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Andrea Portes is a bestselling American novelist.

Her novels include HICK, BURY THIS, ANATOMY OF A MISFIT, and THE FALL OF BUTTERFLIES. Portes is also the author of the upcoming LIBERTY book series and the upcoming HENRY & EVA book series. She also published the SUPER RAD graphic novel series for Dark Matter Comics.

Portes was raised in rural Nebraska, outside of Lincoln. She attended Bryn Mawr College on full scholarship and later received her MFA from University of California, San Diego. After graduation, Portes moved to the neighborhood of Echo Park in Los Angeles.

In 2007, Portes published her debut novel HICK that was an instant bestseller. After the book's huge success, the movie adaptation of HICK went into production in 2011. The
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Average rating: 3.52 · 12,815 ratings · 2,195 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Anatomy of a Misfit

3.55 avg rating — 9,486 ratings — published 2014 — 28 editions
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Hick

3.77 avg rating — 989 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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The Fall of Butterflies

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Bury This

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We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
We Were the Mulvaneys
by Joyce Carol Oates
recommended for: Anyone who wants to kill themselves
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I cannot help but feel the writing of Joyce Carol Oates to the very marrow of my bones. She is, in my humble opinion, the most stunning, vivid, painful, honest, damaging writer living today. In short, I worship her. I don't really think I knew how ...more
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Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates
Blonde
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recommended for: Everyone
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Joyce Carol Oates is, indeed, a national treasure and this book is, basically, an astounding work of fiction. Be warned: It is traumatizingly vivid. It will take you out of your life. It may, possibly, ruin your life. You will need time to recover. ...more
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Faithless by Joyce Carol Oates
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
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Manchild in the Promised Land by Claude Brown
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“It's one of those dumb days where nothing's really wrong but nothing's really right either and the sky can't even choose to be white or gray.”
Andrea Portes, Anatomy of a Misfit

“Ceaseless.
Almost too much for this small frame.
You make me part of the sky.”
Andrea Portes, Anatomy of a Misfit
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“I look like vanilla pudding so nobody knows that on the inside I am spider soup.”
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