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Jami Attenberg

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I'm the author of Instant Love, The Kept Man, The Melting Season, The Middlesteins, and Saint Mazie. I blog at jamiatt.tumblr.com, and you can find me on twitter @jamiattenberg. I'm originally from the Chicago area, but I happily divide my time between Brooklyn and New Orleans.

Average rating: 3.45 · 21,921 ratings · 3,059 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
The Middlesteins

3.42 avg rating — 16,324 ratings — published 2012 — 30 editions
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Saint Mazie

3.65 avg rating — 4,157 ratings — published 2015 — 19 editions
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The Kept Man

3.27 avg rating — 551 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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The Melting Season

2.98 avg rating — 474 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Instant Love: Fiction

3.37 avg rating — 415 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Santa Mazie

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All Grown Up

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“...and wasn't life full of layers and nuances, colored all kinds of shades of gray, and the way you felt about something when you were twenty or thirty or forty was not how you would feel about something when you were fifty or sixty or seventy---if only he could explain to her that regret can come at any time in your life, when you least expect it, and then you are stuck with it forever.”
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“...if she had known just a few months before, during more innocent times, that she would feel that way for the rest of her life....which is to say conflicted, she would have treasured those unaware, nonjudgmental, preadolescent moments more thoroughly. (Oh, to be eleven again!) Because once you know, once you really know how the world works, you can't unknow it.”
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“Everyone agreed that Edie was a tough woman to love, though she was worth loving.”
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message 3: by Derek

Derek Schneider Hello, Jami.

My new book, The 9 Ghosts of Samen's Bane, is available now at amazon.com and target.com. Have a great day.


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message 2: by Kevin

Kevin Hi Jami,
I hope you're working on some dirty stories for me. Aiming for a 2009 release on Future Tense. We'll call it the year of smut.


message 1: by Kelly

Kelly Moran Hello!
Pleasure to meet you.
You might like a couple of my books! I added one of yours. Sounds good.
Take Care!
Kelly Moran
home.wi.rr.com/kellymoran
XXXOOO


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