Liz Grzyb

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Editor with Ticonderoga Publications. I'm a teacher, editor, bellydancer, traveller and champagne-addict.

I’ve read a bunch of books this year – Goodreads tells me 110 of them! Many were easy reads while I was undergoing chemotherapy, and I read a bunch of non-fiction when researching how to make cheese, and how to mosaic.


Here are my top ten recommended novels from what I’ve read this year (not many published this year, and they’re in the order of when I read them).


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Dreaming of Djinn

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Scary Kisses

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4.38 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2010
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Damnation and Dames

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More Scary Kisses

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Hear Me Roar

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Kisses by Clockwork

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Narrated by the author, this audiobook was good fun.
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3.5 stars. Good fun and pretty funny, but it read like a standup or radio show rather than a personal memoir.
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A great range of stories. Standouts for me were Megan Lindholm's Community Service, Garth Nix's The Staff in the Stone, and Kate Elliott's Bloom.
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3.5 stars. I really enjoyed listening to this book, but since it's a series of columns, there didn't seem to be a sense of closure at the end. Alison Rosen is funny and totally relatable, and reads in an interesting way (she added asides to the piece ...more
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4.5 stars. Lovely, lyrical story.
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Vanda Denton Hi Liz
Just wondering if there are any Goodreads groups you would particularly recommend authors to join.

Thanks in advance

Vanda M Denton


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