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The Authors of Our Own Stories

By SilverLuna, _________, WA

Book stores smell like nothing else in the world. The resin-scent of paper, ink and the acidic snap of binding glue all mixing together to create an encompassing aroma—there’s nothing else like it. That smell was on my fingers the day that I discovered a novel and a novelist that changed my idea about how beautiful life, and sadness, can be and inspired me to change the way I experienced those beauties. Maggie Steifvater is an international bestselling author with over six publications; The Scorpio Races soon to be released. Shiver, was the book that introduced me to Steifvater, and from there the effect began.

The saying, “Never judge a book by its cover,’ has always been a phrase that comes to mind when I peruse the shelves of a book store.

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