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Julie K. Rose

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A member of the Historical Novel Society and former reviewer for the Historical Novels Review, Julie lives in the Bay Area with her husband and multiple rescue cats, and loves reading, following the San Francisco Giants, and enjoying the amazing natural beauty of Northern California.

Oleanna, short-listed for finalists in the 2011 Faulkner-Wisdom literary competition, is her second novel. The Pilgrim Glass, a finalist in the 2005 Faulkner-Wisdom competition and semi-finalist in the 2009 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards, was published in 2010.

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3.75 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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I read some fabulous books in 2015, some old, some brand new, and I'd like to share my favorites with you. [NB: my To Read list is ENORMOUS and I didn't get to even a tiny bit of what I wanted to read. Where did my time go?]

A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar (2013). A richly detailed love letter to reading and writing, terribly inventive and beautifully written.

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