Michael Lee West




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Michael Lee West grew up on the Gulf Coast with a wild tribe of Southern cooks. She lives on a farm near Nashville with her family. Michael is the author of Crazy Ladies, Mad Girls in Love, She Flew the Coop, American Pie, Mad Girls in Love, Mermaids in the Basement, Consuming Passions, and Gone With a Handsomer Man. Her new novel, A Teeny Bit of Trouble, is the second installment in the Teeny Templeton series and will be published on April 10, 2012.


Average rating: 3.70 · 9,639 ratings · 1,242 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Crazy Ladies
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 2,555 ratings — published 1990 — 11 editions
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Gone With a Handsomer Man
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 1,855 ratings — published 2011 — 11 editions
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Mermaids in the Basement
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 1,573 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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She Flew the Coop: A Novel ...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 957 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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Mad Girls in Love
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 955 ratings — published 2005 — 18 editions
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A Teeny Bit of Trouble
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 750 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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American Pie
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 596 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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Consuming Passions: A Food-...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 376 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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A Teeny Taste of Scandal
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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“I was tired of well-meaning folks, telling me it was time I got over being heartbroke. When somebody tells you that, a little bell ought to ding in your mind. Some people don't know grief from garlic grits. There's somethings a body ain't meant to get over. No I'm not suggesting you wallow in sorrow, or let it drag on; no I am just saying it never really goes away. (A death in the family) is like having a pile of rocks dumped in your front yard. Every day you walk out and see them rocks. They're sharp and ugly and heavy. You just learn to live around them the best way you can. Some people plant moss or ivy; some leave it be. Some folks take the rocks one by one, and build a wall.”
Michael Lee West, American Pie

“This is how the soul heals. it thaws out bit by bit, the way the ground warms after a hard winter. you notive the sun or hear the whippoorwill calling across the flats. You sweep your porch, go drink coffee in the shade of the trumpet vines. You have days where you want to lay down and die, but what you learn is this: As long as there's somebody left on this earth who loves you, it's reason enough to stay alive. You don't give in to your broke heart-- you just let the wide, cracked space fill up again.”
Michael Lee West, American Pie

“You have to coddle menfolks on account of their pride.”
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Sangr1a Thanks for your friendship, Michael! :)


Angela Hi! I just wanted to say thank you for the add. The books I have read of yours are easily some of my favorites! I look forward very much to reading the rest. Thank you for the wonderful reads!

Sincerely,
Angela


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