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Loretta Ellsworth

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Loretta received her BA from the University of Northern Iowa, and an MFA from Hamline University in writing for children and young adults. A former middle and high school teacher, she's the author of three young adult novels, The Shrouding Woman, In Search of Mockingbird, and In a Heartbeat. She has four children and one granddaughter, and lives in Minnesota.


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Average rating: 3.97 · 3,686 ratings · 566 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
In a Heartbeat
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 2,799 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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In Search of Mockingbird
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 547 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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Unforgettable
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 285 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Shrouding Woman
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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“I look back to where my life had been. It's always risky to think of letting go. That's why this is the perfect ending. Nothing left to reconcile.”
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“Hearts are like stones on an ocean beach...And people are like the tides that leave permanent marks on them.”
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“That cake tasted good. But the cake in the garbage tasted better. It was the best cake I ever ate.”
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