew up in Morristown. I used to hang out at the Livingston Mall - my Mom would drop me off. Now I think I’m in Hoboken for good."

 

What do you think about shows like ‘Jersey Shore’ and ‘Housewives of New Jersey’?