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Maggie Fechner

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Hi Readers!

I am a new author with my first novel Growing Up Gracie recently published by Cedar Fort Publishing. I love to read historical fiction, romance, and family saga; and I don't need a happy ending to be satisfied.
I love to write too. My second novel was recently submitted to my publisher, and I am anxiously awaiting to hear from them.


The world's myriad of parenting ideas, wisdom and advice floating around can leave me panting in anxiety. Recently I've read books, articles, Facebook posts, and blogs that have taught the following:

Praise your children--positive reinforcement is the best way to encourage good behavior.
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Average rating: 4.07 · 92 ratings · 38 reviews · 1 distinct work
Growing Up Gracie

4.07 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
The Nightingale
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I'd say this is 4.5 star book. I found it had fantastic content, characters, and even an unexpected twist or two. This is the story of Vienne and Isabelle--two French sisters--who fight World War II in unexpected ways. Vienne is the wife left behind ...more
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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
The Nightingale
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I'd say this is 4.5 star book. I found it had fantastic content, characters, and even an unexpected twist or two. This is the story of Vienne and Isabelle--two French sisters--who fight World War II in unexpected ways. Vienne is the wife left behind ...more
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Escape by Carolyn Jessop
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This book was the captivating tale of Carolyn Jessop's life as the 4th wife of polygamist Merrill Jessop. I could hardly put the book down.
The book follows her from childhood to her escape from her religious community in her 30s.
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Shadow of the Titanic by Andrew    Wilson
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This was a great read about the Titanic and its survivors. I had no idea there were so many Who's Who's among the ship's passengers. Their experiences on the ship, during the sinking, and especially later in life were incredibly fascinating. The book ...more
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The Mystery of Breathing by Perri Klass
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This was the story of Maggie, a type A NICU doctor who comes under attack by a jealous colleague. The story was a quick read and interesting, but in the end, I didn't love the characters. It was fun however, to read about a Maggie and Dan, since my h ...more
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The Butterfly Mosque by G. Willow Wilson
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This was the story of G. Willow Wilson. She moved to Cairo as a young adult who identified herself as "spiritual, not religious." She came home a wife and traditional Islam believer. She writes beautifully, and pulled me in right away. I learned much ...more
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State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
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I enjoyed State of Wonder with its beautiful jungle descriptions and lovely language. This is the novel of pharmacologist Marina who goes to the Amazon to find out what truly happened to her recently deceased co-worker Anders. I moved through the boo ...more
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Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
Left Neglected
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Lisa Genova has a fabulous way of turning neuroscience into amazing novels. I found this one was just as hard to put down as "Still Alice." Although in the end, I did like "Still Alice" a bit more, I really enjoyed "Left Neglected". And at least this ...more
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