Mark Myers

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Mark has been married to his wife Robin since 1992 and together they have four daughters. Besides being a writer, he is a veteran, a distance runner, and a public speaker who has recently been forced to add the title of childhood cancer advocate after his youngest daughter, Kylie lost her battle with Ewing's Sarcoma in February of 2015. He is the Director of Communications for CURE Childhood Cancer.

In his fiction, he strives to weave moral truth and humor into a story that is relevant and engaging. One of the greatest compliments he's ever received came from a woman who said: "thank you for showing me what goes on inside a boy's mind." Not much goes on in there, you can be sure of that.

Since the loss of Kylie, the theme of his writing has
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Birthdays in Heaven

Happy Birthday Baby, Ive been wondering what a birthday celebration in heaven looks like. I would imagine you get amazing gifts, a perfectly moist cake, and maybe you get to ride on a cloud or something. Im sure our little homemade birthday parties wouldnt measure up. Do you remember how mommy would make a beautiful []
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"I thought this book was just OK. I understand the topic is relevant but the author doesnt make it very compelling . I wanted to feel more connected to the main character but something just didnt click for me.

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I stumbled upon a different book by Quick and enjoyed it. Then one more before I got this one. I stayed away from it because Id heard of the movie and knew it was listed as a RomCom, which is not my thing. But that is an unfair label for this. It is ...more
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Fletch is Hilarious

Loved reading about Fletch after watching Chevy Chase so many years ago. Laugh out loud funny. The book is clever and the dialogue is done very well. I wouldnt want to be in the crosshairs of one of Fletchs investigations.
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Loved reading about Fletch after watching Chevy Chase so many years ago. Laugh out loud funny. The book is clever and the dialogue is done very well. I wouldnt want to be in the crosshairs of one of Fletchs investigations.
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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
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I devoured this book. Although hes got major issues, Leonard Peacock is a likable character and hes surrounded by a great cast. His neighbor Walt was probably my favorite. The ending fell a little flat to me. It didnt kill the book, I still enjoyed ...more
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The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
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This book is full of diverse and interesting characters. The story spans decades of one family as they deal with pain and prosperity. I thought the author did a great job of moving through time while giving little hints that kept me going. I liked ...more
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It was like playing Clue with seven Colonel Mustard pieces - the characters were so flat and similar that at time it was hard to remember which one was which. But then, At the very end of the game, someone finds Professor Plum hiding in the Chutes ...more
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