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Olivia J. Boler

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Olivia Boler is the author of YEAR OF THE SMOKE GIRL, a coming-of-age novel published by Dry Bones Press in 2000. Gary Snyder called it a “dense weave in the cross-cultural multi-racial world of complex, educated hip contemporary coast-to-coast America...It is a fine first novel, rich in paradox and detail.”

Her second novel, THE FLOWER BOWL SPELL, is available as an ebook on Amazon.com and Smashwords.com. It's a paranormal adventure, a bit of a departure from her earlier work, but addresses the same themes of multi-racialism and self-acceptance. Plus, it has cool urban witches in it, so that's fun.


Yesterday, I learned of the author Mary Rodgers’ death (1931–2014) in the way I often get my news—through Entertainment Weekly. I’d just been talking about her a few weeks ago at the Book Passage Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference during a workshop discussion about middle grade authors who inspired in us a desire to write […]
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Average rating: 4.04 · 48 ratings · 20 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Flower Bowl Spell
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K.E. Saxon Thanks for the GR friendship, Olivia!


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