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Susan Colleen Browne

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Susan Colleen Browne weaves her love of Ireland and her passion for country life into her Village of Ballydara series--novels and stories of love, friendship, and family set in the Irish countryside. Her new Ballydara novel, The Galway Girls, is a warmhearted tale of women's friendships and finding love where you least expect it.

Since Susan loves reading and watching Irish stories too, she shares a list of favorite Irish books and movies at www.susancolleenbrowne.com, where you'll also find free books! She's a big fan of authors Liane Moriarty, Marian Keyes, and Jojo Moyes.

Her award-winning memoir, "Little Farm in the Foothills," is a lighthearted account of her first, tumultuous year of country life--a tale for gardeners, nature lovers, an
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Susan Colleen Browne I think of writer's block as not knowing or not being able to decide where your story is going next. When I'm stuck, I shut off my laptop. I'll go out…moreI think of writer's block as not knowing or not being able to decide where your story is going next. When I'm stuck, I shut off my laptop. I'll go out into the garden and pull weeds, or bake some cookies, and let my subconscious work the problem for me. Then when I return to my computer, I usually have a solution!(less)
Susan Colleen Browne My latest book, a middle-grade chapter book called The Secret Astoria Scavenger Hunt, was inspired by several sources: some childhood memories, a news…moreMy latest book, a middle-grade chapter book called The Secret Astoria Scavenger Hunt, was inspired by several sources: some childhood memories, a newspaper clipping about a ghost sighting, and my fondness for the small riverside town of Astoria, Oregon. I'm also a big fan of The Goonies movie, and had a great time visiting Astoria during the 2015 Anniversary Celebration!(less)
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New Irish Novella--Available Now!

In the midst of bear damage control, harvesting buckets of blueberries, and attacking weeds gone crazy, I've released a new book! My latest is The Little Irish Gift Shop , the first book of my new Fairy Cottage of Ballydara mini-series. This short novel takes place, in Seattle, but it's very much connected with the world of my other Irish novels, set in County Galway. Here's more about the stor Read more of this blog post »
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I wish I could, but I have a horror of horror stories and movies... Even my middle-grade Halloween story, The Curse of the Corpse Bride, is gentle and family friendly!
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The Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan
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The Immortal Irishman is a terrific historical page-turner--Timothy Egan brings an extraordinary man, Thomas Meagher, to vibrant life. Meagher was a young Irish agitator and orator who advocated for a starving Ireland during the Great Hunger of the 1 ...more
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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
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I took a chance on this novel--a love story between a caregiver and a man confined to a wheelchair for life? I didn't think I'd enjoy it. But after I read Jojo Moyes One Plus One, a story I didn't want to end, I knew I had to give Me Before You a try ...more
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I once read about a ghost sighting--a young girl--in an old graveyard, and I told myself, I'll have to write about that someday... And in The Secret Astoria Scavenger Hunt, I finally did! I was further inspired by memories of
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A lovely memoir about starting a restaurant with your spouse--the author shares all the joys and challenges of working in a restaurant when you're not a chef but someone who loves to cook at home. Great recipes too!
" The Husband's Secret, Big Little Lies and What Alice Forgot are the best books I've read in years! I love Liane Moriarty's inventive story lines too-- ...more "
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