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Amanda Dick

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Amanda Dick is a night-owl, coffee addict, movie buff and music lover. She loves to do DIY and has tried almost every craft known to man/womankind.

She believes in love at first sight, in women's intuition and in following your heart. She is rather partial to dark chocolate and believes in the power of a good vanilla latte.

What lights her fire is writing stories about real people in trying situations. Her passion is finding characters who are forced to test their boundaries. She is insanely curious about how we, as human beings, react when pushed to the edge. Most of all, she enjoys writing about human behaviour - love, loss, joy, grief, friendship and the complexity of relationships in general.

After living in Scotland for five years, she
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Average rating: 3.90 · 808 ratings · 295 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
Absolution

3.77 avg rating — 469 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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The Trouble with Paper Planes

3.77 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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Between Before and After

4.55 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Sliding Down The Sky

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In the Shadow of Satellites

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There are times when you stumble across something so perfect that you just can't let it go. Such is the case with the cover for novel five, In the Shadow of Satellites.

I spotted this cover online and the moment I did, I knew I had to have it. At the time, I was still working my way through the first draft, but it just screamed at me and I bought it immediately. Love the colours, the broody, hau... Read more of this blog post »
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"Do you read by the lake??? If so read this book when you can be sitting out by the lake an can enjoy it!! I kn when I read it again it's going to be on my camping trip!

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"I am SPEECHLESS!! And that says a lot because I am a total blabber mouth who doesn't shut up. This book was absolutely beautiful. It left me sitting there with an ache in my heart and a smile in my face. Amanda Dick did an exceptional job describi..." Read more of this review »
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This is my first Neil Gaiman book, and I was so excited, going in. I've heard wonderful things about the author's work, and I have to say, this book is the perfect entrance into his genius.

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The trouble with paper planes... Once they hit something, they never fly right again. Just as the problem with finding a soul mate, once you have the type of love, you will never be whole again. "
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"This book broke my heart. I cried my eyes out and felt the utter hopelessness and desperation the characters were feeling too. Amazing!"
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“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’” - Eleanor Roosevelt”
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“Childbirth is such a privilege,” she said patiently. “It changes your life. Your body is torn apart, but your heart is suddenly stronger and yet more vulnerable at the same time. The pain is part of the journey. Nothing worth having is easy.” She”
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Amanda Dick ChattyKat wrote: "Hi Amanda... I thought you might need a cup of coffee... so here you go! **snicker**
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What was I doing again? It's gone clean out of my mind...


ChattyKat Hi Amanda... I thought you might need a cup of coffee... so here you go! **snicker**
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