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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.


Unfortunately, last year two of my good friends were given cancer diagnoses. They do not know each other, although they have the same name. I’ll just tell it to you because it’s the most common women’s name of my generation and therefore lends a certain anonymity: Jennifer. You probably figured that out, right? So, anyway….Their […]
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YES REALLY. I almost gave this two stars, except it includes George Clooney and that would be a crime.

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K.E. Saxon Thanks for the GR friendship, Olivia!


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