Jessilyn Stewart Peaslee was born the fourth of seven children to a family of avid readers, movie quoters, music lovers, and sports fans. Jessilyn graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in English. She is a mother of five rambunctious, adorable boys who have been so supportive while Mommy wrote her "girl book." As you read this, she is probably folding laundry . . . or should be.