Quotes by Francine Pascal

"It's so trendy, almost bleeding to death. All the cool girls are doing it."

"He slowed down a bit more. "Gaia, how do you know these things?" She shrugged. "I'm smart." "And modest, too." "Modesty is a waste of time," she pronounced. "I'll keep that in mind."

"When I first heard the word existential, I didn't know what it meant. But then I found out that no one knows what it means, so now I use it all the time."

"I am seventeen. The good things about seventeen is that you’re not sixteen. Sixteen goes with the word sweet, and I am so far from sweet."

"Life's one great lesson was: Do not care. Not caring was a person's real protection."

Books by Francine Pascal

  • Sam (Fearless, #2)
  • 2,651 ratings
  • January 27th 2000 by Simon & Schuster Childrens Books

    (first published November 1999)

  • Run (Fearless, #3)
  • 2,396 ratings
  • March 1st 2000 by Simon & Schuster (Trade Division)

    (first published December 1999)

Francine Pascal
  • Francine Pascal

  • Born: in New York, New York, The United States.

  • Description: Francine Pascal (May 13, 1938— ) is an American author best known for creating the Sweet Valley series of novels. In 1982 she created the characters and the stories for the first six books and her agent, Amy Berkower of Writers House sold them to Bantam Books. Book number one is mostly written by Ms. Pascal. From then on she wrote the stories for every book ever published in the series. After the first book ghostwriters were hired and edited by Dan Weiss' packaging company.

    Ms. Pascal was married to writer John Pascal (July 8, 1932 - January 7, 1981), and her brother was Broadway lyricist Michael Stewart (August 1, 1924 – September 20, 1987).She now divides her time between homes in New York and the south of France.http://us.macmillan.com/author/franci...