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Tracie Banister

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An avid reader and writer, Tracie Banister has been scribbling stories since she was a child, most of them featuring feisty heroines with complicated love lives like her favorite fictional protagonist Scarlett O'Hara. Her work was first seen on the stage of her elementary school, where her 4th grade class performed an original holiday play that she penned (Like all good divas-in-the-making, she, also, starred in and tried to direct the production.) Her dreams of authorial success were put on the backburner when she reached adulthood and discovered that she needed a "real" job in order to pay her bills. Her career as personal assistant to a local entrepreneur lasted for 12 years. When it ended, Tracie decided to follow her bliss and dedicate ...more

GIVEAWAY TIME!


In case you missed this announcement in my newsletter, The Banister Buzz, earlier this month, I am doing a fun, little giveaway in honor of MerMay, which is "a month-long celebration of creativity, community, and above all . . .  MERMAIDS."

I recently received a birthday gift from a dear friend that I thought was one of the most darling, mermaid-themed items I've ever seen--a Voodoo Watchover Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 13, 2020 08:35
Average rating: 4.14 · 1,092 ratings · 407 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
In Need of Therapy

3.93 avg rating — 396 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Blame It on the Fame

4.12 avg rating — 214 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Izzy As Is

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Mixing It Up

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Mystic Pieces by Ada Bell
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This book about a young woman whose psychic powers are awakened on her twenty-first birthday is fun, fast-paced, and full of surprises. The author does such a wonderful job with world-building and character development all while the story’s intrepid ...more
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Hyperfocused, matchmaking mamas, prank wars, the city girl heroine trying to rough it in the great Oregon outdoors—I'm not sure what tickled me more in LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD. All of it serves as a very entertaining backdrop for the unfolding love sto ...more
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Stacey is Sassy Hey Tracie, thanks for the friend invite. See you around. :-)


message 10: by Serena

Serena Great to connect with you on GR! Have a good one!


Carmen Thanks for the friend request. : )


message 8: by Julie

Julie Valerie Thanks so much for hosting me and my canning recipe (Spiced Peaches) on your blog today, Tracie!

I'm so thrilled to be a part of your big "books & food" celebration - the one year anniversary of the release of a book I loved - IN NEED OF THERAPY.

Congratulations and thank you!!

Julie

http://traciebanister.blogspot.com/20...


Tracie Banister Tiffany (Book Cover Justice) wrote: "Thank you for the friend request, I'm enjoying our book talk :)"

My pleasure, Tiffany! :)


Tiffany Thank you for the friend request, I'm enjoying our book talk :)


Alexandra Aldrich Hi Tracie- Please consider reading/rating my new memoir The Astor Orphan. Thanks, Alexandra


Tracie Banister Exina wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, Tracie!"

My pleasure, Exina! I look forward to reading your reviews.


message 3: by Exina

Exina Thanks for the friend request, Tracie!


Tracie Banister Amy wrote: "Hi, Tracie! Thanks for adding me as a friend. In Need of Therapy sounds like an amazing read! I wish you every success with it :)"

You're very sweet, Amy. Thank you so much! I'm delighted that we're Goodreads friends. :)


message 1: by Amy

Amy Bartol Hi, Tracie! Thanks for adding me as a friend. In Need of Therapy sounds like an amazing read! I wish you every success with it :)


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