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Julie Frayn

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Julie Frayn pens award-winning novels and short stories that pack a punch. And a few stabs. When not working or writing, Julie spend as much time as possible with her babies. Well, they’re grown adults now, but they still think she’s cool. Right kids? Right? Hello?

In grade school, Julie was a math whiz, loved to write stories and poems in English class, and had an artistic flair for pencil drawings and pen and ink pointillism. When it came time to choose a career, she was torn between three loves. Her artistic brain ached to create. But her practical side, and the need to eat, won out. She devoted her career to numbers. She counts beans by day, but still revels in the written word.

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Julie Frayn Hi Sharanya! So glad you loved the novel. I struggled with those scenes at first, often having to walk away from the computer and come back later. But…moreHi Sharanya! So glad you loved the novel. I struggled with those scenes at first, often having to walk away from the computer and come back later. But as I continued to write, it became easier. It was clear that by the end, though the subject matter still bothered me given the brutality she faced, writing it didn't. Reminded me of the frog in hot water analogy. If you drop him into boiling water he jumps out, if you put him in cool water and heat it slowly, he'll boil to death. That is sort of how abusers slowly hook their victims into believing that behaviour is normal. Very eye-opening. Thanks for the question! :)(less)
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Tap, tap, tap. Is this thing on? *Clears throat*

Good morning, world. My name is Julie and I haven’t blogged in 17 months.

Hi, Julie!

To hopefully kick start my plan to, every once in a while and in a very random way, post something of value, I am starting with a giveaway! You know I mean books, right? Not only books though – Kindles!

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"Deliciously creepy!!

What a way to claim a victory for the bullied and downtrodden...eww! Even with their miscreant deeds, your heart just has to ache a little for both Tibbia and Finnegan. Both characters were well fleshed out (pardon the pun!) as..." Read more of this review »
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"On tolerating ambiguity...

Senselessness often isn't. It's a truth this book explores beautifully, along with the intense ambiguities of familial ties and the etiology of obsession."
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The story is about: persistence, mental health, anger, death, unconditional love ( in death and in life), finding true love, passion, love for life, love for friends. Last and most important, forgiveness." Read more of this review »
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I loved this book, although I’m not a fan of the profanity. I would not recommend it to most of my friends because of that. But if you overlook it, the story is so enthralling that I couldn’t put it down. There were so many twist..." Read more of this review »
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Thanks for reading, and for the review. Just wanted to let you know that there is no sequel to Bones. I don't do series, just stand alone no
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Have you read Trailer Trash with a Girl’s Name #1? No? Do it! Though you don’t need to read the first to love the gut-wrenching hilarity of the sequel, Father Figures, do it anyway. You. Will. Laugh. And what is life without laughter? Nothing. That’s ...more
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