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Risk a Verse: A Year in Daily Sonnets

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What kind of person decides to write a sonnet every day for a year? Someone with too much time on hand? In Libby Weber’s case, it was someone with too little free time who nonetheless wanted to create something new every day. She expected to get pretty good at writing sonnets. She didn’t expect that the project would be the excuse she needed to throw herself into every int ...more
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Published April 23rd 2018 by Burrito Books
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Christine Soskins
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A year of poems/Clever, charming, quirky/Fantastic opus. A haiku rather than a sonnet! A year of emotions, laughs, and skill. Clearly a labor of love well-birthed.
Trina Dubya
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For the sake of honesty: I have been a friend of the author's for several years and love her to bits. I followed her blog as she posted these sonnets, and I remember many of the things she wrote about. And I fell for that damn Rickroll on April Fool's Day, too.

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I am delighted by this book. Most of the poems are Shakespearian sonnets, though some differ from the usual rhyme pattern. I love the things Libby writes about, both profound and mundane; like Ro
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Misty Aamen
Jun 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wickedly clever wordplay is one of this author's most engaging characteristics. This was a fun read for lovers of the sonnet - and poetry aficionados everywhere.
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Libby Weber was raised in a log cabin in rural Illinois, and later earned a degree in theatre, four varsity letters in fencing, and a spectacularly rude nickname from her fellow trombonists in the Northwestern University Marching Band. She followed her heart to San Diego, CA, where she lives with her husband and dog.

In addition to writing fiction and verse, she sings with the San Diego
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