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Laura Martinelli

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Laura Martinelli is a full-time bookseller and writer. In addition to writing several YA novels, she also writes for the website Made of Fail about rereading Stephen King and other geek-related interests. Laura lives in Pittsburgh, PA with her family and their ill-behaved border collie mix.


Well.

I figured I'd better get back into blogging on a regular basis. (Yeah, I know some people would have done this ten days ago; I was a little busy.)

I'm Laura. I write. Well, actually, I mainly bitch about a lot of things (mostly work-related), but that's only when I don't have a book to fuel my rage and I can take a lot of my anger out there. For fiction, I write about snarky teenagers in f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 10, 2013 20:58 • 74 views
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Snowfall
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Living Dead Boy
2.5 of 5 stars 2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013
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L'Amore Imprevisto
1.0 of 5 stars 1.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014
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Laura Martinelli is on page 52 of 224 of Your Lie in April 1: "You've never heard Chopin played on the melodica?"
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This ending up being a “Let’s just skim through the last few chapters beause really this isn’t doing anything for me.” I don’t think that overall this is a terrible book, but definitely not really what I’m particularly interested in and not for me. I ...more
Pretty Amy by Lisa Burstein
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I’ve mentioned in the past that one of the things I get tired of in fiction (specifically young adult) is the idea that heroines have to be likeable to be relatable, especially coming from female authors. Especially moreso in contemporary YA, where b ...more
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Say I Love You. 7
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I think I need to cut back on the high school romance series for a bit. (Which is totally not happening because hi have you met me.) Not because I think that the plots are bad or too drawn out (most of the time), but the fact that they’ve all been so ...more
Genshiken by Shimoku Kio
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Here’s my thing with Genshiken as a series overall: I do really like this series. I like that it’s a story about growing up and trying to reconcile your passions with adulthood. I like that the second half of the first series and the majority of the ...more
Kiss of the Rose Princess, Vol. 3 by Aya Shouoto
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I know that when I say I should just drop a series, but the reality is unless I get so pissed off by it, I’m probably going to stick it out until the bitter end. There are things about Kiss of the Rose Princess that I do really like—I like the idea o ...more
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Neil Gaiman
“Right," said Fat Charlie conversationally. "You realize, of course, that this means war." It was the traditional war cry of a rabbit when pushed too far.”
Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys
tags: humor, war

Mark Twain
“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
Mark Twain

Eleanor Roosevelt
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

Frank Zappa
“So many books, so little time.”
Frank Zappa

Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: What! You too?
“Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . ."”
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

18340 Second Wind Publishing — 577 members — last activity Sep 22, 2013 02:33PM
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Laura Martinelli Meghan wrote: "Your new picture is super adorables! =)"

Yay for ponies!


Meghan Your new picture is super adorables! =)


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