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Julie Mangano

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Average rating: 4.58 · 12 ratings · 5 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
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I recently had a DNA testing done through Ancestry.com. As an avid genealogist and the family historian, it seemed like something I should do to validate my research, proving—as much as that’s possible—my roots.

When I first thought about it, it didn’t seem seem like there would be much variety in the results. I am half German from my mom’s side of the family. My dad’s side is a mix of English,... Read more of this blog post »
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Braha by Julie Mangano
"The stunning debut of Julie Mangano’s “Braha” has me thinking I have found my new favorite author.
It is without a doubt one of the best books I have read past year and I’ve read over 80. Unfortunately this is her first book so there is nothing to..." Read more of this review »
Braha by Julie Mangano
"This isn’t the type of book I normally read or review. In fact this book is far from my normal reading path, and even with that marathon like distance, I still really enjoyed it. Mangano performed a balancing act that threatened to topple over at..." Read more of this review »
Braha by Julie Mangano
"I love a great story. One of the reasons I read so much is that I can't get enough of great stories. I also love a costume drama. This book has it all, mystery, intrigue, family secrets, treasure.

I don't want to spoil it for you but the character..." Read more of this review »
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Moms are Nuts
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Mom's Are Nuts is a wonderful collection of stories about moms that everyone can relate to, not that I'm calling my mom nutty, which I would never do because she is a saint. Instead, I related to the moms described in these funny essays. It warms the ...more
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“I'm telling you, writing the book is easy. The after part will break your back. Not to mention your heart.”
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Benjamin Franklin
“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack

Ally Carter
“I thought about how there are two types of secrets: the kind you want to keep in, and the kind you don't dare to let out.”
Ally Carter, Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover

Sara Gruen
“With a secret like that, at some point the secret itself becomes irrelevant. The fact that you kept it does not.”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

André Malraux
“Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.”
André Malraux

Margaret Atwood
“The best way of keeping a secret is to pretend there isn't one.”
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin

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Darcia Helle Thanks for adding me, Julie! I read the 'brain fog' bit in your bio. I can so relate. It does make writing anything coherent a challenge. I'm glad you're on your way to recovery.

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L.J. Kentowski Thanks for the friend invite Julie :)

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