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Laura Lam was born in the late eighties and raised near San Francisco, California, by two former Haight-Ashbury hippies. Both of them encouraged her to finger-paint to her heart’s desire, colour outside the lines, and consider the library a second home. This led to an overabundance of daydreams.

After studying literature and creative writing at university, she relocated to Scotland to be with her husband, a boy she met online when they were teenagers and he insulted her taste in books and she insulted his right back. She almost blocked him but is glad she didn’t. She is now a dual citizen, but at times she misses the sunshine.

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Laura Lam Hiya--do you mean the Micah Grey series? Strange Chemistry was the former publisher. Masquerade will likely be out at the end of 2015. Thank you for…moreHiya--do you mean the Micah Grey series? Strange Chemistry was the former publisher. Masquerade will likely be out at the end of 2015. Thank you for reading and enjoying. x(less)
Laura Lam The final Vestigial Tale, "The Card Sharp," the third book in the Micah Grey series, and my option book for my Tor/Macmillan deal.
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Pantomime (Micah Grey, #1)
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Shadowplay (Micah Grey, #2)
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The Snake Charm
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The Tarot Reader
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The Fisherman's Net
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Masquerade (Micah Grey, #3)
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I’ve been slack on the blog, but here’s the books I read last month:


Jennifer_Finney_Boylan_Shes_Not_There_sm1. She’s not There: A Life in Two Genders – Jennifer Finney Boylan. My mom lent this to me, as it was the Freshman Read at my alma mater last year. It was a wonderful memoir of a MTF trans woman and her experiences. Funny and moving.


2. The Darkest Part of the Forest – Holly Black. Holly Black is one of my authors I go to for a...

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Read this book if you love ballet films like Center Stage. It's like that, but in book form, and way better.
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Masquerade by Laura Lam
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I was (incredibly) lucky enough to act as beta for Laura - trust me guys, you will love what happens in this book!

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“The circus collects the outsiders like a flame tempts moths.”
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“Love? Love is like holding water in your hands. You might have it for a time, but it escapes, leaving you with nothing.”
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“The circus had been unlike anything I could ever imagine and I could not walk away. I wanted to be a part of the magic, create it and wield it with such skill that it looked effortless. I wanted to fly.”
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“The second thing you have to do to be a writer is to keep on writing. Don't listen to people who tell you that very few people get published and you won't be one of them. Don't listen to your friend who says you are better that Tolkien and don't have to try any more. Keep writing, keep faith in the idea that you have unique stories to tell, and tell them. I meet far too many people who are going to be writers 'someday.' When they are out of high school, when they've finished college, after the wedding, when the kids are older, after I retire . . . That is such a trap You will never have any more free time than you do right now. So, whether you are 12 or 70, you should sit down today and start being a writer if that is what you want to do. You might have to write on a notebook while your kids are playing on the swings or write in your car on your coffee break. That's okay. I think we've all 'been there, done that.' It all starts with the writing. ”
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“People trust their eyes above all else - but most people see what they wish to see, or what they believe they should see; not what is really there”
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“The circus collects the outsiders like a flame tempts moths.”
Laura Lam, Pantomime

“The circus had been unlike anything I could ever imagine and I could not walk away. I wanted to be a part of the magic, create it and wield it with such skill that it looked effortless. I wanted to fly.”
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“They say love and hate are closely tied, that they can turn at a moment’s notice.”
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Kirsty (Amethyst Bookwyrm) Thanks for the add!


Levente Lakatos Thank you for the friendship! :)


sunset shimmer Thanks for the add! Pantomime was amazing. :D Can't wait for the sequel~


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