Gabi Coatsworth

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Gabi Coatsworth is a British-born writer who has spent half her life living in the United States. She has been writing for the past ten years, and her most recent work has been published in Tangerine Tango: Women Writers Share Slices of Life. She has had work published in Perspectives, a Connecticut literary journal, and the Rio Grande Review (University of Texas at El Paso). Her story, Farewell, Finally, won First Place in the 2008 Connecticut Muse Essay Contest. She won the Fairfield Arts Council 2009 Poetry Contest, with her poem: To My Sister, which has also been published online (TheSisterProject.com). Mused, an online and print magazine, published her story, Kitten con Brio, last year. eChook Digital Publishing recently published one ...more

Buying the tree…

Here’s a short extract from my memoir:

Christmas always demanded a perfect conifer. In his mind’s eye, Jay (my husband) saw a tree that reached the ceiling, but wasn’t too wide, because it would spread out as the decorations weighed the branches down. And it must cling to its needles for dear life. During Christmases past, finding such a tree entailed visits to farms to cut our own, stopping at...

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Published on December 24, 2018 04:24
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Fascinating novel located in the old Barbizon Hotel for Women in 1950's New York City. It also takes place in contemporary New York, where investigative journalist Rose Lewin is looking for an interesting story to distract herself from heartbreak. It ...more
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Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly
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Brilliant narrators bring this novel to life. Written from the point of view of three different women, this book took me right back to the world of WW! and its aftermath. The research is incorporated seamlessly into the narrative to bring that world ...more
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We'll Always Have Paris by Ray Bradbury
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What a wonderful writer. His stories have layers on layers of meaning and questions. A master.
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Holding by Graham Norton
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I so enjoyed this audiobook read by the author, Graham Norton. For American readers who don’t know, he’s an Irish-born British talk-show host, and this book surprised me by being well written, with great characters and a good plot. It takes place in ...more
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The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan
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Good book for a summer read, or when one wants comfort in a cruel world. Books, men in Kilts - what more can a girl ask for?
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You'll Never Know, Dear by Hallie Ephron
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Slightly gothic, very southern feel to this mystery about a missing child. Great characters and a hard-to-guess plot kept me reading. The central ‘characters’ are handmade dolls made specifically to represent their owners - and they’re the spookiest ...more
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The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman
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Enjoyable if dated spy-come-mystery novel. Mrs Pollifax is a woman of her time, the late 50s or early 60s, I’d guess, but her irrepressible good humor in the face of kidnapping, torture and the threat of death are hard to resist.
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“I didn’t want anybody seeing my fire until I burned them with it.”
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“The storm before the calm.”
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“In other words, I tasted a different drug. A drug called progress.”
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“It was evening and would be when I woke. No matter. From the maple tree the Red-tail spoke.”
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Majenta Greetings, Gabi! Thanks for contacting me, Friend Request Accepted. Congratulations on all your publishing success, may you enjoy much more! I hope you're having a good week and that September 2016 has gotten off to the right start. Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings!

Best wishes from Majenta


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Rusty Nugent Hello There,

I am glad to meet you. How are you doing as of lately?
I have been writing on my third dark fantasy book, Moonwarriors: In An Blackened Dawn. You should check out my new website, then leave your thoughts and ideas on it.

Keep On Reading . . .


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Karen Malena Hello Gabi, and thank you kindly for accepting the friend request!


Douglas Wickard Gabi, thanks for friending me!


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