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Lorna Landvik

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Lorna Landvik is a mother of two and wife of one. She is the author of eight novels, including the best-selling ANGRY HOUSEWIVES EATING BON BONS, PATTY JANE'S HOUSE OF CURL and OH MY STARS. Also an
actor and playwright, Lorna has appeared in many stage productions. She is a new and passionate neophyte to the practice of yoga, which is a fine antidote to her long established practice of lounging.

This is the prologue of my newly-published book, MAYOR OF THE UNIVERSE. It's a book filled with wonder and mystery, hope and laughs. And there may be a few unexpected characters from unexpected places. I hope it tantalizes you to read more (it's available on Amazon.com).

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In the desolation of a South Dakota field whose shorn wheat stubble poked through a lather of new snow, a boy in a ma... Read more of this blog post »
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“What I had come to love about book club (besides the fabulous desserts and free liquor) was how in hearing so many opinions about the same book, your own opinion expanded, as if you'd read the book several times instead of just once.”
Lorna Landvik, Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons

“Sister Ignatius taught me in Sunday School that "in the beginning there was light," but to me, it was always an incomplete sentence, which God should have known to ammend: in the beginning God created light...to read by.”
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“A few years back, when I finally got smart enough to go to a therapist, she asked me how I had held things together all these years.
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