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Karen Rivers

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Karen Rivers is the author of many award-winning books for children and teens, including The Girl in the Well Is Me. She lives in Victoria, BC, with her children.
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Refuse to Be Done
How to Write and Rewrite a Novel in Three Drafts
Matt Bell - 2022-03-08
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Refuse to Be Done by Matt Bell is a practical and encouraging guide to the novel writing process. From getting started to making your final draft even tighter and stronger, Bell provides specific rewriting tasks and techniques for every stage of the process. With a focus on reworking the narrative through outlining, modeling, and rewriting, he breaks down the revision process into achievable tasks. Perfect for both first-time novelists and seasoned writers, Refuse to Be Done provides an abundance of strategies to motivate and shake up your revision process, allowing you to approach your work with fresh eyes and tools.
Karen Rivers
@BethanyJarmul Matt Bell's Refuse to Be Done is a great craft book.      fuente
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The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing
Melissa Bank - 2005-03-29 (publicado por primera vez en 1998)
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Follow Jane Rosenal as she navigates the complexities of love, sex, relationships, and the workplace in this insightful and humorous coming-of-age tale. With wit and heart, this book explores modern-day femininity and the challenges faced by young women in America.
Karen Rivers
@jamiattenberg Oh no! I absolutely loved that book. How sad.      fuente
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Nuestras esposas bajo el mar
A Novel
Julia Armfield - 2022-03-03
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Miri y Leah son jóvenes y están enamoradas y tienen un matrimonio lleno de felices complicidades. Hasta que Leah, bióloga marina de profesión, se embarca hacia el misterioso fondo del mar en una expedición que debía durar solo tres semanas pero que se extiende por varios meses. Cuando Leah por fin regresa a la superficie y a su casa, Miri se da cuenta de que recuperar a la mujer que ama no significa recuperar la vida que compartían. Leah no está bien: come apenas, anda perdida en sus pensamientos y por la noche deja correr el agua de los grifos del baño. Algo de lo que vivió en el abismo está ahora con ellas, en esa casa, transformando a Leah de un modo aterrador y separándola de Miri quizás irremediablemente. Con un dominio magistral del suspenso y una sensibilidad exquisita para la ternura, Julia Armfield entrelaza géneros que parecen opuestos –la novela de terror y la romántica– para contar la historia entera de una intimidad compartida. Nuestras esposas bajo el mar, el debut novelístico de esta gran y jovencísima narradora inglesa, es un viaje conmovedor hacia las profundidades del océano y de una relación amorosa.
Karen Rivers
ICYMI, this was my favourite book of 2022. A fantastic listen but would be just as gorgeous & moving in print. The kind of book that makes me want to stretch my writing muscles. Shows how a book can do anything, go anywhere & be as weird as it wants as long as you write it well.      fuente
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We're All in This Together
Amy Jones - 2016-06-07
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A viral video of a woman surviving a waterfall sends her family into chaos. Her prodigal daughter returns, her granddaughter engages in an online relationship, her husband analyzes their marriage, and her adopted son fears losing his only family. The family must navigate through their complications and act like a family despite their misadventures.
Karen Rivers
@amylaurajones One of my favourites! And one of very few books I've re-read more than once. Love it every time!      fuente
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End of the World House
A Novel
Adrienne Celt - 2022-04-19
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"End of the World House" is a hilarious and thought-provoking novel about two best friends trying to save their relationship amid a collapsing world. When Bertie's attempts to stop Kate from moving to LA fail, they go on a trip to Paris to distract themselves from the upcoming separation. However, things take an unexpected turn when they meet a man who leads them to the Louvre, where they get caught up in a day that keeps repeating itself. This exciting mystery threatens to derail everything, and Bertie must figure out how much control she has over her future and past to survive the apocalypse that refuses to end.
Karen Rivers
@celtadri This is the best! (I am also reading it right now and I love it so much that I'm reading it slowly so I don't run out of book too soon.)      fuente
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El odio que das
Angie Thomas - 2017-02-28
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Starr es una chica de dieciséis años de edad que viven entre dos mundos: un barrio pobre de gente negra donde nació, y su instituto situado en un elegante barrio residencial blanco. El difícil equilibrio entre ambos se hace añicos cuando ella se convierte en testigo de la muerte a tiros de su mejor amigo, Khalil, a manos de un policía. A partir de ese momento, todo lo que Starr diga acerca de la aterradora noche que cambió su vida podrá ser usado de excusa por uno y como armas por otros. Y lo peor de todo es que ambos bandos esperan que dé un paso en falso para poner fin a su vida.
Karen Rivers
@angiecthomas @EpicReads @BalzerandBray Love this book so much and teaching it in the classroom has been such a pleasure. It's a masterclass on writing YA. I'm grateful that this book exists and so happy that it found such a huge audience. <3      fuente
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A Novel
Louise Nealon - 2021-09-14
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Snowflake is a coming-of-age novel that follows eighteen-year-old Debbie White as she leaves her dairy farm life to attend Trinity College in Dublin. As she struggles to navigate between her sophisticated new friends and her family, Debbie must also deal with her mother's prophecies and her uncle's alcoholism. This honest, laugh and cry novel is about growing up, leaving home, and finding your place in the world, no matter how strange or difficult your family may be.
Karen Rivers
Currently Reading: Listening to: The Less Dead (@DameDeniseMina) - so compelling, have walked miles to not stop listening, also narrator has delightful accent. Reading: Snowflake (@Louise_Nealon) Totally wonderful, stayed up until 4am reading (with an accent in my head).      fuente
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The Less Dead
Denise Mina - 2020-08-18
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A thirtysomething woman dealing with burnout, a recent breakup, and the death of her adoptive mother discovers that her birth mother was murdered years ago. The killer is still at large, sending gloating letters to her aunt. Will she choose to investigate her mother's murder, even if it means going against her family? Darkly funny and poignant, this novel explores the themes of family, truth, and self-discovery.
Karen Rivers
Currently Reading: Listening to: The Less Dead (@DameDeniseMina) - so compelling, have walked miles to not stop listening, also narrator has delightful accent. Reading: Snowflake (@Louise_Nealon) Totally wonderful, stayed up until 4am reading (with an accent in my head).      fuente
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Fierce Kingdom
A Novel
Gin Phillips - 2017-07-25
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"Fierce Kingdom" is a gripping crime novel that explores the unbreakable bond between a mother and her son. When Joan and her four-year-old son witness something unsettling at the zoo, their day takes a dangerous turn. For the next three hours, Joan relies on her knowledge of the zoo and her maternal instinct to protect her child. This electrifying thriller is a unique exploration of motherhood and asks the question: how far would you go to protect the ones you love?
Karen Rivers
This book is the gold standard of "I stayed up all night to finish this" books so you should buy it and read it tonight.      fuente
The Missing Hours by Julia Dahl
You Love Me by Caroline Kepnes
The House That Wasn't There by Elana K. Arnold
Brave in the Woods by Tracy Holczer
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Liquidación by Ling Ma