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: 3.8 · 17,223 ratings · 3,269 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Bone Gap

3.89 avg rating — 11,732 ratings — published 2015 — 14 editions
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Good Girls

3.68 avg rating — 1,901 ratings — published 2006 — 18 editions
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The Wall and the Wing (Wall...

4.03 avg rating — 942 ratings — published 2006 — 19 editions
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Bad Apple

3.34 avg rating — 846 ratings — published 2009 — 9 editions
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Lily's Ghosts

3.74 avg rating — 760 ratings — published 2003 — 16 editions
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Play Me

3.05 avg rating — 542 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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The Chaos King (Wall and th...

3.95 avg rating — 321 ratings — published 2007 — 12 editions
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I'm Not Julia Roberts

2.66 avg rating — 175 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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Mo`ili`ili: The Life of a C...

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2005
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York

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — expected publication 2017 — 3 editions
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The Wall and the Wing The Chaos King
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