Special Education graduate, Sarah Tomp, recently published her first novel


When it came time to decide on a setting for her first young adult novel, Sarah Tomp says the story couldn’t have taken place anywhere else but Virginia. My Best Everything follows Lulu as she works to leave her small hometown while falling in love in the course of one short summer. Tomp, who attended high school in Blacksburg and graduated from James Madison University, explains what it took to finish her first novel and how her years in southwest Virginia inspired her story and characters. Read more at the Roanoker.com

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Published: Monday, July 13, 2015

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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