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Leslie Lehr

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Prizewinning author and screenwriter of 7 books including the new free ebook Wife Goes On..and Laughs , a companion to her book club hit, Wife Goes On , the literary thriller, What A Mother Knows, and her debut drama, 66 Laps. She's written three other humorous nonfiction books, the film for "Heartless", and "Club Divorce" for Lifetime. Her essays are featured in The New York Times Modern Love column, Huffington Post, and anthologies including Mommy Wars, The Honeymoon's Over, and On Becoming Fearless. Leslie is the Novel Consultant for Truby's Writers Studio and mentors privately as well as at conferences around the country. Download books, sign up for her newsletter, read her posts about writing, and find interactive book club features ...more


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Average rating: 3.16 · 681 ratings · 137 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
What a Mother Knows
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 618 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Wife Goes On
3.02 of 5 stars 3.02 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Everything You Ever Wanted by Jillian Lauren
Everything You Ever Wanted: A Memoir
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This book had me at the Prologue. Never have I read such a poetic description of the light in Los Angeles. I read Jillian Lauren's last book a few short weeks ago, so it was wonderful to see progress of her rich prose. She has an incredibly clear Voi ...more
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Oh! You Pretty Things by Shanna Mahin
Oh! You Pretty Things
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Shanna Mahin is my favorite new writer. After I read this scream of a book (in one day, I might add) I was thriled to see my writing friends Sam Dunn and Tod Goldberg (whom I met while we were all teaching in the Writers Program at UCLA extension) a ...more
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Second Life by S.J. Watson
Second Life
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I read this because booklist compared my novel, What A Mother Knows, to an S.J. Watson thriller. Her other novel was made into a movie so people see NIcole Kidman and miss the depth of the character and themes in the novel. So I read this one to have ...more
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The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
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A friend recommended this when I was having trouble starting a new project. Steven is an excellent writer and knows his material because he lives it. While some of his edicts went a bit far, I took away alt of this book and out being a professional a ...more
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Us by David Nicholls
Us
by David Nicholls
read in July, 2015
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I'm a huge Nichols fan more for his writing than his stories and this one hits close to home in the family drama genre. He is naturalistic in his evocative descriptions and realistic as he paints regular people with an affectionate touch. This is a b ...more
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Some Girls by Jillian Lauren
Some Girls: My Life in a Harem
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Jillian Lauren lives the kind of live most of us only dream about. Or have nightmares about, not sure which, It's all very glamorous if you don't count the sex for pay part. And thats; what;s so engaging about this book. She's no innocent, is working ...more
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Spinster by Kate Bolick
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The greatest challenge of enjoying this book is in the expectation of a memoir. This is not just a personal history of Bolick's unmarried life. It's a serious dissertation of cultural expectations through the history of a handful of white female East ...more
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Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
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The first time I dipped into this book, I wasn't a fan. That was my error: dipping in. Dunham is the queen of TMI, and frankly, I didn't need to know all that. But she needed to say it. And that's the point of her book! Today I tried again from the b ...more
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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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