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Cecilia Galante has a BA from King's College, Pennsylvania, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College, Vermont. She is the author of the YA novel, The Patron Saint of Butterflies (Bloomsbury), as well as middle grade fiction. A former high school English teacher, Cecilia lives with her husband and three children in Pennsylvania. www.ceciliagalante.com
Very well written book. Enjoyed the story line and the meaning and finished the book in just one day at the beach. Looking forward to more books from Cecilia.Published 17 months ago by April M. Petroski
It was an awesome story with a good lesson behind it. The character of Sophie was my favorite. Loved it!Published 19 months ago by Mary Beth Mullen
Valedictorian and all around perfect daughter Julia couldn't be more different than her volatile older sister Sophie. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Pink Amy
The Sweetness of Salt by Cecilia Galante is a simple yet powerful story that captures the reality of family struggles, secrets, lies, friendship, and sisterhood. Read morePublished on January 20, 2013 by James W. Hamlin
I normally read everything using my Kindle (hundreds in 1-1/2 years!), but came across this book at a library and was intrigued by the cover and then by the synopsis. Read morePublished on May 17, 2011 by Nancy S. Russell
I could relate to Julia really well. I have always been the overachieving sister that tends to be less dramatic and always wondered about who exactly my sisters are. Read morePublished on March 22, 2011 by Sarah Woodard
The Sweetness of Salt is such a beautiful and real story, one without the teenage melodrama common in current YA fiction. Read morePublished on December 30, 2010 by Michelle Witte
I can't believe I still haven't managed to read The Patron Saint of Butterflies by Cecelia Galante! However, I have managed to quickly devour The Sweetness of Salt, just recently... Read morePublished on December 9, 2010 by Tina Says