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Susie Ghahremani

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Susie Ghahremani is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.

Susie independently designs and develops a whimsically illustrated stationery and gift brand titled Boygirlparty, ranked among one of Etsy.com's most popular shops.

Her illustrations have been commissioned by the New York Times, Target, Bank of America, Martha Stewart, to name a few. She is also the illustrator of a signature series of Susie Ghahremani / Boygirlparty stationery published by Chronicle Books as well as the highly acclaimed nature book series I LOVE DIRT.

She has received art awards from the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, American Illustration, the Alternative Pick, Giant Robot, and was recently selected as a featured artist for the Society of Children's
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What Will Grow by Jennifer Ward, illustrated by Susie Ghahremani


This week has been absolutely bananas. I received proofs of both of my picture books, What Will Grow? (publishing Feb 2017) and Stack the Cats!, my first picture book as author AND illustrator (publishing May 2017). To see years of my work bound and in my hands has been a transcendent experience. It’s crazy how small steps every day can add up like this. Save the dates –these books are out n...

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Treetops Journal

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Bon Voyage: A Travel Journal

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Sparkling Sea Noteblock

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Little Notes: Musical Notes

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Orchard Owls Sticky Notes

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Clear Skies Eco-Journal

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Clockwork 2012 Agenda

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I've always enjoyed the pace of Banana Yoshimoto's writing and wondered why it has ever been compared to Haruki Murakami when their only common ground seemed to be language. Until she mentioned a mini disc player. Apparently *this* is what they have ...more
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two by J.K. Rowling
"Let's be honest - this read like badly written fan fiction "
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two by J.K. Rowling
"Ok wow where do I even begin with this.

My summarized thoughts are that this was a waste of my time. I've seen a lot of reviews where people say this read like fanfiction and they would be correct. Because this IS fanfiction. JK Rowling did not wri..." Read more of this review »
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two by J.K. Rowling
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I think this book maybe failed the Bechdel test??

I hate to say this, but I hated it. Not because it's formatted as a play, but because it's a *bad* play. It's a "remember the times" sitcom flashback montage.

So few of the characters we love felt like
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We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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this book is like 5 pages long and you have no excuse not to read it and/or see her TED talk. get to it.
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Hardboiled & Hard Luck by Banana Yoshimoto
Hardboiled & Hard Luck
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Herman Melville
“My body is but the lees of my better being.”
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

J.D. Salinger
“An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.”
J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Art isn't meaningless... It is in itself. It isn't in that it tries to make life less so.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned
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Henry David Thoreau
“A taste for the beautiful is most cultivated out of doors”
Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the Woods

A.A. Milne
“One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.”
A.A. Milne

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michelle I too am glad to have found you! You are much missed! Your self-directed dedication and motivation even shows in your book lists. Yay, I'll find lots to read!


Amanda Ok, I added her (and Tess!)... tell her that I'm not a crazy stalker.




even though I am.


message 3: by cassie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:43PM)

cassie let's go next week! i have the week off for thanksgiving.


message 2: by cassie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:07PM)

cassie thanks for the finch drawing. it's on the fridge!


message 1: by Judith (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:09AM)

Judith Nope. We're just kindred book luvin' spirits!


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