About Kathleen Shoop

Kathie Shoop

Bestselling author Kathleen Shoop holds a PhD in reading education and has more than 20 years of experience in the classroom. Her third novel, Love and Other Subjects, earned a Silver medal in the Independent Publisher Book Awards and received an Honorable Mention from the San Francisco Book Festival. Her second novel, After the Fog (Silver IPPY), was a category finalist in the 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Awards. Her debut novel, The Last Letter, is a multiple award-winner, including a Gold Medal in the Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Recently, Kathleen has released the her first romance novella, Home Again (Book One). Book Two, a novel-length work in the Endless Love series called Return to Love, will be released in May, 2014.

Books Two and Three in the historical fiction series that started with The Last Letter are nearly complete and should be released by fall, 2014. Look for updates here!

Kathleen has been featured in USA Today and the Writer’s Guide to 2013. Her work has appeared in The Tribune-Review, four Chicken Soup for the Soul books, and Pittsburgh Parent magazine. She lives in Oakmont, Pennsylvania with her husband and two children. Follow Kathleen on Twitter: @kathieshoop or on Facebook.


Independent Publisher Awards:
2011 Gold Medal,
Best Regional Fiction—Midwest

2012 Silver Medal,
Best Fiction—Mid-Atlantic Region

Kathleen Shoop is a recipient of the IPPY Gold Medal





National Indie Excellence Book Awards:
2011 Finalist Award—
Historical Fiction

2011 Finalist Award—
Regional Fiction

Indie Excellence Gold Oval Finalist 300



International Book Awards:
2011 Finalist Award—
Historical Fiction

2011 Finalist Award—
Best New Fiction

IBA Finalist