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Elizabeth Doyle Carey

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Laura Ingalls Wilder, Enid Blyton, Susan Minot

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Liz Carey is the author of 43 published books for young readers. She was also the Publisher and co-founder of Dunemere Books, a boutique publisher of travel fiction; a former children's book editor (Golden Books, Workman, Planet Dexter) and bookseller (The Harvard Bookstore in Cambridge, MA). Liz lives on Long Island with her husband, three sons, a high-maintenance cat named Yankee and a chunky Pug named Noolah. Please visit www.elizabethdoylecarey.com. ...more

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Elizabeth Doyle Carey I am working on co-launching a boutique publishing company called Dunemere Books (www.dunemerebooks.com), and I am writing and developing a series cal…moreI am working on co-launching a boutique publishing company called Dunemere Books (www.dunemerebooks.com), and I am writing and developing a series called Junior Lifeguards, for middle grade readers.(less)
Elizabeth Doyle Carey When I have writer's block, I usually google around, but it doesn't help. Only two things really work: a fifteen minute nap on the couch in my office …moreWhen I have writer's block, I usually google around, but it doesn't help. Only two things really work: a fifteen minute nap on the couch in my office and just starting to write-- even if it is nonsense. (less)
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Book Review: STICK WITH ME by Jennifer Blecher

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Jen Blecher’s done it again—written a lovely middle grade novel that’s both minutely observed and wonderfully encompassing in terms of its larger themes.
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Summer Lifeguards by Elizabeth Doyle Carey
"This book was AMAZING! I don't know what made it so good but all I know is I loved it. The characters were fun and I liked the whole idea of it. I am super excited for the next ones. "
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It Takes Two to Mango by Carrie Doyle
"I almost stopped reading this at several points because the main character was thoroughly unlikeable. But I read through some reviews that encouraged me to stay the course and I'm glad I did. This was a fun book to read, the mystery was well written." Read more of this review »
It Takes Two to Mango by Carrie Doyle
"This first book in the Trouble in Paradise mystery series is the perfect summertime read.

At first, I didn’t care for the main character, Plum Lockhart. She is rude and brusque and likes to complain. About midway through the book, I realized that Plu" Read more of this review »
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This vacation mystery is warm and breezy and just exotic enough to make me feel like I'd taken a relaxing trip to a new resort. By turns suspenseful and funny, the characters are indelible and I can't wait for more of them in the next book in the ser ...more
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This book is HILARIOUS! A must-read for the picture book set. So much fun and very clever, with great illustrations. I loved it.
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