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

SPRING INTO STYLE HOP



It’s springtime! The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and it’s time for everyone to get their pretty on with the help of Chick Lit Chat HQ, which is hosting another fantastic Facebook hop.

So, mark your calendars and Spring into Style! Starting Monday, May 6th and continuing through Sunday, May 12th, 50+ amazing and talented Chick Lit and Romantic Comedy authors will be celebrating... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 06, 2019 07:15
Average rating: 4.13 · 993 ratings · 366 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
In Need of Therapy

3.93 avg rating — 380 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Blame It on the Fame

4.12 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Twin Piques

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4.23 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Izzy As Is

4.40 avg rating — 112 ratings2 editions
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Mixing It Up

4.25 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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"Krya is a mermaid at a cape cod hotel entertainment show and she and her friends love their jobs until a developer comes along and tries to develop on their beach so they decide to protest. This was such a funny, beach vacation book that I loved.

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"This is a new Author to me a fun book to read about a woman Kyra Goodwin whose job is being a mermaid at the Cape Cod Aquarium. Declan is a merwrangler a cute story and one I found myself laughing with. I will be reading more by this Author. I rec..." Read more of this review »
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I loved how unique and different the plot was whilst still being relatable. The characters were original, well developed, appealing, sweet and entertaining, a real page-turner!

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I really enjoyed reading this book. It was the perfect book for summer and I was particularly fascinated by the protagonist’s job as a mermaid. I love mermaids and this was such a fun book full of fun facts of what it is like to..." Read more of this review »
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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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