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What Comes Next and How to Like It by Abigail Thomas
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Everybody Writes by Ann Handley
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While the author has a very readable style and the book is broken up into easy to read sections, I found most of the information either repetitive or just plain tips I already knew. For example, the notion of "writing for one person" is pretty common ...more
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The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty by Amanda Filipacchi
The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty: A Novel
by Amanda Filipacchi
recommended for: Those who like chic lit, or good literary suspense
read in April, 2015
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A great read overall, with a quirky plot and many clever turns to keep readers interested. There were definitely some laugh out loud moments, hard to pull off nowadays. My only critique echoes some of the other comments, in that the main characters a ...more
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Turtleface and Beyond by Arthur Bradford
Turtleface and Beyond: Stories
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read in May, 2015
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Loved these stories! Bradford has a very simple, clear writing style that makes his fiction very readable and enjoyable. Don't let the simplicity fool you-very sophisticated and thought out. Title story was my favorite, laying out the foundation for ...more
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Carrie and 5 other people liked Julia Fierro's review of Life Drawing:
Life Drawing by Robin    Black
"I was so excited when I heard that one of my favorite short story writers (you must read Robin Black's collection of short stories if you haven't already) had a novel coming out. And I was even more excited when I received an advanced copy.
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