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Luanne Rice

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Luanne Rice is the New York Times bestselling author of thirty-two novels including THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF SISTERS, her first YA novel. 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 Southern California and the Connecticut shoreline.

When I was ten I joined a second family. Although I loved my own, one day after school I stumbled down a flight of stairs into the Whitneys' garden at 588 Lincoln Street, and fell in love with all of them. Mrs. Whitney was the most intrepid mother imaginable. She wasn't protective and introspective, internal and artistic like my own mom--she encouraged adventure, travel, and exquisite, borderli...

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Beach Girls

4.06 avg rating — 7,579 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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Follow the Stars Home

4.08 avg rating — 5,231 ratings — published 2000 — 28 editions
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Firefly Beach

3.90 avg rating — 4,588 ratings — published 2001 — 18 editions
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The Geometry of Sisters (Ne...

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Cloud Nine

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Summer's Child

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The Perfect Summer

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Silver Bells

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Last Kiss

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Sandcastles

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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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“[...] don't you know who that Fat Lady really is? ... Ah, buddy. Ah, buddy. It's Christ Himself. Christ Himself, buddy.”
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“Your heart, Bessie, is an autumn garage.”
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“All I know is we're 16 and ready to be kissed, kissed kissed.”
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“Beach girls now, beach girls tomorrow, beach girls till the end of time.”
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“Before dawn, the air smelled of lemons.”
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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,
Savannah
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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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