Renee Rosen

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Renee is the bestselling author of historical fiction including: WINDY CITY BLUES, WHITE COLLAR GIRL, WHAT THE LADY WANTS and DOLLFACE, as well as the YA novel, EVERY CROOKED POT.
PARK AVENUE SUMMER: a Novel of Helen Gurley Brown and Cosmopolitan Magazine will be published in April 30, 2019 from Penguin Random House / Berkley.

Most people discover their love of reading first and then decide to try writing. For Renee Rosen, it was just the opposite. From the time she was a little girl she knew she wanted to be a writer and by age seventeen had completed her first novel, with what she admits was the worst opening line of all time. Her hopes of being the youngest published author on record were soon dashed when her “masterpiece” was repeatedly
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Renee Rosen Working from home in my bathrobe! No, seriously, the best part is the writing. The actual crafting of the story, and getting to know new characters.…moreWorking from home in my bathrobe! No, seriously, the best part is the writing. The actual crafting of the story, and getting to know new characters. They become like friends and they take you on a journey. It's a pretty extraordinary way to spend your day. (less)
Renee Rosen Hi Lisa--I'm so glad you enjoyed WHAT THE LADY WANTS and thanks for reaching out to me. As someone who has a great deal of respect for people who…moreHi Lisa--I'm so glad you enjoyed WHAT THE LADY WANTS and thanks for reaching out to me. As someone who has a great deal of respect for people who write narrative non-fiction, I tried wherever possible to stay true to the facts. However, Marshall Field and Delia Caton were notoriously private people and that's where the fiction came in. I just had to put some meat on the bones of those characters, but tried to do so in a way that seemed plausible. At the end of the book, you'll find an author's note where I tried to separate the fact from the fiction. Hope that answers your question and again, thanks for reaching out to me! (less)
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“I realized then that there are moments when life seems to be happening to you. These are those moments that you later reflect on, wondering how you survived them. Getting the injections in my eye was like that. So were the laser treatments. It was even a little like that when I lost my virginity. These are moments that change and shape you, and they’re so imposing that you can’t stay present for them. So you slip away, someplace safe inside yourself, and wait for the storm to pass.”
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Renee Rosen Ivonne wrote: "Thank you so much for the Friends request. Can't wait to read your book Every Crooked Pot!

Cheers, Ivonne"


You bet! Hope you enjoy EVERY CROOKED POT!


Ivonne Rovira Thank you so much for the Friends request. Can't wait to read your book Every Crooked Pot!

Cheers, Ivonne


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Renee Rosen Lisa wrote: "Happt to be friends on Goodreads! Nice to see that Mona Simpson is one of your favorite writers. She's a very lovely person."

Hi Lisa,

I adore Mona Simpson's writing. I re-read ANYWHERE BUT HERE whenever I need inspiration. She's amazing!


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Renee Rosen Cynthia wrote: "Thanks for accepting the friend request. I am currently reading your book Dollface and I am loving every minute of it. I also entered to win an autographed book which is great because I bought the ..."

Cynthia wrote: "Thanks for accepting the friend request. I am currently reading your book Dollface and I am loving every minute of it. I also entered to win an autographed book which is great because I bought the ..."

Hi Cynthia,
I don't think I ever saw this comment form you. Thanks so much--hope you don't think I'm rude for not responding sooner! So glad you enjoyed DOLLFACE! Thanks again!!


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Lisa See Happt to be friends on Goodreads! Nice to see that Mona Simpson is one of your favorite writers. She's a very lovely person.


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Renee Rosen If anyone's interested in flappers and the Roaring Twenties, the DOLLFACE Giveaway is going on now. 25 copies looking for a good home! Thanks! http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sho...


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Renee Rosen Dana wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, Renee. Happy writing!"

Thanks for accepting my friendship Dana!


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Dana Davis Thanks for the friendship, Renee. Happy writing!


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