Laura Ruby

Laura Ruby


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Raised in the wilds of suburban New Jersey, Laura Ruby now lives in Chicago with her family. Her short fiction for adults has appeared in various literary magazines, including Other Voices, The Florida Review, Sycamore Review and Nimrod. A collection of these stories, I'M NOT JULIA ROBERTS, was published by Warner Books in January 2007. Called "hilarious and heart-wrenching" by People and "a knowing look at the costs and rewards of remaking a family," by the Hartford-Courant, the book was also featured in Redbook, Working Mother , and USA Today among others.

Ruby is also the author of the Edgar-nominated children's mystery LILY'S GHOSTS (8/03), the children's fantasy THE WALL AND THE WING (3/06) and a sequel, THE CHAOS KING (5/07) all from H
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Bone Gap

3.85 avg rating — 20,361 ratings — published 2015 — 19 editions
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Good Girls

3.67 avg rating — 1,999 ratings — published 2006 — 18 editions
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The Shadow Cipher (York, #1)

3.98 avg rating — 2,046 ratings — published 2017 — 15 editions
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The Wall and the Wing (Wall...

4.05 avg rating — 1,054 ratings — published 2006 — 19 editions
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Lily's Ghosts

3.76 avg rating — 872 ratings — published 2003 — 16 editions
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Bad Apple

3.34 avg rating — 917 ratings — published 2009 — 9 editions
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Play Me

3.02 avg rating — 565 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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The Chaos King (Wall and th...

3.96 avg rating — 343 ratings — published 2007 — 12 editions
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I'm Not Julia Roberts

2.64 avg rating — 190 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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The Clockwork Ghost (York, #2)

4.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — expected publication 2019 — 2 editions
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