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Laura Preble

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Laura Preble is the author of the popular QUEEN GEEK SOCIAL CLUB series for young adults as well as LICA'S ANGEL. She is the winner of a Kurt Vonnegut Fiction Prize as well as numerous other awards. She lives in San Diego. Her newest novel, OUT, is available as an ebook or in print format.


It's a new year, as everyone has no doubt mentioned. And, like everyone else, I like to take a few moments to reflect on my work this past year. There's not much to say...I was singularly unproductive in many ways in 2014, at least from a commercial perspective. But I like to think of it as a cocoon year, a year where ideas and concepts and characters rested and mingled and brewed into whate...

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The Queen Geek Social Club
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 520 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Queen Geeks In Love
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 245 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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Prom Queen Geeks
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Out
3.16 of 5 stars 3.16 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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I love art, and I love Moore, so I loved this book. I was drawn in to the great history of the Impressionists, and the human core Moore gave his characters. As always, there's more than what's on the surface, and visiting 1920s Paris was a great trea ...more
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I really enjoyed this book (and I don't always enjoy Neil Gaiman...heresy!) I didn't like Graveyard Game, but I really did like American Gods, largely because he mixes in myth, legend, and contemporary events seamlessly (okay, maybe not seamlessly... ...more
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This book is fantastic, especially if you know the play. Moore is a master of humor and wordplay, but also injects great insight and metaphysical questions into all his fiction. Definitely read this.
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“All in all, when I look at my dating life from the bigger perspective, it pretty much sucks. If it were a bar graph, and each guy were a different colored bar, and the side of the graph measured things like stupidity, lack of consideration, and overpowering lust, the colored bars of all the guys I’ve dated would crash through the top of the graph and rocket skyward like a testosterone-fueled rainbow.”
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“here's the thing about friends, I mean REAL friends: You can't just put up a poster at school and advertise for somebody and then hope you find the perfect one. It might work, I guess, but you'd look so pathetic and desperate that no one would want to be your friend, and so it would be kind of pointless”
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“See that's it. You can't try to love somebody. You just do it.

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Out Out by Laura Preble by Laura Preble - role reversal
 
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