Alexandra Bogdanovic

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Alexandra Bogdanovic was born in Bronxville, N.Y. and grew up in Greenwich, Conn. She knew she wanted to be a reporter at age 12, and received her first byline in the Greenwich Time when she was a high school freshman. By the time she graduated from the Convent of the Sacred Heart in 1987, she’d been covering high school sports for a daily newspaper for four years.
In 1991, Bogdanovic graduated from Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y., with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing. She officially began her journalism career as an editorial assistant at The Advocate in Stamford, Conn., soon after graduation. After paying her dues at a daily newspaper, Bogdanovic decided to devote her efforts to community journalism
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Alexandra Bogdanovic The most important trait for any author is having a thick skin. You've got to be able to take criticism, even if it's not always "constructive." Know …moreThe most important trait for any author is having a thick skin. You've got to be able to take criticism, even if it's not always "constructive." Know that a lot of people simply won't like your work and respect their right to say so. If someone expresses their distaste in an especially nasty or hateful manner, it reflects more on their character than it does on your work. Consider the source and let it go!

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Alexandra Bogdanovic Good question.
Since no one specified that this had to be a fictional couple from literature, I'll answer it this way:
Favorite fictional TV couple: L…more
Good question.
Since no one specified that this had to be a fictional couple from literature, I'll answer it this way:
Favorite fictional TV couple: Luke and Laura (from General Hospital) because I'm old enough to know who they are...
Favorite fictional couple from the movies: Charlie and Rose from The African Queen because I'm old enough to appreciate the classics...
And last but not least, favorite fictional couple from literature: Rhett and Scarlett from Gone With the Wind... like I said, I'm old enough to appreciate the classics.(less)
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Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes...

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descriptionThe state of American politics never ceases to amaze me. In fact, I'm so disgusted at this point that I don't watch the news or read the newspaper or listen to the radio (much).
For the record, I'm not sticking my head in the sand. I'm just looking out for my health. The current election cycle is not good for my blood pressure.
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Description: A true story written in fond remembrance of my Australian grandmother who passed away in July 2012 at age 94.
Grandma, Grandpa, Gridiron and a Cat Named Eli (Biographies & Memoirs)
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Description: Reflections on my late grandmother's 90th birthday, a Super Bowl victory and how another cat joined my family.
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Yes, I revisited another childhood favorite -- part of the Chronicles of Narnia book set I've probably had since elementary school.
Reading this particular book as an adult is certainly a different experience than reading it as a child. For one thing
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
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I always love revisiting this childhood favorite. After all of these years, Aslan is still one of my favorite characters!
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Uhura's Song by Janet Kagan
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This wasn't the first time I've read this book, and it won't be the last.
As a Star Trek fan, I appreciated that the author stayed true to the original characters and as a human being, I appreciated the message at the heart of this book. With so much
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It's official. I am definitely not a Jodi Picoult fan.
The trouble I had with this book was the same one I've had with all of her work. The idea was intriguing but the execution was horrible. Once again, there were too many secondary characters and t
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I selected several Picoult books at a recent book sale because I'd never read any and thought I'd give her work a try.
Frankly, I wasn't all that impressed with Vanishing Acts, but decided to give Picoult another chance. Which brings me to House Rule
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“Somehow the idyllic existence I envisioned never quite came to pass, but aside from the occasional culinary disaster, my marriage wasn't bad.”
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Michael J. All great writer's, since they have created life on paper, for those that weary, for those that need too be entertained and those that have, had the same sort of experiences and want to relate to something, someone and come out much stronger after they have read the novels from these dedicated authors.
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Hello Alexandra,
It's such a pleasure having you for a friend. Thank you and best wishes to you.
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