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...more


Average rating: 3.56 · 5,648 ratings · 840 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
Good Girls
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 1,522 ratings — published 2006 — 15 editions
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The Wall and the Wing (Wall...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 681 ratings — published 2006 — 17 editions
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Bad Apple
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 652 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Lily's Ghosts
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 542 ratings — published 2003 — 15 editions
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Play Me
3.02 of 5 stars 3.02 avg rating — 459 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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The Chaos King (Wall and th...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 218 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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I'm Not Julia Roberts
2.57 of 5 stars 2.57 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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The Boy Who Could Fly
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2007 — 2 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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Bone Gap
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — expected publication 2015
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