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Deborah Reed

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Deborah Reed is the author of four novels: The Days When Birds Come Back, Olivay, Things We Set on Fire, and Carry Yourself Back to Me. She has also written two popular thrillers under the pen name Audrey Braun.

Deborah holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing and is co-director of the Black Forest Writing Seminars at the University of Freiburg in Germany. She teaches creative writing at workshops around the U.S. and in Europe.

She lives on the coast of Oregon.

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Things We Set On Fire

3.62 avg rating — 7,880 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Carry Yourself Back to Me

3.60 avg rating — 1,654 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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3.46 avg rating — 459 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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The Days When Birds Come Back

3.71 avg rating — 188 ratings — published 2018 — 8 editions
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Was nach dem Feuer bleibt

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“Knowing how to make a life mean something, to wring out its worth when it was right there in one’s hands instead of just wishing about it afterward, or imagining how it could have been, or should have been, different.”
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“understanding, even then, that the moment had meant something, that the world could change in an instant, and she needed to be mindful of where she was, to live with intention, to always recognize the deliberateness of love.”
Deborah Reed, Things We Set on Fire

“It was as much a memorial to them both as it was a reminder that loving someone, loving anyone, even those long gone, was of consequence, and not loving them was of consequence, too.”
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