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Rachael Herron is the bestselling author of the novelsThe Ones Who Matter Most, Splinters of Light,and Pack Up the Moon(Penguin), the five-book Cypress Hollow series, and the memoir, A Life in Stitches (Chronicle). She received her MFA in writing from Mills College, Oakland. She teaches writing extension workshopsat both UC Berkeley and Stanford and is a proud member of the NaNoWriMo Writer’s Board. She’s a New Zealand citizen as well as an American. ...more


mBTWXwhPNayomi Munaweera’s debut novel, Island of a Thousand Mirrors was long-listed for the Man Asia Prize and won the Commonwealth Regional Prize for Asia . It was short-listed for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and the Northern California Book Prize. The New York Times called the book “luminous” and Publisher’s Weekly has compared her voice to that of Michael Ondatjee and Jhumpa Lahiri. Na...

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How to Knit a Love Song (Cy...

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A Life in Stitches: Knittin...

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How to Knit a Heart Back Ho...

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Pack Up the Moon

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Cora's Heart (A Cypress Hol...

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How to Knit a Love Song How to Knit a Heart Back Home Wishes and Stitches Cora's Heart Fiona's Flame
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“Why did some people hear the voice, loud and clear, while others just floated from thing to thing, from person to person, never completely fitting in, never entirely at home.”
Rachael Herron, Eliza's Home

“That man loved me so hard I knew I’d never do half of what I should to deserve it. And that was the point. He said I never had to do a thing to make him love me. He just did. He just loved me.”
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“No, Eliza.” He turned his body toward her. His voice was different. Lower. Rougher. “I’m such an idiot. And I’d like to apologize for my actions in advance. But if I don’t do this, I’m going to lose my ever-lovin’ mind.”

“What do you—”

Joshua cupped her face in his hands – those strong, fine hands – and kissed her.”
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