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Amy Fellner Dominy

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Amy Fellner Dominy worked as a copywriter in the advertising business before leaving to earn her MFA in playwriting. Her plays for adults and children have been staged in various cities around the country. Amy's novels for teens include OyMG (Walker, 2011) and AUDITION & SUBTRACTION (Walker, 2012.) Amy's next book is a contemporary YA coming Spring, 2015 from Random House. It's called A MATTER OF HEART.

Average rating: 3.89 · 460 ratings · 147 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 388 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Audition & Subtraction
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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A Matter of Heart
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 3 editions
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This isone of the most exciting parts of the whole process for me: Seeing the cover design of my newbook!

It’s kind of a crazy thing when you think about it. I wrote the book, imagined the characters and the setting and each moment as it plays out. Butthe image that defines the book, that graces the cover and will likely be the first thing people see—that comes from the mind and the heart of som...

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Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
Death Comes to Pemberley
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It's always a pleasure to revisit Elizabeth and Darcy, even if murder shares the stage. Mystery is not my first love but I read this for the connection to Jane Austen hoping I'd be engrossed. The domestic moments were nice but if you're interested, I ...more
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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
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A fascinating look at the life of 15-year-old Malala who was shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting girls education. The memoir starts with that incident and then goes back to explain Pakistan history and her parent's lives and the villages wh ...more
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" I must agree completely regarding your very scientific analysis. Yes, flapping coat was quite dramatic but oh that wet white shirt! Sigh.

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Beautiful Ruins
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This is a hard book for me to review. It starts with a love story between characters that hooked me: Pasquale and Dee Moray. Then the book shifts between times and places and many different storylines with characters I didn't find as compelling. I ke ...more
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Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
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This is the story of Vivian, who as a nine-year-old, was sent west in 1920s on an orphan train to find a family. Her story is mirrored by a modern-day story of Molly who is in the foster care system and becomes friends with Vivian for a community ser ...more
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"What fun! Poignant and poetic, this novel in verse really gets inside Kevin's head. I love the found poetry!"
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“What do dreams matter if you lose yourself along the way?”
Amy Fellner Dominy, OyMG

“Anyone who thinks this world is without magic, hasn't been to a library.”
Amy Fellner Dominy, Audition & Subtraction

“I don't care if you care, I retorted. But in my religion, we're taught to admit our mistakes and to apologize for them...Oh, and there's one other thing I'm sorry about, I added. I should've spit in your eye and called you a szhlob weeks ago.”
Amy Fellner Dominy, OyMG

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Gary Revel Thank you AMY:

It's great to have you as a friend. My memoir, TO LIVE OR MAYBE NOT is now at Barnes and Noble.

It includes details of my birth in Alabama, youth, high school-Holmes County High School, US Navy Service, music-Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Investigation, recording and releasing the single record THEY SLEW THE DREAMER about the MLK assassination.

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