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Nora Olsen

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Nora Olsen's debut novel, The End: Five Queer Kids Save The World, was published by Prizm Books in December 2010. It's the story of five LGBTQ teens who must travel through time to avert a nuclear war. Olsen's second novel, Swans & Klons, was published Bold Strokes Books' Soliloquy imprint in May 2013 and is a dystopian YA novel about two girls who fall in love as they join the struggle to free enslaved clones. Frenemy of the People (2014) is the story of two girls who hate each other... until they fall in love. Maxine Wore Black (2014) is a queer and trans YA homage to Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca. ...more

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Frenemy of the People

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Swans and Klons

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The End

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I am a great admirer of Olivia de Havilland. My brother and I were talking about her and he mentioned that she was 97 years old. I looked her up and discovered she is actually 100! Her advanced age threw me into some sort of panic and I decided that I wanted to watch a few of her movies and review them here to show my appreciation for her.

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“That's why I should drive the bulldozer," Desi said. "Brains, beauty, and pizza.”
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