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Luanne Rice

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Luanne Rice is the New York Times bestselling author of thirty-one novels including THE LEMON ORCHARD. Five of her books have been made into movies and mini-series, many have been New York Times bestsellers and two of her pieces have been featured in off-Broadway theatre productions. She divides her time between New York City and the Connecticut shoreline.

The Secret Language of Sisters by Luanne Rice I’m thrilled to introduce my first young adult novel. I’ve always loved writing from the perspective of teenagers, especially sisters, especially atHubbard’s Point…writing this novel really took me back to the beach and so much more. Luanne

When Ruth Anne (Roo) McCabe responds to a text message while she’s driving, her life as she knows it ends. The car flips, and Roo winds up in a hospital...

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Average rating: 3.84 · 74,394 ratings · 5,057 reviews · 57 distinct works · Similar authors
Beach Girls
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 7,015 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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Follow the Stars Home
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 4,761 ratings — published 2000 — 25 editions
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Firefly Beach
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 3,993 ratings — published 2001 — 17 editions
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The Geometry of Sisters (Ne...
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 3,853 ratings — published 2009 — 14 editions
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Cloud Nine
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 3,136 ratings — published 1999 — 31 editions
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Summer's Child
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 2,889 ratings — published 2005 — 12 editions
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The Perfect Summer
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 2,775 ratings — published 2003 — 14 editions
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 2,842 ratings — published 2006 — 22 editions
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Silver Bells
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 2,665 ratings — published 2004 — 18 editions
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Last Kiss
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 2,780 ratings — published 2008 — 20 editions
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More books by Luanne Rice…
Firefly Beach Safe Harbor True Blue The Perfect Summer Beach Girls Last Kiss
Hubbard's Point/Black Hall series (6 books)
3.935802819566657 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 21,138 ratings

The Geometry of Sisters The Deep Blue Sea for Begin...
Newport, Rhode Island (2 books)
3.7193500738552436 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 5,416 ratings

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“Sometimes waiting is the hardest thing of all.”
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“Love is the easiest thing there is. It's the layers of doubt, fear, and expectation that make it complicated.”
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“The biggest mistake any of us can make is thinking that love is a feeling, an emotion. It's not that at all. It's an action.”
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100+ Books in 2015: Laura's 2009 Books 27 839 Aug 15, 2009 02:27AM  
The Book Challenge: Meghan's Other 2009 Challenges 11 155 Oct 31, 2009 09:58AM  
“[...] don't you know who that Fat Lady really is? ... Ah, buddy. Ah, buddy. It's Christ Himself. Christ Himself, buddy.”
J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

“Your heart, Bessie, is an autumn garage.”
J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

“All I know is we're 16 and ready to be kissed, kissed kissed.”
Luanne Rice, Beach Girls

“Beach girls now, beach girls tomorrow, beach girls till the end of time.”
Luanne Rice, Beach Girls

“Before dawn, the air smelled of lemons.”
Luanne Rice, The Lemon Orchard

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Pamela Hey Luanna...Thanks for accepting my friendship.

Pamela Pamela wrote: "Hey Luanna...Thanks for accepting my friendship."

Oops...I apologize for the spelling mishap Luanne.

Teresa Thanks for accepting my friendship. I love your books.

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Beth Hi Luanne,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow Goodreads author!

Savannah Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,

message 6: by Suze

Suze Joyce Are you planning a sequel to The Lemon Orchard. I felt there was so mush left hanging...

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