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Maria E. Andreu

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Maria E. Andreu is a writer and author of the forthcoming LOVE IN ENGLISH (Balzer + Bray, 2021) and an untitled book (B+B, 2022). Her work has appeared in Newsweek, The Washington Post,, and the Newark Star Ledger. Her debut young adult novel, The Secret Side of Empty is a Junior Library Guild Selection, a National Indie Excellence Book Award winner, and has been called “captivating” by School Library Journal.

Maria’s interest in the immigration rights movement stems from her own childhood and adolescence experiences with being undocumented in the United States. She obtained her U.S. citizenship thanks to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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MY publisher has just put together the sweetest video with an effect highlighting my use of #### to represent when the main character doesn’t understand the words people are using. I love how they did that! Check it out: click here.

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Tracey (Life and Literature) Thanks so much for the friend invite Maria!! I'm looking forward to reading The Secret Side of Empty!!

Catherine Thanks for the friend request! Your book looks interesting; I'll have to check it out. :-)

message 6: by Beth

Beth Hi Maria,
Thanks for the friend request. I'm always happy to befriend a fellow author.

message 5: by Liz

Liz Hey Maria
Thank's for adding me,

Chel ♪ Hey Maria
Thanks for adding me
Smiles :)

Jeremy I want to apologize for the all the recommendations from me today. I wanted to share the Stoker Award news, and I only pressed the send button once--I'm not sure what happened.

Argh...this is terrible...

Again, I'm very sorry.


Jeremy Thanks for the friendship, Maria!

Here’s wishing you a nifty 2008 filled with noiseless noses, neato nicknames, noble Nebraskans, gnarly narcoleptic nebulas, and novel novels about nut-eating narwhals and novercaphobic gnats.

I thought I'd let you know that my novel “Vacation” has been nominated for the best Horror Novel of 2007 in the Preditors & Editors Readers' Poll. So far it's ranked 4th.

In case you're interested in voting, feel free to visit the website here:

Thanks again!

-Jeremy :)

PS—if you do decide to vote, you should know that you need to validate the vote by clicking on the validation link in the email they send you.

message 1: by Daniel (last edited Jan 10, 2008 02:10PM)

Thanks tons, Maria, for your great review on The 4 Hour Work Week.

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