Laura Ruby

Laura Ruby

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Raised in the wilds of suburban New Jersey, Laura Ruby now lives in Chicago with her family. Her short fiction for adults has appeared in various literary magazines, including Other Voices, The Florida Review, Sycamore Review and Nimrod. A collection of these stories, I'M NOT JULIA ROBERTS, was published by Warner Books in January 2007. Called "hilarious and heart-wrenching" by People and "a knowing look at the costs and rewards of remaking a family," by the Hartford-Courant, the book was also featured in Redbook, Working Mother , and USA Today among others.

Ruby is also the author of the Edgar-nominated children's mystery LILY'S GHOSTS (8/03), the children's fantasy THE WALL AND THE WING (3/06) and a sequel, THE CHAOS KING (5/07) all from H

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Well. It's finally here. Today is the official release day of my new novel, BONE GAP.

I named my blog "Anger Management" as a bit of a joke, because I find anger so energizing, so motivating—why would I ever want to "manage" it? Anger is what prompts me to write. But anger didn't motivate me to wrote BONE GAP. I wrote it because I was tired of being angry. I wrote it to find my way back to what... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.73 · 10,037 ratings · 1,866 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Bone Gap
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 3,387 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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Good Girls
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 1,800 ratings — published 2006 — 18 editions
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The Wall and the Wing (Wall...
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 854 ratings — published 2006 — 19 editions
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Bad Apple
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 786 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Lily's Ghosts
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 679 ratings — published 2003 — 16 editions
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Play Me
3.05 of 5 stars 3.05 avg rating — 517 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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The Chaos King (Wall and th...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 300 ratings — published 2007 — 12 editions
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I'm Not Julia Roberts
2.62 of 5 stars 2.62 avg rating — 164 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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Mo`ili`ili: The Life of a C...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2005
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0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — expected publication 2017
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More books by Laura Ruby…
The Wall and the Wing The Chaos King
Wall and the Wing (2 books)
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“Our moon is the same moon, our sun is the same sun, and the stars will sparkle for us no matter who or where or what erare-- not sluts, not players, just people.”
Laura Ruby, Good Girls

“Love the people who love you back.”
Laura Ruby, Bad Apple

“Funny how you notice how beautiful things are just when you're about to leave them.”
Laura Ruby, Bone Gap



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