Amanda Carney

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Amanda Carney grew up barefoot and freckle-faced in the beautiful hills and valleys of rural Ohio. She resides there still with her husband, loyal old dog, and menagerie of beloved cats. When she’s not writing, you can find her with a book in one hand and a crochet hook in the other. Follow her on Twitter @MandyLovesWords or on Facebook for updates on new releases, appearances, contests, and more.

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This one jumped around a bit and left me confused at times, but it's the beginning to one of my all-time favorite series. Worth the initial hiccups!
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Another simple, quaint mystery in this series. The hero, Jesse, might be the most annoying character of all time. His constant worrying and complaining were hard to swallow. Probably 50% of this book is him fretting over his older brother's mysteriou ...more
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“Because love wasn’t about the heart. It was about the soul and how much of it you were willing to lose.”
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“Love wasn’t about the heart. It was about the soul and how much of it you were willing to lose.”
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“Everything hurts … It’s all real now. Everything I’ve done. How good you are. How bad I am. It’s loud and it’s bright and it hurts so fucking bad.”
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“Don't loaf and invite inspiration; light out after it with a club.”
Jack London

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

“Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.”
Ezra Pound

“Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.”
Charles Lamb, The Life, Letters and Writings of Charles Lamb

“Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood.”
Jane Yolen, Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie & Folklore in the Literature of Childhood

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I am hoping that in creating this group I can help writers find someone to proof read their book. All books will be accepted.
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