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Maggie Shipstead is an American novelist, short story author, essayist, and travel writer. She is the author of Seating Arrangements (2012) Astonish Me (2014), Great Circle, and the short story collection You Have a Friend in 10A (2022). She grew up in Mission Viejo, California, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.After attending Harvard University and earning an MFA at Iowa Writers' Workshop, she was awarded a Stegner Fellowship. After finishing the Stegner fellowship, she published her first novel, Seating Arrangements in 2012. It describes a wedding weekend on a monied, fictional New England island, and received critical acclaim. The New York Times described it as a "smart and frothy debut novel," and it received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction and the Dylan Thomas Prize. Her second novel Astonish Me (2014), spans three decades of intrigue and romance the ballet world starting in 1977. It received mixed reviews, with the New York Times describing the prose as "unexceptional, subservient to the momentum of Shipstead’s schematic plot." However, The Guardian praised it for "nimble writing barely misses a beat, any plot implausibility amply compensated for by her serious addressing of a devotion to artistic endeavour that crosses generations and captivates opposing individuals."In 2021, she published her third novel, Great Circle to wide acclaim. The Washington Post described it as a " a soaring work of historical fiction about a “lady pilot” in the mid-20th century." It was shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize and for the 2022 Women's Prize for Fiction. It portrays a fearless female aviator, Marian Graves, who struggles to break through the sexist norms of aviation from the 1910s-1950s, while framing the story through the eyes of an actress who is portraying Graves on screen in present day. It was optioned by Picturestart in the summer of 2021 for development into a television show, with Shipstead serving as an executive producer.In 2022, Shipstead published the short story collection You Have a Friend in 10A . Many of the short stories had been previously published in journals such as Tin House and Virginia Quarterly Review in the decade leading up to the publication of Great Circle. While many of the ten stories were praised, some reviewers criticized the book for being inconsistent: while the New York praised the writing of "La Moretta" as a standout, it noted that other stories seemed "plainly unfinished."Shipstead also spends much of her time traveling the world and is a celebrated essayist and travel writer. She has written for magazines and newspapers including Condé Nast Traveler, The New York Times and Departures. Bibliography — (2012). Seating Arrangements. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 978-0-307-59946-9. LCCN 2012005049. OCLC 754714005. — (2014). Astonish Me. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 978-0-307-96290-4. LCCN 2013026781. OCLC 854285679. — (2021). Great Circle. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 978-0-525-65697-5. LCCN 2020021074. OCLC 1154075263.References External links Interview with Shipstead in the San Diego Union-Tribune . Discover the Maggie Shipstead popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Maggie Shipstead books.

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Smitten with Ravioli

Ellen JacobsonMay 22, 2020Get

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So Wrong It's Right

Julie JohnsonNovember 2, 2018Get

Shelby Hunt has the perfect life, married to the perfect man. At least, that’s what anyone would think, looking at her. They couldn’t possibly know about the past five years of lonely ni...

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Croc's Return

Eve LanglaisDecember 3, 2015Get

Welcome to Bitten Point, where the swamp doesn't just keep its secrets, it sometimes eats them. Take one deadly bite and, bam, a man's life is changed forever, or so Caleb discovers when a l...

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Don't Play With Odin

Cynthia EdenJuly 13, 2021Get

Big, bad, and currently out of his element... Odin Shaw thought he’d spend his life on a battlefield. But fate had other plans, and now the former Special Forces operative has just landed ...

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The Tanglewood Tea Shop

Lilac MillsJanuary 31, 2019Get

What happens after your dreams come true? Patisserie-Chef Stevie is stuck in a rut. Her beloved Great Aunt Peggy has passed away and she’s lost both her job and the love of her life. Then ...

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Wedding Violet

Beverley OakleyMay 31, 2019Get

Abandoned at the altar, Max, Lord Belvedere believes he's evaded family obligation in favour of a life of adventuring in Africa. But his ailing Aunt Euphemia has other ideas. When Max finds ...

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The School of Starting Over

Lisa SwiftMarch 11, 2020Get

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Jordan HollisAugust 29, 2018Get

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Girl, Alone (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 1)

Blake PierceDecember 16, 2020Get

FBI Agent Ella Dark has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. With her photographic memory, she has obtained an encyclopedic knowle...

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Kissing my Co-worker

J. SterlingDecember 16, 2021Get

I've had a crush on my co-worker Declan since the day I started working at Rockline Studios. Trust me, if you could see this man, you'd have a crush on him too. It's been two yea...

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Outsmart Your Brain

Steven SchusterJune 8, 2020Get

What motivates us into doing or avoiding things? Why do our predictions not reflect reality?  Traditional economics claims humans are rational actors. But is this true? Think about the ...

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Lola Is Missing

Alison JamesFebruary 7, 2018Get

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Sasha BurkeAugust 26, 2017Get

The woman's killing me. I'm not the kind of man who would normally even consider blurring the lines between landlord and tenant or boss and employee, but Summer is a walking temptation. Neur...

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The Sheep Who Couldn't Sleep

Simon JamieAugust 1, 2012Get

One night down on Hillside Farm Everything was quiet and calm But all alone there lay a sheep Who found he couldn't get to sleep. Follow Sheep as he tries to find the best way to get to slee...

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Severance

AnonymousMarch 18, 2022Get

When does the cost of staying silent become greater than the price of speaking up? A desperate woman risks everything to expose the sinister company at the heart of Severance , the thrilling...

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The Great Gatsby

F. Scott FitzgeraldApril 10, 1925Get

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Elle KennedyAugust 6, 2018Get

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Dakota CassidySeptember 24, 2019Get

An apple a day keeps the Goddess in play... Mythology buff Quinn Morris has always wanted to visit Greece, where her inner hardcore romantic envisioned proposing to her boyfriend. And she's ...

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Olivia SandsJune 2, 2019Get

She's his little sister's best friend.  Completely off limits.  And now they're working together. Jaxon Green 's plans to offer a summer camp for kids at his thoroughbred training ...

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Kelly CainJune 8, 2021Get

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Romancing His Rival

Poppy St JamesAugust 16, 2021Get

Two enemies. One wedding. The plan was simple . . . until they started to fall for each other.  Noah and Olivia are total opposites. She’s buttoned up and proper, focused en...

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The Killing Game (An Alexa Chase Suspense Thriller—Book 1)

Kate BoldOctober 15, 2021Get

Alexa Chase, 34, a brilliant profiler in the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit, was too good at her job. Haunted by all the serial killers she caught, she left a stunning career behind to joi...

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Apple Inc.September 20, 2021Get

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Kitty WilsonJune 11, 2018Get

Rosy Winter is definitely not looking for love. Following heartbreak, Rosy has rebuilt her life in the beautiful Cornish village of Penmenna. Now headmistress of the local school, she is liv...

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Uncle AmonJune 15, 2015Get

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Beau NortonSeptember 26, 2015Get

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Come Back for Me

Corinne MichaelsJanuary 7, 2020Get

From  New York Times  Bestselling author Corinne Michaels comes a new emotional and riveting standalone love story. One night, eight years ago, she gave me peace. No names. No prom...

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Little Women

Louisa May AlcottSeptember 29, 1868Get

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A Lot Like Home

Kathryn CantrellMay 21, 2018Get

Destiny isn't a thing in her world. Smooth-talking strangers need not apply... Superstition Springs native Havana Nixon is convinced letting a big developer into their tiny Texas oasis is th...

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Seduced by a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 5)

Alisa WoodsFebruary 23, 2018Get

Leonidas is a Dragon Prince of the House of Smoke… and he is cursed. Falling in love was never in the cards for Leonidas. An angry witch made sure of that—if he loses his heart, he loses...

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The Crash

Skye WarrenJune 14, 2022Get

Carter Morelli works alone, but his orders are clear. Pilot the small aircraft carrying the renowned photographer to a remote island. June Porter wants to stay on solid land. She doesn't...

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Without Mercy (A Dakota Steele FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 1)

Ava StrongJune 14, 2022Get

MMA champ-turned-FBI Special Agent and BAU specialist Dakota Steele is as tough as they come—and as brilliant, too, able to crack serial killers that no one else can. But this new case is ...

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The Lost Siren

Raven StormMay 16, 2022Get

A human female born into a breeding manor never has a choice…I am a slave, but at least I am alive. When the man with wings and scales gave me a second choice—I took it. I'll do what I m...

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Lost Souls

W.J. MayNovember 22, 2018Get

Your curse is your biggest strength. I just didn't know it yet. Jamie Hunt's the high school quarterback in his senior year. He's popular, smart, got the prettiest girl in the school chasing...

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In Light of the Summit

Jamie McGillenDecember 31, 2020Get

The much-anticipated sequel to In Sight of the Mountain! After Anna Gallagher's first climb on Mt. Rainier, she faces a new challenge—enduring the ridicule and threats that come with break...

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Think and Grow Rich

Greg Habstritt & Napoleon HillDecember 23, 2010Get

Think and Grow Rich is one of the most popular success book of all-time, having sold more than 60 million copies since it was first published more than 70 years ago.  It&...

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The Recruiting Trip

Lexy TimmsNovember 19, 2014Get

Aspiring college athlete Aileen Nessa is finding the recruiting process beyond daunting. Being ranked #10 in the world for the 100m hurdles at the age of eighteen is not a fluke, even though...

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Persuasion

Jane AustenJune 16, 2020Get

Persuasion was published in 1817, six months after Jane Austen’s death, and is the last novel she completed in full. The novel tells the story of Anne Elliot, now in her late 20s, the daug...

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Dragon's Breath

Michael GordonJuly 8, 2019Get

What happens when a Dragon doesn't brush his teeth?  Well...We all heard about the ''dragon's breath''. That's why learning proper dental care is really important for a little boy and h...

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Let's Taco Bout It

Matthew RyanOctober 1, 2014Get

Mr Taco is feeling sad, it’s not easy being a little taco when everything around you is so BIG! Luckily, Patrick has a few ideas to help his friend... ————  NOT YOUR REGULAR S...

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Someone Else's Daughter

Linsey LanierOctober 29, 2010Get

Book I of the popular Miranda's Rights Mystery series by bestselling author Linsey Lanier.  A woman can never make herself too tough, too strong, or too street smart.  THE SEARCHIN...

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Love in a Small Town

Zoe YorkOctober 6, 2020Get

Are they one late-night hayride away from tumbling back into a very bad idea? Olivia Minelli needs a one-way ticket out of Pine Harbour. It's too small for both her and her ex-husband. So wh...

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Man In The Water

Jon HillOctober 5, 2021Get

An attempted murder. A missing spouse. And an international conspiracy that could change the world. Jack Green has always been skeptical of so-called facts. Though he's forced to confront th...

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Nothing to Hide

Scarlett FinnApril 13, 2021Get

Prize of a lifetime: travel the world with a celebrity billionaire. Come to LA with us, Roxie… It will be so much fun! We have tickets for a late-night talk show! What could possibly go wr...

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Star Bright

Susannah NixApril 19, 2022Get

She’s an A-list Hollywood starlet. He’s a gossip reporter. Sleeping with the enemy has never been sweeter…  Kimberleigh Cress didn’t get to be one of the one of the hottest youn...

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iPad User Guide

Apple Inc.September 20, 2021Get

Here’s everything you need to know about iPad, straight from Apple. This definitive guide helps you get started using iPad with iPadOS 15 and discover all the amazing things it can do.

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Sebastian GoodwinMarch 25, 2021Get

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Rachael HerronOctober 22, 2021Get

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Apple Inc.September 16, 2021Get

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A Royal Farce

Laura HeffernanNovember 23, 2021Get

A ROYAL FARCE is the hilarious first book in the Retail to Riches series, which follows a plucky big box store employee on her journey from fighting to pay the bills to discovering she’s m...

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