D.L. Gardner

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With a passion for a good wholesome story, Gardner dives into the adult and young adult fantasy genres. She is both a best selling author and an award winning illustrator who lives in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Dabbling in screenwriting, she's won screenings and a trophy for some of her film projects.

She loves a tale that ignites imaginations, strengthens friendships, spurs courage and applauds honor. Though she targets her stories for young adults, her books are enjoyed by all ages.

D.L. Gardner is a columnist for the science fiction and fantasy publication Amazing Stories Magazine
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Librarian Note: Also writes under the pen name Dianne Lynn Gardner.
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Garden Means Growing

My husband is building a swing and arbor under our wisteria. It's in full bloom right now and smells so wonderful! Between the wisteria and the lilacs I would call my yard a perfume garden. I've been writing book 3.2, the sequel to Layla. After reading Robert Jordan's 14 book series Wheel of Time, I'm approaching how I write in a new way. I hope you all enjoy it! This is turning into a new series, Read more of this blog post »
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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847 by Thomas Gallagher
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This is the historical account of the potato famine that everyone should read. It's a hard book to get through. One will never look at hunger, or the history of Ireland, the same afterward. ...more
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Guerilla Days in Ireland by Tom Barry
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Fascinating and passionate account of what was going on in Ireland after Easter Rising. Excellent book by someone who was there.
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On Another Man's Wound by Ernie O'Malley
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Moving first hand account of the battle in Ireland. Well written, historically accurate and compelling.
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On Another Man's Wound by Ernie O'Malley
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1921 by Morgan Llywelyn
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I found this somewhat dry. Well researched, but read more like a history book than a novel.
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Shattered Reality by Brenda Perlin
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A moving account of over coming a personal tragedy.
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The Abduction of Lilly Waters by T.M. Novak
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A suspenseful well written story.
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DADspirations by Pete Densmore
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This is a really good book. All dads should read it! (moms too).
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“For me, reason is the natural organ of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning. Imagination, producing new metaphors or revivifying old, is not the cause of truth, but its condition.”
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