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Before returning to her writing roots in historical fiction, Dorothy Love published twelve novels for young adults. Her work has garnered numerous honors from the American Library Association, the Friends of American Writers, the International Reading Association, the New York Public Library, and many others.

As my literary hero Pat Conroy used to say,  Hey Out There.


I hope your summer is going well. I’ve been AWOL from the blog for the past couple of months because there are big things afoot here. First, my new novel, Mrs Lee and Mrs Gray released in mid June to very good reviews, and I’ve been  busy writing several articles about various aspects of the story and giving interviews. I love to talk a...

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Beyond All Measure (Hickory...

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Beauty for Ashes (Hickory R...

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Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray

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Carolina Gold

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The Bracelet

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Every Perfect Gift (Hickory...

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A Respectable Actress

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A Heart So True: A Southern...

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I've been a fan of Pat Conroy's books since reading The Water Is Wide. Since then I've read everything he has produced, including his cookbook and his basketball memoir, My Losing Season. The Prince of Tides is considered his masterpiece, and I agree
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I've read and enjoyed many of Susan Wiggs's novels, especially the books in the Lakeside Chronicles. This one features several characters from earlier books, and encountering them again was like an unexpected meeting with a old friend. The plot revol
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I'm a fan of Elizabeth Strout. Loved Olive Kittridge and Amy and Isabelle. I didn't like this book quite as much, because "the Burgess Boys" were at first unlikable. One is a wimp the other is a bully, to the extent that I nearly set this book aside.
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I read this book as background research for my 2015 novel which is set on St Simons Island, one of Georgia's "golden isles." Anna Page King's letters to her absent husband, her children, friends and family provide a fascinating window into the world ...more
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This is the first book I've read from Robyn Carr and while it was mostly enjoyable, at times it felt a bit heavy because the Four Friends are in the middle of crises that leave them all reeling. The characters are fairly well drawn. My favorite is An ...more
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“Life is full of risks. But if you try to build a fence around all your fears, you'll shut out joy too.”
Dorothy Love, Beyond All Measure

“When there's no other name to call, you can call on the Lord. He's the One who is always listening. Even in the darkness.”
Dorothy Love, Beyond All Measure

“We can't be sad for her," she murmured. "Only for ourselves at having to say good-bye.”
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Nicole I'm so excited to hear you have another book coming out! Loved Hickory Ridge! :)


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