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Julianna Baggott: Why I Write

Julianna Baggott: Why I Write

[Julianna Baggott (complete listing of her books) is an author who writes across genres, believing they complement rather than are separate from each other. Available today is the author’s riveting, breakout novel PURE — the first volume in her post-apocalypse thriller trilogy. It’s based on Julianna’s background of magical realism. That is what she writes and, in this guest post, she explains why.] Why I Write I’m answering this question late at night — in a usually loud house now…

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Picture the Book: PURE

Picture the Book: PURE

When Julianna Baggott appeared on The Divining Wand last May, she had written the lovely romance The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted as one of her Bridget Asher novels. That was then and oh how time and books change. For on Wednesday, February 8th, the author’s highly anticipated, riveting, breakout novel PURE — the first volume in her post-apocalypse thriller trilogy — will be released. Fox 2000 has already acquired the film rights to PURE and the reviews are amazing:…

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Julianna Baggott (aka Bridget Asher) and
The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted

Julianna Baggott (aka Bridget Asher) and
The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted

“This novel is dedicated to the reader. For this singular moment, it’s just the two of us.” It is with the above Dedication that Julianna Baggott welcomes the readinbg audience into her latest Bridget Asher novel The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted. And that singular moment will become hours as the author tells a multi-generational tale of: “Grief is a love story told backwards.” In fact that’s the first line in the book. According to the author, that sentence captured…

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The Revealing of Julianna Baggott

The Revealing of Julianna Baggott

Novelist, essayist, and poet Julianna Baggott — author of seventeen books — also writes under the pen names of Bridget Asher and N.E. Bode. Her most recent novel, The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted, has been described as: An absorbing, beautifully written tale about life, death, love, food, and the magic of new possibilities. Both commercial and critical reviews agree: “Fans of Under the Tuscan Sun will adore this impossibly romantic read.”—People magazine “Unabashedly romantic and unafraid of melancholy, Asher’s…

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