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I am a writer; I am a reader. Highly opinionated and very direct. I find joy in writing the words that swirl around in my brain and keep me up at night. I don't strive for fame and fortune; I strive for greatness within myself. Give me time I'll make it.
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1. Spindle's End (Hardcover)
    Author: Robin McKinley
    Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Young Adults 3/12/2010
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Courtney said: What a fun and twisting journey this book lead me on. Some of the writing was hard to follow and the descriptions were at times overwhelming, but all in all this was a very good story.
tags: I read and highly recommend.
1,031 Reviews  
2. Song of the Magdalene (Paperback)
    Author: Donna Jo Napoli
    Publisher: Simon Pulse
Young Adults 3/12/2010
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Courtney said: This was a wonderful read. I don't know what I thought it was going to be about, but where it ended was and how it got there was a grand journey. Nice easy read.
tags: I read and highly recommend.
44 Reviews  
3. Beast (Hardcover)
    Author: Donna Jo Napoli
    Illustrator: Rafal Olbinski
    Publisher: Atheneum
Young Adults 3/3/2010
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Courtney said: This is the story of Beast, from the tale of Beauty and the Beast. This is his story. How he came to be, what transpired, how he became what he was when he met Beauty. Lovely descriptions and emoti...more
tags: I read , I recommend
232 Reviews  
4. Zel (Hardcover)
    Author: Donna Jo Napoli
    Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
Young Adults 2/27/2010
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Courtney said: Another good one by this author. Again, a new point of view and a new way of telling the story of Rapunzel. This author has a great voice and wonderful story telling imagination. Very good.
tags: I read , I recommend
572 Reviews  
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Comment by Courtney Rene on 9/29/2010 at 8:23 AM:
Luxury Reading is hosting a contest for a free e-book of my novel, Shadow Dancer. You can check it out here: http://luxuryreading.com/
Comment by Courtney Rene on 9/27/2010 at 5:47 PM:
My first solo novel, titled Shadow Dancer has been released. In case you are looking, you can find it: http://roguephoenixpress.com/rogue_phoenix_press_069.htm
Comment by Soda . on 7/21/2010 at 12:19 PM:
Hey Courtney!
Comment by Courtney Rene on 7/15/2010 at 7:53 AM:
Two of the anthologies I am in, are now available. They are:
A Children's Horror Anthology: http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Dreams-Terror-Anthony-Giangregorio/dp/1935458647/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279205223&sr=1-1
An YA/Adult End of the World Anthology: http://www.amazon... more
Comment by Courtney Rene on 6/28/2010 at 11:10 AM:
My story is up at: Goldenvisionsmagazine.biz. Its titled, Angel in the Night. Look for it. Vote for it. You can do it.
Comment by Courtney Rene on 6/8/2010 at 1:38 PM:
So much interesting stuff on the horizon. Keep an eye out.....
Comment by Courtney Rene on 5/7/2010 at 1:53 PM:
I love being a writer. I esp. love being paid to be that writer. Its like finding money in last years jeans.
Comment by Courtney Rene on 2/1/2010 at 9:54 AM:
My story, "Pass the Salt" is now up at Stories for Children Magazine. Here is the link if you would like to give it a read:
http://storiesforchildrenmagazine.org/PasstheSalt.aspx
Enjoy!
Comment by Courtney Rene on 12/21/2009 at 12:56 PM:
It's in the dark of the night, when it's quiet, when the demons come to torment us.....which is why I have a night light.
Comment by Courtney Rene on 12/9/2009 at 3:48 PM:
Revising, is the ban of my existance.
Comment by Courtney Rene on 12/7/2009 at 1:19 PM:
Realizing that being on the hunt for a good agent, is just as hard as being on the hunt for a good publisher.
Comment by Kim Curley on 11/23/2009 at 12:54 PM:
Glad to see you, Court! I haven't had a chance to browse everything yet, but I plan on doing so as soon as I'm done typing up my Lesson 10A. Well, we'll see-LOL. Kim
Comment by Eric Hammond on 11/22/2009 at 9:29 PM:
Hello, Courtney.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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