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Kelly Braffet

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I'm the author of the novel Save Yourself, to be published in August 2013 by Crown Publishing, which is a heartwarming story about a boy man and his dog teenaged stalker. It's also about a bunch of people wondering what to do about their parents, and what to do about their children, and what to do about money, and what to do about God. There's also a few bits about Led Zeppelin, and a few bits about zombie movies, and one slightly disturbing story about an orca attack at SeaWorld which is mostly true, and which I witnessed as a seven-year-old Brownie scout. (Yes. I was a Brownie scout. Wanna make something of it?)

I'm also the author of the novels Josie and Jack and Last Seen Leaving, both published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Those two do
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Yeah. Sorry.

Anyway, I just posted my quick-and-dirty reviews of the best books I read in 2012. Which doesn't mean that they were published in 2012, just that that's when they came to to the top of the pile. I recommend all of them wholeheartedly.

ETA: Okay, in retrospect this whole "scroll down" nonsense is confusing. You can find the books and reviews on my "best of the year 2012" bookshelf. Yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Save Yourself

3.48 avg rating — 2,769 ratings — published 2013 — 14 editions
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Josie and Jack

3.62 avg rating — 1,313 ratings — published 2005 — 16 editions
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Last Seen Leaving

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Thomas Bruso Hi, Kelly! I love your books! I purchased SAVE YOURSELF and am looking forward to reading it. Continued success.


Frankie Ash Thanks for adding me Kelly:)


Ashlyn Kelly, Thank you for the friendship.
Have a wonderful Day!


Chris Thanks for the friend-add, Kelly!


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