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Gae Polisner

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I am the author of THE SUMMER OF LETTING GO and THE PULL OF GRAVITY.

Please note that, although I originally tried to assign star-ratings to my book reviews (and, thus, you will see some of my favorite books with stars), I have stopped doing so. A 3-star review, for example, can mean such different things to readers and reviewers, some rarely give more, so 3 means pretty great, to others 3 is barely mediocre. Because of this, it feels arbitrary and capricious to assign them, and I'd rather merely provide (in some cases) my brief thoughts on the book (unless I really can't help myself in giving it 5-stars, which usually means I wish there were lots more to give. . .). But for the most part, I'm only going to add the word recommended.

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This is me. Here in my swim cap and bathing suit poised on the edge of the pool.

(Why YES this is an excellent way to ruin your iPhone if you're not careful. Thanks for asking...)

At any rate.)

I'm here, hanging on to summer because:

WAAAAAAH.

I mean, BIG OL' WAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!! Only bigger than that.

As usual, I don't want summer to end.

I don't want Teachers Write to be over.

I don't want you or... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.95 · 1,735 ratings · 450 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Summer of Letting Go
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 956 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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The Pull of Gravity
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 767 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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The Summer of Letting Go: F...
4.7 of 5 stars 4.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2014
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" what a beautiful review. thank you for sharing that quote. Beautiful too. "
" Aw, hope you love it when you do. Thank you for commenting! <3 "
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beautiful, beautiful, important book. Don't miss.
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extraordinary storytelling. highly recommend.
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" (thank you. so glad you connected with the story...) "
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We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
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Upfront reminder, I only assign stars to books I would rate 5+ stars, and truly cannot help myself. Otherwise, I leave the quantitative ratings to others. Very little should be read into "star" ratings IMHO, whether 5 or 1.

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