Biography for Between Shades of Gray


Penguin Putnam
Ruta Sepetys (www.rutasepetys.com) was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers. Her award-winning debut novel, Between Shades of Gray was inspired by her family's history in Lithuania and is published in 40 countries. Her New York Times bestselling novel, Out of the Easy is set in the French Quarter of New Orleans in 1950. A historical tale of secrets and lies, Out of the Easy is a story of identity, family, and the haunting reminder that decisions can shape our destiny. Ruta lives with her family in Tennessee.


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Penguin Putnam
Ruta Septeys is the multi-award-winning author of the critically acclaimed New York Times and international bestseller Between Shades of Gray. Born and raised in Michigan, Ruta grew up in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers. Her second novel, Out of the Easy, was published to rave reviews and high acclaim in February 2013. Ruta lives with her husband in Tennessee.

You can visit Ruta online at www.rutasepetys.com, and follow her on Twitter @RutaSepetys.

For more information, please visit: www.betweenshadesofgray.com and www.outoftheeasy.com.


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Penguin Putnam
Ruta Septeys is the multi-award-winning author of the critically acclaimed New York Times and international bestseller Between Shades of Gray. Born and raised in Michigan, Ruta grew up in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers. Her second novel,Out of the Easy, was published to rave reviews and high acclaim in February 2013. Ruta lives with her husband in Tennessee.

You can visit Ruta online at www.rutasepetys.com, and follow her on Twitter @RutaSepetys.

For more information, please visit: www.betweenshadesofgray.com and www.outoftheeasy.com.


From the Hardcover edition.

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Random House, Inc.
Ruta Sepetys (www.rutasepetys.com) was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers. Her award-winning debut novel, Between Shades of Gray was inspired by her family's history in Lithuania and is published in 40 countries. Her New York Times bestselling novel, Out of the Easy is set in the French Quarter of New Orleans in 1950. A historical tale of secrets and lies,Out of the Easy is a story of identity, family, and the haunting reminder that decisions can shape our destiny. Ruta lives with her family in Tennessee.

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Random House, Inc.
Ruta Septeys is the multi-award-winning author of the critically acclaimed New York Times and international bestseller Between Shades of Gray. Born and raised in Michigan, Ruta grew up in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers. Her second novel,Out of the Easy, was published to rave reviews and high acclaim in February 2013. Ruta lives with her husband in Tennessee.

You can visit Ruta online at www.rutasepetys.com, and follow her on Twitter @RutaSepetys.

For more information, please visit: www.betweenshadesofgray.com and www.outoftheeasy.com.

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