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Lynda Rutledge, a fifth-generation Texan, has petted baby rhinos, snorkeled with endangered turtles, and dodged hurricanes as a freelance journalist publishing in national and internationally publications, while winning awards for her fiction from Illinois Arts Council, Writers League of Texas, Ragdale Foundation, and Atlantic Center for the Arts, among others. She and her husband live outside Austin.


Happy to announce that Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale has won the

2013 WRITERS LEAGUE OF TEXAS Book Award for Fiction.

Honored beyond words.

For a complete list of finalists and winners in other genres, click here:

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Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale by Lynda Rutledge
"Great book! On the last day of the millennium, sassy Faith Bass Darling, the richest old lady in Bass, Texas, hears the voice of God telling her to have a garage sale -for today was her last day on earth. So she grabs the paperboy and has him star..." Read more of this review »
Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale by Lynda Rutledge
"I debated between 4 and 5 stars on this one, but ended up giving it 5 stars simply because this story really surprised me! I really loved this story! It was much more complex then I thought it would be. I say that because from reading the back cov..." Read more of this review »
Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale by Lynda Rutledge
"“On the last day of the millennium, sassy Faith Bass Darling, the richest old lady in Bass, Texas, decides to have a garage sale. With help from a couple of neighborhood boys, Faith lugs her priceless Louis XV elephant clock, countless Tiffany lam..." Read more of this review »
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“You can know all about a person from the things they collect, the books on their shelves, the chairs in their parlor. … Let me into your house; I could write your life story.”
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“See, what you do here is you work yourself away from the words, slowly shedding them until there's no more need of them, because you're them and they're you- wordless words. And then, what you want, all you want, are the slow silent white fireworks of Who-What Made It All, calling it whatever you want to until you don't call it anything at all because you don't need to, you just don't need to anymore...”
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“We're just like the antiques. We grow old and get scarred and beat up along the way, and the only question becomes whether we're going to make it until we realize what we already have is valuable." --Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale”
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“You can know all about a person from the things they collect, the books on their shelves, the chairs in their parlor. … Let me into your house; I could write your life story.”
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“You can know all about a person from the things they collect, the books on their shelves, the chairs in their parlor. … Let me into your house; I could write your life story.”
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