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Prizewinning author and screenwriter whose new novel What A Mother Knows, is a literary thriller perfect for book clubs. Her previous novels are 66 Laps and Wife Goes On. She has written four nonfiction books, the film for "Heartless" and "Club Divorce" for Lifetime. Her essays are featured in The Honeymoon's Over, Becoming Fearless, and Mommy Wars, for which she was lauded on the Today Show. Read her work on Huffpost as well as her on her blog at www.Leslielehr.com where yo can find fun interactive maps and book club ideas. Say hello at www.facebook.com/authorLeslieLehr or on twitter @leslielehr1.

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Average rating: 3.15 · 443 ratings · 114 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
What a Mother Knows
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 386 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Wife Goes On
2.98 of 5 stars 2.98 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
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Wow. So happy - and sad - to finish Ruin & Rising, Book 3 of the Grisha Trilogy. Now I can catch up on sleep! Leigh Bardugo has created such a wondrous story world with vivid characters, lush language, important themes, and an epic love story. So...more
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
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I wanted to hate this book! I heard the author on NPR and was jealous of the successful TV writer dragged from Lalaland to the wet north who created a bestseller. But her scathingly hilarious descriptions of everything from Craftsman houses to carpo...more
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A Thousand Pardons by Jonathan  Dee
A Thousand Pardons
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I read a few books between my last review and this one, bestsellers included, but none with the kind of enthusiasm that inspired me to write this review from my iphone...if it'd had enough battery power left. So I'm sitting at my computer delaying a...more
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Mary Coin
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I saved this book on my reading pile until I had the energy to focus on a serious book. I'm glad I did, because it's not so much serious as it is a seriously good book. A few times I had to stop to reread an amazing sentence or two. Not only has Mari...more
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You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz
You Should Have Known
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I read this book on an airplane flight. Who knew Virgin America charges for movies?! Lucky for me, I had this on my Kindle, attracted by the title alone. Lucky for V.A., I may fly them again - if I have another book by this author on my Kindle. The h...more
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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
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Move over Hunger games and Divergent, The Grisha Trilogy needs space on that shelf. Or maybe a different shelf - I see no reason why this is called YA unless publishers don't believe adults enjoy fantasy elements and mythic journeys. Not since Diana...more
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Your Perfect Life by Liz Fenton
Your Perfect Life
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This book is a perfect example of why the authors started the fabulous Chick Lit Is Not Dead group. The tale is so reminiscent of our favorite trading places fantasies, from Freaky Friday to Big, that those stories are discussed in the book between...more
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You'll love this ...: Pragya's High Octane Alphabet 33 105 Mar 17, 2013 12:15PM  
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“There's no bitch on earth like a mother frightened for her kids.”
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“Fiction is the truth inside the lie.”
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“I write to find out what I think.”
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Kate Jacobs
“And there's always a better time than right now and there always will be. But right now is what we've got.”
Kate Jacobs, The Friday Night Knitting Club

Marguerite Duras
“Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met.”
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100575 Ask Leslie Lehr — 25 members — last activity May 02, 2013 08:59AM
Join Leslie Lehr as she discusses her new release What a Mother Knows. This group discussion runs from May 1-31.
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ALL GENRE COMMUNITY OF BOOK LOVERS-Perfect for those interested in good books of any genre, film and lively discussion!-(300 PLUS DISCUSSION TOPICS)fr...more
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Novel Publicity’s karmic initiatives are based on the concept of “paying it forward.” If you help your fellow writer, then one day he will help you to...more
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The Pulpwood Queens Book Club founded in March 2000 by Kathy L. Patrick is the largest "meeting and discussing" book club in the world. There motto is...more



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