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Shari Lopatin

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Shari Lopatin tells stories that matter. An award-winning journalist in her earlier years, she now writes complex and stimulating suspense novels that tie into modern-day social issues. Shari has worked as a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, public relations professional, social media manager, and earned the title of “Cat Mom of the Year.” Learn more at http://www.sharilopatin.com. ...more

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The Apollo Illusion

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How Babies and Tablets Inspired My Debut Dystopian Novel

Babies and tablets. The rise of propaganda. Rosh Hashanah dinner. These were a few of the factors that led to the inspiration behind my debut novel, The Apollo Illusion.

I love reading the story behind the story from my favorite authors, like Margaret Atwood or Junot Diaz. So when last year, a fellow author asked me to write a guest blog post on what inspired MY first book, I couldn’t resist. Enou Read more of this blog post »
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A solid sequel to Atwood's famous "Handmaid's Tale" and worth the read for any true "Handmaid" fan.

Three stars. I know. THREE STARS. Perhaps I gave Margaret Atwood's long-awaited sequel to my favorite novel of hers only three stars because my expecta
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“Always remember, the goodness of man still exists, no matter how far gone hope may seem. Wherever darkness lingers, so too, does light.”
Shari Lopatin, The Apollo Illusion

“Being Indian has never been about returning to the land. The land is everywhere or nowhere.”
Tommy Orange, There There

“We made powwows because we needed a place to be together. Something intertribal, something old, something to make us money, something we could work toward, for our jewelry, our songs, our dances, our drum.”
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“You fight the war with guns, you fight the peace with stories.”
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“This isn't a story about war. It's about ruin.”
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“What was safety, anyway, but the sound of a bomb falling on someone else's home?”
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