Jacqueline E. Luckett




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Jacqueline E. Luckett

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Jacqueline Luckett is a former sales representative for Xerox and, after leaving the corporate world, dared herself to take a creative writing class. She began writing short stories and poetry and never looked back. The San Francisco Bay Area native loves living in Oakland, but travels frequently to nurture her passion for photography and learning to cook exotic foods. She is currently hard at work on her next novel.

For some crazy, inexplicable reason, I challenged myself to read one book a week this year.


Ha!


I don’t know what I was thinking, except that I believed if others could do it—reviewers, people with full time jobs, authors in the midst of writing their own books, and book lovers all over the world—so could I.


Competition be damned! I had the opportunity and time, but often not the interest. There...

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Average rating: 3.27 · 361 ratings · 108 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Passing Love

3.38 avg rating — 226 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Searching for Tina Turner

3.10 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Can I say that I cried at the end of 32 Candles? What a fun read, with a few twists and turns that help readers understand the main character's kind of crazy.
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Loved the story and the writing.
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Had a chance to grab and advanced copy of Martha Southgate's newest novel. Carefully crafted characters and shifting points of view tell this beautiful story of family--how it hurts and helps our lives. Rush to the store to buy this one when it's rel ...more
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The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna
The Memory of Love
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Aminatta Forna has a way with story, language, and descriptions that brought me to tears at the end of this lovely novel. With alternating points of view, she weaves the story of life. love, and memory after war in Sierra Leone. Yet, the novel is so ...more
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