Aurelia C. Scott

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Aurelia C. Scott lives in Portland, Maine with her husband and a Cape Cod Weeder. She moved to Maine in 1997 from Taos, NM, where she helped start a children’s garden and found a Habitat for Humanity project.

Her first non-fiction book, Otherwise Normal People: Inside the Thorny World of Competitive Rose Gardening won the Garden Writers Association Gold Award for Best Book Writing. She has also won the Writer's Digest Grand Prize. (And her school history and science prizes in ninth grade, an accomplishment that went immediately to her head.)

As Contributing Editor for AudioFile Magazine, she interviews authors and audiobook narrators, and listens to so many audiobooks that her ears turn numb. She has also served as Historical Editor for Gard
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Otherwise Normal People: In...

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Terrific narration by Rory Kinnear. Clever, convoluted (too convoluted?) mystery. Enjoyed encountering the author-as-character, but I could have used less heavy-handed mention of Horowitz's other work throughout. Still, a fun and thoroughly diverting ...more
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Review text: If you feel like getting away for awhile, I suggest the ancient British-Roman spa town of Aquae Sulis, circa AD 125. While people are being murdered there, your outstanding g
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Review text: Saskia Maarleveld’s way with French, American, and German accents adds to the enjoyment of Ann Mah’s novel set among France’s Burgundy vineyards. Surprises await Kate, a Cali
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