Maryrose Wood





Maryrose Wood

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Maryrose grew up in the wild suburbs of Long Island, moved to New York City at age 17 to study acting at New York University, then dropped out to be in the chorus of a Broadway musical — which flopped.

Lean and action-packed years of acting, directing, and making drunk people laugh at comedy clubs followed. Becoming a writer seemed the only way out of this Dickensian existence.

Maryrose started out writing for the theater and film, as a lyricist, librettist, playwright and screenwriter. She was the first recipient of the Georgia Bogardus Holof Lyricist Award, and is a three-time recipient of the Richard Rodgers Award for New Musicals, which is administered by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Her first novel for young adults, SEX KITTE...more


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Interrupted Tale CoverINCORRIGIBLE NEWS!


The wait is (almost!) over. Book 4, The Interrupted Tale, will be coming to a bookstore near you on December 17th.


When Miss Penelope Lumley receives an invitation to speak at her alma mater on the occasion of the Celebrate Alumnae Knowledge Exposition, she expects the trip to be a piece of cake—or rather, CAKE. But preparing a great oration in the style of Cicero is the lea...

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“All books are judged by their covers until they are read.”
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“If it were easy to resist, it would not be called chocolate cake.”
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“[A]s Agatha Swanburne once said, 'To be kept waiting is unfortunate, but to be kept waiting with nothing interesting to read is a tragedy of Greek proportions.”
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