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Olga Soaje

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In my novel Twelve Houses, I tell the story of a widow who discovers that her life story is far from over. Amelia is a brave woman who struggles to find her true place in the world and at the same time to create a life that holds spiritual meaning and purpose. Though my first book, Borrowing My Mother’s Saints, was a comedy set in New York, I think both books describe a similar spiritual journey. I always consider the spiritual aspects of a character’s story as I write.
I love to hear from my readers in Amazon reviews, Facebook and Pinterest.

Last week I started doing research for another book and the subject turned from Saints to Astrology.
Often times when we meet someone, besides likes and dislikes somewhere in there we may ask or a comment would be something in the form of "Well I'm a Aries... that explains..."
Looking really past the sun signs that will give you clues into a persons general character are so many things as possiti... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.13 · 71 ratings · 39 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Borrowing My Mother's Saints
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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" During the last few weeks, I have been privileged to read three outstanding novels, each about aspects of love - and this is one! I will not repeat the synopsis - others have done so.

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The overall complexity of the storyline, detailed descriptions regarding botany and the method in which the tale was interwoven together at the end, all deserve 5 stars. However, I found myself wishing I found this a very long 500+ page novel could b...more
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What a strong memoir is the first thing I thought while reading this and found myself admiring this author not only for surviving such dire circumstances as sexual abuse, outing from the only "family-cult" religion you have known. In each chapter you...more
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For people who have seen or read "The Secret" and books of the sort this is the next one. In nine chapters and experiments Pam Gout gives herself the task to explain the principles we have read about to install themselves as common knowledge in our d...more
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" A beautifully written piece exploring love, loss and loyalty. The grief of a woman who lost her husband unexpectedly in death too soon. The ambivalence of motherhood and the struggle with guilt over a daughter she always strained to feel at ease w... " Read more of this review »
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Twelve Houses by Olga Soaje is a remarkable novel of life and death and love and loss so intricately and wonderfully woven together.

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