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I have found that there is only one thing better than reading, and that is writing. I am always torn between the two. I am also frequently torn between chocolate and coffee. However, I emphatically do not like the month of February, lies, and flies. For me, bravery is defined by the courage to do what we fear the most. I live in Connecticut with my husband and two children. Drop a few lines. I would love to hear from you.



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L. Duarte Hi Melanie! You just made me blush :)
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Yes. I'm always writing something. I should have it out within six months. (Hopefully)
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L. Duarte Hi Melanie, I'm so happy you enjoyed my books. Thank you for the 10 stars you gave to FOG. To answer ur question: yes! I am currently writing a new…moreHi Melanie, I'm so happy you enjoyed my books. Thank you for the 10 stars you gave to FOG. To answer ur question: yes! I am currently writing a new book. It's a spin-off of FOG. I'm hoping for a September/October release. I'll have a synopsis soon.
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“I hated that he made me feel. But, mostly, I worried about the haze clouding my mind whenever he was around.”
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“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
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“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
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“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
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“Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not want to sign.”
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Dali


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Dali 2016 is here!!



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L. Duarte Sassy Steph wrote: "Thank you for the invite! Looking forward to reading your work and chatting with you!"
Thank YOU! Looking forward to chat book with u as well! :)))


~ Stephanie Lynn ~ Thank you for the invite! Looking forward to reading your work and chatting with you!


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L. Duarte Bèbè wrote: "Thank you for the FR! Your books look amazing, adding it to my TBR list! :)"

Thanks for accepting the FR! :)


Bèbè ✦ RANT  ✦ Thank you for the FR! Your books look amazing, adding it to my TBR list! :)


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L. Duarte Meri wrote: "thanks for the friend request! Your book looks promising, absolutely love the cover!:D see you around GR.(:"
Thank u for accepting the request. See u around GR! Love chatting books! :)


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Meri thanks for the friend request! Your book looks promising, absolutely love the cover!:D see you around GR.(:


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L. Duarte Sarah wrote: "thanks for the friend vite! Can't wait to read your book!"

Hi Sarah, than for accepting the req. :)


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L. Duarte Liz wrote: "Thank you for the friend request! Happy reading and writing! :)"

Thank YOU Liz :)


Sarah ❤ thanks for the friend vite! Can't wait to read your book!


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Liz Thank you for the friend request! Happy reading and writing! :)


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L. Duarte Sophia wrote: "Thank you for friending me, Luciana!

I read through your bio and had to laugh about your dislike list. I was born in February. Should I be worried? LOL Just kidding! I'm not a fan of August, b..."


Sorry Sophia, February is the last cold month and I start getting antsy for spring to come! My Dad's birthday was February too, so no worries! Lol!


~IreneOust~ Hi Luciana & thank you for the invite :)


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Sophia Thank you for friending me, Luciana!

I read through your bio and had to laugh about your dislike list. I was born in February. Should I be worried? LOL Just kidding! I'm not a fan of August, but its the heat and humidity.

See you around, GR!


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Jamie Hi Luciana, thanks for the friend invite :))


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L. Duarte Destini wrote: "Thanks for the invite, Luciana! See you around GR :D"

Loved your review of Making Faces Destini, looking toward to talk all things books:)


destini mia Thanks for the invite, Luciana! See you around GR :D


Chelsea ❤Peril Please❤ Thanks for the friendvite, Luciana ♥ Can't wait to chat books! :)


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L. Duarte Same here! :)


♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥ Hi, Luciana!! Thanks for the invite, look forward to chatting books with you. x


Chris- Bookaddict Hi Luciana, thanks for the friend invite :)


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L. Duarte Verba volant, scripta manent.
Spoken words fly away, written words remain.


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L. Duarte Tracey wrote: "Thanks so much for the friend invite Luciana!! Looking forward to reading Chasing Stars."

Hope u like it!


Tracey (Life and Literature) Thanks so much for the friend invite Luciana!! Looking forward to reading Chasing Stars.


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