Mary E. Dawson

more photos (1)




Dianne
7,650 books | 3,468 friends

Carl White
935 books | 4,514 friends

E. Helms
570 books | 676 friends

Book Pr...
116 books | 2,013 friends

Jonel B...
4,084 books | 1,317 friends

Lee Rene
361 books | 2,822 friends

Maritza...
306 books | 86 friends

Terri G...
80 books | 255 friends

More friends…



Mary E. Dawson

Goodreads Author


Born
The United States
Website

Genre

Influences
"A Land Remembered" by Patrick D. D Smith; "Tourist season" by Carl Hi ...more

Member Since
April 2013


GENRES: Literary fiction with strong female characters. Historical fiction suitable for young adults and their grandparents. Historical fiction with strong romance and erotic elements

"The River Way Home," which is a blend of History and Historical Fiction set in the Florida of 1914, is suitable for young readers. It was recently awarded the 2013 Gold Medals for Florida Fiction and Best Florida YA Fiction by the Florida Authors and Publishers Association and the 2015 James J. Horgan Award by the Florida Historical Society.

"Code Name Nanette," which is Historical Fiction about female spies in France during World War II, is suitable for adult readers only. It was awarded a 2014 Royal Palm Literary Award for literary fiction.

What others say abo
...more

The Florida Historical Society recently gave "The River Way Home" the James D. Horgan Award. To celebrate, we're offering it for $0.99 beginning on October 12. Enjoy!
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on October 06, 2014 06:04 • 75 views • Tags: adventure, alligator, award-winning, bargain, cowboy, deal, florida, indian, seminole, young-adult
Average rating: 4.11 · 62 ratings · 25 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
The River Way Home: The Adv...

4.39 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Code Name Nanette: Behind E...

by
3.73 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Mary’s Recent Updates

20314572
" Knowing what to let go of is a blessing. If it's not making you happy, why do it! Thanks for what you've done! "
Mary Dawson rated a book it was amazing
The River Way Home by Mary E. Dawson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mary Dawson rated a book it was amazing
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mary Dawson rated a book really liked it
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The Secret Life of Bees
by Sue Monk Kidd (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mary Dawson rated a book it was amazing
The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mary Dawson rated a book it was amazing
The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mary Dawson rated a book it was amazing
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mary Dawson rated a book it was amazing
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mary Dawson rated a book it was amazing
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Mary's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Never Too Old For...: Read 4 Review #141 - The River Way Home... (Closed) 13 64 Mar 31, 2014 02:02AM  
The History Book ...: KIM C.'S 50 BOOKS READ IN 2014 21 63 Dec 30, 2014 03:49AM  
25350 THE JAMES MASON COMMUNITY BOOK CLUB — 6943 members — last activity 5 hours, 36 min ago
ALL GENRE COMMUNITY OF BOOK LOVERS-Perfect for those interested in good books of any genre, film and lively discussion!-(300 PLUS DISCUSSION TOPICS)fr ...more
22454 Historical Fictionistas — 9346 members — last activity 3 minutes ago
Welcome to Historical Fictionistas! We want to experience all different kinds of HF with all different kinds of people. The more diverse, the better. ...more
80507 YA Writers and Readers — 801 members — last activity Nov 16, 2017 07:11PM
Basically this group is just a place to read, recommend, and spend time talking about books. Involving a group book every month that we read and discu ...more
109784 GOOD REVIEWS — 6614 members — last activity 3 hours, 17 min ago
This Group is only for authors who are looking for reviews and Reviewers who love to read books and share their reviews.
51477 Never Too Old For Y.A. & N.A. Books — 7867 members — last activity Nov 16, 2017 05:35PM
This group is for Young and New Adult readers. For those who believe in Angels, Vampires, Werewolves, Fairies and other mythical and supernatural crea ...more
1112 Young Adult Fiction for Adults — 6516 members — last activity Oct 03, 2017 07:12AM
Whatever your age is, if you love reading young adult fiction, then I want to know what you are reading! Let's exchange ideas of good reads, nice idea ...more
73843 YA Buddy Readers' Corner ♥ — 10400 members — last activity 5 minutes ago
“We read to know that we are not alone.” ― C.S. Lewis ----------------------- WHAT DO WE DO HERE? This group encourages people to interact with fellow ...more
77596 Crazy for Young Adult Books — 13215 members — last activity 30 minutes ago
Book Battle: Dec Book POLL Buddy Reads: Requests - In Progress - Upcoming Blind Date:Dec Scavenger Hunt:Dec-Jan Cover Hunt:Dec Copycat:Dec Pick Me A W ...more
27830 The Florida Theme — 30 members — last activity Jun 29, 2016 02:22PM
The Fiction and Literature of Florida. Novels that take place completely or partly in the setting of Florida. Books that have the state of Florida as ...more
50204 Tampa Ladies Reading Group — 52 members — last activity Sep 03, 2016 12:15AM
This is a group for ladies in Tampa to discuss books and possibly meet in real life. It's an online book club that is also a lot of fun!
More of Mary’s groups…



No comments have been added yet.