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Guest Tanya Egan Gibson on Unknowable

Guest Tanya Egan Gibson on Unknowable

[How well do you know your friends? Do you know them as well as favorite fictional characters? In today’s guest post Tanya Egan Gibson (How to Buy a Love of Reading) reflects on how by reading and knowing characters, we’re motivated to close the human “gap” of getting to know and understand the truth of real-life people. ] Unknowable At the beginning of The Great Gatsby, Nick Carraway says he wishes for “no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into…

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Guest Allie Larkin’s Messy Friends & Messy Characters

Guest Allie Larkin’s Messy Friends & Messy Characters

[Today’s guest post features Allie Larkin debut author of Stay coming out next Thursday, June 10, 2010. The book has earned both literary praise: “A charming debut…. Smart and with emotional depth, this is a cut above.” Kirkus Reviews “Larkin debuts with a funny and touching story about love, loss, and dog ownership.” Publishers Weekly And commercial recognition: “Feel-good debut novel…” People Magazine For Stay, as Allie explains, is about unconditional love at its messiest best.] My friend Lady is…

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