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Jessica Anya Blau

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essica Anya Blau's passionate and poignant debut novel is a story of one girl's coming of age in 1970's Southern California."

Genres: Literary Fiction
Non fiction
   The Unexpected Spy (2020) (with Tracy Walder)
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The More You Ignore Me... (2009)
Jo Brand
"[A] wild, often heartbreaking, wonderfully playful novel."
A Small Fortune (2010)
(Fortune , book 1)
Audrey Braun
"A sexy mysterious romp with literary overtones."
Domestic Violets (2011)
Matthew Norman
"Domestic Violets ia a fast, fun, hilarious read."
Q: A Love Story (2011)
Evan Mandery
"Utterly original and totally unforgettable."
Fathermucker (2011)
Greg Olear
"Only a writer with the verve, daring and great talent of Greg Olear could pull off a novel that deals with sippy cups, masturbation, autism spectrum disorder, affairs, and playdates all at once. Fathermucker is delightfully unexpected, wholly original, and a joy to read."
We Only Know So Much (2012)
Elizabeth Crane
"Not since The Royal Tenenbaums have I loved a family so much. They seemed so real I felt like I was reading my own family story."
The Finishing School (2017)
Joanna Goodman
"THE FINISHING SCHOOL plunges the reader headfirst into a fast-paced, nail-biting mystery that also manages to explore friendship, love, adolescence, family and motherhood. By the time you reach the unexpected ending, you’ll practically be gasping for air."
Don't Skip Out on Me (2018)
Willy Vlautin
"I absolutely loved Don’t Skip Out On Me, just as I have loved all of Vlautin’s previous novels. Vlautin’s gritty, scrappy world bursts with a tenderness that will hook you in from the first line to the last. This is a writer who should never be ignored."
Lost in Oaxaca (2020)
Jessica Winters Mireles
"Jessica Winters Mireles’s Lost in Oaxaca is a beautiful, moving, and timely love story that will tug at your heartstrings, along with your sense of right and wrong. Through the charming Camille and captivating Alejandro, you will leave this book believing that both love and music can rise above the inequities, injustices, and bullies of the world."
You Can Go Home Now (2020)
Michael Elias
"Michael Elias writes women like a woman; and he writes a police thriller like a former cop. You Can Go Home Now will keep you up at night, breathlessly turning the pages until the riveting end. I couldn't put this book down! Elias has masterfully written a moving and terrifying story that feels so potent and current, I can't believe something like this hasn't shown up in the news yet."
Happily Whatever After (2020)
Stewart Lewis
"Happily Whatever After is a reminder that our lives can take shape in the most unexpected places. It’s a hilarious romp that will make you laugh, cry, and then laugh again."

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