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Laurell K. Hamilton

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February 19

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Laurell K. Hamilton is one of the leading writers of paranormal fiction. A #1 New York Times bestselling author, Hamilton writes the popular Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels and the Meredith Gentry series. She is also the creator of a bestselling comic book series based on her Anita Blake novels and published by Marvel Comics. Hamilton is a full-time writer and lives in the suburbs of St. Louis with her family.

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Laurell K. Hamilton I seldom, if ever, read reviews, so it doesn't impact me. I've found that even good reviews can mess with my muse and me, so I've learned that simply…moreI seldom, if ever, read reviews, so it doesn't impact me. I've found that even good reviews can mess with my muse and me, so I've learned that simply not reading is the only sane way to go. My publisher will occasionally send me reviews to read and I will look at those, but beyond that I see almost none of them. Haters are going to hate, trolls are going to be trolls, there is nothing you can do about them, except not feed them. (less)
Laurell K. Hamilton Because she's happy that Jean-Claude has someone else in his life, since she has other men. Look up the word, compersion. Is Envy another love of his…moreBecause she's happy that Jean-Claude has someone else in his life, since she has other men. Look up the word, compersion. Is Envy another love of his life? No, but it would be totally unfair if Anita was upset with Jean-Claude for one extra woman when she has so many men. Also, I, my husband, our girlfriend, and her husband, are polyamorous, so personally don't have a problem with sharing. (less)
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“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Mistral's Kiss

“I will love you always. When this red hair is white, I will still love you. When the smooth softness of youth is replaced by the delicate softness of age, I will still want to touch your skin. When your face is full of the lines of every smile you have ever smiled, of every surprise I have seen flash through your eyes, when every tear you have ever cried has left its mark upon your face,I will treasure you all the more, because I was there to see it all. I will share your life with you, Meredith, and I will love you until the last breath leaves your body or mine.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, A Lick of Frost

“There comes a point when you just love someone. Not because they're good, or bad, or anything really. You just love them. It doesn't mean you'll be together forever. It doesn't mean you won't hurt each other. It just mean you love them. Sometimes in spite of who they are, and sometimes because of who they are. And you know that they love you, sometimes because of who you are, and sometimes in spite of it.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Incubus Dreams

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Which June New Release would you like to read in August?

Books were randomly chosen from Goodreads' "Most Popular Books Published In June" list.

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  7 votes, 36.8%

Shards of Hope (Psy-Changeling, #14) by Nalini Singh
Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh
(Psy-Changeling, #14)
 
  4 votes, 21.1%

The Leveller (The Leveller, #1) by Julia Durango
The Leveller by Julia Durango
(The Leveller, #1)
 
  2 votes, 10.5%

The Master Magician (The Paper Magician Trilogy, #3) by Charlie N. Holmberg
The Master Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg
(The Paper Magician Trilogy, #3)
 
  1 vote, 5.3%

Dead Ice (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #24) by Laurell K. Hamilton
Dead Ice by Laurell K. Hamilton
(Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #24)
 
  1 vote, 5.3%

The Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter, #1) by Virginia Boecker
The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker
(The Witch Hunter, #1)
 
  1 vote, 5.3%

A Sorceress of a his Own by Dianne Duvall [bookcover:A Sorceress of His Own|25154251] (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 5.3%

The Stars Never Rise (Untitled Series, #1) by Rachel Vincent
The Stars Never Rise by Rachel Vincent
(Untitled Series, #1)
 
  1 vote, 5.3%

Wicked Ride (Realm Enforcers, #1) by Rebecca Zanetti
Wicked Ride by Rebecca Zanetti
(Realm Enforcers, #1)
 
  1 vote, 5.3%

Bengal's Quest (Breeds, #30) by Lora Leigh
Bengal's Quest by Lora Leigh
(Breeds, #30)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

 
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