About the Author

My name is Samara. If I told you my full name, you couldn't pronounce it anyway. Actually, most people can't pronounce "Samara," so I won't overwhelm anyone.

I am in my thirties. I have my Bachelors degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and a Biotechnology certification. I have my Masters in Microbiology.

Recently, I got a position at a lab that does research and I get to work on/with infectious diseases!

I am also a private tutor in various subjects, which I usually enjoy.

I was born and raised in Colorado. I recently moved to New Mexico. It is the first time I have lived anywhere besides Colorado.

I have a very large circle of friends who are all very important to me and who I am always thankful for. I live with my boyfriend and my adorable rats. I love animals and get very attached to my pets. Rats are super fun!

I love to read more than just about anything else. I love to own books. I own many more books than I have read, but never have a problem finding more to add to my collection. Young adult and young adult fantasy are my go-to genres, but I enjoy many different genres. I love finding new favorites.

And I love David Bowie. I think he was amazing. If I could have seen him in concert and met him, I could probably have died happy. I'm still devastated by his death.

I try to be crafty. I am a scrap-booker, amateur crocheter and sewer, and generally like to make things. I am not a great cook or baker, but I do try to improve my skills.

And I love coffee! I was a barista for 9 years and I think I will always love it.

Please feel free to leave comments here or anywhere on my blog. I love getting comments!


  1. You scrapbook too???? Me too!! Seriously girl, either you move here or I move there, but we need to be friends. Lol.

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