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Kelly Braffet

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Kelly Braffet writes stories about unhappy people making bad decisions, occasionally with magic. She is the author of The Unwilling (available 2/20 from Mira Books), Save Yourself, and Last Seen Leaving; her first novel, Josie and Jack, has been made into a feature film starring Olivia DeJonge, Alex Neustaedter, and William Fitchner, and directed by Sarah Lancaster. Her writing has been published in the Fairy Tale Review, Post Road, and in several anthologies, as well as on Salon.com. She is a graduate of Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence College.

She is married to the tall and immensely talented writer Owen King. He's dreamy. For more, see www.kellybraffet.com.
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Oh, please, not another List

Yeah. Sorry.

Anyway, I just posted my quick-and-dirty reviews of the best books I read in 2012. Which doesn't mean that they were published in 2012, just that that's when they came to to the top of the pile. I recommend all of them wholeheartedly.

ETA: Okay, in retrospect this whole "scroll down" nonsense is confusing. You can find the books and reviews on my "best of the year 2012" bookshelf. You c Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 13, 2013 08:14 Tags: best-of-the-year
Average rating: 3.48 · 9,435 ratings · 1,466 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
Save Yourself

3.45 avg rating — 3,680 ratings — published 2013 — 15 editions
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Josie and Jack

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The Unwilling

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xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths

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Last Seen Leaving

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Who Can Save Us Now?: Brand...

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The Highway Kind

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The Broken Tower

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The Broken Tower (The Barri...

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“Logic is what the devil likes most.”
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“Nature has a pretty sick sense of humor.”
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“Hate can be just as intimate as love.”
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Thomas Bruso Hi, Kelly! I love your books! I purchased SAVE YOURSELF and am looking forward to reading it. Continued success.


Frankie Ash Thanks for adding me Kelly:)


Ashlyn Kelly, Thank you for the friendship.
Have a wonderful Day!


Chris Thanks for the friend-add, Kelly!


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