Martha Brooks





Martha Brooks

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Manitoba, Canada
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Martha Brooks is an award-winning novelist, playwright and jazz singer whose books have been published in Spain, Italy, Japan, Denmark, England, Germany and Australia, as well as in Canada and the United States. She is a three-time winner of the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book of the Year, as well as the Ruth Schwartz Award, the Mr. Christie’s Book Award, the Governor General’s Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for her body of work. Letters to Brian is her first book for adult readers. She lives in Winnipeg.


Average rating: 3.47 · 1,829 ratings · 335 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Queen of Hearts
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 548 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Mistik Lake
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 443 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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True Confessions of a Heart...
3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 527 ratings — published 2002 — 13 editions
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Two Moons In August
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 1991 — 11 editions
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Bone Dance
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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Being with Henry
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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Winter Moon Song
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2014
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Traveling On Into The Light
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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Paradise Cafe: And Other St...
3.14 of 5 stars 3.14 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1988 — 4 editions
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A Hill For Looking
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1982
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“thoughts are cheap and they don't hurt anybody”
Martha Brooks, Mistik Lake

“But he photographs, they were irreplaceable. How should you determine the financial worth of a memory, one that looks at you, makes the world stop turning and takes your breath...”
Martha Brooks

“Everyone, no matter what their cultural background, has a right to discover the sacred in nature; to heal and be redeemed spiritually by nature; and to revere the ancestors. We are all haunted and saved by our memories.”
Martha Brooks, Bone Dance
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