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Julianna Baggott

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Check out the new novel -- PURE

Also writes under the pen names N.E. Bode and Bridget Asher.

Critically acclaimed, bestselling author Julianna Baggott is the author of eighteen books, most notably her recent novel PURE, the first in a dystopian trilogy, a New York Times Book Review's Editor's Choice and a People magazine pick for books to read after the Hunger Games, on a list with Orson Scott Card and Philip Pullman. There are over fifty overseas editions of her books.

She’s the author of the National Bestseller Girl Talk, The Madam, and The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted, for adult readers; and The Anybodies Trilogy and The Prince o

Oddly enough, my parents are born on back-to-back days, in the same year, so today is the birthday of my favorite matriarch (and a few of yours -- shout to my siblings, kids, nieces, nephews) -- the one and only Glenda Baggott.
In her Facebook photo, she's leaning against a baby grand piano; when she was 16, her father (who ran an oyster bar in Raleigh) won a bet (letting a lot of money ride on... Read more of this blog post »
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Pure (Pure, #1)
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 17,208 ratings — published 2012 — 48 editions
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Fuse (Pure #2)
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 5,528 ratings — published 2013 — 33 editions
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Burn (Pure, #3)
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 2,419 ratings — published 2014 — 27 editions
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The Prince of Fenway Park
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 301 ratings — published 2009 — 12 editions
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Girl Talk
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 357 ratings — published 2000 — 13 editions
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The Miss America Family: A ...
3.11 of 5 stars 3.11 avg rating — 166 ratings — published 2002 — 9 editions
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The Ever Breath
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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The Madam
3.13 of 5 stars 3.13 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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This Country of Mothers
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Playing Role Reversal With My Therapist (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:36PM
Description: I have a piece in the October 10th NEW YORK TIMES style section -- about a therapist who stepped over the line and wrote me a love poem.
A Writer-to-Writer Pep Talk (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: (Written Originally for NaNoWriMo) http://www.nanowrimo.org/
Poetry for the People (Nonfiction)
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Description: Here's an essay (rant) on the purpose of poetry that first appeared in Good Times Weekly, Poetry Corner, made possible by the fantastic Dennis Morton and then was linked to on Poetry Daily (www.poems.com).
Florida State University 2008 Convocation Address (Nonfiction)
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Description: I was asked to speak to the freshman class of FSU before the start of their school year, and thus, here is the speech.
A Word on Rowling, as the EMT of Literature (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A commentary on J.K. Rowling and what she has done for the popularity of reading.
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"I have a great love for damaged characters, and for characters with a survivor instinct. That is Pressia. I throughly enjoyed this book from beginning to end, it's dark, twisted, disturbing, and at times borderline political. The plot is very tigh..." Read more of this review »
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“Beauty, you can find it here if you look hard enough.”
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Julianna I'm blogging on all things writerly -- agent advice, time vs. talent, art vs. entertainment, handling criticism, balancing a writing life ...

Here's the link: http://bridgetasher.blogspot.com/

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Dean Baker thanks for adding, Julianna - appreciate that

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