Rachel Hunsaker
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Nov 3, 2014

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Revision and Self Editing for Publication: Techniques for Transforming Your First Draft into a Novel that Sells

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Absolutely love this book! Can't sing enough praises about it. I was fortunate enough to listen to James go into detail during a webinar on this topic. I bought the book afterwards and was not disappointed. It is very thorough. It included everything he mentioned and then some. If you want to...
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The Giver (Giver Quartet)

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This will go down as my least favorite book of all time. And I've read hundreds of books. It's horribly depressing. It tries to make you think and to reevaluate the world you live in. Instead, it makes you depressed for the boy in that world. As far as writing goes, it's written well. No glaring...
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Jan 4, 2014
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Far from the Madding Crowd (Oxford World's Classics)

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Another Thomas Hardy book worth mentioning. The original love triangle...well, she juggles three different guys. So maybe that's not a triangle. But I promise there are a few different triangles in there. Bathsheba inherits her uncle's farm and moves away from the city to run it. It's far from the...
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Dec 19, 2013
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Introduction and notes by David Galef

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Thomas Hardy loved to write about tragic characters. So if you're looking for a feel good book you can snuggle down with, move on. However, if you're looking for a book that teaches lessons the hard way, shows characters fully evolving and embracing their true natures, then this it. So grab a box of...
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Jed Grant Dec 19, 2013

Great review Rachel! Makes me want to read it!