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Ashley Memory

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in Rantoul, Illinois, The United States
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Ashley Memory has published essays and short stories in a number of literary journals and magazines, including Cairn, Portland Literary Review, Georgia State University Review, Wildlife in North Carolina, and Romantic Homes. She is a two-time winner of the Doris Betts Fiction Prize and her first novel, Naked and Hungry, will be published by Ingalls Publishing Group of Boone and available in bookstores on November 1, 2011.

Naked and Hungry was named a finalist in the 2009 James Jones First Novel Fellowship sponsored by Wilkes University in Pennsylvania.

In her spare time, Ashley enjoys cooking and managing a crêpe recipe website (http://www.world-of-crepes.com) that receives more than 1,000 unique daily visitors. While she has yet to be offer
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Naked and Hungry

4.38 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Ashley Memory Ashley Memory said: " It was a bit of a difficult read because there are so many people and places but I was simply fascinated. It will be one of the books that I will read again and again. If you've ever been interested in the genesis of the conflict between Christians a ...more "

 

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Sea of Faith by Stephen O'Shea
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It was a bit of a difficult read because there are so many people and places but I was simply fascinated. It will be one of the books that I will read again and again. If you've ever been interested in the genesis of the conflict between Christians a ...more
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According to Mark by Penelope Lively
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My most enjoyable Lively novel to date. A novel that details the life of a biographer who falls for the granddaughter of his subject. Lively's own wisdoms as a writer are sprinkled throughout the point of view of her protagonist, making this a very s ...more
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Passing On by Penelope Lively
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Heartbreaking yet ultimately triumphant story of a woman whose mother dies, freeing her from a lifetime of a emotional abuse. She stumbles a bit as she tries to build a life for herself but the author reels in the reader in this convincing emotional ...more
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
“In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars

Antonia Fraser
“Her imperturbable self-confidence (Duchesse de Maine) caused Madame de Stael to write that the Duchesse believed in herself the same way she believed in God, without explanation or discussion.”
Antonia Fraser

Albert Einstein
“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.”
Albert Einstein

Charles William Eliot
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
Charles W. Eliot

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