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As a child, Tamara kept reams of scrawled-on notebook paper with paragraph after paragraph of books endings. She loved to read, but if a book left her unsatisfied, she created her own ending, then would announce triumphantly to friends and family that Scarlett O'Hara did indeed get "back together" with Rhett Butler, or that the Little Mermaid actually did end up with her prince after all instead of being carried off into the heavens after she died (Disney took a page from her notes instead of remaining true to Hans Christian Anderson).

As she grew, Tamara began to create her own story lines and characters from the end of a much-chewed pencil (before the overwhelming convenience of laptops). In 2006, on a dare from her husband, Tamara sat dow...more






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She struggles, like a great bird, trapped within Nature’s cage, and the waves that crest her bow threaten to whelm her feeble structure.

To whence would’st thou flee, oh sparrow? Thou who longs for the flight of eagles, to soar far above thy entanglements.

My heart yearns in sympathy, to travel with thee to new lands, and for fresh sensations to dazzle mine eyes. Oh, that I cou... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.06 · 70 ratings · 16 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Broken Crowns
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1)
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“I may not be the best at what I do. But what I do, I do the best that I can.”
Tamara Shoemaker

“There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.”
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“I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.”
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“My test of a good novel is dreading to begin the last chapter.”
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