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Marianne G. Petrino

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Bronx, NY, The United States



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October 2015


One of these days, I will get around to writing a proper bio. For the moment, all you need to know about me is that I was born in the Bronx and that created everything that I am.

My two novels, Coffee with Thunderbolts and A Star Rose in Cerami, are urban metaphysical novels, but you could also designate them as urban fantasy/paranormal or visionary fiction with a dash of chick and a side of boomer lit. My final novel, Silver Hooves in the Darkness, is a Young Adult Equine Fantasy (very genre busting).

My travel memoir, Full Tank & No Damage: Three on a Sicilian Odyssey, documents my trip to Sicily with my husband and my mother in 2010. The story appeals to everyone, but especially those of the boomer generation, who clearly can see the e

Guess I am back on Good Reads because I am following the trail of the Science Fiction Microstory Contest that was started awhile back on Linkedin by Jot Russell and now has a Good Reads group.

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Thankfully, Good Reads connected me back to my original author page. Technically, my 3 novels and and one memoir are out of print for sale. However, you... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.17 · 42 ratings · 19 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Coffee with Thunderbolts

3.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Silver Hooves in the Darkness

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014
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A Star Rose in Cerami

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2012
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Full Tank & No Damage: Thre...

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The Future is Short: Scienc...

4.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2015
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4.52 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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