Stephanie Lawton

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Always a misfit, Stephanie Lawton writes twisted romance that tugs the heart strings then punches you in the gut.

She has a tendency to psychoanalyze people, which comes in handy when creating character profiles. She has a fascination with teacher-student relationships, bullies, psychics, doomsday preppers and larger-than-life characters.

Making readers squirm is her greatest pleasure.

Proceed with caution.

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Stephanie Lawton Shelf Life was inspired by two separate things - a love for gardening and being prepared (*cough*stockpiling*cough*), and the political climate at the…moreShelf Life was inspired by two separate things - a love for gardening and being prepared (*cough*stockpiling*cough*), and the political climate at the time it was written. People were freaking out about a lot of things and the doomsday prepper movement was gaining traction. I combined the two and set it in a fictionalized version of an area in which I used to live. We're a bit removed from that now, but the political climate is still (obviously) intensely charged. I'm sure that will factor into the sequel! (less)
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[image error]Completely by accident, this past month’s reads have included two historical fiction novels, though they’re very different. The first was for book club at work. The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant starts around the turn of the last century in and around Boston when it was teeming with immigrants. In this case, the family is Jewish. However, you could probably insert nearly any Europea...

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I really loved the first episode of the HBO series, so I went out and bought the book because everyone knows the books are better than anything filmed in 9 out of 10 cases. I'm not sure where this one falls, though. Obviously, you get more detail and ...more
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Really enjoyed this. I'm familiar with the minimalist/zero waste/non-consumer/financial badass community, but I hadn't heard of Cait or her blog until her book came out. It was more memoir than I'd expected. Great to get away from the all-important n ...more
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“Reading is one way I cope. I go somewhere else for a while and submerge myself in the character's problems instead of my mine.”
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“We don't always get what we want. And sometimes, when we do, it's not worth the price.”
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“We carry secrets under our skin like shrapnel. Our surface wounds heal, but the damage festers underneath while we worry what tiny pieces will work their way to the surface for the world to see.”
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“Reading is one way I cope. I go somewhere else for a while and submerge myself in the character's problems instead of my mine.”
Stephanie Lawton, Want

“We carry secrets under our skin like shrapnel. Our surface wounds heal, but the damage festers underneath while we worry what tiny pieces will work their way to the surface for the world to see.”
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“We don't always get what we want. And sometimes, when we do, it's not worth the price.”
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Hilda Hi Stephanie, thanks for the friendvite! I'm currently reading your book and really like it! Can't wait to post my review on my blog tour date! :)


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