Melanie  Page

more photos (5)




Bonnie
3,399 books | 268 friends

Peter T...
598 books | 1,853 friends

Leah Rhyne
99 books | 222 friends

Jennifer
205 books | 307 friends

Paul
903 books | 580 friends

Sophfro...
318 books | 599 friends

Liz Nee...
561 books | 47 friends

Mike
4,669 books | 956 friends

More friends…



Melanie Page

Goodreads Author


Born
in Mt. Pleasant, MI, The United States
Website

Genre

Influences
Lynda Barry, Jaimy Gordon, Jane Hamilton, Linda Hamilton as Sarah Conn ...more

Member Since
September 2008


At my website Grab the Lapels I review fiction/memoir/nonfiction (and sometimes poetry) by women.


I write about one review a month for The Next Best Book Club blog.

I teach composition, literature, and creative writing; edit; review; and try to write fiction about wild adolescent girls.

Average rating: 4.67 · 33 ratings · 13 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Too Much: Tales of Excess

by
4.93 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
DIRTY : DIRTY

by
4.56 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wreckage of Reason II: Back...

by
4.25 avg rating — 8 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mutilations on a Theme

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Selected Letters ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Great Gilly H...
Rate this book
Clear rating

Melanie Page Melanie Page said: " Last night, I started reading this book aloud to my husband. He enjoys it so far, but is surprised at how much of the language seems strong for children (words like "colored" and "retarded"). I'm happy to be reading it again. On our long car ride hom ...more "

 
The Complete Poem...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Melanie's Recent Updates

Melanie Page wants to read
Girls of Usually by Lori Horvitz
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melanie Page wants to read
Bystanders by Tara Laskowski
Bystanders
by Tara Laskowski (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melanie Page is currently reading
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melanie Page wants to read
Monkey Mind by Daniel B. Smith
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melanie Page rated a book really liked it
Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe by Lori Jakiela
Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe
by Lori Jakiela (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
forthcoming!!
Melanie Page rated a book liked it
The Time Garden by Daria Song
The Time Garden
by Daria Song
read in February, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melanie Page rated a book really liked it
Zombie Days, Campfire Nights by Leah Rhyne
Zombie Days, Campfire Nights
by Leah Rhyne (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Review coming very shortly!
Melanie Page rated a book liked it
Vampire Loves by Joann Sfar
Rate this book
Clear rating
Although the book doesn’t alert readers to the fact, Vampire Loves is actually four graphic novels about the vampire Ferdinand. The graphic novels separately are referred to as the Grand Vampire:

#1 Could Cupid Care Less?

#2 Mortal Maidens on My Mind

#3
...more
Melanie Page rated a book really liked it
Santa's Little Helper by H.D. Gordon
Santa's Little Helper
by H.D. Gordon (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melanie Page rated a book really liked it
Bright-Sided by Barbara Ehrenreich
Rate this book
Clear rating
“Keep Calm and Stay Positive.”

“Everyday is a second chance.”

“S.M.I.L.E.–See Miracles in Life Everyday.”

“Positive Mind. Positive vibes. Positive life.”

I ask myself, what do positive quotes teach us, other than “every day” and “everyday” are used inter
...more
More of Melanie's books…
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
“Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.”
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

Vladimir Nabokov
“Let all of life be an unfettered howl. Like the crowd greeting the gladiator. Don't stop to think, don't interrupt the scream, exhale, release life's rapture.”
Vladimir Nabokov

Avi Steinberg
“I don't need no Smith and Wesson, man, I got Merriam and Webster.”
Avi Steinberg, Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian

David Shields
“Anything processed by memory is fiction.”
David Shields

Douglas Adams
“The story so far:
In the beginning the Universe was created.
This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 57592 members — last activity 31 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
1218 The Next Best Book Club — 14725 members — last activity 3 hours, 58 min ago
Are you searching for the NEXT best book? Are you willing to kiss all your spare cash goodbye? Are you easily distracted by independent bookshops, big ...more
14934 Word Riot Press — 158 members — last activity Jan 05, 2010 11:28AM
For fans of online literary magazine Word Riot and its small press extension Word Riot Press



Comments (showing 1-5)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

Melanie Page Chance wrote: "Thank you for the friend request, Melanie. You had such thoughtful insight on GSAW! I am happy to be Goodreads pals with you!"

Thanks! I'm sure you'll hear from me a lot; I'm very active on Goodreads.


Chance Lee Thank you for the friend request, Melanie. You had such thoughtful insight on GSAW! I am happy to be Goodreads pals with you!


Melanie Page Debbie "DJ" wrote: "Hi Melanie, Thanks for the add. I see you've written a couple of books yourself...will definitely check out!"

You're welcome, Debbie. Both books are anthologies in which one of my stories appear. I don't have my own novel or collection as of yet.


Debbie "DJ" Wilson Hi Melanie, Thanks for the add. I see you've written a couple of books yourself...will definitely check out!


Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

http://www.cardshark.com/content/view...

Dreamsbane of Tamalor by Bradley James Simpson


back to top