Laurie Buchanan

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A cross between Dr. Dolittle, Nanny McPhee, and a type-A Buddhist, Laurie Buchanan is an active listener, observer of details, payer of attention, reader and writer of books, kindness enthusiast, and red licorice aficionado.

Her books have won nine awards, including the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Gold Winner and the International Book Award Gold Winner.

She and her husband live in the Pacific Northwest, where she enjoys long walks, bicycling, camping, and photography—because sometimes the best word choice is a picture.

To learn more, please visit Laurie's website at www.lauriebuchanan.com.
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With an immense amount of love and gratitude, I share that this is my final post on Tuesdays with Laurie. When I started blogging over a decade ago, I had no idea the journey I was about to begin. I’m … Continue reading →
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THE RED POP BEADS—a poignant memoir of loss and childhood grief—is a tender resource for those mourning a sibling or others. In her subtle way, author Violet Dutcher shows readers that moving forward not only offers hope but helps us to grieve. With ...more
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ELIZA WAITE is an impressive blend of meticulous historical scholarship and riveting storytelling that takes place in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. With each turn of the page, it's clear that author Ashley E. Sweeney labored over each sentence, g ...more
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"I started this book on a Sunday evening and planned to read a few chapters. At 3am, I put the finished book down. Once I started this suspenseful book, there was no way that I could stop until I read it all. WOW

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Laurie Buchanan Gianna wrote: "Hi, Laurie,

Thank you for making me your friend. I love cats, and I write Regency romance including Pride and Prejudice variations.

Hope you have a lovely week.

Gianna Thomas"







So nice to meet you Gianna. I hope you have a great week too!

Laurie


Gianna Thomas Hi, Laurie,

Thank you for making me your friend. I love cats, and I write Regency romance including Pride and Prejudice variations.

Hope you have a lovely week.

Gianna Thomas


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