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Kelly A. Egan

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About this author

Kelly A Egan is a New Zealand born Irish woman who is currently finishing up her first YA novel.

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in English Literature and Comparative Religions, and minors in Gender Studies and Indian History. She based her University career around sexuality and gender representations in New Zealand and Postcolonial Literature, before heading off to teachers college where she got her diploma in teaching high school English, media and social studies.

She has studied (and taught) fantasy and horror genres in both film and literature, and draws on this knowledge in her own writing.

Kelly currently lives in Adelaide, Australia with her husband Oliver, their two teenage daughters and a growing list of pets.

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Tahunanui (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:35PM
Description: memories of my hometown beach
Prometheus (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 22, 2013 06:45PM
Description: a man creates life with his own hands against all odds. Is he man, or God?
The Night Circus
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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The Death of Bunny Munro by Nick Cave
The Death of Bunny Munro
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Sometimes you read a book that disgusts you so much, you just can't put it down. This is that book. I really loved how completely and utterly revolting the protagonist is made out to be. I hated him from start to finish, but I loved the book because ...more
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love, love, love, love. <3 I cried several times reading this. Really beautiful, thought provoking stuff. The world needs more Amanda Palmer's in it.
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MaddAddam (MaddAddam, #3)
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Such a brilliant series. <3
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Jack Kerouac
“the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.”
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“I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till i drop. This is the night, what it does to you. I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.”
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“My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.”
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“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.”
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“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”
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