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Skylar Dorset

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Skylar’s first story was a tale of romantic intrigue involving two feuding factions of squirrels. Think “Romeo & Juliet” but with bushy tails and added espionage. She was seven.

Since that time, Skylar’s head has been filled with lots of characters and lots of drama. She is delighted to be able to share some of it with all of you now, because, honestly, it was getting pretty loud and crowded in there.

Skylar is a born-and-bred New Englander, which is why Boston was a natural setting for her debut novel, THE GIRL WHO NEVER WAS. Skylar shares her home with a cardboard cutout of the Tenth Doctor, lots of Mardi Gras beads from the time she spent living in New Orleans, and a harp she’s supposed to be teaching herself to play. She’d like to get
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Tuesday Pick-Me-Up!

Another Tuesday already! Five things making me smile this week!



I saw another great Red Sox game on Saturday with more gorgeous weather. Very lucky!
We went to the Kirkland Tap and Trotter for brunch. It’s been a while since I got to try a new brunch place, so that was fantastic.
I saw some photos of my in-progress house and my light fixtures look fantastic!
I’m doing a book signing at the Middleto... Read more of this blog post »
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I enjoyed this example of the classic romance novel genre because it was so slight that there was no time for the usual convoluted misunderstandings of romance novels. They met and fell in love. It was lovely.
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I'm sure this book is delightful. I used to read so many romance novels about a decade ago, and I fell out of the habit. This seems like a very good example of the genre but about halfway through it went through the typical romance novel device of

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