Stephanie Evanovich: Biography

Stephanie Evanovich

Stephanie Evanovich writes in the genres of ‘chick lit’ and fictional romance. Her works include The Total Package (2016), The Sweet Spot (2014), and Big Girl Panties (2013). Her debut, Big Girl Panties, was a New York Times Bestseller. Her books are sizzling romances with a touch of humor and reality.

Evanovich hails from Asbury Park, New Jersey. She attended New York’s School of Film and Television and acted in several improve troupes and B movies. She began writing fiction while waiting for her cues at community theatre projects.

Big Girl Panties follows the romance of Holly, a witty young widow who seeks food for comfort until an attractive personal trainer offers to help her regain her figure. They keep their relationship secret, but over time as Holly begins to turn heads, their relationship is tested. The novel has received great reviews, but some claim that it sends mixed messages about body image. The Sweet Spot offers a similar theme: an attractive professional baseball player falls in love with a curvy restaurant owner. The Total Package brings readers another funny yet sizzling novel about the romance of a star quarterback and a sports commentator whose heart he broke in college.

Stephanie Evanovich is a full time writer and has two sons. She considers motherhood to be the greatest job she ever had. She holds a black belt in tae kwon do, and is an avid sports fan. She has a pet dog and enjoys spending time with her family, including her parents, who live close by.