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M.A. Harper

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in Columbia, South Carolina, The United States
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M. A. Harper drew pictures all during her childhood and was pretty good at it, but none of them seemed complete without a caption. When she went to Tulane University to study art, her professors praised her technical ability but labeled her an "illustrator". Wrong. She was really a novelist. Her books have been named to the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program as well as the BookSense '76 list, and she's the author of the online FAINT GLOW BLOG as well.

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May I just say I'm tired? Very happy about some recent matrimonial developments concerning my family, but as for all else, just too depressed and bummed out by the violence in my country to put virtual pen to virtual paper right now. I'm no stranger to widespread unrest. The late 60's were chockablock full
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The Year of Past Things by M.A. Harper
"When New Orleans chef Phil Randazzo married Michelle, a widow with two children, he knew he would be taking on the role of stepfather. He didn't realize, however, that the ghost of Michelle's former husband, musician A.P. Savoie, would be a part o..." Read more of this review »
The Worst Day Of My Life, So Far by M.A. Harper
"Honestly, I am always a little skeptical of novels published "only digitally." Call me a snob, but, historically, I generally find them weaker on plot, characterization, grammar, style, and just about any other characteristic you could name than t..." Read more of this review »
The Worst Day Of My Life, So Far by M.A. Harper
"I've been trying to figure out how to review this book. I definitely get that it's black humor, and I didn't LOL when I was reading it. But I also didn't STOP reading until it was over. I can totally see someone who is caregiving in almost complet..." Read more of this review »
Diamonds In The Sky by M.A. Harper
"If you are into cheesy chic lit and quick reads, this may be the book for you. It started off kinda slow for me and took a minute for everything to fit together and make sense, but I did enjoy it. As a disclaimer, I like when all of the loose ends..." Read more of this review »
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“To paraphrase the disappeared Jimmy Hoffa, who certainly didn’t go down in history for his foolish worries: “Eighty-five percent of what you worry about won’t ever come to pass. And you can always deal with that other fifteen percent.” Of course, look what happened to Jimmy Hoffa.”
M.A. Harper, The Worst Day Of My Life, So Far

“Let beloved idiots ruin their own lives, if that’s what they’re dead set on doing, with no attempt whatsoever at control or behavior modification from you.”
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“That’s all they discussed, those neighbors of my mother’s: who had died; who was just about to drop dead; who was getting married to whom, so that they could have a miserable life together and then die.”
M.A. Harper, The Worst Day Of My Life, So Far

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