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Meg Donohue

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Meg Donohue is the USA Today bestselling author of You, Me, and the Sea, Dog Crazy, All the Summer Girls, and How to Eat a Cupcake. Her novels have been translated into Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, and Turkish. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she lives San Francisco with her husband, three daughters, and dog.

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Meg Donohue As far as I know, there is not a reading group guide for All the Summer Girls, but I'm happy to answer any questions! Thank you for reading.
Average rating: 3.47 · 20,782 ratings · 2,603 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
All the Summer Girls

3.31 avg rating — 8,395 ratings — published 2013 — 15 editions
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How to Eat a Cupcake

3.51 avg rating — 7,397 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Dog Crazy

3.85 avg rating — 2,154 ratings — published 2015 — 26 editions
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Every Wild Heart

3.37 avg rating — 1,741 ratings — published 2017 — 9 editions
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You, Me, and the Sea

3.73 avg rating — 1,095 ratings — published 2019 — 9 editions
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Hello, readers! Although I’m not there while you’re reading, I thoroughly believe in the beautiful, profound space created between writer and reader, what Paul Auster says—“the book doesn’t only belong to the writer, it belongs to the reader as well, and then together you make it what it is.” So: thank you for the duet!
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“Love is love," I told her, as I tell all of my patients who are ashamed to find themselves shattered by the death of a dog. "Loss is loss.”
Meg Donohue, Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found

“I'm convinced that petting a puppy is good luck.”
Meg Donohue, Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found

“Her fragility makes her uncomfortable, but it has a familiarity, too, like the biting cold of winter that you only half forget during other seasons.”
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CUPCAKES WAR READ...: How to Eat a Cupcake by Meg Donohue 15 16 Apr 17, 2012 07:37AM  
Romance Readers R...: 2012 June Pick It For Me! Challenge 580 282 Jul 02, 2012 11:01PM  
One Million Pages...: Shay's 1,000,000 pages 752 284 Oct 05, 2012 11:57PM  
“I have a theory that you get the right dog, the dog you need, for a particular stage in your life.”
Meg Donohue, Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found

“I've always had this feeling," Henry says, "that all dogs are really therapy dogs.”
Meg Donohue, Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found

“This house is just a thing .... On your love list, always put the beating hearts at the top.”
Meg Donohue, Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found

“Love is love," I told her, as I tell all of my patients who are ashamed to find themselves shattered by the death of a dog. "Loss is loss.”
Meg Donohue, Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found

“I liked the idea of adopting a dog that was beyond the puppy stage, a dog with an unknown span of life under his belt. It seemed only fair; he didn't know what he was getting into with me either.”
Meg Donohue, Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found

60376 CUPCAKES WAR READING CHALLENGE 2012 — 32 members — last activity Jan 31, 2013 05:28PM
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101646 Ask Jennifer Close & Meg Donohue - Wednesday, June 5th! — 41 members — last activity Jun 05, 2013 08:07PM
Join us on Wednesday, June 5th for a special discussion with authors, Jennifer Close & Meg Donohue. Jennifer and Meg will be discussing their novels! ...more
50475 The Smart Chicks Book Club — 221 members — last activity Nov 13, 2016 11:18AM
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25x33 Women's Fiction — 119 members — last activity Apr 15, 2019 06:09PM
A place to chat about Women's Fiction; meaning a plausible story appealing more to women than men.
62085 Novel Publicity's Author Karma — 338 members — last activity May 05, 2020 01:11AM
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70988 Brewing Tea Bag — 146 members — last activity Apr 02, 2013 01:45PM
A passionate group of people who love reading Chick-lit/contemporary/romance novels and Tea of all aroma's and flavors. We choose and read one book f ...more
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