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Lena Hillbrand

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I like to write about things that are taboo in the society of the book, even if they are perfectly normal in our society today. I love reading books that challenge me to think about things in a new way, and I hope my writing might do the same for someone else.

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & ClayThe Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

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This book was a very strange read for me. It was written in a way that sounded so true that I had to look up "The Escapist" to see if it was a real comic book (since I've never read a comic book in my life and know nothing about them). It was a good, engrossing story, though a bit slow in parts. It w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 05:13
Average rating: 3.95 · 136 ratings · 55 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
The Superiors (The Superior...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Vigilantes (The Superio...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Renegades
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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The Superiors (3 books)
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton
“The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.”
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Ernest Hemingway
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
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“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”
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“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
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message 18: by Jessica

Jessica Lena wrote: "Not yet, but it will be sometime in early 2015 if all goes well!"
:-D okay thanks, I'll keep an eye out for it....I'm looking forward to reading more about your characters and the world they live in.

message 17: by Lena

Lena Hillbrand Not yet, but it will be sometime in early 2015 if all goes well!

message 16: by Jessica

Jessica Is there a release date yet on your 4th book in The Superiors series? I figured not yet b/c I couldn't find anything about it anywhere but I just wanted to check just incase. :-D

message 15: by Lena

Lena Hillbrand Thanks. My third book will be out this year.

message 14: by Thomas

Thomas Amo Thanks for friending me Lena! Awesome to meet you!
Cheers Thomas

message 13: by Mich

Mich Thanks for excepting the request. The Superiors was a great book, and I'm currently finishing up Vigilantes. I really love your characters, and the darkness of their world... I'm on a vampire kick, and your books are truely different than anything else I've read.
Will we get see book 3 soon from this series??

message 12: by Lena

Lena Hillbrand Thanks so much. I'm glad you enjoyed them!

message 11: by Jessica

Jessica Thanks for excepting my friend request. I really enjoyed both superiors and vigilantes they were awesome books. Can't wait to read more about theses character's

Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend

message 9: by Lena

Lena Hillbrand Thanks! :)

message 8: by Lena

Lena Hillbrand Emma wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request. :)"

thanks for friending me!

message 7: by Emma

Emma Thanks for accepting my friend request. :)

message 6: by Lena

Lena Hillbrand Sarah wrote: "h=gosh ur a tough rater lol last ten books 2 stars? wow lol"

Those are old books I read in middle school! My ratings now are much more favorable.

message 5: by Anna

Anna Why did you pick me as a friend?

Dustin Hi, Lena!

How are you today?

Thank you for the friend request!!

message 3: by Lena

Lena Hillbrand @Rike'

My little secret, lol...I'm a reader first! I love talking about books, but yes, I write them, too.

message 2: by Rike'

Rike' Whoa, I didn't know you're an author, lol. Thank you for adding me as a friend. I would love to check your book out.

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