Paulette Jiles

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Paulette Jiles is an American poet and novelist. Born in Salem, Missouri, she was educated at the University of Missouri with a degree in Romance Lanugages. Jiles lives in the Texas Hill Country on a small ranch.


Lighthouse Island

Will be out in October, at least that's what it says on Barnes and Noble and Amazon.

It's in the copy-editing stage and the editor's assistant says that the copy editor was so taken with the manuscript she finished it early. That's good news.

So I have started another, a kind of sequel.

I now have a website, if you Google or Bing 'Paulette Jiles, Author', you should find it. Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.02 · 76,948 ratings · 11,784 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
News of the World

4.08 avg rating — 61,463 ratings — published 2016 — 31 editions
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Enemy Women

3.71 avg rating — 5,493 ratings — published 2002 — 25 editions
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The Color Of Lightning

4.05 avg rating — 3,601 ratings — published 2009 — 19 editions
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Stormy Weather

3.68 avg rating — 2,220 ratings — published 2007
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Simon the Fiddler

3.83 avg rating — 3,064 ratings — published 2020 — 12 editions
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Lighthouse Island

3.25 avg rating — 930 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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North Spirit: Sojourns Amon...

4.03 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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Cousins

3.13 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1992
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Song to the Rising Sun

4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1989
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The Village of Many Hats by Caroline Woodward
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An outstanding kid's book, it will bring tears to your eyes. Gina is a girl whose feelings are deep, honest and kind. It is also a moving portrait of a little town and its characters, a wonderful New Year's Eve winter festival scene, and a magical li ...more
" thanks for friending me and hope you are much better very soon. I have described my newest work on my blog, take care and get well, PJ "
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The Slynx by Tatyana Tolstaya
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Not so good. These are cartoonish characters in garish colors, very flat. Everything is sloppy, greasy, stained, clumsy and hopeless. Seen through the eyes of a retard, it's not 'Flowers For Algernon' but a truly unattractive retard. Made so by ancie ...more
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Beautiful Snare by Laurie Jameson
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Very powerful. Celtic queen de-throned by the Roman Army and determined to get her ownback.
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“And she understood, all by herself, without reading it in a novel or hearing it on a radio program, that falling passionately in love with someone, without reservation or holding back, was good for the heart. For its valves and its arteries and that invisible shadow of the heart clled the soul. Falling in love was good for the soul.

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“The road to hell was paved with the bones of men who did not know when to quit fighting.”
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“Maybe life is just carrying news. Surviving to carry the news. Maybe we have just one message, and it is delivered to us when we are born and we are never sure what it says; it may have nothing to do with us personally but it must be carried by hand through a life, all the way, and at the end handed over, sealed. He”
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Historical fiction ends up being our genre for January, which means we will read non-fiction in February. Vote for which book you would like to read next month. Last day to vote is Tuesday, December 16.

Fall on your Knees Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald Ann-Marie MacDonald
 
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  2 votes, 33.3%

Queenmaker Queenmaker A Novel of King David's Queen by India Edghill India Edghill
 
  1 vote, 16.7%

Picnic at Hanging Rock Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay Joan Lindsay
 
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The Greenlanders The Greenlanders by Jane Smiley Jane Smiley
 
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Enemy Women Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles Paulette Jiles
 
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