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Kate Ling

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in London, The United Kingdom



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April 2014

Secondary school librarian by day, YA author by night (The Loneliness of Distant Beings, The Glow of Fallen Stars, The Truth of Different Skies). Avid reader whenever I get the chance. Running on the seafront and the eating of prawns on an ad-hoc basis.
Follow @katelingauthor on Twitter and Instagram. Website: www.kateling.co.uk. Read my book reviews on my blog www.kateling.co.uk/blog

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“The whole human race is in a love-hate relationship with change.”

I requested this book on NetGalley because I have come to love Lia Louis’ take on life, despite not knowing her at all.  Her daily musings on Twitter have me laughing out loud as often as they have me nodding in recognition and appreciation of their sagacity.  This author is someone with a talent for noticing and pointin

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“It is that quick, it is that strong, it is that beautiful. And it is also totally impossible.”
Kate Ling, The Loneliness of Distant Beings

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