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    Author on Focus: Colleen Hoover

    Colleen Hoover is #1 New York Times bestselling author. Colleen Hoover was born December 11, 1979 in Sulphur Springs, TX, to Vannoy Fite and Eddie Fennell. She grew up in Saltillo, TX, and graduated from Saltillo High School in 1998. In 2000, she married Heath Hoover, with whom she now has three sons and a pig named Sailor. Hoover graduated from Texas A&M-Commerce with a degree in Social Work. She worked various social work and teaching jobs until she began her writing career. In November 2011, Colleen began writing her first novel, Slammed, with no intentions of getting published. She was inspired by a lyric, “decide what to be and…