Laurel Garver

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Laurel Garver holds degrees in English and journalism and earns a living as a magazine editor. She enjoys quirky independent films, word games, British television, and Celtic music. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and daughter.

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Sorry to have been gone so long, my friends. In February, we pulled my high schooler out of public school to begin cyber school--a tricky change with a steep learning curve for us all. Despite the online curriculum and teacher support, I needed to be fairly hands on during the transition. I'm thankful to report my daughter ended the year strong. My freelance editing business has been thriving... Read more of this blog post »
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I loved the character voices in this story, and the wonderful moments of humor. But I felt like the character development didn't ring true psychologically.

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“Love.
So simple, so easy; so complicated, so hard.”
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“Tears from the old me trickle into a clear cup of truth for the new.”
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“It’s like I woke up in another country and all the maps in my head have only made me more lost.”
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“Love.
So simple, so easy; so complicated, so hard.”
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“Tears from the old me trickle into a clear cup of truth for the new.”
Laurel Garver, Never Gone

“It’s like I woke up in another country and all the maps in my head have only made me more lost.”
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“Something in my mind, like an eye behind my eye, sees angel shapes in shadows of our lamp-lit street. As I feel for the pencil in my pocket, I know it’s the Dad part of me at last seeing glints of the divine, even in the grungy pavement.”
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“Our lives make ripples.... Not even death can stop them.”
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