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Marianne Monson has worked with books her whole life, as an editor, a passionate reader, and an author. She is the author of nine books and counting, including historical fiction, children's books, and young adult novels. She teaches at Portland Community College, and her two children love writing almost as much as she does.

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The Water is Wide

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Marianne Monson Marianne Monson said: " I am loving this book! It is English and although it was written in the 1940s, it has all the romance of a Victorian-era novel. The narrator is charming and I find myself jotting down many of the witty things she says. Next time I have a bad day I am ...more "

 
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Marianne Monson Marianne Monson said: " I'm loving this collection of essays about reading. They are delicious and stirring.

Fadiman writes "There is a certain kind of child who awakens from a book as from an abyssal sleep, swimming heavily up through layers of consciousness toward a reali
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Frontier Grit by Marianne Monson
"I received an advanced copy of this book through NetGalley for an honest review.

This was a lot more fun than I was expecting. I'm constantly trying to branch out my reading list and I've never been a huge fan of Westerns. But this collection did..." Read more of this review »
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" Please do not tell me what I was attempting to do. I was attempting to leave a message to my readers and tried to do so without identifying any stars ...more "
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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The Squatter and the Don by María Amparo Ruiz de Burton
"The first novel composed in English by a Mexican-American writer, The Squatter and the Don is to the Chicano/a literary movement a magisterial accomplishment, a must-read historical fiction about the blue-eyed Mexican aristocratic families who rem..." Read more of this review »
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I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
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