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Ronlyn Domingue

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Ronlyn Domingue is the author of The Mapmaker's War and The Chronicle of Secret Riven, the first two books of the Keeper of Tales Trilogy. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, The Mercy of Thin Air, was published in ten languages. Her writing has appeared in The Beautiful Anthology (TNB Books), New England Review, Clackamas Literary Review, New Delta Review, The Independent (UK), Border Crossing, and Shambhala Sun, as well as on mindful.org, The Nervous Breakdown, and The Weeklings. Connect with her at www.ronlyndomingue.com, Facebook, and Twitter.

Average rating: 3.8 · 5,158 ratings · 831 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
The Mercy of Thin Air

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The Mapmaker's War (Keeper ...

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The Chronicle of Secret Riv...

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The Beautiful Anthology

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The Mapmaker's War The Chronicle of Secret Riven
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October 2009, Ronlyn Domingue
" Quick Start SS: What is your motto or maxim? RD: Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? RD: Contemplative, quiet, surrounded by beauty in many forms What Readers want to know... SS: ..." ...More

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The Chronicle of Secret Riven, Book 2 of the Keeper of Tales Trilogy (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Opening pages of The Chronicle of Secret Riven
The Mapmaker's War, Book 1 of the Keeper of Tales Trilogy (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Opening pages of The Mapmaker's War
The Mercy of Thin Air (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Razi tells the story of the day she dies.

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" The most recent info I have is it'll be out Spring 2017. I'm finishing final edits as we speak. Thanks so much for your interest, Melissa. RAD "
The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M.J. Rose
"M.J. Rose is one of the masters (mistresses?) of romantic suspense, and THE WITCH OF PAINTED SORROWS shows just how good she is. If you like a little erotic romance with your thrills -- and a dash of the supernatural -- you're going to love readin..." Read more of this review »
Ronlyn added a status update: The Mapmaker's War is a Kindle Daily Deal today--$1.99. http://tinyurl.com/n4rq8c2 Deborah Harkness, NYT bestselling author of the All Soul Trilogy, shared this praise: “Journey to the heart of a fairy-tale land with doomed queens, epic quests, and enemy kingdoms...You will be swept away by this otherworldly tale that charts the all-too-human territory between heartbreak and hope.”
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The Little Bastard by Frances Schutze
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I had the honor to read an advance copy of this book. Frances Schutze welcomes us into a time of hope as the Great Depression lifts, families grow, and new friends are made. Like Tillie Olsen and Muriel Rukeyser, she gives us a glimpse into the overl ...more
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Wolf Skin by Mary McMyne
Wolf Skin
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Gorgeous, visceral poems! At a time when fairy tale retellings are so popular, this fits in-—but is a cut above. Many of the poems are told from the perspective of characters we don’t know much about (the huntsman in Little Red Riding Hood) or slip i ...more
" May 2014 video interview with Ronlyn Domingue, focusing on The Mapmaker's War and The Chronicle of Secret Riven. "
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"Moments after her birth, three birds swept into the room through an open window. The pigeon, the dove, and the sparrow circled the newborn three times, widdershins, lit upon the wooden sill, and settled their feathers. They turned to one another i..." Read more of this chapter »
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This narrative is an exceptional rarity. The source language scarcely has been heard spoken outside its cultural borders. Until the acquisition of this work, the presumption was that no writing system existed for the language. In..." Read more of this chapter »
The Mapmaker's War by Ronlyn Domingue
"I loved it! I believe Ronlyn has a cross over hit on her hands when this hits the shelves. In addition, to being a middle school librarian I read a lot of young adult literature. I couldn't put this book down and knew when I finished it I would re..." Read more of this review »
The Mapmaker's War by Ronlyn Domingue
"Ronlyn Domingue's lyrical, moving second novel about Aoife, the world's first female mapmaker, is the fantasy novel to watch this spring. There is so much to love: Domingue's eerie and beautiful voice, Aoife's strong and difficult character, and t..." Read more of this review »
More of Ronlyn's books…
“why, it beats so i can love you.”
Ronlyn Domingue, The Mercy of Thin Air

“It was the kind of love you have for someone because you'll die inside if you don't love something.”
Ronlyn Domingue, The Mercy of Thin Air

“What sweetness lies in wait each time I bring your lips to mine, a confection so perfect that its syrup infuses my daydreams and beomes real when I close my eyes.
Razi (From The Mercy of Thin Air)”
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message 9: by Paul

Paul be taht as it may, I remain convinced that you brought me good luck.
I'm sure I'll have a great week-end, seeing as it will include reading your book :-)
have a great week-end as well!


Ronlyn Congratulations! My powers are limited, so the win was because of forces beyond me. A sophisticated algorithm, no doubt. I hope you connect with the story. It’s quite a beastie. Have a great weekend!


message 7: by Paul

Paul I WON! I WON! WOW! That was quick! :-)
I just received it... I'll be reading it this week-end when I can give it my full attention and I'll be giving it a review (which I'm sure will be glorious as I'm just so excited) as soon as I've read it.
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!... I could kiss you right now!
in fact, here you go... *mwaaaah!* :-)


Ronlyn Paul wrote: "Thank you for the friend add, Ronlyn.
Wish me luck on your goodreads giveaway ;-)
The Mapmaker's War A Legend by Ronlyn Domingue"
You're welcome! Thanks so much for your interest in the book. Fingers crossed you'll be one of the 10 picked. All best, RAD


message 5: by Paul

Paul Thank you for the friend add, Ronlyn.
Wish me luck on your goodreads giveaway ;-)
The Mapmaker's War A Legend by Ronlyn Domingue


Ronlyn Thanks for the kind note! The luck is most appreciated. Many good wishes, RAD


message 3: by Elmar (last edited Oct 13, 2010 09:51AM)

Elmar Finally, I've read the German translation of your book. All in all I really enjoyed it.

Good luck with your next novel!
Elmar


Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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message 1: by Ed

Ed Thanks for the add, Ronlyn.

Ed Lynskey


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