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Her Husband's Mistake by Sheila O'Flanagan
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
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Of all of them there at the bar that night, the bartender was the one who survived the longest. He died three weeks later on the road out of the city.
When I wrote this passage, I wanted was for readers to be, like, “Wait, WHAT?” and then hopefully find themselves unable to put the book down. I have no formal training as a writer, which is another way of saying that I learned everything I know about writing by reading other peoples’ books. For me, one of the most important books in this regard has been Dan Chaon’s 2011 novel Await Your Reply. It opens with a young man being driven to the hospital, his severed hand in a cooler full of ice. (I know!) Something I took away from that is how effective it can be to insert a horrible detail that ...more
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Pretty as a Picture by Elizabeth  Little
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Where the Lost Wander by Amy Harmon
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Release Date April 28, 2020

This was the Okayest book that I loved the most. This book and I got off to kind of a rocky start. The initial writing, particularly dialogue made me question its historical
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